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Easy Danish Christmas Eve Rice Porridge (Risengrød) Recipe

For Christmas Eve dinner, families in Denmark start the meal by giving everyone at the table a small bowl of warm porridge topped with a mixture of cinnamon and sugar and a pat of butter on top called Risengrød (pronounced risen-groo with a hint of a d sound at the end.)  One lucky person at the table will find a whole almond in the bottom of their empty bowl and will win the almond gift – usually candy, marzipan, or other small treat.   Save this recipe to your Pinterest Boards for later! Share it with your friends!

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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