Make Your Own Grease-Cutting Floor Cleaner!

DIY Floor Cleaner

Well, the kitchen/laundry room tile installation is complete and I couldn't be happier!  To say it's an improvement over our old linoleum floor would be a VAST understatement. :-)  My compliments to "Levi The Tile Guy" (sung to the tune of "Bill Nye the Science Guy" my own mind anyway!).....did a fantastic job! Thank you ... Continue Reading

DIY Skin Smoother for Silky Soft Legs

leg exfoliator

Did you know you are supposed to exfoliate your LEGS? I always assumed that the very act of SHAVING your legs was exfoliating in itself.  Oh silly me! I stumbled across this idea for silky smooth legs at militaryfit-bombshell for the other day and knew I wanted to try it. When I started looking into it more...I came across all ... Continue Reading

How To Dress Up Boring Frozen Food!

dress up frozen dinners

I love to cook!  I really do. If I had all the time in the world...I would cook every meal of every day. Well, OK....maybe not EVERY meal...sometimes even people who love to cook need a break. And sometimes we just get so darn busy...that a "frozen dinner" is just faster and simpler and the only way we're even going to GET a ... Continue Reading

Homemade “Wendy’s Frosty”

homemade frosty

It's been entirely too long since I posted a FROZEN TREAT on here. It's not like I don't have anything to post either!  One look at " proves I've got LOTS of ideas for things I want to try....but this was one of those ideas that once I saw it I HAD to make it! Right then. Right there. My thanks to Laura at Trains and Tutus ... Continue Reading

How To Clean and Freshen Your Mattress

spring clean your mattress

This past weekend my niece Jennifer was freaking me out! It was a perfect evening and we were eating a lovely dinner in my sister's beautiful backyard (I mean there were literally birds singing and the sound of a babbling fountain too!) and my niece decides to start talking about dust mites and bed bugs and all sorts of ... Continue Reading

A Few Of My Favorite DIY Makeup And Beauty Tips!

black tea foot deodorizer

I may not be much of a "do-it-yourselfer" when it comes to home improvement projects....but when it comes to health and beauty DIY...count me in! I just love this stuff. :-) Recently I've been running across some really cool DIY makeup and beauty tips that I just couldn't resist sharing. (Sorry guys...this is definitely ... Continue Reading

Make Your Own Aromatherapy Mood Mists

essential oils

The power of scent is a remarkable thing. It invokes such strong feelings that once you associate a particular smell with a certain emotion (think of the feeling of warmth and security associated with Mom's fresh baked cookies!), simply smelling it in the future can evoke those same emotions. But the power of scent doesn't end ... Continue Reading