Help is on the way! I am writing that in my best Mrs. Doubtfire voice. Have you ever accidentally dried a favorite shirt and then it was just a wee bit too snug or too short to wear? I hang dry a lot of my husband’s and my clothes. Mostly dress pants, jeans, t- shirts … More Help is on the way! Fixing shrunken clothes!
Everyone likes their home to smell good. The aroma of fresh brewed coffee or of snickerdoodles right out of the oven are two of my ideal fragrances, but I can’t always just whip up a batch of cookies when I want that aroma in the home. In my opinion, scented candles like vanilla brown sugar … More Natural Home Fragrance
It’s beginning to feel a little more like spring! YAY! As I was spritzing our couch, pillows and rugs this morning, I remembered that I never shared my homemade fabric refresher. I did not think of this little concoction, it’s all thanks to Pinterest. I found a recipe I liked at instructables.com and I worked with … More Homemade fabric refresher
Our former house was a very old home with the ornate original woodwork, wood floors, formal foyer, dining room, living room and lots of space for antiques and special pieces that fit into the character of the home. Even before that house, we started collecting antiques before we were even married. One of our first … More Dumpster Diving and my little ongoing projects!
A girl and her dog. When we brought our little Zelda Blue home, she was just 8 weeks old. This was Maelyn and Zelda the day we brought Zelda home. The picture is blurry because neither one could sit still! Maelyn loved her so much, but quickly learned that there’s way more to a puppy … More Natural Carpet Fresh and the love of a dog
Yesterday was our first day back to school from winter break. The snow decided to come a little late this year and we had a few inches over the weekend and more expected later this week. So as I hit the snooze the first couple of times, I also checked the news page for closings … More Home organization goals and Wool Dryer Balls
Lately I’ve been digging into the world of DIY natural cleaning products. I’ve known about the magical cleaning power of vinegar and baking soda for a long time, but making my own laundry soap was a little more adventurous. My friend Steph has been making her own powdered laundry soap for years. She started making … More Homemade all natural liquid laundry soap