Category Archives: Recipes

Day 29 – Homemade Dog Biscuits – {DIY From Scratch}

Before I get into today’s post, I thought I show some photos from the soap I made yesterday.  Cold Process soap needs to cure for 4-6 weeks, but it’s so worth the wait.         After the soap … Continue reading

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Day 28 – Making Lavender Rose Soap – {DIY From Scratch}

Today I made soap using the cardboard soap mold I made yesterday.  The recipe I use is from the Soapmaker’s Companion, by Susan Miller Cavitch. It’s called the Soap Essentials bar made from olive oil, coconut oil and palm oil.  … Continue reading

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Day 26 – Natural Bleach Alternative – {DIY From Scratch}

Yesterday I made a DIY Soft Scrub Cleanser and it worked great.  As I mentioned at the end of that blog post, I wasn’t happy with the left side of the sink, but I didn’t blame the cleanser.  I blamed … Continue reading

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Day 25 – DIY Soft Scrub Cleanser – {DIY From Scratch}

Today I did make a scrub, but instead of a tile and grout scrub, I made a DIY Soft Scrub Cleanser.  I’m sure I’ll be able to use this on our tile shower as well. Our white, porcelain kitchen sink … Continue reading

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Day 23 – Soap Scum Cleaner – {DIY From Scratch}

I’ve been using the DIY Daily Shower Cleaner for several weeks now and it’s doing a wonderful job, but it doesn’t take the place of actually cleaning the shower.  Darn! So today, I made a Soap Scum Cleaner for our … Continue reading

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Day 22 – Natural Toilet Bowl Cleaner – {DIY From Scratch}

In the DIY Daily Shower Cleaner post, I mentioned that cleaning showers was not my thing.  Well neither are toilets. Yet, and I think we can all agree, they are modern conveniences that we are incredibly grateful for and need … Continue reading

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Day 21 – Floor Grease Cutter Cleaner – {DIY From Scratch}

I’ve never really been a mop person.  I’ve always wanted to be one, but never understood the attraction.  That all being said I still need to clean my floors, but I do it with a bucket and sponge (although these … Continue reading

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