How to Make Bug Repellent Sticks
How to Make Bug Repellent Sticks
By Erin Huffstetler | 05/30/2014 | 14 Comments
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Last weekend, my family went on a camping trip, and it reminded me of a project that I’ve been meaning to get to for a while: turning my bug repellent bars into bug repellent sticks. I’ve been saving our empty deodorant containers for a while, with the intention of making our own deodorant, but one...

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How to Make Yogurt in a Crockpot
How to Make Yogurt in a Crockpot
By Erin Huffstetler | 05/29/2014 | 7 Comments
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Have you done anything to impress yourself this week? If not, you clearly need to make a batch of yogurt. There’s nothing hard about making yogurt, but when you’re used to buying it, it just seems like magic when you make it yourself. I’ve tried lots of methods for making yogurt (in the oven, in...

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Where to Buy Bones for Broth
Where to Buy Bones for Broth
By Erin Huffstetler | 05/27/2014 | 2 Comments
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Homemade bone broth (aka stock) is really good for you, and it’s easy to make, too. But where do you get the bones? I always save the bones from our holiday turkeys and hams and any rotisserie chickens that we happen to buy, but I also buy bones for broth.

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Printable Multi-Store Shopping Lists
Printable Multi-Store Shopping Lists
By Erin Huffstetler | 05/22/2014 | 3 Comments
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Cherry-picking the best deals from each store is a great way to save money. It’s how I shop (and I’m sure it’s how a lot of you shop). But you know what you never see? Shopping lists that are set up to handle lists for multiple stores. Makes a lot of sense, right?

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College Finds
College Move-Out Haul
By Erin Huffstetler | 05/21/2014 | 4 Comments
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Living in a college town has its perks – especially at move out time. It’s amazing to see how much stuff gets left behind each year. The dumpsters quickly fill up; and then all the excess just gets piled up beside them. So, you don’t even have to reach into a dumpster to find good,...

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