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Resurrecting an Old Dresser

Resurrecting an Old Dresser

Hello, there! It’s good to have you back. Today we’re going to tackle our biggest project yet – giving new life to a tired old chest of drawers. When we pulled up tent stakes and decided to move out West, we faced a choice: cart our furniture across the country or leave it behind and … Continue reading

Homemade All-Natural Toothpaste

Homemade All-Natural Toothpaste

Greetings, Reader! Today’s topic is a tutorial on how to make your own toothpaste that is both cheaper and healthier than any tube you can find on store shelves. There is a great deal of controversy over several of the ingredients commonly found in traditional toothpaste, most notably fluoride. While I can’t be sure how … Continue reading

Homemade HE Laundry Detergent

Homemade HE Laundry Detergent

Welcome, friends! Today’s topic is a tutorial on how to make your own laundry detergent at home, from low-cost ingredients and with minimal effort. If you’re like me, you love your high-efficiency (HE) washer, but you hate how expensive the special HE detergent is. And, like me, you probably aren’t a big fan of all … Continue reading

Welcome to the Mountains!

Welcome, Reader. My hope is that in our conversations here, I will be able to share with you a variety of inspirations and ideas for making your house a pleasant home.  Look for recipes and tutorials on cleaning and personal care products, home decorating, delicious food, fun crafts and DIY projects. I want you to … Continue reading