7 Personalized Easter Basket Ideas

Jellybeans, chocolate eggs and spring-colored baskets are Easter staples. But candy isn’t the only way to go. This year, think out-of-the-basket and create personalized Easter bundles for everyone in the family. Choose one of these creations, wrap it in cellophane, tie it with a big pastel bow, and it definitely qualifies as an Easter basket in our book! For Little Ones: Toddlers certainly don’t Read more ...

The Eggs Have It: Creative Ways to Decorate Eggs

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Egg decorating is the perfect time to let your creativity run wild. Start with the basic inexpensive kits, like those from Paas or Dudley and then improvise. Instead of splurging on fancy kits, find things around your house and be all sorts of artistic when you decorate eggs. Here’s how to add some flair to your Easter eggs. Dye eggs while they’re still warm. It’ll help the dye to Read more ...

DIY Coconut Rose Bath Truffles

Looking for a home spa experience that will keep your skin moisturized in the spring? Then try a coconut rose bath truffles DIY. With just a few simple ingredients, you can whip up a batch of these moisturizing oils that are ideal for spring gifting. They smell divine and are so easy to make. Here’s how to do it! Step 1: Gather your ingredients. You’ll need: 1/2 cup of coconut oil, 1/4 cup of Read more ...

3 DIY Easter Baskets for Under $15

By Cheri Liefeld, Adventures in the Kitchen Easter is coming, and you have so many options for preparing your kids’ baskets—it can be a little overwhelming, I know. To help you simplify, I’m sharing three DIY Easter baskets to inspire you. For just $5 to $15, you can create a homemade Easter basket your kids will love. When I start planning a new DIY project, I always shop at home first. Read more ...

9 Steps to Getting Your Family Organized, and Keeping Them that Way

Keeping your family organized is no easy task. From personal experience, I can say that career, home, kids and trying to fit a workout in once in awhile is a challenge. I have found that putting a few family organization systems into place can save you a lot of time and headaches. And more time coupled with less headaches creates a better life! Here are 9 ways to keep track of everyone and everything: 1. Read more ...

5 Simple Ways to Clean with Lemon

Lemons are nature's gift to a household. Lemon juice keeps prepared foods like guacamole and chopped lettuce fresh, acts as a disinfectant for cuts and scrapes and has numerous cleaning uses. Keep your Cookware & Countertops Clean Two easily stained surfaces in many kitchens are copper and marble. Copper oxidizes, giving way to frequent stains, and the porous nature of marble makes it hang Read more ...

DIY Apothecary Bathroom Decor

One of the trendiest styles today is the old-fashioned apothecary. From bars in big cities to high-end home retailers to soap stores across the world, people are decorating their spaces like old-fashioned pharmacies and medicine stores. Want to bring your own DIY apothecary touch into your home? Consider decorating your bathroom in an old-fashioned apothecary style. Here are four ideas on how to Read more ...

DIY Coconut Oil Makeup Remover

Our easiest DIY ever! I’m on a mission to simplify my beauty routine, which may explain why I’m head-over-heels obsessed with this (too easy to call it a DIY) coconut-oil makeup remover. It’s gentle yet effective, easy on the wallet and so ridiculously easy to pull off. To get started, you need some organic coconut oil. Since my bathroom is tiny and space is precious, I decanted some melted Read more ...