I love vanilla extract. Ok, I love my family... but I REALLY like vanilla extract. I use it in so many things and usually much more than the recipe calls for. This Christmas we really wanted to try to make some of our gifts and choose to be thoughtful and not just get sucked into… Continue reading Homemade goodness.
Making my own toothpaste sounded a bit extreme to me so, it took me quite a while to finally try it. I had been intrigued by the prospect for some time and would periodically put the kit in my cart and then chicken out and not buy it. Haha. (You can buy it here: http://www.bulkherbstore.com/Bentonite-Clay-Toothpaste-Kit) I… Continue reading Homemade toothpaste!
So... it's been way too long since my last post. I had a few in the works and I guess I just never finished them. This particular one had to wait to be written because it involves gift-giving and I couldn't write about the gift until it had been given! Wouldn't want to spoil the… Continue reading Taking a KitchenAid to a whole new level!
We've had this set of deck chairs and table since we bought our house 5 years ago. It was a gift from my parents... a housewarming present of sorts. We've used it a fair amount and have been glad for somewhere to sip coffee or watch the chickens but, it was black. Boring, metal, hot… Continue reading A face lift!