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PopSugar MustHave Box May 2015

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Hello friends, I'm back with another review.

The latest PopSugar box arrived yesterday.  Of course, I had to tear into it and see the goods.


So, first the description card, the hint at what lurks inside.


The first thing I picked up was the taffy because I couldn't resist. I received one grape flavored piece of McCraw's Flat Taffy by Hammond's Candies.  It was pretty good! Way better than Laffy Taffy.


Next, I inspected the tube of Sage and Row Shave Cream. It was very fresh smelling. I didn't try it yet, but I will soon.  The same goes for the cherry Batiste Dry Shampoo. In a few days when I'm feeling grimy and not up to a real hair-washing, I'll pull it out and give it a shot.


Next, I was excited to see some jewelry! I love jewelry! PopSugar showed the Kitsch Tri'd and True Y-Shaped Necklace as a sneak peek in their email blast for this month. I liked it. It's a very thin and simple silver-plated chain with a dangly chain instead of a pendant. The d…

Banana Layer Cake

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Hello readers! I'm back with something delicious! And Happy Mother's Day to all the mom's out there!

My son recently turned 9.  Trying to get any birthday ideas out of him was difficult. I had to offer a ton of ideas for what to do party-wise, cake-wise, and even prod at him about what he might want for presents.

The good thing about him, is once he found an idea he liked, he nailed down exactly what he wanted.

I asked about the cake. At first he just said cake like I always make. Then he said to add bananas to the filling. About 5 seconds later, he changed it to banana cake with strawberry filling. I could definitely work with that.



As for the party, we went from maybe having it  at the trampoline party place across town to the petting zoo to go-karts to backyard campout.  Camping won. We had pizza delivered, made s'mores, then had cake. And the boys played with the Nerf guns before sleeping in the tent out back. It was a total winner.



Anyhow, I decided to take the …