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Author: Sara Noel

Homemade Deodorant

Homemade deodorant 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted 2 Tablespoons corn starch 4 teaspoons baking soda 20-25 drops essential oil Melt the oil, mix in the dry ingredients, add the essential oil and mix again. It will solidify as it returns to room temperature. While it’s still soft, pack the mixture into an empty deodorant stick, for ease of application. Spray Deodorant 1/4 cup witch hazel 1/4 cup aloe vera gel 1/4 cup water 1 teaspoon vegetable glycerin drops of essential oil Mix in a spray bottle. Spray it on a cloth and wipe...

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Mason Jar Measuring

Have you used mason jars to measure? Ball jars come with cups, ounces, and milliliters molded into the jar. Mason jars make great measuring “cups”. 1 cup = 1/2 pint jar cups = pint jar 4 cups = quart jar 8 cups = half gallon jar. Reminder: 4 oz.-Quarter-Pint 8 oz.-Half-Pint 12 oz.-Three-quarters Pint 16 oz.- Pint 24 oz. -Pint-and-a-half 32 oz. -Quart 64 oz.-Half-Gallon 128...

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Homemade Lotions

Use an electric mixer and combine 2-15 oz bottles Baby Lotion, 2-8 oz. jars of Collagen and Elastin Skin Cream (St. Ives or Jergens, check label for ingredients),1-16 oz. jar of Vitamin E Skin Cream, 1/2 of a 7.5 oz. jar of Vaseline. It mixes up fluffy. If you want to make less, use 15 oz. baby lotion, 7.5 oz. Vaseline, 8 oz. Vitamin E. Or Combine 16 ounces baby lotion, 8 ounces coconut oil (not melted), 8 ounces vitamin E cream. Mix together with an electric mixer until it resembles icing. Store in air tight containers such as mason...

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Juicy Burgers

Juicy Burgers: Many people use bread crumbs, oatmeal, rice or saltine crackers to bind ground beef. You can soak bread slices in milk, too. Use three slices of bread and 1/3 cup of milk for 3 pounds of ground beef. Add 1-1/2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce and 2 Tablespoons ketchup to the mix, too. Add desired seasoning such as salt, pepper,...

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Homemade Window Cleaners

Straight vinegar will work fine to clean your interior windows, but for excellent results, mix 1 cup vinegar and 1 teaspoon liquid dish soap such as Dawn in a spray bottle and fill the rest of the bottle with water. Add essential oil if you’d like it scented. Newspaper works well to avoid streaks. For exterior window washing here are 5 more recipes (3 with ammonia, 2 without): Combine 2 cups rubbing alcohol (70 percent isopropyl), 1/2 cup ammonia, 1 teaspoon dish detergent (liquid such as Dawn). Top off with water until you have 1 gallon of window cleaner. Mix and pour into your bottles. Mix 2...

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