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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Bay Area Summer Camp for Pre-K to 5th Grade: Camp Galileo

I know a lot of my friends are already thinking about SUMMER CAMPS and what are they going to do with their kids this year.  I stay at home during the week so camp was my house but this year I want to do something different .  There are so many different camps out there but I'm really loving the Galileo Camps.  The offer a wide range of programs. 


Camp Galileo (Pre-K To 5th) Overview: 


ART, SCIENCE AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES FOR BUDDING INNOVATORS
Kids are naturally curious and creative. They’re into everything. But with time, some of that natural spirit of exploration can get sucked out of them. Gradually, a fear of mistakes and their consequences can start to grow.

CAMP GALILEO IS A PLACE WHERE FEAR GOES ON HOLIDAY. In its place grows a spirit of exploration and innovation. Every year, we see the experience fire campers’ imaginations and literally change their way of relating to learning.
Nebulas: pre-K to K
Stars: 1st and 2nd graders
Supernovas: 3rd to 5th graders

Every year, Galileo introduces rich, riveting new themes to inspire budding innovators. Each theme combines art, science and outdoor activities around a whimsical week-long narrative that’s crafted to keep kids giggling and engaged. This year features four fresh themes, each adapted for three different age groups. The themes are created together with Galileo’s fabulous curriculum partners at Klutz, The de Young Museum, The Tech Museum of Innovation and The Chabot Space & Science Center.

Medieval Adventure: Art and Innovations of Camelot
Hear ye, hear ye! Adventure awaits – in a land of castles, catapults and quests. Come unlock the secrets of medieval artisans and craftsmen. Create golden chalices, printed surcoats and a throne room fit for kings and queens. Engineer projectile-propelling inventions worthy of the noblest knights.

African Safari: Arts and Animals of the Serengeti
Embark on an epic safari adventure. Set off across the Savannah on the lookout for elusive animals. Investigate biomechanics and get under the skin of the continent’s wildest creatures. Find out how to move as quietly as a hippo, or how giraffes support their long necks. Create artwork inspired by Maasai beadwork, traditional batiks and your spectacular surroundings.

Galileo Amusement Park: Art and Science of Circuses, Rides and Carnivals
Step right up to the main event – a colorful carnival of your own design. Create spinning acrobats, circus wagons and arcade games. Attempt astonishing feats of engineering as you build a mini-speedway or your own roller coaster. Construct the most exhilarating expo the world has ever seen.



A break from school doesn't have to mean a break from learning. But it can be a challenge to fill those long summer weeks with camps and classes that are both educationally engaging for kids and convenient for parents. At Galileo, families can have it all. Galileo runs camps kids love from pre-K all the way through 8th grade—where they get engrossed in art projects, science challenges and outdoor activities that make them laugh, think and express themselves with complete freedom—all with the convenience of 38 Bay Area locations, optional extended care and healthy lunch. 

There is also camp for 5th–8th graders-Galileo Summer Quest.  Hurry because the classes are filling up FAST!  Click HERE for more info on these camps. 

This article is sponsored by Galileo

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Want Clean Energy? Indiegogo Campaign for the Seebeck Effect

I had to look up what Thermoelectric meant and was impressed Seebeck Effect has been around for several hundred years but disappointed that this is not being used. 

From PRWEB Release~
Almost a year ago, several scientists came together to develop ways that would stop the rampant waste of energy that Global industry experiences. They explored the Seebeck Effect, which has been around since 1821, yet was only able to convert waste heat into small amounts of energy. During their research, the Seebeck team had a breakthrough in scaling-up existing technology, and quickly realized its potential to dramatically reduce power consumption, and in the process, significantly reduce greenhouse gasses. Seebeck Research has completed its initial planning and bench development. Their proprietary technology can take large amounts of wasted heat and converts it directly to non-polluting electricity. For example, Industrial plants that produce glass, steel, food, and just about every manufactured item (including recycling plants themselves), waste massive amounts of heat every day. This heat is released into the environment with little, to none being captured and used. Now, with Seebeck’s new technology, this wasted heat can be converted directly into electricity, that can dramatically reduce power consumption the need for the generation of additional energy. 

From Wikipedia: 
The Seebeck effect is the conversion of temperature differences directly into electricity and is named after the Baltic German physicist Thomas Johann Seebeck, who, in 1821 discovered that a compass needle would be deflected by a closed loop formed by two metals joined in two places, with a temperature difference between the junctions. This was because the metals responded differently to the temperature difference, creating a current loop and a magnetic field

Guess What? We can help with the clean energy movement by supporting the Seebeck Effect.  Please visit their campaign page at http://igg.me/at/seebeck . They need to build at least one full sized generator to measure the full effect. They have the team ready but just needs the funds. By contributing or sharing this information this is a way we can make a difference. Having pollution free electricity sounds real good to me and our future.  






Warm Weather Clothing Coupons~ BeFrugal.com


It's that time of year to be thinking about spring/summer clothes.  I know my kids have grown so much the last couple months that they might need a whole new wardrobe and if I can save some money then why not!  If you need to get some warm weather clothes now,  here are some great DEALS from BeFrugal.com- love this site!

Use these coupons from BeFrugal to get ready for warmer weather:

·         Target coupon code: buy 1 get 1 half off on select Cherokee basics for kids, expires 5/4. Plus get 4% cash back.
·         Old Navy coupon code: 20% off any order, expires 5/6. Plus get 4% cash back.
·         Lucky coupon code: 10% off kids’ clothing, expires soon. Plus get 5% cash back.
·         Macy's coupon code: $10 off $75+ order, expires soon. Plus get 3% cash back.
·         Kohl's coupon code: 20% off sitewide, expires 5/4. Plus get 4% cash back.
·        JC Penney coupon code: 10% off sitewide and free shipping on $75+ orders, expires soon. Plus get 3% cash back.

Cash back rates can change from day to day. These rates were valid 4/30. Join now for free and earn cash back when you shop!




Mother's Day: COLLAGEIT PRO GIVEAWAY- 20 WINNERS (12 Windows/8 Mac)- ends 5/11

As a mom I LOVE creating cool collages for my family with my kids in it.  Guess What?  I have 20 codes to GIVEAWAY ((12 Windows and 8 Mac) to my readers for Mother's Day!  What an awesome gift.  

My Review~ I enjoyed reviewing this software.  I put the Collagelt on my iPhone and it was super duper EASY.  I was able to make a collage in 2 minutes.  You can import up to 9 pics and choose many different college templates   I was able to edit, rotate, resize, flip, delete and adjust the border.  There are 4 collage styles Mosaic, Grid, Center, and Manual.  Then I was able to SHARE it with ease.  I can share on Facebook, Email, Tumbler, and Flickr.  My kids now make their own collages and share with their friends.  

The ideas are endless~ make a collage for your honey, mom, dad, friends, kids, or co-workers.


CollageIt Pro is an automatic and easy to use collage maker on Mac OS X & Windows. It excels with its ease of use and hugely reduces manual work. CollageIt Pro is a TOP 10 Photography APP on App Store! 

Here you can see some highlighted features:

  • Making collages is as easy as 1-2-3 with only 3 steps, choose template -> add photos & customize - and export collage.
  • Various layouts and diverse templates.
  • Easily personalize collage by cropping, adjusting photo number, photo space, page margin, rotation, sparse, and so on.
  • Save collage as an image file; set as desktop wallpaper; share through Email; or print it out.




COLLAGEIT PRO GIVEAWAY- 20 Codes (12 Windows/8 Mac)

April 30- May11th 


It comes with with lifetime support too.  Please use the correct form for the code you would like to try and win but you can enter both!

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Monday, April 29, 2013

My 11 yr old wants to be GROWN-Sigh!

I'm having a hard time with it because he is still my baby boy but I know this is happening. This year he is in the 5th grade and just recently they had a puberty info class.   Ever since he has been pointing out things that he has been going through.  His voice is changing- I'll give him that, his body odor has changed- need to remind him to put deodorant on these days, his face is breaking out a bit, and there is more but I'll take his word for it.



He is obsessed with having hair though- really dude that is peach fuzz that everyone has.  He wants everyone to see the one black hair he has over his lip.  I still can't see it but his dad can.  This weekend I couldn't find my razor- wasn't in the bathroom anymore.  Weird.  Later that day I find it in the kitchen- WTF!  I knew exactly who to ask- my son.  He informed me he wanted more hair on his legs so he heard if you shaves the part of your body than the hair will grow back and more of it.  Insert ROLLING EYES when I heard his response. I let him know first not cool to use MY RAZOR- ewww but in nice mothering way!  Then I told him to please wait until this process happens and not to be in such a rush to grow up.  He thinks with his body changing that he will be able to do more grown up stuff- like what dude I ask.  He wants to be able to go places by himself- nope, we live in OAKLAND no roaming the streets yet! He is not ready.

I'm not trying to keep him a baby and I do give him more responsibilities than his sister BUT this is a process and no need to rush it! While his dad is away on training he has been the MAN OF THE HOUSE in a way- the first couple days he was playing the part to the tee but this weekend anything and everything I asked his response was "I'll do it later" which really means~ "I'll forget and then my mom will do it."

So not looking forward to the next couple years and his growing pains- however I'm sure this will be easier than when my Lil Mama gets to this age- that I'm not looking forward too!

The Voice~ My Favorite Battle Go TEAM USHER!



Oh My Goodness~ they sung "Ain't No Sunshine" and they ROCKED IT!  I was acting like I was right there in the audience. They both did a fabulous job- so soulful!  Usher was so proud and it looked like it was a very difficult choice but THANKS to Adam they both are still in the competition! Wonder who will be my favorite this week!

Saturday, April 27, 2013

REVIEW: Tops Office Products- Notebooks, Journal, and Legal Pad


I was in Heaven when I opened this box!  As a blogger I love notebooks and items that help me stay organized.  I shared the notebooks though- my hubby had training in Canada so he took a couple of them to try out as well.  Thanks Shoplet for the opportunity to reviews these awesome products.  Shoplet.com can fulfill all your office supplies and promotional products

 Tops Idea Collective Journal:  Item #TOP56874


From Site: The durable covers feel luxurious and the smooth writing paper makes it easy to get carried away. Includes an expanding envelope with attractive yellow gusset to hold odds and ends. Wide ruled acid-free cream paper. Pad Type: Notebook Sheet Size: 5 1/2" x 3 1/2" Ruling: Wide. 

My Review: My husband is using this for keeping track of his expenses/receipts for his mileage/food expenses.  He loves how it fits in backpack side pocket so it's easy access for him.  He says it makes him look professional too.  He loves the expandable envelope for his receipts.  He already is talking about getting  another one.  This product sells for $5.83- very reasonable.  This product comes in handy when you do need to keep track of expenses. 

Tops Idea Collective Notebook:  Item #TOP56879
From Site: Premium details include smooth cream paper with easy-writing wide rules and luxurious yet durable covers. Pad Type: Notebook Sheet Size: 10" x 7 1/2" Ruling: Wide.

My Review:  This notebook is so nice I'm using it for my family memories.  The paper is smooth and the pen just flows on it so nice.  I gave one to my friend to start her WRITING BOOK project.  This notebook is durable and professional looking.  My friend loves it and says she keeps the notebook by her bed and takes it work now.  This is notebook we will be keeping for a long time.  This product sells for $12.02 for 2 pack.  Worth it! 


Cornell Note Taking System Legal Pad #TOP77103

From Site: Cornell note taking system provides the user with a clear, concise way to take notes. Perforated sheets for a clean tear every time. This product was made from wood that came from a certified managed forest. 

My Review: This notebook is my FAVORITE!!!  I love how I can write my lists and on the left hand side I can write notes by each list item.  I took a webinar and I was able to take notes and then put my TO DO info in the left hand side. LOVE LOVE this notebook.  My hubby has the smaller size and he said it helped him a lot when he had to take notes at his training.   I actually felt like I was getting stuff done because I was writing a to do list every morning last week.  This notebook kept me organized and productive!  This product is $2.55 per pad- Worth it!




Friday, April 26, 2013

Picture-Perfect Prom Instagram Contest~ Hosted By Olive Garden

Prom Season is almost upon us so Olive Garden is wanting to help! Check out the Photo Contest on Instagram plus get a FREE Dessert with your prom meal. 



Olive Garden is hosting its Picture-Perfect Prom photo-sharing contest on Instagram with a weekly grand prize of a $500 prepaid credit card. Every week of the contest, Olive Garden will also give away five restaurant e-gift cards each valued at $50. Guests can enter now through May 14 by sharing their prom-themed photos on Instagram with #OGProm and following @OfficialOliveGarden. Rules: OfficialOliveGardenRules.com.


ALSO

A Special Offer: Prom planning is gearing up, and with all the excitement for the big night often comes empty wallets for teens and families. As the ultimate pre-prom dinner destination, Olive Garden offers prom goers a great meal at an affordable price, and now through June 2, every couple who orders pre-prom dinner will also receive dessert on the house—just come dressed for the dance and mention “prom!”


Thanks Olive Garden for sharing this info with my readers! 

PRODUCT REVIEW: Do you have an UGLEE PEN?

I do!!!  When I first got this pen in the mail I told my husband "Well it's kind of ugly but it's PINK".  Let me tell you there is NOTHING UGLee about this pen.  It feels good when writing, writes smooth, and is an attracts attention.  I got 3 pens in the mail and guess what 2 were stolen from me- one from co-worker and the other from my daughter.  They LOVE it too!  I really appreciate how it writes because I use it at home for my daily note taking and on the weekends I use it the cafe writing customer orders.  I've had many conversations with customers on this pen!

WE LOVE THIS PEN AND GIVE IT 2 THUMBS UP!




Product Description~

The UGLee Pen is good for everyone who writes (even just a grocery list), and is especially helpful to people who experience pain and discomfort when writing, for example those with arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, etc.,. It's also the best writing utensil  for children who are learning to write and are developing fine motor skills, as well as helpful for special-needs children who find holding a pen or pencil properly difficult. And for high-school and college students who have to take copious notes, this pen helps keep hands and fingers from cramping.



Want to know more or ORDER your own UGLee Pen please visit their site~ http://www.ugleepen.com/

Also you can "Like" UGLee Pen on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/UGLeePen

 And/Or  Follow in Twitter @ugleepen

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

April 25th~ Take Our Daughters/Sons to Work: Olive Garden FREE MEAL Coupon

The 20th anniversary of Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day is tomorrow (April 25), and there’s no better time for families to talk about the endless future possibilities than over lunch or dinner! 


In honor of the day, Olive Garden is offering one free children’s menu item (children under 12) for every adult entrĂ©e purchased using the coupon that can be downloaded at OliveGarden.com/Coupon.

Info from Olive Garden- thanks! 

My Babies and Me~ Wordless Wednesday!


Massdrop Keurig Giveaway~ ends 5/14


PinkMama's Place is excited to join Adventures of 8 and Blog with Mom in a new Advertise with Bloggers Event!


One lucky reader will WIN a Keruig from our friends at Massdrop, the newest way to buy online and save money!
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Let me tell you a bit about Massdrop and how you can use this new site to save you MONEY!!! This is unlike any site I have seen before, as it works off of 'group buys' to offer the lowest price and YOU can vote for items you would like to have brought to Massdrop!
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Here is how it works - let's say you have always wanted a Keurig B60 Single-Cup Home-Brewing System, but didn't want to pay the high department store price, nor did you want to purchase a refurbished one. What you would do is VOTE to bring the Keurig B60 Single-Cup Home-Brewing System to Massdrop, then once the poll option gets at least 200 votes, they negotiate bulk pricing with the supplier and pass them on to the Massdrop community.
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This is where it gets really cool; THE MORE PEOPLE THAT PURCHASE the product, the lower the price!!!
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Basically, the sale goes on for seven days, it starts at a certain price and as more people purchase the item the lower the price goes, with up to 3 price drops unlocking until the lowest price available is offered... and in the end you will only be billed for the lowest price; cool, right? The funny thing is that when the community worked together for their first Keurig B60 group-buy, they cleared out all of North American inventory in just a few days.
Oh and a really neat thing is that if you don't see a product that you want, as a community member, you can create a product poll for anything from coffee makers cards to homebrew beer kits.

Go sign up for Massdrop now to see how awesome this site is, then come enter to win a BRAND NEW Keurig B60 Single-Cup Home-Brewing System!
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    • Uses patented K-Cups; no messy grinding or clean up
    • Removable 48-ounce water reservoir; removable drip tray
    • 3 brew-size options; 2-hour automatic shut-off; descale indicator

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    Tuesday, April 23, 2013

    Guess Where We Are Eating Tonight? IKEA!

    When I told my mom that, she said it sounded strange- eating dinner at Ikea.  Really?  I'm sure it does to a lot of people but if you have kids that LOVE eating out (not sure if it's because my cooking sucks or just the fun of going out) and it's FREE so I'm all over it!  Lil Mama gets the chicken strips and Lil Man gets the meatballs!  Good to go and when we leave it's trip downstairs to get dessert~ $1 Frozen Yogurt.  I'll probably spend $15 (my meal and candles) and I'm okay with that.  

    Kids Eat Free Every Tuesday

    Children 12 and under can choose one combo meal valued at $2.99. Offer valid from 11:00am to restaurant close. Limit one meal per child per visit. Child must be present. See participating store for details.


    Dad is out of town so I don't have to cook outrageous meals that has all the food groups in it.  I'm not a bad mom I just know my kids and they love simple meals.  They have already a list going~ Tuna Casserole, Baked Tacos, Chili Dogs, Taco Salad, Salmon Salad, Bagel Pizzas, and Hamburgers.  Not too bad- I see salad so that is good.  

    Monday, April 22, 2013

    Crayola's Big Colorful Birthday Adventure~ Enter To Win!

    We love CRAYOLA in our house so we jumped on this FAST!  Keeping our fingers crossed we WIN too!  But go ahead enter~ more the merrier! 


    Crayola provided the below info to share with my readers: 


    To celebrate their 110th birthday, the 8 original crayons are throwing a birthday bash at the new fun-omenal Crayola Experience, the world's only interactive Crayola family attraction. Right now, they're out on a colorful adventure to spread the news, and you're invited to join the fun!

    How can you join in on the fun? You can FOLLOW the crayons on their adventure, LEARN more about each color and enter to WIN a trip for 4 to celebrate their birthday and the Grand Opening of the all new Crayola Experience this coming May, 2013!


    Visit the Crayola Facebook page and click "enter now" for your chance to be first in line when the Crayola Experience reopens.

    The new Crayola Experience features four floors of new interactive exhibits and one-of-a-kind attractions that will bring the magic of color and your child's creativity to life! The winner will be among the first to experience the fun, along with a three- night, all-expenses paid stay. It's an experience your kids will never forget - and neither will you!

    Friday, April 19, 2013

    So Proud of My Husband!

    Today marks an end of the BULLS**T my husband has had to endure at his job, actually the department he has been working in for the past several years.  He loves the company he works for but the department head has had it in for my husband since the first day they met.  I won't get in the details but let's just say my husband has been treated disrespectfully and down right wrong for the past 6 years.

    My husband gets up every Monday through Friday before it is even light out and makes his way to his job. The moment he walks in that door he is ready to work.  He does that for his family.  If he didn't have us he would have left this job a long time ago because of the way he has been treated.  He has been degraded, ignored, and treated like he is nothing from his superior.  Last year got real bad and my husband started bringing that crap home.  We were all stressed out and it was making life at home difficult.  I told him if things don't change he needed to leave this job because it's not doing him or us any good.  No job is worth losing your self worth ( I need to follow my own advice- that's another blog post, lol)

    Then late last year the company was bought and things started to change.  People in charge were now noticing the work my husband was doing and wanting to know more about him.  Attitudes were changing drastically and there was more communication going on that was encouraging.  Then big news happen that they were going to open a new department.  Everyone was telling my husband that he needed to apply for the position but he didn't want to at first because his self esteem was so low he didn't want to put himself through applying and being told he was not capable of the job AGAIN.  He has applied for other positions over the years and it was his supervisor that was always doing the hiring so he never got any of the positions. His supervisor didn't want him to grow and basically shut him out of everything positive.  Then he got word that his supervisor won't be the one hiring and my hubby jumped on the chance with a lot of support from co-workers and applied!

    His interview went awesome and I could tell his confidence was growing.  Guess what he got the position, a LEAD position  Everyone around him was so proud and told him he deserved it- which he did!  His supervisor still hasn't congratulated him and actually made his last week there suck.  But he now can leave this department that has suffocated him for years and rise up to be that confident man he is meant to be! This position is a life changer for us is so many ways.  First, it came with a BIG TIME raise.  He won't be held down anymore and that is the best thing because that was slowing killing my husband's moral.  We knew this year something had to change and thank goodness it changed the way it did.

    Bad thing is he has to leave us for 3 weeks to train but we will get through this and look forward to what this year will bring!




    Thursday, April 18, 2013

    Mamas & Papas Rocking Giraffe Giveaway~ Ends 5/3

    How cute is this toy~ love how it has 3 interactive modes and I'm sure any toddler will be happy if their parent WON this for them.  So enter below.




    GOOD LUCK PinkMama's Readers- let me know if you win too!

    Welcome to the Mamas and Papas Giveaway.
    Organized by Mom to Bed by 8.
    Mamas and Papas Rocking Animal George Giraffe has three interactive modes of play: story time, song time and play time and will provide hours of fun for your little one. Each of these modes can be activated using the four interactive toys that are stored in his bag which attaches around his neck. Simply by holding the toys to his mouth, George Giraffe will tell you a different story, sing a song or play hide and seek.
    George, the Mamas and Papas Rocking Animal encourages developmental skills such as speech, play, cognitive skills and more. He offers loads of plush rocking fun and learning along the way.

    One lucky winner will receive Rocking Animal George Giraffe!

    Giveaway ends May 3rd at 11:59pm, open to US residents, ages 18+. To enter please use the Rafflecopter form below. Good luck.
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    Disclosure: I received no compensation for this publication. My opinions are my own and may differ from those of your own. PinkMama's Place is not responsible for sponsor prize shipment. Please contact teri@mompoweredmedia.com with questions or to see your business or blog featured on the next big event!

    Beautiful One-shoulder Strapless Mermaid/ Lace Sweep Train Wedding Dress 76% Off- Sweetywedding.com


    Can you say GORGEOUS,  the detail in this dress is amazing! Oh my goodness I spent a lot of time on this site and I'm in awe of how beautiful the dresses are and the PRICE- Oh My Gosh!  I can actually afford some of these dresses and BRIDES TO BE need to know about this site so it's my duty to SHARE!  If you are looking for a dress of any kind check out this site! 

    Check out the above beautiful dress HERE.  The prices are divine- this dress is normally $988.00 but is on SALE for $240.99 ( 76% OFF).  

    Guess what else~ you can pick any color too.  If your not going traditional white you can pick whatever color you want. You can also pick the material you want~ Satin, Chiffon, Taffeta, Organza, and Elastic.  You can basically DESIGN your dress the way you want!  As a bride (before) I know I had issues finding that PERFECT dress and the time it took me to find that perfect dress was stressful!  I wish I had this site when I was looking but in 3 years I will be looking because my husband and I will be renewing our vows and I want a beautiful dress.  

    Sweety Wedding  has every dress imaginable~ wedding dresses galore, bridesmaid, prom, special events, mother to bride, flower girl, first communion and all kinds of accessories to go with all these fabulous dresses. 

    I also like the fact this site gives you instructions and pictures on how to do the measuring.  Their Customer Service seems right on point and wants to make this experience enjoyable not stressful.  Brides-to-be need to feel they are number one and with sites like Sweety Wedding  they can!

    They do offer different payment methods~ PayPalWestern Union and Wire Transfer

    Check out the Spring Sale they are having NOW! 





    Wednesday, April 17, 2013

    Canvas People - FREE 8x10 or $50 Off - MOTHER'S DAY



    Mother's Day is coming up SOON and why not get her a FREE 8x10 Canvas Photo (just pay shipping)!  You can even use an Instagram picture now- how cool is that?  You can also use Photo Enhancement, Black & White, and Sepia for a little extra charge.  I want one!!!  

    So transform Your Photo to Canvas now!  Canvas People has the Lowest Price, Highest Quality Photo-to-Canvas Printing.

    Order your photo today for Mother's Day! Click HERE to see more about this DEAL! 


    Wordless Wednesday- Scary Kid : )


    Tuesday, April 16, 2013

    My Little Girl Turns "9" This Week


    Oh my where as the time went!  Sahara turns 9 in less then a week and I can't believe it.  She has been my shinning light ever since she was born.  She keeps me going every day that's for sure.

    The day she was born was very emotional for all of us.  It was a planned C-section so we knew when she was coming but we didn't know she would be born with two extreme clubfeet.  The first day of her life she was put in casts- from top of legs to her toes.  This was very emotional and we had no idea what to expect. The Dr told us she might not walk because of how extreme her feet were turned in.  So the next 2-3 years were a lot of casting, couple surgeries, a lot of Dr Appt's, braces, and a lot of tears.  We do physical therapy now. Today she still has a bit of a pigeon toe run and can't put down one of her feet all the way but she is not letting anything stop her.  So proud of her and her determination.

    She loves to DANCE~

    I'm so proud of my almost 9 year old she ROCKS and I'm looking forward to what she is going to do in the years to come.

    Friday, April 12, 2013

    Cree and Scooter April Referral Contest~Sign Up!


    This month we are giving away a $25 Gift Certificate (your choice) to the Parent Ambassador who referrals the most parents to the program. Please join and start getting others to sign up- we are trying to grow this community to get the word out about CREE AND SCOOTER!  No one is in the lead yet and I'm not included so it's real fair! 



    My Review HERE

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    Sign Up!

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    After parents join Cree and Scooter’s FanCorps online community they can complete tasks that are sent out by Cree and Scooter.




  • Attend official Cree & Scooter events
  • Post a picture holding your Cree and Scooter book
  • Like Cree and Scooter on Facebook
  • Follow Cree and Scooter on Twitter
  • Blog About Book/Parent Ambassador Program
  • Social media involvement- retweeting, uploading pictures, sharing posts, etc…
  • Purchasing the book or merchandise
  • Referring people to Cree and Scooter website

  • Cree and Scooter will reward their Parent Ambassador advocates for their efforts and influence. Aside from gaining exclusive access to the community they will earn virtual currency for completing promotional tasks. Credits earned can be redeemed for a variety of rewards, prizes, and content.  

    • Attend official Cree and  Scooter events
    • Getting a Cree and Scooter Book
    • Cree and Scooter merchandise
    • Popular brand merchandise
    • Money gift cards
    • Restaurant gift cards
    • Tickets to concert
    • Spa gift cards
    • Amusement & Attraction passes
    • Family Vacations
    • And lots more

    Thursday, April 11, 2013

    I'm in need of a Blog Makeover!

    I want a blog makeover!!!!  I've been visiting a lot of sites today and so many of them are so cool looking.    I want a cool blog!!! Can you see me jumping up and down and pouting- LOL!  I want a clean crisp site that looks professional but still cute.  I might have to do some research but if you know of anyone that does blog design for Blogger at a decent price please let me know.  There are so many things wrong with my blog and I need a revamp!  




    BTW~ I can do trade for Blog Design- I'll clean up your Pinterest Boards or Create New Ones for you- can you tell I'm desperate LOL! But really I'll do a trade of some sort or pay LOL! 

    If you could change something about your blog what would it be?  

    Wednesday, April 10, 2013

    Smiley360 Mission: Children’s Mucinex® Multi-Symptom Cold liquid- ROCKS!

    Join Smiley360 to get products like this TRY!

    My Review~  We probably won't buy anything else but Mucinex from now on!  My husband and I have had the adult version and love it.  When Smiley360 sent me this to review I was so thrilled because my daughter was coming down with that NASTY COLD everyone was getting.  This cold that was going around was knocking people down for days.  Lil Mama she doesn't do well with being sick because that means she has to rest and STOP whatever 100 projects she is doing.  We gave her the medicine at bedtime- I had her stay home the next day and by that evening she was back to our little whirlwind.  Her runny nose stopped, her cough was just a little tickle (her words) and thank goodness nothing was going on in her chest!  I will be buying this product from now on!

    Check out yourself~ here is a $2.00 off any one (1) Children's Mucinex® Product


    • Use as directed
    • A bad cold can make your child miserable. Children’s Mucinex® can help.
    • Children’s Mucinex® provides fast acting relief for your child’s worst cold symptoms
    • Children’s Mucinex® Multi-Symptom Cold relieves stuffy nose, cough and chest congestion
    • Children’s Mucinex® Multi-Symptom Cold liquid comes in a very Berrylicious flavor
    • You can feel confident knowing that Children’s Mucinex® Multi-Symptom Cold liquid is safe and effective when used as directed, so Moms and kids can move on and have a great day.

    It is important to remember:
    •  Always read complete warnings and information on Children’s Mucinex® Multi-Symptom Cold liquid
    • Only use the dosing device that comes packaged with the medicine
    • Do not use more than directed
    • Intended for use for children between the ages 4-12 years old
    • When used as directed, relieves stuffy nose, cough, chest congestion, and also thins and loosens mucus

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    •  For complete drug facts, uses, warnings, dosing chart, and active ingredients, click here
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    • Purchase additional Children’s Mucinex® Multi-Symptom Cold liquid at your local retail store with the $2 off digital coupon
    • If you are unsure about using Children’s Mucinex® Multi-Symptom Cold liquid for your child, talk to your pediatrician.
    • Please call the toll free number 1-866-MUCINEX (1-866-682-4639) if you have any product related questions.


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