Tips and Ideas for the Creation of Personalized Photo Gifts

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Our friends at My Photo Gifts asked if I'd share this post with you about personalized photo gifts.  Items such as mugs, pens, calendars and t-shirts can turn into special souvenirs through the addition of a beautiful and meaningful photo. Personalized mugs are a wonderful gift, a reminder of a special occasion. Today, creating personalised ...

It’s time to replace our compost bin #DigIn

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This is the first  sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Home Depot as part of a series about outdoor DIY projects  in the yard.  We have composted for almost 8 years now, since moving to our current home.  For years, we've just used pallets to kind of frame an area  for the compost ...

Inglesina Trip Stroller (Giveaway) with Daily Mom

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Daily Mom emailed to ask if I'd host a short one week giveaway for them to celebrate their site.  Knowing how much my readers love baby strollers, I agreed to host a giveaway for an Inglesina Trip Stroller! You might have heard of the new online magazine, Daily Mom, that just launched last month. It's an ...

Tyson commits to providing nutritionally balanced school meals

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Next year is going to be the year of changes for many, including my son- he'll be going to school all day, and having lunch at school for the first time.  As many parents are, I am concerned that the meals and options offered to school children in cafeterias are more healthy than not.  My ...

Come join us for the Neutrogena Skin Cleanser #NTGDERM Twitter party

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I'm hosting another Twitter party, this time we'll be talking about "spring cleaning" for your skin with Neutrogena and Dr. Doris Day, Dermatologist. What:  Most of us have heard of spring cleaning for our living space - but have you considered spring cleaning for your skin?Changes of temperature can have an effect on your skin - and with ...

Wanna Win Something (Giveaway Linky)

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Laptop- winner chooses! (1 blog hosting) Monster High Prize Pack  McWrap Prize Package 2 qt Good Cook Batter Bowl 4 winners Mombo Nursing Pillow Dillon Rogers Kid Bracelet $75 Empowering Women Prize Pack $50 Pink Blush Maternity GC ItsySparks Subscription 1 month Professional Skin Care System from Toilettree Products – ends 5/15 $100 Microsoft Store Gift Card Giveaway #GoMicrosoft – Ends 5/25 Giveaway: Google Nexus ...

Adorable wins every time with Emmaroo’s Boutique Clothing ($100 Giveaway)

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Emmaroo's Boutique Clothing for Children  emailed me and asked if I'd be willing to do a review of some of their boutique clothing for girls.  Why yes, yes I would, I replied, my heart all aflutter.  You see, I love pants with ruffles on them.  The more ruffles the better.  Let me clarify- pants with ...

Check out our new Toilet Paper Birdfeeder my 3 year old made from ItsySparks!

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I'm smitten with the idea of the monthly subscriptions that are available to consumers.  For kids, most of these subscriptions offer craft ideas, with everything you need, right inside the box....and one of the companies who makes these boxes, ItsySparks, contacted me about doing a review of their ItsyKit for little ones. Our April kit ...

VIPRE Internet Security (Still) Gives Me Peace of Mind

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This post brought to you by Vipre. All opinions are 100% mine.   I shared with you a few months ago that I'd downloaded VIPRE Internet Security onto the laptop I inherited from my dad.  It's been a blessing to have- that's the laptop I let the kids play on, and I really REALLY like the peace of mind ...

So many brands, designers and options at Sears #MoreatSears

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This post brought to you by Sears. All opinions are 100% mine.   Don't you just hate when you go to the store, find something you just LOVE, and then realize after searching that there are none left in your size?  Even with a search for extra stock in the back of the store, often times, you're ...