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Best and easiest hummus receipe ever

With cold and flu season ready to take over my household, I try to add garlic to everything I cook…but the best cold fighter is RAW garlic. I don’t know about you, but raw garlic tastes TERRIBLE to me…that is unless it is in hummus! Hummus is a wonderful snack. Packed with protein and germ

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How to add length to jeans

Today I spent some time mending in my sewing room. One of the things I had to do was add length to a pair of my daughters jeans. I had previously hemmed them, but when her legs finally grew into them she had ruined the chance of removing the hem by wearing down the back

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Uses for vinegar

A couple nights ago my daughter woke up in a pile of puke. Yuck. For many moms this would be the start of an incredibly YUCKY experience that will stain sheets or carpeting (smell and visual stain). After I quickly cleaned it up and put her back to bed, I laid in my own bed

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies – Stash away recipe

Yesterday I wanted some cookies. I kept putting it off because it’s a pain to make them…I only have two cookie sheets and my favorite recipe uses 4. Then I started to think…what if I could only make one cookie sheet full of cookies at a time – like the Pillsbury cookie logs? That would be convenient. I

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How to skin a chicken

This week has been chicken butchering week for me. Unlike most people who leave the skin on and pluck feathers, I skin the chickens that I butcher. It is so much less messy in my opinion. I also tend to remove the skin before cooking, so it saves an extra step in the kitchen by

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Best Pregnancy Pillow Pattern – Coming up!

As I was looking at my blog traffic today, I came across a search of how to make a pregnancy pillow. I’ve heard about these strange looking contraptions, so I did a little research to find out more about them. WOW! I NEED ONE! As I’m in my 30th week of pregnancy right now, getting comfortable seems

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The Nursing Sling

   As I am pregnant and due with our 6th child in December, I can’t stop thinking about what else I need to make or get before baby gets here. We aren’t sure if we’re having a boy or a girl yet, so many of my projects are going to have to wait.One thing that

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How to sew adult diapers

How to sew Adult diapers If you or anyone you know has to wear disposable protection for incontinence (depends, tranquility, poise…etc), then you realize how expensive of an endeavor it can be to control the problem. Of course it is an apparent need, so why not “go green” and sew your own reusable adult cloth

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Nursing Pillow – Do you need one?

Do I need a nursing pillow? What type should I buy? This is often a question that people ask when they are getting ready to have a baby. If you have never nursed before, you might wonder if you will even be able to….and spending an extra $50 on a nursing pillow doesn’t sound likely.

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How to make a “no sew” diaper cover

 In my passion for cloth diapering, I have conjured up another idea. If your baby isn’t a heavy wetter, why couldn’t you make a fleece cover for daytime use? Try it! It hardly costs a thing and you don’t even have to sew it.  Supplies needed:20×20″ piece of fleece. The thicker the better. If you were going

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