Fronto $50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway


We all love free money, right? Well here is an app that lets you make money for doing simple things that don't really require much effort. Read the details of the Fronto app and enter to win a $50 Amazon gift card! Fronto Earn Money When Your Phone is Locked     Fronto is an Android mobile app that allows you to earn rewards just by waking up your phone. Just swipe. That’s it!  But we all know that bloggers are addicted to their phones, so I was thinking, how is this going … [Read more...]

Into the Woods Poster


I'm a big Into the Woods fan! I've never seen it on the stage, but I've seen the movie of the Broadway stage and I know the music. For the most part, this is such a funny, funny musical. I'm really excited to see it come to the big screen. I wonder if it'll still be as funny because they sure have an interesting cast of characters! I'm a little sad that Johnny Depp's role is so small, but I'll love it while it is happening. “Into the Woods” is a modern twist on several of the beloved Brothers … [Read more...]

Red Gold Tomatoes Slow Cooker Recipe + Giveaway


I've partnered with Red Gold Tomatoes to share this recipe and giveaway. All opinions are my own. Fall is making it presence known little by little in my area of the country. We enjoyed some weather in the 50's last week and this week is starting off still cool in the 60's. I love it so much. Fall is the perfect time to get out the slow cooker and enjoy warm meals together as a family. Red Gold wants to help you create those meals by offering delicious recipes that include their wonderful … [Read more...]

The Boxtrolls Cardboard Challenge with the Imagination Foundation

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I took this picture at Universal Studios Florida when I was there for Family Forward. It was so fun to see The Boxtrolls in person when I have been doing all this promotion for their film!! The Boxtrolls are really good at having fun. Now that the Build a Boxtroll Sweeps has ended, they have moved on to a new contest! The Boxtrolls are working with the Imagination Foundation on some very fun events and a contest. The Imagination Foundation's purpose is to help children find and … [Read more...]

Transformers Rescue Bots: Mystery Rescue Giveaway


Transformers Rescue Bots is now available on store shelves. Recuse Bots are a HUGE hit at my house. My kids love them. We have tons of their toys and several of their movies. I'm excited to have added this DVD to our collection. The TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS, CHASE, HEATWAVE, BLADES and BOULDER, are charged with the important task of protecting the town of Griffin Rock.  Relying on their courage and friendship, theseTRANSFORMERS are also aided by a family of first responders, chief among them is … [Read more...]

Keep Your Pants On Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

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  I really like to accessorize outfits as I can. is a great resource for accessorizing your outfits with adorable belts! Read about them below and enter this fantastic giveaway. I see shopping in the future of a lucky reader and a friend! About Our Sponsor believes that one way to make women feel their best is by using belts. Belts for women is a billion dollar industry and they are making their mark by helping women maximize their best assets. … [Read more...]

Four Seasons Resort – Vail, CO


This summer my family had a mini family reunion in Avon Colorado. We often vacation in Avon because it is a good middle meeting place for many family members. It is also so beautiful and has really nice weather in the summer, not to hot, not too cold. After the reunion, my immediate family was blessed to be able to stay a couple extra days at the Four Seasons Resort in Vail. Earlier in the summer they were having a Facebook promotion, which I entered and ended up winning! We had never stayed at … [Read more...]

How to Make a Captain America Shield Cake with M&M’s


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias   My family recently returned from a conference where the theme was "Becoming a Superhero Family". This conference corresponded really well with the Captain America: The Winter Soldier DVD release on September 9. Upon returning home we decided to keep the superhero celebration going on by celebrating our Superhero family and the release of Captain America: The … [Read more...]

Barilla Penne Summer Salad + Giveaway


When my family was in Florida attending the Family Forward blog conference we were treated to lunch by Barilla. What they did was really fun. Every family received a tray with the ingredients to make a pasta salad. One of the Barilla chefs then walked us through creating lunch together as a family. It was so much fun to create this delicious recipe together and then enjoy a nice pasta lunch together. I wanted to share the recipe with you and then offer a giveaway!! WOOT! Barilla Penne Summer … [Read more...]

Intro to Jamberry Nail Wraps + Giveaway


  Going for a manicure or pedicure is one of the many things that are so much fun as a woman. However the price can be SO daunting and with just polish, they don’t even last long! The great thing about Jamberry Nail Wraps, is that they make up for the price of a salon trip and they last so much longer! No chipping, no pealing, no dry time! These wraps are so wonderful, especially for busy moms that are always on the go! The manicures last up to two weeks, possibly longer if your … [Read more...]

Amazon Fire Phone Giveaway

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 Kindle Fire Phone Giveaway Raise your hand if you want to participate in an amazing giveaway! I had no idea this phone even existed until now, so this is pretty great. You can't win this amazing prize if you don't enter, so read on and enter below! A few blogging friends and I got together to give away something popular. Something you're gonna want. Oh great! Now I want one! We're giving away an Amazon Fire phone. It has all the apps you know and love from Kindle. It has a full year … [Read more...]

Zesty Italian Pesto Club Sandwich


  We are big Italian food and flavor lovers at our house so I knew it was going to be a great day when Oscar Mayer sent me a big box of their new Old World style Pepperoni and Salami. Along with some extra fixings this was the beginnings of a great sandwich! These new products became available in August (just in time for back to school) and sell for about $3.29. Though the product is new, the meats are made from an old Mayer family recipe dating back to 1922. These flavorful meats are … [Read more...]

Caramel Apple Crepes


  These warm, gooey and delicious crepes are perfect for breakfast or dessert. Plus they are beautiful! Caramel Apple Crepes Crepe Ingredients: 8 eggs 2 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. vanilla milk to make batter thin (about 1 cup, added in 1/4 cup increments) Crepe Directions: In a blender blend the eggs, one at a time. Add flour, sugar, salt, vanilla and milk. Add milk, mixing in-between additions, until batter is very thin. Spray frying pan … [Read more...]

#ShareAwesome with Safe and Positive Online Experiences


We are living in a digital world and I have a digital family. Technology and the internet is everywhere in our lives. My kids play on tablets and use apps daily. They have computer class at school where they are online. They love to watch Netflix using the Wii. I am online a ton for my blog. The internet is on our phones. I am constantly sharing photos on my social media sites, some of which include my family. The internet is woven into my family's lives, so internet safety is important. We have … [Read more...]

$100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

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Raise your hand if you love Amazon! If you love shopping, a store that is a one stop place for all things, will deliver it to your doorstep, and you want to get it free - you have come to the right place! Read on and enter to win $100 Amazon Gift Card! Madelynn's Playground and The Denver Housewife have teamed up to with a great group of bloggers to giveaway a $100 Amazon Gift Card to one lucky reader! Disclaimer: Enter via the Rafflecopter form below. Participating blogs are not being … [Read more...]