Celebrate the 4th of July with Dreyer’s (& Giveaway!)

4th of July Treats with Dreyers

This blog post is sponsored by Dreyer’s/EDY’S® Frozen Custard and SocialMoms. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own. I have a love affair with frozen custard and I can usually tell you were the best spots to get it in the many cities I’ve traveled to. I have favorites in St. Louis, Omaha and across […]

Introducing AT&T’s New $45 GoPhone Rate & A SmartPhone #Giveaway!

AT&T GoPhone Freedom Kit Giveaway Prize

We recently switched from another provider to AT&T. I had written about the GoPhone over the summer and was so impressed with the service and coverage, we moved the whole family over to their family rate plan. We have been extremely happy with the service and I love how we have double the data of […]

Back in the Classroom with Door to Door Organics & Livewell Colorado (& a #Giveaway!)


I consider myself a pretty good cook, but I am always looking for ways to expand my repertoire. Especially when it comes to kid-friendly and healthy food. So when I was invited to attend a cooking class with Door to Door Organics and Livewell Colorado, centered on exactly those types of foods, I jumped at […]

Help Teachers Earn School Supplies with @GreatClips #GreatList

Great Clips #GreatList

It’s no mystery that teachers often pay for many of their classroom supplies out of their own pockets. With constant budget cuts, lack of funding and over stretched families, teachers are left to pick up the pieces to fill their classrooms with much needed every day supplies. Great Clips is trying to help both teachers […]

Keep Your Sweet Peas Close to Your Heart-A #Giveaway with Mama B’s Sweet Peas

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  I’ve been looking for a piece of mother’s jewelry for several years now–something to remind me daily of my three babes (as if they’d ever let me forget them!) but in typical “me” style, it would have to be something very unique.  So, when I discovered Mama B’s Sweet Peas on another blog that I follow, […]

7 Summer Chick Lit/Brit Lit Beach Reads & a Kindle Giveaway!

Kindle Giveaway

I just got back from a road trip. Picture this, 14 hours of driving each way, 3 kids watching movies on their various iDevices, a husband listening to 80’s hair bands on his own iDevice and me. Doing all the driving. Through Kansas to boot, with nothing to do but watch the wind farms come […]

How to Train Your Dragon 2 PreScreen VIP Giveaway with Spinmaster #HTTYDToys

How to train your dragon 2 vip tickets

How to Train Your Dragon is a HUGE hit in our house. My boys have read several of the books, seen the first movie about a hundred times, have all episodes of the DreamWorks Dragons: Riders of Berk and Defenders of Berk. I can’t tell you how many dragon “action figures” and toys we have as well. […]

Something for Everyone at Mile High Flea Market {#Giveaway}

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If you’re from Colorado or have lived here for very long, I’m sure you remember the old Mile High Flea Market: “open weekends and Wednesdays!” But how long has it been since you’ve visited?  The last time I was there was probably 15 years ago, at least! Long overdue. So my husband, myself, and our youngest […]

Tasty Tuesday: Craveable Cracker Combos with 34 Degrees {& a Giveaway!}

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Cheese and crackers are an easy, satisfying snack anytime of day and for any occasion.  They can be casual for after-school munching, or gussied up for a party. But do you pay much mind to what type of crackers you serve? I never did before, but I am going to start. Because crackers matter!  Recently, […]

3 Books to Get Before National Book Month is Over (Plus a Giveaway!)

Toy Time Christopher Byrne

October is National Book Month and I’ve been trying to make the most of it! I’ve filled my Amazon cart a few times with books that make me smile, teach me something new and some that are just plain silly and fun. Here are three books you might want to snag before the month is […]