To start….. NUTRITIONAL DISCLAIMER Please note that I am not a medical or nutritional professional. I am simply recounting and sharing my own experiences on this blog. Nothing I express here should be taken as medical advice and you should consult with your doctor before starting any diet or exercise program. I provide nutritional information … Continue reading Lifestyle change …
We have now decided, after making it a few times (like 5 in the last month and a half), that homemade pizza is best! So good that I didn’t get pics of when they were finished….except when my daughter decided to make a stromboli this last time. My hubby likes pepperoni (sausage give him heartburn) … Continue reading Our Homemade Pizza
We had what we call ‘whatever night’ at our house tonight. I’ve been wanting to make this for awhile but half my family doesn’t share the love of peas. I made this with adding shrimp sautéed in garlic butter and cut them up in little pieces. Its very tasty. Here is the recipe … Orzotto … Continue reading Orzotto with Peas
I went for a surgical consult last week about removing the part of intestine that is infected by the diverticulitis. The surgeon 😷 didn’t seem like he was too willing for doing the procedure, reason being I have only had 2 flares in 2 months….granted all doctors I have previously seen (GI and all the … Continue reading Disease maintenance with food.
Homemade soup is always best. With my bout or flare up of diverticulitis I have to go back to clear liquid diet and work back to solid food. All last week I was eating or rather drinking my meals, pre-made soups and broths. Then I worked up to these…. In this flavor and creamy tomato … Continue reading Soup….homemade….
Alittle while ago, December 17th to be exact I made what I was calling ChocoBerry soap. To be ready, ok I didn’t calculate the times that great….Im new to making soap, but anyway to be ready for valentine’s day. I scented it with chocolate covered strawberry scent, via Natures Garden fragrance oil. Well I went, … Continue reading Valentines soap…
Yesterday I made a batch of Baby Soft/Sensitive soap. I unmolded and cut it today. Looks nice! In the olive oil, I infused calendula, comfrey and chamomile; those aid in healing the skin. I use the calendula and comfrey in my homemade Neosporin and it helps in healing wonderfully! My next soap, for valentines is … Continue reading Aids in healing….
Made a new soap last night, a partial lard bar and it was beautiful when making it, but the cut was even better than I thought it would come out!Thanks to some name suggestions I named this batch Magical Mermaid 🧜♀️. The smell is sweet and kind of oceany, it was Sea Salt fragrance from … Continue reading Magical Mermaid Soap
Hubby needed some kind of good and moisturizing cream for his feet, that is unscented. So I made my own body butter with avocado oil, coconut oil, shea butter and castor oil. Out of the remainder of the butter that wouldn’t fit all into this container and added peppermint essential oil and some red mica. … Continue reading Body butter
I can’t believe I have been out of my mind and forgotten to write here. I made more soap about a week after my first one, it was kinda a mess. I learned a valuable lesson, don’t buy my scents from the local stores, buy it online… but I also learned to look online about … Continue reading Ocean Swirl