Homemaking & DIY's

DIY's and Gift Ideas ~ Make Your Own:

Food Preservation:

See Section on Canning, Drying, Freezing, Fermenting
See Our A-Z Homemaking Index ~ Prepare Your Own Pantry/Products

Healthy Home/Make Your Own Medicine:

Apothecary Herb Labels ~ Free Printable
Bath and Body Products
Bone Broth ~ Some Stock Talk, Tips and Tutorials
Bug Spray
Create Your Own Home Pharmacy
Essential Oil Recipes
Healthy Home Hints
Make Your Own Medicine
Medical Preparedness
Medicine Making Supplies
Repurposing a Thrifted Sheet
Smoothie Station ~ Make Your Own
Storing Seasonal Items
Storing Student School Work
Storing Your Curriculum
"Study to Shew Thyself" ~ Free Inspirational {School Room} Art Printable
"Ways of Her Household" ~ A Modern Day Herbal ~ Free Printable
Weekly To-Do Lists and Practical Tips ~ Free Printable
"Winter Blues" in the Laundry Room


Carpet Deodorizer ~ Making Lavender/Herb Scented
Citrus Infused Cleaning Products
Clean on Friday ~ A "Little House" Cleaning Inspiration
Cleanser ~ Create Your Own Chemical Free Cleaner
Control Your Clutter ~ Housecleaning Inspiration
Delighting in Dirty Dishes
Dusting Spray DIY
Furniture Polish
"Get Well Soon" Spray ~ Disinfectant Cleaner
Granite and Marble Countertop Cleaning Spray
Homemaking Helps for the Homeschooling Mother
Housecleaning Inspiration
Housecleaning Recipes ~ Free Printable
Housecleaning Schedule Lists with Binder Printable
Labels for Homemade Cleaners ~ Free Printable
Lavender Cleaning Products
Lavender Infused Cleaning Products ~ Make Your Own
Lemons for Household Cleaning
Let's Clean and Organize Under the Kitchen Sink
Moth-Repellant Sachets
"Odds & Ends" ~ Monthly Home Maintenance Series
Orange All Purpose Cleaner
Orange Scouring Scrub (Household Cleaning Cleanser)
Raggedy Ann Room Spray ~ Clean & Sweet ~ For the Nursery
Spring Cleaning Inspiration/Preparation
Spring Cleaning with Children ~ Lessons in Home Education
"The Way You Keep Your House" ~ Housecleaning Inspiration
Vacuuming with Aromatherapy
Your Interior Decoration… Today ~ Housecleaning Inspiration
Visit here to see the recipes our readers shared.

What to Make and Do with Lemons
What to Make and Do with Oranges

Wash Day:

Citrus Garden Fabric Softener ~ All Natural DIY
Clothespin Apron ~ Simple Sewing Project
Clothesline Collection of Wash Day Inspiration
Decorative Clothespins
Laundry {Life} Lessons for Wives with Abigail Adams
Laundry Love ~ Collection of Wash Day Inspiration
Laundry While Learning ~ Educating while Homemaking 
Laundry Room Art {7 Different Sets} ~ Free Printable
Laundry Room Tour ~ Free Printable Laundry Labels
Lavender Linen Spray ~ Free Printable
Lemons ~ Basic Household Uses in Laundry Room
Make Your Own Fabric Softener ~ All Natural
Spray Starch ~ DIY ~ A Tiggy-winkle Tutorial
Stain Removal Spray ~ A Tiggy-winkle Tutorial
"The Linens" {An Old Fashioned Day} ~ Whatsoever Thy Hands
Wash Day Inspiration ~ Printable Wash Day Prayer
"Winter Blues" in the Laundry Room
"Work of Our Hands" ~ A Homemaker's Wash Day
Visit here to see the recipes our readers shared.

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  1. This is the greatest blog of all time! I will be spending many hours on here. Love all your ideas, and the christian theme. Cant wait to try some of your ideas, and I have been married 34 years, and still need help with organizing. Thank you for all your ideas, time and effort to make such a wonderful blog. Many blessings!

    1. Well thank you for pouring some sunshine into my day with your encouraging comment! I hope some of these ideas bless your household :)

  2. I am looking round this blog and my mouths open, it absolutely amazing!! Thank you so much!!

    1. Thank you so much for your kind encouragement Sue! I hope you find it helpful in some way! :)

  3. Oh - I have just found you. Looks like I only have about a million years of browsing to do to catch up

    1. Nice to "meet" you! Hope you enjoy yourself here! :)

  4. You have a wonderful blog! I just found this and Wow! So much information, ideas a d inspiration for the keeper at home. Thank you. :)

    1. You are most welcome!!! I am so glad you found some usefulness here for your home 😊

  5. i love this blog is amazing!!!! will try all your idea's!