100+ DIY Projects to Make with Fruit Scraps (EBook)

This is a wonderful and creative EBook by JES of the Strangers and Pilgrims On Earth website.  In this 264 page book, she shares over 100 of her personal recipes and tutorials for beauty, cleaning, health, home and food projects using fruit peels and scraps.  The subtitle is An Old Fashioned “Waste Not, Want Not” […]

Homemade Citrus-Infused Vinegar for Green Cleaning

As many people know, vinegar is a key ingredient for many homemade cleaning products.   But the smell of vinegar can be overwhelming. Sara of My Merry Messy Life decided to tackle this problem by making a citrus-infused vinegar.  Now her vinegar smells like oranges, lemons or limes!   How neat is that?  The recipe is extremely […]

5 Budget Friendly Strategies to Creating an Urban Homestead

Homesteading is an attempt to create a lifestyle of self-sufficiency. It doesn’t necessarily mean moving to land in the country and becoming full-time farmers. Homesteading can be done in cities and suburbs. It can also be approached in small steps. For example, you can grow your own fruits and veggies, preserve some of your garden […]

Go Green and Get Clean with Essential Oils

This post by Sara is just packed with information. She includes A webinar she conducted that discusses essential oils and cleaning with essential oils. She also provides a text transcript of the material she covers in the webinar. Sara uses and promotes Young Living Essential Oils. She includes information about them toward the end of […]

187 Simple Ways to Go Green

Going green involves becoming aware of how our actions impact the environment, and then changing our actions in order to reduce the pollution and waste that we produce. It often seems like a huge, daunting task. I really like this article by Sarah because she makes going green manageable. These ideas really are simple. She […]