Super Easy DIY Halloween Bath Salts Recipe

Trick or Treat Halloween DIY Bath Salts

I love making different bath salts recipes. They’re one of the few things I make really well! Honestly, anyone can make them! Today, I’ll show you how very easy it is to make super cute Halloween Bath Salts. These look great on your bathroom counter and make fun little gifts to give away at your Halloween parties. I went with orange and lemon scents because I feel like they mix well together, but you can go with any scents you choose. “Trick or Treat” Halloween Bath Salts Recipe Funny story: this recipe was inspired by candy corn. Or it was […] Read more »

Lemon Lavender Milky Bath Salts DIY Mother’s Day Gift

Mothers Day Bath Salts 2

Remember when you were little and all mom wanted was a lovely DIY handmade gift from your heart? Well, that really hasn’t changed. Mother’s Day gifts from the heart are still the most meaningful of all. I’ve never been particularly good at drawing, painting or, let’s face it, any type of craft. I can, however, make bath salts and other bath recipes like a pro. Here’s the cool thing: so can you! Bath salts are little more than a combination of epsom salts and your favorite essential oils. Some throw in a few other ingredients (I’m adding dry milk to […] Read more »

A Basket Full of Easy Easter Crafts for Moms & Kids

Easter Crafts for Moms and Kids

Kick winter to the curb and craft up some cute decorations for your home with these nine beautiful Easter crafts. They’re perfect for a little mom time or for doing together with your kids! Hey, guess what? It reached 29 degrees outside this week! It’s SPRING! I never thought 29 would feel so warm, but after the sub-sub-zero temps over the last two weeks, that 29 is practically beach weather. Okay, so maybe it’s not spring yet, but we’re getting there. If you’re not feeling it yet, these oh-so-darn-cute Easter crafts will give you a bit of a push. 9 […] Read more »

Absolutely Darling Free Valentine’s Day Printables


Looking for some adorable free Valentine’s Day printables for cards, activities and other projects? Check out a few of my favorites from some of the most talented bloggers around. These printables are perfect for your kids’ classroom V-Day card exchanges, your own gifts and pretty much anything else you can think of. Best of all, they’re free! Yay! Darling Free Valentine’s Day  Printables First, my absolutely favorite, the Be MINEcraft Valentine Printable from Club Chica Circle! My son will go nuts when he sees this one! I love the idea of taping this cute Maze Valentine Card Printable to a little […] Read more »

Sweet Handmade Valentine’s Day Gifts & Decorations

DIY Valentines Day Gifts

Valentine’s Day isn’t supposed to be a big, expensive holiday. It’s supposed to be a “from the heart” day. Nothing says “from the heart” better than handmade Valentine’s Day gifts! While you’re crafting some sweet goodies to give away to loved ones, why not take some extra time to add some pretty decorations to your home too? Check out my favorite handmade Valentine’s Day gifts & decorations from a few of my favorite bloggers. Easy & Sweet Handmade Valentine’s Day Projects Craft this cute Valentine’s Day candle holder from OurFamilyWorld using dollar store supplies! Add your own special scented candle […] Read more »

Winter Greeting Ideas For Your Loved Ones

Winter greeting ideas

It is the time of year families must decide how to show their loved ones care and appreciation. It is the time for winter greetings. Before the season comes to an end, it is the ideal time of doing a winter mailer. Who doesn’t welcome warm greetings in snail mail form, right? When you’re planning to send winter greetings, they don’t necessarily have to be for Christmas. The ideas mentioned below can be used for that holiday, but they are also perfect for the New Year, anniversary, wedding, or basically anything that’s up in winters. Here’s what you can do […] Read more »

5 Insanely Cheap Photography Backdrops for Bloggers on a Budget


Ever since I bought my fancy DSLR camera, I’ve been trying to learn to take better pictures. The camera can only do so much, right? The rest is up to me. I’ve been on the hunt for pretty yet cheap photography backdrops for months now. I’ve read blogs, scoured groups and tried to find all the great ideas everyone else has mentioned. Bead boards and stained wood were my favorite ideas. Alas, when I looked for bead board at Home Depot, the stuff they had on hand was really expensive. Then I almost had a meltdown when Sal explained to […] Read more »

Super Simple & Fun $4 DIY Halloween Wreath Project

Easy DIY Halloween Wreath

I’m excited to share with you an easy, DIY Halloween Wreath project that I made all by myself. That should impress you, as I’m not usually the craftiest person around. The cool thing is, this wreath cost about $4 to make! Remember, folks, I made this, which means you can too! Let’s check it out, shall we? Easy DIY Halloween Wreath Tutorial What you’ll need: A pool noodle. If you don’t have any and your dollar store is all out, I suppose you’ll need a wreath form, but that jacks the cost up. Shiny black tape (I used some sort […] Read more »

Ridiculously Simple Things You Can Do to Go Green and Save Money at Home

Go Green

It’s easy to think that “going green” involves huge and often expensive changes to our homes and lifestyles. But what if it didn’t have to? Sure, it would be nice if you could afford to switch out all of your appliances for environmentally friendlier options and install home monitoring systems that shut off power to most of the house when you aren’t home. It’d be great to be able to afford to install solar panels on the roof and put in all new windows. Most of us, unfortunately, can only dream of doing those things. That doesn’t mean, though, that […] Read more »

Creative Ways to Tame Your Junk Drawer

Organize Your Junk Drawer

  We all have at least one junk drawer that serves as a catch-all for things that really don’t belong anywhere else. Sooner or later, however, items get so mixed up and messy that we can never find what we’re looking for. Don’t just accept the disorganization. Take the junk out of the junk drawer with these easy, affordable and creative storage ideas! Teacups and Saucers   Teacups and saucers aren’t just for afternoon tea – they’re perfect storage solutions. Not only do they fit inside your drawers, they’re the right size for small items and they look pretty to […] Read more »