I think I have mentioned, possibly a few times, that Mr. Maker and I both work full-time jobs in addition to running this lovely blog. Why I share this with you is because one of the things I hate is spending my time in the grocery store. Just a few years back, a friend […]
About Mrs. Maker
About Mrs. Maker
Mrs Maker is co-founder of HomeSpun Stuff. She shares her blogging and DIY Green Living insights at homespunstuff.com. By day, Mrs. Maker is a recruiter for a large industrial distributor. Mrs. Maker is a dreamer, idea generator and teller of stories. Because she loves a good bargain, and whats to make a difference in the world, she uses this blog as her outlet. She leaves all things tech in Mr. Maker's hands. He is the tech behind this operation. He also makes what we think is the worlds best, always Gluten Free Beer.
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I should note that I substituted rice noodles for linguine to make this wonderful dish Gluten Free. Ingredients: 1 box of linguine or rice noodles 1-2 TBSP of crushed red pepper 1/2 cup of sesame oil 6 TBSP honey 6 TBSP soy sauce *green onions, cilantro, peanuts and toasted sesame seeds for garnish Directions: Boil Noodles, […]
In the Maker house, our kids are always looking for something quick and easy to grab on the go. I started making these energy bites. The best part is they are easy to adapt to your own creation. Prep Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1/3 cup Honey 1/2 cup Peanut butter, creamy 1 cup Oats, old-fashioned […]
When I was 8 years old, I started the neighborhood recycling club-we even had a theme song. Our job was to look at everyday things and see how we could reuse, reduce waste, or recycle them. Reducing my footprint and making a difference however big or small has always been important to me. Our family […]
Have you heard about LOLA? It’s a great new company by women, for women that is totally transforming tampons. Did you know that the FDA doesn’t require tampon brands to disclose a comprehensive list of ingredients, so most of them don’t. WHAT?! The more I think about it, I’m not comfortable not knowing what I’m […]
Okay so I know you want to use natural products and let’s be honest this can get expensive. Not to fear, Mrs. Maker is here. Sign up through the above link and not only get $10 off your first order. If you spend $20 you also get: Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap Mrs. Meyer’s Dish Soap […]
Homemade Liquid Laundry Detergent- May use in High Efficiency Machine. Make in 5 gallon batches Ingredients 1 cup of Borax– (You may even have this already from the recent slime fad.) 1 cup of Arm & Hammer Super Washing Soda (NOT baking soda!) 5.5oz Fels Naptha soap (you can also use Zote or castile soap […]
Schmidt’s Natural Deodorant Stick You may or may not know that Mr. Maker and I are Italian. I say that because in every stereotype we usually match up 100%. The trouble has been finding a aluminum free deodorant that WORKS. According to http://www.naturallivingideas.com, Today, about 95% of Americans use deodorant, making it an $18 billion a […]
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