Monthly Archives: February 2012

Making Mouthwash (and tooth powder): It’s about time

As we have been making the switch over to homemade, more healthy items in our home, I realize that that this doesn’t happen overnight. Little by little I am working on it and little by little things get replaced. Mouthwash … Continue reading

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Handmade Pay it Forward Challenge – 2012

I have been seeing the Handmade Pay It Forward Challenge going around on a few blogs, but I was always too late to get in on the fun.  I was able to get in on it over at Tom’s blog … Continue reading

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Dark Days recap over at Not Dabbling in Normal today

My recap for the South Region will be posted today over at Not Dabbling in Normal. Head over there to see what they cooked this week. You can also read about my meal this week here. It’s the most fun … Continue reading

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Dark Days: Week 13 – Roasted Fennel, Squash and Onions with Kale Chips

What the heck took me so long to make kale chips! My gosh they are so good. We have a Vegetarian Challenge coming up as part of the Dark Days Challenge. Although my vegetarian meal isn’t “due”until next week, I … Continue reading

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Making Body Powder/Deodorant Powder

On my journey to simplify things in my life I have taken a look at what I can make. By making it myself I can eliminate all the unnecessary additives, colorants and things that don’t need to be there in … Continue reading

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I opened the lock: It’s About Time!

Back in January 2011 I did a post about lost combinations for padlocks. In the summer of 2010 my mom and I sent off for the combinations to several locks she had and she is now able to use them. … Continue reading

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Dark Days recap for the South Region: Week 12

We are now 3 months into the Dark Days Challenge. As I read different blog posts from different participants across the country I am starting to see more and more entries of participants that are finally feeling more and more … Continue reading

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Finding my way…

See, I fill this sacred pipe with the bark of the red willow; but before we smoke it, you must see how it is made and what it means. These four ribbons hanging here on the stem are the four … Continue reading

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Dark Days Meal: Week 12 – Tower of Yum

Not only was this meal YUMMY, but my mom would say it is “colorful” too! The flavors all tied together with balsamic vinegar were amazing. I will make this “Tower of Yum” again. Ground Beef – Bandera Grasslands – 70 … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Cards 2012

I really do like making cards and sending them off in the mail. So when holidays like Valentine’s Day, Halloween and Christmas roll around, I have fun making cards. The cards I sent out this year I made this past … Continue reading

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