Learn How to Grow Your Own Rice at Home

When you think of growing rice the U.S. isn’t the first place you think of. But you can grow rice here and you don’t have to flood the fields to do it. I have some friends at the tailgate market that I go to. They are from Laos and grow all sorts of fun Asian […]

Learn To Make A Natural Homemade Shampoo Bar

I created this homemade DIY shampoo bar because I get a lot of requests for a solid shampoo bar. This simple recipe will leave your hair soft and shiny! I’m a soap maker, so people ask me to make all kinds of soap. Lately, I’ve been getting requests for a solid homemade shampoo bar. I […]

Learn to Make Homemade Felted Wool Dryer Balls

Learn how to make wool dryer balls, then save time, money, and energy by tossing four to six felted balls in with each dryer load. They also reduce static. How to Make Wool Dryer Balls So about three years ago Matt purchased a set of felted wool dryer balls on Etsy. When he opened the […]

Learn How to Preserve Jewelweed For Later Use

Jewelweed is a very potent remedy for poison ivy rash. But what if it’s out of season? Here are a few ways to preserve jewelweed for use all year round. If you’ve ever had poison ivy, you know that Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis) is one of the most potent remedies to use for poison ivy rash. […]

Learn to Make DIY Odor-Eliminating Coffee Soap

Having trouble getting onion and garlic smell off your hands? This odor-eliminating coffee ground soap recipe does that and smells just like a cup of coffee! Coffee Soap I have been looking for a good kitchen soap that doesn’t dry but also helps scrub my hands. After brainstorming things that might work, I settled on […]

Learn 5 Ways to Get Rid of Skin Tags Naturally

Learn how to remove skin tags with these 5 strategies to help you get rid of them naturally. They’re not problematic, but let’s see how to get rid of them. Next to warts, one of the questions I get the most is how to remove skin tags. Skin tags are fleshy bumps that can be […]

Learn How to Make Your Own Compost Tumbler

Compost tumblers are expensive and usually made of plastic. Maybe they’re safe maybe not. I’d rather have a metal DIY compost tumbler, so I made my own! Spring is Compost Season Finally, Spring is starting in many areas of the country. I spent most of Saturday outside planting seeds and starts for my garden, using […]

Learn How to Make Herbal Bath Salts at Home

You’ll learn how to make bath salts so you can enjoy them in your tub or give them away as gifts. It’s also a great project to do with kids and/or friends. If you’re anything like me, the holiday stress is already starting to build. Each year I have to work hard to get finish […]

Learn How To Make Your Own DIY Essential Oils

Making DIY essential oils are easier than you think. You can go the route of buying a copper still, but that is expensive, so we did it with a crockpot! Essential oils can be expensive. And sometimes it can be difficult to find the ones you want. Did you know you can make your own? […]