Category: $ave it

DIY Dry Shampoo

Are you on the dry shampoo band wagon? Try this version!


  • 1/4 cup Organic Arrowroot Powder
  • 1/4 cup Organic Corn Starch
  • 2 (or more) Tablespoons of Unsweetened Cocoa Powder—IF you have dark hair or shades of brown hair.
  • 10 drops of Essential Oil (like peppermint)

Click HERE for the instructions

Magic Carpet Cat Hammock

Purr-fect way to re-use an old towel!


  • an old towel you can fold in half or into a third (like I did), make sure you use one that will look ok in your living room if you plan on hanging it in plain sight
  • some zpagetti yarn or other yarn that is strong enough to hold the whole thing (including your cat) up
  • crochet hook
  • a pair of scissors (a knife is optional)
  • a big comb for making the tassels, but you could just as easily use your hands
  • elastic bands for the tassels
  • coffee table you can hang the hammock from
  • if you can’t attach the hammock to something underneath the table, you will have to put 4 sufficiently strong hooks into the bottom of your table or into the sides of its legs

Click HERE for the instructions

DIY Lip Balm

If you’re like me – you’ve got ‘lip stuff’ in every important location; work, bedside stand, purse, kitchen, etc. etc. etc.!


1 tsp. beeswax beads
1 tsp. sunflower oil
1 tsp. coconut oil
1 tsp. (total) comfrey and/or rosemary extract (optional)
2-5 drops flavoring (optional)- peppermint, cherry, grape, vanilla, or orange
1 capsule Vitamin E

Click HERE for the instructions