Thursday, April 17, 2014

Blurb - My Favorite Person Contest



Make a Book About Your Favorite Person and You Could Win $2,500 from Blurb
(This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.)

Did you know that Blurb might give you $2,500 to read about your favorite person? All you have to do is make a book about a loved one filled with all sorts of kind words, creativity and insight, and if selected, you could win the grand prize! For every book you make (there are seven different categories, so seven different chances to win) you will receive a 30% discount on the printed product. Go to Blurb to check out the details of the contest to see what the categories are and when the entries are due. The 30% discount on My Favorite books will be applied at checkout when you use the promo code: MYFAVORITE. (And, even if you don't enter, you can still get 30% off on all My Favorite books or save 15% on all printed orders through April 30th!)

Not sure what to write about? Take a look at what some of the people at Blurb say about their favorite people.

Monday, March 31, 2014

MIRA Stainless Steel Snack Box Review

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.

Cheap skate confession time! When I use plastic baggies I clean them out when I'm done and reuse them. Maybe that's not too weird? I have been looking for something durable, safe and portable to put my 1st graders snacks in for lunch. It was perfect timing that I was offered to review MIRA
 stainless steel lunch box containers! These are just awesome! The perfect size for a snack, very durable, easy to clean, eco friendly and safe! They are BPA, phthalate, PVC and lead free.
Featuring non-toxic kid-friendly easy-snap secure lids, Free of BPA, phthalates, PVC and lead.
The lids are durable, easy to snap and come in great colors. The containers are great to stash in your purse or car. Take them anywhere and know that you are keeping the environment clean and keeping more chemicals away from your kids.

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Free $10 Rue La La Credit!

Rue La La $10 Credit

Rue La La has their $10 sign up bonus back up! The credit can be used toward shipping so you could score something totally free. The credit could take up to 72 hours to show up in your account.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Scotts Organic Choice

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Organic Choice for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.


    Spring is coming!! Little signs of life are starting to pop up in my yard and I'm getting the itch to start gardening. This year I am going to plant a bigger variety of vegetables. I am thinking tomatoes, cucumbers, melons, beans and lettuces. I want an all organic garden and that starts with organic soil. The brand I'm going to use this year is Scotts  Organic Choice garden soil. Organic Choice is made from natural and organic ingredients and has a continuous feed for up to 2 months. One of the most important things when creating a garden is to have the right soil.  Having nutrient rich soil will give you a bounty of produce and will be less work. Starting with an organic soil, free of chemicals and pesticides is the best way to ensure your produce is more nutritious and healthier.


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    A great idean when planing a garden is to spread things out and intersperse plants. This will slow down insects and the spread of disease. One thing I found last year with my garden is that spiders like them and I hate spiders. The can actually be beneficial by eating insects that will eat your plants. So the best way to keep spiders out is to keep other bugs out. If there's nothing for them to eat they won't stick around! A lot of herbs will repel insects. Just a few that work are basil, catnip and citronella grass. I'm going to try it out this year and I'll let you know how it goes!


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    The first thing I will make with my garden produce will be a cucumber and tomatoe salad with basil. Nothing beats a fresh garden tomatoe! I so can not wait to garden and especially when it starts growing and can be picked.


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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Glen Eden Resort Spring Break Deals

Fun! Spring Break vacationers who want to be off the beaten path but still close to a major ski resort look no further than Glen Eden Resort!
Glen Eden Resort is a small resort just north of Steamboat Springs on the Elk River, in a ranching community where the cows outnumber the people. The resort has two and three bedroom accommodations, with fully equipped kitchens, living and dining areas. The main lodge hosts a restaurant and tavern, two hot tubs, and wifi. Once you walk out the door there is a wide variety of winter recreational opportunities such as snowmobiling, horseback riding, ice fishing, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing.
Last minute Spring Break Deals! Good until April 30th! Save 15% on two or three nights and 25% on four plus nights at Glen Eden Resort call 800-882-0854 for personalized service.


Thursday, February 20, 2014

Sammy Dress - Fun and Affordable

I am reviewing a product from the huge and insanely affordable Sammy Dress. This online shop has literally thousands of crazy cheap clothes, shoes, jewelry and more! I ordered this music and light clock for my son to have in his room. It was a great price at $8 and it works really well. My son loves it. The stars look great at night on the ceiling and it plays some very nice, soothing music. I do wish it had a volume control though as it was a bit too loud for going to sleep. 



There are tons of trendy clothes and shoes to choose from. I love this sweater and it's only $11.95!

So if you are looking for some really cheap clothes or anything else check out Sammy Dress!

Friday, February 7, 2014

CHD Awareness

A little over 1 year ago my little Alex had his 2nd open heart surgery. He was a total champ and was out of the hospital in 5 days. We are enjoying the in between time right now of not needing to have any surgeries for at least another year. I just try to put it out of my mind. Except for the monthly Synagis shots (yuck!) and having a few blue episodes when he's cold, I forget that only half his heart works. February is Heart month and for as common as CHD's are they sure don't get much attention. I think they need to hire some big time PR firm or something. I'm not saying other diseases don't deserve attention and money, of course they do. I would just like more awareness and a LOT more money for CHD research. It is so sadly underfunded.
So this week wear some red, wear some hearts. Not for Valentines day but for someones broken heart and spread the word!

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Purex Crystals Fresh Mountain Breeze Review and Giveaway

I got to try the new Purex Fresh Mountain Breeze Crystals. The crystals are easy to use. You just sprinkle them on your laundry when it's in the washing machine. It keeps clothes smelling fresh for weeks! The Natural formula they use is safe for your family and for the environment and it doesn't reduce the absorbancy of towels. I love the mountain breeze scent. It's a soft scent and not too overpowering. It did leave my clothes smelling so nice and fresh! I especially love this scent with my towels. The scent really does stay with your clothes for a long time which I love.

You can win a coupon for a free bottle of Purex Fresh Mountain Breeze! Just enter the rafflecopter below. 3 winners will be selected. U.S. only!


Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Holistic Baby Acupressure System & Giveaway


I am reviewing the Holistic Baby Acupressure System. This was a fun review for me to do! I went to massage school years ago and learned acupressure. It's a great, easy and cheap way to support your health. My 16 month old was having trouble sleeping so I was very excited to try this protocol on him. 

First I must say that it was not easy to do any of the points on my uncooperative baby. The book does provide some helpful hints to work with a wiggling baby. I tried the different methods and did my best to massage the points as long as I could. Even though I wasn't doing it perfectly I could tell it was working. He started going down for naps easier and for longer. He has also not woken up at night in a while! I have also started the constipation combination In hopes that it will help. 

This is a great product to try and it's easy for anyone to use. It comes with a Manual and DVD. You can also use these points on anyone not just babies!

You can learn more at  Holistic Baby Acupressure System and check out their facebook page for more helpful information.


In the Holistic Baby Acupressure System, 43-page full-color illustrated manual, you will learn everything that you need to put the Holistic Baby Acupressure System into practice with its two components: The Holistic Baby Sleep System and the Holistic Baby Wellness System.
 The table of contents include:
  • * Basic Chinese Theory
    * The Chinese Clock
    * Point Location Measurement Tips
    * Pediatric Acupressure Techniques
    * The 12 Acupressure Points (fully illustrated with both easy and anatomical locations)
    * Point Stimulation Tips
    * Protocol Recommendations
    * Summary of all 12 Points (illustrated)
    * Holistic Baby Sleep System – General Protocol
    * 4 Alternative Sleep Protocols
    * Keeping a Sleep Log
    * Repetition of the Protocol
    * Holistic Baby Wellness System
    * 17 Pediatric Wellness Point Combinations
    * Check-List
    * Sleep Log
    * Tips for Point Stimulation if you have a Wiggly, Slippery Kid

In the Holistic Baby Acupressure System DVD you will learn both the Holistic Baby Sleep System and the Holistic Baby Wellness System:
  • * How the Chinese Clock regulates the circadian rhythms
    * 12 acupressure points for sleep regulation
    * Acupressure point stimulation techniques
    * General sleep protocol for balancing the circadian rhythms
    * Three alternative protocols for sleep regulation
    * The use of the 12 points for the treatment of 17 common pediatric health conditions
    * A well-baby acupressure protocol to improve digestion, stimulate growth and support immunity
Running Time: 43 minutes

1 Lucky reader will win the Holistic Baby Acupressure System! Just enter the rafflecopter below.
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I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Try Amazon Prime Free for 30 Days

You can try Amazon Prime for free! You get a free 30 day trial and in that time you can take advantage of the free shipping and the thousands of free TV shows and movies. It is really a great program!


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