Category: Miscellaneous

This DIY Scrub will Soothe Eczema on Your Lips

This DIY Scrub will Soothe Eczema on Your Lips

Everyone has dry lips now and then.  I used to have average-person dry lips, but a couple of years ago, my lips started getting extremely peeled and itchy.  After going to the dermatologist, I found out I had eczema on my lips. He recommended mixing […]

How to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

How to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

If you’re busy and desperately want to relax but don’t seem to be able to find the time, this is for you!  Maybe you’re studying for a big test, come home from work and don’t seem to have the time to do anything other than clean […]

How We Threw Together a Last Minute Halloween Costume for Under $5 Per Person

How We Threw Together a Last Minute Halloween Costume for Under $5 Per Person

Have you ever had to throw together a last minute Halloween costume?  I certainly have.  Multiple times!  As the introvert that I am, I think I’ll stay home and have a cozy evening with a book or a movie for Halloween.  Then last minute I decide to […]

Does Your Blender Clean Itself?

Does Your Blender Clean Itself?

One of my pet peeves is seeing a dirty blender sitting by the sink with all that horrifying smoothie gunk stuck to the sides.  Ugh!  Why is it a pet peeve, you might ask?  Because I certainly leave other dishes by the sink, hoping J […]

Should You Fly JetBlue – My First Impressions

Should You Fly JetBlue – My First Impressions

J and I visited Anchorage, Alaska a few weeks ago, and we flew on JetBlue for the first time.  Even though we typically fly Alaska or Delta, we chose JetBlue because their prices were better by $50-$100+.  Right now, J and I are very motivated […]

How to Remove Sticky Residue from Glass Jars (Non-Toxic)

How to Remove Sticky Residue from Glass Jars (Non-Toxic)

I have a thing for glass jars.  I can’t seem to throw them away.  They’re pretty and reusable and have so much DIY potential.  Whenever we buy salsa, pickles, or any food in a jar, it’s always a struggle between J and me over whether […]

Where to Put Christmas Stockings When You Have No Space

Where to Put Christmas Stockings When You Have No Space

Christmas stockings were always a big deal growing up. They are still one of my favorite parts of Christmas morning – possibly even more so than gifts. There’s something special about the empty stockings that hang up all month and are suddenly full on Christmas […]

The Airport List – My Ranking of the In-Between Places Around the World

The Airport List – My Ranking of the In-Between Places Around the World

This is where I compile a list of most of the airports I’ve been to and what I think of them, ranked in order of favorite to least favorite.  Let me know in the comments below what your favorite airport is and the perks you […]

10 DIY Halloween Costumes for Couples

10 DIY Halloween Costumes for Couples

Halloween is always a fun time to dress up and get creative.  It’s even more fun if you have a friend or significant other to dress up with.  Check out the list below to see 10 creative Halloween couple costumes that you can DIY! 1. […]

5 Easy Steps to Barter in India Like a Pro

5 Easy Steps to Barter in India Like a Pro

When I was in India, I bought a shirt for $2 USD (150 rupees).  Some of my travel companions paid $6 (450 rupees) for the same item.  How is this possible?  Through bartering!  For most Americans, this is an uncomfortable topic.  Since the products we […]