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Sunday, September 30, 2012

Sunday Showcase Link Up Your Giveaways!

The Sunday Showcase
Hosted by
Me, Tammy and Melissa!!!
Check Out Our Giveaways
and then Link Up
Your Own!

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Friday, September 28, 2012

Aloha Friday - Heels or Flats?

Aloha Fridays are brought to you by Kailani in beautiful Hawaii at An Island Life where Friday is the day to take it easy while anticipating the coming weekend. Today I'm going to link up, take it easy and ask a question:

Which do you wear more often when you leave the house?  Heels or flats?

For me, it's heels all the way.  Not sure if it's from all those years of wearing them in the office or because of my high arches.  Either way, they are much more comfortable for me.

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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Thursday Connect Cafe Media Hop Linky!

Hosted By MeTammy's Two Cents
and Melissa of

How It Works:
Please Follow All Three Of Us On
And Then Link Up All Your Media Accounts
Visit As Many Others As You'd Like
And Don't Forget to Grab Our Cute New Button
to Help Spread the Word!!
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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Thursday Cafe Giveaway Linky!

Please Link Up Your Giveaways
Valued at $25 or Higher!

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Make Your Own Playdough for Rainy Day Fun

With so much rain and a long cold winter on the horizon, I thought I would share how easy it is to make your own playdough.  If you do any baking at all, you probably already have the ingredients in your cupboard.  But best of all, little hands can join in and customize their own color or flavor while you can feel good knowing exactly what's in that big ball of dough they are playing with.

 Here's a list of what you will need:

1 cup flour                          1/2 cup salt
2 tbsp cream tartar            2 tbsp veg oil
1 cup water                         food coloring

1 tsp flavor is optional  (I don't use it since I don't want her to be tempted to eat it)

Flour, salt and cream of tartar in the pan with water and
vegetable oil in the measuring cup

Mix it together over medium/low heat and add drops
of food coloring

Stir slowly and adjust color if necessary

After a few minutes, it will start to pull away from the bottom of the pan
and start to form a ball

Turn it out onto a floured surface

After kneading the soft warm dough for a few minutes

You will end up with this:
A perfect, silky soft ball of playdough

Just keep it in an air-tight container or zip lock bag when not in use.  Should last for several months when properly stored.

And for even more fun,
check out your local second-hand shop for cookie cutters, rollers
 and pastry cutters which is where we found all of these.

Hours and hours of fun while recycling too!

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Monday, September 24, 2012 Jewelry Giveaway with Review 2 WINNERS!! (ENDED)

First Winner is Gioia T
Second Winner is Michael Q

Nothing can personalize your wardrobe more easily than accessories and when I say "accessories", I mean JEWELRY!  All kinds of styles, colors and textures can add drama to your outfit or just a little something to pump up that perfect cliche little black dress or casual white blouse with your favorite jeans.

If you like to personalize your wardrobe and show off your style, check out these beautiful jewelry items I received from  They have something to suit every style and every occasion!
First off, I was amazed by how quickly my jewelry items arrived.  Each one was carefully packed as you can see here:
Each crystal has been carefully wrapped to prevent damage during shipping!

Once I had everything set out and unwrapped, I was able to examine the quality and workmanship.  
This necklace is perfect for so many tops and dresses I have.
  I like it's antique silver toned finish and it has a lot of weight
 to it so I know it will hang nicely.

This bracelet has a pretty checkerboard-cut red crystal center
 in a delicate lacy antique gold tone design.  Very pretty and nice
 and light so it won't weigh down my wrist.

The purple crystal drop earrings are dynamite!  I love how
they just skim my shoulders without being too heavy on 
delicate earlobes

And this tiger head ring with sparkling crystals
was in my hands less than 5 minutes before my daughter took
 off with it.  It's gorgeous and I know she is going to love it!

If you want to shop from a near limitless
 selection of extremely affordable fashion jewelry

While you're there, check out their Clearance section where you can find items discounted at more than 50% or their Daily Deals for items reduced by 10% - 30%!!  And then there is always their Home Page where you can find up to three new items daily that have been drastically reduced in price!!
Get 10% Off Your Order by
Using Code: widfa

Or You Can
Enter to Win Your Choice of 3
 of these
Glamorous Jewelry Items
Right Here!!

Here's How:
Like Favordeal Jewelry on facebook (3 entries/comments)
Share this giveaway on your facebook with link (3 entries/comments)
Leave a comment on Favordeal Jewelry facebook page (3 entries/comments)
Leave a comment on the Favordeal Jewelry site (3 entries/comments)
Follow Favordeal Jewelry on twitter (3 entries/comments)
tweet this Giveaway with Link up to 6 times per day
(but not in same hour)
(2 entries/comments) per tweet!)

 I can't ask you to follow me on GOOGLE +
 but it's a great way to keep up with my fabulous Giveaways!

But You Can:
Subscribe to my Blog (must activate) vial Email (2 entries/comments)
Enter any of my Other Current Giveaways (2 entries/comments per)
Blog about this Giveaway with link to this post (5 entries/comments)

Be sure to leave one comment for each of your entries.  Giveaway begins now and ends October 22nd at 9:00 pm EST. Giveaway is open Worldwide.  Good Luck!
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Disclosure:  I  received the 4 review items shown above before writing this review.  I was not compensated for writing a positive or favorable review and this is my personal opinion of the products.  I am not responsible for mailing out the prizes. The winners will have 3 days to respond once contacted. I will then forward their information to who will provide their prizes.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Sunday Showcase Link Up Your Giveaways

The Sunday Showcase
Hosted by
Me, Tammy and Melissa!!!
Check Out Our Giveaways
and then Link Up
Your Own!

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