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How to Make Maple Syrup at Home

There are a ton of items that you could make instead of buy. One of the more delicious examples is maple syrup. Any morning that starts with fresh syrup on my pancakes is considered a good day in my book. We’re going to go over each step in the process of making homemade maple syrup from tapping the tree to boiling the sap.

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Wash, Dry, Fold, Repeat (Homemade Powder Detergent)

Laundry is a never-ending thing, well at least in my house. Typically, there is a load ready to go into the laundry, one in the washer, a load in the dryer, and a load to be folded. Then, the cycle is repeated all over again. The issue with laundry is that laundry soap is so expensive, no matter if you purchase the liquid or powder. Making your own laundry detergent is a cheap and easy way to fix that problem. Let’s get started!

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How to Make Your Own Chalk Paint

I’m sure you have seen all the amazing chalk paint projects. Folks find old chairs, benches, tables, or other pieces of furniture found a garage sales or flea markets. Chalk paint gives surfaces a matte, distressed, or antique look. To save some money and create eye-catching, aged pieces, use this recipe to make your own chalk paint at home.

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Homemade Birdseed Suet Cakes

Bird feeding is an easy and rewardable hobby to get into. If you want to attract the most birds to your backyard, you will want to feed them suet during the winter. Learn the best practices for feeding birds in the Winter and instructions for a simple homemade suet cake to use this year.

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