Month: December 2014

The Best Way to Remove Eye Makeup Naturally

Eye makeup remover olive oil Confession time. I wear makeup…..every…single…day. I don’t know what it is. For me, it’s like putting on shoes. I feel put together. Ready for the world! Even on days where I probably won’t see anyone outside of our family. I still put it on. I can’t help myself!

So, this being my morning ritual, it of course brings about the less fun evening ritual of removing it. And by “it”, I’m mostly referring to eye makeup. For many years, I had a “go to” remover that got the job done. But over time, I found the price ticking ever higher, while the packaging got progressively smaller. I concluded that this shouldn’t be this hard, and surely there is something better out there.

Thus began my quest. My requirements were simple: It must be effective, gentle on the eyes, and inexpensive. After a bit of trial and error, I’ve landed on a remover that beats them all, hands down.  And my journey to get to that holy grail of eye makeup removal went a little something like this: (more…)

Holiday Treat Boxes from Paper Plates

Holiday paper plate treat boxesDon’t ya just love it when creative folks share their genius with the rest of the world?  Such is the case of It’s Always Autumn and this super idea of turning paper plates into cookie boxes!.  Check out her project and you’ll agree it’s a crazy good concept!

I’ll admit that my “creativity muscle” is still developing and has a long way to go, but how great is it when you see an idea and find so many other ways to use them? Being as impressed as I was at Autumn’s creation, I thought this idea would be absolutely perfect for holding teacher’s gifts and the kid’s class treats as well. And with Christmas coming up, why not give it a shot, right? (more…)