Archives for March 2013

The Paleolithic Diet – What It Is and Why It Works {free eBook}

The Paleolithic Diet – What It Is and Why It Works Book Description Publication Date: December 8, 2012 The Paleolithic Diet is NOT a fad. It is the diet that was eaten by our ancestors, the Paleolithic humans around 2.5 million years ago. Research has revealed that the diseases that afflict the modern societies today […]

Quick Earring Storage {DIY}

What do you get when you add pencils + a box + stud earrings? Perfect earring storage! I love this and am planning on doing this for my growing collection of bought and DIY earrings!

Free Cookbook eBook: 132+ Delicious Salads, Dressings And Dips (Gabrielle’s FUSS-FREE Healthy Veg Recipes)

Kindle Price: $0.00 includes free wireless delivery via Amazon Whispernet You Save: $17.95 (100%)     Book Description Publication Date: March 7, 2013 Reliable, Dependable and Delicious Recipes Using Easy to Find Ingredients! From the jaw droppingly simple to wonderfully inventive creations, you can (re-) inject some healthy magic into your mealtimes. No matter what your food preferences […]

Jewelry Wire Straightening {tips}

Nylon-jaw pliers are great for straightening wire, but if you don’t have a pair handy, pinch the wire between your fingernail and the pad of your thumb. The gentle curve this creates is perfect for earring projects. PS – I party here.

Library App for Children: Overdrive

Last Christmas my family finally made the jump and began “eReading.” I don’t like to think that I’m getting so old that my children are better with their iPads than I am with my Kindle, but that is fast becoming the truth. With all the games and apps that they find—and you should see some […]

How to Make a Spiked Chain Necklace {DIY}

Spikes and studs are all the rage right now. I have seen a ton of cute necklaces and bracelets with spikes. Instead of being a goth look, spikes are now hipster too! I decided to make a basic spike necklace and thought I’d share. Materials 20 in chain clasp and hook 8 jump rings 6 […]

The Ultimate Ear Wire Giveaway!

Fusion Beads is having a huge ear wire giveaway made from a variety of metals… even sterling silver! All you have to do is leave a comment telling them which kinds of ear wires you use in your jewelry making.   “A winner will be randomly selected on Friday, March 22, 2013, at 4 PM […]

Spring Style: The Skirt Guide

Lauren Conrad has released the new Spring Skirt Style Guide. “Midis, maxis, minis – oh my!” Being short, makes the midi not the best option for me, personally (even though they are so cute!). I am still all about the maxi this year. Which is your favorite?

Zen and the Art of Couponing

As a practicing transcendentalist, I have found that couponing brings about a sense of peace and tranquility, especially when I think about how my family can be nutritionally fed for the next millennium without stepping one foot inside a grocery store.  The sense of personal satisfaction (mostly due to the fact that I NEVER pay […]

Minute® Rice Cheesy Rice {Recipe}

    I was given the opportunity to try out Minute® Rice along with a recipe of my choosing. I chose to compliment a meal with their cheesy rice recipe.  The meal consisted of roast beef, mashed potatoes, corn, cheesy rice with sauerkraut or beef gravy optional. Hearty meal to be sure. The recipe is simple and […]

A Review of Lexli Skin Care Products

Lexli is a company which has a vast line of professional skincare products which have been supported by scientific research over the years and have been formulated with a base of properly certified organic, pharmaceutical-grade aloe Vera. It was created by a board of well certified noted aloe researchers and plastic surgeon. The Lexli collection […]

The Mostly Death and Kinda Hunger Games

Somewhere down the line I managed to get to reading the entire Hunger Games Trilogy. A series that caught fire after the inception of the movie based on the first book. Unfortunately I had finished the first two books rather quickly and then only recently in the past few days managed to complete the third […]

30 Day Challenge For Craft Month – Day 1 Earrings

I have made a few pairs of earrings for my etsy shop. This pair is: These earrings feature four black glass rondelle shaped beads each on bronze wire hooks, hammer hardened for a rustic and simple design. Minimal and beautiful. Length is approximately 2 inches. You can find me here:  Desperate Houselife Blog with Free […]

How to Knit a Cord With a Crochet Hook {diy}

I just LOVE this finger knit cord that utilizes a crochet hook by Lebenslustiger. Check it out!

Fusion Bead’s 30-Day Challenge

I have decided to partake in Fusion Bead’s 30-Day Jewelry Challenge. I will be adding my creations that they inspire. It sounds like fun! 30 Day Challenge For Craft Month – March 2013 You’re Invited! In celebration of National Craft Month, FusionBeads.com is hosting a 30-day Bead Challenge for the month of March to anyone […]

Roaring Twenties Style – Get the Look

The 1920s were a time of stunning glamour with heavy eye makeup that makes eyes really stand out and striking bold lip colours. This style of makeup is very much in vogue at the moment and has been showcased on the red carpet at many different events so just how do you recreate this timeless […]