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Category: Homemaking

20 Vegetables To Direct Seed

  There are two ways to start seeds.  You can either start them inside or you can direct seed them into the soil.  I like to do both! I am excited to share with you my favorite 20 vegetables to direct seed! Either of these methods will depend on where…

5 Ways To Organize Your LARGE Family

  Confession time, I am not a naturally organized person.  I have had to learn how to organize my LARGE family.  My brain rejects just the thought of a schedule let alone the thought of organization!  There are some qualities that I relish more than my strong dislike of the…

DIY Jewelry Cleaner

  I believe I have tried every kind of jewelry cleaner out there…both commercial and homemade.  Both seem to be filled with chemicals and since I am ultra sensitive I set out to find a better way.  Could I actually make a jewelry cleaner that had the same…

3 Frugal DIY Christmas Trees

I love to decorate my home for Christmas, it’s a family activity around our place that starts the day after Thanksgiving.  Each year we like to take a few days to craft some new Christmas Decor.  This year one of the projects were these 3 Frugal DIY Christmas…

DIY Vintage Quilt Christmas Stocking

DIY Vintage Quilt Christmas Stocking When my children were young, I had a business called Heirlooms in which I took vintage fabric, quilts, linens that were damaged. I took the salvageable parts to make into everything from pillows, dolls and yes, even Christmas Stockings.  These are my own pattern and…

The BEST Lemon Oil Dust Cloths

The BEST Lemon Oil Dust Cloths Cleaning is not my forte as you have heard me state before.  I do however LOVE these lemon oil dust cloths, they have become a must-have in my cleaning pantry.  They really do the job and leave your wood furniture shiny, not greasy…