Giveaway: Books and Chocolate Valentine’s Package (US, Ends 2/13)

Love Gently Falling

To celebrate Valentine's Day, Center Street and FaithWords are giving away two of their newest love stories in a Valentine’s Day package! Love Gently Falling by Melody Carlson Rita Jansen is living her dream in Hollywood when her father calls with news that her mother is sick. When she gets home to Chicago, Rita finds her mother is facing a long recovery and could lose the family-owned salon. As Rita takes her mother's place at work, she … [Read more...]

Romantic Restaurant in Chicago Area #Dinner4Valentines


Do you live in the Chicago area and are planning a romantic Valentine dinner date?  Looking for a romantic restaurant?  I have a suggestion for you that is not only a romantic dinner idea but also a destination. I'll write about dinner in a minute, but in addition to enjoying an incredible meal, visit something that sparks your interest in Duneland.  Whether it's the Indiana Dunes State Park with beautiful vistas of Lake Michigan (yes, … [Read more...]

New Pawdpet on Kickstarter!

Pawdpet Paige

  Go to kickstarter and pledge a donation to be the first to have a pawdpet!  Here   … [Read more...]

Group Giveaway: $50 GC! (US, Ends 2/11)


Welcome to Kelly’s Lucky You! 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 some old favorites) that will make your life easier, better or more fun.  If you’re new here, I have to warn you – you’ll find yourself saying, “I’m so lucky I found that!” when you read about some of my favorites.  I try to do as many giveaways … [Read more...]

Tip To Save Time And Money: Multi-Task With #DropShopAndOil #ad


Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.#DropShopAndOil #CollectiveBias "Honey, did you take the car for an oil change?" "I thought YOU were going to do that." Silence... Have you had this conversation at your house?  No one wants to take the car for an oil change.  Even at a quick-change place, it's still a big chunk of time out of your day.  Sitting in the waiting … [Read more...]

Group Giveaway: $50 Paypal Cash or $50 Amazon GC from “Devon’s Choice” by Catherine Bennett (Worldwide, Ends 2/15)


Devon's Choice Life holds no surprises for Devon Murphy. Her life consists of keeping tabs on her aging Irish father, working part time at a coffee shop, and building her online graphics design business. Devon’s only tricky situation is a shallow relationship with the pampered and affluent Michael Turner, who sees her as just another woman to conquer. Following his father’s death, Brandon’s only goal is to expand the family business and … [Read more...]

Ernie Banks Dies at 83 #ChicagoLegend

Ernie Banks Statue Outside of Wrigley Field - Lets Play Two

  There are events and people that you will remember forever.  Meeting Ernie Banks, "Mr. Cub", was an honor, I was lucky enough to experience.  This Chicago icon was warm, kind and well, sparkling.  Ernie Banks was someone you knew saw the good and the joy in everyone and everything. Blogging has many benefits, but one of the favorite for me is meeting new people and doing things I would otherwise not be motivated to try.  An … [Read more...]

Update on KIDZ BOP 27 – #3 on Billboard Top 200! Have You Entered Giveaway?

KIDZBOP27 iTunes

I received this news release from KIDZ BOP: KIDZ BOP 27, the latest volume in the best-selling KIDZ BOP audio series, entered the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart at #3. KIDZ BOP 27’s first week sales were up more than 68% from KIDZ BOP’s previous album, KIDZ BOP 26, while the overall music market has experienced a sales decline.  (KLY insert, WOW!) This was also the largest sales week for a KIDZ BOP album in two years. The franchise’s … [Read more...]

Seventeen Current Giveaways Open As Of 1/20/15/! Hurry, Some Are Ending Soon!

Transformers Rise of the Dark Spark

Have you entered? Hurry, some are ending soon! Giveaway: DVD AND Book, “Heaven Is For Real” (US, Ends 2/3) Giveaway: ONE YEAR Membership to Netflix! (US, Ends 2/1) Music Giveaway: NEW “Kidz Bop 27″, Released 1/13/15 (US, Ends 2/2) Giveaway: Hallmark itty bittys! Star Wars Collector Set (US, Ends 1/30) Group Giveaway: $50 Paypal or $50 Amazon GC from “Passing Through Perfect” (Worldwide, Ends 2/6) Group Giveaway: … [Read more...]

Giveaway: DVD AND Book, “Heaven Is For Real” (US, Ends 2/3)

Heaven is For Real DVD

"Based on the #1 New York Times best-selling book of the same name, HEAVEN IS FOR REAL brings to the screen the story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son’s extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. The film stars Academy Award® nominee and Emmy® award winning actor Greg Kinnear as Todd Burpo and co-stars Kelly Reilly as Sonja Burpo, the real-life couple whose son Colton (newcomer … [Read more...]

Giveaway: ONE YEAR Membership to Netflix! (US, Ends 2/1)


We love having Netflix at our house.  Watching TV shows, movies, original series, and more from anywhere.  And it couldn't be easier.  Whether you use it to reduce your TV bill, eliminate it all together, or supplement your viewing choices, Netflix provides you with a varied, substantial "playbook" of viewing options. My daughter is a huge animal lover and this month Netflix is celebrating animals.  The latest original series from Netflix is … [Read more...]

Music Giveaway: NEW “Kidz Bop 27″, Released 1/13/15 (US, Ends 2/2)

KIDZBOP27 iTunes

"Rosie, guess what came in the mail?" SCREAM!  "KIDZ BOP?!!' "YUP!" SCREAM! Over the past 12 years, KIDZ BOP has created the #1 music brand for kids, selling more than 14,000,000 albums. Since 2001, families have welcomed KIDZ BOP into their homes and cars, making KIDZ BOP a fun and safe part of their daily lives. KIDZ BOP is proud to be a part of kids’ music “firsts.” For millions of kids each year, KIDZ BOP is their first introduction to … [Read more...]

‘Tween Stars Live!


YOUR KIDS FAVORITE AND BIGGEST STARS FROM DISNEY & NICKELODEON ALL TOGETHER LIVE!! SEE Dove Cameron "Liv & Maddie", Calum Worthy "Dez", Karan Brar "Ravi", Spencer Boldman "Adam", Piper Curda "Jasmine", Noah Munch "Gibby" and Ryan McCartan "Diggie" This highly interactive family variety show extravaganza features 90 minutes of surprise filled pure family fun, wild and wacky entertainment, plus the opportunity for kids to interact with … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Hallmark itty bittys! Star Wars Collector Set (US, Ends 1/30)


I love the itty bittys from Hallmark!  They are so fun!  Okay, they are really for my daughter, but I have to guess here and say that adults love them as much as children do. What are itty bittys? Hallmark has "picked some of the most iconic characters from film, comics and television and given them a new look that’s totally sweet and unique. Their small stature makes them perfect for collecting and just right for pairing with a greeting … [Read more...]

It’s Cold and Flu Season – A Quiz and Some Tips on Creating a Comforting Sick Room

Vicks Get On With Life

Disclosure:  I am a member of the Vicks Ambassador Network and as such, receive compensation for sharing my personal experience with Vicks products like #NyQuilSEVERE or #DayQuilSEVERE . All opinions are my own and I only recommend products or services that I believe offer value or quality to my readers. Winter has arrived in the Midwest!  While my daughter is enjoying the snow, not everyone is joyfully greeting the arrival of the white … [Read more...]

Hop Giveaway: $10 Paypal Cash or Gift Code – Dreaming of Books Hop (Worldwide, Ends 1/26)


  Dreaming of Books Giveaway Hop hosted by I Am A Reader, Not A Writer! Check out all the bloggers and their giveaways in the linky at the bottom of the post. Hop around or enter them all! Welcome to Kelly’s Lucky You! 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 some old favorites) that will make your … [Read more...]