10 DIY Solutions to Life's Little Problems
You know those little, everyday annoyances that just get under your skin? I think my number one pet peeve must be tangled jewelry. This happens every vacation and there's just something about seeing those chains all knotted up that drives me crazy. Sure, they aren't major issues but don't they just make you want to go, 'argh!'?
Well, today we're trying to solve those...
Tip Tuesday: Simple DIY Vitamin C SerumVitamin C is great for anti-aging as it brightens skin and helps to reduce lines and wrinkles. Now, I'm not at the whole anti-aging phase just yet, but
it has recently come to my attention that my skin loves vitamin C. I just can't get enough of the stuff. For the past little while I have been using a sample of Elizabeth Grant's Vitamin C Day Serum
at night ('cause...
Tip Tuesday: DIY Exfoliator in One StepExfoliating your face a few times a week should be part of your skincare routine. By removing dead skin cells, it helps to keep your skin smooth, reduce acne and refine your complexion. Like any skincare or beauty product, exfoliators can get pricey. Plus, I think we all know that there's nothing worse than waking up in the morning and reaching for your favourite go to product, only to...
DIY Holiday Gift Idea Round Up
A homemade gift is always better, isn't it? There's so much time, thought and effort put into them. It's wonderful to know that someone loves you that much! But coming up with good DIY gifts can be a bit tricky, so we rounded up a whole whack of fabulous homemade options for the ones on your list. Beauty(additional images via smartcanucks.ca, thesweetestoccasion.com, blog...
DIY Holiday Decor Ideas
Welcome to the homemade holiday season! That's what I'm calling the season this year because (and though this may be a challenge), I'm trying to undertake as many DIY holiday projects as possible.
With all the lovely Pinterest
inspiration, it's hard not to day dream constantly about the fabulous projects you could try! Not only are they so much fun, but I love the idea of...
DIY Beauty: How to Make a Cream Blush(images via beautiesbestfriend.com, flickr.com)
Blush is probably one of the most reviewed items and it's not hard to understand why. With the colour and definition it gives your face, it's like an instant face lift and healthy glow in a container! Cream blush is a great alternative to a powder because of the natural finish it has and it's also fabulous because it's an...
Tip Tuesday: 5 DIY Home Remedies
I'm kind of a clumsy person. Some would call it accident prone, I call it adorable awkward, but that's another discussion. The point is, with all the conundrums I get into, I need a list of go-to remedies
for bruises, sore muscles or anything else that my unfortunate body gets put through.
Of course, store bought remedies are easy but I don't always have them on hand when...
20 Fresh Ideas for Fun with Kids
I'm pretty sure they invented Teacher Workdays for the sole purpose of convincing we fence-sitters that we're really not cut out for homeschooling. Not even a little bit
We just survived a month littered with at least 6 days off school (did I mention I'm a Work-At-Home Mom?). It might have been more, but I think selective memory is shielding me from recalling every little...
Easy DIY Gift #1: Homemade Tea
I love giving homemade gifts. A thoughtful gift that you've made yourself is so sweet! However, DIY'ing for an entire list of people can be tiring and can get costly. I found an easy gift for the holidays that takes just a few minutes to put together and can be done up with a few accessories to make cute packaging.
Here are the steps to creating a homemade tea for a DIY gift! I am...
Quickie DIY: Sequined Hair Clip
Adding a hair clip is one of the easiest ways to take a basic hair style and effortlessly dress it up
. It works on different hair lengths, hair styles, colours and looks gorgeous on anyone. A little glitter or sparkle is the perfect way to take your hair from day to night or to add a little somethin' somethin' to your entire outfit.
These celebs know what I'm talking about: