Emergency Gift: Easy DIY Wool Dryer Balls

I cannot believe we’re only a week away from Christmas! I’m so not ready! As much as this year seemed at times like it would drag on forever, in the end it really flew by, and Christmas has snuck up on me. Hopefully, you’re more prepared than I am, and all of your shopping, crafting and […]

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28 Frugal and Natural DIY Holiday Ideas (Link Roundup)

If you’re anything like me, you’ve grown weary of the rampant materialism of the Christmas season. You might also not have a lot to spend, so you couldn’t participate even if you wanted to. Thankfully, there are plenty of ideas and possibilities for giving meaningful gifts that don’t cost a lot to make and, in […]

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More Sustainable Hygiene: DIY Deodorant

In my recent post on Frugal & Sustainable Beauty and Hygiene, I mentioned that I was on the lookout for a good alternative to store-bought deodorant. Shortly after that post went up, my new best friend Pinterest showed me a recipe for DIY deodorant made from coconut oil, arrow root and baking soda.  Sounds great! Except, […]

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Survival Blog

If you’re not new to disaster preparedness and survival, then you probably already know about James Wesley, Rawles’ SurvivalBlog (and no, that comma in his name is not a typo); but if you are new and you haven’t checked out this resource yet, you should. It’s a little hard-core, but as such it’s loaded with […]

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