Coconut Oil Deodorant

***Updated on May 12, 2013*** The other day, my hair & scalp were really bothering me. I mixed a few drops of tea tree oil in about a two-thirds cup of coconut oil. After rubbing it into my scalp & hair, there was a lot left over. I remembered seeing this recipe on Pinterest for … Continue reading

Honey & Cinnamon

I started feeling like I was coming down with a cold. A few days before the Adam Ant concert!! I remembered seeing this natural remedy on Pinterest (I can’t find the pin right now, I’ll link it later when I find it) ***Found it! Mix 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon into 1 teaspoon of raw, organic … Continue reading

Scrubby Bathroom Cleaner

I love making my own household cleaners. When I saw this recipe for ”scrubby bathroom cleaner”, I got excited. I’ve been using baking soda, vinegar & salt for years & was ready for something different. I memorised the recipe before I went shopping. I only needed the Dr. Bronner’s soap. I made the cleaner as … Continue reading

Bug Bite Salve

I bought this bug bite salve kit from Bulk Herb Store last month (it was on sale) & finally got around to making it.  It was super easy, really no effort at all!  I made this yesterday so we haven’t got bitten yet.  We’re going camping soon, so that might change.  But…I did make Four … Continue reading

Easiest Caramel Recipe EVER

I had never made caramel before.  I was unsure about how it would turn out, having only ONE ingredient!  I put the unopened can of sweetened condensed milk in the crockpot on low & left for the pirate festival. When I came back, this is what I had: I wasn’t sure if it turned out … Continue reading

Kid Wash

Mr. Fix-It made this water toy that I found on Pinterest.  I watched him make it, it looked really easy!  I’m sure I could have made it myself.  It was up & ready to go in no time & cost about $10 to make. The kids love it!  They couldn’t wait to play after school … Continue reading

Two Reviews In One

First is the Mason jar lid, made straw friendly! I’ve been looking all over for Mason jar mugs. I found small ones at the co-op & some online somewhere.  Then I saw this!  I thought “That’s a quick & easy project for Mr. Fix-It”.  He made them so quickly that I didn’t even know he … Continue reading