Extremely comfortable, and luxurious, my Hyundai Sonata review

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When thinking about my favorite cars, Hyundai has never been a name that comes to mind. Well, that just changed! I recently had the pleasure of driving a 2015 Hyundai Sonata for a week, and just like that - it now makes my short list of cars to consider. In-fast it not only makes my list, it just might be at the top. When it comes to vehicle reviews here on Five Dollar Shake, I pride myself on my … [Read more...]

$50 Amazon Gift Card Flash Giveaway #ThinkMothersday

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Mother's Day (May 10th) is just around the corner! How would you like to win a free $50 Amazon gift card in time to shop for mom (or yourself)? Entering is easy! Simply use the widget below. You'll need a valid email address to enter. One winner will be contacted by email on April 24th. Winner must be 18+. An electronic gift card will be delivered via email. a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

Thank you for reading my blog! Enter to win a $250 Gift Card #giveaway

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Giveaway is hosted by Jenns Blah Blah Blog Jenn's Blah Blah Blog and some of her favorite bloggers are celebrating, our readers with a Monthly Gift Card Giveaway! One SUPER Lucky Person will win a gift card of their choice valued up to $250! Yepie, perfect with the holidays coming up! Pick your prize! One lucky winner chooses a gift card - Amazon, Walmart, Target, Visa or anything else you … [Read more...]

Growing Popularity of Zombies

Your home is adorned with posters, images, and memorabilia from Night of the Living Dead, and your DVR is chock full of already-watched episodes of The Walking Dead. You’re either a brain-eating zombie or a prime example of the world’s growing preoccupation with zombie culture. And you’re not alone – zombies are popping up everywhere, from the silver screen to the TV screen and even in video … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

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Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 01. Filled two Easter baskets for our granddaughters. 02. Drove a new car for review. (post coming soon) 03. Felt heartbroken over the loss of two of my husband's family members. 04. Shopped for a Marvel T-shirt to wear while in LA. 05. Decided to have a quiet Easter at home just the three of us. 06. Enjoyed a day at the salon with my … [Read more...]

Easter shopping @ Twelve Oaks Mall & A $100 Gift Card Giveaway #MyTwelveOaks

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I recently took my daughter to Twelve Oaks Mall to do our Easter shopping, and to visit their adorable Bunnyville. We had a great time! It was nice to create some fun mother/daughter memories, and be able to cross off my entire shopping list at the same time, while visiting only one location. We came home with everything we need to make this Easter, a fun and memorable holiday for the entire … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

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Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 01. Blew a tire on the freeway on my way home from work. 02. Had no choice but to hit a front end after it blew off of a car in front of me, again, on the freeway. 03. Started considering a new route home that does not involve the freeway. 04. Received my travel itinerary, hotel confirmation and e-tickets to LA next month. 05. Started … [Read more...]

My secret to a fresh-smelling car & $25 Walmart Gift Card giveaway #FebrezeCar @SheSpeaksUp

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I drive an older car, a 99 Grand Prix, and I love it. Though, I can admit that it's been a decade since my car had that nice new car smell. So, to help battle the odors that come along with age, everyday use and countless camping trips, I have secret weapon... Febreze Car Vent Clips. Don't let the size fool you - they may look small, but when it comes to eliminating odors, they sure are … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Online Shopping

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Online shopping is a multi-billion dollar industry that’s seeing massive year over year growth. Retailers have jumped on board and begun to tailor their business models to fit the new medium, offering websites and mobile apps to accompany brick and mortar stores. That being said, many brands have seen significant success forgoing the storefront altogether. On the consumer side, there are tons of … [Read more...]

3 Things We Can Learn From Taylor Swift’s NYC Move

It's always fun to watch big celebrity moves. When a celeb moves from one city to another, they oftentimes make headlines. The biggest … [Read more...]

LuguLake Bluetooth Speaker Review & Giveaway

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I recently received the above LuguLake Crystal Shaped Bluetooth Portable Mini Wireless Speaker With 3.5mm Audio Jack from LuguLake to review. With four smartphones (3 iPhones 1 Android), two tablets (1 iPad, 1 Android) and a Bluetooth compatible laptop in the house we were able to give this little beauty a real work out. The speaker connected quick and easily to both Apple and Android devices. We … [Read more...]

Younique Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lashes

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Let's face it - long, beautiful lashes are in. In-fact they are the one accessory that never goes out of style. Take your lashes from 1-dimensional to 3-dimensional with Younique Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lashes. This set is a new eyelash-enhancing duo that provides up to 300% increase in thickness, length and volume to your lashes while staying completely real and all natural. I've seen … [Read more...]

Get a Free Trial of Honest.com, The Honest Co.

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I see these commercials all of the time. They look and sound like amazing products. Had no idea I could sign up for a free trial. … [Read more...]

Target Pharmacy makes my life easier with the Healthful Pharmacy App & Target e-GiftCard giveaway #TargetSponsored

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Being a busy working mom, I often have to rely on an impressive bag of tricks to help juggle daily activities and all the little things that keep my family moving. We have very little time for getting sick around here. Yet- it happens, that's for sure! When it does happen, one of my "impressive tricks" is Target Pharmacy. Whether in store, online, or via mobile Target Pharmacy really helps the … [Read more...]

New Year, New Budget! Save money with Mitsubishi

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Most of us include improving our budget when listing our new years resolutions, but what if you're in the market for a new car? Well, you might want to consider the 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage. The 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage is the most gas efficient non hybrid car on the market today, as well as the most affordable at around $12,995. I recently had the pleasure of driving the 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage … [Read more...]

Capture Life’s Memories, Save $150 on the Canon EOS Rebel T5i @ Best Buy! #CanonatBestBuy #HintingSeason

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Capturing memories of our life together, with our children and grandchildren, is a way of life for our family. It's not just for those special occasions. Life moves fast, and children grow up quick. There's just no time to be playing around with a cell phone, and leaving the quality of our photos to chance. This year I have one word for Santa - Canon! Best Buy is the ultimate … [Read more...]

Holiday shopping @ Twelve Oaks Mall & A $100 Gift Card Giveaway #TwelveOaksHoliday

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I recently took my daughters to Twelve Oaks Mall for an afternoon of holiday shopping. Having so many stores to choose from we were able to cross off almost every gift on our shopping list. Even those hard to shop for friends. And, with so many great sale prices, we were also able to purchase a few things for ourselves. Like new outfits for Christmas day. I was able to score a great deal on a … [Read more...]

Poinsettia Lane Collection from ProFlowers

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Did you know that more than 40% of people prefer to decorate with live flowers and plants for the holidays? I've found that having them in our living room not only adds a festive look, but gives the room a nice warm feel, and scent. Puts me a in a good mood every time! Whether you're planning to decorate your own home, or give them as a gift, ProFlowers has a beautiful Christmas Collection this … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

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Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1. Shopped for Christmas gifts online. Free shipping is the bomb! 2. Watched the season finale of Gracepoint, and found it very anticlimactic when the killer was my very first guess. 3. Enjoyed an evening of dinner, and board games with my parents. 4. Had to turn my head while my grandbaby had her ears pierced. 5. Spent an … [Read more...]

Take control of your curls with the InStyler Tulip Auto Curler #Instyler #RSVPInStyler

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I recently received the above three stylers from Vocalpoint to consider reviewing here on my blog. Having two daughters in the house, this was one review I had no trouble finding help with. Instyler Max 2-Way Rotating Iron With the MAX, you can create straight and sleek styles or add incredible body and volume. Wrap your hair around the rotating barrel and you can achieve beautiful soft curls … [Read more...]