Making Whipped Coffee at Home is Simple and Fun

Making Whipped Coffee at Home is Simple and Fun

This whipped coffee recipe is simple and delicious. It is made by blending together 3 common ingredients and makes for a great morning treat. Anyone who knows me knows I love coffee. Hot. cold, dark, light, black, with cream, it really doesn’t matter. I drink a lot of coffee! So when I saw an ad […]

Simple and Effective DIY Toilet Tank Cleaner Recipe

Simple and Effective DIY Toilet Tank Cleaner Recipe

Use this simple DIY toilet tank cleaner to clean your tank biannually. It extends the life of your toilet, and you control what goes into your septic tank! You may not look into your toilet tank very often. I know I never did until someone asked me to come up with a cleaner for it. […]

Homemade Udder Balm: Not Just For Goats & Cows

Udder Balm

This DIY udder balm is based on a closely guarded recipe from my Uncle Roy in Minnesota. It works well on cow and goat udders but also works great on hands! I was raised on a dairy farm in East-Central Minnesota. And although I was very young, I remember Uncle Roy washing the cows’ udders […]

A Homemade, Natural Dewormer for Dogs and Cats

This is a homemade and natural dewormer for dogs and cats but it also works for chickens, goats, cows, and horses. It is also simple to make and administer. When you have animals, and most of us do, they’re bound to get parasites from time to time. Fleas and ticks are the first things that […]

A Simple and Delicious Spicy Ketchup Recipe

This homemade spicy ketchup recipe is easy to make, natural, and delicious. And you get to omit unhealthy GMO ingredients like high fructose corn syrup! Make Your Own Spicy Ketchup Ketchup? Really Ketchup? Yes! There are A LOT of versions out there, but this is one to remember. Ketchup makes everything better, like hamburgers, hot […]

Unusual Jam Recipes: From Bourbon to Watermelon

You have come to the right place if you’re looking for unusual jam recipes! From corn cob jam to bourbon jelly and from banana or bacon jelly to T.O.E. jam! When I first moved to North Carolina, I was amazed at the number of roadside stands. They have all the usual stuff like apples, peaches, […]

A Comprehensive List of Mosquito Repellent Plants

We have no screens around our porch so we use mosquito repellent plants to keep those pesky insects away. Here is a list of 25 plants that repel mosquitoes! If you ask any of my friends, they’ll tell you that I practically live outside on my deck. From coffee to meals to just sitting in […]

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 […]

DIY Rainbow Suncatchers Made with Natural Beads

Crafting is one of my family’s favorite activities. We love making crafts from natural materials and these DIY rainbow suncatchers are one of our best! Tip: check out our other DIY natural craft ideas. Why Natural Beads? Most craft beads are plastic, which means they never break down. While they are cheap, they are not […]