Homemade Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Bouquet

When Valentine's Day rolls around, the general thought process that takes us all over goes something like this: "if he/she/they didn't spend tons of money on me, they don't really love me." Hopefully though, most of us know that isn't the case and in fact; I would much rather … [Read more...]

Frugal Beauty – DIY Sugar Scrub Bars

  About 2 years ago, I figured out that my body hates chemicals. Too much build up in my body and I end up dealing with chronic pain like you wouldn't believe. Because of that, I've had to come up with a list of things to stop buy and make as much as I possibly can and … [Read more...]

Wine Bottle Crafts – Upcycled Wine Bottle Centerpiece {Upcycled Craft Ideas}

It's no secret here at SDF that I adore pretty much anything that is upcycled. Upcycling is such an amazing way to save money that I simply can't avoid reusing something if I can find a great way to do so. Wine bottles are one of my favorite things to upcycle. Wine bottle crafts … [Read more...]

Mason Jar Crafts – Upcycled Mason Jar Succulent Vase

When I was younger, I used to daydream about having a nice home that was perfectly decorated with the styles that I love. Like you I'm sure, I wanted the perfect, magazine perfect home. Now at 35, I have the nice home and it's decorated but I don't know that I would say it is … [Read more...]

Shine Boosting Homemade Shampoo

Around 2 years ago, we stopped buying and started making as much as we could homemade. One of the first commercial items we ditched was shampoo. Originally, I started with just a basic homemade coconut shampoo recipe, but since then, I've moved onto making homemade shampoo to … [Read more...]

DIY Sunscreen Bars – Simple to Make with Only 4 Steps!

Summer is coming which means that soon the sun will be blazing down, frying eggs on sidewalks everywhere. Oh wait, you may not be in Texas or Arizona where it actually does get that hot. No worries if not because no matter where you live, you still need an amazing sunscreen … [Read more...]

Homemade Hair Detangler – All Natural & Chemical Free

My Emma and I both have very thick hair which means one thing; lots of tangles when we first wake up in the morning. For me, my hair will tangle so much that I would usually end up having to rip out my hair to get it tangle free. For Emma, it usually involved lots of tears. I'm a … [Read more...]

DIY Chalkboard Flower Planter

I love when an idea is so simple that the idea of bringing that idea to life makes me smile. Over the last year or so, my life has become all about the simple and that has never been more evident than when we started making things homemade versus buying them. Living simply … [Read more...]

51 Mom-Approved DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother's Day is right around the corner. What are you planning on getting your Mom to celebrate her? I figure we all have two choices. 1. Run out and grab some stupidly expensive gift that yes, she'll love but stupidly expensive, remember? Or 2. make her a DIY Mother's Day gift … [Read more...]

25 Delightful Bath Salt Recipes

Do you love a good soak in a hot bath? I do! Give me a good book, warm water and some quiet time and I'm in Heaven! What I don't love though is paying through the roof for the relaxing bath salts that I want to use to help me relax and nourish my skin. Finding a good homemade … [Read more...]