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New Articles:

DIY Stainless Steel Cleaner
Easy stainless you can make yourself that costs only pennies to make.

How to Rid Your Bathroom of "Boy Bathroom Smell"
Easy DIY tip for ridding your bathroom of the dreaded 'boy bathroom smell'.

boy bathroom smell

DIY Furniture Polish
Easy recipe for making DIY wood furniture polish from olive oil and lemon juice.

DIY Car Air Fresheners
Easy instructions for making DIY air fresheners for your car.

DIY Shout Stain Remover
This DIY version of Shout stain remover works just as good as the name brand.

DIY Nasal Rinse Solution
A DIY nasal or sinus rinse solution that is easy to make and approved by doctors to treat sinus infections.

Make a Mix:

Chai Tea Mix
Easy recipe for making your own Chai tea mix. Great mixed with water or milk.

Make Your Own Sloppy Joe Mix
Recipe for making a great homemade sloppy joe seasoning mix.

Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup Mix
Homemade cream of chicken soup not only tastes better than store bought, it is less expensive!


Homemade Weed Killer
Tip for making homemade weed killer to control weeds in your garden.

DIY Backyard Composter
Tips for making your own backyard composter from a galvanized metal garbage can.

Fall / Autumn:

Crock Pot Apple Butter
Easy recipe for apple butter made in your crock pot. Can it or freeze it for later.

Fall Leaf Mason Jar Candle Holders
These fall leaf mason jar candle holders are a beautiful addition to your fall or Thanksgiving table.

How to Make Waxed Fall Leaves
Easy instructions for waxing fall leaves for autumn or Thanksgiving decorations.

Cleaning Your Home:

Homemade All-Purpose Cleaning Spray
This vinegar-based all-purpose cleaning spray is fume free and you can make it any scent you wish by adding your favorite essential oil.

DIY Eyeglasses Cleaning Solution
Why buy expensive store-bought eyeglasses cleaning solution when you can make your own from a few simple ingredients you already have?

Make Your Own Laundry Detergent
Making your own laundry detergent is a great way to save money on doing laundry.

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