Ways to Tie a Scarf

Normally thrown around your neck in a casual fashion, a scarf can be so much more. Discover our simple tying techniques, then get creative on your own.  I found this article at the Homemadesimple website which I could resist sharing:
  1. Classic Wrap-Around : Place the middle of the scarf around the front of your neck, then pull the two ends around opposite sides to the front.
  1. Layered Knot : Place the scarf around the front of your neck so the ends hang in back. Pull the ends around to the front, and loosen the tightened neck section. Tie the dangling ends together and then pull the loosened neck section around the front of the knot.
  1. Double Loop : Start with the middle of the scarf on the back of your neck. Loop the ends of the scarf around and back to the front. Tie the two ends together.



  1. Triple Knot : Twist the scarf to thin it out and place around the back of your neck. Tie a triple knot in front, then loosen the knot loops to fill it out.
  1. Braided : Fold the scarf in half, then place around the back of your neck. Pull one of the loose ends through the loop on the other side, twist to make another loop, then thread the other loose end through.
  1. Rolled Coil : Place the scarf around the front of your neck so the ends hang in back. Pull the ends around to the front and tie them. Wrap and tuck the loose ends around to hide them.

Tips for Keeping Your Jeans from Fading

What do you do to keep your jeans from fading?  Back in the ‘80s, it was the style to have faded jeans but today, it’s all about the dark jeans.  I’ve been told the following help with the situation:

  1. NEVER wash your jeans.  Have you heard that?  I’m sorry but I just wouldn’t be able to do it.  I would always be paranoid that I smelled.  With respect to not washing, I heard people use Febreeze to freshen up the jeans.
  2. Wash jeans inside out in cold.  This is what I do.  I think it helps but I don’t think it solves the problem, just prolongs the fading a bit.
  3. Dry cleaning is another solution.  I’m not too keen on having all those chemicals used all the time on my clothes and more importantly, that can become very costly.
  4. Another thing that I do to help is to hang my jeans to dry.  Never, never put them in the dryer.  It is said that you’re almost guaranteed to have your jeans fade a shade when putting them into the dryer.
  5. An old home ready is to put vinegar in your washing machine with the jeans and wash on delicate with detergent designed to be used with dark clothes.  This is my plan to try next.
  6. A wives tail I’ve heard is putting salt in the washing machine with your load of jeans. I’m somewhat surprised by this as I’d think the salt with actually fade the clothing.
  7. Another one that I heard and I kind of find hard to believe it washing your jeans with beer….?

I’d love to hear what you do to prevent your jeans from fading!

Happy New Year’s Everyone

I would like to wish you all a very safe and Happy New Year!

Thank you so much for reading my posts and following along.  I am learning and growing more each day, while I am blogging, and expect to provide you bigger and better things to come!

Happy Holidays to you all!!



I wish you all a happy and safe holiday season!

Thank you very much for reading my posts, following along and all your support.  I’m still somewhat new at the whole blog thing but expect bigger and better things to come!  Thanks again!

Free Email or Telephone Call from Santa!

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Click HERE to set up a free personalized telephone call or email from Santa from anywhere in North American!

Homemade Mustard Recipe


Here is a recipe to make the classic condiment at home and even better!


What You Will Need:

–   ¼ cup of mustard powder

–   1 Tbsp of black mustard seeds (optional)

–   ¼ cup of mustard seeds

–   3 Tbsp of cold water

–   1/3 cup of white-wine vinegar

–   ¼ tsp of salt


Note:  If you’re having problems finding any of the ingredients, check out your local health food store.


What You Will Need to do:

Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.  Store in a glass, tight lid jar and place in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours before serving.



Free Sample of the Calico Minerals 3-Step System

I’m always on the lookout for the best face products out there.  I’ve submitted a request to receive a free sample of the Calico Minerals 3-Step System.


Click HERE to go directly to the webpage to request your free sample.  This offer is available for U.S. and Canadian residents.


25 Amazing Ways to Wear a Scarf

I have quite a few different scarfs but get bored with wearing them as I know only a few different ways to wear them.  I found this incredible video that demonstrates 25 different ways to wear scarfs.

Click HERE to check out the video yourself.

More Posts to Come!

I wanted to send a quick post to first, thank you for checking my blog out.  It is very much appreciated!  I also wanted to let you know that there haven’t been as many posts as usual, as I’ve been having a lot of computer problems.  However, my old computer has been replaced (it was still under warranty) and I’m just about completely back up and running.

Stay tuned as you will now be seeing more posts and thanks again for checking my blog out!

How to Send Cookies in the Mail

How to send cookies in the mail


Have you ever wondered how to send cookies to your loved ones in the mail but are concerned that they might not arrive safely.  Check out this article I found on the Canadian Living website which explains how to send cookies in the mail.


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