Monthly Archives: September 2012

Homemade Bug Repellent with Beautyberry – Second Try

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My Husbands Newest Acoustic Guitar CD – Sample

My husbands newest CD is out!  He plays acoustic guitar but the last song is played on an electric guitar.   Here is a sample of the CD. His CD’s are $10 with $2.00 shipping in the U.S.  I would … Continue reading

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Pictures from the Yard/Garden 9-22-12

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5 Month Update on No Poo

It’s hard to believe I stopped using shampoo 5 months ago.  I am glad I did and will never go back to using chemicals, if I have anything to do with it.  I don’t know how much shampoo I used … Continue reading

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Homemade Vanilla

  I made vanilla today and decided to update my blog with new prices. I also wanted to share these awesome labels I found to use at lovepomegranatehouse.com. To make homemade vanilla you will need either vodka or bourbon (35-40% alcohol), vanilla … Continue reading

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Homemade Bug Repellent Using Beautyberry – First Try

Ever since my foraging class and finding out that the beautyberry has great properties for a bug repellent I have wanted to try my hand at making a recipe. I read through many recipes for bug repellent on the internet … Continue reading

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No Bake Peanut Butter Pie

Oh my!  This pie is SO good.  Of course that is just my opinion.  The recipe is by Chocolate-Covered Katie “The Healthy Dessert Blog”. First comes the crust. So easy and no kidding it is the “Ridiculously-Easy Chocolate Pie Crust“. … Continue reading

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Homemade Lemon Grass Essential Oil

My goal is to make some homemade bug repellant and most of the recipes call for lemon grass essential Oil.  Since I have a large lemon grass plant I decided to make some myself. You will need: 2 glass jars, … Continue reading

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Lotion Bar 2

I have been using more and more essential oil and have found that putting them into my lotion bars is one of the best ways to use them. I really like the first lotion bar I made but wanted to … Continue reading

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Great Suitcase Buy At Kohl’s

Yesterday I went on a hunt for a new large suitcase.  If you haven’t been shopping in a while for a suitcase be prepared.  I went to Walmart, Target, Ross and Kohl’s.  I always look for clearance at Kohl’s. Yeah … Continue reading

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