House Organizing & Upcycling Curtains

House Organizing & Upcycling Curtains

I have been furiously trying to declutter my house.  Mainly due to spring fever but also because I am part of the 4 Weeks to a More Organized Home Challenge.  One of the projects I tackled this past week is organizing the cabinet underneath my kitchen sink, which is a total mess.  (Sorry that I didn’t get a before picture!) I bought this pedestal sink organizer to store all those cleaning things that were previously under the kitchen sink cabinet. Here it is installed.  Nice and neat, but also nice and ugly. Underneath the kitchen sink looks nice too.  Trash, … Continue Reading →
4 Weeks to a More Organized Home Challenge: Week 1 Update

4 Weeks to a More Organized Home Challenge: Week 1 Update

I am participating in Crystal Paine’s 4 Week to a More Organized Home Challenge.  I will preface this by saying that I utterly failed this week on all of my cleaning expectations.  It’s the end of the week and my house is a mess. What happened???  I had such dreams of a clean, clutter-free house! Be Realistic. Anxiety comes when your reality does not meet your expectations.  Therefore, the easiest solution to having a cleaner home is to lower your expectations for perfection. You might think that this is just the opposite or counterproductive, but it is not.  When I … Continue Reading →
All-Natural Homemade Lotion

All-Natural Homemade Lotion

Lately, I’ve been obsessed with making my own beauty supplies, so you will probably start to see a bunch of blog posts about my attempts.  One of the first things that I need is some lotion.  The winter always dries out my skin, and I have very dry skin anyway. This recipe is very easy and I have to say, the lotion melts into your skin and makes it super soft.  The best part is, you can get all the ingredients on Amazon. You will need: 1/2 cup avocado oil (you can also use extra virgin olive oil, grapeseed oil, … Continue Reading →