Category: Homemaking

Best green cleaning recipes…

I do not buy any cleaning products to keep my home clean and fresh, everything I use is green and safe for the environment. I am constantly scanning the Internet looking for new green cleaning recipes for specific projects. The other day I hit the jack-pot and just had to share it with you! I am usually not so easily swayed to download e-books but this just sounded too good to be true…but had to pay the $10 and download it anyways and I am so glad I did! The Green Clean Book – Simple Recipes, Tips, And Ideas...

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The Role of a Homemaker

Homemaker, housewife, or stay-at-home mom Whatever we call ourselves the title comes with an array of different job duties. The skill set is still the same, but the role has changed over the years. Let’s face it over the years a housewife has been looked at as a less than productive person…considered lazy and unemployable, but in all truth they have held the most important job in the family. My primary goal is to make my home the core of what makes my family happy, healthy, and prosperous. For many, like myself, it means balancing a job and finding time...

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Thrifty GREEN ways to clean…

  In my goal to save us money and find alternative green ways to keep my house and laundry clean I came across a great laundry soap recipe that only cost us $15 for 2 months’ worth of soap.  I had been spending a good $10 or more a week on cleaning supplies and now that is down to almost nothing. Baking soda and white vinegar have become my go to cleaning supplies. I had tried a few different recipes for dish soap but could not find one that I felt was really working so I am still buying...

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Recycle…Reuse

Being iced in for the last 4 days we had a lot of time to get our frugal minds working on a bunch of different things. We spent the other morning ordering seeds and planning out our spring gardens, which now leaves us to gathering supplies to start our seedlings.  My dad owned a greenhouse for years and oh how I wish I had some of those supplies now.  But no such luck in raiding his barns looking for old trays that could be cleaned up and re-used since he lives 600 miles away!  So back to our reuse...

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Welcome…

Tracy at Our Simple Homestead Hidden away in Central South Carolina is a little farm where we call home. Surrounded by pine trees, chicken farms, and lots of sandy soil we live a very simple lifestyle by the grace of God.

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Feed your family for $200 a month

We eat an all organic diet for less than $200 a month by just following these simple steps! And we didn't have to give up anything! Seriously, this is the best system for saving money ever!
5 Steps to Simple Living

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