Single tips: Sunburn

10 Apr 2015

Single tips:  Sunburn (Grandma remedy) For those looking to treat a severe sunburn, an old-fashioned remedy may not be the first treatment option that comes to mind. There are several medicated sunburn sprays available over the counter, but many have found that these chemicals can be harsh on tender and damaged skin. Often the best

All purpose Cleaner

4 Apr 2015

All Purpose Cleaner 1/4 cup white vinegar 2 cups water 2-3 drops sweet orange essential oil Mix all ingredients in a reusable spray bottle. Shake and spray. Good for kitchen counters, stove tops, even inside your refrigerator and it’s totally safe even for granite counters. Lasts for 4-7 days, if you don’t use it all before then.


4 Apr 2015

Oregano:  I remembered the smell of mine in my garden in Washington State. When you think “oregano,” you probably think “pizza!” (The same thing happens when you smell it, too.) But you can do so much more with this pungent herb than sprinkle it in on slice of greasy cheese & pepperoni pie. Find out

How To Clean Brass

2 Mar 2015

I will give you an old fashioned tip, something that I used to do with my grandma to clean the argenterie (silverware) or when cleaning my dad’s musical instrument or old brass French fireman’s helmet. We used a mixture of flour with salt and vinegar. It was perfect and made everything sparkle and look brand

Do you know all the power of baking Soda?

6 Feb 2015

This little box has at least 51 different uses: as a healing product, cleaner, to neutralize odors, as toothpaste, as a facial scrub and it’s also a strong leavening agent for baking. Health benefit of baking soda for occasional heartburn or indigestion: Most over-the-counter antacids, such as Alka-Seltzer, Tums, and Rolaids, contain some form of bicarbonate.