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How to Make Shampoo

If you’re interested in how to make shampoo, you’ve come to the right place! If you’ve tried the No Poo Shampoo Method and it just didn’t work for you, don’t worry. I’ve got the perfect shampoo recipe you can make yourself that’s all natural and won’t break the bank. This is a tried and true recipe; Mr. Money uses it exclusively and loves it! Ingredients 1 Bar of Soap (I used homemade but you can use something like Dr. Bronner’s or Ivory. 1/4 Cup of olive oil Your favorite essential oil (I used peppermint) Water or tea (I used mint tea) Directions Grate your bar of soap on a cheese grater. Mine looks suspiciously like cheese. It’s not; I promise it’s just beer soap. Put your grated soap, olive oil, and a little bit of water in the blender. I started with about 1/4 cup of mint tea.  Add in about 10 drops of your essential oil. Blend until it is the consistency that you’d like. You may need to add more liquid. (Ignore the bubble that looks like a […]

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Make your Own Cloth Grocery Bags out of old T-Shirts

One of my biggest pet peeves is having all those darn plastic grocery bags strewn all over my pantry.  I also hate that they take up room in the landfill, basically never disintegrating.  When I go grocery shopping (or any other store as well), I always try to remember to bring a cloth grocery bag with me.  Sometimes I forget and I’ll go without a bag if it’s just a few items and I can carry them.  The other day I went through my closet and discovered I had a bunch of old t shirts that had holes in them or some other problem.  I wanted to come up with a creative way to reuse them, and that I did! I made them into cute cloth grocery bags!  When Mr. Money first saw my finished project on the floor, he said “Oh! There’s that cute shirt I like of yours!” and as I hesitated to respond he noticed that I had cut it up and made it into a cloth bag.  I was glad I didn’t have to give away […]

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