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Christmas Tree Napkins

December 22nd, 2014 | By in Crafts, Home Decor
christmas tree napkin

Make your upcoming holiday dinner party extra-festive with these adorable Christmas tree napkins, which will definitely brighten up those place settings. And you don’t even have to be a napkin folding ninja or an origami master to do it! It’s super easy! Here’s what you’ll need -square napkins (preferably green) -sewing pin   1. Lay […]


Chocolate Peppermint Bark

December 17th, 2014 | By in Activities, Cooking, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks
peppermint bark

‘Tis the season to indulge in chocolate. Or better yet, chocolate and peppermint! In the mood for some Peppermint Bark? Here’s what you’ll need: -12 ounces white chocolate -12 ounces dark chocolate -1/2 cup crushed peppermint candy -1 1/2 teaspoons peppermint extract   Melt your white chocolate and dark chocolate separately–you could either use a […]


Vegan Eggnog

December 15th, 2014 | By in Cooking, Party Food
diy vegan eggnog recipe

Who says vegans can’t enjoy some delicious eggnog this holiday season? No one, because here’s a vegan eggnog recipe–yes, it does not contain milk or eggs–that’s also gluten-free and is sure to satisfy your craving for your favorite holiday drink. This is also a great recipe for non-vegans who are trying to watch their calories but […]


Homemade Peppermint Soap

December 10th, 2014 | By in Activities, Crafts, Kids
peppermint soap bars

Doesn’t the smell of peppermint just make you think of all things Christmas? Now, imagine smelling that Christmas-y peppermint scent every time you hit the shower with some of your own homemade peppermint soaps–you’ll definitely be full of Christmas spirit the entire day! These homemade peppermint soaps would also make great gifts for your friends!   […]


Candied Pecans

December 8th, 2014 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, Party Food, Recipes
candied pecans

Candied pecans are great if you want a quick and easy snack–or if you need something homemade to give to all your friends and family as gifts this holiday season. Here’s what you’ll need: -2 cups pecans -1 tablespoon olive or coconut oil -2 tablespoons yacon syrup, maple syrup or honey -½ tsp celtic sea salt   Toss […]


Clear Glass Ornaments

December 3rd, 2014 | By in Crafts, Home Decor

Clear glass ornaments are a great way to make beautiful, custom Christmas ornaments that are sure to make your tree look spectacular–and unique. Here’s what you’ll need: –clear glass ornaments -anything you can think of (that can fit inside the glass ball, of course) So this is pretty simple. Just remove the top and fill […]


DIY Gift Bow Using Magazine Pages

December 1st, 2014 | By in Crafts

The holiday season is officially upon us, which means your wallet has been taking a beating lately thanks to all the Christmas shopping you’ve been doing. Now if you don’t want to spend any more extra money on gift wrappers and bows, just get creative! You can use newspapers to wrap your gifts, and you […]


DIY Framed Vertical Succulent Garden

November 26th, 2014 | By in Gardening, Indoor Plants, Start A Garden

Instead of hanging a framed picture up on your wall, why not hang a framed vertical succulent garden? It’s definitely going to be a pretty and creative addition to your home decor! Here’s what you’ll need: -a large wooden frame -a second frame that’s at least 2 inches thicker but slightly smaller than the first […]


Raw Vegan Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

November 19th, 2014 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks

Satisfy your mint chocolate chip ice cream craving without feeling guilty with this raw, vegan alternative made with some fruits, veggies, and a little non-dairy milk! Here’s what you’ll need: -2 frozen bananas -a big handful of baby spinach (40grams) -2 tbsp coconut or almond milk -¼ – ½ teaspoon peppermint extract -1 tablespoon chocolate chips […]


DIY Vintage Camera Lamp

November 17th, 2014 | By in Crafts, Home Decor, Trending 7 Box

Have you got some old cameras lying around that you never use anymore? If you do, don’t throw them out just yet, because you can use them for your next DIY project–a cool vintage camera lamp! Here’s what you’ll need: -3 cameras –lamp kit –lamp pipe –JB Industro Cold Weld -spray paint for lamp pipe […]