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DIY Chalkboard Wall

September 3rd, 2014 | By in Decorating, Interiors, Remodeling

Chalkboard walls are all the rage now–and why not? It’s pretty, customizable, and best of all, functional. You can jot down daily reminders, grocery lists, chores, or even your favorite recipes… and it’s all just right there. Another plus? You won’t have to worry about your kids writing on the walls and messing up your […]


Healthy Ice Cream Sandwich

September 1st, 2014 | By in Cooking, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks

Everyone loves ice cream sandwiches–it’s one of the most amazing inventions ever in the history of food! Okay, maybe that’s overstating it a bit. But we can’t deny the fact that it’s definitely a popular frozen treat. Still, now that more and more people are striving to eat healthier,  people want healthier food options–which certainly do […]


Homemade Animal Crackers

August 27th, 2014 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Home Makeover, Kids, Snacks

Animal crackers are a lunchbox staple for any child. And why not? These whimsical little snacks aren’t just tasty–they’re also fun! Your little one can play with each little animal (probably by staging pretend animal fights or mimicking the animal sounds they make) before gobbling them up. But the best animal crackers–as with all things […]


Homemade Fabric Softener

August 25th, 2014 | By in Home Makeover, Uncategorized

Believe it or not, a lot of the everyday household products you use at home can be replicated with a few simple, all-natural ingredients from your own kitchen. Like fabric softener, for instance. Save yourself some money and make your own all-natural fabric softener at home with this super easy recipe! Here’s what you’ll need: […]


Easy Raw Chocolate Pudding

August 20th, 2014 | By in Cooking, Kids, Recipes, Snacks

Looking for other ways to satisfy your chocolate craving without having to feel like you’re cheating on your new healthy lifestyle? Try this easy raw chocolate pudding recipe–it’s vegan, dairy-free, and absolutely delicious! Here’s what you’ll need: -1 ripe banana -1/2 ripe avocado -1 tablespoon cocoa powder -fruit topping of choice (optional)   Toss all your […]


Homemade Magnetic Spice Rack

August 18th, 2014 | By in Crafts, Home Decor, Home Makeover

For those of us who have very limited countertop or cabinet storage space in the kitchen, finding an easy-to-reach spot for your spice rack–especially if you have a rather sizable spice collection–can be pretty frustrating. One solution to this problem that has become popular as of late is the wall-mounted magnetic spice rack. It keeps all those […]


Natural Homemade Plant Insecticide

August 13th, 2014 | By in Flowers, Fruits, Gardening, Vegetables

If you want to get rid of the pests that plague your vegetable garden but don’t want to use any chemical-based insecticides, this natural homemade plant insecticide “recipe” is the perfect solution for you. It’s cheap, easy, and completely natural! Here’s what you’ll need: -1 head of garlic -1 tbsp. red pepper flakes -3 cups water […]


Chocolate Protein Balls

August 11th, 2014 | By in Cooking, Kids, Recipes, Snacks

Chocolate protein balls are a great snack choice for someone who’s looking for a delicious and healthy snack that’s super easy to make. You can munch on them throughout the day when you need something to hold you over until the next meal. You can eat them in place of your usual pre-workout or post-workout protein […]


All-Natural Flea and Tick Collar for Pets

August 6th, 2014 | By in Care, Pets

There are many options for flea and tick control available on the market, and among the most popular is the flea collar. Unfortunately, some of them contain chemicals that you definitely wouldn’t want in your home–much less wrapped around your beloved pooch’s neck! With that in mind, the best option is to create your own […]


Gummy Bear Popsicles

August 4th, 2014 | By in Activities, Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Snacks

Summertime isn’t complete without popsicles–don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. But if you want to up your popsicle game, here’s a sweet frozen treat your kids (or even you!) are sure to go crazy over: GUMMY BEAR POPSICLES! Here’s what you’ll need: -gummy bears -Sprite -popsicle mold   So this is a pretty straightforward recipe–just […]