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 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, […]

Simple Delicious Buttermilk Ranch Dressing Recipe

This buttermilk ranch dressing is delicious, versatile, and easy to make. I promise it is better than anything in the store, and you know what went into it! Buttermilk Ranch Dressing is Versatile Ranch dressing is so versatile! It makes a great dipping sauce for buffalo chicken wings. Pizza and breadsticks are perfect for dunking […]

A DIY Honey Lime Hair Mask for Soft and Silky Hair

This honey hair mask with lime is a simple way to condition your hair. The ingredients moisturize hair for a soft and silky salon-like treatment at home. Taking Care of Neglected Hair It’s been quite a while since my last hair cut when I made this homemade hair pomade. Actually, it has been nearly four […]

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 […]

DIY Garbage Disposal Cleaning and Deodorizing Tabs

These DIY garbage disposal cleaning tabs are easy to make and even easier to use. They work well to clean and deodorize your garbage disposal naturally. Until a few years ago, I had never lived in a house with a garbage disposal. Believe it or not, I actually did not use mine for quite some […]

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 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 […]

Kentucky Kandy: A Sweet and Bourbon BBQ Sauce

This is a recipe that I’ve fine-tuned over the years. It is a Kansas City BBQ sauce-meets-Kentucky BBQ sauce recipe. It’s perfectly sweet, spicy, and smoky! When winter breaks and the weather starts to get warmer, it means grilling season is right around the corner. American BBQ To me, nothing is more American than barbecue. […]