Gymboree 40% Off Sale


Disclosure:  The links in this post are affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link.  This posting is sponsored by Gymboree. Gymboree 40% Off Sale Some of my favorites from the current Gymboree lines are: The Easy Cardigan for layering on a cool morning, […]

My home is overrun with soccer….

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The Top Reasons Soccer Sometimes Makes Me Crazy {From the soccer mom’s point of view} The smell.  My car reeks like something died in it after practice.  When my kids come off the field, they are covered in turf grass, mud, and sloppy sweaty.  This is all transferred to my vehicle, and I am often […]

How Changing Seasons Affect Pet Skin, Coat, and Nails

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Pet Care:  Taking Care of Your Pet’s Skin, Coat, and Nails Through Changing Seasons Changing seasons affect more than just the temperature outside. As the mercury rises and falls, changes in air pressure and humidity can impact pets’ skin, coat, and nail quality. Follow these guidelines to help keep your dogs and cats looking and feeling […]

DIY: Fall Topiary Project


DIY: Fall Topiary Project My DIY fall topiary project began with a pair of these raggedy prelit  topiaries.  The one on the left was as I found it, and the right I had begun to fluff up and unwind the extra lights. Having spied the pair of them at Goodwill for $9.96 each and plugged them in to […]

ELPH Band and $125 Target Gift Card Giveaway


Welcome to the ELPH Band Giveaway Event! Mom Powered Media, ELPH Band, and fantastic group of amazing bloggers have come together to bring you this event, just in time for Halloween. Hosted by: Mom Powered Media Sponsored by: ELPH Band The ELPH Band is a link to your identifying information, such as your address, parent […]

Review: Gearapalooza 2014 Atlanta


  Review: Gearapalooza Atlanta 2014 Gearapalooza is an annual event showcasing the latest and greatest baby gear, and this year the tour visited 12 cities.  Lucky for me, my favorite local baby and kids store New Baby Products was the host location for Atlanta.  Tickets for this year’s event were about $53ish and $110ish.  I […]

42 inch Smart HDTV Giveaway – BuyDig

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Buydig Sponsored 42-Inch TV Giveaway Every year, out of their amazing generosity offers an amazing giveaway sweepstakes. And this year is no different. This year the fabulous team over at BuyDig has decided to give one lucky blog reader a 42-Inch 1080p 60Hz Direct LED Smart HDTV with Wi-Fi! rules is preferred by Mom Blog Society. Whenever […]

Pets: Halloween Safety

Pet Safety On Halloween

Last year on Halloween, we went trick or treating with friends.  Imagine my friend’s surprise when a neighbor’s dog came running into their house, completely panicked and began pacing in their living room.  Given my history with fostering dogs, I walked over, gained its trust and calmed the dog down.  The dog had no leash. […]

Winners! Sweet Debbie’s Organic Treats Giveaway


Winner, winner! Sweet Debbie’s Organic Treats Giveaway Cookbooks: Cathy F. Melissa N. $20 Amazon Gift Card: Michelle S. You can read my review on Sweet Debbie’s Organic Treats, here.

$250 Target Gift Card Giveaway


  Welcome to the Hipoglos $250 Target Gift Card Event Sponsored by Hipoglos Diaper Rash Cream. Hosted by Mom Powered Media For more than 60 (sixty) years, babies in Latin America have enjoyed the delight premium diaper rash cream, Hipoglos. Trusted by millions, Hipoglos is one of the most amazing diaper rash ointments available! Hipoglos […]

Fall In Love With Autumn Sweepstakes – Nexus 7 Giveaway

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Welcome to the Falling in Love with Autumn Nexus Sweepstakes Organized by Budget Earth   Do you love autumn? For us, it’s the time of year to start putting away the shorts and enjoying a variety of delicious pumpkin treats! Of course, what is better than enjoying a delicious pumpkin latte on a cold day […]

Ten Things Parenting Books Don’t Tell You

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It Will Be Fun, They Said…. Ten Things Parenting Books Don’t Tell You   Two words.  Bodily fluids.  There is nothing, and I mean absolutely nothing, that beats a vomit waterfall covering your face, chest, and clothing.  You will be absolutely awash in other people’s bodily fluids caring for your children, from pee accidents, to […]

Howloweenie 2014 – Dream Dachshund Rescue Benefit

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Howloweenie 2014 DREAM Dachshund Rescue is a registered 501c3 non profit. Saturday, October 4, 2014 10AM – 4PM Brook Run Park Dunwoody, GA 4770 North Peachtree Rd., Dunwoody, GA 30338  The artist market will have all things doxie related!  We will also have howling good music, hot dogs & chili, Boulder Brew beer, pet-icures & microchips, contests contests […]

Whose money is it anyway?


  Your Money – My Money – Our Money I’m a WAHM (Work At Home Mom) that doesn’t actually draw a paycheck. Given this fact, the children have decided that I spend daddy’s money.  Daddy works and does draw regular paychecks.  To his credit, my spouse goes to great lengths to explain to the children that […]

$500 Fabulous Fall Cash Giveaway

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Welcome to the $500 Fabulous Fall Cash Giveaway! We have joined forces with a fantastic group of bloggers to bring you this great giveaway. One lucky person will win $500 cash. It’s finally fall, with the cooler weather comes the opportunity to splurge on a fall wardrobe, a fun fall trip, or some home decor. […]

Burt’s Bees Giveaway

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Burt’s Bees Loves My Lips Sweepstakes Sponsored by Burt’s Bees Organized by Budget Earth   Do you love natural makeup? You aren’t the only one! Even professionals love to complement their own natural beauty with makeup that complements our skin and natural coloring. No one showed this better than Burt’s Bees’ during their partnership with […]

Baby Gear Giveaway – Must Have Baby Gear

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Baby Gear Giveaway Must Have Baby Gear 2014 Sponsored By Water Rolls Uphill ARV $90 Sometimes you have all the big baby gear items covered, like the car seat, crib (unless you’re co-sleeping), and stroller, and you just need to fill in the smaller baby gear, especially for the day to day items.  Instead of […]

The Song Movie – Opens 9/26/14 #SeeTheSong


This fabulous date night idea was brought to you by Family Christian Bookstores. The Song Movie Even The Wisest of Men Was a Fool For Love Inspired By The Song Of Solomon Featuring Alan Powell of Anthem Lights in the lead role of Jed King, The Song follows Jed’s journey into the music scene, fraught with temptation […]

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

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This delicious whole wheat chocolate chip cookie recipe is brought to you by WonderMill, purveyor of electric and non-electric grain mills. Are you craving some chocolate chip cookies?  I recently made the switch from semi-sweet chocolate chips to milk chocolate chips in my cookie baking at my son’s request.  I don’t keep brown sugar in […]

Ready for fall!


Fall Bucket List With summer technically over and a few crisp mornings under our belts, it is finally fall! Fall has officially arrived at the Copeland household, because: The air conditioning is finally off!  A blissful, but temporary, reprieve from high utility bills. My husband starts running again.  Atlanta summers are hot, miserable, and muggy […]