I love coconut milk. Buying coconut milk is convenient but can get pricey after a while. I decided to try making my own and I really love it. It is as easy as 123 to make your own! It only takes 4 simple ingredients! Yes, that is it! Homemade Coconut Milk 1-1/2 to 2… Read More Easy and Delicious Homemade Coconut Milk
Part of healthy living, in my opinion, is watching what we apply on our skin. This is why I try to either purchase or make an all natural lotion. My daughter has always had red and itchy hands during the winter months. I have found that if she uses an all natural lotion every night… Read More Homemade Lotion
There is something about eating a really good cheese ball with crackers during the holidays. Cheese balls are not always the healthiest but I say once in a while is ok. Lets be real here! Who can eat healthy all the time? I was at a local bulk food store the one day and I… Read More Hickory Smoked with Dried Beef Cheese Ball Recipe!
This past fall we purchased a half cow and butchered it ourselves. I am fortunate enough to have parents that have all the equipment we need to be able to do this. We purchase the cow from a friend of my parents and the cow gets taken to the meat butcher to be killed and… Read More How To Make Tallow and Candles!
I’m always looking to find great deals at thrift stores. I was at one of my favorite thrift stores and I came across this chair. When I see a chair for a great price and I know I can recover it and make it look beautiful again, I want to start dancing right there in… Read More DIY Thrift Store Find!!
My parents have this deer sitting in their landscaping. Over the years this poor thing has been damaged from the sun. It some how got a hole in the tail. This dear was a little expensive when they purchased it and we did not want to throw it away. So, I decided to give it… Read More DIY Whitetail Deer Makeover!
I’m all about transforming things! Here is another painting project I did to give this little guy a fresh look! This frog has had his days in the sun and it shows. The poor thing is so faded and really needed to be updated. I always get excited when I can get my hands… Read More Fishing Frog DIY Transformation
It is fun to purchase landscaping decorations to help make my flower beds look colorful and fun. But, over time the sun damages the color and it starts to fade. I do not like to throw away stuff unless it is absolutely not salvageable. My parents have many decorations/statues that she purchased over time and… Read More DIY Makeover!
These are great for a holiday treat! They have a wonderful chocolate taste with a hint of mint! So delicious! 1 C. Whole Dates (chop in food processor) 1/4 C. chai Seeds 1/4 C. Whole Flaxseed 1/2 C. Unsweetened Coconut Flakes 1/4 C. Gluten Free Organic Whole Oats 1/4 C. Gluten Free Organic Oat Flour… Read More Chocolate Mint Protein Bars
My family loves these protein balls. They are simple yet delicious! 1/2 C. Pumpkin Spice Protein Powder (I use Isagenix brand) 1/2 C. Vanilla IsaPro Protein Powder (I use Isagenix brand) 1/2 C. Gluten Free Organic Whole Oats (I grind to make a flour) 1 Tsp. Pumpkin Pie Spice 1/4 C. Mini Chocolate Chips… Read More Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Protein Balls