I usually look forward to traveling, but in this day and age it can be tricky. So many regulations, so much security – and that’s just in the U.S. Going abroad or taking a serious road trip is an entirely different story. With summer just around the corner and so many vacations on the horizon, I pulled together some tips and tricks that you’ll want to remember for years to come.
The best packing tips and tricks.
Learn about the best time to book travel.
I’m sort of a beauty product junky. I can’t pinpoint exactly when it happened, but it eventually got out of control and I had to put myself on a bit of a spending hiatus from the stuff. Thankfully I’ve learned to rein it all in, and one of the ways I’ve done so is by relying on a little DIY. I have all of the fantastic links below bookmarked for use in the near future! What’s your go-to home beauty remedy?
Mix up dry shampoo for light hair and dark hair for about $2 a jar!
Homemade natural deodorant with baking soda coconut oil, and rosemary oil.
Tingly peppermint rose lip balm.
Or fresh lemon rosemary lip balm.
Make your own tinted lip gloss for a pretty pucker.
All-natural aftershave for the dude(s) in your life.
Edible ginger snap lip scrub to get rid of the flaky stuff.
Feel smooth and smell amazing with this rose body scrub.
An all-natural beauty mask made from flowers.
Get ready for sandal season with this strawberry salt foot scrub.
Gentle rose water toner.
A rose and chamomile facial scrub that will made washing your face incredible.
A bevy of DIYs to elevate your winter skin woes in a snap.
If you’ve made it past the halfway point this winter without a major cold or a case of the flu let me be the first to salute you. I was taken down for the first half of January with an upper respiratory infection, and I’m crossing everything that that will be all. Here’s a bevy of tips and tricks for everything winter has to throw at you!
A DIY lip peel for your flaky pucker.
Make a homemade decongestant.
Try this flu season ginger honey lemon tonic.
Another option is this lemon cold remedy.
Let’s not forget wintery skin, the 10 best winter beauty recipes.
Luxurious eucalyptus mint whipped body butter.
Ready or not the holidays are just around the corner – that means digging out the good wine glasses, adding some festive decor to the house, and putting on your best hostess smile. Here are a few tips and tricks for entertaining that are sure to make any get together a little bit easier and a lot more impressive!
I don’t know about you, but I try to consistently add green ways of living to my day to day on a regular basis. Some things are easier than others, but it’s always worth it. Here are some tips&tricks (and a few products) that can go a long way.
The kitchen is probably, okay definitely, my favorite room in the house. I love nothing more than cranking up some music and baking the afternoon away (well, when it’s below 100-degrees that is!). It’s a great stress reliever and it always feels good to share the bounty that comes out of the oven. At least my pants feel that way.
Every kind of glass bottles, glass jars, tin containers, etc you could want.
Skip the bedframe, staple fabric to your box spring instead.
How to clean your dryer vents + prevent fires.
How to build floating shelves.
Download these organizational binder inserts.
Make this floor grease cutter cleaner.
How to recaulk a bathtub.
A great grout cleaning trick.
Painting ideas and projects full of how-tios and inspiration.
DIY gunk remover, a non-toxic recipe to remove sticky adhesive.
Simmer this on your stove to make your house smell amazing.
Brilliant moving tips.
Print this cleaning schedule and stay on track.
How to take on painting kitchen cabinets.
Photography is the everyman’s art form, anyone can pick up a camera (or a smartphone) and start snapping away. It remains to be seen whether you’ll be any good at capturing beauty through the viewfinder, but man is it fun to try! Here are some tips&tricks for everything from your phone to manual mode.
There are tips and tricks aplenty out there when it comes to appearance, they’re everywhere. Pinterest, magazines, blogs, everywhere! I’ve combed through more than my share and come out the other side with my favorites. Do you have any tried and true tips for beauty and fashion??
Big booty bouffant hair tutorial right here, ladies.
Learn to blow dry your bangs perfectly.
I can be described as having a brown thumb at best. I have an odd talent for growing African violets that thrive, and not much else. Succulents hate me and I even once killed a cactus. I’m That Girl. So with all of that out in the open – whew! – you can see why I’m always on the look out for tips & tricks that might help me out a bit.