Thursday, February 23, 2017

UPDATED: DIY Powdered Laundry Detergent

Hello Y'all.
It has been a while since I have been on here. I have moved out into my own apartment. Yikes so I have been insanely busy. I will be doing a post about how that going shortly. 

Anyway I have updated my DIY recipe for my laundry detergent. This blend just has a beautiful girly clean aroma. If that makes since. 


Ingredients:
1 Box Mule Team Borax
1 box Arm & Hammer Laundry Booster
1 bar of Zote (you can chose your preferred color)
1 bottle of Purex Crystals 
1 tub of All Oxi Booster 
A large container
A grater


Step 1:
Pour the borax, laundry booster, crystals, and Oxi booster into your container

Step 2: 
Take the bar of Zote and grate it until there is no more. 


Step 3: 
Mix all the ingredients together. 


All done it is a simple as that. 

xoxo
Lyns


Monday, May 5, 2014

A to Z Health and Beauty Remedies

Ello Peonies.


I just thought everyone should know these simple remedies.

A: Avocado Smoothies (constipation)
B: Blueberry Water (urinary tract infection) 
C: Carrot Compress (insect bites & stings)
D: Deep Breathing (hot flashes)
E: Epsom Salt (dry & crackled skin) 
F: Flowering Herbs (swelling)
G: Green Tea (colds)
     - at first sign of symptoms combine 1 tsp of salt & 2 cups of strong tea, stir, refrigerate and gargle   daily.
H: Honey (pimples)
    - dab a bit of honey on to the area. you can leave it on all day even under your makeup.
I: Ice (bruises)
   - DIY ice pack.... 1 part rubbing alcohol 3 parts water in a recloseable bag. it will remain slushy so you can mold it to the bruise.
J: Java (poison ivy)
K: Kneading Massage (relieves anxiety)
L: Licorice (cold sores) 
    - steep a licorice tea bag with warm water for 30-60 seconds then apply for 3-5 minutes to affected area. repeat daily until sore subsides. 
M: Midnight Snack (leg cramps)
     - eat 1 oz of low fat cheese and a few walnuts an hour before bed
N: Nutella Mask (hair)
     - mix 5 tbsp. of nutella with 3 tbsp. oil and 1-2 mashed bananas. layer over your hair and leave on for 30 minutes before shampooing and conditioning. 
O: Olives (nausea)
P: Pick Me Up Shower (mind booster)
Q: Quick Stroll (a brain jolt)
R: Refreshing Rinse (bad breath)
     - combine 1 cup of water with 1 tsp baking soda swish then spit.
S: Smart Stretch (headaches)
     - stand up put hand on hips then roll your head back so you are staring at  the ceiling as you arch your back slightly. 
T: Tropical Fruit (pain relief)
     combine 1/2 oz lemon juice 1/2 oz ginger juice with 1 oz pineapple juice with a pinch of cayenne pepper and turmeric. drink when muscles are sore.
U: Undereye Depuffer (saggy skin)
     - brew strong white tea stir 1 tbsp. of honey. let it cool to room temperature then add thin cucumber slices store in fridge overnight. then in the morning place 1 slice over each eye for 2 minutes. 
V: Vinegar (toenail fungus)
     - soak your feet twice daily in 1/2 water and 1/2 vinegar. 
W: Witch Hazel (hemorrhoids)
      - pat or rub onto affected area once a day.
X: X-tra Energy Booster (fatigue)
    - lie on the floor and place 1 blanket folded like a pillow under your head and another under your upper back. hold that position for 2 minutes as you take deep breaths.
Y: Yoga (Libido)
Z: Zinc Rich Foods (healthy growing hair)
    - lentils, cashews, pumpkin seeds, pecans, and low fat yogurt

Well there you go.
If you try any of theses out then please let me know. xx

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Valentines Day Ideas

"When I saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew."
- William

Hello. 

Well its almost that time of year so I thought I would through out a few ideas. Everyone love cute romantic stuff.
Store Bought:
Weekend Getaway
Make-up (only if you know what your significant other likes)
Chocolate
A Dozen Cupcakes
Giant Stuffed Animals
Flowers
2 dozen heart shaped ballons
Perfume/cologne

Doughnuts
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Jewelry
Take them to favorite restaurant
Bake your sigificant other their favorite dessert
Favorite Sports Memorabilia
Your favorite cologne
Necklace with your initial(s)
DIY Ideas:
Recreate your first date
Make their favorite meal
Bake their favorite dessert and make it unique

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Set up a backyard movie theater
Make a journal explaining why you love them.
Basket full of stuff they love
Make a diary everyday for a year about the things you did include photos, write about jokes made, how you fell, trips taken.. etc
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Breakfast in bed
Fill the back of your car/truck with blankets and pillows and pack a picnic
Pack a special dinner, take a boat ride on the water and watch the sunset
Get heart shaped pizza, flowers, watch watch both your favorite movies at home just the two of you.
Always remember that one you shouldn't spoil your significant other just one day a year make sure you show them they mean the world to you everyday and two it's not about how much money you spend on a person it is about much time and thought went into your gifts.
  • Until next time.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

SUPER Easy & Quick Halloween Costumes


Well if you havent here are a few quick and easy ideas.
(I did not really do my hair and makeup in any of these so that will be on you)

Rock Princess Costume
What You Need For This Costume: 
- Jean Jacket 
- Bandeau Top 
- Boots 
- Tulle Skirt 
- Bandana

Cat Costume
What You Will Need For This Costume: 
- Leotard
- Black Tights
- Tail
- Cat Ears
- Shoes Of Your Choice

Perrie Edwards Costume
What You Will Need For This Costum
- Tie Dye Dress
- Chunky Sneakers
- Denim Jacket

Tourist Costume
What You Will Need For This Costume: 
- Shorts
- Hawaiian Print Shirt
- Lei
- Shoes Of Choice
- Sunglasses
- Travel Bag

Brawny Paper Towel Man Costume
What You Will Need For This Costume: 
- Flannel Shirt
- Jeans
- Brown Boots

Tobie Stevens Costume
Okay so you may know Tobie Stevens aka Tobs for Vine. If you dont go check her out. 
What You Will Need For This Costume: 
- Overalls 
- Bandeau 
- Red Sneakers 

Risky Business Costume
What You Will Need For This Costume:
- White Button-up Tee
- Boxer Briefs
- Pair of Wayferar Sunglasses


So what are you gonna be for Halloween?