Fall : Scents

Fall : Scents

Happy Friday everyone ! It's fall favorites and today it the scents of the holiday. With homemade candles and crockpot Potpourri . Fall Potpourri (Crockpot) orange slicescinnamon stickswhole cloves2 spring rosemary Fill a small crockpot 3/4 full of water. Add oranges, cinnamon sticks, cloves, and rosemary. Set on high for 3 to 4 hours uncovered [...]

DIY Halloween Costumes

DIY Halloween Costumes

Happy Tuesday ! And Today I finish Sewing Month with Cute Halloween costumes. With basic supplies your family will be ready for Trick a Treat. So read on and have Fun! Lisa Gingham Witch Costume : Country living magazine  Cut two 31- by 20-inch rectangles from black-and-white gingham fabric. Sew ends together, leaving armholes toward [...]

Play Dough

Play Dough

Yesterday was National Plays Dough Day! This Friday my favorite recipe for making it at home: 3 cups all-purpose white flour2 tablespoons cream of tartar1 cup + 2 tablespoons table salt3–4 tablespoons cooking oil : start with 3 and if the dough is a little dry, slowly work in a little more.3 cups hot waterOptional: Food coloring Add the flour, cream of [...]

Wellness Wed : An Apple A Day

Wellness Wed : An Apple A Day

Today I am sharing some great ways that you can use Apples not in recipes but in skin care . We have all heard the saying an Apple a Day but what can an Apple do for your Skin? Read on : It contains polyphenols, an antioxidant that helps protects against ultraviolet radiation and leads [...]

Homemade Holiday Sewing Aprons

Homemade Holiday Sewing Aprons

Welcome to my Tuesday Sewing post. Today it's all about aprons! No you wear one or know someone that does? This makes a great gift for a open house, shower or Holiday gift and can be made in various sizes. Lisa DIY Apron Materials one yard of thick(ish) fabricscissorsthread that matches fabricpencil or tailor’s chalkcloth tape [...]

September : National Sewing Month

September :  National Sewing Month

Happy Tuesday everyone ! Hope you had a great holiday weekend. Today starts my post about National Sewing Month. I come from a family of seamstress- My Mom sewed and my Grandmother sewed and I followed there footprints. Today I am starting with the basic a pillow case- Materials: For one pillowcase: 3/8 yard fabric [...]

Buzz Off : Mosquitos

Buzz   Off : Mosquitos

Happy Friday and today I am posting about how to get rid of Mosquitos Naturally. As we end the Summer season and Celebrate National Mosquitos day ! So Buzz Off Mosquito's Naturally Don't Give Mosquitoes a Nearby Place to Breed Eliminate standing water where mosquitoes breed by emptying the saucers for plants, hauling off old [...]

International Cat Day

International Cat Day

Happy Friday and today Dot is excited about an up coming holiday. International Cat Day ! No planes Yet? Here's some fun ways to celebrate on Sunday. 1. Adopt a cat from your local shelter or cat rescue. We adopted a Calico kitten we just found outside. Callie 2. Volunteer at your local shelter. We [...]