How to DIY~ Spill-Proof Mason Jar Lid with Straw Holder

spill proof lid with straw holder~The Homesteading Hippy

How to DIY~ Spill-Proof Mason Jar Lid with Straw Holder We like to use glass mason jars for our beverages. One, because I don’t use plastic, and two, we have a lot of them, and three, if the kids accidentally broke one of them, it wouldn’t be as “tragic” as they are easily replaceable. The… [read more]

Taking Inventory in Your Kitchen

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  Today, we are going to talk about taking inventory in your kitchen. Sometimes, I get burned out on cooking.  To the point of “y’all are on your own tonight, Mama is done!”  I open the fridge door, and stare at the contents, willing something to jump out at me and when nothing does, I think… [read more]

Make Your Own Toothpaste

make your own toothpaste

Make Your Own Toothpaste There are many ingredients in commercial toothpaste that I do not like giving to my family. Among them are Sodium Lauryl Sulfate and Flouride. SLS and SLES are esters of Sulphuric acid – SLS is also known as “Sulfuric acid monododecyl ester sodium salt”, however there are over 150 different names… [read more]