DIY and Tips

DIY Shower Gel with African Black Soap

My first experience with African black soap was at a farmer’s market last summer. I bought a bar on a whim. I’m not sure why because bar soap is one of my pet peeves. I just prefer pump soap. Extra points if it’s a foaming pump. The bar got lost in our van because it’s […]

Quick and Dirty Stain Tip

(Post title pun intended…so sorry ;)) Do you remember when Stain Stick was a big thing? Do people still use that? We’re lucky clothes see the washing machine let alone get pre-treated. Then recently someone mentioned on Facebook that Eucalyptus was a great oil for stain treatment. I was surprised that a quick Google search supported […]

The Ultimate Bug Blend

You know you’re a mosquito magnet when other people use you as their insect repellent. That would be me. One summer, an Independence Day gathering, I was standing outside waiting for the fireworks so start when I announced that I was being eaten alive and would enjoy the show from indoors. “I’m not getting bitten […]