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Healthy Mac and Cheese

October 8th, 2014 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, Kids, Recipes, Snacks, Trending 7 Box

Mac and cheese is usually a crowd-pleaser among any age group. But if you’re into healthier diets, it’s probably not a good idea to add it to your meal plan. Or is it? Believe it or not, there’s actually a way to “healthify” your favorite cheesy dish by using cashews and nutritional yeast (it provides […]


Comic Book Table

October 6th, 2014 | By in Crafts, Home Decor, Home Office

Think twice before you toss that old table that’s been gathering dust in a forgotten corner of your house… because you can turn it into a cool, decorative (but still functional) comic book table by covering it with pages from your old comic books or favorite magazines! Here’s what you’ll need: -a table (of course) -old […]


Homemade Cork Board with Wine Corks

October 1st, 2014 | By in Crafts, Family Memories, Home Decor, Home Makeover

Here’s something you can do to make use of all those wine corks you have lying around from enjoying wine every night (don’t worry, no judgment!) with your favorite steak dinner–make your own homemade cork board! Here’s what you’ll need: -a large picture frame -glue gun and glue sticks -a whole bunch of wine corks   […]


Glow in the Dark Mason Jars

September 29th, 2014 | By in Activities, Crafts, Home Decor, Kids, Kids

Make your own funky, glow in the dark mason jar lanterns (perfect for a nighttime party!) by following this easy DIY tutorial. Here’s what you’ll need: -a bunch of different colored glow sticks -mason jars with lids -scissors First, make sure your mason jars are clean and dry. Then, put down a couple sheets of […]


Homemade Lipstick Made from Crayons

September 24th, 2014 | By in Activities, Crafts, Home Makeover, Kids, Kids

It may sound weird… but yes, you can make your own homemade lipstick. Just as long as you have a box of crayons! Now, this probably won’t appeal to an adult who is used to buying lipsticks from MAC or a nice drugstore brand like Revlon, but to a little girl who is just starting […]


Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

September 22nd, 2014 | By in Cooking, Recipes

This season, there’s nothing better than enjoying the cool weather and watching the colorful leaves slowly falling to the ground… while sipping Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Lattes! But you can’t hit a Starbucks every day just so you can enjoy this seasonal drink, can you? Not only is it fattening–it’s really expensive, too! The answer? Homemade Pumpkin […]


Homemade Febreze

September 17th, 2014 | By in Cleaning, Crafts, Home Makeover, Home Office, Home Repair, Solutions

Get those stubborn, stinky smells out of your son’s sneakers or your husband’s gym bag with your very own homemade Febreze by using this incredibly easy “recipe.” Here’s what you’ll need: -2 tablespoon baking soda -1 tablespoon fabric softener -warm water -10 drops of essential oil -spray bottle   Pour the baking soda and fabric […]


Vegan Feta Cheese

September 15th, 2014 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, Recipes

Vegans can enjoy feta cheese too. Or at least, they can enjoy this vegan feta cheese, which is nearly as good as the real thing!   Here’s what you’ll need: -1/2 soy yogurt (or any other non-dairy yogurt) -2 tablespoons coconut flour -1 teaspoon lemon juice -1/2 teaspoon dried Italian herbs   Mix all the […]


Cheesecake Pops

September 10th, 2014 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks, Trending 7 Box

There’s cake pops… and then there’s cheesecake pops. It’s rare to find someone who doesn’t love cheesecake, so these are sure to be a crowd-pleaser–especially since they’re in cake pop form. Serve these at your next party and watch your guests devour every single one. You might even get to watch them fight to the […]


Homemade Dog Shampoo

September 8th, 2014 | By in Care, Cleaning, Pets

Instead of spending your money on an expensive, filled-with-chemicals-you-can’t-pronounce dog shampoo, try making your own homemade concoction instead! Your wallet (and your dog’s skin) will thank you for it. Here’s what you’ll need: -1 cup organic dish soap -1 cup organic apple cider vinegar -2 cups water -2 ounces vegetable glycerin -essential oils (optional) Combine […]