End of Summer Giveaway

End of Summer Celebration: Giveaway #1 Nintendo Selects: Super Mario Galaxy WIN IT BEFORE YOU CAN BUY IT! The Nintendo Selects collection invite players to interact with Nintendo's iconic Mario™ character in imaginative and entertaining ways: Super Mario Galaxy is an out-of-this-world adventure in which Mario must travel through outer space to rescue Princess Peach™ from the devious ...

Back to School- Do you still use Grills and Smokers after summer ends?

I love using our grill.  Barbeque.  Whatever you call it, I love me some freshly grilled anything.  Just last night, I marinated chicken and veggies in light italian dressing and garlic (a recipe I found on CooksIllustrated.com via our friend Jonny) and made kebabs alternating the chicken and chunks of pineapple.  Oh, my stars.  Yummy.   We ...

American Girl Hosts Cecile & Marie-Grace Charity Ball August 29th in Boston & Other Cities

Cécile & Marie-Grace Charity Ball You and your girl can be among the first to celebrate our newest historical characters—Cécile Rey and Marie-Grace Gardner! Your girl is invited to wear her fanciest dress to this benefit party inspired by the costume balls of 1850s New Orleans. Enjoy a delicious meal, learn ballroom dance steps, make fun ...

Have you sold unwanted gold? Cash4Gold.com experiences?

I keep seeing ads like this <--- and I know that some people in my life have successfully sold broken or unwanted gold jewelry and silver for cash- some online and some in person (like gold parties) but when I went to a place in person, they offered me literally almost nothing for my pieces- ...

Thomas the Train prize pack giveaway(Tennessee)

Got a Thomas the Train fan in your life?  Enter him or her to win this awesome prize pack!!  My friend Carmen from Closer to Lucy has this awesome givewaway- but its limited to Tennessee residents only so I can't even be eligible (pout) which means more entries for those who DO live in TN!!     Thomas ...

Nintendo 3DS goes Flame Red

Nintendo Gets Fired up for the Holidays with New Flame Red Nintendo 3DS New Color, New Price and Great Games Make Nintendo 3DS a Must-Have We are loving our 3DS (black)- so many features, and honestly at times I think its almost like a miniature laptop!  I actually used it as a pedometer when I went for ...

“A Lot Like Me” to benefit Ellis Marsalis Center

Harry Connick, Jr. has written a new song, performed by his daughter, Kate, inspired by the new American Girl Historical Characters Cecile and Marie-Grace.  The proceeds of the sales of this song, which I downloaded this morning and have been listening to over and over at the request of my girls ever since, will benefit ...

Enter “Talenti’s Cutest Moments” Photo Contest to Win Big!

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With summer comes cool treats, like ice cream, pops and gelato.  With these treats often comes sticky hands, gooey faces and messy smiles.  More often than not we parents snap photos of our kids looking adorable with their cool summer treats- here is your chance to take those snapshots of your messy cuties and enter ...

8/4 Treasure Hunt Winner

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This hunt is brought to you by the Money Mavens, an elite group of bloggers working to save you money!We have randomly selected a winner of the 8/4/11 Treasure Hunt. Congratulations! Miranda Sherrick Till our next treasure hunt! // < ![CDATA[ RafflecopterSettings = { raffleID: 'ZDA2YmI0NTY4ODQ4NGMxYzI5M2ZiZThkY2M3MWJiOjE5' }; // ]]> You need javascript enabled to see this giveaway.

Crest & Oral-B Life Opens Up Project

Brett Martin This Mama Loves Her Bargains

Crest & Oral-B Life Opens Up Project  gives a new "catch phrase" to follow- "Life opens up when you do."  Its true.  I think the world- and life- does open up when you do.  I can tell you that when I am faced with a new group of people, in person or online, if I'm closed up ...