Homemade sugar scrubs

Homemade sugar scrubs

Make your own sugar scrubs for bathing. This is so easy to make that I now keep a jar of sugar scrub in my shower all year ’round. In the winter, this helps with my dry, itchy skin. In the summer, it helps with exfoliation of exposed skin. These jars can also be...
DIY scented foaming hand soap

DIY scented foaming hand soap

Make your own scented hand soap. This time of year you will see all the wonderful fragranced hand soaps for the holidays. I do indulge in those from time to time, but mostly my family just takes old foaming hand soap bottles and refills them. We have been doing this...
Apple butter in the slow cooker

Apple butter in the slow cooker

Today’s treat is really special and will make your house smell so good! Apple butter in the slow cooker is super easy. I have made this recipe many times and I just love it. This recipe is by Liana Krissoff. (affiliate link) A slow cooker is a must for this...
Bath Fizzies

Bath Fizzies

Make your own bath fizzies. It is fun! (affiliate links ahead) This is the recipe that I use that works great. They dry hard with no cracks. This does require citric acid, which not everyone has on hand. I already did have it on hand when I started making this...
Spring Home Fragrance

Spring Home Fragrance

Fill your home with a spring fragrance. You can accomplish this with candles, essential oil diffusers, or stovetop/slow cooker simmering potpourri. To make spring fragrance seem different from a fall fragrance, we steer away from spices like cinnamon and clove, but...
Make your own shower steamer tablets

Make your own shower steamer tablets

In some parts of the country, February brings the earliest signs of spring. Purple crocuses and little buds on the trees. And that often means that those who suffer from spring allergies or hay fever also start sneezing. Thus this is a good time to make eucalyptus...