Jewelry Candles Giveaway

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Dylan & I have been home alone during the day for two weeks now. We’ve been spending our days cleaning and laundering clothes and – of course – shopping! And you know what I’ve been noticing? The holidays are coming, which means it’s time to start planning my gift list! (Eek!) I love to buy my friends and family gifts that are fun and unusual, and these Jewelry Candles are exactly that! And you might just be able to win one for yourself…

I’ve teamed up with The Hopping Bloggers to bring you a pretty amazing giveaway. You may have heard of Jewelry Candles and Bath Bombs already, but now is your chance to learn more and win something from them! When it comes to unique gifts, Jewelry Candles has the most extensive line of candles with jewelry inside, jewelry bath bombs, cash money candles, jewelry roses, jewelry sugar scrubs, and so much more!

Five lucky winners will each receive a prize thanks to these great sponsors. The five items up for grabs are:

1. Cash Money Candle

Feelin’ lucky? Try your luck with Cash Money Candles! Win a mystery cash prize in every candle, every single time. Every candle will receive a minimum of a genuine $2 bill INSIDE THE CANDLE; and how often do you see those around? Every Cash Money Candle has a cash prize ranging from the minimum of $2 to all the way to $2,500! The most amount of ACTUAL cash you can win in your candle is up to a $100 bill. If you win over $100 you get a $2 bill plus a code that you can redeem for GRAND prizes – which can be up to the $2500! Simply burn your candle down, and find your cash prize! Every candle is a winner because you are GUARANTEED to get at least a (1) $2 dollar bill in your Cash Money Candle!


2. Jewelry Candle

The Jewelry Candles all have amazing scents, and a beautiful piece of jewelry that will dazzle just like you, darlin’! Like buried treasure, burn the candle & find your surprise! A Necklace, a Pendant, Earrings, a Ring, or a Bracelet – it’s a total surprise! Jewelry values from $10 to $7,500 – yes, $7,500! You may choose the “surprise me” option and your jewelry be a total surprise OR choose the jewelry piece of your choice! Want to choose your ring size with these amazing scents? Check out the Ring Candles! Pick from the most popular scents like Birthday Cake, Baked Apple Pie, & Black Raspberry Vanilla!


3. Jewelry Bath Bomb

Inside every jar of Jewelry Bath Bombs you will get 2 Jewelry Bath Bombs – EACH with a surprise jewelry piece inside! Long after the bath bombs are gone, the beautiful jar they come in will make a wonderful keepsake that you can reuse and or re-purpose! The jewelry retail value of the pieces you will get in your bath bombs will have a minimum retail value of $10 all the way up to $7500! You may pick between a ring, a necklace, a pendant, a bracelet or a pair of earrings in your jar of Jewelry Bath Bombs. If you select a ring you may choose your ring size from size 5 through 11!


4. Cash Bath Bomb

The amazing Cash Bath Bombs are bath bombs with real cash inside! Each and every Cash Bomb will have a real $2 bill inside it! You also have the chance to get more than the $2 bill inside every Cash Bath Bomb! These Cash Bath Bombs are a fun, novelty item, not a lottery. While, they do not give odds, they do guarantee that each one will have at least a real $2 bill in it. Cash Bath Bombs that have more than the $2 bill in it are chosen totally at random.


5. Jewelry Slime

Jewelry Slimes are the brand new way to relieve stress & look fabulous, with (of course) a piece of beautiful jewelry inside! Jewelry Candles chose their most popular Jewelry Bath Bomb scents & transformed them into something completely unique. You can sling, punch, stick, poke, smash, and squish your way into a fabulous, stress-free state of mind!

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Welcome to Toddlerhood Giveaway!

When I found out I was pregnant with Dylan I sat in my bathroom floor and cried. Five kids. I didn’t know how I’d manage it. But once I wrapped my head around the idea of adding another little goose to our gaggle, I relaxed. I did know what to expect this time, and I was more than prepared. I even decided to home-make her baby food. (It’s really a whole lot less fancy than it sounds, basically consisted of mushed up fruits and vegetables in the blender… but that’s a post for another time.) The point is, between her homemade baby food, breast milk, and formula, there was never a question whether or not she was getting the nutrients she needed… and then she turned ONE. Being the baby of 5, she has been (by far) our most independent child. She walked earlier, talked earlier, and wanted to start feeding herself as soon as she realized it was a possibility!

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Problem is, once I wasn’t scooping food straight from the plate into her mouth, her diet quickly changed… consisting mostly of macaroni, chicken nuggets, bubbles, and dirt. A big change from the wide assortment of produce she got as a baby! You can imagine why I’m so excited about Gerber’s new Stage 3 Gerber Good Start Grow Toddler Drink!

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It’s formulated specially for toddlers aged 12-24 months and comes with probiotics to promote good digestive health. It also includes nutrients that are often lacking in a toddler’s diet, like Iron, Potassium, and Vitamins C, D, and E. Even better, it’s not made with any genetically engineered ingredients and is non-GMO! It’s the perfect toddler drink to fill in all the gaps in Dylan’s diet.

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“Welcome to Toddlerhood Kit” GIVEAWAY!

If you and your toddler are interested in trying Stage 3 Gerber Good Start Grow Toddler Drink, you can enter to win your first can (and some extra goodies!!!) for free! Just visit the Stage 3 Gerber Good Start Grow Toddler Drink page, come back to this post, and share one thing you learned about the drink in the comments. For a bonus entry, tell me a funny story about your little one’s transition from baby to toddler meals!

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Prize fulfillment is handled by the sponosor. One winner will be chosen and emailed on June 26, 2016. This giveaway is open to US residents only.

Special thanks to Gerber for sending me a free sample of Stage 3 Gerber Good Start Grow Toddler Drink to help nourish Dylan’s tummy. My thoughts and opinions are my own.

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Mama, you know I love you.

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and I can’t help but get a little into it.  I mean, I get into most any holiday that involves gifts if I’m being honest… (Stay tuned for a chance to WIN a GIFT for YOU at the bottom of this post – spoiler alert – it’s a Stitch Fix gift card!) More importantly, this day celebrates and honors who we are and what we do every day, which is pretty nice. AND, it’s the one day of the year where I feel pretty comfortable getting all mushy and bragging on my own mother. She’s been busy killin’ the mom game since the 80’s. I find myself caught up in parenting dilemmas… Do I know what to do? (panic sets in) Oh, wait! Norma taught me this one! I got it! Thanks Mom.

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She didn’t teach us ‘normal’ mom lessons, like cooking, curfews, and finishing homework. We had Sonic, Hardee’s, and Pizza Hut menus memorized before we were in first grade. Does anyone know if Pizza Hut still sells ham sandwiches? If they do, jump on that… I have some taste bud memories that make me want to pick up the phone right now and order one for breakfast! She did, however, teach us some really cool stuff that I think a lot of other kids missed out on. I’ll share some of her wisdom with you if you’d like… I know you’re not a kid anymore, but better to learn now than never, right?

A cluttered house-car-room = a cluttered mind.

This little nugget of wisdom doesn’t need a lot of explanation. For everything that my mom lacked in the cooking arena, she made up for in cleaning. And when I feel overwhelmed, the fastest way to slow my heart rate is to get the car cleaned out and vacuumed or spend a few minutes scrubbing a toilet, organizing a closet, or purging toys. Now that I think about, this may only apply to women in our gene pool. But whether it clears your mind or not, everybody could stand to clean up a little bit, my mama said so.

Laughter really is the best medicine.

Norma is one of the funniest people you’ll ever meet. She doesn’t have much of a filter and will say exactly what’s on her mind, no matter how weird, embarrassing, or random. (Like that time she told our pedi-cab driver that she needed a colonic!) She has a crazy, loud, mega-contagious laugh, and wherever she goes that laugh and her sense of humor makes her friends.

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Be confident and humble.

She’s one of the best compliment givers around. If she thinks you’re having a good hair day or you did an exceptional job on your makeup, she’s gonna tell you… She’ll chase a lady down in the grocery store to tell her how impressed she is with her shoes or her patience with a crying baby. She’s an encourager. But, if you’re 11 and your teeth are bigger than Chiclets, or your shirt makes you look 10 pounds heavier than you really are, she’ll tell you that to. The lesson? You’ve got a lot going for you, but you have flaws too. Your best qualities don’t make you better than anybody else, but they do make you perfectly you. Embrace who you are and be proud, and be proud for everyone else too.

Pay attention to the needs of others.

There was this girl in my Kindergarten class. She was (a lot) bigger than me and m.e.a.n! I would complain about her to my mom, and she’d say, “Sheena, you don’t know what she’s going through at home, just keeping trying to be her friend.” Never once did she say, “Oh, you go tell the teacher!” or “I’m gonna have a talk with her mom!” Instead, she learned her story. She discovered that she was being raised by her grandmother, who was also raising many of her cousins. They didn’t have a lot of money, and they struggled. This girl wore shoes two sizes too big. They were hand-me-downs from an older cousin, and her grandmother couldn’t afford new ones. My mom bought her a new pair that fit. At nap time, she had my teacher switch out her old shoes for the new ones. I watched and learned. I learned that people are just people, and we all need help from each other. If you take the time to understand someone’s situation before reacting to how their behavior affects you (or doesn’t) magical things can happen.

Alright, that’s all your getting today. Don’t be sad, I have to save some for next year! If you can’t wait that long, go spend some time with my mom. She’ll make you a better person.

Mom, if you’re reading this, thank you for being you, for teaching us the important lessons, giving me confidence, the ability to laugh at myself, a love for all people, and for being a friend. And, in the words of Boyz II Men, you know I love you.

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Ok, so I’ve lured you all in and made you read about how much cooler my mom is than yours with the promise of a Stitch Fix Gift Card GIVEAWAY! Well, you’ve made it, here it is! Good luck & Happy Mother’s Day! (PS: If you’ve already filled out a Style Profile, that’s a freebie!)

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If you’re here entering this giveaway, then you already know how exciting it is to receive a Stitch Fix Gift Card! They make the perfect Mother’s Day gift, and you can buy them now by clicking right here!

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Save 60% Off ROBOTS-4-U Summer Camps

ROBOTS-4-U Summer Camps Now Enrolling and my readers save 60% Off with Code: TEX1660M15! (expires 3/31)

Campers have a BLAST, while learning and playing in a dynamic environment. They learn about Robotics and Science, in an independent and exciting way! Each camper individually uses their own ROBOTICS or DYNAMIC ART kit. Robot kits do not go home with campers, but are available for purchase!


Programs highlights:
– Robot / Science / Engineering / Day Camp / Challenges
– Girls and Boys – Aged 7 to 14
– Robot and Dynamic Art Camps offered during June, July and August
– Hands on Learning, Self-Paced

Camp lasts for 1 week (5 days), 9-11:30 and 12:30-3… and there are only 16 participants per instructor, so camp fills up fast!

Visit Robots 4 U website or on Facebook today to learn more!

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