Clean Jewelry For Pennies

If you watched Mr. Wizard in the 80’s or the subsequent reruns, you might recognize this easy peasy science experiment that cleans your silverware for pennies. What you might not know is this can clean all of your jewelry just as well as the pricey, acid based cleaners, with less chance of damaging your precious metals, …


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DIY All Natural, Environmentally Friendly Insect Repellent

Why make your own insect repellent?   1. It’s much cheaper than buying repellents such as OFF or Cutter. 2. It’s MUCH more effective than store brands. 3. You know exactly what is going in it,  even “all natural” repellents such as OFF botanicals has p-Menthane-3,8-Diol in it. 4. It’s easy, the spray lasts forever … Continue reading DIY All Natural, Environmentally Friendly Insect Repellent

Holiday Glow

I thought I would share some photos of our holiday decorations this year. Starting off is my collection of Christmas snow globes. Our first holiday tradition as a couple was to purchase a snow globe. Now, every year we add a new snow globe to the collection. This year we added the gingerbread house below. … Continue reading Holiday Glow