Easy Peasy Lip Scrub Recipe

Have you ever used a lip scrub? Maybe one of those super expensive, high end ones at the department stores? I found this easy, peasy lip scrub recipe that I wanted to share with ya’ll! No Tricks, just Treats today – Happy Halloween ? Of course if you don’t want to make it yourself, I will … Continue Reading

Celebrating 50 Years!

I am celebrating 50 years….born 50 years ago in 1966! Holy moly how did THAT happen? For the last month, I have been dreading turning 50, thinking I will be an ancient, old lady. 😀 I mean really, 50 – a half-of-a-century.  This week I had the realization that it is always better to celebrate … Continue Reading

Benefits of Shiso (Perilla frutescens)

I love to use medicinal herbs as food in the most delicious recipes. This one is definitely a keeper!

20 Ways to Use Up Bananas

Bananas are one of the worlds most perfect food! Sometimes we get a little carried away and buy too many. So we gotta get creative and use up those bananas instead of giving them to all the chickens…or the horses ….or the dog, well one of the dogs. 😀 I love bananas and I K-N-O-W … Continue Reading

DIY Honey Face Wash

Have you ever washed your face with honey? Or do you think I made that up? Honey is good for us both inside and out. I will share some of its benefits below with the recipe. My son has battled acne for most of his teen years. We have tried store bought soap, handmade soap … Continue Reading

Try Something New…

Try something new…Monday can be a great day to try something new that you haven’t done before. Ok do you ever just go purchase something on a whim or do you sit and plan out every detail before making a purchase? MOST of the time I have to think about for days or weeks because … Continue Reading

Calendula & Dandelion Breakfast Egg Cups

Calendula & Dandelion Breakfast Egg Cups…doesn’t that sound delicious? Last night I read a blog post from GatherVictoria.com and she had this recipe I JUST had to try!!! And you know …if you don’t do it right away, you forget all about it and it gets lost somewhere in cyberland. I did not have every … Continue Reading

The Benefits of Queen Anne's Lace

Queen Anne’s Lace (Daucus carota) otherwise known as Wild Carrot is part of the Apiaceae family of plants or commonly called the Parsley Family. Until recently, I never touched Queen Anne’s Lace for fear that it may be a poisonous relative – hemlock to be exact! One is edible while the other, well you know … Continue Reading

Easy Way To Declutter The House

“Out of clutter, find simplicity.” ~Albert Einstein  There is always an easier way to do things. What is the easiest way to declutter a house? You can ask five different people and probably get five different answers. This is the method I personally find to be helpful and easy because it has a plan, a … Continue Reading

Decluttering the House – Get Rid of 1000 Things!

I NEED to declutter this house and get rid of things, 1000 things at least! I got this idea from one of my favorite bloggers, Mavis Butterfield of www.onehundreddollarsamonth.com. Have you read her blog? If not, go on…go visit, I’ll wait! Earlier this year I started cleaning out stuff I don’t need, didn’t get very … Continue Reading