Ban Total Refresh and Frizz Ease Shopping Survival Kit Giveaway 12/11


The frenzy of the ultimate shopping season kicks off this month with Black Friday! Are you ready to run around in the crowds while frantically checking off your holiday shopping list? If you are like me this means getting frizzy and overheated. If only we could be better prepared for such a dilemma!! Well, with […]

Deal Alert – BOGO Mrs. Cavanaugh’s 1 lb. Box of Chocolates #HolidayGiftGuide


  Time was when Marie Cavanaugh spent hours in her South Dakota farmhouse each Christmas season making pecan rolls and homemade chocolates for holiday gifting. “It started when my aunt sent her pecan-rolls recipe,” Mrs. Cavanaugh recalled. “I gave the recipe my own touch and started making the yummy specialties. Then I began dipping chocolates. […]

Dunkin Donuts $25 Gift Card Giveaway 12/8 #HolidayGiftGuide


Last Friday night, we sat outside in the freezing cold to watch James and the marching band, perform at half time at the high school football game. They were great as usual. In fact, these guys finished 1st in their division at the NESBA (New England Scholastic Band Association) finals, with a score of 96 […]

Vaseline’s Rapid Renewal Challenge! Tweet to Win a $30 Family Dollar Gift Card


This post is sponsored by Global Influence. All opinions are my own. Now that the temperature is dropping and the humidity levels too, our skin can get very dry. Vaseline, available at Family Dollar, is an affordable solution for dry skin. In fact, if you take the “Rapid Renewal Challenge” by using Vaseline daily on […]

Shopping at Rockport Tristina Buckle Ankle Bootie Review


I received a pair of boots from to facilitate this review. Opinions expressed are my own. What do Merrell, Clarks, The North Face, Ugg, Rockport and Dansko have in common? They are just a small sampling of the major shoe brands that you will find on In fact, there are over 1,250 brands! […]

ADK Packworks Market Basket and Packbasket Giveaway and Review 11/29


When it’s time to hit the grocery store on Fridays, I always grab my reusable grocery bags before heading out the door. I’m glad I am doing something eco-friendly by reusing my bags, but honestly, the main reason that I use the reusable bags is that they can hold a lot of groceries. I remember […]

Deiss Dual Julienne and Vegetable Peeler Review #deisskitchenware


The Deiss Dual Julienne and Vegetable Peeler is four tools in one. It can peel, slice, garnish, grate, shave and shred. The box has a warning. “Never peel toward your fingers; if the peeler blade hits your skin, it can create a deep cut.” The blade on this Deiss peeler is extremely sharp! I will […]

Saving Money with Walmart’s Savings Catcher, Ebates and Snap


Apparently there is so much more I could be doing to save money via the every day purchases that I make.  I am not very good about searching for coupons, but there are apps. and websites out there that really make it easy to earn a few dollars back from everyday purchases. This is free […]

“Charmazing” Custom Charm Bracelet Giveaway 11/20


I may not have a daughter of my own, but as a part time recess aide at Ryan’s school, I am getting to know all of the fifth grade tween girls quite well. I’ve got a feeling that this brand-new collection of custom charm bracelet activity sets from Wooky Entertainment called “Charmazing” will be a […]

Smashbox CC Cream Giveaway and Review 11/18


  What is a CC cream? It is a color correcting cream that is supposed to improve the appearance of uneven skin tone. The Smashbox CC Cream is said to brighten skin for a more even complexion as well as fade sunspots and acne marks. I received this cream for review and one Moms Own […]