Archives for 2010

Get Your Groupon – A Giveaway

Groupon: Get the Best Deal in Your City Today!

This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to winners: lampleylm@, krissamorey@, kawsarani@ So, for months I’ve been hearing about these Groupon deals. I’ve seen the google ads. I’ve heard people talk about redeeming their Groupons. But, I hadn’t tried it yet. Recently, however, I was offered a chance to review Groupon and I was pleasantly surprised […]

Win a Taco Party from Old El Paso

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATS TO THE WINNER – auenviro76@ While we definitely have some quirky holiday traditions in our family, we also have some very delicious ones. Years ago, FishPapa said, “Let’s learn how to make tamales.” So we did. It was kind of like the blind leading the blind. But, with my […]

Stuff Your Stockings with Hint Waters (A Giveaway)

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED! Congrats to the winners: kidsmissions08@, hollycoty@, christinaburrell@ Earlier today, I mentioned some fun stocking stuffers that are easy on Mom and easy on the budget. I like to add food items to the stocking to fill it out and give my kids some energy on Christmas morning. Not that they’re […]

Make Jesus Cookies with a Nativity Bake Set

Baking and decorating Jesus Cookies is one of my kids’ most favorite things to do every year. This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. Jesus Cookies are a […]

Easy Stocking Stuffers

I’ll never forget the Christmas I was seventeen. My younger siblings were 14, 12, 10, and 3. I told my mom I would take care of buying the stocking stuffers. Then I promptly forgot. Until Christmas Eve when she asked me about it. If I remember correctly, I stood there with my mouth open for […]

Helping Your Winter Athlete (& A Gatorade Giveaway)

This giveaway has closed. Congrats to the winners: busyjo@, scottdwenger@, katmusick@ Photo source As you know by now, football is a big deal around our house. And baseball. And hockey. Golf. Tennis. Disc golf. And NASCAR — if that counts as a sport. Even my kids who aren’t really cognizant about sports know that you […]

Family Culture & Holiday Traditions

Once upon a time, I learned that my family was different than my peers’. Not only did we absolutely love sauerkraut and spare ribs for dinner and pizza for breakfast, but we also had some quirky traditions when it came to Holiday Time. No one else in the room had ever heard of feeding ice […]

Christmas Stories (& A Giveaway from Candlewick Press)

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW OVER. CONGRATS TO THE WINNERS: rilyzmom@, KristyBartlett@, annwwins@ Books are beautiful at our house. Everyone, thankfully, loves to read. We have differing tastes, but we are all bookworms over here. Keeps us out of trouble. And pulling out the Christmas books that have been in the garage for eleven months is […]