Why Buy It When You Can Make It?

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There is lots of information or secrets that you can find around the web that most of the corporations don't want you to know about it. By making it yourself, moms can be sure that the materials you are using are healthy, non-toxic and are all natural which is always a better choice than the mass-produced stuff.

From kid's stuff to snacks to stuff required for cleaning, below are the great ideas for online moms that will make you re-think grabbing the name brand off the shelf.

1] Homemade Play dough: This all-natural alternative courtesy of Pie Birds, Buttons and Muddy Puddles combines flour, salt, cream of tartar and other non-toxic materials for an easy to make alternative. Use food coloring to make fun colors, and feel free to add scented oils for some fruity smelling clay.

2] Sidewalk Chalk Paint: This simple idea from creative kid's blog - Kiddies is good especially for summer months where kids can spend hours outdoor by painting on the sidewalk and driveway. The natural ingredients will not harm your kids as well as the environment. Moreover, the cleanup is also fast and easy.

3] Healthy Pop tarts: The recipe of these sugar bombs from Heavenly Homemakers takes some prep initially but once you are done with baking the bunch, you can freeze them and use them anytime later. Also, they are homemade so they are much healthier and taste better.

4] Homemade Chocolate Hazelnut Spread: You know how yummy it is if you ever had Novella on the crepe or baguette or on a multigrain toast. This homemade recipe from 52 kitchen Adventures with sugar and palm oil as its first two ingredients tries to make it little more wholesome.

5] Homemade Lara bars: Nothing beats the good protein packed energy bars and Lara bars are some of our faves. The superb recipe from The Inner Gourmet for this homemade recipe saves from spending $1.50 or so per bar. It's a good alternative for not spending so much and plus it tastes great.

6] Homemade "Clorox Wipes": The idea of using sanitizing wipes without the harsh and potentially dangerous bleach and other chemicals that make up traditional wipes. This is basically an idea from Live Renewed which utilizes tea tree oil and castle soap. Along with, being gentle and effective it smells also great.

7] Homemade Face Wash: This is a simple recipe from Single Organized Living that uses the oil cleaning method which many women prefer to adopt because of the usual cleansers often stripping the skin of natural oils. This oil cleaning method uses castor oil to cleanse the skin and sunflower oil or olive oil to moisturize the skin which results into soft and glowing skin without the need of extra lotions or products.

8] Padded Envelopes: Forget about boring brown or white padded envelopes and get little more interesting and creative envelopes with these cool mailers we found at KojoDesigns. You can bring the fun back into the sending stuff activity in the mail by utilizing some old children's book illustrations or wrapping paper.

Nowadays, surfing on internet has become an important part of lives and at the same time it also helps moms to make them little fresh from their daily routine. Dotcoms for Moms is the best resource for online moms where you can find many blogs related to same categories and purpose.

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