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Happy Weekend! I’m trying to muster up the motivation to tackle some spring cleaning projects, but the truth is that all I really want to do is curl up and read all weekend! I’m still not sure which side is going to win out……what are YOU planning to do this weekend?
In other news, voting for the Secret 13 essay contest will start on Tuesday April 14th–be sure to pop by to support your favorite essay! One lucky finalist will win a 7 day cruise for four on the Carnival Sunshine!
Here is what I loved this week:
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First of all, this Classic Layered Salad with Avocado Cream from Nicer Than New is absolutely gorgeous! What a perfect dish to bring to a potluck or picnic!
These Crockpot Chicken Tacos from Kleinworth & Co. are a super easy no-fail recipe that the whole family will love!
These Herb Marinated Grilled Pork Chops from This Silly Girl’s Life look and sound amazing!
Moving onto the sweets…these Lemon Cheesecake Cookie Bites from Life With the Crust Cut Off would be perfect treat for a Mother’s Day brunch!
These Lemon Thyme Shortbread Cookies from Home Made Interest sound absolutely amazing!!
Mmm…this Lemon Meringue Cake from Annie’s Noms is so pretty! (Can you tell I LOVE lemon?!)
Of course if chocolate is more your thing, this Chocolate Dessert Pie from The Pretty Bee looks both simple and delicious!
Onto some DIY crafts and projects….Just in time for Teacher Appreciation week and Mother’s Day, these Paint Dipped Wooded Utensils from A View From the Fridge are such a cute and practical gift!
This DIY Monogram Tote Bag from Sweet T Makes Three has step-by-step instructions and suggestions for fabric combinations.
These free printables of Oh! The Places You’ll Go Graduation Treat Bag Toppers from A Little Claireification are such a fun idea!
These tips from Ann’s Entitled Life on How to Grow a Salsa Garden are perfect for beginners!
If you don’t have the greenest of thumbs but still want to eat fresh then be sure to check out these Top 10 Farmer’s Market Tips from Blue Crab Martini.
A Cultivated Nest shares 8 Old Fashioned Money Saving Tips that are still applicable today!
This list of 3 Things You Should Never Ever Buy from My Love for Words is such a great resource!
Working at Homeschool shares her secrets on How She Fed Her Family of Six for a Week for Under $100 without coupons! There is also a downloadable menu, shopping list and cooking instructions!
Finally, these Top 10 Budget Travel Ideas for a Dream Vacation from Financially Wise on Heels can yield an awesome Summer vacation!
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What did you love this week?