the simple hive

Category: healthy home


Solar Clothes Dryer aka Clothesline

Today is a sad day in the hive. Our clothes dryer died. I don’t how long I’ll be in mourning, but while I’m mourning the loss, I’ll only wear clothes that are black and shades of gray.  I’ll pretty much…

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goat’s milk and honey soap in the crock pot

When I tell people I make my own soap, I’m sure many of them think it’s a waste of time.  After all, soap is readily available in just about every grocery, drug, convenience and dollar store and it’s inexpensive.  So…

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Wool Dryer Balls DIY with Essential Oils

It’s that time of year again.  Time to welcome spring with a frenzy of cleaning.  Today I’m sharing one of my oldies, but goodies just in case you missed it the first time around. Previously, I shared with you what…

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diy wool dryer balls with essential oils

Now that I have shared with you what I use for fabric softener, I’ll reveal what I use in place of dryer sheets! You are all on the edge of your seats, I know. It’s dryer balls! Dryer balls fluff…

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simple homemade cleaning concentrate and fabric softener

You do know what time of year it is, don’t you?  It’s time to begin Spring cleaning!  Spring-like weather is just around the corner! Although, depending on which part of the country or world you live in, you might be…

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