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Quick and Easy Cherry Coconut Fluff Dessert Recipe

My husband and I were invited to a summer cookout and volleyball extravaganza. Like all good Midwesterners, we automatically knew that includes bringing food for the potluck portion of the party. Unfortunately, earlier in the week due to a raging thunderstorm that took down power line followed by temperatures that shot up into the 90’s (F ) our electric company gave a huge chunk of the state the gift of multiday rolling blackouts early in the week. Fortunately, we got our electricity back in one of the first waves. Even though we didn’t lose any of our food in the freezer (I had the freezer packed with big reusable ice packs similar to these to get them ready for the party) the power outages made grocery shopping for fresh party food ingredients difficult. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. I poked around my pantry and got a little creative. I made a quick and easy three ingredient cherry coconut fluff salad recipe that just so happens to also b

The No Mess Way to Organize and Store Mineral and Mica Makeup

I started a little cabin fever product cleaning and organizing my makeup drawer. I hate to admit it but there always seems to be a fine powdery mess in the bottom of the drawer and attached to almost every thing I keep in that drawer from my mineral and mica eye shadow pots.

I cleaned the spilled powder from the drawer and contents. I gave every pot an extra twist closed thinking that was the cause to my messy makeup drawer problem and organized everything in these cute stack able baskets insides of the drawer.

It didn’t work. The mica pots started to shed the second I put them away. No wonder crafters call glitter the herpes of craft supplies – grrr!

I bought a set of clear makeup jars similar to these but the eyes shadow pots didn’t fit – they are the same size.

DIY no mess powder makeup storage orangizer
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Fortunately I had the solution in my refrigerator – takeout condiment cups! If you don’t have any on hand, you can buy condiment cups with lids here. It’s quick, cheap, and easy and guarantees my powdered makeup will not spill in my makeup bag during travel. Love that!

 

how to keep powder makeup from making a mess

I mostly use the shimmers for stage makeup. They will travel mess free in my make up bag now.
 

This makeup storage and organizer hack almost works for any type of makeup pot that has a cracked or broken lid. 

 

DIY makeup drawer organizer

 

 

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