Freebie Friday Winner!

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Who is today’s winner??  So what did our winner win?  Keep on reading!!  And remember if you are a subscriber, then you are automatically entered in our weekly drawing for great prizes that include beauty items, cookware,  jewelry and more!  Lots of cool stuff!

Now, let’s announce this week’s lucky winner….

This week’s Freebie Friday winner is:

Karen Trexler!!!

Karen won a beauty bag filled with HASK Argan Oil products for beautiful hair, LUSH stuff for hands and more!  prize today

Congrats to Karen and thank you so much to subscribing to this blog.  We appreciate it!

And we will have more great prizes next week, so stay tuned for that and become a subscriber to be automatically entered into the weekly drawing that we do through random.org!

HOW TO ENTER NEXT WEEK’S FREEBIE FRIDAY…

If you are not a subscriber, subscribe now at www.managedmoms.com.  Simply subscribe to the website by filling out the area in the right hand column that says “subscribe to managedmoms.com.”  Being a subscriber means that you simply get a notification email each time we run a recipe, article, beauty tip, coupon and more.  We don’t share your email address with anyone and you are automatically entered into the weekly Freebie Friday drawing for your chance to win a cool prize every Friday.  It is that easy!

 

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For All


Valentine’s Day is just around the corner!  So I did some Heart Day shopping and I found all kinds of fun gift ideas for everyone on your list including teachers and stuff to cheer a friend up who may feel down on February 14th. And if you caught or missed my 3TV segment showing fun and unique Valentine’s Day gift ideas for all, here is all the information. hearts

 

Cute Couple Set Gift Ideas

*I Love You & Love You More Cotton Polyester Standard Size Pillowcase Pair for Bedroom, Home Decoration Set, Anniversary Valentine’s Day Gift by Super Z Outlet ($12.99 for a set of two at Amazon) — Found these fun and comfy pillow cases on Amazon.  One says, “I love you” and the other one says “I love you more” making this pillowcase set perfect for Valentine’s Day! 

 *Shutterfly Stylized Monogram Name Mason Jar for him beer mug ($19.99 at Shuttefly.com) AND Shutterfly Stylized Monogram 15 oz stemless wine glass for her ($17.99 at Shutterfly.com) Both pieces say his name and then her name with a little heart in the center.  jar and glassSweet glassware set! 

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*Broadway Basketeers Organic Gift Basket Photo Box ($34.92 at Amazon) — This gift set is unique because it is a photo box for storage so favorite pictures can be placed inside that are shown on the lid cover…and it is filled with yummy treats that include milk chocolate covered peanuts (7oz), Ghirardelli chocolate squares, assorted (5pc), milk chocolate Bavarian pretzels (2pc), dark chocolate Bavarian pretzels (2pc).  This is a perfect gift for a guy.

*Stud Muffin & Food Ideas – Make him a basket of his favorite muffins with a little sign that reads, “You are my stud muffin” or an apple pie with a sign that says “You are the apple of my eye” because guys love food!

*Jack Link’s Feed Your Wild Side Beef Jerky Heart Box ($7.99 at Walgreens) – The perfect box of goodies for him because instead of chocolates, this heart box is filled with manly beef jerky! jerky heart

*Emily’s Milk Chocolate Covered Fortune Cookies ($3.99 for a box of 4 individually wrapped cookies) — Unique and fun Valentine’s treat gift idea. fortune cook

*Love you a latte mug ($5.09 at Kohl’s) – Get him the mug and then put a Starbucks gift card inside and his favorite coffee flavored cups, too. latte cup

Funny Valentine Gift Ideas

*Fan Face Cutouts (Kinkos and www.shindigz.com) — Make him or her laugh with a big face cutout on a stick to show your humorous love.  And if your loved one plays in a sport or has an upcoming graduation or special event, the signs can be used to show your fan support.  Fun gift idea!

 *Giant yellow stuffed smiley emoji with heart eyes – ($9.99 at Walgreens)  Fun, cute and funny gift that will make the recipient smile.  emoj pillowThis is a fun one for kids, too.

 *Emoji Plush Key chains ($2.99 each at Walgreens) These are collectibles, too.  There is one that winks, blows the heart kiss and more.  Fun!

 To Cheer Up The Single Gal Feeling Down On Heart Day

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 *The Perfect Man Chocolate Man ($5.95 at Hallmark store and at Walgreens) – For the single gal pal who may feel down this Valentine’s Day, give her this yummy chocolate candy shaped like a man in red heart boxers.  The box says, “He’s sweet and decadently rich! Just how a man ought to be!”  This tasty treat will cheer her right up!

 *Hugs Cherry Chocolate Dipped Pretzels ($9.95 at Hallmark stores) — Yummy gift that is also nice to give a gal pal to cheer her up if she is feeling sad on V day.

 For Her:

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*LUSH Lots of Love Wrapped Gift ($62.95 at www.lushusa.com and at LUSH stores) — This amazing big heart gift box is filled with beautiful items from LUSH!  Inside the recipient gets the limited edition Roses All The Way soap, the Honeymooner chocolate and honey massage bar, the very moisturizing Love and Light hand cream, Ro’s Argan Shower Smoothie, a rose scented shower lotion for super soft skin and The Kiss Lip Scrub!  Plus the box also contains two amazing bath bombs!

*Giant 30 oz box of Russell Stover Assorted Fine Chocolates ($29.99 at Walgreens) – This will impress and delight her because this 1 pound heart box is filled with 50 pieces of assorted chocolate candies.

 *LUSH Prince Charming Shower Cream ($21.95 at LUSH stores and at www.lushusa.com) — Every girl loves LUSH stuff and this shower cream is sweet with fruity pomegranate vanilla wash.  All of the LUSH line products are handmade with fresh ingredients that include fruits and veggies.  So cool!

 *Rose Jam Bubbleroon by LUSH ($8.95 at LUSH stores & www.lushusa.com) — This beautiful pink bath bomb features the lovely rose aroma and looks like a rose shaped macaroon cookie that gives a moisturizing, softening and luxurious soak in the bath.  Love this!

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 *LUSH Tisty Tosty Bath Bomb ($6.45 at LUSH stores & www.lushusa.com) – Bath bombs are always a big hit with girls who love to take a bath and this heart shaped one is pretty and smells of precious rose and orris root.  This is also a great one for dry skin.

 *The KISS Lip Scrub ($9.95 at LUSH or www.lushusa.com) – Perfect name for a heart day gift and this caster sugar scrub has a sweet mandarin flavor along with a touch of sea salt that will leave lips kissable, soft and smooth.  I love that the LUSH website says to go ahead and kiss and tell with this lovely lip scrub!

 *Pure 925 Sterling Silver Heart necklace & earring set – Big sale on this pretty 2 piece jewelry set since this $75 set was marked down 60% to only $21.23! 

 

Valentine’s Day Gift That Gives Back

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 *Chavez for Charity (CFC) Vday Bracelet ($9.95 at Hallmark gift stores) – This pretty red bracelet (lots of other varieties and colors are also available) gives back to charity.  The particular one that I showed in the segment gives 25% back to a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls.  CFC also offers other bracelets that donate to additional charitable initiatives, too.

 For Both Gals & Guys

*Whitman’s Sampler I Got You Babe Music Heart Box of Chocolates (9.99 at Walgreens) – When this box is opened, Sonny and Cher’s “I Got You Babe” melody plays and yummy chocolates are exposed.  Fun!

 *LOVE Burlap Garland Be Mine Heart banner ($2.99 at Walgreens) Say it with a fun big banner that can be hung across the room or incorporated into a gift basket.

 *Godiva Assorted Chocolates now sold at Walgreens!  ($9.99 for a box of 9 assorted chocolates at Walgreens) – Who knew that the fancy Godiva chocolate line can now be easily picked up at your local drug store?  Makes life easy!

 *I Love Us 100 Love Notes to Share ($9.95 at Walgreens) — This little handbook holds big note cards that say fun things like “I Love You More Than Wifi” and “No One I’d Rather Count The Stars With” as well as a few fun and racy things, too! love cards

 *Married for Life Inspirations From Those Married 50 Years Or More ($12.95 at Walgreens) – This sweet little book shares the secrets of love that lasts with insights from couples who have been married 50 years or longer.  Love this.  Some of the advice shared are tidbits like never get too old to hold hands and marry someone who is a good cook!  married life bookSome of the advice is fun, some very thoughtful and others so right on!

 *You Are My Happily Ever After sign ($19.99 but on sale for $15.88 at Kohl’s) — This home decor love sign and many others are at Kohl’s stores. ever after sign

 *I Love You Forever positive affirmation socks ($9.99 at Hallmark stores) – Cozy, sweet and loving socks that will warm feet and hearts.

 For The Teacher

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*M&Ms #1 Teacher Happy Valentine’s Day Box of Candies ($4.49 at Kohl’s) –  I also saw this at Walgreens and what teacher doesn’t love M&Ms?!

 Fun Food Ideas For Heart Day

*Heart Pasta ($4.95 at Hallmark) Make a romantic dinner basket or make heart pasta for a sweet home cooked Valentine’s Day meal. heart pasta

 *Assortment of full sized heart shaped candy bars like Reese’s, Snickers and more are all sold at Party City Stores.

The pretty extensive list of ideas above should have you covered on Valentine’s Day.  If you know of a cool gift idea that I left out, tell us about it in the comments section.  Happy Valentine’s Day!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Freebie Friday Winner!

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Who is today’s winner??  So what did our winner win?  Keep on reading!!  And remember if you are a subscriber, then you are automatically entered in our weekly drawing for great prizes that include beauty items, cookware,  jewelry and more!  Lots of cool stuff!

Now, let’s announce this week’s lucky winner….

This week’s Freebie Friday winner is:

Veronica Guzman!!!

Veronica won a beautiful heart box full of lovely LUSH Handmade Cosmetics and bath products!  Since Valentine’s Day will be here soon, she gets a luxurious heart gift early!  This wonderful Lots Of Love box is packed with lots of LUSH goodies! love box lushVeronica gets the Limited Edition Roses All The Way soap, The Honeymooner chocolate and honey massage bar, the very moisturizing Love and Light hand cream, Ro’s Argan Shower Smoothie, a rose scented shower lotion for super soft skin and The Kiss Lip Scrub!  Plus the box also contains two amazing bath bombs!  What a great gift from LUSH!

This beautiful set that is perfect for Valentine’s Day can be purchased at LUSH stores or online at LUSH

Congrats to Veronica and thank you so much to subscribing to this blog.  We appreciate it!

And we will have more great prizes next week, so stay tuned for that and become a subscriber to be automatically entered into the weekly drawing that we do through random.org!

HOW TO ENTER NEXT WEEK’S FREEBIE FRIDAY…

If you are not a subscriber, subscribe now at www.managedmoms.com.  Simply subscribe to the website by filling out the area in the right hand column that says “subscribe to managedmoms.com.”  Being a subscriber means that you simply get a notification email each time we run a recipe, article, beauty tip, coupon and more.  We don’t share your email address with anyone and you are automatically entered into the weekly Freebie Friday drawing for your chance to win a cool prize every Friday.  It is that easy!

 

 

 

Today’s Freebie Friday prizes were kindly provided and my opinion about how much I use and love LUSH is 100% my own. 

 

 

Pretty Products For New Year’s Eve Beauty

New Year’s Eve is upon us, so if you are planning a big night out, check out these glam, glittery and good beauty products that will have you looking ready to ring in the New Year from head to toe!  If you missed my morning show segment showing all of these cool items that aired on Christmas Eve, the entire list of products is right here, so check these out for New Year’s beauty and beyond!  And a big thanks to my blog’s beauty expert, Bianca, Walgreens beauty aficionado, for showing me what’s hot in the New Years beauty aisle! New years seg picHere is what we found in the beauty aisle for New Year’s Eve beauty and beyond…

Eye Catching Eyes

*Wet n Wild Graphic Marker Eyeliner Tracer Liquide ($3.99 at Walgreens) — To get that emphasized gorgeous cat eye look, try this eyeliner.  wet wild eyePlus the Airline Blue shade makes brown eyes look bigger and brighter and enhances those baby blues and gorgeous greens while adding a little holiday flair.

*Maybelline Color Tattoo 24Hr Concentrated Crayon ($7.49 at Walgreens) — Non smudge eye shadow that actually comes in a cool crayon applicator.  mayb tatooOur testers from my blog love this and it is great for a night out when you need eye shadow that will last all evening long.

*LUSH Fantasy Liquid Eyeliner ($19.95 at LUSH stores or www.lushusa.com) — Apply this quick-setting liquid gold liner for a brilliant, lustrous gold look that perfectly enhances your party dress.  fan eyeFantasy’s no-smudge, quick-drying base means you can apply and party all night because it won’t budge until you remove it.  Perfect for New Year’s Eve!  Love the LUSH line!

 *Plumpify Blast Pro Extreme Plump + Lift Mascara ($11.99 at Walgreens) — Katy Perry is endorsing this new mascara that sports a big brush and claims to give 50x the volume to lashes. masc

*KISS Blooming Natural Flourish Lash ($4.99 at Walgreens) — This fake lash looks natural and quite enhanced at the same time.  fake lashesFake lashes really finish your New Year’s night out look!

Lovely Lips

*Maybelline Vivid Matte Liquid Matte Lip Color ($8.49 at Walgreens) — My blog’s beauty expert, Bianca from Walgreens beauty department tells me that matte lips are all the rage now. vivid lipShe and her customers like Maybelline’s Matte Liquid lip shades because the colors last and the line offers a lot of festive holiday colors, too.

*Strong Liquid Lipstick ($19.95 at LUSH stores and at www.lushusa.com) — This rich pigment liquid lipstick blends color into a softening rose wax and jojoba oil base to keep lips hydrated.

For the Fab Face

*Revlon Colorstay 2 in 1 Compact Makeup & Concealer ($16.49 at Walgreens) — This new 2 in 1 product from Revlon gives you an easy to carry and touch-up compact makeup and concealer.  new yr hatIt is long lasting, which works well for New Year’s celebrations that carry over to New Year’s Day.

Holiday Hair

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*L’Oreal Feria Smokey Pastels 3x Highlights Shimmering Colour for Hair ($12.99 at Walgreens) – Pastel shades for your hair and now L’Oreal offers it in shades that include lavender and blue.

*Conair Bubble Ponytailer Perfect Bubble Ponytail ($5.99 at Walgreens) — If you want to wear a classic and pretty ponytail with your New Year’s Eve ensemble, check out this hair tool.

Beautiful Body

*L’oreal Paris Sublime Bronze Wash-Off Body Makeup Lotion ($12.99 at Walgreens) — Perfect for leg makeup in the winter when legs have lost that summer color.  bronze bodIt will also cover varicose veins, bruises and more.  Use all over and especially on legs that you want to look good in your New Year’s Eve dress.

*LUSH First Snow Dusting Powder ($6.95 at LUSH stores or www.lushusa.com)  This unique beauty product called First Snow Sparkling Dusting Powder is packed with a nice blend of essential oils like sweet orange, cognac and lime.  1st snowAnd it is perfect for that big New Year’s party because it is also filled with glittering sparkles to make skin look like it’s been kissed by twinkling snowflakes.  Fun!

Magnificent Manicure Looks

*KISS Acrylic Nude French Nails ($7.99 at Walgreens) — Do it yourself acrylic nails in the always stylish French mani look that is clean and pretty on New Year’s Eve and goes with every outfit.

*Essie Nail Polish Ignite the Night Fringe Polish ($8.50 at Walgreens) — Fringe nails are all the rage and that means that you apply a solid shade of polish first to your nail and then top it off with the sparkly color on the tip of the nail for a festive flair.

Have fun with these festive beauty products for the big night out and Happy New Year!

 

 

 

 

 

Freebie Friday Winner!

Who is our Freebie Friday winner today?

What did our winner win?  Keep on reading!!  And remember if you are a subscriber, then you are automatically entered in our weekly drawing for great prizes that include beauty items, cookware,  jewelry and more!  Lots of cool stuff!

Now, let’s announce this week’s lucky winner….

This week’s Freebie Friday winner is:

Cathy Chew from Phoenix, AZ!!!

Cathy won:

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Cathy won this beautifully wrapped gift from LUSH that has seven luxurious bath and body products that are handcrafted.  Included in the box are two limited edition Yummy Mummy products that leaves skin feeling soft with a delicate fruity scent.  Also included is the Rub Rub Rub, Dream Cream, Celestial, Buffy and Sultana of Soap that pampers from head to toe.

Gotta love that!

Congratulations Cathy and thank you so much for being a managedmoms.com subscriber.  We appreciate it!

And we will have more great prizes next week, so stay tuned for that and become a subscriber to be automatically entered into the weekly drawing that we do through random.org!

 

HOW TO ENTER NEXT WEEK’S FREEBIE FRIDAY…

If you are not a subscriber, subscribe now at www.managedmoms.com.  Simply subscribe to the website by filling out the area in the right hand column that says “subscribe to managedmoms.com.”  Being a subscriber means that you simply get a notification email each time we run a recipe, article, beauty tip, coupon and more.  We don’t share your email address with anyone and you are automatically entered into the weekly Freebie Friday drawing for your chance to win a cool prize every Friday.  It is that easy

 

Today’s awesome prize was kindly provided for today’s Freebie Friday drawing.  My opinion about how much I love these LUSH is 100% my own. 

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

It is coming!  Mother’s Day happens on Sunday, May 10th so here are some gift ideas that are unique…

Freebie Friday Winner!

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Who is our Freebie Friday winner today?

What did our winner win?  Keep on reading!!  And remember if you are a subscriber, then you are automatically entered in our weekly drawing for great prizes that include beauty items, cookware,  jewelry and more!  Lots of cool stuff!

Now, let’s announce this week’s lucky winner….

This week’s Freebie Friday winner is:

Shelley Boyle from Phoenix, Arizona!!! 

(winner selected through random.org)

Shelley won….

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A beautiful box filled with LUSH Handmade Bath and Cosmetic items!  LUSH makes all of their products with fruits and veggies and the line is loved by many across the world.  Just check out the LUSH website!  Very cool!

Congrats to Shelley and thank you so much for subscribing to managedmoms.com!  We appreciate it!

And we will have more great prizes next week, so stay tuned for that and become a subscriber to be automatically entered into the weekly drawing that we do through random.org!  HOW TO ENTER NEXT WEEK’S FREEBIE FRIDAY…

If you are not a subscriber, subscribe now at www.managedmoms.com.  Simply subscribe to the website by filling out the area in the right hand column that says “subscribe to managedmoms.com.”  Being a subscriber means that you simply get a notification email each time we run a recipe, article, beauty tip, coupon and more.  We don’t share your email address with anyone and you are automatically entered into the weekly Freebie Friday drawing for your chance to win a cool prize every Friday.  It is that easy!

 

The very nice LUSH gift was kindly provided to managedmoms.com for today’s Freebie Friday.  My opinion about how much I love this product line is 100% my own. 

Funny Names, Cool Products? We Put These To The Test!

Anti Monkey Butt, Toe Juice, Hot Buns, Hog Wash and other personal care product names have caught my attention and I wanted to know if the products stood up to their unique names.  So my gal pal test panel and I put these to the test and we had fun trying some of these funny names out, so take a look because we try before you buy to help keep you on your beauty budget.  We also covered a couple of baby items since Kyle is expecting a little girl in September!

Freebie Friday Winner!

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Who is our Freebie Friday winner today?

What did our winner win?  Keep on reading!!  And remember if you are a subscriber, then you are automatically entered in our weekly drawing for great prizes that include beauty items, cookware,  jewelry and more!  Lots of cool stuff!

Now, let’s announce this week’s lucky winner….

This week’s Freebie Friday winner is:

Lisa Craze from Phoenix, Arizona!!!

(winner selected through random.org)

Lisa won….

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lush gftA beauty bag that is filled with nail polish, the amazing Organic Doctor Manuka Honey Rescue Cream, a Lush gift pack and more!  The LUSH gift box contains wins the LUSH Toucan Love gift set that includes the Neon Love soap which is a passion fruit juice and soya yogurt soap to soften skin and the Close to You massage bar that is a sweet vanilla-scented massage bar.  I am a big LUSH fan because their products are handmade with fruit and veggie ingredients.  Very cool!

Cheers to Lisa and thank you so much for being a managedmoms.com subscriber. We appreciate it!

And we will have more great prizes next week, so stay tuned for that and become a subscriber to be automatically entered into the weekly drawing that we do through random.org!  HOW TO ENTER NEXT WEEK’S FREEBIE FRIDAY…

If you are not a subscriber, subscribe now at www.managedmoms.com.  Simply subscribe to the website by filling out the area in the right hand column that says “subscribe to managedmoms.com.”  Being a subscriber means that you simply get a notification email each time we run a recipe, article, beauty tip, coupon and more.  We don’t share your email address with anyone and you are automatically entered into the weekly Freebie Friday drawing for your chance to win a cool prize every Friday.  It is that easy!

 

 

The LUSH gift kit  and the Organic Doctor Manuka Honey Rescue Cream were both kindly provided for today’s Freebie Friday prize.  The opinion about how much I love these products are 100% my own. 

Freebie Friday Winner!

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Who is our Freebie Friday winner today?

What did our winner win?  Keep on reading!!  And remember if you are a subscriber, then you are automatically entered in our weekly drawing for great prizes that include beauty items, cookware,  jewelry and more!  Lots of cool stuff!

Now, let’s announce this week’s lucky winner….

This week’s Freebie Friday winner is:

Christine Dollar from Phoenix, Arizona!!!

(winner selected through random.org)

Christine won….

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Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Christine wins the Lots of Love Gift set from LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics!  This pretty pack contains two products from the LUSH limited edition Valentine’s range that include the sweet vanilla scented Close to You massage bar and the Prince Charming fresh pomegranate juice shower gel, the Rosejam Bubbleroon bath bomb and more.  LUSH bath and body products are all handmade using fruits and veggies and the products are natural and luxurious.  Enjoy Christine!

Congratulations Christine and thank you so much for being a managedmoms.com subscriber. We appreciate it!

 

And we will have more great prizes next week, so stay tuned for that and become a subscriber to be automatically entered into the weekly drawing that we do through random.org!  HOW TO ENTER NEXT WEEK’S FREEBIE FRIDAY…

If you are not a subscriber, subscribe now at www.managedmoms.com.  Simply subscribe to the website by filling out the area in the right hand column that says “subscribe to managedmoms.com.”  Being a subscriber means that you simply get a notification email each time we run a recipe, article, beauty tip, coupon and more.  We don’t share your email address with anyone and you are automatically entered into the weekly Freebie Friday drawing for your chance to win a cool prize every Friday.  It is that easy!

 

 

The LUSH gift kit  was kindly provided for today’s Freebie Friday prize.  The opinion about how much I love this line is 100% my own.