How to Make Your Own....

Below you will find recipes for making items you would normally purchase at the store yourself. Most of the recipes are for food items, but there's a few other items mixed in too. Not only can you take pride in making something yourself, you can avoid ingredients that you would rather not be exposed to, since you are making it yourself. Looking for more? Check out the DIY section.

DIY Vanilla Coffee Soap

Need a super simple gift to make? This homemade soap turns out to have a nice coffee scent.

Today’s easy gift idea is super easy. I have, in the past, made my own soap. I would mix the lye and the oils to get beautiful handmade soap. I could share one of those recipes with you, but to make that soap it takes a lot more time and equipment, than the one I’m […]

Make Your Own Lunchables

What kid wouldn't want a lunch that looks as good as this one?

Lunchables, what a great invention. Little packs of meat, cheese and crackers all sealed up in a nice little package. There is just something about those little compartments that kids love to eat out of. I know a snack type lunch is one of my kid’s favorite lunches. Now if you can get the Lunchables […]

Make Your Own Uncrustables

How to Make Your Own Uncrustables

  If your kids are like mine, they like to have something different every now and then, for lunch. My son really gets sucked in by commercials. I need to learn how to harness the power a commercial has over him, to help him memorize his math facts. It’s amazing to me that he can […]