Category: DIY

  • Dandelion Moisturizer

    Dandelion Moisturizer

    So why do I choose to incorporate dandelions as well as tallow and coconut oil in my skincare? Well, believe it or not, dandelions have wonderful benefits for the skin. When applied to the skin, the extract of the dandelion acts as an antibacterial, germicide and anti-fungal ingredient. Dandelions help detox the skin, clearing out…

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  • DIY Gifts

    DIY Gifts

    If anything the recent years have shown us, it’s that time spent with loved ones is so precious and material possessions are secondary. That being said, the thought behind gift giving should be considered important, not the amount spent or the size of the gift. When giving these DIY gifts throughout the years, I’ve always…

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  • Dandelion Lavender Salve

    Dandelion Lavender Salve

    If you’ve been following my latest posts, you may have noticed I’ve been all about the dandelions lately. And why not? They’re plentiful and they’re free. So why not put them to good use? I’ve been busy getting my raised garden beds ready for Spring. With that comes a lot of digging in the dirt,…

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  • Teacher gifts

    Teacher gifts

    I’m a sworn Pinaholic, and have had my hand at a few successful DIY’s… I saw some really cute teeny succulent pots Pinned for wedding decor and thought what a cute little thank you gift – maybe teachers might appreciate them too! So here’s a little “thank you” idea for the teachers.

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  • DIY No-Sew Doggy Bed Cover

    DIY No-Sew Doggy Bed Cover

    Replacement covers for dog beds are expensive, especially when you need a large or extra large sized cover… Here’s an inexpensive, no-sew alternative to a store-bought (and not so pretty) dog bed cover. Grab 2 inexpensive $3 fleece blankets (I found these at Walmart) or measure your bed and allow for 2-3 inches around… head…

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  • Yummy Vanilla Mint Lip Balm

    Yummy Vanilla Mint Lip Balm

    Here’s a lovely recipe to make your own deliciously scrumptious (and cost effective I might add) lip balm.  Give it away as gifts for the holidays or keep some for yourself! What you’ll need: 8 Tablespoons Cocout Oil 3 Tablespoons Beeswax 1.5 Tablespoons Pure Vanilla Extract 20 drops Peppermint essential oil Directions: Place beeswax in a double…

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  • Homemade Laundry Detergent for Sensitive Skin

    Homemade Laundry Detergent for Sensitive Skin

    Laundry detergent for sensitive skin can be pricey.  And, most of the time it doesn’t quite do it’s job of getting clothing thoroughly clean in my opinion.  I’ve experimented with a few different combos of DIY laundry detergent and have finally come up with a great combo that actually works and does’t irritate those of…

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