Mississippi’s Arbor Day 2016

Since 1926, every second Friday in February, Mississippi has officially observed Arbor Day. This year, 2016, it falls on February 12th; therefore, in honor of this day, let’s plant a tree or shrub to enjoy for years to come. Many Arbor Day events are happening throughout the state. For a list of locations and times…

Thrift Store Shopping

My husband and I have a new passion for treasure hunting at our local thrift stores. When we shop, I’m on the look out for household gadgets and books and he is on the search  for collectible media. We try to frequent our local bargain centers weekly, keeping our eye out for fantastic deals and rare…

Organizing

I love looking over the printables and resources at DonnaYoung.org. I just feel more organized after visiting her site. If you are a person who likes to write things down, then her printables should be right up your alley. If you are more of an online planner, I find Google’s  Calendar and Drive to be easy to…

Grated Soaps and Recipes

Looking for a unique gift giving idea? If you are a soap maker, why not give your soap in a unique way? Grate your favorite bar of soap into a jar, and give instructions and recipes for turning your solid soap into liquid soaps. Make sure to include a handy recipe booklet with each jar. Here…

New Recipes Coming in June!

I’m so excited to share my new soap made from tallow. The thought of rendering beef fat to make soap was a little overwhelming, but I labored through it. In the end it turned out brilliant! My first tallow soap is called Rosemary Eucalyptus Soap. I wanted to make a rosemary soap for my sister, Krista,…

Fabric Softeners

Fabric softeners are one area of my laundry room I haven’t been extremely choosy. When I went a year without a dryer, I hung my clothes out to dry, and fabric softener was a must. My towels felt like sandpaper without it. Here are a few other reasons to use Fabric Softener? 1- Adds fullness and…