Chef Salad in a Jar Recipe

I just love the idea of being able to make and take mason jar salad recipes to work or make ahead of time. That way you are not tempted to eat out at work and you have a quick lunch waiting for you at home when you have been out and about shopping during the day! Did you know that you can make taco salad mason jars? Salad in a jar is fairly new to me, and I'm loving it! You might be wondering what a salad jar is because I did! It's basically just … [Read more...]

Homemade Sugar Scrub Exfoliator

Homemade Sugar Scrub Exfoliator     This Homemade Sugar Scrub Exfoliator is perfect to get your skin ready for the summer and get rid of dead skin cells. I love ginger and it acts as an anti-inflammatory. It helps to decrease redness and energize your skin. Who doesn't want tighter, more youthful skin? This homemade sugar scrub is perfect to give as a gift or keep for yourself! You can also change up the essential oils and use … [Read more...]

Homemade Bronzer/Contour Powder

Here is what you are going to need to make your own Homemade Bronzer/Contour Powder: Small Mixing Bowl An empty compact or small jar with a lid Small Mixing Bowl 1 tsp Cornstarch 1 tsp Cocoa Powder 1 Tbsp Ground Cinnamon 1 tsp Ground Nutmeg Directions: Mix everything together. If the powder is too light add more cocoa powder, and if you are looking for more of a sun-kiss glow try adding a little more cinnamon. If it's too dark for … [Read more...]

How to Make your Own Sunscreen: Homemade Sunscreen Recipe

Have you ever read the ingredients of most store bought sunscreens? I like to know what I'm putting on my skin and families skin! Making your own sunscreen is easy and cheaper than buying it in the store. The recipe I provided will last an entire year for my family. I usually divide it up after it's made and put them in mason jars and store them in the freezer until I need them. If you leave them at room temperature, they will last approximately … [Read more...]

Healthy Cooking Tips: Olive Oil

Make sure to check out all of our Healthy Cooking Tips including Homemade Salad Dressings and Kitchen Seasonings. You will learn how to make your own Homemade Taco Seasoning and also a delicious Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe!    Healthy cooking is easy. In many cases, your favorite recipes can be modified so they offer a healthier alternative. Get all the flavor with less fat and calories! Do you ever wonder which oils to cook … [Read more...]

Healthy Cooking Tips: Homemade Salad Dressings Recipe

Healthy Cooking Tips: Homemade Salad Dressings Recipe Want to lose weight but not flavor? Today you will learn how to make Homemade Salad Dressings Recipes! Learn how you can spice up your meals and give them lots of great flavor without all the added calories. Last week, I shared with you, Healthy Cooking Tips with your Kitchen Seasonings. Making homemade seasonings is cheaper and also better for you in my opinion. You can make your … [Read more...]

Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe

Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe With these basic ingredients, you can create an Easy Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe. Start with these basics and then customize to complement your salad ingredients. Below is your Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe. Enjoy! [mpprecipe-recipe:239] Hope you enjoy this Easy Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe! <a … [Read more...]

Homemade Organic Vegetable Wash

Make sure your produce is pesticide free with these alternatives to expensive vegetable wash. Homemade Organic Vegetable Wash is so much cheaper and better for you in my opinion.  Did You Know: You should wash the outsides of melons before cutting through them? If you don’t, the knife will drag the pesticides/dirt/bacteria from the outside rind into the melon as you cut. Here is what you will need to make your own Homemade Organic Vegetable … [Read more...]

Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix Recipe

Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix Recipe This recipe only takes a couple minutes to put together and costs less than buying pre-packaged taco seasoning. It also has less salt and no artificial additives or preservatives. I like to know what I feeding my family and a lot of times I can't even read the ingredients listed on the store bought packages. After you make this, you can store it in an airtight container for up to 6 months. I keep mine in the … [Read more...]

Healthy Cooking Tips: Kitchen Seasonings

Healthy Cooking Tips with your Kitchen Seasonings Learn how you can spice up your meals and give them lots of great flavor without all the added calories. Be sure to check out our homemade taco seasoning mix recipe that is delicious and so much better than the store bought packages of taco seasoning. Kitchen Seasonings: Herbs, spices and other seasonings are a natural and healthy way to add a lot of flavor to your recipes without adding a … [Read more...]

How to: Easy Smokey Eye Tutorial

Hope you enjoy our How to: Easy Smokey Eye Tutorial My daughter loves makeup and doing video tutorials so I thought I would let her do a How to: Easy Smokey Eye Tutorial on me! We used products that I already had on hand to create the Smokey Eye look. I've always thought that it was complicated but a creating a smokey eye can be pretty simple! All you need to remember to do is blend, blend and then blend some more! We used the Naked 2 Palette … [Read more...]

How to Make Buttercream Frosting and Techniques

Would like to learn How to Make Buttercream Frosting and how to make a smooth or textured buttercream finish? If you're a brand-new baker, you will learn how to cut, level, fill and crumbcoat your layers like a professional, then add simple fondant and piped accents. What You'll Learn in Modern Buttercream Make Swiss buttercream with confidence in any climate Cut, level and fill cake layers, then apply a flawless crumb coat Create a … [Read more...]

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries Recipe

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries Recipe How would you like to surprise your kids with this delicious treat!!! This would make a great Valentines Day treat for your kids and even the teachers! {if you are allowed to bring in homemade treats!} During Valentine’s Day, it is very common to give chocolates or sweet, heart shaped cookies or candies to your loved ones. And instead of buying one from a store, making your own chocolate, cookies, or … [Read more...]

Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups Recipe

Are you looking for fun healthy recipes for kids that are easy?? I've been looking all over the internet for healthy snack recipes for kids and came across this homemade fruit roll-ups recipe that turned out to be easy and inexpensive! I honestly cannot believe how easy it was to make! If you like this recipe, make sure to check back for more easy healthy recipes. You can use just about any fruit or fruit combination that you can think of. My … [Read more...]

25 Fall DIY Projects

  With the weather changing, all I can think about is Fall Crafts, Fall Recipes, Fall Decorating Ideas and more! I cannot wait to pull out the scissors and glue to start my Fall Projects with the kids! I have put together a list of Fall DIY Projects that you can pin and refer back to later! This list includes tutorials on crafts like Birch Bark Candles, DIY No Sew Sweater Pumpkins, Fabric Artichokes and much more!! I hope you enjoy :) 1. … [Read more...]