Month: November 2013

Authors Chop Off Hair for Locks of Love!

Authors Chop Off Hair for Locks of Love!

You should know by now, I am a total sucker for a good cause! But just in case wearing blue wigs, passing around purple purses, digging in and doing good, or sharing about Dependable Leaders wasn’t quite enough to convince you, here is further proof! […]

Stand Up To Cancer and #DoGood with MasterCard #MC

Stand Up To Cancer and #DoGood with MasterCard #MC

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Stand Up To Cancer and #DoGood with MasterCard

Although he has never experienced it, my little boy has made me feel the disastrous, horrible, gut-wrenching effects of cancer the most. His vibrant little face, and the people who have missed out on seeing it, are what drive my passion to Stand Up To Cancer.
The very first time that evil word, cancer, popped into my mind in association with Tyler was when I found out I was pregnant with him. After the initial joy and sharing the news, there was a sadness that came along.
Fantasy Vs. Reality – Thanksgiving Edition inspired by NickMom

Fantasy Vs. Reality – Thanksgiving Edition inspired by NickMom

This post was inspired by the following picture from NickMom. I immediately started laughing, because it’s SO TRUE. And then it launched me into all thoughts pertaining to fantasy vs. reality when it comes to Thanksgiving from the depressing to the inspiring to the #MotherFunny […]

The Gift of Holiday Smells

The Gift of Holiday Smells

The Gift of Holiday Smells When I think of the holidays my mind always goes to the sights, sounds, tastes and smells! To me the holidays just wouldn’t be the holidays without the smells! From my homemade cookies of all varieties baking in the oven, […]

Maytag Dependable Leader Award

Maytag Dependable Leader Award

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Maytag Dependable Leader Award

As you all know by now I *love* kids and I’m a total sucker when it comes to a great cause! That why I wanted to share with you that Maytag needs your help to select the best candidate for the 2013 Maytag Dependable Leader Award – an award to recognize someone committed to making a difference in the lives of youth! From November 12th through November 29th, you can visit here  to learn about all five finalists and the exemplary work they do in their respective communities, and to help make a difference, vote once a day for the nominee you think best represents a Maytag Dependable Leader! The choices are tough ones! The finalists are:

Albert Hernandez – Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena
Ethan Harris – Boys & Girls Club of Bryant
Nate Ford – Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco
Ricky Gallon – Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay
Steve Hixson – Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland

The winner will join 24 of this year’s other Dependable Leaders across the country and receive a $20,000 financial grant to help his Club continue to improve its impact in its community. The Maytag Dependable Leader Award gives back to Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s professionals and volunteers who continuously give their days to help better the world of youth with whom they work.

America’s Vote is an extension of the Awards, inviting Americans to select the final Maytag Dependable Leader Award winner in 2013 by voting online! So do your good deed to pay it forward today and help out by taking a few moments of your time to get a great grant to some amazing people! #MC

Christmas Gift Guide 2013 ~ The Perfect Gift for Any Baby

Christmas Gift Guide 2013 ~ The Perfect Gift for Any Baby

Yes–that’s right! This is the kick off post to my Christmas Gift Guide! Now, now–before you start hurling rotten tomatoes at me and shouting the virtues of Thanksgiving hear me out! I agree–the Christmas trees up in the mall already *are* a bit much. But […]

Looks for The Holiday ~ Easy Holiday Nails

Looks for The Holiday ~ Easy Holiday Nails

Since I’m currently helping run the #ThisisStyle campaign for SocialFabric my mind is now turned to all things fashion and beauty more than ever! I find myself looking at people in the school pick up line going, “Oh her outfit is so on trend!” Or, […]

#CelebrateMom Huge November Prize Bundle

#CelebrateMom Huge November Prize Bundle

#CelebrateMom Monthly Giveaway

If you’ve been around for awhile you already know all about Mompact! and how they’re all about taking the time to #CelebrateMom from supporting Mom Inventors, Bloggers to stay at home moms! If you’re not familiar with them take a few minutes to go check out their website and follow them on Facebook and Twitter to learn a little more on what they’re all about!

This month a bunch of the amazing Mom Inventors that Mompact is proud to support are joining together to host this *amazing* giveaway! Here are the complete list of products!

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Yesterland Farm, Canton, Texas

Yesterland Farm, Canton, Texas

Legalese Nonsense: We were given the chance to check out Yesterland Farms as a family so that I could give you the low down on the good, the bad, and the corny! All adorable families, pony ride memories, and sunny corn maze pictures are my […]