How To Make French Press Iced Coffee

How To Make Iced Coffee

How to Make Iced Coffee With A French Press


It’s spring time now, with summer just around the corner.  As the seasons change a cool refreshing iced coffee drinks sound a whole lot better than hot lattes or a fresh pour over.  Iced coffee is my perfect caffeinated warm weather fix .

Here’s how to make iced coffee with a french press quickly and easily.  This is just a black iced coffee, and of course you can add what ever you’d like to it to flavor it, or make it creamy, but I will cover those in a later post.

Time: 8 min.

Homemade Dishwasher Detergent

Homemade Dishwasher Detergent

Simple Homemade Dishwasher Detergent

I decided to try and make my own homemade dishwasher detergent for a couple of reasons.  The first of which is that old saying, “You are what you eat.”  A lot of dishwasher soap is loaded with chemicals I don’t think anyone would willingly want to eat.  I don’t like the idea of little bits of chemicals being left on my dishes for me too eat.  So with that kind of gross thought in mind I decided it was time for me to try and make my own dishwasher detergent.

With all of that being said, here’s how to make homemade dishwasher detergent:

Time: 10 min.

How To Make Homemade Laundry Detergent With Bar Soap and Washing Soda

how to make homemade laundry detergent

Fast Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipe

Here’s how to make a basic natural homemade laundry detergent recipe that is easy to make, and will get your clothes fresh in no time.

There are a ton of reasons to make your own homemade laundry detergent.  Personally I’m not a big fan of soaking my clothing in a bunch of chemicals that I don’t really know what they are.

Another reason I am starting to steer clear of store bought laundry detergent is it seems to me like so much detergent needs to be used compared to homemade detergent that it seems like there must be some fillers in there.

I don’t know about you, but I don’t like the idea of paying for filler. Another reason many people might be looking to make their own homemade laundry detergent is that some laundry detergents can irritate some peoples skin.

This laundry detergent recipe is much less chemical laden and might be less irritating for those with sensitive skin.  There are other reasons to not buy store bought detergents but as for me, those are the ones that have driven me to try and make my own homemade laundry detergent.

Don’t Freeze Your Coffee Beans

Freezing Coffee Beans

To Freeze Or Not To Freeze These Coffee Beans

There is some debate over whether or not you should freeze coffee beans.  Some people swear by freezing coffee beans, and the first thing that they do when they buy a new bag of coffee beans is to throw it into the freezer.  While others cringe at the very thought of freezing coffee beans all together.

I wanted to find out for myself whether or not it really is a big deal to freeze coffee beans.   This is what I’ve found out… …

How To Pan Roast Coffee Beans on the Stove

Pan roasted coffee beans

Here’s one that one of my friends taught me, pan roasting your own green coffee beans at home on the stove!  This is the basic intro way to roast coffee beans at home.  There are several other ways to do it, such as with a popcorn popper, or, surprise!, with an actual coffee roasting machine.

For me at this stage in my life this is the home coffee roasting method that I use.

Time: 8 – 10 minutes



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