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Toys & Tech

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Disney

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Home & Garden

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New Way To Call A Cab – “Curb” Makes It Easy! $15 Off Your First Ride #Sponsored #MC

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I've never felt comfortable hailing a cab.  First, I can't ever remember if the light on means they are available, or not available.  It seems awkward to wave my arm in the air.  I can't whistle.  Middle of the block?  Corner?  I never know where to stand.  And the worst? Yes, people have walked right smack in front of me and stolen, yes, stolen, grrrrrr, my cab.  In the rain.  What's a girl to do? Well the days of awkward arm waving, … [Read more...]

Group Giveaway: Safety 1st Infant/Child Car Seat (Up to $189 Value) – US, Ends 10/3

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  A car seat is one of the most important items you may ever own.  We all hope that we will never have need for one, but the reality is that it may end up saving your child's life. September 14-20 is Child Passenger Safety Week sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The goal of Child Passenger Safety week is to make sure parents and caregivers are properly … [Read more...]

Fun After-School Snack! Fruit and Cheese Kabobs with Arla Dofino Cheese! #HavartiParty #Sponsored #MC

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"Mom, I'm HUNGRY!" It's the first thing I hear when I pick up my daughter from school.  I'm always looking for afternoon snack ideas and one of the best we've found is Arla Dofino Cheese and Fruit Kabobs.  They are equally fun-to-make as they are delicious-to-eat.  And, moms like me can feel good about having our kids eat Arla Dofino cheeses.  Arla Dofino cheeses are naturally good, free of added hormones and crafted with quality, natural … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Let’s Imagine Elmo! (US, Ends 10/8) New Toys for Under the Tree (If You Can Wait That Long)! #HasbroChicago

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Hasbro included me in a fun event in Chicago recently to play, er, I mean try some of their newest toys.  How fun is that?  F-U-N, FUN!  My favorite was a new line from Playdoh called, DohVinci.  Cartridges of an all new compound similar to, but not quite exactly Playdoh, fit into a Styler that reminded me of a cake decorating frosting gun.  It came with tips, that let you make stars, hearts, flowers, or even butterflies.  Shhhh, don't tell … [Read more...]

Calling Homeowners for a BEHR Opportunity to Earn Amazon GCs!

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 Are you a homeowner and have recently renovated or plan to? BEHR wants to hear from people who have completed painting, staining or exterior floor coating projects in the past or plan to in the future. BEHR wants to hear from you and other home improvement and DIY enthusiasts as it seeks participants for an exclusive, secure, moderated online community. Those who participate will get the chance to learn from others working on home … [Read more...]

Group Giveaway: $75 Paypal Cash or Amazon GC (Ends 10/5, Worldwide)

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  Rewind to You One last summer before college on beautiful Tybee Island is supposed to help Sienna forget. But how can she? This is where her family spent every summer before everything changed, before the world as she knew it was ripped away. But the past isn’t easily left behind. Especially when Sienna keeps having episodes that take her back to the night she wants to forget. Even when she meets the mysterious Austin Dobbs, the … [Read more...]

Celebrate, Have Fun, And Use Social Media For Positive Messages #ShareAwesome National PTA and LifeLock #CleverGirls

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Yesterday, my 8 year old daughter, Rosie was telling me about something that happened in the group of girls that hang around together during school recess.  Two of her friends had gotten into an argument and it wasn't clear to her which side of the fight she should take and if she should get involved at all.  You've experienced that too, haven't you?  It's not always easy to tell what's right and what's wrong.  Unfortunately, everything isn't as … [Read more...]

Group Giveaway: $100 Paypal Cash or Amazon GC from “Jubilee’s Journey” (Worldwide, Ends 10/3)

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A "group" giveaway is being posted on more than one site to promote a new book. Good luck to you! I hope a KLY reader wins! Jubilee’s Journey by Bette Lee Crosby   JUBILEE’S JOURNEY…FPA PRESIDENT’S BOOK AWARD GOLD MEDAL WINNER   When tragedy strikes a West Virginia coal mining family, two children start out on a trek that they hope will lead them to a new life. Before a day passes, the children are separated and the … [Read more...]

Group Giveaway: $50 Paypal Cash or Amazon GC From “The Sending” (Worldwide, Ends 10/3)

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The Sending A city's peace is shattered when two university students go missing, and only Daneel and his friends know the shocking truth of what happened. Finding themselves under attack, Daneel leads them in a race to escape the mounting violence. Mara is willing to kill for the beliefs of the faction that raised her. But as she seeks out her mark, using a rare, mystical form of travel known as the Sending, Mara discovers a powerful … [Read more...]

2014 Top Three Must-Haves For Back to School Fashion #ZapposStyle #MC #Sponsored

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Are you settling into a school routine?  We're not 100% there yet, but getting close.  I can see the light at the end of the tunnel.  A bit ago I wrote a post about back-to-school clothes shopping at Zappos.com.  I am happy to report that the clothes we bought are new favorites!  Not only is it convenient to shop online for kids' back-to-school, but you can find great fashion without wearing out your own shoes.  Top Three 2014 Back-to-School … [Read more...]

Tailgate Football Party with Florida Orange Juice! #OJSelfie #OJTailgate #MC #Sponsored

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Fall means football! We watch football games starting on Friday night high school games to Sunday afternoon with the NFL.  Usually family or friends join us, and that means a party!  Grilled meats are the favorites for our tailgate football party recipes and this past Sunday, we got in the "Orange and Blue" mood with the Chicago Bears.  I'm partnering with Florida Orange Juice and they sent me a recipe for a delicious marinade to use when … [Read more...]

Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport Phone – All Your Fitness Tracking In One Place #SprintMom #MC #Sponsored

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I'd heard so many positive things about the Samsung Galaxy.  You, too?  It is one of the most innovative and exciting phones available.  The newest version is perfect for me, it's the Samsung Galaxy S 5 Sport Smart Phone.  Sprint partnered with Samsung, Under Armour and MapMyFitness to provide health and fitness monitoring capabilities in a smart phone.  Not only to track and motivate, but also to analyze and provide instant feedback.  All your … [Read more...]

Tailgating Recipes with Kingsford Charcoal and Walmart!

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Are you ready for some football? It's TAILGATE TIME! Our family loves football - from Friday night high school games to the pros on Sunday.  Fall weekends are filled with football.  And what is football without tailgating parties, right?  Whether you in the stadium lot or home watching on the big screen football is a great reason to gather friends and enjoy some delicious food.  Join me for a tailgate party! The Quarterback Recipe - Beef … [Read more...]

Get A Shot. Give A Shot. Save A Life. It’s Simple. #GetAShot #CollectiveBias #shop

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Is your child getting a flu vaccine this year?  My daughter does every year and we are planning to go to Walgreens so she could help a child in a developing country also get a life-saving vaccine.  1.7 million children will die from diseases that have all but disappeared in the U.S.  Why?  They don't have the resources for vaccines.  A disease like measles, measles, still kills an estimated 450 EACH DAY - the majority of whom are young children. … [Read more...]

Giveaway: $25 E-Gift Card or $25 Paypal Cash – Winner’s Choice (Worldwide, Ends 9/15) #Spa4Ma

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Welcome to the Spa for Ma Giveaway Hop hosted by Measuring Flower and Homemaking Hacks. This is a back-to-school hop... for MOMS! Whether you are shedding tears at the bus stop or dancing a jig, every Mom deserves some pampering after surviving the summer. If you are one of my regular readers, thank you!  I appreciate each and every one of the people who use Kelly’s Lucky You to find out about the newest, latest products (and … [Read more...]

Netflix Titles to Promote Kindness and Acceptance

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It's back-to-school!  My daughter's school has a program called Character Counts.  I love hearing about what they learn.  One of the things they talk about is "filling someone's bucket".  When you say something good or nice to someone you add to their bucket.  When you say something hurtful or mean, you remove.  It so important to learn kindness and it's just as important as math and science! As you know, we are huge Netflix fans and this … [Read more...]