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How I Made DIY Dryer Balls

How I Made DIY Dryer Balls

I recently wrote a post about how much I love my dryer balls and what a difference they’ve made in my laundry routine. And because I love them so much, you can imagine my worry when I realized that my store-bought dryer balls were starting […]

Ombré Paper Dot Easter Eggs

Ombré Paper Dot Easter Eggs

Now it’s time for my second Easter egg DIY craft for this year. This project is not difficult at all, but it might be a little tricky for little fingers. Maybe keep this one as more of an older kid or grown-up project. Today, I’m […]

Chalkboard Paint Easter Eggs

Chalkboard Paint Easter Eggs

One of my favorite ways to make simple Easter decorations is to cover paper mache eggs. Search around and you’ll find all sorts of ways to use these eggs – paper, string, fabric… the list goes on and on. This year, I decided to decorate […]

Brown Sugar and Shea Butter Lip Scrub

Brown Sugar and Shea Butter Lip Scrub

Harsh, cold winters do a number on my skin. My skin is prone to dryness already. But add in the frosty air and dehydrating indoor heat and my body is crying out for some relief! I need to add as much moisture as I can […]

Recycled T-Shirt Tote for Kids

Recycled T-Shirt Tote for Kids

When my daughter’s favorite kitty cat t-shirt sprouted a hole, I knew it was time to repurpose it into something new. And there is nothing my girly-girl loves more than carrying her “essentials” around in a pocketbook, so a recycled t-shirt tote for kids was […]