11 Ways to Use Coconut Oil for Health and Beauty

unconventional uses for coconut oil

Coconut Oil has been around as long as coconuts have been around. Although, only in recent years have the health and beauty benefits been popping up all over the internet. There are hundreds of ways to use coconut oil for health and beauty, home care, pet care and even in cooking. Considering all of the ways it can be used, it's an inexpensive and wonderful natural remedy. Today I have 11 ways that you can use coconut oil that you may or may not have ever heard of. Most of these ways are unconventional but, very effective. Read on to see which way you'll try today! Oil Pulling - Pop a couple of tablespoons of Coconut Oil into your mouth and swish it around for 10 minutes or so {make sure to spit it out into the trash can, as it can clog your sink pipes or toilet}. The results are … [Read more...]

12 Cool FROZEN Party Ideas

12 Cool Frozen Party Ideas

"Do you want to build a snowman?" Something tells me you've heard that movie line approximately 85,457 times in the last few months. If you have children, especially little girls, you've had the song Let it Go on repeat for weeks. You can quote Olaf's famous line, "Hi. I'm Olaf and I like warm hugs." Why? Because Disney's Frozen is the HOTTEST movie for kids of all ages right now! As a matter of fact, Frozen took home the Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film. Frozen will be released on Blu-Ray and DVD on March 18. Why not host a viewing party and invite a bunch of friends over to enjoy it with you? Food, friends, family, fun AND Frozen!! Today I've gathered a bunch of great ideas to help spark your imagination for the best party ever. /1/ Frozen Party Snack Table - Every party needs … [Read more...]

16 Fall Containers for Gorgeous Porch Decor

16 Fall Containers for Gorgeous Porch Decor

Fall is the time many of us enjoy getting outdoors again, as summer heat gives way to more comfortable temperatures. Plus with fall inspiring so many gorgeous colors, it's the perfect time to redo your porch containers. These beautiful fall containers will give you plenty of inspirations as you consider how to decorate your porch for the autumn. 1. Wood Box by How to Decorate 2. Knock Out Basket Container Garden by Container Gardening 3. Dress up  Boring Wooden Container With an Upscale Tiled Container by Untrained Housewife 4. Elevated Autumn Urn by Southern Living 5. Singletons Flowering Kale by The Dirt Farmer 6. Pumpkin Surprise by Lowes 7. Make an Accent by BHG 8. Easy and Festive by Hometalk 9. Tall and Slender by Garden Design 10. Bountiful Birdbath … [Read more...]

21 Chevron Home Decor Projects

21 Chevron Home Decor Projects

Chevrons are so gorgeous and totally in. It doesn't have to be complicated or hard to add to the house. These DIY decor projects are incredible and so, so cute. Add chevrons to your home without having to do a full makeover with these brilliant inspirations from some of our favorite bloggers. 1. Cascading Chevrons Pillow by Camelot Fabrics 2. Gold Chevron Box by Krafty Kath 3 .Tissue Holder by A Little Craft in Your Day 4. Chevron Halloween Frame by Craftaholics Anonymous 5. Pink Chevron Tray by Domestic Bliss Squared 6. Lumbar Pillow by Blissfully Domestic 7. Chevron Lamp by Happy Hour Projects 8. Pallet Coffee Table by The Merry Thought 9. Room Divider or Dressing Screen by Mom it Forward 10. Inspiration Board by This is Happiness Blog 11. Patchwork Duvet … [Read more...]

12 Kids Study & Art Station Ideas

12 Kids Study & Art Station Ideas

With Back to School looming, it's time to create a safe and fun place for your kids to do their homework. These study areas and kids' art stations will provide all the inspiration you need to get started! 1. Dead Space to Fun Space by Craft-O-Maniac - Make use of the empty and wasted spaces in your home. 2. A Corner Table by Pitter and Glink - Perfect for an older teen or tween. 3. Dual Homework Station by BHG - Transform a bookshelf into a space for two kids to use  - awesome if you have multiple children. 4. A Small Niche or Closet by Blissfully Domestic - Remake a closet into a kid's study. 5. Office with View by My Fabuless Life - Simple, minimal workspace. 6. Art & Homework Station by The Crafted Sparrow - Boys will LOVE this one! 7. Small But Efficient by … [Read more...]

Movies Made Better with Mars Ice Cream {and a Giveaway}

Movie night with mars ice cream feature

Movie night is a regular occurrence at our house. Watching the movie Frozen is an even more regular occurrence but, that's another post. When we sit down to watch a movie we always have popcorn and snacks. In Florida it's SO hot! So, a movie, popcorn and ICE CREAM is a no-brainer. Combine ice cream with my favorite candy and...life changing moment! I'm talking about Twix, M&M candies, Snickers, and Dove chocolate combine with ice cream. When I brought all of these varieties home to my kids they squealed in delight. They were SO excited to give them a try. Each of them had a different favorite. My favorite is the Dove Dark Chocolate Covered Ice Cream Bar. My husband's favorite is a Snickers Ice Cream Bar. {there's also a Snickers Ice Cream Cone that's amazing.}   The hardest part … [Read more...]