The Generosity of Friends…

Recently, I had surgery on my right hand and wrist. I was sent home with restrictions from lifting anything with that hand or even holding my cell phone. I am ambidextrous, with everything but writing, so it has not been as hard for me as it would have been for some....

Orange soap…

I have been trying to figure out ways to color my homemade soap and add scent to it. I read that if you use food coloring, that the color tends to age and not necessarily gracefully. Colors change over time and can become really ugly. I also learned that any flowers...

Trust never present, damaged even more…

What do you do with your heart when it has been hurt by someone, who by their very position in life, were meant to keep you safe, but you confirm that they didn’t. The fact that they didn’t is one thing, but the fact that they knowingly put you in...

Soap making 101

So, we have been making our own laundry soap for at least the last 10 years. It works well and is EXTREMELY cheap. Highly recommended. If you have skin allergies, it is a pretty mild soap too. Our son’s nurse uses it and has had no issues from it and she has a...

Blogspots in waiting…

Often I have more thoughts than I have time to write about them. Our exchange student left one week ago today, and I just wrote about it a few minutes ago. There have been so many things I wanted to write about, but life has been a whirlwind this last week. Trying to...