I Have String Fever!

knitted leg warmers

The other night, Cylus wanted to go outside and it’s been really cold out at night here, so I got out his knitted leg warmers I made for him last year when he was 2. He was so excited to wear them! He showed them off to everyone! They were a little small, but they still fit. When I told him that I made them he started asking a lot of questions, so I showed … [ READ MORE ]

Homemade Carpet Stain Remover {DIY}

If you have carpets and kids (or pets) you probably have spots on your carpets. We have them EVERYWHERE. Today I got down and dirty, scrubbing spots. I want to share the safe homemade stain remover I always use. You probably have the ingredients already. It takes a minute to make and works great! Plus, you don’t have to worry about your children or pets being exposed to harmful chemicals.

stain remover before/after

All you need is 2 … [ READ MORE ]

Homemade Fabric Softener {DIY}

Hopefully you are already using homemade laundry detergent and want to switch your fabric softener as well. Fabric softener can be quite expensive and I’m about to share two inexpensive alternatives to your average fabric softener.

Method 1:

Homemade fabric softener ingredients: baking soda, hot water, and white vinegar.

fabric softener ingredients

Combine 1 cup of baking soda with 2 cups of hot water. Stir until mostly dissolved (will not dissolve completely).

Slowly add 2 cups of white … [ READ MORE ]

How to Make the Best Homemade Laundry Detergent {DIY}


I came across some photos today and I thought I’d share how amazing homemade laundry detergent is (and homemade fabric softener and homemade stain remover).


Two years ago (today), my youngest turned one. We had a big party at our house and had a great time!


When it was cake time, I took off his “Birthday Boy” outfit and put on his matching “Birthday Boy” bib. It was super cute!


That evening, I considered washing … [ READ MORE ]

How to Clean Your Garbage Disposal {DIY}

Your garbage disposal is probably something you don’t think about cleaning, until it starts stinking! This is a quick and easy way to get rid of the stench in your sink and make it smell great with the power of citrus.

For this tutorial you will need lemons (or any other citrus fruit), distilled white vinegar, and an ice cube tray.

First, slice up a lemon into one inch cubes. Then, place the lemon slices … [ READ MORE ]

How to Make Baby Wipes and Save Money {DIY}

Since I have a 2 year old and use TONS of baby wipes, when I came across a recipe online for Homemade Baby Wipes from the Money Saving Queen, I had to try it ASAP!!! Not only do I use wipes for diaper changes, but also for cleaning toys, highchair, little hands and faces, occasionally I’ll give a “wipe bath” if there’s no time for a real one, and the list goes on… … [ READ MORE ]