Entertaining on a Budget with Sam’s Club {KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway} CLOSED

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This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to Rebecca Olson! Thanks to all for entering. As part of my 2012 focus word to “connect” more with others, I have decided to shoo away my Reluctant Entertainer and open up my home to others more often. Occasions big and small, I’m happier and my home is a…

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Alouette and The Adventures of Tintin Giveaway – CLOSED

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This giveaway is now closed. The winner, Deb Bishop, has been notified. Thanks for entering! Every year during holiday break, the kids and I try to get in as many movies as we can. There is something about heading to the movie theater during the middle of the day which is just fun. We recently…

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My ABC’s of Happiness Snapfish Photo Book

My Snapfish Photo Book is done and thanks to your ideas, I think I have come up with something that truly represents what I hoped to capture of 2011. One of my favorite features of Dine & Dish this past year and something that seemed to be the most well received by you all was…

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A Le Creuset French Oven Giveaway! CLOSED

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This giveaway is now closed. The winner was Ashley Curcio. Thanks to all who entered! Before I had my first Le Creuset I just didn’t get it. What was it about these colorful pots that warranted all the attention they received from culinary enthusiasts. Sure, they were beautiful, but there had to be more to…

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Help Me Create a Snapfish Photo Book – 100 Potential Winners!

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(This is my photo for today’s Picture the Holidays, prompt Small Things) I take a ton of pictures. I mean a TON of pictures. If you’ll remember back to a few months ago, I lost all of my pictures from 2011 in an unfortunate iPhone / iPhoto update fiasco. I was devastated because I take…

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Connect, Multitask & Get Stuff Done {Giveaway: VTech Multi-Tasking Phone} CLOSED

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This giveaway is now closed. The winner, chosen by Random.org, is Caroline Mellis. Thank you so much to all who entered! My hands are always busy. I’m brushing little girls hair, putting away dishes, cooking dinner, changing diapers, giving hugs, typing, turning book pages, washing mirrors, vacuuming… you get the picture. This week, my hands…

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NeatDesk High Speed Scanner & Digital Filing System Giveaway – CLOSED

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This giveaway is now closed. The winner was Jeremiah from jeremiahlee.com. Home office organization – one thing I want so badly to attain, but struggle with considerably.  There used to be a time in my life where “there was a place for everything and everything in its place”, but as my family grew, my life…

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KitchenAid Pasta Press Attachment Giveaway – CLOSED

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This giveaway is now closed. The winner is Tammy Buck. Congratulations Tammy and thanks to all who participated! As I was considering some of the products I wanted to share with you for my “2011 holiday gift guide”, one product that kept coming to mind was the KitchenAid Pasta Press Attachment. I wrote earlier this…

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Acts of Kindness & Topsy’s Popcorn Giveaway

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I remember the moments well… our family squashed in among the crowds of people anxiously awaiting the Kansas City Country Club Plaza Lighting Ceremony. I was young, so could usually be found either hiding behind the backs of strangers, desperately trying to peek my head around them for a view or precariously sitting atop my…

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