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First Friday Faves July

This month’s faves are: Cirépil Blue Wax Pampered Chef Large Scoop Consumer Cellular My first fave this month is Cirépil Blue Wax.  Every year when pool season rolls around I…

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How I Transformed My Flat Flowerbed Into A Stunning Mounded Showstopper

With dry weather finally here I’ve been busy trying to find a way to keep my pollinator’s bed from becoming a swamp the next time it rains.  This bed sits…

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Why I Love PicMonkey For My Blog and Think You Will, Too

I have been a stay at home mom for 15 years.  Just because I’ve not worked outside the home for more than six months in that time doesn’t mean I…

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My Bathroom Makeover Remodel Part 1

Remodels are tough.  How do I know?  We’ve remodeled almost every room in our house.  They are messy, dusty and pretty much a pain in the butt.  And did I…

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Salted Chocolate Toffee Squares

Ever since my sister in law introduced me to these Salted Chocolate Toffee Squares I have been making them for picnics, get togethers and pretty much any other special occasion…

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Are You Embarrassed to Call Yourself a Blogger?

In my last Blogging 101 post I addressed one of the main reasons why you may not have started your blog.  Fear.  Today I’m going to talk with you about…

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Choosing the Perfect Planner

Everyone has an obsession, right?  Well I have one, okay well maybe like twenty.  One of these obsessions is date planners.  There is just something about them I love.  Several…

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How to Get Rid of the Skunk Smell When Your Dog Gets Sprayed

Yuck!  If you’ve ever been unfortunate enough to discover your dog has been sprayed by a skunk you know how truly horrible this experience is.  We’ve all driven by a…