Archive of ‘DIY’ category

25 Genius Upcycled Projects; wow so smart!

I love a good Trash to Treasure Project; spending next to nothing to create something useful is awesome. Good Housekeeping has a great roundup of 26 upcycle projects, many of which are very creative. Below, I’ve included the pictures of the most impressive projects in their list in my opinion. Click HERE to view all […] Read more…

DIY Salt Dough Handprint Ornaments

This is one of my favorite DIY’s for the holidays; they’re  so fun to create, cost almost nothing and make a great keepsake. This post is from 2 years ago, when my daughter was still very little; now she’s repeating all of my catch phrases (you’re welcome world),so I’m really glad I’ve made these every […] Read more…

5 minute curls; no heat curl and headband updo tutorial

I haven’t used my curling wand, curling iron…..anything to curl my hair other than this method in 8 months because this technique works so well! With this tutorial, you can create long, lasting, no heat curls with just 5 minutes of prep and a little beauty rest (or a hairdryer if you wanna do this […] Read more…

Curltastic detangler and conditioning spray

If you’ve tried brushing out tangled hair, be it straight or curly, you know it’s a nightmare. My daughter has fine, curly hair and if I don’t spray & comb it EVERY night then then she’ll be rocking some sky-high, ratted locks in the morning (sigh). I have tried out a ton of detanglers and conditioning […] Read more…

Gone Glamping Video, Fall Party ideas with S’mores Bar, Custom Wine and More!

Sharing some easy fall party tips & this years theme is Glamping (Glamorous Camping). We took fun camping elements and made them more glam, a great mix of of rustic and classy complete with a S’mores bar, fresh (spiked) apple cider and custom wine. Guests left happy Glampers! Read more…

Awesome tech tips to simplify your life

  Let’s face it, we’re all busy, so if there is a way to complete a task quicker & more efficiently I’m totally going to try it. I found this great post, 19 Gadget tips that will make you feel like a wizard via BuzzFeed, that has so many cool tech tips for Mac, PC, […] Read more…

5 SECOND Shredded Chicken

If you make anything with shredded chicken, you’re gonna want to remember this trick. My method for making shredded chicken is SUPER fast, saves money & is healthier than buying canned chicken. I have a Kitchenmaid mixer and use it for like a 1000 things & this is one of them (don’t have a Kitchenaid? […] Read more…

WOW Revamped Desk without sanding or priming

“From Busted to Beautiful” This is a tale of an old, damaged desk destined for the dumpster that was brought back to life using Reclaim Beyond Paint without having to be sanded or primed first, it was just painted! I recently made the transition from working full time at an office to freelancing from home, […] Read more…

Must try tips to reduce data usage

If you’re like me, then you’re familiar with that dreaded text from your carrier notifying you that you’ve used up almost all of your data, NOOO! Between jamming out to Pandora, watching a zillion videos on YouTube, checking Facebook and heck just using it frequently it seems the data is gone in like no time. […] Read more…

Awesome camera hack for child photography

When taking my kids photos, trying to get a smile outta my “threenager” can be a chore somedays. It’s almost as if she has a different definition of the word “SMILE” and thinks it means the following: look at the ground, look at the sky, cross your eyes, flash your belly or simply run away. […] Read more…

This one item will organize makeup, crafts, first aid items and more!

I’ve been using a tackle box to store a variety of small items for years and I’m not talkin’ about tackle. This is actually one of my oldest & most used workarounds and it’s been a great solution for storing my makeup, beauty supplies, nail polish & more. So, why a tackle box ?  I found […] Read more…

16 creative ways to display childs artwork

If you’re a parent, then you know the struggle keep kids artwork organized (let alone displayed) is all too real.  I love this roundup of 16 awesome ways to display their art via Spaceships and Laserbeams, so many creative ideas.  Check out the post HERE and get to displaying your pint-sized Picasos work of art!   Read more…

Genius ways to organize your shades

Its summertime, so I have seemingly 100 different pair of sunglasses because for me, they are just about practicality but also fabulocity. (and for hiding the bags under my eyes when I haven’t slept). But I digress, I have been looking for a way to keep them organized instead of scattered throughout the house (sure, […] Read more…

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