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Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub

I love, love, love Autumn! The air, the smells, the earth tones…and of course the tastes! Pumpkin season is here. I like experimenting with homemade scrubs and lotions and found a recipe for Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub that I tweaked … Continue reading

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Peasant Bread ~ Easiest Bread Ever

I have finally found a no-knead bread that is quick, easy and doesn’t affect my flour phobia. Yes, I despise touching flour. Don’t ask. I don’t know. I think it’s a tactile thing. But it gives some real heebie jeebies! … Continue reading

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Homemade Christmas Gift ~ Photo Votive Holders

As I mentioned in an earlier post, a few friends and I are gathering weekly and trying to complete Christmas gift projects. This week, I worked on something that I ended up liking a lot! It was super easy to … Continue reading

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Homemade Coffee (or Tea) Creamer

So…who would like a big splash of Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate with their coffee? How about some Diglycerides Dipotassium Phosphate? No? Me either! Well, those are some of the ingredients that I found listed in a bottle of “dairy” coffee creamer. … Continue reading

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Carpet Fresh – ER

Ok, we all know that product that you sprinkle on your carpets and then vacuum up to make your home smell fantabulous. Since I have a real concern with anything that lists fragrances in its ingredients, I’d rather make a … Continue reading

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Mmmmmm….Peppermint Oil

The time is right. Mint is overflowing in the garden. The weather is warm. It’s time to make us some peppermint oil. Ready? Let’s do it. All you will need is fresh peppermint (harvested in the morning if possible, when … Continue reading

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Chive Flower Vinegar

The chives in the garden are flowering and are oh-so lovely! I decided that I would use some of them to make Chive Flower Vinegar. Another very, very simple “recipe” that people love to receive as gifts. Here’s what you … Continue reading

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Homemade Acne Treatment

Here is a great natural treatment for those nasty breakouts. Please remember that this is not something that will make that zit disappear in hours, but it will help speed up the healing process, condition your skin and help balance … Continue reading

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Simple Cleaner for Refrigerators

It always makes me cringe when I hear of someone cleaning the inside of their refrigerator with glass cleaner, household cleanser or even powdered cleaners. There is no way that I would ever put something as toxic as household cleaners … Continue reading

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Homemade Jewelry Cleaner

This morning for breakfast I had an English Muffin smeared with just the right amount of peanut butter. As I was licking the peanut butter off of my wedding ring (guilty) it reminded me that my jewelry hadn’t been cleaned … Continue reading

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