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Meal Planning with a FREE Customizable Printable M...

I have to admit that for years I read about bloggers who swore by meal planning and I wanted nothing to do with it. I didn’t think I needed it. Then I thought it took too much time. I also didn’t want to be tied down to a plan. I wanted to eat what I was in the mood to eat that day. Fast forward a couple years and add 3 children, homeschooling and managing 3 businesses while trying to maintain the home and a...

Eco Nuts Coupon Code for $2.00 OFF your order!

Right now you can get $2.00 off your order to Eco Nuts with coupon code, 6A10BBD480E4. This code is valid until 5/31/2012. I have never used this before, but I just ordered a box to try. I hear this is THE laundry soap to use when cloth diapering! And look at how affordable the price is! I can’t wait to try it! Have you used Eco Nuts Organic Laundry detergent? I would love to hear your opinion in the comments...

Homemade Deodorant Spray

My husband has been using this homemade deodorant spray for several weeks and he says, “it seems to work pretty good!” My husband is a sweeter and it’s not pretty, so if it works for him I think it will work for you too! print Homemade Deodorant Spray Ingredients 2/3 cup rubbing alcohol 1/3 cup water 10 drops peppermint essential oil Directions Combine ingredients in a spray bottle. Shake well and...

Homemade Fruit Fly Trap

I have been canning away the past several weeks and one hazard of that is… fruit flies! So I began my search for a quick and easy solution for taking care of these pesky critters. I was amazed to find this homemade solution that worked extremely well! Just take a scrap of paper (here you can see I used an old envelope), roll the paper into a cone shape. Leave a very small hole at the the end of the cone for the fruit...

Homemade Coconut Oil Toothpaste

print Homemade Toothpaste Ingredients 3 Tablespoons Baking Soda 2 Tablespoons Coconut Oil 1/2 packet of Stevia 30 drops Peppermint Essential Oil Directions 1. Gather ingredients and put Baking Soda and Stevia in a small bowl. 2. Add coconut oil and Peppermint Essential Oil. 3. Fold ingredients together. (At first it didn’t seem like the ingredients were going to combine, don’t worry they will just...

Homemade Mineral Bath

print Homemade Mineral Bath Ingredients 1 handful Epsom Salt 4-10 drops essential oil 1 Tablespoon Milk 1 handful baking soda for fizz (optional) Directions Combine all ingredients and place in warm running bath water and enjoy! This recipe was found at: http://ecoMomicalMe.com © Copyright 2011 Designs by ALM, LLC dba ecoMomical Me. All Rights Reserved. TIP: For additional relaxation put on some soft music. I love...

Dishwasher Rinse Aid

print Diswasher Rinse Aid white vinegar Fill rinse-aid compartment with vinegar. Wash dishes as normal. This recipe was found at: http://ecoMomicalMe.com © Copyright 2011 Designs by ALM, LLC dba ecoMomical Me. All Rights Reserved. Vinegar is an affordable and versatile product. If you want to be frugal then you need to learn to love vinegar! Check out more Frugal tips for your home to help you save money! Source:...

All Purpose Deodorizing Spray

print All Purpose Deodorizing  Spray 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp castile soap or liquid dish soap 1/2 tsp antiseptic essential oils * 1 cup very warm water 1 cup club soda Combine baking soda, soap, essential oils & water in a spray bottle and shake well. Add club soda and swirl gently. (If pressure builds, unscrew cap to release gas.) Spray on surface and rub with sponge or rag. Wipe off any remaining...

Homemade Automatic Air Freshener Refills (ecoFrien...

I have one of those automatic air fresheners that I got for free when I used to extreme coupon, but now that I am starting to eliminate harmful chemicals from our home I no longer want to use it.  I had tossed it into my free box at our garage sale and surprisingly, no one took it. So I decided to try and use essential oils in it and it worked GREAT! I think it smelled better than when I was breathing the wonderful smelling...

All Purpose Oxygen Bleach Spray

print All Purpose Oxygen Bleach Spray 2 Tbl oxygen bleach powder 1/4 tsp antiseptic essential oils * 2 cups warm water Combine oxygen bleach & water in a spray bottle and swirl until bleach is dissolved. Add essential oils and swirl. Spray on surface and let stand for 1-2 minutes. Wipe with a sponge or rag. Yield: 1 pint. Use spray within several days. This recipe was found at: http://ecoMomicalMe.com © Copyright...