DIY “Thieves” Foaming Hand Soap

DIY “Thieves” Foaming Hand Soap

Foaming Thieves hand soap smells wonderful, cleans your hands well, and helps kill germs (okay, any soap will do that but Thieves SMELLS so good!). It is also kind of spendy! Even the refills make me cringe so I thought making a DIY version was…

Acrylic Pumpkin Canvas Painting Tutorial

Acrylic Pumpkin Canvas Painting Tutorial

  Here’s a fairly simple pumpkin painting tutorial.  Last year I had a few friends over and we had a little painting party using this method.  When I searched the internet for a pumpkin painting tutorial I ran across this from youtube. Thank you, Wild…

Clean a Baseball Cap

Clean a Baseball Cap

My older son has this hat he got in Boston several years ago.  It got pretty grungy/stinky so he asked me to see if I could clean it.  You don’t want to put hats in the washing machine or the dishwasher, they can be damaged. …

Cleaning Utterly Filthy Window Tracks

Cleaning Utterly Filthy Window Tracks

When you live on the edge of the windswept Great Plains surrounded by wheat fields and home construction, dirty windows are a given. Along with our dirty windows, we get heavy dirt building up in the window tracks, especially on the west side of our…

DIY Peanut Butter Bird “Suet”

DIY Peanut Butter Bird “Suet”

    It’s winter in Oklahoma.  We had a long very warm fall but the bottom dropped out in late December.  It is flat COLD today and it’s not going to warm up for a while.  I have filled our bird feeders with black oil sunflower…

New Color for the Dining Room

New Color for the Dining Room

Our house was built in 1983.  The very first thing we did after we closed on it back in 2004 was rip out the old brown cut pile carpet in the living and dining rooms (yes, carpet in the dining room, it’s an eighties thing).…

Make Your Christmas Tree Smell Amazing

Make Your Christmas Tree Smell Amazing

One of the things people love most about a fresh Christmas tree or wreath is the amazing scent.  We don’t have a fresh tree or wreath so far this year, but I do happen to have a bottle of Rocky Mountain Oils Spruce oil so…