Frugal Homemade Gift Guide: Skin Care Edition

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These are favorites around here. Both Deanna and I give these things as gifts and people love them. I deliberately formulated most of these to use the same ingredients so I don’t have to buy a bunch of different exotic oils and butters, just the basics. Lotion Bars Lip Balm Liniment Peppermint Foot Slather And […]

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All Time Best #5: Making Hot Process Soap in a Crock Pot

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In honor of our 1000th post in October 2014, we are counting down our most popular posts of all time. Each has received over 100K hits, and some as high as 500K! This week, at #5, is Making Hot Process Soap in a Crock Pot! I made famous soap today. Well, my soap isn’t famous, […]

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LHITS DIY Linky!

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Frugal Homemade Gift Guide: Knitted Washcloth Edition

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For when you really want to give a handknit gift but you’re running out of time: Washcloths Or dishcloths, dishrags, call them what you may. They’re quick and easy and still handknit. Here are a few of my favorites from our site: Honeycomb Dishcloth Hugs and Kisses Dishcloth (my favorite!) Good Grief! Dishcloth: My homage […]

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Frugal Homemade Gift Guide: Stick Edition

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Every year I get more and more averse to buying cheap, imported stuff; stuff that breaks, gets tossed aside the moment the newness wears off and becomes little more than something I can’t wait to discard so I don’t have to keep picking it up so I can vacuum. Here are a few of the […]

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