Browsing Category : Frugal Living

The Diva Cup: Everything You Need to Know

The Diva Cup: Everything You Need to Know


There’s been a lot of discussion lately about single-use plastics and how major cities are banning them. But it makes me wonder about single-use papers (or similar) and how long until things like that will be banned as well. I mean, they may not be as environmentally devastating as plastic (which take a long time to disintegrate), but unless made…

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Reusable Tissues

How to Make Reusable Tissues


A few weeks ago, I explained why and how my family switched to family cloth: yep, the reusable toilet paper. As detailed in that post, I have A LOT of family cloth squares. I cut approximately 200-250 7” x 7” squares. Obviously, that is a lot of squares, so I have found another purpose for a few of them: reusable…

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What is Family Cloth?

What is Family Cloth?


I know I got your attention! I know you are asking, “what is family cloth?” Keep reading! I did it. I really did it. Woohooo!!! I made the switch to family cloth. And, ya know what? It hasn’t been too terrible. Actually, it’s been pretty rad. I’ve been on this journey of self-sufficiency and frugality for a while, but the…

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easy homemade shampoo and conditioner

Easy Homemade Shampoo and Conditioner


Making easy homemade shampoo and conditioner probably seems like a lot of work, but it doesn’t have to be. I have found a super simple way to make easy homemade shampoo and conditioner: organic shampoo and conditioner bases scented with organic essential oils. See, I told you it was simple, and pretty cost-effective, as well! Disclosure: In order to support…

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Homesteader's New Year's Resolutions

Homesteader’s New Year’s Resolutions


Homesteader’s New Year’s Resolutions New Year’s Resolutions mean different things to different people. Some people want to change an undesirable behavior of theirs. Others want to accomplish a goal. While some people want to simply improve their lives. Sometimes a new year’s resolution encompasses all three of those things. But what about a homesteader’s new year’s resolutions? The Holistic Homesteader’s new…

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Gift Ideas for Every Budget

Gift Ideas for Every Budget


Christmas is right around the corner! Luckily for you, I have compiled a HUGEEE list of gift ideas for every budget: (well over 100 items) for the gardener, farmer, homesteader, camper, outdoors-junky, forager, etc. in your life. There really is something for every budget, large and small, I promise! Disclosure: In order to support my blog, I may receive a small monetary…

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