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Basil Simple Syrup

Basil Simple Syrup

Add a freshness to your summer drinks with a homemade basil simple syrup right from your garden! This post contains affiliate links. If you click on the links below and make a purchase I may receive a small compensation to help me finance this site and keep coming up […]

Tips for Braiding a T-Shirt Rag Rug

Tips for Braiding a T-Shirt Rag Rug

I did it! I made a rag rug from recycled t-shirts! Braiding a t-shirt rag rug has been on my crafty to-do list for a while now, and I’ve finally crossed it off. Today, I’m sharing some tips I gathered along the way. Let’s start […]

Yoga Mat Spray with Essential Oils

Yoga Mat Spray with Essential Oils

When you don’t have time for a full wash, spritz on a yoga mat spray with essential oils for a quick, fresh-smelling clean! This post contains affiliate links. If you click on the links below and make a purchase I may receive a small compensation to help me finance […]

Easy Homemade Bubble Solution

Easy Homemade Bubble Solution

Mix a quick batch of my 3 ingredients homemade bubble solution for summer fun all season long! This post contains affiliate links. If you click on the links below and make a purchase I may receive a small compensation to help me finance this site and keep coming up […]

All-Natural Shea Butter Foot Balm

All-Natural Shea Butter Foot Balm

It’s just about sandal weather, so it’s time to get those toes summer-ready with a quick 3 ingredient DIY shea butter foot balm! The happy-skin ingredients for this foot balm are pretty common in the natural skin care world and aren’t hard to find at […]

Sweet Dreams Pillow Spray for Kids

Sweet Dreams Pillow Spray for Kids

My 7-year-old son has always been a good sleeper. He’s a really early riser, but once his head hits the pillow in the evening, he is out. My little girl, though… she’s another story. She will find every reason in the book to get out […]

How to Update the Art You Already Have

How to Update the Art You Already Have

How to update the art you already have – tips to switch up the look of your home without spending loads of money! This post contains affiliate links. If you click on the links below and make a purchase I may receive a small compensation to help me finance […]

Lunchtime Book Club for Preschoolers

Lunchtime Book Club for Preschoolers

There’s no denying that reading aloud to your children is one of the most beneficial ways to start their literacy journey. So many studies show how sharing books with your kids when they’re little can encourage a lifelong love of reading. In our family, we […]

How to Make a Homemade Heat Protectant Spray for Your Hair

How to Make a Homemade Heat Protectant Spray for Your Hair

One of my first steps on my quest to make changes towards a greener home is to cut the number of chemicals that I’m bringing into my home. That goes for my hair care products, too. Today, I’m sharing one of my super simple recipes […]

Carpet Deodorizer with Essential Oils

Carpet Deodorizer with Essential Oils

There’s nothing like walking into your home and smelling the fresh scent of clean. Whatever that scent means to you – flowery, citrusy, spicy, or crips – if your home smells pleasant, it’s definitely a more peaceful place to be. But one of the areas […]