Give Yourself the Gift of Guilt-Free Creativity

Create Without Guilt

Give Yourself the Gift of Guilt-Free Creativity:: Creating for me is a therapy of sorts.  Whether it is creating something crafty, photography, digging in the dirt or cooking and baking there is something cathartic about it that gives me a sense of calm ~ it’s the same for me with cleaning….it sends me to some sort of altered universe  I find, though, that that sense

How-To Create a Pampering Gift Basket for a Man |He’s Fed and He’s Happy

Man's Pampering Basket from cupcakes and crinoline

This post brought to you by Dollar General. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Cupcakes and Crinoline. How-To Create a Pampering Gift Basket for a Man aka Useful Man Stuff I am surrounded by men.  I have a husband and 3 sons….no girls (except me) here so the thought of pampering isn’t something they take kindly to, but, with a little creativity

5 Easy Ways to Organize Your Jewelry, Hair Care Products and More

5 Easy Ways to Organize Your Jewelry and Beauty Products from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

  Organize Your Jewelry, Hair  Care Products, Perfume and More It was by chance that I came up with these ideas to Organize my Jewelry and Beauty Products.  I have a French Tiered Wire Basket that I have used in my dining room and kitchen for several years but about 3 years ago I was switching around the centerpiece on my dining room table and

Ultimate Gift Guide for the Baker and the Beauty Queen and Everything In Between

Holiday Gift Guide for the Baker from cupcakesandcrinoline.com #ultimategiftguides2014 #wishlist #blackfriday2014 #cybermonday2014

Ultimate Gift Guides of 2014 Knowing what gifts to buy can be hard sometimes but Gift Guides are a great help.  They are a go-to source and help to save time and money.  Some friends and I have joined forces to put together the Ultimate Gift Guides to help you get through this busy holiday season.  You can check out all my recommendations for the

Coconut Oil and Coffee Hand and Body Scrub

Make and all natural body and hand scrub from coconut oil and leftover coffee grounds from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

All Natural Coconut Oil and Coffee Hand and Body Scrub  This started out as a body scrub {and is a GREAT one} but I found out by accident that this makes a great hand scrub for gardeners.  I like to dig around in my garden.  Sometimes I wear gloves, most times I don’t.  I like to feel the dirt and work with it and gloves get

DIY Spa Flip Flops

DIY Spa Day Sandals from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Grab a pair of flip flops for $1.00, a washcloth, scissors and your glue gun and get ready to make these cute little spa day sandals in less than 5 minutes.   I came across this idea in Willow and Sage Magazine and had to make them for myself.  I’ve never had a spa day out but sometimes I do have one at home and

How I Started to Feel Pretty Again #LiveLoveLingerie #ad

Figleaves Lingerie Attention to Detail #LiveLoveLingerie #ad

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Figleaves ~ I love the Lingerie I received and I will be getting my ‘feminine’ on in the future with more of their lovely products!  Feeling pretty ~ that was always something that was important to me until recently.  I seem to have been in a funk/rut lately.  I have been feeling dumpy to