Friday, November 20, 2015

Easy Home Updates with Rub 'n Buff

I have fallen in love with a new product to make household updates super easy. 

Meet rub 'n buff.

This stuff is so easy to use it's almost silly. Squeeze it out of the tube, rub it with your finger (or a clean cloth) on your desired item, and it dries really fast and looks amazing! Check out some of my rub 'n buff updates!  

Updated hardware on our bedroom ikea dresser.  

Hardware on my china cabinet (before was the gray...after in gold)

And the hardware on my bedside table (before and after): 

This stuff works on everything. I even did an entire black wooden picture frame. I'm sold. It's an easy and cheap update. The color seen on this page is "Grecian Gold". 

Give rub 'n buff a try and email me your before and after photos!

Saturday, October 24, 2015

In the Kitchen

After my medical therapeutic yoga training {where we talked about the impact of nutrition on our body, including muscle aches and pains} I'm re-energized to revamp our eating habits. I've been trying to do this on/off for the past 5 years, but lately I've been getting more intentional about it. 

A big part of this effort is cooking from scratch at home. My first few years of marriage I think I made marinated chicken breasts 90% of our meals...without a side. My poor husband. 

In a further effort to spice things up here are some recipes I'm hoping to try this week:

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Let me know if you decide to give any a try as well!

Check out my Pinterest page for more inspiration.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

How to fix broken makeup

Has this ever happened to you? 

It happened to me last week, and sadly, this is not a cheap container of makeup
After looking over the internet for some quick tips I gave the repair a try. 

Just a few drops of 70% rubbing alcohol, topped with a piece of plastic cling wrap, and some good ole fashion pressure from your finger. 

After letting it dry for 12 hours it looked like this: 

It isn't picture perfect, but it is compact and usable!

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Sunday, September 27, 2015

How was your weekend?

I just got back from my fantastic medial therapeutic yoga training this week. I'm really excited to incorporate all of the knowledge into my physical therapy practice.

I really want to try out these homemade fudge pops.

When gathering ideas of our Little Lady's second birthday, I found this great article on toddler pumpkin decorating ideas

Why didn't I buy this yoga mat years ago? Best decision ever. 

One of the best books on prayer I have read in a long time. Want to read about meeting the pope, traveling to North Korea, and attempted fire walking? Check this one out. 

As I write this I'm listening to Little Lady fighting her afternoon nap and singing "twinkle twinkle". Mommy life. Have a fantastic week!

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