B2S Tips – Boys and Girls Club of America Helps Students Go B2S with Supplies They Need

Each year, 1 million students fail to graduate high school.  Yikes!  That's a scary statistic.  I'm honored to be an ambassador for Boys and Girls Club of America because they are helping to reduce that statistic and help today's youth navigate the world of education. Boys and Girls Club of America has partnered this year for another of my favorites - Disney!  Together they have launched an online supply drive.  Many children return to … [Read more...]

What Did You Do After Dropping Your Kids Off For FDOS? #FirstDayOfSchool

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Beat the Back-to-School Blues – Shop at Gordmans!

School started today! And that means back-to-school shopping. It's time to get new outfits, backpacks, lunch boxes and supplies. Clothes are fun to shop for with my daughter. She loves to pretend that she's a model and is very patient about trying on several outfits in the same shopping trip. A while back, Rosie and I headed over to a store we'd never been to before, going back-to-school shopping at Gordmans. And we had a blast! … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Bracelet from Jade & Jasper – Sweet Summer Giveaway Hop (Ends 8/31, US)

Welcome to the Sweet Summer Giveaway Hop Hosted by Planet Weidknecht and Passport to Frugal Here at Kelly's Lucky You, the prize is a bracelet from Jade & Jasper, with a retail value of $54! Three rows of antique gold and silver-plated charms with crystal accents.  The charms remind me of sun and flowers - a perfect accent for your favorite summer outfit. Entry is easy, just follow Kelly's Lucky You on any social media platform and … [Read more...]

Top Five Reasons to Back-to-School Shop at Kohl’s

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Kohl’s. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. My daughter and I had so much fun back-to-school shopping at Kohl's!  Why? Reason #5:  The Kohl's Cares for Kids Program One of my best memories with my daughter was using stuffed animals to act out stories as we read some of the children's classics like Curious George, Hungry Caterpillar, … [Read more...]

Summer and Best Friends Forever

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A Multi-Generational Vacation Everyone Enjoyed

My daughter and I were lucky to go on another trip to Walt Disney World in July.  On this trip, we traveled with family ranging in age from 7 to 85 and everyone enjoyed themselves!  There are many options at Walt Disney World in Orlando and something for everyone.  Our pace may have been slower than on other trips, but at Walt Disney World enjoying the journey -  details appreciated details as you go along - is often as beneficial and seeing … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Crayola “Get Out and Create” Gift Pack (Ends 8/22, US)

Summer fun!  I wish it could be summer forever...  We are having such an great summer and I'm not ready for it to end.  What are you doing to enjoy the freedom and fun of summer?  Have you done sidewalk chalk drawings yet?  It's one of our staples!  Crayola asked me if I wanted to do a review and giveaway of their 24-pk of Washable Sidewalk Chalk, I knew this was something Rosie and I would love.  Crayola sent us the "Get Out and Create" Gift … [Read more...]

Book Giveaway: “Parenthood” from Chicken Soup for the Soul (US, Ends 4/30)

Welcome to the Showers of Book Giveaway Hop! Hosted by Books à la Mode and I Am A Reader, Not A Writer. Here at Kelly's Lucky You, the book prize is perfect for a Baby Shower!  Do you know someone who is expecting a baby?  A soon-to-be grandparent?  Chicken Soup for the Soul - so well described by their tagline "Changing your life one story at a time" - has shared this book with me and will also send a copy to a lucky reader. "It's the … [Read more...]

FLASH Giveaway: Piggy Paint! Non-Toxic, Odorless, Kid Friendly Nail Color! (US, Ends 4/7)

Do your kids put their fingers in their mouths?  Does the sun rise in the East? My daughter occasionally sucks her thumb (we're working on it!) but all kids put their fingers in their mouths.  If you have a girly-girl that loves to polish her nails, you need Piggy Paint! A picture is worth a thousand words, and when I first saw this one, I was sold.  That is conventional nail polish on the bottom and Piggy Paint on top.  The … [Read more...]

Twitter Party Alert! #CookiesKids 2/18 1PM ET – Prizes: @CookiesKids GCs! RSVP Here! #cbias

Spring is in the air and Cookies Kids has everything you need to outfit your kids - from play clothes, to school uniforms, to that special Easter outfit.  At either their seven brick-and-mortar stores for you to shop or CookiesKids.com is all about spring fashion! I saw robins in my backyard last week and Punxsutawney Phil didn't see his shadow, so I'm believin' in an early spring.  My fingers are crossed anyway!  And especially in the … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Jewelry – Winner’s Choice! Valentine’s Forget Me Nots Giveaway Hop (US, Ends 2/14)

Welcome to the Valentine’s Day Forget Me Nots Giveaway Hop! This multi-blogger event is hosted by MamaNYC and there are over 50 other bloggers bringing you Valentine's Day prizes! This event will run from February 7th to the 14th and each blogger in the hop has a great prize, worth at least $25! I'm super excited about the giveaway to Kelly's Lucky You followers!!  I'm sponsored by Kranich's Jewelers!!  Squee!!  Yup, that's right.... the … [Read more...]

Twitter Party Alert! #CookiesKids 1/15 1PM ET – Prizes: (4) @CookiesKids Gift Cards! RSVP Here!

Cookies Kids has seven brick-and-mortar stores for you to shop or CookiesKids.com has everything you need to outfit your kids - from play clothes, to school uniforms, to special occasion outfits. Is it fun to shop with your kids?  I'm guessing the answer for most of us, is "not-so-much".  Kids apparel is something that is great to find online.  You can shop for a bargain and narrow down the style choices on our own, without input from your … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Kushyfoot “Flats to Go!” – Ends 1/26, US

A little over a year ago, I reviewed Kushyfoot hosiery and a pair of Flats to Go.  Read about my comfortable toesies while I was at a seminar, thanks to Kushyfoot.  They've been rescuing sore feet and providing "emergency" footwear for women, but now they have some new styles! Perfect for pedicures and warm weather, these flats have an open toe!   They come in a cute little plastic pouch - perfect to toss into your bag when you head to the … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Hallmark Interactive Story Buddy, Bell – Holidays Are A Time for Being Together, US, Ends 12/18

Some days it feels like my to-do list is a mile long.  The month of December gets crazy, doesn't it?  Shopping, wrapping, cooking, mailing....  Every year we seem to want to do more and more.  Every year I feel the pressure to make the holiday perfect for my daughter. And yet, what do you remember from your own childhood?  Most of us remember when our parents took the time to do something with us - reading a book, cooking, or watching a … [Read more...]

Giveaway: The Charm Collection by Cutey, Ends 12/22, US

Charm bracelets are hot this holiday season and Cutey has some beauties!  Sorry, couldn't resist that rhyme. Cutey was founded in 2011 - they are a new company, they say "baby" company, but they are not new to fun designs!  Each bracelet is designed around a theme but the bracelets are also customizable.  The charms can be moved around, easily changed to match your outfit or your mood. But enough talk - with jewelry, its show-and-tell … [Read more...]