Daily Archives: May 7, 2012

My Sewing Background

I have been sewing since I was in 7th grade.  In the past 10 years have taken up quilting along with clothing and craft sewing.  Sewing is a passion of mine and I love to sew for friends and family. I … Continue reading

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Emergency Call Buttons

My mother moved in with my family when she was diagnosed with stage 4 endometial cancer in April 2010.  When I decided to attend bible study at my church I knew I did not want her to be at home alone for 2 … Continue reading

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Homemade Laundry Soap

Years ago on one of the episodes of the Duggars they were making homemade laundry soap.  I had always wanted to try it but they used the liquid version that was stored in two 5 gallon buckets. I did not have … Continue reading

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Homemade Lip Balm

When I began making homemade products I came across this recipe for lip balm on Frugally Sustainable, Lip Balm.  I must say I love this website and have found many  recipies I use for products. This is such an easy receipe … Continue reading

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Homemade Soap

This is my first try at making soap.  It was kind of scary to me. Why?   I guess using a chemical that you should wear goggles and gloves while using is the first and foremost reason.  I even hesitated … Continue reading

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Washing Hair with Baking Soda

Most people would cringe at the thought of not “washing” their hair.  I am sure I would be one of them if I had not spent months trying to find the right shampoo.  After the shampoo I used for years … Continue reading

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Halibut with Coconut and Wasabi

Every year it seems I am able to acquire some of the halibut my dad catches in Alaska.  This is no easy task.  If he shipped it to Florida it would cost a fortune.  A few years ago my brother was … Continue reading

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