Clean Cleaning: How To Make Your Own Homemade, Non-Toxic Cleaners

Clean Cleaning: How To Make Your Own Homemade, Non-Toxic Cleaners

When creating my list of possible topics to include in my ABCs of Frugal Living Series, some letters were harder to fill than others. However, I knew what “C” would be immediately. I have been an enthusiastic user of natural cleaning products for years. Since seeing Chemerical many years ago on Netflix, and more recently, The Human Experiment, I rid my home of toxic chemicals. I  have been making my own homemade, non-toxic cleaners ever since.   … Read more…

Natural Supplements Make The Best Prenatal Vitamins (Enter To Win A $50 Gift Certifcate)

Natural Supplements Make The Best Prenatal Vitamins

When you think of prenatal vitamins, what’s the first thought that comes to mind? For me, prenatal vitamins meant nausea. I spent my first five pregnancies swallowing nasty-tasting horse pills while thinking about the imminent wave of nausea. However, that changed when I became pregnant with my sixth child. I educated myself on which supplements were really necessary and the best way to get them. After much research, I learned that natural supplements make the best … Read more…

DIY Plantain Salve {To Soothe & Heal Naturally}

Since we moved out to the country, I’ve learned all kinds of “living off the land” tips and tricks from neighbors and friends who already live on a homestead. One of the first things I found to be particularly helpful was plantain. Plantain salve is a natural and frugal way to heal your family’s everyday wounds and bug bites without all the added chemicals and questionable ingredients. DIY Plantain Salve What is plantain? According to Mountain … Read more…