After sharing my recipe for making powder detergent, I thought it might be a good idea to post how I wash cold water loads. For that, I prefer to use my homemade liquid detergent. It doesn’t require grating (yay) and is so insanely easy to do. Once you learn the recipe, you will likely never go back to store-bought again.
There are many variations of how exactly to make up a batch of powder laundry detergent. Most utilize the same basic ingredients, but with varying suggestions on the amount. These are my tried and true recipes which I find are far superior to store-bought in both the level of cleanliness and in helping to keep my machine free from build-up.
There is a time and a place where slugs and snails serve a good purpose. Inside your garden or flower bed is not one of them. So how do you get rid of slugs and snails? Fortunately, there is a very simple and safe way to deal with these slimy nighttime snackers.
Trying to landscape in an area where the soil is constantly wet can be a struggle to get right. The wrong plants won’t survive the lack of oxygen and will most often succumb to root rot. Luckily, there are many shrubs, trees, and plants that like wet soil.
There are certain items in a DIYers toolkit that seem to become staples over time. One of those items for me is dowel rods. I love the versatility of dowel rods, and how they can provide solutions to many of our household problems. So, I thought I would compile a selection of some of my favorite ways to use dowel rods. I hope that it inspires some great DIY projects for you!