Holiday Stovetop Potpourri

Stovetop potpourri is a lovely way to fill your house with fragrant aroma to really make the season come alive. The combinations are endless. All you need are some spices, herbs, fruit, and/or extracts, then toss them in a pot of water, and let simmer while the fragrance fills your home. One of my favorite…

Kombucha Homebrew

Some people like cream or honey with their tea, but how about some bacteria? Enter: Kombucha. Kombucha is thought to originate in the Far East. The first recorded use of Kombucha comes from China in 221 BC during the Tsin Dynasty. It was known as “The Tea of Immortality.” Kombucha is made by adding specific strains…

Edible Meat Cleaver Decor

Halloween is almost here! Time to get spooky and scary and make something fun! 😃🔪 I decided I wanted to make some bloody cupcakes with meat cleavers as decor. I went to Hobby Lobby and bought a small tub of white sculpting chocolate  and some black gel. I also used a small wooden fondant/pastry roller and two small…

Pickling Jalapeños

My jalapeño plant is popping up with so many jalapeños, many of which I use in various salsas for taco night. But, as much as I like tacos, I can’t eat them every night; so I decided to pickle all the extra jalapeños.😊✌️ Here is the quick and easy recipe I used: First, wash and…

DIY Tassel Wall Hang

I’ve been wanting to make a wall hang for awhile and thought I’d start off with something simple with tassels before I attempt to dive into (what seems to me) more complex macrame and knots. This is super easy to make, just put on a podcast, tv show or some music and create away! Materials…

Grow Broccoli Sprouts!

Broccoli sprouts are delicious and super easy to grow! Not to mention packed full of sulforaphane, which I first learned about from Ph.D. Rhonda Patrick (in depth video) when I watched her on PowerfulJRE. I was instantly intrigued. I have purchased a variety of different sprouts over the years at the grocery, but had never thought…

DIY Succulent Terrarium

I love having plants. Bringing a little sprinkle of green beauty from the outdoors into my home gives me such happiness. I have gone through many trials and errors in raising plants. I am currently hooked on succulents, because they require such little maintenance, and I haven’t killed one yet (knock on wood). I usually…

DIY Pallet Swing Tutorial

I’ve always wanted a pallet swing, so I decided one day to finally do it! I didn’t use any step by step tutorials, simply went on basic instinct, so please keep that in mind. I am NOT a professional, by any means. I have absolutely no wood working or building experience. This is simply a…