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Saturday, February 16, 2019

The Unfading Lands Book Blast and Giveaway

Time to check out an epic fantasy book from author Katharine E. Hamilton. The giveaway is for an Amazon gift card. Enter through 3/15, open worldwide. Good luck.

The Unfading Lands Series
by Katharine E. Hamilton
Genre: Epic Fantasy 

Betrayal. Power. Love. Loyalty.


The sinister Land of Unfading Beauty has breached the Realm and chaos has ensued. The four kingdoms must unite to overcome the mysterious darkness that threatens the safety of them all, but treacherous secrets frustrate strategies, and trust is hard to find.
The search for truth leads to betrayal. Friendships are tested. And the mysterious darkness tempts even the purest of hearts.

Will the Land of Unfading Beauty fall?
Can the Realm of Kind Granton overcome this insurmountable enemy?

As the Realm faces their biggest battle of all, one questions remains:
WHERE DOES YOUR ALLEGIANCE LIE?

Pereg Panko Breadcrumbs Giveaway

A pair of winners in this next giveaway for some breadcrumbs from Pereg. Open to US residents only, you have through 3/6 to enter. Good luck.
Pereg Panko Breadcrumbs Giveaway

Welcome to the Pereg Panko Breadcrumbs Giveaway!

2 winners

Host that put together this giveaway is SaraLee’s Deals Steals and Giveaways & Michigan Saving and More

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Friday, February 15, 2019

Donut Sticks at McDonalds Gift Card Giveaway

Do you still eat at McDonalds? Would some donut sticks in the morning help bring you back? Here's a giveaway with three winners of McDonalds gift cards.

Yes, you read that title correctly! McDonald's is serving in-house made Donut Sticks!

For a limited time, starting February 20th, customers can enjoy the delicious combo of Donut Sticks and McCafé coffee during breakfast hours at participating McDonald's restaurants nationwide.
This combination of Donut Sticks and McCafé coffee will be here well after the holiday to sweeten their mornings. Some sweet details include:
  • McCafé Donut Sticks made in our restaurants until hot, crispy and golden brown for a light and airy texture. They’re sprinkled with cinnamon sugar for a crunchy outside and soft, doughy inside, and served warm to customers.
  • Donut Sticks are made fresh each morning, never microwaved, creating a sweet aroma that gives “the smell of love in the air” a whole new meaning.
Available exclusively during restaurant breakfast hours, Donut Sticks can be purchased by the half-dozen or by the dozen. Since they’re the perfect pairing with our premium roast McCafé coffee, customers can also bundle a half-dozen Donut Sticks and a small McCafé brewed coffee for a special price at participating restaurants. So what are you waiting for? Oh wait, February 20th! That is what you are waiting for! LOL. Anyway. Check out the store locator or call your local McDonald's to see if they are going to offer this delicious combination.

Bud Hutchins Supernatural Thrillers Book Blast and Giveaway

Time to explore supernatural trilogies. Then, be sure to enter to win an Amazon gift card among other prizes, multiple winners. Ends 3/1. Open worldwide. Good luck.

The Order of St. Michael
Bud Hutchins Supernatural Thrillers Book 1
by JB Michaels
Genre: Supernatural Suspense, Urban Fantasy 

What do you get when you pair a smart-mouthed geek with a fake English accent and a disciplined, headstrong woman with incredible powers?

Meet Bud Hutchins, a socially awkward super genius who talks too much and can’t get out of his own way. Will he heed the call to join the Order and save humanity?
Eh, maybe.
Meet Maeve, a beautiful young woman who happens to be a monk of an ancient Order tasked with keeping evil spirits at bay and saving Bud Hutchins from himself.
She rolls her eyes. Alot.
In this globe-trotting, action-packed supernatural thriller, our heroes fight to contain an ancient evil that calls from beyond.

It’s time for you to join the Order. Battle monsters. Avenge the dead and save the natural world from supernatural destruction.

Disney Junior Playtime with Puppy Dog Pals DVD Giveaway

Disney Junior is offering up their latest DVD for a giveaway prize. Open to US residents only, you have through 3/5 to enter. Good luck.
DISNEY JUNIOR PLAYTIME WITH PUPPY DOG PALS DVD GIVEAWAY

Welcome to the DISNEY JUNIOR PLAYTIME WITH PUPPY DOG PALS DVD Giveaway!

1 winner

Host that put together this giveaway is SaraLee’s Deals, Steals, and Giveaways

My co-host for this giveaway are Michigan Saving and More
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Now That's Just Stupid- Weight What? Book Blast and Giveaway

We bring you the latest in self-help books and Amazon gift card giveaways. Check out what author Debra Taylor is offering, then be sure to enter to win an Amazon gift card. Ends 3/13.

Now That's Just Stupid: Weight, What?
By Debra Taylor
Genre: Self-Help

The F-Word: A three letter word that carries the greatest impact to the deepest void inside the soul…Fat there I said it.Just the word alone makes every hurt, pain, failure or haunting memory rise to the surface and food is the only thing that will quiet the storm.You don’t have a problem with food! You have problems, issues, behaviors and you go to food. There is a big difference!WEIGHT, What? is the third release in the Now That’s Just Stupid, Inc. book series. It’s a journey through real weight loss using regular, every day foods only this time you will solve the issues and keep the food. No one should tell you what to eat, what not to eat or how much to eat. YOU know how to do that! What you don’t know is how to solve the reasons why you overeat. Healthy foods and exercise didn’t make you fat and they won’t make you thin UNTIL you face the emotional issues underneath the weight. This book will show you how to use your food to guide you toward your C.O.R.E. issues and take the steps to solve them.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Thirty-One Wallet and Bag Giveaway

Here's a wallet and bag up for grabs from the folks at Thirty-One Gifts. Giveaway is open to US residents only and ends on 2/27. Good luck.
Opting out of the romantic holiday this month? We're right there with you! Instead of celebrating cupid's arrow we're celebrating the bonds of friendship with Thirty-One. The Mommy Island has joined with some blogging friends to showcase great products from Thirty-One that would make fun gifts to give to your bestie for Gal-entine's Day! Check out some of the new products and enter for your chance to win!

Thirty-One Gifts
So much to LOVE! There are so many fabulous new products at Thirty-One that you can find the perfect gift to match your bestie's style. With Studio Thirty-One they can have a bag that changes to fit their fashion needs every day! Connect with your local consultant today to shop for your gal pals. Thirty-One products are sold through a network of local sales consultants via their websites or home parties. Want to join the team? You can get started today! Visit Thirty-One Gifts to learn more about saving on products and earning income by joining as a consultant or how you can receive rewards by hosting!

Shimmer and Shine Flight of the Zahracorns DVD Giveaway

Another DVD set to try to win of someone I haven't heard of. Definitely missed this one on the way up. One winner, US only, ends 3/7. Good luck.
Shimmer and Shine Flight of the Zahracorns DVD Giveaway Ends 3/7

Welcome to the Shimmer and Shine Flight of the Zahracorns DVD Giveaway!

1 winner

Host that put together this giveaway is SaraLee’s Deals Steals and Giveaways

My co-host for this giveaway are Michigan Saving and More
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NatureZway GoingGreen Giveaway

What are your thoughts on bamboo toilet paper? No, it doesn't come with a koala bear.
Sponsored by: NatureZway Hosted by: Powered by Mom
About NatureZway and Why Bamboo Rules

NatureZway’s cost-effective (and Panda-Friendly) Bamboo Products include eco-alternatives to Paper Towels 100 times more absorbent than conventional brands, along with super-absorbent Bath Tissues, Sponges, Cloths, Brushes, Compostable Trash Bags, Pet Waste Bags, Floor Wipes and more.

Bamboo Rules!! NatureZway bamboo cleaning products are responsibly sourced from renewal and sustainable materials. It is interesting to note that bamboo is a member of the grass family and easily renewable. Not only is bamboo fast-growing (matures in 3 years), but takes up less space, uses less water, requires no pesticides to grow, reduces soil erosion and greenhouse gases, and captures more harmful CO2 from the atmosphere than trees or cotton.

Adventures with Annabelle and Maisie Book Blast and Giveaway

The colors in this next covers scream kid's books, and you wouldn't be wrong. The trilogy are rhyming picture books with some interesting stories. Don't miss entering to win a coloring book in the giveaway, too, three winners even. Ends 3/8. Good luck.



The Day Annabelle Was Bitten By a Doodlebug
by Julie Wenzlick
Genre: Children's Rhyming Picture Book

When pre-schooler Annabelle awakens one morning, she has a strange urge to start doodling.
She calls for paper and pen and begins doodling continuously, unable to stop—even for meals! Her concerned parents take her to the doctor, who discovers a doodlebug bite on her neck.
He assures them her doodling urges will end when the bite fades away. Annabelle gets so good at doodling she opens a shop to sell her work and even travels the world to share her art.
Then one day the bite fades and so do her uncontrollable urges.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Absolutely Gluten Free TahiniBar Giveaway

I've always been a fan of food giveaways. They typically give the winner a chance to try out something they might not have otherwise purchased. This one is open to US residents through 3/4. Good luck.
Absolutely Gluten Free TahiniBar Giveaway Ends 3/4

Welcome to the Absolutely Gluten-Free TahiniBar Giveaway!

1 winner

Host that put together this giveaway is SaraLee’s Deals, Steals, and Giveaways

My co-host for this giveaway are Michigan Saving and More
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Five Gems Series Book Blast and Giveaway

Four winners for the giveaway associated with this young adult fantasy adventure trilogy. Looks like some nice book swag. Open through 3/9. Good luck.

Jeweler's Apprentice
Five Gems Book 1
by E. Kaiser Writes
Genre: YA Fantasy Adventure

On her first visit to the palace, sixteen-year-old Fia stumbles upon a court intrigue. To keep the secret safe, the Chancellor sends her off as apprentice to a famous, reclusive, mountain jeweler...

...And straight into adventure.
Discovering gems with deep secrets and new friends with the same, Fia learns a whole lot more than just making jewelry: when to trust a stranger, and when not to, why not to try stealing from gem thieves; what heroism is; what royalty ought to be; and that the mountains themselves can sometimes be the greatest danger of all.
Is the legend of the Sunlight Stone true?
Will peace ever come to the war-torn neighboring kingdom?
And what is the stable boy hiding...?

The Mourner's Cradle Book Blast and Giveaway

Three winners for the giveaway related to this horror novel. Check out the book than be sure to enter through 3/11. Open worldwide. Good luck.

The Mourner's Cradle: A Widow's Journey
by Tommy B. Smith
Genre: Horror

The tale of a widow's harrowing journey through grief and peril into the cold remnants of a dead world.

Damon Sharpe had in part found victory, he believed, in his battle to unearth a truth obscured by time. By autumn, he was dead, leaving to his wife Anne a house of unfulfilled wishes, remnants, and the key to the enigma of his obsession, the Mourner’s Cradle.

A journey through grief and peril delivers Anne Sharpe from her home in St. Charles to the faraway skeletons of a long-dead civilization where she will find the desperate answers she seeks…or die trying.


Valentines Gift Giving Strategies To Use Based On Your Relationship Status (so that you don’t offend)

Valentine’s day is this week, and many love birds will be exchanging all types of gifts to show their affection. But believe it or not, there are millions of people who consider themselves “connected” to someone, but they are not so sure about the exact type of gift they should give based on their current relationship status.

Roberto Milk, CEO and Co-Founder of Novica, shares that “Both men and women alike struggle with this, especially for Valentine’s Day. If you give something too small it could cause an argument, and, if you give something to valuable, it could put pressure on the relationship to go further.”

But the good news is, there are now some key tips and insights you can use if you want to give something in a smart and playful way.

So, here’s how.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

20% Off Dyson Coupon on eBay

This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.
With a really fury pet 120 pound Newfoundland that sheds a lot, we've gone through vacuums like crazy, that is, unless we got a Dyson Pet vacuum. While we have had to have repairs done along the way, the vacuum is still going strong. When you spend $500 on a vacuum, you don't want it to die after a year, like what was happening with less expensive alternatives.

eBay is running a special where you can save 20% off on a Dyson. These are purchases made directly from Dyson through the eBay web site. The coupon is valid through 11:59 pm PT on 2/17. If you don't mind getting a refurbished model, you can save even more. That Dyson Ball Animal 2 Upright is $250 before the coupon, or $200 after, or just get the new model on sale for $300 before the coupon or $240 after coupon. Sounds like a great deal either way, though for the extra $40, I'd be inclined to just get the new one. Free shipping even.

Drop Dead Crime Book Blast and Giveaway

Five authors for this latest crime stopping mystery. Be sure to check out the book and bios, then be sure to enter giveaway. Open worldwide through 3/6. Good luck.

Drop Dead Crime
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Suspense
with stories by 
Lisa Regan, Leslie Wolfe, Colleen Helme, Amy Vansant, Julie Smith

Five women. Five sublime authors of crime fiction. One stunning book.


Gripping thrillers, packed with deviously executed crimes and in-depth investigations are some of the most popular reads available on traditional and virtual book shelves today.

Now, you can sample some of the best female writers of crime fiction, in Drop Dead Crime, a collection of novellas packed with the twisted plotlines and memorable characters that excite readers and leave them demanding more.

Lisa Regan, Leslie Wolfe, Colleen Helme, Amy Vansant, and Julie Smith are among the most skilled and prolific writers of the genre today, and each one knows exactly how to tease a story to maximum effect. Their use of strong female leads, combined with delicately balanced plots, means suspense is always kept at a fever pitch—ready to boil over at any second.

Lisa Regan’s Over The Edge is guaranteed to keep you up at night. When P.I. Jocelyn Rush witnesses a young mother jump from a bridge, she is determined to solve the mystery of why, and what she finds is a complex web of secrets and lies so shocking it could destroy the people left behind.

Leslie Wolfe introduces FBI Agent Tess Winnett in Not Really Dead, a fast-paced, intense thriller about a serial killer who makes a terrible mistake.

Colleen Helme stuns with Behind Blue Eyes. A grisly murder along with a new client hiding a deadly secret is just the beginning for Shelby Nichols, mind reader extraordinaire. Don't miss this exciting thriller!

In Amy Vansant’s exclusive novella Parental Kilt, the stars of her "Kilty" romantic suspense series, Catriona Phoenix and Brochan the Highlander, find themselves trapped in a serial killer's maze during a movie wrap-party gone wrong. The serial killer was supposed to be dead, but the bodies are piling up...

Julie Smith brings a dazzling story of suspense, The Big Crazy. Detective Skip Langdon, NOPD, while navigating a world of chaos and betrayal after Hurricane Katrina, takes on a gang of rogue cops who may be acting as self-appointed executioners.

Get a copy of Drop Dead Crime today and sample some of the best crime fiction writing, from some of the best female crime writers around!

I’m In Here Somewhere: Memoir of a Food Addict Book Blast and Excerpt

Have you watched Chad Dean on TLC’s “My 600 LB Life? He's come out with an interesting memoir about his journey. Read on for a peak inside, and check out the book's trailer, too.
Genre: Memoir – Biography

Blurb

Flipping through channels, growling at commercials, and then BAM! Something HUGE fills your screen. “Good grief!” you shout, eyes bugging.

Sorry. That might’ve been ME, Chad Dean, awkwardly invading your living room. If you fled, I fully understand. Whether you stuck around to watch in morbid curiosity or just plain horror, I thank you for taking that time out of your day to observe the quick one-year glimpse into a personal battle that was hard, embarrassing, scary, and downright frightening at times.

Though I transformed quickly on the TV, it was not enough to show how in the heck I got to that point in the first place. I’m not alone in these struggles. I’m not the only fat person that ever existed. And I’m certainly not the only human disgusted at the unsightly substance trapped beneath their skin.

Join me as I delve a little deeper below those layers. Perhaps a light might come on sooner than mine.

His Hand in the Storm Book Blast and Excerpt

We have a lengthy excerpt here to introduce you to the mystery novel His Hand in the Storm. Check it out and share your thoughts. Enjoy.

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Mystery/Suspense/Thriller
Date Published: Dec 22, 2018

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 A MAN COPES ANY WAY HE CAN AFTER KILLING HIS ONLY SON.

His team believes he’s calm and Zen. His boss finds him obsessive. Suspects think him gorgeous but dangerous. They’re all right.

Chief Inspector Gray James is sculpting the remembered likeness of his small son when he receives the call – a faceless corpse is found hanging by the choppy river, swirls of snow and sand rolling like tumbleweeds.

Montreal glitters: the cobbled streets slippery with ice, and the mighty St. Lawrence jetting eastward past the city. One by one, someone is killing the founders of a booming medical tech startup – propelling Gray into a downward spiral that shatters his hard-earned peace, that risks his very life, that threatens to force him to care and face what he has shunned all along: his hand in the storm.

From the prize-winning author comes a psychological, page-turning mystery with all the elements one needs on a rainy night: a complex murder, a noble yet haunted detective, and an evocative setting to sink into.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Rose Gold Burst Toothbrush Giveaway

Here's an electric toothbrush up for grabs. Open to US residents only, this ends 2/22. Good luck.

Rose Gold Brush for Bright Healthy Teeth

Open to US Only – Ends 2/22


Sponsored by: BURST Oral Care Hosted by: Powered by Mom

About the Rose Gold BURST Toothbrush:

This special edition Rose Gold colored BURST Toothbrush is as good as the original and comes with a little extra. The most powerful, yet gentle toothbrush on the market comes with everything you need including: Rose Gold Toothbrush, wall socket, USB charger, replaceable brush head, and special to the Rose Gold Edition, a matching travel case. And when your brush stays charged for 4 weeks, there's no need to worry on the go. At 33,000 sonic vibrations per minute, the charcoal-infused super-soft bristles whiten and clean as they work. You'll love your dentist-clean teeth and bright smile.

Ain't No Messiah Book Blast and Giveaway

Do you like reading psychological suspense novels? Here's an interesting one to pickup if you're interested. The giveaway is for $100 in prizes, in the form of FOUR winners, each getting $25. You have through 3/5 to enter.

Ain't No Messiah
Tales of the Blessed and Broken Book 1
by Mark Tullius
Genre: Psychological Suspense

God has chosen Joshua to bring forth his new kingdom on Earth.”

From the day he was born, Joshua has found himself the recipient of death-defying miracles. His earliest memories include his own father proclaiming him the second coming of Christ. However, Joshua has wrestled with serious doubts about the validity of this claim all his life. How could he not, having survived a childhood filled with physical and emotional abuse at the hands of his earthly father.


Now, one way or another, Joshua is going to show the world who he really is.



"A compelling, if sometimes-lurid, picture of a faith gone wrong." - Kirkus Reviews

"Ain’t No Messiah is a beautifully-written book about one man's effort to find himself - and maybe even a bit of happiness - in a world bitter enough to greet even a supposed Messiah with abuse and scapegoating." ~Catherine Langrehr for IndieReader

ThirtyOne Gifts February Storage Solutions Giveaway

I've been seeing a lot of these ThirtyOne gift giveaways. I would assume each is from a different one of their consultants. Read on to learn more. The giveaway here is US only and ends on 2/25. Good luck.

Welcome to the ThirtyOne Gifts February Storage Solutions Giveaway!

This event was organized by The Mommy Island and I've joined to help you find storage solutions you're going love from ThirtyOne Gifts!

Thad Saves the Galaxy Book Blast, Excerpt, and Giveaway

Thad Saves the Galaxy was just published today and here's your chance to read an excerpt and to enter to win a giveaway. The prize? A $100 Amazon gift card. You have three weeks to enter. Good luck.

Science Fiction
Date Published: February 11, 2019
Publisher: Chandra Press

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When an alien named Zinka drops into Thaddeus Kinglsey’s life, he finally gets the adventure he’s been waiting for. Zinka is an exiled Aldinian who is being pursued across the galaxy by the evil tyrant Derask. She crashed on Earth and needs help repairing her ship. Thad jumps at the chance to do something extraordinary and begins an adventure he will never forget. Unfortunately, Derask learns of Thad’s involvement and destroys the Earth to punish him.

When an alien named Zinka drops into Thaddeus Kinglsey’s life, he finally gets the adventure he’s been waiting for. Zinka is an exiled Aldinian who is being pursued across the galaxy by the evil tyrant Derask. She crashed on Earth and needs help repairing her ship. Thad jumps at the chance to do something extraordinary and begins an adventure he will never forget. Unfortunately, Derask learns of Thad’s involvement and destroys the Earth to punish him.

Can this oddball team find a way to take down the galaxy’s most powerful dictator? Does ‘winging it’ ever really work? Can you find love on a planet full of mercenaries? These questions and more are answered in this whimsical romp across the Milky Way.

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Classroom Exchange Welch's Fruit Snacks

Do your kid's swap Valentine's Day cards and candy with friends? Welch's now have heart-shaped fruit snacks with name tags on the bag to give out. With 28 bags in a box, should be enough for the whole classroom.

Goliath Games Ultimate Prize Pack Giveaway

Here's a bunch of games up for grabs. Almost feels like Christmas. Open to residents of the US and Canada,  you have through 3/10 to enter. Good luck.
Sponsored By: Goliath Games
Hosted By: Love, Mrs. Mommy
Winner Will Receive - 
The Ultimate Game Prize Pack from Goliath Games!
$100 RV!
Goliath is one of the few global family-owned toy companies in the industry and continues to be one of the fastest growing companies in the world!
Prizes Include:

Shadows of Atlantis Book Blast and Giveaway

Six winners for this latest fantasy book blast. One of the prizes is an Amazon gift card, the others are signed book copies. You have through 3/7 to enter. Good luck.

Shadows of Atlantis: Awakening
by Mara Powers
Genre: Fantasy

"...had me turning the pages obsessively from the very beginning." Readers Favorite.


Enter the legacy of the legend...
Brigitte has been chosen to renew the treaty between Atlantis and the ancient bloodline of Lemuria. As an emissary of nature, her betrothal would ensure the continued function of the Crystal Grid, the life source of the ten kingdoms of Atlantis. But as Brigitte prepares to leave from her home in the magical Dreamvale, her people are attacked by a storm of shadows. Now she is running for her life.

Upon her arrival in the ruling city of Atlantis, she meets D’Vinid, a dejected musician who lives the quintessential Atlantean lifestyle of revelry, escapism and apathy. Under the eclipse of a sacred festival, they are swept into an attraction they cannot resist. Their union may protect humanity from its worst enemy - the shadows of Atlantis. But there is one problem, this man is not her betrothed.

Brigitte soon discovers that the corruption of the Grid could very well be the Grid itself. Citizens have neglected to attend the rituals required to charge the crystals with their psychic emanations. Some have fallen prey to an epidemic called “the madness”, caused by shadowy parasites that feed off human suffering. But as nature always strives toward balance, the crystals have activated a genetic upgrade among the people. The youth have begun to express supernatural powers. Could it be that D’Vinid and Brigitte are meant to be leaders among the awakened? And if so, why does it seem impossible for them to be together?

A mysterious tale of romance, seduction and betrayal that reaches just enough into the modern mind to ask - will we learn the lessons of Atlantis?