going off the griddle

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Happy Independence Day!

I love 3 day weekends, don’t you? This year, Independence day has a special meaning for me…independence from buying things I can make at home : ) I am so … Continue reading

July 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Homemade Liquid Laundry Detergent

One household item I hate to buy is laundry detergent because it is so darn expensive and it’s a pain to load & unload from the store aisle to the … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

DIY Gelatin Shampoo with Peppermint Tea

To all who are interested in making their own shampoo, I’d really encourage you to “try & try again”.  My first attempt at DIY shampoo was a fail. I found … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why Going off the Griddle?

Part of what “going off the griddle” represents is a process of going off things & letting go. I chose the word “griddle” not because my blog is about pancakes (it’s … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Crop it perfect every time!

Crop tops are arguably this season’s hottest trend. Being a petite gal, I’m glad this look is in, kicking extra long tunics to the curb.  It took me a while … Continue reading

May 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Save money on Dog food, make it yourself!

One thing I’m convinced will save me a lot of money is making my dog food at home. Not only that, just think of all the cans that I won’t … Continue reading

May 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

How to make Lemon Verbena oil

I have many reasons for wanting to step away from the convenience of ready made beauty products. Slowing my contribution to landfill tops the list.  Avoiding chemicals that are bad … Continue reading

May 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

I fell off the wagon in April, but I’m not giving up yet

Quick update on my resolutions…. I made home made dog food – it was a hit with the pups! I made a a few different batches. One was with chicken … Continue reading

May 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Going off the Griddle in 2014!

My New Year’s Resolutions stop buying clothes, shoes, hand bags, accessories make my own health & beauty products make home made dog food save money, get out of debt blog … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · Leave a comment