Goldenrod Tonic

I’ve heard great things about this stunning wild herb! I have a ton of it growing in my backyard so I decided to do some research to educate myself on it. I am so glad that I did! With the knowledge I obtained, I now have some free medicine to put to use for aContinue reading “Goldenrod Tonic”

DIY Faux Fireplace Mantle

I have been wanting one of these for a very long time and just yesterday I realized I had everything already on hand to make one! So I thought, Why not? I am NOT even close to being a professional “carpenter” so if I can make this than anyone can. 😊 I started off withContinue reading “DIY Faux Fireplace Mantle”

Simple No knead Homemade Bread (Gluten Free & Dairy Free Option)

This is probably the most simple bread recipe I have ever tried. And for those of you who know me well, you know I love the simple things. This recipe does not require any kneading. So no messy counters covered in wasted flour! 🙌 i try to cook as much gluten free as I canContinue reading “Simple No knead Homemade Bread (Gluten Free & Dairy Free Option)”

How to Use Sage for Medicinal Purposes

It has been a few months ago now but i had an awful cold that I just couldn’t get rid of. I finally looked into trying herbs that i already had on hand (which wasn’t many) to treat my cold. For those of you who know me well, you know I do not like usingContinue reading “How to Use Sage for Medicinal Purposes”

Planter Fasciitis and Essential Oils – Do They Really Work?

My experience with essential oils and my husbands testimony dealing with Planter Fasciitis.

Plant a Beautiful Word Garden

“Words are seeds they do more than blow aroundthey land in our hearts and not on the groundbe careful what you plant and be careful what you sayYou might have to eat what you planted one day.”-unknown ▶You never know what your words can do for others. The words we plant into someone’s life areContinue reading “Plant a Beautiful Word Garden”

Bread Can Predict the Weather

What did one slice of bread say to another after a long day? Don’t worry—tomorrow will be butter. 🍞 Did you know that bread can predict the weather?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Well, at least that’s what these old wives tales claim 😄⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀▶To take the last piece of bread on a plate foretells rain.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀▶ If you drop a piece ofContinue reading “Bread Can Predict the Weather”

9 Ways to Use Egg Shells

Eggs have more uses than just cooking and eating. In fact, their egg shells can be quite useful around the house too🐥⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀1. Feed them to your chickens Roughly crush them and feed them back to your chickens. It will give them an extra boost of calcium and make for healthier eggs.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 2. Feed them toContinue reading “9 Ways to Use Egg Shells”

Fun Lemon Printables for the Home

I hope you enjoyed this weeks lemon themed cleaning hacks! I’m ending our week with something fun. Type in your email below to get 4 free lemon themed printables! Also, for those of you who follow Home Sweet Cottage on facebook and instagram: I had some great “When life gives you lemons” quotes but oneContinue reading “Fun Lemon Printables for the Home”

20 Uses for Lemons in Your Home Cleaning Routine

Like the homemaker, from 2 posts ago, who was all out of cleaning supplies, she used what she had on hand, lemons and vinegar. However, her cleaning product took atleast 2 weeks to make. So, if you’re needing something to clean your home right away, you can use nothing more than a cut lemon. LemonsContinue reading “20 Uses for Lemons in Your Home Cleaning Routine”