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FROZEN Sing-Along Edition DVD #Giveaway {Open to U.S.}

frozenAlright admit it. Most of us are Frozen fanatics. I won’t lie and say I don’t know every word to Do You Wanna Build A Snowman? My daughters love everything Frozen. They watch endless YouTube videos of song covers from the movie and Frozen Play-Doh compilations {I know, strange right??}. This movie craze reminds me of a time when I was just a kid and my sister and I watched Cinderella about five times a day on VHS. We wore that tape out! If you love Frozen, you can now experience it like never before! Get your singing chops ready and enjoy the new full-length Sing-Along DVD edition. You can follow the lyrics with a bouncing Frozen snowflake, join Anna on her journey with Kristoff and Olaf and have a fun time with your family!

Check out the trailer for Frozen Sing-a-Long here.

Disney’s Frozen Sing-Along Edition is now available on Digital HD for you to take anywhere when you sign up for Disney Movies Anywhere! Walmart’s VUDU service has joined Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA) as a participating retailer, further enhancing the ability to manage and enjoy your digital collections of Disney, Pixar, and Marvel movies at home and on the go.

For more information about Disney Movies Anywhere now on VUDU, visit this website.

Now YOU can win a copy of Frozen Sing-Along edition and enjoy some fun with your family. This giveaway is open to U.S. residents and will end on 12/5 at 11:59 p.m. EST. To enter, comment with your favorite Frozen character and song below!



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Don’t Miss Shop At Home’s One Day Only Overstock.com 8% Cash Back Event!

Disclosure: This post contains paid affiliate links from ShopAtHome.com as a part of their Blogger Team. This blog complies with FTC advertising guidelines.

Raise your hand if you’re a Black Friday shopper!! A few years ago my husband and I ventured out in the wee hours to catch a deal on our television and surf around the store to find some other deals. Amidst the crazy crowd of people with heaping carts full of toys, video games and kitchen items, I started to ask myself WHY?! The past few years, my favorite stores have started offering deals that are just as great online. That includes online exclusives like Overstock.com. I have used Overstock.com in the past for furniture, but they have a wide array of products and some great upcoming Black Friday deals, including a KitchenAid Mixer for $199.99. I have heard how amazing those mixers are and I have yet to get one, but I’m sure you now know what’s on my Christmas list! Hopefully Santa comes through.

Overstock Black Friday Ad

From the comfort of my own home, I can still catch some great deals and unlike in the stores, I can get cash back online if I shop through ShopAtHome. ShopAtHome offers cash back and coupons for over 50,000 stores and is my “go to” cash back site throughout the holidays. The holidays come early at ShopAtHome too! If you love Overstock.com, don’t miss out on receiving 8% cash back this Sunday! Save your Christmas shopping for this day, because you will spend your money but reap the rewards when you earn some of it back!

Be sure to sign up for ShopAtHome here and get ready Sunday morning to catch the deals and get 8% cash back! Don’t forget to click through ShopAtHome every time you shop at your favorite stores and never miss out on another cash back deal!

Revisiting CaringBridge: Giving Back to Give Families the Support They Need


Disclosure: I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for CaringBridge. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation.

Have you read my past CaringBridge posts and comments from my readers who have used this wonderful website during some very rough times in their lives? If not, CaringBridge was launched in 1997 so people could stay connected to their family and friends and receive support when they need it most, whether a loved one has passed away or if someone you know is going through a difficult health journey. This nonprofit organization is kicking off its WonderFull themed year-end giving campaign, with a goal to raise $1.2 million. Nearly 95 perfect of CaringBridge’s current funding actually comes from its members.

The holidays can be rough when you have a loved one going through pain. There have been so many tragedies around here lately, which seems to be the trend during the holidays. Consider making a tax-deductible donation so families can get the support they need. If you want to make a donation, big or small, visit https://www.caringbridge.org/give.

Check Out the Latest in TV Technology at Best Buy During the Holidays! @BestBuy #HintingSeason #OLEDatBestBuy


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.

Going into Best Buy is always an amazing and positively overwhelming experience for me. I love listening to and seeing all of the new technology that exists and the best place to test out new products is definitely at Best Buy. It’s always magical walking into the store during the holidays. One technology that fascinates me most is the television. I still remember our old tube TV, and I’m only 30, so it’s absolutely amazing how far technology has come since then. Best Buy always offers great deals during the holidays. It’s fantastic when you can find a deal on a brand new product.

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Why I Love #Influenster! #InfluensterApp #Contest

Disclosure: This post is a part of a blogger contest for Influencer. Free product and/or other prizes could be involved. This blog complies with FTC advertising guidelines.

Aussie, Palmolive, Aveeno, Rimmel, Goody. Looking through my past Influenster campaigns, I have been lucky enough to try products from these brands and many more! I’ve shared my thoughts and won some pretty sweet prizes. The most recent prize that I fell in love with was from Puff’s, where I discovered the soft tissue box which fits in with my home’s style and mine! If you love trying new products and influencing others to do the same, Influenster is for you. They send out “VoxBox”es, themed by brand, holiday, etc. full of goodies that fit your lifestyle. I’ve discovered some of my favorite makeup and other beauty products from VoxBoxes.

If I had to pick a favorite VoxBox, it was from Palmolive. I love anything that smells good! I am obsessed with candles, lotions and perfumes. In the past, dish soap was so boring, with the only choices being lemon and orange scents. Now they have so many to choose from and I thoroughly enjoyed their Fresh Infusions line. Influenster sent me three full-sized containers of this soap and it has become one of my favorites that I continue to use! You can read my review of Palmolive Fresh Infusions here.

There is so much more to Influenster, including Twitter chats with celebrities, contests, discounts and other rewards! Join here to start getting your perks!


Get a Safe View of Your Little One with Vusee Baby Monitor Shelf #Win {Open to U.S.}


First let me say, my kids were never too fond of their cribs. With every child, I got so excited picking out a new crib. My first daughter screamed every time I put her in one and ended up a co-sleeper. My second daughter slept wonderfully on her own but preferred the Pack ‘n Play and her toddler bed. My third one will not be torn away from her Rock ‘n Play. I find myself always carrying around the baby monitor. What am I supposed to do if we have friends over and we are hanging out in the backyard with the other kids while the baby sleeps inside? How do I keep an eye on my baby while I am cooking dinner across the house in the kitchen?

Vusee is an innovative new product that allows for safe viewing of your child, without the risk of your baby grabbing onto a cord during that grabby stage. It is a small plastic “shelf” that can be mounted in the corner of the room and provides an additional forty degrees of downward viewing. I feel like I am always trying to situate the baby monitor to get the best view. The Vusee solves that issue and comes with 3M Command Damage-Free strips. I use 3M strips for hanging just about everything to avoid putting holes in my wall. Easily transferable, I can move this shelf from my bedroom to my daughter’s room easily (if we ever get there!).

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Turn Your Photos Into a Beautiful Canvas with Canvas Factory + Win a 16×20 Canvas! {Open to U.S.}

Disclosure: I received a free product from Canvas Factory in exchange for a review. All opinions are my own. This blog complies with FTC advertising guidelines. Participating bloggers are not responsible for prize fulfillment.

I love displaying photos of my family on my walls. I have an entire wall dedicated to photos of my girls in my living room. I am also a photographer, and don’t know why I didn’t think of the bright idea before to turn some of my photography into decor for the rooms we are currently renovating. We were in Michigan during the summer and I took some photos of the lighthouses, beautiful Lake Michigan and some of the neat boats I saw out on the water, including a pirate ship that does tours in South Haven. I fell in love with one of the photos I took and the colors just so happen to match the theme of our brand new bathroom.

All of this, paired with Canvas Factory’s quality, makes for a great piece of artwork in my home.


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We Bought a 110 Year Old Home: Home Renovation on a Budget

When my husband and I started house hunting, it was mostly because we had it up to our heads with landlords and rentals. After I lived through a 100+ degree daily summer without air conditioning in our home while pregnant with my second child and a landlord who wouldn’t let us open the sealed shut windows or even hang a picture on the wall, I was done. We weren’t in the best financial spot, but my husband just started a new job, and a promising one at that. I was trying to finish up college and was working a crappy part time job. Our budget wasn’t very high to buy a home, but we were ecstatic when we got approved for a home loan. There weren’t many options in our price range, but we landed on what I consider a gem.

The cost of living is pretty great here, and we scored a home built in 1904 for a bargain. Although when we looked at it, most of the original features had been covered with 1950s wood paneling, dropped ceilings (yuck), dark green doors and wallpaper, and a rerouted HVAC system that left unused vents covered with ugly boards, it had a new roof, new heating system, and my eyes lit up at the potential. Shortly after we moved in, I was hired at my workplace and financial stability ensued. This allowed us to save some money, and dig into the endless projects this house would soon present.

We started with the yard. The previous owners had turned it into quite a weird combination of half yard with a chain link fence, half “sanctuary” with a greenhouse surrounded by mulch, weird plants and a privacy fence. Thirty bags of dirt, rock and mulch later, and an awesome street crew who just so happened to be working on our road and took all of the bags off our hands, we leveled the ground and planted grass to grow in the winter. In the spring, it looked like a chia pet exploded in our yard. We finished it off by getting rid of the chain link fence and expanding the privacy fence to make one decent sized yard. This was not without a hiccup, though. After we finished the new fencing, we found out there was a city ordinance that you have to be a certain number of feet back from an alley if you are fencing your front yard. This is NOT our front yard, but since we are on a corner lot, this ordinance applied to us so we took the front part of the fence off and moved it back a few feet.


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Bamboo Fit Event: Win a $250 Cariloha Bamboo Gift Card! {Open to U.S.}

Cariloha $250 Gift Certificate Giveaway


The brand name Cariloha is often thought of for having wonderful Bamboo Sheets but did you know that Cariloha is also very well-known for their Bamboo Clothing line? Cariloha has a great bamboo clothing line for both men and women. Their women’s line has tees, tanks, shorts, skirts, dresses and more. Their men’s line has tees, button front shirts, jackets, pants and more.

Cariloha also has a great accessory line which includes Handbags, Scarves, Belts, Sandals and more! You’ve got to check them out!

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#AgentAce Crate & Barrel Sweepstakes, Two Winners! {Open to U.S.}


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Agent Ace is the new way to find the best real estate agent. When you’ve thought about buying a home, how did you figure out who would help you with that? Did you find someone who you felt you could trust to get you what you wanted from it, whether that was a good price on a new home or the best sale of your old one? A lot of homeowners and potential buyers will just pick a random agent from a list online without a lot of background on what they’re best at. It’s like throwing a dart at the Yellowpages. With just a little information from you, Agent Ace can match you with the best agent to sell your home or buy a new one.

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