Nov 272017

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4th Annual Holiday Giveaway Spectacular: Week Three

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Holiday Contest and Sweeps is honored to bring you the 4th Annual Holiday
Giveaway Spectacular Week Three of Three Weeks of Great Giveaways with the help of a
great group of terrific fellow blogs. This week is a combined group of amazing sponsors
have come together to make this Holiday Giveaway possible for all of you.

One lucky winner whom resides in the Continental United States and is eighteen
plus years of age will win this great prize package. Entering is simply, just complete the entries on the rafflecopter entry form for your chance to win.

Let’s wait no longer , here are the prizes being offered in this weeks giveaway.


1 – EatSmart Products Precision Calpal Digital Bathroom Scale with 440 Pound Capacity, BMI and Calorie Intake Analysis
1 – Ergo Chef Ultimate BBQ Grilling Knife Kit – 15 Pieces
1 – Viatek Quirky Powershell.
1 – QMT 27″ Corinthian Bells Windchime
1 – Enchantails Mermaid Slumber Bag Set
1 – The Popcorn Factory Winter Wonderland 6.5 Gallon 3-Flavor popcorn Tin
1- Standard Concession Supply Projection Kaleidoscope Old World Santa Christmas Inflatable

Let’s Take a look at the prizes:

Ergo Chef

 Ultimate BBQ Grilling Knife Kit – 15 Pieces

Ergo Chef is revolutionizing the culinary industry with ergonomic cutlery that matches user comfort with the highest quality craftsmanship.

This Kit includes razor sharp Prodigy Series high carbon stainless steel knives. We provide our 10″ Pro-Series Diamond Coated oval sharpener to keep them performing like new. An edge guard is included for each knife in different colors for safety and edge protection. The 8″ Pro-Series carving fork is one solid piece of carbon stainless steel for lifting a whole brisket or pork shoulder and serving it up with ease. The 15″ Red DUO Tongs lift up to 20 lbs. of food and have a 500 degree silicone side for pan use and stirring up sauce & a steel tooth side for getting a good grip on all foods you cook on the grill. The 9 pocket soft roll bag holds the tools safe and easily for storing and carrying with a shoulder strap for the competition griller and BBQ guru.

Be the master of your grilling domain with this complete BBQ knife kit!

  • Knives: 8″ Chef knife, 12″ Slicing knife, 7.5″ Fillet knife, 6″ Boning knife, & a 4″ Paring knife
  • Edge Guards: 8″ Blue, 10″ Green, 12″ Yellow, 7.5″ Red,  4″ Pink
  • Blade Material: Knives use high carbon stainless steel 5Cr15MoV
  • Handle Material: Non-slip ergonomic grip TPR 95 Durometer – Hard yet grippy for precise control.
  • Patented Tong: 15″ Red DUO tongs
  • 8″ Pro-Series Carving Fork: Forged from one solid piece of carbon stainless steel for durability
  • 9 Pocket Roll Bag: 8 elastic pockets for holding knives & a mesh pocket for holding smaller gadgets, Thermometers, etc.

Make sure to Click Here to visit the Ergo Chef Website for my great products and deals!

Also, make sure to follow them on Social Media on the Entry Form!
Facebook , Twitter , Pinterest , Instagram

EatSmart Products

 EatSmart Products Precision Calpal Digital Bathroom Scale with 440 Pound Capacity, BMI and Calorie Intake Analysis

The EatSmart Precison CalPal Digital Bathroom Scale is the perfect tool to help you achieve your ideal weight. This scale allows users to quickly and easily receive an accurate weight, and estimates the number of calories needed to be consumed per day to maintain their current weight. It takes the guesswork out of calorie counting and this estimation can help with a weight loss, gain or maintenance plan.

The Precision CalPal is equipped with a BMI (Body Mass Index) indicator to see how users rank within national standards. By simply entering one’s height, gender, age and activity level, the Precision CalPal determines BMI measurements from these factors.

Another unique feature is the auto-recognition software. As soon as the user steps onto the scale, the Precision CalPal remembers and identifies users based on past weights. It can store personal data for up to 4 users after a simple one time setup.

The high precision EatSmart sensors in this bathroom scale will give consistent and accurate measurements for weights up to 440 lbs / 200 kgs. Weight is measured in graduation increments of 0.1 lbs. / 0.1 kg for accuracy. The scale has an easy to read dual line LCD readout with black digits on a blue background. The sleek design combines high density plastic and tempered glass to create a modern look with a slim profile.

  • BMI Calculator provides real time BMI measurements and Estimated Caloric Intake Tracker provides the calories needed maintain(or lose) current weight.
  • Automatic User Identification Technology – Stores personal data for up to 4 users and identifies them based on past weights.
  • EatSmart “Step-On” Technology – Get instant readings! No more tapping scale to turn on.
  • Large 4.3″ LCD display with cool blue backlight – Easy to read from any distance.
  • Auto Calibrated; 4 High Precision Sensors – Consistent and accurate measurement.
  • Weight Capacity: 440 lbs / 200 kgs
  • Measurement Modes: Pounds / Kilos
  • Graduation Increments: 0.1 lbs. / 0.1kg
  • Sturdy oversized 12.5″ x 12.5″ platform

Click Here To Visit the EatSmart Products Website Today

Standard Concession Supply

New Gemmy Christmas Inflatable…..Projection Kaleidoscope Old World Vintage Santa Claus. Nostalgic visual Santa with new technology with Kaleidoscope lighting that shines on the inflatable to create swirling lighting effects internally. Santa holding Christmas Tree and lantern stands 9.5 feet tall.

Self-inflates in seconds
Lights up
Collapses down for easy storage
Weather-resistant design
Everything included for set-up

Viatek Consumer Products

Quirky Powershell

Viatek Consumer Products provides you with amazing new and innovative products at terrific
prices. Just the place to shop for the gift that will be welcomed under any Christmas Tree.


Portable, high-powered LED light that folds into a compact clamshell casing for easy storage and protection

Weatherproof design features 3 AC outlets, retractable power cord, built-in handle, and gripping feet to minimize sliding on smooth surfaces

Click Here to see the wide selection of products and great prices on the Viatek Website.


 Enchantails Mermaid Slumber Bag Set

The Enchantails Slumber Bag Set is going to be the hit of every little girls Christmas
List to Santa Claus. Maid of quality products with master craftsman ship and excellence
in every detail. Click on the link below for more Enchantails Information. The stitching
on the Slumber Bag glows in the dark and the craftsmanship is incredible. Click the link
below to visit the Enchantails Reviews and more info.Click Here For More Info and a Chance for a extra point in the Giveaway.Click here to visit the Enchantails Website
Make sure to follow them on Social Media through the entry form on:

Facebook , Twitter , Instagram , Pinterest , You Tube

The Popcorn Factory

 Winter Wonderland 6.5 Gallon 3-Flavor popcorn Tin


Walkin’ in a Winter Wonderland? You’ll find these Popcorn Tins a beautiful sight upon your return. 3-flavor tins are filled with Butter, Cheese and Caramel popcorn. 4-flavor tins feature Butter, Cheese, Caramel, and festive Holiday Kettle corn. 2-Gallon tins contain 32 cups of popcorn, 3.5-gallon tins contain 56 cups and 6.5-gallon tins contain 104 cups. OU-D
  • Butter Popcorn – The popcorn classic with freshly popped kernels and buttery deliciousness.
  • Cheese Popcorn – A must for any popcorn fan. When you think of cheese popcorn, this is it!
  • Caramel Popcorn – Super crunchy and super delicious, one of our most popular popcorn recipes.

QMT Windchimes provides you with a relaxing and beautiful set of tones in every
windchime they masterfully produce here in the USA.

 Enjoy the amazing sounds of a Corinthian Bells® windchime in a compact size that fits any budget. Our smallest size, the two-pound T106 is great as an accent piece or for adding charm to your decor without using much space.

Click Here to visit the QMT Website for a great collection of chimes for any style

A Huge Thank You To All Of Our Amazing Sponsors
This giveaway is in no way associated, endorsed or affiliated with Facebook,
Twitter, Pinterest or any other social media networking site.This giveaway will
be valid in the Continental United States Only. Entrants must be 18+ years of age to enter.
This giveaway ends at 12:00 AM (EST) 12/16/2017
  Holiday Contest and Sweeps received samples of the above products
for review purposes, no other compensation was received. All the various sponsors
will be responsible for awarding and shipping the prizes directly to the winner.
Sep 042017

 This is our “Charlie”!  Dave named him.  Now here’s the story of Charlie!  I’m sure you all remember “Baby”. That was our Black Lab who lived to a great old age of 16 I believe it was.  The Vet said Black Labs don’t normally live that long and that she must’ve been very well loved and she was.  She was loved and spoiled to the core, and before her we had “Cleo” who was also a Black Lab and very well loved and also lived to a nice ripe old age.  I believe Cleo was the same age as “Baby” when we put her down.  They were just too old and losing the will to live and we believe Baby had a stroke the day we were putting her down and it was like the Lord telling us it was the right thing to do.

This was our Baby who we hardly ever had to scold. She was such a good dog and loved her balls to play fetch!

This was “Cleo”! What a good dog, and so smart and she could even try to say “I love you”, and she jumped so very high. Yes, she was such a good dog and so smart. It broke our hearts when both dogs left.

Here are some more pictures of Charlie in a minute.  Now I’ve never really trained a puppy before so any help you can leave in a comment would be extremely appreciated.  First, of all we put down Baby when she got so old and her body functions were failing a week before Christmas.  It broke our hearts, but we had to do it for her and she went off to stay with our other friend Cleo who more or less died the same way.  They’re both at “Rainbow Bridge” (love that story it truly helps a broken heart due to a pet).  We waited a long time before we thought about another pet/friend because I’m retired and disabled and being totally alone is not my favorite.  I needed a friend, and so I didn’t really look to hard at first I waited for the right opportunity for us.  I wanted to give a pet a forever home as they’re calling it at Petfinder’s.  I was searching through there and I found out that it would cost $200/$300 at the shelters around my house and then I was talking to my daughter and she said it was $100 cheaper by her.  So she was going there looking for a kitty for her daughter and she sent me pics of different dogs she thought I might like and one day a police officer brought in Charlie that was just a stray, and I went to go look.  They said he was 7 yrs. old.   NOT!  Then the Vet said okay maybe “5”.  I don’t think so!  He still has baby teeth barely peaking through his gums.  He’s very playful, loves to bite while playing, trained as far as sitting, and goes to the bathroom outside, but had to holler at him one time when he lifted his leg, but didn’t do anything and he’s had one accident.  Shhhhh don’t tell Dave!  He loves to go for a walk, but when I take him to the park he pulls on that chain sooooooooooooo hard.  He loves to stay on the front porch, and will stay chained up in the backyard for a little bit, but not long.  Nothing to see back there.  So……… oh, and loves to chew on paper from the garbage can and will try to get on the couch when he thinks you’re in a good mood, but we don’t allow that.  Well, that’s it.  So any pointers is truly accepted with gratitude.  Have a great Labor Day and have fun, and please be safe.  Below are a few more pics of Charlie!!! Charlie also loves to run, run, run and play, play, play!!!  I’m not that young anymore, so I need other things I can do with him that he’ll like.  I’ve bought him all kinds of toys already and he loves TREATS!  I’ve taught him how to (sit he knew how already so I can’t take credit for that).  He is trained not to poop or do his business in the house, and I’ve taught him how to give me paw.  Both paws as of today!  WOO HOO!  That second paw was a task.  Oh and he knows how to go in his cage all by himself.  We’re making him sleep in there because we cannot trust him yet as far as his business or chewing on things or going on the furniture and garbage.  He’s a big time chewer so therefore I believe he’s teething, don’t you?



So any and all advice or help is appreciated!  Thanks everyone and I hope you love Charlie as much as I do.  I will post pics from time to time.  I have to get our boxes ready now that we’re donating to Texas Hurricane donation, so we can drop them off.


May 192017

XmasDolly is in the hospital with pneumonia, but she is coming home today some time and she needs to recuperate .  Pneumonia can take a lot out of you!  Sorry for the inconvenience!  Thank  you for your understanding…


 MONDAY’S MUSIC MOVES ME WILL CONTINUE AT Callie of JAmerican Spice, and ♥Stacy of Stacy Uncorked♥  and Cathy from Curious as a Cathy !  

Marie Moody