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7 Reasons Why Life Is Better In Switzerland Than America

I lived in Switzerland for two years and then moved to the US. Life in general in Switzerland is IMO, better than U.S., and here's why:<p>So, why did I move? Now, here're 3 reasons where U.S. (well California) fares better than Switzerland:

Hand Embroidered Vintage Cookbooks

Artist Jessica Reed spiced up some vintage cookbooks by adding hand embroidered details to their covers. This seems like a great way to add some endearing customizations to a gift as well.

How-To: Aluminum Chair Makeover

Give old outdoor seating a decidedly stylish new lease on life with this smart and simple aluminum chair makeover tutorial that Rachel from Smile and Wave shared on A Beautiful Mess!<p>The woven design looks fantastic, and the paracord keeps everything strong and sturdy.<p>This project makes me really …


How-To: Homemade Natural Bug Spray

Personally, I have no problem dousing myself with DEET because I can empathize with insects for not liking it but, for those who’d like to stay bite-free in a more natural way, here’s a handy DIY Bug Spray recipe suggested by Free People Blog.

DIY Shaving Cream

Get up close and personal with the whole hair removal process by making your own shaving cream with this tutorial by the good folks over at The Chic Self. As the tutorial suggests, this could also be a great way to make a personalized Father’s Day gift.<p>This is an awesome last minute Father’s Day …

Skin Care

Summer Wardrobe: Cal Patch’s Square Dress

Transform a couple of yards of your favorite breezy fabric into simple lightweight tops, tunics, and dresses with this square dress tutorial that Cal Patch shared on the Etsy blog!<p>Once it gets hot and humid around these parts, the only thing I want to put on is a frothy wisp of a garment: loose, …

Little Felt Strawberry Bird Creatures

These little strawberry bird creatures by artist Melissa Sue Stanely appear to be in season with a distinctly <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> flavor. According to the artist, they are hand sewn, made from felt and pipe cleaners, and “slightly cannibalistic.”<p>[via Iris Nectar]

Alice In Wonderland

10 places in the U.S. where bikes and boots rule (not a car to be found) > http://mnatu.re/16FrFIG Seen below, Mackinac Island, Mich.