How to Make a Milk Jug Bird Feeder

My mom almost always had an milk jug full of iced tea in the fridge when I was growing up. She knew she could repurpose empty milk jugs, but it wasn't really her "thing" to find too many ways to use empty milk jugs. For her, they were simply a way to store a drink. For me, they … [Read more...]

Mason Jar Fairy Light Mason Jar Craft

I love a good mason jar craft. Seriously. My cabinets and storage areas are full with a plethora of mason jars that get used between crafts and canning and storage and; I just really love mason jars. I also happen to have an affinity for all things fairy. That's why I am … [Read more...]

How to Make Lilac Perfume {DIY Perfume with Essential Oils}

Lilac perfume has been a staple of my life for over a decade. It's one of my most favorite scents and when I say over a decade; I mean since I was like twelve. When I was younger, I would wear any brand of lilac perfume that smelled good. These days, I would rather have a natural … [Read more...]

Homemade Sunscreen Bars That Protects & Moisturizes Skin

The other day the FDA came out and admitted that the chemicals in commercial sunscreen seep into your blood stream within 24 hours. Now I don't know about you, but I'm not too keen on things such as avobenzone, oxybenzone, octocrylene and ecamsule running around for up to a week … [Read more...]

How to Make DIY Hairspray

"Don't use so much hairspray! Your hair will turn to wood!" It may not have been true, but to 11-year-old me, it was enough to scare me straight. It was years before I used hairspray again and let me tell you; I was the hairspray queen so that was quite a feat. I mean queen - my … [Read more...]

Homemade Gift Idea – DIY Snowman Candle

I absolutely adore snowmen. So much so that during the holiday season, my home usually becomes covered in snowmen. I have candles, wall decor, wreaths and more. They are adorable to me and I can't seem to get enough of them. When my daughter and I downsized to live in a hotel, I … [Read more...]

DIY Halloween Costume – Homemade Zombie Costume (DIY Zombie Bride Costume)

Halloween is coming and if you've been a part of our little community for long, you'll know that it is one of my favorite holidays. I love taking the opportunity to scare the pants off of my family as is evidenced by my DIY Serial Killer Bathroom Decor. Both of my daughters are … [Read more...]

Homemade Halloween Blood {Homemade Theater Blood}

I seriously love Halloween. There's just something about fall and kids dressing up as their favorite things that makes me happy. Combine all of that with being scared witless (in a fun way) and I am in my element! What I don't love though is how expensive Halloween costumes have … [Read more...]

DIY Mason Jar Succulent Planter { Upcycled Mason Jar Craft Ideas }

Around here, I love using mason jars decor to help create a country/farmhouse look that I have been a fan of for years. They just have this ability to give your home that country vibe without needing to do any re-painting or serious decorating. One of my favorite things to do … [Read more...]

Lotion Bar Recipe with Earl Grey Scent

As a diabetic, I have extremely dry skin. If I allow it to, my skin peels and cracks because I just can't seem to keep it hydrated enough. Over the years, I've learned to make homemade beauty products that help with it in ways commercial products just don't. I started with … [Read more...]