How to Make Bug Repellent Sticks
How to Make Bug Repellent Sticks
By Erin Huffstetler | 05/30/2014 | 16 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 day while I was storing our empties, it occurred to me that bug repellent in stick form would be genius. It would be faster to apply; you could keep your hands clean; and it would be easy to throw into a bag for trips.

So, that’s just what I made yesterday. This is the same all-natural, no-junk recipe that I shared before, just in a different form. Want to learn how it’s made?

Here are my step-by-step instructions:

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Homemade Lotion Bars With Printable Labels
How to Make Lotion Bars
By Erin Huffstetler | 12/16/2013 | 44 Comments
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Lotion bars are just the thing for thirsty skin, but you can easily spend $8-$12 a piece for them at the store. Crazy! Fortunately, they’re easy to make, and only require three ingredients.

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How to Make Lip Balm
How to Make Lip Balm
By Erin Huffstetler | 12/10/2013 | 12 Comments
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Make a batch of lip balm, and you’ll wonder why you were ever willing to pay $2-3 for a tube. Seriously, lip balm is just too cheap and easy to make to hand over that kind of cash for it. Follow this recipe, and you’ll have 17 tubes (give or take) in less than 15 minutes time.

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Bug Repellent Bars
How to Make Bug Repellent Bars
By Erin Huffstetler | 05/30/2013 | 11 Comments
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Tired of getting chewed up by mosquitoes? Take care of the problem by making your own bug repellent bars. They don’t have any of the nasty chemicals that you’ll find in store-bought repellents, and they work just as well (plus they’re good for your skin, too):

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