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Pamper Yourself Giveaway (3/2-23)


The moment you've all been waiting for is finally here!

 It's time for the Pamper Yourself $100 Gift Card Giveaway…

Added by Keri on March 1, 2012 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

"Reel Steal" Featuring Hugh Jackman In Theaters Tomorrow 10/7 (Great Swag Giveaway Too!)


SYNOPSIS: A gritty, white-knuckle, action ride set in the near-future where the sport of boxing has gone…


Added by Keri on October 6, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

ArtisticLetters.com Customizable Alphabet Photography Prints (Great Deals You Won't Want to Miss!)


We don't have an "art collection" per say in our home but I do love to decorate with what I consider meaningful pieces. That is to say my walls and mantels are covered with the masterpieces my kids have created…


Added by Keri on September 11, 2011 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Mat Kearney's New Album "Young Love"

I love listening to new music but am a little bit picky about the styles and sounds I really enjoy. Unless I am at a party or in a club, I want music with great lyrics, a catchy tune and most importantly, something I can sing along with. Basically, I can listen to a new song a couple of times and if it isn't stuck in my head afterwards, I probably won't…


Added by Keri on August 29, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

"The Help": A Must See Movie!


Last night, I got the opportunity to see a prescreening of The Help. I heard so many people say the book was great, so I was really looking forward to the movie. Here is the synopsis: …


Added by Keri on August 9, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

The Second Time Around

When I had my daughter 5 years ago, her birth sent me into a whirlwind of emotions. I was overjoyed, but also scared, anxious, nervous and exhausted (ok, I know that exhaustion is not an emotion, but for a new mother, it might as well be). At times, I was just bewildered with everything going on around me. For the first few months, I was so overwhelmed with everything being new, and wanting to capture everything and make sure everything was done right, that often, I didn’t realize that if I…


Added by Ruth Lewis on July 11, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Was It Hard To Name Your Kids?

Naming a child usually takes a lot of thought and can even be a little stressful. I often hear disagreements between the parents and most can't decide with out some sort of debate. I know from experience that baby names can even effect friends and family when you don't consider what a name means to them. (Isn't it a little funny that we allow a name to say…


Added by Keri on July 10, 2011 at 8:25pm — 1 Comment

Get a Year of Parents Magazine for Only $4! (Use Promo Code PX0979)

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Parents® Magazine knows what’s important to moms and dads: raising happy and healthy children in a safe and loving environment.

Parents makes it a priority to…


Added by Keri on July 8, 2011 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Read my Guest Post on Simply Stacie!

Simply Stacie


Simply Stacie is an awesome mom blogger that does product reviews/giveaways as well as helps promote her fellow bloggers! Learn more about her HERE and then read my guest post: …


Added by Keri on March 27, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Are You Prepared for a Disaster?

What steps have you taken to be prepared? If your answer is "none" then you may want to take some time and get a plan together! Since we moved here, I felt quite comfortable in our Northern California neighborhood. Strangely, I hadn't lost any sleep knowing that earthquakes happen often here and that a "big one" is overdue and could hit any day. All that changed when my family woke up to a tsunami warning as a…


Added by Keri on March 16, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

ThinkGeek Gifts Week 3: LEDs Make Stuff Cool

For this week's list, I picked some great LED gadgets because I always get comments about how cool the faucet LED is that we have in our kids' bathroom. So I will start with that...

#1) The Faucet LED is great for a couple of reasons. The kids get excited to wash their hands so we rarely have to convince them. The second is that the water turns red when it gets hot. This came in very…

Added by Keri on November 1, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Gift Idea: Chop Sticks For Star Wars Geeks

I love the holidays and have already started looking for fun geeky stuff for my DH, a few other family members and friends. ( I am surrounded by them!) I am a huge fan of ThinkGeek.com and saw these on their site today. Just had to share...

Hehehe...look at the handles! They call them "Chop Sabers" of…


Added by Keri on October 19, 2010 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Can You Find The Arrow?

The kids and I went to have lunch with the hubs and while we were sitting outside of his office, Luke (4yrs) saw something that I thought was really cool! He said "Mommy, those letters make an arrow." I looked for a little while before I realized what he meant...then I took this pic.

Do you see it? I cracked up that he found it without anyone pointing it out. I love when my kids… Continue

Added by Keri on October 11, 2010 at 7:27pm — 3 Comments

Try NagReminders!

Forgetting is normal. It happens to us all from time to time. Being unmotivated happens because not everything we have to do is fun and exciting. If you find yourself in need of a little reminder or a little shove in the right direction, then here is an interesting new solution called NagReminders! This is a service that promises to help… Continue

Added by Keri on October 3, 2010 at 7:48pm — No Comments

Coupons Coupons Coupons!

Something I really need to do a better job of is using coupons. I am really good at keeping the ones I want to use and never taking them out of my purse or entering them at checkout! I hear how much people are saving by doing something SO simple and I can't believe I haven't paid more attention to it! Maybe I need a little peer pressure to make me get into coupon mode...LOL

Here are the places I found and wanted to share.

You can find great deals from my friend Maura's site… Continue

Added by Keri on October 2, 2010 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Flash Back Friday!

This is my first Flash Back Friday post! Here is how it works:

1) Leave a comment with one of your favorite pictures or videos from back when either a) your kids were younger OR b) before you had kids!

2) Tell us about it! (Link to your blog/twitter if you want too!)

3) Have fun reminiscing and thinking about how far we've come! :)

Here is…

Added by Keri on October 1, 2010 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

My First Blog Award! Whoot!

I am thrilled to announce that I just won The Versatile Blogger Award from my friend Maura at Happy Deal Happy Day! Thanks, Maura for selecting me! :)



Added by Keri on September 29, 2010 at 1:00pm — 10 Comments

Guest Post: Fun Food Ideas For Fall And A Little History Too


The History of Samhain

Samhain marks the beginning of Winter and the end of Summer in the British calendar. It is the time of the Pagan New Year celebration as the bountiful growing season ends and Winter begins. The days are getting shorter and colder as the earth moves further from the sun. Cattle and sheep are brought in from pasture to spend the winter in the… Continue

Added by Keri on September 26, 2010 at 7:55am — 1 Comment

"The Cove" Documentary- Help Spread the Word

I did not know what I was getting into the other night when my geek husband said "Oh, we have to see this! I heard about it from a co worker." "The Cove" was playing on Planet Green so we recorded it and watched it.

As it began, I thought it would be a great documentary on the beauty and intelligence of dolphins and was locked in and ready to learn. It starts by telling you the story of "Flipper" the television show and what a wonderful… Continue

Added by Keri on September 7, 2010 at 10:13am — No Comments

Because Sittercity Rocks, You Can Get 20% Off!

We can all agree that being a parent is the most important job we will ever have but it is also hard work! Those little miracles we brought in to the world take oodles of time and attention and they deserve the best we can offer them! When I had my two kids, I was far from family and my husband was working close to 80hours a week. We were exhausted and needed not only a break, but some time for just the…

Added by Keri on August 16, 2010 at 8:54pm — 1 Comment

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