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awesome autumn give away!

My friend, Sandy Erdman, is a talented columnist and seamstress. We are doing a give away here on Chin Deep! Would you like to win an apron? Simply leave a comment here on the blog or on the Chin Deep facebook page, answering Sandy’s question. Anyone can win! Have fun! Apple season is here and…

lunch at bonnie’s

Today was an amazing day. I don’t know a better word to describe it. It started out at around 7:00 AM. Gracie caught the bus to school, super excited about a field trip to the state capitol and Fort Snelling…her Lunchables packed in her portable cooler lunch box. Jeff and I went on our daily…

sun tea

~ how to make sun tea~ “She had the brand of pragmatism that would find her the first brewing tea after Armageddon.” ~Clive Barker, Weave World Sun tea. I wonder what summer would be without it? Every day, without fail, I make a jar and set it on the deck to steep. Usually I do…

scent scrapbook ~ mediterranean by elizabeth arden

While in California I wore Mediterranean by Elizabeth Arden base notes: Sparkling Radiance: Peach Nectar Sorbet, Sicilian Mandarin, Damask Plum Unforgettable Bloom:Radiant Wisteria, Star Magnolia, Madagascar Orchid Lasting Impression: Addictive Sandalwood, Fluid Skin Musk, Golden Amber Whisper   Whenever I go on vacation I pick a new scent and draw upon the wonderful phenomenon called…