MIKE AND IKE® and HOT TAMALES® Valentine’s Day Giveaway 2/9

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I received Mike and Ike Passion Mix and Hot Tamales. Additional products are being offered for this giveaway from Just Born. Opinions expressed are my own. MIKE AND IKE® Passion Mix and Hot Tamales Fierce Cinnamon are perfect treats for Valentine's Day! We received these candies and one Moms Own Words reader will win a nice Mike and Ike and Hot Tamales prize pack of 10 ea.  5 ounce theater boxes (5 of each flavor!) MIKE AND IKE® Passion Mix and HOT TAMALES® varieties both come in a 5oz … {Read More}

Saturday Giveaway Linky Link Your Giveaways 1/24

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Please link up your giveaways below. Check out mine and enter a couple while you are here! My Giveaways Ends 1/26 - Ka’chava Vegan Protein Powder Ends 2/02 - Jarlsberg Cheese  Ends 2/05 - Children's Book Giveaway Ends 2/09 - $25 Gift Card to Burger King Ends 2/10 - Go Gargle and $20 gift card to CVS If you are hosting a family-friendly giveaway, please link up! For your links, please use the blog name – prize – end date format and link to your giveaway post. Any other links … {Read More}

Make Your Own Catnip Cat Toy #StreamTeam

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Ryan and I have been celebrating our four legged friends by visiting cats and dogs at our local animal shelter. You can see more pictures in this post here and this other post here. During our last visit, one of the volunteers who runs the shelter gave the kids a little homemade cat toy and said, "Could you kids make more of these for the shelter?" The kitties LOVE them and we would really appreciate that." Well, this is right up our alley - an EASY craft for kids, for a good cause - the rescued … {Read More}

Wordless Wednesday Bathrobe in Public #WW

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This happened over the weekend. Good capture, right? ha ha ha he he he An InLinkz Link-up … {Read More}

Soothe That Sore Throat! GoGargle and $20 CVS Gift Card Giveaway 2/10

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It's that time of year again - cold and flu season! If I was asked how to get rid of a sore throat, I would suggest the sore throat home remedy of gargling with salt water.  Gargling with salt is safe and effective. That's why I was interested in trying this new product called GoGargle!  This product is a specially formulated salt water gargle sore throat remedy! I received a GoGargle sample for this review and one Moms Own Words reader will win a GoGargle Kit which includes GoGargle and a $20 … {Read More}

Angry Birds at Burger King $25 Gift Card Giveaway #BurgerKing 2/9

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I received compensation from Burger King in exchange for writing this post. Although this is a sponsored post, all opinions are my own. Angry Birds™ are flocking to Burger King! Starting January 12, Burger King is offering six Angry Birds™ themed toys each available with a Kids Meal purchase at participating restaurants! Angry Birds™ was first released in 2009. Boy the time flies!  It has remained a very popular game, evolving many times over the years. There are at least 10 different … {Read More}

Saturday Giveaway Linky Link Your Giveaways 1/17

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Can anyone else relate to that cartoon? My best friend once said I looked like a Ninja Warrior without eye makeup.  Not to mention, the one day I went to work w/o eye makeup years ago, my boss said, "Wow, you look really tired." I will never think going w/o eye makeup is a good look for me. Maybe I will get a tattoo of some eyeliner and be done with it  - or a least a semi-permanent tattoo. Has anyone done it and liked the results? Please link up your giveaways below. Check out my two and … {Read More}

Carefree RV Resorts Affordable Florida Vacation Homes #LiveCarefreeRV

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Thanks to Carefree RV Resorts for sponsoring today's discussion. I'll never forget the year we took the kids to Disney. While we were all excited to explore the Magic Kingdom, I was particularly excited to leave the long New England winter behind for a bit of sunshine! If only we could take a trip to sunny Florida every winter. It would break it our winter so nicely, and give us all something fun to look forward to. As a matter of fact, I would LOVE to have a vacation home in Florida,  a … {Read More}

The Brilliant World of Tom Gates & Timmy Failure We Meet Again Childrens Books Giveaways 2/05

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It has been my experience that my son, who is a reluctant reader, likes a certain type of book. Of all the series books out there, he consistently reads The Dairy of a Wimpy Kids books by Jeff Kinney. So, I am on the hunt for similar type books for reluctant readers - books about boys in school, funny books with some sketching in them to keep my little reluctant reader interested. This is what parents of reluctant readers have to do. Get their hands on material that their kids will like, whether … {Read More}

Wordless Wednesday Tom Brady – He Can’t Even…..#WW

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If you follow football at all, you would know that the Patriots won last Saturday's game and it was a VERY CLOSE win. If they win this Sunday's game against the Colts, they are off to the Superbowl! There are a lot of Tom Brady haters out there and that's fine. I am a Patriots fan and I do like Tom Brady. Despite that, when my friend sent me this image I laughed out loud! This image was taken from an old video (much to his chagrin, I'm sure!) Big game on Sunday! Go Patriots! (and Tom, no … {Read More}

Luxury Jewelry Crystal Tri Set and Bracelet Set Review

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I received these items from Luxury Jewelry for the purpose of this review. Opinions expressed are my own. Luxury Jewellery is an online shop specializing in beautiful jewellery at amazing prices. The company is based in UK in the heart of Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter, an area synonymous with high quality craftsmanship and where 40% of all UK jewellery is made. The also have a website for folks to buy their jewelry here in the US - www.luxuryjewelry.us I received a crystal tri set … {Read More}

Jarlsberg Cheese Minis Giveaway and Review 2/2

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Jarlsberg®Cheese Minis are a 100% natural cheese snack perfect for the lunchbox, a tailgating treat or holiday travel! They offer a delicious snacking option for the whole family. Crafted to replicate the renowned Jarlsberg® Cheese wheel which has been popular for decades, Jarlsberg® Cheese Mini’s are a new and convenient option for snacking on the go, anywhere, anytime. I received samples of Jarlsberg minis for review and one Moms Own Words reader will win two packages of Jarlsberg® 5 pack … {Read More}