Target Beauty Box – August 2016

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Here we go again!   “Must-haves. Can’t-do-withouts. Obsessions.” you say? I can’t wait!   It’s looking promising so far. I love it when there are full-size samples and samples of both shampoo and conditioner. Happy happy so far!   Juice Organics Repairing Shampoo & Conditioner. “A nursing blend of organic…

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How I Spent my Summer Vacation – Day One

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I usually take one week of summer vacation during the kids’ swimming lessons because I love taking them to the pool. The downside is that we can’t take a trip anywhere because they’d miss lessons. But the upside is that we can do home improvement projects, and have a whole…

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation – Prequel

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You know how you plan a quick and easy project and it snowballs into something not so quick or easy? Yeah. That.   It all started when I noticed the flooring in front of the dishwasher was curling up. We discovered that the dishwasher was leaking underneath the flooring. So…

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Target Beauty Boxes – July 2016

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OK, OK, I know it’s past July. (Where did summer go???) I wanted to share the goodies from the July Beauty Boxes anyway, and you can still get all the products at Target or sign up for your own Beauty Box. Yes, you read that right, Target Beauty Boxes, as…

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Mrs. Duvall’s Crab Cake Recipe

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Teacher and I have a symbiotic relationship: he likes to cook and I like to eat. It’s a match made in heaven. Since cooking for me makes him happy, and eating what he cooks makes me happy, Teacher is always on the lookout for recipes he thinks I’d like. Neither…

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The Anniversary Picnic

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Saturday morning most of us descended en masse on Mom & Dad’s house to get ready for the picnic. By “us” I mean Uncle Ike, Aunt Elle and their boys, Uncle Jay, College Boy, Irish Girl and their kids, Cowboy, Princess and their girls yes I have news to share,…

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Sleep, Glorious Sleep!

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Teacher is one of those people who can fall asleep almost anywhere, anytime. And he’s not the only one. Me not so much. I’ve always had a hard time falling asleep, even when I was a kid. Sometimes I know there’s something on my mind, like planning an anniversary party,…

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T-Minus 24 and Counting

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I took Friday off to prepare for the Anniversary Picnic. First order of business – getting my hair touched up! I’d gotten it done about 5 weeks ago and the color still looked fantastic, if you didn’t count the half inch of white and brown roots peeking out. My stylist…

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Planning an Anniversary Picnic

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Shortly after Mom handed over her little red book aka her “List of Demands” I met Uncle Jay and Uncle Ike at Fazolis to go over her notes, start planning, and enjoy a little pasta. It didn’t take long for me to realize that planning this shindig was going to…

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