Soap Recipes

Learn how to make your own soap! Find and swap recipes for homemade soaps and cleaners.


A-1 Safe Produce Wash

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

All Natural Creamy, Whipped Body Butter (Easy)

By Family Favorites
I am absolutely hooked on this extremely wholesome, natural and pure organic whipped body butter. Softens...

All Purpose Cleaner

By Lynnda Cloutier
Safe for the environment and safe for you and your family, this all in one, handy...

Alternative Basic Shampoo

By Lynnda Cloutier
Easy on the environment and on the budget.Source: Unknown

Amish Crumbly Homemade Soap

By Stormy Stewart
From an old Amish country cook book sent in by Lydia Mae Bontrager

Amish Granulated Soap

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

basic soap recipe

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

Bathtub Crayons

By Amy Alusa
I found another great recipe for an amazingly fun bath time activity; without having to spend...

Bery Nice Bath Crystals for Kids

By Lynnda Cloutier
Use leftover plastic honey bear jars to store the bath crystals. It makes a cute colored...

Borax-Free Liquid Laundry Detergent

By Rachel Burke
I found this recipe on savvysugar.com! Its pretty good for not using borax. Anyone with sensitive...

Citrus Vinegar Cleaning Spray

By Ali P
An infusion of citrus fruit peels and vinegar are soaked for 2 weeks to create a...

Detox Clay Bath/Face/Body

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

Dishwashing Soap and Rinse Agent

By Barbara Kavorkian
I was rambling through trying to find a homemade dishwashing soap (it being so expensive now)...

DIY dishwasher detergent

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

DIY Homemade Laundry detergent

By Candi Hummer
Not only does this recipe provide a better clean but a HUGE savings in money AND...

DIY Liquid fabric softener

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

Double Duty Fabric Softner

By janet s
I've done this for years and it works well

DYI Laundry Detergent

By Sue West
I decided to submit & share this non-food recipe because I'm just so happy with this...

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...

Even Burt's Bees Use My Lip Balm =)

By Family Favorites
Ok... So in the spirit of full disclosure, I really don't know if bees wear lip...

Flower fixes

By Stormy Stewart
As an re-starting out gardener I found myself turning to Jerry Baker, America's most beloved and respected...

foaming hand soap

By Shirley Prescott
Much cheaper than buying bottle after bottle

Gardener's Hand Scrub

By Teresa Jacobson
Made a few of these to give as gifts to some of the lovely ladies in...
Pecan Desserts That Aren’t Pie

Pecan Desserts That Aren’t Pie


How can you make dessert better? Add pecans! Being from the South, pecans have always been a favorite of mine. We all know they’re essential for pecan pie, but they are tasty in other desserts too. When the weather is warmer, I love to end the day with a bowl of ice cream. Family Favorites’ […]

18 Dessert Recipes To Make Easter a Little Sweeter

18 Dessert Recipes To Make Easter a Little Sweeter


In some households, the holiday meal is the highlight of the day. But in others, the dessert table is the real star. If that’s the case in your house, you’re in luck. We’re sharing an assortment of recipes so there is something for everyone. Carrot cake a must-have? You’ll find an addictive one, plus a […]

10 Savory & Sweet Cheese Ball Recipes

10 Savory & Sweet Cheese Ball Recipes


Cheese balls are back! This classic appetizer from the 1960s and ’70s has made a resurgence in the past few years. And, we’re here for it! Made with a few ingredients, they make a tasty party appetizer or can easily be whipped-up when looking for a snack. Typically, cream cheese is the base of a […]