Friday, October 31, 2014

Create a Beautiful #Smile! #hygiene

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A smile conveys to people that the smiler is open, productive, positive, friendly and emotionally healthy. However, those who are not confident in their smiles tend to avoid smiling. Improving a smile is not difficult to do. There are many things a person can do, that when done daily, becomes nearly effortless. Have a beautiful smile by making a few changes.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Give the Gift of Sparkle Hearts! #Giveaway

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It's almost that time again...time for the holidays and thinking about what to give to those on your holiday list! Here's a great idea for any young girl that you will buying a special gift for...Sparkle Hearts Gift Set!


Read the full review HERE

#College Textbooks ~ Rent or Buy? #textbooks

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How many of you are enrolled in college or have a college student in the family? I actually have two college age daughters and know how much the cost of textbooks can be...outrageous!

My daughters and I are always searching for more frugal ways to do things regarding college or otherwise, so when I discovered, I thought it was such an innovative and awesome idea! It just doesn't make much sense to spend hundreds of dollars on textbooks every semester when after the course is over, they most likely won't ever be used by the student again. 

Set the Mood this #Halloween with a Spooky Drink! #Cocktail

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Whether you're pre-gaming for your favorite spot's haunted party or keeping it low-key and staying in this Halloween, Hornitos Tequila has the recipe for making sure you are a Halloween hero ~ or a headless horseman, or whatever role you take on this year!

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Hornitos Tequila Mixologist, Christian Sanders of Evelyn Drinkery in NYC, has created this amazing Halloween cocktail that looks as though "blood" is dripping down the sides of the drink! Spooky!

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Rubber Duckie & Friends Bath and Shower Wand for #Kids ~ Good Clean FUN! @usfg #rubberduckie

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This is super cute! Rubber Duckie & Friends Bath and Shower Wands for kids make bath time Good Clean Fun!

The soft, spray won't sting and is gentle enough to bathe even infants and toddlers. No more fighting to get the kids in the tub, your kids will LOVE bath time! As they grow older, Rubber Duckie & Friends become their first shower of their very own!

A Fun & Natural Treat for your Dog! #bullysticks

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I have four awesome dogs that I am really attached to...they are just like family to me and follow me everywhere! Needless to say, I enjoy giving them yummy snacks and treats that I know they will enjoy.

I was lucky enough to receive Bully Sticks for review and by lucky, I mean my pups were the lucky ones! Even though Bully Sticks are awesome treats, mine loved them so much that the package didn't last long in my house. Because my dogs are fairly young, they also tend to chew on things quite a bit, and the Bully Sticks were perfect in that respect as well. 

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

World Vision Catalog ~ Building a Better World! #Giveaway #GiftCatalog

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Building a better world for children!

I was recently able to review a product from the World Vision Gift Catalog and I chose the Fair-Trade Coffee Set. This set is really cute and would make a great gift for someone special and it even comes with a cute wooden coffee scoop! By purchasing this awesome Coffee Set, you are able to help where it's needed the most and get a gift for yourself or someone you care about!

Monday, October 27, 2014

My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks slammin' on DVD and Blu-ray on October 28th! #Giveaway

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In honor of My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks slammin' on DVD and Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy Combo from Shout! Factory Kids in collaboration with Hasbro Studios...we have a rockin' giveaway just for YOU

The girls of Canterlot High are back, and this time they're rockin' the guitars! In My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks, Canterlot High is hosting a musical showcase, and Rainbow Dash, Applejack, Pinkie Pie, Rarity, and Fluttershy are going to be performing with their new band, the Rainbooms. But when the Dazzlings, a new girl group, arrive at CHS and convince everyone to turn the friendly showcase into a Battle of the Bands, tensions mount between the competing musical acts. 

Attention #Bloggers! #BloggerOpportunities

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Sunday, October 26, 2014

#Free HIllshire Farms Printable #Coupon #BringHillshireHome #ad

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Disclaimer: One or more products below were provided for free. However, all opinions in this post are entirely my own, although may contain affiliate links.

My family loves sausage and our favorite brand of sausage is Hillshire Farms sausage. Right now there is an awesome coupon to use at your local Safeway for 55 cents off 1 pack of sausage...AWESOME!

Educational Learning Apps ~ Kid's Academy Children's Apps! #FreeKidsApps #MomBuzz

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**This is a sponsored post on behalf of Kid's Academy Educational Kids Apps**

Educational learning apps are something that has not always been around...when my daughters were little, we had to relay on books, school and anything else we could find to fulfill their desire to learn. Once again, I have little ones, two sons ages 5 and 9, and although the desire to learn hasn't changed, the way they go about it sure has! My boys are constantly on the iPad, smartphones or computers looking for fun (educational) games to play. As a mom, I tend to be picky about which games they are playing but the apps from Kid's Academy fit the bill!

There's never been a better time to win a Coach Handbag! #Giveaway

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  Welcome to the Monthly Coach Handbag Fan Appreciation Giveaway!

I absolutely LOVE these giveaways! Winning a designer handbag is awesome, especially right before the holiday season. A Coach Handbag would make a stunning gift for someone on your Christmas list or better yet, you could treat yourself to this awesome prize. Either way, don't delay...enter!

Discover @Bombas...the only #Socks you'll ever want to Wear! #beebetter

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I recently received a couple pair of awesome socks from Bombas for review. Now you're probably thinking..."what's so great about a pair of socks?" Well, normally that's what I would say too, but Bombas socks are the BOMB! 

Did you know that Bombas is derived from the Latin word for bumblebee? Yes, it is! Bees work together to make the hive a better place and that's exactly what Bombas does. For every pair of socks purchased, one pair is donated to those in need. Bombas knows that socks are the number one requested clothing item at homeless shelters so that is what they do. They give back and work hard to solve this issue. Isn't that amazing? I think so!

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Get your Yoga On with the Pink Ribbon II Printed #Yoga Mat from @GAIAM! #Pinktober

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I personally think that Yoga is one not only one of the most effective forms of exercise, but also really cool. I love the way that it not only helps you to maintain fitness but also gain peace, relaxation and serenity. 

I had the opportunity to review the Pink Ribbon II Printed Yoga Mat from GAIAM. This yoga mat is ideal for any yoga class for the beginner to the professional. It's lightweight yet durable and features a super grip texture for a non-slip experience. You can perfect your yoga pose with unique, high-tack texture that offers ultimate comfort your hands and feet will LOVE! This mat is one of the most comfortable yoga mats that I've ever used and definitely the most attractive! It makes it even more meaningful to me to use this yoga mat knowing that it stands for such a great cause that helps so many people every day.

Friday, October 24, 2014


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Journey beyond the fairy tale in this soaring adventure that is visually arresting and brilliantly designed...Maleficent

My kids absolutely love it when I receive a new movie for review, but his one was a much anticipated package and one that my oldest daughter, Amanda, could not wait for! Disney movies have always been a huge part of my children's lives first on VHS years ago and now DVD and Blu-ray. Each one has been special to our family because not only are they stories but they all include amazing characters and intriguing story lines. This new movie definitely keeps that tradition going!

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About Maleficent: 
Explore the untold story of Disney's most iconic villain in this wickedly fun twist on the classic "Sleeping Beauty" In an unforgiving mood after a neighboring kingdom threatens her forest. Maleficent places an irrevocable curse on the king's newborn daughter, the Princess Aurora. But as the child grows, Maleficent finds herself becoming fond of the girl. And as the conflict between the two realms intensifies, Maleficent realizes that Aurora may hold the key to peace in the land. 

I certainly don't want to spoil the movie for you, but I promise that it is worth the purchase!
Available November 4, 2014

Pre-Order Maleficent  on Blu-ray today from Amazon!

Get social with Disney and Maleficent on Facebook and Twitter!

Disclosure: I received the above product for review purposes, however, all opinions are entirely my own.

Natural Skin Care Routine ~ #skincare #allnatural

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Every skin is different. And as much as you want to find a natural product that works for all skin types, you won't. To find the one that works for you, you have to experiment. Test out different products until you discover the one that does the trick for your skin. You need to listen to your body. 

The Internet is overwhelmed with websites giving you loads of information about natural products and skin care. Basically, there are as many tips on what not to do/use as what to do/use. Finding out what works for your skin can be a little bit difficult.

Life Lessons from Million Dollar Arm on Blu-ray! #Disney

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From the same studio that brought us Remember the Titans and Miracle, comes Million Dollar Arm!

This is a true and inspirational story of self-discovery, second chances (everyone deserves one of these!) and personal accomplishment in the face of adversity. In a last ditch effort to save his career, sports agent J.B. Bernstein dreams up a wild game plan to find Major League Baseball's next great pitcher from a pool of cricket players from India. He soon discovers two young men who can throw a fast-ball but know nothing about the game of baseball or America for that matter! This is an incredible journey that will change them all ~ especially J.B., who learns valuable lessons about teamwork, commitment and family.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Knu Anti Aging Face Lift - New Airless Pump Jar Review ~ #NewKNUforAntiAging

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As I've gotten older I've noticed that my skin is not what it used to be at all and I'm definitely not one that wants to age gracefully. Fortunately for me, there are products available to help me slow down the clock and keep my skin looking as smooth and soft as possible.

#Halloween Candy Buy Back Program!

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Halloween is almost here and there is nothing more exciting to my children then putting on their carefully selected costumes and head out to trick-or-treat! 

This Halloween, we want your family to experience the same excitement, but with an even more fulfilling aftermath so the annual Halloween Candy Buy Back Program is back to shine for another year. 

Have you heard about QWIKWORD? #OneWordRevolution #Giveaway

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Social media is everywhere...I mean, what would we do without our favorite social media sites? Even though I grew up in a time before the Internet and social media, now that I have it, I LOVE it and would be lost without it!

There's a brand new social media site called's available as a free download from the iTunes App Store, as an Android App in the Google Play Store, or as a website. Each user creates an account using either an email address and personalized password, or by linking to an existing social media account such as Facebook or Twitter. Easy! Once the account is set up it can be accessed by all of your usual devices such as a smartphone, tablet or computer. 


Wednesday, October 22, 2014

WINE CHILLED THE “NATURAL” WAY ~ @Metrokane Rabbit #Wine Chilling Carafe

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Avid wine enthusiasts know that choosing a great wine is only part of the process. Wine, especially white wine, rose, or Zinfandel wine taste so much better when chilled the natural way. This allows the intrinsic full-bouquet flavor to be preserved and not altered in any way.

Gluten Free Corn Dogs from Foster Farms! #FFGlutenFree #Giveaway

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First of all, I have to let everyone two boys, Tristan and Dominic LOVE Corn Dogs! These boys could eat Corn Dogs several times a day, which is perfect because I received a ton of Gluten-Free Corn Dogs from Foster Farms for review a few weeks ago.

The Hardest Peace ~ Book Review #thehardestpeace

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If you love to read or even if you are not an avid reader, but enjoy a touching story, then I recommend this book. This is one that will not only touch your heart but give insight to the life of a women who despite of her situation still has hope and faith.

About the Book:
A young mother battling cancer invites you into her life to follow her experience and to embrace grace in every season of life.

Kara Tippetts knows the mundane but rich days of mothering four kids, the joy of watching her children grow and the devastating reality of stage four cancer. In The Hardest Peace, the author invites readers to see the grace of the everyday in all seasons of life and to live well even when living is hard. As the thousands of readers of her blog know, Tippets explores the hardest questions in life with rare beauty and honesty. Most of all, she draws readers back to the God who is present in the ordinary and the suffering, and shapes every life into the best story of all.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Nutrisystem ~ Does it work? YES, it does! #NSNation #ad

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Ok, so I've slacked a bit on posting about my Nutrisystem journey, but I certainly haven't been slacking with the program at all!

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Look your BEST with #Suave Products from #Walmart!

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**This is a sponsored post on behalf of Global Influence, however all opinions are entirely my own.**

Everyone wants to look their best whether you are going to work, to a get-together with friends or family or maybe on an awesome vacation.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Electrician #Tips to Recover Your Unsafe Electrical Wiring

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**This is a guest post by Jake Hyet**

Unsafe electrical wiring isn't only dangerous, it can be deadly. It can cause shocks, fires, and a whole host of other electrical hazards. We all need to know when it's time for a electrical inspection by a company like Static Electricians to make absolutely certain that old or unsafe electrical wiring will not endanger our home or the lives of the people inside it. Here are some electrician tips on how to recover your unsafe electrical wiring: 

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Wings Over @HoustonAirshow! #WOHAirshow #flyinghigh #Giveaway

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Have you ever been to an airshow? I haven't but after learning more about the Wings Over Houston Airshow, I know that I'd love to attend with my two sons, Tristan and Dominic.

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The Wings Over Houston Airshow is a production of the Commemorative Air Force and is one of the largest civic events in Metropolitan Houston. One of the many benefits is that this event is one that is suitable for the entire family, it's a great way to promoting the city of Houston to gain national recognition in addition to promoting patriotism and supporting the men and women who are and have served our country with pride. There are so many reasons and benefits to having this spectacular airshow in Houston and it's something that people of all ages will enjoy and remember for years to come.

Taking Care of Your Children While you Are Sick #Health

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The first years of your baby are the most difficult. It is the time when colds occur frequently, as your child is very fragile.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

#Slugterra: Ghoul from Beyond on #DVD!

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Slugterra...what more needs to be said about this awesome, action packed show? From the first time we received a DVD for review, my two sons, Dominic and Tristan have been hooked! This one was no different...the boys were completely engaged in the story and all of the adventures that the Shane Gang became a part of.

In Slugterra: Ghoul from Beyond, you can join the Shane Gang as this epic sci-fi comedy adventure set deep underground, where ammo is alive and only the quick survive! In this high-tech, underground world, every cavern holds a new adventure, a new battle and weird little slugs to be discovered. 

Littlest Pet Shop: Passport to Fashion ~ These Pets Are A Real Trip! #DVD

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Are you and your kids fans of The Littlest Pet Shop? Who could honestly resist Blythe and her adorable pets? I remember my two girls watching The Littlest Pet Shop over and over again, and now even my five year old son, Tristan loves to see what these critters get into! In this DVD, there are five episodes from Season 2 that are sure to deliver captivating entertainment for your little ones as well.

#Halloween ~ Unleashed at @Petco!

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Do you take your pets trick-or-treating with you?

I have four awesome Chihuahuas and as much as they would probably like to go out and enjoy the Halloween festivities with the kids, I don't take them. But...I do LOVE to dress them up in all types of cool and cute outfits, including some awesome Halloween costumes!

Doggie Costumes

#Cocktails and Beverages Starring Peanut Butter!‏

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How about a "peanutty" twist on your holiday beverages and cocktails this year? 

Whether you're planning a holiday party or merely entertaining friends, Peanut Hottie is the first of it's kind in a holiday drink. This rich and smooth instant hot peanut butter drink is the perfect way to get your peanut butter fix. Peanut Hottie brings the rich, beloved flavor or peanut butter to a decadent, delicious made with real peanuts.

Scary Good #Halloween #Cocktails‏ ~ No Tricks, Just Treats!

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There's no better way to get into the Halloween spirit than with a few scary good cocktails!

Whether you're hosting an adults-only Halloween party or planning costumes with your girlfriends, why not mix up some fun, festive cocktails and celebrate the witching hour in style! Take a look below for some tasty Halloween refreshments that scream BOO! 

Monday, October 13, 2014

Step up your holiday gift giving with the New Action Camera! #GoProatBestBuy @BestBuy

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The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.

Are you looking for the best holiday gifts for those special people on your list this year? Look no further than Best Buy! 

For everyone from gadget gurus, adventure seekers to the appointed memory maker in the family, the launch of the new action cameras at Best Buy is the perfect time for an upgrade to the latest technology. Preserving family memories is vital to me and I love being able to have photographs and videos of my four children as they are only little once. My two young sons are extremely active and always on the go, so not just any camera or camcorder will do!

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Set Sail this Columbus Day with Festive Craft #Cocktails from #Hornitos! #Recipe

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With parades and festive celebrations happening throughout the country this weekend, why not celebrate with some yummy Columbus Day Cocktails!