Makeover Monday: Making A Dated Mirror Modern

I love the look of ornate frames, but I VERY STRONGLY DISLIKE the typical aged-bronzey goldish finish. Case in point:

Bronze mirror before.

A bronze mirror, begging for a makeover.

However, it’s a super easy fix. Hint: it rhymes with “Schpray Schraint.”

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Coconut Lemon Scrub

I love the idea of some “me time” that involves little work, but has a big payoff. This scrub sounds heavenly. Give yourselves a little something for Mother’s Day!

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There are times when I just want to get away. Not for long, but long enough to pamper myself and relax. But since those opportunities are rare these days, I made a coconut lemon body scrub that makes me feel like I’m treating myself to a day at the spa.

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Not only is this easy to make — it smells so good. And I have the recipe just in time for Mother’s Day.

Ingredients

2 cups of sugar

1/2 cup of coconut oil

2 tablespoons of lemon juice

lemon zest

air tight container

Directions

Add all ingredients to a bowl and mix well.

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Put in a pretty jar and give as a gift or keep it all to yourself.


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Makeover Monday: DIY Greeting Cards a Toddler Can Make

I’ve been meaning to post these a while back, but I figure since Mother’s Day is coming up (hint…hint), I figured this would be a timely post!

I figured out an easy way for your young’n to help make a legible greeting card for any occasion, and it’s quick! You don’t need any artistic skill whatsoever, just a little patience to let the paint dry. The pictures are from a farewell gift for one of my daughter’s teachers. She was wonderful, and was leaving daycare to pursue her advanced degree.

Tutorial: DIY Greeting Cards

Even very young children can make a legible card!

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