Re-purposing Used K-cups for planting seeds

In celebrating Earth Day, I wanted to share my DIY re-purposing project using K-cups.

I had this brilliant idea of making use of the empty used K-cups as seedling containers.  A way of reducing waste by re-purposing them.

I emptied out the K-cups, cleaned, and dried them.

I then added potting mix and planted seeds in them.  The seeds I planted are lavender hyssop, wild flowers, and Shasta daisies.  I watered my seedlings, hoping they would grow.  I have some little seedlings growing.

Below are pics of my project.


After the seeds have grown, and are able to be transplanted, they can just be popped out of the K-cups and transplanted to a bigger pot or the ground.

Good luck, enjoy Earth Day, and let me know what you guys have done to help reduce, reuse, and recycle to help  our environment.

DIY Lip Scrubs for Dry, Chapped Lips


Here is a Beauty Tip Tuesday!

With the change in weather, temperature drops, wind picks up, and the moisture in the air decreases, our lips need extra care to prevent dry, chapped lips. This is also a great way to prep your lips for the great new Fall/Winter matte liquid lippies. I’m wearing Younique’s splash liquid lipstick in “Sizzling.” You can order them here

Here is a DIY lip scrub that you can make with everything that’s in your pantry.

1 tsp. Brown sugar

1 tsp. Honey *

Pinch of ground cinnamon powder (for lip plumping)-optional but worth it!

*melted coconut oil, olive oil, almond oil can be substituted, or do a blend. Whatever you have available.

A drop of Vanilla extract can also be added, as optional flavor.

Mix everything in a bowl until you get a paste like consistency. Apply to lips with fingertips and gently rub for a few seconds. Rinse with warm water and follow with lip balm or your favorite lip product.

Can be stored in a capped container for a couple of months at room temperature.

If you’re feeling creative and adventurous, you can try these other DIY lip scrubs.  If you’re a fan of that great bubble gum lip scrub from a company that starts with L__H, you can try the recipe on the link below.

10 Great Lip Scrub Recipes