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Trolls BluRay #Giveaway {Ends 3/3} #MovieNight

Welcome to the Movie Night Giveaway Hop, hosted by The Review Wire. This hop will run through March 3. Each participating blog is providing a movie related prize valued at $20 or more. The prize at this stop will be a Blu Ray copy of the Trolls Movie. Trolls Popcorn *Picture and Instructions Coming Soon, still caring for sick child. Entry-Form An InLinkz Link-up
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$25 Amazon GC #Giveaway {Ends 2/28}

Welcome to the 2nd annual Keep Calm and Hop On Giveaway Hop! This hop is packed with amazing prizes at each stop. Be sure to check out the 3 hosts for wonderful grand prize packages. Visit daily to increase your chances of winning and good luck This hop event is brought to you by: The Mommy Island, The Kids Did It and MamatheFox MamatheFox will be giving away the the following all the (1) winner! $30 in assorted products from MAM Go Go Bugs by Sassy - $ Bumpy Ball by Sassy - $ (1) Squeasy Gear (winners choice of…
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Disney MOANA Cake Mix Pineapple Bars Recipe #Moana #RWM

"This is a sponsored post on behalf of Review Wire Media for Walt Disney. I received information to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” Disney Moana Opens TODAY, Nov 23, 2016!!! It's rated PG and I can't wait to take my boys to see it :)  We have always loved Disney movies, and Moana is definitely on my must see list! By now, most of y'all now I love themed related recipes, crafts, school supplies, etc. So, it'll come as no surprise to you that in honor of the Disney Moana release today, I've made…
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DIY Cranberry Sugar Scrub #Giveaway #FriendsgivingCranberryContest {Ends 12/19}

DIY Cranberry Sugar Scrub My friends at the Cranberry Marketing Committee generously sent me a cranberry package, full of wonderful cranberry related items. I love finding new and creative ways to use things in my home. I decided to use the fresh cranberries to make a DIY Cranberry Sugar Scrub, and I used the cranberry sauce to make a Cranberry Squares Dessert Dish! Friendsgiving fever is spreading quickly! The millennial alter-ego to Thanksgiving – Friendsgiving is the social party that is reshaping the traditional way we give thanks. In honor of this new American tradition, the Cranberry Marketing Committee is launching…
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Weight Watchers Mini Apple Pies Recipe and Healthy Snack Ideas

“This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Weight Watchers, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #WWMarket  ” Weight Watchers Mini Apple Pies Recipe and Healthy Snack Ideas Fall is rapidly approaching, and in our town, kids go back to school next week. Once school begins, our schedule gets so hectic with sports practices and games, after school clubs, and many other social obligations we need to fulfill. We are trying to be very aware of our food choices, and ensure that we are eating food that will help fuel…
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Christmas Potpourri Recipe with Printables

I love the smell of Christmas potpourri during the holidays. The combination of oranges, cranberries and cinnamon sticks is delightful, and makes the home smell festive! This recipe is super simple and easy to make, using just 5 ingredients and a bit of water. The only work required is to slice the orange and put the other ingredients in a pot, bring to a simmer, and reduce to low for as long as you'd like to enjoy the fantastic scent. Your house will smell amazingly warm and inviting! Even though these smells remind me more of Christmas (hence the title, Christmas Potpourri),…
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Rudolph Chow Snack Mix Recipe

This Rudolph Chow Snack Mix recipe is perfect served in a large bowl at a holiday party, or in individual bags with printable toppers for school parties. I really enjoy making different themed chow mixes for each holiday season during the year, and this Rudolph Chow recipe is perfect for the Christmas season. It can be served in a large bowl at a holiday party, or in individual bags with printable toppers for school parties. Before you serve it though, make sure you check to see if anyone has a peanut allergy, since it does contain peanut butter. You can easily…
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Christmas Tree Krispie Treats

Christmas Tree Krispie Treats are a fun and easy way to get into a festive holiday spirit. I am having a blast making different themed recipes this holiday season, and the next I'd like to share with you is Christmas Tree Krispie Treats. Each weekend in our town there is at least one craft fair at a local school or church in our town, and more in neighboring towns. For the schools in our town, I've tried to donate some homemade items for them to use at the PTO Bake Sale table when I was able, I donated some to the…
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Christmas Tree Strawberry Bites

These Christmas Tree Strawberry Bites are so easy and fun to make.  We attend several holiday parties throughout the Christmas Season, and I like to take a different treat to each one. It's the time of year when my kitchen is cranking out the sweet holiday treats! We don't eat a lot of sweets regularly, and I have a long list of items to try, so the holiday season is the perfect opportunity. I can bake and create to my hearts content, then send most of the end product to holiday parties, bake sales, and donate to the school craft…
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Christmas Tree Brownies

These Christmas Tree Brownies are adorable, and fun to make with the kids. They can be made from scratch or using a box mix to save time! I just love how easy it can be to turn food into different themes for various holidays. The kids love to decorate cookies, brownies, and cakes, to eat at home and to take with us to holiday parties. Today, I'll show you how easy it is to turn regular brownies into Christmas Tree Brownies! Depending on the amount of time I have, I'll decide if I want to use my Homemade Brownies Recipe…
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Snowman Cupcakes

These adorable snowman cupcakes are very easy to make, utilizing a boxed mix. They'd be a great activity for a kids holiday party at school. Just make the cupcakes, lightly frost, and separate other ingredients for kids to decorate! Snowman Cupcakes This recipe utilizes a boxed cake mix, and easy to find ingredients, that make this a fun craft project to do with your kids during the winter months. Our local Supercenter has the Pillsbury Traditional Vanilla Cake Mix regularly priced at just $1 per box. The icing is $, and the sprinkles are $ I already had the marshmallows…
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Snacks for a family on the go!

This post is brought to you today by Emerald® Nuts. All thoughts and opinions and expressed are my own. We are a busy, busy family on the go, and I am sure many of you can relate. With multiple children in elementary and middle school, their schedules are different, and they are involved in many different activities. During the fall, we are involved in football, soccer, cross country, basketball, golf, bowling, floor hockey, and band, in addition to the kids homework. They need snacks that are filling, healthy, and able to provide an energy boost. Emerald® Nuts fill that need…
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Sweetworks Holiday Candy $1250 #Giveaway *25 Winners* {Ends 12/19} #SweetWorksHoliday

Disclosure: This Sweetworks Holiday Candy post is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me by Sweetworks. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic. I apologize for my delay in joining this fabulous Sweetworks party, as many of you know, we've had some electricity and internet issues since the first winter storm hit before Thanksgiving, leaving us without power for several days. Apparently the electric company was able to erect some temporary lines, but there are many trees damaged, so when other storms hit, limbs break and take those down, or additional lines down.…
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10 *FREE* Superfood Breakfast Recipes

*Disclosure: Post may contain affiliate links. Ksenia from Breakfast Criminals has teamed up with Abe's Market to share a free e-book of her favorite 10 Superfood Breakfast Recipes - for FREE! These are gluten free, refined sugar free, and vegan friendly. Breakfast has never been my favorite meal of the day, I don't like eating when I've just gotten up. It takes me a while to wake up and really feel hungry. When you add in that I'm a picky eater, I only like a couple of cereals, and no time to cook a full meal, it's really easy for…
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Seattle’s Best Coffee #GreatTaste

I am excited to be partnering with SocialMom's and Seattle's Best Coffee to share with you about something that I'd bet many of you enjoy most mornings. A delicious cup of hot coffee. I for one, definitely need a boost of caffeine to get going in the mornings. I have found that coffee is a drink that is very personal to so many people, and many will go to great lengths to have their morning cup meet their specifications. Being able to make your favorite brand at home really simplifies this process, and Seattle's Best Coffee has a variety of…
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