Category | DIY

Making your own Power Bars

Posted on 02 August 2011

Making your own Power Bars Making your own Power Bars is actually extremely easy and can be tastier than what is sold out there in the world of power bars. I’m not quite sure if it saves you money as the recipe that I use requires you use a lot of nuts, which aren’t cheap, […]

Easy Cake Decorating with kids…use doilies as stencils!

Posted on 22 July 2011

Easy Cake Decorating If you want your cakes to look fancy and you don’t have a lot of time, try this easy cake decorating tip. It can work on whatever cake recipe you use! Use a doily and sprinkle cinnamon or cocoa, or icing sugar (depending on the color of the whole cake) through the […]

Modest Swimsuit Cover Up

Posted on 12 July 2011

Modest Swimsuit Cover Up I love this idea for a modest swimsuit cover up which are sometimes hard to find in a material that breathes! I’m no sewing expert but this project shared by Martha Stewart (of course) seems really easy to me and when I finish writing this post I’m going to pull out […]

Ice Cubes with Edible Flowers

Posted on 22 June 2011

Ice Cubes with Edible Flowers A fun Shabbos treat is making ice cubes with edible flowers. It’s easy and looks great at the Shabbos table. Simply find edible flowers (see list of edible flowers below) and insert into the ice cube trays when you’re making ice. If you really want to be fancy, you could […]

Shavuot Recipes- a Mount Sinai Cake

Posted on 07 June 2011

Shavuot Recipes- a Mount Sinai Cake This adorable Sinai cake was shared with me by a long-time friend and JLO contributor, Stephanie Savir. Stephanie is super organized and I always love sharing her ideas on organizing. While it’s a little bit late in the day to start “potchkeing” with a full blown cake, if you’re […]

Personalized Gable Boxes

Posted on 08 May 2011

Personalized Gable Boxes I’m a huge fan of staying as low maintenance as possible while still looking good 🙂 One of the ways I do that is when I give gifts. I’m not a great gift wrapper but I’ve found a way that works for me to give gifts, wrap them, and look really good […]

Another Favorite Organizing Product and a GREAT Mother’s Day Gift Idea

Posted on 03 May 2011

One of my Favorite Organizing Products and a GREAT Mother’s Day Gift Idea If you’ve been a reader of JLO for a while, you know that I’m not a HUGE fan of lots and lots of organizing products. In fact, it’s rare that I actually recommend them, because I find more people buying lots of […]

I’m a fan of recycling and reusing but sometimes you gotta purge.

Posted on 03 May 2011

I was looking for some interesting crafts on and one particularly met my eye. It’s kind of weird in my opinion and if I had been in your house and we were discussing whether or not to save these particular items, I’d of said, “Throw them out!” You tell me what you think! Here’s […]

The BEST Passover Cleaning Product in my humble opinion…

Posted on 06 April 2011

The Best Passover Cleaning Product I get a little too excited about cleaning products sometimes 🙂 Well, what do you expect from Anyhow, I was cleaning the grime from my refrigerator in preparation for my “Chametz-detox” and I used a steel wool pad with soap built into it- a.k.a. a soap pad. The pros […]

When you Don’t Have enough Closet Space

Posted on 31 March 2011

If you don’t have enough closet space, you’ll want to take advantage of your walls as much as possible. Before you purchase furniture that is going to be taking up floor space, think about installing shelving or hanging closet space ON your actual wall. This is one of the TOP organizing tips that I end […]

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