My new toy!

All personal trainers love toys. Even the most hard core, down to the basics trainers would have a hard time turning down a new tire to flip or a medicine ball. Well I love my toys too, but I live in Africa. So as they say necessity is the mother of invention, or in my case, is the…

DIY Swiffer wet jet

I just moved into a house with white tile floors…. And I have a dog… And it rains every other day. So I was pining for my Swiffer wet jet from home, just wanting to spot treat the muddy paw prints. Just as I was considering asking my mother to ship me a Swiffer I…

Put Some Vinegar On It

My husband thought it was weird when I made a counter top spray with vinegar and then wanted to add it to our mop water. Then I started using cider vinegar when making my shampoo. He teased me that I thought vinegar was the solution for everything….then we moved to Uganda. If you have seen My Big…

Making my own Facewash

So after my freak out about all the chemicals going onto my skin, I started researching how I could do some natural solutions to my skin regime. I did find out that some mascara companies are realizing that all those chemicals in mascara make your eyelashes fall out and have started using clay instead. And…

Recycled Christmas

So what do you do when your Christmas decorations are on their last leg but you should not buy new ones because you are leaving the country soon? You make Christmas out of magazines, ribbon and old t-shirts! Paper Chains I don’t remember liking paper chains as a kid… but I just cut strips out…