Growing flowers, herbs, and vegetables is a wonderful hobby. But it can get expensive unless you know how to save money gardening. Have you seen the Facebook meme about someone growing tomatoes? They spend a small fortune to raise things they could've bought from the store for a couple of bucks. It's funny because it's true. Or, rather, it can be if you don't know a few … [Read more...] about How To Save Money Gardening
Money-Saving Tips for Homemakers
Good household management includes knowing how to save money, so you can stretch your family's budget farther.
Combine the budgeting tips and ways to save money in the articles below with making your own natural, homemade cleaners and you're well on your way to reducing household costs!
Summer is here, and it's a great time to make some homemade mosquito repellent to keep your family itch-free. With mosquitoes out of control this year in many parts of the country, many of us are rightly concerned about protecting our families from the West Nile virus. Add a spray bottle of this homemade mosquito repellent to your summer supplies and follow the steps … [Read more...] about Homemade Mosquito Repellent Recipe
Knowing how to keep flowers fresh longer will help you preserve their beauty. Whether you receive a bouquet for Mother's Day (lucky you!), bought yourself a bunch, or cut flowers from the garden, these tips on keeping flowers fresh will help them last. There's nothing like fresh flowers to brighten up your home, especially in the middle of winter when outside is a dreary … [Read more...] about How To Keep Flowers Fresh Longer
This homemade air freshener gel recipe is an easy, all-natural way to add your favorite fragrance to your home's air. Homemade Air Freshener Gel The Problem with Most Air-Fresheners As we become increasingly aware of indoor air pollution dangers, many are choosing to replace commercial cleaning products with all-natural homemade cleaners. We shouldn't stop there, however. Air … [Read more...] about Homemade Air Freshener Gel Recipe
A couple of years ago, after getting my hair cut from shoulder-length to a pixie, I had no idea how to repurpose hair ties, so I threw them all out. Eventually, I realized my pixie cut made me look like a bowling pin, so I started growing my hair out again. Now I'm back to owning hundreds of hair ties and not being able to find one when I need it, though occasionally I'll … [Read more...] about 19 Ways To Repurpose Hair Ties