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Why Buy When You Can DIY? 25 Things You'll Never Have to Buy Again

Why buy in the store when you can DIY it yourself? DIY versions are often healthier because there are no chemicals or fillers.  You'll also save a lot of money!  A lot of these recipes even use the same ingredients; ingredients that you probably already have. What are you waiting for?  Try these awesome tricks and recipes to keep you and your home looking great for less. 25 Things You Can DIY Instead of Buying

Green Algae Nourishment Mask Recipe

I've got a great recipe for you to try today, a green algae nourishment mask for your face.  Green algae has a lot of benefits for your body when ingested or applied topically.  But first, I want to introduce a cool new site that I'm using. I recently started using Bloglovin , and I love it!  It's so easy to follow my favorite blogs now.  It's easy to create an account because you can link it with your Facebook.  No more passwords to remember!  Then you can follow blogs that you read in Bloglovin and get a daily email or check their website.  They also have an iPad and iPhone app (and probably a Droid app) so you can read your blog feed from your phone or tablet.  This is my favorite feature because I am working on the computer, but my iPad is for reading for pleasure. I have my button in the sidebar and below each post, or you can click here to follow me on Bloglovin .  Many, many popular blogs use this, so changes are that the blogs you read have a button on thei

DIY Father's Day Gift Guide

DIY Father's Day gifts for dad or grandpa.  These are for adults or kids to make! Buying for my dad is so difficult.  If he wants something, he just goes out and gets it.  Last year I got him a blue martin house because he loves to watch the birds and they kill mosquitoes.  I mean, who wouldn't love a gift that killed mosquitoes in their yard? If you're stumped on a Father's Day gift this year, here are some great ideas for everyone to make from preschoolers to adults. Mustache Wax and Beard Oil - Rebecca from Soap Deli News has another awesome recipe!  What man with a 'stache wouldn't love this? Spicy Aftershave Recipe - This one smells so good, it's like a gift for both of you!  It takes two weeks to steep, so get started right away. Hand Stamped Golf Ball Marker - If your dad golfs, he will love this.  You could do his initials, his name, or even Good Luck. Mini Chalk Pots - I love these because older kids can make them by themselves,