Friday, February 05, 2016

Super Saturday Giveaway Linky (February 6, 2016)

Another Super Saturday Giveaway Linky has arrived! If you're hoping to find some great giveaways, you've come to the right place. Check out the list in my right sidebar and in the linky below. If you're hosting a giveaway on your blog, please share it with us in the linky. And don't forget to give this page a shout-out on your social media sites.







Attention, Pet Lovers ~ Two New Books Just for You from Chicken Soup for the Soul! (GIVEAWAY)

I’m pleased to announce that Chicken Soup for the Soul is issuing two new books for cat and dog fans! Read on to learn more about each book, filled with humorous and heartfelt true stories about the pets we love. Then enter the giveaway for your chance to win one of these great titles in paperback!

Chicken Soup for the Soul:
My Very Good, Very Bad Cat
101 Heartwarming Stories About Our Happy, Heroic & Hilarious Pets
What has the cat done now? You’ll recognize your own cat in this collection of stories about how very good and very bad our cats can be.

From cats with nine lives to cats that save lives -- from cats that wreck houses to cats that repair families -- from cats that crack us up to cats that act like therapists -- you’ll see your own cat with new appreciation for its unique skills and intuition.

With a special emphasis on the benefits and joys of adopting abandoned cats, these stories will make you laugh out loud, nod your head in recognition, and maybe even shed a tear or two.

Chicken Soup for the Soul:
My Very Good, Very Bad Dog
101 Heartwarming Stories About Our Happy, Heroic & Hilarious Pets
What has that dog done now? You’ll recognize your own canine companion in this collection of stories about how very good and very bad our dogs can be.

From clever dogs that sneak food to heroic dogs that save lives -- from mischievous dogs that chew shoes to intuitive dogs that repair families -- from goofy dogs that crack us up to nurturing dogs that act like therapists -- you’ll have a new appreciation for your own dog’s unique skills.

With a special emphasis on the joy of adopting dogs from shelters, these stories will make you laugh out loud and maybe even shed a tear or two.

**Royalties from the sale of these books help support the great work of the American Humane Association.**

Click on the pictures above and order copies of these books for everyone in your life who loves dogs or cats -- including yourself!

GIVEAWAY

One lucky winner will receive Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Very Good, Very Bad Dog and one lucky winner will receive Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Very Good, Very Bad Cat in paperback! Enter through the Rafflecopter form below. This giveaway is open to U.S. residents only and ends at 11:59 PM EST on Friday, February 19, 2016.

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Disclosure: I received complimentary copies of these books. This post contains my Amazon affiliate link.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Valentine's Day Recipe: Triple Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies

Angela over at About a Mom published a holiday recipe last month that also makes a great Valentine's Day treat! Use red or pink frosting and heart-shaped sprinkles, and you have a scrumptious snack or dessert for everyone you love.

TRIPLE CHOCOLATE CAKE MIX COOKIES

Ingredients:
1 box chocolate cake mix
2 eggs
1⁄2 cup vegetable oil
1⁄2 cup white chocolate chips
1⁄3 cup dark chocolate chips
1⁄3 cup semi­sweet chocolate chips

Optional Icing:
1 cup white chocolate chips
1⁄2 Tbsp vegetable oil
10 drops red food coloring

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.

In a bowl, combine cake mix, eggs and oil. Stir until combine. Fold in chocolate chips.

Drop by 1 Tbsp amounts onto cookie sheets. Bake for 9 minutes. Cool for 1­2 minutes on sheet and then transfer to cooling racks.

For optional icing:

Combine chocolate chips and oil in a bowl. Microwave for 30 seconds. Stir well. If not melted, microwave in 10-second increments, stirring in between, until melted and smooth. Stir in food coloring. Ice cooled cookies.

CLICK HERE for the original recipe and more pictures of this decadent recipe!




Disclosure: I received Pepto-Bismol products for free from Smiley360 in exchange for my honest review and content posts. You can join Smiley360 here!

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Hugs and Kisses Giveaway Hop: Enter to Win a Colorful Post-it Prize Pack to Keep You Organized!

Welcome to the Hugs and Kisses Giveaway Hop hosted by Planet Weidknecht and LeahSay’s Views! Every blog participating in this giveaway is featuring a prize worth at least $25! Read on to learn about my wonderful sponsor, Post-it Brand, enter the giveaway, and then hop around to the other participating blogs!


We may be into the month of February, but it's not too late to tackle those New Year's resolutions! Whether trying to get fit, eat a little healthier, or achieve work-related goals, organizing yourself and your daily surroundings will help you accomplish your goals more effectively throughout the year. Why not get organized with Post-it Brand, which is celebrating 35 years of organization and productivity?

Over the last 35 years, the Post-it Brand has helped great ideas take shape, starting with a simple, practical reminder. Since the introduction of the original canary yellow 3 x 3 Post-it Note in 1980, the Post-it Brand has evolved into an assortment of products that transform lives by making communication and organization fast, friendly and easy, such as:

Post-It Brand World of Color
Featuring Post-it Notes in an array of bright and bold colors with 9 color palettes inspired by global destinations: Marrakesh, Rio de Janeiro, Bali, Bora Bora, New York, Cape Town, Jaipur, Marseille and Helsinki. Available in sizes 3x3, 4x4, 4x6 and 3x3 Pop-up Notes.


Post-it Flags and Post-it Tabs
Post-it Flags and Tabs help organize important information in notebooks, binders, books and more. Perfect for marking sections of papers and magazines, they stick securely yet remove cleanly when you decide to move them.

From the Post-it Brand World of Color collections inspired by the style and cultures of nine exotic destinations around the world, to the array of bright and bold colors of Post-it Flags and Tabs, the Post-it Brand is continuing to help ideas of all shapes and sizes come together!



Follow the Post-it® Brand:

Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram
#Postit #35years

GIVEAWAY

One lucky winner will receive a variety of Post-it Notes, Flags and Tabs in an assortment of colors and patterns that can help you get organized this year! Enter through the Rafflecopter form below. This giveway is open to U.S. residents only and ends at 11:59 PM EST on February 16, 2016.

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Now hop around to the other blogs participating in this hop for the opportunity to win more "sweet" prizes!





Friday, January 29, 2016

Super Saturday Giveaway Linky (January 30, 2016)

It's hard to believe that January is coming to an end already! Please join me in entering some great giveaways through the linky below, and don't forget to check out my giveaways listed on the right sidebar. If you're giving away some great prizes on your blog or website, please include them in the linky and be sure to share this page through your social media channels.







Star Wars Hangover: The Force Won't Stop Awakening (from Awestruck)

Has your family been obsessed with Star Wars lately? I had to share this new video from Awestruck, a network for Millennial moms, which parodies just how far we all took our Star Wars obsession these past few months. For this family, recovering from a Death Star-sized hangover means throwing out the Chewbacca slippers... and realizing you got a Millenium Falcon tattoo. *shudders*



Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Kung Fu Panda 3 Arrives in Theaters on Friday ~ Celebrate with a Giveaway for a $25 Visa Gift Card and More!

KUNG FU PANDA 3
DreamWorks Animation
In Theaters Friday
In 2016, one of the most successful animated franchises in the world returns with its biggest comedy adventure yet, KUNG FU PANDA 3. When Po's long-lost panda father suddenly reappears, the reunited duo travels to a secret panda paradise to meet scores of hilarious new panda characters. But when the supernatural villain Kai begins to sweep across China defeating all the kung fu masters, Po must do the impossible -- learn to train a village full of his fun-loving, clumsy brethren to become the ultimate band of Kung Fu Pandas!

Directed By: Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Alessandro Carloni
Produced By: Melissa Cobb
Starring: Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, David Cross, James Hong, Randall Duk Kim, Bryan Cranston, J. K. Simmons, Kate Hudson

Watch the “Crazy Crossover! Shrek & Kung Fu Panda?!?” Video!


Play the Panda Village Defender Game!
Help Po protect the pandas from the evil Kai in the Panda Village Defender game! Use your keyboard arrows to move Po and collect the pandas.

Enjoy These Images from the Film

Visit the Official Websites
Visit the Official Site
Like Kung Fu Panda 3 on Facebook
Follow DreamWorks Animation on Twitter and Instagram
#KungFuPanda

GIVEAWAY
To celebrate the arrival of Kung Fu Panda 3 in theaters, one (1) lucky winner on this blog will receive:
- $25 Visa gift card to see the film in theaters
- Po Headband
- Chopsticks

Open to US mailing addresses only. Prizing courtesy of DreamWorks Animation & 20th Century Fox. Enter through the Rafflecopter form below. This giveaway ends at 11:59 PM EST on Friday, February 5, 2016.

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Disclosure: I received the same prize pack as a thank-you for sharing this information.

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Second Chance Valentine's Day Giveaway from Teddy Bears Personalized!

If you weren't the lucky winner of our recent Valentine's Day giveaway from Teddy Bears Personalized, you're not out of luck yet because they're generously offering you a second chance to win an adorable personalized hoodie bear or sweater bear!
There’s no better way to show someone you love them for Valentine’s Day than to give them a personalized gift that says “love” every time they see it! That’s why the plush animals from Teddy Bears Personalized make an ideal Valentine’s Day gift. Their bears are so much better than those bought at a store because you get to design a bear that is unique. You pick the bear, the hoodie or sweater, the personalized message embroidered on it, and even a personalized card. Teddy Bears Personalized will send it to your loved one (for free in the United States!) or send it to your doorstep for you to deliver it in person.

Personalized teddy bears can be given to sweethearts, children, grandchildren, grandparents, secret crushes … the list goes on and on! They also have other huggably soft plush animals, such as giraffes, tigers and monkeys! All can be personalized to make the perfect gift for someone you love.


Valentine’s Day will be here before you know it. Visit Teddy Bears Personalized at www.teddybearspersonalized.com today to see all of the beautiful bears and other plush animals they offer. Use their easy design tool to create your gifts and send them off to the special people in your life in time for Valentine’s Day!

GIVEAWAY

One lucky winner will receive a personalized hoodie bear or sweater bear of their choice from Teddy Bears Personalized! Enter through the Rafflecopter form below. This giveaway is open to U.S. residents and ends at 11:59 PM EST on Friday, February 5, 2016.

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Disclosure: Teddy Bears Personalized has sent me several samples of their products over the years as a thank-you for sharing their products with my readers and to facilitate my honest review.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Super Saturday Giveaway Linky (January 23, 2016)

Welcome to the Super Saturday Giveaway Linky! Sounds like the weather's going to be bad in many places, so while you're stuck inside you might as well attempt to win some cash and prizes! Visit the giveaways listed on my right sidebar and in the linky below. If you're hosting a giveaway on your blog, please share it in the linky and share this page through your social media channels. Stay safe, and thanks for visiting!