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...]

Fast & Furious Blu-ray Collection ONLY $35.49 Shipped (Includes 1-6 & $7.50 Fandango Cash)

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Amazon.com currently has a great deal on the Fast & Furious Blu-ray Collection, ONLY $35.49 with free shipping – regularly $69.98! Reminder: Mother's Day is near, and Father's Day is just around the corner! This limited edition gift set includes Fast & Furious 1-6 Collection - Limited Edition (Blu-ray with Digital HD), $7.50 Fandango Cash to see Furious 7 in theaters (hurry cash … [Read more...]

Marvel Avengers Movie Night, Meijer sponsored #giveaway

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Avengers: Age of Ultron will be assembling in theaters on May 1st. When Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) jumpstarts a dormant peacekeeping program, things go terribly awry, forcing him, Thor (Chris Hemsworth), the Incredible Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) and the rest of the Avengers to reassemble. As the fate of Earth hangs in the balance, the team is put to the ultimate test as they battle Ultron (James … [Read more...]

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...]