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Two Months of No-Poo: The Good, The Great and The Greasy

For those of you who are wondering how the “no-poo” experiment has been going, let me apologize for the gripping suspense. I have been extraordinarily busy with the following: painting 20-foot walls managing a kitchen floor renovation taking the kids to Disney hosting house guests writing articles investigating Woodchuck’s gluten intolerance further and finally receiving […]

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DIY Homemade Natural Beauty Regimen

I’ve been thinking recently about overhauling my “beauty regimen” and hitting a stride that’s more natural, simple, and affordable. My current beauty regimen includes both expensive natural products and expensive chemical-laden products. My bathroom cabinet is Sea Kelp Shampoo meets Petroleum Hand Lotion. Daisy Extract Face Wash meets Retinol Wrinkle Cream. The state of my […]

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DIY Decorative Duct Tape to Frame a Mirror

Recently, as I was scrutinizing (er, gazing lovingly) at my reflection in the guest bathroom mirror, I noticed that it could use some sprucing up (the mirror, people). So I decided to “frame” it with decorative duct tape. One of these days I might try framing my bathroom mirrors with real wooden frames, but in […]

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DIY Dresser Makeover for Children’s Room

The dresser in my children’s room was in need of some TLC.  I didn’t want to refurbish the dresser too drastically because 1. there was already an attractive finish to the wood, courtesy of my mother-in-law 25 years ago, and 2. I am not motivated enough to attempt a too-elaborate crafty project. So I decided […]

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