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Encourage The Art of Observation w/ tutorial

By Marci Seither, Contributing Writer Help your kids stay curious one color at a time. ob·ser·va·tion (n)   the action or process of observing something or someone carefully or in order to gain information. I remember my parents loading up the old green Suburban with musty smelling canvas tents, a wood box filled with pots and pans,… Read More

DIY Dryer Sheets

By Marci Seither, Contributing Writer This super easy recipe that can take your laundry to a whole new level! After years and years of spending money on perfumed fabric softener sheets that would end up in someone’s shirt or tossed next to the sock pile, I decided it was time to just make my own. DIY… Read More

Simple DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

By Ashley Roe, Contributing Writer Christmas is a fun time to give gifts to loved ones. However, it can be easy to get caught up in the hustle of the season and forget that it’s not all about who can buy the most lavish gifts. Just go into a store during the holidays and you… Read More

7 steps to creating a fun 4th of July T-Shirt

By Marci Seither, Contributing Writer The 4th of July often brings to mind firecrackers, homemade ice cream, parades, and family. People proudly display the American Flag and, with hands placed over grateful hearts, sing about “land of the free and the home of the brave.” For several years, we lived near Dutch Flat, a small mountain… Read More

How to Make Homemade Baby Wipes on a Budget (Tutorial & Recipe)

By Marci Seither, Contributing Writer Poop happens. If you have ever packed up a diaper bag, you know it is a true fact. I remember, as a new mom, that bathing a toddler and a baby  at the same time was a “tag team” experience. One evening, the baby pooped in the tub much to the chagrin… Read More

Cleaning Windows 101 (Plus a DIY recipe)

By Marci Seither, Contributing Writer “I do windows,” is not a statement you hear every day. While some avoid having to tackle windows at any cost, I really don’t mind. Really. I grew up washing windows. My parents made stained glass panels for doors, skylights, and windows that required glazing. Unlike a spiral cut ham,… Read More

DIY Products for Your Home (The Simple Way!)

I’ve been on a journey for several years towards a healthier and more frugal home. Slowly I’ve been transitioning our household cleaners, beauty products, and other personal items. As we’ve transitioned, I’ve been able to reduce the toxins in our home as well as save money by making our own DIY products (plus, it’s just fun… Read More

Making Your Own Homemade Chapstick

A few weeks ago, my sister’s and I got together to make a batch of homemade chapstick for the summer. I posted this photo on Instagram and Facebook, sharing what we were up to. And I got an overwhelming response asking how I make it, what ingredients to use, and where I buy all my… Read More

Where to Buy Natural Ingredients for Home Remedies

Earlier this week, I share with you a peek inside my natural medicine cabinet. Today I want to share with you where to buy all the ingredients and products that I use and love! If you are interested at all in learning how to use home remedies, natural cleaning, beauty, and skincare products in your… Read More

Frugal Family Friendly Christmas Activities

By Ashley Roe, Contributing Writer Rushing from one store to the next frantically trying to buy all your Christmas gifts while realizing that you still have to plan a dinner party for next week and figure out how you are going to find time to get the kids all dressed for Christmas pictures tonight. Does this… Read More