Blog Archives for tag homemaking

How We Made a LEGO Cake

Jon wanted a LEGO cake this year for his birthday. A few years back, I made this cake for Matthew…. Continue reading »

House Updates

OK…here are the updates! The windows and doors on the back wall are DONE! The contractor will be back on… Continue reading »


It’s been a while since I posted anything about our latest home projects. This one has been fun and we… Continue reading »

Laundry Detergent

Y’all know I’m a GAIN girl, right? I love the fresh scent…it always smells fresh like spring, even in the… Continue reading »

Pinterest- Homemade Personal Products

I think most of us have some concerns about the chemicals we use in daily personal care. I’ve been reading… Continue reading »

This Week on Pinterest- Room Deodorizers

I’ve very much enjoyed making our own cleaning and personal products. Following last week’s post on deodorant and toothpaste, we… Continue reading »

Sock Day…..

New Sparkle Shoes- Thrifted Finds

Many of you know Emma has had a long-time love for those Wizard of Oz red sparkle shoes. We found… Continue reading »

This Week on Pinterest– Pumpkin Pictures (October 2, 2012)

We don’t celebrate Halloween, but I’m a sucker for fall decorations! About a year ago, we screwed little cup hooks… Continue reading »

No Spill-Overs!

This is a tip Courtney found on Pinterest…. a wooden spoon placed across the top of a boiler will keep… Continue reading »

Plywood to Plank Flooring Tutorial

When we first purchased this home, we realized it needed a LOT of work. Still the size, the price, and… Continue reading »


Making More Detergent….. I definitely like the ZOTE soap better than Fels-Naptha! It works better than anything I’ve tried for… Continue reading »