Great DIY Gift Idea + Giveaway Valued at $900

Today I’m over at Skip to My Lou as part of the Bake Craft Sew & Decorate series. I am sharing a Santa Gnome Tutorial, these are quick to whip up for holiday gift giving. In fact, you won’t want to miss all the handmade gift ideas! I have joined over 100 bloggers to share some amazing homemade gift ideas…….. Plus I get to be part of an amazing sewing giveaway too. See Below… This is one is sew AMAZING! She is a gem and her name is Rachel. One lucky winner will receive this beautiful… Baby Lock Sewing Machine ($799 Value) and $100 Worth of Fabric from Riley Blake Designs. Ready to take your sewing to the next level? The Baby Lock Rachel is the star of any sewing class, and … [Read more...]

Yoga Accessories Gift Card Giveaway – Yoga Pants, anyone?

Carrying on with the GIVEAWAYS... Do you like YOGA?  No?  Yes? How about adding to your Mom-i-form?  Yoga pants? Yes. We all NEED new Yoga pants!! Well, if you need to add to your Yoga Pants collection ... I have a $25 GIFT CARD giveaway to I go to the gym specifically to stretch out my sore muscles using a foam roller.  It seriously helps with tight muscles and stiff joints by rolling over it.  I'd see them in the store and never purchase one, it came to the point where I needed one at home. I recently got a foam roller for home. And a Thera-Band which helps with my rotator cuff that gets out of line or to add an extra resistance for my lunges or … [Read more...]

Healthy Appetizer – So good you’ll leave with an empty plate!

This is my GO-TO recipe when I need to bring an appetizer to a party.  It is seriously easy and such a healthy appetizer!!! All you need is: Cherry tomatoes {halved} Cucumbers {2 or 3 peeled and sliced} Plain Cream Cheese {8 ounces} Mayonnaise {1 tbsp} Ranch seasoning mix {4 tsp} Fresh herb {I used fresh Thyme} Directions: Mix ranch seasoning, cream cheese, and mayonnaise until smooth in a bowl.  {I usually let the cream cheese warm up a little before mixing} Slice cucumbers thick enough to hold the cream cheese and tomato. Put the cream cheese mixture in a plastic bag and cut a small triangle off a corner. Squeeze the mixture on to the sliced cucumbers.  Add the tomato … [Read more...]

Wine of the Month $50 Giveaway!

Ohhhhhh ... yes please..... FREE money for wine!!!! 50 BUCKS for you to use towards your order of wine and/or accessories from See what I have to say about this lovely wine gift I received from Wine of the Month Club!!! You can buy gifts for someone or for yourself.  There are lots of wine accessories to choose from! I'm always looking for a deal, they have an UP TO 60% off wines page as well! You could use the gift card towards throwing your own wine party!  Here's a Wine Party Kit and a video of what comes in the box! If you are located in these states and 21 or older, you can enter (they only ship to these states) Washington, Oregon, California, … [Read more...]

Quilt Kit Giveaway – Craftsy

Which quilt would you love to win? One randomly selected quilter will get to choose their prize, whether it's the starry True Blue Quilt Kit OR the elegant Blue Garden Quilt Kit. (Psst ... the prize also comes with the coordinated backing for the quilt!) **Only residents of the U.S. and Canada are eligible to enter.** Enter to win here: Enter to Win a Quilt Kit from Craftsy  … [Read more...]

I’m a CoverGirl + Sew News Magazine Giveaway

Hey all!!! This has been such a great week!!!!  Life is pretty good, but it was certainly made GREAT when I received these in the mail. My design made the cover!!! {want one?  read on....} I'm sew excited to announce that the new winter edition of the Sew News Magazine is on the newsstands!!! So life is certainly great, but then it got even more AMAZING when I walked in to JoAnn's and saw it on the actual stand as a FEATURED TITLE!!! Then it opens up, the article goes on for pages ... and then ... the last page has an advertisement. An ad for Daily Craft TV.  The applique tutorial that I did is advertised! Would you like to win one?  You can just by entering below... a … [Read more...]

Back to School Giveaway time! Visa Gift Cards, yo!

Sticking with the Back to School theme this week, I thought I’d be a part of a HUGE AMAZINGLY GREAT giveaway!!!!  Not 1, but 2 Visa Gift Cards valued at $450 EACH!!! WHAT!!!???????? You HAVE to get in on this .... After dropping a wad on back to school schtuff, you can have this $450 Visa Gift Card to buy whatever you want! Buy some new clothes for yourself.  Buy those sunnies you’ve been eyeing for a gizillion months!  Buy your kids more school clothes.  Buy groceries (although that’s boring).  Buy WHATEVER YOU WANT with it!!! $450 can buy a lot of stuff!!  And you can win it! Taradara Made It and Pretty My Party have teamed up with some wonderful bloggers and businesses to bring … [Read more...]