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31 Foods You Should Never Refrigerate


How many of these items are in your fridge? I had 10!

Originally posted on Daily Savings From All You Magazine:

By Sarah Lipoff

You just hit the grocery store, and your fridge is overflowing. But do all those things actually belong in the refrigerator? The thing is, most fresh fruits and vegetables can survive without refrigeration — along with some other interesting foods, too.

According to the US Department of Agriculture, there are two types of bacteria that cause problems. Pathogenic bacteria leads to food-borne illnesses, and spoilage bacteria changes the way foods look, smell, and taste. When food develops dangerous levels of pathogenic bacteria, it could look, smell, and taste normal while still being dangerous. But when spoilage occurs, something can taste gross but won’t necessarily make you sick. Confusing, right? Here’s a list of 31 items that will do just fine outside the fridge.

1. Potatoes: When too cold, starches found in potatoes turn to sugar, yielding an off flavor. Keep potatoes stored in a paper bag…

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Let’s Win the zulily Freckles+Kitty Clothing Contest!

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Let’s Win the zulily Freckles+Kitty Clothing Contest!

1012405_689669787725275_1586843118_nHave you seen the colorful outfits from Freckles+Kitty, the delightfully sweet clothing company out of California? Today through Thursday (7/17 – 7/19) zulily is running a contest where we can BOTH win three dresses for our little ones from Freckles+Kitty!

I would love to win these dresses for my niece’s upcoming birthday. They are the cutest dresses and Freckles+Kitty clothes are really well made and fun for little girls who love to dress like a princess.1012405_689669787725275_1586843118_n

Just post in the comments section below which Freckles+Kitty item is your favorite, and if my blog is selected, I’ll choose someone from all the commenters to win something lovely for the little lady of their choosing!

Don’t know much about Freckles+Kitty? Freckles+Kitty is California made toddler and girls clothing inspired by what’s popular now.

The best part is that zulily has select Freckles+Kitty styles up to 65% off! You’ll find brilliant colors and trending details such as floral appliqués, printed lace, hoodies, sets, and, of course, ruffles. Lots of ruffles!

They use soft fabric blends to give your little girl exceptional comfort with a sense of style and fun. These fabrics are always easy-care and washable. Each Freckles+Kitty garment reflects the California spirit, and it’s these details that make each piece playfully individual. Check out Freckles + Kitty on sale at zulily!

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Alright crafty people, here’s your creative contest of the week!

Originally posted on Angela Wolf:


Win a FABULOUS Olfa cutter bundle from WAWAK sewing including:

Olfa Rotary Cutting Mat 24″ x 36″ – use the mat on both sides, made of self-repairing construction, and use the grid for accurate cutting!

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Olfa Rotary Heavy Duty Cutter - 45mm  (cuts cloth, paper, leather, vinyl and more)

Olfa Rotary Cutter Replacement Blade

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If you haven’t signed up already, this is one newsletter you want to arrive in your email inbox!  WAWAK already has the best prices on sewing supplies, but they offer frequent sales that you won’t be able to resist.

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Have you checked out WAWAK’s facebook page? They have sewing tips, special deals, and a very interactive sewing community – join in the fun!

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You know I had to throw that in :)  In case you haven’t visited my facebook page lately, I am starting to feature Wardrobe Challenge participants, announcing new It’s Sew Easy episodes, and so much more.

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