jack-o-lantern pumpkin face drinking glass decorations

Quick Halloween Pumpkin Face Glasses

In Crafts On October 20, 2014 0 Comments

  I love being resourceful.  I’ve probably said it before but that’s because it’s my favorite thing about the Make Your Own lifestyle.  I love that satisfying feeling… Read More »

How to make homemade cleaning wipes

Homemade Disposable Cleaning Wipes

In Cleaners On October 13, 2014 1 Comment

  Most of the time I don’t rely on those disposable cleaning wipes in the pop-up dispensers.  I usually find I can grab my spray bottle of homemade… Read More »

how to wash your reusable cloth grocery bags

Is It Time To Wash Your Reusable Grocery Bags?

In Articles and Advice On October 6, 2014 7 Comments

  Perhaps like me you’ve heard a news story about the importance of washing your reusable cloth grocery bags.  Those news stories remind us of the danger of… Read More »

Recipe for Homemade Stabilized Whipped Cream

How To Make Stabilized Whipped Cream

In Baking, Condiments On September 29, 2014 0 Comments

  It’s been a couple years now since I first wrote about how to make homemade whipped cream.  It’s one of those little tricks that once you start… Read More »

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Knitting Pattern for Classic Ripple Baby Afghan

In Crafts On September 22, 2014 0 Comments

  Here’s another one for all the knitters out there.  I know that not all my readers are knitters but from time to time I like to share… Read More »

How to restore dry wood

Homemade Help To Restore Dry Wood

In Cleaners On September 15, 2014 2 Comments

  We’re in the midst of a re-carpeting project here at my house and several rooms (including my little blogging office) are being cleared out so the grubby… Read More »

Bisquick Blueberry Muffin Recipe

Bisquick Blueberry Muffins

In Baking On September 8, 2014 2 Comments

  One of the homemade recipes that I’ve shared here that I always keep on hand in my pantry is my homemade version of Bisquick.  It’s a simple… Read More »

Make your own tinted Mason canning jars

How To Tint Canning Jars

In Canning Jar Projects, Crafts On September 2, 2014 0 Comments

  I’ve been seeing the colored canning jars more and more in the stores lately.  Most of the time I’ve seen the blue canning jars for sale, which… Read More »

Ball canning jar with old logo

My Canning Jar Discovery

In Crafts On August 28, 2014 2 Comments

  Canning jars (also known as Mason jars) certainly seem to be enjoying a new revival.  I’m sure there are plenty of folks using canning jars for their… Read More »

chocolate chip peanut butter cookie recipe

Quick Mix Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

In Baking, Snacks On August 25, 2014 0 Comments

  Who likes homemade cookies? Me! Who likes homemade cookies but doesn’t feel like baking them in the summer and would rather float around in the pool instead?… Read More »