Thursday, August 29

The Ultimate Life Prize Pack Giveaway! Ultimate Gift DVD, Book, Charm Bracelet, and Leather Bound Journal Giveaway!

Are you living THE ULTIMATE LIFE?

Between the pressure of running a foundation started by his late grandfather, being sued by his greedy extended family, and seeing his beloved Alexia leave on an extended mission trip to Haiti, Jason Stevens' world is unraveling. But when Jason discovers a journal that his grandfather began as a Depression-era lad, his writings transport Jason on an incredible rags-to-riches ride. With everything he loves hanging in the balance, Jason hopes he can discover THE ULTIMATE LIFE.

Opening in theaters September 6, THE ULTIMATE LIFE (the sequel to The Ultimate Gift) reminds us some things are worth more than money!

With The Ultimate Life Blog App, take the quiz to find out if YOU are Living Life to the Fullest! Read six great ways to start living the ultimate life NOW, as written by Jim Stovall, author of The Ultimate Life book. And watch the official trailer for this inspiring movie!

• DVD of The Ultimate Gift
• The Ultimate Gift book by Jim Stovall
• The Ultimate Gift charm bracelet
• The Ultimate Life leather-bound journal

Take the quiz, and enter below!

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Tuesday, August 27

My Island Crab Salad Recipe using King's Hawaiian Sweet Rolls.

I love King's Hawaiian Sweet Rolls!! Not only am I a huge fan of the rolls, but my 2 year old enjoys them too.  They are the perfect small hand's meal.

Today we made an easy meal I call Island Crab Salad,

The ingrediants are simple,

I chopped up about 16 oz's (2 packages of Imitation Crab Meat,
1/2 Red Onion,
3 Celery Stalks,

and, my favorite part of this recipe,
The Whole Pinepple, Cored, and Chopped into Smaller Cubes.

Add the Imitation Crab, Celery, and Red Onions into a bowl,  Along with about 1/2 Cup Of Real Mayo, Some Salt & Pepper.  And then the Pineapple cubes.  

I like mine a little sweet, so I add some of the pineapples juice to the island crab salad too.

Easiest way to serve on the Dinner rolls would be to use an IceCream scooper, and it makes the Serving Size perfect for the rolls.

Don't forget you can enter to win from King's Island Rolls by sharing your own recipes with them too, by submiting to Kings Hawaiian Ultimate Sandwich Challenge.

Create A Shirt for a Cause. Need Fundraising ideas?? Check TeeSpring out.

Teespring is a crowdfunding platform for groups, causes and communities to design and sell custom apparel.

I played around with the Create Your Tee Software and can honestly say it is easy to use, and you can also upload your own graphics to the t-shirt.  The prices are also reasonable, Depending on basic (Just text, can range from $7.00, to With your own Logo with Text up to $9.00.) Sites like Teespring make it easy to customize a T-Shirt Project, Fast, Easy, and Affordable.

Anyone can come and design a shirt which they can then sell via Facebook, Twitter or anywhere else online. The seller keeps all of the profit the shirt earns. People use Teespring as a fundraising tool or just to earn some extra money.

Just a few ideas that come to mind,  are kids after school programs.  Communities looking to improve. Families that need help.  Really, you can design a t-shirt for anything.  Maybe your son graduates this year, and you want a Higher Education T-shirt to help with college tuition.  Or your daughter starts band, and you can't afford her instrument.  I know if someone I knew, needed something, and something as simple as a t-shirt would help spread the word, and donate to a cause, I would help.

The best part is the shirts don't print and ship until a set end date determined by the seller. This means they pay nothing upfront, take no risk and don't have to deal with the hassle of ordering the right number of shirts.

Click here to check out all the other Great Campaigns, and their TeeSpring Shirts.

You can play with the designer if you go to

Here are some cool examples of what people have done with the site.

A couple sold this "Love makes a family shirt" to raise money to adopt:

This one included children's and toddler's shirts to raise money for an 11-year-old to sing in a children's choir in Hungary:

This one raised over 85k for Boston relief:

Sunday, August 25

Mystery Earring Box Giveaway!!

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The VERY cool part to this is that there are ONLY 25 boxes, Making your odds REALLY good! Way better than Mega-Bucks! AND if you remember our last round of giveaways with the Mystery Ring of our members won a DIAMOND RING!! Worth $500! We have set up a special deal with This is IT...there are NO MORE of these Mystery Earrings boxes....ONE is being given away in the contest! The remaining 24 are being sold with the exclusive discount code: diamond . You cannot loose! No matter what the MINIMUM VALUE is $25....your at LEAST $5 ahead right from the start! Last round I bought the MYSTERY BOX RING! And I am glad I did too! I got a gorgeous sterling silver ring with multi-colored gemstones! I gave it to our eldest daughter Ainnie. She loved it and I was thrilled to give it to her. It was so pretty,I will be getting a pair of the earrings this round...meaning there will actually be 23 left to buy! What does this mean...someone reading this WILL FIND DIAMONDS, whether its the contest winner or someone using the promo code: diamond ,is up to the fates. But I am not worried, I know no matter what I get it will be high quality jewelry

Giveaway brought to you by Bargain Hounds Daily Deals, and Friends! Prize #sponsored by Sales4U, Trend Setting Fashion Jewelry. Life According To GreenVics is not responsible for prize fulfillment. Good luck! No purchase necessary to enter.

Thursday, August 22

Red Carpet Manicure Sweepstakes!

dream of walking the Red Carpet in a designer dress, fully pampered head to toe. Hair did, nails done.. but reality??  I am a frugal queen that does everything herself. Including my own Nail Art

What's even cooler?! You have a chance right now to enter a Sweepstakes from Red Carpet Manicure themselves!  Never know unless you enter!  Then, you can brag to your girl friends, and have the best nails ever! With a vast array of products from Red Carpet Manicure I can have the GEL look without the cost.  Red Carpet Manicure made the first, ever, LED Gel Manicure Kit. Check out the Sweepstakes, and Nail Art Turtorials on Facebook.

Imagine doing your nails, and them lasting longer than a week, with looks like these,

Red Carpet Manicure’s LED gel nail polish lasts for weeks with a fast, safe and easy application that guarantees a professional salon manicure without chipping or peeling. Just ask SELF, Health and Essence magazines, which have honored the brand with beauty awards while being named "Mass Launch of the Year" by Beauty Inc in 2012.

Do you do your nails? Or if you'd like to save some money.. Try doing them yourself! It's fun, and imagine all the shoes, and purses you can buy with all the money saved. Enter the Sweepstakes by going to Red Carpet Manicure On Facebook. There is a Tab That says, RCM Sweepstakes! #Sponsored Ad.

GET OUT ALIVE with BEAR GRYLLS Season Finale & #Giveaway.

Would YOU Get Out Alive? Take The Quiz, and enter below to win an official Bear Grylls Survivol Bracelet.

Renowned British explorer and survivalist Bear Grylls is back with the ultimate survival competition, Get Out Alive! SEASON FINALE on Monday, August 26 9/8c on NBC!

In #GetOutAlive, 10 teams of 2 compete to survive in the beautiful New Zealand wilderness with Bear Grylls as their guide. The teams are faced with various survival tasks as they battle the terrain, mountains, gorges, glaciers, rainforests, rivers and rapids. Each week, one team is eliminated, and the last remaining duo will win $500,000!

Enter to win the Official Bear Grylls Survival Bracelet from Gerber! Taking advantage of Gerber's decades of experience and Bear Grylls' adventure knowledge, this survival bracelet's design provides 12 feet of high-strength paracord to help you work your way out of a difficult situation. Weighing less than an ounce, it has an easy, one-hand size adjustment and an integrated whistle.

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You can also find the full range of official Bear Grylls Gerber merchandise at Walmart here:

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Tuesday, August 20

Learn To Read Online, Free Two-Week Trial Offer - Register now for a free two-week trial of Reading Eggs. #Ad

Since Sy will be 3 soon, and he has always showed a lot of curiousity to the computer, and keyboard, I am going to start him on Reading Eggs, it's a core reading curriculum of skills and strategies essential for sustained reading success and is suitable for children aged 3 through 12.

There is also a free 2 week trial, with NO Credit Card Needed! So check it out for free, and let the little one see if it's something that interests them.

I especially like that it's free, and helps with early childhood development, phonics, and is animated to keep the learning process fun. Learn to read online.

My son, and I received Reading Eggs to facilitate a Review. #‎BackToSchool ‎ Cutest Pet Photo Contest #‎BackToSchool ‎ Cutest Pet Photo Contest

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Friday, August 16

Ultimate King's Hawiian Sandwich Challenge! Enter your photo to win!!

Ok everyone the rules are SIMPLE!

First you submit your amazing recipe into the Kings Hawaiian Breads Sandwich Contest (We are pretty sure our readers are the best we know at least a few of the 5 Grand Prize spots will be YOU GUYS!!)

And because Kings Hawaiin Bread knows you are all amazing they have offered an additional prize package...tailored JUST for you!

The Blogger contest includes the following: 

The Ultimate Sandwich prize pack: Aloha Basket Variety of King’s Hawaiian bread products King’s Hawaiian Toasted Coconut coffee King’s Hawaiian reusable shopping bag King’s Hawaiian apron King’s Hawaiian recipe guide King’s Hawaiian flash drive Assorted gourmet condiments I know pretty amazing mass of swag there..BUT what your going for mainly is THIS: 1 Year supply of KING'S HAWAIIAN Bread Dinner for 6 with Limo service Your Ultimate Sandwich featured on KING'S HAWAIIAN website & social media pages! 

Not to mention BRAGGING RIGHTS!...UMM YEAH! That"s what I'm talking about!...Sitting back in the lap of luxury eating my prize winning sandwich on the bread I won...while reminiscing about my limo ride to my victory feast...You know there will be photos!...Speaking of which, let me give you the heads up on those...NO PHOTO REQUIRED TO ENTER...but lets face it...everyone loves some eye candy! Get out those camera's folks! Check out these easy to follow tips provided by National Geographic here: Photographing Food -- Photo Tips -- National Geographic

So what makes a great sandwich? Fresh ingredients are critical, but for many sandwich lovers delicious bread means a delicious sandwich. King’s Hawaiian has been baking bread for more than 50 years, and is now adding the ultimate sandwich bread to its irresistibly delicious line of products. New KING’S HAWAIIAN Original Hawaiian Sweet Sliced Bread is being introduced in select regions throughout the United States, and is available nationally through the company’s online store. KING’S HAWAIIAN Sliced Bread is soft, fluffy with just a touch of sweetness, and is a new way to share the authentic Island recipe everyone knows and loves. The new Sliced Bread comes in a double-wrapped package to ensure freshness, and will help make any sandwich taste extraordinary. King’s Hawaiian is inviting everyone to share their own favorite sandwich recipe by entering the My Ultimate KING’S HAWAIIAN Sandwich Challenge. Ten winning entries will each be treated to a special night out on the town, including limousine service and dinner for six at a featured restaurant, in addition to a year’s supply of KING’S HAWAIIAN bread. Plus the winners will have their recipe shared online and in the media with sandwich lovers everywhere.

Entering the challenge is easy. Contestants simply upload their ultimate sandwich ingredients and recipe, along with a mouth-watering photo of their ultimate sandwich, at by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time on September 2, 2013. Each sandwich recipe must include the use of KING’S HAWAIIAN Original Hawaiian Sweet Sliced Bread, Round Bread or any other KING’S HAWAIIAN bread product. All approved entries will be posted on the King’s Hawaiian website and contestants are encouraged to share the My Ultimate KING’S HAWAIIAN Sandwich challenge with friends and family through their favorite social media channels. Winners will be announced on September 17, 2013.

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We love Wholly Guacamole! New OMGuac Lunch Sweepstakes.

The Wholly Guacamole® brand wants to help you make lunch for you and your kids OMGuac -tastic! After all, Wholly Guacamole is the Offical sponsor of the OMGuac Lunch!

Stop by for some great ideas, a coupon and a chance to win $100 gift card with FREE Wholly Guacamole products! Three winners are chosen weekly through Sept. 27.

The One Lunch, Two Ways gives you inspiration on how to create two completely different lunches with most of the same ingredients! Take a look and print out the shopping list for your favorite ideas.

- Get OMGuac Lunch inspiration and shopping lists to print
- Watch fun videos to help break out of the boring lunch mode
- Print your $1.00 coupon good for any Wholly™ product
- Enter your OMGuac lunch photo for a chance to win $100 and FREE Wholly Guacamole products

OMGuac! It's a contest! Here's how it works. Use Wholly Guacamole minis and a little creativity to make lunch fun! The best lunches will win a lunc box full of guacalicious products and a gift car for $100!

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They'll be picking three winners each week through September 27th!

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Thursday, August 15

Pledge to drink more water this summer & enter the sweepstakes for a chance to win! #ad #hydrationmovement

Join The Hydration Movement by clicking here to pledge!

Being a first time Mom, and not wanting to deal with making overly sugary drinks I have found that buying Nestlé® Pure Life® Purified Water makes it easier to grab, and drink for the importance of keeping the family hydrated.  It's disheartening that 64% of children are insufficiently hydrated when they leave for school in the morning, My 2 year old will even get himself a bottle of water sometimes, because he knows it quenches your thirst.  I feel as if I am doing something right when he grabs that, and doesn't ask for things like soda, or koolaid.  We normally always have atleast 4, 24 packs of water in the house for the "Just in case," scenario.  There are also recycle places all over Columbus, Ohio here, so it's pretty easy to recycle now.

My mom's word of wisdom is to Always be prepared, because you never know where life may take you.

Don't forget to check out Nestlé® Pure Life® Purified Water Life On Facebook  to take the Pledge to drink more water and share your own Mom’s Wisdom story.

There is also a Nestlé® Pure Life® Purified Water Sweepstakes On Facebook for a chance to win the grand prize trip for four (4) to Universal Studios Hollywood or Universal Orlando Resort, or one of the 100 first prizes of a one year’s supply of Nestlé® Pure Life® Purified Water and receive a downloadable coupon to save $1.00 on two (2) .5-Liter or 8 oz. Multi-Packs of Nestlé® Pure Life® Purified Water (15-pack or larger).

What are some of your Mom Words Of Wisdom??

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Wednesday, August 14

K.ID Tag Custom Jewelry Back To School Giveaway!

Awww, with your little one going back to school, and worrying that they will not get on/off the right bus. Or to think they do get lost.. All those thoughts go through my mind.  I think being prepared for anything, and everything is safe.  One less thing to worry about. has new K.ID Jewelry.  It's customized ID Tags that are personalized just for kids.  The front side is engraved with the childs intial, while the back side has their full name, address, and parents phone number.  It can also be personalized to have allergies, medications or medical conditions engraved as well on the back side. I absolutely love the Dog Tag K.ID's necklace I received to facilitate a review.  

I believe these are not only great for School, but also after school activites.  We have a Gym here that will watch our son for an hour while we work out.   This is just something extra, for the just incase.  

The K.ID Tag comes with a chain, and personalized engravement. If this is something you'd love to win for your little one,  Go on! Enter below.  Giveaway begins 8/15, and ends 8/25. 

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Luma Comfort Air Purifier Review & Giveaway!

Hi all! I am uber excited to share with you a giveaway for the Luma Comfort Air Purifier.  I use mine daily, and I notice a huge difference in the quality of the air in my living room, and dining room.  I don't turn my AC on, and before using this purifier, I would open my front door and complain about "the smell." My husband says I have super human scent sensory. I also have a stinky 2 year old.. so yeah, lol.  I don't even turn on my old air purifier anymore.  This one has became my new favorite.  Not only is it easy to set up,  there are also 5 stages/filters (a carbon pre-filter, HEPA filter, VOC filter, TiO2 filter and UV light) it goes through, and,captures over 99% of common airborne pollutants such as dust, dander, mold, bacteria and chemicals.

Now is your chance to enter, and win your own Luma Comfort Air Purifier!!

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I like that the Luma Comfort Air Purifier is more compact, and it has more layers for the air to be filtered. The fan I had before was knocked over by my 2 year old, and the base was broken, it's also nearly impossible to clean, I have to unscrew the back, and vacum it out. The Luma Air it's as easy as pushing buttons on the sides, and the front opens up.  The Luma Comfort Air Purifier is my favorite now.. there is no base to knock over and break!! So far I've had it almost 3 weeks, and my little one stands in front of it because the air comes out really fast, and far on the 3rd setting.  He checked it out, and it passed the Sy test. I def. recommend the Luma Air Purifier.

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U.S. Residents Only, Giveaway begins 8/15/13 12:00 AM, Ends 8/31/13. Winner is chosen at Random Via RaffleCopter. Life According To GreenVics is not responsible for prize fulfillment. Sponsor is responsible for prize. WInner has 72 hours to reply to winning email, or new winner will be chosen at Random! Things are time sensitive, and would like to get the prize out ASAP. Prize Estimated Value $179.99. No PO Boxes. I received this product to facilitate a review.

Thursday, August 1

#Win An Aurorae #Yoga Mat! #Giveaway

Aurorae Bag & Yoga mat! 

Couch Rebels, Because Stories Like These Aren't Told by Potatoes.. #Ad

Couch Rebels, Because Stories Like These Aren't Told by Potatoes.. I don't want to be a Potatoe! Every book purchased there is also a donation made for clean water( 1 book = 3 people with clean water.)

What’s the book all about?

Couch rebels are people who have been outside their comfort zones (whether voluntary or involuntary) and have allowed those experiences to change their lives. While the rest of society is imitating potatoes, couch rebels are learning, growing, and experiencing the incredible things life has to offer.

These moments of adventure provide us with our best stories. Nobody’s going to tell their kids about how they beat their favorite video game. But for the rest of their lives they’ll talk about the time they backpacked through India or when they fed a homeless person.

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