Are You Ready For Kindergarten? Kindergarten Readiness Checklist

Ah.... school is going to be starting soon!  Do you have a little one that will be starting kindergarten?  It seems like yesterday that my daughter was going to all-day, all-week school for the first time.  I was so nervous!  We have totally gotten out of the routine of getting up early and getting ready for school.  Time to start gradually turning that alarm clock back!  If you are going to be having that special "first day" coming up, and are … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Chicago Kids Company – 4 Tickets to Live Performance (US, Ends 8/1)

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Have your kids been to a play?  We went to the Chicago Kids Company, "Chicken Little", last week and thoroughly enjoyed it.  An appreciation for live theater can be difficult to encourage in your little ones unless you find the right play for them.  I took my daughter to one a few year's ago that just didn't capture her attention.  Not so with "Chicken Little"!  She was spellbound.  It features professional actors, and the performances include … [Read more...]

Staples Back-to-School Deals – Now Through 8/2

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It's Back-to-School shopping time!  If you are on the hunt for supply bargains, here are some of the outstanding ones at Staples.  And don't forget to enter to win your back-to-school supplies! Free supplies?  Delivered to your door?  Priceless!  Click here to enter the #GreatList contest from Great Clips.  One lucky winner per day!   Staples Deals Now through 7/26 $5 and Under Post-it 3” x 3” super sticky notes, 5/pack … [Read more...]

Popular Boat Names Describe What It’s Like To #DiscoverBoating And A Perfect Day #MC #Sponsored


Describe your perfect day. What if you could do anything what would it be? What is the day like?  What would you be doing? For me, a perfect day is in summer.  I'm guessing that for 90% of people that would be true.  A perfect day is sunny.... that gorgeous blue sky, you know what i mean.  With maybe a few puffy clouds... just a few.  There is a warm wind, not too strong, not to still.  Perfect. What would you be doing on your … [Read more...]

Gift-Card-A-Palooza Giveaways Galore Ends 7/26! Don’t Miss Your Chance to Win!

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There are tons of gift card giveaways ending on 7/26! Don't miss your chance to win! Giveaway: $15 Amazon Gift Card or Paypal Cash (Worldwide, Ends 7/26) Giveaway: $25 Ross Dress for Less Gift Card! New Stores Opening July 19th! (US, Ends 7/26) Giveaway: $10 Build-A-Bear Gift Card (US, Ends 7/26) Giveaway: $10 Subway Gift Card (US, Ends 7/26) Giveaway: $25 Paypal Cash (Worldwide, Ends … [Read more...]

Enter to Win Back-To-School Supplies from Great Clips #GreatList!

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Click here to ENTER. Have you seen the back-to-school supply list for your kids yet?  I downloaded my daughter's tonight from her school's website.  I was afraid to look!  It seems like the older she gets, the more expensive the supplies get. Here at Kelly's Lucky You, I'm all about being lucky.  I hope one of my readers will win the Great Clips Back-to-School #GreatList Contest!  Great Clips is helping families by giving them the … [Read more...]

Giveaway: $25 Walmart Gift Card! Shop Wherever And Whenever You Want With (US, Ends 8/16)

It's Saturday and I have a million things to do!  You, too?  I'm getting up at 6:30 to run.  Shower, dress and we have to pick up my mom at 9:30 am, then drive to horseback riding lessons and be home by 1:00 for a playdate.  My daughter's bff is coming over.  Out to dinner with friends at 5:30 and then get to bed at a decent time because Sunday it's going to start all over again with church at 8:30 am.  Is your weekend like this too?  There just … [Read more...]

Giveaway: $20 Amazon or $20 Paypal Cash in the Christmas in July Giveaway Hop (Worldwide, Ends 7/31)


Welcome to the Christmas in July Giveaway Hop hosted by I Am A Reader, Not A Writer & Laurie Here! As of 7/21, there are only 156 days until Christmas! To get you in the mood for the holidays, the bloggers in this hop are giving away Christmas books or gift cards for the winner to choose a Christmas book. How fun! Check out all the bloggers and their holiday giveaways in the linky at the bottom of the post.  Hop around or enter them … [Read more...]

Taking a Cruise to Alaska? Here’s My Favorite Tips! #DisneyCruise

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My final post about our vacation to Alaska! It was a trip-of-a-lifetime thanks to Disney Cruise Line. We made wonderful memories. If you are considering a cruise, here are some tips I picked up along the way.  I hope you have a spectacular journey. 1. Go! Don't wait until the perfect time, book your cruise today. 2. Choose a Disney Cruise. I wrote a whole post about things to consider when choosing a cruise line, but the bottom line is … [Read more...]

Giveaway: $25 Target Gift Card or Paypal Cash in the Keeping Cool in the Sun Hop (Worldwide, Ends 7/30)


Welcome to the 2nd Annual Keeping Cool in the Sun Giveaway Hop hosted by the Blogging Mamas Network. The temperatures are hot, but we're keeping things cool with some great Summer-themed giveaways! Check out all the bloggers and their fabulously cool giveaways in the linky below and don't forget to enter to win a pair of Long Sleeve Performance Crews from Montauk Tackle Company in the Grand Prize! Welcome to Kelly’s Lucky You! If you are … [Read more...]

Giveaway: $25 Ross Dress for Less Gift Card! New Stores Opening July 19th! (US, Ends 7/26)

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One of my favorite retailers, Ross Dress for Less will be opening brand new stores in the Chicago area on July 19th! That's just in time  to find: that perfect summer outfit the best shoes ever the bag you want to use every day or stock up on all your back to school essentials! At 20-60% off department store prices, Ross is your go-to source to find your favorite brands for less.   These are the locations opening … [Read more...]

A Phone That’s Tough and Ready for Anything Summer Can Throw At You! #SprintMom #MC #Sponsored

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Toilet Washing Machine Bathtub Kitchen Sink Rain Sweat What is this a list of? The most common ways that people have accidentally destroyed their smartphones by getting them wet. You might have seen some of my other posts talking about how I'm a product ambassador for Sprint.  What does that mean?  I've been lucky enough to try some of the coolest technology available from Sprint and their partners, so I can share the info with you.  My … [Read more...]

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Sailing on the Disney Wonder – Land Excursion, Skagway #DisneyCruise


Our first port on the 7-night cruise was Skagway, Alaska.  The ship docks near town and you can get off the ship to explore.  Tours are available to do a variety of different activities from historical tours to zip lining.  The Disney Cruise website is full of resources and information and especially user-friendly when it comes to choosing a land adventure.  You can independently book tours but when you reserve a Port Adventure with Disney Cruise … [Read more...]

Twitter Party Alert! #MyMarianos – 7/21 8:00 PM CT – Prizes: $550 in GCs!

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Twitter Party Alert!  #MyMarianos – 7/21 8:00 PM CT/9 PM ET Prizes: $550 in GCs!  RSVP for the #MyMarianos Twitter Party  Do you love a good Twitter Party?  You know I do and I'm excited to host a party about the special events at Mariano’s Stores!  Monday, July 21st at 8:00 PM CT, please join us for the #MyMarianos Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing cooking lessons, wine tastings, children's activities and will be giving you a … [Read more...]

Sailing on the Disney Wonder – The Food, Glorious Food! #DisneyCruise

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When you hear the word, "cruise", what do you think of?  Amazing food, I know, right?  No matter what the destination, cruise ships are known for having delicious and plentiful food! You can count on Disney for fun, luxury accommodations, world-class service AND incredibly delicious food.  There are numerous restaurants on the ship, from pizza counters to fine dining.  Meals or snacks are available at all times of the day or night. For … [Read more...]