Archive of ‘DIY’ category

No Speakers = No Problem

I love jamming to my tunes on my phone,  but sometimes it’s just not loud enough (Side note, maybe I can’t hear it because I’m singing at the top of my lungs as if I’m trying out for American Idol? In my head, I sound like Mariah Carey. In reality, I sound like a howling […] Read more…

DIY Teeth Brushing Chart

 Teaching your kiddos to brush their teeth regularly is so important;  not doing so leads to plaque, which leads to cavities and makes gums sore & unable to hold the teeth.  I don’t know about the rest of you, but when I meet someone, their smile is one of the first things I notice (maybe that’s why […] Read more…

Keurig for $49 + Free Shipping

  Office Depot has a great deal on the Keurig B130 Brewer. Regularly $70, with coupon just $49 with free shipping. Click HERE for item. Here’s how you get the discount: Spend an extra $5 and use coupon code “27598642” for an additional $20 off Keurig originally priced 69.99 before coupon.   Check out my Keurig Coffee […] Read more…

9 Natural Beauty Tips

It’s always nice to learn about natural beauty tips because they’re easy to use and so much better for us than using commercial beauty products with unknown ingredients and chemicals. Even if we don’t always use natural beauty products in our beauty routine, we can treat our skin to some natural beauty tips that will […] Read more…

Upcycled Fruit Crates

I love these; upcycling fruit crates to organize toys, shoes & more. I  want to try making the toy box, after all Harper just had her 1st birthday and she now has like 100  ‘friends’, aka toys, that need a place to call home… that is not in my living room :) Found these on OMGIDIY Read more…

DIY Pet Treat Mason Jars

Who knew pooch treats could be stored in a way that’s actually cute?!? I found this Pet Project at IrresistiblePets.net & thought it was such a clever idea. Now if my dog, Pickles, could refrain from shredding paper towels, eating the cat’s toy mice or barking at the invisible man… he might get a treat or […] Read more…

Thicken Lashes with Powder; Updated

I’m always looking for ways to perfect my projects & for this trick, I’ve changed the steps.  Before, I was applying the powder to dry eyelashes, but I had to be very careful when doing this…I do not have a delicate way of doing anything & if I’m not careful I’d end up with powder […] Read more…

Upcycle Cans for Birdfeeders

Cans have never looked so cute! What a creative idea… Painted Cans+Ribbon=Birdfeeder Now…just gotta get some actual bird feed, otherwise I’ll just have a bunch of cans hanging around my lawn.  Would that be considered dumpster chic or a poor mans wind chime?  ;) I dunno….Regardless, upcycling old junk into something useful is always a […] Read more…

DIY Jewelry Board

Saw this cool DIY ♥ Jewelry Board & had to share.  Just put wrapping paper over a bulletin board. This is my kind of DIY…it’s so simple, yet cute AND it involves jewelry :) Read more…

Clean 15 and the Dirty Dozen; What to buy organic

Let me first say that I don’t buy all organic food…I try to as often as I can, but it’s not always cost effective. That being said, there are some foods that you’re better off buying organic, if you’re able to.  Check out this cool & helpful chart I found at mealsandmovesblog.com. I’m a visual person, so […] Read more…

Hipster Pooch

Since I occasionally have a DIY pet project, I thought I’d share my guinea pig with you. This is my dog Pickles. Thinks he’s a hipster, smells like a dumpster…… just kidding ;) Have a good weekend!   Read more…

Stylish DIY Dry Erase Board

I rely on Dry Erase Boards to help me keep everything in order (and sometimes just to doodle for a bit) but I really don’t like the way they look. So, I decided I would make my own using things I already had; A Picture Frame & Paper.  All you have to do to make one is […] Read more…

“Cool” Tip: DIY Icepack

Here’s a good Icepack “recipe” for athletes, moms or anyone who is accident prone like myself.  You can make several homemade ice packs for a fraction of the cost of one store bought ice pack and the instructions are super simple. You will need: Ziploc Bag Rubbing Alcohol Water (I would advise you use a […] Read more…

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