Crystal G. James

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Pucker Up! 9 DIY Lipsticks, Stains, and Glosses to Try Before V-Day

If you’re planning on doing a fair share of puckering up exactly one month from now, then it’s time to start thinking about your Valentine’s Day lips. Going for a classic red? A super trendy berry stain? Or staying with a silky gloss? The possibilities are pretty endless—but you don’t have to run …

How To Sew A Pillowcase

So last week when I shared my living room you may have spotted a few new pillows. I had searched everywhere for the perfect pillows and never saw …

Rosette Pillow Tutorial

I've been wanting to brighten my living room and reference spring a little bit. I haven't been one to use bright colors....ever. But I figured, you …

How to Put Together Your Photography Portfolio

Creating a portfolio of your work is a vital first step for aspiring professional photographers, and it's also a worthwhile exercise for keen …

Vintage Lemonade Recipe

"In the 1800's this is how people made lemonade--you can do it too! It's not that difficult, and tastes wonderful!"<p>Ingredients<p>5 lemons<p>1 1/4 cups …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

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7 Beautiful Natural Air Freshener Aromatherapy Recipes: Baking Soda

We all want our house to smell good. Whether it’s of lavender in the spring or vanilla in the winter, it’s nice to come home to a space that reminds …

12 All-Natural Hair Moisturizers That You Can DIY

An extreme seasonal shift not only cues a drastic change in your wardrobe, it also means that it’s time to adjust your beauty routine. During the winter, it’s all about moisturizing (after you exfoliate with face and lip scrubs, of course!).<p>While we all know that the brisk bite of cold weather does …

Hair Care

You're a Stay at Home Mom? What Do You Do All Day?

Of course not all women can be at home full time. It's one thing to acknowledge that; it's quite another to paint it as the ideal. To call it the ideal, is to claim that children IDEALLY would spend LESS time around their mothers. This is madness. Pure madness. It isn't ideal, and it isn't neutral. …

Homemade Steak Spice

This homemade steak spice mix made with a wide variety of spices such as peppercorns, chili flakes and garlic is the secret ingredient that will give …

Christmas Ornament Countdown: Scrapbook Paper Balls

<i>Cheri:</i> Kristin’s ornament was so awesome that I have to admit I was a tad bit intimidated by this challenge. Actually, this type of challenge really …

If You Think China's Air Is Bad, You Should See The Water

REUTERS/China Daily The unhealthy smog that settled over Beijing earlier this year, capturing international media attention, is not the only visible sign of China's rapid economic growth and the resulting environmental hazards.<p>Countless rivers and lakes have also been contaminated by nearby …