Monthly Archives: February 2012

scone recipe, savvy brown

Simple Spice Vegan Scone Recipe

One chilly Saturday morning, I got it in my head that I wanted to have scones for breakfast with tea. However, I really didn’t feel like walking down to the corner café, and paying $5 for a scone the size of my head. (The fact the whole endeavor would require a level of dressing, coat-wearing and shoe-finding that I had no interest in performing didn’t help either). So I did what I usually do. I hopped on the web until I found a recipe that matched the ingredients in my fridge. After a bit of futzing, I altered something I found and came up with this. Enjoy! Continue reading


My New Natural Poo Method

I’m excited about my new shampoo reggie because it’s saves money, product, water and detangling time! Of course it’s sulfate, paraben, mineral oil and cone-free. I was inspired by Naptural85 on YouTube and this video and adjusted it to work for me. I still haven’t tried the hair washing clay she’s using, but I’m itching to, (no pun intended) because it’s all natural!

My New Poo Method

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Cheap Green Way to Clean Up Pet Hair

I have a love/hate relationship with my two cats. They are fun and affectionate and really don’t care what I look like, or how off-key I sing or if my socks match, as long as I feed them. (I have a couple of friends like that too). But their hair gets everywhere, and although I have hardwood floors, it can be a real pain to keep the furniture clean.

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Olive Oil Pre-Poo Method

I was telling my cousin that I was looking for a new deep conditioner and she mentioned that she used olive oil to condition her hair and scalp.

Well duh.

I always have olive oil in the bathroom, whether I’m using it as a body oil or on my face for my Oil Cleansing Method I’ve used other oils in my hair, I don’t know why it never occurred to me to use olive oil as a pre-poo. A “pre-poo” is a hair conditioning method that you do before you wash your hair. In other words, you deep condition before cleaning your hair instead of after. I started Continue reading