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Bath Bomb Recipe – Cheerful Citrus Fizzy Bath Bombs

By Andrea @ utensi / September 17, 2018

DIY bath bombs can be a big hit for a fun DIY project with your kids or friends. Most people enjoy using the fun little fizzers in their baths. But, they can be expensive if you buy them at a specialty bath store or online. Many of the store-bought bath bombs also use toxic fragrances […]

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How to Make Soap – Fresh Woods Shea Butter

By Andrea @ utensi / September 4, 2018

I used to think the soap making process was really complicated. It wasn’t until someone gave me some soap base as a gift that I even attempted making my own. If you use a good base, and just add a few ingredients, you can make soap at home easily! I always use the silicone molds […]

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How to Make Bubble Bath

By Andrea @ utensi / August 14, 2018

Homemade Bubble Bath is one of those things that we always need to have a supply of in our home. Our boys will get in the tub and go crazy town with the bubbles! They love them some bubble baths. What can I say? I’ve raised them up the way they should go. 🙂 This […]

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Homemade Toilet Bowl Cleaning Discs

By Andrea @ utensi / March 5, 2018

I have been teaching our youngest son how to clean the toilet bowl. It’s quite hilarious, actually. They get so grossed out by it and I remind them that is how I feel when I clean *their* bathroom! I’m so glad they can do this job on their own. Our older boys have been responsible […]

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Pour and Melt LEGO Soaps

By Andrea @ utensi / October 30, 2017

I’m pretty sure most parents will agree that these Legos are the best kind of Legos you can have! No fear of LEGO foot injuries, or at least if it happens it won’t hurt near as bad! You can easily whip up a batch of these with the kids. Or, these would make “handy” gifts […]

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Mickey Mouse Cookies (homemade and easy!)

By Andrea @ utensi / May 23, 2017

Do you have a Mickey Mouse or Disney lover in the house? These cookies will make them SO HAPPY! These would be perfect treats to make for a trip countdown to Disney! Mickey Mouse Cookies Ingredients 3/4 cup, Butter (softened) 3/4 cup, Granulated Sugar 1 TBS, Almond Extract 1 Egg 2 cups, All-Purpose Flour Pinch Salt Miniature M&M’s […]

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Homemade Bath Bombs DIY

By Andrea @ utensi / May 16, 2017

I never truly appreciated my bathtub until we did a bathroom renovation and removed our garden tub. We rarely used it but as soon as it was gone I sure did wish I had a big bath tub (isn’t that how it always goes?!)! We have since moved and have a big garden tub once again […]

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Ice Cream “Pint” Bars

By Andrea @ utensi / May 9, 2017

Here’s a little known fact about me: I worked at the local dairy cone growing up. Yeap. And, I could make an AWESOME ice cream bar. We called them dilly bars. I have no idea why they were called that, but they were. The process to make those ice cream bars were more tedious than […]

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Homemade All-Purpose Healing Salve

By Andrea @ utensi / May 3, 2017

As much as possible I try to utilize natural ingredients for ailments for our family. You will find several recipes we share include essential oils because they are easily accessible and one of my favorite ways to incorporate natural ingredients! In fact, you probably have many of the ingredients to make this salve if you made […]

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Heart Shaped Pie Crust Chips

By Andrea @ utensi / April 25, 2017

This is an easy snack to make with pre-made pie crust. You can play with the flavors, shapes and fruit-flavored dip as well. These “chips” would go great with fruit salsa too! Pie Crust Chips Ingredients Pillsbury Refrigerated Pie Crust Cherry Pie Filling 1/4 cup, Sugar 2 TBS, Ground Cinnamon 1 TBS, Butter (melted) Pie Crust Chips Directions Preheat your oven to 400° […]

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