DIY Natural Carpet Cleaner

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DIY carpet cleaners can remove dirt, grime, blood, food, and drink stains from your carpets and rugs without exposing your loved ones to potentially harmful chemicals. This natural carpet cleaner recipe is so mild that I even feel comfortable using it on our dog beds. If you have pets, children, and messy boots on your … Read more

DIY Natural Oven Cleaner Recipes

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Cleaning the oven and preventing the build up of bacteria causing old food absolutely does not require the use of caustic chemicals. The automatic cleaning features on many modern ovens can help prevent grime from forming in the oven to a decent degree, but just typically does not work well for a true (and natural) … Read more

DIY Natural Stain Remover

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Removing stains, even tough ones, from your clothing can be accomplished naturally – avoiding exposing to your family to harsh chemicals unnecessarily. This powerful DIY natural stain remover takes only a few minutes and about $.50 to make. The cleaning agents we use in our home can be very bad for our health. As the … Read more

DIY Natural Bleach Alternative

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Keeping your whites white and your home thoroughly disinfected requires the use of bleach, right? Wrong. Making natural bleach alternative is quick, easy, and a whole lot easier than buying that chemical laden stuff from the store. Homemade bleach can be used not just in the homesteading laundry room, but all around the house. Yes, … Read more

DIY Natural Disinfectant Wipes

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Keeping our homesteaders as germ-free as possible helps prevent illness from emerging and spreading. When there is a mess or raw meat and eggs residue in the kitchen, we sometimes feel that plain old soap and hot water just will not get the area disinfected enough. These DIY natural disinfectant wipes will not only remove … Read more

DIY Natural Fabric Softener

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DIY natural fabric softener keeps your clothing, towels, and blankets both feeling soft and smelling fresh. Commercially manufactured fabric softeners, even some “organic” ones, are comprised of potentially harmful chemicals. Fabric softeners not only keep your clothing looking, smelling, and feeling their best, they also prevent static cling, and reduce soap residue. It is entirely … Read more

3 Best DIY Natural Wood Polish Recipes

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DIY natural wood polish will not only save you money, but also help keep your home looking great without the use of caustic chemicals. Most if not all of the ingredients needed to make these natural wood cleaner recipes are likely already sitting in a cabinet on your homestead. I have used just straight mineral … Read more

How to Easily Clean a Cast Iron Skillet

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While cast iron might seem out of place in today’s modern kitchens, it’s a homestead staple and a must have for any homestead cook. It’s relatively inexpensive and practically indestructible. You can cook nearly anything in cast iron that is properly seasoned, and it’s easy to care for once you understand how to properly care … Read more