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Star Wars School Supplies

Welcome to The Last Hurrah Giveaway Hop brought to you by The Hopping Bloggers! Hosted by: Mama Smith's & Women and Their Pretties. A group of bloggers have gotten together to give you some amazing giveaways, all with a minimum prize value of $15 - but some are much more! Be sure to enter them all because there is no limit to how many you can win. Good luck! The prize at this stop will be: a $25 Walmart GC. Don't miss out on some of these awesome Star Wars School Supplies!  Disney Star Wars Star Wars 11 Piece Stationery School…
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Groovy Girls Gift Ideas

Welcome to the Groovy Giveaways Blog Hop, hosted by The Kids Did It and The Mommy Island. This hop will run from August 17 through Sept 7. The prize at this stop will be a $25 Amazon GC. This is a physical card my sponsor will ship to the winner. Since the theme of the hop is Groovy Giveaways, I thought it would be a great time to share with you a round up of Groovy Girls Gift Ideas, so you can start some early preparations for your holiday shopping!  Bundle - 3pc Groovy Girls Bailey Fashion Doll Bodacious Bed…
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Baby Shower Gift Idea: Cloth Diaper Accessories

Welcome to the 5th Annual Accessorize Your Stash in August Giveaway Hop, hosted by Lindsey Blogs and Viva Veltoro! If you’re ready to accessorize your cloth diaper stash, or even build a starter stash, you’ve come to the perfect Event! A fabulous group of bloggers have come together to help you do just that – with Cloth Diaper and Cloth Diaper Accessory Giveaways! If you love cloth diapering, then you’ll love hopping around to see what each blog has in store for you and your Fluffy Stash! So be sure to hop around to all the blogs participating and be…
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Enter to win one of 10 $50 Aeropostale GC {Ends 8/22}

Don't miss this great deal at Aeropostale. My kids are all in Middle School this year, and it seems that Aeropostale is the "cool" store to buy clothes at. When you're buying for 3 kids, 30% off REALLY helps :) 30% Off Sitewide at Aeropostale Promo Code: BTS30 Exclusions apply Expires Monday, August 22nd Additionally, Aeropostale is generously offering a giveaway for 10 winners to each win a $50 Gift Card. TO enter, just click HERE. Wednesday, August 17th at 12:00AM ET to Monday, August 22nd at 11:59PM ET. Ten (10) winners will receive a $ gift card to Aeropostale.…
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Housewarming Gift Idea: Baking Supplies

Welcome to the You Bake Me Happy Giveaway Hop hosted by On Honeysuckle Hill and MamatheFox! At each stop in this hop you can find a fun prize valued at $10 or more. Be sure to come back for your daily entries to increase you chances of winning! The prize at this stop is an AmazonBasics 6-Piece Bakeware Set. When you have a child leaving home for college, a new job, or just out on their own, there are a few baking essentials that are great for someone just starting out on their own. They'll quickly learn that cooking at…
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Angry Birds School Supplies

The bloggers in the School Days Giveaway Hop want to make it easier to head back to school this fall. Be sure to enter the grand prize giveaway at Savings in Seconds. Will you be the one to win the $50 Amazon gift card? After you enter my giveaway, head to the other participating blogs for chances to win the wonderful items they've featured. This giveaway runs from 8/16-8/30. Good luck! The prize at this stop will be a $25 Visa GC. Y'all know my kids are BIG fans of themed school supplies, and with the release of the Angry…
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Top 10 V Tech Toys for Toddlers

V-Tech makes many wonderful toys for babies, toddlers, and beyond. When you are shopping for baby shower gifts, birthday gifts, and holiday gifts for the little ones in your life this holiday season, be sure to check out the Top 10 V-Tech Toys for Toddlers!  VTech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker (Frustration Free Packaging) VTech Drop and Go Dump Truck VTech Stack and Sing Rings VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels Deluxe Track Playset VTech Pull and Learn Car Carrier Pull Toy VTech Turn and Learn Driver VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels Spinning Spiral Tower Playset VTech Sit-to-Stand Alphabet Train VTech Baby Lil' Critters Roll and Discover Ball VTech Go! Go! Smart…
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Summer 2016 #MiniVantures {Part 2}

You can click this link to read about our Summer 2016 #MiniVantures {Part 1} Day 3: Bristol, TN As we left Pennsylvania, we traveled south, crossing the Mason-Dixon Line. We passed through Maryland, into West Virginia, and continued through Virginia. The views in Virginia are simply stunning. The mountains are gorgeous, and the entire area is full of so much history! We saw signs all along the highway about the various battlegrounds. We tuned the AM Radio in to the designated channel hoping for some tidbits of information, but it was a terrible signal and only gave driving directions to the…
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Paw Patrol School Supplies

Paw Patrol School Supplies Paw Patrol is a BIG THING with many younger kids that I know. My kids are older, so I wasn't aware of what they were, until I spent some time hanging out with a little friend while her mom went to a doctor's appointment. She introduced me to the phenomenon and let me know REAL QUICK that when she starts Kindergarten in a few weeks, she expects to have a Paw Patrol Backpack filled with Paw Patrol pencils, notebooks, folders, stickers, and more. She REALLY wanted to know why they don't have glue, paint, crayons, scissors,…
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Summer 2016 #MiniVantures {Part 1}

1 Week Prior to Departure Day: I was at home finalizing the route I wanted to take, and estimating how far I thought we could drive each day. I didn't want to make reservations for hotels, except for the first night, because I wasn't sure just how far we'd make it each day. I had my travel checklist complete, I knew what I needed to pack for everyone, and what I needed to shop for. Around lunchtime, the phone rang. It was the Middle School Nurse. A child had fallen in the parking lot on the asphalt where they have…
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Visiting Hershey, PA #MiniVantures #ChocolateWorld

Visiting Hershey, PA When we departed New Hampshire on our trek halfway across the country to Tennessee this past June, we planned our first stop to be in Hershey, Pennsylvania. We left town a bit later than planned, due to the Departure Day Drama, but full of excitement for what was in store! We had Cuddles with us, so we needed a pet friendly place to spend the night. The only pet friendly hotel in the area with a vacancy, was the Red Roof Inn. It was dark and rainy as we were driving, so we couldn't really see much of…
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Minecraft Halloween Costumes for Kids

Your kids are going to love these Minecraft Halloween Costumes for Kids! Minecraft is a sandbox video game that is owned by Mojang. In this game, players place blocks, go on adventures, and build cities. It's available on PC/Mac, IOS, Android, PS3, PS4, PS Vita, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U, etc. Kids LOVE to play this game, and watch YouTube Videos of other people playing, so they can learn tips and tricks. The Minecraft Steve Head is a lightweight cardboard mask, and one size fits most. It's Made in the USA, and is 12" high and 12" wide. It would…
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Harry Potter Gift Ideas & School Supplies

  The prize at this stop is a Hardcover Copy of the newly released book, Harry Potter and the Cursed own kids are BIG Harry Potter fans, and have been eagerly awaiting the release of this book. I pre-ordered it from Amazon for them, and they were beyond excited when it arrived. I also have many friends who dressed up to attend release parties at midnight, because they too are obsessed with all things Harry Potter. If you have Harry Potter fans in your life, here are some gift ideas (and themed school supplies) that they might enjoy :) Harry Potter Gift…
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Pokemon School Supplies

Are you part of the Pokemon Go Craze? My kids and ALL of their friends definitely are. It's a big thing in our area, even for some adults! While my kids are all in middle school this year, and prefer generic backpacks, they do like using character pencils and folders still :) There ARE some kids their age though, that still think it's fun to carry character backpacks and lunch boxes. If your child enjoys that, then hopefully they'll appreciate this round up of Pokemon School Supplies, that is sure to be the envy of their classmates. Pokemon School Supplies:…
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Shopkins Back to School Supplies

All of the little girls I know in our area are Crazy for all things Shopkins. Since I have boys, I had no idea what a shopkins was, but I have noticed people in the school supply sections at local stores digging through the items looking for things with the Shopkins theme. I thought perhaps a quick round up of some of these items might come in handy for some of you, who may be searching high and low for them :) Shopkins School Supplies:  1 Shopkins Pencils, 8ct and Shopkins Party Favor Stickers ~ 8 Sticker Sheets Shopkins Little Girls…
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