Every to do DIY projects

I consider myself DIY challenged. But since quitting my full time weather gig, I've since made saving money one of my goals. Because let's face it; when you're down one income, you have to do what you can to stay afloat.

Double Dutch Braid Bun Updo Tutorial

Double Dutch Braid Bun Updo Tutorial curly hairstyle of the week

Bun hairstyles are my favorite when it comes to protective styles. We’ve come up with a double dutch braid bun updo that is pretty easy to do. It’s a great way to retain moisture, especially during cold seasons. But, it’s also a great hairstyle that can be worn for any occasion. If you have a little dancer…

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Why Do Leaves Change Color in the Fall?

Why Do Leaves ChangeColor in the Fall-

Kids are naturally curious about the world around them. When my kids asked why do leaves change color in the fall, I thought the process would be best explained by conducting a science experiment. Why Do Leaves Change Color in the fall? Chlorophyll is the green pigment found in leaves. They become green as a…

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How to Make Money From Old Baby Clothes

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Ever wonder how to make money from old baby clothes, toys and gadgets? It’s actually pretty simple. My husband and I plan to remodel our basement in the near future, so we wanted to get rid of the kids’ clutter. There’s so much stuff taking over our house it’s ridiculous. But as much as I’d…

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5 Easy Half Up Half Down Curly Hairstyles

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We can all agree that quick and easy hairstyles are the way to go. Lawd knows with two kids and a crazy schedule, I’m usually very short on time. My daughter and I came up with 5 easy half up half down curly hairstyles for our Curly Hairstyle of the Week. Check out the video tutorial…

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Apple Cider Vinegar: Benefits to Healthy Hair

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Apple cider vinegar is known for helping with weight loss. But, it’s also a great way to grow healthy hair. ACV, as it’s sometimes called, has become quite popular in the natural hair community. When I decided to ditch the relaxer in 2012, a friend put me on to it and I haven’t stopped using…

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How to Heal Bruises in Less than 30 Days

How to Heal Bruises in Less than 30 Days

Do you know that it’s possible to heal bruises and get rid of scars in less than 30 days? I didn’t think it was until after my daughter had a bad fall. How to Heal Bruises in Less than 30 Days It’s hard to see a child get hurt. But, it’s the inevitable. Kids are…

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Aloe Vera Gel: 6 Benefits on Curly Hair

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It’s no secret that aloe vera gel has many healing properties. It’s a great way to treat sunburn, scrapes, and bruises. It helps to support a healthy digestive system, and promotes normal muscle and joint function too. But did you know that it’s also great for growing curly hair? Here are six benefits of aloe vera…

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Curly Hairstyles: Chinese Staircase Ponytail Braid


We try to create curly hairstyles that are cute and easy to do. So when Eileen Carter-Campos of Mommy Teaches shared a video of the Chinese staircase ponytail braid on Facebook, we decided to make it our curly hairstyle of the week. The Chinese staircase ponytail braid also brings back memories of my childhood living in Brooklyn,…

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