Enter Tiny Prints graduation contest on Facebook and you could win $1000, a set of Tiny Prints business cards and personalized stationery , and you'll be featured in the 2013 graduation collection . All you have to do to enter is upload a recent photo and tell Tiny Prints who inspired you the most through high school. The entry period closed May 8, 2012 at 9:00 PM pacific time. The community voting will be open May 9-23, 2012. (U.S. only, must be 17 or older to enter, read the details on the contest page) Go here to enter: https://www.facebook.com/tinyprints?v=app_254553244581393
Today is Friday! Tonight my daughter and I will be participating in Relay For Life . It is a two day, one night event that takes place in locations around the country. You can find out more here. Relay For Life is an event by the American Cancer Society. Monetary donations are collected for months and days before the event from: family, friends, neighbors, and co workers. For their donation you pledge to walk around the track all night and the next morning. Of course you can take a break, go to the bathroom, have some nourishment and visit with your friends. There is food, fun, fellowship laughter and tears. A time to remember and a time to be thankful. There are themed laps planned throughout the night, for a donation you can dedicate a song to someone. There are luminary bags, you can make a donation of $10 and then decorate the bag. The luminaries are then lined up around the track at a specific time and then the candles are lit in memory or honor of a cancer patient. htt
This is a great book for the herb lover, or someone just starting out in the herb garden. You'll learn how, where and when to plant herbs. From a pot on your porch to a back yard garden full of herbs. From what type of herbs grow well where, and how to fertilize them. The book will show you how to grow herbs from seeds and from seedlings. The first in a series of books, "Gardening With Little Miss Greenfingers" covers all aspects of growing your own herbs for cooking, salads and more. Learn what to do if pests invade your herbs, and how to harvest and preserve your bounty of herbs. "Growing Culinary Herbs" is loaded with information and ideas. The ebook is available on Amazon Kindle.
This is a great book for the herb lover, or someone just starting out in the herb garden. You'll learn how, where and when to plant herbs. From a pot on your porch to a back yard garden full of herbs. From what type of herbs grow well where, and how to fertilize them. The book will show you how to grow herbs from seeds and from seedlings. The first in a series of books, "Gardening With Little Miss Greenfingers" covers all aspects of growing your own herbs for cooking, salads and more. Learn what to do if pests invade your herbs, and how to harvest and preserve your bounty of herbs. The book is helpful for do it yourself gardeners or to those looking to add some variety into their garden. Add flavors and texture to your cooking and preparing of foods with Herbs!
Marvel Studios presents “Marvel’s The Avengers”—the Super Hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel Super Heroes IronMan, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, NickFury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Tom Hiddleston, with Stellan Skarsgård and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, and directed by Joss Whedon, “Marvel’s The Avengers” is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series “The Avengers,” first published in 1963 and a comics institution ever since. Prepare yourself for an exciting event movie, packed with action andspectacular special effects, when
What will you be doing for Mother's Day this year? Here is a great way to keep some fun in the day and maybe learn more about your Mom and family! This is a printable set from Python Printables that you can print off what you need, and be able to access the set anytime in the future for other events! The pack retails for $19.95, for 20 games. Use code KITCHENTABLEMOM for a discount until May 5, 2012 when you place your order for Mother's Day Party Games . You'll get all these games in the set: Mother's Day Trivia Mother's Day Left-Right Gift Exchange Mother May I? Mother's Day Keepsake Kids' Craft Hot Actors Trivia Around the House Tidy Up Hunt I Love You In Any Language The Color of Music Tangled Tongue Twisters Tango Crazy Cookie Recipes Famous Moms and Daughters Celebrity Trivia Sexy Scavenger Hunt for Mom and Dad Champagne Trivia Survival of the Fittest party game Nasty British Food Trivia Pretty Pony Print-Out Paper Doll
What will you be doing for Mother's Day this year? Here is a great way to keep some fun in the day and maybe learn more about your Mom and family! This is a printable set from Python Printables that you can print off what you need, and be able to access the set anytime in the future for other events! The pack retails for $19.95, for 20 games. Use code KITCHENTABLEMOM for a discount until May 5, 2012 when you place your order for You'll get all these games in the set: Mother's Day Trivia Mother's Day Left-Right Gift Exchange Mother May I? Mother's Day Keepsake Kids' Craft Hot Actors Trivia Around the House Tidy Up Hunt I Love You In Any Language The Color of Music Tangled Tongue Twisters Tango Crazy Cookie Recipes Famous Moms and Daughters Celebrity Trivia Sexy Scavenger Hunt for Mom and Dad Champagne Trivia Survival of the Fittest party game Nasty British Food Trivia Pretty Pony Print-Out Paper Dolls for kids Romantic Coupons f
How many loads of laundry do you do in a week? Do you use hot water for those loads? Make the switch to using Cold water for all your washing machine loads. Take A Load Off the energy grid and the environment when you wash in cold water. I have been washing our laundry in cold water for over 15 years and don't miss hot water a bit. Tide and Future Friendly have launched the Take A Load Off sweepstakes. Tide also now sells Tide for coldwater wash. Since I do use cold water I don't use powders because they don't dissolve and sometimes the liquid does not all dissolve.Tide has done a good thing by making a detergent just for cold water use and it does dissovle in cold water. Last Sunday was Earth Day, but you can be conservative all year round. Make the promise to switch to washing in cold water on Future Friendly Facebook page . When you visit them and make the promise, you will be entered to win a Maytag® Bravos XL® HE Top Load Washer and Dryer and a one year supply of Tid
Moms are you ready for some relaxation for Mother's Day? You can enter Santa Margherita Sparkling Rosè sweepstakes, or enter a Mom you know who could use some pampering! (you might even get the kids to enter you) When you visit their Facebook page, tell Santa Margherita why you or the person you are entering deserves a weekend away. The Prizes : A Las Vegas Mother's Day Weekend for two that includes airfare, two nights at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino, And a Mother's Day lunch with Monica Pedersen for HGTV. If you watch the dream home show on HGTV every year after New Year's day she is the lovely lady that shows the viewers around the awesome dream house. and these prizes too : Bottles of the new wine, boxes of chocolates, and copies of Monica Pedersen's new book "Make it Beautiful". The Sparkling Rosè joins and acclaimed lineup of wines that include: Pinot Grigio, Prosecco and Chianti Classic Riserva. The number 1 imported Italian Wine crafte
Look at these lovely flowers I received yesterday: The Special Occasion is Mother's Day. A little early I know, but who doesn't like to get flowers. This arrangement is full of pink roses, daisies and lilies in a nice glass vase. It has a lovely fragrance too. I love all the pink! It is called Pink Celebration Bouquet and is arranged by my local florist through Send Flowers . You can send this arrangement to your Mom for Mother's Day from her local florist shop when you order from Send Flowers . Make your Mom, Grandma, or the Mom of your kid's day by sending this Pink Celebration Bouquet from Send Flowers . Disclosure : I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com . Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.
Look at these lovely flowers I received yesterday: The Special Occasion is Mother's Day. A little early I know, but who doesn't like to get flowers. This arrangement is full of pink roses, daisies and lilies in a nice glass vase. It has a lovely fragrance too. I love all the pink! It is called Pink Celebration Bouquet and is arranged by my local florist You can send this arrangement to your Mom for Mother's Day from her local florist shop when you order from Send Flowers . Make your Mom, Grandma, or the Mom of your kid's day by sending this Pink Celebration Bouquet
The Muppets (Kermit, Miss Piggy, Gonzo and Pepe) here with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NYC & Company CEO George Fertitta, celebrate the announcement of the Muppets as New York City’s Family Ambassadors (Photo credit: Julienne Schaer) The Muppets Named New York City’s Family Ambassadors The Muppets were today named New York City Family Ambassadors by NYC & Company, New York City’s tourism and marketing organization. As part of the year-long collaboration, the Muppets will encourage family travel to New York by highlighting the best ways for families to experience and enjoy the many dining and shopping venues, cultural institutions, parks and attractions across the five boroughs. “I’ve loved New York ever since I arrived in New York harbor and saw that the Statue of Liberty is green. What a welcome! New York is a great place for families, frogs, pigs, bears and…uh, whatevers to visit. We can’t wait to show the world the best ways to hop around the city!” said Ker
Are you counting down the days until the school year is over? If you have a graduate in your house, like we do, it's a happy time! There is all the planning for college and all the planning for graduation. Our school has the ceremony outside, weather permitting. If it is raining or a wind storm outside the ceremony is held in the gymnasium. That is limited seating. Each graduate gets four tickets for his or her family. What about all those relatives? Luckily we are planning on sending out Graduation Announcements. My daughter had her senior picture taken, but was not thrilled with the photograph. I am going to rely on Dad to take photographs of the graduate and then let Tiny Prints do the rest. It's so easy to order cards from them. You can look through the graduation announcements from Tiny Prints. Here are a few examples, and there are loads more on their web site ! This is a cute one, showing early childhood, to young adult photographs on the card. I like the clean look
Walt Disney Animation Studios and Emmy®-winning director Rich Moore (TV’s “The Simpsons,” “Futurama”) take moviegoers on a hilarious, arcade-game-hopping journey in “ Wreck-It Ralph .” Ralph (voice of John C. Reilly, “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby,” “Step Brothers”) is tired of being overshadowed by Fix-It Felix (voice of Jack McBrayer, “30 Rock”), the “good guy” star of their game who always gets to save the day. But after decades doing the same thing andseeing all the glory go to Felix, Ralph decides he’s tired of playing the role of a bad guy. He takes matters into his own massive hands and sets off on a game-hopping journey across the arcade through every generation of video games to prove he’s got what it takes to be a hero. On his quest, he meets the tough-as-nails Sergeant Calhoun (voice of Jane Lynch, TV’s “Glee”) from the first-person action game Hero’s Duty. But it’s the feisty misfit Vanellope von Schweetz (voice of Sarah Silverman, “The Sarah Silverman Progra
You can score some freebies on Earth day and now! Get a free Shop Rite Bag with the purchase of any two Scott Naturals. Check your store for details Get a free Wegmans Bag when you bring Plastic bags to the store for Recycling this Friday and Saturday.. See store for details. Get a free Kmart Bag from General Mills when you buy participating cereal boxes. See Store for details. Purchase Two specially marked products from Seventh Generation and get a Free tote bag with codes. See package tag for details. SeventhGeneration.com And my favorite bag is Target's Free bag on Earth Day, April 22.. See store for details. Check out these links for Earth Day activities: Marcal How many trees can you save? Marcal Recylcing tips Marcal kids Learning http://www.earthday.org/ Visit your local or State government's web page for local events. What will you be doing this Earth Day? Feel free to leave a comment with your knowledge of freebies and events on Earth Day! Thanks!
The God Box: Sharing My Mother's Gift of Faith, Love, and Letting Go by Mary Lou Quinlan; The God Box is truly hard to read without tears swelling up in your eyes. I had to put the book down a few times and collect myself. It is not a sad book, but a book of one Mother's love of God, her family, and friends. As a mother and a daughter myself, I can relate. Mary Lou Quinlan, the author of the book shares her findings of 10 boxes her Mother had placed notes in throughout the years. These petitions that her Mother had written down on a variety of pieces of paper and placed in a decorative box as a note to God. From good health requests to asking troubles to be calmed Mary's mother wrote them all down on paper and put them in The God Box. After Mary's Mother passes away she discover the boxes and in this book she shares the hand written petitions. On the slips of paper her mother asks God for comfort her family, keep them, well, help them find jobs, sell houses and so much
Looking for a special gift? Try Happy Nappers! These adorable, soft, cuddly pillows turn into kids favorite animals. Happy Nappers start out as a pillow looking shape, with a doorbell. Yes, a doorbell, ring the bell and then unzip the Happy Napper to see what animal is inside! This is the monkey Happy Napper: Happy Nappers are available in other animal favorites. Check them all out at their web site Happy Nappers (tm) . You can get free shipping with code SPECIAL4U. These make great gifts! It's a pillow and a 21" animal to keep your child happy. There are so many play hours to be had with Happy Nappers. A portion of all Happy Nappers' proceeds will be given to the Home Sweet Home Fund benefiting the Children's Brain Tumor Foundation. So stock up on all your children's favorites and keep some on hand for gifts: Birthdays, get well, graduation, going on a vacation, or to give to a best friend. This
Disneynature takes movie goers deep into the forests of Africa with “Chimpanzee,” a new True-Life Adventure introducing an adorable young chimp named Oscar and his entertaining approach to life in a remarkable story of family bonds and individual triumph. Oscar’s playful curiosity and zest for discovery showcase the intelligence and ingenuity of some of the most extraordinary personalities in the animal kingdom. Working together, Oscar’s chimpanzee family—including his mom, Isha, and the group’s savvy leader, Freddy — navigates the complex territory of the forest. The world is a playground for little Oscar and his fellow young chimps, who’d rather make mayhem than join their parents for an afternoon nap. But when Oscar’s family is confronted by a rival band of chimps, he is left to fend for himself until a surprising ally steps in and changes his life forever. Directed by Alastair Fothergill (“African Cats” and “Earth”) and Mark Linfield (“Earth”), “Chimpanzee” swings into theaters
Food Fights second edition is out now. Written by Laura A. Jana, MD FAAP, and Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP with the American Academy of Pediatrics, helping parents with nutrition and healthy choices for your children. Some of the chapters from the book: Food for Thought How to pick your battles Baby Bites:Starting Solid Foods Putting Breastfeeding First and making it last Food Food everywhere, but not a bite they'll eat Brushing Up A Vitamin A Day Allergies and Intolerances At the back of the book there are resources such as technology, apps for parenting in today's world. Recipes for baby food, meals, and snacks are also in this section. A section on books to read with your children about food. This is a great book for any new parent or second or more child. A good gift for a baby shower, new parents, even the grandparents or caregivers. Disclosure : I was given a copy of this book to write this review from Role Mommy. The comments and views are my own.
Here is a trailer to a film called, Beauty Beneath the Dirt. It is about three people who hiked the Appalachian Tral. The web site is beautybeneaththedirt.com . They blogged about it along the way. It looks like a good movie folks!
What's better that a Flower that you don't have to water? The new line of Best Flower Buds Dolls! Jay at Play has introduced another cute doll, along with Little Miss Muffin. Best Flower Buds Dolls look like a flower pot until you pull the flower out of the pot. This is what she looks like from the top off her carrying case; And this is what she looks like out of her case and out of her flower pot; Best Flower Buds are only available at Toys R Us , and retail for $9.99 for the 9 inch doll. Visit Toys R Us to see the complete line of Best Flower Buds Dolls. Best Flower Buds make great companions for the little girls in your family, they make great Birthday gifts, and even a gift "just because your special" gift. For the young men, Jay at Play has introduced Stinky Little Trash Monsters. A plush doll for the boys and girls too. At first glance you might think it is a trash can, but when you pull the lid up, Stinky Little Trash Monsters come out of the can. It'
Put on your chef hat and get baking for the The Third National Food Bloggers Bake Sale on April 28, 2012. Bloggers without Borders are working with Share Our Strength's Great American Bake Sale and Gaby Dalkin . There are nearly 1 in 5 children struggling with hunger. We, that's you and I, need to increase access to programs that can help feed kids. Food they can thrive with. Last year 26 bake sales earned $25,000, and this year's challenge is $50,000 so sign up and get baking! One dollar connects a child with 10 meals!!! 16 million kids face hunger and they need our help. Here is how you can help: Host a bake sale and register at www.GreatAmericanBakeSale.org/signup . You will have access to online fundraising tools. A poster and booklet full of information will be mailed to you. Look for more resources and tools in The Bake Sale Resources Center on the site. Use the flyers, stickers, and pricing tips found on the site. Visit this site for Bake Sales already taking