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Summer Popsicle and Ice Cream Round Up

Did you know it is Ice Cream Month?Yes, a whole month devoted to ice cream.President Reagan named July National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday in July National Ice Cream Day in 1984.I am not a huge ice cream fan so when I eat it , it must be good.July is so hot and humid who wants to cook?Instead of baking up some goodies for the kids , spouse , or whoever mix up these cool and refreshing ice cream and ice pop treats.I have rounded up some of the tastiest ones from some really great food bloggers.


Shared by Retro Housewife Goes Green:

Strawberry Banana Popsicles

Shared by Delicious Obsessions:

Peach Lime Creamsicles

Shared by Divine Health From the Inside Out:
Cherry Coconut Popsicles

Banana Fudgesicles

Rich Chocolate Ice Cream

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream


Shared by Recipes That Nourish:

Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Blackberry Cheesecake Popsicles
Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Watermelon Granita

Homemade Fudgesicles

Cherry Creamsicles

Blackberry Honey Ice Cream


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Let’s Learn to Read by Rock N Learn Giveaway

You may remember that we homeschool / home educate our children.We have been rockin’ and learning with this super upbeat and fun dvd series by Rock N Learn.The dvds vary from 30 to 45 minutes each and are packed with interactive fun.This is a 10 disk series and includes over 170 sight words.It is geared for kids 4-7 , but my 10-year-old watched it with the younger kids. It includes 80 free worksheets.This could easily be a complete reading program.If you have a child having trouble reading or one that is just learning I highly suggest this series.It is so much fun and requires very little parent/teacher help.This makes it great for when you ae teaching an older child and need your little ones to be entertained for half an hour so you can teach math!

The Set Includes:

Phonics for Beginners
First Sight Words
Phonics: Short Vowels, Consonants, and CVC Words
Phonics: Double Consonants, Plurals, and Blends
Sight Words
Phonics: Digraphs, Trigraphs, and Silent E
Phonics: Long Vowels and R-Controlled Vowels
More Sight Words
Phonics: Diphthongs, Syllables, and More
Phonics: Rule Breakers and Silent Consonants

Do you think it sounds great for your children? You can buy it here: https://www.amazon.com/Lets-Learn-Read-10-DVD-Collection/dp/B010RGVMTY/ or here: https://www.rocknlearn.com/collections/phonics-reading-writing-collections/products/rl330 You can enter to win your very own set free.The set will be coming directly from the company.

I received this set free for my review.I do not make any money if you buy this set.

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June Giveaway with My So Called Chaos

Yay! It’s time for the huge June group giveaway, and this time it’s all about Phoneography! What’s phoneography? Well it’s photography you take with your phone! Get it? Phone + photography = phoneography. I don’t know who coined the term, but it makes sense and there are even some great Instagram hashtags related to it. While I always recommend investing in a DSLR, I know what it’s like to not be able to afford one, and your photography doesn’t have to suffer just because you can’t afford a huge investment right now. If you are a blogger, shop owner, Instgrammer, or just someone who wants to take better photos with your phone-there are things you can use to improve-and I (along with some other fabulous bloggers and creatives) joined Angie from My So-Called Chaos to bring one lucky winner a big pack of them!

June Phoneography Giveaway: Win a Phone Photography Prize Pack

If you’ve never seen one of Angie’s big group giveaways, she likes to ask each of the sponsors to answer a question for the month. This helps you get to know them a bit better and see if you want to follow them more.

Angie frequently shares her favorite Instagram accounts on her blog, and so far she’s shared her favorite lifestyle bloggers, travelers, and beauty experts on Instagram.

Our Favorite Instagram Accounts

“I love following @aspiringkennedy-she has amazing travel photos and adorable kids!” – Olya from The Siberian American

“I love following @Nailstorming because I love painting my nails and enjoy her fun nail polish art tutorials.” – Kimi from Kimi Who

“We LOVE following Elsie & Emma from A Beautiful Mess. All of their posts are so colorful and inspiring; plus they feature a lot of community members. @abeautifulmess.” – Hannah & Sara from The Perfect Storm

@themoderntulip – I love that she’s a fellow momma and how her instagram and blog showcase gorgeous images and snapshots of her life as a wife and mom!” – Libby from Health Love and Fire

“I absolutely adore Daryl and Mindi Hirsch of @2foodtrippers. Not only do the take amazing food photos, but they are eating the food I want to eat!” – Andi of Misadventures with Andi

“There is so many people that I love. My favorites are Taylor Wolfe , Abby Smith & Helene Sula.” – Tabitha of A Hundred Tiny Wishes

June Phoneography Giveaway Sponsors

@TheProperBlog – Love the projects Lexi does and how she styles the photos for Instagram.” – Annie from Rocky Mountain Bliss

@dailydoseofdesign I love the stark white backgrounds with the pops of color coming from the clothing/accessories! – Dana from Pellerini

“I just recently fell deep into the planner hole and following @meandmybigideas gives me great ideas and inspiration for my planner. They also love to share other’s planners so I can find more people to follow that way!” – Jen from Injenious Life

“I love following @loveyoumoretoo because she’s a local Dallas friend who shares her love of fitness and healthy living!”Happily the Hicks

@marvelousinthemidwest, Her feed is bright & colorful and her outfits are the bomb!” – Roxy from Royalty in Reality

“I’m currently loving lots of BBQ folks on Instagram. One of my favorites is @grillinfools. He does a lot of reposts, but they’re always accompanied by great captions and drool-worthy BBQ images.” – Mary from Vindulge

“I love following those that post travel photos, especially those that introduce me to new and different parts of the world and potentially inspire our next vacation destination.” – Mar from T.O. and Fro

@iambaker – Amanda is such a talented baker. I just love to see her latest dessert creations.” – Carrie from Carrie’s Experimental Kitchen

@afreespiritlife” – Andrea from Waldorf Salad and Cottage Fries

“I love following @xantheb because of her beautiful photos and fun short films!” – LaShawn from Everyday Eyecandy

@funforlouis he is always an inspiration and his photographs are great.” – Kate of Kate/idoscope

“@hereyeswereolivegreen Her feed is so beautiful, filled with neutral colors and she is such a down to earth person.” – Amanda from Green Tea and Cotton

Dallas Clayton – every picture he posts makes me smile!”> – Candace from Luxe… With Kids

“I love following Cara (@thechampagnediet) because her posts are always so empowering and my girl Amanda (@meetatthebarre). Amanda has a very similar sense of humor and always has great style. Both of them have very colorful and fun photos.” – Kara from Fit Chick Nextdoor

@elabau – I love her beautifully displayed desserts.” – Howard from Thyme to Save

“Apart from hair, my other obsession is artsy stuff. I love to follow Laura over @mynewestaddiction since she posts all these cute planner stuff on top of her beauty finds. She also loves Starbucks like me!” – Tiff from Straight Hair Club

Enter the June Phoneography Giveaway

This month we’re giving away a big prize pack of goodies* that will help with taking better pictures from your phone. Giveaway is open worldwide** and ends at 12AM MDT on 07/12/16. Entering below agrees to all terms and conditions within the Rafflecopter widget.

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**International Winners will receive a cash prize of $150 due to shipping matters

Neocell Giveaway


I am a part of this giveaway by Lisa at Coffee, Cats & Retail. Lisa is in charge of giving the prize to the winner.

 It wouldn’t be summer without having the latest and best beauty and health products on our radar.

I believe that how we look and feel depends mainly on our lifestyle, such as our diet, activity level, stress levels, all play a significant role.  Supplementing our diet can also be a factor in contributing to a healthy lifestyle, and this is because it’s really difficult to receive needed nutrients just from the foods we eat.    For many of us looking for that needed edge, Neocell has proven to be a valuable addition to a healthy regime.

Neocell’s award winning products aid with everything from healthy skin, nails, hair, along with support for joints and eyes, basically all things associated with the effects of aging.  Some of my favorite  products include the Biotin Bursts, Resveratrol, Glow Matrix and Pomegranate From The Seed.  Everything in their vegetarian line basically.  Some benefits that I see are improved skin tone, thicker hair and nails along with more energy.   More than enough to keep me coming back. Check out my recent review of Glow Matrix.

To learn more and find a complete product lineup visit neocell.com

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Who would like to win a $75.00 Neocell Gift Card? use the easy entry form below to enter this giveaway.  For your tweets to count they must be open to the public and not protected.Scroll down for other great giveaways

Father’s Day Chuck E Cheese Prize Pack

Father’s Day Giveaway!
My youngest and the grandkids love Chuck E Cheese.Enter to win a Father’s Day Chuck E Cheese Prize Pack that includes:

• Father’s Day coloring sheets (5 free token coupon)
• Chuck E.’s Champions scorecards
• 1,000 tickets
• 1 guest pass
• 5 free token bookmarks
• Dad will get a turn in the ticket blaster when you come in

What are your fondest memories while being a dad? Or your fondest memory of your dad?

I love being a dad.I have five children ages 26, 23, 21, 18, and 10.Wow, were did the time go?I remember when our first arrived and how life changed forever.That tiny being had my heart from the moment I heard cries.It happened at every birth and I will never forget those first moments of meeting my children.Now that they are leaving home they are no less in my thoughts.Enjoy your kids they are gone too fast and you will miss the chaos!

Good Luck with the Father’s Day Chuck E Cheese Prize Pack!

Adult Coloring Book Giveaway

Adult Coloring Books are all the rage, so when Angie from My So-Called Chaos thought about what kind of fun and creative giveaway she could put together for May, she immediately decided on a HUGE Adult Coloring Book Giveaway. I mean massive. I mean enough coloring books and supplies you’d be set for a good long time, even if you’re coloring daily. Who doesn’t want to win that?

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Meet the Adult Coloring Book Giveaway Sponsors

Before we get to the giveaway, I want to take a minute so you can get to know the Adult Coloring Book Giveaway Sponsors. In case you’re new here, we don’t want to just do a boring introduction, so each month Angie asks her sponsors a question and shares their answers with you.

What is your favorite way to relax and unwind?

Reading a book (glass of wine on the side!)” – Andi from Misadventures with Andi

Watch a comedy.” – Esther from Local Adventurer.

Pinterest! Oil painting or reading. :)” – Melissa and Deynece of Deux Bella.

Go sit outside with a book on the porch swing.” – Alexis from Chemistry Cachet.

“Sleep.” – Sara from The Perfect Storm.

“Sit down with a hot cup of coffee, ice cream, and watch Netflix.” – Hannah from The Perfect Storm.

“Writing my book, or sitting down and reading a good book!” Thomas from Thomas Crawshaw.

“A cup of coffee and a good movie/show or book.” – Ashley from Mama Designed.


Reading a book outside on my hammock!” – Dana from Pellerini.

With a candle and netflix… and maybe a glass of wine.” – Emilie from Burke Does.

I love to chill out in bed and listen to a podcast, my favorite one is Stuff You Should Know, the hosts are funny and they cover just about any topic you can think of.” – Jennifer from Injenious Life.

Adam and I like to unwind by putting our phones into airplane mode so we don’t have to hear our phones buzzes with every notification, and then we’ll either sit down to play a card game or grab a glass of wine and sit at the hot tub.” – Cathy from Our Mini Family.

I love curling up with a good book. Bring on the escapist fiction!” – Meg from Snap Happy Mom

I love to relax with a nice glass of wine, a good book or coloring book, and comfy yoga pants!” – Jessica from Living La Vida Holoka.

Reading a book while taking a bath!” – Ashley from Mama Steer.

Reading. I have been reader since I was a little girl and pick up a book almost daily. In fact, it’s part of my going to sleep routine to read a few chapters of a book before turning in.” – Cris from Kiss My Tulle.

Chocolate + baking + more chocolate.” – Linda from Brunch n Bites.

I like to stick on a face mask and then lay back in a nice, hot bubble bath.” – Louise from With Love From Lou.

I love relaxing by watching a TV show with my husband while crocheting.” – Masha from Ready for All Things.

Reading and crafting are how I relax.” – Ali from Home Crafts by Ali.

My favorite way to unwind is to hop in the kitchen with my family.Family is very important to me so I am always looking for ways for us to hang out together. These gathering usually involve cooking together and lots of laughter.” – Howard from Thyme to Save.

Lightning some candles and reading fashion magazines while listening to music.” – Caterina from Kate/idoscope.

Reading a good book in a nice warm bath. Cliche I know but it works!” – Amanda from Green Tea and Cotton.

Enter the Ultimate Adult Coloring Book Giveaway

One lucky winner will win a HUGE prize pack filled with Adult Coloring Books and coloring supplies similar to the prize image featured at the top. The prize image is only an idea of what the prize pack may look like, as not all of what is shown will be sent exactly as they are, but instead the prize will be tailored to the individual winner and their hobbies, likes, etc. What is included is subject to availability.

Giveaway is open worldwide, and International winners will instead receive a cash option of $250 sent via Paypal.

Giveaway ends on Tuesday, June 14th at 12AM. Entering below agrees to all terms and conditions here and within the Rafflecopter widget.

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