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JanuaryEach year January signals the beginning of a bright, new year.  It also brings with it the cold days and evenings that provide us with the opportunity to dig out our cute winter hats, gloves and scarves.

And now, for the second year in a row, January also brings us the “Jeepers It’s January” giveaway hop, which is hosted by The Mommy Island and The Kids Did It.  I’ve decided to join them this year, along with lots of other great blogs. Read more….

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Winter Wonders Giveaway HopIt’s official!  Winter has begun!  And along with it, the cold, the early sunsets and depending where you live; snow. Our snowfall totals this year are right at about:  one entire inch.  Most people won’t miss the snow should it decide to pass us by, but I like to get one good snowfall.  Do you too, or does snow, cold days and the sun’s setting early leave you feeling a little blue?  If so the Winter Wonders Giveaway Hop has arrived in time to add a little cheer to your day! Read more….

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Trans Siberian Orchestra in Hershey, PA.Trans Siberian Orchestra (TSO), the progressive rock orchestra has been delighting audiences for 20 years with their blend of Christmas storytelling and hard rock music.  My husband Paul, and I went to see them for the first time 10 years ago in Hershey, PA.  We loved their music and the story of the little angel seeking to find good on earth.

We returned to Hershey,  PA on Friday, Dec. 16th to once again see the TSO.  This time Read more….

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Beary Merry Holiday Hop
The holidays will soon be a thing of the past and will have left most of us hoping for a little extra cash to fill our now empty wallets!  The Beary Merry Holiday Hop might be just what you need to get a little $ relief.  I’m excited to offer one lucky winner a $25 visa gift card to help out in the relief department! Read more….

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giveaway hopHere in the East, temperatures have definitely taken a dip.  It seems that normally our weather turns cold on October 31st.  You know, just in time for the kids to freeze while they’re out trick-or-treating!  But this year we were spared for a little while, which I’m grateful for.

The first day of winter is December 21st, so get ready wherever you live!  Being stuck inside gives you more time to enter giveaway hops, right?  So grab a cup of hot chocolate, bundle up and enjoy the Winter is Coming Giveaway Hop sponsored by The Mommy Island and The Kids Did It. Read more….

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Drop In On The December 2 Remember Giveaway Hop!

December to Remember giveaway hopThanksgiving feasts and the craziness of Black Friday are now over and we’re all starting to feel the time crunch to be ready for Christmas.  At this time of year most of us could use some help in purchasing all of the gifts or extra holiday items we would like to buy.

To hopefully provide some of you with a little help, I’ve teamed up with Anderson’s Angels, This Mamas Life, The More The MerrierWoven by Words and over 20 other wonderful bloggers to bring you another great giveaway event!  Each blog has gathered a prize package of $25 or more for the December 2 Remember Giveaway Event! [click to continue…]

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I’m one of those ladies that refuses to start putting up any Christmas decorations until after Thanksgiving.  So now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, our Christmas tree is up.  Plus my little Christmas village is twinkling away and my fairy garden is decked out for Christmas.  Not a lot, but we’re on our way!

The passing of Thanksgiving also means that Christmas shopping season is in full swing!  And just in time, the This OR That Giveaway Hop, sponsored by The Mommy Island and The Kids Did It, is here to offer you a chance at lots of super holiday giveaways. Read more….

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For many of us the holiday season means traveling to visit loved ones.  We all know what that means when babies or young children are involved… packing lots of stuff to take along!!  

When family travel is involved, our grandchildren love to get to ride along with Paul and I.  So a few years ago when a trip was planned and our granddaughter would be riding with us, I created a checklist in the hopes of not forgetting anything.  I’m so much better at packing if I have a list!

I recently turned the list into a printable infographic for you in the hopes that it will help you out in some small way too! Read more…

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HalloweenIn the blink of an eye, Halloween will be here and gone again!  Such is life it seems, just flying by at the speed of sound. With that thought in mind it’s time to start planning for costumes, decorating, candy and fun Halloween books to read.

I don’t know about your grandchildren, but mine just love Halloween; planning their costumes and dreaming of candy.  I’m not sure which they like the most, the costumes or candy, but I’m going to guess it’s the candy!

With Halloween just around the corner, I’ve joined up with The Kids Did It and The Mommy Island, along with lots of other great bloggers to bring you the “Bugs and Hisses Giveaway Hop”.

I’ve got some of the cutest Halloween books to give away, plus a $25.00 Visa card Read more…

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Bring on the “Fall Fashion for All” Giveaway!

fall fashionWith this giveaway hop being all about fall fashion, I thought I would search on line and see what styles we might be seeing.  When I searched for fall fashion trends 2016, a popular fashion magazine site came up.  In all honesty, I don’t think I’ll see anyone wearing 90% of what was depicted there.  Albeit, I’m not a fashion icon and I don’t attend the ritzy parties of the rich and famous.  So who knows, maybe they do dress that way and I just don’t know it!

I dare say that most of us will be pulling our fall and winter clothing out of mothballs and wearing most of it again this year.  With a few new things thrown in for good measure!

And that’s where this great “Welcome to the Fall Fashion Giveaway Hop” hosted by Lindsey Blogs and Viva Veltoro comes in!  A group of your favorite bloggers have come together to offer the best Fall Fashion Giveaways for the entire family – so be sure to hop around to them all below my giveaway and don’t miss that AMAZING Grand Prize from the hosts.

Regardless of what your style is, you’ll need some new things to accessorize with and you are in luck!  This fall fashion giveaway contains two purses and 3 coordinating scarves to accessorize your look this fall! Read more…

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