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DIY: Rose Water Face Wash

DIY: Rose Water Face Wash / Bev Cooks

We’re making beauty products! Well, just one. We’re going to make one beauty product. But still. !!! This is theee easiest and most gloriously and exquisitely luxurious face wash OF ALL TIME. (don’t quote me on that.) But it is. Until I come up with something better, THIS IS IT FOR MY LIFE. (and face.) […]

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How I Use Beeswax Every Day (Four Recipes!)

How I Use Beeswax Everyday (Four Recipes!) / Bev Cooks

“Be my little baby bumble bee (Buzz around. Buzz around. Keep a-buzzin’ ’round.” (<–name that song) It’s heeeere! My mammoth post about beeswax is finally here. I can tell you’re all buzzing with excitement. (<–don’t hate) Alrighty! I’m so excited. Let’s start with supplies. I broke this down into four sections, ranging from easiest to […]

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DIY: Sage Dream Catcher and Eucalyptus Wreath

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I use the words “dream catcher” and “wreath” veeeeeeeery loosely. But, hello: CRAFTS! You’re like, “Bev, that’s a twig, a little string and some sage leaves.” Yes, yes it is, pigeons. You’re welcome. Not only are these crafts boo-honk simple, but they’re like, super nature-y and stuff. Yay! And it’s fall, so double yay! And […]

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DIY: Tea Rose Perfume Oil

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Pop quiz: please tell me you remember the amazing Tea Rose perfume from the 1990s. Please. I guess that was more of a question, rather than a quiz. Let me rephrase that. Pop quiz: how many of you remember the amazing Tea Rose perfume from the 1990s? NO ONE? NOT A SINGLE ONE OF YOU? […]

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DIY: Coconut Coffee Scrub

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Easiest and definitely the most glamorous thing you’ll ever do in life, ever. Don’t quote me on that. So, the other day I started cleaning up the kitchen after our morning breakfast bedlam, and riiight as I was about to dump the coffee grounds from my oversized, stained Chemex filter, I thought, “HOLD ON, to […]

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The Will Show: A Haircut

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I  was totally going to post a recipe today. I was. But then . . . spices separated, lentils turned to mush, there was a bitterness I just couldn’t place. Sooo, let me put my thing down, flip it and reverse it, and I’ll bring the recipe to you another day. In the meantime, I’ll […]

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DIY Birthday Crown

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We’re getting a birthday over here today! Well, two birthdays. Two babies + two first birthdays = two first birthday crowns. See how good at math I am? First and foremost, these crowns are pretty jank. But I so don’t care. They’re janky cute. Cutesy jank. Two jankies + two cutesies = six proseccos. See […]

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DIY Baby Leg Warmers

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Oh for heaven’s sake. Sure sure, this is nothing new. Anyone can take a sock, cut off the end and shove it on a baby’s leg. But could we just deep-tissue massage our ovaries real quick because BABY LEGS.    So today I thought we’d have a little fun looking at a series of photos […]

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