If you love simple DIYs that have a big payoff, put these DIY Dryer Balls at the top of your project list! They’re made from wool yarn which helps save money on energy costs by shortening your laundry’s drying time. Go ahead and ditch those costly dryer sheets because these will help soften your fabrics and reduce wrinkles. You can also add a few drops of your favorite essential oil to give your laundry a fresh scent! [Read more…]
I recently started my Spring cleaning, fashionably late as always, and when I came across a bunch of old books, I paused. Wondering what to do with them, I seriously considered tossing them. After much deliberation and them sitting on the floor for about a week, I ultimately decided to keep and repurpose them as home decor props around my house. Before strategically placing them around my home I wanted to make them look a little prettier. I grabbed some [Read more…]
I’ve always been one of those people who wash their hands a lot during the day, but now I do it even more. For a while, much like most of the country, I was concerned about running low on hand soap so I started making my own. It’s actually much easier than you might think it would be. This DIY Peppermint Hand Soap is simple to make, super affordable, and it’s free of the harsh ingredients that may be found [Read more…]
Gratitude for simple pleasures has always been something I try to remember and practice. Sometimes, though, it’s harder than others to remember something that seems like it should be so easy. Lately, with everything that’s going on, it’s become a lot easier. With the coronavirus being a big, unavoidable part of our lives, we’re all reminded of how precious life and family are. We’re also all looking for ways to stay safe, healthy, calm, and [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.
DIY Toilet Cleaning Pods are the latest cleaning pod I’ve started making. I absolutely love using DIY pods for other home cleaning tasks (see my post here for DIY laundry pods and DIY dishwashing pods), but using them for toilet cleaning is especially satisfying because this is one of my least favorite chores.
All of my DIY pods are easy, quick, and cost-efficient, but with only 3 ingredients these DIY Toilet Cleaning Pods are the simplest and most economical of all.
Since I love my DIY laundry pods, I decided it was time to make my own DIY Dishwasher Pods. They’re super simple to make and just as cost-effective. Of course, I love them too! If you want to cut back on or eliminate toxic household cleaners from your life, give these DIY Lemon Dishwasher Pods a try! [Read more…]
This Christmas I decided to make my own Sock Garland Advent Calendar for my two-year old son. He may not totally understand the concept of the Advent Calendar but I can tell he loves the mystery that surrounds getting to find out what kind of surprise is in each sock. We check it every evening after dinner; it’s quite an [Read more…]
The fall season kind of snuck up on me this year. Trying to plan a wedding in the middle of the holiday season has not left much room for actual holiday planning. But I’ve been seriously missing that holiday feeling this year so I wanted to come up with an easy craft that could take my mind off wedding stuff and decorate for fall.
I’m sure if you’re inept at crafting you’ve seen the yarn pompom craze that’s been sweeping the internet. But my favorites, are the yarn balls before they become the pompom poof.
First, I made garland inspired by this post, just something simple and cute for me.