McKenna American Girl’s 2012 Girl of the Year

McKenna 2012 American Girl Doll of the Year with Book

I am really excited about the 2012 doll of the year. My daughter, Annabella has been taking gymnastics since she could pretty much walk. She has always been a tumbler and loves doing anything gymnastics related. In fact, anything health and fitness related interests my daughter. Annabella is also a doll lover. She loves American Girl, Barbie and pretty much any kind of doll that she can take care of. She has always had a very caring and nurturing spirit. {Read More}

Enter Chef Boyardee’s Make It Boyardeelicious Recipe Contest

Chef Boyardeelicious Recipe Contest from Chef Boyardee

Kids have loved the great taste of Chef Boyardee for generations. It’s real great food from a real great chef with a delicious, saucy taste, hearty pasta, vine-ripened tomatoes, and no preservatives. Now, there’s a new and exciting way for your entire family to enjoy Chef Boyardee — as an ingredient in quick dinner dishes! Be creative and let the kids help turn an ordinary recipe into something Boyardeelicious! You could win free groceries for a year by using Hector {Read More}

Transform Your Routine with Have You Tried This Yet Products from P&G #Giveaway

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I am a new product lover. I love trying new things. Although the Christmas season has passed, there are always events coming up where a little routine shakeup could help you out a bit. The Have You Tried This Yet? program from P&G is all about sharing the value with product innovations to help you look your best and provide the best “home away from home” for your family and house guests. As you’re juggling many to-dos, keep in mind the {Read More}

Wordless Wednesday – Christmas & Instagram with LINKY #ww #wordlesswednesday

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I am loving Instagram. I cannot get enough of it. I am planning pictures and taking more pictures than even before. Here is my latest favorite from an event we went to this past weekend. I took a picture of a picture we were given at the event after placing it by the centerpiece of the table: For more inspiring photos, check out: The Bonafide Life, Better in Bulk, Shanamama, From Dates to Diapers, Not Your Momblog, High Impact Mom, Colorado Moms, Resourceful Mom Rajean {Read More}

Home for the Holidays #KmartChat 12/21 @Kmart 7-8:30pm CT / 8-9:30 EST


Christmas is this weekend! What are you most looking forward to?  Join us for #KmartChat on Wednesday at 7pmCT and share your home for the holidays stories. Follow @Kmart and@KmartDeals and tweet with us from 7pm-8:30pm CT using the hashtag #KmartChat to participate. WHO @Kmart AND @KmartDeals and co-hosts @StacieinAtlanta (that’s me!) @crissy @jollymom @mommyinsider WHAT Kmart Home for the Holidays Twitter Party WHERE Twitter with the hashtag #KmartChat WHEN Wednesday, December 21st from 7-8:30 CT  /  8-9:30 EST WIN {Read More}

Tyson Mini Chicken Sandwiches Review

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We got to try out the Tyson Mini Chicken Sandwiches for a Quick Dinner last night. My kids are after school snackers. As a result, we tend to have dinner a little earlier than most people. My kids are often times ready to have dinner at 4PM and sometimes a little earlier than that. They were very excited to try the Tyson Mini Chicken Sandwiches because they love how small they are and all three kids really love chicken. All {Read More}

Re-Energizing at #MurphyUSA #CBias @MurphyUSA

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My husband is a gas station shopper. He always has been and frankly it has annoyed me for years because I always thought that gas stations are really more expensive than regular stores. I rarely stop at gas stations for snacks but since we travel so much, I have found that we are doing this more and more. My kids love to stop at gas stations for snacks and in fact, ask for something every time we gas up the {Read More}

Slim-Fast Shakes Review & Sephora $25 / Slim Fast Coupon Giveaway – 3 Winners

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I have been a Slim Fast lover for years. I have lost weight several times on the program and was very excited to see that they improved the taste even more. Each Slim-Fast shake contains 10 grams of protein and 5g of fiber in addition to 24 essential vitamins and minerals. In addition to my favorite flavor, the Rich Chocolate Royale,  the other flavors are: Cappuccino Delight French Vanilla Creamy Chocolate Strawberries N’ Cream Lower Carb Chocolate/Vanilla Shakes The texture {Read More}

“Bulbs. Dig, Drop, Done.” Presents Curbside Chaos!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bulbs. Dig, Drop, Done. for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I have always considered myself to have a brown thumb simply because I have never taken the time to learn about gardening. I keep all of the plants in my house right next to each other for easy maintenance and I STILL forget to water them . I had some fun this week on the Curbside Chaos website {Read More}

Join me at the Last Minute Shopping #SearsChat with @Sears 12/19 7-8:30pm CT / 8-9:30 EST

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Christmas is less than a week away! Are you still looking for gifts? Have no fear, #SearsChat is hosting a dedicated Twitter party to help you out. Sears has all of your last minute gifting needs- great deals on great gifts. Join @Sears, and co-hosts @StacieinAtlanta (that’s me!), @Crissy, @JollyMom and @MommyInsider at the #SearsChat to get the scoop on how to make last minute shopping a little less stressful. Follow @Sears and @SearsDeals and tweet with us from 7pm-8:30pm CT using the hashtag #SearsChat to {Read More}

Nissan #HolidayQuest Twitter Party 12/20 8-9pm EST – Win one of 5 $1000 Gift Cards!

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This holiday season, I am driving around in this sporty Nissan Quest as one of the parent partners in the Nissan #HolidayQuest. Now my Nissan Quest doesn’t arrive until Monday so stay tuned for another post sharing details of what it was like driving the all new 2012 Nissan Quest for a few weeks but that won’t happen until early next year. I will also be live Tweeting during a road trip we are taking during the holiday season. However, {Read More}

Coca Cola Arctic Home – Share Your Pay it Forward Moments & Help the Polar Bears

Tis the season! The holiday season is officially here and between baking cookies and shopping for gifts. This December you can collect the new, limited-edition Arctic Home red cans—which has polar bears set against the iconic red Coca-Cola background. Now you can mix the nostalgia of Coca-Cola with the excitement of limited-edition cans at your holiday festivities! December is a month that brings families together and often serves as a reminder to give back as well. My family is very big on Pay it Forward {Read More}