DIY Frozen Birthday Party Ideas

Cool off this summer with a Disney-inspired party for your kids. These recipes and DIY Frozen birthday party ideas feature cool treats and designs that won't overwhelm. Frozen Decor: Set the tone with the Frozen soundtrack playing in the background Think snowflakes, bling and sparkle Cut out our free printable to use for name cards, water bottles and cupcake toppers. Frame our "I 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 ...

Beautiful Lips for Less

It doesn’t have to cost a pretty penny to have a pretty pout. Several of these super-easy DIYs are made from supplies you’re likely to have on hand! Trick #1: Kool-Aid Lip Stain A long-lasting lip stain from the grocery-store aisle? The Beauty Department’s post covers everything you need to know, including a color guide and application how-to. Trick #2: DIY Lip Scrub Treat your Read more ...

8 New DIY Ideas for the New Year

Now that we're getting into the swing of 2014, check out our 'New DIY Ideas for the New Year' infographic for a list of great ideas that you can do for and with your kids to help simplify both their lives and yours. Our list includes great DIY ideas by bloggers like a weekly dress code by Simply Lulu Style, a shoe upgrade by Small Fry Blog, a fun way to shop by Flats to Flip-Flops, artwork cork frames Read more ...

Affordable & Homemade Holiday Gifts

The countdown has begun for holiday shopping and scrambling for gifts. This year, make sure the season doesn’t clean out your wallet. We’ve picked out our top affordable gifts and stocking stuffers for anyone on your list. To maximize your savings, don’t forget to apply our coupon codes to your online order. 1. Tech Touch Fleece Gloves ($20) Coupon: Save $5 off $25+ on women’s apparel with Read more ...

Tree Trends for the Holidays

When it comes to tree decorating, it’s tough to please everyone in the family. I’ll be honest—I like to decorate my tree alone once the kids are in bed. Don’t judge. I like a big full tree with a color theme (matching wrapping paper, too) and clear lights. Blue, white and silver have been my colors of choice the past few years. My daughter, who is a total girlie girl, loves this pink Read more ...

10 Homemade Gifts Kids can Make

Inspired by the outpouring of comments about how much you love the homemade gifts featured in “DIY Beauty Gifts in Jars,” we wanted to share more wonderful gift ideas with you. I asked my girls Breanna and Bayleigh, now 20 and 11, to share their favorite projects over the years. Below are some examples they shared (via Pinterest, of course). All can be made with inexpensive materials, are completely Read more ...

Hot Trends for the Holidays

From footwear to breakfast to this year’s centerpiece, our holiday trends have got you covered from A to Z. Find out how people are celebrating, decorating and feasting. Plus, learn a few simple DIY projects for enjoying these trends in your home and on a budget. Chalkboard Holiday Cards To be clear, this isn’t an actual chalkboard (that might not mail so well), but the chalkboard look is Read more ...