The 1 Thing Used 4 Ways Challenge: Lemons

Today I’m doing a “1 thing 4 ways” challenge with a lemon. In full disclosure, I have no idea if a “1 thing 4 ways” challenge is a real thing, I’m pretty sure I just made it up, but when has that ever stopped me?? Let’s do this! PROJECT TIME: 5-10 min. each PROJECT LEVEL: easy SUPPLIES: listed Read More …

3 Ways to Clean Your Iron

Today I’m going to show you my top three ways to clean an iron: vinegar scrub, baking soda scrub, and toothpaste – check them out and pick your favorite! PROJECT TIME: 10-15 min. PROJECT LEVEL: easy SUPPLIES: listed in each cleaning option OPTION 1: VINEGAR SCRUB SUPPLIES: 1/2 c. white vinegar, 1/8 c. salt (the finer the quicker this goes), small Read More …

Natural Cleaning: Washing Ceramic and Enamel Pots and Pans

Today I’ll show you how to clean your ceramic, porcelain or enamel pots and pans – without harsh chemicals and without ruining them in the process! PROJECT TIME: 15 min. PROJECT LEVEL: easy SUPPLIES: – baking soda – coarse salt – water – wooden or plastic spatula – stove – small towel or sponge STEP 1: REMOVING BURNED FOOD PREP. Place Read More …

DIY: Deodorize Carpet and Rugs Naturally

Today we’re making a quick, all-natural carpet and rug deodorizer. PROJECT TIME: 15 min. (plus 30 min – 8 hours waiting for deodorizer to do its thing) PROJECT LEVEL: easy SUPPLIES: For this DIY at the very least you’ll need baking soda – all of the other ingredients and even the tools are optional but as we make the Read More …

Gardening Quickie: Plant a Mint Bowl

Become a gardening genius (or just play one on tv) with this quick and easy project – no green thumb required! PROJECT TIME: 30 min.* PROJECT LEVEL: easy SUPPLIES: large terra cotta bowl or pot, soil, plant markers, 3 varieties of mint plants *Does not include a trip to your local plant nursery, which if you’re like me, can Read More …