Adapted from The Gingham Apron’s Italian Salad Recipe Staple recipe right here. The only change I make to the original recipe is that I add fresh mushrooms when I have them on hand. The creamy dressing is similar to Olive Garden’s. It may seem strange, but I think the celery makes it…don’t leave it out!… Continue reading Italian Salad ~ a favorite recipe
Did you know that you can make your own eyeliner out of activated charcoal!? It looks just like normal eyeliner & lasts just as long as well. My mother has had skin cancer on her eyelid, so I have been interested in finding an alternative to normal chemical – laden makeup. The only downside is… Continue reading Homemade Eyeliner
This is a great way to moisturize your skin. 4 oz jojoba oil4 oz apricot kernel oil40 drops Lavender essential oil20 drops Neroli essential oil20 drops Sandlewood essential oil Combine all, storing in airtight container. Roll gently to combine. Do not shake.
This is my newest creation. You will love, love, love the smell combination of these essential oils together. It is heavenly! 1 part virgin coconut oil – 1/4 cup2 parts sugar or salt (sugar for normal to dry skin or salt for oily skin) – 1/2 cupabout 15 drops Young Living Sandlewood essential oil about… Continue reading Coconut Oil & Sugar Body Scrub
My face is so thankful that I discovered this recipe from Elliot Homestead. It will make your face greasy so I use it only at night before bed. Things to love about this stuff: It is much, much, much more economical than store bought face creamIt is made with natural, healthy ingredientsNo toxic chemicals and… Continue reading Homemade Face Cream
This formula really stimulates hair growth including new hair growth. It really does work! I have seen my hair grow in noticeably thicker since using it for a few months now. I think it smells fantastic as well. I am a distributor for Young Living brand essential oil and highly recommend them for purity and… Continue reading Homemade Essential Oils Hair Growth Spritzer For Women
Braeden posing with our play dough creation & being silly Play Dough Recipe 1 cup flour1 cup watera few drops food coloring1/2 cup salt1 Tb oil2 tsp cream of tartar Mix together all ingredients in a saucepan. Heat ingredients at medium until the mixture just starts to cook, stirring while it heats. When it is… Continue reading Homemade Play Dough