I was so excited to be able to review the newest edition of Homegrown and Handmade by Deborah Niemann through a giveaway promotion with Homestead Bloggers Network, because this book covers so many things that help someone embrace a new self-sufficient journey. Be sure to look for the amazing Giveaway at the end of the […]
Bears for Humanity – Toys for a Good Cause
This is a review and giveaway post for a company you are going to love hearing about. If you have never heard of Bears For Humanity, you should definitely check them out. Bears For Humanity is a social commerce company that believes in 100% certified organic products, healthy children and a sustainable environment. They manufacture […]
National Preparedness $100 Giveaway #NatlPrep
Are you prepared in case of emergency? Very few people are – don’t let yourself be one of the families caught without the needed supplies. Learn more and enter the $100 giveaway for a chance to win!
Spring Fling $150 Giveaway – Because we love you!
Some blogging friends and I had gotten into the winter slumps. Not really sick or anything – just dreary and generally “blah”. So we decided to celebrate spring by putting together a Spring Fling Giveaway! $150 gift card to Amazon, sponsored entirely by ourselves for you, our amazing readers. Because we thought it would be […]
BuyGreen Earth Day Giveaway With Homestead Bloggers Network
In celebration of Earth Day 2013, members of the Homestead Bloggers Network have partnered with BuyGreen.com to make going green even easier! With a generous gift card for $250, BuyGreen.com makes going (or staying) green even easier! So what can I find at BuyGreen.com? Maybe the question should be, “what can’t I find at BuyGreen.com?” From […]
Peaceful Valley Gardening Bonanza Giveaway!
I love gardening and I love even more when I can trust the source of my plants. This fall I planted some garlic from Peaceful Valley/Grow Organic and you can see them doing well in the photo below I took earlier this winter. Soon the ground will be warming up and we’ll put down a […]
Unique Christmas Gifts – Review & Giveaway
I’ll be honest: compulsory gift giving is not my favorite thing. My absolute biggest pet peeve is being stuck at Christmas, obligated to give gifts to people who don’t need a thing and no time to spend racking my brain on something creative. Gross. Birthdays aren’t quite as bad, because it’s a day to celebrate […]
Keeping Kids Hydrated – Tips and Tricks
My kids have been playing sports this past year and one of the things I’ve noticed is that it is so much easier to get them to drink water when they are staying active on a regular basis. While the human body is 65% water, the human brain is 75% water – and with children’s […]
Parmesan-Crusted Bruschetta Chicken plus Giveaway!
The last post of our Hellmann’s Chicken Change-Up series is a twist on a classic. Remember when I posted about the time-saving baked chicken parmesan recipe? Well tonight I made a twist on that classic (and delicious) twist! Chicken Parmesan and Bruschetta Ingredients: 1/2 cup Hellmann’s® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise 1/4 cup grated Parmesan […]
Mealtime Battles – They Happen, How do You Handle Them?
I think this is something every mom struggles with at one point or another. That moment when your child won’t finish his dinner. Suddenly they don’t like ____ or refuse to eat _____. This video by Ragu makes me laugh because I think we can all relate to the desire to do what it takes […]
Spicing Up Pasta – Ragu Asks How do You do it? $200 Giveaway
In this “Mom’s The Word” video from Ragu, they want to know- how do you spice up pasta? For many of us, pasta is the go-to dinner for desparate last-minute meals because it is easy. But, I’ve learned that pasta doesn’t have to be boring. There are tips in the video below, but here are […]
Benefits of Sports and Team Activities for Children with Giveaway!
We’ve always tried to have our children involved in physical sports and activities. There are so many benefits for encouraging an active lifestyle in your children. First we signed my son up for soccer the first year he was eligible. That was a stretch for me since I’m not someone who would consider herself the […]