Hickory Farms ~ Building Holiday Traditions

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Christmas is about tradition. Family, friends, food, lights, trees, and perhaps a present or two! When I was growing up, there were always certain events in our family that heralded the holiday season. The Saturday after Thanksgiving we would go to the local Christmas tree farm and hunt for the perfect tree. Then we would go out to dinner before returning home to decorate the tree as a family while listening to Christmas music. Helping dad put up the Christmas lights (which mostly involved me drinking hot cocoa and pointing). Putting up all the trains (a whole separate event from the tree that involved sanding down all the tracks and putting out the buildings and cars and deciding which engines to use); grandpa was a Conductor so this was … [Read more...]

Disney•Pixar’s THE GOOD DINOSAUR Review #GoodDinoEvent

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While in Los Angeles last week with Disney for The Good Dinosaur Red Carpet Premiere, I had the opportunity to preview the film. Without spoilers or major information, I thought I would share a little bit of it with you today! To start with, it is only fair that I make note that my family is huge fans of dinosaurs, Disney, Pixar, and Disney•Pixar. I should also note that after watching a number of trailers for the film, I walked into the El Capitan Theatre still not knowing what to expect from The Good Dinosaur. The long and short of the story is that I walked out of the theatre with a smile on my face and I was excited about what I had just seen. The reality of that statement is that it doesn’t really tell you anything. More importantly, … [Read more...]

Star Wars Yoda Face 3D Deco Light Giveaway {US | Ends 12/04}

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With Star Wars being so popular with the upcoming movie coming out, we felt it would be appropriate to offer this Star Wars Yoda Face 3D Deco Light Giveaway! If you haven't read my review yet you can go here--------------> Star Wars Yoda Face 3D Deco Light. You must be a resident of the US, and 18 years+ to enter. This giveaway will run from 11/25-12/5 12:00 am est. Enter on the widget below to enter. a Rafflecopter giveaway Disclosure: We reserve the right to make revisions, to cancel, or suspend this contest for any reason. We are not associated with any of the companies named above. The odds of winning are based on the number of entries received Open to the US 18+ only. Confirmed Winner(s) (by Random.org) will be … [Read more...]

$75 Bonefish Grill Gift Card Giveaway {US | Ends 12/09}

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Welcome to the $75 Bonefish Grill Gift Card Giveaway hosted by Housewife on a Mission and sponsored by Bonefish Grill The Wood-Grilled Fresh Fish Experts at Bonefish Grill are celebrating the holiday season in a big way with the December 1 launch of a new Winter Menu featuring delights like Lobster Stuffed Shrimp with a creamy lobster and shrimp Imperial stuffing and succulent Pompano. With dishes indulgent to make any fête festive, Bonefish Grill’s Winter Menu also includes Filet and Colossal Shrimp Scampi – a 6 ounce USDA Choice filet mignon topped with colossal shrimp, scampi butter sauce and served with steamed broccoli and garlic whipped potatoes. If readers fancy fish, the Mahi Mahi Oscar, wood-grilled and topped with lump … [Read more...]

My Wonderful Walls $100 Gift Card Giveaway {WW | Ends 12/08}

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Welcome to the My Wonderful Walls Giveaway hosted by Housewife on a Mission and sponsored by My Wonderful Walls Are you looking for a unique and fun gift to gift either a child or adult this holiday season? My Wonderful Walls has fun throw pillows, blankets, wall decals, wall stencils and even ColorMe Decals  that are especially fun for those who are artsy and love to color.   Housewife on a Mission recently had the opportunity to review the Playful Black Cat Pillow and the Jungle Safari Animals Fleece Blanket. Head on over here to read her full review. So what do you think? Is there someone in your life that would love to receive a cute throw pillow, blanket or even wall decals/stencils? There are so many great items … [Read more...]

AARP Random Acts of Kindness ~ $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway {US | Ends 12/05}

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We are shar­ing this post as part of a Blog­gin’ Mamas Social Good Cam­paign, and were not com­pen­sated for doing so. Bloggin' Mamas is sponsoring this giveaway in support of the Ad Council and the AARP & helping to raise awareness of the Caregiver Assistance campaign. November is National Family Caregivers month, and the Random Acts of Kindness initiative aims to recognize and support the 40 million unpaid caregivers in the U.S. Many caregivers are boomer women, often sandwiched between the needs of their parents and their own kids. A popular misconception is that caregivers are paid medical professionals, providing full-time care to someone in need of daily help, when in reality, most caregivers are family members or friends who … [Read more...]

Adopt US Kids ~ $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway {US | Ends 11/30}

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We are shar­ing this post as part of a Blog­gin’ Mamas Social Good Cam­paign, and were not com­pen­sated for doing so. Bloggin' Mamas is sponsoring this giveaway in support of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, AdoptUSKids, and the Ad Council. November is National Adoption Month and they are encouraging prospective parents to adopt older youth from foster care. The theme for National Adoption Month is, "We Never Outgrow the Need for Family." That's because older children and youth still have many big milestones in their life they need a family for. There are 415,000 children in the U.S. foster care system and 108,000 are waiting to be adopted. AdoptUSKids’ maintains a national photo listing service for children waiting … [Read more...]

$100 Sears Gift Card Giveaway {US | Ends 11/30}

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On Sunday, Nov. 22nd Shop Your Way Members were given and exclusive Sears Members Private Night Shopping experience! It was amazing to say the least! So if you missed it, fear not! Sears will open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day until 2 a.m. on Black Friday and will re-open at 5 a.m. for a second round of door-buster deals! And you're not going to want to miss this one! They have some amazingly hot deal this year! Here are a few of them! Craftsman 41 pc. Screwdriver Set This 41 piece Craftsman Screwdriver set is perfect for all of your needs around the house and the shop. The Phillip blade tips are designed to ensure tighter tolerance and fit.  Serrated, slotted tips provide excellent screw holding.  Torx® tips resist cam out of screws … [Read more...]

Rovio ToonsTV Angry Birds Giveaway {US | Ends 12/13}

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ToonsTV, Rovio’s in-game platform for mobile video content with more than 5.4 billion views globally, is now launching as a standalone app. With more than 30 channels of free, on-demand, family video entertainment, the ToonsTV app is the home of Rovio’s original scripted animated series Angry Birds Toons, Piggy Tales and Stella as well as a host of high-quality, third-party shows such as Wallace and Gromit, Pucca, Qumi-Qumi and National Geographic’s Zooville and 50 Birds, 50 States.   ToonsTV will continue to be available within Rovio’s games, but the standalone app will be the first to show new episodes of Angry Birds Toons and Stella. The ToonsTV app also includes a Play All mode, My History feature, and post-video … [Read more...]

The Good Dinosaur ~ Peter Sohn & Denise Ream #GoodDinoEvent

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Photo credit: Louise Bishop / MomStart.com I was sent on an all-expense paid trip to Los Angeles, California courtesy of Disney to experience The Good Dinosaur and a series of other adventures. Regardless, all opinions expressed are still 100% my own. Please note that some images are courtesy of Disney. Have you ever sat down to watch a movie and been so drawn in that you couldn’t tell the difference between reality and animation? You are so drawn in, paying attention to the details that it takes you a moment to realize that you aren’t paying attention to the movie. It is just so lifelike that you can’t help but be sucked in. That’s exactly what happened to me when I sat down last week for a pre-screening of The Good Dinosaur while … [Read more...]