Six On Saturday: New Uses For Olive Oil

We all know that olive oil is useful when cooking your favorite Italian meal. But did you know that same oil has some fabulous new uses outside of the kitchen?

six new uses for olive oil - ifm

Discover six new uses for olive oil that will leave you looking differently at this kitchen staple.

1) Unstick a zipper. Using a Q-tip, apply a drop to lubricate the the teeth. (Note: Avoid touching the fabric.)

2) Shine stainless steel. Many cleaning standbys, such as ammonia can dull and even corrode chrome and stainless steel. Olive oil, however, is an effective and safe shining agent.

shine stainless steel
3) Care for kitty. Add 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon to your cat’s food to help prevent hairballs and provide a shiny coat.

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Friday’s Fantastic Finds

Hey, did you know?

i love friday

Can you believe it’s already August 1?! Before you know it, summer will be officially gone and the kids will be back in school. Three months always sounds like tons of time but it’s not! I’m ashamed to say we haven’t hiked in the mountains once this year. :( Got to get that on the to-do list stat! Or I’ll be explaining to his teacher how we had to miss a day of school to get our summer hike in! lol. Ya. I’m sure that will go over well. ;)

Well for now, it’s time to just relax and enjoy some fantastic finds! Enjoy friends!

Fantastic Treat for One: Individual Chocolate Souffles. No sharing required! ;)

chocolate souffles


Fantastic Summer Outfit: Do you notice how I’m attracted to neutrals? Can’t help myself!

cute summer outfit


Fantastic One Post Dish: Chicken Burrito Bowls. I have to try this recipe out…it looks so good. (And so easy!)


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Link Up Your Giveaways!


It’s time to party!
I am hosting a giveaway linky party every Wednesday on Inspiration for Moms.
But before we get to the party…have you seen my latest giveaway?


$600 Vera Bradley
That’s right! You could be the lucky winner of $600 worth of Vera Bradley products! But you can’t win if you don’t enter. So run over HERE and enter soon!


  Alright, now it’s time for the giveaway party! If you or someone you know has a giveaway you think my readers would love to know about, please link up!

Giveaway: $600 in Vera Bradley Products

Happy Monday to you! Who’s ready to win $600 worth of Vera Bradley products?

$600 Vera Bradley

I have teamed up with some fabulous blogger friends to give
YOU 13 awesome pieces of Vera Bradley!
To enter this fabulous giveaway just click on the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post. It will walk you through the whole process, super simple. 

 Contest runs from July 28 – August 3, 2014. 

This giveaway it is NOT sponsored by Vera Bradley.
The more entries you have, the greater your chances of winning. 
Good luck! :)


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