All posts tagged: DIY

How to make your lightning cable last?

This post is long overdue. As in, almost a month ko na dapat ito na-post. Haha! Jeff and I broke our iPhones’ cables after using it for just six months. Just six months. My iPad 2’s cable is still working perfectly and it’s already two years old. So he recently bought a Capdase cable with plug for Php 1,500.00. The original cable (no plug) sells for Php 1,090.00 at the Apple store so buying the Capdase one is a steal. I saw on some DIY website ways on how to lengthen your cable’s life. I’m gonna share one here. 🙂 1. Find a pen with a spring inside. You know, those pens with different colors back in high school? That. Slaughter it and get the spring. Haha! It looks like this: 2. Get your cable. Loosen up the ends of the spring. 3. Hook one end of the spring to the cable. Make sure you don’t hurt yourself. I did hurt myself a few times before I was able to hook it hehe. 4. Carefully …

Recycling our MakatiMed Pillows

Jeff and I would regularly kick two pillows off the bed — the pillows that came from MakatiMed. We don’t do this because they aren’t our favorite. It’s just because they are too thin and not fluffy anymore.  We love pillows. We have six that we bought from Sleepcare when we got married. They always have the 4+2 promo. When Jeff was confined in MakatiMed last December 2012, the nurses told us that we can take the two pillows home. So we did. Last December 2013, it was my turn to be admitted and so we have two more additional pillows. I figured this would just be additional pillows on the bed and we will eventually not fit in there anymore. So I had the bright idea of making two huge pillows out of these four MakatiMed pillows, plus the big throw pillow that my mom gave me.  I started by cutting fabrics from my sewing supplies. I didn’t know the size, I just cut them. I sew the sides using the sewing machine at home. …