Five Songs to Unfuck Your Habitat To

Looking for some motivating music for a little round of Unfuck Your Habitat? Here’s what’s on my playlist.

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We Try It: Making Granola

My kids could probably eat their own weight in granola and yogurt. I may not be fancy enough to make my own yogurt, but to save some cash, I decided to try my hand at making granola.

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News in Africa: 12/20/2012

This week’s update on Africa is the bee’s knees with some encouraging and heartwarming news amidst updates on the political scene. Read More News in Africa: 12/20/2012

Oh, Honey!

My parents did what they could to get me to dislike honey, but no dice. Well, to be fair to them, they were just giving me a folk remedy for the common cold – a clove of garlic chopped directly into a spoonful of honey – and it is not their fault that that is an absolutely disgusting combination. Regardless of my appreciation for the food, for a long time, I did not know much about it. Sure, it came from bees and plants, but how? Read More Oh, Honey!

Crosspost: Hot Ink Pinky Tries It: DIY Miracle Mask

I don’t know if you’ve checked it out, but I adore Pinterest. You have lots of virtual boards with names like My Style, DIY, Decorating, Food and Drink, Sexy Men I Want To Bone, or Hair and Makeup. Read More Crosspost: Hot Ink Pinky Tries It: DIY Miracle Mask

Open Thread: TGIF Edition

Another week has come and gone here at Persephone. Welcome to the cushy comforts of the open thread, where we’re all friends, all your jokes are witty, and your hair always looks really, really great. Totally. Read More Open Thread: TGIF Edition

How to Make a Honey Oatmeal Mask for Dry Skin

I am by no means the queen of DIY facial treatments, but I have a few tricks up my sleeve. This oatmeal-honey mask is one I just started using this fall, because my skin has been dryer than a British man’s jokes. It’s simple to make and relatively inexpensive, so long as you don’t go wild with the honey. Read More How to Make a Honey Oatmeal Mask for Dry Skin