Thursday, April 30, 2015

@WELLEDIA Wellspring Ceramic Ultrasonic Aroma Diffuser ~ #EssentialOils

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It seems as if Essential Oils are on everyone's mind these days. I personally, have jumped on that bandwagon and plan to stay as I love what the oils can do for me and my family in a more naturl way than other products. In addition to just having the oils on-hand I also love the idea of using a diffuser to help create a certain atmosphere in my home or to distribute the Essential Oils for a specific purpose. 

I received the Wellspring Ceramic Ultrasonic Aroma Diffuser from Welledia for review and I can't even tell you how many times it has been used in my home. I absolutely love it! I can tell you that the most commonly used Essential Oil has been lavender...I love that I can use my diffuser and distribute the lavender aroma at night time as it is calming and helps my children relax and go to sleep naturally.

A unique twist on a Derby Day Classic with @Hornitos!

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It's time to get your fedora and blazer out because the Kentucky Derby is headed back to Churchill Downs this weekend for the 140th Run for the Roses!

Crowds will flock to Louisville to sip on Mint Juleps and watch "The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports" take place right before their eyes. For those of us who don't have the opportunity to party from the infield as the horses race by, Hornitos Tequila wants to offer a unique twist on a Derby Day classic to get the party started at home.

The #Modal Concept Tote Bag is a fantastic Mother’s Day gift for the busy Mom! @BestBuy

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Mother's Day is right around the corner and people everywhere are wondering what to get for Mom this year! Of course, you can buy her the usual suspects and she will adore her gifts as always or you can get her something entirely different this year and knock her socks off! 

I'm a Mother of four great kids and every year they give me awesome gifts for Mother's Day and my Birthday but this year I received something amazing from Best Buy and it's not only something that I LOVE, but it's so practical and useful...The Modal Concept Tote Bag!

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Ageless Derma Oil Free Purifying Facial Cleanser Gel ~ #agelessderma

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Do you love your facial cleanser? A good one is hard to come by, that's for sure. Especially for someone like myself, with super dry skin. Most cleansers clean my face but leave my skin feeling really tight and super dried out. 

I received the Ageless Derma Oil Free Purifying Facial Cleanser Gel for review and this is one facial cleanser that follows through with it's claim and I'm impressed! So much that I plan to keep using it. Even my 21 year old daughter loved how it made her skin feel and she honestly has a completely different type of skin than mine.

Say Goodbye To Wrinkled, Sagging, Dry Skin! #anavitawrinklecream

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I'm a huge supporter of products that help slow or repair the signs of aging...I'm not happy about the effects that aging has had on my skin and body and am willing to try any product for the best results. 

I received Anavita Anti-Wrinkle Cream for review and as I do with every anti-aging product that I receive, I tried it out for a couple of weeks. The results were really good! I could definitly see an improvement in my skin, especially the fine lines on my face. I even tried it on my hands and noticed much smoother skin and less of that dry, "old" look. Nice!

CHRISTY NOCKELS' New Album "LET IT BE JESUS" Review & Giveaway

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About Christy:
As a worship leader for many years, she has been an integral part of Passion Conferences from its conception in 1997. She's seen first hand music sweep people into the presence of God in a powerful way. A pastor's kid, who was born in Fort Worth and raised in Oklahoma, she grew up singing in church. She met her husband, Nathan, in 1993 at the Christian Artists Seminar in Estes Park, Co. They recorded an independent record with fellow worship leader Charlie Hall under the name Sons and Daughters that led to an invitation from Louie Giglio to participate in the first Passion Conference in Austin, Texas. Christy's voice gained a national platform when she and Nathan formed the duo Watermark, recording four acclaimed albums before that musical season ended, paving the way for Christy's solo career. In 2008, the couple moved to Atlanta to become part of Passion City Church where she serves on the worship team with sixsteprecords label-mates, Chris Tomlin and Kristian Stanfill. The following year, Nockels released her acclaimed solo debut, Life Light Up and spent much of the next two years touring with Tomlin and Passion.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Who's psyched for the May 1st release of #Avengers: #AgeOfUltron?? @Renner4Real

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With Marvel's AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON arriving in theaters everywhere this Friday, May 1st, we're sharing a few brand-new featurettes highlighting Black Widow and Scarlet Witch!

Are you psyched for the AVENGERS??

Cheers to Mom for one of life’s greatest jobs ~ Motherhood! #Sauza #MothersDay

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It's time to raise a glass and toast to one of the most important women in your life...your confidant, best friend, cheerleader, or as we like to refer to her...MOM!

For all of the sacrifices, hugs and kisses throughout the year, Mom deserves a special day that's all about her. To show Mom some appreciation, let's mix up a cocktail for her. Show your love and devotion and allow her to lay back, relax and enjoy her day with a delicious drink in hand! Mix up a few tasty drinks for Mom with recipes provided by Sauza!

Monday, April 27, 2015

Explore the Possibilities ~ AMD FX APU ~ HP Envy #TouchSmart #Laptop @BestBuy #AMDFX

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Are you Passionate about Technology?

If you're serious about technology and are looking for a laptop that provides extreme performance for your gaming and entertainment experience, then look no further than the HP Envy TouchSmart Laptop. This laptop has so much to offer and for someone like me who enjoys a great online experience, it's the ideal laptop. 


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The fifth installment in the Nickelodeon's Let's Learn series introduces preschoolers to the exciting world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M.). Join some of your favorite characters from hit preschool shows such as Blaze and the Monster Machines, Bubble Guppies, PAW Patrol, Team Umizoomi, Blue's Clues and Dora the Explorer for exciting adventures in the brand new DVD containing over 130 minutes of educational entertainment. Each DVD contains a S.T.E.M.-themed worksheet as a FREE gift with purchase while supplies lasts!

#Slugterra: Slug Fu Showdow on #DVD

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My boys are huge Slugterra fans so when we received this movie for review a couple of months ago they immediately took it into their room to watch and I haven't seen it since! Although I've cleaned their room several times since then, I just recently found it behind the TV stand. When I pulled it out they said..."Wow...thanks Mom! We were looking for that!"

Needless to say, my review post is really late but since Slugterra is such a big hit with my boys and tons of other kids worldwide, I knew I needed to write about it. 

#CLYPPI Fingernail & Toenail Clippers are the last Clippers you will ever need!

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Both men and women want to look good and one aspect of looking good is having attractive hands and feet. Having the right nail clippers on hand is more important than you may think. Having good quality beauty tools ensures that you not only get your grooming done but also that you get it done right the first time. 

I received fingernail and toenail clippers for review from CLYPPI and after using these clippers for some time, I know now that I will never go back to my old ways. As a matter of fact, these clippers are so awesome that my daughter, who is a Cosmetology student, actually adopted one pair as her own. They are ideal for home manicures and pedicures as well as professional services.

Beatrix Girls Tea Time Bundle #Giveaway

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  Before embarking on their Country tour, The Beatrix Girls want to highlight their London tour just one more time! Besides all the awesome British music, fashion, and sight seeting, favorite things about London is TEA TIME!

Beatrix Girls wants you to join them for Tea Time!!!

By giving one lucky winners will win all the essentials for a rockin Tea Time for four!

Prize: Beatrix Girls Tea Time Bundle ARV $50

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Don't miss a thing at @Comicpalooza this year! #HoustonNerdsUnite

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Download the Comicpalooza App and keep up with everything...see updates...plan your day!

It's easy and available for Android, iPhone, iPad and on the web!

Download HERE!

Remember to get your Comicpalooza tickets and save using this 

Discount Code: HoustonNerdsUnite2015

Get ready for #Wallykazam ~ April 28th ~ #DVDDebut #Nickelodeon

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If you have a young child in the home, then chances are they watch Wallykazam!

My son loves to watch this adorable series on Nickelodeon and was super excited when we received the new DVD for review. Nickelodeon's hit preschool literacy series, Wallykazam, makes it's DVD debut on April 28th and is available for preorder right now! 

This educational series follows the adventures of Wally and his pet dragon, Norville, who live in a forest among giants, goblins and other fantastical creatures. Wally has a magic stick that makes words come to life on the screen playfully transforming the world around him. Wallykazam! is Nickelodeon's first preschool series that embeds a literacy curriculum into a full-length story, introducing skills such as letter and sound identification, rhyming, vocabulary development and comprehension strategies. Each of the four adventures features a new set of words and the DVD contains a free gift with purchase of customizable Wallykazam! name labels while supplies last. 

Take a sip or two for a Special Occasion! #KentuckyDerby #MothersDay #Skinnygirl

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/*The month of May gives us several special events to look forward to including The Kentucky Derby and Mother's Day. Both give us a reason to celebrate, sip on a few cocktails and get together with friends and family.

Whether you'll be sporting a Derby hat and cheering on the jockeys or having brunch with the leading lady in your life, Skinnygirl Cocktails has some tasty (and low-cal!) recipes...all perfect for any occasion!

Let us know which one is your favorite!

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Check @Groupon First for Unbeatable Deals & Coupons!

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We all love to save money, but do you know where to go for the best, most up-to-date online coupons for your favorite retailers? If you haven't discovered Groupon Coupons, then let me tell you a bit about that fabulous site! Online coupons have never been easier, you can find a deal for products and services from thousands of stores.

A few great things about Groupon Coupons:
  • Most people know Groupon as a great source of local deals, but did you also know that they recently launched a free coupon platform called Groupon Coupons?
  • Groupon Coupons is a service from Groupon that offers more than 55,000 online and in-store coupons from thousands of top retailers, including Walgreens, Home Depot, Shutterfly and Nordstrom.
  • No matter where you shop, Groupon Coupons can help you save money because they have both promo codes and mobile/printable coupons.
  • Many coupons on Groupon Coupons are exclusive ~ you won't find them anywhere else ~ thanks to Groupon's partnership with top national retailers.
  • Groupon has a team of editors who work around-the-clock to make sure that all the best coupons are accounted for.
  • Groupon Coupons is available online and in the popular Groupon mobile app for iPhone and Android, so you can find coupons whether you're at home or on the go.
I know there are more than a few crafters and Do-it-Yourselfers reading this today...this one's for you! I found a printable coupon for Michael's for 20% off your entire purchase (including sale items). Awesome! 

Friday, April 24, 2015

Summer Camp should not just be ANY Camp! @PGAJuniorGolf

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When choosing a summer camp for your children, how do you know which one is the perfect fit? First and foremost take a look at your child's interest and the quality of the camp. PGA Junior Golf Camps are not just any summer camp. New this summer, juniors can now learn from the leaders in golf instruction ~ the PGA of America. Wow!

Chic & Affordable Leg and Footwear from #Kushyfoot!

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Keeping your feet comfortable while looking chic is not an easy task for some, especially if you're on a budget and can't afford to spend a fortune on expensive things. I'm a single mom so I am well aware of how much effort it takes to find affordable items for my family but still having things that look great and are made well. 

I received a selection of leg and footwear from Kushyfoot for review and each product is not only made to last but they are super comfy and definitely in line with my budget. 

Everyone’s Favorite Marmalade-Loving Little Bear is Coming to the BIG Screen! #Paddington

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Get ready for some awesome family fun when Paddington comes to Blu-ray and DVD on April 28th!

Paddington has been around along time, although not on Blu-ray or Digital HD...he was first introduced to children in Michael Bond's 1958 book, A Bear Called Paddington and the subsedquent Paddington Bear series has sold over 35 million copies and has been translated into 40 languages. Wow! For the first time ever, author Michael Bond has given his blessing for his beloved characters to be brought to the big screen. Awesome!

All four of my kids have read and enjoyed the Paddington books and now my two young sons are enjoying Paddington on Blu-ray. My nine year old son was really happy when we received the movie in the mail and immediately said, "Hey, I have read this book Mom!" Now he and his brother get to watch Paddington and friends on television which is awesome. They absolutely love it!

Thursday, April 23, 2015

How Excited are You for the #AVENGERS ~ #AgeOfUltron?? #Marvel

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On May 1st, the Avengers ~ Age of Ultron will hit theaters with a BANG!

To get you pumped up for one of the biggest Super Hero movies of all time, we have some awesome coloring sheets for you to download...give them to your kids or color them yourself. You're never too old for coloring! 

Celebrate a #Birthday with OMG Goodies ~ #Giveaway

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OMG Goodies is turning 3! 

Come help us celebrate turning three by celebrating you with amazing Giveaway from awesome Sponsors and Giveaways!

OMG Goodies is coming together with some amazing companies to celebrate the Last three years. Along with great bloggers who helped us along the way to where we are. One of the amazing bloggers is Missi Rose's Views . Please enter all the giveaways and help us celebrate this amazing 
milestone we have achieved!

Celebrate Mom with the Gift of #Travel Accessories! #ad

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with #Tequila & Guacamole! @SauzaTequila #CincodeMayo

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Arriba! Put up the pinata and make this Cinco de Mayo a celebration to remember!

Whether you're hosting your own fiesta or attending one as a guest, Sauza Tequila is here to help with cocktails and guacamole pairings to make your celebration a HUGE success! To make a great impression at your gathering, skip the store-bought stuff and opt for these guacamole recipes from the experts at Dos Caminos. They are easy enough to whip up at home...even with a cocktial in hand.

Start off with Chef Ivy Stark's traditional guacamole and give it a fun twist with variations like Lobster Guacamole, Chipotle-Goat Cheese Guacamole or Artichoke Guacamole with Toasted Pine Nuts.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Celebrate Generations of Love this Mother's Day with @Teleflora!

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Do you know what to give Mom for Mother's Day?

This year Teleflora, the world's leading floral delivery company, is teaming up with to pay tribute to Mom. Teleflora offers hand-arranged, hand-designed floral arrangements by local florists delivered directly to the customer. 

In honor of all of the Moms everywhere, Teleflora is launching brand new Mother's Day  bouquets and anyone who purchases the Beautiful Butterfly Bouquet or the Artful Elegance Bouquet, will receive a complimentary exclusive-to-Teleflora one-month membership to, valued at $19.99. Take advantage of this awesome promotion to trace Mom's roots while giving her the perfect Mother's Day gift!

2015 Mazda MX-5 #Miata Grand Touring Power-Retractable Hard Top ~ The Coolest Car on the Road! @MazdaUSA @DriveSTI

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A few weeks ago I had this amazing little car for one week to test was AWESOME! I've never owned a sports car before so this was a special treat for me. 

Whe I say this is seriously one cool car, I really mean it! If I weren't a Mom I would definitely have a car like this. Just look at it! Who wouldn't enjoy driving this around town and on the highway? It looks super sleek, especially with the top down. Awesome! We didn't get to put the top down much because of the rain, but it was more than cool when the weather cooperated. The retractable hard top is a cinch to operate...simply put the car in neutral, pop the convenient handle at the top of the windshield, push the button on the dash and in no time, the top has hidden itself away! Putting it back up is just as fast and easy.

Little Tikes Jump 'n Slide Bouncer #Sweepstakes!

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My two sons would seriously LOVE to have this in our yard! Kids love a bouncy house and to have your very own is like a dream come true!

Kids can jump, slide and bounce in this Little Tikes Jr. Jump 'n Slide Bouncer inflatable. A fun, bouncy house design offers a large bounce area and a extra wide slide. The Jr. Jump ’n Slide Bouncer inflates in minutes and folds compactly for easy storage. 

 Age: 2 - 8 years 

Now for the giveaway! One lucky winner will receive a Jr. Jump 'n Slide Bouncer! Open to the US residents only, ages 18+. Only one entrant per household, per address. Winner is subject to eligibility verification. Giveaway ends May 18, 11:59pm Central Enter using the giveaway form below. Good luck!

Disclosure: Missi Rose's Views is not responsible for prize fulfillment and has not been compensated for this post.

Little Tikes Jr. Jump 'n Slide Bouncer Sweepstakes

Happy Earth Day from Mya The Bee! #EarthDay #MyaTheBeeMovie

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Maya The Bee is coming to DVD and Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack on May 19, 2015!

This movie features an All-Star Voice Cast such as Coco Jack Gilles, Academy Award Nominee Jacki Weaver, Miriam Margolyes, Richard Roxburgh, Noah Taylor, Kodi Smit-McPhee and Justine Clarke. In celebration of the movie and case, here are some fun activity sheets and clips for you to enjoy!

Two NEW Clips from #Disneynature’s MONKEY KINGDOM! #MonkeyKingdom

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Happy Earth Day from Monkey Kingdom!

"Urban Jungle"

Monkey Kingdom is officially playing in theaters everywhere and it's definitely on the agenda for my sons and me this weekend! To get you in the "Monkey-Mood" we have a few cool clips and a featurette with a never before seen interview with Dr. Jane Goodall!

@Snuggle_Bear Speaks #Spanish for the First Time‏! #FreshSpringFlowers

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Snuggle Bear knows that scent means a lot to moms everywhere and that it plays a big part in how we do laundry. There's definitely a connection between scent and mood and now more than ever, people are looking for easy and accessible ways to boost the mood...I know I am!

Using fresh scents in the laundry room is a simple way to make your laundry a hit with the entire family! Snuggle's Ultra Fresh Spring Flowers is a brand new scent that keeps your fabrics smelling fresh and feeling awesome for 30 days and it's available in liquid conditioner and fabric sheets. To help spread the word about these amazing new products, Snuggle Bear is appearing in a commerical speaking entirely in Spanish
Me encanta! 

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Catch #Tomorrowland Fever with a new Movie Trailer! #Disney

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The countdown to the release of Disney's Tomorrowland is on...

Walt Disney Pictures just released a new TOMORROWLAND movie trailer that features more than six minutes of footage to be introduced by director Brad Bird. This presentation will screen exclusively in IMAX theaters domestically and in select international markets beginning May 1st. The extended look of TOMORROWLAND will screen directly prior to Marvel's AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON and will play for the duration of that film's run in IMAX. Awesome! 

#APEX Cures Bladder Leakage Simply & Naturally! #Giveaway

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Many woman find that before having children they can run up and down the stairs, do yoga, bounce on a trampoline and more with out any problem. However there a few that experience bladder leakage and it's no fun at all. Although not a subject most of us like to talk about, it happens to countless women every day....


Believe it or not bladder leakage is a common occurrence in approximately one third of the female population. However, just because it's common doesn't necessarily mean that it's natural occurrence. In fact bladder leakage is a huge warning sign that the pelvic floor muscles are too weak to prevent an accidental leak. If you leak when you laugh, cough, sneeze or exercise that is your body telling you that you need to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles. Kegels are the answer to this. However according to the National Institute of Health only 50% of women who actually do Kegels to strengthen their pelvic floor muscles do them correctly. Because of this Kegel exercises are largely ineffective. Building pelvic floor muscle requires resistance. Trying to squeeze muscles that are hard to isolate and identify is very frustrating and without resistance largely fails.

I'm loving my @Vaseline Healing Serum ~ No more Dry Skin! #ad

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Monday, April 20, 2015

#Tomorrowland ~ #Disney's Vision for the Future! #Video #Clooney

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Tomorrowland opens in theaters everywhere May 22, 2015!


Watch this new Tomorrowland clip and check out Disney's vision for the future. This featurette stars George Clooney, producer and writer Damon Lindelof and director Brad Bird! 

What do you think is in store for the future?

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Single Moms Use Tools Too! #Craftsman #DIY #SingleMom

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Have you ever had a project or repair in your home to take care of and not had the right tools for the job? I've been there many times! As a single mom, when something needs to be fixed in my home there is no one to call on except for ME. That's something very new for me and it's not that I'm not capapble of taking care of small repairs, it's just that it's been a long time since those type of things have been in my realm of responsibilities. 

Would you LOVE a custom banner for a special occasion? #BestofSigns

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We're giving one AWESOME reader a custom made vinyl banner!

Would you like to have a banner made for a special occasion? A birthday...anniversary...grand opening...or maybe for your own business? Best of Signs makes the most affordable, yet great quality banners for any event or purpose. A few months ago I had a banner made for my direct sales business event and it turned out great! I was really impressed and so was everyone at the event, I received many compliments and it definitely was an eye catcher to those passing by. They also created a really amazing window decal for me...LOVE it! This is an excellent way to promote your business and get some attention when driving around town. 


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I've been on a journey of self improvement, self awareness and overall happiness for quite some time so when I was offered this book for review, I thought it would be helpful. 

In this book, Beyond Willpower, author Alexander Loyd, reveals a unique and highly effective program to help you achieve the life you want and the success you deserve. Now we all know that achieving those things doesn't some easily but with hard work, dedication and a bit of guidance like the advice offered in this book, I believe that anything is possible.

Every #Dog Deserves a Great Design from Kohne Kollars #KohneKollars #Pets

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If you've read any of my past posts then you know that not only do I have several pets (cats and dogs) but you also know that I consider them all a part of my family. They are all very special to me and it saddens me when one is hurt, sick or worse. 

I received a really cute collar for my dog, Pudge. He is my showboat dog and absolutely loves to dress up and accessorize! He's awesome and has a great personality. 

My Pudge!

#Softsoap Fragrant Foaming Collection Hand Soap is Luxury in a Bottle!

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Hand Soap is one of those things that I consider a necessity in my home. I always have at least one bottle in the kitchen and each bathroom so that it's easy and convenient for me and my kids to use. Although my two young sons don't appreciate that I coordinate my hand soap with each room, it does make me feel good and a bit like a decorator! 

Softsoap has introduced three new enchanting fragrances that certainly awaken your senses and pamper your skin in addition to allowing you to express your personal and distinct style in each room of your home. The Softsoap Fragrant Foaming Collection Hand Soap Line is extremely appealing and looks great on each one of my sinks. The foaming feature is very luxurious and unlike other hand soaps...very smooth and silky that I almost don't want to share with my family! 

Friday, April 17, 2015

Can you use an extra $250? Sure you can!! #Giveaway

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Welcome to the $250 Winners Pick It Gift Card

Giveaway is hosted by
Jenn's Blah Blah Blog and some of her favorite bloggers are celebrating, our readers with a Monthly Gift Card Giveaway! One SUPER Lucky Person will win a gift card of their choice valued up to $250. Wow! You know you can always use some extra money, so entering is the right thing to do! 

You know how it works, 1 person chooses a gift card - Amazon, Walmart, Target, Visa and anything else you can think of. We want this giveaway to be open to all of our loyal readers! Thank you for everything you do to make our job as bloggers as amazing as it is! It's because of you we're able to do what we do, and we cannot say thank you enough.

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