Caregivers and Caregiving- some things to keep in mind

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This post is part of a series of posts I'm sharing on behalf of Genworth Financial, a comprehensive financial resource site.  Today I'm going to talk about Caregivers and Caregiving.  I maybe have a different perspective than others- my mom had home care providers, because she did not wish to be in a hospital for ...

Instagram Blast $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway Open WorldWide

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Makobi Scribe is bringing you this Amazon Instagram blast. We host one of these blasts each week! If you are a blogger, you can sign up for the blast here. If you are a reader, then good luck! The winner will receive an Amazon gift card for $100. The giveaway is open WW. Entry-Form

Sink or Swim: Cool DIY Bathroom Projects for You and your Kids

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The rainbow colors of construction paper, the popsicle sticks and toilet paper rolls, the smell of the glue gun getting hot... You loved craft activities with your kids when they were little, that exciting time when you pulled out all the crayons in the house, distributed the safety scissors, tape, and glitter, and let the ...

KitchenAid Artisan Series 5 Quart Mixer Giveaway

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Welcome to the KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway!   I am so excited to bring you this latest giveaway because one very lucky reader is going to win this gorgeous KitchenAid Artisan Series 5-Quart Mixer valued at $350! The legendary KitchenAid stand mixer. Incredibly versatile. More than a mixer. With all the available attachments, you can use it to make ...

Energy-Star Qualified Amana Dishwasher with Triple-Filtered Wash System (Review)

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We recently received the Amana Energy-Star Qualified Dishwasher with Triple-Filtered Wash System  for review.  First of all, this is our second stainless steel appliance.  I wasn't sure what I'd think of that but with the Stainless Steel Amana refrigerator and now the dishwasher in place, I'm loving the stainless. We're so happy with the choice to ...

3 Ways to Prepare for a Perfect Movie Night

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We've been doing Family Movie Night on Fridays for a while now.  That's pretty easy for us-- we have tons of kid-friendly movies in our collection (or we head to the library) and the kids take turns choosing who gets to pick what we watch.  But after the kids go to bed, my husband and ...

WWE Sweepstakes and limited edition Wrestlemania Chair Offer at Kmart #WWEKmart

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This post is brought to you by Kmart  to help get the word out about the #WWEKmart sweepstakes.  WWE fans can enter to win prizes and tickets to WWE events plus take advantage of a limited edition Wrestlemania Chair offer from Kmart! If you know someone who's a fan of WWE then you are going ...

Will you help me help some animal friends? emBARK on Pet Health Initiative

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When the folks at Sergeant's asked me if I'd share their emBARK on Pet Health Initiative with my readers, I immediately said yes. I actually had already shared this initiative with my Facebook friends because I thought it was a great cause- and also, a really simple and quick one to support. It takes less than ...

Transformers Prime Beast Hunters: Predaking (Giveaway) #BeastHunters

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Hasbro sent us a Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Predaking to review.  My son is starting to be very curious about Transformers and has been asking to get some, so this worked out quite nicely for him.  His whole face lit up when he saw the box.  MOM! Let's transform this guy! Right now! Before I ...