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GIVEAWAY - "Find It On Etsy:" MamaSan Maternity! (US/CAN) -CLOSED-

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Maternity apparel on Etsy? Absolutely! MamaSan is not your mama's maternity store. This specialty Etsy shop is sporting an alternative maternity clothing line that helps us mama's stay looking hot during pregnancy, or anytime. MamaSan says: "You don't have to be pregnant to wear MamaSan!" So I'll tell you now, I will be returning to her Etsy shop to get more! I'm loving this fun style!
MamaSan was founded by "an expectant mom who unsuccesfsully  searched the ends of the earth for something cool to wear, while struggling to preserve her edgy style....  Just because your pregnant doesn't mean you have to stop looking cool.  We know you want the same edgy style, but with the extra comfort for your growing bump. Our designs allow you to look sexy and rocker-chic throughout your pregnancy and well beyond your 9 months of glory."

 I was able to review two items from MamaSan. I'm a lucky girl, I know. Above, the Skully Ruffle Tunic Punk …

New Series: "Find It On Etsy"

Are you familiar with Etsy?  Well if not, I'm here to help familiarize you with some of the coolest shops available within the vast store Etsy (in my "expert" opinion). :)
Please stay tuned for my reviews and giveaways!

Do you have a favorite shop on Etsy?  I'd love to hear about it!  Do you have a shop on Etsy and want to participate in "Find it on Etsy?" Email me (Aimee) and let me know!  I admit, I'm excited about this, and you should be too!

Fabulous Reviews and Giveaways to come!  Thanks everyone! :)

GIVEAWAY: $50 Shabby Apple Gift Card! (US) -CLOSED-

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I have another great giveaway for you!  One winner will receive a $50 Shabby Apple Gift Card!!  And in the mean time you can use code: tightwadinutah10off to get 10% off at checkout!

Shabby Apple sells dresses, blouses, skirts, swimwear, Maternity, jewelry & accessories.  They also have super cute little girls dresses!


Enter below and GOOD LUCK!!  US only

a Rafflecopter giveawayGiveaway will end July 20th at 11:59 pm EST.  Sponsored by Shabby Apple.  No other compensation was received.  All opinions are my own. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. We hereby release Facebook of any liability. Winner(s) will be contacted by email within 48 hours after the giveaway ends. Winner must have a USA address.

GIVEAWAY- Barney: Planes, Trains & Cars DVD! (US) -CLOSED-

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Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment have come out with Barney: Planes, Trains & Cars!  This is a fun DVD with 4 episodes.  My daughter especially likes the Elephant song in "The Magic Caboose" and my 2 year old likes the Loop De Loop Counting game.  You choose how many times Barney does a Loop De Loop in an airplane.

Barney fans will love this DVD!  The songs are informative and easy to learn....and of course catchy.  My kids sing them repeatedly :):)  I also really like "On the Road Again".  Barney teaches about all kinds of cars.  A lesson I was sure not to get to. lol

DVD Synopsis
Beep beep! Toot toot! Make way for Barney™ and friends as they embark on fantastic adventures to places near and far. Using planes, trains, cars, boats and their imaginations, Barney engineers fun with songs and stories about exciting places. He shares important safety tips with kids such as buckling seatbelts and more. Join Barney for some Tee-riffic transportation exploration!

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FREE Schick Hydro Silk Razor!

Walmart is offering FREE Schick Hydro Silk Razors!  Just click on "Get a Free Sample", fill out the form, and then you will receive it in 4 weeks!

They run out some days, but then they allow more samples on another day.

Thanks Clip and Follow!

Happy Independence Day!

I hope you all have a happy and safe holiday!

Flour Lawn Stars for the 4th of July!

I posted about what to do with expired flour last year and was reminded about flour lawn stars!  I first saw the idea from Pink and Green Mama (a great blog to check out!)

I cut out a star template out of an old box with a box cutter.  I could have ended the activity right there with how much fun my kids were having with the cardboard stars. :)


Then you lay down the template and water the area.  After it's wet you can sift flour to make your star.  I found that it took at least a cup of flour per star.  But if you have older, more controlled kids doing it you could probably get away with a lot less.  Plus we use a push mower (non-motor) so our grass stays a bit longer than most :):)

GIVEAWAY: Happy Napper! Pillow/Plush Toy! (US) -CLOSED-

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Have you heard of Happy Nappers??  They start out as a pillow and turn into a plush toy!  The pillow also has a doorbell and when you push it you can hear the animal snoring, then waking up..lol  The kids LOVE THIS!  Coppins Gifts has many to choose from, here are a couple more of my favorites:


My only concern with the pillow was that if my child was sleeping on it and hit the doorbell they would wake up freaked out.  But I tested it by laying on it myself several times and it can't be done.  Unless of course you have a severely pointy cheekbone, even then it would be tricky. :)  I guess they anticipated that problem.


There is no question that my kids love this pillow/toy.  Luckily it hasn't sustained any tug of war injuries yet from my two sharing impaired kids.  Although I'm not too worried because it is made to handle them.

You can find Happy Nappers at Coppin Gifts for $24.95 and you can keep up to date on sales by following Coppins Gifts on Facebook and Twitte…

Melissa & Doug Toys on sale!

Update: Referral credits only apply after your subtotal is $30.  After you get your $15 referral credit you can share your link with others and when they make a purchase you can get another $15 credit.

One Kings Lane has a bunch of Melissa and Doug toys for sale today.  If you use my link you'll get a $15 credit if your new to One Kings Lane!!  Shipping is $6.95, and I'm not sure if the credit will apply to shipping or not.  Let me know if you find out!

To find the Melissa and Doug toys after you get your credit go to All Sales and then look under Today Sales for The Playroom.

GIVEAWAY: Earth Mama Angel Baby! (US/CAN) -CLOSED-

Review by Aimee Winner
I was drawn to Earth Mama Angel Baby because of my desire to include more organic and natural products for my body and baby to be. (Yep, I'm expecting! Yay! ) So, with that on the horizon I love that Earth Mama uses the "highest -quality, certified-organic" herbs and oils for their products, including: "teas, bath herbs, gentle handmade soaps, salves, lotions and massage oils."

From Earth Mama, Angel Baby Organics website:

"Earth Mama Angel Baby's pregnancy, childbirth and baby products were, ahem, born of our sincere faith in the natural process of birthing babies. Supporting the pure process naturally with nature's gifts makes sense to us....
Our products are 100% free of toxins, cruelty-free, gluten-free, vegan, and free from all artificial preservatives, fragrances and dyes. Our commitment to honor the earth and her valuable resources extends to our packaging as well - we use only eco-friendly recyclable or reused/reus…

What to do with Apricots!

Anyone else have to clean squishy apricots off their lawn?  I wish we could pick all of ours before that happened but our tree is too tall.  If there is any kind of breeze you do not want to be sitting under it :):)

Here are some of my favorite ways to use apricots:

Apricot Chicken
Apricot Fruit Leather
Apricot Fruit Spread
If you have another way to use apricots I would love to hear it!  Leave it in the comments below or post on Facebook.