Cranberry Butter

I wanted to do something different for Christmas gifts this year so I decided to make different cranberry butter ideas for friends.. This recipe called for 2 bags cranberries I put 2 cinnamon sticks 3 sprigs of rosemary. A little bit a clove a drizzle fresh honey and a handful of strawberries. I’ll let this…

Homemade mouthwash

I am always concerned that I have bad breath. Not being able to smell I would always carry gum around with me or buy the expensive mouthwash and use it daily. I decided tonight that since I am learning to be self sustainable and more self sufficent, I needed to learn to make my own…

Beeswax LipBalm

I have been on a roll today with the homemade beauty items! My lips are always chapped so I decided to make some lip balm. I found an easy recipe for it on the internet (HERE)…Very simple ingredients and I happen to have beeswax that I purchased a long time ago for another project…Here is…

Homemade Deodorant and Toothpaste

Since I’m on my way to being self sufficient, I decided to try my hand at homemade deodorant and toothpaste. Very simple recipes and tested toothpaste…I just made the deodorant this morning so I’m waiting for it to “dry” to be able to use it after I shower. Ill start with the deodorant…I just used…

Long past week

This past week has been a very long one for me. Trying to get my house ready for company has completely drained me :P…Why you might ask, well I had to repaint the spare bedroom…2 times!!!! ugh…It was an olive green color and it just looked horrible… So I decided to repaint it white. I…

Body Detox

The crud has been going around for some time now and the last few days Ive felt run down….I decided it was time to detox my body…this stuff is YUMMY!!!  Very simple ingredents too..everything I was able to get at my local Amish market here… Lemons, cucumbers and mint!!  Thats it!!  I found this nice…

Old Memories

Since I am unable to have children, and I’m ok with that, I decided to display my own personal christening gown. I had it up in the house before hand and had taken it down. Now that I have “redone” my frames, I decided to re-display it again. I think I like it more in…