How to Make a Natural Homemade Deodorant Stick

How to Make a Natural Homemade Deodorant Stick

Many test batches yielded this homemade deodorant stick that smells great, stores well, and keeps odor away! Plus it is inexpensive to make. This year has been my year of experimenting with deodorants. From oils and butters to waxes and powders, I have tried so many different DIY deodorants. While I still love my nourishing homemade […]

Easy Au Jus Recipe When You Have No Pan Drippings

Easy Au Jus Recipe When You Have No Pan Drippings

We all agree that the best au jus is made from pan drippings. But this easy au jus recipe is a great substitute when you have no drippings. Classic Au Jus pronounced ō-ˈzhü(s) is a French word that simply means “with juice.” It is a must for a French Dip or dipping a piece of […]

DIY Natural Upholstery Cleaner Recipe and Tutorial

DIY Natural Upholstery Cleaner Recipe and Tutorial

Learn how to clean upholstery naturally with this DIY upholstery cleaner. The DIY cleaner works great and the ingredients are inexpensive. How To Clean Upholstery Naturally Keeping upholstery stain-free is quite a challenge. This easy DIY upholstery cleaner recipe will help keep your upholstered furniture looking its best. A few years ago we bought new […]

Non-Greasy & Absorbable Shea Body Butter Recipe

Non-Greasy & Absorbable Shea Body Butter Recipe

This is a wonderful non-greasy shea body butter recipe that works very well. It absorbs quickly, is not greasy, and is great for your skin! I love body butter, but I have to admit that it can be really greasy and slow to absorb into my skin. While my hands, heels, and elbows feel great […]

7 Simple and Delicious Compound Butter Recipes

7 Simple and Delicious Compound Butter Recipes

Included in this article are 7 simple and delicious compound butter recipes. Remember to be creative and mix up your favorite butter flavors! I’ll be honest here, I didn’t know what compound butter was. Well, I was making it but didn’t know there was a name for it. I took some softened butter, minced garlic […]

How to Make A Brazilian Clay Eyeshadow Palette

How to Make A Brazilian Clay Eyeshadow Palette

I learned how to make eyeshadow because big name brands are so unnatural, and the natural brands were too expensive. This DIY eyeshadow turned out amazing! There is nothing more fun than making your own makeup. Experimenting with colors, ingredients, and styles is a great way to develop your own custom makeup. I have been […]

My Grandma’s Famous Cinnamon Pickles Recipe

My Grandma’s Famous Cinnamon Pickles Recipe

We make cinnamon pickles from the garden cucumbers we let grow too big and turn yellow. You can also make them with the regular green kind. Every year at Thanksgiving and Christmas, my Grandma Viola would trot out these jars of cinnamon pickles. They were red, sweet, and sour at the same time and spicy. […]

Fermented Vegetables: Simple and Probiotic-Rich!

Fermented Vegetables: Simple and Probiotic-Rich!

At first, I was intimidated to make fermented vegetables but I discovered that fermenting all vegetables is as simple and fun as sauerkraut. Lacto-fermented vegetables. Sounds intimidating right? I thought Lacto-fermenting involved milk or whey. And I wasn’t sure that milky vegetables would really be my thing. Now, the funny thing is that I’ve been […]

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 […]

Refreshing Aloe Vera Face Mask with Peppermint

Refreshing Aloe Vera Face Mask with Peppermint

This simple peppermint and aloe vera face mask soothes and invigorates facial skin, leaving it moisturized and supple. Use it once a week for great skin. Peppermint and Aloe Vera Face Mask Peppermint Last year, I started a patch of peppermint in my garden that has absolutely exploded this year! I’m glad that I planted […]