Flavored sugars can be expensive and sometimes difficult to find. The next time you need vanilla flavored sugar, or want to add a gourmet dash to a dessert, make your own flavored sugar with this vanilla recipe: Combine 1 cup organic granulated sugar (even Domino Sugar now offers an organic version) with a vanilla bean. […]
On Wednesday, we posted about how you too can dry your own fresh herbs. What a great way to save money, help the environment, and have a little fun while you’re at it! Wednesday’s post focused on perennial herbs, which is a slightly different process from harvesting annual herbs. So today’s post will give specific […]
What: Will Neutrogena Nourishing Eye Duos, $8.49, give Robin (as stated on the packaging) “the most vibrant looking eyes you’ve ever seen”?
Here’s a reason to hold onto that dirty dish water (seriously!). Keep a large, clean bucket or bowl in the sink and use it to hand wash your dishes. Then, when you’re done, take the water outside and use it to water your garden. Be sure to use a biodegradable dish soap, such as Seventh […]
What: Robin pampers her sad, chapped hands and tired, dry feet with SpaSensials Intensive one-step moisturizing and conditioning socks and gloves, $11.99.
What: Crayola crayons may just have inspired this season’s latest trend in makeup colors. What the experts say: The March 2008 issue of In Style magazine makes a cute word play about “winning the primaries’ when it comes to the trend of wearing bold hues like yellow, red and royal blue cosmetics: Says N.Y.C. makeup […]
The Deal: Recycled Hemp hats and gloves now on sale at Overstock.com The Lowdown: When those cooler Spring days call for a few cold-weather accessories, reach for a recycled silk and hemp combo! These hand-woven hats and gloves are made by Nepalese artisans, and are a unique way to dress up for the great outdoors. […]
If you want to successfully start or maintain a garden, it’s important to know your grow zone. The grow zone refers to the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map, and will tell you which plants will grow well in the climate where you live. This way, you won’t plant things that can’t survive in your climate. […]
What: Accentuated cheekbones are the new lips. What the experts say: In a recent Los Angeles Times article, plastic surgeons went on record stating that more and more women patients are requesting to inflate, not their lips, but their cheeks: “What’s happening now is that people are focusing on more than just the obvious areas […]