Super Easy Porcelain-esque Ornaments!

Obsessed with the look of porcelain ornaments but not so much the price, we set out to make our own. With a few simple items we already had in the kitchen and the craft room we made these awesome dual purpose ornament/gift tags that are just as adorable as they are customizable. Wanna see how we made our gifts look like a million without spending a dime? Then READ ON thrifty creative ones! First and foremost, these are NOT salt dough ornaments. Close….butRead more

Whiter, Brighter Teeth…Naturally!

There’s a lot of buzz out there about Fluoride – especially about the more-harmful-than-helpful side effects. The majority of commercial toothpastes contain many artificial ingredients that can have a negative affect on our teeth and bodies over time. Given  almost every brand out there is filled fluoride, what’s a person to do if they decide to live fluoride-free? Why, grab yourself a tube of a healthier alternatives, of course! Unlike the former options that tasted horrible, today’s selections are as yummy as theyRead more

A Rope Bracelet To Swing With

Whether it’s tribal themed, nautical-esque, or dripping with jewels and neon, Embellished Rope is a trend we can gladly pounce on. But spend our internet, phone & cable bundle cash on one stinkin’ bracelet? Um, no thanks. Lets try this on instead. Pick up some Rope, Crystal Chain, 2 colors of Embroidery Floss, Barrel Cord Ends & Jump Rings, the Clasp, Masking Tape and Gorilla Glue and Lets Do The DIY Thang, shall we! Cut the cord to fit your wrist; not too tight now. Tape the floss of your firstRead more

Super Stuffed Avocados

We all know the super properties of the incredible fruit, Avocado and its highly tasty & versatile properties. Now it’s time to showcase more of it’s super yumminess. We’ve seen the stuffed avocado everywhere but now here’s the simplest of simple versions that’s guaranteed to please herbivores and carnivores alike! Ready to be the hostest with the avocado mostest? Then Lets Do The DIY Thang! Grab some ripe avocados, a few small tomatoes (diced), crumbled feta cheese, a lemon (for a squeeze or two ofRead more

The Beautiful Blogger Award!

Well ain’t THIS a glorious way to start the New Year! Thanks to the oh-so-lovely Preppy & Funny, who’s daily posts are like candy to me, (seriously, I’m obsessed with the overload of cute & sweetness!) I’ve been nominated for the Beautiful Blogger Award! I had no idea this award even existed so I’m SUPER stoked to have received it, let alone by someone who deserves it twice as much as I do!  Like a good GRIT should – It’s time to fulfill myRead more

What 200 Calories Really Looks Like

When it comes to eating smarter and healthier this year, we decided we really needed a bit of help. All lifestyle changes require more discipline than most of us are comfortable with and the frustration that follows is what often leads to failure. Armed with new ideas found last year on how to make our “foodie change” this year a bit easier to maintain (like a new take on smoothies, ways to drink more water deliciously, organizing our fridge, etc) we are ready to getRead more

Tat Yourself Commitment Free

Loving the look of ink is one of our guilty pleasures. The pain and commitment that comes with them, however, not so much. Yet try as we may, we just cant shake our love of cool tattoos and for the longest time we thought the only solution was a batch of temporary ones you’d see in grocery store vending machine. Rocking the same little mermaid as the screaming 6 year old in line behind us though is not a goodRead more

Moisten Your Locks Like Hula Honey Barbie

As the end of the year draws near we can’t help but notice the influence it’s had on us – mind, body and soul. The chill makes us unable to think about anything other than how cold it is, our skin is as dry and flaky as a biscuit and what the year’s worth of product  hasn’t wrecked in our hair the wind, rain and varying temperature has. We can eleviate one of those with the help of our newRead more

My Gold Leaf Be Poppin’, My Mani Is Cool

With the close of 2012 comes a slue dance card punches and several cameo appearances you’ll need to make. If it hasn’t already, soon your FB profile will be slammed with invites to holiday parties, ugly sweater bashes, NYE birthdays, weddings, you name it. And with all the festivities you’ll want to keep those accessories fun, fresh and most important, BRIGHT. So what solves this holiday accessory dilemma? Why a killer mani, of course! So Lets Do The DIY Thang, shall we? First up, wash yourRead more

Put A Bird On It! And Your Necklaces Too….

We’ve seen framed cork boards all over the place to redecorate your home and organize your jewelry, but this time we took it a step further and decided to make it a work of art all on it’s own, in addition to being an amazing necklace holder. Wanna see how we did it? Then Lets Do The DIY Thang, shall we? First up, grab that crappy picture you found at a yard sale 2 years ago (or maybe that was just us), spray paint, clearRead more