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$200 Walmart Card Giveaway!

If the price of gas is causing a pinch in your wallet, you are not alone!
It seems like the price of gas has been cutting into summer fun, grocery budgets and everything else. So, 20 of your favorite bloggers have come together to give one lucky reader a helping hand, in the form of a $200 Walmart card, which you can use for gas or groceries!

I am participating on behalf of my new website and podcast Township Falls.
This is a true crime podcast with tones of history, travel and a gross miscarriage of justice.  I hope you will give us a listen and a 5 star review on apple podcasts.

Enter for your chance to win a $200 e-Gift card to Walmart! This giveaway is open to the US only where permitted, age 18 and older. This giveaway ends at 11:59 PM EST on 8.31.22. See below for terms and conditions

This giveaway is hosted by Chatty Patty’s Place and The Review Wire. All entries will be verified—only one entrant per mailing address per giveaway. Any person who has won a prize (or whose household has won a prize) in any promotion sponsored by the Sponsor in the past thirty (30) days before this contest start date is not eligible to win a prize in this contest. Entrants who have created social accounts purely to enter Competitions or Sweepstakes will not be eligible to win. All social accounts used must be public. The winner will be chosen randomly through Sweep Widget and contacted via email. A reply to the winning email is required within 48 hours before a new winner is chosen. Void where prohibited by law. One person entering per household, please

Adding Dreaminess With My Wonderful Walls

We moved 53 weeks ago. That is one year plus one week of time. In a way, it seems like it was not that long ago but then again... it feels like we have been here forever. Funny how that works out. The house is an old charmer for sure. It has its own quirks, conveniences, and irritations. Mostly, the place feels like home. Then we get to the master bedroom...

You guys, this is horrible to admit on some level, but the master bedroom was completely ignored. Like, people may use this room... but I can't be certain as it is like... empty! Like I mentioned above, the house has quirks and conveniences, but it also has one massive inconvenience. The stairs twist in 2 spots, this makes taking basically anything up the stairs impossible. On moving day, we realized that getting our mattress up the stairs and twisted to go around the corners was quite a feat. Nothing else was going to go up there... my bedroom furniture was destined to sit in the shed.

Life moves fast... so fast. Finally, one cold winter day I walked in that room and said "Are we college kids, forced to sleep on the floor?! Why have we never dealt with this bedroom situation!?"

The project began, some artwork was brought in, a small dresser was purchased. A bed in a box type of contraption was purchased and brought in. It was starting to look like an actual bedroom. But, it really lacked something.

This is where My Wonderful Walls comes into my story.

I didn't want to do anything permanent to the room, as I am trying to convince my family that my daughter should trade rooms with my husband and I. But, I really wanted to add something to the room while we are using it. My Wonderful Walls happens to offer an impressive selection of decals for your walls that are perfect for what I wanted to do.

The hardest part about adding to my wall decor with this company was this... How do you decide when there are so many cute, fun and gorgeous options?! Really! I finally made use of my best gal pal and ran my favorites by her. We both seemed to have fun with the selection process.

In the end, I decided on a constellation scene, Scorpio and the Blue Ridge. It was absolutely perfect for adding a dreamy touch to a bedroom! The decal arrived quickly and securely shipped in a sturdy tube {this is so important as I have ordered a decal from another site in the past that arrived folded and unusable as it never flattened out properly...} I unrolled it, oohed and ahhed and hopped on to the next moment in this busy life.

This is what it looked like on the site.

A few moments later, my husband asked me to have a look. I couldn't believe he already had it up! It looks fantastic in our bedroom and would look great in a living room, maybe behind a sofa as well! My son suggested putting one on a ceiling too!

Mr. Sweet Silly Sara informed me that the decal was incredibly easy to apply to the wall and that it was practically effortless because of the shape and size of the decal.  {We got the large size.}

This is what it looks like on a wall in my home.

Overall, I couldn't have asked for a better experience with this company. They make great products to bring  new life to any space. Many years ago we featured a canvas print over here and it is still looking fabulous on the wall of my sons room! I know that this decal will be a part of the atmosphere of our bedroom for many years to come. It is so peaceful and pretty I can't imagine anyone ever wanting to take it down. However, should you change your mind about a decal from My wonderful Walls, rest assured these can be removed without damaging the wall, and with little effort.

If you want to add some awesome to your walls, you will not want to miss this giveaway! My Wonderful Walls has graciously offered to give one incredibly lucky reader a $100 gift certificate to the site! This giveaway is not endorsed or affiliated with facebook or any social media site or application. The prize is to be delivered from the sponsor. The giveaway is open to US residents, 18 and older.

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Zesty Pickle Dip

Samples were provided to inspire this recipe.

This Zesty Pickle Dip recipe combines cream cheese goodness and a kick of mouthwatering pickle flavor into one easy to make and even easier to eat dip! Serving alongside John Wm. Macy's Sesame Gruyere Cheese Crisp is the perfect choice for this addictive dip!

My family is busy as the school year comes to a close. My husband is wrapping up the year and busier than ever as students return their books and devices. My son has games, practices, lessons and parties to attend. My daughter and I are trying to get ready for having the guys home with us for a few months, taking in the sunshine and spending extra time at the park. In the afternoon before the rush to a game or practice begins, we all need a snack to hold us over until dinner time!

Last week I surveyed my refrigerator and pulled out 2 simple ingredients to make one unforgettable dip. If you like creamy dips or pickles you have to try this. There is so delicious no one will believe it took you less than one minutes time to prepare!

I served Zesty Pickle Dip with John Wm Macy's Sesame Gruyere Cheese Crisps for an incredible flavor. It took the yum of the dip to a new level of bliss with the perfect crispy crunch! It was devoured in an instant. I honestly had to grab a small dish and run away to snap a few shots. My bunch liked this dip that much!

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Zesty Pickle Dip
A creamy dip with lots of pickle flavor!
  • 6 ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons zesty pickle relish
Combine softened cream cheese and pickle relish.
With a fork, mix the 2 ingredients together for about 30 seconds or until well blended.Serve with crackers, chips or bread.
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Happy National Truffle Day! #sweeteningtheworld

Did you guys know that today is a VERY special day? May 2nd is  National Truffle Day!! In honor of this holiday to be treasured, I have teamed up with one of my favorite chocolate companies ever to bring you guys the sweetest giveaway!

First, let me tell you a little more about why I am head over hooves for Hagensborg Chocolates:

Hagensborg is working with Variety Club Children’s Charity for kids with disabilities in the Province of Burnaby BC, which is helping to Sweeten the World for a bunch of sweet kids!  They use ethical sustainable ingredients and have gone fair trade and organic for most of their chocolates! They are working on going 100%  fair trade and organic. This makes my heart super happy!  Hagensborg chocolates are gluten free, kosher, non gmo, single origin. This company is operated by a team of hard working Chocolate Princesses that definitely sweeten the world with their gush worthy treats and adorable truffle pigs!

The Chocolate Princesses and Sweet Silly Sara want to know how you are #sweeteningtheworld and how you are celebrating this delicious National Truffle Day! To be entered to win a scrumptious prize pack of Hagensborg Chocolates, check out the rafflecopter form below. Please note this giveaway has been sponsored by Hagensborg and is not in any way, shape of form associated with facebook or any other social media platforms or third party applications.

Stay tuned to get the scoop from me on which are my favorite Hagensborg chocolates and to check out an amazing recipe we are developing together!

Potty Training Made Easier With Pampers Easy Ups

 This post and giveaway were made possible by iConnect and Pampers. I was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are 100% mine."

Potty training can be a crazy time in the life of parents and toddlers alike! There are ups, downs, and so many chances to learn during this developmental stage! My little Harper is working on her potty skills! It certainly makes every day an adventure; especially considering she wants to do everything her older brother does... including dropping her easy up and trying to pee outside.

A part of me wants to groan in frustration or maybe cry just a little when something like that goes down. It usually happens moments after I have given Harper a bath, or when I am getting everyone ready to head out for the day. Moms, you know how that is! Last minute incidents and accidents are all part of the adventure that is parenthood.

When those moments in life do happen, I remind myself to keep my irritations to myself. Dr Jana, a potty training expert reminds parents that  "It is important to keep in mind that “teamwork makes the dream work,” especially in the case of potty training. You are not only your child’s biggest fan, you are  also their potty training coach. Remember to stay calm encourage your little one to not worry and try again!" I always keep her advice in mind and remind myself that we will get this!

Pampers Easy Ups are a great transitional product for parents and kids alike, with fun designs little ones get excited about wearing easy ups, and parents love that Easy Ups help protect clothing and furniture from accidents and offer great overnight leak protection!

My daughter loves the Dora prints on Easy Ups. We both love that there is a fading design to help her learn when it is time to change her pull up. Pampers Easy Ups are available in sizes up to 4/5t to fit children of a variety of sizes!

 Please join @Pampers on April 28 from 9-10pmEST as they host a Twitter Party with Dr. Laura Jana, pediatrician, award-winning parenting book author and potty training expert who co-authored to Its You and Me Against the Pee…and the Poop, Too! Dr. Jana will be sharing her tips to help simplify and improve the potty training experience for little ones and their parents. There will be great prizes available and so many chances to share and learn from experts and other parents!

RSVP for the Twitter Party Here!

If you are feeling lucky, let me give you another chance to win! One Sweet Silly Sara reader is going to win a great Pampers Prize Pack that includes  Pampers Wipes, Pampers Easy Ups and a $25 Amex Gift Card!
This giveaway is sponsored by Pampers and not endorsed by any 3rd party applications, or social media outlets.

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Creamy Avocado Pear Banana Smoothie with #PSYUM

This is a sponsored post but all opinions are my own.

My daughter is kind of a hit or miss girl when it comes to eating her veggies. At the age of 2 Harper has been discovering what she likes and she doesn't like. Right now, she doesn't like her veggies all that much.

We got to try 4 flavors from Pure Spoon, a great new baby food product, and this inspired me to get creative and get my girlie to eat her veggies, without even knowing she was doing so!

Pure Spoon sent me:

Spinach, Pear, & Banana

Sweet Potato & Apples

Creamy Avocado & Pears

Carrots & Zucchini

Pure Spoon offers 9 flavors in reclosable 4-ounce containers. I love that these are freezable and the containers are durable enough to withstand freezing. Pure Spoon is of the first-to-market, cool temperature, high-pressure pasteurized, organic baby food and purees. In a matter of days you will be able to order this yummy pureed food online for your baby, or for dinner time short cuts.

Like I said Miss Thang is particular about what she wants to eat these days. But there is something she can't resist! A smoothie!

Harper really loved this Creamy Avocado Pear Banana Smoothie. It is easy to make and packed full of goodness that little ones need to grow strong!

1-  4 ounce container of Pure Spoon Creamy Avocado Pear Pureed food
1 medium Banana
1 teaspoon of honey
2 ice cubes
2 tablespoons of greek yogurt
2 tablespoons of milk

Blend all ingredients until the ice is smooth. Pour into a glass (or a sippy cup) and enjoy!

While we are nearly completely off of baby food, I think I will continue to purchase this product because it makes it easy to add a healthy ingredient or two into smoothies and I don't have to worry about fresh produce going to waste.

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Easy Egg Bake

Thanks to Tasteful Selections for sending me supplies to create this recipe!

  Chef Jack Witherspoon and Tasteful Selections™  have teamed up to create recipes and videos featuring Tasteful Selections specialty potatoes to support Jack’s cause to find a cure for leukemia and encourage kids to eat healthy. 

Chef Jack, The inspirational 13-year-old chef began cooking to benefit research at the age of 6, during recovery from leukemia.  He was first diagnosed at 2 years old, and has relapsed twice since, but continues his passion of cooking for the cause.

I had the pleasure of creating a recipe with Tasteful Selections Sunset Medley potatoes. I am absolutely crazy about these cute little taters! Let me tell you a little about them:

Tasteful Selections™ are specialty baby potatoes with unique size and flavor profiles that are available at more than 8,000 retail stores nationwide.

·        The Tasteful Selections™ brand means convenience with its ready to cook potatoes—they are thin-skinned and pre-washed and their “bite right” sizing is popular for easy, quick and consistent cooking.

       Tasteful Selections™ potatoes are grown year-round in the Bakersfield, Calif., area and are available at supermarkets nationwide.

·        Visit for store locations, recipes and more.

This is what I whipped up using Tasteful Selections.

Easy Egg Bake

You will need:
1 can of mushroom soup (I used Progresso)
4 slices of bread, cut into cubes
4 eggs 
2/3 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
1/2bag of Tasteful Selections Sunrise Medley potatoes, quartered
1 cup of sausage or bacon, crumbled

Begin by preheating your oven to 350 degrees

Spray a 9x13" baking dish with non stick cooking spray

Place the quartered potatoes in the baking dish

In a medium size bowl mix the eggs and the mushroom soup together

Pour this mixture over the potatoes

Add the 4 slices of bread, cubed to the top of the egg/soup mixture

Add the breakfast meet of your choice

Sprinkle with cheese and cover with aluminum foil.

Allow to bake for 30 minutes then test the dish by piercing the center with a knife to judge if the dish has baked adequately much like baking a cake. 

My family thought this was yummy. It was very easy to make. We added salsa to our Easy Egg Hotdish to incorporate some veggies too.

I got the top a little bit too brown, but such is life in a houseful of small children.

How do you like your Tasteful Selection Potatoes? Boiled, Baked, in a casserole?

Silly Slushie and a Giveaway from Blue Chair Bay Rum

I love pineapple. It is versatile and incredibly delicious. How many other foods can you think of that make a yummy pizza topping, a perfect addition to a decadent dessert, a refreshing beverage and taste like a little chunk of heaven on its own? Pineapple is so fabulous it has earned a holiday of its own. {April 2}

In honor of the first ever International Pineapple Day I  had the honor of creating a drink with  Blue Chair Bay Rum (a collection of premium-blended rums by singer-songwriter Kenny Chesney) and pineapple. It is my great pleasure to share the recipe for a Silly Slushie with you. 

You will need:

An evening without the kids!
A Blender

1 1/2 cups of ice
1 can of sprite zero
12 ounces of Fuse Berry Punch
12 ounces of orange juice
1 can of pineapple slices with juice
8 ounces of Blue Chair Bay White Rum

Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend for 1 minute. Serve immediately.

Your tension and stress will melt away instantly. After a few of these Slushies for grown ups you will be feeling rather silly, guaranteed.

This drink has a fruity flavor with a tropical vibe and the sprite zero makes it fun and fizzy. I love the grown up feel this slushie has. My husband normally wouldn't partake in a pink "girlie"drink but I twisted his arm and convinced him to try a small sample, he said "Wow, this is good!" and we drank a few pitchers of these.

A side note: I couldn't resist trying a shot of Blue Chair Bay Rum before preparing the Silly Slushie. It had a smooth flavor and it really grabbed a hold of me! I will be looking for this brand again soon!

Would you like to win a bottle of Blue Chair Bay Rum? If you live in the US and are older than 21 you are in luck!

This giveaway will end on 4/14. 

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Come link up your DIY, Recipes, Crafts and General Content posts. No etsy, shops, giveaways  please. Don't forget to visit a link for every post you link up. It would be super if you could leave a comment or share the post you are visiting! Please don't be a link and run blogger! The fun of these parties is to check out what everyone has been up to!

This week we have another giveaway for you! Someone will win a $10 WalMart Card for visiting the links in this party!

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My Wonderful Walls Review and Giveaway

I have been in a rut lately. I look around my house and think blah the same old same old. It would be fantastic to breath new life into the place without a time consuming redecorating spree. With the weather turning colder, my son and I play in his room many days. It is the smallest room in our home and it is always nice and toasty in there. While his little play room is adorable and attractively decorated I have often thought it  would be nice to add a little something to his room.

When My Wonderful Walls offered to send an item to review, I nearly jumped for joy! This is exactly what we needed!

I was impressed with their selection. They offer wall decals, stencils, kids wall murals, wall stickers and canvas art. While many of the available items were really too cute for words, I hesitated to invest a lot of my time in this project. We know we will need to move within  a year or so.

After spending about an hour browsing the site and leaning towards several different options, such as the Dinosaur Days Wall Mural Stencil Kit and the Dinosaur Wall Stickers I found the perfect addition to the                                                         decor in my little boys room.

The Significant Submarine Canvas Wall Art was perfect for my sons room. While it might not match his cars theme it added a touch of unique flair and the visual appeal of this work of art is undeniably strong. I love that it is personalized with his name and he can enjoy it for years to come, no matter where our journey of life takes us.

My husband I were both impressed with the quality of the canvas wall art. It is a nice touch for a child's room. I would love to invest in several other canvas works for my son in the future.

If you are looking for a great last minute gift idea, consider giving the gift of a unique bedroom or nursery. My Wonderful Walls offers an impressive line of nursery murals.

One lucky reader is going to win a $100 gift certificate for My Wonderful Walls.
This giveaway begins on 12/23 and ends on 12/31.

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