Here’s a delicious recipe for your Wednesday! I started making these brownies in middle school. I think it was one of the first things I baked. I’m not sure where the recipe comes from, but they are still a favorite! Megan’s Special 3 Layer Brownies First Layer: 1 Cup Rolled Oats 1/2 Cup flour 1/2 Cup brown sugar 1/4 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. salt
I’m excited to have my very first guest blogger today! My husband, Reid, is going to share some helpful tips on how to accomplish manly tasks using crafty items. Take it away, Reid! Thanks Megan! Let me first begin by saying I am your #1 fan. I have read your blog at least 5 times. Homestyle Basil is my favorite blog…or whatever it’s called. Manly
If you want to know how to make q-tip flowers, then you are in luck! This tutorial is so easy and the flowers look so cute and festive when you are finished. These little q-tip flower would look so cute as a centerpiece for a kid’s birthday party or even has some decor to brighten your desk. It’s so easy to make q-tip flowers with
If you are currently in the diaper stage of kiddos, you know how quickly one child can go through wipes. In an effort to save money and the environment, I came up with a method for making reusable homemade baby wipes! I also cloth diaper, so it’s easy to just throw these right in with the diapers. You could easily make these homemade baby wipes
I love Mid-Century Modern pieces. But, they are so expensive! It’s rare to find a great deal on one. I’m so fortunate to have inherited a few pieces from my Granny. Some people have outright told me that they think these pieces are ugly…but I love them! These are 2 of my favorites that Granny had that no one wanted when she moved into a
As promised, here is how I make homemade fabric softener! All you need is: White Vinegar An Empty Jug (optional) Essential Oils (optional) I just poured some vinegar in an empty fabric softener container and added about 30 drops of tea tree oil. But, you could just literally pour vinegar into your fabric softener dispenser in your washer and that’s it! I added the oil
Today I’m sharing with you how to make homemade liquid laundry detergent! I’ve made powdered laundry detergent in the past, but I have been wanting to experiment with a liquid recipe. I found this one and revised it to my liking. Here is what you need: Homemade Liquid Laundry Detergent An empty (around 1 gallon) container (I used an old detergent jug) 1 cup liquid
I finally got around to completing my spring wreath. I’m happy with the results, so I will share them with you! Although it’s not spring yet, this gives me a glimmer of hope that it will be here soon! At least it hasn’t snowed in the past week, that is a step in the right direction! I love how green and natural it turned out!
// ]]> Homemade baby food seems pretty easy. Just blend up some soft fruits and veggies, and you are good to go! However, I was too intimidated to make homemade baby cereal for my first daughter, but I decided to take a stab at it the second time around. Come to find out, it’s super easy. I also love that it is so frugal and
Ok, well maybe a can of primer and a can of paint…and some leftover blue wall paint from the kitchen. That’s all it took to transform our living room. I absolutely love how it turned out. I’ve been wanting to paint our fireplace since we moved into our house a little over 1 1/2 years ago. Get ready for some amazing before and after shots!