Make Your Own Stuff and Save

If you want a great way to save money, try making your own items instead of purchasing them. From growing your own food and making your own mixes to creating your own laundry detergent and sanitizing wipes, there are so many ways to save. Plus, it is nice knowing that you don’t have to rely on expensive commercial products if you don’t want to do so.

Check out this round up of “Make Your Own” articles. Try one recipe or instructions, or try them all!

Frugal Food: Make Your Own Granola Bars?

Make Your Own Yogurt

Make Your Own Fabric Softener

Make Your Own Whiteboard

Make Your Own Foaming Soap

Make Your Own Toothpaste

Make Your Own Sweetened Condensed Milk

Make Your Own Soap Crayons

Frugal Fun: Make Your Own Snow Paint

Make Your Own Sanitizing Wipes

Make Your Own Pillow Cases

Make Your Own Frugal Hot Oil Treatment

Make Your Own “Cool Whip”

Make Your Own Pavers

Make Your Own Ball Pit

Make Your Own Heating Pad

Frugal Laundry: Make Your Own “Detergent”

Make Your Own Sidewalk Chalk Eggs

Make Your Own Backyard Swing

Make Your Own Nursing Pads

Make Your Own Diaper Cake

Frugal Food: Make Your Own Hot Chocolate Mix

Frugal Art: Make Your Own Bookplates

Frugal Craft: Make A Grass Kid

Reuse Those Rags: Make a Rug

Make A Frugal Greenhouse

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About Mary Ann Romans

Mary Ann Romans is a freelance writer, online content manager, wife and mother of three children. She lives in Pennsylvania in the middle of the woods but close enough to Target and Home Depot. The author of many magazine, newspaper and online articles, Mary Ann enjoys writing about almost any subject. "Writing gives me the opportunity to both learn interesting information, and to interact with wonderful people." Mary Ann has written more than 5,000 blogs for since she started back in December 2006. Contact her at maromans AT or visit her personal blog