April 24, 2014

Natural Soap Giveaway!

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A while back, a fantastic company called Third Day Naturals contacted me and asked if I'd be interested in reviewing their all natural soaps and a few other products. I'm so glad I did, because not only  have I enjoyed their deliciously scented soaps, but their lotion bars and lip balms are amazing, too!   The Lavender Oatmeal Soap and Mint Rosemary Sugar Scrub that you see here … [Read more...]

The Young Living Premium Starter Kit {and a Thieves Kit Giveaway!}

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By now you've read a post or two about how much I love Young Living essential oils.  And yall, I have to tell you - I really do love them!  They are the only essential oil company I really trust for therapeutic grade oils. Not long ago, I shared a few of the ways I use essential oils every single day.  I use them for so many things - from making my house smell amazing, to helping kids fight … [Read more...]

Crock-Pot Makes Super Bowl Food Easy and Delicious {and a Giveaway!}

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I don't know about you, but Super Bowl is a big day at our house.  And with 8 sons, I can imagine it will always be a big day in our family. My favorite thing about Super Bowl Sunday is, of course, the food!  I love preparing yummy treats and savory eats that we can munch on all day while enjoying our day together and watching the ridiculous commercials.  Oh, and then there's the football.  … [Read more...]

24 Day Challenge Giveaway!

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  Seriously!  Just in time for the new year, one of you will be randomly selected to win a 24 Day Challenge! My husband lost 30 pounds since he started his 24 Day Challenge, and it's been amazing to watch his success!  I tried the challenge and lost several pounds too, a few months ago, and once the holidays are over, I'm actually planning to do another one. My husband and I have … [Read more...]

GameStop Gift Card Giveaway!

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Recently I was invited to GameStop to learn more about what's going on in the video game world, parental controls that are available, and how families can spend more time playing games together using certain systems. (Ever played Fruit Ninja with your kids?  Hilarious!)  And as a mom of eight boys who play a few video games here and there, I jumped at the opportunity! I'm so glad I went … [Read more...]

Simple Scrubs to Make and Give {and a Giveaway!}

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It's the perfect time of year for making a few homemade gifts!  And I can't think of a better one for busy moms than nourishing, homemade body scrubs! I've learned how to make quite a few from reading  Stacy's book, that is packed full of amazing recipes for simple body scrubs like this citrus one or this brown sugar vanilla one! Stacy, from A Delightful Home, has offered to give away … [Read more...]

10 Great Gift Ideas for Preschoolers {and a Giveaway!}

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It's that time of year again when I am contemplating just what thoughtful (and delightful) gifts to get for each of our boys. Some of these items stock the shelves in our schoolroom, while others have been lost over the years.  And still others just went into my shopping cart at Amazon a few moments ago. Since our boys don't really need a bunch of new toys piled under the tree year after … [Read more...]

42 Days to Fit: A Great Way to Start 2014!

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This giveaway comes just in time for you to plan ahead to get fit and shed those extra holiday pounds that might have crept up on you during the holidays.  If you've been around this blog for a while now, you probably already know what 42 Days to Fit is. For those of you who have never heard of it, it's basically a six-week plan to get you on the road to fitness.  It's not a get-skinny-quick … [Read more...]

One Thousand Gifts {and a Giveaway!}

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Have you read One Thousand Gifts yet? In this incredible, life-changing book, Ann Voskamp captures so eloquently and beautifully, the mystery and the awesomeness of Mighty God, encouraging you and me to LIVE FULLY right where we are. Do you find yourself hurrying about from this to that?  Fretting over the house, the kids, the chores, the bills?  Have you lost perspective?  Given up hope? … [Read more...]

Spark Energy Drink & Blender Bottle Giveaway!

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My husband recently lost 30 pounds and is fitter than he has been in a long time!  He and I finished our first half marathon just a couple weeks ago, and I have to say, it was a pretty amazing thing to have completed it myself, but  even more amazing to watch my husband finish in better time than me.  This is especially impressive considering the fact that just a few months ago, he had one knee … [Read more...]