Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday

National Mud Pack Day : today's homemade recipe You Will Need 2 teaspoons French green clay (you can also use bentonite or white kaolin clay)1 teaspoon coffee grounds1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar (dilute it with a teaspoon of rose water)2-3 drops tea tree oil What You Have To Do Mix the clay and coffee grounds [...]

Garden View : Birdhouse

Garden View : Birdhouse

Welcome to my Weekend and this Saturday post is all about Birdhouse. I have a small collection of ones handmade and ones I bought, Birdhouses: What makes a good birdhouse?Birds' needs are straightforward: food, water and shelter. Bird feeders and birdbaths help provide the first two. Birdhouses cater to a different clientele than backyard feeders. They provide [...]

DIY Pumpkin spice scrub

DIY Pumpkin spice scrub

My take of Wellness Wed is making homemade lotion,soap and candles . As well as sharing some long time home remedies ..... Now I am not a doctor or health care provider so if you have any questions or allergies check with a professional..... Lisa 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup oil  coconut oil 1/2 [...]

My Craft Table

My Craft Table

This Thursday on my craft table I am exploring all the ways to use honey and bees in crafts. September is national honey month. So here some suggestions to make this month sweet like honey : Candles ( Honey / Beeswax) Beeswax Candles Ingredients 1 lb pure  beeswax. (or you can buy pellets) 1/2 cup coconut [...]

Home * Monday update

Home  * Monday update

So I thought this Monday I would do a family update as well a school post. Since school happens at home in my house. Family : we survived Laura but look like Sally will be coming in tomorrow. But the storm should miss us but probably some rain. We are in the process of painting [...]

Garden View : Tyme

Garden View : Tyme

It's another bright and Sunny Saturday in Louisiana. And my herb container is over flowing with Tyme. Not something that is bas but in a garden like life is need tobe wasted. So let's get busy : History & uses : Thyme is a Mediterranean herb with dietary, medicinal, and ornamental uses. The flowers, leaves, and oil [...]

Labor Day

Labor Day

Happy Labor Day in the USA - hope you are enjoying your holiday .Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers and is traditionally observed on the first Monday in September. It was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century and became a federal holiday in 1894. What is [...]

Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday

Good Morning ! Today's recipe is an oldie but a goodie : Oatmeal Bath 1 cup regular oats¼ cup baking soda1/8 cup dried lavender (from my garden) Instructions In a grinder or food processor, grind the oats and lavender together until you reach your desired texture. (I like to leave some of the oats intact to help exfoliate but it does [...]

Dog’s Day of Summer

Dog’s Day of Summer

My Craft Table has gone to the Dogs : Charlie our family Beagle : Who loves the Sun and Bath time outside. Homemade Dog Shampoo : Ingredients: 2 cups of warm water1/4 cup of nontoxic dish soap1/2 cup of white vinegar Combine all ingredients in a spray bottle and shake to mix. Then wet your [...]