Peppermint Candy Cane Sugar Scrub

Looking for an easy gift idea that doesn't involve sugar expanding your waistline?  This recipe DOES invovle sugar, but it's used in a way that will pamper you with out packing on the calories!  Plus it's pretty to look at, smells fantastic, and will make your skin feel INCREDIBLY soft smooth and silky (ooh la la). Simple Peppermint Candy Cane Sugar Scrub Recipe If you have never tried a sugar scrub NOW is the time!  A good sugar scrub will... …
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Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe

Make your own pumpkin pie spice! Ever wanted to make a fall pumpkin recipe only to find out that you don't have the pumpkin pie spice that the recipe calls for? Save yourself a trip to store and see if you have these spices instead. If you make it yourself you can save some money because those little containers of pumpkin pie spice can be expensive.In fact, what I really recommend doing is mixing up some of this homemade pumpkin pie spice... …
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Natural Dye Recipes for Your Easter Eggs

Dye Easter eggs with natural ingredients from around the house!I found this Better Homes & Gardens article pinned several times on Pinterest, so I decided to take a closer look and give it a try. The colors are subdued, but are still pretty and seem to work. You can leave the eggs soaking in the dye in the refrigerator overnight for richer colors. I ended up only having time for them to soak for about 3 hours. Some of these dyes seem cost... …
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How to Make a Heart-Shaped Cake

Make a Heart-Shaped Cake for Valentine's Day! No heart pan needed! This is a simple and fun way to make a large heart-shaped cake. Easy dessert for Valentine's Day! Finish off the day with this fun treat. Also check out the DIY Valentine's Day ideas we have been working on! Not wanting to do sugar this year, we've got you covered with fun candy alternatives too!Use your favorite cake mix flavor or your favorite cake recipe. You can try this... …
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Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe

Make your own pumpkin pie spice! Ever wanted to make a fall pumpkin recipe only to find out that you don't have the pumpkin pie spice that the recipe calls for? Save yourself a trip to store and see if you have these spices instead. If you make it yourself you can save some money because those little containers of pumpkin pie spice can be expensive.In fact, what I really recommend doing is mixing up some of this homemade pumpkin pie spice... …
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Lavender Coconut Salt Scrub

Make your own Lavender Coconut Salt Scrub! Scrubs can be a bit of a luxury, but result in naturally glowing, soft skin. Have you tried making them at home?  In the last few months I've been making my own (it's sooo easy!) and I LOVE using it on my legs right before I shave!!  I've been trying some fun recipes and have discovered how cost effective and simple it is to make your own...  whip some up for yourself or put it in a cute container... …
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Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

Make your own taco seasoning! You will never want to go back to the store-bought packets again once you have made this taco seasoning! It is super easy and quick to throw together. You probably already have most of the spices on hand!Make just what you need right away or make a lot more! You can make double, triple, or quadruple of the recipe and store it in an airtight container. Then you will have delicious homemade taco seasoning on hand... …
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Easy Homemade Caramel Sauce Recipe

Easy and quick caramel sauce from scratch! No way, right? I am now proclaiming to the world that I can successfully make caramel sauce from scratch. Finally! I am a huge caramel fan, so this is a big deal for me. It tastes better than any caramel you bring home from the grocery store too.I have tried making caramel sauce from scratch before. It can be tricky and my experience wasn't pretty. Others can pull it off with no problems, but... …
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Easy Lemon Curd Recipe

Microwave Lemon Curd Recipe! That's right, no need to stand over the stove stirring homemade lemon curd. Just whip some up in the microwave! In my opinion, this is the easiest and the best lemon curd recipe. Smooth, creamy, and lemony. No need to look any further!First of all, for those of you that aren't familiar with it yet...Lemon curd is a thick, creamy, tangy spread. You can buy it at many grocery stores and find it near the jams... …
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Gluten Free Homemade Flour Mix Recipe

Gluten Free Homemade Flour Mix
It's not the end of the world, but it's a challenge, and I'm learning.  My daughter-in-law and grandson suffer from celiac disease.   Both of them were terribly sick until gluten was removed from their diets.  For a time I was completely baffled by what to serve for family get-togethers.  Over time I have learned how to read labels and cook for them.  Thank heavens adapting recipes is becoming easier all the time!I purchased expensive small... …
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