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DIY Mason Jar Herb Garden Terrarium

March 9th, 2015 | By in Gardening, Indoor Plants, Start A Garden
mason jar herb

If you love cooking and gardening, this is the perfect project to take on when the next DIY urge hits you–an indoor herb garden in mason jars! You’ll have fresh, organic herbs right there to make cooking even easier and more convenient. Plus they look pretty darn cute–they’ll definitely brighten up your kitchen quite a […]


Raw Vegan Cherry Coconut Fudge

March 4th, 2015 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks
cherry coconut fudge

If you’re a fan of cherries and coconut, then this Cherry Coconut Fudge recipe for is for you. It’s easy, and healthy, too! -2 tablespoons coconut butter -2 tablespoons cocoa powder -1/2 a medium banana (very ripe) -1/16 teaspoon salt (add more if peanut butter is unsalted) -red glace cherries -shredded coconut -maple syrup or […]


DIY Coasters

March 2nd, 2015 | By in Crafts, Home Decor
mini pallet coasters

Don’t you just hate seeing water rings on your table? Don’t they just make you want to tear your hair out? Coasters were invented for a reason, people! Anyway, for all you water ring haters out there–here’s a fun DIY craft project for you: DIY coasters! You can give them as gifts to your friends and […]


Homemade “Nutella” Chocolate Spread

February 25th, 2015 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Recipes, Snacks
chocolate spread

Here’s a healthier version of your favorite Nutella spread–made with cashews! -450g unsalted cashew nuts -60 grams icing sugar -25 grams cocoa powder -pinch of sea salt -5 tablespoons vegetable oil -2 teaspoons vanilla extract Process the cashew nuts and oil in a food processor or high-speed blender until you get a smooth texture. You […]


DIY Framed Chalkboard Clock

February 23rd, 2015 | By in Crafts, Home Decor, Home Office
chalkboard clock

A framed chalkboard clock would make a quirky, adorable, and of course functional addition to your home decor. It’s such a cute idea! Here’s what you’ll need: -flat wood board (in the same shape as your frame) -clock kit (with hands and battery) -primer -chalkboard paint -sandpaper -chalk -glue gun First, drill a hole in your […]


Healthy Red Velvet Cupcakes

February 18th, 2015 | By in Cooking, Party Food, Recipes
red velvet cupcakes

For those of you who are trying to eat better and live a healthier lifestyle, all those decadent, sinful desserts you’ve always indulged in are no longer an option… or are they? With the right ingredients, they most certainly are–so there’s no need for you to deprive yourself of those delicious treats you’ve always loved. […]


DIY Watercolor Coffee Mug

February 16th, 2015 | By in Crafts, How To Videos
watercolor coffee mug

Are you looking for a cheap, easy DIY gift? Or maybe you just really love doing DIY projects? Try this amazing–and super easy–watercolor coffee mug tutorial! I’m telling you, it’s soooo easy! Here’s what you’ll need: -a cheap ceramic coffee mug -any color nail polish -toothpick -a rectangular plastic container (make sure it is big […]


DIY Scrabble Tile Wall Art

February 11th, 2015 | By in Crafts, Home Decor
scrabble tile wall art

If you’re a Scrabble fan, then you’ll love this awesome DIY decor idea–Scrabble tile wall art! Here’s what you’ll need: -unprimed square wooden boards -black craft paint or a black Sharpie paint pen -gloss Mod Podge -low-tack tape -a print out of each letter (and the corresponding number score) on plain bond paper -pencil Start […]


Chocolate-Covered Red Velvet Cake Balls

February 9th, 2015 | By in Cooking, Party Food, Recipes
red velvet cake balls

If you’re planning to cook a romantic dinner for your date this Valentine’s Day, dessert is the one thing that you cannot skip. But that goes without saying, of course. It also goes without saying that your dessert needs to be Valentine-themed–and smothered in chocolate. Now, if you’re stumped for ideas, here’s a deliciously decadent (yet […]


Avocado Hummus Dip

February 4th, 2015 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, Party Food, Recipes
avocado hummus dip

Hummus is well known as a delicious and healthy dip. But if you’re tired of the usual hummus, why not give it a little twist by using avocado? Yes, you read that right. Avocado. Not only is the avocado extremely versatile, it also provides healthy fats (which are good for you) to your diet.   […]