DIY Eco-Friendly and Money Saving Scrubbing Cleanser

DIY Scrubbing Cleanser @ Cupcakes and Crinoline

  Make your own gentle scrubbing cleanser that's eco-friendly and saves you money using only 3 ingredients.  With this 'recipe' you can get rid of yet another potentially harsh and costly chemical from your home. Ingredients: 1/4 cup baking soda 1 tablespoon dish/liquid detergent cleaning or distilled Vinegar ~ add enough to the above ingredients to make a smooth paste Mix all of the above … [Read more...]

Homemaking 101 ~ Week #1

Real Simple Roll-Up Ironing Pad

I'm starting a new series...Homemaking 101.  I love homemaking tips and over the years have acquired quite a few.  I thought I would start sharing these once a week.  I would LOVE to hear about any of your favorite tips and perhaps feature them in the following weeks. My first tip is a real basic one and it came about because of my absolute dislike of ironing boards...they wobble, are cumbersome, take up room, don't have … [Read more...]