Friday, May 31, 2013

#Shakleeblogger - Moving forward with me - My 3 month update #sponsored

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post as part of the Shaklee Corporation blogger program. I have received free products, online support and incentives for participating. My opinions are my own. People following the weight-loss portion of the Shaklee 180™ Program can expect to lose 1-2 pounds per week.
Well, it's the end of month 3. What does that mean?
Well, we are supposed to have moved closer towards our weight loss goal.
Some have reached that goal,  some have not.
I would be one of the "have not"!
What I have done is:
                                    ♥Motivated Myself to eat better
                                      ♥Drank more water than ever in my life
                                         ♥Dove head first into training for my very first 5k
                                           ♥Influenced friends to exercise more
                                             ♥Made my husband and children proud, because of
                                               my determination (even if I didn't meet my goal, YET!)
The list of things I could have done better are just as important as the things I did do.
I have lost 16.8" inches overall and could not have done that without the #Shaklee180 Turnaround Program.
My Day 1 Pictures Side by side with my pictures from today, make me proud!
This Month's Measurements are:
Weight 210.8lb (-4.2) / Bust 42.7" (-4.3) / Waist 37.5" (-4) / Hips 43.1" (-3.9) /
Arms 13.8" (-2.2) / Neck 14.9" (-1.1) / Thigh 24.7" (-1.3)
I've had a total of 4.2lbs and 16.8" lost overall so far
Here is this month's video update.
It was a little difficult to make and there are emotions I had to hold back..
Onward and Forward we go !!!!


Thursday, May 30, 2013

#GreenYourSummer $25 Paypal Open Worldwide ends 6/13

Welcome to the Green Your Summer Event!  The Blogging Mamas Network has come together with like-minded bloggers to make sure your grass isn't all that is green this Summer!
Each blogger in the Event is bringing readers a great green prize to win.  Don't wait until June 13th to enter, so be sure to hop around to them all and find great eco-friendly products to help you go green! 
While you're hopping, be sure to enter the TWO Grand Prizes for to Green Your Summer for Mom and Baby!  You'll find prizes including a Lunette Menstrual Cup, Amber Necklace and Bracelet Set, a Merino Wool Sleepsack, re-usable Snack Pouches, and earth-friendly Vinyl Wall Decals from Walls Need Love! 

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

The beginnings - Couch to 5K

I decided that in addition to all the other things I am doing to better myself, I am taking up another new venture that will benefit me.
I have pre-registered for the Flavor Run 5k in August in Tampa.
I have never run a marathon, nor any type of race in my life.
My Cousins, and Uncle plus numerous friends are runners, but not me.
I began the C25K this week.
I'm proud of myself for attempting this task.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

#BetOnYourBaby Luvs Giveaway Ends 6/6 One US Winner

Watch Bet on Your Baby, Saturdays 8/7c on ABC, in partnership with Luvs!
Bet on Your Baby is a brand new show. Parents play fun games with their toddlers, and try to “bet” on what baby will do next! If they guess correctly, the family wins $5,000 in college tuition money, and the chance to play for $50,000!

Giveaway Winner - #FreshMade Chick-fil-A Salads are Fabulous #sponsored

Thanks to all who entered the #FreshMade Chick-fil-A Salads are Fabulous
The winner has been drawn..
 Lucky # 4
I'll be sending an email out shortly !!! 

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Wordless Wednesday - Photobomb !

While at the Crossover this past weekend my "Sister" Katie joined us.
She was taking funny pictures of Christopher.. Until I arrived to photobomb one !

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Scout Mom at work

Space Derby is this weekend and we forgot (oops) to make rockets last Sunday.
In all fairness, it was Mother's Day and it wasn't on my mind.

Yesterday we glued the wood together and while the boys were at school,
I sanded the soft blocks of wood into rocket shapes.

They've both been primed and are not waiting for the
boys to paint them with whatever designs they choose.

This is Luke's 4th Year and Anthony's 1st "official" year.
Space Derby (for our Pack) takes place after the boys Crossover.

Luke has 1 more year and Anthony has just finished his 1st with 4 to go.
I am such a proud Mom and love that I am able to be such a huge part of our Pack family!

You know I'll be sharing some pictures soon..

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Happy Mother's Day

It was a beautiful weekend here in Central Florida.
My boys have been wonderful and both Saturday and Sunday have been filled with special moments

It was nice to do Community service with my scouts on the trail; making a difference with them
The boys and I hung out in our little pool on the back porch, the weather is too beautiful to resist.

I am wearing this beautiful pendant made by Carolyn K of Mother Superior Designs

And despite the poor picture of me, the focus is truly on my handsome children. They are the light of my life !
I hope that each and every Mom has had a wonderful day...

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

#FreshMade Chick-fil-A Salads are Fabulous [giveaway] ends 5/22 US

I love Fresh Salads. If we happen to go to a Fast Food establishment,
I am always looking for an alternative to a burger
Check out Chick-fil-A #FreshMade Salads !! A delicious, healthy meal..
Chick-fil-a is introducing 3 new premium salads  plus an improved wrap!
All of these amazing meals are under 430 calories made with premium ingredients.

Enter to win 2 Chick-fil-A Salad Coupons courtesy of PartnersHub
 Open to US Residents 18+ years of age or older.
Giveaway ends 5/22/13 11:59pm EST
To Enter to win (don't forget to leave your email address!)
Take the "Are you a Starter" quiz and tell how you scored on the quiz in the comments below (I'm a The go-with-the-flow Starter, by the way)
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Monday, May 6, 2013

My Night Time Routine with AVEENO POSITIVELY RADIANT® Intensive Night Cream #sponsored

I have a difficult time finding facial products that don't add to the oiliness of my face or dry it out completely.
As a part of influenster, I was given the opportunity to receive and try a complimentary 1.7 oz jar of AVEENO POSITIVELY RADIANT® Intensive Night Cream.
After I brush my teeth and wash my face, I put a bit of the AVEENO Intensive Night Cream and my face feels fresh and happy.

Love my AVEENO POSITIVELY RADIANT® Intensive Night Cream
and yes, my nails are blue

Here's a fact about the AVEENO® POSITIVELY RADIANT® Intensive Night Cream:
It's formulated with ACTIVE NATURALS® Total Soy Complex and vitamin B3, helps to reduce the appearance of discoloration, uneven tone and blotchiness, revealing healthier-looking skin.
My skin does feel healthier and my hubby noticed (even when I didn't) that my skin tone seemed to not be so blotchy/spotty. SWEET !
You can find the The AVEENO® POSITIVELY RADIANT® Intensive Night Cream for around $14.99-$16.99 for 1.7 oz. jar at National food, drug and mass merchandisers, and
Disclosure: I received the AVEENO® POSITIVELY RADIANT® Intensive Night Cream complimentary from Influenster.

Friday, May 3, 2013

2 Month update - #Shakleeblogger - Need to Kick it in High Gear !!! #sponsored

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post as part of the Shaklee Corporation blogger program. I have received free products, online support and incentives for participating. My opinions are my own. People following the weight-loss portion of the Shaklee 180™ Program can expect to lose 1-2 pounds per week.

Well I suck !
No, not really, I must keep positive..
But I feel like this month robbed me, or I robbed myself more appropriately.
Sickness (myself and one of my kids), birthdays, and plain ole no motivation kept me from being super awesome during the month of April
I did lose, it's not like I was a couch potato. But I don't think I saw the inside of the gym at all. All of my work was around the house.
We put up the pool and (even though it's now May) yesterday we spent 10 hours painting and re-organizing the house. I feel like I went to the gym.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

FRAM Fresh Breeze Cabin Air Filter Review #FresherCar #cbias #shop [Vlog]

“I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This content has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias® . and FRAM " #cbias #SocialFabric

I never knew that my car didn't have an Air Cabin Filter installed in it, until this campaign came along. My husband and I were talking about this "shoppertunity" and he told me that when he bought his car, it didn't have a cabin air filter installed either. So now we know.. Any cars in the future, check to see if the car is equipped with one.

My drive to the WalMart that carried the Fram Fresh Breeze filters was across the county, but well worth it in the long run. The air quality when the pollen is high, is bad and one of my sons has a severe pollen allergy. I am excited that maybe the new cabin air filter will help with this at least while we're in the car.

When I walked into the aisle to find the air filters, there was no mistaking which products were the FRAM Fresh Breeze filters !

Lilla Rose Web Party is over !!

Now that the Lilla Rose April Party is over, I'm excited to share with you the winners..
We of course, pulled a name on 4/15.. And Jeni K won a free product up to $16.00...
Now, we choose another free product winner and a Mystery Hostess for the party!
2nd Product winner is
Tammie D
The Mystery Hostess Winner will receive 1 Free Product up to $30.00 and 2 products half Price
(the list of available items will be provided via email to the winner)
Shay S !!!
Thanks to everyone who ordered....
Remember, all New customers who place an order with 3 Lilla Rose Products, will receive a Free Product, up to $16.00, be mail

Blogmania 2013 May Edition $200 value - 1 US Winner ends May 6


Blogmania Spring 2013 !!! May 1st until May 6th. #Blogmania13

Welcome to the 6th season of the spectacular Blogmania Spring 2013.
I am so glad that you are here for the FUN!!!
You'll find tons of fabulous prizes as you jump from blog to blog…
 This giveaway will run from May 1 at 12:00am and conclude on May 6th at 11:59PM est.
I have $200.00 in Wonderful Prizes from very generous sponsors for 1 US Winner