Hearts Afire Valentine Giveaway

Enter the Hearts Afire Valentine Giveaway for your chance to win one of eight great prizes listed below! Giveaway ends February 9, 2015.

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Hearts Afire Valentines Giveaway

Welcome to the Hearts Afire Valentines Event! This event is hosted by Dixieland Reviews and Co-Hosted by Giveaway Bandit, Keeping Up With Makayla, Mom at 40,  Mom ‘N Daughter Savings, The Noise of Boys, Susie’s Reviews & Giveaways There will be eight (8) winners with one (1) prize per winner.

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Beautiful Wedding On A $7,500 Budget

My daughter was married on November 8th, 2014 and it was a beautiful outdoor fall wedding. The weather was perfect and thankfully everything fell into place.

We spent all summer planning for her wedding and our budget was $7,000. We went over that by $500. But we were happy with the choices we made and the vendors we chose so we did not stress about the extra $500.

This was a small wedding for about 75 people but I was amazed at how quickly the costs added up. We did all the decorating with the help of friends and family. Her colors were orange and charcoal grey. Perfect fall colors.

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We held the wedding at the Historic Lowry House and it was a beautiful place for a wedding. This was one of our biggest expenses costing $1,125.00 but that included the tables and chairs and the rehearsal on Friday with a couple of extra hours for us to start decorating and all day Saturday. [Read more…]

Jump Start Your New Years Resolution with Jabra Headphones from Best Buy

If getting healthier by exercising more are part of your New Year’s resolution then Best Buy has the perfect accessory to get you started. Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless earbuds are the all-in-one training solution with integrated heart rate monitor.

My goal this year is to eat better and exercise more. I currently walk about two miles every other day. I hope to increase that to at least three miles or more, five or six days a week. I enjoy walking outside but in the winter I tend to walk less because I dislike walking on the treadmill. Maybe getting the Jabra Pulse earbuds from Best Buy will be the motivation I need to stick to my goal!

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.

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Take training to the next level and get the ultimate wireless workout with Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless, new earbuds. Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless is an all-in-one training solution that combines an in-ear biometric heart rate monitor, immersive Dolby® Digital sound and real-time voice coaching. It’s [Read more…]

Check List For The New Year 2015

Wishing Everyone a Happy New Year filled with good health, peace, joy, and happiness! We can learn a lot by examining our attitudes, habits, and priorities every year to see what changes we can make to help us have a more productive and fulfilling year.

Start the new year off right with a check list to help you achieve your goals. Simple things to help improve your life.

New Year Check List

When setting goals for the new year don’t make it too hard or do the generic – lose weight, exercise more, goals. While these are great goals to achieve [Read more…]

Explore Tryon Gift Box Giveaway #ExploreTryonNC

Enter the Explore Tryon Gift Box for your chance to win a gift box valued at $150. Giveaway ends January 15, 2015. Enter today and good luck!

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Tryon Clock Tower- Tryon North Carolina- Photo courtesy of Explore Tryon

Explore Tryon is celebrating the  start of 2015 with a unique promotional giveaway.  Downtown Tryon retailers and restaurants were very generous this year with donations of scarves, pottery, gift certificates, candles, jams & jellies, and jewelry! 

Morris Lights- Photo courtesy of Explore Tryon

Perfectly located as a base for all that Western NC has to offer, the Village of Tryon is close to Asheville, the Biltmore Estate & the Blue Ridge Parkway.  I’ve passed the sign for Tryon numerous times on my way to Charlotte, but had no idea such a charming jewel was just a few miles down the road. 

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Merry Christmas 2014

Wishing all of you a very Merry Christmas. Thank you for making this a great year at BlogsWomen.com! Have a wonderful holiday celebrating with family and friends.

Merry Christmas!

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Best Holiday Gift Ideas From Best Buy #HintingSeason

Best buy has lots of holiday gift ideas with unbeatable prices and expert service. Some of the popular gift ideas this year from Best Buy are the Xbox One, JBL speakers and headphones, Garmin and TomTom.

My nephews really love getting Best Buy gift cards for Christmas or birthdays. They always have a wish list going and have no problem using up those gift cards.

Best Buy Holiday Tree
Disclaimer: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. All opinions are my own.

Our family loves all the latest gadgets and Best Buy is our favorite store for checking them out. It is easy to pile the presents under the tree when you shop at Best Buy.


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Are You Petting Your Cat Wrong?

This is a great video for cat lovers. I notice this with my cat Lucy. They don’t like to be petted too long or the wrong way. Lucy will try to bite you when she has had enough. Now I know what to look for and how to pet her.

Jackson Galaxy explains the the correct petting technique.

Danze Bathroom Faucets

We have been doing some major renovations to our home since March and the master bathroom is the final project. Living in a construction zone is no fun but we have managed to survive so far.

Thankfully my husband is in construction and he actually built our home in 1994 so he has been able to do the majority of the work. This has saved us thousands of dollars!

There are so many decisions and design choices to be made when you are remodeling. We had to pick out new tile for the floor and tile to go around the shower and tub, granite for the bathroom vanity, and new bathroom faucets for the sink, shower and tub. It can get overwhelming.

Danze knows that style and design have the power to inspire and they offer lots of different products and design choices to fit your lifestyle. I was offered a free product for this sponsored post and I am going to choose the Five-Function Showerhead. This is exactly what I was looking for in the master bathroom.

Danze Bathroom Faucets

Five-Function Showerhead

Florin 4 1/2″ Five-Function Showerhead

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Savory Savings Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway

Savory Savings Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway!

Holiday for Her Gift Pack

Your Secret Santa: Savory Savings

Special Elves: Moms Who Save, Joy Makin’ MamasDavid’s DIY, & Michigan Saving & More


The holiday season is quickly closing in on us and that means it is time to shop!  Krista over at Savory Savings is busy helping you select gifts and save money with her holiday gift guide and now she’s put together some amazing holiday gift packs just for you to win! [Read more…]