Homemade Blush Pink Sugar Body Scrub with Essential Oils

This sugar body scrub is made with coconut oil, sugar and essentials oils. It’s super easy to make and I’ve even included free printable labels if you want to give away a few to your friends. If you’re fair skinned like me you probably hate showing your white legs in public. I don’t have the… [Read More]

How to Make Flour Tortillas from Scratch

It’s Cinco De Mayo, and many are celebrating with delicious flavors from Mexico. My family is a huge fan of this cuisine, and recently while my daughter was visiting, she showed me how to make flour tortillas from scratch. Yes, it is so much more convenient to buy them at the grocery store. However, when you’re… [Read More]

Homemade Cranberry Orange Bread Recipe

My daughter recently came to visit, and brought a delicious chocolate chip banana bread. She told me that she was learning just how easy and fun quick breads were to make. This reminded me of a recipe for cranberry orange bread that I use to make, and since I found some fresh cranberries in the grocery… [Read More]

Homemade Ricotta Cheese Recipe

A few years ago I watched a show on TV about the Brooklyn market. One of the merchant stands in the market was run by a couple of women who made their own ricotta cheese. Ever since then, I’ve been wanting to try to come up with my own homemade ricotta cheese recipe. Homemade Ricotta… [Read More]

Homemade Echinacea Lemon and Ginger Cough Drops

When my sister and I owned the herbal gift shop, echinacea was a very popular herbal supplement, reputed for boosting your immune system. Though I have no medical training, and make no claims to the benefits of echinacea, I thought it would be nice to make some cough drops with echinacea for my family. This recipe for… [Read More]

A Great Opportunity

  This sale is now over. I hope you had a chance to buy one.   I want to tell you about an AMAZING offer from the wonderful team over at Ultimate Bundles. Every quarter they put together a collection of eBooks and eCourses on a particular theme, and this time they’ve focused on DIY… [Read More]

3 Quick & Easy Homemade Gifts

If you are looking for some last-minute gifts look no further. I have three homemade gift ideas which are all very easy and are always well received. Each one can be made at home with normal grocery store items. Package them in clear gift bags or even the cute holiday zip bags at the store…. [Read More]