Friday, May 1, 2015

Dial Products for Kids Review

My kids love the soaps and shampoos that come in the fun designs and have popular characters on them. Unfortunately though, these soaps don't seem to react well with my children's skin; so I am constantly on the lookout for new soaps and shampoos for them that will be gentle on their precious skin.

Dial is excited to announce its entry into the babies’ personal care with Dial® Baby Body & Hair Wash developed with pediatric dermatologists for babies’ perfect skin. 

The Dial Baby body + hair wash is for babies & toddlers (ages 0-2 years). It is a gentle formula that is tear-free, hypoallergenic, paraben-free, fragrance-free and is pH balanced.

My kids LOVE foaming hand soap; something about the bubbles makes it more fun to wash your hands.  This has been a huge hit at our house and I am all for anything that makes washing hands enjoyable.

My youngest daughter really enjoys the body + hair wash as well.  It is gentle on her skin and she smells oh so yummy after bath-time!

Disclaimer: I was given these products to conduct this review; however all opinions are 100% my own.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Night at the Museum 3: Secret of the Tomb Review

We love having movie nights at home with the kids and usually try and make it a special event with popcorn and other special treats.  So when I was told that I had been chosen to host a Family Night with Night at the Museum – Secret of the Tomb (rated PG for mild action, some rude humor and brief language) to announce the availability of the movie on DVD, I was thrilled.

We started by printing off some of these adorable costume printables from Vocalpoint.  The kids chose their favorite characters and colored them.

My children adore the Night at the Museum movies and were over the moon when they saw this box of goodies on our doorstep! 

As expected; everyone loved the movie and asked to watch it again the following night.

Disclosure: I was given a movie for review purposes. All opinions are my own. 

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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Dial Miracle Oil Body Wash Review & Giveaway!

Who else is excited for Spring?  The weather and being outdoors is what I am most looking forward to after these long cold days of Winter.  But the winter has definitely taken a toll on the skin and made it incredibly dry.  So, when I was offered a chance to review the new Miracle Oil Body Wash by Dial I was thrilled.

When the body wash first arrived; I must admit I wasn't too sure about it.  I never knew that I cared what color my body wash was; but something about this orange color threw me off.  I also wasn't so sure how I felt about the scent of this body wash.  But, I had already committed to reviewing this product so I jumped in (literally, jumped in the shower).

Oh my goodness; I can not tell you how wrong I was about this body wash.  While I wasn't so sure of the smell at first; once inside the shower it was really a lovely smell.  My shower transformed into a spa.  Not only was the scent amazing; my skin felt so soft and clean afterwards.  I was hooked!

A few days later my wet daughter came running up to me after her Daddy had given her a bath.  I immediately asked what soap he had used on her; she smelt so amazing.  He said; "I just used that orange stuff because I forgot to grab hers".  That orange stuff was the Miracle Oil Body Wash by Dial.

Now for the best part!

Two lucky readers will win a coupon for a free bottle of this amazing body wash.

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Friday, March 13, 2015

Berenstain Bears God Made You Special Book Review

I grew up reading the Berenstain Bears books; so when I was given the opportunity to review one of the newest books: The Berenstain Bears God Made You Special; I was thrilled.

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.” Matthew 5:8

In this newest 8x8 softcover title in the Berenstain Bears Living Lights collection, the Bruins join the Bear family for a cookout and bring their cousin Tommy along. It isn’t long before the cubs start up a game of baseball and Sister soon notices that Tommy doesn’t play like the rest of the group. When Sister asks about Tommy, Mama takes the opportunity to talk to Sister about how God makes each of us unique in our own way. And that we all have special gifts and talents to share with the folks around us.

With the intolerance that surrounds us nowadays; it was refreshing to read a story to my children that taught them about acceptance.  Mother teaches the children that everyone was made special and that we all have our strengths and weaknesses.

My children loved this book as I knew they would and I loved it because it taught a wonderful lesson.
I also think this book would make a wonderful addition to any Easter Basket!

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Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Create My Cookbook Review & Giveaway! SIX Lucky Winners Get a $45 Gift Certificate

While going through my cabinets in the kitchen one day I realized I have an absurd amount of recipes stashed EVERYWHERE!  At one point I had a 3 ring binder; but inevitably I would have a recipe on a note card which didn't fit in the binder and was just tucked away in a cabinet.  I would always say that one day I would put them all together; but. . . .fast forward to last week where I found over 30 random recipes in my kitchen cabinets.

Right then and there I said that the madness must stop; I did a little research and came upon ; this was EXACTLY what I was looking for if not more.

A site dedicated to making amazing cookbooks with your own personal recipes.  And do you want to know my favorite part?  Several people can contribute to the cookbook; which means I don't have to do all the work myself; it can be a family project!

How much would grandma love getting a cookbook filled with everyone's favorite recipes?  Add pictures of her cute grand kids as well and you have a winning gift!

Want to hear the most amazing news ever?

6 YES SIX lucky Wichita Coupons readers are going to win a $45 gift certificate towards your own Create My Cookbook Cookbook.

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Dollar Shave Club Review

I am so excited to share this review, it is perfect timing with the holidays as well.   My husband can be so incredibly hard to buy for at Christmas time that I am usually still searching for the perfect gift this time each year.

Luckily, that isn't the case this year; my husband is actually the one who introduced me to Dollar Shave Club.  He mentioned that he thought it was a pretty cool concept.

It couldn't be simpler; choose which blade you want; two, four, or six blades; pay only for the blades and they will ship right to your door every month.

Not only do they have the blades; but you can also pick up several accessories as well.  Choose their Shave Butter (which my husband is now obsessed with), Post Shave, and Wipes.

The boxes come as shown above and are filled with funny guy humor as well. 

If you are still searching for a Christmas gift for the man in your life; be sure to grab this one now!  Which is why I am including it in my 2014 Holiday Gift Guide!

Disclosure: Product was given to me in order to provide a review.  All opinions expressed are 100% my own.

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Monday, December 1, 2014

Target: 50% off Disney Frozen Costume As Low As $8.40

Today only, save 50% off Disney Frozen Costume Dresses with the new Cartwheel Offer available here

This offer has a limit of one and includes Anna and Elsa dresses as well as the light-up versions (valid on item #086-07-0469 and #086-07-0508)

According to, the Disney Frozen Elsa’s Dress is priced around $16.79 in-store so just $8.40 after the cartwheel

The Frozen Light Up Elsa Dress is priced around $34.99 in-store so just $17.50 after the cartwheel.

Please keep in mind; Target has been selling out of the 50% off VERY quickly; so hurry and call your store now!

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Red Box: Free DVD Rental

Redbox is offering up a FREE one day dvd rental when you text SHOPPERS to 727272.

You will receive a promo code valid for one free dvd rental; good through 12/7

Please note; my offer came almost immediately!

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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Hiland Dairy Cookie Contest & Giveaway

One of my favorite things to do at Christmas time with my children is to make and decorate cookies.  My husband makes the most delicious sugar cookies and then we spend the evening decorating them. I'm not sure if the kids get more frosting on the cookies or in their mouths; but we have a great time none the less.

Hiland Dairy is currently running a Cookie Contest and everyone is encouraged to enter their favorite Holiday cookie recipe, containing at least one Hiland Dairy ingredient along with an original photo of the prepared recipe online HERE

You can enter now through December 31, 2014. Everyone who enters is also welcome to share their "Entry Links" with friends and family via social media using #HilandCookies. The top five cookie recipes with a combination of the most votes on the landing page and social shares will receive one of five identical prizes including:

A programmable, touchscreen slow cooker
A cookbook entitled 'Fix-It and Forget-It Big Cookbook: 1400 Best Slow Cooker Recipes!'
A month's supply of Hiland Dairy products

If you would like to enter your recipe; head over HERE and vote for your favorite holiday cookie recipe now through December 31st.  

Now for the best part:
Two lucky readers will win a prize pack from Hiland Dairy.
Two readers will receive the following coupons:
2 Free Half Gallons of Hiland Orange Juice
1 Free 56 oz Square of Hiland Ice Cream
2 Free 6 oz Lowfat or Fatfree Hiland Yogurt
2 Free 24 oz Hiland Cottage Cheese
(Note – the winner must live in the Hiland Dairy Distribution region.
To ensure you can use these coupons, please visit This link to find out if this product is available where you live.
The selected winner addresses will be confirmed to ensure eligibility).

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Winner of the K'NEX Building Set Announced!!!

The winner of the K'NEX Building Set giveaway is. . . 

Linda Grieser

Congratulations! An email has been sent; please respond within 48 hours to claim your prize.

If you didn't win this giveaway; stay tuned for another giveaway very soon.

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