April 24, 2014

GameStop Gift Card Giveaway!


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...]

Crock-Pot Slow Cooker Giveaway!

Slow Cooker Ham & Beans | TheMarathonMom.com

I use my Crock-Pot slow cooker for so many things.  Over the years, I've experienced a few flops (I don't like rice in a crock pot), but many, many successes. Here are a few of my favorite meals for the crock pot: roast, potatoes, and carrots quinoa chicken chili chicken and vegetables ham and beans I recently had the honor of testing Italian Meatloaf in the crock pot for Stacy's … [Read more...]

It’s Pumpkinber at Seattle’s Best!


Thanks to Seattle's Best Coffee for sponsoring this post by selecting me to review their wonderful coffee and to share my honest opinions with you here. Seattle’s Best is so excited about fall they created their own season – Pumpkinber! It was my pleasure to drive over and pick up a warm latte and a slice of pumpkin cake loaf.  (I know, I know...the 24 Day Challenge.  Don't worry, … [Read more...]

I Love Lemongrass Spa {and a Giveaway!}

Lemongrass Spa | TheMarathonMom.com

I recently had the privilege of trying out several natural skincare products from Lemongrass Spa, and wow!  This company sure doesn't disappoint! I love everything I tried, from the Coconut Lime Vanilla hand soap and lotion to the Tangerine body scrub to the Chocolate Raspberry Lip Balm.  Oh yes!  Yummy! Are you like me in that you're very cautious about what chemicals you (don't) allow … [Read more...]

I Love My Keurig {and a giveaway!}

Keurig Giveaway

You probably know by now that I'm a coffee drinker.  I love my morning coffee.   Truly, I do. What makes my morning coffee even sweeter (besides the milk and sugar I add to it) is that it takes literally seconds to brew the perfect amount right into my favorite cup! If you haven't met the Keurig yet, please allow me to introduce to you one of my favorite kitchen appliances. No more … [Read more...]