We decided to create meaningful and unique holiday traditions. Here’s one we’d like to share with you. It’s our official Thanksgiving greeting, usually given as soon as we arrive to the feast.
Nooooo? Okay then [rummages] I’ve got to have something around here. Ahhh, here it is! Clean and woodsy with spicy notes and a hint of citrus, this bay rum aftershave recipe is as manly as it gets. Continue ReadingRead More »
And all through the house, not a creature was stirring, except for the
mouse mama. Was she making a batch of laundry soap and body wash? No silly! Like me, this mama decided to take a break from some of her everyday duties to celebrate the season. There are cookies to be made, ornaments to be painted, and hideous sweaters to acquire from thrift shops for regrettable family photos. Continue Reading
So, the other day I was talking to a friend about this homemade deodorant for sensitive skin, and she wondered aloud if she really needed to buy “a whole bag of this stuff just to make deodorant.”
And I was like, WAIT, YOU DON’T HAVE SOME ALREADY?? Continue ReadingRead More »
A time to deck the halls, trim the tree, and hide your dirty dishes in the oven when your in-laws stop by for dinner. Oh, and gorge yourself on butter pecan cookies after the kids go to bed.Read More »
And unfortunately, my beloved “man stink killer” deodorant recipe can sometimes cause irritation for people with sensitive skin. Why is that, and is it really all that important to ditch the store-bought stuff anyway?
Why, I’m so glad you asked. Continue ReadingRead More »
Whose mates were lost in the time/space vortex known as the dryer? Well, if you’re all stocked up on hand puppets, rice heating pads and dusting supplies, I have an idea I think you’ll love.
This coffee mug cozy requires no knitting, sewing or, um, skills, so it’s perfect mama’s that skipped Home Ec. (I’m still kicking myself for that, btw.) Continue ReadingRead More »
Or deafening silence, maybe? Growing up, I watched my mom and three aunts roll, dust, and whip their way to pie perfection. Flaky crusts, sumptuous filling and satisfied bellies were the order of the day. Sometimes two words just don’t seem to mix, and “easy” and “pie” were on that list for me.Read More »