DIY Shoe Organizer

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We’ve all gotten that feeling of frustration from having pairs upon pairs of shoes lying around the house, not knowing where exactly to store them. Fortunately for you, we’ve got you covered. In today’s post, we have compiled a few DIY Shoe Organizer tutorials just for you. 

Not only that, but we made sure to select tutorials that are relatively easy to follow and  won’t leave you confused and even more frustrated than when you began.  Also, all of these shoe organizers are made from cardboard so they are not at all  costly to you.

Now sit back, enjoy these creative DIY Shoe Organizer Ideas, and select the one that you like best  to make today.

DIY Cardboard Shoe Rack

This shoe rack is super easy to make. The best part is that you do not have to spend a lot of money getting the supplies. You may already have all these in your home. Think of it as upcycling. All you need for this DIY shoe organizer are cardboards, a tube of glue and some paint to make it more personal and to match your style. See? Super easy!

Creative Design Shoe Rack

This shoe organizer is also made of cardboard. This one though, is designed for small spaces, but you can always make it bigger based on what you want. There are so many ways that you can personalize this shoe rack and make it your own.

For this, you may need to get just a few supplies, but it’s all worth it in the end when you see your beautiful and creative shoe rack adorning your home. Go ahead and check it out.

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DIY Shoe Stand with Drawers

This one is my personal favorite! All you need are glue, cardboard and of course, a pair of scissors or an exacto knife. You can also use paint, as shown in the video, to give the shoe rack a pop if you wish.

This DIY shoe organizer is perfect because it has room for so many pairs of shoes, yet it takes up so little space. You are sure to love this one as well.

Ingenious Shoe Stand

If you have not yet seen a shoe organizer that is right for you, I am certain that you have found the one.  This shoe organizer idea is very original and innovative. The tutorial goes in details with the measurements to make the perfect shoe rack. Now, there is a level of technicality to this shoe rack so watch carefully then get to work.

BONUS!

Here, we have up to 11 more DIY shoe organizers just for you. Cardboard also makes most of these shoe organizers. They continue to be inexpensive and very creative. All 11 ideas are relatively easy  and should be fun to make as well.

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Now what are you waiting for? Go stretch those creative DIY bones of yours and put them to work. You now know how to make your very own DIY Shoe Organizer. You can say goodbye to the frustration of disorganized pairs of shoes. Feel free to take your pick from these ideas and put them to use. And remember, we are always here to help.

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Happy DIY-ing!

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Delicious and Healthy Christmas Cake Recipes

Healthy Christmas Cake

‘Tis the season! This holiday season would be incomplete without the traditional complementary, oh so delicious, Christmas Cake. The Christmas Cake is also known as Fruit Cake and is famous for its rich flavours and its versatile recipes.

Sadly, we are all painfully aware that these cakes sometimes pack a lot of calories. But don’t you worry about that. This is why we are here.

In today’s post, we have compiled some Christmas/fruit cake recipes that were created just for you, with the aim of making your Christmas snacking a little more guilt-free. These delicious and healthy Christmas Cake recipes are easy to make, without putting a strain on your pocket.

Let’s get right to it, shall we?

1. 3 INGREDIENT FRUIT CAKE

This is the easiest Christmas cake one could desire to bake. With only three ingredients, it is inexpensive and still just as delicious. The juice brings out a delightful flavour and Todd reminds us that this Fruit Cake is not only for Christmas. It tastes delicious all year round! 

Check out the benefits of substituting sugar with natural juice

2. WHOLE WHEAT CHRISTMAS FRUIT CAKE

This Christmas cake recipe is whole wheat; a great source of good carbs and fiber. It helps to boost energy and makes you feel fuller longer. 

Treat yourself to this healthy snack this Christmas season and crush those cravings.

3. FLOURLESS, SUGAR-LESS CHRISTMAS FRUIT CAKE

I know what you’re thinking. “A cake made without flour? No way.” Rest assured, this christmas cake is legitimate and very unique with this little spin. Go ahead and check it out. There are no refined sugars and the sweetness of this cake is all natural. It promises to be a crowd pleaser.

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4. VEGAN CHRISTMAS CAKE (WITH RUM)

This is a special one for vegans. This christmas fruit cake uses no eggs and no animal products. The amazing flavour comes from the rum and the wine that are infused and soaked into the fruits to give this christmas cake a popping taste. Be sure to try it out.

5. VEGAN CHRISTMAS CAKE (WITH TEA)

This is another vegan Christmas Cake. This one however, is for those persons who prefer not to use rum in their fruit cake. This recipe uses tea, rather than rum, to soak and soften the fruits. Go ahead and test it out.

RELATED: Check out these health benefits of using tea.

Feel free to use these recommendations try these delicious and healthy Christmas Cake recipes today. Remember to subscribe to our newsletter to get updates whenever we have more recommendations for you.

Thanks for stopping by and happy holidays!

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Fix your slow running kitchen or bathroom faucet

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Your kitchen or bathroom faucet may start to run slower than usual over time and this can be very annoying. In this post we will show you how to fix your slow running faucets, easily and very cheap.

The problem can be traced to a number of issues but first find out if only one faucet has this issue. This would eliminate a lot of spending and time to fix the plumbing of the entire dwelling.

If only one faucet has the problem, don’t worry, we have a couple of solutions that we hope will solve the problem.

Now lets get the pre-checks out of the way to narrow down the issue.

1. Check if the water supply valve is on

The water supply valve is located under the sink. The open the valve, turn it anti-clockwise. If the valve is already on, move on to the next step.

2. Check the faucet supply lines

These are the tubes underneath the sink that channels the water to the faucet. Inspect them carefully to ensure that they are not kinked or crushed. This would certainly reduce the flow of water from the faucet. If they are damaged or leaking, watch the video below on how to replace them.

To check for blockage inside the tubes:

  • Turn off the water supply valve by turning clockwise.
  • Remove the tube from the faucet.
  • Place that end of the tube in a bucket and turn on the water supply valve.
  • If there is a strong flow of water, the tube is clear and the problem is with the faucet.

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3. The aerator may have been designed for low-flow

The aerator is threaded unto the end of the faucet spout and may be removed easily with an adjustable wrench. Some faucets are made with low-flow aerators to conserve on water usage. A small disc is located inside the aerator that must not be removed. If this is the case with your faucet, replace the aerator with another.

4. Clogged Aerator

kitchen faucet aerator - fix your slow running faucets

If the aerator needs to be removed for any reason, this can be done easily. All you need is an adjustable wrench. The video below demonstrates how to remove the aerator and clean the screen inside.

Clean thoroughly.

Aerators all include mixers, as seen in the image above. The pathways in the mixer may become clogged over time. To clean them, you may use a small sewing needle (remember to be careful) that would be able to get inside these spaces and remove any material blocking the flow. This should do the trick to clear any blockage inside the aerator after cleaning the screens.

I hope these options helped you to fix your slow running faucets. If not, check out the link below for how to replace the faucet entirely.

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Healthy Meats: Lean Beef Benefits and Recipes

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Beef has been unfairly blacklisted in recent times even though its connection to certain forms of diseases is inconclusive. What some persons don’t know is that lean beef can actually aid in weight loss, boost the immune system and physical strength. So today’s recommendations will be focused on healthy meats, specifically, lean beef benefits and recipes.

Check out these 10 health benefits of lean beef.

Based on the facts, ladies and gentlemen, we can have and enjoy beef without compromising our health and weight loss goals. 

As such, let’s get into some recipes!

1. 3 Healthy Steak Recipes

Steak lovers, here is a special one for you. Chef Robert does very well with demonstrating how to prepare these delicious steak recipes. The meat of choice is a flank steak; inexpensive and can feed a lot of mouths. The 3 dishes are:

  • Mustard Flank Steak
  • Flank Steak with Jicama Salsa
  • Cumin and Coriander Flank Steak

Recipes are provided in the video description.

Check out these benefits of Lean Meat here.

2. How to Cook Perfect Beef Stir Fry

Chef John Zhang masterfully creates the perfect stir fry in this video that will certainly cause you to salivate. Watch carefully how he cuts the steak thinly against the grain.

3. Heart Healthy Spaghetti Bolognese

This is a real crowd pleaser. 

Be sure to use extra lean minced beef so as to lower the fat content. 

This meal is easy to prepare and sure to please.

4. Ground Beef Tacos

Taco lovers, it’s your time!  Awesome doesn’t begin to describe this recipe and dish.  You will certainly love this one.

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