Saturday, December 31, 2011

Bijoux Blitz: Day SIX



Guy and Eva is hosting a Bijoux Blitz, where you can receive seven days of incredible deals and save up to 80% OFF some pretty gorgeous jewelry.


The sale runs from December 26th, 2011 through January 2nd, 2012, so make sure you check it out while it lasts. The jewelry is amazing and the prices are even better. I own Guy and Eva jewelry, as does my husband, and we love it.


Interested in viewing the sales?! All you have to do is click here.


*THE SALE IS ALMOST OVER!! MAKE SURE YOU TAKE FULL ADVANTAGE OF THESE SALES BEFORE THEY'RE GONE!!!

Friday, December 30, 2011

Bijoux Blitz: Day FIVE



Guy and Eva is hosting a Bijoux Blitz, where you can receive seven days of incredible deals and save up to 80% OFF some pretty gorgeous jewelry.


The sale runs from December 26th, 2011 through January 2nd, 2012, so make sure you check it out while it lasts. The jewelry is amazing and the prices are even better. I own Guy and Eva jewelry, as does my husband, and we love it.


Interested in viewing the sales?! All you have to do is click here.


*THE SALE IS ALMOST OVER!! MAKE SURE YOU TAKE FULL ADVANTAGE OF THESE SALES BEFORE THEY'RE GONE!!!


TWO DAYS LEFT!!

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Bijoux Blitz: Day FOUR



Guy and Eva is hosting a Bijoux Blitz, where you can receive seven days of incredible deals and save up to 80% OFF some pretty gorgeous jewelry.


The sale runs from December 26th, 2011 through January 2nd, 2012, so make sure you check it out while it lasts. The jewelry is amazing and the prices are even better. I own Guy and Eva jewelry, as does my husband, and we love it.


Interested in viewing the sales?! All you have to do is click here.


*THE SALE IS ALMOST OVER!! MAKE SURE YOU TAKE FULL ADVANTAGE OF THESE SALES BEFORE THEY'RE GONE!!!

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Bijoux Blitz: DAY THREE

Guy and Eva is hosting a Bijoux Blitz, where you can receive seven days of incredible deals and save up to 80% OFF some pretty gorgeous jewelry.


The sale runs from December 26th, 2011 through January 2nd, 2012, so make sure you check it out while it lasts. The jewelry is amazing and the prices are even better. I own Guy and Eva jewelry, as does my husband, and we love it.


Interested in viewing the sales?! All you have to do is click here.

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Bijoux Blitz: Day TWO

 If you aren't aware of my post yesterday, Guy and Eva is hosting a Bijoux Blitz, where you can receive seven days of incredible deals and save up to 80% OFF some pretty gorgeous jewelry.


The sale runs from December 26th, 2011 through January 2nd, 2012, so make sure you check it out while it lasts. The jewelry is amazing and the prices are even better. I own Guy and Eva jewelry, as does my husband, and we love it.


Interested in viewing the sales?! All you have to do is click here.

Monday, December 26, 2011

Bijoux Blitz: Day ONE


Guy and Eva is hosting an amazing seven days of incredible deals! The sale is called Bijoux Blitz and you are most definitely going to be impressed by their jewelry and their deals. Now you can find beautiful jewelry at amazingly low prices.


Now I know what you're thinking. At prices that low, their products must be cheaply made and of poor quality. Wrong! I have several of their pieces, as does my husband and not once have I had a problem with any of their pieces. They're gorgeous and will last a very long time. I could certainly see their pieces being timeless and being able to be warn for casual dinner out as well as a black tie event that you may be attending. Their pieces are gorgeous and definitely must haves.


Did you not receive what you wanted this Christmas? Why not treat yourself to a few gorgeous pieces at amazingly low prices. You don't have to worry about breaking the bank or feeling bad because at prices like this.. you're almost stealing them. Almost.


This deal with run from today, December 26, 2011 through Monday, January 2, 2012. So make sure you snag some before the deal is gone. You'll receive up to 80% OFF Bijoux Blitz jewelry. To see which pieces are available, just click here.


I just added my favorite pieces to my cart and with Bijoux Blitz sales I can received over 20 pieces, originally valued at $651, for only $204. Are you kidding me?!?! That's a discount of $447!! Brilliant. Who can turn that down?

What is your favorite piece?

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

SPRINT 3-DAY SALE!!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sprint. All opinions are 100% mine.

Spring is currently offering a 3-day sale with great holiday deals on Android™ powered EVO 4G devices or EVO™ Shift devices for a limited time only! The sale started December 12th and will run through December 14th so make sure you get in and get a great deal before time runs out. Christmas is just around the corner, people! There isn't much time left to get your loved ones the things they want and the things they need this year. Why not make it easy and just stop by your local SPRINT store for more details.

You can get the HTC EVO™ or EVO™ Shift for FREE only with Sprint. You can get it here!

Not to mention that Sprint is waiving activation fees for new lines of service and FREE shipping, too! Click here to learn more. You simply cannot beat that.

This year, instead of stressing yourself out, just do yourself a favor and stop by Sprint and they'll hook you up with the latest phones at great holiday prices. Please remember.. the sale ends December 14th, so get there fast before the deals are gone and you're left with coal in your stocking this year.

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Saturday, November 05, 2011

What's cuter? Puppies VS. Babies

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Puppies vs. Babies. All opinions are 100% mine.

PvB-CuteDar-Green-300x250-Backup.jpgIt may seem like an easy question to answer but when you really ponder it, it's tough to answer. Puppies have that sweet puppy breath, those wet little noses, floppy ears, wrinkly skin and such cute little feet. Babies, oh babies, well all know what makes them adorable.. those sweet expressions, those sweet little toes and peaceful sleeping moments. But the question is... Which is cuter? Puppies vs. Babies

You can vote from now until November 23rd and get your say in who will be the winner of $5,000!!

I, personally, think my son is cuter than any puppy out there. Why I can easily fall head over heels for a puppy, any day, puppies grow up and become over grown furry messes who poop in my back yard. My son.. no fur and no poop in my back yard, not to mention he makes my heart melt each and every single day and I know that it will continue for as long as I breathe.

So make sure you go vote in the Puppies vs. Babies online contest. Remember, you have until November 23rd to do so and the winner will receive $5,000!!

Who would you vote for?

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Monday, October 31, 2011

Campus Book Rentals

I remember the worst part about going to school was purchasing my text books. Not only did it cost a lot of money but when I did purchase them, I had nothing to do with them when I was finished. The online college that I went to did not want them back so I was essentially out of the money that I spent. I don't like excessive waste or throwing perfectly good things away so you can bet that my huge box of text books still sits in my garage.

Recently I was approached about a company called Campus Book Rentals. With Campus Book Rentals, you can RENT your books, instead of purchasing them, and simply return them when you are finished. They'll even let you use highlighters in their books, as well!!

Here's how it works:

1. Search for your text books, here.
2. Rent your textbooks for the period you will need them.
3. Receive your textbooks with FREE shipping offerred and use them.
4. Return them in the envelope provided and not have to worry about shipping!

Are you worried about dropped classes? Well you don't have to! With Campus Book Rentals, any book returned within the first 30 days will be fully refunded.



They also offer a 15 day grace period when returning your books, that way if you are a few days late getting your books back, you don't have to worry about extra fees due.


Rental Periods:


Semester: 130 days - This was designed for students attending full semester classes.
Quarter: 85 days - This was designed for students on quarters or in a master's program.

Summer: 55 days - This was designed for students taking summer or condensed courses year round.


They also offer rental extensions and re-rentals if you find yourself needing the same book. If you decide that you would like to keep your book, you can simply log in to your account and click the "Buy and Keep my Books" button and Campus Book Rentals will subtract the rental amount from the purchase amount and you can purchase your book to keep forever.


You can also refer friends and save ever more money!


Why would you pay full price for a text book when you can rent one and a much lower cost and return it when you're done. Why keep it around, like I have? Speaking of keeping text books around, they also offer a program that purchases text books, so if you do have any laying around that you might want to sell, you can find more information, here.


 

Campus Book Rentals is also partnering up with Operation Smile to provide life changing cleft lip surgeries to children who's families could otherwise not afford it. They have committed to donating enough money to perform at least 1,000 cleft lip surgeries to children in need. They are also donating a percentage of each book rental to up the ante and donate enough to perform even more than they originally planned. So don't be afraid to add that extra book to your cart. You are helping in this amazing effort and supplying kids with a new smile and a new found confidence that will last a lifetime. You can read more about the program, here.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Straight Talk

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Straight Talk. All opinions are 100% mine.

With all the new cell providers these days, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with options when it comes to a great provider, great service and most importantly, great plans. My husband and I have spent many hours trying to find the best plan for our family and in our research; we’ve come across Straight Talk. Straight Talk gives you the ability to cut your cell phone bill in half without signing a contract. How great is that?!

When we were given the proposal from Straight Talk, we were excited about the opportunity to share what we’ve learned and possibly help other families and friends save money on their cell phone bill. Imagine how much money you could save every year by switching to Straight Talk and cutting your cell phone bill in half!! What would you buy with the extra money you save every month? Would you put it away in a savings account? Invite a friend out for a nice dinner? I know everyone in America can benefit from saving some money right now.

With Straight Talk, there are no contracts, no surprise bills and unlike a lot of other overpriced cell providers, there are NO credit checks!! They have great nationwide coverage with excellent reception and connectivity. They also use trusted cell manufacturers like Motorola, Kyocera, Nokia and Samsung.

MONTHLY PLANS
Straight Talk has everything you need when it comes to plans to suit your families need. With the All You Need Plan, you receive 1,000 minutes, 1,000 texts and 30MB of web data. Unlimited Monthly Service is only $45 and includes calls, texts, picture messaging and web. That is 1 whole year of service for only $499!! 411 calls are also included at no charge. You’re also FREE from activation, reactivation and termination fees.

WHAT ABOUT INTERNATIONAL LONG DISTANCE?
Straight Talk International Long Distance Service is a flexible prepaid calling service that enables you to make international call from your home, cell phone or office phone, all at low rates.

TYPES OF PHONES
Straight Talk has amazing smart phones, touch screen phones and app capable phones with features like voice navigation, camera, video recording, music player, instant messaging and Bluetooth. They also have reconditioned phones starting at $10 with cameras, mp3 players, mobile web access and Bluetooth capability. Mom and even feel good about buying one of these for young users who are just starting out with their first phone. You can Feel Richer with Android and get unlimited use for only $45 a month. Haven't heard of Android before? You must learn The power of Android. $45 per month for unlimited use is simply amazing, especially with a phone powered by Android. You simply cannot beat it.

 


The Straight Talk Image... by LittleBard95

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Friday, September 30, 2011

Fiber One 90 Calorie Chewy Bars

As a pregnant mother of twins and an almost 2 year old, it's amazing how fast (and for how long) I can forget to eat. When I do remember, it is either so late that I am about to pass out from starvation or I am nowhere close to my house, or my refrigerator.

When I was given the opportunity to review Fiber ONE's 90 Calorie Chewy Bars, I was very excited. These are definitely something I could throw in my purse on my way out the door and snack when I remember to eat. Not only are they extrememly convenient, they are healthy and they taste good! Fiber One 90 Calorie Chewy Bars contain 20% of the recommended daily amount of fiber and to me, that is awesome. It is hard enough to remember to feed myself, much less food that is healthy and beneficial to my body and my growing girls.

DID YOU KNOW?
  • 75% of women say they fall victim to unhealthy foods when hunger pangs hit and they don't have access to a meal. Whew! I am not the only one.
  • If healthy snacks aren't readily available, women would most likely eat chips/crackers (50%), a candy bar (33%), popcorn (33%), or a fast-food hamburger (23%). Am I the only one that finds this incredibly sad?
Lets not let our hunger pangs get the best of us. Snack on Fiber One 90 Calorie Chewy Bars which is the "official snack" of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Also, please remember, from September 1, 2011 through NOvember 30, 2011, you can visit http://www.fiberone.com/ to enter Fiber One Great Taste GIveaway for a chance to win a trip to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in February 2012!! Or, through March 31, 2012, you could win one of 100-$500 gift cards for a designer handbag of your choice. For complete contest rules, please visit http://www.fiberone.com/ or find details on specially marked packages of Fiber One 90 Calorie Bars. Be sure to check out Fiber One on Facebook, too!


I want to send a special thank you to MyBlogSpark and Fiber One for my prize pack which included:
  • 1 Box of Fiber One 90 Calorie Chocolate Chewy Bars
  • 1 Chic Black Cosmetic Case
  • 1 Pop-Out Hair Brush
  • 1 Compact Mirror
  • 1 Tin of Mints
* The 2011 Fiber One Bars Survey presents the findings of an online survey conducted July 25-27, 2011 by ORC International among a sample of 1,026 adults comprising 509 men and 517 women 18 years of age and older. The margin of error associated with a sample of this size is ±3%.

** Fiber One 90 Calorie Chewy Bars were chosen by consumers to receive the 2011 Best New Snack Award by Better Homes & Gardens magazine. Based on the 2011 BrandSpark International/Better Homes and Gardens American Shopper Study.

Disclosure: Fiber One Bars, information, and giveaway have been provided by General Mills through MyBlogSpark.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

The Human Body

http://www.radiologytechnician.com/thehumanbodyinfographic

Okay.. did you read that?! Pound for pound babies are stronger than an OX?!?! No wonder it's a struggle to get them dressed. Oy! Also, the tooth is the only part of the body that cannot repair itself. That is so weird. Who knew?

Pregnancy

http://www.sonogramtechnician.org/pregnancy_and_birth_infographic

I love that 1 in 31 are twins! I cannot believe, however, that 3 million women between 15 and 44 do not use contraception. That statistic scares the crap out of me. Especially with two little girls on the way!

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

My Coke Rewards - Helping the children in your community!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of My Coke Rewards. All opinions are 100% mine.

 

As a child in the public school system, it seemed every year that we had longer and longer school supply lists. Sad news was that it seemed we were shorter and shorter on money every year, as well. Often times we had to find a way to get the supplies we needed, sometimes going through the school, sometimes trying to find other avenues to help us.

When I heard of My Coke Rewards, I was excited to see such a great program in place to help not only students but schools to supply them with school supplies, sports equipment, books and much more.. 

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If you are a parent, teacher or community member I encourage you to register with My Coke Rewards to start earning points for your school and community. If your school isn't signed up with the program, yet, you can easily do so by visiting their site at My Coke rewards for schools to starting earning and donating points to your local schools.

How does My Coke Rewards Help?
Not only can you donate your points to supply schools with much needed school supplies and equipment, but from July 13th through September 30th, Sprite is giving away 25 playgrounds worth $25,000. They're also giving customers who purchase and enter a valid code from any package for Sprite or Sprite Zero an entry into the sweepstakes to help their school win. In addition to all that, Sprite is giving schools an additional chance to win for every three points that are donated to their school.

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HOW TO DONATE:
1. Purchase your favorite participating Coca-Cola product from the 15 brands participating.
2. Enter the codes at 
mycokerewards.com/schools to get points.
3. Pick your school and donate the number of points you would like to give.
4. Your school will redeem the donated points for rewards like athletic equipment, classroom supplies and more.

HOW TO REGISTER YOUR SCHOOL:
1. Identify a School Coordinator to manage your school’s account.
2. Go to mycokerewards.com/schools and click “REGISTER TODAY” to find your school and complete the registration process.
3. Once you’ve completed registration, start spreading the word and encourage parents to donate their My Coke Rewards points to support your school.

The school rewards catalog can be viewed, here.

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Sunday, July 31, 2011

Straight Talk - The real deal.

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Straight Talk. All opinions are 100% mine.

With all the new cell providers these days, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with options when it comes to a great provider, great service and most importantly, great plans. My husband and I have spent many hours trying to find the best plan for our family and in our research; we’ve come across Straight Talk. Straight Talk gives you the ability to cut your cell phone bill in half without signing a contract, hook, line and sinker. How great is that?!

When we were given the proposal from Straight Talk, we were excited about the opportunity to share what we’ve learned and possibly help other families and friends save money on their cell phone bill. Imagine how much money you could save every year by switching to Straight Talk and cutting your cell phone bill in half!! What would you buy with the extra money you save every month? Would you put it away in a savings account? call a friend and invite them out for a nice dinner? I know everyone in America can benefit from saving some money right now.

With Straight Talk, there are no contracts, no surprise bills and unlike a lot of other overpriced cell providers, there are NO credit checks!! They have great nationwide coverage with excellent reception and connectivity. They also use trusted cell manufacturers like Motorola, Kyocera, Nokia and Samsung.

MONTHLY PLANS
Straight Talk has everything you need when it comes to plans to suit your families need. With the All You Need Plan, you receive 1,000 minutes, 1,000 texts and 30MB of web data. Unlimited Monthly Service is only $45 and includes calls, texts, picture messaging and web. That is 1 whole year of service for only $499!! 411 calls are also included at no charge. You’re also FREE from activation, reactivation and termination fees.

WHAT ABOUT INTERNATIONAL LONG DISTANCE?
Straight Talk International Long Distance Service is a flexible prepaid calling service that enables you to make international call from your home, cell phone or office phone, all at low rates.

TYPES OF PHONES
Straight Talk has amazing smart phones, touch screen phones and app capable phones with features like voice navigation, camera, video recording, music player, instant messaging and Bluetooth. They also have reconditioned phones starting at $10 with cameras, mp3 players, mobile web access and Bluetooth capability. Mom and even feel good about buying one of these for young users who are just starting out with their first phone. mom knows best so you won’t have to worry about them ruining an expensive phone. 

For more information about what these phones offer, please see the following YouTube videos:
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_QAIKajmF0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_EeaIFiDaw&feature=related

For some real Straight Talk customer testimonials, please check out the following YouTube videos:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kx4K5aY9Wlk&NR=1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jaIMrd83feQ&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyZCCCPjqz0&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQfL2x5GWE4

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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Monte Carlo - Must See Summer Movie!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Monte Carlo. All opinions are 100% mine.

 

Do you have a daughter, sister, niece, cousin, or other girl you just love to spend time with? You should call up that girl of yours and make a date to see the must see movie of the summer, Monte Carlo. If you haven't heard about it or see the previews you can check out the movie trailer, (below).

Grace (Selena Gomez) is an ordinary girl who becomes accidental heiress when a summer trip to Paris turns into the fantasy of a lifetime. One a dream vacation, Grace, along with her best friend and step-sister, discover that the greatest adventure is finding out who they really are.

Monte Carlo will be in theaters on July 1st and starting on June 29th, you can get advance tickets from Fandango. You can also like the Monte Carlo Facebook page to keep updated on all movie details and all things Monte Carlo.

I know a few young girls who would love to see this movie and it would be great to plan a girlie date and go to a dinner and a movie. What girl wouldn't love that? While I'm not usually a fan of teen girl movies, I am actually really liking the idea of this movie. It doesn't seem like a lot of the other cheesy teeny-bopper movies that are put out these days. It actually looks like a cute movie that any girl, young or old, could love.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Cocoa Puffs Brownie Crunch

Recently my family and I were able to try Cocoa Puff's new cereal, Cocoa Puff's Brownie Crunch.

"With the delicious taste of brownies “baked” into every bowl, Cocoa Puffs Brownie Crunch is a delicious chocolate-y cereal ready to be enjoyed for breakfast or as a satisfying snack on the go. You will be sure to get some brownie points as your family’s taste buds delight in the perfect balance of whole grain goodness and delicious chocolate flavor in every bite."

This cereal is delicious. I am not a huge fan of chocolate cereal but I like this one. It has a definite chocolate flavor without being overwhelmingly sweet. My favorite thing about the cereal is how crunchy the cereal stays to the very last bite. It's delicious.

Not only were we given a box of Cocoa Puffs Brownie Crunch, we were also given a great little prize pack. In this prize pack, we were given the box of cereal, 2 to-go cereal mugs and a cocoa puffs frisbee.


My favorite part about this whole prize pack is the to-go mugs. They're simply genius. You can put the bottom (detachable) blue part in the freezer for 1-4 hours to freeze, then place your favorite milk inside. Then put your dry cereal in the top and with the attached spoon, you'll be enjoying your favorite cereal anywhere. This would be the perfect way to send your child to school with breakfast if you're running a bit late. How perfect is that?


Please visit Big G Growing Up Strong to learn more about healthy cereal choices for your family. You can also visit Whole Grain Nation to learn how to add more whole grains to your families diet.

Disclosure: The Cocoa Puffs Brownie Crunch product, information, and giveaway have been provided by General Mills through MyBlogSpark.

Bright Starts - Comfort & Harmony™ Cradling Bouncer in Sweet Splendor

Bright Starts is a leader in striving to deliver fresh ideas to help inspire curiosity and confidence in children. Bright Starts carries a vast variety of children's products, from high chairs to play yards, swings to bouncers, rockers to seat covers. They have something for every parent.


Bright Starts has been kind enough to send us their latest product, the Comfort & Harmony Cradling Bouncer in Sweet Splendor. This bouncer is designed to provide the most amount of comfort possible for your baby in the latest of fashions.


Bright Starts - Comfort & Harmony™ Cradling Bouncer in Sweet Splendor
FEATURES:

  • Oversized, cradling seat with Comfort Recline™  technology that provides 2 full-body recline positions to suit baby's needs
  • 7 calming melodies with soothing vibrations
  • Plush, cushioned bolster system and head rest made of supremely soft fabrics to make baby secure and comforted
  • Removable toy bar pivots easily out of the way for access to baby
  • Removable head rest and bolster system
  • 2 engaging plush toys
  • Machine washable seat pad, head rest and bolster system
  • 3 point harness to keep baby secure
  • No tools required for assembly
  • No-slip feet
Age, Height & Weight Requirements:
Weight/Height: Up to 25lbs
Age: Birth & up!

Batteries: 3C Batteries needed (not included)

What I love best about this bouncer is the ease of use, ease of set up and the plush comfort of this bouncer. I love the two body recline positions that are great for babies who don't like to be flat on their back or sat up straight. I have used a few other bouncers and they definitely don't have this feature. I also love the soothing songs this bouncer plays and the vibration it offers. My son LOVED that. Being pregnant with twins, I cannot wait to put this little bouncer to the test when our little ones arrive. I know that I will love it. I do already.


And while you're little one is happily bouncing away, you could be doing some much needed laundry, picking up or like many people now days, going to school. You could even look into interior design online schools or get that information technology online degree. Your baby will be happy while you take a few moments for yourself without worry.

If you would like to view a demo, you can here.

If you would like to purchase this bouncer, you can do so at a Toys R Us near you or online for $54.99.

Monday, June 20, 2011

Parent's Choice Infant Formula Savings Sweepstakes

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of PBM Products. All opinions are 100% mine.

In the past 13 years, Wal-Mart's Parent's Choice Infant Formula has teamed up with parents to provide high quality nutrition to young children at amazingly low prices. If you haven't heard of Parent's Choice, Parent's Choice is an infant formula that is available exclusively at Wal-Mart locations nationwide and online at Wal-Mart.com. My nephews were formula fed and my brother and sister in law swear by Parent's Choice formula. A Couple of friends of ours, do as well. We are currently pregnant with twins and if it comes to the point of using formula, Parent's Choice is definitely the first one we are going to try. With so many close to us who have used it and loved it.. how could we not?

Parent's Choice is committed to helping parents give children the things they deserve. Parent's Choice is helping one student and one family accomplish yet another daunting task, starting a college savings plan. Parent's Choice is launching the Parent’s Choice Infant Formula Savings Sweepstakes. The sweepstakes was created in partnership with PBM Products LLC, a Perrigo Company, and will provide one lucky winner with a 10,000 college scholarship in the form of a College Savings 529 plan. I'm not sure about you but this is one thing we are having a problem starting. We know how important a college savings account is and I wish it was easier for everyone to have one for each of their children. I am so glad that people like Parent's Choice are helping to make that easier for at least one family.

The Parent's Choice Infant Formula Sweepstakes officially launched on June 15, 2011 and will run through 11:59pm on August 1, 2011. You can find more information, rules, and the entry form at Parent’s Choice Infant Formula Savings Sweepstakes.

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Thursday, June 02, 2011

Hop Along Friday

Image and video hosting by TinyPicWelcome to Hop Along Friday! As always, we welcome you to each hop and hope you have a great time participating. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me or any one of the other hostesses.
Before we begin, we would like to share a few simple rules for our hop.
1. Please only link up blogs, only. Once you link up with other bloggers, please feel free to follow them on other social media outlets, but we ask you to leave this link up for blogs, only.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Hop Along Friday

Image and video hosting by TinyPicWelcome to Hop Along Friday! As always, we welcome you to each hop and hope you have a great time participating. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me or any one of the other hostesses.
Before we begin, we would like to share a few simple rules for our hop.
1. Please only link up blogs, only. Once you link up with other bloggers, please feel free to follow them on other social media outlets, but we ask you to leave this link up for blogs, only.
2. Please remember to return every week as the link list will start over each week. With that being said, the link list
will be open from Thursday evening through Friday night at 11:49pst, but will be visible indefinitely.
3. We do not require that you follow each and every person on the hop, but we do ask that you take your time, have fun and follow the blogs that stick out to you. We will do the same.
{ TO PARTICIPATE }
1. Follow each of our hostesses:
2. Add your blog link to our link list.
3. Place our button on your sidebar!

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Blush Accessories Giveaway

The other day I posted a super cool giveaway for BabyBond. I made a horrible error. The giveaway was not supposed to be for BabyBond. It was supposed to be for Blush Accessories. I have reviewed for them in the past and you can find a review of their amazing product, here.

If you don't know much about Blush Accessories, they are the have a great little t-shirt extender that works great for every woman, even those pregnant, breastfeeding, or not.

They have updated their package quantities and now sell in singles, doubles and triples. Buy in bulk and save, right?!

Singles - $15.99
Doubles - $24.95
Triples - $39.95

They're also giving us an exclusive offer, if you're looking for a great deal! Simply enter the code "mynewlifeasmom" and receive 30% OFF your entire order. This offer is valid for the next two days only, so please hurry!

Aren't ready to buy but still interested? Then you could enter to win one for FREE!!! Blush Accessories was gracious enough to offer another one for us to give away.

Mandatory Entry: Simply visit Blush Accessories and let me know what color is your favorite? I cannot guarantee that you will receive this color, I just like to know what your preferences are. (1 entry)

ADDITIONAL (OPTIONAL) ENTRIES:
Follow Stuffy Nickel via GFC. (5)
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Follow Stuffy Nickel via Twitter. (1)
Subscripe to Stuffy Nickel via Email. (3)
Add our button to your sidebar. (5)
Follow Blush Accessories via Facebook. (1)
Follow Blush Accessories via Twitter. (1)Enter another Stuffy Nickel giveaway. (2)
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Wednesday, May 04, 2011

DiningFurniture.com

Are you in the market for new dining furniture? Well I would love for you to check out Dining Furniture. Not only do they have dining tables and dining chairs, they also carry a great selection of kitchen carts, buffet tables, sideboards, sets, china cabinets and home bars! They also carry baker's racks and curio cabinets. Believe me when I say that they have a HUGE selection of products for every style and every home.

If you haven't heard of Buffet Servers or sideboards, they are used kind of as a side table in the dining area and are often used to hold all the prepared food, like buffet style. It makes it easier so you're not walking all the way to the kitchen to refill your plate, all while keeping the table free and clear with room to move.


This one is my favorite table.. if I had the room, I would totally get it.

Dining Furniture has a vast selection of great pieces that would fit any style, in any home. Their prices are great, too, ranging from $37 allllllllllll the way up to 16,916! With so many pieces to choose from it should be fairly simple to find something that you will truly enjoy.

A Boy and his Ride

My love for horses goes way beyond almost anything I could ever explain. They are amazing animals and I simply could not imagine my life without some form of contact with them. Since I haven't had horses for a few years now, my only way to get my fix is to visit my horsey friends.

Monday, I did just that. While visiting my friend, L, not only did we get to visit her gorgeous horses, we also got to feed her super sweet week old bottle calf, Blossom. It was simply amazing. J loved seing all the animals at her farm and I wanted to share our pictures with you guys, since I haven't posted any pictures of him in a long time.




Done With Babies??

Are you done with babies but need furniture for your older children, like deals on great bunk beds? Yes! You can find them at More Bunk Beds. As I child, I LOVED bunk beds. When I finally got to pick out my own bed at like 13, I wanted a bunk bed. One of those bunk beds that had a normal top bunk but the bottom bunk was separate and could move away from the bottom and you could use it as a little office. You could use it for book storage, home work, etc. It was the best. I still love that bed and cannot wait for my children to get old enough to have their own Bunk Beds. It is a great way to utilize space and make room for toys and room to move.

This bunk would be great for little ones who are too small to safely climb the latter of the high bunk beds. Or if you are afraid for your small children up that high. I love how simplistic it is but how it utlizes space well!

This next photo is a picture of exactly what I am talking about, the Bunk Bed with Bookshelf. I had a bunk bed similar to this when I was younger. It was similar, only a little more... girlie.


Ooo! This one would even be great if you had a cousin or friend sleep over!


More Bunk Beds has a great selection with great prices. They have just about anything you could want on or in your bunk bed, even with different bed sizes. I seen that one bunk even had a full size removable bottom bunk.. nice! Perfect for an older sibling and younger sibling. Their prices generally run from $212 all the way up to $3,400! Of course the have a plathora of prices in between, as well. So check 'em out! If you're in the market for a bunk bed, I can pretty much guarentee that they would have something that you would love!

DROOL!!!!

Cribbing - Part 2

To read the Part 1 of this post, please click here.

Even though I am not currently pregnant, I still like to browse and shop. I call it "if" shopping.

"if we have a girl, we can get this..."

"if we have twins, we could get these..."

I love looking for new styles of cribs and crib furniture and one place I am looking is Baby Crib Station. They have every type of crib you could think of, from any brand or company you could ask for. From name brands to those a little less known. They have it all. They have 3-in-1's, 4-in-1's, convertables, portables, cradles, etc. They really have something for every nursery and every family. They even have a nice little selection of Rocking Cribs.

Look at this one...

How perfect would it be in your new little princess' room?! I really do have a thing for round cribs. They are so elegant, yet simplistic and sophisticated. I really love them. ♥ They even have less expensive, less extravagant rocking cribs like this one;


Cribs on Baby Crib Station generally run from anywhere between $118 to $3,085! Any brand and style to choose from. Seriously. Even if you have multiples.. like this beaut for a pair of precious princesses;



Cribbing - Part 1

When I found I was pregnant with my son, my intention was to purchase things that could be used with all of our future children. To buy things that were of good quality and that would work with both genders (in case that happened) and over several years.

On Mother's Day 2009, I was only about 10 weeks pregnant and my husband's Mother's Day present to me was to take me Babies R Us and purchase our complete nursury. Our crib, changing table, dresser, all matching, of course. Our nursery decor that came complete with lamps, hanging canvas paintings and even the supplies to let me paint my own.

Soon after my son was born, he was quickly moved into our bed. We co-sleeped. Bed shared. Whatever you want to call it. I nursed him successfully for almost 13 months and I wasn't going to get up and go to his room a couple times per night so he could nurse. At 10 months, however, he was still waking up at least twice per night. I had had enough. We transitioned him to his crib and was stoked that he had his own space to sleep.

Not to long after that, we found out that our crib had recently been recalled. It was a drop side crib and it was no longer safe for children to use drop side cribs. We ordered the replacement parts and sadly enough, they were a BRIGHT RED piece of plastic that stabilized the side and made it stationary. I was devistated. Sad that I spent so much money to make my nursery perfect, yet due to complete neglect from the crib company, my crib was now ruined. I now have BRIGHT RED pieces protruding on the front of my precious boys crib. While it may not be a big deal to some, it is to me.

This next time around, I will be buying a new crib. You can bet it will not be from the same company as the one I purchased previously. They have ruined their reputation for me and I am saddened that they were treat their customers so rudly.

(to be continued...)

Standing at the Dinner Table

One thing that often gets overlooked in most homes is dining chairs. You may not think that they are that important but just think about it for a second... do you know how uncomfortable and awkward it would be to eat standing up? It sure doesn't sound that great to me. If you are looking for affordable dining chairs that can spice up your dinning area and not to mention are comfortable, you need to visit More Dining Chairs. They have affordable options that will add a touch of elegance, casual comfort or straight up weirdness to any dining room.

Upholstered Chairs & Much more!


And just to show you an example of just plain weird..


More Dining Chairs range from $37 all the way up to $2,167. What chair cost that much? You'll just have to go check it out.. it's pretty crazy. They have a ton of great options that I am sure you will love.

I also saw this one which is really different.
Great for a cabin with lots of iron throughout the home.



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Kitchen Fend

Being such a fan of fine furniture, as well as anything in the kitchen (food included), this brings me to my next post. Do you have a tiny kitchen, or even a large kitchen and just wish you had more chopping and storage space? More Kitchen Carts is the place to go. You have to check out these beauties! I want one so bad. I have a large kitchen compared to the size of my home and even though I have a crazy amount of cabinet space, I have found that we have filled them to the brim and are now looking at other options to store kitchen items and provide additional chopping space.

Butcher Block Kitchen Islands


Aren't these amazing? Another great point to add about these kitchen islands is that they are priced to fit every budget. They range from a measly $79 all the way to a not to shabby $740. They have styles to fit every kitchen and amazingly they can add additional storage and usable counter space to just about every home. If you are looking for that extra added touch, please see More Kitchen Carts. They're beutiful, yet affordable and you just can't beat that.

My favorite is the one pictured above (the butcher block kitchen island).

Do you wish you had more space in your kitchen?