20+ Easy DIY Christmas Gifts

One of the best ways to save money on gift giving while still pleasing your recipients is by putting some time and effort into the gift itself. Why not try making your own DIY Christmas gifts? Even if you've never made your own gifts before, no worries – there are plenty of Easy DIY Christmas … [Read more...]

Rosemary and Mint Essential Oils Shampoo Bar Recipe

Are you familiar with shampoo bars? I didn't know about them until recently, but now that I do... I love them! Shampoo bars are growing in popularity. This is partially due to the fact that they’re eco-friendly - in more ways than one! They're easier to transport than plastic bottles and, … [Read more...]

Homemade Pink Himalayan Salt Scrub Recipe

I make an effort to exfoliate my skin at least once a week. It is so important to get rid of dead skin cells so that new cells can be uncovered and work their magic. Exfoliating also allows for lotions and moisturizers to penetrate deep into the skin. After exfoliating for a few weeks, you'll find … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Rosemary Vanilla Essential Oil Soap

I cannot believe it is already spring! I was taking the dog for a walk this morning and it was gorgeous outside. The temperature was in the low 60's, the daffodils are standing tall and the birds are singing in the trees. This is absolutely my favorite time of the year. How about you? It is time to … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Upcycle Plastic Bottles and Bags

Some of the very best craft and DIY ideas start with items you already have around the home. Not only does that mean you don't have to spent a lot of money at the craft store for supplies, but it also means that old items that are basically trash get a brand new life! While recycling is great, … [Read more...]

DIY Tea Tree Oil Cleaner Recipes

Spring cleaning season is quickly approaching. While we make plans to clean up our house, how about starting with cleaning up our cleaning supplies? Yep, I said cleaning the cleaning supplies. With these DIY Tea Tree Oil Cleaner Recipes, you can reduce the amount of harmful chemicals in your house … [Read more...]

DIY Homemade Peppermint Lip Balm with Printable Labels

Today we have something fun AND extremely useful to make - DIY Homemade Peppermint Lip Balm! With the cold, harsh winter weather we have here in Minnesota, I go through a LOT of lip balm! It's the only thing to protect it from the dry air and cold wind and to heal it if my lips do become dry or … [Read more...]

DIY Crayon Drip Pumpkin – A Fun and Festive Halloween Decoration

DIY Crayon Drip Pumpkin I have been itching to decorate for Halloween for a few weeks already. Now that we are officially into October, it's time to REALLY get started!! One thing I usually try to hold off on until closer to the 31st is carved pumpkins. Unfortunately, they only have a limited … [Read more...]

Homemade Washi Tape Father’s Day Card

Homemade Washi Tape Father's Day Card Hey guys! Can you believe school is out and the official start of summer is a few short weeks away? I know, right?! One of my internal calendar markers for summer is Father's Day. I know when Father's Day is here, that means summer is directly after. For me, … [Read more...]

How To: Make Soy Candles – a Fun DIY Project

Soy candles are made using soy-based wax. That means they are animal safe as they contain no beeswax. That makes them a favorite of vegans and anyone who prefers to use soy over other ingredients. I took it upon myself to make some candles and walk you through the entire process! It's a ton of fun … [Read more...]