DIY – Shabby Chic Furniture
Jan16

DIY – Shabby Chic Furniture

I recently took on a DIY project to turn an old wrought iron table and chairs into a shabby chic furniture set I would actually want to use! One of the easiest ways I’ve found to be a better steward of the environment is by finding new uses for old items. Part of this is out of necessity – after moving into my first home, I have no money left for new furniture! However, refashioning old furniture items can be a lot of fun – and while...

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Is It Possible to Have Too Many Pairs of Shoes?
Aug09

Is It Possible to Have Too Many Pairs of Shoes?

To many women reading the above, the knee-jerk answer is of course ‘no’. Shoes, unlike other staples of our wardrobes, don’t generally become too small or too large for us as our bodies change over the years and if we hold on to anything long enough (even the most tasteless-1970’s leg warmers) they eventually become retro or vintage. However there can come a point where we take things too far. Replacing the old boiler for a tankless...

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I Love Being Right
Aug09

I Love Being Right

I love being right…who doesn’t?! But I am particularly happy about being right about the hubs falling in love with Crossfit! Seriously, I have been doing Crossfit now for close to 2 years and although he tried a few classes awhile ago, it never stuck.  He has continued to see my love, dedication and success grow and back in July agreed to commit and give it a “real” try.  That’s all it took – he is hooked. Originally it was “I’ll go...

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5 Simple Ways to Get Rid of Pimples
May15

5 Simple Ways to Get Rid of Pimples

Getting a big, red pimple on your face happens to everyone at different ages. It’s hard to keep your confidence up when annoying pimples happen at the most inopportune time. They can also be found on the shoulders, back, chest, and neck. There are many things we come in prevent you from spilling out all over the place. If you are looking for natural ways to get rid of pimples safely, naturally and fast, you’ve come in the right...

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5 Tips for Surviving Summer With Varicose Veins
May11

5 Tips for Surviving Summer With Varicose Veins

Summer is around the corner, attractive legs seem to be everywhere! For people with varicose veins and spider veins, the warmer weather brings new problems. Instead of long days lounging at the beach with bikinism or short summer dresses, anyone with embarrassing bright purple and/or bulging varicose veins have to wearing leg-baring shorts or compression hose hide symptoms. Summer is a nightmare for them! Here are a few ways to keep...

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Wrap ’em Style
May03

Wrap ’em Style

Do you already have any idea on what to wrap up this Christmas for someone special? Many of us have encountered this problem on choosing the best gifts for our loved ones. One reason can be that he or she already possesses his or her necessities and wants in life. Another is that they might not want what you will be giving them and it will only be a total waste of your money afterwards. So time and again, you’ve been thinking of...

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