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Homemade Liquid Hand soap recipe - mypoppet.com.au

Homemade Liquid Hand Soap Recipe

Homemade Liquid Hand Soap is so easy to make from old unwanted bars of soap. Not only will you save a ton of money, but you’ll reduce plastic waste when you refill your empty pump bottles. As part of my efforts to reduce our plastic consumption, I’ve been going to a local bulk supply store and refilling our hand wash…

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Homemade laundry powder in a glass jar

Save Money by making your own Homemade Laundry Powder

Save money by making this super easy washing powder recipe at home. With only a few inexpensive ingredients, that you can pick up at your local supermarket, this DIY Laundry Detergent makes a big batch that cleans just as well as any commercially available laundry powder I’ve used in the past. I’ve been  curious about making my own household cleaning…

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Succulent planting ideas

11 Clever Succulent Planting Ideas – No Pots Required

In an effort to add some more life to my outdoor space recently, I’ve been trying my hand at growing some succulents in containers. I’m pretty lucky that I have a ready supply on hand from my parents’ garden. My dad is a pretty lazy gardener so years ago he replaced all his high maintenance plants with drought tolerant succulents…

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Chinese New Year Home Decor - Year of the Dog - mypoppet.com.au

Paw-some Dog Themed Decor for your Home this Year of the Dog

Happy Chinese New Year! As people all around the world usher in the Year of the Dog with festivities, parades and delicious meals with friends and family, it’s also a great opportunity to bring some doggie good fortune into your home. If you were born in the years 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994 you’re a Dog, and according to the Chinese…

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How to chose carpet - Bedroom makeover moodboard

Picking the Right Carpet for your Home

Picking permanent fittings for your home is hard. Decisions like that make me want to hide under my doona and never come out. Paint colours, wallpaper and furnishings are easy enough to replace, but more expensive decor investments like flooring and carpets are not something you can change on a whim. I still haven’t decided on my bathroom tiles (more…

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