DIY Sugar Scrub

DIY Sugar Scrub

This is an easy way to create your own sugar scrub at home and a great gift idea for the holidays. The possibilities for customization are endless with the type of oil you use and the scents that you choose. I made this with what I had on hand, baby oil and lavender...
Pantry Makeover

Pantry Makeover

My pantry is one of those areas that has driven me crazy since we purchased this house over 7 years ago. As I was thinking of something that I could do to make my life more organized, a pantry makeover was one of those things that I had to do. I originally started out...
Preparing Tomatoes From the Garden

Preparing Tomatoes From the Garden

Tomatoes from this summer, frozen and thawing out. When my tomatoes started to finally ripen this summer, I was overwhelmed! There was no way I could eat that many tomatoes and I had given away as many as I could. I wasn’t able to can them at the time so I put...
Memory Recipe Card

Memory Recipe Card

Many of our family functions centered around the kitchen and great meals. A great way to display a memory of a grandmother or even grandfather is to create a framed handwritten recipe card for your kitchen. I saw this online months ago in a grouping of three...
Garden Update

Garden Update

The garden has really taken off the last month and a 1/2. I harvested all of the beets that I planted and put them in the freezer. The cabbage was also harvested and frozen after parboiling it. The green beans are coming in slowly and I have been freezing them as...
Preparing Cabbage from the Garden

Preparing Cabbage from the Garden

I was able to get three heads of cabbage out of the garden this week. I plan my menu monthly so I didn’t have my favorite cabbage meal on the menu for right now so I prepared the it for the freezer. I didn’t know if this was possible, but found some easy...