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Homemade Cough Drops

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Make a plain lozenge or add from the list below for specific problems:

  • Horehound – (be careful – this stuff is strong!) pain reliever, stimulates digestion
  • Echinacea – best before full onset of cold, anti-bacterial + blood cleanser
  • Peppermint – expectorant, decongestant and mild pain reliever
  • Eucalyptus – relieves congestion
  • Camphor – relieves congestion
  • Ginger – pain relieving, antiseptic and antioxidant
  • Goldenseal – antiseptic and immune stimulant
  • Licorice – anti-viral, chest and throat soother
  • Sage – good for sore throats
  • Fennugreek – expectorant
  • Juniper – relieves congestion
  • Yarrow – reduces fevers and inflammation

Click HERE for the instructions

 
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Posted by on January 26, 2015 in $ave it, Health, Kids, Kitchen

 

Classic 3 Ingredient Cocktail Collection

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From the Sidecar to the Cuba Libre – you’ll find the collection HERE

 
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Posted by on January 25, 2015 in Adults Only!, Drink It, Kitchen, Party Foods, Reference

 

Mommy Emergency Gift

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Click HERE for the article and ideas

 
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Posted by on January 25, 2015 in Around the house, Car Care, Family, Gift it, Kids, Recycle it, Sell it

 

Crocheted Line of Hearts

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Click HERE for the free instructions to add these cute hearts to any blanket project you’re working on. Love!

 

 
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Posted by on January 25, 2015 in Crafts, Gift it, Holidays, Knit / Crochet, Sell it

 

Homemade Baking Mix

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  • 5 cups flour
  • ¼ cup baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup Butter flavor shortening or butter

 

Click HERE for the instructions

 

DIY Foaming Hand Soap

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  • 1 foaming liquid soap bottle (8 – 9 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoons liquid Castile Soap
  • 2 drops of Tea Tree Oil
  • 2 drops of Essential oil (optional – for fragrance)
  • water

Click HERE for the instructions

 

 
 

Pocket Monsters

FUN!!! SewMamaSew says: Add a few drops of essential oil or a bit of herb or spice to the rice and you get scented breath from your fire-breathing beasts!

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  • Scrap of faux fur
  • Scrap of solid woven cotton
  • Small amount of paper-backed fusible adhesive
  • White fabric for eyes
  • Black fabric for mouth
  • Embroidery thread for eyes, mouths and nostrils

 

Click HERE for the instructions and pattern 

 
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Posted by on January 24, 2015 in Animals, Crafts, Family, Fun, Kids, Play Time, Recycle it, Sell it, Sewing

 
 
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