10 Things You Never Thought You Could Make From Scratch!

Making your own everyday products from scratch sounds a little time-consuming, but it can be incredibly satisfying!

They work just as well as what you can buy in the store and you also save on packaging and that trip to the supermarket. So you win in time and money but only lose in carbon footprint!

DIY Dog Food

A recipe could include turkey or another type of mince, rice, oil, and eggshells for calcium. They can even have other types of beans and vegetables. For fussier dogs, blend it up.

DIY Baby Food

For babies older than six months, you can be a little more adventurous. Try an Italian minestrone of green veg, carrots, peas and parmesan cheese.

DIY Toothpaste

A simple homemade recipe for toothpaste is just 1 tbsp baking soda, 1tbsp salt, 3 drops of essential oil and a few drops of water. Nothing you need to find in a lab.

You can make your own oven cleaner to make this job even quicker. Add 3tbsp of baking soda to a little bit of water. This will leave your oven sparkling without the fumes.

Make You Own Oven Cleaner

Home Made Carpet Cleaner

It’s easy to make your own carpet cleaner. 1 cup of white wine vinegar, 2 cups of water, 2 tsps of salt, 15 drops of essential oil such as lemon, lavender or pine.

Home Made Sunscreen

If you want to make your own sunscreen completely from scratch, choose your favorite oil, almond or coconut for example and mix a ¼ cup with ¼ cup of beeswax, 2 tbsp of shea butter.

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