Quick and Easy Gift Basket #GiftofPhilips

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GiftOfPhilips  #CollectiveBias I started using a Philips Sonicare toothbrush last year about this time.  I love it so much that this year it is on my list of favorite gift items to give others.  My mouth has felt fresher, cleaner, and most of all?  When I go to the dentist, the hygienist asks me what I'm doing differently … [Read more...]

3 Easy, Personalized Photo Crafts and More! #SaveYourMemories

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SaveYourMemories  #CollectiveBias When was the last time you held a photo in your hands?  If you're like me, you share memories on your phone rather than using an actual photo, and it's just not the same.  I've been missing the actual printed photograph.  My mom has been asking me for a current picture of my daughter.  Not a … [Read more...]

Using Wireless Cameras For A Connected Home – The Reasons You Need Them Are Countless! And, It’s EASY!

Disclosure:  The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. @BestBuy, @ArloSmartHome, @Netgear,  #BBYConnectedHome Do you wish you could put up security cameras around your home but the wiring is holding you back?  Do you wish you could see what's going on when you're not home?  Or that you could see who is at the front door before you go to answer it?  … [Read more...]

Technology to Add Some S-C-A-R-Y FUN to Your Halloween Decorations from @BestBuy! #BestBuyHalloween

Disclosure:  The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. "Mirror, mirror on the wall........" It just sounds spooky, doesn't it?  Halloween is just two weeks away!  Time to decorate and start getting ready for some pranking fun.  My nine year old daughter has already picked her costume up and she is going to be an evil villain queen.  She scares … [Read more...]

Giveaway: iCoffee Opus Single-Serve Brewer (US, Ends 9/30)

Disclosure:  I was sent an iCoffee Opus Single Serve Brewer for review.  All opinions are my own unless otherwise stated. Bye-bye summer. It's getting chilly. Yesterday I reached for a jacket as the temperatures dropped. But inside, it's warm and cozy. Rise and Shine A feeling of warmth and comfort is reinforced with a hot, steaming, fragrant cup of hot coffee.  Especially in the fall and winter months, coffee is a part of my everyday … [Read more...]

DIY Box Tops Containers! Give to Friends And Family For Help! #BTFE

Disclosure:  This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of General Mills®. The opinions and text are all mine. Last week we went shopping for General Mills products with bonus Box Tops for Education at Walmart.  FIVE Box Tops on each product!  Did you see my post about making shopping with kids more fun?  My daughter's school collects Box Tops and uses the money for purchasing athletic equipment for their phys ed program.  My … [Read more...]

5 Tips To Make Grocery Shopping With Kids More Fun #BTFE

Disclosure:  This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of General Mills®. The opinions and text are all mine. Even though it might be easier (and heaven knows, faster) to shop alone, I’ve been taking my daughter grocery shopping with me.  Now that school is back in session, it’s tempting to run to Walmart during the day and pick up everything I need (ha, and no toys!).  But that “be-mature-voice-in-my-head” says, life skills. … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Mabel’s Labels Combo Pack (US and Canada, Ends 8/31) Hangin’ On To Summer Hop!

Disclosure:  Mabel's Labels sent my daughter a combo pack, just like the winner will receive. Every once in awhile I think about creating a "Kelly's Lucky You All-Star Product Award" for my favorite reviewed products.  Mabel's Labels would certainly be one of them.  I've been a loyal customer since my daughter was itty-bitty. Do you have certain items that you keep in a special place so that you can get your hands on them … [Read more...]

3 Reasons I Love My @SanDisk Memory Cards and Flash Drives From @BestBuy #SanDisk #ad

Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.  @BestBuy @SanDisk #SanDisk   It's back-to-school time and that's the perfect time to pick up SanDisk storage from Best Buy! Here are three reasons why I love my SanDisk Storage! 1.  SanDisk SD cards from Best Buy free up the memory on your smartphone or tablet so you can get … [Read more...]

Just 15 Minutes A Day To Avoid “Summer Slide” AND Keep The Fun – #SmarterSummer #IC #Sponsored

Disclosure:  I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Carson-Dellosa. I reviewed the free content on their website  to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. PROBLEM:  Children experience a loss of academic skills and knowledge over the summer.   What is "Summer Slide?"  Based on a survey conducted by Carson-Dellosa, 84% of teachers say students forget or "lose" … [Read more...]

@Jawbone Takes Fitness Tracking To A New Level With The UP2 and UP3 @BestBuy

A fitness tracker changed my husband's life.  Since he started wearing one, he's logged over 3,500 miles and gone from a very sedentary person to a "walker".  For me, tracking my running distance and pace is very motivating.  There are countless times when I put in a last push to try and get a personal record or run just a little bit further to get in that round mile logged.  My next goal is to address nutrition and "macros" (macronutrients like … [Read more...]

Looking For The Perfect Graduation Or Father’s Day Gift? A Fellowes Paper Shredder! #GiftFellowes #IC #Sponsored

Do you have someone in your family or close friends who is graduating from college?  Anyone starting a new job, possibly moving to a new apartment, will have tons of paper that they are finished with and need to destroy.  You don't want to simply throw personal documents in the trash where they can end up in the wrong hands.  Everyone needs a shredder - it's become a staple office supply. Perhaps someone you know is setting up a home office. … [Read more...]

Do You Want To Feel Better? You MUST Read This! #sponsored

Do you want to feel better?  Improve the quality of the air you breathe and you will feel better. Why should I care about indoor air quality? How much time do you spend indoors? If you are like the majority of Americans, that number is somewhere around 90% of your time is spent indoors.  And what do you do every minute of every day?  Yup, breathe.  The air you breathe, what you are pulling into your body every minute of every day matters. … [Read more...]

Need Some Mother’s Day Inspiration? #PutYourHeartToPaper #sponsored

Disclosure: I have been compensated by Hallmark in exchange for writing this post, but the content and opinions are my own. Mother's Day is Sunday, this Sunday May 10th!  It's a very emotional day for me as I'm sure it is for many others.  It brings up feelings about who we are, where we came from, and what legacy we will leave.  While I'm happy to have a day to celebrate mothers, I'm also glad to see the holiday become broader in it's … [Read more...]

Spring! It’s Time To Unplug And Live Life Outside! #LiveLifeOutside #IC #ad

Disclosure:  I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for TruGreen. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. As you know, if you've been reading KLY for a bit, I'm a beginner runner.  One of the things that running has given me is an appreciation for spending time outdoors.  I can see a change in my life that I can specifically attribute to spending more time outdoors.  Of course, I prefer … [Read more...]

Review: New Dyson V6 Absolute Cordless Vacuum @BestBuy #CordlessPower

  Dyson has a new CORDLESS vacuum!  It's available right now at Best Buy.  I've tried it and LOVE this vacuum.  Why?  The first thing that I noticed was that it is LIGHT.  My older Dyson is the monster vac that works like a dream, but was heavy.  Really heavy.  The Dyson V6 Cordless Vacuum at Best Buy is soooooo easy to use, to carry up and down stairs.  From the minute you open the box, this vac is e-a-s-y.  First, assembly is … [Read more...]