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 … [Read more...]

Twitter Party Alert! #SIMPLEGiving 11/6 2:00pm CT/ 3:00pm ET – Prizes $500 Walmart GCs! RSVP Here!

Join me at the #SIMPLEGiving Twitter Party! What is SIMPLE Giving? SIMPLE Giving is a Champions for Kids program that makes it simple for you to donate items to help kids in their community! You can purchase items at your local Walmart and drop them in purple donation bins after checkout. All of the donations go to children in the school district where the Walmart store is located!  Personal care items are needed like tissues, hand wipes, … [Read more...]

#SeeMIB3 Viewing Party! Make Men In Black Fun For Your Whole Family and Friends!

MIB3, Men in Black 3, will be released on DVD of Blu-ray in a few days.  But thanks to Vudu or Vudu.com and Walmart, my family was able to see it early!  I purchased the "pre-release" of MIB3 which includes a code that included an Ultraviolet UV copy, letting us stream the movie through Vudu beginning on 11/16.  We will also receive a hard copy of the DVD in the mail on or around the release date.  It was so easy to watch through Vudu!  I … [Read more...]

Watch MIB3 Men in Black 3 BEFORE it is Available in Stores! #SEEMIB3 #CBias

Men in Black 3 (MIB3) is available for pre-order but if you want to see it sooner than the release date, head over to Walmart to buy a DVD or Blu-ray or Gift Set Pre-Purchase and you will be able access a Ultra Violet (UV) digital copy at Vudu or vudu.com.  TWO WEEKS earlier than the release date! Border Patrol:  Who are you?  Really? Agent K:  Really?  I'm just a figment of your imagination. I was hooked on Men in Black from … [Read more...]

Disney Princess Royal Ball Augmented Reality App – Free and Fun for Princesses of All Ages! #DisneyPrincessWMT #CBias

Last week, I told you about the Princess Retailtainment event at Walmart to celebrate the release of the classic Disney animated movie, "Cinderella" on Blu-Ray/DVD.  Rosie dressed in her Cinderella-finest (Walmart costume) and we headed over for some royal fun!  Before we went, we downloaded the free Disney Princess Royal Ball app onto my iPhone.  Well, it's a week later and Rosie is still playing with the app!  (Okay, me a little … [Read more...]

Special Offer for Action Movie Fans! See “The Amazing Spider Man” Early – Before DVD Release Date! #SpidermanWMT

Are you a Spider-man man fan? Do you love action movies? "The Amazing Spider-Man", the 2012 film starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, is being released to DVD on November 9th, but you can see it on October 30th! Our family is excited - we can't wait!! How can you see it early? Walmart is selling a pre-purchase digital bundle that includes an online code to stream the movie from Vudu.com as early as 10/30.   How does it work?  Today … [Read more...]

Put ‘Em Together And What Have You Got? Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo! Cinderella’s Magic! #DisneyPrincessWMT

"Cinderella" is synonymous with "magic" in our house.  From the first time I walked down Main Street as a child and got a look at the Cinderella Castle, I knew what "magic" meant.  One of my favorite memories of all times is my daughter's face when she had that same moment and the joy on her face. The story of Cinderella, the movie, the dress!  Disney's animated movie, Cinderella, is a classic in family entertainment and a must-have for every … [Read more...]

The “2nd Talk” – September Is Menopause Awareness Month – #PoiseFab5 #CBias

What is menopause? When does it happen? What are the symptoms? What can you do about it? We all have questions, but where do you go for answers?!  I asked my mom, but she wasn't really sure.  She couldn't exactly remember when she hit menopause and what it was like in the early stages.  I've asked friends and they are in the same place as I am - more questions than answers. Well, I recently learned about a website with information you can … [Read more...]

Movie Night Recipe! The Avengers and Walmart Marketside Pizza! #CBias #MarvelAvengersWMT

Looking for a recipe for the perfect family movie night?  Or date night? I doubt there is a man alive that won't love this one!  (and a rare woman that won't appreciate a super hero or two) Movie Night Recipe (1)  DVD Marvels AVENGERS (1) Marketside Pizza from Walmart (1) Family = FUN!! Our family had a "half and half" - half family movie night and half date night.  Rosie is still a little young for an action movie, but Sean and … [Read more...]

Dip, Dip, Hooray! A Recipe for Family Game Night with Tyson, Heinz, Ore-Ida and Hasbro!

Does this aisle at the store call out to you?   Then it's time for Family Game Night!!   Our family loves to play board games.  My daughter is six years old and it is one of her favorite things to do.  Yesterday, we went to Walmart and stocked up on some food and fun and had our own "Family Game Night"!  Come with me and see how we did it! The games aren't the only thing that can be fun - I decided to make the food fun, too!  Tyson … [Read more...]

After School Snack Idea for On-the-Go Kids (and Moms!)

Gone are the days when Mom would be waiting at the door for her kids to come home from school with a plate of goodies in her hand, a glass of milk on the table.  If you're like us, you start your after-school-time with a ride in the car.  We always seem to be dashing here or there, to this activity or that.  Rosie doesn't ride a bus, so she literally starts her after-school-time in the car.  And the first thing out of her mouth?  "I'm … [Read more...]

A Quick, Easy Way To Help A Child In Your Community Be Ready For School – #BagItForward

Are you ready?  Can you believe that there are only 5-6 weeks left of summer?  It's going to be the first day of school before you know it.  The first day of school is exciting - full of new friends, a new teacher, new challenges. We already went school supply shopping!  Rosie is going to be in first grade next year, wow.  I remember school supply shopping last year...  I tried to find the best bargains, comparing sale papers, going from … [Read more...]

Custom Hand-Painted Sneakers! Easy and Fun with Elmer’s Painters Paint Markers! #CBias

  Perfect for teams, playdates, special events - or just to be creative!  You can easily design and paint your own custom sneakers with Elmer's Painters Paint Markers.  These are called "markers" with good reason - they are as easy to use as a standard marker.  I loved using Painters Paint Markers and was amazed at how fast is was to be an "artist". I found everything I needed at Walmart in the craft and shoe departments. … [Read more...]

Spring Cleaning Your Makeup Bag and Bathroom Shelves – Makeup Expiration Dates – See My Before and After Pictures! #CBias

How old is your toothbrush?   Spring is the perfect time to clean all all the expired products from your bathroom shelves and makeup bag.  I knew I had tons of old "stuff" in my bathroom drawers, but when I dove in, I was really surprised at how much I had!  Yikes!  Check out my "before", "after" and "trash".  Easter has always been a time of renewal - spiritual and physical!  We had a house guest for the week and combined with spring … [Read more...]