We’re deep into summer, and the dog days of August, with its heat, sun, and, of course, bugs! Here in Florida we also have a lot of rain in August so we definitely have a lot of bugs. Just like us, ants and cockroaches want to stay dry too. They actually want to stay alive-not drown outside in their flooded homes. So, they make their way into our homes. DIY Green Pest Control to [Read more…]
Whether or not it’s a special holiday like Valentine’s Day or a birthday, it always feels good to receive a bouquet of fresh flowers as a gift. If you’re like me, you’re all smiles when you get one. Also, if you’re like me, you want your blooms to last as long as possible. These 10 Tips To Make Fresh Flowers Last Longer will help prolong the life of your bouquet. [Read more…]
Beeswax food wraps are an environmentally friendly product everyone seems to love. I bought some for the first time a few months ago and I use them all the time. Since they are a little pricey, I decided to make them myself with this DIY Beeswax Food Wrap “recipe”. The holidays and all its goodies and leftovers are just around the corner so what better time to make this eco-friendly DIY Beeswax Food Wrap.
Since Halloween is here it’s time to carve pumpkins into awesome jack o’ lanterns! Whether your jack o’ lantern is cool, creepy, spooky, or sassy, don’t toss out your pumpkin’s insides without putting them to good use too. These fall favorite fruits are full of vitamins and antioxidants so why not turn some of yours into this nourishing [Read more…]
One of my favorite beauty DIYs is this Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse. It leaves my hair soft, shiny, and manageable. It’s also easy and super simple to make!
Apple Cider Vinegar is one of those products known for its all-round usefulness and versatility, and is especially good for hair. It’s acidic by nature and helps restore the hair’s natural pH, removes product residue build-up, and helps [Read more…]
I’m the first to admit that my feet aren’t my best feature. They’re always dry and cracked, not to mention achy. I’m always either looking for new products or concocting my own DIY recipes to make my feet look and feel better. This easy Banana Yogurt Foot Mask is [Read more…]
It’s the beginning of Spring and in Florida, that means the white denim makes its way from the back of my closet to the forefront and become a staple in my daily attire. I love white clothes—white shorts, white denim jackets, white tees, white slides, and my favorite…my white denim jeggings! I love them so much that I have two of the same pair so I can wear the heck out of them all spring and summer. The only problem is that I also have a 3, almost four-year-old boy, who’s a bit of a piggy. Between park visits and crumby hands they almost always get a stain on them which makes wearing between washes very rare. I recently discovered this amazingly [Read more…]
These days more products than ever are being recycled. Many of these items are things a lot of us never
considered to be recyclable. These 5 Items You Should Be Recycling are just a very few of those
products. I don’t know about you, but I find myself feeling more and more guilty when I throw something in the trash without trying to first figure out a way to repurpose or recycle it. At any given time I have 2 or 3, [Read more…]