Quick & Easy Soap Recipes


Home Made LAUNDRY DETERGENT

By Gina Sprenkel
My brother's family of 4 came to live with us for over a year, and I...

basic soap recipe

By joeyjoan K
I made a lot of different styles of soap this year as gifts. I never have...

Old Time Witches Soap

By Stormy Stewart
A truely unique soap made like it was a hundred years back. Very nice smelling and...

Sleepy-time Foaming Bath Oil

By Stormy Stewart
This is great for babies as well as children of any age. My hubby swears by...

Homemade Fizzy Bath Balls

By Stacy Wood
FUN Craft to make with your Children. My son and I have fun making this and he...

Homemade Window Cleaner

By Stacy Wood
I am BIG into making most things homemade, especially if it means keeping my son safe...

peppermint soap for dogs

By Stormy Stewart
This soap is wonderful smelling as well as Peppermint oil contains numerous minerals and nutrients including...

Liquid Laundry Detergent

By gena arnold
Just tried this today. Found a similar recipe here but I did mine alittle different...

Easy liquid hand soap (made from old bar soap)

By Stormy Stewart
This is a frugal family's dream. Inlike the old save your old soaps and put in...

Soap Crayons for Kids

By Stormy Stewart
One of the best tools for getting kids in tubs. Then the only concern is getting...

Detox Clay Bath/Face/Body

By Misty Hefner
My grandson is autistic (aspie). Research lead me to this DYI to remove heavy metals and...

The best facial system ever!!

By Candi Hummer
I found out about the egg white on accident in an email about burn treatments!

DIY Liquid fabric softener

By Candi Hummer
No chemicals, no colors, no addatives... Just clean!

DIY dishwasher detergent

By Candi Hummer
No chemicals, no additives, no expensive price! Just good clean dishes!! I found this on the...

Homemade all purpose spray cleaner

By Candi Hummer
No harmful stuff, just cleans affordably!

Amish Granulated Soap

By Stormy Stewart
Honoring the old ways! Summited by Mrs. David Bontrager to an old Amish cookbook.

Insecticidal Soap Soup for Bugs

By Pam Ellingson
Here is another simple natural bug killer for aphids, mealybugs, spidermites and whiteflies on your plants.

Uses for Bar Soap

By Stormy Stewart
included are uses for the garden, home and work shop.

Make your own Bathtub Paints

By Stormy Stewart
Not only will these get your kid into the tub but you will have trouble getting...

A-1 Safe Produce Wash

By Susan Feliciano
Why pay for an expensive solution to wash your produce, and not be assured that what...

Gardener's Hand Scrub

By Teresa Jacobson
Made a few of these to give as gifts to some of the lovely ladies in...

Liquid soap from leftover soap scraps

By Stormy Stewart
This is easy to do and gives you a use for those tiny slivers of your...

Oatmeal soap on a rope for him

By Stormy Stewart
this is an easy way to use leftover bits of soap. versions for a woman and...

loofah soap

By Stormy Stewart
You can make this clear or tinted and scented. If yuletide gifts bayberry with red and pine...
17 Bright and Delicious Springtime Desserts

17 Bright and Delicious Springtime Desserts


Slowly, we’re coming out of our winter cocoons. So, put away the down jacket and swap it for an apron. It’s time to get into the kitchen and start baking. Filled with berries and bright flavors (hello lemon everything!), spring desserts light up our taste buds. In honor of spring’s arrival, here are 17 easy […]

17 Spring Dinner Ideas

17 Spring Dinner Ideas


It’s that weird time of year that one day you’re grilling in the sunshine and the next you’re cuddling up with some comfort food. These spring-inspired recipes have you covered no matter what Mother Nature throws at you. Full of fresh produce, chock-full of flavor, and ideal for the grill, these Spring dinner ideas will […]

Fresh Garlic Recipes Every Garlic Lover Needs

Fresh Garlic Recipes Every Garlic Lover Needs


Over the years I’ve learned people have strong opinions about fresh garlic. Either someone loves it and can’t get enough or they hold the garlic when a recipe calls for it. Personally, I’m team garlic. I love that it can enhance an assortment of recipes. For those garlic lovers, this Janet’s Notebook is for you. […]