For those looking to celebrate Valentine’s Day to its fullest without making a big impact on the environment around you, there are many options! By foregoing the classic fixed-price meal at a fancy downtown restaurant and shelling our hundreds of dollars, you’ll have a great V-Day with a purpose. Celebrate and save the world with these tips. Continue reading
Have you ever tried carving anything other than pumpkins for Halloween? Traditionally in Europe, turnips were carved before pumpkins ever were! The spooky shapes were an offering to bad spirits and helped to keep them out of the home. It’s been extra cold lately and to combat the seasonal chill, we decided to have a tiki night complete with carved pineapples in lieu of pumpkins! Continue reading
I love sugar scrubs. I use one daily as a soap alternative with coconut oil to replenish skin moisture in the dry Eastern Washington winter. This sugar scrub is nicely themed for St. Patrick’s day. It’s optional to add the food coloring and I don’t to avoid color substitutes and fake dyes. The minty flavor is enough to remind you of Shamrock shakes and green clovers. Continue reading
Make some of your own candles for Valentine’s Day using this easy recipe for olive oil candles. They’re quick and easy. You’ll be happy to put the effort into making them yourself and will have plenty of time to let the romance sparkle. Continue reading
Now that the Holidays are over, what decorations will you put up? How about Winter Snowflakes? We’ve all made paper snowflakes in class during elementary school, or with your children and they can be a fun way to add fun to a cold winter lull in between the Holidays and Valentine’s day. Snowflakes make tasteful and beautiful winter decorations, are simple to make and like a real snowflake, no two are the same! Here is a simple way to make winter snowflake decorations just in time for the snow to start falling.
Winter Snowflake Decorations
What You’ll Need:
White paper (or blue! Snowflakes can be festive in any color) Continue reading
Decorate your mantle in a new and unique way this Christmas! Here are 5 ideas for mantle decorations this holiday season.
5 Christmas Mantle Decorating Ideas
1. Fresh Fruit
Add small bowls of citrus or pomegranates for a unique pop of color. The fresh fruit will make your home smell delicious, plus you can always stop by for a snack!
Making your own envelopes is a cute way to add a special touch to homemade or store-bought Christmas cards. Continue reading
Citrus fruit is in season during the wintertime so take advantage of this awesome fruit-inspired craft! These citrus slice ornaments will hang beautifully on your tree, and they will smell nice! Continue reading