Homemade Brew to Kill Fleas, Bedbugs, Chiggers, Ticks, and Mosquitoes

This Safe Homemade Insecticide is concocted from tobacco tea, brown mouthwash and lemon dish soap.  The recipe I use is below: Adapted from an old Jerry Baker recipe, I have used this recipe for years to clean my house and yard of every kind of buggy pest you can imagine. (Please don’t spray the dog […]

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Chalk Paint Recipe – Make Your Own

Make Your Own Chalk Paint and Save Money  Chalk paint is often confused with chalkboard paint, but it is completely different.  Chalk paint has such rich qualities about it that it makes it ideal for crafts.  I use a lot of chalk paint for my crafts, especially necklace boards, jewelry boxes, and my home décor […]

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The Power of Google for DIY’ers

How To Loosen a Rusty Screw  I just made the most amazing discovery.  And I had to share it with all the crafters out there.  Amongst other things, I paint jewelry boxes – those I find at garage sales, thrift stores – anything that is nice and in good condition.  There is a lot of […]

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Save The Badlands Mustangs

Can You Adopt a Badlands Mustang? Important Notice – September 28th, 2013:   If you love horses and are in a position to adopt one, or know someone who would like to, 100 horses rounded up from the Badlands, North Dakota are set to be auctioned off on September 28th, 2013.  Many of these mustangs in […]

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Crafts To Make and Sell

What do Rocking Horses, Herbal Tea and Aprons Have in Common?  Woodworking Crafts Have you ever wanted to run your own craft business?  A lot of people do. If you are crafty and enjoy working with your hands, rocking horses, herbal tea, and aprons are only 3 of the many things you can make and […]

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Start A New Rural Business

Undertaking to start a new business can be an exciting and all encompassing venture.  Perhaps you have been chosen to take over and run a family-owned business.  Or it may be the realization of a long-held dream.   Perhaps you are simply looking for an additional source of income. Whatever the reason, with careful planning and […]

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