DIY – Homemade Hair Care Products

I’ve never been obsessive about my hair. It took me years to start going to a beautician on a regular basis and that was more for convenience than vanity. I can remember growing up, getting my hair done always felt like a trial. I hated it. My poor mom hated doing it and it was something to dread. When I was thirteen, I nagged my mother into allowing me to get a chemical relaxer. For those that don’t know what that is, it’s a lye based chemical treatment that straightens the natural curl pattern of ethnic hair. You can buy them at any drug store and do...

Collapsible tote bags make a great subst...

On the way home from work the other day, I stopped in Kroger to grab some items for dinner.  As I was getting out of the car, I realized that I had left my reusable bags at home. This particular Kroger offers gas points or a few cents off your bill if you use reusable shopping bags. I’ve never been one to walk away from a discount, so I was determined to find something to use as a shopping bag. I keep this tote bag in my trunk in case I run into a yard sale or estate sale so I used it for my impromptu shopping trip. I can’t believe it...