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How to Make Beeswax Cloth

There are a lot of benefits of keeping your own bees, and the wax obtained is honestly one of my favorite perks!  Rendering (so to speak) the wax into something usable is my least favorite task, but the gorgeous, yellow-hued, sweet-smelling reward of fresh beeswax is so, so worth it. …

Monoi de Tahiti Shea Salve

What I really need right now is a vacation. Can you relate?  Can you also relate to the utter disappointment you face when you snap back into reality from your daydream to realize that it just Ain’t. Gonna. Happen. I know.  It’s rough.  We’re in this together. That longing of …

Sunburn Relief Spray

Sunburn Relief Spray Gosh darn it. I knew this glorious, scorcher-of-a-day was too good to be true! Today  I had company to occupy the children, so I took full advantage of my semi-free time to get dirty!  I accomplished a lot in the garden, but the sun has left his …

Electronic Baby Book DIY

Well, here I am with my bi-monthly blog post! While that is certainly not the goal, that is what my posts are shaping up to be lately. It won’t be like this forever, so just roll with it. I do. Sweet Toddler and I are recovering from an awesome stomach …

Homemade Disinfecting Wipes

OK, new rule:  No one is allowed to say the words “poop” or “sleep” around me right now. ‘Cuz those are my buzzwords, and I might just flip out.  Ninja style. It’s easy to see from my “new rule”  that I may be in a little over my head right …

Easy, No-Sew Upcycled Wool Cozies

The other day, I was running behind for an appointment that I really wanted to take a mug of tea to.  I had made my tea in a mason jar, and it was still too crazy hot to carry. Crap.  I have to leave RIGHT NOW. So, I grabbed a …

A Recipe for DIY Ruby-Colored Lip Tint

Charming Alkanet Root.  The star of this lovely lip tint. If you’re like me, you can’t be bothered with make-up, but sometimes, a little lip tint goes a long way, and can be just what you need to enhance your natural radiance.  Gotta love those kitchen cosmetics!  Alkanet is a …

50 DIY Homemade Gifts

A Complete Guide to DIY Gift-Giving DIY Holiday 12 DIY Holiday Wreaths Make Your Own Sock Snowmen Salt Dough (Hand and Footprint) Ornaments DIY Snow Globes  (And How to Include Photos Within Them!) Holiday Themed “Tin Can Treats” Melt and Pour Peppermint Soap (for the non-lye enthusiasts)   DIY Beauty …

Herbal Infused Honey

The fruit of bees is desired by all, and is equally sweet to kings and beggars and it is not only pleasing but profitable and healthful; it sweetens their mouths, cures their wounds, and conveys remedies to inward ulcers. – Saint Ambrose Raw honey is by far and wide one …

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