Category Archive for: ‘Month December Week 4’

Aromatherapy Closet Fresheners

These Aromatherapy Closet Fresheners are a Crafty Way to Outsmart Moths

I love bugs. I mean, I’m a gardener and I can see the benefit of all insects, even those who want to munch on my veggies or decimate my flowers. But I have very little tolerance for pests IN the house. Sure the occasional spider doesn’t phase me, but moths are my mortal enemy. Here is my story on how I …

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How To Grow Salad Indoors

Year-Round Salad Gardening: How to Build an Indoor Garden Shelf

Some of us can garden all year outdoors yet others, who have cold, winter weather may want to look for ways to bring the garden inside. While there are plenty of creative ideas for indoor edible gardening, I love the idea of creating a garden plot inside such as an indoor garden shelf filled with a variety of edible sprouts, …

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These are the birds in your neighborhood

Get to Know Your Backyard Birds with These Fun Facts

Wondering which backyard birds are best at building their nests? How about which bird you can train to eat out of your hand? Or which of your garden visitors is the only bird that can fly backwards? Look no further because we have the answers for you and a whole bunch more fun facts about the wild birds who make their home in your …

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Natural Peppermint Foot Scrub To Soothe Achy Dry Cracked Feet

Pampering Peppermint Foot Scrub

What do achy, dry, rough feet need? A little pampering straight from the garden! This peppermint foot scrub is made for feet. Exfoliating sugar and dried herbs will scrub away rough skin, coconut oil will soften cracks, and soothing peppermint essential oil has a cooling effect. Update: follow this foot scrub with this all-natural healing foot balm recipe!  Sugar scrubs are all the rage. …

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Tub Teas

Tub Tea Time!

Brrrr. It’s winter and c-c-cold out there. Even if you live in a warmer climate, there is nothing like a warm bath to soothe away all that ails you. I love to add a little Lavender Bath Salt or a Fizzy Bath Bomb into the mix, to soften skin and ease muscle pain, but I don’t always love the clean …

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A Bunch Of Crafty Ways To Recycle Your Christmas Tree

20 Crafty Recycling Projects You Can Make With Your Christmas Tree

There really is nothing like a fresh tree for Christmas. It smells wonderful and brings a bit of the outdoors inside for a short while. When Christmas is over it’s time to hack it up for recycling but it seems to me that there is a more fitting end for something so special. Not one to waste the bounty which …

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