Make Your Own One-Of-A-Kind Découpage Handbag

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This may come as a shock to I hope you're sitting down. (Of COURSE you're sitting down! You're on your computer! Oh might be on your phone. Hmmm...well sit down for heaven's sake!) I have NEVER decoupaged anything in my LIFE! I know...I'm a little ashamed to admit it...but in the spirit of full ... Continue Reading

How to Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs . . . Without Boiling!

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I have a challenge for you today! What would you say if I asked you to cook a pan full of eggs in their shell until they are hard-cooked and then PERFECTLY PEEL all of them with ONE HAND??? You would probably tell me I'm CRAZY, right? Well, CALL ME CRAZY! This is totally what I did today! Let me explain. I was going ... Continue Reading

100% Florida Orange Juice . . . In A Frozen Little Gem!

Don't you just despise that feeling when the alarm goes off in the morning and you think "It's TOO early!" (No matter WHAT time it goes off!) Getting myself going in the morning is always challenging. I know A LOT of us reach for that blast of caffeine in the A.M. to help us get a jumpstart.....but honestly, I think simply ... Continue Reading

Homemade {Gluten Free} Graham Crackers

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Last week I posted about DIY Fire Starters and our “s’mores by the fire” night! Mmmm....I had forgotten how much I LIKE s'mores! It's been a few years since we've had them because I've always felt it wouldn't be fair to No. 2 Son who has to eat a gluten-free diet. Darn graham crackers! It's really hard to have a s'more ... Continue Reading

Make Your Own “Resort Quality” Liquid Hand Soap for Pennies!

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Whenever I go to our local thrift store...I'm always drawn to the room with all the health and beauty odds and ends because they have a big basket FULL of wonderful smelling soaps, lotions, shampoos and conditioners that come from fancy resorts and hotels in the area. (There are a lot around here, trust me!) The little ... Continue Reading

Attention All My Fellow “Fanilows”!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of stiletto entertainment. All opinions are 100% mine.'s been a "few" years....but I was SO in LOVE with Barry Manilow as a teenager I could have been crowned the QUEEN "Fanilow"! Barry Manilow was one of the first concerts I ever attended growing up in the LA area. ... Continue Reading