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SUMMER MUST HAVE’S JUNE 2019

HiEveryone, These are some fantastic classic pieces and products I have to have this summer.  A few I already own a few things I am ordering this week!  What’s on your list for summer 2019?   Share with me your go-to summer look – mine the white jeans and a white shirt – I’ll dress it up or down with…

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WHAT TO GET DAD

Fathers Day is just around the corner but its not too late to get Dad what he wants.  I remember one year I was like 5 I gave my Dad a painted rock………… enough said. Going to lunch or dinner at a favorite restaurant is always a good choice and if I may be so bold and a shameless plug…

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MY EVERYDAY BEAUTY PRODUCTS

Happy Monday, Yes, it looks like we might be headed for Spring sometime soon.  They just announced the Cherry Blossom projected peak bloom times HERE in DC so that is a good sign.  I have never made it down to the tidal basin or enjoyed the parades I am really hoping to do so this year.  There is also a POP-UP BAR/RESTAURANT that is…

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EMSCULPT MY REAL REVIEW WITH DR. SARAH MESS – JUST IN TIME FOR SPRING

Hello Beautiful People, This is NOT an AD.  Just another real review by yours truly.  If you have been around with me for a while you know I am always trying the latest and greatest and letting you know my unbiased thoughts  Yay or Nay.  This is no exception.  After turning 49 in November of 2018.  I began to look…

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JANUARY LIFE UPDATE & LINKS I LOVE

GOOD MORNING LADIES, I wanted to give a little life update on things around here at Blank Slate.  Also sharing with you some links I love.  We are out of the gate fast this and year doesn’t look like its slowing down.  I am really excited to be BACK IN SCHOOL for my second semester at FCC working on Photography,…

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ABE’S PUPPY MUFFINS – HOMEMADE DOG TREATS

I love my baby Abe @abethenewfoundland on Instagram he is our 3-year-old Newfoundland.  We are so sick in love with this fella it’s hard to find words.  Yes we have grown children so don’t get me wrong but we never thought we’d be “those people” but we are!  LOL  So one of the ways I love to spoil my baby…

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CHICAGO & THE MARRIOTT BLACKSTONE HOTEL

A few months ago we traveled to the windy city for the National  Restaurant Show since we are opening our 4th Black Hog BBQ and lucky us it’s in Chicago.  I had only been one time before but fell in love then and couldn’t wait to go back.  As you know I love Marriott properties and since they own almost all of the…

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‘HEALTHY” HOLIDAY PANCAKES

Merry Christmas Everyone, Are you in charge of Christmas breakfast or going to brunch?  We are eating soooo much right now and I wanted to share a hearty filling healthy alternative to my regular pancakes.  Try to sneak a little clean eating in there somewhere.  Some may scuff but don’t knock it til you try it and this way you can have…

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PUT YOUR BEST FACE FORWARD EVEN BEFORE COFFEE

YES, LADIES,  IT’S OCTOBER YOU MAY FEEL LIKE A ZOMBIE BUT HOW NOT TO LOOK LIKE ONE……..UNLESS IT’S OCTOBER 31ST.  This post is about how to put your best face forward most of the time.  Fake it until you make it. SLEEP WITH YOUR HEAD ELEVATED:  Yes you have been told this over and over again but gravity always wins…

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MY FAVORITE THINGS GOING INTO FALL 2018

Hi All, I know it has been a hot minute since I posted – can you say over 1500 spam msgs wrecking havoc on the site.…… Ugggg why?  Anyway, Fall is here!  I love the change of seasons, don’t you?   Fall in Maryland is one of my favorites – this year even more so.  It has been a long summer hot as…

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