FOUR WEEKS OF GIVING BACK: HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY #3

holiday Giveaway 3

My family and I have been blessed this year. We’ve traveled by plane, train, and automobile, met new friends and touched base with old ones, and along the way, have collected items that we’d love to give to others. So this year I started a “Giving Back” box and we’ve been filling it with toys, games, stuffed animals – you name it. Holiday giveaway #3 is just for the older kiddos, elementary kids, and even a few tween products thrown in. My first thought was to host one major giveaway…

Four Weeks of Giving Back: Holiday Giveaway #1 Is for the Preschool Kiddos!

Four weeks of giveaways: Holiday Giveaway

My family and I have been blessed this year. We’ve traveled by plane, train, and automobile, met new friends and touched base with old ones, and along the way, have collected items that we’d love to give to others. So this year I started a “Giving Back” box and we’ve been filling it with toys, games, stuffed animals – you name it. Holiday giveaway 1 is just for the kiddos before they hit school and is perfect for kids ages 18 months to over three. My first thought was to…

Five Things to Love about Better Things on FX – and Swag Giveaway! #BetterThingsGiveaway

Better Things on FX

Sometimes there are TV show premieres that make me cock my head to one side and think, “huh?” you know those shows, they’re the ones that, even though you’ve watched the first show in its entirety you still aren’t sure if you’re going to like it. Better Things from FX is not one of them. 30 seconds into the pilot episode I was hooked. Just from that first episode (and a couple of small clips that I watched afterwards) here’s five things to love about Better Things on FX Thursdays at…

How a Trickle Turned into a Full Bathroom Upgrade- and Sweepstakes!

Bathroom upgrade

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by CLEAR CARE® PLUS as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) guidelines concerning the use of endorsements and testimonials in advertising.  I received financial compensation for my participation and endorsement. I remember a cartoon from when I was young. It began with a character seeing a teeny spot on a wall. He tried to clean it first, then he began picking at it. Before you know it, the entire wall was ripped…

Twitter Party Alert! Grab Some Wine & Let’s Chat Ways to #SeekAdventure

Seeker Wines Twitter Party

You all know I love a good Twitter party and I really love a GREAT Twitter party! Next Wednesday, August 3rd, I’m stoked I get to co-host with Kim from Stuffed Suitcase and One2One Network. We’ll be chatting about ways to #SeekAdventure with the Seeker Wines, giving away awesome prizes including EIGHT $50 AMEX gift cards, and just having a good time enjoying each other’s company- and, of course, there will be plenty of wine involved. To sign up for the Twitter party next Wednesday, RSVP  for a chance to win…

TORUK – The First Flight in Pittsburgh June 22nd- and Giveaway!

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TORUK – The First Flight is coming to Pittsburgh June 22-26, 2016 – and we’re giving away a family four-pack of tickets to the Avatar-inspired show’s opening night at Consol Energy Center! Learn all about the show, its inspiration, and how you can enter to win our giveaway! Show Details Narrated by a “Na’vi Storyteller” and populated by unforgettable characters, TORUK – The First Flight is a mythical tale set thousands of years before the events depicted in the film AVATAR, and before any humans ever set foot on Pandora. From cutting-edge visuals, Puppetry, Kites,…

Why You Should Drink Milk Before Noon- and Fitbit Flex Giveaway!

This post was sponsored by Milk Life on behalf of Influence Central. When Mr. Locke and I flew to Las Vegas to get married, the morning of our wedding we chose to splurge in a beautiful restaurant at our resort. The wait staff had the white linen cloth draped over their arms and were the epitome of class. With chargers on the table, we perused the morning menu and my choice was simple: a bowl of cold cereal with milk. True story. The story has become somewhat of a running…