Vanilla Extract

It was October and while one list is pumpkin everything, my other list was screaming “It’s time to start making homemade vanilla extract!”. Why? Because it’s officially over-the-top baking season now! It’s unbelievably easy to make your own vanilla extract. All you need are vanilla beans and vodka, plus the containers you will be using […]

Let’s Resin!

Always one to dabble in crafty DIY items, I chose to delve into the world of resin jewelry making So, Let’s Resin! Not just a punny-pun either, that’s the actual name of the cabochon gemstone molds I received for sharing purposes from JOFAMY. This big cabochon includes popular shapes: Square, teardrop, round, oval, hearts, and […]

Glass Grolsch Bottles

16-Ounce Grolsch Style Clear Glass Bottles By Brew Brothers      I have been dabbling in making various household items with the focus on cleaning products and a little bit into beauty products.  One of the things I have learned is to never pass up a great opportunity to try out containers; I normally up-cycle containers from […]

Essential Oils? What & Why!

What are Essential Oils?      An essential oil is a liquid that is generally distilled (most frequently by steam or water) from the leaves, stems, flowers, bark, roots, or other elements of a plant. Essential oils, contrary to the use of the word “oil” are not really oily-feeling at all. Most essential oils are clear, […]

Laundry Soap

DRY Laundry Soap:    This is by far the least amount of ingredients when it comes to homemade laundry detergent.  Three key ingredients that you can get from Amazon, Wal-Mart, or Smart & Final definitely year round:  Zote Soap Bar /  Washing Soda / Borax.  Yes, I know the history of Borax and that is why I end up […]