DIY Edible Facial Mask Recipes for All Skin Types

DIY Edible Facial Mask Recipes for All Skin Types

Oh, this mama could use a spa day! One blissful day filled with hot stone massages, a pedicure with a side of champagne, and a facial that leaves my face radiant, smooth as a baby’s bottom, and brighter than it was before I had children…..Okay. Back to reality. That’s not happening any time soon. If you’re anything like me (and …

DIY Healing Hand Salve for Garden Hands

Confession time. I’m a #lifefromscratch kind of gal. I love to prepare nutritious, wholesome meals at home. I totally love all things DIY and I’ve experimented with making my own coconut flour and coconut milk, my own medicated lip balm and orange vanilla whipped body butter. But there is one area of #lifefromscratch that I have yet to tackle. That …

Scratch Mommy wants to help you countdown to the holidays with DIY New Year Countdown Calendar and a DIY Christmas Advent Calendar tutorials.

DIY New Year Countdown Calendar and DIY Christmas Advent Calendar Tutorials

Let the countdown begin… Ah, the excitement and beauty of the Holidays! Every day more and more decorations go up. There are beautifully sparkling lights on the houses, both inside and out. And the look of wonder and amazement in our children’s faces is something to be cherished forever. Once December 1st rolls around I love to be able help …

Wondering what to make with all of your junk mail? Create beautiful DIY Handmade Paper for one of a kind cards, stationary & gift wrap.

Tutorial- Turn Junk Mail Into Beautiful DIY Handmade Paper

Scratch Mommy… taking junk mail to a WHOLE new level! Handmade paper– we’ve all admired it, thought how pretty it was and thought “I could probably do that.” Thinking and doing are two different things. Making your own handmade paper puts you into one of those DIY Superwoman categories, doesn’t it? I’m here to tell you, we can all be DIY Superwomen. …

Scratch Mommy editor, Crystal Allen shares her Easy Spicy Pickled Carrots Canning Recipe. Easy and delicious they are crunchy, sweet, salty, sour & spicy.

Easy Spicy Pickled Carrots Canning Recipe

Have you ever eaten pickled carrots? If you haven’t, you are missing out. Crunchy, sweet, salty and sour all in one bite… they are delicious. When my husband and I first started dating we used to attend the Circle Craft Christmas Fair every November. We would spend hours strolling through the aisles of handmade fares, holding hands, buying Christmas gifts …

This 5 minute tissue holder sewing project would make a great teacher gift, stocking stuffer or handmade gift idea. A great fabric scrap project for cold & flu season.

5 Minute Tissue Holder Sewing Project- Just In Time For Cold & Flu Season

It’s that time of year… Snotty noses, coughing, sneezing and general yuckiness as we all try to stay healthy and avoid cold and flu season. We all know that once the kids get sick, the parents are only days away from succumbing as well. I learned how to make these adorable little kleenex holders at SNAP conference last year. Unfortunately …

DIY Party Pumpkin Cooler

Along with the crisp Fall air and falling leaves, the month of October brings with it the celebration of Halloween with little kids in costumes and gatherings with friends. Whether you are planning a Fall or a Halloween themed party, creating just the right atmosphere with decorations, serving items and this DIY Party Pumpkin Cooler allows you to have fun …

DIY Simmering Potpourri- Apple Cider Chai, Apple Cinnamon, & Ginger Orange

Every fall I make a pot of apple cider on the stove. Several times each season actually. The cinnamon, cloves, apples and oranges simmering in the fragrant cider is enough to make you drool! It fill our small house with the scrumptious scent of fall. I can only make so many batches of this apple cider, yet I absolutely love …