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How To: Boil an Egg

Ok, I’ll admit it. I’m not the best cook.  Like I can’t. Cook that is.Last night, I had to ask my family (via group text…I mean how else?) how to boil and egg. I mean I didn’t want to “Google it” I wasn’t that desperate. Obviously I KNOW how to boil and egg, but how do you know when it’s done? Naturally, I asked my mother.  Turns out, even SHE doesn’t know when it’s done. I mean it’s not like a noodle  ...

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Top Ten Braces Friendly Foods

I just got braces and am paying for it dearly. My mouth is going on day 6 of hurting, but it IS getting better. Here are my top ten favorite foods to get you through those first few days/weeks. Disclaimer: If you don’t like descriptions of food, you probably shouldn’t read any further. 1. Macaroni and Cheese. The noodles are easy to mash against the roof of your mouth or swallow whole. Plus it’s macaroni–let’s be real people. 2. Soup. Tomato and Chicken Noodle  ...

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DIY: How to Paint an Upholstered Chair

Yep that’s right. Painting fabric. I got the idea from here and here. (both great DIY blogs!) This project is not for the faint of heart, even though it does sound rather easy. I mean how hard to is to slap some paint on some fabric and call it a day? Well actually, it’s very hard. Four coats hard. Not to mention, you have to see the “diamond in the rough.” For me, this was easier said than done. Just look at the chair. Hideous right? This is the BEFORE; almost  ...

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And Just Like That

It’s the weekend again! I don’t know about you, but the holidays (Christmas AND New Year’s) has really thrown my schedule off kilter. I woke up yesterday thinking it was Monday and Friday at the same time! Well today is actually Friday and yesterday wasn’t actually Monday, so thank goodness for that! Weekends are my fave (reasons here), but this weekend I have a few super fun things planned. One being a fun DIY project (enlisting help from my mom) and the other  ...

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