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Peppermint pretzels

Ingredients: Pretzels White chocolate peppermint essential oil (Get wholesale prices here) Red food coloring (optional) Melt chocolate according to directions.  Mix in a little food coloring and 1 drop of peppermint oil. Dip pretzels and place on wax paper to harden. Learn More If you are interested in looking for more recipes, then make sure …

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Olaf Ornament

I saw these Olaf ornaments on pinterest and thought I’d give it a try with my girls.  It turned out really cute. Step 1: use a canning lid to make perfect circles and cut out. Step 2: build your thumbprint Olaf snowman and let him dry. Step 3: paint on the finishing touches…add a little …

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Simple and Effective DIY Mouthwash

Simple and Effective DIY Mouthwash Ingredients: 10 drops of essential oil(s) 2 cups water (distilled, filtered, or boiled water) 16 ounce dark glass bottle (you can purchase a bottle you can purchase here.) Directions: 1. Put 10 drops of the essential oil(s) of your choice into the glass bottle such as clove, lemon, peppermint, or orange. …

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Homemade Deodorant

Traditional deodorant is made with chemicals and artificial fragrances that can irritate your skin. As a healthy alternative to commercial deodorants—make your own! Making your own deodorant is inexpensive, effective, natural, and great for your body and the environment. Here’s what you need: 1/2 c arrowroot powder 1/2 c aluminium free baking soda 1/2 c …

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Our Barn

So we are trying to finish our barn this year.  At least the outside. My husband has been working hard.  Our friends, family and neighbors have helped some too.  We are excited to have it finished and working for our cattle.  I wanted to log our progress. Learn More If you are interested, make sure …

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Homemade Chicken Stock

For several years, we’ve processed our own broiler chickens.  I save the carcasses to make broth and dog food. You could also use the necks and I’ve heard some people use the chicken feet. Homemade broth is nutritional and much tastier than store brands. Ingredients: 1 chicken carcass 2 carrots (or any garden scraps) 2 …

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