diy carpet powder with essential oils

DIY Baking Soda & Lavender Carpet Powder

Whenever possible, I like to find simple, natural solutions for personal care and home projects. In fact, that’s a major premise of this blog. With that in mind, I wanted to share with you a recipe for a DIY carpet powder made with baking soda and essential oils. I try lots of DIYs – some successful, others […]

greek yogurt hair mask

Greek Yogurt Hair Mask with Honey & Coconut Oil

On a recent wash day, I treated myself to a homemade greek yogurt hair mask, infused with honey & coconut oil. The greek yogurt hair mask benefits are plenty –  protein and lactic acid add strength, shine, and moisture to strands. Honey and coconut oil penetrate the hair cuticle, locking in even more moisture. It’s amazing how […]

DIY Distressed Denim Cutoff Shorts

DIY Distressed Denim Cutoff Shorts

There is no point in ever buying denim shorts (sorry retailers!) It’s simply pointless; it’s far too easy to DIY distressed denim cutoff shorts using an old pair of jeans, a pair of scissors, and a free weekend afternoon. I made two pairs of cutoffs in summer of 2015 and have practically lived in them ever […]

diy margarita recipe

DIY Margarita Recipe (Single Serving)

In Los Angeles, Cinco de Mayo is definitely a thing. Mexico is a major influence on the city’s culture. In the words of the late great rhythmic American poet Tupac Shakur, “It wouldn’t be LA without Mexicans. Black love, Brown pride, and the sets again…” Besides celebrating the success of resistance, Cinco de Mayo is […]