$50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway + a Staples HP Printer Toner Deal #SaveX3

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Staples is offering a nice deal on toner for your printer right now, and we’re offering a $50 Amazon gift card giveaway to help spread the word about it!

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Tonight: Join The #CubDays Twitter Party with $600 in Gift Card Prizes!

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Want to have a chance to win one of 7 Cub Foods gift cards? Join our #CubDays Twitter party tonight!

#CubDays Twitter Party Information

Date: Monday, September 15th

Time: 8:00pm CST for one hour

Twitter party hashtag: #CubDays

Hosts and participants: Follow these Twitter users before the party: @CubFoods, @CarrieRocha@BabySavers@Crunchy_F and @NCheapskate

Prizes: 7 Cub Foods gift cards totalling $600! 2 $25 winners, 2 $50 winners, 2 $100 winners and 1 $250 winner.

Twitter party rules: You must participate in the twitter party and be following @CubFoods to be eligible to win. No RSVP is required. Winners will be announced during the party.

Join the #CubDays Twitter Party on 9/15 with $600 in Gift Card Prizes!

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Being a Minnesota mom blogger almost positively means that I shop frequently at Cub Foods. Given their new low prices, their load-to-card paperless coupons and convenience (there are 78 stores in Minnesota!) my shopping list almost always includes items I need to buy at Cub!

If you’re a Cub Foods shopper (or if you want to try to win some gift cards to do some shopping) be sure to jump into our #CubDays Twitter party on Monday, 9/15 from 8:00 – 9:00pm CST. 

#CubDays Twitter Party Information

Date: Monday, September 15th

Time: 8:00pm CST for one hour

Twitter party hashtag: #CubDays

Hosts and participants: Follow these Twitter users before the party: @CubFoods, @CarrieRocha@BabySavers@Crunchy_F and @NCheapskate

Prizes: 7 Cub Foods gift cards totalling $600! 2 $25 winners, 2 $50 winners, 2 $100 winners and 1 $250 winner.

Twitter party rules: You must participate in the twitter party and be following @CubFoods to be eligible to win. No RSVP is required. Winners will be announced during the party.

‘Sofia the First: The Enchanted Feast’ + A Disney Store Prize Pack Giveaway!

sofia the first the enchanted feast reviewSofia the First: The Enchanted Feast is the newest Sofia the First film available on DVD!

I received the DVD along with a few products from the Disney Store so my little ones and I could celebrate the movie release with our own Enchanted Feast!

Haiden and Piper were both thrilled to see the fun Sofia items we received:

While Haiden was excited that Piper had some fun accessories to add to the purple princess dress already in her closet, he did seem a tiny bit sad that he didn’t have anything new to wear. When I asked him if he wanted to be a pirate, he jumped up and ran to get all of the pirate items he had just brought home from a birthday party a few weeks ago!

Here are Haiden and Piper preparing for our “enchanted feast” of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, grapes, pretzels and lemonade ☺

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After their feast we settled in to watch Sofia the First: The Enchanted Feast for the first time.

There’s more than meets the eye when you join SOFIA THE FIRST for a royally scrumptious adventure!

All the monarchs from Enchancia’s neighboring kingdoms have come to watch a dazzling display of magic:

First, Cedric will conjure up a fabulous feast. Next, he’ll transform the banquet room into a hall of amazing “morpho-mirrors.” But before the fun begins, wicked Miss Nettle (disguised as “Sascha The Sorceress”) crashes the party with a scheme to steal Sofia’s magical amulet.

Can Sofia foil the bad fairy’s plan before it’s too late? Perhaps…with help from Snow White, who reminds her it’s important to trust your instincts.

Sparkling with music and excitement — plus four more spellbinding episodes — THE ENCHANTED FEAST may be the fairest of them all!

The DVD features an episode with a special appearance by Snow White, plus four additional episodes and a FREE enchanted mirror!

The five episodes of Sofia the First that are on this DVD are:

  • The Enchanted Feast (featuring Snow White)
  • The Buttercups
  • Tea For Too Many
  • Great Aunt-Venture
  • Two Princesses And A Baby

I fully admit that I get a little bit excited to have a new look at the special Disney princess featured in every Sofia the First DVD set (you know how much I loved seeing Ariel in Sofia the First: The Floating Palace!). It was heartwarming to see Snow White give Sofia valuable advice about trusting her instincts and telling others if something or someone doesn’t seem quite right.

Enter the giveaway!

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Who wants to win a Sofia the First: The Enchanted Feast gift pack featuring the DVD and items from the Disney Store?

One lucky winner will receive the following items:

To enter the giveaway, please wait for this Rafflecopter widget to load:

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Disclosure: The prize pack and items provided to facilitate the review/giveaway were received at no cost to me. All items provided by Disney and/or the associated PR company. 

Why Does My Cat Vomit After Eating and How to Make it Stop + Giveaway! #NutrishforCats #ad #spon

Disclosure: I participated in an Influencer Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Nutrish for Cats. I received a sample of Nutrish for Cats to facilitate this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating.

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I have two cats (Belle and Nova) that I love very much, but they do bring with their own challenges to our family. Both of my cats are mean. They don’t like any guests in our home. Belle likes to escape out the back door as soon as it’s cracked open. When I try to keep my cat from going outside, she will honestly and viciously attack me. I have to be very brave to keep her safe!

Even after all of that, I know that those quirks are part of my cats’ crazy personalities, and their moments of affection and sweetness are more than enough to make me happy to be their owner!

But the most frustrating part of owning my two cats is the cat vomit. It happens a lot under normal circumstances, but if we leave them alone at home when we go away overnight, they seem to respond with absolutely diabolical vomiting. Whenever I return home after at least one night away, one of the first things I do is go find the vomit that’s certain to be in several spots around the house.

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Giveaway! Enter to Win a $30 Build-A-Bear Workshop Gift Card!

: my little pony build a bear workshopI’m teaming up with Enza from EnzasBargains.com and JustEnza.com to celebrate the addition of four new My Little Pony friends to Build-A-Bear Workshop’s selection!

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