Articles Tagged “homemade”

  • Why I Shot a Deer (+ 7 Venison Marinades Recipes)

      Last weekend my older cousin took me hunting for the first time. After I arrived at his house at 6 a.m and put on 5 layers of insulated hunting gear, I looked like Raphie’s brother in The Christmas Story. We walked through the barely illuminated woods about 75 yards behind his house to the […]

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    Homemade Deodorant – .18¢ per stick

    Why on earth would anyone make their own deodorant? In short, it’s cheap, it’s easy, and it’s safe. I’ll prove to you below how cheap and easy it is, but making it yourself with natural ingredients removes the question of whether what you’re putting on your body is safe. Aluminum, parabens, Propylene Glycol, and Triclosan […]

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    DIY Neosporin Recipe (Multi-Purpose Balm/Salve/Ointment)

    Uses for balm:  Cuts, sores and scrapes Acne (before and after they pop) Mosquito bites (before and after they’re scratched) Chapped Lips Eczema & dry skin Wrinkles & puffy eyes Anywhere your skin needs healing 5 ingredients  (Click the links to Purchase):  Beeswax Coconut Oil Lemon Oil Tea Trea Oil Lavender Oil    Neosporin – $11 […]

  • Homemade Autumn Granola Recipe – $.48 Per Serving

      Last week I made a whole 5 gallon bucket’s worth of delicious, crunchy, natural granola because there’s an upcoming fall festival and I’ll be selling this to the public. Fun!  But I’m absolutely going to make this much again for myself, vacuum seal it, and store it. Why Make It Yourself? Granola is actually […]

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    How to Make Homemade Baby Wipes

    Why I Make Homemade Baby Wipes My mom had suggested using cloth diapers since my first pregnancy for both financial and eco reasons, but I always refused thinking I wouldn’t be able to handle it. But over the years, I heard more and more about them. I looked into them a tiny bit when I […]

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    7 Cheap Homemade Gifts

    For Christmas, I decided to make most of my gifts. After doing it, I can’t imagine buying my gifts next year either. Some of these gifts take a lot of time and/or machinery, while some may only take a few minutes, but all worth while. Birch Wood Candles I think this is officially the weirdest […]

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    Homemade Sugar Scrub

    I see sugar scrubs on the shelf anywhere from $10-$50 for a small jar. Frankly, I’m annoyed by this. Partly because, I’ve always been the sucker that has bought them for that much! Sugar scrubs are incredibly cheap and easy to make, so please don’t pay more than you have to ever again! If you’ve […]

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    Simple Homemade Herb Soap Recipe – 70¢ per bar

    There were so many amazing things in this soap, I didn’t know which ingredient to highlight: Olive oil, coconut oil, beeswax, goats milk, oatmeal, almonds, basil, rosemary, thyme, lavender… sheesh! I gave these away as Christmas presents with labels that said “Ande’s Handmade Herbes De Provence Soap” though, so I guess that’ll do. This Christmas, […]