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Secret Subject Swap: I'm Fat

September's Secret Subject Swap

Welcome to Take Two of September’s Secret Subject Swaps. This week 11 brave bloggers picked a secret subject for someone else and were assigned a secret subject to interpret in their own style. Today we are all simultaneously divulging our topics and submitting our posts.

Here are links to all the sites now featuring Secret Subject Swap posts.  Sit back, grab a cup, and check them all out. See you there:…

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Added by My Personal Accent on September 28, 2013 at 12:29am — No Comments

Celebrate Garlic: Easy to Grow and Healthy for You!

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Celebrate Garlic? It is easy to grow and good to eat!  It doesn't take much room and has many health benefits!  According to FritoLay, the average adult consumes about 2.3 lbs of Garlic each year.

The Amazing Benefits of Garlic

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Added by My Personal Accent on September 28, 2013 at 12:25am — No Comments

"Drifting Without an Anchor", Mental Illness From the Other Side

Living with Bipolar Disorder

My husband is lost inside an empty shell of himself. He suffers from mental illness which is still taboo. People look down upon people like him. He was diagnosed with bipolar disorder as a child and since he has gone for so long not being medicated, it has only gotten worse. He is now in a mental facility because I asked him to go there. He had gotten so much worse and I didn't know what else to do. The nearest appointment for when he could see a doctor was two months out…

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Added by My Personal Accent on September 28, 2013 at 12:20am — No Comments

DIY Bold and Beautiful Vanity Trays

DIY Bold and Beautiful Vanity Trays

When treasure hunting for new projects to restyling, I come across gold filigree vanity trays all the time.  Recently, I bought three.  In a few hours (long enough for the paint and top coat to dry), I created two DIY bold and beautiful vanity trays worthy of any bedroom or bathroom décor.  It is very simple and inexpensive project, great for gift giving and require very little in the way of supplies. I did two of them but this tutorial only…

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Added by My Personal Accent on September 28, 2013 at 12:14am — No Comments

5 Reasons for Gardeners to Raise Worms

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Gardeners know that if you care for the soil, you can have a great garden. It’s all about the soil. Worm compost eliminates kitchen scraps from the garbage and landfill, and puts it back into the soil. But recycling isn't the only reason to raise worms.

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Reason #1  Humic acid, contained in worm compost,…

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Added by My Personal Accent on August 10, 2013 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Sweet Maine Lobster

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Added by My Personal Accent on August 7, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Thank Goodness for School! Our Back to School Giveaway

 

We know back to school time can be just as hectic as the summer time! To ease your stress My Personal Accent along with …

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Added by My Personal Accent on August 5, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

15 Beauty Tips in a Pinch!

You know those moments when you run out of your go-to item for looking good and you need it right now?  No time to run to the store and there are no stores nearby.  Trying to save a few dollars on beauty and personal care…

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Added by My Personal Accent on August 5, 2013 at 7:22pm — No Comments

15 Beauty Tips in a Pinch!

You know those moments when you run out of your go-to item for looking good and you need it right now?  No time to run to the store and there are no stores nearby.  Trying to save a few dollars on beauty and personal care products? Here are some some beauty tips in a pinch!  These…

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Added by My Personal Accent on August 5, 2013 at 7:20pm — No Comments

Personalized Matching Game with Family Pictures

My granddaughter, CiCi (3) loves to play matching games. She is getting better and better at it each time. When she was 1-1/2 , I would keep them right side up and she would just pick the ones that were a match.  At two, she could do maybe 3 sets and now she can do about 6 to 7…

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Added by My Personal Accent on August 5, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

12 Tricks to Upcycling Anything

My first Do-It-Yourself (DIY) project was painting a very ornate gold mirror I found for $5 in a beautiful slate blue.  Since I have tackled bigger projects, some easy and quick and others that require a labor of love and attention.  Over time,  I have learned and will continue to learn…

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Added by My Personal Accent on August 5, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

A Homemade Cherry Pie to Die For

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Homemade Cherry Pie to Die For

I just adore homemade baked goods. There is something about a freshly made pie or cake that cannot be replicated at a store or in a box. Today I want to show you how you can too become a goddess in the kitchen in just a few easy steps!

The first thing in our fresh pie recipe is, of…

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Added by My Personal Accent on July 22, 2013 at 10:46am — No Comments

Beginner’s Guide To Japanese Maples

Do you own a coveted Japanese Maple tree or are you thinking of getting one for your garden or yard as a beautiful focal point? When my father retired, our cousin, Cindy Morgan offered him Japanese Maple trees for his retirement gardening project.  She specializes in raising and breeding Japanese Maples and invited us to her beautiful home, where she had several trees left over from her nursery.  Through our informative conversation during our visit, she offered an impromptu Beginner’s…

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Added by My Personal Accent on July 21, 2013 at 11:51pm — No Comments

Get paid for your Pinterest Repins! New Monetizing Opportunity Viraliti!

I joined this new serive called Viraliti. Do you love Pinterest and have a decent following? Be one of the first pinners with Viraliti http://bit.ly/Z8ca5H and apply now. They are only accepting a small pool of pinners as they are just introducing the program.

Added by My Personal Accent on March 23, 2013 at 10:11am — No Comments

Avoid Extra Conference Travel Expenses! Attend an Affordable Online Blog Conference in May!

I  am attending the Online Blog Conference May 17th - 19th offered by the The Blog Workshop. As a new blogger, I can't afford all the cost associated with traveling or  have the luxury of leaving my family for three to four days (I…

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Added by My Personal Accent on March 23, 2013 at 10:06am — No Comments

Plastic Surgery, My Blinding Jealousy, and A Platter of Wasted Hot Dogs

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The title alone might peak your interest? This is a hilarious article about how to keep your man interested in what is important! Go to http://www.mypersonalaccent.com/plastic-surger…asted-hot-dogs/ to read the entire article.. you be glad you did.

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Added by My Personal Accent on March 14, 2013 at 10:46am — No Comments

DIY Disney Autograph Memory Book

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It is a little over a month until our big family trip to Disney World . All of us are excited from my 2-year-old granddaughter, Ci    Ci to my 67-year-old father. We can't wait to see Ci Ci's reaction when she sees her favorite character , Mickey Mouse.  I remembered when my older daughters were young, they loved taking their…

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Added by My Personal Accent on February 24, 2013 at 2:35pm — No Comments

DIY Failure - Making It Rain....With Glitter?

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I don't know if I would call this a DIY failure or the lack of seeing the big picture.  During Crafty CiCi's Snow Globe within a Snow Globe project, we had the "perfect storm"  for a situation .  I put a VERY curious…

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Added by My Personal Accent on February 24, 2013 at 2:20pm — No Comments

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