Alex Schaus

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DMT: You Cannot Imagine a Stranger Drug or a Stranger Experience

Into the world of the "jewelled self-dribbling basketballs".<p><i>Illustrations by the author</i><p><i>N,N</i>-dimethyltryptamine, or DMT, is an illegal, psychedelic, tryptamine compound found in the human body and at least ~60 species of plants worldwide. Rick Strassman, M.D., described it as "the first <i>endogenous</i> …

13 DIY Ways to Repurpose Branches into Decor

Remember when we told you how to decorate with leaves? Well, next up we have ways for you to involve branches and twigs into your decor. That’s right. As we get into the drier months, use the free supplies you have laying in your front yard to upgrade your home. Who knows, maybe you’ll find a use …

DIY This Potted Herb Garden That's Perfect for Small Spaces

Keep fresh herbs on-hand with this countertop potted herb garden that's perfect for small spaces.<p>Just because you don't have an outdoor space doesn't …

Handmade Skin Care — It Can Be Done!

Photographed by Janelle Jones.<p>We know, we know: <b>Making your own skin care products</b> is one of those "good in theory, pain-in-the-ass in practice" …

DIY Perfect Chalkboard Lettering - Sincerely, Sara D.

This DIY technique allows anyone to create perfect chalkboard lettering!<p><i>{If you’re new here, let’s connect! Find me on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram &</i> …

Suitcase Side Table...(The perfect place to store knitting)!

You probably already know, I have a love for all things vintage...With that being said; one of my very favorites (for now, at least)... is the …

Flourless Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

<i>Only 7 simple ingredients in these soft & chewy flourless peanut butter oatmeal cookies.</i><p>Today’s post is coming to you a little late in the day. Total …

DIY Lemonade Lip Balm

Happy Summer! Warm days and soaring temperatures always put me in the mood for lemonade. For a little end of the year gift for my sons’ teachers I …

Coconut

How to Make Your Own (Super Absorbent) Produce Bags

I'm that person at the grocery store who refuses to use those plastic produce bags. You know, the person who unleashes a dozen loose apples on the …

DIY string-tie envelopes

Hello! Sorry about the little break. My son has been off on his half-term holidays so I had a blog-free week!<p>Now I am back, I just want to give a big …

18 Handmade gifts under $10

Posted by Cindy · December 7, 2012<p><b>18 Handmade gifts under $10</b>. If you have a big heart and a small budget this post is for you. <b>Handmade gifts</b> are …

{free printables} Canning Labels For your Homemade Goodies

It's jam-making time, and in our house, we're excited about harvesting the purple grapes to make grape jam. Last year, we made 30 quarts of the stuff …

Crafting

Reupholster Your Car Door Fabric

Last year, I came across an awesome pin. To cover the {ugly} door fabric on your car! I don’t know what took me so long to finally do it, but I’m so …

Make this: Quick Drop Zone

At some point nearly every day in my house, someone will be roaming around asking everyone in sight, “Have you seen my keys?” Sometimes it’s a laid …

Ultimate Cookie Troubleshooting Guide

CLICK HERE FOR ULTIMATE GUIDES PARTS ONE, TWO, and THREE, and FOUR!<p>If you follow my blog or explore baking topics on online, you’ve probably seen one …

31 Household Products You Can Make Yourself And Never Have To Buy Again

en_US<p>article<p>---- More DIY Ideas ---- Daily use products for your home ranging from cleansers, skin and body care products, cooking products and more …

DIY

Turn a Book into An Art Journal (A Tutorial)

I love making <i>art journals using composition books</i> but old books are another great way to make a journal….and it’s a great way to recycle old …

DIY Makeup Remover Pads: Vol. 2, Day 27 - Simple and Seasonal

Shares 80K<p>About a year ago, I did a post about DIY makeup remover that costs just pennies to make and works as well as any brand of cleaner I’ve ever …

Housekeeping

Not Flexible? You Need This Seated Forward Bend

1.8K<p>SHARES<p>"I'm so inflexible I can barely touch my toes." As a yoga teacher, I hear this again and again. I've even seen people spontaneously bend …

The Inside Story On The Fear Of Holes

Trypophobia may be moving out of the urban dictionary and into the scientific literature.<p>A recent study in the peer-review journal <i>Psychological Science</i> takes a first crack at explaining why some people may suffer from a fear of holes.<p>Trypophobia may be hard to find in textbooks and diagnostic …