Rhapsody is a Safe Music Subscription Service For Kids | $300 Target #GIVEAWAY | end 10/30

This post brought to you by Rhapsody. All opinions are my own. My husband, oldest daughter, oldest son and myself have all been using streaming music subscriptions for quite some time. I was just saying the other day that I couldn't imagine living without it now. Up until this point, though, my two youngest have just had to listen to what the grown ups chose... or at least put in a request hoping we'll play their song in between … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Waffles Recipe

Pumpkin Waffles Recipe There's something about fall weather rolling in that makes me crave all things pumpkin. About once a month I treat my family to a big Sunday breakfast that includes pancakes or waffles. This pumpkin waffle recipe was a huge hit, so I thought I'd share. INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup Brown Sugar 3 tbsp Cornstarch 1 1/4 cup Flour 1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder 1/4 tsp Salt 3 tsp Cinnamon 1/2 tsp Ginger 1/4 tsp Cloves 1/4 tsp … [Read more...]

West Bend Stir Crazy Popcorn Popper

West Bend Stir Crazy Popcorn Popper Sample received. All opinions are my own. Popcorn... who doesn't love popcorn? My kids have a nose for popcorn, the moment that popcorn starts popping my kids come running! They just simply love it. I have been buying microwave popcorn, but I have wanted to switch back to an air popper because I worry about what's in the microwave bag. I was asked to review the West Bend Stir Crazy popcorn … [Read more...]

Online Security | Is Your Personal Information SAFE? | #PrivacyIsNoGame

Online Security | Is Your Personal Information SAFE? This post is sponsored by F-Secure as part of a Whynotmom.com AllStar campaign. All opinions expressed are my own. It seems that everyone is offering free public wifi these days. From fast food and sit down restaurants to your local retail shopping establishment. There are signs proudly posted at the entrance offering a free connection to the internet. I love to people watch, so on … [Read more...]

Meet the Newest American Girl Doll Maryellen

Meet the Newest American Girl Doll Maryellen Sample received. All opinions are my own. American Girl has been a big part of our house the past couple years. So it was super exciting in the American Girl world when word got around that they were releasing a new BeForever doll, her name is Maryellen Larkin from 1954. Receiving Maryellen was such a exciting moment, she is so pretty from head to toe. She has gorgeous hazel color eyes that … [Read more...]

Halloween Cupcake Idea : Easy Spiders & Webs

Halloween Spiders & Webs Cupcakes With Halloween just a few days away I thought I would share a quick, easy and fun cupcake idea for the upcoming parties this weekend or to surprise your kids with on Monday. Supplies Needed: * 1 cake mix * 1 tub of frosting * cupcake papers * Halloween/Fall themed sprinkles * black tubed gel * Halloween DOTS candy * red Twizzlers Pull –n- Peel candy * toothpick Start by … [Read more...]

Journey Home on DVD | $25 Visa #GIVEAWAY | ends 10/23 | #TheJourneyHome

Samples received. All opinions are my own. THE JOURNEY HOME Available on DVD at Walmart on October 6 When Luke Mercier (Dakota Goyo, Real Steel) heard some noise outside his house, he never could have guessed what he would find.  Discovering a young polar bear cub that has been separated from its mother, Luke knows he has to do something to help. Despite the warnings of his family and friends, Luke speeds off on a snowmobile, with the cub in … [Read more...]

LeapFrog LeapPad Platinum and Word Whammer

Samples received. All opinions are my own. With the holidays right around the corner it's time to start making up your Christmas lists. In our home this can be quite tough considering there are a lot of people to take into consideration. First and foremost we focus on the younger children so we can make sure they have the best Christmas we can possibly give them. Unfortunately, when it comes to toys, finding age appropriate gadgets and play … [Read more...]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month | $50 Visa #GIVEAWAY | ends 10/23

Samples provided. All opinions are my own. Did you know that 250,000+ women in the U.S. are diagnosed with breast cancer every year? Chances are you know someone or you have been personally affected yourself, it's just that common. Support is a necessity when facing something like this, and Hollye Jacobs’ (the author of The Silver Lining Companion Guide) and Allstate agree.   Jacobs has partnered with Allstate to provide a free silver … [Read more...]

Monday Morning Link Up | Giveaway Linky

Monday Morning Link Up | Giveaway Linky Welcome to Monday Morning Link Up! This is a great way to spread the word about your giveaways and find a few to enter as well! The rules are simple: 1) Giveaways must be family friendly 2) Check out a few giveaways for yourself! (there is no obligation to enter any) … [Read more...]