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Wordless Wednesday Boston Marathon 2014 #WW

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Grant ran and finished the Boston Marathon back in 1997, 17 years ago. After the bombings at the 2013 Boston Marathon, he set a goal for himself that he would run Boston again in 2014. Since December 2013, he has been training. I am happy to report that he finished the race yesterday in 4 hours and 54 minutes! Plus, he took all these great pictures throughout the day - most of them while running! According to Grant, there was an incredible amount of security at the start of the race in … [Read More...]

Curel Prize Pack Giveaway for Everyday Skin Therapy 5/13


Did Dry, cold, winter weather take a toll on your skin? This  Curél® prize pack for two winners will provide you with everyday skin therapy for moisturized skin that is ready for shorts and swimsuits!  Soothe cracked, irritated skin with these ultra hydrating formulas from  Curél® Skincare. Developed with a unique ceramide complex that strengthens your skin’s barrier, Curél creams provide immediate relief as well as protect skin from future irritation.I received these  Curél® products for review … [Read More...]

Bugs Childrens Book Review


Now that the beautiful weather is here, everyone wants to go outside and let me tell you the bugs are out in full force too! Just yesterday, I jumped up out of my lounge chair with a hornet in my hair! He fly away, but I sat there munching on some pretzels while on high alert scanning for other bees looking to pay me a visit. So, yes, these types of encounters with bugs are unwelcome. I mean is there such a thing as a welcome encounter with a bug? Well, there actually is if you and your kids are … [Read More...]

Yoplait Greek 100 Yogurt #Tasteoff May the Tastiest Yogurt Win!


Today's #Tasteoff was sponsored by Yoplait, but the winner was my honest choice. Have you heard of the Yoplait Greek 100 #TasteOff? It’s Yoplait Greek 100 Strawberry yogurt versus Chobani Simply 100 Strawberry. Folks across the US participated in a national taste test and results show that they prefer the taste of Yoplait Greek 100 Strawberry yogurt to Chobani Simply 100 Strawberry! It's no secret that yogurt is a healthy food that can help with weight loss. I have been eating Greek yogurt … [Read More...]

Saturday Giveaway Linky Link Your Giveaways 4/19

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Please link up your giveaways below. Check out mine and enter a couple while you are here. Happy Easter! My Giveaways Ends 4/18 - Smith Brothers Wellness Prize Pack Ends 4/21 - John Frieda Hair Styling Tools (RV $100) Ends 4/22 - Candlewick 6 Children's Books (Earth Day Special!) Ends 4/24 -  Adidas Personal Care Prize Pack Ends 4/28 -  Brooklyn Popcorn $20 Gift Card Ends 5/2 - Burt's Bees Lip Shimmers and Grapefruit Facial Towelettes Ends 5/5 -  Gluten-free Veggie … [Read More...]

Easter Egg Hunt and a Happy Good Friday

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Happy Good Friday everyone! Today, I am extracting the kids out of school early to take them to a presentation of a living stations of the cross over at my mother-in-law's church.  It is put on by the parish youth group and they do a wonderful job. This is our second Good Friday doing this, and so begins a new tradition for us. We are Catholic by the way. So now I am curious, what religion are you and do you have a Good Friday tradition? Another little tradition for us is the Easter … [Read More...]

Order Your Bunny Roll Cake Online Baskin-Robbins $31 Gift Card Giveaway 5/8


  The gift card featured in this giveaway was provided by Baskin-Robbins. Opinions expressed are my own and are NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I am disclosing in accordance with FTC guidelines. Isn't this Baskin-Robbin's Bunny Roll ice cream cake  adorable? My son James just saw the picture on my screen and said. "Hey! That's a cute Easter bunny cake!" Baskin-Robbins festive Bunny Roll cake would make a unique, yummy addition to an Easter gathering for sure. Even though … [Read More...]

Wordless Wednesday Tooth Fairy #WW


The Tooth Fairy found this last night and he took a picture. What's intriguing about Ryan (9) is that he's probably been told many times by now by classmates, or even his brother, that the tooth fairy isn't real, but he still chooses to believe. Either that, or he is the one having the last laugh. An InLinkz Link-up     … [Read More...]

Superior Source Vitamins Review


Superior Source Vitamins are MicroLingual – “Under the Tongue Technology” that works fast, as they are quickly absorbed into the body, dissolving in seconds – NO pills to swallow! By swallowing supplements, as much as 50% of the potency is lost in the high acid environment of the stomach. I received these vitamins to facilitate this review. Opinions expressed are my own. Superior Source Vitamins Review I didn't realize that by swallowing supplements as much as 50% of the potency of … [Read More...]

Gluten-Free Veggie Muffins from Garden Lites Giveaway 5 Boxes 5/5


 I received samples to facilitate this review. Opinions expressed are my own. Gluten-Free Veggie Muffins from Garden Lites have hit shelves nationwide. In addition to being gluten-free, these tasty on-the-go snacks are Kosher, Vegetarian, high in fiber, and low in fat. Flavors include: Veggie Blueberry Oat, Zucchini Banana Chocolate Chip, Zucchini, Chocolate Veggie, Carrot Berry Veggie, Golden Corn Veggie. I received samples for this review and one Moms Own Words reader will win these five … [Read More...]