Ideas for Valentines Day: Decorate Your Mantle On a Budget

Turn your mantle into a Valentine's Day celebration without breaking into your piggy bank. These budget-friendly decorating ideas will inspire you to add a little extra love to your home.

Looking for original, even super affordable ideas for Valentines Day? We have a step-by-step tutorial to help you turn your mantle into a Valentine’s Day celebration without having to break into your piggy bank. Decorate Your Mantle (On A Budget) for Valentine’s Day This year, after the yards and yards of Christmas greenery and glitter […]

5 Easy Things To Make For Valentine’s Day (+Linky To Get Featured)

5 Great Valentine's DIY Ideas

We are so excited that Valentine’s Day is on the way. We’re ready to watch sappy movies, only eat heart-shaped foods, and craft things with lots of extra love. It seems like we are not alone in our Valentine’s day excitement, because last week’s DIY link up was full of great ideas to make February […]

DIY Coconut Vanilla Lip Balm

coconut oil lip balm

Have you ever put on lip balm only to have your lips end up feeling drier? Some balms contain ingredients that can actually dry your skin, making you feel the need to apply more, thus starting a terrible cycle. This homemade lip balm contains only natural ingredients and will provide protection against the elements while […]

From Cereal Box To Magazine Holder


I have magazines, kid’s school papers, coloring books, medical forms, and other papers all over my house. I found a way to organize almost anything with a simple DIY home decor project that turns cereal boxes into magazine holders. Now, for just a few bucks and about an hour, I can repurpose old cereal boxes […]

DIY Coconut Oil Salt Scrub With Rosemary And Mint


It’s amazing how many self-care products you can make or replace with coconut oil. I figure, with all of the health benefits it has to offer, why not use it wherever I can, right? You can make deodorant, diaper cream, vapor rub, shaving cream, cuticle ointment, toothpaste…I mean, the list goes on and on. You […]

DIY Pattern Ear Warmer (+Linky To Get Featured)


Keep in mind this DIY when cleaning out your closet! Don’t toss those unwanted sweaters into the donate pile just yet! Repurpose your old sweater into a fancy pattern ear warmer head wrap with a bow! It doesn’t require any special machines or tools, just a trusty pair of scissors, a needle and thread, and […]

Oil Pulling (Yes You Should!)


If you’re not already on the coconut oil bandwagon, you should be! It has so many uses around the house. There’s the obvious ones like replacing any vegetable oils in recipes, stir-frying, melting on popcorn, or spreading on toast. Beyond that, some people swear by it’s health benefits. One use I was really curious about […]

4 DIY Detox Waters (+Linky To Get Featured)

4 DIY Detox Waters

A new year brings a new you! Healthy living can be more than a resolution, it can be a way of life. Make a few subtle choices and over time, you can make a big difference! Did you know that 75% of Americans are considered chronically dehydrated? Flush those pesky toxins in your system using […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Surprise Cookies


I have learned something very important about myself in the last month of cooking: I’m not a fan of measuring. I would much rather just estimate. When the kids are napping, I am a beast in the kitchen (a good kind of beast – a happy, pretty beast). I have absolutely ZERO self control when it […]

Two-Step Cinnamon Almonds (+Linky To Get Featured)

Two-Step Cinnamon Almonds

With holiday parties and get-togethers in full swing, you may be on the lookout for the perfect host or hostess gift! Two-Step Cinnamon Almonds are the perfect last minute gift. They are homemade, but only require a few minutes, and a few ingredients! Do you have a fun craft, recipe, or another Pin-teresting post that […]

The Perfect DIY Gift: Handmade Soap

DIY Handmade Soap

Melt-and-pour soap is easy to make, the kids can help, and it makes a great present on it’s own or in a gift basket of self-care items. I think my son’s teacher might be getting a basket along those lines this year! Handmade Soap In order to do this project, you’ll need to purchase a […]

DIY Gumdrop Snowflakes (+Linky To Get Featured)


Looking for a simple way to keep your kids busy during winter break? Look no more! DIY Gumdrop Snowflakes are a simple way to keep all the little hands in your life, busy! They are a perfect addition to a children’s table at Christmas dinner, or even the perfect topping to a special Christmas gift. […]

How To Design Custom Chalkboard Printables For Free

Design Custom Chalkboard Printables For Free

If you are a Pinterest fan or you frequent many blog sites, I know you’ve seen the endless supply of Chalkboard Printables out there. I, for one, love them! There’s just one problem. I like to customize everything! I always wish they used a different font or a different quote. Sometimes I love it and […]

DIY Gift Bags

DIY Gift Bags

For some it’s a chore, but I’ve always loved wrapping gifts. Well, let me rephrase that. I love wrapping gifts that are easy to wrap. Boxes, books, CDs, board games…I could wrap for days! But those pesky, oddly shaped gifts always pose a challenge. As far as I know, there are two solutions (besides a […]

DIY Decorated Bobby Pins: Great Last-Minute Gift Idea

DIY Decorated Bobby Pins

It’s time to start getting those gifts together, making sure you haven’t forgotten anyone on your list. Here’s a little DIY gift that’s quick, easy, and inexpensive- decorated bobby pins! DIY Decorated Bobby Pins You’ll need to get your supplies together first. You’ll need bobby pins, hot glue gun/glue, nail polish, pencil, scissors, and birch […]

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