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Originally posted on Once A Month 4 Ladies:
I’ve been on a “finding out what’s in my food” kick for a little while now. I’ve seen “Food Inc.” and “Forks Over Knives” in addition to reading Animal, Vegetable, Miracle and The Omnivore’s Dilemma. Several months ago, I tried a 2 week vegetarian challenge just to see if I…

Homemade Fabric Freshener… Ditch the Febreze
DIY / Frugal Shopper / Made-in-my-kitchen / Personal Experiences

Homemade Fabric Freshener… Ditch the Febreze

This recipe is from OneGoodThingByJillee, which was adapted from The Cents’able Shoppin, and I used it during my spring cleaning on our couches… I used lavender and it made the whole house smell delicious.  There also other recipes listed, even for those who want to use their laundry fabric softener as an ingredient.  🙂 1 … Continue reading

Made-In-My-Kitchen: Soap Nut Shampoo
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Made-In-My-Kitchen: Soap Nut Shampoo

Yesterday I wrote about Soap nuts, and today I’d like to share that they make a great shampoo.  Previously a different post I wrote talked about using baking soda as shampoo, but I think this one takes the cake!  You don’t need any conditioner at all (and my hair is almost down to my booty)… I … Continue reading

Soap Nuts… Natures Way of Saying “Stop Using Those Chemicals”
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Soap Nuts… Natures Way of Saying “Stop Using Those Chemicals”

What is a soap nut? Soap nuts are actually the fruit growing on a very unique tree, but it is NOT FOR EATING as far as my research goes.  The shell contains saponins, which are a 100% natural, hypoallergenic, biodegradable  organic soap.  It grows best in Asia lands, but has been found in the southern states like … Continue reading