Homemade Laundry Detergent

Make your own laundry detergent with three ingredients! #frugal #DIY #homemaking

A few years ago, in my continuing quest to keep household costs down, I decided to try making our own laundry detergent. I asked some of my frugal friends with large families what they do, and they pointed me to this recipe. I use it a little differently than is recommended in the original recipe, so I will share ours here. Taking photos for this tutorial was the first time Abbie made laundry soap. The only thing I did (besides teach her) was move a large pot of boiling water. Put your kids to work moms! <high five> What You’ll [...] Read more »

DIY Fall Orange Cleaning Wipes and Autumn Bliss Review {plus giveaway}

DIY orange cleaning wipes from Autumn Bliss - blossomsandposies.com

Oooo we have a lot of goodies for you today! Just one look at this collage for Autumn Bliss, the new ebook from Denise Thompson and Lori Ramsey, and you can see why I was eager to take a peek inside!  Why a book about autumn? I think the authors sum it up well here: “As we pull out the turtleneck sweaters and boots once again, we might ask ourselves, “now what?” How do we spend this season in a unique way? What if we could find more meaning to this fall season before we move onto planning and preparing [...] Read more »