DIY Essential Oil Bath Salts

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  Wondering what to do with your empty essential oil bottles? Turn them into a great gift by making bath salts! Just take off the lid and dropped top and put all of the pieces in a glass jar with 1 cup of epsom salt. Shake the jar a bit and let it sit for a few days so the salts can absorb all of the essential oil [More...]


Copycat Thin Mints Recipe

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  These happened recently. Ok, maybe they're not the prettiest..I was rushing a bit..but they taste good and that's what matters, right? These copycat thin mints were super easy to make. They only took 3 ingredients! Who would have thought? I originally saw the idea here and changed it a bit to suit what I had on hand. You just [More...]

Ridiculously Easy Essential Oil Air Freshener Tutorial

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This is one of those posts that I thought I had published MONTHS ago, and then realized that had never happened when I went back looking for it. Oops! I made some of these homemade essential oil air fresheners for Christmas gifts (I told you...months ago) and I thought I would share a quick tutorial on how to make them. They're super easy to [More...]

Kale Egg Drop Soup Recipe

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  Doesn't that look good? Believe me, it's delicious. I've been wanting to try making egg drop soup for a long time and for some reason, I never got around to it. When I saw that chicken broth was on sale at the grocery store, I decided to go ahead and grab some! I usually have some homemade broth at home but I'm out and I don't see us [More...]

Knitting Weather and Pattern Links

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A funny thing happened... As soon as we had a few cooler days, I wanted to knit! This is my first winter since I've started wearing a head covering, and I wanted to find a hood of some sorts that I could wear over my cover, that wouldn't require me to have to fix it like taking off a tight hat would. This is what I came up with. This was the [More...]

Dandelion Honey Recipe

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  I know, I know. Honey comes from bees. But if you have dandelions and no bees, this is a yummy alternative! It may not be as healthy as honey because it uses processed sugar but it tastes surprisingly similar to honey and makes for a good treat. Making dandelion honey is a bit time consuming (mostly just letting the honey simmer) but [More...]

Easy Easter Craft for Young Children

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  I was feeling brave the other day and told the kids we were going to paint. I had seen this craft idea and we actually had everything we needed: canvas (I used flat ones that were in packs of 3 from the dollar store), masking tape or painter's tape, and paint. The set up is easy. Just put the tape on the canvas in the shape of a cross. [More...]