It’s Always the Perfect Time to Visit New Jersey

by Dagmar Bleasdale on September 17, 2014

Cape May beach, New Jersey


Visit New Jersey

{This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of New Jersey’s Division of Travel & Tourism for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.}

No matter the season, it's always the perfect time to Discover New Jersey and all it has to offer its visitors of every age and interest. Have you ever been?

visit New Jersey, Cape May house,

Whether you have visited before or are a lifelong resident, there is so much to do in the Garden State. {click to continue}

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Wordless Wednesday With Linky: Dish Towel Curtains

by Dagmar Bleasdale on September 16, 2014

dish towel curtains for the Blue Cottage,DIYI took this picture a few day ago with Instagram of one corner of our living room. I like the light streaming into the room. Plus, it shows off my nifty DIY dish towel curtains I added to all the windows in the living room.

I wanted inexpensive window treatment that would let plenty of light into the house and give us privacy. We don’t get a lot of light because there are so many trees around the cottage.

The answer: no-sew DIY dish towel curtains that only cost a few dollars.

After showing you our farmhouse kitchen, it was time to continue with the Blue Cottage house tour: I added a post about L’s turquoise room. It’s such a fun and cheerful room. {click to continue}

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“Thrifty & Vintage Finds” Link Party #39

September 16, 2014
Dagmar

Welcome to the next “Thrifty & Vintage Finds” link party! If you found an amazing deal lately, new or vintage, then play along and link up! When I saw this post I knew I wanted to feature it. This is the most ambitious project that turned out so great: Susan from Country Design Home made […]

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Blue Cottage House Tour: Landon’s Turquoise Room

September 14, 2014
L room 1c

The Turquoise Room After showing you our farmhouse kitchen, it’s time to show off Landon’s turquoise room! I’m slowly working my way through every room for our Blue Cottage house tour. My friend Kelly took beautiful pictures of L’s room recently, and I’m excited to show them to you.

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Wordless Wednesday With Linky: Cozy Cottage Decor

September 10, 2014
Cozy cottage decor, DagmarBleasdale.com

Cozy Cottage Decor I can’t tell you how relieved I am that my blog is working properly again. I’ve gone through this a few times over the years, and it’s always stressful to know that people are coming to your blog and only see an error message. We work so hard for every visitor, and […]

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“Thrifty & Vintage Finds” Link Party #38

September 9, 2014
Dagmar

You might have noticed that many of my blog posts and pages weren’t working. BlueHost was saying that I need to delete years of comments to get my blog working properly again, that I have too many comments (11,500+). I wasn’t willing to do that — I’m glad for every comment and there had to […]

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Our Fun Party With Dunkin Donuts Bakery Series Coffee

September 6, 2014
Dunkin’ Donuts Bakery Series Coffee

“I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Dunkin’ Donuts. I received product samples to facilitate my In-Home party as well as a promotional item to thank me for participating.” Dunkin Donuts Bakery Series Coffee Who doesn’t like coffee? I drink coffee all day while working. I only get to […]

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Wordless Wednesday With Linky: Back to School

September 2, 2014

Welcome to Wordless Wednesday! Are your kids back to school? L started third grade today, and I love this picture of him before he climbed on the bus this morning. We really crammed as much fun into the last week of summer as possible. We went to Cape May for four days, I took L […]

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“Thrifty & Vintage Finds” Link Party #37

September 2, 2014
Dagmar

Welcome to the next “Thrifty & Vintage Finds” link party! If you found an amazing deal lately, new or vintage, then play along and link up! This week I’m featuring sweet Kelly from This Old Colonial Home, who I actually met first through Twitter and then in real live at the HGTV Bloggers Block party. […]

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7 Easy Patriotic Food and Drink Ideas

August 31, 2014
patriotic food and drink recipes

Patriotic Food and Drinks Labor Day, Independence Day — recipes for patriotic food and drink ideas always come in handy. Are you looking for a quick recipe for tomorrow or want to have ideas pinned and ready to go when you need them? Here are 7 easy, healthy, patriotic recipes that you can make for […]

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