Strawberry Cheescake Bites – #CaStrawberryTour

I found a delicious recipe for Strawberry Cheesecake Bites in a cookbook called, "Strawberry Recipes for Everyday".  Well, I don't eat strawberries stuffed with cheesecake everyday but I would like too :) I took a few shortcuts and I'll give my version here.  If you'd like to see the official recipe, you can find it at  If you'd like a chance to win the cookbook, "Strawberry Recipes for Everyday" and some more … [Read more...]

Blog Blast! #Win $200 Cash! Open Worldwide!

Blog Blast is here! Enter to win $200 USD via Paypal! All you have to do is follow some great blogs. Each blog has a few social networking links that you can follow them on to gain entries into the $200 giveaway. You can complete as many as you'd like! Just make sure you enter all of your entries into the Rafflecopter widget in order for them to count. Here's the deets: One winner will take home $200 USD. This will be paid directly to their … [Read more...]

Fun and Easy Strawberry Yogurt Cones #CaStrawberryTour

This is so easy and fun for a summer snack.  Your kids will love it as much as you do! Strawberry Yogurt Cones Ingredients 1 cup of fresh California strawberries, stemmed and halved 1 cup of non-fat yogurt:  plain, vanilla, or lemon 4 waffle (we used sugar) cones Colored sprinkles or granola for garnish Preparation In bowl gently mix together strawberries and yogurt, reserving 2-3 halves for garnish.  Spoon into … [Read more...]

5 #Giveaways Ending Soon – Sealy Mattress Set, Crayola MP3, Gourmet Pretzels and More!

These giveaways are ending soon!  Don't miss your chance to enter! Win a Sealy Mattress Set - Winner's Choice of Size Ends 7/31 Summer Fun Prize Pack including Crayola MP3 Player, Sid the Science Kid Kit, Dove Body Products, Yankee Candles more. Ends 7/31 Activity Cards from Usborne, "100 Things For A Child To Do On A Trip" Ends 7/31 Phineas and Ferb Prize Pack:  T-Shirt, Figure, and Magazine Ends 7/30 Back 2 School … [Read more...]

Mattress Buying FAQ’s and Tips for Buying a Child’s Mattress

Here are some frequently asked questions about mattresses.  Don't forget, the Sealy mattress giveaway ends 7/31! Q:  How long do mattress last?  How do I know if I need a new one? A:  Mattresses have a life of approximately 8 - 10 years.  Here are four signs that you need a new mattress: #1  Waking up in the morning feeling achy and sore, especially on the side you were sleeping on. #2 You stay at a hotel or friend’s house and … [Read more...]

Alexa Blog Hop 7/28 to 8/3

Did you ever wonder how popular a website is? Have you landed on a site and wondered if it was reputable? Alexa can tell you! You can use Alexa to learn how popular a site is, to find new sites, to learn who owns a site, and a lot more. a Alexa takes all the websites in the world, and ranks them - putting them in order by popularity. Why do I care? Well, as a blogger, you care how popular your site is for many reasons. First and foremost is … [Read more...]

Strawberry and Brie Bruschetta with #CaStrawberryTour

At the California Strawberry Tour Event, I was given a cookbook, "Strawberry Recipes for Everyday".  I am, by no means, even an amateur chef.  My favorite food is ASEM - Anything Someone Else Makes.   But for some reason, the recipes in this cookbook grabbed me.  Maybe because I love fruit... or because they looked fairly easy but very delicious.  Whatever the reason, in just a few days I've made three of the recipes! The first recipe I … [Read more...]

#Giveaway – Win a Keurig Brewer from @1CupConnection

After a good night's sleep, I love to wake up and have a GREAT cup of coffee.  I've had a Keurig Brewer for over a year now.  Before I finally bought one, I'd been watching blog reviews, entering to win one, and seeing friends get them.  Finally, I decided to splurge and buy one and I've never looked back!  I love that machine! If you haven't seen a Keurig before, it's a coffee maker that stores water all the time, so it's always … [Read more...]

Movie Review: “Who is Simon Miller?” Latest #FamilyMovieNight

P & G and Walmart are bringing us another Family Movie Night, Saturday, August 6 on NBC at 8pm ET/7pm CT.  The movie, Who is Simon Miller?, tells the story of a family turned upside down when they discover that their father/husband is not simply who they thought he was. I was lucky enough to see a preview of this movie and internet chat with star, Robyn Lively at the same time.  One of the other bloggers watching, asked Robyn how she … [Read more...]

What Would You Give to Look Younger? Feel Younger? Be Thinner?

Isn't it amazing how much we spend on clothes, make-up, fitness equipment and skin care?  All trying to look and feel younger!  How much do we spend on diet aids, health club memberships, exercise clothes and pain medication?  How much do we suffer from aches and pains or allergies? But, if you're like me, you keep putting off buying a new mattress!  I used various excuses - it was too much money, I didn't know how to shop.  Well, we … [Read more...]

#Giveaway Swag from #CaStrawberryTour + 5 Things I Never Knew About Strawberries

Thursday, I had the pleasure of attending an event at The Chopping Block (the Chicago Merchandise Mart), hosted by California Strawberries and MJ Tam, the Chicagonista.  The food was delicious and only exceeded by the quality of the company!  Bloggers are such a fun group! I learned so many things about strawberries, that I had no idea about before this event. 1.  Strawberries are hand-picked in the field and placed directly into the … [Read more...]

So Many Memories in a Bear – Keepsake Clothes Bear #Giveaway from The Patchwork Bear

The Patchwork Bear can take any special fabric items you've saved and turn them into a forever keepsake!  I sent Rosie's baby clothes that I had saved and they returned something that I will keep and then pass down to my daughter and granddaughter someday.  I had saved baby clothes, thinking of having a quilt made someday, then I saw the Keepsake Clothes Patchwork Bear.  I love quilts and I think it's a great idea but this bear somehow grabbed … [Read more...]

Deal Alert: Pier 1 Imports $10 off $10 Purchase

I love Pier 1 Imports!  I recently picked up this fun "tree" that looks perfect on my chocolate accent wall... And these placemats that look perfect with every color combination of my Fiesta dishes... Pier 1 Imports is having a great Daily Dealy today!  When you like the Pier 1 Facebook page and click on "Daily Dealy" (left sidebar), you can print a $10 off $10 purchase coupon.  Don't miss this one!   … [Read more...]

Freschetta Pizza Event – 5,000 Free By The Slice Pizzas Every Half Hour!

FRESCHETTA™  has a unique event coming up that is a great opportunity to try one their newest products, By The Slice Pizza,  for free*! Event Details: Date - August 4th, 2011 What - FREE* FRESCHETTA® By The Slice pizza event Where - From the comfort of your own home Details - visit the message board at FRESCHETTA® will be giving away thousands of slices of their delicious … [Read more...]

#Win a ScareMeNot – A Specially Trained Good Little Monster

Do you have a child who is scared of the dark? It's equally, if not more important for children to get a good night's sleep as it is for adults. The creators of ScareMeNots, Carl and Mildred Restivo, knew they needed to do more than just check under the bed and leave on a nightlight for their son who suffered from night terrors. When he said, "Monsters that protect you must be much better than the ones that scare you. I need someone to watch over … [Read more...]

#Win a Summer Prize Pack with a Crayola MP3 Player and More at the Christmas in July Giveaway Hop!

Welcome to the Christmas in July Giveaway Blog Event hosted by Just Married with Coupons, Matter of Cents and Money $aving Michele. Here at Kelly's Lucky You, you can win a Summer Fun Prize Pack that includes:   And: DOVE Body products, suntan lotion, Sand-Be-Gone product, sand bucket, bubbles and Crayola Chalk Four Yankee Candle Pack of "The Peach Keeper" Peach candles The Complete Idiot's Guide to Word Search … [Read more...]