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Homemade Liquid Hand Soap for Sensitive Skin

Homemade Liquid Hand Soap for Sensitive Skin

Making homemade hand soap from bar soap is all over the blogosphere lately.  When I first read about this, my first reaction was, “Interesting but I don’t think I will ever do that.  Nice, scented, liquid hand soap is so cheap anyway.”  But in a […]

How to “Embroider” With a Standard Sewing Machine

How to “Embroider” With a Standard Sewing Machine

Another handmade gift this Christmas arose from another family request.  Several Christmases ago, I ordered custom screenprinted shirts with my eldest daughter’s artwork on them.  They turned out great and I received requests to do it again with my younger daughter’s artwork.  The only problem […]

Ruly’s Favorite Holiday Blog Posts

Ruly’s Favorite Holiday Blog Posts

There have been so many wonderful blog posts this year celebrating the holidays.  I could probably make a list of 100 or more ideas but the following half-dozen were the ones I kept coming back to for inspiration. 1. Wreath ideas from The Nesting Place. […]

Ruly Gift Idea: Cranberry Orange Bread

Ruly Gift Idea: Cranberry Orange Bread

Looking for a great holiday gift for a neighbor or friend or a wonderful Christmas morning breakfast treat. I have just the thing!  A lovely, sweet-but-not-too-sweet cranberry bread. We discovered this recipe over Thanksgiving.  We were supposed to be making a “cranberry chutney” for my […]