Friday, September 30, 2011

September 2011 - Operation Grandparents!

This past month, the boys and I decided to pick an odd ball holiday and send their Grandparents a special little treat. We call it Operation Grandparents. This month we choice National Coffee Day which fell on Sept 29th. We decided to make cards and paint tiles to be used as tiles. I just love how they turned out.




We have heard from all three sets of Grandparents, they all enjoyed to receive a package in the mail that was sent to tell them to have a great day.

For October, we decided to celebrate National Chocolate day :)

If you want to join us in Operation Grandparents, please feel free. Submit a comment with a link to your post and photos. Lets make sure Grandparents know how much the mean to the next upcoming generation.

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Thursday, September 29, 2011

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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Gratituesday: September 27, 2011


On this Tuesday, I am very grateful that Joel has new found passion. Joel has tried many things in his young life, but I have kind of nudged him in to a lot of things. But he found this passion all by himself: the school band. It is only the first week into the new year but he is really, really enjoying it. For that I am very grateful.

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Monday, September 26, 2011

Menu Plan Monday ~ September 26, 2011





These weeks are just flying by so fast I cannot believe it. We have a relatively quiet week around here.
Monday - Meatloaf
Tuesday - Burgers
Wednesday - CP BBQ chicken wings
Thursday - Chicken noodle soup with fresh homemade bread.
Friday - Homemade pizza.

Saturday is to be announced.
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Thursday, September 22, 2011

OCEAN nasal care products Review AND giveaway



There are several products in the OCEAN line that are perfect for all ages:


Ocean Complete:
Two-in-one saline solution for sinus and nasal relief of congestion
White tip contains the saline mist for nasal moisturizing
Orange tip contains an even bigger saline stream for sinus irrigation
Pre-mixed, easy to use, and non-medicated


Ocean Premium:
Perfect for people suffering from dry nasal passages, nose bleeds, nasal congestion, or sinusitis Best-selling nasal spray “recommended by most doctors coast to coast”




Ocean For Kids:
Specifically formulated for newborns to children up to 12 years of age
Perfect for children suffering from dry nasal passages, nose bleeds, nasal congestion, or sinusitis

My opinion of the product: At first to be honest, the thought of squirting something up our noses, we were not thrilled with. BUT after we tried it and got used to it, we LOVED it. My hubby David tried the white tip, Ocean Complete version and stated his sinuses were moist and comfortable, instead of the dry, crusties he previously had. Joel used the Ocean For Kids version and went from drippy snotty nose to clear as a bell in a matter of two doses. I used the Ocean Premium and experienced the best clearest nose breathing I have had in years. We will continue to use this product and are completely thrilled with the complete line of products.

I received the items I reviewed in this post to write this review at no charge. My opinions remain my own.

Now on to the fun part the GIVEAWAY part of the post.
One (1) reader will win the products I have reviewed. Three product in total.
To enter be a follower of Picking up the Pennies and leave a comment stating so.
Second entry: like OCEAN Facebook page and leave a comment stating you did.

Good Luck, and thank you for reading. This giveaway will end on Wednesday, September 28 at 11:59 pm.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Winner of the Oxy Clinical Acne Solutions Giveaway

Honeybunny won! Thank you for entering my giveaway. The boys and I are busy working on our Operation Grandparent boxes. I am also working on a lot of articles so stay tuned.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Our new monthly project: Operation Grandparents!

My boys and I were talking the other day, and we decided that they are VERY lucky to know so many of their grand parents so deeply. I as you may know, remember am a craft (project) lover! SOOOO here is our new monthly project: Operation Grandparents. Each month we are going to pick a random daily observance (they will take turns picking) and I will come up with a card idea and a small project to do for them and send it to them via snail mail.

Month #1 September 2011- we picked National Coffee Day, which is Celebrated on September 29.

When we get the packages ready to mail I will post photos here. If you wish to follow along to root us on, please do so. If you are so inclined to do your own Operation Grandparents, please do and add your links to your own packages.

Ready, set, GOOOOO......................

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Friday, September 16, 2011

OXY Clinical Acne Solutions Review and Giveaway


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Data show OXY® Clinical Clearing Treatment kills acne bacteria as fast as a leading topical prescription acne medication*
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* OXY® Clinical Clearing Treatment: acne bacteria reduction comparable to a leading prescription. Data on file, 2010.

Having a soon to be teenager in the house, we are all about personal hygiene and taking care of yourself. When I had the chance to review OXY Clinical Acne Solutions Pack for my blog I jumped at the opportunity. Our findings: Joel skin is so much more clean and fresh looking and feeling. He does not look all sweaty all the time. These products smell good and were not harsh to the skin. We will continue to use this product for sure.

AND the giveaway part of the post.
1 (one) lucky reader will get a OXY Clinical Acne Solutions Pack.
To enter be a public follower of Picking up the Pennies and leave a comment telling so.
Second entry is to like OXY Skin Care on facebook and leave me a comment telling me you did.
Good Luck, the giveaway ends on September 19th at 11:59pm. All facts are from the OXY® Clinical website. I was provided a OXY Clinical Acne Solutions Pack, in which my son used to form our unbiased opinion for this review.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Menu Monday September 12, 2011


I can NOT believe how quickly these weeks are rolling by! Here it is another Monday, I am Sooooo glad it is behind us.
The menu for this week looks like this.
Monday - Meatball goulash bake
Tuesday - CP Orange chicken
Wednesday - Fried rice
Thursday - Pizza. We have a 4H meeting so I will be feeding up to 13 other children dinner also.
Friday - The boys and I attending a 4H overnight-er.
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Review - Stay Hydrated with Hint, All Natural Flavored Water


The idea behind Hint is simple: pure water, nature's original refreshment, accented with a hint of natural flavor. No sugar, no artificial sweeteners: Hint is a refreshing alternative to sodas, juice and other sweetened drinks and it tastes great.


The flavors that I reviewed included: Watermelon, Blackberry, Pomegranate-Tangerine, Mango-Grapefruit, Strawberry-Kiwi, and Raspberry Lime. They all tasted very good, the flavor was a HINT of flavor not over powering, which I liked a lot. We enjoyed everyone of the flavors.

WHERE TO PURCHASE HINT
Available at Whole Foods, Starbucks, Amazon.com, and drinkhint.com. Hint is also available at Sheetz, Stop & Shop, Harris Teeter, Ralphs, Sprouts, as well as local retailers, hotels and spas.
Hint retails for an average of $1.79 a bottle and Hint also comes in a case of 12.

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Sunday, September 11, 2011

9/11 Today and Everyday - Proud To Be An American




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Artist: Lee Greenwood Song:
Proud To Be An American
If tomorrow all the things were gone,
I’d worked for all my life.
And I had to start again,
with just my children and my wife.
I’d thank my lucky stars,
to be livin here today.
‘ Cause the flag still stands for freedom,
and they can’t take that away.
And I’m proud to be an American,
where at least I know I’m free.
And I wont forget the men who died,
who gave that right to me.
And I gladly stand up,
next to you and defend her still today.
‘ Cause there ain’t no doubt I love this land,
God bless the USA.
From the lakes of Minnesota,
to the hills of Tennessee.
Across the plains of Texas,
From sea to shining sea.
From Detroit down to Houston,
and New York to L.A.
Well there's pride in every American heart,
and its time we stand and say.
That I’m proud to be an American,
where at least I know I’m free.
And I wont forget the men who died,
who gave that right to me.
And I gladly stand up,
next to you and defend her still today.
‘ Cause there ain’t no doubt I love this land,
God bless the USA.
And I’m proud to be and American,
where at least I know I’m free.
And I wont forget the men who died,
who gave that right to me.
And I gladly stand up,
next to you and defend her still today. ‘
Cause there ain’t no doubt I love this land,
God bless the USA.

Thursday, September 8, 2011

My latest attempt at batch cooking.

I can't post a photo right now. I was able to update with a photo. But while I was prepping tonight's dinner, I did a lot of prep for three other meal. Tonight we had stuffed pasta shells with fresh homemade bread. We have left overs for one more meal. While making the meat mixture for the stuffing, I made up enough for a meatloaf for a future meal. I also made an extra loaf of bread, which will be used for French bread pizza Friday night. So in the time it took me to make one meal I really made 4 meals. I love working smarter instead of harder.

I am working on few new reviews along with a giveaway or two. So stay posted for those.

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Winners Announced!

I want to thank everyone for entering my giveaways!

tommythehill wins a 30 day supply of EvoraPet.
angelino wins the K-Y® INTENSE®.

Congratulations, I hope you enjoy your prize. You both should get an email from me shortly, you have 48 hours to respond.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

The Aetna Healthy Food Fight Contest

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Eating healthy is something we all struggle with. We all lead such busy lives and it is hard to come up with quick, easy meals that are healthy! Aetna realizes that and has started the Aetna Health Food Fight Contest to help encourage people to eat healthier. SheSpeaks has teamed up with The Aetna Healthy Food Fight to help search for great recipes! On the website you can not only search for delicious, healthy recipes but you can submit one of your own for a chance to win prizes!

Submit your favorite healthy and delicious meals on HealthyFoodFight.com. Four regional winners will be flown to New York City to cook for celebrity chef, Bobby Flay. The national champion will win the grand prize of $10,000 in groceries donated by Recipe.com. If you love cooking and eating right, it might be time to put your recipe-creating hat on!

This post has been sponsored by SheSpeaks and Aetna Healthy Food Fight. I will receive receive a Circulon® eight-inch skillet and spatula donated by the Meyer Corporation, U.S. for participation but all opinions are my own.