Monthly Archives: April 2012

earth_day-hdr

10 Easy Earth Day Ideas

  1. Recycle – Yep. You know how to do it, but do you actually do it? The easiest way to recycle is to make sure you have a designated area to do so. Need ideas? Check out these nifty ideas:

    How to Set Up a Home Recycling Station that Works

    Martha Stewart Recycling Center

    Hidden Kitchen Recycling area

  2. Upcycle – I love doing this. Seriously. And I don’t mean doing the crazy stuff, like turning a car into a refrigerator or something. I mean simple things, like reusing binder clips, or embroidery hoops, or even litter boxes. For more Upcycle ideas check out my Upcycle Pinterest page. Continue reading
meetup demo header

Wonder Curl Demo at Savvy Brown Meet Up

For those of you who missed it, we had a blast on Saturday over at Ecodermis at the Savvy Brown* meet up sponsored by WonderCurl Scarlett Rocourt, the owner and creator of the Wonder Curl line of products was on hand to talk about her products and to narrate a live demo of her products. Hairstylist Jolanda McLaughlin of DaJahvu demonstrated a wash ‘n go using Wonder Curl products on lucky reader LaToya! Here’s what she did:

Continue reading

green dresser_header

Cheap Dresser Drawer Organization

So the next stop on my Spring Cleaning journey is my bedroom dresser drawers. They were a mess. And it always takes me forever to find stuff anyway, so I hunted around for things to use as drawer dividers or some type of separation tools.
As I’ve mentioned before, the best thing to do is to start by shopping your home first. So I poked around my basement and the back of one of my closets, (I’ve got to put that one on the list!) until I found these spring loaded drawer divider things that I forgot that I had!

Continue reading

ytb_header

Yes To Blueberries Smoothing Cleanser Review

Every now and then, I like to switch up my beauty routine, just so my skin doesn’t build up an immunity of sorts to what I’m doing. So, although my Homemade Morning Routine and My Nighttime Skin Reggie were working ok, I decided to change things up a bit.
I tried out some less than stellar makeup recently, and the ingredients made me break out a bit. After that, I noticed that the black soap I normally use seemed to be irritating my already enflamed skin. Time to find a more gentle cleanser.

After searching the web, I came across the Yes to Blueberries line. (First carrots, then cucumbers, now blueberries. Who knew?) Apparently blueberries are natural anti-oxidants, which are good for someone with skin in my…um…age range. ahem Continue reading