Lighting was a tough one in our kitchen design. Not because I didn't know what I wanted...but because I knew exactly what I wanted down to minor details, and it took months of searching to track down. Our farmhouse kitchen lightening scheme started with three key priorities.
It's a subtle design point, but I think it makes a world of difference in our Early-American farmhouse kitchen renovation. Hardware. The handles, knobs and pulls that make our cabinets functional. It took me two tries to get the right look with our farmhouse kitchen hardware. Quite a first-world journey.
Toekicks? What are they and, if you don't want them, what else can do put underneath your kitchen cabinet?
I wanted to know, maybe you do too...what were my most liked, most talked about and most viewed posts in 2018?
And, seriously, what's with you people and turkeys?
I'm 37 now. And two years ago, I started to notice wrinkles around my mouth. If you thought I was going to tell you about an all-natural cream or DIY face mask to reverse the signs of aging, I'm not. I used something much more immediately effective to stop wrinkles around my mouth from getting worse...
Essential oils are one of many all-natural remedies to help a tummy ache. They are pure, powerful and effective. If someone in my family complains of tummy trouble, I use a blend of three essential oils for upset stomachs. Find out which essential oils helped my husband's upset stomach and turned him from an annoyed skeptic to a calm, happy user of essential oils.
A funny thing happened on the way to the drug store...ah, this is so me. We were on vacation in the Florida Keys, and I took a short walk across the street to pick up a few things at the drug store. I stopped to admire a pretty bush with silvery leaves, and something bright caught my eye. A neon orange, spikey fruit called the balsam apple dangling from a vine. I had to know more.
What was the first thing I did on vacation? Made this DIY coconut sugar scrub! My all-natural, homemade scrub for face and body uses only three ingredients to keep your skin soft and exfoliated.
Did you ever have an unexpected reaction to a natural ingredient? Probably. People do all the time. The way a person's systems absorbs...or rejects...the compounds it comes in contact with is unique. While natural ingredients are wonderful, they are not risk-free. I can speak from experience. Here are two common diy skincare ingredients that are usually but, not perfectly, safe and how I found out.