Every once in awhile I’ll impress myself by making something from scratch. This doesn’t happen often, so when it does and I love it, I feel the urge to share it with the world! My in-laws have a TON of produce growing in their garden, and let me pick as much as my heart desires. A few days ago I left with bags and bags of tomatoes in tow, and after whipping up a big batch of my favorite homemade salsa, I decided to give marinara sauce a shot. How hard could it be? Continue reading “Fancy Fresh Marinara Sauce”
I am a sucker for beauty products, but I like to be smart about it. Over the past few years I have become more and more picky about the ingredients in them. I don’t feel comfortable putting sketchy ingredients on my body, and I try to avoid them in my products. Recently I was shopping around for a body scrub and Continue reading “Pinterest Tested: DIY Coffee Body Scrub”
Continuing my “Pinterest Tested” series, I wanted to feature something I’ve been seeing more and more lately: homemade natural products. I became curious after Continue reading “Pinterest Tested: Homemade Laundry Detergent??”
Clutter makes me cranky. Messes cause me stresses. I could go on and on but here’s my point- I am always trying to find ways to make organizing interesting or “sexy” because frankly- Continue reading “Do yourself a favor: try the KonMari Method”
Hi my name is Smitha and I am a jar addict. I love reusing jars… for everything from storage containers to flower vases to even Continue reading “Pinterest Tested: Homemade “Goo Gone””
Today’s too-easy DIY: transforming these oatmeal containers to gift Christmas cookies!
Fall is my favorite… the sunny and crisp weather is so refreshing to me. But since it’s still 80 degrees here, I need a little boost to get me feeling like it’s not summer anymore!
I added a couple of fall touches in our front entryway that literally took me a few minutes, and no extra money. Some friends came over and complimented me on it, so naturally… I had to share how ridiculously easy it was for me to do. Continue reading “Fall Touches & Sweater Weather Tag”
I LOVE FALL. The cooler weather, comfy sweaters, cozy boots, and pumpkin everything! Now that’s fall is finally here, I can really start getting into these projects I’ve had stored up in my mind all summer. When I came across these thick leaf drink coasters on a recent shopping trip, I knew exactly what I wanted to use them for- a easy and inexpensive fall banner! Continue reading “DIY: Festive Fall Banner”
I love DIYs and I love saving money. They are two of my favorite things ever! My husband knows it. My friends know it. Facebook knows it. And their ads clearly know it, too – because as I was scrolling through Facebook one evening, an ad for a “Do-It-Herself” workshop showed up in my feed. I was immediately interested as I clicked Continue reading “Deal Alert: Free DIY workshop at a Home Depot near you!”
If you have two minutes and a few items on hand, you can make your own adorable arrangement! Continue reading “DIY: 2 Minute Hashtag Flower Arrangement”