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Get Crafty With the Spellbinders Celebra’tion Collection


Disclosure: I was provided with a sample of Spellbinder Celebrations Collection in exchange for a product review. 

My daughters absolutely love when I feel like getting crafty with them. We received some paper crafty goodies from Spellbinders from their new Celebra’tions Collection. This made for a great afternoon activity for all of us. Richard Garay designed this lovely line to help paper crafters and hostesses achieve beautiful results every time. The entire collection is coordinated to be used for the same celebration. You’ll find everything you need to create beautifully wrapped gifts, party favors, greetings and more with the stamps, dies, inks, embellishments, paper and more. 

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Enhance Your Music With the August #AudioFest @BestBuy


Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.

Sitting on my computer desk are the speakers I received for Christmas in middle school. Middle school was a long time ago, fifteen years ago when life and electronics were much different. Although they still work like a champ, we’ve always used them for outdoor entertainment because it was our best option. I’m not a huge fan of carrying a big subwoofer and two speakers outside. The cords always end up tangled it’s more of a pain than it’s worth. With speaker technology doing a complete 360, they now have single speakers that pack all the power you need to entertain in the backyard and throughout your home.

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Febreze #Noseblind Movie Night Test + #Win a Febreze Prize Package + $60 Amex Gift Card! {Open to U.S.}


Disclosure: This review and giveaway was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Febreze. I was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are 100% mine

The Febreze Noseblind Challenge commercials are some of my favorite. They have always given me a good laugh, like the car filled with nasty old pizza, dirty socks and junk with the two blindfolded people in the front seat who absolutely can’t believe what is lurking behind them! I was pretty excited when Febreze decided to let me and some family members do the challenge ourselves. With three kids, I have a plethora of different smells in my home, from poopy diapers to sometimes leaving food in the fridge a little longer than I should.

Popcorn and oil is always a heavy smell in our house. We have a popcorn popper that we use frequently, so the smell of buttered popcorn always makes its way throughout each room. While some nights offer this as a welcome smell, I can’t stand my clothes smelling like popcorn oil in the morning. My family would never say my house smelled like crap, so they were given the Noseblind Challenge, along with some surveys to discuss before, during and after a fun movie night.

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Keep Baby Comfy: Lalabu Soothe Shirt #Review and #Giveaway {Open to U.S.}


Disclosure: I received a free Sooth Shirt from Lalabu for review. All opinions are my own. This blog complies with FTC advertising guidelines. Participating bloggers are not responsible for prize fulfillment.

This little angel is my last baby, and I am savoring every milestone like a piece of cheesecake, trying to draw out her baby-hood as long as I can. I love taking in her delicious scent and cuddling her close. At just four months old, she’s already amazing me with her precious little personality. Keeping her close includes babywearing and being a pretty attached mom. What can I say? I feel like my sister was the spoiled one. She was the baby and I always got blamed for everything. It must just be a “thing.” When baby fever strikes, I won’t be able to fulfill that anymore when she is older.

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Give Your Baby A Fresh Start: Purex® & One Step Ahead® #Giveaway


Disclosure: This post is a part of a Purex Insiders promotion. I might or might not be compensated for this post.

I adore Purex® products, so I was extremely excited to find out about their new laundry products for baby. Babies have such soft, sensitive skin, especially mine. Two of my daughters have suffered from eczema and we have to use special products, from their shampoo and soap to their laundry detergent. Products designed for them are necessary for our lives. You have the chance to win some of these great products!

  • Purex® Crystals™ for Baby infuses a clean gentle scent.
  • Purex® Baby detergent is hypoallergenic for sensitive skin.
  • One Step Ahead®: Exclusive & unique problem-solving  products to make life easier, safer & more fun for parents, kids & families! Learn more at www.onestepahead.com

One grand prize winner will receive a gift certificate valued at $1,000 from One Step Ahead®, a year’s supply of Purex® Baby Detergent, and a year’s supply of Purex® Crystals™ for Baby. Go enter!

What are your favorite products for baby?

Two #Free Song Downloads from The Voice WYB Clear Scalp & Hair Therapy at Rite Aid #Sponsored


Disclosure: This post was brought to you by the Global Influence Network.  All opinions are my own. This blog complies with FTC advertising guidelines.

I became a The Voice fan during the most current season, when Josh Kaufman won. I’m a native Hoosier, born and raised, so it was pretty neat to witness someone from Indianapolis showcase his talents and ultimately become the winner. Next season should be entertaining with new judges, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams. My daughters might enjoy it even more if Pharrell decides to sing “Happy”.

CLEAR SCALP & HAIR THERAPY™ has partnered with The Voice to give you the confidences you need to hit a high note and let your hair shine! You will also feel, look and perform at your best! CLEAR SCALP & HAIR THERAPY™ makes your hair beautiful and resilient by deeply nourishing your scalp. Head into Rite Aid and find the CLEAR SCALP & HAIR THERAPY™ product that is right for you. When you purchase any CLEAR SCALP & HAIR THERAPY™ product at Rite Aid from 7/1/14–7/31/14, you will receive two free song downloads from your favorite The Voice performers!

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Toshiba 13″ Chromebook #Giveaway #Win {Open to U.S. & Canada}

Toshiba Chromebook Giveaway

Welcome to the Toshiba Chromebook Giveaway hosted by Bay Area Mommy and sponsored by Toshiba!

Meet the new Toshiba Chromebook – an entirely new way to get stuff done. No annoying updates. Nothing complicated to learn. Boots in seconds. Comes with your favorite Google apps. If you’re ready for a system that’s fast, simple and secure – and perfect for the way you live, work and play – your moment has arrived. The Toshiba Chromebook has the best of Google built in, and all the “must-have” essentials!

Chromebooks run Google’s Chrome Operating System which makes it very different than your traditional laptop. It has been designed specifically to work via the web, which while it has some limitations gives you some very cool benefits.

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Ibiley Uniforms and More Back to School $75 Target Gift Card #Giveaway {Open to U.S.}


Welcome to the $75 Target Back To School Sweepstakes!

Sponsored by Ibiley Uniforms

Hosted by Conservamom

This back to school get your uniforms at Ibiley and Enter to win a $75 Gift card to Target! Not only can you get all your kid’s back to school uniform shopping at Ibiley (At great prices) but you can also get your own uniform shopping done there!

From Scrubs, Chef wear, Medical Lab wear and more! You will find everything you need at Ibiley!

Now they have joined together with Conservamom and some great blogs to bring you the Target $75 Back To school Sweepstakes! One winner will get a $75 Target Gift card to use on anything they may need .So head below and enter to win! Giveaway is open to US only and ends on 8/11 at 11:59pm. Winner will be verified.

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Verve’s Make Your Own Chocolate Kit #Review + #Win a Kit! {Open to U.S.}


Disclosure: I received a free product from Glee Gum in order to facilitate the following review. All opinions are my own. This blog complies with FTC advertising guidelines. Participating blogs are not responsible for prize fulfillment.

When I told my girls we were going to make homemade chocolate the other night, they were pretty stoked. It’s something NONE of us have ever done before. What child wouldn’t get pure joy out of making their own candy? My kids love crafts and also love being involved in making recipes. They just about jumped at the peninsula in our kitchen, eager to get started. The best part about Verve’s Make Your Own Chocolate kit is that it is dark chocolate, healthy in small doses. I didn’t have to tell my kids that they were actually making healthy candy, though!

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BabyHawk Mei Tai Carrier #Review + #Giveaway {Open to U.S.}


Disclosure: I received a free Mei Tai carrier from BabyHawk in order to facilitate the following review. All opinions are my own. This blog complies with FTC advertising guidelines. Participating bloggers are not responsible for prize fulfillment.

Getting around with two kids was fairly simple without having to wear either one of them. When my third daughter and last child came into the world just four months ago, I was determined to wear her and keep her as close to me as possible. I tried a few wraps and carriers and nothing really worked for me. I’m a busy working mom and I need simplicity in some areas of my life. A carrier that requires detailed step-by-step instructions and leaves me frustrated doesn’t mesh with my lifestyle. I envy the super-babywearing mothers who can figure them out in a snap!

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