Inspirational Stories: Sarah’s Weightloss Story

One of our readers, Sarah, contacted me a few weeks back and I wanted to share her inspiring weightloss story with you!. Sarah will never forget feeling embarrassed whenever she went to the beach. She was always “chubby” while growing up. She dealt with bullies and she dreaded going to PE. She was chubby, had low self esteem, and no confidence. She […]

Book Tip: Water: You’re Not Sick, You’re Thirsty! – F. Batmanghelidj

The author, a physician trained in Iran (Your Body’s Many Cries for Water), not only believes that drinking water is healthy, but makes extravagant claims for its curative powers. He recounts here how he first discovered the healing abilities of water, when he was a political prisoner more than 20 years ago. While incarcerated, he […]

Create your Supercute Crystal Cactus Terrarium

To create your own super cute cactus terrarium all you need are the following supplies: – terrarium container – minerals (I used Tangerine Quartz, Cactus Quartz and Amethyst) – soil – teeny little plants (look for terrarium size cacti and succulents) – rocks and sand (especially colored sand) Step One: Start with rocks. Next add sand. When […]

Book Tip: Apple Cider Vinegar For Health – Britt Brandon

“ADVERTISEMENT” Discover the power of apple cider vinegar! One of the world’s most renowned home remedies, vinegar has always been praised for its powerful antioxidants and incredible antiseptic power. Apple Cider Vinegar for Health shows you how to use the all-natural product in your daily beauty and health routine, from crafting a wholesome weight-loss tonic […]

Book Tip: DIY Fashionista – Geneva Vanderzeil

DIY Fashionista allows you to re-create the most coveted looks and catwalk trends yourself by doing projects that are professional-looking, inexpensive to make and reuse items you already have or can easily source from markets and secondhand stores. With 40 projects ranging from accessories such as jewellery, shoes and handbags to bigger projects for dresses, […]

Book Tip: DIY Wood Pallet Projects – Karah Bunde

Turn simple shipping pallets into stunning crafts for your home! With DIY Wood Pallet Projects, you can finally personalize your space without having to spend a fortune on getting that perfect rustic chic look. Featuring 35 creative upcycling ideas, you’ll transform old wood pallets into beautiful projects that will help fill your home and yard […]

DIY Pallet Projects for Your Home and Garden

Use basic tools and construction knowledge to discover new uses for old pallets. These simple DIY pallet projects are no-frills and downright beautiful. While wooden pallets are free and readily available, upcycling them for home and garden projects comes at a price. The process of breaking down a 40-by-48-inch pallet (the most common size in […]

Book Tip: The Compassionate Chick’s Guide to DIY Beauty – Sunny Subramanian

Part DIY vegan beauty how-to, part cookbook, and part self-improvement manifesto, The Compassionate Chick’s Guide to Beauty showcases non-toxic, rejuvenating and restorative skin care and beauty products that you can whip up in your kitchen with simple ingredients for pennies per treatment. Why spend $40 on a facial mask or $8 on a package of […]

How to Make DIY Natural Make-Up

Cosmetics companies may use any ingredient or raw material, except for color additives and a few prohibited substances, without government review or approval. About one in eight of the 82,000 ingredients used in personal care products are industrial chemicals, including carcinogens, pesticides, reproductive toxins, and hormone disruptors. To top it off, U.S. federal law allows […]

How to Make an Adorable Bathroom Rug from Fabric Braids

Something nice to do in the days after NYE? Do you find yourself with leftover fabric and aren’t sure what to do with it? This is the perfect diy craft to make that fabric useful and add to your decor! Katja from Of Dreams And Seams put together a wonderful tutorial on how to make […]