Monday, November 23, 2020

CD Giveaway: A Charlie Brown Christmas Original Soundtrack with Giveaway

The other day, I thought it would be great to play the Charlie Brown Thanksgiving movie on YouTube but it turned out to be only clips. I was soooooooooooooooo disappointed. A Peanuts lover from way back, the holiday shows, music and themes have always made me happy. They are after all, an integral part of my childhood, and my children's too. Every season had us camped in front of the TV screen to watch the shows (and later the DVD player), and dancing to the sounds on the stereo (later iPod, then streaming). Now I have a CD on order, "A Charlie Brown Christmas" featuring the famous Peanuts characters-Original Soundtrack by Vince Guaraldi, and I couldn't be more excited for its arrival. As soon as it arrives, I'm going to pop it into the CD player in the car and we'll be rolling to classic holiday favorites in no time.

Friday, November 20, 2020

Buffalo Plaid Body Heat Wrap Giveaway

As a person who pretty much always feel happy, I find myself feeling even lighter, festive, I guess you might say, as the holiday season draws nigh. On my evening walks, I find myself searching windows for Christmas Trees and holiday lights, my mind drifting to holiday time off from work, and my daily activities becoming more and more streamlined as I strive to get them accomplished and out of the way so I can focus on more fun things, like Christmas. Of course, with the fast-paced drive of the season it is easy to overextend myself, so I want to make sure to carve out some time to relax as well. One way to do that is with a heated body wrap. Imagine curling up with a hot cup of coffee, or stretching out on a chilly day (or as chilly as they get if you live in a warm place), with a comforting, heated wrap against your body or alongside your back. To me, it sounds particularly enticing, and this one has big, plaid checks, which makes it feel holiday-y/wintery and warm. 

Buffalo Plaid Body Heat Wrap Giveaway (2 Winners _ Ends 12_11) @SunshinePillows

Welcome To The Buffalo Plaid Body Heat Wrap Giveaway!

Sunday, November 15, 2020

Scent Split to Try Before you Buy: Niche Fragrance Review

Designer fragrances can be nice, and truthfully, I have found some that I just really love. It doesn't take long, however, when you're interested in perfumes, to find out that there is another category just around the corner with selections that are more unique. I'm talking about the private collections/niche categories. Of course, the prices are higher but the scents are so well blended and such a wonderful quality, that you probably won't mind paying the somewhat hefty price tag, especially if you are purchasing a gift for a loved one for the holidays. Scent Split allows you to try before you buy, with their very reasonably priced samples that are hand-decanted from the original bottles.

Friday, November 6, 2020

Shout Outs Galore and Hello to You!

Hi there!! Just putting up a post so we can visit. I finally got a minute and was glad to sign in.

The only Christmas decoration in my room. He refuses to go into the living room until
after I put the pumpkins and cornucopia away. He's cute, but testy that way. :)

Sunday, November 1, 2020

We Did a Drive Through What?!

Imagine a world where change was sudden and swift, and many of the norms you knew, became undone faster than the blink of an eye. I suppose you don't have to because that's what we have been living for almost this entire year. When the pandemic started, I kind of thought it would come and go, but here we are, November 1st, 2020, and we are still being grossly impacted by Covid-19. Why is this news? Well, it's not, but the drive-through trick-or-treating we did yesterday really hit home for me. No fancy costumes to parade around in, no kid-themed Halloween parties, no running into friends at the big community party, no bounce houses, no petting farm, no trick-or-treating door-to-door (or trunk to trunk), and so on and so forth.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Greetings and Salutations!


"I can't quit you, baby. So I'm gonna put you down for awhile."

Hello! I've been Fall Cleaning (my website) is that a thing???, but now I'm back, and I missed you!

If you've been a reader for years, you know there are tons of posts I have deleted. Tons. The blog has been running since 2012, and I just felt like it was time for a refresh. A lot of changes have taken place since the blog started, and I am so happy to have so many loyal followers who come to visit. I think it's wonderful to have formed online relationships with readers and other bloggers too. I look forward to forging new ones, and continuing those that have already been formed.

Make new friends, but keep the ooooold, one is silver and the other gold (sing it with me!!! or not... I know that's a little corny, but I'm okay with corny). 

It's been awhile, so I'll ask: what's going on with you?!?  I have been visiting blogs still, so I know somewhat, but I honestly have not been around to do so as much as I'd like. Work always has a way of getting involved with my free time! I know some of you can relate.

Carrera Slot Cars for the Win!


Sitting around the house tonight, fighting the urge to put up the Christmas Tree. We did that too early a couple of years ago and it kind of lost its magic and wonder by the time the holiday actually rolled around. I got a really cool tree last year for 90% off after the holidays were over. It spins so you can see all of the ornaments on the tree, and not just those on the front. I'm getting excited to pull it out of the box and get it set up. We discussed it though, and have decided to wait just a wee bit, or at least until it's a little closer to Thanksgiving. To squash my urge to decorate, I had to find something to do, so I pulled out some of the gifts I've gotten for the holidays and began wrapping them. Pretty early, I know, but pretty smart too because while I don't mind wrapping, I do hate doing it too close to Christmas Eve. When I wait too long, like I usually do, there are too many to do at once and that strips away some of the joy, making it a task instead of a privilege. You get what I'm saying, right? :)

Sunday, August 23, 2020

The Flash Season 6 on Digital and Blu-Ray: Release Date August 25

 Disclosure: A sample product was received. All opinions stated are genuine and my own.

I got rid of cable and only have Netflix. One of the shows I started watching and got addicted to on it was The Flash. I watched through season 5 and then stopped because Season 6 was on cable only. Although I am pretty sure this season also went on Netflix after it ended on the CW Network, I just never picked it up again. Now with the Blu Ray set of season 6 being released on August 25th (as will the digital version), I thought it would be a great idea to get caught up and watch the season that I missed. Do you watch it? Do you know someone who does? I've always been a sucker for the comic book heroes. 

Sunday, August 9, 2020

Whiskware™ Portable Snack Containers are Cute Practical and Fun

 Disclosure: A sample was received. All opinions stated are genuine and my own.

Twist n' Lock Stackable Snack Packs from Whiskware

Look at these!!! Snack kits the kids will love because not only is there a super cute container to put their items in, but there are 3 snack containers included in each column. Whether your child is a small eater,, or a big one, the idea of having snacking options in their lunch (or even if they are on the go, such as in the car) is a big deal. It's a win-win for parents too because it means we can put healthy snacks the kids love in there, which deters them from considering processed foods in the lunch line at school.