Adventures in Homemade Vegan Yogurt

I have always been a yogurt lover. I don’t like taking straight probiotic capsules, but I love consuming probiotic rich foods. Vegan yogurt, though… gets so expensive. I purchased some yogurt starter a few weeks ago and began researching making homemade yogurt. I was afraid that I’d need a lot of equipment and that it’dContinue reading “Adventures in Homemade Vegan Yogurt”

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Homemade Essential Oil Soaps

Now that it’s December, I’m starting to cram making Christmas gifts. These soaps, though, are almost going to be hard to give away. They smell soooo good. And the┬áchrysanthemum shaped mold, ahhhh! I looked for hours to find a mold I liked… There were some, well, weird ones out there. There’s some sort of bumblebee/honeycombContinue reading “Homemade Essential Oil Soaps”

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Natural Bug Spray DIY

It’s a joke here in Minnesota that our unofficial state bird is the mosquito. They’re awful. I’ve counted over fifty mosquito bites on my body in one day. I’ve lived here my entire life, and I still haven’t gotten used to the idea that for the entire summer, I’ll have at least one itchy biteContinue reading “Natural Bug Spray DIY”

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Homemade Laundry Detergent DIY

I am not a fan of chemicals. I read the label of everything I buy, including laundry detergent. In general, cleaning supplies have lots of nasty ingredients that I can’t identify and couldn’t find the source of if I tried. Besides, I really love to make things for myself and use refillable bottles. I getContinue reading “Homemade Laundry Detergent DIY”

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Homemade Paper DIY

If you’ve never made homemade paper before… You’ve got to try it. One of my close friends was home over her holiday break, so we piled up a stack of scrap paper and started crafting. Supplies: Window Screens Paper scraps in a variety of colors Blender- you may want a separate blender for papermaking- youContinue reading “Homemade Paper DIY”

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Homemade Sriracha

For a number of years now, I have loved Sriracha. There aren’t many foods that I don’t want to eat it on. Unfortunately, most store-bought versions have preservatives and unnatural ingredients. When I ended up being handed two containers of cayenne peppers, I knew what I wanted to make. This is a somewhat dangerous process.Continue reading “Homemade Sriracha”

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