Freebie: Target Beauty Bag Filled with Free Samples

Answer a simple survey about beauty products and Target will send you a beauty bag filled with free samples!  Hurry, this one won't last long! Visit Target Beauty to get yours! Thanks to HOMEEC@HOME for the tip! … [Read more...]

Book Review and Giveaway: NYT Bestseller, Emotional Freedom by Judith Orloff, MD

“Emotional Freedom is a must-read for anyone who’s tired of feeling frustrated, lonely, or stopped by fear.” -Deepak Chopra The author of Emotional Freedom, Judith Orloff MD, is a UCLA psychiatrist and a pioneer who bridges mainstream medicine with intuition, energy medicine, and spirituality. She invites you on a remarkable journey where you can embrace more happiness and mastery over negativity than you may have ever known. Our … [Read more...]

What’s The Next Big Thing? The Spring Follower Giveaway Hop!

It's the huge giveaway that everyone loves!  The Spring edition of the Follower Giveaway Hop, hosted by Simply Stacie, Kelly's Lucky You, My Wee View and Little Yayas is coming soon.   You won't want to miss this one!  The last Follower Giveaway Hop this winter, had a total of $950 cash prizes.  Stay tuned to see what Spring will bring *smile*. The entry period to win prizes will be June 6th to the 20th. Open sign-up for new blog partners … [Read more...]

Giveaway – Mega Bloks Domino Build Game (for Ages 3-6)

This is such a fun game!  Mega Bloks combined dominoes with blocks and created an easy but fun game.  They used the elements that kids love - animals, colors, blocks, imaginative creatures.  Rosie most enjoyed playing with the blocks that are "pieces" of adorable animals. Mega Bloks recommends this game for children ages 3 to 6 and I agree with that assessment.  Rosie is five and she was definitely at the higher end for this game but it was … [Read more...]

Picks and Pans on the Red Carpet – 2011 Oscars Fashion

I loved watching the Red Carpet Fashion at the 2011 Oscars! Here are some of the most memorable Oscar fashions that I saw.     Funniest acceptance speech comments, " I should have lost that 20 lbs!"  another "I should have gotten a hair cut!" (And they were both right) Funniest tweets,     *Note, this picture of Oprah is from the Favorites Things … [Read more...]

Everything Oscars! Printable Ballot, Viewing Guide, Party Tips

Are you ready for your Oscar party tonight? We're getting out our "red rug".  (We use red plastic tablecloths taped to our tile floor.) Here are some links to help make watching the show more fun! ABC is broadcasting the show tonight live at 8 eastern/ 5 pacific.  ABC's Red Carpet Show begins at 7 eastern / 4 pacific. For more red carpet fashion, tune into E! (hosted by Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic) at 6 eastern / 3 pacific.  The CNN … [Read more...]

Tutorial: How and Why to Use Stumble Upon

Q:  What is Stumble? A:  Stumble is a type of search engine, called a recommendation engine.  It uses a combination of machine-generated and human-generated review systems to suggest web pages that an individual user would like.  By recording sites and pages that you like or don't like, you tell Stumble about your preferences.  Stumble uses that information to pull up new sites/pages especially chosen for you. Q:  Why does a blogger want their … [Read more...]

Macy’s Spring Fashion Trends – Personal Shoppers – Events on February 26th

Sponsored Post Yesterday, I attended the Macy's Spring Career Fashions Event in Chicago. It was very enjoyable and informative. The event was hosted by a representative of Macy's personal shopping group, By Appointment, and Lynne Bredfedlt from Park Hyatt Chicago. They were not only fun, but gave great tips on dressing for success and stretching your wardrobe budget. Macy's By Appointment, personal shopping assistance, is fun, simple … [Read more...]

Winner Wednesday – Feb. 23, 2011

Here are the lucky readers who won giveaways this week. Check-in on Wednesdays to see who's won! Prize - End Date - Winner Decorative Pillow Cover - 2/6 - Jamie B. Book: Never Been Kissed - 2/14 - Sally G. Blissdom Bag O'Swag - 2/16 - Lina K. $10 Target Gift Card and Book: Finding Your Prince in a Sea of Toads - 2/16 - Tabathia B. $10 Target Gift Card and Book: 30 Day Marriage Makeover - 2/16 - Tonya F. Book: Stars Collide - 2/20 - … [Read more...]

Giveaway Ending Soon: Devotion, A Memoir by Dani Shapiro

This giveaway ends 2/24 and there are only 11 entries!  Hurry to enter to win Devotion, A Memoir by Dani Shapiro!  Click here to enter! ABOUT THE BOOK: (from the back cover) "Settling into the responsibilities and routines of adulthood, Dani Shapiro found herself with more questions than answers. Was this all life was - a hodgepodge of errands, dinner dates, e-mails, meetings, to-do lists? What did it all mean? Having grown up in a … [Read more...]

FIRST Book Tour: A Promise of Forever Love

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old...or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free … [Read more...]

FIRST Book Tour: 10 Lessons from a Former Fat Girl

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old...or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your … [Read more...]

Add New Tweet Box Feature to Giveaway Posts and Sidebar – Twitter Anywhere Means You Can Tweet Right Here!

Have you heard about the new Tweet Box feature?  I learned about it first on twitter - someone re-tweeted about a post at Dear Crissy.  I zoomed over there and learned about adding the tweet box to my sidebar, so readers could tweet right from KLY.  HOW COOL!!  Dear Crissy also has info on how to create hover thingies, but I have to be honest - I do not like hover things, they really annoy me.  So I did not add the hover things, but I do now have … [Read more...]

Sweet Deal Alert: Valentine’s Treats at Trader Joe’s

Trader Joe's not only has a dozen roses for $9.99, they have an assortment of Valentine's treats at bargain prices!  AND they have a delicious dinner menu too!  Click here to see more. … [Read more...]

Coming Soon! Book Giveaways in the Follower Love Giveaway Hop!

GIVEAWAY NOW OPEN! PLEASE ENTER HERE It starts on Feb. 8th at 12:01 EST!! Over 200 blogs are participating and all the prizes are book-related. Here at Kelly's Lucky You, you can enter to win one of these books: Prize #1: Beginnings by Anne Geddes (List Price $50) Prize #2: It's No Secret by Rachel Olson (List Price: $14.99) Prize #3: When Strawberries Bloom by Linda Byler (List Price: $13.99) … [Read more...]

Weekly Weigh-In and Nutrisystem Breakfast

Summary: 97 Days Starting Weight: 185.0 Current Weight: 164.2 Total Loss: 20.8 Goal Weight: 145.0 I'm definitely starting to notice differences in how my clothes fit.  At Blissdom (out of my usual uniform of jeans and baggy turtlenecks), it was more evident than it had been previously.  How nice to put on smaller clothes and have them fit!  This feels good!  Now, to keep it going.  The weekly amount of weight loss has slowed … [Read more...]