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Cute, Cuddly & they Smell Good Too: It’s a Scentsy Buddy Giveaway!


My husband is an air-freshener fanatic.  He constantly is replacing our wall plug-in fresheners, buying spray air freshener, and sprinkling carpet and pet freshener around the house.  And we don't even have pets.  So when I was asked by the folks at Scentsy if I'd like to try one of ...

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UPDATED What Time Is It? RumbaTime! {It’s a Giveaway}


[UPDATED 3/7: chose K. Rock of Food Stamp as the winner of the RumbaTime watch giveaway! Congrats.] Those of you with preschoolers and elementary-age children will totally feel me on how crucial the concept of TIME is to this age group.  It's all about "Can I have 5 more minutes ...

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*Updated* Celebrate Black History Month with Your Kids ~ “Mirandy and Brother Wind” Show World Premiere (GIVEAWAY)


Congrats to A Shorter Mama for winning the family 4-Pack!! (Scroll to the bottom for the screenshot) It's no secret that I'm a fan of the performing arts - and I'm trying to expose my kids to the joys of live theatre as well.  We got the perfect opportunity this ...

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My Working Woman’s Retreat


When our basement flooded last spring, we took the disaster as an opportunity to revamp our basement.  We laid new carpet and have plans for a new wet bar and kids' play area in the works.  What made me the most excited though, was the prospect of converting our rarely used ...

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Holiday Gift Guide Winners!!


I'm excited to announce the winners of the Mamalaw 2010 Holiday Giveaway Event!  I had my hubby give me 18 numbers between 1 and 41 (the number of commenters to the post) and here are the results: LUCKY NUMBERS: 7, 9,  14, 20, 34, 35, 6, 11, 3, 40, 22, 19, 29, ...

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Special Delivery!


What could it be???

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2010 Holiday Gift Guide & Giveaway Event!


Now that we've eaten our turkey and hit the Black Friday sales, there's no denying that the holiday season is in full swing!  As you cross off the names on your shopping list, here are a few unique gift ideas for you to consider sharing with the folks on the ...

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TANGLED – In Theaters Today!


If you're looking for a fun movie for the whole family to enjoy this Thanksgiving weekend, TANGLED fits the bill.  We took our crew on Saturday and the movie was a hit!  TANGLED is Walt Disney Pictures' take on the classic fairytale, Rapunzel. Here is the movie's synopsis: When the kingdom’s most ...

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Spruce Up Your Holiday Mailing with PictureItPostage


It's that time of year...In a few short weeks we'll be receiving adorable holiday photos from our family and friends and end-of-year greetings from companies that we do business with.  In fact, you're probably planning on sending  a holiday card or two of your own; if you're looking for a ...

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Buick GMC, Essence Magazine, B. Smith, NYC and Me


Last Monday I had the fantastic privilege of attending the Essence Magazine Fierce and Fabulous 40 Awards and Luncheon in Manhattan, courtesy of Buick GMC.  Back in August, I received a phone call from Buick asking me if I would be interested in trying out a 2011 ...

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