Household / Remedies

Play Dough

1 cup flour 1 cup water 1 TB oil 1 TB alum 1/2 cup salt Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly. When it is like thick mashed potatoes, remove from heat, add vanilla for fragrance.  Divide, then add food coloring and knead it into the dough. Store air-tight.

Mustard Plaster

When my kids have bronchitis or pnemonia, this is what kicks it… Mix 2 TB dry mustard powder (superfine) to one egg white. Spread the plaster onto an old piece of clean cotton (I usually cut up an old t-shirt for this) Lay the cotton, plaster side down, against chest.  Cover with another later of […]