Category: Lifestyle

Homemade Laundry Detergent

Homemade Laundry Detergent

  Have you ever had an idea, lurking in the back of your mind, that all of a sudden becomes something completely unavoidable? Then over a series of days, you keep finding input from different places about this very same idea? I came across an interesting article from Organic Authority the other day that backed up an opinion I already had about laundry detergent. My ex-husband had very sensitive skin. We tried detergent after detergent, even the ones designed for sensitive skin. No matter what, he would break out across his chest and back in a painful and annoying rash. Sign […]

How To Make Orange Essential Oil

How To Make Orange Essential Oil

I originally found how to make orange essential oil from a beautiful Australian blog called Blah Blah Magazine. It was painfully simple and the first batch I tried came out better than expected. I’ll usually eat an orange or two a day. While I’m eating them, I’ll put the peels aside on my window sill to dry. When I’ve accumulated a large batch, I’ll process them all and make more essential oil. I store what I’ve made in a mason jar and add it to my homemade cleaning supplies to give them a natural, beautiful, clean smell. Sign up for our newsletter

Winter Hiking With An Amateur Photographer

Winter Hiking With An Amateur Photographer

New Years Day New Years Day is traditionally the day for First Day Hikes. Even in the cold, I love the chance to takes the dogs out to a new hike and go exploring. This year I took the dogs hiking at a local historical site. It was quiet, cold, sunny, and extremely peaceful. It was my first time taking the new camera lens the Mr. gave me for Christmas and I spent hours taking it for a spin. Below I’ve shared some of my favorite shots from that day. Winter is usually a time of cold, rest, sleep, browns, whites, hibernation, looking inward and preparing for […]