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Win a Hamilton Beach Slow Cooker!

Let's start off 2013 by winning!



Click the ad up there, enter & get your chance to win a Hamilton Beach Slow Cooker.

I love, love, love my slow cooker and could always use another one so I am off to enter!

How YOU can pay for the Holidays 2013!

For the past couple years I have done programs on the 'net to help pay for the holidays. Also helps pay for other things through out the year.

I want to share with you what I do to help offset the cost of the holidays.

I will not tell you about any programs that I do not have experience with and know that they do pay. 

The first program I do is Swagbucks.
I love, love, love me some Swagbucks.

It's a search engine that you can earn "bucks" on to turn into prizes.  You do searches, you win bucks, you cash out.

You can also do the daily poll, the No Obligation Special Offers (NOSO), surveys & other opportunities.  They also now offer shopping.

I average about 450 points every two weeks which I then cash out for a $5 Amazon gift card.  That's the best deal in my opinion but they offering all kinds of gift cards and Paypal options plus goodies you can cash out for.  Totally up to you.

At work, my homepage is Swagbucks & I search everything.  EVERYTHING!   I would de…

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No Rest for The Weary!

Christmas Day 2012 has come to an end.
Mine was fabulous...thank you for asking. Ha!

It's now time to start saving for next year.

I have been a member of Send Earnings for awhile.
They do pay.

It's clicking on emails (easy), doing surveys (you're already killing time on the net, earn some moola while doing it), search (why not!) & of course, offers.

I have gotten paid by them & what's a better way to make some cash then by sitting on your tush doing it. Click the box & join peeps!


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Portable North Pole ~ A Must for Your Little One

My littlest one is 6.
He is my believer.

We do the Elf on the Shelf...his name is Chipper.
We sit on Santa's lap.
We leave cookies & milk.

I don't want him to ever doubt the "magic" of Santa.

Recently I was given the opportunity to try out Portable North Pole.


I am so glad I was able to give it a go.

Cheeks needs a little more help in staying off the naughty list.  Not only does it reinforce the need to stay on the nice list, it's also fun as all get out!!!!

And as a plus, each time a Portable North Pole product is purchased, 5% of the sale price will go directly to affiliated children’s hospitals in the U.S., Canada, UK, Ireland and France.  Total score right there. 

I was able to personalize the video Cheeks saw.  I uploaded a photo of him, gave some info for Santa to relay to Cheeks and hit send.

Extremely easy & quick.

Portable North Pole has several "packages" to pick from.
Check 'em out!

Portable North Pole’s standard Santa’s Video (Suggested Re…

Review: Ranger Rick Jr - Magazine for Kids

Do you have an elementary or even preschool child in the house?
If so...HOLLA YO!

I am so street, am I not?

Anyway, recently I was given an opportunity to review Ranger Rick Jr. magazine.

I am so glad I got this opportunity.
Cheeks is a developing reader and this magazine kept his interested and was easy for him to sound out the words as we read it together.

Not to mention, he learned so much about Lions in this particular issue.
Plus other Wacky Facts, like giraffes only sleep 6-10 minutes at a time.  Sort of like me, when Cheeks was little.

What's even cooler...if you have an iPad you can get the new Ranger Rick Appventures

Ranger Rick Jr. Appventures” is an innovative digital storybook series that spotlights a different animal in each app – from lions and pandas to penguins and other favorites – as kids explore an interactive photo story, play games, and create pictures, music, and their own tales. The premier Appventure features Ricky Raccoon and his friend Lars the Lion as t…

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Sears Cheer Review & Giveaway! Boo-Yah!

I love Christmas.
What's not to love?

Decor.
Fun.
Festivities.
Food.

Not to mention the birth of Jesus.

I was in need of some updated decor so Cheeks & I headed to Sears Christmas Shop.

This is what we encountered when we got there:


A bevy of Christmas Trees.
Loved!

We could hear music, specifically the Charlie Brown Christmas Theme, so we walked through the Christmas Shop & ran smack dab into this:


See Snoopy on the mailbox, well everytime the mailbox opened, Woodstock was in there & would peek out.  Snoopy & Woodstock were also playing the music.

I think that would be great to put out in the front yard. 

Don't think that you have to go to the store to get all those great blow up's & trees. No way, Jose...Sears Christmas Shop has a great variety of everything online.

Not to mention they have what they call the Sears Cheer Headquarters (psst...don't tell but there is even a sweepstakes you can enter).

Of course, I was on the hunt for ornaments & we came across…

The Heart of Christmas: Review & Giveaway

I am a huge fan of Thanksgiving.
So much so that I feel it should really get more alone time than it does.
You know, not rush from Halloween to Christmas & sort of gloss over Thanksgiving.

Although I feel like that I do love Christmas & an opportunity to review "The Heart of Christmas" came to me (along with a giveaway...more on that later)

This movie...premiering of GMC in December is wonderful and heartwarming.
It's based on a true story (which I am always a sucker for).

Here's the story:

The Heart of Christmas
Dax Ryan Locke, born to Julie and Austin Locke on June 26, 2007, was diagnosed with AML M7, a rare form of leukemia, when he was 13 months old.


The Heart of Christmas is set in Washington, Illinois and at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, one of the world's premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other deadly diseases in children. Told in flashback from the perspective of Megan (Candace Cameron Bure), a succ…

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These are great for winter getaways.
Or
Great for kids to use in projects.
Either way...it's a win, win. Yes!


It's back!!!!!!

Tis true!
The book is back.
Totally free...gives you something to dream about or better yet...a book, if you don't use it, for your kids to use for school projects or what not.
Score!

Click on that pic & get yourself one.

Christmas is Coming: Get in on Brad's Deals

I love, love Brad's Deals.

With the holidays coming this is just another way to save moola for some gifts.

Kelloggs Family Rewards: It's Back!

Save up to $10.00 on your favorite Kellogg's Brands and More! Totally love this program...we are big Kellogg's eaters in this household.

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Holiday Deal Alert! Custom Stockings...$7.99

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Bradbury Inn Giveaway: Ebook & $10 giftcard!!! (Ends Nov 5th)

Bradbury Inn
The town is filled with rumors claiming that Bradbury Inn is haunted by the spirits of Claire and Matilda Bradbury along with a man named George Walker after a fire destroyed it eighty years ago. Jillian Levy came to Bradbury Inn to discover the truth. Shortly after she arrives the other person who was at the Inn all those years ago returns.
Mathew Nixen has returned to find his true love, Matilda. He believes the only way to break the curse the inn is under is to find her. He knows that George used voodoo to protect the woman he loved and now they must use voodoo to protect Jillian. They must get Jillian out of the inn before Death comes to take the souls he was denied so long ago. Can they save her in time?
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DownEast: Beautiful and Modest

Beautiful and modest.
It's as if I am writing about myself.
Ha!

Growing up, I was always modest in my appearance.
No low cut shirts, short short skirts, skimpy clothes in general.
It just wasn't me.  For the love of God, I used to sleep with my bra on.  (Trivia fact for when we play "fun things you didn't know about me.")

Being raised LDS also contributed to my modest dressing.  Going to church on Sundays we are requested to wear a dress for Sacrament meetings.  The 80's lead to some horrific dresses, modest or not.  Thankfully, DownEast has stylish yet modest casual dresses.  I like to casual some Sundays.

What I like about DownEast is that the dresses they have can even be worn on the job.  While I don't see the public in anyway shape or form and feel I should be allowed to go in pj's to work, the owner doesn't quite get that idea so he requires four out of five days we dress business casual. The fifth day is jeans day...yay!

Also I am a little, how do…

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Win a #Free Diabeties Took Kit!

Recently told by my doctor that my numbers on my blood work put me in the diabetic range, I was not happy.

So along with diet changes, exercise change (like start to exercise) I am also getting my hands on everything I can to learn about diabeties. This kit will help me tons!

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Near & Dear to my Heart: Support for Teens with ADD/ADHD

For those that are new to the old bloggeroo, many of you do not know the struggles the Bobster & I went through with Cheeks since he started daycare.  He was kicked out of many & from the second day of Kindergarten he was in the principals office...every. day.

In March of this year we got the diagnosis...he is ADD/ADHD.

So please check this out if you or a loved one know someone or even have it.

You will not be disappointed!

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Roll Call

Recently I got a chance to read "Roll Call"...about life in a Mexican Prison, the Mexican drug cartel, you know all the fun & fluff you would expect.

I am still in the midst of reading it.  So far, so good.  It takes a bit to pull you in but when it does...you. are. in.

So to wet your whistle, read a little snippet:


Vince wrapped his body around Candy’s in a spoon
position. She was facing the other way and he breathed
in the fragrance of her shampoo and thought about
things. I’ve been out of prison for almost three years;
I’m off parole and back in Orange County. Why did I
feel so drawn back to this county? Why didn’t’ I just
stay in Bakersfield with my Mom where parole and life
was so easy? I know why, life is boring out there and I
missed this area.


Feeling Candy’s heart beating too fast and her foot
kicking, Vince thought about being released from
Pelican Bay and then High Desert. He remembered
paroling with Damon and the pact he made not to
do any more speed no matter w…