Homemade Tator Chips

OMG! I love potato chips! Crunchy, salty, spicy, cheesy, plain, I love them all. And, I really love to make them at home. I have been to a few restaurants that make their own chips and I always love them, so a few years ago, I decided to give it a try myself, and man…

DIY Cleaning Wipes

Got a little DIY, re-cycling goin on here! No, we are not drinking coffee (but we should be). We are using our empty coffee container to use as storage for our handmade wipes. Yes, I love very dark roast coffee!!! And, no, I am not affiliated with Folgers in any way, it is just the…

Rosemary Infused Olive Oil

I love the scent and flavor of rosemary. It is a very versatile herb and can be used for cooking, and lotions and potions. In my quest to find ways to use this fragrant herb, I came across a DIY oil infusion that reminded me of a family gathering at a wonderful Italian restaurant. While…

Fido Shampoo

Since we all know how very important the Fido’s in our lives are, let’s do a special blog post just for him. It takes more than just some kibble to care for our fur babies. We are always looking for safe healthy alternatives for ourselves, now, how about Fido. If you have a Fidoette, we…

It’s a little Shady in here!!

Do you ever just want to make something pretty to add a little something to a room?? Well, I do. I was sitting in the living room of my tiny cottage and realized my lamp shades were so dull, so that’s what I decided to start with. This can add splash of color without having…

Candles Lavender Orange

Calm and relaxed. You to can feel as I do when I smell lavender and orange wafting throughout my home. Lavender is said to have stress reducing, calming qualities which aid in the feeling of tranquility and reducing insomnia. The scent of an orange is said to aid in fighting depression and can be a…

Candles

If you are like me, I always have a candle or two burning around my house. I love the scent and the ambiance of a burning candle. So, several years ago, I started making my own because you can create your own scent, size, color, ect. I also found it to be more cost effective….

Essential Oils

UMMMMM!!! What’s that smell?? We all like the wonderful scents that are created with essential oils. I have been doing some research, and, there is a lot of info out there pertaining to essential oils. In my research travels, I have found many sites that discuss a small amount about a certain portion of essential…

Decoupage

The art of decorating something by gluing paper cut outs onto it (wikipedia). What a wonderful way to express your creativity. You can’t mess it up, just use your imagination. I inherited a very large stack of magazines and was not sure what to do with them so I decided to try and put some…