Calvin Klein Fragrance Mother’s Day Promotion With Free Orchid, DagmarBleasdale.com

{I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Calvin Klein. I received product samples to facilitate my review & a promotional item to thank me for my participation.}

Moms focus on the needs of their families all year, and hopefully it doesn’t take Mother’s Day to thank them for all they do.

But it is nice to have a special day just for us, right? I’m looking forward to Landon’s card already.

Do you need a Mother’s Day gift idea?

Check out the Mother’s Day Orchid promotion at Macy’s and Dillard’s stores!

Through Mother’s Day, anyone who purchases a large spray from the euphoria Calvin Klein fragrance collection will receive a complimentary live orchid. Buy it at Macy’s or Dillard’s. {click to continue}

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Wordless Wednesday With Linky: Fun Posts You Missed

by Dagmar Bleasdale on April 29, 2015

posts you missed, DagmarBleasdale.comI realized today that you didn’t get an email about my last three posts if you are a subscriber to Dagmar’s Home!

First of all: thank you so much for subscribing! I hope you’re enjoying the much prettier emails from Feedblitz.

I’m still playing around with the design, but I’m so much happier with them, and their support is incredibly helpful.

If you’re getting an email about this post– yay, I fixed the problem! If you are getting three more because Feedblitz is sending you the ones it missed: I’m sorry, just ignore them.

Here are the fun posts you missed. Just click on the picture.

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Dagmar's Home "Thrifty & Vintage Finds" Link Party

Welcome to the next “Thrifty & Vintage Finds” link party!

If you found an amazing deal lately, a vintage or thrifty find, then I’d love you to link up! You might get featured next week!

I hope you’ll enjoy my latest finds.

Tag sales are now often starting on Fridays here, and I drove to one nearby last Friday. It was a sale at a local lake house with several vendors, and I found some fun things!

vintage tape tin. DagmarBleasdale.comHalf of these items will be available in my Etsy store soon, and at the Chappaqua Flea on May 16. {click to continue}

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What I Learned From Starting a Blog & Being an Entrepreneur

by Dagmar Bleasdale on April 27, 2015

starting a blog, DagmarBleasdale.com

Many of you have probably wondered about having your own blog or starting a small Internet business or shop.

Maybe you already write a blog and are playing with the idea of starting another one?

When I started my blog Dagmar’s Home (then called Dagmar’s momsense) in 2009, I knew that I didn’t want this to be just a hobby.

Starting a blog, Dagmar's Home, DagmarBleasdale.com

I envisioned, I dared to dream, that this blog would grow popular enough so I could make money with it.

I think it takes that kind of thinking to make it as an entrepreneur. And after years of long hours and dedication, I am now making a nice living with my blog.

If you are interested in starting your own blog or website and hope to make money with it, I want to share with you what I did when I started. {click to continue}

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Blue Cottage Decor: $20 Coat Closet Makeover

April 26, 2015
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+-*I don’t know about you, but I need to get something done every day or I feel lazy. I’m pretty happy with what I got done this Saturday! I went to the Katonah thrift store and found a bunch of amazing vintage things I can’t wait to show you on Monday for “Thrifty & Vintage […]

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SilverWear Pouches Giveaway – Win 2 Sets of Burlap Pouches

April 24, 2015
SilverWare burlap puches

+-*Burlap is one of the hottest materials right now — you’ll find it used in many DIY projects and for decorating purposes. So I was excited to try this new burlap product — dress up your table with pretty SilverWear pouches! They are made by a fellow mother and native New Yorker, Irene Gill, who […]

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Celebrate Earth Day by Upcycling a Glass Jar Into a DIY Candle — And Enter to Win $100 Target Gift Card & Green Works Products

April 22, 2015
Upcycling a Glass Jar into a DIY Candle. DagmarBleasdale.com

+-*Celebrate Earth Day with this fun upcycling project: recycle a glass jar to make this DIY candle — a “Green Work of Art!” All you need are these supplies:

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Wordless Wednesday With Linky: Cheeky Fortune Cookie

April 21, 2015
cheeky fortune cookie. DagmarBleasdale.com

+-*I saved this photo for Wordless Wednesday: how funny is this fortune cookie we got the other day? Don had brought home some takeout Chinese food. Not really a fortune, is it? What a cheeky fortune cookie :) I hope you have all had a great week since last Wednesday. I’ve been pretty busy. One […]

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