To celebrate the release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in cinemas, Warner Bros. Pictures, New Line Cinema, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and ArmsOfASister offer you the chance to win THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG thematic promotional items and movie passes to see the film. Peter Jackson’s THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG starring Ian McKellen as Gandalf the Grey, Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins, Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield and Orlando Bloom as Legolas will be in … [Read more...]

Babies “R” Us In Store Event: Baby’s First Christmas (and a giveaway too!)


What is it? At the Babies “R” Us in-store event, parents can create a holiday craft with their little one as well as meet other parents in their neighborhood. When is it? Saturday, December 7, 2013 from 9am to 10am. You don't want to miss it! What are the goodies? There will be prizes and giveaways, including a $10 Babies “R” Us gift card just for showing up. The event takes place from 9-10 am on December 7, 2013. You can also enter a sweepstakes with the top prize being a $5000 Babies … [Read more...]

Review and Giveaway: Carmex Limited Edition Moisture Plus Collection

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The winner has been selected. The winner is Laura J! Congrats! About Carmex Limited Edition Moisture Plus Collection The Collection contains 4 graphically-printed lip balms, each with a card to explain the personality trait which inspired that design. The Limited Edition collection highlights the trendier side of Carmex, with lip balms made for the girl who wants the moisturizing protection of classic Carmex with the high-shine of a lip gloss, all packaged in a stylish tube that … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Survival Sweepstakes

Now that we're not traveling for Thanksgiving this year, I have no stress. As in zero. Not that traveling is stressful, but I always get nervous every time I get out on the road for a 10+ hour drive back to Cleveland. And with the bad weather that's predicted for the east coast over the next few days, I'm doubly blessed and excited that we're not traveling. Not that I won't miss my family, but just grateful to remove that anxiety. But maybe the upcoming holidays do have you stressed out. … [Read more...]

KidsEMbrace: Batman Car Seat Giveaway $149 value

It's funny how kids get attached to their car seats. A few months ago I removed the back from Courtney's car seat (at her request, mind you), and a few nights ago she decided that she needed a new one because the fabric cover was "slipping". But, although she thought she needed a new one, she wanted the exact same seat with the exact same fabric pattern. A new car seat isn't in the budget right now, especially considering that her current one works just fine, so I spent about 2 or 3 … [Read more...]

Win a trip for 4 to the 2014 Rose Parade and Rose Bowl with DOLE!

2014 Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Sweepstakes

Although The University of Michigan won't be representing at the Rose Bowl next year, I am still excited to watch the 2014 Rose Bowl on January 1, 2014. It's an annual must-watch event in our household. And DOLE is inviting you to enter their sweepstakes for an opportunity to ring in the New Year in Southern California! You'll get to watch both the 2014 Rose Parade as well as the Rose Bowl - and you just can't beat either view! You and 3 lucky guests can experience DOLE's Rose Bowl float in … [Read more...]