Kitchen Tools for Vegans Who Love to Cook!

We came up with the idea of writing about kitchen tools for vegans when I realized that preparing healthy, tasty vegan meals requires a set of tools that not everybody has in a typical kitchen. As you start preparing more whole-food, plant-based (and sometimes even raw!) meals, you’ll see how these tools are not gadgets but really helpful companions on your vegan journey.

If you can find one, you can turn a wooden spool into a creative, rustic DIY project for the home. Can’t find one? Try looking at your local home improvement store. Lowes and Home Depot sell several products that come on the large wooden spools, and if they’re empty, they’ll give you the spool for […]

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It’s Friday night and around our place that usually means PIZZA! We’re big fans of pepperoni or carnivore’s delight, but this week it means trying unusual and yummy pizza topping ideas! We love a good pepperoni pizza, but after a while, it can get a little boring. Maybe you’re stuck in a pizza rut like […]

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Now that warm temps are finally here, it’s time for backyard DIY ideas. At One Crazy House, we’re dreaming and scheming of backyard ideas to create the *best* backyard space. Hammocks… deck beds… patio tables with built-in wine coolers… Isn’t that the stuff summer dreams are made of? Check out these outdoor DIYs (and do them!) to […]

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Do you enjoy cleaning the bathroom? No? Me either. But making it sparkle and shine (and sanitized) doesn’t have to be the dreadful chore that we often turn it into. These bathroom cleaning hacks can help you get your bathroom super clean without spending a lot of time and elbow grease on it. And if […]

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Is your wooden furniture (or wooden cutting board) looking a little dull lately? Fear not… we have a solution! This coconut oil wood restorer helps to make wood shiny and clean, so it keeps your wood furniture looking (like new) for years to come. To make this wood restorer, you only need two simple ingredients…both […]

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So, I bet you are just like me… You want to know how to clean the carpet – in a big way, on short notice. Carpets have a magical way of managing to get dirty even in the cleanest of houses. If you have kids around, they’re like the ‘carpet-stain accelerators’ and this can be […]

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clean window blindsBlinds. There is no quicker or more effective way to switch from natural light to privacy, please! Just a twist of the wrist and the magic happens. Surely, this is why just about every window in just about every house and apartment in the U.S. comes dressed with BLINDS. We have come to expect them. […]

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Who else loves alphabet art? I love finding awesome things to make with scrabble tiles. Scrabble is one of my favorite board games, but somehow, I’ve ended up with several boards over the years. I wasn’t sure what to do with them until I scoured Pinterest and found some amazing uses for Scrabble tiles. Prepare to […]

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You know when you get a craving and you just have to have that food? That’s how I feel about Olive Garden. Unfortunately, we don’t have one close by, so driving for a couple of hours is out of the question. What’s a girl who’s craving pasta to do? Why, whip up one of these […]

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kid bobbing for applesNo Halloween party is complete without some spooktastic Halloween party games! Check out this list of Halloween games for kids and throw a party they’ll talk about till next year! You’ve scoured the stores to come up with the perfect costume and you’ve built up a candy stash that would make Willy Wonka proud. Now, […]

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Add an unexpected accent to something ordinary in a pinch. Turn a plain lampshade into a designer knock-off. Decorate your walls without damaging them. Cover up just about anything to make it colorful and beautiful. You can do all that with washi tape. In fact, we were so amazed at all the things you can […]

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Having a great-looking patio can help the warm summer be way more enjoyable. From DIY furniture projects to creative lighting these DIY patio ideas will help brighten your backyard even if you are short on time or have a small budget. If you are looking for summer projects these backyard ideas are sure to make […]

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Getting on a ladder to string Christmas lights around the outside of my home isn’t exactly my thing. I’m afraid of heights. But that doesn’t mean that I pass on the twinkly lights that the season is so well known for. No, I bring the lights indoors and put them everywhere. If you’d like to add […]

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Hearty soups, fresh salads, hot bread, and yummy sandwiches – it’s what Panera Bread is known for. It’s the perfect place to grab lunch, but eating out every day sure gets expensive fast! Luckily, we’ve found 16 yummy copycat Panera recipes that are just as tasty and filling as the restaurant versions. We have collected […]

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Get your home organized once and for all with these handy home organizing tips and tricks. Most are so genius, yet so simple, you’ll wonder why you haven’t been using them all along. And all these tips are easy enough that you can put them into place right away so you can get organized fast! […]

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If you are new to essential oils, or even if you have been using them with your family for years, there are so many essential oils tips and tricks you’ll learn as you transition to a chemical-free life. There is something about a home that smells good and is chemical-free! Check out some of our favorite […]

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Tips to stay cool this summer, because by the time the “dog days” of summer roll around, you probably want nothing more than to jump headfirst into a cold pool, right? But… what to do if you don’t have one, or don’t have access to one? There are plenty of ways to get wet and […]

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Your dog is your best friend, so it’s no wonder that you want to paw print ice cube trays now and then. Unfortunately, many of the commercial dog treats out there are full of stuff that’s not-so-good for dogs. That’s why making your own is such a great idea. These DIY dog treats are made with […]

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Who doesn’t love a good shopping spree? Especially in the clothes and shoe section! I am a shoe lover who ensures to get a new pair every time I am out shopping. And guess what? With nearly every pair of shoes you buy, you receive a handy dandy shoebox to go along with it. I […]

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Pallets are all the rage right now, and for good reason. They are SO versatile and most of the time you can find them for free! They give you that weathered wood look that is so hard to replicate.  So, be on the look out for pallets because we are going to show you 17 […]

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DIY Organization Ideas, because organizing the most-used spaces in your home can be difficult. You and your family are constantly reaching for things in the bathroom, the kitchen, or in your closets. So organization ideas have to be practical and easy to maintain. Where to start? Here are some of the best tips and DIY […]

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Are you the type of person to carry your earbuds with you wherever you go? If so, you’ve probably found them in a tangled mess in your bag more than once. I know I have. But we’ve found an easy solution — bunches of them, actually. Whether you’re looking for cute and cuddly or low-key […]

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So many uses for plastic wrap, tips galore!! It’s hard to believe that plastic wrap is life-changing, but think for a second about what life would be like without it?? And here are extra tips and tricks to make plastic wrap even more useful than you imagined. Plastic wrap can be a little tricky when […]

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Two of the Best Ways to Remove Bakeware Stains on Glass and Aluminum 1When it comes to bakeware, we all know it can get pretty dirty over time – you need the best way to remove bakeware stains. Whether it’s a gunky glass baking dish or an aluminum cookie sheet that has baked-on grease and cooking spray! I am going to share the best way to remove bakeware […]

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Do you have piles and stacks of paper littering your desk, tables, and countertops? You’re not alone. But you can develop a good system for getting rid of paper clutter for good. Here are 15 tips for finally getting your papers organized. Quickly Get Rid of Paper Clutter 1. Paper Clutter Sorting and Storing Strategy […]

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It’s a time of saying goodbye to what was and looking ahead to what could be. And of endless possibilities. It’s also a time where anything is possible. It’s the year your (not so little) man graduates from high school. Now, be warned: senior year doesn’t look the same as did his graduating year. While […]

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22 Recipes That Prove Ramen Noodles Are The BestDid you give up on Ramen noodles after you received your college diploma? It may be time to give these unlikely, yet inexpensive noodles another chance. Ramen noodles recipes are much more common than you might think! These Ramen Noodles Recipes prove that an abundance of tasty family favorites can be created with just a bit more […]

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stain removal bakeware before and afterTired of scrubbing at stains only to have them not disappear…again? Whether you have stains on your laundry, your pans, or your furniture, use these genius stain removal tips to get rid of tough stains with ease. Stains are unavoidable and are sometimes a pain to deal with. However, there’s always a stain removal solution […]

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How to cure a stinky fridge 101 So far we’ve covered lots of tips that will change the way you use your fridge, but we forgot one thing… what to do about a stinky fridge! That’s right… We’ve all been there and I know we can all relate to having that urge for a midnight snack […]

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Ladies and gents, it’s time to grab your iron and get those clothes wrinkle-free. Who’s pumped? Okay, ironing isn’t our favorite chore. But with a few clever ironing tips and some pretty ironing station ideas, we’ve found out that it’s not that bad. These ironing station ideas will help you save space and have versatility […]

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