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…

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…

Succulent Love

I LOVE succulents.  They’re hearty plants that come in a gorgeous array of shapes, colors, and textures.  Their greatest quality is that they are low maintenance!  Even the blackest of thumbs can seem like an expert gardener with succulents on display.  Here are a few ideas of how to display them in and around your…

Spring Table Vignette

Spring is one of my favorite times of the year.  The weather is warm, but not too hot, the landscape filled with the scenery of life blooming all around.  Flowers, greenery, it all just makes me happy.  Here is a dining table display or vignette using a rattan tray, some recycled bottles, fruits and flowers and other…

Woodland Fairy Party

Long ago, (well 2 years but it seems like a while!) I did a Woodland Fairy themed birthday for my little one’s first birthday.  Complete with fairy wings and homemade crown headbands for the little fairy princesses who came to celebrate.  Here are some photos I hope will inspire you in decorating for your little…