DIY Blog, Food

Monster Cinnamon Rolls

Monster Cinnamon Rolls

These cinnamon rolls are so good it’s scary. With Halloween approaching I thought I would whip up a sweet treat to get in the spirit. Everyone loves a good cinnamon roll, but monster cinnamon rolls are even better! This recipe is also a hit for themed birthday parties, sleepovers, or anytime you want to give your own little monsters the sweetest of treats.

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The Perfect Healthy Diet Day for Busy Moms (or Anyone)

Sometimes all it takes to stick to a healthy diet is a plan and preparation. Moms are busier than ever these days. Heck, people are busier than ever, but moms especially. It seems that the demand to keep up with homework, school events, sports, activities, and your kids’ social lives requires more energy as they get older. On top of that there is housework, volunteering, budgeting, groceries, endless cooking, squeezing time in with your spouse, and if you work outside the home, your job. The idea of eating a healthy diet and getting enough exercise and sleep for yourself is exhausting. However, as challenging as it can be, it should be your number one priority to take care of yourself. Luckily, I’m making the healthy diet part simple for you with a ready made plan for the perfect healthy diet day, along with alternate choices to cover your whole week.

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Essential Kitchen Tools Gift Guide for the Healthy Eater

We all know someone who is health conscious, a whiz in the kitchen with nutritious meals, or maybe in the beginning stages of turning over a new leaf with their eating habits. So what do you buy them for a gift? Don’t worry, we’ve got you with our epic list of all of the best kitchen tools for the healthy eater. Check them all out in our gift guide below and buy them something they will not only love, but will use over and over again.

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Easiest Frozen Treat Ever

If you want to serve up an easy to make frozen treat that kids love, as well as one that will keep them cool then you’ve come to right place. We like to keep things as simple as we can here at DIY Detectives , which is why we wanted to share this sweet recipe that only requires two ingredients.

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Beauty, Body, DIY Blog, Food

The Best Coffee that will Improve Your Skin, Hair, & Nails

I love my morning cup of coffee. Like, LOVE it. It’s the first thing I crave as soon as I wake up and I can’t seem to start my day without it. Addicted? Yes, but hey, we all have our vices. I also love finding easy health and beauty hacks that I can work into my routines at home. I’m all about getting the most benefit from the lowest amount of time and effort. As a mom of five, taking care of myself can be challenging so any helpful tips that come my way are tricks I want to share with other busy ladies. So when I discovered that I could get healthy skin, hair, and nails by adding just one thing to my coffee in the morning, I was all over it. Trust me, this is the best coffee that every woman should be drinking in the morning.

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Quick & Easy Meal Ideas for Busy Families

We all have busy schedules to keep up with, but eating regular, healthy meals should still be a priority. After all, keeping your body fueled the right way gives you the energy you need as you care for your family, work hard, and chase goals. We know heading through the drive-thru to pick up dinner is a tempting solution, but you are not doing your loved ones or yourself any favors by eating unhealthy fast food on the regular. Instead, you might try some quick and easy meal ideas for busy people. These are meals that you can make in no time flat; some can even be prepped ahead of time to help your evenings run smooth (or, let’s be real, more smoothly, because anything that involves kids is never totally stress-free). With recipes like these, you can eat good meals at home and keep up with your jammed packed schedule.

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Easy Low Carb Meals for Busy People

If you’ve been wanting to try a low carb or Keto diet plan to eat healthy or lose a few pounds but find that you don’t have the time to put together and make specialty meals, then you’ve come to the right blog post. Life is busier than ever for many of us but our nutrition should suffer because of it.  I’ve put together a stellar list of quick, easy low carb meals for busy people to help get you back or keep you on track.

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What to Bring to your Next BBQ | and What Not to.

If you’ve never stressed out about what to bring to a BBQ well then you must be Martha Stewart. I, however, immediately start concerning myself with what I can contribute that will be the kind of crowd pleasing dish that causes people to ask “yum, who brought this?” If you know what I’m talking about you’re in luck. Here we will let you in on some of the best eats you can take to your family or neighborhood BBQ, and also the items you should NOT bring.

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Food

New School Lunch Ideas to Try This Year

Are your kids bored with the school lunches you’ve been making all year?  Or maybe its the beginning of a brand new school year and you want it to be the best school lunch year ever!!  Here’s a few new school lunch ideas you maybe haven’t tried before that the diy detectives are thrilled about.

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