Showing posts from December 2, 2007

Fun Christmas Crafts around the Web

Reindeer pouch craft * Sorry removed, gal got mad about me posting it. *

Get a free softie pig pattern at Wee Wonderfuls. Get sewing!

This site has lots of great ideas, Family Fun!

Freebie Alert ~ Christmas Cards

I haven't looked through all of these, so don't get mad if they stink :)

List of Free Greeting/Holiday Card Samples

3 Free Holiday Greeting Card Samples from 1st Class
Christmas Cards
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Free Kogle Greeting Card Samples

Free Greeting Card Samples from Good Cause Card

Free Greeting Card Samples from Greenhill Greeting

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Free Greeting Cards from Holiday Classics

Three Free Greeting Card Samples
Click on "Order Samples" on the left (enable pop-ups
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Get to know your friends: Christmas Edition

Welcome to the Christmas edition of getting to know your friends... Feel free to join in on the fun yourself!

1. Wrapping paper or gift bags?
Combination of both
2. Real or artificial tree?
3. When do you put up the tree?
Usually the weekend after Thanksgiving, but this year we haven't yet, hopefully this weekend
4. When do you take the tree down?
By January 6th
5. Do you like eggnog?
Never tried it, hubby loves it though
6. Favorite gift received as a child?
I used to get a lot of things, I guess a lot of the big things like the Glamour Girls Cruise ship, She-Ra castle, Bike
7. Do you have a nativity scene?
8. Hardest person to buy for?
9. Easiest person to buy for?
My daughters, can't seem to stop myself
10. Worst Christmas gift you ever received?
Things from my MIL, she would buy stupid things like Campbell's soup
11. Mail or email Christmas cards?
Usually mail, but this year I'm not bothering, so email the ones I can
12. Favorite Christmas Movie?
The one with the boy…

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18" Doll Cowgirl Outfit

I'm selling a really cute 18" Doll Cowgirl Outfit on Ebay. It has no bids, so go check it out! It is darling :) Be sure to check out my other auctions!

I will be listing more this weekend too, so come back. I have tons of size 5 girls clothes that I need to get up, so if you have a girl in size 5 or about to go into size 5, check out my deals :)

Oh & don't forget to Send a letter from Santa to your child.

$5 Coupon Polly Pocket - Polly Promise

Mattel is giving out a $5 off $5 coupon on Polly Pocket playsets. Great coupon if your kids like Polly. They do make a doll with some clothes in the $5 range. Most of the toys are $9.99, so you would get half off, not bad at all!

Click here for the coupon.

Won Gideon’s Gift & Do not open

The last week or so, I received 2 great books from winning bloggy contests!

The first one, which was like forever ago & I am such a slacker was Gideon's Gift from the wonderful Oh Amanda (love her blog, check it out). I can't wait to get a chance to read this book. She was so nice, she had it sent brand new straight from Amazon & even gift wrapped with a card. I wish I would have snapped a picture!

Then the other day I get a package & had no idea what it was. Opened it & it was that awesome book Do Not Open. I am embarrassed to say, I have no idea where I won it from, lol. I am thrilled though because I am giving it to my 10 year old for Christmas. I have been struggling with what to buy her & how to come up with $$$ to do that, so this was a wonderful surprise!

Now if I could just win The Daring Book for Girls, I'd be set :) Or actually a bunch of $$$$

Kids Crafts Weekly

I just found this cute little craft site today & wanted to share, Kids Craft Weekly. It looks like they send out newsletters & the few I have looked at I like. When I have the time I want to go through them all. I subscribed to the newsletters also. The site is free, but they do take donations.

The mom is in Australia & each newsletter is a theme, very cute!

If you have little ones check it out :)

Gift Idea: Digital Cameras

Digital cameras were the number one requested electronic gift for last years holiday season. They are sure to be just as popular this year. More and more people are branching off into the digital age, including kids! Last spring I bought a Canon Powershot S3 and just love it. I chickened out of getting the Digital Rebel and opted to get something similar but still had tons of features. I use my camera almost every day. I love being able to capture tons of pictures without worrying about running out of film or waiting to actually see the photo I took. I use my camera to capture my kids daily life more then ever, plus milestones, holidays, dance class, etc. I also take many more nature pictures with my digital, then I did with my film. Too worried about wasting my film. Another feature my camera has that I love is being able shoot digital video. I use this all the time & have gotten some really great videos. Our library holds quite a bit of events, one time Aly got p…

Wordless Wednesday

Our first snow that we had last week, be sure to check out more Wordless Wednesday.

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Some of the features I really like are the neighborhood guides. Just click on the state to get profiles of each state you are th…

10 Favorite Things to Complain About

10 Favorite Things to Complain About
Love this topic, LOL

Before my list, I have to say that I agree with the commercial gripes of being too loud & the Sonic one. We also get them, stuff looks so good & NONE around here, ugh!

Ok on to my list :)

GAS GAS GAS PRICESMy daily HeadachesComing up with the $$$ for Christmas presentsEbay fees, they are so highDrivers, I swear people are getting worse at drivingMy car, it sucksFamily, gotta love them Right?The annoying crap on Disney & NickThe writer strike, I miss my tv
My hubby's business partner <-- Don't even wanna get into that one!

Win Shrek the Third on DVD!

Table for five is giving away Shrek the Third on DVD right now. Contest runs for 1 week.

For one entry, leave a comment on this post telling me what you most look forward to during the holidays. It can be anything-the decorating, the baking, the shopping.

For two entries, leave a comment and subscribe to this blog’s feed using the easy subscription button at the top (make sure to say in your comment that you subscribed). This blog only has 45 RSS subscribers and I KNOW I have more readers than that! If you are already subscribed, then please write a post mentioning this contest and linking back to it.
If you want to purchase it now, just head over to Amazon!

Signup for travel news and Win 4 free tour tickets

A lot of people travel during the holiday season. If you are planning on a vacation, you should check out Trusted Tours and Attractions. Right now, if you sign up for their newsletter, you are entered to win 4 free tickets to attractions and tours in one of 21 different cities. Offer ends Friday, December 14th, 2007.

Trusted Tours and Attractions offers discounted tickets to the best sightseeing tours in Key West, San Diego and Savannah.

I personally have always wanted to visit Savannah. Being known for their history and architecture it has always been on my wish list of places to visit. My biggest reason though is for their famous Ghost Tours that they offer. On the Ghost Tour they tell you about local legends, house hauntings, peculiar sightings, plus learn why it is one of America's most haunted city. There is also a Ghosts and Gravestones tour which sounds amazingly fun!

Come aboard if you dare, for an evening excursion through the darker side of Am…

Tween Girl Gift Ideas

I've been struggling with what to buy my 10 year old daughter. I have a bunch of little things for my 6 year old since she is still really into toys, but my 10 year old is growing out of that phase. I decided to start scouring the internet & wanted to share what I have come up with so far.

The main things she does want is Webkinz, I have been watching for deals on Ebay, check out Webkinz on Ebay. Watch the shipping charges though especially if you buy more then one. I bought 8 from 1 seller, the Webkinz came to $21.xx & I was charged just under $37 for shipping! Yep, crazy huh. It was a 2.4 lb package using free priority box & no packing material at all. Then I was shorted 1, but it is supposed to be coming this week {crossing fingers} I have bought some from some wonderful fair sellers though, so just keep an eye on the shipping & if you buy more then one, ask for a specific quote before bidding. I just asked if they combine, & when they said yes made …

Weekend Snapshot {Week 3}

My girls with the new Webkinz they bought from ebay. You can read a bit about that fun experience in my post about Tween Gift Ideas :)

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