Host a Stress Free Dinner Party with Tai Pei + Firecracker Dipping Sauce! #TaiPeiGoodFortune #CollectiveBias #ad

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Host a Stress Free Dinner Party with Tai Pei + Firecracker Dipping Sauce! As most of you know I love hosting dinner parties for my friends and family. I enjoy having guests over and making memories with my loved ones. The only down fall to some of the parties is the time and stress of the cooking. There is already a lot that goes into planning, decorating, inviting...etc.... That is why when I host a party my "go-to" appetizers are Restaurant-Inspired  Tai Pei Egg Rolls and Spring Rolls! Thanks to #CollectiveBias and #TaiPeiGoodFortune I was able to put together a little Asian inspired dinner party for a few of my friends.   Before the party I made my grocery list and headed to Walmart. The Tai Pei Egg Rolls and Spring rolls are located in the freezer section of your local Walmart. I knew exactly where to go because we purchase these every single week. They are … [Read more...]

Hot Black Friday Deals at Family Christian Stores!

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Hot Black Friday Deals at Family Christian Stores! Looking for Black Friday deals? Of course you are!! Right now Family Christian Stores has some great deals on Books, movies and more! Check out a few of my favorite deals below: There is a variety of $5 books on Family Christian Stores Are you a fan of Duck Dynasty? I know I sure am and right now you can score 50% Off Select Duck Commander books! Yippee! Plus there are 8 VeggieTales DVD's that are just $3.97 each! Also don't forget that your purchase will help the #FCchallenge! You can read more about it here   … [Read more...]

Save up to $16 when you buy $100 in select gift cards at Safeway! #Swy3xdip

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** This is a sponsored post.  Save up to $16 when you buy $100 in select gift cards at Safeway!     Holiday shopping is hard. I love purchasing gifts for my loved ones but I honestly never know what to get them. There are so many to shop for that live in different states and I just don't know their interests as well as I should. That is why I love purchasing gift cards for my loved ones. This will not only allow them to be able to purchase what they want...but will also help to take the stress out of holiday shopping. Plus when I shop at Safeway this holiday season I can get double the gas points on the gift cards I purchase! Now that is a sweet deal!   Gift cards don't only have to be purchased for others or for holiday gifts. With double  gas points why not shop gift cards for yourself also? Did you know that you can use gift cards like cash on Black Friday to help you save even more money? Currently you can purchase $100 select gift cards and save … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Find Best Black Friday Deals in 2014

** This is a sponsored post 5 Ways to Find Best Black Friday Deals in 2014   Black Friday is on its way immediately after Thanksgiving and like every year, people are excited, ready, and planning to snatch the best deals available to keep them happy until next year. Since Black Fridays are so exciting, almost everyone is looking for ways to find the best Black Friday deals in 2014. To help those of you reading this, we have compiled five strategic ways that can help you find the best deals in Black Friday 2014. Stepping Up Your Game with Research Since the concept of online Black Friday has become just as important as going out to tangibly snatch deals, many or probably all stores advertise their deals online as soon as they decide them. Even if their dedicated sites do not have them, you can also check out all the sites that posts Black Friday deals way beforehand and by beforehand, it means now. You can start fishing out deals now! List What You Need and Check … [Read more...]

My “Leap Into Gaming” MommyParty with LeapTV #MommyParties #LeapTV

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**This post is sponsored by MommyParties and LeapTV My “Leap Into Gaming” MommyParty with LeapTV If you have been shopping recently you might have noticed a new product on the shelves. LeapTV is the new gaming system put out by Leap Frog for children ages 3 to 8. Thanks to MommyParty and Leap Frog I was sent a LeapTV kit to review with a few of my friends and their kiddos. We all loved this active video game system. It is a gaming system that will get the kids off the couch and moving! Plus the LeapTV puts them right on the TV screen! The kids loved it seeing themselves moving and dancing around. Every time they played this game they felt like the star of the show!   The LeapTV comes with a library of 100+ LeapFrog games that are educational and fun. Plus you can purchase other fun game cartridges, downloads and videos. Having a blast with our #LeapTV #MommyParties A video posted by Krista (@heavenlysavings) on Nov 11, 2014 at 4:28pm PST When … [Read more...]

DIY Reindeer Lollipops

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DIY Reindeer Lollipops As most of you know I love doing fun crafts with my daughter. With Christmas just a month away we have been focusing on fun Christmas crafts. Most recently we made these awesome Reindeer Lollipops! They were so much fun and very festive for this season. I think we will make more to pass out to the neighbors! So cute! What You Need: Lollipops  candy eyes  Red pompoms  brown pipe cleaners  Hot glue or double sided tape   Directions: First start by getting your eyes and gluing them to your lollipop. (You can also use double sided tape if your hot glue will melt the lollipop wrapper.  Then get your red pompom and hot glue that where the nose should be at the bottom in between the eyes. Let that sit and settle for a moment.  Now get your pipe cleaners and bend and twist them into antlers. I twisted one pipe cleaner around the lollipop bottom and then made two smaller ones by folding that part in half and twisting the … [Read more...]

New Michael W. Smith Album Just $7.97 + $25 Appreciation Certificate Giveaway!

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** I was compensated for this post. New Michael W. Smith Album Just $7.97 + $25 Appreciation Certificate Giveaway! If you are a fan of Michael W. Smith then you won't want to miss out on the amazing deal going on at Family Christian Stores! Starting on Black Friday and lasting for just three days you can score the new Michael W. Smith The Spirit of Christmas Album for just $7.97! That is a great savings! Plus this album will not only help to get you into the spirit of Christmas but will also make a great stocking stuffer! Track Listing:The Miracle of ChristmasIt's The Most Wonderful Time of the YearHappy Holiday/Holiday SeasonChristmas Time is Here (featuring Vince Gill)White Christmas (featuring Lady Antebellum)Somewhere in My MemoryThe Spirit of Christmas (Deck the Halls, Good King Wenceslas, O Little Town of Bethlehem, Feels Like Christmas, O Come All Ye Gentlemen)Silent Night (featuring Little Big Town)What Child is This (featuring Martina McBride)Almost There (featuring … [Read more...]

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Reality Shock! Review

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** I was set a copy of this book for the purpose of this review. However my own opinion was used and not influenced in any way. Ripley's Believe It or Not! Reality Shock! Review   My daughter is an avid reader. She especially loves books with random facts. Her little brain is like a sponge when she reads fact books and she will remember those facts forever. She loves to bring up the random facts she learns at the most inopportune time...but I am so proud of her for her thirst for knowledge and I am amazed at her ability to remember every. single. thing. that she reads! Recently I was sent a copy of Ripley's Believe It or Not Reality Shock for the purpose of this review. I knew that this book would be a hit with my daughter. This book is filled with fun, weird, and educational random facts about this world. To be honest this book has not left my daughters side for the past two weeks. She loves everything about this book from the animal facts to the tattooed eyes. The … [Read more...]

FREE 11×14 Canvas or 60% OFF & FREE Shipping from Canvas People

FREE 11x14 Canvas or 60% OFF & FREE Shipping from Canvas People Canvas prints make amazing gifts. I have purchased MANY canvases from Canvas People and I am always blown away with the quality and look of my canvas prints. They are stunning! Right now you can take advantage of an amazing deal! You can score a FREE 11x14 Canvas! Check it out now...you won't be disappointed! … [Read more...]

Save 50% Off on Return Address Labels from Vistaprint

Save 50% Off on Return Address Labels from Vistaprint Complete your holiday cards and thank you notes this season with customized Vistaprint return address labels—now 50% off! For $3.99 you can impress 140 recipients with your personalized label designs. Enter promo code VPLABEL50 to save 50% off customized Vistaprint return address labels. This offer is not combinable with other promotions, including cash back programs.   … [Read more...]

HOT DEAL – Just $19 for Swarovski Earrings (Today Only)

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HOT DEAL - Just $19 for Swarovski Earrings (Today Only) Looking for a great gift for her? Check out this amazing deal on these stunning Swarovski earrings! Just $19 shipped (Reg. $89) - But hurry...Deal ends today!   DAILY DEAL - 79% off Glitter Ball Earrings with Swarovski only $19 shipped w/code DAILYDEAL. Valid 11/19 only. … [Read more...]

Donate To Help Those Stuck in Human Trafficking #FCchallenge

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** This is a sponsored post. However all thoughts and opinions are my own. Donate To  Help Those Stuck in Human Trafficking   Thanksgiving is just around the corner and this year I am so thankful for my family. I am also thankful that I get to help raise awareness for something that is awful. Something that takes place every single day. Something that is every mother's worst nightmare....human trafficking. Although I wish that there was not a need to raise awareness for this...I also know that this is something that happens each and every day. Something that these precious children have to live through and deal with. But on the up side I also have a way for you to help! Human Trafficking is known around the world but especially in the Dominican Republic. Family Christian Stores has partnered with Destiny Rescue to help stop human trafficking. With your help they hope to reach a goal of $150,000 to donate to helping those in need. By shopping at Family … [Read more...]

Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars on DVD Now‏

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Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars on DVD Now‏   My daughter is a huge Phineas and Ferb fan. She loves the show and was so excited to see that there was a new Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars DVD out! Don't forget to pickup your copy today! Also don't forget to click the image below to download some amazing Phineas and Ferb activities to go along with the movie! Enjoy! … [Read more...]

Snowman Cookies

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  Snowman Cookies We have been snowing for the past few days here in the Colorado mountains. It is a beautiful sight. The only down fall to this white falling from the sky is the bitter cold. We have not been spending much time outside recently which has given us more time for indoor fun. Recently I was able to make some fun Snowman Cookies with my daughter!   Ingredients 1 Package Oreo Cookies ½ lb. Almond Bark or Candy coating ¼ cup Regular Chocolate Chips ¼ cup Mini Chocolate Chips ¼ cup Candy Corn Instructions Melt the Almond bark in the microwave in a small bowl. I usually do 60, 30 and then 15 second increments stirring between each until smooth. Place an Oreo in the melted Almond bark. Flip it using a large fork. Ensure the cookie is completely coated. Keeping the fork tines level, gently tap the handle of the fork on the rim of the bowl. Use a straight up and down motion so the cookie doesn’t slide off of the fork. This will … [Read more...]

Redecorating Your Bedroom

Redecorating Your Bedroom   One of the rooms that many people spend the most time in when they are at home is the bedroom, even if much of the time is spend sleeping. To feel your best in your bedroom, the room must provide you with a serene, relaxing space. If you are not getting that from your bedroom, it may be time to redecorate. There are three important areas that you can focus on to transform your room. The Color Scheme Color is important when it comes to the atmosphere of any room. Different colors can evoke different feelings. To maintain a serene presence in your room, pastels and mute colors can really help out. If you are a person that needs a very dark room for optimal sleeping conditions, you can also choose a warmer, dark color to help you get the level of comfort you need for a good night's sleep. Even with a dark color scheme, you can still bring in brighter elements with your choices in lighting, bedding and furniture. Curtains and Bedding After the … [Read more...]