Recipes and DIY

Make it yourself—if I can do it, you can!

Recipe: Ube Crinkle Cookies for the Win!

Naturally Purple Cookies When Ry and I were on our couple’s getaway, we stopped at an Asian market. We ended up buying a few things we didn’t come for (big surprise), and on the way to the cash register, I grabbed this magical stuff.     It’s Ube powder, and it comes from a completely […] Read more…

A Surprising DIY Orange Candle

If you’re thinking, “this seems like a Pinterest thing,” you’re on to something. I decided to try making my own candle out of an actual orange after pinning the idea. Why? I had an orange, I had oil, and I had a sense of adventure. Here’s what you do: Grab an orange. Slice it in […] Read more…

Two DIY Lip Scrubs

I have really dry lips, ladies. And I’ve tried all sorts of things to fix the problem. That’s why I’m almost sad that I only recently discovered homemade lip scrubs. They are so easy to make, fun to experiment with, completely flexible, natural and healthy, and incredibly affordable in comparison with brand name scrubs. It’s […] Read more…

Recipe: Tasty Little Taco Cups

I’m the first to admit that a lot of times things don’t go as planned with little ones, and dinner is a bit of an afterthought. That’s why I like to plan my meals out ahead of time…and in our family, there’s a Mexican meal on the table about once a week. I don’t know […] Read more…