Learn to Make Your Own Homemade Flour Tortillas

I made homemade flour tortillas because money is tight and we’ve been forced to stay home more lately. The flour tortilla recipe is simple and delicious! If there’s anything I love, it’s Mexican food! We’re lucky enough to have several great restaurants around this area. But with having to stay home more and money being […]

How to Make Natural Calamine Lotion at Home

Poison ivy season will soon be upon us and, depending on where you live, it may already be. So let’s learn how to make this homemade calamine lotion recipe. Calamine lotion is one of those topical skin treatments that are indispensable. It is a known itch reliever and can help speed the healing of rashes […]

Learn How To Create Beautiful DIY Hanging Baskets

This DIY Hanging baskets tutorial teaches you how to create your own hanging baskets. Also, they’re not just for flowers, think cherry tomatoes and herbs! Why I Love Hanging Baskets I like the look of flowers anywhere, and on a wide front porch, hanging baskets just seem right. I like to put up about 5 baskets, […]

Learn How to Make Your Own DIY Makeup Primer!

Enjoy these two recipes for a DIY makeup primer. It is simple, inexpensive, and effective to make a DIY face primer at home. You can do this and you should! Even though I don’t get out as much these days, I still need to run to the grocery store once in a while. My skin […]

Straw Bale Gardening: An Easy Way To Grow Food

Straw bale gardening is simple and effective. Setting them up is the hardest part but there are many benefits to this type of garden. Let’s take a look. Last year I tried a few off-the-wall types of gardens, including a straw bale garden. Plants growing out of straw bales – I had seen them being […]

This Chickweed Pesto Recipe Is Simple and Delicious

I love pesto! And I’ve tried many different recipes including basil, cilantro, nettles, and more. But to me, this chickweed pesto recipe is one of the best! Chickweed doesn’t have a really strong flavor, like cilantro or some of the cresses like watercress. It’s milder and has a notable nutty flavor. Why Chickweed Pesto? For […]

A Simple and Effective DIY Homemade Nasal Inhaler

I make a homemade inhaler because no matter what time of year it is, noses can get stuffy. Whether it’s allergies or a common cold, this DIY inhaler works! Homemade Inhaler: A Simple DIY Project It seems like no matter what time of year it is, noses can get stopped up. Whether it’s from sinus […]

25 Ideas for Toilet Paper Roll Crafts and Other Uses

The more time we spend at home the more toilet paper gets used. And those used tubes pile up! Here are 25 toilet paper roll crafts and other creative uses. Toilet Paper Roll Crafts and Uses 1. Plant Starters Cut the tube in half. Then make four shallow cuts on one end. Fold these in […]

Homemade Mead (Dry or Sweet) With Flavor Ideas

Homemade mead is a fermented beverage made from honey, water, and yeast. Our honey mead recipe can be sweet or dry and also offers flavoring suggestions. Fall makes me think of pumpkins, apple cider, and mead! Mead can be made simply with just honey, water and yeast, or you can add fruit, herbs, and even […]

Learning How to Can Water May Just Save Your Life

Canning water may sound silly but it may just save your life someday. Learning how to can water is simple and the process is pretty quick and painless. Emergency Preparedness I’m all for emergency preparedness. And with all the quarantines happening right now, we really need to look at what we need to survive if […]