DIY Running/Walking Armband

Need an armband when you’re running or walking? Try making one from a headband. Pretty simple and inexpensive.  Just follow a couple of steps below. Items Needed: Headband Needle and Thread or Sewing Machine Directions: Measure the armband around your arm. Make sure and measure it tightly, but not extremely tight. Pin. Sew down on machine or use a needle and thread. Finish edges on the machine to stop material from raveling. This part is optional. Top stitch to securely {Read More}

Homemade Oreo Blizzard

With the weather warming to 70 degrees the other day, we stopped by Dairy Queen to get a blizzard.  My favorite is Oreo and my kids love Cookie Dough.  So, it’s obvious that I would go home and try to make one of these the next day.  I only have one problem with DQ Blizzards.  They don’t give you enough cookies in the ice cream.  Solved that.  I put in enough cookies to satisfy me.  Plus, the most important thing….it {Read More}

Homemade Soft Caramel Candy

Making caramel candy has been on my list for quite some time.  Finally, crossed it off today.  Such a tasty treat! It seemed like it was fitting to make this candy since Halloween is right around the candy.  Simple and easy definitely applies to making caramel candy.  Just follow the simple steps below.  Some people make this recipe in two steps.  I like quick and easy so this recipe combines everything in one pot. Ingredients and Items Needed: 1 cup {Read More}

Homemade Lotion Bars

I’m so glad to finally find something to make where I’m able able to use some more of the beeswax.  I bought a block of beeswax last year to make Homemade Vaseline and it has been sitting in the closet.  These little bars are so cute! Plus, they are magnificent

Bite-Size Peach Turnovers

Sometimes, you just want a small bite of dessert.  When that happens, a small bite of peach turnover will solve the problem.  Sprinkle powdered sugar on top and you have yourself a winner.  Just think

Homemade Magnetic Air Vent Air Freshener

I like for my bathrooms to have a nice fresh scent.  So, I made these specifically for my bathroom.  I figured with such a closed-end space that these magnetic air fresheners would work best in that size room.  They were

Homemade Chicken Salad with a Barbecue Flavor

I baked a whole chicken two days ago.  I decided to make chicken salad with the leftover chicken.  For some reason, it seems that the breast of the chicken is always left over.  So, it’s chicken salad today.  I added barbecue sauce to this chicken salad batch and it was so delicious! The barbecue sauce gave

Make Your Own Homemade Carpet Freshener

I have been using Homemade Carpet Freshener for years.  So, today I decided to include it on my blog.  Whenever I make carpet freshener, I will sometimes make air freshener.  I use most of the same ingredients with a little special addition for the Homemade  Air Freshener.  I really like this homemade carpet freshener.  Plus, I have a dog and I really don’t like using the store-bought carpet freshener due to the fact that she’s

Cabbage Cooked in Chicken Stock

Whether you like cabbage as a side dish or as a main dish (which is how I like it), you’ll love it even more if it’s cooked in a tasty chicken broth or stock.  Sometimes, I will have a meal with just greens and cornbread, cabbage and cornbread or any type of beans with cornbread.  Today, I wanted cabbage.  To really enjoy cabbage, I cook it in chicken stock/broth.  It gives it that savory flavor.  So delicious!  If you

Homemade Sock Drawer Divider

How many of you are tired of your junkie (unorganized) sock drawer? I was folding clothes and was about to put away the socks and I realized that I was totally tired of having a junkie sock drawer.  It was so hard to find a pair of socks to put on each day.  Not to mention, the socks were never paired up to its match.  (I must admit that I throw them in the drawer without a match, too.)  So, {Read More}