Weekend Giveaway from Subway (CLOSED)


This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winner: Mlmaptsearch@ While I am a big supporter of cooking and eating at home, there are times when I love to let someone else do the cooking. About once a week, I call on the aid of some kind of convenience to feed the fam in addition to […]

Weekend Giveaway: Fresh Dish (CLOSED)

fresh dish shrimp fajitas

This giveaway from Fresh Dish is now closed. Congrats to the winners: kmercier@, lisa.f.eddy@, chcsmommy@ Ever have one of those days when you are bone tired, mentally exhausted, and yet you know that you need to cook dinner for the masses? I had a day like that last week. A couple days, actually. And was I thrilled to my […]

Win a 1-Year Subscription to Geek Squad Online Tech Support (CLOSED)


This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winner: warren0698@ I told you the other day how thrilled I was to have the Geek Squad give my computer the once over. The cleaned up the viruses that were slowing it down and returned it to me as good as new. Hallelujah! That saved me about […]

Geek Squad to My Rescue

office desk

Got computer issues? Consider calling the Geek Squad. This is where I write, usually. We’re blessed to have an extra bedroom that serves as my office. Sometimes it’s clean. Usually it’s not. I have a laptop that allows me to work wherever I want, but sometimes you need to be able to lock the door […]

Enjoy a Great Meal at Daphne’s California Greek (Giveaway Closed)

daphnes starters

This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winner: laurenayumi@ and hfcheer@ Late last summer my husband decided to take better control of his health. He had been slowly gaining weight, feeling aches and pains in his knee and foot, and having a hard time recovering from injuries. I joined him because healthy living doesn’t […]

More Clutter-Free Stocking Stuffers

Consider stocking stuffers that are used up or gobbled down instead of making a mess. This giveaway from Funky Monkey is now closed. Congrats to the winners: Sullivan-3@, Lee.Privette@,  magpie512@. A few years ago I finally wisened up and stopped putting twaddle in the Christmas stockings. One July as I was scraping up bits of […]

Gift Ideas for the DIYer in Your Life (A Giveaway from The Home Depot – CLOSED)

This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to alvarezbren@ As you may know, I married a carpenter. FishPapa has worked in the construction world since he was eight. Yes, really. As a child he did construction clean-up with his mom after school to help make ends meet. This signifies in a number of ways: He knew […]

Not Your Mother’s Make-Ahead and Freeze Cookbook (Booking It: December Update & Year-End Wrap-Up)

Congrats to the winners of this giveaway: DBT64@, chuluota@, bethel28@, lilproblemkid06@, sd_pearsall@ Booking It is an online book club where we discuss what we’ve read over the past month as well as review a monthly assigned book. This month’s book is Not Your Mother’s Make-Ahead and Freeze Cookbook by Yours Truly. (Heads up: if you make a purchase through any Amazon links […]