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Beauty Bargains under $5

The Holidays are quickly creeping up on us, and if you’re like me you’re probably scurring around looking for last minute gifts or stocking stuffers. Well here’s some good news for you. We’ve scoured the internet looking for the best and most useful beauty bargains out there.

Avon Holiday Shower Gels

Each of these adorable shower gels ($1.29 each) are themed and scented with all your Holiday favorites! They’re priced so affordably, you won’t have to leave anyone off your list! You can add them to your gift packages, in stockings , or leave them on your co-workers desk right before the company party! After all who doesn’t love Avon?Continue reading

A New Favorite Gluten-Free Dessert

Thanksgiving was wonderful! It was so much fun to have all of my family at my house. I made three gluten free desserts for Thanksgiving this year. As I told you in my last blog, this was my first gluten-free Thanksgiving and the dessert portion of the meal has traditionally been my territory. I usually make pumpkin pie and pumpkin cheese cake. However, this year, I added a Pumpkin Roll, and it was truly scrumptious. (that reminds me of a song from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) Anyway, the Pumpkin Roll is basically a thin pumpkin spice cake rolled around a filling made of mascarpone cheese, whipped cream, powdered sugar, vanilla and cinnamon. It was amazing! You can find the recipe on a blog called Baked Bree. And now that I am thinking about it again (the pumpkin roll), and I am sad that it is all gone — I will just have to make another one —soon. The only thing I might add next time around is some liquor. I think the roll was calling out for some. Just sayin.Continue reading

November 29, 2012

Craft Box for Kids

So anyone with kids, knows that the best gift is a BOX.  And the larger the box the better it is.  I mean really they need the room to move around in the box.  And a box is so great for them on so many levels.

We had a large box.  I didn’t get a before pic, but you can tell that it is large.  My kids have been playing with it for about 2 weeks now.  Well, the top flaps started to rip off.  We thought about throwing away, but the kids were not happy about it.  So we had a quick brain storm and decided that we should take the ripped part off and make doors.  We taped the edges so we don’t have to worry about anyone cutting their fingers.

 

We just did this last night, and they already have some residents that moved in.  I had to take this picture quickly as since they have been up for 10 min already and the residents have had to vacate the box.  My 2 kids have taken up residence in it.

They have such great imagination.  They were able to play with it for about 1 hour last night.  And in that 1 hour it was an ice cream shop, a house, a restaurant, a fort, and a broken house they had to fix.

This morning it is the beauty shop.  I wonder what it will be this afternoon.

So With the holidays coming up, why not give your kids a box for christmas.  Or at least keep the boxes around for some great imaginative play.

Post by Sharon from A Little bit of Everything

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Sharon is a Stay at home mom, who loves to craft. She started doing crafts as a young child. She started more crafting as she became a mom. She learned there was a lot of things that could be made yourself, and would last longer than store bought items. Crafting allows her to spend more time with her children. Her children are 2 and 4. They are at the age the perfect age where they enjoy making things for everyone else as well. She runs a HN Designs and has a Blog A Little Bit of Everything.


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November 29, 2012

Memory Foam Mattress Topper by Dream Therapy

memory foam mattress topper

Add comfort to your sleep with a Memory Foam Mattress Topper. For a limited time you can purchase the Dream Therapy 3 inch Memory Foam Mattress Topper for 50% off.  This high-density memory foam mattress topper conforms to your body creating maximum comfort while you sleep. It has a hypoallergenic design which is a plus for allergy sufferers. This Mattress Topper is part of Kohl’s Cyber Week sale and is not available in stores. Sale ends December 1st so take advantage of the 50% discount before it is gone. Shipping is free on this item.

  Use Promo Code: WREATH to save 20% on all orders or HOLLY to save 25% on all orders of $100+

The Dream Therapy 3-in. Thick Memory Foam Mattress Topper is available in the following sizes:

 Twin- $119.50

Full-$159.50

Queen-$169.99

King-$209.50

California  King-$209.50

Start on your way to a comfortable night sleep now and order your Dream Therapy 3-in. Memory Foam Mattress Topper today.


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November 28, 2012

Pork Garlic Butter Stir Fry Recipe

I know stir-fry can be healthy but I have always avoided cooking them. I even owned a wok for several years but the thought of cooking with soy sauce grossed me out. I do not like Thai or Chinese food so ideas of sauces friends would suggest were quickly shot down. I finely grew frustrated when I had a load of fresh veggies and stir fry seemed like the logical way to cook them. So I took to the internet and compared different recipes. For dinner that night I made stir fry (soy sauce free) and my family and I loved it. Enjoy the recipe below and bring stir fry to your table.

Pork Garlic Butter Stir Fry

  • 1 box of rotini pasta
  • 3 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic Salt
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 lbs Pork Steak sliced into 1 inch strips
  • 1 cups fresh green beans
  • 1 cup chopped broccoli
  • 1 cup chopped cauliflower
  • 1 medium onion cut into slices
  • 1 cups of sliced mushrooms
  • 1 red pepper cut into slices
  • 1 yellow pepper cut into slices
  • 1 cups of chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp flourContinue reading
November 27, 2012

Contour Products 4-Flip Pillow only $19.99 (50% Off)!

Today, check out this deal on Contour Products 4-Flip Pillow, get one for only $19.99 (list price $39.99 50% off)! This combines a bed pillow with a wedge pillow for versatility. “4-Way Flip” comfort and support positions for your complete relaxation.

Woot offers one $5 charge for standard shipping on all your Woot orders within the same calendar day so make sure to check all Woot deal categories.


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