Ugly Shoes?

I found these shoes the other day at Target and walked right by them at first but then decided I'd stick them on because I liked the bright pink. They are like Crocs and they were so comfortable I bought a pair. I put them on today and love how comfy they are! I just am not sure if they are "Ugly Shoes" or not so I thought I'd ask all of you. I think I would like to have the bright yellow ones too and maybe even the black-these might just work great to walk the dog, take my son to school etc. My son said "Mom, those aren't ugly they are cute", but he's an 8 year old little boy so what does he really know? Let me know what you think...

Cookie Time Tuesday--Devilishly Good Chocolate Chip Cookies

Are you ready for an amazing cookie recipe that is both Deliciously Yummy and super duper EASY? This is the recipe for you.
Devilishly Good Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 Box Devils Food Chocolate Cake Mix
2 Large Eggs, beaten
½ Cup Oil
1 Cup Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips
Mix dry cake mix and remaining ingredients. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto parchment paper lined (I used my Silpat Mat) cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes or until golden. Let cool on wire racks. Makes about 3 ½ Dozen.

1. Grab your recipe
2. Gather up those ingredients (Love it when there are only a few)
3. Mix cake mix, eggs and oil in bowl
4. Add chocolate chips (I used mini chocolate chips for this batch)
5. Drop by spoonfuls onto ungreased or lined cookie sheet
6. Bake for 10 minutes then cool on wire racks.

Want to know where I got that awesome Chalkboard Platter? Stay tuned for a tutorial!

Homemade Lavender Carpet Freshner

I was cruising the blogs Friday night on my laptop after having oral surgery and came across this great "recipe" over at Increasingly Domestic. It's a recipe for Homemade Carpet Freshner. I hate to admit that my carpet is probably less than "fresh" with having a dog and a little boy rolling all over them so alot of times I purchase the scented powder for vacuuming. I have mostly hardwood floors but where I have carpet it gets heavily used and I always feel better if it smells good by using the scented carpet powder.

I love Lavender oil so I usually have a bottle here in the house and of course I had Baking Soda so I whipped some of this up today. I have to tell you it worked great! I think it swept up better than the store bought carpet powder and it gave the house a very nice light smell.

You will need:
Baking Soda
Essential Oil of your choice (I used Lavender)
Shaker Bottle
Table Knife

I didn't have a shaker bottle empty so I used a plastic Kool Aid container. Obviously it doesn't have holes in the plastic lid so I just used a big nail and poked holes all over the top of the lid and it was perfect.
Pour desired amount of Baking Soda in your container.
Add essential oil and either shake it up or use a table knife and really mix up the oil with the soda--this is what I did. Put your lid on the container and start shaking away.
I used mine on the carpet and the furniture. I always am running the vacuum over the furniture so I figured I may as well freshen that up while I was at it.
Don't you just love quick and simple homemade items like this? I know I do.


Everytime I need to write my essay I get in touch with PaperHelp service, order a paper and go to prepare a new recipe for you