August 2015 Favorites & an Earth Kiss giveaway!

August 2015 Favorites & an Earth Kiss giveaway!

(I have not been paid to write this post, and all opinions below are my own. However, it does contain some affiliate links, and Earth Kiss kindly sent me their awesome face masks to try for free.) Hi! Before I get into today’s post, I want to congratulate Keeley, Maureen, Antonia, and Rebecca, the winners of the NuNaturals giveaway.  I contacted all of you ladies via email, so look out for my message. If you didn’t win, you have a chance to enter another fun giveaway down below.  It’s a beauty related one this time! And...

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Friday Favorites (6/5)

Friday Favorites (6/5)

Happy Friday! It has been pretty busy around here lately- all good things, including a new business opportunity that I cannot wait to tell you about- which is why I have been posting less frequently.  I hope to get back to a more predictable posting schedule within the next few weeks. Despite the craziness, I’ve managed to keep things interesting around here with some new (to me) discoveries. Enjoy!   Raw Taco Gorilla Wraps These wraps are one of Kimberly Snyder’s delicious creations.  They’ve also been my lunch...

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Friday Favorites (5/29)

Friday Favorites (5/29)

Happy Friday! This week, I have some new things and an old favorite to share with you.  I look forward to reading comments about what is on your favorites list this week!   The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing The title of this book is very suitable because the book truly is life-changing- and I imagine that it would have an even greater impact on someone who is disorganized or has accumulated a lot of clutter.  The basic concept is that we should only keep items in our home that bring...

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Easy ways to become a minimalist

Easy ways to become a minimalist

Every year at this time, I seem to go through an intense period of decluttering and purging unwanted things from my house.  But this year, I am in overdrive.  MT actually asked if I was nesting again!  And just to put it out there, no.  I am not pregnant again. More and more, I just seem to be fascinated by minimalism and having fewer possessions.  My idea of minimalism is probably laughable to a true minimalist, as I am not one who can get by on one shirt, one appliance, and a book as my sole possessions.  However, I seem to grow more...

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Things I didn’t share Friday (1/10)

Things I didn’t share Friday (1/10)

    1. During my first pregnancy, I went through a major nesting phase.  Well, I thought it was major at the time anyway, but let’s just say, it was nothing compared to what I’ve been going through lately.  I don’t think that I could stop organizing and decorating even if my life depended on it. 2. One of my primary organization projects has been my closet.  I have been cleaning it out like mad, donating and consigning anything that I haven’t worn in the past decade, and I have a grand plan in my mind for some...

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How I reduce clutter in my home

How I reduce clutter in my home

(Please note: This is a sponsored post.  However, all opinions stated below about musicMagpie.com are my own true thoughts.)   If you’ve been reading The Grass Skirt for awhile, you already know that I am a very neat person.  And by neat, I don’t mean great, wonderful, or fine, as defined in the dictionary.  I’m neat in the habitually orderly sense. Even so, I’ve been feeling as though I just have too much stuff. Too much makeup.  Too many shoes (that I never wear).  Too much jewelry.  Too many dishes, books,...

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