Entries by Mrs. Maker

Green BEAN Delivery

  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 […]

Spicy Thai Noodles (Gluten Free or Not)

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, […]

Mrs Maker’s Energy Balls (Gluten Free)

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 […]

Stop Wasting Bags

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 […]

LOLA- Organic 100% Cotton Feminine Care

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 […]

DIY Detergent

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

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 […]