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 ...

Top 12 Ways to Save Money on Groceries

Groceries. It’s an expense we can’t avoid completely, but it is an expense we actually have a lot of control over. Did you know that you can save up to $2,700 a year when you buy items in bulk, on sale and prevent waste by freezing food in airtight packages? that's right. By shopping smarter, there are ways to stretch your grocery dollars when you’re shopping the aisles and even when you get Read more ...

Random Acts of Kindness

Even the smallest gesture of kindness can mean so much to someone. You never know when a simple smile or kind word could transform a bad day. The best thing about random acts of kindness? They are contagious. Doing something nice for a stranger or loved one will make them more motivated to pass on the good energy. Here are 22 random acts of kindness to get you started. Put change in an expired Read more ...

10 Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Organization Resolutions

We start off every year with big plans to get organized, but as the days tick away, our resolutions usually fall to the wayside. It’s not too late to get back on track. Here are 10 DIY projects that will reinvigorate your efforts and actually get you excited about keeping things in order. Here’s how to better organize your: Makeup. Try this DIY magnetic makeup board. Not only will it eliminate Read more ...

5 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Winter Boots

Your best accessory in the cold winter months is your boots—they’re both fashionable and functional at the same time. But if you want your feet to stay stylish and cozy through the whole season, you need to keep them in tiptop shape. Here are five ways to extend the life of your winter boots. Keep them clean: When it comes to shoes, we have a tendency to take them off and just throw them Read more ...

Use Social Media to Help Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Each year we create a list of New Year’s resolutions to improve our lives, but following through is another story. To help you stick to your goals this year, we've created a list of common resolutions and provided a few social media buddies to help you stay on track. 1. Lose Weight: As the most common resolution of them all, the idea of weight loss is always easier than the practice itself. Read more ...

Now the Fun Begins: How to Clean Up your Home After the Holidays

For the most part, the holiday festivities are behind us. Time to get things back in order so we can ring in the New Year amidst a clean and organized home. Here are 5 tips for packing up the fine china and the classy table linens so you can get your party started for 2014. Linens Most tablecloths and cloth napkins should be washed on the delicate cycle in warm water. You may have more success pre-treating Read more ...

Six Things to do With Dawn Dishwashing Liquid (besides wash dishes)

One of my favorite things is repurposing household products. I love to find new uses for stuff I have laying around or discover multiple uses for something that I have an abundance of. Enter Dawn dishwashing liquid—the original blue soap. I seem to be in the habit of picking up a bottle every time I’m at the grocery store, just in case I’m out. Guess what? I’m never out. In fact, I have Read more ...