Carousel Designs- Made in America (“Guest” Post)

Made in America. Sometimes this is an overused phrase to invoke patriotism and drive support for U.S. made products; but take a second to think about some note-worthy statistics. According to ABC news, only half the products people use every day are made in the United States. According to Moody’s Analytics, if every American spent ...

Jello Pretzel Salad

Jenni introduced me to this last summer, and we were hooked instantly.  She grew up in the midwest, and this is common there, but here in CT I'd not heard of it.  DELICIOUS.  Some people do raspberries, some add fruit- I like plain old strawberry.  Lots of variations online but since it's 4th of July ...

Happy 4th of July from Winnie the Pooh & MY Piglet “onscreen” debut!

In honor of Independence Weekend and my very first *appearance* in a Disney film...here's ME voicing Piglet...can you tell how nervous I was?  (If you want to skip my weird facial expressions forward it to 3:05 to see the clip with my voice!!) Like WINNIE THE POOH on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/WinniethePooh. WINNIE THE POOH opens ...

Cars 2 Merchandise…

See this?  This is a photo one of the other bloggers took of the goodies we received upon checking in at our hotel in LA.  Toys.  Tattoos.  Stickers.  CDs. Here's my guy in the costume, which is sized at 7-8 years.  He's not yet 4, 35lbs, and this is long on him but not super big.  ...

The Help Social Video Player- Check this out!! #TheHelpMovie

This is just so, so cool.  Let me know what you think about it!  It's making me really excited for the movie to come out- which, by the way, the date was moved UP and we can see it on August 10th now!! 2 fewer days to wait!! [ad#glam between posts]

Stella & Dot Holiday weekend SALE! 20% off sale pricing!

YEAH!!  Let's really put some sparkle in this holiday!! I just placed an order with my soon to be niece in law for Busy's birthday...although I have my eye on a few pieces myself.   Save 20% off SALE prices!! WOO HOO!! Special runs through July 4 (11:59 PM EST- Eastern Standard Time). A lot of great pieces are ...

Weekly Weigh In and can you offer advice to me? #NSNATION

Would you like to lose weight and get healthy on Nutrisystem too? Visit  Nutrisystem today or call 888-853-4689 Are you on a weight loss journey? How are you doing?     Wow.  My apologies.  I had 2 posts for my progress that stuck in draft land and didn't post.  Jeez.  :o(  So it's been a while.  I was doing ...

$5/25 at Payless

Get your coupon for $5 off any $25 or more purchase at your local Payless Shoes this weekend only! They have tons of sales going on this week, including 50% off select Family Sandals!! Coupon is only valid now through July 4, one per purchase and you can use Coupon Code: 49410 online! Thanks Just Trying To ...

Smurfs & Zookeeper ticket deals on Amazon!

"Smurfs" and "Zookeeper" are two movies at the top of our list right now! We are excited to see these. So I was excited to see this deal on Amazon right now! Buy any of these participating Amazon movies between June 28, 2011 and August 23, 2011 and receive a promotional code which you can redeem ...

The Walmart Ice Cream Social *July 2* #theicecreamsocial

What's more fun on a summer weekend evening than having some ice cream?  Perhaps enjoying said ice cream with friends!? FREE ice cream with friends on a summer weekend evening? Stop by the Bright Ideas Station at your local participating Walmart for a cool treat.  Get low prices everyday on everything, plus a free sample of Edy’s ...