We love silly pet videos, and this chatty pup wins our hearts as he pleads his case for a pet kitty. This incredibly expressive dog, combined with some clever voice-over work, stars in a video that makes you wonder if dogs can really talk. Plus, the silly short encourages pet lovers to adopt a furry friend from their local animal shelter or pet store, which makes this pet video of the day even sweeter.
Instead of reaching for bleach the next time you see a bit of mold lurking in your kitchen or bathroom, make this easy and budget-friendly clove oil mold killer. Known for its antiseptic properties, clove oil inhibits mold by attacking and killing the mold spores. Safe for use in small or large spaces, this easy recipe works wonderfully at keeping pesky mold away while naturally scenting and cleaning your home.
Instead of tossing your beautiful bouquet on your wedding day, or paying extra for a second arrangement, make your own toss bouquet from newspapers. Along with being a fun way to upcycle your favorite daily read, this DIY only costs a few dollars to make. Get out your trusty glue gun, enlist your bridal party for help, and you are on your way to a special arrangement for tossing to a future lucky lady. Personalize the cute bouquet by using pages from the paper that represent the bride, like the comics, crossword puzzles, or restaurant reviews and recipes.
While selecting the perfect wedding dress, pick up a mini formal or tiny tux for your furry friend. From flouncy kitty gowns made from colorful tulle to smart tuxes for proud pups, we've found a collection of adorable wedding duds made just for pets. And, let's be honest: pictures of pets in formal wear are seriously sweet. Click through to find the perfect little bridesmaid or groomsman outfit for your furry friend and a few ideas for how to include pets in a memorable way on your special day.
Get a head start on your Summer vacation plans, and book a trip to Central America. Boasting some of the most stunning beaches and lush rainforests, traveling in Central America can also be budget-friendly because of the low cost of living. We've rounded up a collection of cool cities and awesome sights to lure you south of the boarder for a relaxing and rejuvenating vacation.
If your laundry is a bit dingy, then brighten things up with homemade eco-friendly dry laundry booster. Instead of paying for commercial brands, you can easily make your own with basic ingredients found at any grocery store. And once you pick up the basic ingredients, each batch costs pennies to make. Keep your all-natural booster contained in a small jar so it is handy — and seriously potent — when you're doing laundry.
There's nothing cuter than a few kitty sneezes, but when those achoos stick around, they may be a sign of an underlying issue. We reached out to an expert, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Eva Radke of the East San Rafael Veterinary Clinic, to learn more about what to do when your cat has a case of the sniffles. Along with giving your cat lots of snuggles and extra attention, there are a few other things to take into consideration when your cat can't stop sneezing. Click through for Dr. Radke's helpful answers and insights.
When there's a mess, instead of reaching for expensive cleaning wipes, make your own for less than a dollar. With the help of vinegar and liquid dish soap, your counters will sparkle without the use of harsh chemicals. And you'll love how this easy DIY can be made over and over with the help of a repurposed coffee canister. Made from all-natural ingredients that power through any mess, adding a few sprinkles of your favorite essential oil personalizes these eco-friendly cleaning wipes.
Whether sitting outdoors or relaxing in your home, keep bugs away with this natural bug repellent that really works. From dissuading mosquitoes to interrupting an ant invasion, this bug spray is made from ingredients that are all-natural and safe. Instead of smelling harsh chemicals, you'll waft a lovely scent at your next outdoor gathering while staying bite-free. And after picking up the main ingredients, this repellent costs less than a $1 per bottle to make.
From complimentary pet sitting to a friendly dog concierge, check out how the Hotel Palomar in Dallas provides for its pet friends. Featured on Travel Channel, this hotel encourages guests to bring visiting pets down for wine hours and to cuddle with furry friends next to the lobby’s roaring fire, and it also provides complimentary pet essentials during your stay. What do you think? Does the Hotel Palomar take pet friendly to the extreme or are you ready to make a reservation for you and your faithful furry companion?
If you've got a drawer full of old keys and don't know what to do with them, we've got DIY inspiration that will have you looking at them in a whole new way. From whimsical wind chimes to sparkling jewelry, we've found 10 creative ways to turn basic keys into something really special.
Instead of letting pots and pans take up sink space sitting and soaking, attack baked-on dishes with homemade eco-friendly soft scrub. Along with cleaning your pans without harsh chemicals or scratching scrubbers, this concoction works easily and leaves dirty dishes clean without causing them any harm. And this soft scrub only costs pennies to make with ingredients you probably have in your pantry.
After all your hard work planning the wedding, take it easy by making simple and sweet favor bags that cost less than a dollar to make. You can find just about everything you need at your local dollar store, making this wedding DIY perfect for any budget. A cute stamp personalizes the bags, and enlisting your bridal party in helping with this fun project gets these favor bags finished in no time.
Cats can't resist an empty box. The intrigue, the fun, and the opportunity for cozy cuddle all seem to temot our feline friends to jump in and explore. Cats are curious by nature, which makes this collection of kitties having a great time in cardboard boxes seriously adorable and the perfect thing for a quick chuckle. From cats who think they're invisible once tucked inside to ones that seem indignant at being bothered while having a bit of cat-in-the-box fun, click through for a few cats that can't get enough of a cardboard box.
The Brookfield Zoo welcomed an adorable Angolan Colobus baby monkey just a few weeks ago, and this little one is seriously sweet. Baby Angolan monkeys are born completely white, turn gray, and then black, which is the color they'll remain through adulthood. This unique primate is native to the dense rain forests of central Africa and are thriving in zoos. Click through for pictures of the new addition and a few interesting facts about Angolan monkeys.
Make cleaning pretty with this easy DIY that repurposes plastic mesh produce bags into something seriously cute and functional. Instead of buying pot scrubbers, make your own for only a few dollars. And this is a fun girl-party activity, perfect for gathering everyone's empty mesh bags and filling with colorful tulle. The finished pot scrubbers are adorable and do a great job softly cleaning baked-on pots and pans.
Stand out with a chic and upcycled wedding bouquet made with repurposed materials. From buttons to paper to sparkling jewels, all of these amazing bridal bouquets will last for years to come.
Many of the unique arrangements are budget-friendly and can be personalized in special ways by these amazing Etsy artisans. Click through for a collection of swoon-worthy upcycled wedding bouquets that you can buy or use as DIY inspiration.
If you have wood floors, then you know that keeping them clean and glowing can be a challenge. From streaky cleaners to ones that leave a waxy buildup, finding the perfect cleaner for your hardwood floors that isn't harsh or filled with chemicals can be costly. Instead, toss together this eco-friendly homemade wood-floor cleaner that will wash your floors for only pennies. Spray directly on wood floors, make the cleaner in a bucket, or pour over cotton clothes to make reusable floor wipes. Plus, this floor cleaner isn't harsh on hardwoods and cleans without leaving unwanted streaks or waxy residue.
March was a wonderful month for our favorite celebrities and famous furry friends. From Grumpy Cat gracing the red carpet to several lucky pups hanging out on our favorite sitcoms, click through for a few of the best celebrity social media snaps from the month of March.
Freshen your sheets with a heavenly and easy DIY linen spray that lengthens the time between washings. And this refresher also does wonders cleaning and reviving mattresses. Scented with your favorite essential oil, this homemade concoction is just the right thing for spritzing on clothes, sheets, pillows, and feather beds. And it costs just about nothing to make.