How To Make Homemade Chapstick

How to make homemade, all natural chapstick!

Are your lips dry and chapped from this harsh winter? Mine are, and I’m tired of paying $3 a tube for chapstick, so I made my own! It’s way simpler than you would think, and it comes out to about $1.03 per tube. Plus, you know exactly which ingredients are in your chapstick, so you can be sure it’s 100% natural! So what are you waiting for?! This tutorial will … {Click to read the rest!}

Creativity Unleashed Link Party – No. 16

Creativity Unleashed Link Party! Fridays at 7am!

Welcome to Creativity Unleashed!

I can’t believe I’m going to be at SNAP next weekend!!! It was the first conference I ever went to, and it was absolutely amazing, so of course I made plans to go again this year! It’s just that I made the plans to go before I knew we’d be buying a house and moving right around this time of year. Oops! It’s a little crazy … {Click to read the rest!}

10 Delicious Summer Berry Recipes!

10 Delicious Summer Berry Recipes

Who doesn’t love juicy, refreshing berries when the warm weather hits? They’re perfect in desserts, drinks, appetizers; pretty much anything you can think of, so I’ve rounded up 10 delicious summer berry recipes to help you enjoy the fruit harvest!

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Simple Backyard Decorating Ideas: Paint A Birdhouse!

Simple Backyard Decorating Ideas: Paint a birdhouse!

Spring is here, which means it’s time to start getting your backyard cleaned up and pretty looking again! (It actually snowed here two days ago, ugh, but we’re not going to talk about that!) For anyone with nice weather, I have a super cute backyard decorating idea for you: painted birdhouses!

Aren’t they adorable?! You’d never guess that was originally one plain, store-bought birdhouse! All it takes is … {Click to read the rest!}

Decorate A Watering Can: Boring To Fabulous In Just 10 Minutes!

Decorate A Watering Can With Vinyl!

Who else is gardening this spring?! The weather finally warmed up this weekend, but it’s not quite time to plant outside yet in case it cools down again. But that doesn’t mean I can’t garden indoors! And to celebrate, I decided to bring some spring indoors and decorate my watering can with vinyl!

It was such a simple project and only took me about ten minutes. If you want to … {Click to read the rest!}

Creativity Unleashed Link Party – No. 15

Creativity Unleashed Link Party! Fridays at 7am!

Welcome to Creativity Unleashed!

The weather is FINALLY starting to warm up, and I cannot wait to get outside and start cleaning up the yard and starting a garden!

If you’re new here, Creativity Unleashed is a place for you find some inspiration and show off your own creativity! At the bottom of this post you’ll find hundreds of links to amazing projects, recipes, crafts, and tutorials, so if you’re … {Click to read the rest!}

10 Creative Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

10 Creative Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

Decorating Easter eggs is my favorite thing to do for the holiday! There are so many different ways to decorate Easter eggs, and you can get as creative as you want! So today I’ve rounded up 10 Easter egg decorating ideas that anyone can do!

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Urban Living: How To Survive Without A Car

Urban Living: How To Survive Without A Car!

I grew up in Northern California, and everyone I knew had a car. Even the corner market was a mile away, and no one wanted to walk that far! So imagine my surprise when I moved to Chicago after graduating from college, only to find out my car was more of a burden than a benefit! At this point I’ve been living without a car for more than three years, … {Click to read the rest!}

Garden Pathway Plans!

Garden Path Plans

I can’t wait for the weather to warm up; I have such huge plans for our brand new back yard! I want to put an edible garden in the raised garden bed, get some flowering vines to grow up the trellises on the garage, and plant a little flower garden along the side of the house!

It definitely looks like someone had a garden here in the side yard, but … {Click to read the rest!}