Create A Perpetual Inspiration Wall For Under $50!

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Last night I had the distinct pleasure of speaking to a group of students at my alma mater on the benefits of being a girl tech nerd! :-)  Well, OK, it wasn't exactly called that, but that's what it boiled down to. They are trying to encourage more women to choose careers in technology and they were relying on me to make it seem ... Continue Reading

Make Your Own All-Natural Super Exfoliating Face Mask

exfoliating mask

So....I'm starting to do what I never intended to do when I started this blog. Overshare! But I guess it's inevitable when you are writing a daily blog and stuff happens in your life and you come across something that is  "GOOD THING" and you want to SHARE it! Right?? Well, I promise to try and not make it a regular thing, if ... Continue Reading

Beautiful Things to Make With Handmade Paper

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Yesterday I told you about my wonderful weekend project making handmade paper. If you missed it...CLICK HERE for the full tutorial. I was pleasantly surprised to discover how easy and fun this project was. But as much as I loved making paper...I REALLY loved making stuff OUT of the paper. When I look at these beautiful, ... Continue Reading

How To Make Beautiful Handmade Paper

handmade paper

This is another one of those crafts I have always had a hankering to do but thought it just looked too difficult. Boy oh boy, I could NOT have been more wrong on this one! Not only was it EASY as pie, it was probably one of my favorites yet! Taking scrap paper that would normally go in the recycle bin and making BEAUTIFUL ... Continue Reading

Simple DIY Sweater Refashion

sweater refashion

A few months ago I was traipsing across the WWW, as I am wont to do, and came across a website called Refashionista. I was so inspired by her posts about taking something homely-looking (or in some cases, downright hideous!) and "refashioning" it into something fabulous! Before I knew it, I had been clicking on her website for ... Continue Reading

16 Surprising Effects of Stress On Your Health

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A couple of months ago I talked about some issues I'd been having with itchy skin in this post on 21 Home Remedies For Dry, Itchy Skin. While I've had some ups and downs since then...I still haven't been able to completely resolve it. This week has been particularly trying. I have tried every homeopathic and traditional medical ... Continue Reading

How To Wash & Whiten Yellowed Pillows

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At first I hesitated doing this post because it teeters precariously close to over-sharing...but the more research I did, and the more I asked around, I realized that pillows that become yellow over time is a pretty common thing! One of the most common reasons why pillows can turn yellow is sweat. Even when you're sleeping ... Continue Reading