Saturday, August 24, 2013

Get ready to stand up for what’s right! and giveaway

Did you know that more than 160,000 U.S. students stay home from school each day from fear of being bullied?  


Based on one of the most beloved Young Adult novels of all time and directed by the acclaimed D.J. Caruso, Standing Up follows two kids who get bullied by a vicious summer camp prank. Left together on an island, their adventure begins once they decide not to be victims and instead they Stand Up! 

Standing Up is an adorable and heart-warming gem of a movie with an important anti-bullying message that’s suitable for the whole family! Get the DVD August 20!

What can be done to help the bullied “stand up” for themselves?

One of the best things we can do to understand the problem and discuss solutions is to be inspired. The movie “Standing Up” is THAT inspiration.

Check out the Standing Up Blog App to take the Do You Stand Up to Bullies? QUIZ, unlock tips to BEAT THE BULLY, and sign the ANTI-BULLYING PLEDGE! And don’t forget to watch this amazing movie on DVD, released August 20.




click the Anti-bullying pledge image for a printer-friendly download):
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Giveaway~ This will be a short and sweet entry!!
Please COMMENT with your results of the Do YOU Stand Up to Bullies? QUIZ!





The prize will be sent via FedEx or USPS. No P.O. Boxes please. giveaway ends 8/31!
winner will be drawn using random.org on or about 9/1.


 disclose I am working with Arc Entertainment, and Arc Entertainment supplied these materials to me.
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Thursday, August 22, 2013

FunBites Giveaway




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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Hapimomi app ~ REVIEW

Hapimomi 

Hi Gang,
I wanted to introduce you to this great app that I was privileged enough to get a chance to review!
 Its called Hapimomi. The app is FREE!!  Just as its name says it will make you a Hapimomi!!
 It is so easy to use that the kids can add their own activities and appointments! 

First a little about Hapimomi~
Hapimomi was founded in 2012 by two parents Danny and Claudia living in Silicon Valley. Every parent knows just how crazy running a family can be with your own work schedules, kids' school, after school activities, tutoring, hobbies, vacations and so much more! A lightbulb went off for us, that being able to share with each other anytime, and on the go, is the key. We were frustrated by the lack of private sharing and planning apps for our family. The generic social sites are too public and do not help us coordinate with each other privately throughout a busy day. We wished there was an all-in-one app to also help us coordinate groceries, errands and had a fun calendar to plan events for our family. Additionally we needed a family phone book that we shared at all times. We definitely did not want six separate apps that require another six logins, with constant updates etc. So armed with many years of Fortune 500 marketing, finance and technology experience, we launched Hapimomi to help families stay connected and organized, privately!
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Hapimomi has every thing you need right at your fingertips!
The dial shown above is easy to touch and go to the right area of Hapimomi! 
There are 6 main sections of the app!

Wall

Easily share personal messages with your family privately.

To Do List

No more writing on pieces of paper everywhere! Share important family tasks with each other instantly.

Diary

A safe place to keep your family’s important moments.

Contacts

Share a single family phone book everyone can access, anytime.

Calendar

Keep organized. Plan together. Share events with your family easily.
I like this area most because you can assign every member of the family a different color!! It would look like this when you have every one's activities on the calendar.
I have 8 people living in my house so this will really help keep up with every ones schedules!

Shopping List

Instantly share your shopping lists with each other, and track who bought what and when.
There are many stores listed from Target, petco, Sam's and others. If you don't use that store its easy to delete the store from the list. Just tap it and click the X:) You can even break the list down by category! food, Auto, cleaning, clothing etc.

I have been playing around with the app for more than an hour and I don't know what I 
did before I had this app! It is great! 
Everything I need is right there!
If i remember something I can just type it in and i wont forget!

For more info about the Hapimomi app~

Download the app today and start sharing and planning with your family today!!

disclosure~ this is a sponsored post on behalf of Hapimomi. I downloaded and LOVE the APP! 

Snuggle and ALL bring comfort to Little League World Series

As the Exclusive Laundry Products Sponsor of Little League®, all® and Snuggle® are Every Family’s Double Header Solution to Keep Uniforms Clean and Soft



Laundry. Doesn’t that word give you the chills? In some cases, it can really pile up. Take the Little League® World Series for example. How many moms do you think it will take to clean the hundreds of uniforms on-site this year at the annual games in Williamsport, Pennsylvania? The answer: None. 


As the Official Laundry Products of Little League® Baseball and Softball, all® and Snuggle®are on-deck for the 2013 Little League World Series, taking place from August 19th thru the 21st!.
 Each year, hundreds of hopefuls face-off in for the opportunity to play the game of their life, and this year, ‘all and Snuggle are excited to be part of the action, providing daily, on-site laundry to Little League® World Series players, coaches and referees, and keeping moms from all around the world happy and smiling.

In addition ‘all and Snuggle will host the Fan Fun Zone, a space where families and Little League players can participate in activities, and enjoy time together in between games on-site. Each participant pitches as many socks as possible into the ‘all and Snuggle washer machine and for each sock that makes it in one minute, the brands will donate $5 to the Challenger Division®. This organization is a division of the Little League® and enables boys and girls with physical and mental challenges to enjoy the game of baseball. More than 30,000 children participate in over 900 Challenger Divisions worldwide.


Starting in spring 2013, the all and Snuggle Little League sponsorship will include exciting nationwide programs to engage retailers and consumers in fun, Little League style promotional activities. 
For more information about all, please visit 
www.all-laundry.com 
www.facebook.com/allLaundry
For more information about Snuggle, please visit Snuggle 
www.snuggle.com 
www.facebook.com/snuggle
For more information about Little League, please visit 
www.littleleague.org  
www.facebook.com/littleleaguebaseballandsoftball.

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About all® Laundry Detergent
As a recognized leader and reliable laundry partner with consumers for more than 50 years, the all® brand provides an incredible clean at an incredible value for all your family’s needs. The all brand has your detergent needs covered with compact powder, concentrated liquids, and single dose pacs in a choice of sizes and variants, including all free clear, the number one detergent recommended by allergists and dermatologists for sensitive skin. With all mighty pacs™ for simplicity and added convenience, and all OXI-Active® providing extra strength to tackle the worst dirt and stains the first time - it’s all good!™ all laundry detergent is manufactured by The Sun Products Corporation. For more information, visit www.all-laundry.com or www.facebook.com/allLaundry.
All leaves your clothes feeling and smelling clean! I have 3 teenagers in my house and All really helps clean up after them. They are always sweaty and stink! I can wash their clothes in All and they are good to go. All gets those nasty sweat stains out and the clothes look like new! I give all 5 stars for making my kiddos look and smell good!

About Snuggle® Fabric Softener
As a leader in the fabric softener category for more than 30 years, Snuggle provides ultimate snuggly softness and long-lasting fresh scents to loads of laundry. Recognized by its iconic Snuggle Bear, which was created by Jim Henson’s Creature Shop, the Snuggle brand offers a variety of high-quality fabric conditioning products, including liquid softeners and dryer sheets in a variety of fragrances.  Snuggle is manufactured by The Sun Products Corporation and available at major retailers including most food, drug, mass, club and dollar stores. 
For more information, visit www.snuggle.com or www.facebook.com/snuggle. My family and I luv Snuggle. I have used it on my kiddos blankets and towels since they were very little. All 3 of my kids have owned a snuggle bear at one time or another. I like the way it makes my blankets and towels feel fresh and clean! My family and i give Snuggle 5 starts! Our towels are always fresh and smell clean. With 3 teenagers in the house sometimes it is hard to find a towel that is clean! Thanks snuggle

About The Sun Products Corporation 
The Sun Products Corporation headquartered in Wilton, Connecticut, is a leading North American provider of laundry detergent, fabric softeners and other household care products. With annual sales of $2 billion, the Company’s portfolio of products are sold under well known brands that include all®, Wisk®, Snuggle®, Sun®, Surf®, and Sunlight®. In addition, Sun Products is the manufacturing partner for many retailer brand laundry and dish products in North America. 
For more information visit: www.sunproductscorp.com.



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Yahoo~ 2 GOOD instant wins TODAY!!

HI gang!
As you may know by now I am a SWEEPER! I LUV to enter sweeps!

SO far already this month I have had 2 really GOOD wins ~

on August 3rd ~ I won from Bloggy Moms the $200 "Monster Cash" Gift Card in their Monstrous Giveaway. 
on August 14th~ I won a CASE of Chobani Champions 
on August 16th ~ I won from WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing a $100.00 Visa gift card and a copy of Fearless in their Live Fearless! giveaway.

Well tonight, I was going thru my LONG daily list of instant sweeps and I won 2 BIG items!!

The first was from Marlboro in their "Chill of the Grid" sweeps~

Its a Jam Bluetooth BoomBox
valued at $120!!

Then a few minutes later BAM another good win!!

The second was from Mondel─ôz International group from their tablet giveaway
I had to have my family read the screen back to me when I saw this..lol

I won an Apple Ipad mini ~ Valued at $329!!

I also won a t-shirt and a small $5 gift card tonight..lol

DO you enter sweeps?? What is the best thing you have won?


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Friday, August 16, 2013

Professional Pet Nail Clipper ~ review



Make trimming your dog's nails easier and safer with the superior performance 
of the Epica Pet Nail Clipper. Both you and your pet will appreciate the difference!

Top Quality Stainless Steel Construction
Made with high grade stainless steel, these durable clippers won't bend, scratch or rust, 
and the blades will stay sharp through many sessions on tough dog nails.

Precise Cutting for Health and Comfort
Sharp blades let you work faster, with less effort, and cut the nail cleanly without ragged
 edges that have to be filed. If your dog is skittish about the process, this will make both 
of your lives happier. Plus, you'll be more likely to keep his nails trimmed, allowing him
 to walk comfortably and helping prevent damage to your floors and furniture.

Sized for Medium and Large Dog Breeds
Correct spacing of the blades is important for effective and safe use. These clippers 
are designed specifically for medium size dogs such as collies, bulldogs, sheepdogs 
and spaniels, and large dogs such as German shepherds, golden retrievers, rottweilers, 
dalmatians, great Danes and Irish setters.

Safety Lock
When they're not in use, the Epica clippers can be locked with the blades in the 
closed position. This safety feature ensures that you won't accidentally cut yourself 
when taking them out of the drawer, and that the blades won't damage or be damaged
 by other items they're stored with.

Secure Grip Rubber Coated Handles
Excessive hand strength is not necessary to operate the Epica clippers. The handles are
 shaped to fit your fingers and coated with anti-slip rubber so there's no need to hold them
 in a tiring, super-tight grip. Simply grasp them normally as you apply pressure, with no 
worries about slipping, sliding or accidentally hurting your pet.
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I was really worried using these on my girls. They dont usually like to be primped. When i 
used the Epica clippers on my girls I didnt have to worry that it would hurt them or me trying
 to trim their nails!
I like that the blades were sharp but didnt hurt my girls. i also liked that there was a safety lock!

I give the Epica clippers 2 thumbs up!
They worked and didnt hurt me or my girls!
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You can purchase your own set from AMAZON for as little as $9.99

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. Note: This post may contain a sponsored/affiliate/referral link. Thank you for supporting this site!

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Invite to Join Harlem Globetrotters MVP Ambassador Program #HGMVP



This week, we launched a brand new Fan Ambassador program called HG MVP.  MVPs will receive exclusive Globetrotter content, gain access to MVP-only events and material, and will have opportunities to win prizes available ONLY to HG MVPs. Prizes like tickets, merchandise, autographed memorabilia and special once-in-a-lifetime opportunities.  This month's prize is called "Put Me in a Globetrotter Video" sweepstakes where one fan will star in the next Globetrotter YouTube video with our players.

Anybody age 13 and above is eligible to join and win the monthly prize(s) so if your children are of age and are Globetrotter fans, we'd love for them to join too. We hope you'll become an HG MVP and we hope to see you at a game this year!

JOIN HERE!!

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament ~ Dallas, Texas!!

My Family and I took a day trip to Dallas last week! 
One of the places we stopped at was the 
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament!
If you have NEVER been you must BOOK your tickets today! 
When you buy your tickets online you will get a FREE Royalty upgrade! 
That is a $20 value!
That upgrade includes Royal Treatment during the feast, VIP seating, a program, cheering banner and behind the scenes DVD!!
Check the Medieval Times website often for great deals and specials on tickets!
Even without the Royalty package I can promise you will have a great time! 

About the show~
Surrender to an age of bravery and honor and witness epic battles of steel and steed during our ALL-NEW SHOW. From ringside seats, discover a feast of the eyes and appetite with more action, more fun & more excitement than ever before.
As you thrill to a rousing live jousting tournament, marvel at awe-inspiring horsemanship and falconry, Medieval Times serves a four-course meal fit for royalty.
The Knights~
The Black and White knight~ Don Iofre Santa Creu - defender of the ancient shrine at Santiago de Compostela. Adorned in Black & White, he is mightiest in skill among an order of warrior priests whose arrival upon the field brings despair to the impure of heart. In prayer, humble. In service, loyal. In battle, invincible!
The Blue knightAs a young squire, Don Alberto del Mau earned his place among the Knights of the Realm in a desperate battle. He struck the enemy and rallied the faithful. Renowned as a champion of the defenseless, his blood will not be cooled, nor his vengeance postponed, for those who bring war and unquiet to Valiente.
The Red and yellow knight~Lord del Font - champion to the Count of Perelada! Undefeated, unleashed and unafraid. The sword of this invincible soldier has raised him to fame. Defeat and regret have been the reward of the countless challengers who have offered their honor and their shields to the point of his lance.
The Yellow knight~ In defense of Navarre, Don Eduardo del Rey is the rock. Nay, he is the legend. He is well-versed in the arts of chivalry, yet in attack, he is the lion uncaged! Let the ring of steel herald his arrival and the smoke of battle linger in his wake, for a legend of the Realm walks among us.
The red knightTruest son of mighty Castilla, Baron Ruiz de Roche has been called the "lion's heart" in many a battle. Set him at liberty, and he'll paralyze the enemy! With little pleasure will the ambitious look upon the banner of Castilla hanging in the list. The lion roars in victory and reigns supreme.
The Green knight~ A monument stands upon a hill in Leone honoring one man. It bears his name, carved in stone. No warrior of that mighty realm shall ever die deedless thanks to him. The bravest of the brave. The Champion of Leone.
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The Horses~

Some of the most talented Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament cast members are our horses. We're proud the magnificent stallions are born performers. Nearly all of our more than 400 horses are raised at Medieval Times' Chapel Creek Ranch in Sanger, Texas.
Opened in 1991, the 241-acre ranch in North Texas is home to Quarter Horses, Friesians and Menorcans, as well as the Pure Spanish Horses we breed. The Pure Spanish Horse was prized by medieval royalty for its astonishing strength, agility and even temperament.
Training begins early. As weanlings, Medieval Times horses are introduced to lead ropes and halters. Saddles come at age 2. Long reins and simple exercises such as lunging follow. At age 3, the horses move to their new homes -- one of our nine North American Castles -- where they learn advanced-level dressage from a master horse trainer. Then life as a pampered performer begins.
After a few years in the spotlight, the Medieval Times horses move back to the Chapel Creek Ranch. In the serene setting, we make sure our horses live out their lives in royal treatment.
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Bill of Fare~
A feast fit for a king! Our four-course meal will be sure to satisfy even the hungriest of knights.
His Majesty's royal feast includes:
  • Oven Roasted Chicken
  • Garlic Bread
  • Tomato Bisque Soup
  • Herb-Roasted Potato
  • Spare Rib
  • Pastry of the Castle
  • Select Non-Alcoholic Beverages
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The Court

Don Carlos, The King
Long live the King! Our liege. Our lord. His majesty, the King, Don Carlos! He bears the scepter and wears the crown! His kingdom thrives while he sits on the throne and they know no harm will come to them. He desires peace, but will stop at nothing to keep his kingdom and family safe.

Princess Catalina
There's none fairer than the fairest lady in all the realm - Princess Catalina. The King keeps his daughter close because he holds her most dear to his heart. The King would never let harm come to her, nor let her go, until she has chosen the hand of the man she loves. Not one chosen for her.

Lord Chancellor
Introduces the Tournament of Knights, where the King's guests will behold incredible feats of skill and daring performed by the brave champions who hail from every corner of King Don Carlos' realm.

Royal Falconer
The Royal Falconer performs wonders with his mighty birds of prey. The tournament includes a live flight of the royal falcon, soaring over the heads of the King's guests - an ancient ceremony dating back to time forgotten.
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The Weapons

Lance
In battle or competition, the best way to unhorse an adversary.Along with the sword, a Knight's lance is his primary offensive weapon. Lances used purely for competition were made to splinter upon impact, reducing the chances of serious injury to opponents during the joust.

Espada
Light. Maneuverable. Everything a sword should be.During battle, the Knights used the Espada on horseback or in combination with a shield or other weapon.

Mandoble
A heavy, two-handed sword tailor-made for epic swordfights.Because of its heft, 11th century Knights used the Mandoble on foot, often to deal a final blow to an enemy.

Alabarda
Versatile, but no less deadly. A cross between a battle-axe and a spear, the Alabarda was used to keep enemies at a distance. Should one miss his enemy on the forward stroke, the point on the back of the weapon can be used to stab with a rearward thrust.

Bola
Used on horseback or on foot, it's as fearsome as it looks.By swinging the wooden handle, the spiked ball on the end of the chain dealt a devastating blow to an adversary.

Mace
Armor-crushing force at your finger tips.The advantage of using a mace in battle comes from the sheer amount of striking force generated by the pointed weight atop its wooden shaft.


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The Castle

The ivy-covered towers of Medieval Times' Dallas Castle add a bit of majesty to the Texas horizon. In regal fashion, this castle boasts nine tree-lined acres complete with a moat filled with schools of live Koi.

The Dallas Castle is conveniently located off I-35, across from the American Airlines Center.
ADDRESS:
2021 N. Stemmons
Dallas, Texas 75207
Get Directions
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My Family and I had a WONDERFUL  time at Medieval Times!
Here are a few pics I took that evening. I have videos posted on YOUTUBE on my channel!
This is out side of the Dallas castle~
 The kiddos thought this was NEAT-O! See the M and T in the hedges:)
As soon as we entered the castle the excitement began! 
I took pictures of just about everything I saw..LOL
The ceiling of the castle was neat with all the knights colors and symbols.
The doors to the castle open an hour and 15 minutes before the show starts! 
That gives you plenty of time to look around at the different shops and grab some 
souvenirs to  cheer on your knight for the evening!

We were seated in our section 15 minutes before the show started!
Our knight for the evening was the YELLOW knight!
We had great seats! We were on the 2nd row!
Within minutes of being seated our server came by and introduced himself to us.
His name was ~ Long hair pony tail dude..haha
soon after the intros the  lights went out and  the show began!
For the entire 2 hours of the show we were entertained! 
The Feast was awesome! 
The kiddos ate with their fingers and enjoyed it!
Our server was very observant of our needs and refilled our drinks often.
Even the younger ones had a great time!
There was never a dull moment. 
I need to find a way to enjoy the show and eat at the same time..LOL
I was taking pictures and videos that I forgot to eat most of the time.
We all had left overs that we brought home:)
The half chicken was HUGE!
My kiddos favorite part of the show was the sword fight and the sparks from the swords 
when they hit during the fighting!
My favorite parts were the jousting and the falconer!
Although, our knight was not victorious that night, he still did great!
There was a funny moment when he fell off his horse!
The kiddos liked that too..
I don't think was to be part of the show thou:)
I give Medieval Times a 5 out of 5!
It was entertaining and we had a fun family night!
With our busy schedules it was nice to enjoy each others' company and 
catch an exciting show!
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I want to say a special thank you to Synthia from Medieval Times for the tickets for my family and I! I hope we can return to the castle again soon!

disclosure: I received FREE tickets to medieval Times Dinner and Tournament located in Dallas, Texas. for my family.. I was NOT required to post a review of  our visit~ However, we had such a great time I felt the need to share it with my readers!