Month: March 2019

Salves, Creams or Lotions?

My family has had many issues with dry, irritated skin on our hands during the winter months. Lots of extra hand washing and dry air… It’s a constant battle. Years ago, we found that the only thing that worked for my husband and didn’t… Continue Reading “Salves, Creams or Lotions?”

Hasselback Potatoes

I spent this cool, windy March day with the windows open because the fire alarm was blaring. I guess this is what happens when you try out a few recipes and aren’t a seasoned chef. I had intended to share 4 different ways to… Continue Reading “Hasselback Potatoes”

Easy DIY Make Up Remover

I don’t wear makeup often. But, I do like a polished look even though my husband says I look better without makeup. (what a sweet man to give me a reason to let go) But truly, I just got into the habit of not… Continue Reading “Easy DIY Make Up Remover”

Lip Balm for Beginners

I don’t pretend to know what I am doing. This whole clean ingredient/DIY journey is unfolding right in front of your eyes. I am a beginner. But, I embrace my lack of knowledge and my willingness to try. I always tell my kids, “we… Continue Reading “Lip Balm for Beginners”

Deck the Halls – Fa La La La La

Why do we hang wreaths on our front doors? What is the fascination with a circle of greenery? We have wreaths for the winter holidays, wreaths for spring, wreaths for summer and everything in between. You can make your own, they can be live… Continue Reading “Deck the Halls – Fa La La La La”

Butternut Squash Soup

By March here in New England, cold weather comfort foods are less and less on our menu. The days are getting longer and the promise of spring is just around the corner. Fresh foods and home grown options are so close. Unfortunately, Mother Nature… Continue Reading “Butternut Squash Soup”

Macrame is Back

Makers just gotta make. Being creative is a blessing and a curse. I have a long list of ‘projects’ I want to make and medias I want to try. Self growth is never ending…..life is definitely interesting. Macrame has fascinated me since birth. My… Continue Reading “Macrame is Back”

No Poo Shampoo – Does it Work?

I never thought that shampoo was something I could DIY. All the ingredients on those bottles are things I could never get my hands on. But, recently, I have realized that all those ingredients are things I DON’T want to get my hands on…..or… Continue Reading “No Poo Shampoo – Does it Work?”

What’s With All the Succulents?

I am usually late to the game. I don’t know all the newest gadgets, I don’t know all the hippest trends and I definitely don’t know all the latest lingo. But I have certainly noticed a  leaning towards tiny things. Tiny houses, Smart cars,… Continue Reading “What’s With All the Succulents?”

Microgreens Are JUST Tiny Plants

The name says it all, right? Tiny greens. But, why would I want a small veggie when I can get a big veggie? Well, I guess it all depends on whether you like veggies or not…. Humans have been cultivating a wide variety of… Continue Reading “Microgreens Are JUST Tiny Plants”