Salvation Army Thrift Stores celebrate Labor Day

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Whether it’s back-to-school or back-to-college, join The Salvation Army Southeast Michigan Adult Rehabilitation Center family thrift stores as they celebrate the start of a new season with the annual Labor Day sale. Visit any of the 34 metro Detroit Salvation Army thrift store locations to enjoy 50 percent off clothing on Monday, Sept. 7. Doors will be open at the nonprofit’s 32 thrift stores from … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

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Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 01. Enjoyed a three day comping trip with friends. 02. Made plans to host a barbecue on Labor Day. 03. Missed my husband while he worked a lot of overtime. 04. Pulled a muscle in my back. 05. Watched the movie Bridesmaids and laughed at it for the millionth time. 06. Pulled out a few fall decorations. 07. Spent way too much money at … [Read more...]

The Force Awakens Around the World: Star Wars Fans Invited to Join Epic Global Event on YouTube #ForceFriday #StarWars

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens products are set to be unveiled in the world’s first-ever global live toy unboxing event. Unfolding over 18 hours in 15 cities and 12 countries, the event will see highlights from the range of epic merchandise revealed in a rolling New Year’s Eve style celebration featuring top digital stars from the Maker Studios network. “Star Wars toys have always played an … [Read more...]

We have #SanDisk products to our Back to school shopping list @BestBuy

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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. Our youngest daughter is about to start her junior year of high school. We couldn't be more proud of her, and how hard she works. The amount of school work and level of education that she is handling is way more than we had while in school. As parents, we try … [Read more...]

7 things on Sunday

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Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 01. Ordered new dishes. We've been using ours for over 20 years, it was time. 02. Enjoyed a late night of dinner, music, and playing cards alone with my husband. 03. Bought our granddaughter two bags of nice clothes for a steal, on a local Facebook group. 04. Made plans to extend our next camping trip by one more day. 05. Started shopping … [Read more...]

My Friend Cayla, a new interactive doll review & giveaway

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Our granddaughter recently turned eight. She is now at that age that when she comes to visit she needs to keep busy. Becca still being a fan of dolls really helps, as does her love for technology. We recently received "My Friend Cayla" for Becca to review. Cayla is the world's first interactive doll. She thinks, reacts and plays with kids using a downloadable app. Even though the package … [Read more...]

Let the good times roll with Igloo’s Quantum 28 Quart Roller Cooler

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Camping has become one of our favorite summer activities. In-fact over the past few years, I'd say we've become quit the advert campers. We go as often as possible. We now have an excellent routine for putting up and tearing down our tent, for organizing our gear, and our packing priorities are spot on. When it comes to camping, I'm all about the food, the drinks and the relaxation. But, … [Read more...]

Baby’s Got Soul creative baby clothes review & giveaway

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Free product was received for the purpose of this blog post. I was not asked or influenced to write a positive review. All opinions expressed are honest and my own. All photos used are copyrighted to Fivedollarshake.net. Looking for a fun and funky gift that will stand out at any party or baby shower? Something well made, and unique, yet classy enough to not offend. Sounds hard to find, … [Read more...]

Live like a movie star with online coupons from Groupon

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I've been fortunate to attend some pretty nice press trips over the past five years. Thanks to this blog. I've traveled all over the U.S. to visit movie sets, interview movie stars and promote films. Though each press trip has been different, the one thing they all have had in common is luxury. I can admit that staying in expensive Hotels, eating in fancy restaurants, and mingling with the stars … [Read more...]

Planning the perfect date/movie night at home #TheLongestRide

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Between work and family, life can get pretty busy. As much as I'd like to say I can do it all, that's just not my reality. There is always something that falls off the radar. As parents, that something is usually our alone time. This weekend we're working on that, and planning for the perfect movie/date night at home. Our plans consist of steaks and veggies on the grill. Drinks and snacks under … [Read more...]

The 2015 @Toyota Camry XLE, is it worthy of it’s number one position? #DriveToyota #ad

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I recently spent a week driving the 2015 Toyota Camry XLE for review. The Camry is America's number one selling car in it's class. I found that a little hard to believe before my review week began, but by the end of the week I was so impressed I was asking "where do I sign". Now, the point of reviewing cars is NOT to be purchasing one, but to share my honest thoughts on the vehicle's design, … [Read more...]

$250 Gift Card Giveaway July – August

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Welcome to the $250 Winners Pick It Gift Card 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! You know how it works, 1 person chooses a gift card - … [Read more...]

The Perfect Father’s Day Gadget for the Man Who Has Everything @BestBuy @3DRobotics #ad #SoloatBestBuy

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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. Looking for a last minute, yet awesome Father's Day gift? Does the dad in your life love gadgets? Is he also an early adopter and tech savvy? If so, Best Buy has you covered with a 3DRobotics Solo Drone. Solo, the Smart Drone has arrived in over 400 Best Buy … [Read more...]

Salvation Army 4Th of July sale @ 34 Metro Detroit locations

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Oh, say can you see savings? Join The Salvation Army Southeast Michigan Adult Rehabilitation Center family thrift stores as they celebrate summer during the nonprofit’s annual Fourth of July Sale. Visit any of the 34 metro Detroit Salvation Army thrift store locations to enjoy 50 percent off clothing on Saturday, July 4. Doors will be open at the nonprofit’s 32 thrift stores from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. … [Read more...]

GoPro Cameras @BestBuy , The Perfect Father’s Day Gift #GoProatBestBuy

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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. As parents, we really enjoy capturing our experiences with our girls by taking photos and videos. I'm usually the photo taker, while my husband is better at capturing the moments with video. Which I am grateful for, let's face it - these years are going by … [Read more...]

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! You know how it works, 1 person chooses a gift card - Amazon, Walmart, Target, Visa and anything else … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

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Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 01. Bought and arranged new flowers in our front yard. 02. Made plans to visit the Smokey Mountains on Labor Day weekend. 03. Was awake way too late on a weeknight watching a Mike & Molly marathon. 04. Enjoyed an evening with my parents and our granddaughters. 05. Took the girls to the park. 06. Had a great time visiting and having … [Read more...]

Monthly Coach Handbag Fan Appreciation Giveaway

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Welcome to the Monthly Coach Handbag Fan Appreciation Giveaway! Jenns Blah Blah Blog and all her amazing blogging buddies have come together to give you a chance to win a Coach Handbag! Before we get started I wanted to be sure and say thank you to the following bloggers, they are amazing and we love each and every one of them! This giveaway is hosted and sponsored by us (Jenns … [Read more...]

Discover your pool personality with Kayak Pools #PowerofthePool

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Making the decision to shop for a pool is an exciting time. When you add a pool to your yard, you're adding a lot of fun experiences for the whole family. Knowing that summer is just around the corner, it's easy to get caught up in being ready to start those fun experiences, and rush into buying. But how do you know which pool is right for you? Right for 1) family, 2) home, 3) lifestyle, and 4) … [Read more...]

Shop local this Mother’s Day, shop Pretty Lady Salon

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Mother's Day is almost here. Still looking for a great gift? Consider shopping local. A great place to consider is a local salon. If you're here in the Detroit area, you want to check out Pretty Lady Salon in Allen Park. They have thing you need to show how special she is on Mother's Day. Looking to pamper her without breaking your budget? Pretty Lady Salon has a variety of gift options within … [Read more...]