The Girl Who Tried Everything

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DIY Brick Floor

#DIY #Brick #Floor

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I should start by saying I am not an expert brick layer by any stretch of the imagination.  This documents my first go at laying brick.

Supplies Needed
  • Brick
  • Mortar
  • Gloves
  • Trowel
  • Bucket
  • Scrub Brush
  • Waterproof brick sealer
How To:

I started by laying the bricks out to figure out what pattern I wanted, I chose one that didn’t require me to cut any of the bricks.  You can google brick patterns…

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DIY Rustic Photo Transfer Wall Art Using Recycled Wood (and Mod Podge)

#DIY #Rustic Photo Transfer Wall #Art Using Recycled Wood (and Mod Podge)

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Supplies Needed
  • Mod Podge (or some homemade version)
  • Regular Printed Paper
  • Printer
  • Paint Brush
  • Wood (I used recycled fence boards)
  • White Paint
How To:

My husband just rebuilt our collapsing fence in the backyard, so now we have a stack of wood sitting on the side of the house begging to be turned into projects.

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I wanted to make an art piece that was ruffly 2′ x 4′ .  It took 4 wood planks and…

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Filed under Art Craft Crafts diy Do it yourself mod podge Modpodge recycled fence boards Rustic wall art Whitewash WOOD

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Kayaking Jenkinson Lake (a.k.a. Sly Park Lake)

#Kayaking #Jenkinson #Lake (a.k.a. #SlyPark Lake)

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“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all”

I have kayaked many times before, but my husband kids had never been.  One of my goals this summer was to remedy that situations, we hit a road block when my youngest son fell out of a tree and now has a broken arm taking him out of commission for the summer.  Where there’s a will there’s a way, he is out of his cast now but has to spend the…

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July ipsy Glam Bag

July #ipsy Glam Bag

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What’s inside with first impressions: » bareMinerals - 5-in-1 BB Advanced Performance Cream Eyeshadow Broad Spectrum SPF 15 – Barely Nude

Not to sure how I feel about nude eye shadow. Why not just call it primer of foundation, hopefully it has some color to it.

» Clear Clinic Laboratories – Vanished Clear Spot Treatment

Already put some on as I have a huge zip growing, it stung a little when I…

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Filed under balm BareMinerals birc Bronzer Clear Clinic ispy Pixi POP Beauty Purlisse

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Frosted the windows and finished the #door now I just need to find a knob I like.

Frosted the windows and finished the #door now I just need to find a knob I like.

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July Birchbox

July Birchbox

What’s inside with first impressions: » Beauty Protector - Protect & Treat Mask

I have high hopes for this, the last Beauty Protector product I tried I purchased and still use every day.  I opened the top and it has the same amazing smell that I have come to expect from this brand. Bonus it came with TWO samples I couldn’t ask for more.

» Coastal Scents - Revealed 2 Eye Shadow Palette

This is…

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Filed under 100% Pure Beauty Protector Birchbox Coastal Scents Eye shadow hair mask July Lotion makeup Marcelle Naobay Serum Shower Gel

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June Birchbox

June #Birchbox

Sorry it’s late, it summer and I have been slacking on my blogging priorities. Starting next month (or this month) I will be reviewing both Birchbox an IPSY (I may have a new addiction).  Also since I waited so long you get full review on all the products instead of just first impressions.

June Birchbox

What’s inside with first impressions (since I’m late posting this) full product reviews: » COOLA - Tinted…

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Filed under Birchbox Conditioner COOLA Gilchrist & Soames Joie June Lotion makeup Number 4 Hair Shampoo Vasanti