Giveaway reminder (plus some wins and not-wins from ePantry)

epantry soy candle

Summer Giveaway! Don’t forget I’m giving away a box of some summery goodies!  Plus, a bunch of other bloggers are doing the same, and some of their prize packs are HUGE. (Links to all the other giveaways are right there in my giveaway post.) ePantry   Secondly, I got an email from ePantry yesterday reminding […]

I’m giving away a box of my favorite summer things (Travelwee included!)

favorite summer things

This giveaway is now closed.  Congrats to Beth Ann, the winner of the summer box! Hello, dear readers! Normally I don’t write a post on Memorial Day, since most of you Americans are busy having a holiday weekend. But, to kick off summer this year, I’m participating in a multi-blogger giveaway, where we each are […]

A Kitchen Sink Update with Moen + a Giveaway!

moen reflex faucet

When Mr. FG and I moved into this house 10 years ago, it was in pretty dreadful shape. SO many things needed to be fixed just to make it livable. Actually, want to see what the kitchen used to look like? I don’t think I’ve ever shown you before! (You might not be ready for […]

A Mother’s Day giveaway from Third Day Naturals

Third Day Naturals

This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Jill, the winner of the prize pack! Good morning, readers! Before we get to the giveaway, I just wanted to say thank you for all the birthday wishes you left on Monday’s post.  You guys are lovely and I’m so grateful to have you all here. Also, Joshua’s […]

Win a $45 BlinkBuggy photo book!

Blinkbuggy print offers

Hello again, dear readers! I’m a bit of newb when it comes to the phone-photo scene (and ditto for the phone-video scene.)  But I’m currently test-driving an app that promises to help me get my phone photos and videos into more usable, shareable forms. (This would be especially marvelous for those of you with babies […]

Get cash for unwanted gift cards (and enter to win a $100 Target GC!)


My plan was to post this yesterday, but link issues happened. So, this got bumped to today, which means that Food Waste Friday is gonna happen on a Saturday this week. Thanks to for providing a Target gift card for me and one for a giveaway! What’s GiftCardRescue? Well, GiftCardRescue is a site that […]