New Blog!

We’ve Officially launched Before I Count To Three. The new blog is going to have a strong focus on family and daily life. We’re also planning on incorporating lots of new videos to compliment the picture tutorials you’re used to seeing. We’re hoping to put up one recipe and one tutorial a week, as well … Continue reading

Something New

So, it’s been two years since I’ve updated this blog. A lot has happened in that time. A lot. We expanded our family, and added a new baby sister to the mix, and we have not one, but two littles in school now. But I won’t go into all of that now. There’s big stuff … Continue reading

DIY Deodorant

DIY Deodorant

Hey Y’all! I’m back, and I’ve got a cool pictorial for you. I finally ran out of my store bought deodorant, and instead of buying more, I decided to try my hand at making my own. I won’t lay complete claim to the recipe, but I did swap out one of the ingredients to add … Continue reading

Relationship Rant

(disclaimer; The following blog is a rant. It will contain extreme ventiness, pity party logic and other nonsensical emotional ravings. Please don’t take anything written past this point as an accurate portrayal of anyone I discuss. My people are good people, they know that. But even good people induce ranting sometimes. You’ve been warned, read … Continue reading

My Tummy Hurts :(

…And it has for years.   The following will not be for the squeamish. It also may be a bit TMI for those of you who have absolutely no interest in the inner workings of other people. Those who have been following my blog already know that I’ve been on a weight loss journey. One … Continue reading

DIY Liquid Laundry Detergent

After the success of my liquid dish soap, especially popular with my husband, I decided to take the plunge into laundry detergent. It was really important for it to be a low suds kind of detergent, because we have one of those fancy High Efficiency front loaders. After some experimentation and tweaking of other recipes, … Continue reading

DIY: Dying Wool Locks in the Microwave

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m a bit of a craft junkie. One of my absolute favourite hobbies right now is spinning my own yarn. It’s relaxing, creative, endlessly entertaining and sometimes trance inducing. I never knew true peace until I sat at a spinning wheel, heard the soft whoosh whoosh whoosh of the wheel as … Continue reading