April Beauty Box Five

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  My April Beauty Box Five is here!! I have been trying out different beauty subscription boxes. The ones I am trying are: Birchbox Ipsy Beauty Box Five Julep Maven <a href="http://onedollarcottage.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/bbscollage.jpg"><img class="aligncenter size-medium wp-image-3371" alt="bbscollage" src="http://onedollarcottage.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/bbscollage-300x300.jpg" width="300" height="300" /></a> Here's a quick summary of the different … [Continue reading...]

Special Salmon

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I great deal on 2 pounds of frozen salmon.  I have a tendency to get stuck in a rut with certain foods, and fish is one of them.  I seem to make it the same way every time. Tonight I felt like doing something different! I started hunting through my pantry and refrigerator, and this is what I came up with. Mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, and Old Bay Seasoning. I placed the salmon on a foil lined cookie sheet.  In one bowl, I combined one part Dijon to two parts … [Continue reading...]

My Hobonichi Planner

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If you are not a total geek, you will not understand this post at all. I am a certified office supply and planner junkie, always have been. I belong to several Facebook groups about planners, bullet journaling, pens…it is a little crazy, I know. I first saw this planner mentioned in a Facebook planner group […]

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April Julep Maven Box

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I have been trying out different beauty subscription boxes. The ones I am trying are: Birchbox Ipsy Beauty Box Five Julep Maven Here’s a quick summary of the different services… Birchbox How much: $10/month Sample brands: Benefit, Deborah Lippmann, Amika, Stila How it works: Birchbox arrives at your door filled with about five deluxe beauty […]

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What’s in my Beach Bag?

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  So we are heading off to Florida this weekend for a week, and I am in a frenzy.  My husband has been away for three months and gets home on Thursday.  Friday night we will start the drive to southwest Florida.  I am trying to get my house in order, get my cooking done […]

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Beach Week Menu Planning

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  This is a crazy week.  My husband comes home Thursday from Saudi Arabia for his two week visit that he gets every three months, and we leave the next day for spring break in Florida. The place we vacation  in Florida is a little island in southwest Florida that is only accessed by ferry […]

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Trashy Tuesday and some Flea Market Advice..4/8/14

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I have really been missing my junking. Saturday morning I was so excited! It was a beautiful day…we drove up to my usual Saturday morning flea market, and it was packed! The whole place was full of vendors, inside and outside. I couldn’t find something to buy to save my life. It was ridiculous. It […]

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March Julep Maven Box

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I have been trying out different beauty subscription boxes. The ones I am trying are: Birchbox Ipsy Beauty Box Five Julep Maven Here’s a quick summary of the different services… Birchbox How much: $10/month Sample brands: Benefit, Deborah Lippmann, Amika, Stila How it works: Birchbox arrives at your door filled with about five deluxe beauty […]

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