Hershey’s has some great options for Easter Baskets

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Do you know, we've never really done a chocolate bunny in the kids' baskets for Easter before?  Crazy, I know. I was pretty excited when Hershey's wanted to send us some Easter goodies- how can the mom of a girl who loves princesses pass up a Solid Milk Chocolate Princess Bunny?  I know, right?  They ...

7 Day Cruise for a Family of Four Giveaway!

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Thanks to Norwegian Cruise Line and Eagle Creek, we are excited to be offering our fans the chance to win a 7 day cruise for a family of 4 to the Caribbean! This giveaway is hosted by Dixieland Mom Product and Travel Reviews and SoCal Coupon Mommy and co-hosted by Simply Southern Couponers, Making of a ...

Dear Government, I think I want to fire you.


Dear Government, I think I want to fire you.  We voted for you- Democrat, Republican, Independent- we VOTED for you, and that means we hired you to do a job. You aren't doing that job. I'm not sure how it happened, when or why, but at some point, we voters missed the day when you all voted in ...

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 ...