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Tag Archive: natural

DIY Fruit Fly Trap

Recently we had our kitchen counters and sinks replaced, and then not long after that, we noticed that we had little bugs flying around our kitchen. At first, I thought they were sewer… Continue reading

DIY Homemade Bath Fizzies – Pfffff

Back to the spa basket I am putting together: Next I wanted to make some nice fragrant bath fizzies, to give a bath some effervescence. It’s probably going to be overkill in the… Continue reading

DIY Holiday Pinecone Wreath

Well, it’s time to get my holiday on. Every year, I do the traditional evergreen wreath, but this year, I found a super cute pinecone wreath on the boards. The photo on Pinterest… Continue reading

A Clean Coffee Maker is a Happier, Healthier Coffee Maker

I’m not going to lie to you. Our coffee maker has a lot of miles on it. How do I repay this work horse for its years of faithful service? I just keep… Continue reading

Cleaning a Doll – Removing Stains from Vinyl Skin, or at Least Trying My Best

What’s happened to Jessica? Somehow, The Princess’s favorite baby doll has gotten nasty black smudges all over her hands and feet. We are not sure if this is because she’s been going to… Continue reading

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