This Mother’s Day, gift your Mom a DIY Kit which would be a perfect way for her to engage in activities that she loves, or has always wanted to learn or do. Who knows she might end up finding a new hobby for herself. More
This is part two of our guide How to Start Your Own Soap Business. You can access part one by clicking here.
Pricing and Profit. Price your product so that you are able to make profit but try to keep your price within the same range as other similar products in the market. If you mark your price too high then most likely customers will go to different sellers but you also don’t want to be cheapest. Doing this might lead to not making enough profit and also sometimes cheapest dictates not so good quality. When setting a price consider the time and effort it takes to create the soap along with the cost of supplies and packaging. Usually the price for cold process soap is around $7.00 per 4 oz. bar. More
Weddings are very special and every bride dreams of an over-the-top wedding. Wedding that is luxuriously decorated and styled with prettiest flowers, exclusive photo booth, lavish reception with deluxe menu, etc. This type of wedding can be quite expensive and unfortunately cannot fit every bride’s budget.
However, with some extensive planning you can design yourself a wedding that you are most comfortable with. There are many ways you can save on your wedding day and here we have 17 ideas that can undoubtedly help you achieve that without sacrificing of style. Before we dive into those ideas, the very first step is to discuss the budget with your fiancé. Having both of you on the same page regarding the budget will help you choose the areas where you can save and make the whole process of saving more seamless.Simply set your priorities and you will be able to use your money wisely. More
Floral Bouquets can be quite expensive and if you are looking for ways to save on your wedding day, then take a look at these bouquet alternatives. These are not only less expensive, but fun and whimsical. More
How your workday goes depends on how you start it. Therefore, how we start our workday is important to make it a successful one. Using the time wisely and doing what contributes to a more accomplishing day is in our hands. Whether we can get to work, and get ourselves settled in or we can get to work, spend 30 to 40 minutes gossiping in the breakroom with a coworker is our own choice.
Mornings can be quite overwhelming especially if you have children. Get them ready, prepare breakfast, drive them to school or day care. So when you get to work, what can you do to make sure you are not overwhelmed with the amount of work you have to do or feel tired and exhausted. There are many easy ways to do that. Here are few of them. More
Removing sugar from diet can be difficult, however, once you understand the impact sugar has on your body, you will definitely want to make an effort to cut back on sugar. Eating too much added sugar increases the risk of dying with heart disease, cavities, weight gain, insulin resistance, liver failure, and nutritional deficiencies. Eating too much added sugar can also cause headaches, cancer skin problems.
According to American Heart Association, a women should consume less than 6 teaspoons of sugar per day and men less than 9 teaspoons. Again, cutting back on sugar can be a little hard but by taking small steps you can achieve the goal. More
It’s becoming so rare that we communicate with family and friends via paper. The technology has overtaken the art of handwritten letters. We find emails, text messages, instant messaging, social media and phone calls more convenient as we are able to get in touch in a matter of a few seconds. These advancements allow us to keep in touch with people both close and far away. We are also able to reconnect with those with whom we’ve lost contact.
However, these conveniences cannot replace the beauty of a handwritten letter. The act of writing a note or letter to someone is constantly lost in our efforts to stay in touch, but it’s something to which we should get in the practice of doing. Here are few reasons why handwritten will always remain so special. More
I love Cricut products and can’t believe now they have Cricut Maker Here are few things about this incredible tool.
Here is how Cricut is defining the new Cricut Maker:
Feature summary: The power of a professional machine. The simplicity of Cricut.
- Cuts the most materials. Cricut Maker cuts hundreds of materials quickly and accurately, from the most delicate fabric and paper to matboard and leather.
- Digital sewing pattern library. Access hundreds of patterns from brands like Simplicity® and Riley Blake®. Pick a project, and the machine cuts all the pieces you need.
- Expandable suite of tools. With its powerful blades, pens, and scoring tool, Cricut Maker grows with you as you learn each new craft.
- Rotary Blade. With its gliding, rolling action, this blade cuts through virtually any fabric quickly and accurately – without backing material.
- Knife Blade1 (coming in 2018). This extra-deep blade works like an X-ACTO knife to slice through heavier materials like 2.4 mm (3/32”) balsa wood and matboard with ease.
- Washable fabric pen1. Automatically mark your pattern pieces so you’ll always know how they fit together.
- Adaptive Tool System. This professional cutting technology intelligently controls the direction of the blade and adds up to 10X more cutting force.
- Easy-to-learn Design Space® software. Fully loaded with advanced features including Offline Mode, Print Then Cut, and SnapMat™. For iOS, Android™, Windows®, and Mac®.
- Flexibility to upload your own designs. Use your own images and fonts for free in a variety of standard file formats.
- 50 ready-to-make projects. Includes 25 digital sewing patterns plus more projects that demonstrate what Cricut Maker can do.Check out this video
Giving gifts to bridesmaid is not required, however, it’s a very nice way to express your gratitude and appreciation. When gifting your bridesmaid, get creative and gift something that you know your bridesmaid will like. Think about their favorite colors, their style, and their taste. I would also lean towards items that are trendy.
You can decide when you want to hand out the bridesmaid gifts. Before or after the wedding. When it comes to gifting, it’s very easy to run out of ideas or think of something unique. Here is a list of 50 bridesmaid gift ideas which I’m sure your bridesmaid will love. More
It’s true, life teaches us so many things, whether it’s from the mistakes we make, information we share with our friends, books we read, advice from others. Actually, life is a teaching process, and I think the more we know the better for us. I’ve learnt a lot from my mistakes, the people I’ve met, articles I’ve read and honestly, I’ve found things that really made me wonder about some of my habits. Am I really proud of them? Do I really want to continue those habits? Are those habits going to bring peace, love, prosperity and success for me?
Well the good thing is that these are my habits and I can break them anytime I want, especially if I know they are not good for me. I’ve decided that in order to enjoy life more, I really want to let go off some of the habits and maybe replace them with better ones. Fortunately, it’s never too late to start, so I’m on it. Are you? Here are few habits that maybe you can also get rid off, trust me, you’ll feel so much better. More