Talking with your girls about their period #KotexMom

I started getting my period when I was 10 years old. Fifth grade- in March, to be more exact. My parents were gone for the day- and remember, this was before the era of cell phones...they were at Power Squadron classes and who knew when they'd be home.  I was home with my brother B ...

Protected: Mavens of Money & Shout Media

Here is the giveaway code for the Fendi Bag. This Rafflecopter is ONLY being hosted on Mavens of Money and Shout Media sites. No one else. You will be compensated as soon as they pay me (Tuesday June 26th) once I have your post link. The more response WE get from ...

Romantic Dinners at home with Dr. Oetker Ristorante Pizza (Giveaway)

dr oetkers gift bag

A few weeks ago, I had the chance to chat with Richard Vayda, Director of Wine & Beverage Studies at the Institute of Culinary Education, about different wines to pair with pizza from Dr. Oetker Ristorante to make a "Slice of Romance" date night...right at home.  With the busy lifestyles we lead today, it isn't always easy ...

You’re invited- save the date! #TCBYGrocery Twitter Party June 28th

tcby quart

National Yogurt Month is June- and to help celebrate that fact, I'm officially inviting YOU to MY first party of the season- and it's a twitter party for TCBY Grocery!  That's right- you can now officially buy TCBY products at the local store.  Pints, quarts and....novelties.  Oh yes, friends.  Yummy deliciousness to keep in your ...

SwimToday.Org is for EVERYONE who wants to swim! #SwimToday

Last week, I had the chance to take part in a phone conversation with several women who are part of the USA Swimming organization.  We had a great time on the call!  With the Olympic Trials starting this coming Monday (6/25) and the Olympics themselves later this summer, there's a lot of talk about Olympic ...

Pretty Little Liars…fashion fabulosity

pretty little liar girls

The fashion sense from the girls of Pretty Little Liars never fails to impress. Whether it’s during a fashion show, Masquerade Ball or for Halloween the girls are always dressed to impress. I live my fashion live vicariously through the girls.  Or what I suppose would be my fashion sense, if I was  a teenager ...

Walker Bunk Bed Giveaway Event sponsored by BunkBedsAtoZ.com

bunk bed

I apologize for this going up so late- the stairs and I had a little go-round yesterday and, well, the stairs won.  I'm playing catch up while my pain meds are in effect.  That said, I'm participating in this event to give someone some GORGEOUS wood bunk beds from BunkBedsAtoZ.com!   Hosted by Children Teaching Mama & ...

Nikon 14.2MP Digital SLR Camera Kit & Accessories Giveaway

nikon

I love taking pictures and I LOVE my DSLR camera, so ...I've teamed up with a group of bloggers to offer my readers a fantastic prize package! One lucky person is going to win a  Nikon D3100 14.2MP Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AF-S DX VR Nikkor Zoom Lens + EN-EL14 Battery + Nikon ...

Fun in the Sun: 12×36 Pool & Accessory Giveaway

pool giveaway

HAPPY SUMMER!! It's here, it's here, summer's finally here!!  We LOVE having a pool in our yard, and since we're finally *almost* done with school here in CT, I decided to take part in the Intex Swimming Pool Giveaway hosted by The Coupon Sweeper and Debbie Does Coupons. Summertime is here, and there's no better ...