‘Celebrate with 8’ Mermaid Love

The summer is upon us and the Mermaid in you is awakened!
‘Celebrate with 8’ Mermaid jewelry pieces for the mermaid in you.

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These beautiful 360 degrees Mermaid Earrings from Mermaids Dream Jewelry feature the aqua color of the ocean. These would look great with bright summer colors in your wardrobe.

This Mermaid Charm Necklace from LastingMemoryJewelry is a great statement piece on the beach or on the town.

Let it be known where you belong with this Mermaid Ring. This ring is stackable with other items from the OldeDogNewTricks shop.

This Mermaid Locket from ThePaisleyKnight can be personalized for you or the mermaid in your life. Add a letter charm and birthstone and choose from chain lengths to make this extra special.

These delicate Blue Crystal Earrings from ByTheMoonJewelryShop are so pretty you will want to wear them all summer long.

This Mermaid Necklace from Silver & Ivy makes a wonderful summer wedding bridesmaids gift. Customize with birthstone and gold or silver finish.

These beautifully understated White Mermaid Stud Earrings from LunaSavita shine due to the glitter resin cabochons. Shine on mermaid!

Are statements on your wrist more your speed? This Mermaid Bracelet from FrostedWillow comes in silver or gold and different bangle finishes.

“ I must be a Mermaid. I have no fear of depth and a great fear of shallow living .” — Anias Nin

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‘Celebrate with 8’ Summer Cocktails

Summer is here. Time to mix up some cocktails using vodka, tequila, and rum.
‘Celebrate with 8-teen’
boozy thirst quenching Summer Cocktails.

A round up of summer cocktails.

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VODKA COCKTAILS

There is no absolute in life, only vodka.

Mick Jagger
Cocktails made with vodka.

Spiked Hibiscus Iced Tea from Killing Thyme
Strawberry Lime Vodka Tonic from Simply Made Recipes
Award-Winning Watermelon Martini from Food Banjo
Blackberry-Cucumber-Vanilla Vodka Spritzer from Burrata and Bubbles
Pineapple Vodka Limeade Recipe from Home Cooking Memories
Hippie Juice Smash Cocktail from Call Me PC

TEQUILA COCKTAILS

It was too much Tequila, or not quite enough.

Jimmy Buffett
Cocktails made with tequila.

Jalapeno-Mango Margarita from Burrata and Bubbles
Mexican Mule from A Communal Table
CoronaRita Frozen Margarita Beer Cocktail from Delicious Table
Skinny Margaritas with Agave and Fresh Orange Juice from
Nourish and Fete
Cantaloupe Margaritas from One Delightful Life
Healing Grapefruit Margarita from Kitchen of Youth

RUM COCKTAILS

Rum is tonic that clarifies the vision, and sets things in true perspective.

Brian D’Ambrosio
Cocktails made with rum.

Blueberry Pineapple Mojito from Gastronom
Malibu Bay Breeze from Becoming Betty
Sparkling Pineapple Mojito from Fried Dandelions
Grapefruit Strawberry Mojito from Rhubarbarian
Strawberry Mojito from The Foodie Affair
Keto Blueberry Mojito (Mo-Keto) from Peace Love and Low Carb

From the Bottom Left of the Mitten – Cheers to Summer!

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‘Celebrate with 8’ Memorial Day Desserts

‘Celebrate with 8’ Delicious Memorial Day Desserts!
It’s the start of Summer so get out there and have fun and whip up these tasty treats.

A round up of dessert recipes for Memorial Day

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This Mixed Berry-Custard Pie from Burrata and Bubbles is a delicious dessert using the best berries that summer has to offer.

Mixed Berry-Custard Pie from Burrata and Bubbles

This No Bake Oreo Delight from The Cozy Cook has layers, and layers, and layers, and layers….4 to be exact, of flavors.

No Bake Oreo Delight from The Cozy Cook

Boozy Cherry Bombs from Kitchen Gone Rogue are the perfect compliment to Memorial Day cocktails.

Boozy Cherry Bombs from Kitchen Gone Rogue

This Red, White & Blue No Bake Cheesecake has layers of blueberry, cheesecake, and cherries.  This no-bake cheesecake is a great Memorial Day Dessert and you don’t want to heat up the oven.

Red White & Blue No Bake Cheesecake from Bottom Left of the Mitten

Strawberry Shortcake & Lemon Curd Parfaits from The Rising Spoon is the perfect lemon meets strawberry dessert.

Strawberry Shortcake & Lemon Curd Parfaits from The Rising Spoon

Thinking healthy this Memorial Day? Then these Keto Key Lime Pie Jars from Peace Love and Low Carb are the perfect dessert for you.

Keto Key Lime Pie Jars from Peace Love and Low Carb

A bright berry and rhubarb filling with a flaky crust looks like one heck of a dessert! Blueberry Rhubarb Pie from Zestful Kitchen is the perfect pie for this Memorial Day.

Blueberry Rhubarb Pie from Zestful Kitchen

White chocolate, brownies and then loads of berries, yes! These Patriotic white chocolate blondies from Berry & Maple will disappear in no time from the dessert table.

Patriotic white chocolate blondies from Berry & Maple

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thank you to all the Men & Women who serve.

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‘Celebrate with 8’ for National Barbecue Month

May is time to celebrate National Barbecue Month.
Break out the grill, marinate the meat then stoke the fire and get grilling!

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Take boring salad to the next level with this Romaine Hearts Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad from Eating Richly. Drizzle with a delicious homemade Caesar Dressing.

Romaine Hearts Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad from Eating Richly

This Grilled Pomegranate Harissa Chicken {Gluten-Free} from Recipes from a Pantry only uses a few ingredients but is full of flavor.

Grilled Pomegranate Harissa Chicken {Gluten-Free} from Recipes from a Pantry

The sauce on these Thai Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Coconut Sticky Rice from Went Here 8 This is so full of flavor! Soak the skewers and get grilling.

Thai Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Coconut Sticky Rice from Went Here 8 This

What’s better than grilled pork chops? How about when they are topped with a delicious BBQ sauce? Honey Mustard BBQ Bacon Wrapped Pork Chops from We’re Parents make the perfect springtime dinner.

Honey Mustard BBQ Bacon Wrapped Pork Chops from Were Parents

There isn’t anything much better than steak on the grill. This Grilled Steak with Salsa Verde from Bacon is Magic is just more proof of that.

Grilled Steak with Salsa Verde from Bacon is Magic

Do you love GRILLING? How about SHRIMP? How about BACON? Then these Bacon Shrimp Skewers with BBQ Sauce from The Vivacious Life are for you.

Bacon Shrimp Skewers with BBQ Sauce from The Vivacious Life

Fantastically Flavorful Homemade Carne Asada from Foodal will make you a fan of using flank steak on the grill.

Fantastically Flavorful Homemade Carne Asada from Foodal

This Jerk Chicken and Mango Avocado Salsa from Powered By Mom has lots of heat from the seasoning but gets a sweet finish with a fruity salsa.

Jerk Chicken and Mango Avocado Salsa from Powered By Mom

‘Almost everybody’s happy to be a fool for barbecue.’~Jack Nicholson

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Foodies Gift Guide

Have a friend or family member that is a total foodie? Give the gifts that they will love this holiday season with this Foodies Gift Guide!

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Roll the dice and make diinertime fun with these Foodie Dice® Seasonal Dinners Tumbler from TwoTmbleweeds.

Foodie Dice® Seasonal Dinners Tumbler from TwoTmbleweeds | Foodie Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Keep the foodie in your life on schedule with this Foodie 2019 Pun Calendar Set from ilootpaperie.

NEW** Foodie 2019 Pun with Foods 3.0 Limited Edition WALL* Calendar Set | Foodie Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

This Big Lebowski spoon rest from LennyMud is a great gift for movie lovers and a foodies.

The Big Lebowski spoon rest from LennyMud | Foodie Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Plant then watch this Salsa Garden Kit from MountainlilyFarm grow! Salsa tastes even better when you make it yourself.

Salsa Garden Kit from MountainlilyFarm | Foodie Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

‘Because pizza’ is exactly right.  Grab a slice and this Pizza Necklace from hopeonaropejewelry for the pizza lover in your life.

Pizza Necklace from hopeonaropejewelry | Foodie Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Good food can be an adventure.  For the foodie traveler, this Foodie notebook from LouPaper will make a great gift.

Foodie notebook from LouPaper | Foodie Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Have spoon, wiill eat.  Treat YO self hand stamped spoon from SouthernGatherings is always great to have around in foodie emergencies.

treat YO self handstamped spoon from SouthernGatherings | Foodie Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Easy, cheesy!  Make your own Burrata & Mascarpone DIY Cheese Kit from UrbanCheesecraft.

Burrata & Mascarpone DIY Cheese Kit from UrbanCheesecraft | Foodie Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

What is better than being a foodie?  Foodie jewelry!  Foodie Charm Bracelet from Pammytail.

Foodie Charm Bracelet from Pammytail

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” ― Virginia Woolf

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‘Celebrate with 8’ Fantastic Beasts Gift Guide

Here is where you can find gifts for the Newt Scamander fans in your life.
Let’s ‘Celebrate with 8’ for the release of Fantastic Beasts 2.

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Take down all your adventures with this Magical Creatures Travelers Notebook from NotedTravelersBottom Left of the Mitten readers enjoy a 20% off any of the magic-themed printable notebooks with the code LEFTMITTEN. 

Magical Creatures Travelers Notebook from NotedTravelers | Celebrate with 8 Fantastic Beasts Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

For all the Newt lovers out there this Newt Scamander Fantastic Beasts Fan Art Watercolor Print from BenByrdArtwork is the perfect gift.

Newt Scamander Fantastic Beasts Fan Art Watercolor Print from BenByrdArtwork | Celebrate with 8 Fantastic Beasts Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

THis is one of my favorite quotes from the movie! This Fantastic Beasts Print from AmandaDockery makes the perfect home decor.

Fantastic Beasts Print from AmandaDockery | Celebrate with 8 Fantastic Beasts Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Get crafty with this Fantastic Beasts Bookmark Cross Stitch Pattern from HouseElfStitchery.  This downloadable pattern gets you started stitching instantly!

Fantastic Beasts Bookmark Cross Stitch Pattern from HouseElfStitchery | Celebrate with 8 Fantastic Beasts Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Mr. Kowalski is as much of a main character in this story as Newt is.  Celebrate his role with this Kowalski Quality Baked Goods Unisex T Shirt Inspired by Fantastic Beasts from BlackLabVinyl.  Comes in 4 different colors and many different sizes.

Kowalski Quality Baked Goods Unisex T Shirt Inspired by Fantastic Beasts from BlackLabVinyl | Celebrate with 8 Fantastic Beasts Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Relax with this Fantastic Beasts Candle Set from AngryHare.  Four ‘Fantastic’ candles to sooth the soul of a beast.  Visit  AngryHare.com for all the details.

Fantastic Beasts Candle Set from AngryHare | Celebrate with 8 Fantastic Beasts Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Wear your Hufflepuff wherever you go with this Hufflepuff Niffler Enamel Pin from SwishAndFlickCompany.  So cute and it goes with everything.

Hufflepuff Niffler Enamel Pin from SwishAndFlickCompany | Celebrate with 8 Fantastic Beasts Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Want your own Mandrake at home?  This Mandrake rootling from OneailFXStudios is ready to be a real conversation starter.

Mandrake rootling from OneailFXStudios | Celebrate with 8 Fantastic Beasts Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

“I wish I was a wizard.” — Jacob

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‘Celebrate with 8’ for Halloween 2018

Time to get prepared for one of the spookiest days of the year.
Let’s ‘Celebrate with 8 + 1 spooky addition’ for Halloween 2018.

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If you are a fan of Stephen King, and you want the ultimate Halloween home decor, this ‘IT’ print from DavePollot is just what you’ve been looking for.

'It' Print from DavePollot | Halloween 2018 | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Need some Halloween bling?  This Bat Bracelet from FrostedWillow is the perfect addition to any ensemble. Comes in 4 different metal types and 2 different finishes.

Bat Bracelet from FrostedWillow | Halloween 2018 | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Have visitors take a second look before coming to your door with this Mummy’s Tomb Wreath from thechicadeeshop.  Knock if you dare.

Mummy's Tomb Wreath from thechicadeeshop | Halloween 2018 | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Don’t forget about your four legged friends this Halloween.  This cute Cat Halloween Costume from ToScarboroughFair will have your cat ready for the festivities in no time.

Cat Halloween Costume from ToScarboroughFair | Halloween 2018 | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Get into the holiday spirit every morning with this Boo! Hand Stamped Spooky Bat Coffee Spoon from MilkandHoneyLuxuries. May your mood be as cloudy as your coffee.

Boo! Hand Stamped Spooky Bat Coffee Spoon from MilkandHoneyLuxuries | Halloween 2018 | Bottom Left of the Mitten

‘You know, I’ve always wanted a child…’.  Expect many at your door this season so be prepared with this Hocus Pocus Doormat from SweetJJdesigns.

Hocus Pocus Doormat from SweetJJdesigns | Halloween 2018 | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Hosting a ghoulishly good party this year?  Send these Crack Me! Raven Egg Halloween Invitations from LittleElephantCrafts.  Guests will never expect these one of a kind invites.

Crack Me! Raven Egg Halloween Invitations from LittleElephantCrafts | Halloween 2018 | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Get into the Halloween mood while you enjoy your morning coffee with this Halloween Coffee Mug from StickandPatti.

Halloween Coffee Mug from StickandPatti | Halloween 2018 | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Make some devilishly good treats this year with this Halloween Jack head creepy Personalized Rolling Pin from EngravedOriginals.

Halloween Jack head creepy Personalized Rolling Pin from EngravedOriginals | Halloween 2018 | Bottom Left of the Mitten

“It’s Halloween, everyone’s entitled to one good scare.”– Brackett, Halloween (1978)

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‘Celebrate with 8’ for Game Day

Support your team with this list of fun ways to
celebrate Game Day!

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This College Football Shirt from LiftHerUpCo is the perfect statement for any game or tailgate! Comes in several different colors and sizes.

College Football Shirt from LiftHerUpCo | Celebrate with 8 for Game Day | Bottom Left of the Mitten

These Monogrammed Football Sandals from DetailsintheMonogram are the perfect statement piece for any fan! Customize with initials, numbers or other statements.

Monogrammed Football Sandals from DetailsintheMonogram | Celebrate with 8 for Game Day | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Want some serious football fan bling? These Football Rhinestone Earrings from CoHoBags will have you shining!

Football Rhinestone Earrings from CoHoBags | Celebrate with 8 for Game Day | Bottom Left of the Mitten

This Football Necklace from LeBuaJewelrytoo is customized and hand stamped with your favorite player’s name and number. Comes in different colors too!

Football Necklace from LeBuaJewelrytoo | Celebrate with 8 for Game Day | Bottom Left of the Mitten

If you are looking for the ulitmate in home decor this Game Day look no further than this Instant Download Table party Decor from ScribbleDownloads. So cute!

Instant Download Table party Decor from ScribbleDownloads | Celebrate with 8 for Game Day | Bottom Left of the Mitten

This Monogram Football Door Hanger from AdoreYourDoorDecor is so cute for your front door this Game Day season!

Monogram Football Door Hanger from AdoreYourDoorDecor | Celebrate with 8 for Game Day | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Invite everyone to your Game Day party with these Tailgate Party Invitation from RockCreekPaperCo.

Tailgate Party Invitation from RockCreekPaperCo | Celebrate with 8 for Game Day | Bottom Left of the Mitten

This Gameday Kickasserole Tailgating Dish from ModernPrintDesigns can be customized to any team you like! What a great way to support your team while enjoying some tasty game day treats.

Gameday Kickasserole Tailgating Dish from ModernPrintDesigns | Celebrate with 8 for Game Day | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Get ready it’s Game Day! Celebrate.

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‘Celebrate with 8’ for Friendship Day

Looking to give back to the friends that mean so much in your life?
Check out this Gift Guide to celebrate Friendship Day!

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What friend wouldn’t love a box of items for the ultimate in self-care? This gift box from PeaceOrganics is full of pampering items like a candle, bath bomb, and lip balm. PeaceOrganics is offering a discount for Bottom Left of the Mitten – enter code BLMITTEN10 to get 10% off the entire purchase in the shop!

Gift Box from PeaceOrganics | Celebrate with 8 for Friendship Day | Bottom Left of the Mitten

This sweet little Good Friends are Like Stars Bracelet from LayeredandSimple make a great statement for the closest of friends.  Choose from over 20 different colors to customize with your friends favorite color.

Good Friends are Like Stars Bracelet from LayeredandSimple | Celebrate with 8 for Friendship Day | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Give your friend the best of statement pieces with this Best Friend Enamel Pin from HennelPaperCo. Jean jacket possibly required to rock the best look for her ‘flair’.

Best Friend Enamel Pin from HennelPaperCo | Celebrate with 8 for Friendship Day | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Whenever your BFF reaches into the Personalized Makeup Bag from MoonwakeDesignsCo she will think of you.

Personalized Makeup Bag from MoonwakeDesignsCo | Celebrate with 8 for Friendship Day | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Does your friend love the show, FRIENDS?  This FRIENDS TV Show Wood Picture Sign from shopbohomey give a great way to display fun memories.

FRIENDS TV Show Wood Picture Sign from shopbohomey | Celebrate with 8 for Friendship Day | Bottom Left of the Mitten

This personalized candle from TheShabbyWick is a great gift to really let your friend know that you really know everything about her!

Personalized candle from TheShabbyWick | Celebrate with 8 for Friendship Day | Bottom Left of the Mitten

No matter how far you and your friend are let them know that ‘Friendship Knows No Distance’ with this Mug from Hugalatteboutique. It’s 100% customizable to whatever city, state, or country that separates the two of you.

Friendship Knows No Distance Mug from Hugalatteboutique | Celebrate with 8 for Friendship Day | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Define your friendship with this pillow from carrabelle.  You can use their definition or you can also come up with your own defining description to make this a very special and touching gift.

friend definition pillow from carrabelle | Celebrate with 8 for Friendship Day | Bottom Left of the Mitten

‘Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud’~Maya Angelou. Celebrate.

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Father’s Day Gift Guide

Looking for great Father’s Day Gifts that will Wow Dad this year?
Check out this Gift Guide that is full of fun and unique
gifts that every Dad will love.

Fathers Day Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

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Dad can start the day out thinking of the kiddos while drinking coffee from this ‘Yoda Best Dad’ Mug from DuneStudio.

Yoda Best Dad Mug from DuneStudio | Fathers Day Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

This cute Train Track Shirt is a best seller for SOhandmade1 and you can see why, right?

Mens Train Track Shirt from SOhandmade1 | Fathers Day Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Send a Cheers to Dad with this Fathers Day beer glass from CrazyLovely.  Pick one of 4 different glasses that fits his personality best.  This really is the perfect glass for a cold one.

Fathers Day beer glass from CrazyLovely | Fathers Day Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Pampering isn’t just for Mom’s because Dad’s deserve to look their best too.  This Beard Care Kit from FieryGizzardBeardCo will keep him looking as handsome as can be.

Beard Care Kit from FieryGizzardBeardCo | Fathers Day Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Is Dad a grilling machine?  Does he spend most weekend out by the grill cooking up all kind of good food?  Then get him this custom cutting board from from BlueRidgeBoards.

Fathers Day Grilling from BlueRidgeBoards | Fathers Day Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Add to Dad’s culinary arsenal with this 10 Piece BBQ Grilling Planks from KitschyChicSpicery.  With spices named things like ‘Smokey & The Tomato Dip’ & Rockabilly Grilled Burger Spice there is something in here that he is sure to love.

BBQ GRILLING PLANKS from KitschyChicSpicery | Fathers Day Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Is your Father a frozen treat lover?  This Dad The Ice Cream Killer Hand Stamped Spoon from LeBreux is a great gift that he can eat his ice cream with and be reminded of you at the same time.

Dad The Ice Cream Killer-Hand Stamped Spoon from LeBreux | Fathers Day Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

If your Dad is the ultimate fire starter get him this Personalized Fire Pit Pokers from AmeHighCrafts.  Take this bonfire to the next level!

Personalized Fire Pit Pokers from AmeHighCrafts | Fathers Day Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Today is Dad’s Day so do as he says. Celebrate.

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