There’s nothing better on a cold, dreary day than comfy clothes, a blanket and a steaming hot mug of tea. Herbal teas are wonderful winter companions. Not only are they tasty they also may have many benefits for your health. Making your own Soothing Herbal Tea Blend is a simple task that can help you relax and unwind.
Are you increasingly uncomfortable with the ingredients found in commercial products? You know, the ones you put on your skin…use for your health…and all over your home? Do you feel like you’re surrounded by a noxious chemical cloud and worry for your safety…and your family’s? Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a resource of easy, proven recipes for homemade remedies and herbal products to replace those chemical laden… Continue Reading
When it comes to chemicals, I tend to avoid them like the plague. I prefer to take a more natural approach. If you ask about using permethrin vs DE (diatomaceous earth) for pest control on most online discussion forums, you’re likely opening up a big can of worms! I love this post about permethrin vs DE from Lonestar Homestead. I just gives the facts about both approaches. You are… Continue Reading
Recently, I was asked to try and review Wisdom of the Ancients Cream of Coco Soap. I love the chance to review products and since I also like to bless others with giveaways, I asked if they would also send a bar to give away. They did, I tried it and here’s my review. You can enter the giveaway at the end of this post! I had never heard of this… Continue Reading
This weeks’ Make it Myself Monday post was about making your own Pumpkin Puree. My daughter wondered if there was anything we could do with the “guts”, and since I wanted to use as much of the pumpkin as possible I was thrilled that she researched and found some great ideas, such as a Pumpkin Facial Mask! I just used cooked “guts” that I pureed. Pumpkins pack a lot of… Continue Reading
There is nothing more scrumptious than the heavenly aroma of freshly baked bread, blanketing my home in total comfort. I’m a big fan of bread, and many things made with wheat. In fact, I just recently ordered a 50 pound bag of organic soft, white wheat berries…and I wasn’t out of the last bunch I ordered. I was thinking ahead, you see. Sometimes, I think I really shouldn’t think… To… Continue Reading
My hatred of Dumb Stupid Time is rooteddeeply in my brain I’m a little slow in posting my annual I-Hate-Dumb-Stupid-Time-and-Mitch-Daniels blog post. You can thank Dumb Stupid Time for that. I could barely function yesterday since we all, like well-programmed robots, dutifully moved our clocks forward one hour in an inane effort to “save daylight.” Well, I didn’t. I haven’t changed a clock since we were forced to start doing… Continue Reading
GUEST POST ON HEATHER’S BLOG A really good friend of mine gave me a reusable shopping bag stuffed full of hair care products – shampoos, conditioners, styling products. I was really happy at first since any money I don’t have to spend on stuff we need to keep ourselves hygienically civilized can be spent on other stuff we need, or Starbucks. But then I started to get suspicious… I started… Continue Reading