Category: Sustainable Home

Frugal Challenge: Homemade Laundry Detergent-Powder

homemade laundry detergent

  The Challenge: Significantly reduce the cost of washing clothes. The Solution: Give up the wonderful smell and convenience of my favorite detergent and make one from scratch that will work just as well. OK, I’m not that thrilled about this one, but dang! Laundry detergent is expensive!  I’ve read […] Read more…

An Investigation of the Art of Frugal Living

As I contemplate the effects of my sweet daughter’s tremendous student loans on my future, I find the need to take on the challenge of living more frugally. My first step is this…defining what begin frugal means to me.  What is it and how will it fit in my world? […] Read more…

Pick Your Own Fruit

My favorite site for everything about canning, preserving and picking is Pick Your Own.  I’ve gleaned the best picking tips and tricks from there and from my own experience.  You can also visit their website for links to local farms in most states. First, the availability of different fruits and […] Read more…

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