The Blogher Whirlwind

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Wow, what an event.  I honestly don't even know where to begin because there was soooooo much happening.  I arrived to Chicago on Wednesday, very perky and left on Sunday completely drained but it was all worth it. The amount of folks that showed up for the Blogher Conference was absolutely amazing.  The sad thing is that there are so many … [Read more...]

7 Minutes with Carson Kressley and an Evening with Nikon

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Carson Kressley is not only telling you "How to Look Good Naked",  he's also telling you how to "Look Good in Pictures" and I hope he shares a few tips with me during my 7 minute interview with him at Blogher!  Lord knows I could use the help in that department. Anyways, on Friday evening while at Blogher, I'll have the absolutely wonderful … [Read more...]

Faces – Blue Ribbon Winner

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So sorry for the delay folks. I never expected July to be so hectic! Man there were some GREAT entries with this theme!! I am so glad that I didn't have to choose the winner this time around because I would not have been able to do it!  A couple of my favorites are this strong fella fighting back the tears. What a great photo capture of … [Read more...]

LeapFrog Makes Donations as Part of their Summer Reading Program

And LeapFrog made me Ambassador!  I was so excited when LeapFrog asked me to be ambassador of their Summer Reading Program!  As Ambassador, I would be given the LeapFrog Tag Reading Systems to my local libraries, including some extra Tag Kits to handout to families!  (That's another post, this one's about the library;) I chose to give the Tag … [Read more...]

Damned if You Do, Damned if You Don’t

I have received numerous emails asking me what I think about the PR Blackout, the "mommy blogger" dramasodes, etc. To be quite honest, I ignore these emails because frankly, it's NONE of my business. What people do with their blog is their own business, not mine but here is all I'm gonna say about it. It's so childish, all of it, and I don't … [Read more...]

2 day, Old Navy Weekly Giveaway! 10 Winners $50 off $100

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UPDATED with WINNERS!  Thanks everyone for playing!! I'm not surprised by several of the winners tho because they commented all day long, both days! CRAZY!!!!  All winners were randomly chosen and are listed below. thanks so much for playing and be on the lookout for an email from me and for your coupon! maria [email protected] Deanna D … [Read more...]

Frigidaire – Moved to Team Affinity Washer and Dryer

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Some of you may recall me being on Team Dishwasher for Frigidaire and Mom Central but the appliance was in such demand that they could not fulfill the orders in time so I've been moved to Team Washer and Dryer!  I will received a brand new RED Affinity Washer & Dryer that are front loading.  OH YEAH BABY! Check out the features too on these … [Read more...]

Sears Home Design Summit

I had the honor of attending the Sears Summit in Chicago to meet with the Kmart Design team and see the fun and beautiful new collections already out and set to launch.  I have to the most uncreative person ever so you can imagine how exciting it was for me to walk in and see the home designs, offered by Sears and Kmart,  all prettied up!  To see … [Read more...]

Free Kitchen Idea from Kraftmaid – Hurry though!

EDITED: I told you this would go fast. It's now over! Sorry for those of you who tried. Keep watching and I'll update the next time it's available!! This offer doesn't last long at all so you guys better hurry if you want this free kitchen idea book from Kraftmaid. For the do-it-yourself person or the professional, with tons of beautiful ideas … [Read more...]

Trying Out the Self Timer Feature

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