Jennifer Plue

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31 Things You Can Make Out Of Cereal Boxes

You see crispy crunchy breakfast, I see a totally sweet Cookie Crisp nightlight.

Cardboard

Scrapbook Sunday: 5 Simple Scrapbook Ideas for Full Page Photos

Raise your hand if you love the idea of scrapbooking but don't have bucket loads of time to spend on detailed pages! Or maybe you have a few special …

33 Garden Crafts You Need to Try This Summer

If you have a garden then you’re probably like me and enjoy dressing it up with fun new garden crafts each year. Instead of hitting the garden …

Crafty Hanging Can Cozy

Recycling is great – but reusing is even better! And the Crafty Hanging Can Cozy is a great way to take something that normally gets chucked in the …

30 DIY Father’s Day Gifts to Start Making Now

There’s something <i>so</i> satisfying about spoiling your old man, which makes dreaming up the perfect Father’s Day gift oh-so-fun. But, let’s be honest: Finding that <i>amazing</i> present usually sits at the bottom of our to-do list, and before you know it, Dad’s Day is *right* around the corner. Instead of …

Crafting

Organization Tips and a CONTEST!

<b>Today I’m sharing some knitting and sewing organization tips that I use around my house</b>, in the hopes that YOU will then share some tips that you use …

1 Yard Magic Messenger Bag from Lecien Fabrics! {free pattern}

Click this image to download a PDF of this pattern.I know this is my third blog post to talk about Spring Quilt Market, but my time there was filled …

How to Make Custom Homemade Envelopes

The one major problem with homemade greeting cards is homemade envelopes. Either you can’t find an envelope that perfectly fits your custom-sized …

DIY Cubby Storage Desk

Hey friends! Be sure to catch the next two episodes of our show, Open Concept on HGTV on Sunday, June 12th at 11:00 and 11:30am CST! I love having …

29 DIY Projects You Can Learn from YouTube

<i>This article first appeared over at Clark Howard.com.</i>Remember the days before internet? You know, when your main resource to research how to do …

7 Bedroom Cleaning Ideas You'll Actually Want To Try

Feel like your room is clean in ~no time~.

18 Cool DIY Ideas To Make Your Garden Look Great

Get inspired by these easy, fast and cheap <b>ideas to make your garden look great</b>. All of these ideas are very practical and do not require so many …

Fun DIY Clay Pots Designs That You Have To See

Hey there Top Dreamers! It’s almost summer time, and I know that you have already started to plant your favorite flowers in your homes and yards. …

15 Easy to Make Tote Bag DIY Ideas for Summer

You can't make it through the summer without a tote—it holds your sunscreen, bug spray, beach reads, picnic blanket, and sweater (in case of air …

3 Easy Beauty Hacks You Can Do With Stuff From Your Junk Drawer

What you call household staples, the pros (with perfect manicures and smooth blowouts) call beauty essentials. Here are three ways to hack your everyday household items into beauty-assisting items.<p><b>Elmer's Glue for a crisp DIY manicure.</b> Squeeze the glue around your cuticles. When it's dry, paint …

6 Easy Ways to DIY an Awesome Personalized Gift for Dad

With Father’s Day around the corner, we’re reminded to think about all that Dad has taught us over the years. From clutch life lessons to showing you the true meaning of original hipster style to teaching you how to brew your own beer before you could even drink it (thanks Dad!), I think we can …

Crafting

12 Science-Based Tips on How to Maintain Happy, Lasting Relationships

<b>My wife and I when we met in 1998 in Miami, FL, and a similar more recent photo</b><p><i>This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that popularizes science-based strategies for emotional intelligence, rational thinking, and effective giving.</i><p>Have you ever made …

Why NOW May Be For You An Emotional Time of the Year (And How To Survive It)

When I worked as an on-call mental health crises responder in the Seattle area, our busiest time of year wasn’t Christmas as many people suspect–it …

9 Self-Improvement Books That Will Change Your Life

You're reading 9 Self-Improvement Books That Will Change Your Life, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Life Reimagined

Book Review: 8 Keys to Mental Health Through Exercise

Reading <b>8 Keys to Mental Health Through Exercise</b> can help you get motivated, build self-esteem, and heal your mind and body.<p>I was recently given a …

Mental Health

24 Things You Need to Do to Heal Your Life From Anxiety

You must start where you are, you must use what you have, and you must do what you can. Anything else is running away from your problems and abandoning your life and yourself.<p>1. The opposite of addiction isn't sobriety, it's connection. The same is true for anxiety. Anxiety is being disconnected …

Positive Thinking

Online Self-Help Is Surprisingly Good At Reducing Depression Risk

It could help prevent full-blown major depression or delay its onset.<p>People who may be sliding toward depression might be able to prevent the full-blown disorder by completing some self-help exercises online, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers found that men and women who had some symptoms of …

7 Science-Backed Ways You Can Reduce Stress Today

Sean Kim<p>Read full profile<p>We all experience stress in our lives. Some of us experience stress once in awhile, while others face it on a daily …

5 Ways to Stop Sabotaging Yourself

Most of us have goals, both big (go back to school and get a master's degree) and small (pare down that pile of junk mail). What keeps us from …

How to Transform Your Body by Coming from Love Instead of Fear

<b>“Fear is the opposite of everything you are, and so has an effect of opposition to your mental and physical health.” ~Neale Donald Walsch</b><p>My initial …

The Actually Useful Guide to Self-Help

Over a decade ago, feeling Buddha-level enlightened after reading Eckhart Tolle’s <i>The Power of Now</i>, I dragged my friend Vicki into the nearest …