As the weather continues to get nicer and social activities remain closed, spring cleaning cane become more appealing for those practicing self-distancing and quarantining due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cleaning out closets, tossing out too-small shoes and mowing your yard’s overgrown grass are all common practices of spring cleaning. Redecorating your room is also a way to continue your spring cleaning spree. If you are trying to save money during the COVID-19 pandemic by avoiding shopping for new decorations online, consider these tips for cheap ways to spruce up your quarantining environment.
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Even though families may not be able to gather for Easter dinner this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, they can still enjoy the holiday together with FaceTime, Skype and other video-conferencing apps. One easy way to help embrace the springtime spirit is to decorate Easter eggs, whether you have younger kids or you want to brighten the residence where you’ve been quarantined. With these three simple methods, families can utilize what they already have in the pantry and show off their fancy creations to friends and family.
From wearing green to visiting a bar for drinks with friends, there are several ways people can celebrate the upcoming St. Patrick's Day. Although the holiday falls on a weekday instead of a weekend this year, 73 percent of people ages 18 to 34 are still planning to celebrate the holiday, according to the National Retail Federation. Instead of stopping by your local grocery store for prepackaged cookies or cakes to bring to your St. Patrick’s Day party, consider making these three festive desserts for some salty, sweet and sour treats.
Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and alongside the chocolates and roses, people often receive heartfelt messages written inside Valentine’s Day cards. Each year, approximately 145 million Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged around the world, according to Hallmark. Instead of hiding these cards away or tossing them in the trash, consider making these four do-it-yourself greeting card displays to share the love with others.
As new classes fill students’ schedules, some may also end up filling their trash cans with last semester’s assignments, essays, readings and newspapers to make room in desks and folders. Instead of tossing out these papers, consider these two DIY ideas to transform last semester’s leftovers into useful objects.
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it has come time to give thanks to your loved ones during the holiday season. While your family may be having its own Thanksgiving celebration, consider also showing your closest friends how much they mean to you too with a celebration of their own. Here are a few do-it-yourself ideas help you create a Friendsgiving dinner party.
As colder weather approaches, everyone will soon resort to curling up under a pile of blankets as it will be too chilly for outdoor activities. In light of cozy season, here are three DIY's to prepare for at-home movie nights to create the perfect alternative for cold weather activities.
October brings many fall activities, such as apple picking, trick-or-treating and carving jack-o’-lanterns for Halloween. Many of us head to the pumpkin patch to pick out a pumpkin to carve our favorite designs in before Oct. 31. Instead of throwing away the pumpkin seeds while carving out your pumpkin this year, try making these three pumpkin seeds flavorings for a sweet, spicy or savory festive treat.
Autumn is finally here, and alongside the crisp air and colorful leaves, fall decorations are beginning to pop up in stores and on porches around Muncie. As the fall holidays quickly approach, it is time to prepare yourself and your home for the fun that lies ahead with these three do-it-yourself room decorations for the new season.
With the start of the school year finally here, it’s time to settle back at our desks to work on any essays and projects assigned to us this semester. As homework piles up, some of us may begin seeing our desks getting messy and unorganized. To help keep your desk organized this semester, consider these two DIYs that use materials you can find in your home or dorm room.
There are some holidays most Americans have begun to expect a big party attached to, including St. Patrick’s Day.
For those who love the sight of snow but hate the chilly temperatures that come with it, there are easy solutions to fulfill your longing for the frozen water.
Sometimes it can be hard to part with a wall calendar, especially if it has the perfect theme and the perfect pictures.
During the holidays, people tend to rediscover their kitchen tables by clearing off everything accumulated from the rest of the year in preparation to host family.
If you’ve ever been trick or treating, you know that some houses hand out better candy options than others. You may have even memorized the best places to stop when you were a kid.
These Valentine’s Day gifts are something unique to give your friends, family or significant other on a holiday filled with love and can be made in just a few simple steps.
These inexpensive decorations and gifts are easy to make and a great way to get into the holiday spirit. Whether you need a gift to give your friend or you want to make your space more festive, here are a few ways to hand-make your holidays:
These Thanksgiving decorations can be made in five steps or less. Decorate your table, door and walls to celebrate the final weeks of fall.
With October finally here, it’s time to embrace the change of the seasons — even if the weather doesn't always agree. Make your dorm or apartment feel more like fall with these do-it-yourself candle and centerpiece crafts.
Imagine sitting on a sandy beach while drinking this tequila-based drink! Cheers!