Soap and Cosmetic Best DIY Sites

Make It Yourself Links I came across yet another wonderful and helpful DIY website and realize that I have been very ungrateful to the many, better, bloggers out there who have shared their knowledge so generously. Susan Barclay’s SwiftCraftyMonkey – Point of Interest I will add to this as I go but first, a huge […]

DIY Everything! But Know the Limitations of DIY Hand Sanitizer

Mad Scientist Mixing Some Concotion

I’m writing this early on during the Covid-19 crises. And America is all out of hand sanitizer. There’s homemade, handmade DIY Hand Sanitizer recipes everywhere. The FDA temporarily seems to have lifted restrictions on who can make them and the testing they need to go through. So everyone and their dog is making their own […]

Making Apple Cider Vinegar

Making Apple Cider Vinegar is pretty easy. It can be made from apple scraps, whole apples cut into pieces, or even from unpasteurized cider (which you can make yourself). When using apples, you will be filling sugared water into glass jars that have been filled with apple scraps or chunks. To Make Apple Cider Vinegar […]

Kill those Green Caterpillers with Neem

I like to have mint. Okay, I admit it, I dream of being able to mix up a Mint Julip whenever I want. Problem is, the green caterpillers here in San Diego, decimate my mint within a few days.  ! tablespoon Neem Oil, a liter of Water, a generous squirt of dish soap or Dr […]

Clean the Floor with Coconut Husk

I make my own products and use a lot of oils. Which means I spill a lot of oils. On the floor.  Oils are a big challenge for me to clean. I don’t want to put them down the drain of course but if I use paper towels, it seems a waste and a lot […]