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5 Things to Start Making at Home: You can save money, use milk from a trusted, local dairy, and taste the differ...

5 Things to Start Making at Home: You can save money, use milk from a trusted, local dairy, and taste the differ...

If you scroll down this list of 5 common items, it’s easy to imagine purchasing each one of them from a store. But if you desire a handmade lifestyle, why not take the plunge and begin experimenting with a more hands-on approach to the items you surround yourself with? Whether in your kitchen, your living space, your office or your garden, you can make many of the things you need. Here are some ideas and resources to help you on your journey. 1. Soap With a few ingredients and a little free time, you can make a batch of homemade soap. Try oatmeal, cinnamon, homegrown herbs and essential oils to add fresh and warm scents to your creations. Your skin is an important organ—you want to know what you’re putting on it. Read Soothe Your Skin With Handmade Soap to learn how to get started. 2. Compost It’s an awesome feeling to reduce your home’s waste load and create an amazing, r...

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