Make Your Own Coffee Concentrate or Espresso (Moka Pot Method)

Cold brew and coffee concentrate are not the same method of making coffee, but at times they are both included in one product. Cold brew implies no heat being added and coffee concentrate is a very strong coffee to be used in a multitude of ways. I love cameleon cold brew, but four servings costs…

DIY All Natural Lavender Floor Cleaner (Tile and Laminate)

When I was a little kid, maybe 6, I used to mix up “potions” in the bath tub. I would mix a little shampoo, conditioner, body wash, and it would magically transform to a super cleaner/shampoo/conditioner. I was a little endearingly gung ho about cleaning. Fast forward 22 years and I still like making potions,…

Soothing Lavender Vanilla Oatmeal Bath Salts

There is almost nothing I like more than a long soak in the tub, especially while growing a tiny human. Epsom salts have wonderful properties for achy bones by themselves, but add in some sea salt, baking soda vanilla and lavender and you are in for a treat. Oatmeal has great anti-inflammatory properties and is…

Cinnamon Almond Milk with a Touch of Honey

I am always a little wary of the almond milk in the grocery store; some is shelf stable and others are not, and both are heated which eliminates some of the nutrients in the almonds. I also thought it would be great to have almond milk without any additives or preservatives. This one lasts about…

My Year Without Spending: Frugal, At-Home Beauty Treatments

Below you will find some amazingly affordable and delicious smelling beauty treatments brought to you by My Year Without Spending. See the full list here. You can have beautiful skin and hair using ingredients you already have, without buying expensive products. The bonus is that this stuff is natural and organic, so in the long…

DIY No-Sew Curtains | Project Nursery

The following post is from Project Nursery. I can’t wait to make these. Right now Joann is offering 50% of all fabric too! “After PN reader Wendy Bowman’s nursery-in-progress caught our eye, we asked her to guest blog this awesome tutorial for us. Turns out Wendy is a professional muralist and etsy shop owner. Thanks for sharing Wendy! Windows are a natural…

Using Herbs for Customized Pest Control « All Things Mothering

Bugs, bugs, and more bugs!  Some are cute and cuddly, others outright nasty.  Then there are those sneaky ones that can devour a garden seemingly overnight.  I have a no nasty rule in my home and on my property, meaning that I will happily spend an entire day pulling weeds because I refuse to use…

Pretty little wreath made out of homemade pom poms. Oh martha. (via Pom-Pom Berry Wreath – Introduction – MarthaStewart.com)