Category Archives: Health, Happiness, and Home

25+ Things I Love – What About You?


25+ things I love, not exactly in order of importance: When my kids smile Photography Techie stuff like my laptop and tablet… geeky I know! Writing and being read Wine! Food – many, many different kinds Fresh, clean bed linens Dancing World travel and new places Chocolate – yum! Cats, big and small Flower Gardening […]

10 Ways To Save Money

Ahhh, if only money grew on trees! When a bill came in the mail or if we fell in love with something we could not live without, we could just walk into our back yard and pluck a couple bucks from our money tree. We moved to Mexico in part, to live simpler lives, to […]

Homemade Liquid Hand Soap


Oh my goodness! I have not been on the blog for a while. Sorry. Distractions and priorities. But today is a new day so I tried logging in to Blogger… Crazy! I don’t know if Google changed their setup or if I just had too many Google accounts to connect but it took me 30 […]

Getting Rid of Baby Clothes – Spring Cleaning


I finally sorted thru Sawyer’s baby clothes once again. It’s kinda like a spring cleaning of clothing. Every six months I do this with my kid’s closets and drawers. Out with the old and in with the new. Get rid of the stains and tears and too smalls. Take bags to friends and consignment and […]

My First Attempt at Soap-Making


This was my first attempt at soap-making. It smells good enough to eat with pure vanilla essential oil, real cocoa powder, oatmeal, raw honey, goat’s milk powder, and coffee grinds as ingredients. I like this “making my own stuff”  thing. My girls helped me with the Vanilla Sundae recipe. It was fun and troublesome at the same time. […]

Natural Insecticide – A Killer Cocktail


I am on some sort of natural, organic, homemade journey. It’s fun, a healthy distraction, and I hope we will feel better as well. Plus save money. That would be nice too. I am extremely new to all this so I really have no idea what I am doing. I get most of my information from library […]