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Reuse Disposable Swim Diapers to Stretch Your Budget

by Tara Kuczykowski on May 18, 2011 · 15 comments

washing disposable swim diapersHave you ever wondered if you can reuse disposable swim diapers and how to best wash them?  Marybeth from Baby Goodbuys shares her tips for reusing disposable swim diapers here.

Do you reuse disposable swim diapers? Have you ever tried cloth swim diapers?


Do-It-Yourself Dryer Sheets

by Tara Kuczykowski on March 9, 2011 · 4 comments

diy dryer sheetsThe cost of laundry products can really add up over time, especially if you have a large family like we do. Did you know you can actually make your own reusable dryer sheets to stretch a bottle of fabric softener across many more loads?

Have you ever tried this?


Homemade Coconut Oil Deodorant

by Tara Kuczykowski on March 3, 2011 · 17 comments


Looking for an all-natural alternative to conventional deodorants that doesn't cost a pretty penny? Check out this recipe for homemade coconut oil deodorant.

Have you ever made your own deodorant?


DIY Homemade Cake Mix Recipe

by Tara Kuczykowski on February 17, 2011 · 3 comments

I've been anxious to try my hand at making other homemade mixes to keep on hand since having such success with my homemade Bisquick mix, so I'm looking forward to giving this homemade cake mix recipe from i am baker a try!

I think these would make an awesome inexpensive hostess gift too...


Upcycling a Cashmere Sweater into Wrist Warmers

by Tara Kuczykowski on February 16, 2011 · 5 comments

upcycled cashmere wrist warmers

My favorite cashmere sweater has two small holes in it, but I can't bear to part with it, so I was excited to come across this tutorial for upcycling a cashmere sweater into wrist warmers!

How do you upcycle or repurpose your favorite clothes when they get worn out?