Chill Out: Easy DIY Aromatherapy Eye Pillow

Just Relax: Easy DIY Aromatherapy Eye Pillow
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

I don't know about you, but I'm guilty of forgetting to take the time to chill out every now and then… I'm constantly trying to chip away at my to-do list, which doesn't leave much time for self-care. But lately I've been taking a few minutes every day to heat up and put on my new aromatherapy eye pillow, and it's been working wonders for my stress levels. Other eye pillow benefits?  Continue Reading

How to Make Seed Paper

Who knew making seed paper was so easy? Launi at Gracious Rain takes us through the entire process, which includes making a screen frame. Here are the list of ingredients, all of which you just might have on hand! (Don’t you just love those kinds of crafts?)

For the screen:

  • 6 to 12 wide craft sticks
  • craft glue
  • 1 or 2 pieces of mesh screen, about 6 x 6 inches square
  • electrical tape    

For the paper:

  • 4 to 6 pieces of white computer paper, constructions paper or art paper (or how about plain old newspaper?)
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Seeded Grapes!?!

Okay Curbliers:

Normally, I purchase the “Seeded Grapes”, which, as I understood, means they've gone through a “seeding” process, and, like a 'weeded' garden, they've had the seeds removed. (I realize that the seeds are not actually removed, they are just small enough to eat.)

So yesterday, at the SAME market where I generally shop, I purchased “Seeded Grapes”. This morning, I bite down on one, and my teeth slam down on a enormous seed. It's still stuck in my molars, and I think I may have cut my tongue. Continue Reading