Category Archive: Home Remedies

Peppermint Revisited – As a Headache Remedy

Last week, if you have been following along and will remember, I tried using peppermint oil to get rid of a spider problem in my mailbox. Since that wasn’t too successful, I obviously… Continue reading

Peppermint as a Spider Repellent – My Spidey Senses are Tingling…with Freshness

We live near some woods, so every time I go to check the mail, I get a slight case of arachnophobia. I don’t know if they are living in there, or they use… Continue reading

Nipping a Cough with Eucalyptus Oil

To be honest, I have not had much success in the past with homeopathic or natural remedies. There was the detox bath, of course, and the lackluster performances of the vinegar and baking… Continue reading

Pinheads Revisited – The DIY Detox Bath

A few weeks ago, I took a detox bath, based on a pin displaying a “Natural Cold Remedy” and was a little disappointed with the results. After a note from a reader pointed… Continue reading

Hold It Right There! Making a Rug Stay Put With Caulk

We have several rugs upstairs that have driven me nuts for years with their wanderlust. I’ve tried pads, tape, poster tack, but nothing made them want to stay put. At least, not until… Continue reading

Debunking the Detox Bath

Last week I was fighting one of my migraines, with the weather and the schedule change for school, not to mention all of the stress that came along with that. Not long ago,… Continue reading

Removing Sticker Residue From Glass

Recently, I bought a photo frame that had one of those annoying stickers on the glass, so I went looking for a method to remove it on the boards. I found one, but… Continue reading

Soap as a Mosquito Bite Remedy

The mosquitos have been vicious around here this year. I’ve got a few bites, but mostly they love to feast on The Princess, whose tender young flesh must taste like Butter Pecan to… Continue reading