Weekly Highlights : Desserts, Up Cycle Pallets, And Freebies ( Books, Magazines, Music & More)

  It's Friday! Yeah! How was your week? We had a FULL week! My little lady graduated from Kindergarden! My little man was down with a fever. But everyone seems well now and we are back in action. So much happening in my personal world. Do you ever have the times you wish their was more than one of you to get it all done? Here are the highlights of the week: I made a delicious creamy … [Read more...]

A Day Filled With Coffee Bliss! Plus A Pound Cake With A Creamy Strawberry Topping #NaturalBlissWM #CBias

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I am Heather and I am a coffee addict! I am one of those people who can have coffee at breakfast, midday and evening! I love the flavored and the regular black coffee but the flavored coffee always get first pick! I love the flavored choices you can get from McDonald's and Starbucks. If you love coffee too then you are going to love what I have to share with you! Coffee Mate has added a new … [Read more...]

Can Lighting Really Save You Money? #GELighting #CBias #SocialFabric

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Have you heard all the hype about Enegery Efficiency Lighting ? I have but I have been ignoring the claims that they can save you money. Why? Because they cost more out of pocket?  So this week I took a challenge. I wanted to see if a light bulb can really save me and can they really last longer? I wanted to try this out and share the results with you. We have lived in our home for 8 years. … [Read more...]

A Spring Makeover & Enjoying Time Outside (Bye Bye Allergies!) @AllegraOTC #cbais #ClearBeauty

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The weather is beatiful outside. the sun is shining and the temperature is perfect. But instead of soaking up the sun I am indoors feeling miserable! Along with the beautiful springtime weather comes terrible allergies. My daughter and I both suffer from allergies terribly. Whether inside or out we are suffering. Each day has been dreadful. And you know that when you feel bad you look … [Read more...]

DIY: Wood Signs Made Easy #ExpressYourself #GluenGlitter #cbias

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As you may know I am doing a kitchen makeover on a budget! So far I have done the counter tops , cabinets, backsplash and more is on the way! This week I wanted a simple and quick project that would add some character and color to the kitchen. Since I love rustic signs that is what I wanted to do. I have seen them for sale for $75 EACH and up and that is WAY above my budget. I wanted to see what … [Read more...]

Weekly Highlights (Makeover Instagram, Pinterest, Freebies & Blogging Fun)

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Happy Friday! So much has happened this week? notice anything new??? I redesigned the site. I hope it is easier for you to navigate! I am debating over these 2 headers. PLEASE tell me what you think! header #1 header #2 Well this week I joined the instagram world. Finally! Are any of you on Instagram? If so leave your user name or follow me and I will follow back! Look in my sidebar for a … [Read more...]

Homemade Chalk Paint (How to)

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I have been so impressed with the chalk paint projects I have seen on pinterest and on many blogs. Centsational Girl did a fabulous post about her Annie Sloan chalk paint transformation. With my bedroom furniture redo on my mind I thought that chalk paint look would be perfect. However I can not pay $39 for 1 quart plus the supplies and extras! So what do you think I did? I made my own chalk … [Read more...]

We are under construction

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am sorry for the crazy look right now. The site is under construction. Something really awesome is on the way! I hope you are having a lovely week! … [Read more...]

Healthy & Fast Breakfast Ideas

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I don't know about you, but I notice a difference in my eating habits if I do not eat breakfast. I have {reluctantly} been keeping a food journal and I can easily see that I tend to snack more when I have skipped a meal, particularly breakfast. I know this isn't breaking news, but in honor of breakfast, I wanted to share a few healthy recipes with you. Start your day off right and curb your … [Read more...]

How to Make Your Own Sequin Custom Graphic Tee (DIY)

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Welcome to another series of Looking Lovely on Less! When I'm not creating Eye Candy for my shop, I'm attempting to refashion clothes for myself and our M&M girls. A huge drawback  tho is I am not a seamstress. I'm pretty sure I could sew a button onto a shirt if I "had" to, but don't bet on it (wink wink). I came across the graphic tee below and fell in love.... Source With a … [Read more...]

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