D.I.Y: Turn A Coffee Table Into an Ottoman.

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As promised, below are the steps on how I turned a coffee table into an ottoman. This was my very first furniture project. Going in I didn’t have a vision on what I wanted my first furniture upholstery project to be except, small and reasonably priced. The idea to flip a coffee table came to mind after a few moments on Pinterest. As usual, I didn’t heavily search for the piece, instead, I took my time and let the right piece find me.

Looking on craigslist randomly, I ran across a post for a “coffee table for sale $5”. I clicked the post quickly, in hopes it would truly be the one, and I can say today, it was. There was a number to text the owner if you found interest in the piece and I did just that.

Side Note: I was sort of skeptical about picking up the piece, it felt to good to be true. Just what I was looking for at a price I couldn’t turn down! It definitely wasn’t Christmas or a make-up sale! Along side that, I have this phobia of too dirty pieces, I just refuse to clean certain used furniture, or anything for that matter. Last but not least, I wasn’t sure I wanted to meet the owner as it was a male and in an area of town I wasn’t familiar with. I guess you can say I  gave myself every opportunity to worry.

However, I told myself I would go ahead and go over and look at the piece. It turned out that our schedules never matched and instead, I was to meet with his wife and pick up the table. Upon driving, I soon too learned that I was in a very nice area that I didn’t even know existed that I generally passed everyday except going the opposite way of their street. What was even more of a surprise was the great conversation me and his wife had, we had a lot of things in common, I shared a lot of qualities as her granddaughter as well. Needless to say, we became friends. It turned out to be a great situation, very nice people. As for her husband, the original seller, he does upholstery as a  business since he is retired.This was a table he just didn’t have time to finish and that’s why it was priced so cheaply.

All of that worrying and skepticalism for nothing lol Now that I have over filled you with my back story on how I found this table, I have listed the steps below.

Need:

*Wooden coffee table

*Paint & brushes

*Electric/hand Sander

*Staple Gun

*Knob

*Fabric

*Mattress Pad

*Batting

Step 1: Sand & Clean.

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As mentioned earlier, the original owner didn’t have enough time to complete his flip but he did begin sanding the top of the table, as far as sanding, all I had to do was smooth out the top and sand the legs as shown . I used a vinegar, baking soda water mix to clean and wipe down the table.

Step 2a: Paint

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If you recall from  the D.I.Y:Moldy Mint Night Stand Make-over post , I picked up 1 gallon of paint from my local Menard’ for only $5! If you want to know how, heard over to that post!

I applied 2 coats of the paint. It is up to you on how neat you want the edges to be, as you can see I didn’ tape this part off being it is going to be covered with the fabric & no one will see it.

Step 2b: Paint The Drawer.

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As for the white paint, this is just a sample paint from Lowes, I believe I paid no more than $2. I painted the drawer all the way around, here I was careful not to get paint inside as it will be seen if ever opened.

Step 3: Add the *Foam & *Batting.

 

 

Odly and honestly, I cannot recall where I purchased the foam. I believe it was Walmart, it is a twin mattess topper/pad. All you do is cut it to the size of the table with enough room around the side to cover the edges (making them smooth once the fabric goes over).The batting I purchased from Hobby Lobby, it was actually for quilting in the clearance section, it worked perfect!

Next, turn it upside down and using your staple gun, staple it to the table. Be sure to cover the area you painted.

Side Note: You can choose to detach     the top of the table and simple add     the foam & battting for a smoother fold. I’l admit, I was too lazy to do you that but it didn’ change the overall look of the piece.

Step 4: Add Fabric.

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This is actually a curtain, a really good curtain I found on sale at Khols for just $10. It was supposed to go in my bedroom but the pattern of the flowers weren’t necessary coordinating with my other curtains. They were also not long enough, width wise, to hang over  the window alone. This seemed to be the best place to use the fabric, plus it was of great quality.

You do the exact steps for fitting & staple as you did the foam & batting above. You can choose to iron the lines out but it is not necessary. As long as you pull the fabric tight it will smooth out any lines or wrinkles as shown in the final photo.

Step 5: Add The Knob.

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I picked up  this knob from Hobby Lobby for $1.40. Its easy, you just screw it on.

Finished Product:

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This project took me about a little over month to complete, as it was winter I had to take my time at sanding the legs. This was something I outside in the cold.  I also shopped around for some time for the right color paint.

I didnt seal this piece as the pain is a paint+primer mix, instead I let it cure. Allowing the paint to cure is when you allow the paint to seal on its own over time. If you tske this route ut will need to sit untouched for atleast 30 days. I knew no one would ever be sitting on it and decided to use this method.

In the end I am more than pleased and even more happy with how this piece and the night stands look together. I call it my most precious piece being it was my first & it was a success!My baby, hopefully my future kids make me this proud lol.

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March Beauty Favorites: 2018

1.OKAY: Black Jamaican Castor Oil

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My little brother has been telling me for months to get  some Black Jamaican Castor oil and finally I got some. This oil will run you about $8-$10 but a little goes a long way and it smells really great, like citrus. Black Jamaican Castor Oil has been around for years and is very good for the hair and scalp. One thing it helps with is locking in moisture, aids at breakage while improving your hairs strength, and can be used everyday for scalp nourishment or once a week for a hot oil treatment.

2. Jamaican Mango & Lime Pure Jamaican Black Castor Oil Shampoo & Conditioner.

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My aunt is always buying something, not liking it and saving it for me. I made a trip back home in February and sure enough my aunt had something to gift me. As she knows I have been natural for the passed year and a half, she saved these for me to try on my hair. One thing about Carolyn is, she is picky. For some reason she did not like the duo, however after I washed my hair with it, she saw the moisture it gave my curls, she tried to take it back. No Indian giving here, this was all mine! I absolutely love this stuff!!!

3.Nature Love Body Wash: Lavender & Coconut oil. 

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I picked up this body wash from Marshalls for about $7 as I have been using more natural based body wash for the last year. As I have really dry skin, I prefer a softer more mild soap with moisturizing oils for my skin. In the pass, I loved to use Bath and Body Works shower gel or Caress but within the last few years, I’ve found them to be a waste of money and a bit over powering with scent. I tend to lean towards the more natural scents without the perfume. I have been using this for a little over two months and I still have just less than half left. Another thing I like is that it comes with a pump which is very convenient for use in the shower.

4. Essential Oils: 100% Natural

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I have been picking up a ton of essential oils lately as they have been my new fascination. Not only do they smell great and promote positive energy but they each aim at relaxing the muscles as well. I add them to my bath and lotion to give a more relaxed feel and if I do not enjoy doing anything else, I love creating a calm space.

5. Ryka Gym Shoes:

 

While these don’t necessarily fall into the “Beauty” category they are apart of my health and well being, which aids at my beauty. I found these for $20 at my local Burlington’s. I love how lightweight they are and that helps when doing high intensity cardio and box jumps. They are also on the flatter side so I can do squats and lift without worrying about wobbling or loosing form, they leave a more solid foundation. Last but not least, the soles add support all around the foot and some days I just don’t want to take them off as they are just too comfortable.

I hope you enjoyed my March favorites. If any of these products caught your attention give them a try! Tweet me @ThisIsBeyy and let me know what worked for you.

 

 

 

 

 

D.I.Y: Mildly Mint Night Stands-Makeover

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I decided it was time to share my projects with others. This means, I will now add D.I.Y Projects to my blog post. If you personally know me then you know that one of my biggest hobbies is to craft/diy projects. I began doing small projects about 3 years ago (2015ish) and since then, I have completed a ton throughout my home.

At first, I worked on small projects, such as Canvas art, make-up brush holders and jewelry pieces to name a few. As time went on, I found myself moving up to the more challenging projects, making a set of throw pillows, revamping an old mirror, turning a coffee table into an ottoman (Will share soon! This was my first furniture piece and it came out amazing!) and now, revamping two night stands.

I had been searching around for quite some time for two nice night stands to upholster. My goals were, to not spend over $20, the piece to only be mildly damaged, if any damage at all and not too dirty. I didn’t want  to spend a ton of time cleaning and repairing. While I had been searching for nightstands for a while, I wasn’t going every week to look, I would just go on a free day. I like to call them ” Thrift Days”, its when I have a free day to spare and I just visit all the local thrift stores to see if they have anything I’ve been looking for. Sometimes I’m just looking because I’m bored but with hope that I would find my next project.

First Stop: Thrifting For The Right Pieces.

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I visited my local Goodwill and this one in particular is a half off store so what ever the ticket price is, you pay half. Jackpot! I walked in and right in front, there were two night stands. Super excited, I rush over and check them out for wear and tear and cleanliness and last but not least, the price!

Yes! You have that right, I spent less than $10 for both!

What I Used:

  • 2 solid wood night stands
  • 1 Sand block (I opted for a sand block  but you can use an electric handheld, I just found my electric one wasn’t necessary here.)
  • Paint*
  • Primer
  • Sealer*

*1- I originally wanted to paint the night stands white and keep the drawers blue. However, the white paint I bought was not working with my vision so I opted to mix some of the white with some grey I already had and I came up with the lighter color (not sure what to call it, mildly mint?).

**I also never pay full price for paint, a good trick (unless you have a particular color/brand in mind) is to browse the clearance shelf near the paint at your local Menards, Lowes, or Home Depot. I was able to get my gallons of paint for $5! (I know, I’m the sh*t at saving! lol but seriously admit it.) The reason I mention this is because it is truly a great bargain if you can find the color you want or make one of the colors available work. This being,  a lot of the paint were simple returns due to them not being the right color match and because they won’t place the opened paint back on the shelf, you my friend can get it for more than 50% off! You really can’t beat that!

*2 Sealer-I used Mod Podge… I will explain later.


Step 1: Clean The Surface.

First I begin by cleaning the piece inside and out. I used a water, baking soda and vinegar mixture to spray down each night stand. Luckily they weren’t too dirty, just your every day dust mostly.

I also took this time to remove the drawers and knobs, on one of the night stands the top drawer would not come out. Instead of forcing it out, I took off the back of the dresser ( thin plywood) and cleaned the drawer from the back side. Oddly, there were 3 brand new sharpies stuck inside but that was appreciated as a gift.

Step 2: Sand The Piece (not pictured).

I used a sander block I picked up from Menards along with a little elbow and wrist work, and sanded both pieces enough for the paint to have a smooth surface to stick to. I was lucky again that the piece wasn’t heavily coated with wax/oils etc.

Step 3: Paint The Drawers First.

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I painted the drawers first as I knew I wanted those to be blue. I already had a gallon of Dutch Boy paint on hand ($5 clearance), It was the same color I used to paint my ottoman and knew the pair would work well together.

Step 4a: First Color (not pictured).

As stated, I started off painting the stands themselves white, I had found a gallon of Valspar paint at Menards ($5 clearance), however it wasn’t giving me the clean crisp white I was looking for. While I knew I didn’t want it to be necessarily glossy, I did still want a little shine to the white to make it look super clean and crisp. I had applied two full coats and was still unsatisfied. Instead of feeling as though I had wasted my time, or go out and buy a glosser to place on top, I sanded the piece a little a second time, with the white still on, and thought of it as a primer for the paint to come (although both were a primer + paint comb).

Step 4b: Final Color.

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Again, as stated, I then decided to mix the white w/grey (all paint that I had on hand) and got this “Mildly Mint” color. I applied two coats.

Step 5: Sealer/ Finish Coat.

*I used Mod Podge, I’m sorry I’m being so cheap here. Don’t judge me or do but every project is done on a budget and after spending a little over a week sanding and painting ( almost 4 coats due to the color change from white to “Mildly Mint”), the last thing I felt like doing was going out and buying a sealer. I had to get creative and act quickly if I wanted these night stands done. Since Mod Podge seals paint and I had it on hand, I used it and it worked wonderfully at sealing the paint. I tested this by adding the knobs, before the Mod Podge the paint had chipped when the knobs were applied and twisted tight. After re-painting (just the small chipped area) and adding the Mod Podge, the knobs went on smoothly without chipping the paint. I also moved these stands from one home to another and they did not chip! So, in all actuality, it works.

Step 6: Add the Knobs.

I was traveling home from an event one evening and I came across a small Habitat for Humanity Restore and took a stroll in. I was able to find these nice square knobs for just .25 cents a piece.  I picked up a total of 10 and saved the extra 4 if I decide to change my vanity knobs to match the nightstands.

Finished Product: The Final Look!

I was more than pleased! Not only had I found two night stands at a great price, they turned out amazing for my second piece of upholstered furniture.


 

I am seriously enjoying this part of me, I really love to craft!  I’m highly considering taking some woodshop & painter classes. I could see myself building a house now. Okay, maybe I’m jumping too soon but in all honesty, I’m not kidding.

Side note: I also made the décor that you see placed on top of the night stand. One is a mason jar turned vase (metallic spray paint & fake flowers) & I made a bedside coaster to hold my hand crème, lip palm and pillow spray.

I believe this project cost me no more than $20 all together. It was fun, only took about a week and a few days and the results were satisfying. I am planning to mirror the top of them at some point but for now, they serve their purpose. I hope you enjoyed reading this post as much as I did writing and sharing my project.

Feel free to share and mention me Twitter, FB or IG if you decide to upholster a pair of night stands.

5 Peanut Butter Toast Snacks

1.  Peanut Butter & Granola

Whole Wheat Toast, Peanut Butter, Granola & Honey.

2. Peanut Butter & Greek Yogurt

Whole Wheat Toast, Peanut Butter, Vanilla Greek Yogurt & Honey

I (@ThisIsBeyy) own the rights to this photo!

3. Peanut Butter & Fruit Slices

Whole Wheat Toast, Peanut Butter, Banana slices, Strawberry slices & Ground Cinnamon.

4. Peanut Butter & Jelly

Whole Wheat Toast, Peanut Butter & 2 minute Blueberry Spread ( Blueberries & Greek Yogurt blended) .

5. Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chips

Whole Wheat Toast, Peanut Butter, Chocolate Chips & Granola.

 

If you try any of these snacks, feel free to tag me in a photo @ThisIsBeyy  on Twitter & IG!

PNC: Polly’s Natural Curls

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Over the past year and a half I have been working to get my hair in a wash-n-go state or at least to a place where I can achieve a great twist out. I have tried product after product and I have secretly become obsessed with hair products as a whole. From shampoo, conditioner, curl cream, oils, mask and edge control, whatever you can name hair related, I have it. Not to mention, bins full!

Don’t frizz up your little edges, I have decided not to buy any new hair products until I use most of what I have. I have even went through all of my bins last month and threw out any products that I have had over a year,I have downsized a great deal.With doing this, I have also decided to use little to NO heat on my hair, meaning all natural all year!

As I am normally  wearing buns, braids or low ponytails, it was time to find a product that would moisturize my hair so it can be worn down more. I set out on this journey, while keeping my budget in mind, to find the best products for MY hair.

I recently found some products that have been working on my hair.  I stopped into Wal-mart about  two weeks ago and found these two products, Daily Defense and Finesse. I picked up these products for two reasons; One they were both reasonably priced and they both are paraben, sulfate and silicon free.

I found this to be a hit, I quickly went home to test the products and was wow’d at my hair.I decided to also use the LOC (Leave in, Oil, Cream) method to maintain the moisture.

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This was my hair after a long week, work and working out leaves my hair in a wild mess by the weekend. It was clearly wash day and I was excited to wash my hair. I have listed the steps below.

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Step by Step Instructions:

Step 1: Finger detangle hair.

Step 2: Wet & wash hair, using  As I Am Coconut CoWash Cleansing Conditioner ( any co-wash will work, just make sure it is a cleansing co-wash.)

Step 3: Apply the Daily Defense 3 minute leave-in treatment (95 cents @ Wal-mart) and detangle using fingers or a detangling brush.

Step 4: Rinse and apply Finesse moisture conditioner and comb through hair using fingers or wide tooth comb.

Step 5: Apply Africa’s Best oil (olive or coconut oil works as well) throughout hair.

Step 6: Apply Organix Luxurious Moroccan argan Creme Sheer Opulence Masque through hair.

Step 7: Wrap in an old t-shirt to air dry and run some errands or read a book.

As you can see my hair was left moisturized and none of the products left any build up.Looking like I got a Jheri curl LOL. I recently  used the LOC method to try my very first twist out  as this process was very simple and I was very pleased with the results. Head over to my Youtube to check out the video.!

Be sure to give this a try, the products alone work very well and I only used the LOC method to ensure moisture throughout the next few days. Please feel free to share with me your results/methods on Twitter !

Review: Shakeology

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5 days of Shakeology!

What I liked:

What I found to like about shakeology was the post workout benefits. It was very easy to mix and go which helped me get in those post-workout nutrients. The shake itself is in a powder form, but is very  light so if using a blender can take about 1-2 minutes to mix up but if just shaking about 5 minutes which isn’t to bad and honestly may be shorter, I didn’t actually test it out. I also tried the mix in the morning, by incorporating it in with my fruits and making a smoothie, I found it to be a boost in protein so I didn’t have to make a big meal when heading out for work.

Taste:

One thing I was happy to find out was that it did not taste like store-bought protein powder that  we’ve all tried. It actually didn’t taste like a protein shake at all, as the flavors I had where vegan chocolate and cafe latte, I just added almond milk on days I drank the shake post-workout without any extra flavor fillers.

What I didn’t like:

I didn’t particular care for the flavor choices, while the vegan chocolate was good , I don’t really care for cafe latte or any coffee flavored products. This could have simply been because of the variety I was given from the Shakeology/Beachbody coach but this limited my mixing choices as chocolate and latte don’t particular make the best tasting smoothies.Although, I was sent a pdf with smoothie recipes, I just wasn’t interested in mixing those flavors in with my fruit. It wasn’t disgusting, It just would have been nice to have more flavors, like strawberry or some other fruit flavor.

Energy:

I don’t know if it boost my energy, I only tried it out for a week ( Mon-Friday) and I couldn’t tell if my energy was restored any more than usual. In their defense, I have been very worn out lately, from life’s daily grind . So naturally, I am exhausted by the end of the day and on days I get in later than usual , I am even more tired. I may just need a few days off and some yoga so I will not judge shakeology due to my lack of rest.

Performance:

One thing I wanted to pay close attention to was my performance progress in conjunction with the shakes. As I mentioned, I didn’t feel it personally gave me energy, the post shake helped with recovery in the sense of muscle repair. I noticed my body was less sore the next day after an intense workout. While stretching plays a major role, I felt the levels of pain were much lower. I also could see my body transforming at a faster rate, clearly showing the nutrients I was lacking post workout.

Overall thoughts:

Overall I did like Shakeology and I would recommend it if someone was looking for a shake that doesn’t taste like protein with a ton of nutrients. I will  be open and say, I’m not sure it is something I would invest in as a monthly thing, as a months worth will run you about $120 and with just me, those are my monthly groceries expenses alone. I would also be aware that you may be limited with the shakes you make due to the flavor choices of the powder, if that is not a big deal and in your budget, go for it! I do plan at some point to try out a months worth for a longer review, being sure to pay attention to my energy levels.

For now, I am still on the market for a great shake/protein powder for post workout. It would be nice if there was something a bit cheaper with some of the same benefits as well as something with more of an energy boost.

Below are some photos of some of the Shakes/Smoothies I made.

 

Hope this review helps, please feel free to give it a try on your own. I would also suggest maybe seeing if you can try out some samples like I was able to, that way you too can give it a try and find if it is right for you or not.

Feel free to Tweet me @ThisIsBeyy and let me know what other shakes you’ve tried that work for you.

 

 

 

 

 

March Beauty Favorites

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1.Finesse Conditioner

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I purchased this at Wal-mart for less than $3 dollars. I was very surprised at the amount of moisture it gives my hair, truly restore and strengthens. I use this as a leave in conditioner as well and I can tell you this will stay in my hair regimen.

2. Daily Defense 3 minute leave in treatment

I love this and I use this as a treatment and to detangle. When I add in the conditioner, I comb each strand of hair with either my fingers or a detangling brush.The best part is that it was only 93 cents at my local Wal-mart!

3.D.I.Y Setting Spray

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I found this on YouTube and instantly wanted to try to make my own. I enjoy making my own products as they are healthier and I know exactly what I placed in them. It also works as I know what works best for my skin and what keeps it refreshed, clear and moisturized. This spray can be used to set your makeup or simply to refresh your face.

  • Fill halfway with toner (I used T.N Dickinson with hazel)
  • Fill halfway with filtered water.
  • Add 10-20 drops of glycerin (I used about 17 as I have dry skin and I love the way the glycerin holds my make-up)

4. T.N. Dickinson’s Witch Hazel

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This is my holy grail, every night after I cleanse my face or do a face mask, I let my face air dry and then I go over with my witch hazel. I place a few drops onto a cotton ball and apply to my whole face, I also will go in a second time and focus on my areas where I have more dark spots and dark circles .

5. New Lippies: Ruby Kiss & NYX Butter Gloss

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These are two of my favorite lippie brand, NYX and Ruby Kiss. I have never been a gloss girl, too much gloss tends to look like you’ve been eating some greasy fried chicken, but I love NYX butter gloss and have been using them for a few years. My go to colors are the peach and pink nudes, while some require me to line my lips (to tone down the color with my skin tone) others I can just apply and go. Another reason I love NYX butter gloss is because it is a great top gloss for mattes.

While I have many Ruby Kiss matte lipsticks, I ran across these liquid matte lipsticks while visiting my home town beauty supply store. They caught my eye as they look like Kylie dupes and once I tried out the tester I grabbed them. Not only have I not seen them in the area I live in, they were only 1.99! You can wear the liquid mattes alone or if you are like me and like a tad bit of moisture, add some butter gloss on top.

I hope you enjoyed my March favorites.If any of these products caught your attention give them a try! Tweet me @ThisIsBeyy and let me know what worked for you.

D.I.Y Recycled Throw Pillows

If you haven’t guessed it by now, I am a very frugal and hands on. I fell in love with Pinterest a few years ago and it has changed my life in many ways. There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t find myself searching Pinterest for new ideas, from home decor to food recipes, I revert to Pinterest.

One thing I love to make are throw pillows, they are super simple, quick and cheap to make! What I love the most about making throw pillows are I am always able to change-up the decor to a space. They also add additional personalization to any area and I love saying “I made those” when someone ask where did I get my cute pillows.

You can buy new fabric or pillow case covers from Hobby Lobby/Wal-Mart, in this particular project I recycled things I had around the house. I used one of my old window panels, as I had bought new ones with the same pattern; I decided it would be nice to make throws for my bed to match. I also bought new sleeping pillows and decided to wash and dry the old ones and used the stuffing to fill my new throws.

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What I used:

  • 1 old curtain panel (You may use any fabric of your choice, get creative!)
  •  1 old pillow (washed and air-dried. Feel free to buy pillow stuffing if you rather it be new)
  • hot glue gun w/ glue sticks
  • scissors & measuring tape

What to do:

Step 1:

Below are a written steps as to what I did and I will be sure that any future D.I.Y projects I post are full in detail with photos! Work with the newbie here.

  • Cut fabric to desired length but be sure you are cutting enough fabric to fold!
  • Cut open your old pillow and remove the stuffing, it will be tightly packed together so you will need to pull it a part and set it in an empty trash bag for when you’re ready to rebuff it.
  • Warm the hot glue gun, in the meantime fold your fabric and size it to be glued.
  • Glue the edges all around, but do not close the pillow, keep the corner open. This is very important because you will need enough room to stuff, then fold and glue that corner closed.
    (See photo example here)

Step 2:

As this was my first time deciding to share my D.I.Y pillows, I didn’t take step by step photos during the process. So, I am asking you to visit this blog post if you need more visual as we generally did the same thing, only difference is the fabric and stuffing. Although I do think I am going to make a set of throw pillows using napkins as she did for my couch.

If you enjoyed this D.I.Y, Pin it! Follow this blog & me on Twitter!

Simple Energy Bites

I am a part of a few wellness groups on Facebook, one in particular I am a part of is one that an previous co-worker of mine put together. Recently, a group member  asked if anyone has ever tried making their own energy bites, I thought of how I have been meaning to get around and make some, so I decided to make some that day.I stopped at the nearest store to pick up a few items and I was ready to make these simple and easy energy bites, took me no more than 10 minutes!

Need:

Rolled Oaks (1 cup)

Dried Cranberries (or raisins) (half cup)

Chocolate Chips (half cup)

Sunflower Seeds (half cup)

Creamy Peanut Butter ( Begin with 3 large scoops and add more as needed)

To Do: 

Combine all ingredients into a mixing bowl.Stir/mix until everything is well mixed, then using an ice cream scooper ( or spoon) place into hands and roll. Make rolls to the size of your liking, and place onto baking sheet. Place into the freezer for 1 hr. ENJOY!

If you decide to make this recipe, feel free to share with me on Twitter !

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Friday Mornings

Happy Friday! Just wanted to Recap some of the foods I had in the past week.

Monday:  Breakfast Berry Banana Smoothie

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Tuesday:Chicken Cesar Salad for lunch

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Wednesday: Dinner made Simple

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Thursday: Pre workout Pineapples ( w/banana not shown)

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Friday: Breakfast of Grits & Toast

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As you can see everything here is simple just wanted to share how I maintain a healthy diet & what I typically eat during a busy week. T.G.I.F but let’s keep this going through the weekend.!

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

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