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

Apple Braid

Who can resist apple pie?  Not me.  This recipe is an alternative to apple pie but with all the yumminess of apple pie! It’s super easy to make, bakes quickly & looks lovely.  The person who pinned it said “Easy to make & makes you look like a genius” or something to that effect. The … Continue reading

Apple Cider Vinegar Elixir

We’ve had some illness around here lately.  Pneumonia, sniffles, upset tummies.  Not sure what I’ve got but it’s not terrible.  I’ve been hearing about the benefits of apple cider vinegar for years but was hesitant to to try them because I’m particularly fond of the taste of ACV. But then I found this Sweet Apple … Continue reading

The Burgers!

I finally made these sweet potato burgers. They were super YUMMY!!  Even the Complainiacs ate them without complaining!  And they complain about 99% of what they eat, no matter who makes it, what’s in it, they’ll find something to complain about.  Li’l C ate very slowly & reluctantly.  Everyone who knew what the burgers were … Continue reading

Homemade Floor Cleaner

I made this recipe.  I used it in the kitchen & the bathroom.  I used it last Friday & the bathroom floor still looks great!  The kitchen, of course, gets more traffic.  Plus it gets food spilled on it daily.  But it looked great for a day or so! I keep thinking I added borax … Continue reading

Grilled Cheese Grows Up

My feelings about this sandwich were extreme.  When I first saw it, I thought “That sounds amazing!”. When I looked at it again a few days later I thought “Sounds kinda gross”.  I like all the ingredients, but would they taste good together?  My feelings about it went back & forth for a few weeks.    … 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