How to keep spiders out of the house and a DIY Natural Spider Spray

Spring is coming and with it comes insects of every shape and size.  Knowing how to keep spiders out of the house and ants out of the kitchen is important to keep your home bug free in the spring.  I feel guilty actually killing the poor defenseless things and just want them to not come inside at all!  Is that too much to ask? If you want to know how to keep spiders out of the house, look no further because I have done some research!   Keeping spiders out of the house, especially using this DIY spider spray,  can protect you from spider bites … [Read more...]

DIY Anti Static Spray and Getting Rid of Static Cling

I am so darn ecstatic that cool weather is finally starting to set in.  I haven't had to turn the heat on quite yet but with temps dropping quickly, it won't be much longer.  You know what happens as soon as I turn on the heat?  Static electricity!  And with a serious love of wool, getting rid of static cling seems to be a daily battle!  I decided to put together a DIY anti static spray today to get ready for the electrical currents that will soon start driving me nuts! This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through a … [Read more...]

How to Remove Armpit Odor from Shirts

If you sweat as much as I do while you exercise, you may be wondering how to remove armpit odor from your workout tops. I have been working out like a fiend for the last year and my workout shirts are starting to smell less than fresh.  The other day I walked into the laundry room while the freshly washed laundry was tumbling in the dryer.  You know what I smelled?  Armpit odor!  YES, how gross is that?  The workout clothes I had just put through the washing machine still had enough armpit odor in them for the heat of … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Hand Sanitizing Wipes

This DIY Hand Sanitizing Wipes post is sponsored by Viva® Vantage® but all opinions are my own.  How do you make natural disinfectant wipes? It is as easy as combining witch hazel, aloe, and essential oils in a tub and adding paper towels.  These easy DIY hand sanitizing wipes keeps hands clean on the go! Stocking up on hand wipes Often, I get into a rut when we go to the grocery store. I bring home the same crackers for the kids, the same dinner ingredients we know they like, and even the same paper towels.  Usually, I … [Read more...]

DIY Dishwasher Tablets Give You Clean Dishes for Only Pennies!

Want to learn how to make your own DIY dishwasher tablets? It will save money! These dishwasher pods are easy to make and they get your dishes clean on a budget. This dishwasher tablets DIY recipe is an easy kitchen hack hack to naturally clean your dishes!   Cheap Kitchen Hacks Save Money! I am not usually known for my frugal grocery shopping skills.  I have a tendency to zip through the store way too fast, throwing an assortment of random things in the cart.  Since I tend to buy a lot of organic, natural, and fresh … [Read more...]

DIY Screen Cleaner and Essentials to Pack in Your Computer Bag

#spon: This DIY screen cleaner post has been sponsored. I'm required to disclose a relationship between our site and Intel This could include Intel providing us w/content, product, access or other forms of payment. Now that the kids are back in school, I have the house to myself to get my work done.  No interruptions from children asking for a snack.  No kids begging to use the computer to play Minecraft.  Just me and the 4 walls of my office.  And BOY do I get sick of those 4 walls pretty quickly!  Last year during an extended power outage, … [Read more...]

How to Make Homemade Linen Spray

Linen spray can elevate your going to bed experience from 'blah' to 'WOW' but it is not cheap to buy.  I have also found that most of the linen spray I find in stores is a touch too strong and perfumy for my liking.  I want to be able to detect just a hint of scent on my pillow, not drown in a cloud of fake chemical smells.  Homemade linen spray is incredibly easy to make and amazingly inexpensive.  You can choose the scents you like from whatever essential oils you have on hand.  I found a  (affiliate link--->>> ) Misto Olive Oil … [Read more...]

Easy Odor Control with Homemade Sneaker Sachets

I am lucky that my family is very active.  They run, play tennis, do martial arts, etc.  That leaves me with 4 pairs of sneakers that end up smelling not so fresh by the end of the week.  Since I can't afford to buy everyone new sneakers when they start to smell toxic, I decided to start trying to freshen them naturally with a few ingredients I had lying around the house.  This is a very simple way to keep your family's sneakers smelling fresh.  If you are dealing with a stinky teenage boy like I am, you will find this odor control tip very … [Read more...]

Natural Dryer Sheets For Your Laundry!

Why should you learn how to make natural dryer sheets for your laundry?  Because this DIY Reusable Dryer Sheets recipe will save you money on laundry. It also skips the harsh chemicals in traditional dryer sheets. These awesome, eco-friendly and reusable dryer sheets are so easy to make using old rags. Why make homemade dryer sheets? I am not a huge fan of store bought dryer sheets for a number of reasons.  I think they are seriously a waste of money and create a huge amount of unnecessary trash.  Not to mention … [Read more...]