Holiday Cash Bash Giveaway

Who is ready for another Cash Bash? It's officially Christmas season and shopping is in full swing!  Winning $420 can help you purchase some of those gifts on your list or maybe even something fun for yourself! However you’d like to spend this money is up to you! This giveaway is brought to you by Kara’s Deals and Steals and dozens of amazing bloggers who make such an awesome … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1. Was woken in the middle of the night by the cat pushing a glass off of the counter. 2. Tried a new recipe and hated it. 3. Cried over a T.V. show. 4. Decided to lighten my workload for a while to spend more time with my family. 5. Had my mom and step dad over for Thanksgiving dinner. 6. Slept in until 10:00 AM. That never … [Read more...]

Holiday Shopping @ Best Buy #bbyHoliday13 @BestBuyWOLF

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. There will be no running from store to store this holiday season for this mom. With our geeky, tech loving family I'm able to cross pretty much everyone off my list with one major shopping trip - to Best Buy! Best Buy is the authority and destination … [Read more...]

Holiday Travel Tips from Disney’s Planes & Free Activity Kit

Whether your holiday meal is a car or plane ride away, make holiday travel a breeze with some handy holiday travel tips from Disney's Planes in the slideshow below. Keep the fun flying with Disney's Planes and these free printable activities inspired by the film! Don't miss all of my previous Disney Planes posts! Including a visit to DisneyToon Studios, and a Q&A with the movie’s … [Read more...]

ABC Family – “25 Days of Christmas” 2013

It's time to deck the halls with ABC Family's “25 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS” annual programing event (12/1 - 12/25)! Jennie Garth and Cameron Mathison Star in the World Premiere of The New ABC Family Original Movie “Holidaze” - Airing on Sunday, December 8th at 8pm ET/PT This year, “25 Days of Christmas” will feature the world premiere of the ABC Family original movie, “Holidaze,” … [Read more...]

Protect Your Identity with Fellowes, Great Gift Idea! #IDSafetySeason @FellowesInc

According to Javelin Strategy & Research, there was one incident of ID fraud every three seconds in 2012. The holiday season is an especially dangerous time of year for this crime as consumers are distracted and sharing their confidential information frequently, such as credit card numbers. I know at least two people in my family that have had this happen to them, and both spent months … [Read more...]

Experience Thor:Treasures of Asgard Exhibit @ Disneyland #ThorDarkWorldEvent

Your Nine Realms experience doesn't have to end with "Thor: The Dark World" - Marvel fans can now visit Thor: Treasures of Asgard at Disneyland! I, along with my #ThorDarkWorldEvent group of bloggers were the first to experience this new exhibit. The exhibit includes a collection of treasures brought to Earth from planet Asgard. After viewing these amazing Asgardian treasures, fans … [Read more...]

$100 Black Friday Shop Till You Drop Giveaway

Black Friday 2013 $100 Giveaway brought to you by Xtreme Qpon and Minding My Matters Yes, it is approaching. Some people love it and some hate it. It's Black Friday and the sales will be mind blowing! Start it off right with an extra $100 in your pocket! (((ADD YOUR OWN TEXT HERE....FAVORITE BLACK FRIDAY STORE, BEST DEAL YOU EVER GOT, ETC))) Xtreme Qpon and Minding My Matters have joined … [Read more...]

Find&Save Black Friday Shopping

FTC Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. Monetary payment has been received. This post contains no affiliate links. Find&Save is your window to local savings. Find&Save makes discovery shopping engaging, fun and social for you, wherever you are and however you shop – mobile, web or tablet. Attention shoppers! Black Friday is just around the corner! If you are like me, the best … [Read more...]

$25 Fandango Gift Card Giveaway!

Do you use Fandango? If you love movies like I do – is a fun place to celebrate your favorite and up coming releases. Fandango is great for more than just buying movie tickets, you can watch trailers, join in discussions, read reviews and much more. With holiday block busters soon hitting the big screen, it's never too early to shop Fandango gift cards! They make a great … [Read more...]

Home Alone: The Holiday Heist DVD Giveaway #FHEInsiders

In the latest installment of the Home Alone franchise, Finn Baxter and his family move from California to Maine to their new house. Finn is terrified and believes the house is haunted. While he sets up traps to catch the "ghost", his parents get stranded across town and Finn is home alone with his sister. Their house is targeted by three thieves. Home Alone: The Holiday Heist is … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays

  Wishing my readers all of the love, joy and cheer the holiday season brings.       … [Read more...]

Flash Giveaway! Win A $25 eBay Gift Card

This giveaway is now closed. Up for grabs is one $25 eBay Gift card! Better be quick, this flash giveaway ends Saturday 12/15/12. Enter to win by leaving a comment below naming the last item you bought or sold on eBay. Easy as that! Want extra entries? Of course you do! Leave a separate comment after doing any or all of the following. Tweet the following: Enter 2 #Win a $25 … [Read more...]

Join Operation Santa & #HallmarkMovieNight #ChristmasContest

Join Operation Santa for a Movie Night Featuring Love’s Christmas Journey on December 14. Operation Santa is bringing a Hallmark movie night to your home and would love to invite you to participate in this event. After viewing the film at home, join @OperationSanta’s Twitter chat about the film for some fun trivia questions, and then head over to … [Read more...]

Wendy’s Partners with Toys“R”Us for Holiday Savings

No need to wait for Santa to bring a little cheer this holiday season. Wendy’s® is turning the holidays from hectic to happy with a double deal on its Kids’ Meals® to free up your wallet for those stocking stuffers instead. For the second year, Wendy’s is partnering with national toy retailer Toys“R”Us to provide holiday-themed toys and two money-saving Kids’ Meal offers to bring a little … [Read more...]

Follow #Local4Shopping TweetTeam™ for Black Friday

I’m excited to share that I am part of the Hay There Social Media TweetTeam™, focused on hunting down and sharing this year's best Black Friday deals. This campaign is all part of WDIV Local4 and's Holiday Shopping Frenzy. Visit and get to know my TweetTeam™ members / Shopping Experts, read our gift recommendations and don't forget to follow our deal … [Read more...]

Holiday Meal Planning with Bob Evans Chef David Eisel

With the holiday season here, it’s time for families everywhere to start planning meal menus and begin to prepare for other aspects of holiday entertaining. Executive Chef David Eisel, renowned chef and brains behind the menu of Bob Evans Farms, graciously took time out of his busy schedule to participate in interviews with select bloggers. His focus during this time - making holiday meal planning … [Read more...]

Your Holiday Budget & eBay

What would you say if I told you that there is a way to make some real money, easy money, anytime of day or night, without even leaving your house? Fast enough to really beef up this year's holiday budget! Would you believe me? Are ya ready for it? The answer is eBay! Yeah, eBay! eBay makes it easy to make money, on your own terms, and your own schedule. Oh, and another bonus to selling on eBay … [Read more...]

#BlackFriday Deals @ Office Max

Highlights from OfficeMax’s 2012 Black Friday Ad Black Friday Doorbusters $25 OfficeMax gift card with purchase of Kindle Fire HD 16 GB tablet for $199.99 HP® Color Officejet 4500 all-in-one printer for $39.99 (Save $60) 2TB USB 3.0 hard drive for $64.99 (Save 50%) Mid-Back Manager Chair for $39.99 (Save 50%)   Tech Gifts & Accessories Save $15 on a $50 iTunes® … [Read more...]

Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups Blu-ray Review

Look out! This holiday season Disney will deliver an all new heartwarming and hilarious adventure starring a brand new litter of the most adorable talking Great Pyrenees pups. Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups will be unleashed on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital, November 20,2012! From the creators of the #1 live-action, direct-to-video Disney Buddies franchise, Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups is the perfect … [Read more...]

Custom Holiday Stockings Deal

Watch your children’s eyes widen with excitement after seeing their name on their own red plush Vistaprint stocking hanging from your mantel. After all, children and adults alike are sure to love having this memorable holiday keepsake every holiday season. Christmas stockings are easy to customize, fun to show off, and always add the perfect personal element to gift giving. Simply choose a … [Read more...]

Black Friday Ads #KMart & #OldNavy

I'm excited to see some Black Friday ads popping up online already. Who doesn't love a head start on shopping plans? Below are a few highlights I've spotted so far. K-mart 6am - 4pm All footwear Buy one get one free Select Board Games- Buy one get one free Vivatar HD Video Camera- $19.99 Xbox 360 4GB kinect bundle- $199.99 Xbox 360 games select games – $8.99 Fooseball … [Read more...]

A Visit With My Nephew & We Bought A Zoo Review

We had the pleasure of having our nephew stay with us over the holiday weekend. The kids (12 & 13) mostly do their own thing when he comes to visit. Yet,certain things are a must: like several trips to the video rental store so the kids can pick out multiple movies and games. There is also a minimum of one pizza night depending on how long he stays. This was a three night stay, so we only ordered … [Read more...]