Thursday, August 28, 2014

Sunflowers and Apples Mantel


The fading out of Summer and the entering in of Autumn is a bittersweet time.  We hate to see Summer end, but we love the anticipation of Autumn as well.

We decided to say farewell to Summer and welcome Autumn and  decorated our mantel to reflect that transition with sunflowers and apples.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Grapefruit Coconut Oil Body Spritz


We hope you happened to catch our two previous posts on essential oils. We shared with you how to make your very own  Copycat "T" Anti-bacterial Oil and diy Essential Oil Perfume.

 Today we present our most favorite essential oil body recipe Cellulite Grapefruit Oil Body Spritz.

We happily came upon this recipe while looking for new essential oil body recipes. This comes from one of our most favorite blogs, Camp Wander, a wonderful blog on essential oils for everyday wellness.

Grapefruit oil has the reputation of being a fantastic cellulite fighter. 

Grapefruit essential oil is loaded with Vitamin C and Monoterpenes, both a have a stimulating effect and inhibit accumulation of toxins from liver and kidneys. (source)

And who doesn't need a little help with this area!!!!

Friday, August 22, 2014

diy ~ Essential Oil Perfume



Making your very own essential oil perfume is super quick, easy, fun and personally reflects who you are.

With the freedom to choose the specific essential oils you know and love you can blend up a 
Essential Oil Perfume potion that is one of a kind and truly as unique as you are!

Monday, August 18, 2014

Copycat "T" Anti-Bacterial Oil


Today we are sharing with you a homemade anti-bacterial essential oil blend that is truly amazing in our opinion.

Many of you may already be familiar with the well beloved oil that was created based on research about four thieves in France who covered themselves with cloves, rosemary, and other aromatics while robbing plague victims. 

This is what we are referring to.

Since we are the fugal gals, we searched the internet for recipes for a version of the well beloved, high priced (but well worth it) oil and made a copycat version of our own appropriately named... 
Copycat "T" Oil Anti-bacterial

Friday, August 15, 2014

budget savvy ~ Kitchen Nook Decor Update


With Summer coming to an end, and back to school about to start, it was time to make a few home decor updates to our kitchen nook slash, homework center slash hangout.

Recently we showed you our 
Black and White Wreath, and now it is time to show you what we did , budget savvy of course with our 
Kitchen Nook Decor Update.

Monday, August 11, 2014

home decor ~ Black and White Wreath


Have you been working on many home decor projects over the Summer?!

We have been working on a couple budget savvy projects mainly focusing on the kitchen nook.


Like this one today... our Black & White Wreath.

Monday, August 4, 2014

summertime ~ Tropical Fruit Popsicles


There is still plenty of time left to squeeze in some Summertime Popsicle eating!
Even when Summer is past, and we are having those warm Autumn days... we are still eating homemade popsicles.

For now, we are enjoying the Summer flavors of 
Tropical Fruit Popsicles and we hope you will enjoy them also!

Friday, August 1, 2014

diy Easy Beach Decor


What to do when you look around your home, and as much as you love, it needs a little pick me up here and their... and painting is out of the question at the time...  what to do?!

We change up our decor of course!!!

That is what we did recently for the bath room. 
Since we already had the beach theme going, 
we just needed to freshen up a bit.

So here is our budget friendly, Easy Beach Decor.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Prehistoric Water Activity


Do you need a fun water activity this Summer for your boys?!

We have been having fun playing with our 
Prehistoric Water Activity Bin 
creating many a creative play scenarios!

Monday, July 14, 2014

Summertime Watermelon Cucumber Cooler


Has your Summertime included any yummy homemade coolers?!
Around here, we like to switch up from homemade popsciles, to smoothies to coolers.

Your taste buds, like ours did, will surely thank you when they get a taste of a freshly made batch of homemade 
Summertime Watermelon Cucumber Cooler!

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