Saturday, April 30, 2011

Smile With Me Saturday Blog Hop - Week 22





First off, smile with me :) You made it through another week and deserve a big smile. You've got the whole weekend ahead of you so make it a good one!

Because I'm away on vacation this week, there will be no smiley hopper featured. The featured smiley hopper will resume next week :)


How it Works

* Follow Me! (Spots 1) Leave me a comment with your blog url so that I can follow you back

* Grab the Smile With Me Saturday button then post on your blog to give your new followers a place to comment

* Add your blog to the list- (NOT YOUR BLOG HOP or GIVEAWAYS PLEASE) These entries will be deleted.

* Follow as many blogs as you would like, Make sure you leave them a comment so they know you stopped by. Then Follow Back everyone that follows you & comments.

One of you lucky hoppers who enter the linky will get to be featured as next weeks #2 spot!!

You can link your blog every Saturday at 12am EST. Have fun!!




Saturday, April 23, 2011

Smile With Me Saturday Blog Hop - Week 21





First off, smile with me :) You made it through another week and deserve a big smile. You've got the whole weekend ahead of you so make it a good one!

This week's featured Smiley Hopper is Claire from Bless My Nest!!



I asked Claire a few questions about herself and her blog so you could get to know a little bit about her.

1) When did you first start blogging? Why?
I began my own blog in Sept 2010 after blog stalking for nearly a year!!

2) What's your favorite part about blog hopping?
I just love meeting new bloggers and the creativity out in bloggyville really blows my mind-I can't believe what I see everyday!

3) What's your favorite hobby
My favorite hobby is home decorating-I'd love it to be my real job too!!

4) Who's your role model?
Well, I have a few- my mom was my first-raising 5 kids and always seeming to keep it together is quite a task as a mom myself. I always admired the craftier women on TV-Kitty Bartholomew was one of the 1st woman I adored to watch on craft shows and lastly there are two bloggers that I can't get enough of - one is the Nester-she writes with true humor and her down to earth lifestyle makes me chuckle everytime I read her blog and the other is Thrifty Decor Chick-she makes everything happen in real time and with reality and humor, along the way!

How it Works

* Follow Me and the Smiley Hopper of the week! (Spots 1 & 2) Leave us a comment with your blog url so that we can follow you back

* Grab the Smile With Me Saturday button then post on your blog to give your new followers a place to comment

* Add your blog to the list- (NOT YOUR BLOG HOP or GIVEAWAYS PLEASE) These entries will be deleted.

* Follow as many blogs as you would like, Make sure you leave them a comment so they know you stopped by. Then Follow Back everyone that follows you & comments.

You can link your blog every Saturday at 12am EST. Have fun!!



Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Contigo Auto Seal Travel Mug Review!

Never spill another drop! 100% spill- and leak-proof travel mug uses exclusive AUTOSEAL® technology to prevent accidental spills. Press the AUTOSEAL® button to sip, and release the button to automatically seal. This self-sealing lid technology is combined with a double-wall, vacuum-insulated,stainless steel mug, providing exceptional temperature retention. Beverages stay hot for 4 hours or cold for 12 hours. 
 Benefits:
  • Patented AUTOSEAL® lid is 100% leak-proof and 100% spill-proof.
  • Drinking made easy! Press to sip. Release to seal. TheAUTOSEAL® Stainless Steel Mug automatically seals between sips to ensure no spills.
  • Vacuum-insulated technology keeps beverages hot for 4 hours, and cold for 12 hours.
  • Contoured body makes this travel mug easy to hold and easy on the eyes.
  • The AUTOSEAL® Stainless Steel Mug will hold up to 16 oz. of your favorite beverage and fits most standard car cupholders.
  • Constructed with a double wall and stainless steel inside and out for maximum travel mug performance.

I am totally, 100%, completely, in LOVE with the AUTOSEAL®
 West Loop Stainless Steel Travel Mug that I received from Contigo. I seriously think it's impossible to spill! I even dropped my mug while walking to work and not a drop spilled and there was no damage done to my mug! PLUS my coffee stayed hot for about 4 hours! I will never ever ever go back to a regular old travel mug. $19.99 is a very small price to pay for how awesome this mug is! 

If you aren't a coffee drinker, you can get AUTOSEAL®
water bottles for only $8.49.

What beverage do you like to fill your travel mug with?


Rock Bottom T-Shirts Review and Giveaway!

My name is Rocky Elliot and I started Rock Bottom T-Shirts to offer top quality, casual and comfortable clothing without the high cost charged by chain stores.

I’ve been in the clothing industry for over 30 years and many in this industry focus on designer clothing or fancy clothing - but what about good ole comfortable clothing? Most of the time when you are playing, going to school, or just hanging out you want something that is casual, comfortable - and inexpensive.
Four years ago, I thought if we could give people comfortable, stylish casual wear at near wholesale pricing - it would be a success. In 2008 we launched RockBottomT-Shirts.com as the way to do that and today we offer over 200 items in womens, mens, infants, toddlers and even dogs clothing.

We only ship within the United States; enabling us to provide unsurpassed customer service along with our rock-bottom pricing. Our whole team is fanatical about service - ensuring questions are answered, orders are delivered on time and customers are satisfied - that’s what keeps our company growing!

Rock Bottom T-Shirts sent me a v neck short sleeve t-shirt in coral. The shirt is very soft and cuddly. It's always a good idea to keep a few plain color tees in your wardrobe to wear alone or layer. At only $7.49 and 36 unique colors, you can't beat it!


GIVEAWAY:

One of you will win a $50 gift card to Rock Bottom T-Shirts!

Mandatory Entry:

Visit Rock Bottom T-Shirts and let me know what you'd get if you won. Simple, I know!


Extra Entries:

1.) Become a follower.
2.) Post about my giveaway on your blog and link back here. (Include url in comment)*5 extra entries, please post a comment for each entry*
3.) Add my button to your sidebar. (Include url in comment)
4.) Like Peaches Reviews on Facebook
5.) Like Rock Bottom T-Shirts on Facebook Let them know I sent you
6.) Follow me on Twitter (@peachesreviews)
7.) Follow Rock Bottom T-shirts on Twitter (@rockbottomtees)
8.) Tweet about this giveaway. You can copy/paste this: #Win a $50 gift card from @peachesreviews and @rockbottomtees check it out: http://tinyurl.com/3bc3w3z (Ends 5/10) *You can tweet daily, please post a comment for each with the status link*
9.) Enter any of my other giveaways. You can view them on my side bar.


Please leave me a comment and your email address for EACH entry that you complete above so I can accurately pick a winner. Winner will be selected at random and will be contacted via e-mail. If I do not receive a response from the winner within 48 hours, I will chose a new winner. This contest ends on May 10th at 8PM EST. **USA only! No previous winners!** Thanks everyone and good luck!


Disclosure: I received a tee from Rock Bottom T-Shirts to review for free. No monetary compensation has been offered or accepted. The opinions above are my own.

Monday, April 18, 2011

New Coupon.com coupons :)

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  • $1.00 off Garnier Moisture Rescue Moisturizer

  • $2.00 off Glade Sense & Spray starter kit

  • 50¢ Off any (1) package of Treasure Cave product

  • 50¢ Off any (1) package of Stella cheese product

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  • $1.00 off May issue of People StyleWatch Magazine

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  • $1.00 off ONE (1) 12 pack of SCOTT Tissue





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    700 followers!!! AND a restaurant.com gift card giveaway!!!


    How many of you love Restaurant.com??? I know I do!! I've recently purchased a few gift cards to some local hot spots.

    Now for my little thank you gift to you for helping me get to 700 followers, I'm going to GIVEAWAY a $50 gift card to one lucky reader! You can use it for any gift cards you choose on Restaurant.com!!


    Mandatory Entry:

    You must be a follower!

    Extra Entries:

    1.) Go to restaurant.com and let me know where you'd spend your gift card
    2.) Post about my giveaway on your blog and link back here. (Include url in comment) *5 extra entries, please post a comment for each entry*
     
    3.) Add my blog 
    button to your sidebar. (Include url in comment)
    4.) Follow Peaches Reviews on 
    facebook.
    5.) Follow Peaches Reviews on Twitter 
    (@peachesreviews)
    6.) Tweet about this giveaway. You can copy/paste this: #Win a $50 gift card to restaurant.com from @peachesreviews check it out: 
    http://tinyurl.com/
    3k5wvnw (Ends 5/23) *You MUST include the url to the post in your twitter update, You can tweet daily, please post a comment for each with the status link,*
    7.) Enter any of the other giveaways. You can view them on my side bar. 

    Please leave me a comment and your email address for 
    EACH entry that you complete above so I can accurately pick a winner. Winner will be selected at random and will be contacted via e-mail. If I do not receive a response from the winner within 48 hours, I will choose a new winner. This contest ends on May 23rd 8PM EST. Thanks everyone and good luck!

    Disclosure: I purchased this gift card from restaurant.com for the benefit of my readers.

    Park Ave Shirt Co Review and Giveaway




    Welcome to Park Ave Shirt Company, my friends! Park Ave Shirt Company got its start on a wonderful fall day back in 2005 when we realized that working nine to five and being a grown up just wasn't for us! For sure the world is a safer place now with that decision! Our primary location is our online store, but we are proud to call Rochester, NY home and have recently added a new Park Ave Shirt Company location at Rochester's International Airport.

    We have grown tremendously over the years with hundreds of new shirt ideas and custom jobs! We specialize in vintage, inspirational, and hilarious screen printed street wear for kids and adults. Although almost all of our designs come from the twisted inspired brains of family and friends, we are always looking for more fun and inspirational ideas! Express yourself!

    We're here for you. Our shirts make great gifts. Drop us a line and tell us what you think! We promise you'll be more than satisfied; but if you're not, tell us. We'll make it right!

    I recently had the opportunity to review a t-shirt from Park Ave Shirt Company. I chose a shirt the Drop Beats Not Bombs shirt for my boyfriend to try out. The first thing I noticed, when we received it, was just how soft the material is. I absolutely love soft cuddly t-shirts and can see myself "borrowing" it sometime soon! The design is also nice and very representative of his new "dj" hobby!



    GIVEAWAY:

    One of you will win a t-shirt of your choice valued at $16.99 and under. 

    Mandatory Entry:

    Visit Park Ave Shirt Company and let me know which tee is your favorite. Simple, I know!


    Extra Entries:

    1.) Become a follower.
    2.) Post about my giveaway on your blog and link back here. (Include url in comment)*5 extra entries, please post a comment for each entry*
    3.) Add my button to your sidebar. (Include url in comment)
    4.) Like Peaches Reviews on Facebook
    5.) Like Park Ave Shirt Company on Facebook Let them know I sent you
    6.) Follow me on Twitter (@peachesreviews)
    7.) Follow Snuzzle Me on Twitter (@Parkaveshirtco)
    8.) Tweet about this giveaway. You can copy/paste this: Win a tee of your choice ($16.99 and under) from @peachesreviews and @Parkaveshirtco check it out: http://tinyurl.com/3wumrt3 (Ends 5/9) *You can tweet daily, please post a comment for each with the status link*
    9.) Enter any of my other giveaways. You can view them on my side bar.


    Please leave me a comment and your email address for EACH entry that you complete above so I can accurately pick a winner. Winner will be selected at random and will be contacted via e-mail. If I do not receive a response from the winner within 48 hours, I will chose a new winner. This contest ends on May 9th at 8PM EST. **USA only! No previous winners!** Thanks everyone and good luck!


    Disclosure: I received a tee from Park Ave Shirt Co to review for free. No monetary compensation has been offered or accepted. The opinions above are my own.

    Saturday, April 16, 2011

    Smile With Me Saturday Blog Hop - Week 20





    First off, smile with me :) You made it through another week and deserve a big smile. You've got the whole weekend ahead of you so make it a good one!

    This week it's Amy from A Little Nosh!!

    A Little Nosh


    I asked Amy a few questions about herself and her blog so you could get to know a little bit about her.

    1) When did you first start blogging? Why?
    I started my blog almost a year ago because I wanted a place to organize my recipes. I had this huge file folder of recipes I had pulled from magazines and the internet, and I had no way of organizing them, and I was really bad at making my own notes about what changes I had made or what I thought of the recipe.

    2) What's your favorite part about blog hopping?
    My favorite part of blog hopping is seeing what other blogs are doing and discovering ones I may not have found otherwise. It's also so fun and exciting to get a comment from someone saying they're a new follower and they found me through a blog hop!

    3) What's your favorite hobby
    My favorite hobbies are cooking (duh!) and knitting/crocheting. I also enjoy reading and hanging out with my 3 1/2 year old son.

    4) Who's your role model?
    My blogging role model is Pioneer Woman. Of course! She's a rock star!

    How it Works

    * Follow Me and the Smiley Hopper of the week! (Spots 1 & 2) Leave us a comment with your blog url so that we can follow you back

    * Grab the Smile With Me Saturday button then post on your blog to give your new followers a place to comment

    * Add your blog to the list- (NOT YOUR BLOG HOP or GIVEAWAYS PLEASE) These entries will be deleted.

    * Follow as many blogs as you would like, Make sure you leave them a comment so they know you stopped by. Then Follow Back everyone that follows you & comments.

    One of you lucky hoppers who enter the linky will get to be featured as next weeks #2 spot!!

    You can link your blog every Saturday at 12am EST. Have fun!!



    Saturday, April 9, 2011

    Smile With Me Saturday Blog Hop - Week 19





    First off, smile with me :) You made it through another week and deserve a big smile. You've got the whole weekend ahead of you so make it a good one!

    This week it's Stephanie from Beauty Brite!!

    Beauty Brite


    I asked Stephanie a few questions about herself and her blog so you could get to know a little bit about her.

    1) When did you first start blogging? Why?
    I started blogging over 8 years ago when my husband and I first married. I started blogging to "record" our life for my family to keep up with us. I also wanted something to look back on.

    2) What's your favorite part about blog hopping?
    Meeting fellow bloggers, finding new blogs to read, etc.

    3) What's your favorite hobby
    Working out (pilates, Turbo Jam, Turbo Fire), travel, reading, houseplants, pen palling

    4) Who's your role model?
    N/A

    How it Works

    * Follow Me and the Smiley Hopper of the week! (Spots 1 & 2) Leave us a comment with your blog url so that we can follow you back

    * Grab the Smile With Me Saturday button then post on your blog to give your new followers a place to comment

    * Add your blog to the list- (NOT YOUR BLOG HOP or GIVEAWAYS PLEASE) These entries will be deleted.

    * Follow as many blogs as you would like, Make sure you leave them a comment so they know you stopped by. Then Follow Back everyone that follows you & comments.

    One of you lucky hoppers who enter the linky will get to be featured as next weeks #2 spot!!

    You can link your blog every Saturday at 12am EST. Have fun!!

    Wednesday, April 6, 2011

    Happy Extreme Couponing Day!!! Lots and lots of coupons for you :)

    In honor of Extreme Couponing airing tonight on TLC, I've posted a bunch of coupons for you! Enjoy!


    Coupon.com Coupons


    CellFire Coupons

    Load coupons directly to your grocery savings card. Cellfire is the premier destination for valuable savings on groceries, shopping, restaurants, and entertainment. Get access and use offers from your PC and/or mobile phone. This service is provided free of charge to all users. With Cellfire, you'll never have to print, clip, or forget your coupons again! 

    The offers below are available at Kroger and Kroger subsidiaries, Safeway subsidiaries, Lowe's Foods, and Foodtown until 4/18. They expire on 5/2.These offers will also be available at ShopRite from 4/10 - 4/23.


    Green Giant boxed Save $.60 
    Save $0.60 when you buy THREE any variety Green Giant® Frozen Boxed Vegetables.

    Totinos Party Pizza Save $1 
    Save $1.00 when you buy FIVE any flavor/variety Totinos® Crisp Crust Party Pizza® Products.

    PB Sweet Rolls Save $.40 
    Save $.40 when you buy any TWO Pillsbury® Sweet Rolls OR Grands!® Sweet Rolls.

    Pillsbury® Crescents Save $.50 
    Save $.50 when you buy any TWO Pillsbury® Crescent Dinner Rolls.

    PB Refrig'd Grands! Save $.30 
    Save $.30 when you buy TWO any size/variety Refrigerated Pillsbury® Grands!® Biscuits.

    PB Italian Meal Brd Save $.40 
    Save $.40 when you buy any TWO Pillsbury® Italian Meal Breads (Includes any Loaves, Breadsticks, Dinner Rolls, and Pizza Crust).

    Totinos Pizza Rolls Save $.40 
    Save $.40 when you buy TWO PACKAGES any flavor/variety Totinos® Rolls Snacks.

    PB Cookie Dough Save $1 
    Save $1.00 when you buy TWO PACKAGES any variety Pillsbury® Refrigerated Cookie Dough.

    Total® cereal Save $.75 
    Save $0.75 when you buy any ONE BOX Total® cereal listed: Whole Grain Total®, Total® Raisin Bran, Total® Cranberry Crunch, Total® Blueberry Pomegranate, Total® Cinnamon Crunch, Total® Plus Omega-3s Honey Almond Flax.

    Trix® Cereal Save $.55 
    Save $0.55 when you buy ONE BOX Trix® cereal.

    Honey Nut Cheerios® Save $.55 
    Save $0.55 when you buy ONE BOX Honey Nut Cheerios® cereal.

    Cookie Crisp® Cereal Save $.75 
    Save $0.75 when you buy any ONE BOX Cookie Crisp® cereal.

    GG Bagged Vege's Save $.40 
    Save $0.40 when you buy any variety 19 OZ. - 24 OZ. ONLY Green Giant® Frozen Bagged Vegetables.

    PB Holiday Cookies Save $1 
    Save $1.00 when you buy any TWO Pillsbury® Refrigerated Holiday Cookies.

    Select Cheerios® Save $.75 
    Save $0.75 when you buy any ONE BOX Cheerios® cereal listed: Frosted Cheerios® ,Apple Cinnamon Cheerios®, Banana Nut Cheerios®, Fruity Cheerios®, Chocolate Cheerios®, Cheerios® Oat Cluster Crunch, Yogurt Burst Cheerios®, Cinnamon Burst Cheerios®.

    GG Valley Fresh Stmrs Save $.50 
    Save $0.50 when you buy TWO any variety Green Giant® Valley Fresh Steamers® frozen vegetables.

    BC Potatoes Save $.50 
    Save $0.50 when you buy TWO any flavor Betty Crocker® boxed Potatoes (Except Potato Buds® and Betty Crocker® Pouch).

    PB Toaster Strudel® Save $.60 
    Save $0.60 when you buy TWO any flavor/variety Pillsbury® Toaster Strudel® Pastries.


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    Tuesday, April 5, 2011

    Getting Gorgeous With Degree!



    This past Saturday I had the opportunity to attend Getting Gorgeous with Degree in NYC! 


    What an awesome day! The weather was absolutely perfect. We made it safely with no problems. Well except for the GPS dying half way thru the trip, but we managed!


    There so many awesome sponsors and lots of lovely bloggers in attendance. I never wanted to leave :)


    Vera (@VeraSweeney) and Audrey (@AudreyMcCellan) did an awesome job of putting the whole event together. Don't they look fabulous!


    Photo Credit: Getting Gorgeous

    Check out Jacqui from Single Parent Retreat and I posing with Jane (a/k/a Brooke Elliot) from Drop Dead Diva.
    Photo Credit: Lifetime Moms


    In addition to Degree (@DegreeWomen), the title sponsor of the event, there were many other fabulous sponsors:
    -Tide to go (@tidetogo)
    -Hanes (@hanescomfort)
    -Simply Orange Juice (@simplyoj)
    -Flip Out Sandals (@FlipOutSandals)
    -Sarah Potempa (@SarahPotempa)
    -Dream Water (@DreamWater)
    -Goody Hair (@GoodyHair)
    -Miracle Body (@miraclesuitswim)(@miraclebodyjean)
    -Shopafrolic (@shopafrolic)
    -BJ's Wholesale (@BJsWholesale)
    -Amy Tara Koch (@AmyTaraKoch)
    -Lifetime Moms (@LifetimeMoms)
    -Weight Watchers (@WeightWatchers)
    -Hair Room Service (@HairRoomService)
    -Sandals Resorts (@sandalsresorts)

    Many of the awesome sponsors even provided coupon codes for my lovely readers!


    -Sue Devitt Beauty: Receive 15% off when you enter code GGEVENT11 at check out. Expires 4/17/2011
    -Lichi Super FruitReceive 50% off when you enter code gettinggorgeous at check out. Expires 4/10/2011
    -patemm, inc.Receive 20% off when you enter code PATEMM at check out.
    -Sarah PotempaReceive $50 off the purchase of a titanium or ceramic flat iron when you enter code GG2011 at check out. Expires 9/1/2011
    -Pish Posh MommyReceive 20% off when you enter code BUMP20 at check out. 
    -Flip Out SandalsReceive 20% off when you enter code PEACHES20 at check out. 


    Thank you again to all the awesome sponsors and to Vera and Audrey for putting together this super fun day!


    Disclosure: I was provided a "swag" bag full of samples for my time. The opinions above are my own.

    New Coupon.com coupons :)


    Disclosure: The links above may contain affiliate links. When you click the links, you help support the daily running of the site.

    Monday, April 4, 2011

    And the Kathryn the Grape story book giveaway winner is... JOANESS!!

    Joaness said... 7
    I needed a little magic when I got real sick and in ICU 3 years ago
    joan_penfold at yahoo dot com
    April 2, 2011 4:34 PM


    Congratulations Joaness!


    Be sure to check your email and respond within 48 hours :)

    And the Brilliant Screen Cleaning Wipes winner is... GLOGIRL!!!







    Glogirl said... 2

    I follow your blog via GFC.

    ajmizen(at)hotmail(dot)com



    And the Granola Gourmet giveaway winner is... REDI2ADOPT!!

    redi2adopt said... 7
    I'd love to try their very berry flavor. heinzmom at hotmail dot com

    Saturday, April 2, 2011

    Smile With Me Saturday Blog Hop - Week 18






    First off, smile with me :) You made it through another week and deserve a big smile. You've got the whole weekend ahead of you so make it a good one!

    This week it's Lindsay from Lindsay's Family Reviews and Giveaways!!



    I asked Lindsay a few questions about herself and her blog so you could get to know a little bit about her.

    1) When did you first start blogging? Why?
    I am a fairly new blogger, as my blog went live January 7, 2011, and I LOVE it. I starting blogging because of my total lack of real life friends and I was wanting to make some cyber ones, which I have totally done!.

    2) What's your favorite part about blog hopping?
    I love reading new blogs and meeting new people. I am not one to just hop over, follow and post “I follow, follow back.” I generally read at least one post that interests me and leave a comment about what I read. I love getting comments and feedback on my blog, and figure everyone else does too. Sure it takes me almost a day to get through a hop, but it sure is fun!

    3) What's your favorite hobby
    Blogging! lol Before I started blogging my hobby was cloth diapering…well it still is I have just added blogging in with it. I would spend all day, well between taking care of my babies, feeding them, bathing them, playing with them, ect, researching the different types of diapers and learning everything I could about them.

    4) Who's your role model?
    My husband. He has overcome so many things in his life. From losing his father at such a young age to coming to the United States at the age of 18, with only $100 in his pocket and only speaking French, to acquiring not only 1, but 2 bachelor’s degrees, a masters degree, and very soon a PhD. I wish I had his determination and drive. Of everything this man had been through in his life he has never complained about anything. Not only is he a student, he also works 3 different teaching jobs so that I am able to stay at home with our beautiful children!

    How it Works

    * Follow Me and the Smiley Hopper of the week! (Spots 1 & 2) Leave us a comment with your blog url so that we can follow you back

    * Grab the Smile With Me Saturday button then post on your blog to give your new followers a place to comment

    * Add your blog to the list- (NOT YOUR BLOG HOP or GIVEAWAYS PLEASE) These entries will be deleted.

    * Follow as many blogs as you would like, Make sure you leave them a comment so they know you stopped by. Then Follow Back everyone that follows you & comments.

    One of you lucky hoppers who enter the linky will get to be featured as next weeks #2 spot!!

    You can link your blog every Saturday at 12am EST. Have fun!!