Max Extract® 77 Multi-Surface Pro™ Carpet & Hard Floor Deep Cleaner #ShoutMedia

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In  celebration of National Pet Month (October), we received the Max Extract® 77 Multi-Surface Pro™ Carpet & Hard Floor Deep Cleaner  for review.  Perfect timing- I like to do a "big clean" of rugs and woodwoork and other things at the end of summer and winter, so I was able to do this a lot more conveniently ...

Hot Wheels Customs (Great gift idea!!)

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Did you know that you can make a personalized Hot Wheels?  Not just with the design but even with a photograph?  How fun is this?  Custom Hot Wheels fun for your little Hot Wheels fan or a collector in your life- a great holiday gift idea at under $8!! We got to make a Hot Wheels ...

National Geographic Big Book of Halloween Fun & Catzilla (Giveaway: 4 winners!)

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National Geographic's Big Book of Halloween Fun is a great book for kids ages 6-12 (although most of the content is easy to modify for younger kids) that is divided into 8 different categories with crafts, recipes, costumes and goodies galore to entertain your child with Halloween fun!  This book has eight sections featuring picture games, ...

Pür Minerals 5-Piece NEW Start Now Kit! (Giveaway)

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Pür Minerals 5-Piece NEW Start Now Kit is a really affordable way to try the pur minerals product line without a huge financial commitment- with enough product to get a good feel for how it works.  These aren't teeny tiny tubs of samples- these are generously sized samples that will get you through at least ...

Savings on Pork Tenderloin at Costco this week #CostcoPork

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Costco and the National Pork Board want to get the word out about National Pork Month.  Later this week you'll be getting a family favorite recipe for pork tenderloin, and the leftovers?  Even better!!  While you wait, head to Costco- where not only can you save by purchasing your meats in bulk, but enjoy an ...

California Wine Club Premier Membership (Discount, Freebie & Giveaway)

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The California Wine Club is the first monthly club I've ever joined.  I may never leave.  Wine of the month, people.  Do you know what this means for people like me who are kind of clueless about wine and wine pairings for things?  We have help!  We have suggestions.  And, most importantly, we have wine ...

American Girl: Cécile & Marie-Grace Boxed Set (Giveaway)

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In August, American Girl introduced us to Cecile and Marie-Grace, two friends that I fell in love with instantly, and have been enjoying reading about with my oldest ever since.  The girls are from New Orleans circa 1853 and while they are from different walks of life, the stories of their friendship bond them together.  ...

Educational Insights Playfoam® and Alpha Catch™ (Giveaway)

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My 4 year old attends a Peer Model Preschool Program at our local elementary school.  One of the things I love the most about this program is that all of the children are treated equally, and the special needs of the children are incorporated into the entire classroom.  Some of the children have sensory issues, ...

ScentSicles Scented Ornaments

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I grew up with fresh cut Christmas trees purchased locally to support the local volunteer fire department. My mom had 2 kinds of trees that were her preference, and we had cathedral ceilings in our house. We had some monstrous trees over the years. Part of Christmas, to me, is the smell of a fresh ...