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Ultimate Gift Guide: Thoughtful Ideas for Every List and Every Budget. Wise Bread Picks.

Ultimate Gift Guide: Thoughtful Ideas for Every List and Every Budget

How to Infuse Body Oil 2 Ways. Have you ever tried making an herbal infusion?

How to Infuse Body Oil 2 Ways

You can transfer the aromatic and healing benefits of flowers, herbs or tea into oil – or even water or alcohol – by soaking them together. I’ve tried two methods, solar and heat infusions, with a variety of carrier oils – coconut, almond, olive and jojoba. It’s a simple process – here’s how to infuse body oil, 2 easy ways! Letting the heat of the sun do the infusing work for you takes a bit longer, but the results are just as amazing – and you get to enjoy looking at your pretty bottles every day. 4 Homemade Holiday Scrub Recipes for Gift Giving. Next week is Thanksgiving, and we’re ready to crank up the holiday tunes and get in the kitchen.

4 Homemade Holiday Scrub Recipes for Gift Giving

Since about all I can reliably cook up is pumpkin pie, I’ll save my culinary creativity for homemade gift giving. And beauty gifts are the best because the recipient gets the gift of soft, glowing skin. For homemade beauty gifts, you can go the bath salt route (these test tubes are super cute) or mix up a batch of simple foot scrubs. I’ve been calling these ‘pedi pots’ but the scrubs can be used all over. A stack of 3-4 little jars with some twine tied around them makes the perfect gift. Think of all the standing and walking you do during the holidays! For each of these scrubs, you can prepare them directly in the jar, or you can mix the ingredients separately in a bowl and then pack them in jars. As for the oils, go with whatever light oil suits you, like almond, olive, safflower, etc.

Citrus Honey Scrub. Valentine's Day Gift Roundup. My husband and I have been together for 9 years.

Valentine's Day Gift Roundup

That’s nine birthdays, anniversaries, Christmases, and Valentines days. Some years it’s a mostly ignored hallmark holiday, other years it’s a big deal- like the 5th one, where he proposed (for a second time). This year we are keeping things mostly simple and just ordered a decadent flight of gourmet chocolate bars to share. With just under two weeks to go, you still have enough time to score an awesome last minute gift for the important someone in your life.

I decided to scour the depths of Reviews, Chews, and How-to’s to bring you a list of what I think would make the best gifts. Keep in mind, if any of our other writers put a list together, each one would be vastly different. If you're looking to get her something a little different than the usual flowers or a box of chocolates, consider these ideas! Handmade Charms by Sasha Smith - Review Jessica reviewed this company, also known as Squished Berries on Etsy, not long ago. Best Beauty Subscription Boxes So You Don't End Up Wasting Money (PHOTOS) Being a beauty editor certainly has its perks, but the biggest benefit has to be the beauty samples.

Best Beauty Subscription Boxes So You Don't End Up Wasting Money (PHOTOS)

I transform into a human guinea pig the very moment I rip into the pretty packaging and see the bottles of nail polish, perfume and shampoo that have yet to hit shelves. Now, thanks to the rise of beauty subscription boxes, women (and men) who may not work within the fashion industry can now get their hands on the goods. Beauty subscriptions are also a great way to try out under-the-radar brands without committing to a full-size product or the full price.

A Year of Boxes. Blush Box - for $99 per quarter ($49.99 for mini box) you get a beautifully curated box four times a year filled with flirty, fashionable finds.

A Year of Boxes

Boink Box – starting at $25 per month you get a box of sexy items, $25 for monthly make out box, $50 for monthly box, and $85 for quarterly luxury box. Beauty Subscription Boxes. Subscription Box Reviews, Best Monthly Subscription Boxes. 20 Small Items and Gadgets for Your Pockets. Most people will agree that in their day to day lives, they always need to have the right gadgets and other nifty items that will make their lives easier and their days smoother.

20 Small Items and Gadgets for Your Pockets

There was a time when people had to bring humongous backpacks and suitcases to fit all the things they need but in today’s technologically-advanced world, there are so many compact items and gadgets they can take with them and the best part is they all fit right into our pockets! Such is the wonder of technology and design innovations. These gadgets and items can range from the extremely high-tech to the ones that are simple yet extremely necessary and helpful. Just take a look at those smart phones with touch screens that can fit in the palm of your hand. 15 Best and Useful Sleeping Gadgets. You wont be at your best performance without a good night sleep.

15 Best and Useful Sleeping Gadgets

Here we have a collection of the 'Best and Useful Sleeping Gadgets' from all over the world to get you the much needed rest to start your day afresh. Sense: This smart device tracks your sleep behavior, monitoring the conditions in your bedroom (including noise, light, temperature, humidity and particles in the air) and wakes you up in the morning at the right point in your sleep cycle. It consists of 3 parts: the Sense base, Sleep Tracker, and mobile application. The Best Lip Oils to Shop Now. 40 Things That Will Make You Say WOW – Simple Ideas But Totally Genius! Advertisement There are lot of awesome things in the world that we haven’t seen or even think of, that’s why we collected some of the coolest inventions and ideas that will make you say “Wow!

40 Things That Will Make You Say WOW – Simple Ideas But Totally Genius!

Why haven’t i thought of that?” These things take cool to the next level. Continue reading to see these simple things but are totally genius! 1 | The Most Coolest Wheelchair in The World! 2 | How About A Scooter That Folds Into A Briefcase? 3 | Or A Folding Bicycle? 15 Best and Useful Office Gadgets. Collection of 'Best and Useful Office Gadgets' from all over the world.

15 Best and Useful Office Gadgets

Darma: Darma, the world's first smart cushion monitors your posture, sitting habits, stresslevel, and coaches you to sit better. GateKeeper: GateKeeper features auto-lock ability that allows sign in and out of computer just by walking away and returning. It duals as a Bluetooth location tracker along with Android and iOS apps so that you don't waste time looking for the items that always gets misplaced.

It allows you to track down the items or set an alert for when items are out of range. Arist: Arist simplifies everything into a simple machine, you can download recipes and make coffees like the world's best baristas at the tap of a smartphone. 10 Gadgets For The Winter Warrior. Culture Tech NEXT POST 10 Gadgets For The Winter Warrior by JackDing from Different Solutions Page 3 of 3 8. Hot Rod Heated Travel Mug via ThinkGeek. 15 Best and Useful Gadgets for Parents. Collection of 'Best and Useful Gadgets for Parents' from all over the world. Circle: Circle allows you to supervise and limit how your family members spend time online.

It allows smart filtering, time management, monitor online activity, and more. 6 DIY Ways to Whiten Your Teeth and Get a Movie-Star Smile. Photo via Shutterstock It's that time of year again: You have to remain photo-ready from the first holiday party to the ringing of the New Year. Whitening your smile is imperative, but finding the time for a dentist visit isn't always in the cards.

Womenshealthmag. 1. Balancing Mask Both salt and honey have anti-inflammatory properties to soothe skin and calm breakouts and irritation. They also help to balance oil production and retain hydration in the layers of skin where it's needed most. Try it: Mix two teaspoons sea salt (preferably finely ground) with four teaspoons raw honey to create a spreadable paste.

Apply evenly to clean, dry skin, avoiding eye area. Let stand for 10 to 15 minutes. 15 Useful Gadgets For Women - Part 4. Collection of 'Useful Gadgets For Women' from all over the world. goTenna: goTenna is a small, rugged device that connects wirelessly with your iPhone or Android smartphone, enables you to text and share your location with any other goTenna-enabled smartphone even if you don't have network for miles. goTenna uses 151-154 MHz frequencies that makes it extremely long-range, but with an extremely low bandwidth network that allows you to send text messages and GPS coordinates only. goTenna works anywhere on the planet, requires no towers, routers or satellites and allows you to communicate with one another. It costs $150 for two devices; its no use buying one as you need two if you want to form your own network. Smarty Ring: This Smarty Ring notifies you about incoming calls, texts, emails, updates from social media.

It allows you to control your smartphone, activate the camera, control music and more. The 50 Best Stocking Stuffers for Men. Men are practical creatures who are usually just as happy getting a nice set of U-Joints as they are with something that tickles the cockles of their heart. A lot of guys don’t even know where the cockles of their heart are. Sure, we know you want to give the special guy in your orbit something that will blow his mind, like the new Aston Martin, but you probably don’t have a few hundred grand lying around. Travel Gear Stocking Stuffers Under $50. Gift Ideas For the World Traveler + $125 GIFT GIVEAWAY! Print out the Doctor Who version of Cards Against Humanity right now.

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