Monogram Labels for Candles

Sometimes all it takes is a small detail to turn a nice gift into a really nice gift. I made a bunch of beeswax candles this week, and I finished them off with monogram labels.

Candles with Eclectic Monogram Labels

Don’t they look nice?

If you’d like to make some to give as gifts (or to enjoy in your own home), you can! [Read more…]

Crockpot Candied Pecans

Crockpot Candied Pecans

The best part of giving food gifts for Christmas (aside from the savings): the research. Definitely the research. I mean, you wouldn’t want to give a food gift without trying it first, would you? Nope, that would make you a terrible gift-giver. So, I think you need to take this crockpot candied pecan recipe for a test drive this week. You know, just to make sure it’s gift-worthy. Clearly it’s the responsible thing to do. [Read more…]

How to Make Bug Repellent Sticks

How to Make Bug Repellent Sticks

Last weekend, my family went on a camping trip, and it reminded me of a project that I’ve been meaning to get to for a while: turning my bug repellent bars into bug repellent sticks.

I’ve been saving our empty deodorant containers for a while, with the intention of making our own deodorant, but one day while I was storing our empties, it occurred to me that bug repellent in stick form would be genius. It would be faster to apply; you could keep your hands clean; and it would be easy to throw into a bag for trips.

So, that’s just what I made yesterday. This is the same all-natural, no-junk recipe that I shared before, just in a different form. Want to learn how it’s made? Here are my step-by-step instructions: [Read more…]

Printable Tea Bag Wrappers

Printable Tea Bag Wrappers

Need a Mother’s Day gift, a teacher’s gift or a small thinking-of-you gift? If you have a tea lover in your life, I have the perfect idea for you. Just pick up a box of tea bags, and replace the wrappers with these pretty printable ones. [Read more…]

Printable Family Recipe Book

Printable Family Recipe Book

Use this free, printable recipe book to get all of your family recipes organized and in one spot. The cover has a label that you can customize with your family’s name before you hit print. [Read more…]