I waited on snow that never came yesterday. We don’t get that white, elusive stuff often where I live and when its in the forecast, everybody gets real excited about the predicted inch. Bummer! — only very cold rain and a little ice. I was hoping for a little fun in an otherwise yucky, bronchitis-sick week. No need for you to suffer without something good. I’ve got two super-duper-save-you-bucks-easy-as-pie ideas. Both recipes can be very inexpensive if you purchase the supplies at a dollar store.
Homemade Lotion Ingredients:
1 and 1/2 — large bottles of lotion ( I used Vaseline Intensive Care)
1 — large jar of petroleum jelly
Several drops of essential oil (optional)
Put all ingredients in a bowl and use a mixer to whip it together. I use my Kitchenaid stand mixer. The consistency should be like body cream. Put in containers.
Best explanation of what it’s like to live with a chronic illness or disability, “The Spoon Theory”, click here.
Literary Tourism: Oxford, England from BookRiot, click the picture for more.
I’m always amazed by the creativity of Mandi at Vintage Revivals and she has a way with words that always leaves me smiling. Her project of turning an old leather sofa into a bench just blew me away. Check it out here.
Found this great idea for DIY Mason Jar Solar Lights by Thriftdee, click here.
Love this piece by Lindsey Stirling, “Beyond the Veil”
“Shout with joy to God, all the earth!” Psalm 66:1 NIV Bible