Monday, June 26, 2017

Herbalize Your Bathtub

June 1, 2017 by  
Filed under Chore of the Day

By Nichole Gabriel, Founder, and HWIC, at Fullearths, Etc. The dreaded bath tub scrub! It has to be done, and although we have come to rely on products that make the job easier for us (like soft scrub foams), it’s difficult to admit that they’re not good for us. Especially since many of them are […]

How to get ready for a Garage Sale

June 1, 2017 by  
Filed under Cleaning & Organization

With spring cleaning creeping up on us and the sun starting to shine just a little bit brighter it may be just about the right time to start preparing for a garage sale. Garage sales, also called rummage sales, and yard sales in certain parts of the country are a great way to clean up […]

Lasagna Gardening

April 6, 2017 by  
Filed under Amy Grisak, Contributors, Recipes & Cooking

Written by Amy Grisak Lasagna gardening sounds delicious just from the name, but it’s a great term for what others call “sheet composting” or composting in layers. In the end, it’s a fantastic method to create highly productive soil without much effort. The name is from the book Lasagna Gardening by Patricia Lanza. The beauty […]

Getting kids involved

April 5, 2017 by  
Filed under Marriage & Family

Teaching children to pick up after themselves is a lesson of personal responsibility that will follow them into their adult lives. Picking up after them not only makes more work for you but also can lead you to feel resentment and anger toward those you love. Get tough. Let your kids know that whatever you […]

Get Growing!

April 4, 2017 by  
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Writte by Amy Grisak, Living in Season Spring doesn’t always cooperate. Sometimes winter clings on until June, or it heats up to mid-summer temperatures sending the cool season crops bolting to seed overnight. Or, if you just didn’t get to the garden, have no fear – you can still plant some veggies and enjoy them […]

A penny saved

April 1, 2017 by  
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Just because we don’t get a paycheck doesn’t mean we can’t be earners for our families. Learn how to cut corners and costs to save money. Also, with spring right around the corner, now is the time to start gathering up unwanted items and prepare for a garage sale! Garage sales are not only a […]

Seed starting basics

March 2, 2017 by  
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Written By: Amy Grisak It’s only about a month until spring, and is great time to start seeds indoors. With a little planning, you can start most of your veggies yourself allowing you to save a little money, as well as growing those special varieties that are hard to find in greenhouses. Here are a […]

If your house is a mess, so is your life

January 3, 2017 by  
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You need to be on a schedule and to get organized if you want your life to get easier. If you are constantly playing ‘catch-up’ in your home you will feel overwhelmed. It is easy to get yourself together. No matter how far you have let it go, you can start now and yes, the […]

Homemade Linen Spray

January 1, 2017 by  
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Avoid anything that has chemicals in it. I have seen homemade febreeze recipes that are basically just water and fabric softener. I don’t know that I would want to spray that all over the house. Here are a couple that are all natural, and shouldn’t leave any marks. Your house will smell fresh and clean, […]

Make your own cleaners

November 6, 2016 by  
Filed under Cleaning & Organization

Making your own cleaners is the best way to clean on a dime – if you have a few simple “ingredients” in your home, you can make everything you need to keep everything sparkling and fresh, and it won’t break the bank!  Here are a few recipes that you will want to make sure and […]

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