Guest Article – What Makes an Oriental Rug Unique

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If you are a fan of oriental rugs, or have at least considered purchasing one for your home, you may have cause to consider just what it is about these beauties that makes them so rare and potentially costly, so exotic, and so unique. The answer doesn't lie in any one particular direction, but is a combination of several contributing factors that the reader might care to contemplate. The Symmetrical Beauty Of Oriental Rug Designs The oriental rugs that you find in various museums, public … [Read more...]

Taking Care of Your Baby, Yourself: Child Benefits and More for UK Women

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Many families are entitled to some sort of cash help from the government but the problem for so many parents, is that they can find it quite a challenge to work out which benefits they qualify for and how to claim for them. Raising a family is hard enough as it is, so here is a look at how you might be able to claim some help with the task and pay for things that you and your children need. Child Benefit The most basic form of government help for families is child benefit and anyone who is … [Read more...]

Coupon – Additional 20% OFF for New Customers @ Shutterfly


Right now, new customers at Shutteryfly can get an additional 20% OFF by using the promo code TWENTYMORE.  Offer is good for 20% off total order at checkout (after any other discounts and before taxes, shipping and handling) through, Shutterfly apps or our mobile-friendly site.  The promo code expires March 4, 2015 (11:59 P.M. PT). Taxes, shipping and handling will apply. Not valid on personalized postage stamps, prepaid plans, gift certificates, Videograms, cards sent using … [Read more...]

The Urbini Dream Nursery Instagram Contest


I participated in a Blog Blast Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Urbini. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Are you a new mom needing to convert a room into a nursery or a mom having another child and need to update your nursery?  Then enter the Urbini Dream Nursery Instagram Contest for a chance to win the grand prize, including Urbini Crib, Urbini Changing Table, Urbini 6 Drawer Dresser, Urbini Cubi Play Yard, and a home visit by Urbini designer Rachel … [Read more...]

Frozen Fever Trailer

Here is the highly anticipated trailer for the new short, Frozen Fever.  It's the follow-up to Frozen.  In Frozen Fever, it's Anna's birthday and Elsa and Kristoff are determined to give her the best celebration ever, but when Elsa catches a cold, her powers may put more than just the party at risk.  You will be able to see Frozen Fever exclusively in theaters with Disney’s new live-action CINDERELLA, starring Lily James and Academy Award-winner Cate Blanchett, on March 13th … [Read more...]

Guest Article – Keep Calm and Carry On: Moms Managing Stress

As a mom, things can get pretty hectic around your home. We've got the kids to take care of, the house to maintain, work to do, and so much more. Maintaining all of those plus finding time to take care of ourselves can seem like an insurmountable task at times, and we are bound to get burnt out at one point or another. That is why it is of the utmost importance to take time for ourselves, whenever we can find the time to do so. We have to find some way to manage our stress and stop thinking … [Read more...]

Target Coupons for February 22-28, 2015

The weekly sale dates for these Target Coupons are for Feb 22-28, 2015. Any additional sales are noted in the sale comments. Click the links for more store information. $0.00 This post contains affiliate links - Coupon Policy TARGET ONLY: Coupon Policy - Price Match Policy TARGET ONLY: Price Match Policy Final Price: FREE   Del Monte Canned Fruit 14.5-20 oz $0.65 - .50/1 RP 1/11 Del Monte Canned Fruit 15 oz+ any Final Price: $0.15   Mitchum Deodorant. Select … [Read more...]

The FunkoPop Walking Dead Giveaway!


The Walking Dead is currently in it's fifth season, and better than ever (aside from the ridiculous amount of commercials).  Two major characters were killed off, one during the mid-season finale & the other during the mid-season premier.  But so far the hottest character yet lives.  I'm talking about Daryl Dixon.  Now, who wants a little Daryl? The Giveaway I've got a FunkoPop Walking Dead Daryl Dixon Vinyl Figure (Black & White Variant) that I'm going to give to one lucky reader.  … [Read more...]

The LEGO Justice League vs. Bizarro League Giveaway


Batman has joined the newly formed Justice League in order to keep tabs on Superman, a mistrust that is complicated by Superman’s clumsy – but well-meaning – clone, Bizarro. Bizarro’s creation of the Bizarro League has caused confusion amongst the world’s greatest Super Heroes, but an even greater and mysterious threat may force the Justice League and Bizarro League to band together to defeat evil. #JusticeLeague #BizarroLeague Available NOW on Blu-ray+DVD+Digital HD UltraViolet Combo … [Read more...]

Product Review – Vehicle Magnetic Sign from BannerBuzz


Last week, I was contacted by and asked to try out and review one of their vehicle magnetic signs. All of the signs are customizable, and you can easily upload your own artwork or use their design tool on their website. I got to design at 12x6 sign. I ended up using Photoshop to design my sign since I had to recreate the blog banner into a larger version of the link button. I ended up splitting the sign; one half being for my design site, the other for this blog. There are a … [Read more...]