25+ Cozy Winter Drinks

25+ Delicious and Cozy Winter drinks that you can make from home! Save money, and avoid going out in the cold with these DIY Lattes, Cocoas and Spirits! | Saynotsweetanne.com

Whelp, it is officially TOO DANG COLD here in Michigan. That means negative wind chills, and drafts that penetrate 3 layers of sweater and a wool coat. There is ice on things that should never have ice on them. Also, it is dark. The days are twilight and overcast almost all the time. So, nowRead more

A Better Sharpie Mug Method

A Better Way to make a Sharpie Mug! More than just coloring a mug and baking it, this method creates a beautiful water color effect, allows you to erase while coloring and uses Dishwasher safe mod podge! | saynotsweetanne.com

There have been hundreds of tutorials written about the Sharpie Mug method, some using plain Sharpies, others using the oil-based kind. Essentially, you write on a mug in Sharpie and then you bake it until the drawing becomes semi permanent. Sounds amazing huh!? Always excited for new ways of decorating my coffee mug, I’ve had thatRead more

DIY Exfoliating Coconut and Coffee Scrub

Easy DIY Coconut and Coffee Scrub! Great for skin health, and perfectly pampering. | saynotsweetanne.com

I know it doesn’t look like much. I considered not even sharing this Coffee Scrub because it looks, well, like dirt. But let me tell you – you can’t judge this scrub by its color. I’ve been looking for a while for a good facial scrub to use periodically with my DIY Face moisturizer andRead more

Delicious Cold-Brew Coffee Base

How to make Cold Brew Coffee the easy way! Perfect for iced coffees in the hot months, or just because. | saynotsweetanne.com

I might be a little late on the cold summer drink bandwagon. I realize that. But I’ve just discovered this concoction and I swear I’ll drink it until mid December! (I’ll report back on the validity of that statement). Now, I’ve shared a few delicious hot drinks like DIY Chai Mix and Hazelnut Mocha, butRead more

Tested Tuesday: FlexBrew 2-Way Coffee Maker by Hamilton Beach

Tested Tuesday: Hamilton Beach Flex Brew | saynotsweetanne.com

This month I was able to test out the new from Hamilton Beach. The product was provided to me for review, but everything else is 100% my opinion! I like coffee treats. I say treats, because I don’t like plain coffee. But put enough cream, sugar and chocolate in it and I am in! I loveRead more

Easy DIY Aged Paper

DIY Aged Paper - Easy and printable with no ovens or scorching! | saynotsweetanne.com | #diy #halloween #paper #renaissance #aged #weathered

  With Halloween right around the corner (Hello!? What happened to August!?), Renaissance Festival season in full swing, and our DnD adventures winding up, hubby asked me for some aged paper. Now, “paper” has a long history. Papyrus was made in Egypt from the cyperus papyrus plant found along the Nile. Its use dates backRead more