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How To Grow Loofah Plants For Sponges

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Loofa Sponge Growing
We grew loofah for the first time this year! It was a pretty cool experience although it does take some patience. They are a super slow growing member of the squash family, although pretty darn hardy as long as you keep them watered.

How to Recycle An Old T-Shirt Into A New Dog Toy

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Materials Needed:
Three old t-shirts (Be sure you don't want to wear them anymore, as you will be cutting them up!)
Pair of sharp scissors

STEP 1: Cut your t-shirts into 3 long strips. This is where you can customize the size of the finished toy. Our pictured toy was created for a medium sized dog using strips approximately 2 inches wide x 15 inches long. 


STEP 2: Gather the pieces together & tie a knot, very tightly, at one end leaving approximately 1 1/2" of material overhang.



How To Make Homemade Mayo ~ Easy Recipe

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Equipment Needed:

1-quart wide mouth Ball jar

Immersion Blender


2 large eggs (or 4 small)

2 cups (extra light tasting) olive oil or vegetable oil

½ tsp. dry mustard

2 tsp. course Kosher salt

2 pinches sugar

6 tsp. lemon juice

1 Tbs. vinegar


1) Crack the eggs into the jar. Add dry mustard, salt, sugar, lemon juice, and vinegar. Pour oil into jar. Let this combination sit long enough for the eggs to settle down and rest on the bottom of the jar completely underneath the oil.