Saturday, April 2, 2016

Watch WrestleMania for FREE!

This week has practically been a blur. On top of my regular duties and responsibilities, I've been having some fun, Maybe a bit too much fun. Basically I am in a happy coma from all the amazing WWE programs I have been watching this week.

Of course, I watched Raw and Smackdown on the USA Network, and they were amazing (especially Raw), but this is WrestleMania week, and any WWE fan knows what that means - entertainment. After Smackdown on Thursday, was the Stone Cold Podcast with Austin talking to one of my all time favorite legends, Mick Foley. Mick is always so entertaining, and Stone Cold is as well. It was an awesome podcast.

Last night, was NXT Takeover Dallas, which was just incredible. The matches were all so amazing. Really, the wrestling last night was as good as any at a WWE PPV, these will go down in the history books. Titles changed hands, superstars debuted, and another superstar sat in the audience, perhaps teasing a transition to WWE. There was so much excitement, but if you have not seen it, I don't want to spoil it for you. It is a must watch.

The fun is only beginning, because tonight is the WWE Hall of Fame Red Carpet at 7pm (EST), followed by the WWE Hall of Fame at 8pm. The Red Carpet is so fun to watch. You get to see all the Superstars and Divas all dressed up, and they often bring their lovely families. Many of them get interviewed like any other award show red carpet. It is one of my favorite events of the year.

The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is such a special event. I love to witness the honoring of so many deserving legends. With names like Sting and the Big Boss Man being inducted as well as Snoop Dog in the celebrity wing and the Warrior Award for courageously making a difference, there is a lot of emotion. As great as it is to see the superstars themselves give their acceptance speech, it is sometimes more touching to see their inductor speak about how much they have impacted the business. The true measure of success is in how much you have impacted others.


Of course, this whole week and all the amazing entertainment is only an appetizer to the show of shows tomorrow. WrestleMania is a four hour wresting extravaganza, but the the action kicks off at 5pm (EST) with the preshow on the WWE Network, for a total of 6 hours of entertainment. The second half of that pre-show will also be aired on USA Network at 6pm, so those that don't have the WWE Network can watch it. Those people, though will either be paying $54.99 to watch WrestleMania on PPV, or they will not be watching it. 

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For WWE Network subscribers, like myself, our $9.99 monthly subscription covers all of the programs I already mentioned as well as thousands of hours of content. Every PPV ever is on the WWE Network, as well as past episodes of Raw, Smackdown and NXT, original specials, documentaries and interviews, as well as original programming like Ride Along, Camp WWE, The Edge & Christian Show That Totally Reeks of Awesomeness and many more. And of course, that also includes WrestleMania, and every other PPV.

If you are not already signed up for the WWENetwork, first of all, what are you waiting for?


I can't fathom any WWE fan not being a WWE Network subscriber. Thankfully, if for some reason you have not yet taken the plunge, you can get your first month absolutely FREE! That means that all the programs I just mention, like the Hall of Fame, are FREE. And for the first time EVER, WrestleMania is FREE for new subscribers. That is insane!

I used to spend $54.99 a year just for WrestleMania. I would buy at least The Royal Rumble and/or SummerSlam also. Any 2 of those PPVs costs about the same as an entire year of WWE Network. That's 12 PPVs and thousands of hours of exclusive content for the price of 2 PPVs with a cable provider. You can't beat a deal like that. The only thing better is FREE, like the WWE Network is for new subscribers right now. You literally have nothing to lose except an expensive cable PPV bill. SUBSCRIBE NOW!

I hope that all of you will be watching the Hall of Fame tonight and WrestleMania tomorrow along with me. Nobody should miss Wrestlemania. It is the Superbowl of professional wrestling. Even if you are not a fan, this is a must see show. There is truly nothing else like it. I would love to hear your thoughts on the WWE Network, WrestleMania, or anything WWE related in the comments. I am always up to discuss WWE. Right now, though, I have to prepare to watch the WWE Hall of Fame Rad Carpet. Happy watching everyone.

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Spring Fling - Zsa Zsa Slipper Giveaway!

Spring is here and all of the long,busy days that come with it. Whether is it playing at the park with the kids or doing some spring cleaning, there is always a lot to do, and a lot of being on my feet. In the spirit of starting spring off on the right foot (pun intended), I decided to indulge in a stunning pair of slippers from Zsa Zsa Slipper.


I am so in love with these incredible slippers, which are more like works of art. They are stunning! I chose the Robin-Dissa style, and they are so elegant. What I love about these slippers is that they don't make me feel guilty or ashamed for wearing them. Even if I step outside to the mailbox or even the kids' bus stop in them, I don't feel "sloppy". They are so stylish that I never have to be worried about someone seeing me in them. I actually want to show them off. They look great with almost anything.


The soles are very sturdy and well made, like any regular shoe, so they are suitable to wear out of need/desired. That is important, because I WILL wear them out to some extent, and the slippers with just a fabric bottom just get ruined when that happens.

Even though they are built like a shoe, in terms of durability, protection and style, they are still super comfortable like any respectable slipper needs to be. I feel so glamorous and pampered when I wear these. My four year old diva already tried to steal them, which just proves how stylish they are. She is fashion obsessed.

Slippers like this are such a special treat. With Mother's Day coming up, I plan to get a pair for my mom and my mother-in-law. With three stunning styles to choose from, I can pick the perfect match for each personality. If they love these half as much as I do (which I know they will), the gifts will be a huge hit. Now I just have to drop a few hints for hubby that I want the other styles.

I am sure you all want a pair of these incredible slippers too. Well, you're in luck. The owner and designer of Zsa Zsa Slipper, Jeanne, has been kind enough to sponsor a giveaway. One very lucky winner will receive a pair of Zsa Zsa Slippers in their choice of style(and size). Enter the giveaway via the Rafflecopter below for your chance to win this incredible prize.

Remember, this is Spring Fling. There are 9 other wonderful bloggers in this event, and they all have awesome giveaways as well. Go HERE to see all the giveaways in the event, and check back daily for new additions.

*I received these slippers at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions are 100% my own.*


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Saturday, March 26, 2016

Spring Fling - One Must Dash Giveaway!

Spring is here. The warm weather is here, and along with it, a lot more rain. Here in Florida, it rains a lot. Sometimes, it is not so fun to bee stuck inside avoiding the rain. Sometimes it's nice to have something to make the view inside a little brighter. The wonderful Air Prints from One Must Dash are perfect to make any room look more exciting.

They have lots of fun designs, many of which are even customizable. I decided to go with the one that jumped out to me immediately, which was the "A Day In May" print. Even the name sounds like springtime. The print itself is a little bit "darker". It has a hazy feel, that I just love.


So it may not be the most "sunny" depiction, but it still makes the view inside much better than it was before, and that was the whole idea. I really like the ambiguity of this photo. To me it has a little bit of a more depressing undertone. Not that it makes me depressed, but that it seems to be of a woman with a blurred image/reflection, like she's lost, trying to find herself. I have felt like that many times before, so this really speaks to me. I love how unique it is too. I know it will spark a lot of conversation.

If you are looking for something that is more uplifting and light, One Must Dash has many other wonderful options. There light, airy florals like "A Peony For Your Thoughts".


There are some really fun, bolder styles like Knock "Your Socks Off".


And the fun, personalized movie themed ones.


Whatever your style, One Must Dash has a unique art print to make your home happier. I fell in love with so many of the styles. If I had more wall space, my home would be covered in these prints. I hope you have some free wall space, because One Must Dash has been kind enough to offer one unframed art print (winner's choice) to one very lucky winner. Enter via the Rafflecopter below for your chance to win.

Remember, this is Spring Fling. There are 9 other wonderful bloggers in this event, and they all have awesome giveaways as well. Go HERE to see all the giveaways in the event, and check back daily for new additions.

*I received an "A Day In May" Art Print at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions are 100% my own.*
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Friday, March 25, 2016

Spring Fling - Slim Down with SlimFast Giveaway!

Spring is here. Summer will be here before you know it. The weather is warm and getting warmer. The time has come to get outside and to wear shorts and hit the beach and the pool. As much as I love warm weather, I am dreading a lot of the warm weather activities that I used to love so much.

My body is not in the shape I would like it to be. While I know that my body will never look the way I truly would like it to, I know it could be a lot better than it is. It has been in the past, and I just lacked the discipline to keep it up. It always seemed so hard.

I hate to feel deprived.  When I think of diets, I think of being hungry, and eating not-so-yummy foods. I am going to try something new, though. I have know about SlimFast since I was young, but back then it was mostly just shakes in metal cans. I was too young to even diet back then, but somehow that impression stayed with me into adulthood, and I never gave SlimFast a chance, even when I tried countless other diets.

SlimFast is so much more than just shakes now. SlimFast has 100 calorie snacks, individually packaged to enjoy anywhere. Lots of mouth-watering varieties like Sour Cream & Onion or Mesquite BBQ Baked Crisps (chips), Cinnamon Bun Swirl or S'Mores Drizzled Crisps, and Peanut Butter Chocolate Snack Bites.

SlimFast also has the meal replacement products that they built their name on, but they come in the for of delicious bars like Dark Chocolate Sea Salt, Caramel Almond Sea Salt and Dark Chocolate Cherry Cashew. There is also meal replacement smoothies (that come as a powdered mix.) There are still shakes too. They come in re-closable plastic bottles now.


With so many options, and flavors to please every palate, it is easier than ever to stay on plan and get your body back. I have been guilty of wanting someone else's body, as I know many people do. Obviously I cannot be a model, that is not in the cards for me, but I can take back the body I used to have. I can be the best me possible and not only look better but be healthier and feel better. It all starts with a promise to myself to work hard, and it is completed by SlimFast making it a little less hard.

If you have been wanting to make a change and seriously pursue better health and a lower weight, I hope you will give SlimFast a try to. You deserve to be the best you possible. SlimFast has donated one sample pack of snacks and meal replacement bars and shakes to be awarded to one lucky winner. You can enter via the Rafflecopter below for your chance to win this life-changing prize.

Remember, this is Spring Fling. There are 9 other wonderful bloggers in this event, and they all have awesome giveaways as well. Go HERE to see all the giveaways in the event, and check back daily for new additions.

*I received these products at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions are 100% my own.*
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Thursday, March 24, 2016

Spring Fling - Kerrygold Review & Giveaway

So spring is here and summer is not far behind. Like every year, I am wishing that I had the beach body that I told myself I would have. The trouble is, I just love food way too much. If I am going to eat not-so-slimming foods, I figure I might as well make the most of it.

Have you ever eaten something unhealthy and then not only felt guilty, but got mad because you wasted the calories on something that did not taste good enough? I have, and it is one of the worst feelings for me. I get so upset, because I could have eaten something healthy if it's not going to taste the way I want anyway.

Fortunately, I found one way to ensure that I don't have that problem again, at least not where cheese and butter are concerned. Kerrygold is an Irish company that still makes their dairy the old fashioned way, with free roaming, grass fed cows. I always wondered if that really made a difference, and after trying the amazing butters and cheeses from Kerrygold, I can say it absolutely makes all the difference.


The first thing I tried was the softer butter in a tub. Butter could be one of my food groups as much as I love it, but I had never had butter as creamy and fresh-tasting as the ones from Kerrygold. It was like waking up from a lifelong sleep. I have seen the light. It probably sounds like I am exaggerating, but it is really that good. If you have never had Irish butter, namely Kerrygold, you need to try it immediately.


As good as butter is, it can't be a whole meal/snack alone. Cheese however, can be a stand alone snack or the main component in a meal. I had the pleasure or trying 7 amazing varieties of Kerrygold cheese, and they are all fantastic.


Swiss has always been my favorite kind of cheese, so I tried that first. I made grilled ham and Swiss sandwiches, using a lot of Kerrygold butter to grill it. It was so golden and crispy, and the cheese was melty, creamy, fresh and so amazingly delicious. It was better than a bistro sandwich.


All of the cheeses are so good. It was hard to pick a favorite. The Blarney Castle was exceptional. I had never tried a cheese with that flavor profile before. The Skellig was fantastic, I love the sweetness, it is so good with a fruit plate. The Cheddar cheeses were very good. Nice and sharp, but creamy enough that it wasn't too much. Dubliner was awesome, it was another unique flavor. The reduced fat was so much more flavorful than I was expecting. Reduced fat cheese is usually flavorless.

One of my favorite things I received was the Garlic & Herb Butter. I used it to make garlic bread and to flavor some angel hair pasta. It is so flavorful. It's not like that garlic "butter" stuff you get in the tubs at the store. It is real, amazingly creamy, butter with real garlic and fresh herbs mixes in. I could use this with almost everything I cook. It is a game changer.


After experiencing true, Irish butter and cheese, I can't ever go back to the lesser products I used to buy. I am so mad that my husband never told me how much better Irish butter and cheese is. He was born in Ireland for goodness sake. He got an ear-full about it. I will not make you suffer the same fate. I am here to tell you that Kerrygold butter and cheeses are better than any other brand I have EVER tried.

One of you lucky readers will get to find out first hand just how incredible these products are, because Kerrygold is giving away an Irish Gift Basket, but like the one I received. It contains two (2) of every product shown above and is a $200 value! Enter via the Rafflecopter below for your chance to win this fantastic prize. Good luck!

Remember, this is Spring Fling. There are 9 other wonderful bloggers in this event, and they all have awesome giveaways as well. Go HERE to see all the giveaways in the event, and check back daily for new additions.

*I received these products at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions are 100% my own.*

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Get a $5 Rebate from Luvs & iBotta

 *This is a sponsored post for iConnect on behalf of Luvs and iBotta. All opinions are 100% my own.*

Being a parent is hard enough. Finances should be the least of your worries. Unfortunately, they often are a heavy burden on top of an already stressful(yet wonderful) time. Even when finances are good, we all love to save money, especially on things we actually need.

That is why iBotta is such a great tool. It is an app that is so simple to use. It could be considered a coupon type app or a cash back app, but it is a bit different that the usual options. With cash back sites, you usually have to buy online only, which is not practical for every day needs.

With iBotta you can browse for rebates (like most coupon sites) or you can create a shopping list, and iBotta will find you cash back coupons that match your list. Just browse the app, build a shopping list, find your cash back coupons anytime, anywhere, and then send your receipt through iBotta after you go shopping. They'll turn that receipt (and your purchases) into cash.

Luvs has recently partnered with iBotta to provide a very rare, limited-time, $5 rebate on any boxed variety of Luvs diapers, 54ct. box or larger. Luvs are a better value than name the big name diaper brands, and the quality is just as good (or better, in my opinion.) When I had my first child, I spent tons of money on expensive diapers, only to find out that they leaked and even tore, to leak mess gel everywhere.


Luvs is the official diaper of experienced parents. When parents choose Luvs over Huggies Snug & Dry, they get outstanding superior overnight protection that locks away wetness 2X better, and they turn diapers into dollars by saving up to $150 per year. When my daughter was born, I did not even attempt to use another brand. It was Luvs from the start, and they never let me down. Luvs provide great protection form leaks a secure and comfortable fit. The savings were just the icing on the cake.

If you have a precious one still in diapers, you ought to be using Luvs. If you're not currently using Luvs, this $5 iBotta rebate is a great incentive to give them a try. If you are, the rebate is an awesome bonus. It's win win.

If you don't already have the iBotta app, you can get it (for free) right now. Choose either iBotta for Apple or iBotta for Android. Let iBotta save you money, and all the time you'd waste searching for coupons on your own (I've done it, it takes a lot of time.) Spend that time with you family, or on some relaxation time - you deserve it.

Saturday, March 12, 2016

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