Entries by Mrs. Maker

I’m Back…..and Saving Money on Stuff We Use

Well I have to apologize for my hiatus, my health and family comes first which means blogs are somewhere lower on the importance meter.  I am back and I am excited to continue sharing our journey of everything Homespun.  I know we talked about Grove before, but I want to share a few things about […]

Why My Family switched to Organic Milk- It’s worth the cost.

Organic milk costs a good deal more than ordinary milk in most stores—but I can show you below that it is worth the extra cash. Today’s dairy cows endure cycles of artificial insemination, pregnancy and birth, and mechanized milking for 10 out of 12 months. This  overburdens the cows, who are considered “productive” for only two […]

Gift Exchange Idea – Misto

Misto is the #1 Selling Oil Mister Brand in the U.S (Source: The NPD Group, Inc./Retail Tracking Service. 52 weeks ending April 2016) Reusable oil spray and mister bottle gives you the convenience and health benefits of an aerosol sprayer in a more economical and environmental form Fill MISTO with your favorite oils, vinegars, lemon […]

Burt’s Bees Makeup- I am in Love

Well over the weekend, I bit the bullet, by bullet I mean under $40 for ALL NATURAL BURTS BEES MAKE-UP. I saw an ad on my Facebook timeline that Burt’s Bees now offers a makeup line, made up natural ingredients.  I was already hooked on their lip balm, due to the healing nature of my […]

DIY Drain Unclogger

Drain Unclogger, that is the official name I have selected, sounds fancy doesn’t it.  Who else has super long thick hair and/or a household of teenagers? Welcome to Mr. Maker’s least favorite chore, unclogging the drain. You and I have probably all used a  type of clog-reducing chemical found in stores to  to flush out […]

DIY Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer

For those of you who know me in real life and not just blog life, you know I HATE STORE BOUGHT COFFEE CREAMER. Recently while listen to an Adam Corolla pod cast, he shared my disdain for coffee creamer, this got me thinking…..How many others share the HATE for store brand coffee creamer, and how […]

Easiest Shepard’s Pie

Well if anyone else is having a week like I am, this easy and delish. Maker family approved. Print Easiest Shepards Pie This is the worlds easiest, busy mom, ain’t got time for that- Shepard’s Pie Ingredients 1 bag frozen corn 1 packages Jack Daniels Tenessee BBQ Pulled Chicken 1 package Family Size Mashed Potatoes […]

Mental Clarity – Simple Living

Part of living your life on purpose is mental clarity. I know I mention simplifying in a way that is material things, saving money, DIY Natural Remedies etc. This is all for nothing if you are a mess mentally. I can tell you this is SUCH A STRUGGLE for me. I must credit blogger Erica […]

DIY Makeup Remover Pads

DIY Homemade Makeup Remover Pads As you know, in our house we have teenage girls. When we were really looking at tracking our grocery budget it was around the same time cat eyes were in style. Well, makeup wipes are about $4-$8 depending on the brand. This was a ridiculous waste of money. When ever […]