Make Your Own Car Air Freshener In Minutes!

homemade car air freshener

This "tutorial" is SO easy I'm ALMOST embarrassed to share it! :-)  But of course I WILL share it because I can't help myself. I just LOVE how simple it was and how cute and useful it turned out to be! Someone emailed me a few weeks ago asking about a DIY version of those hanging car air fresheners. Thank goodness for all you ... Continue Reading

All The Buzz About The Beauty Benefits of Honey!

benefits of honey

Recently I've been fascinated with finding out more about the benefits of HONEY!  I've always been a fan of the sweet stuff....as in....I really like it on my Mom's English Muffin Bread. :-) But I had no idea it could be used in SO many OTHER ways, both internally and externally. Honey has been used all over the world for ... Continue Reading

How To Stencil With Bleach

bleach stencil tshirts

Can you sense the excitement in the air??? College football season is almost upon us and we are getting geared up to root for our fave teams! For me and my boys...it's my alma mater...BYU Cougars!  For my daughter Britta, it's the Cougars' ARCH RIVAL, the Utah Utes (booooooo! How could my daughter betray me like that and ... Continue Reading

Make Your Own Semi-Homemade Tinted Lip Balm

tinted lip balm

I HATE BUYING LIPSTICK! Sorry for shouting....but, I do! How in the world do they expect you to pick out a lipstick shade that you like and that looks good on you from looking at the little sticker they plaster on the end of the tube? (Which by the way looks NOTHING like the shade when it hits your lips!) And what is up with ... Continue Reading

DIY Solar-Powered Mason Jar Luminaries

mason jar luminaries

This is one of those ideas that seemed like a really simple one UNTIL I started working on it. It actually turned out to be a bit harder than I anticipated...but in the end I was very happy with the results. So I hope you will hang in with me while I attempt to show you how to make one of these fun mason jar ... Continue Reading

Organizing Paperwork for Dummies

controlling paper clutter

I have been needing to tackle the "denial piles" of paper in my house for a long time now. You know that ever-expanding mountain of bills, forms, receipts, coupons, statements, insurance stuff, etc that collects on the kitchen counter (and on the microwave, on top of the refrigerator, by the phone, etc.)?  Yeah...you all ... Continue Reading