Calico Critters Cherry Cruiser Review {Plus a Family Set Giveaway}

Calico Giveaway

Disclosure: I was sent the item mentioned below at no cost to facilitate this post. All opinions are my own. You might remember that before Christmas I mentioned that Maggie would be receiving with a number of new toys from Calico Critters under the tree. If you haven't heard of Calico Critters yet, you are missing out! Calico Critters of Cloverleaf Corners are timeless, classic toys that delight children and promote wholesome family values. These award-winning miniature creatures and their ... ...continue reading

Teach your children to make healthier food choices with the fun new game YUMMM! {Plus, a $50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!}

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With all of the food options available and advertising targeting children, as a parent it can be hard to steer your children towards healthier food choices. Thanks to clever packaging, even foods you think might be healthy or appear like good nutritional options can be deceiving.  That's why it's so important to teach your children the basics of nutrition and why making good choices is imperative for their well being.  Inspired by the Let's Move campaign, a group of Harvard Business students ... ...continue reading

Choose Your Prize Flash Giveaway Winner 4/17-4/18

Choose Your Prize

Ready to see who won the latest "Choose Your Prize" Flash Giveaway ? Just check below for your name!  If you love these giveaways, please help us by entering!  Our reach is down on Facebook and fewer and fewer people are seeing our posts.  Each and every "like", comment, and share helps so much more than you know! The lucky winner of this giveaway is Jennifer Adams Carducci who chose prize #3, the Little Bee Co. diaper in American Meadow! Congrats Jennifer! Please send me a private message ... ...continue reading

WINNERS 4/15-4/17

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Ready to see who the winners of the recent giveaways are?  Please remember to check for your name and check your SPAM in case you're the lucky winner - You've been emailed by either me, Blogging Mamas, or Thrifty NiftyMommy!  If you see your name but haven't received an email, please let me know! Without further ado, here are this week's lucky winners: Rio 2 Prize Package + $25 Visa Gift Card - Judy Bradley - emailed Organic by Rosie Pope Belly Bandit - Heather Miles - claimed Combi ... ...continue reading

Choopie CityGrips and CityHook Review and #Giveaway!

Choopie CityGrips and CityHook

I'm out and about with my little guy a lot.  Although we have several carriers, the stroller is definitely his transportation method of choice.  You may know by now that I have a little "thing" for strollers, so when Choopie contacted me about reviewing their awesome stroller accessories I quickly agreed. Not familiar with Choopie?  You've probably seen their products before.  They're the brand behind CityGrips and CityHooks, two innovative and stylish products that make life just a little ... ...continue reading

Tucson Cedar Swingset #Giveaway!

Tucson Cedar Swingset

Welcome to the Swing Into Spring Giveaway! Hosted by The Link Fairy Are you ready to get outside and enjoy the warm weather?!  I know we are, so I've partnered with some of my blogging friends to bring you a fantastic giveaway for a lovely swing set!  Read on for more details about this great set!  Spring is here and the weather is getting warmer so what better way to ring in the new season then with fun in the sun! Here's your chance to blow away all those Winter woes by entering to win a ... ...continue reading

Agnes & Dora Review and #Giveaway!

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Funny how its taken me until my mid-twenties to build up the courage and confidence to wear leggings!  Leggings-virgin here.  Since I've come into this new place of bravery, I've embraced these fun tights that apparently count as pants, and I've been looking for the best ones.  I've really found a winner in Agnes & Dora! Those of you who are legging-regulars can probably tell the difference between a good pair and a dud.  These are keepers in every sense of the word.  The first thing ... ...continue reading

Choose Your Prize Flash Giveaway Winner 4/15-4/16

Choose Your Prize

Ready to see who won the latest "Choose Your Prize" Flash Giveaway ? Just check below for your name!  If you love these giveaways, please help us by entering!  Our reach is down on Facebook and fewer and fewer people are seeing our posts.  Each and every "like", comment, and share helps so much more than you know! The lucky winner of this giveaway is Chantelle Walker who chose prize #2, the Babytime Snuggle Lotion! Congrats Chantelle! Please send me a private message on Facebook within 48 ... ...continue reading

Teamson Happy Farm Table and Chairs Review and #Giveaway!

Teamson Happy Farm Table and Chairs

Last winter I had the distinct pleasure to review an adorable Teamson Fire Truck Toy Chest.  I wasn't really familiar with Teamson until that point, but quickly fell in love with their craftsmanship and whimsical children's products.  I was over the moon excited when Teamson asked me to review an item from their Happy Farm collection.  I'd been looking for a high-quality table and chairs set so my little guy could have a space of his own to sit and play, so the Happy Farm Table and Chair Set ... ...continue reading

Minnie Mouse Shirt and Skirt Set Flash Giveaway Winner!

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Ready to see who won the Minnie Mouse Shirt and Skirt Set from Dazzle Me Deals ? Just check below for your name! The lucky winner of this giveaway is Rebekka Sordiff Congrats Rebekka! Please send me a private message on Facebook within 48 hours to claim your prize. I'll just need your name, mailing address and email address AND your choice of Pink or Red AND SIZE - you can see them HERE! Didn't win? There's still LOTS of open giveaways for you to enter, including the $25 Amazon ... ...continue reading

Winners 4/9-4/13

Winners

Ready to see who the winners of the recent giveaways are?  Please remember to check for your name and check your SPAM in case you're the lucky winner - You've been emailed by either me or Thrifty NiftyMommy!  If you see your name but haven't received an email, please let me know! Without further ado, here are this week's lucky winners: BrylaneHome 3 Drawer Organizer - Marti Tabora BrylaneHome Tall Kitchen Cabinet - Angela Cash - emailed YEAR SUPPLY of Dove Body Wash and Beauty ... ...continue reading

Sophie le girafe #Giveaway! TEN winners receive a set of board books, PLUS one winner will win a $500 Amazon Gift Card!

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Welcome to the Sofphie la giraffe Board Books Giveaway! Hosted by Thrifty Nifty Mommy & Viva Veltoro and sponsored by DK Publishing! With more than fifty million sold, Sophie la girafe, the wildly popular toy from France, is a fixture in nurseries all over the world. A favorite among moms, Sophie la girafe is a popular shower gift, and has garnered praise from parents everywhere. Now comes the first ever licensed Sophie la girafe books— the perfect accompaniment to the winsome toy! Baby ... ...continue reading

Custom Mother’s Bracelet from Spark of Amber WINNER

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Ready to see the lucky winner of the Custom Mother's Bracelet from Spark of Amber? Just check below for your name! The lucky winner of this giveaway is Jennifer Cervantes Congrats Jennifer!< center>Please send me a private message on Facebook within 48 hours to claim your prize. I'll just need your name, mailing address and email address AND your choices for the bracelet - you can see them HERE! Didn't win? There's still LOTS of open giveaways for you to enter, including the $25 ... ...continue reading

Happy Easter Egg Cake Recipe!

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This is the new girl, Camille!  I'm ECSTATIC to be blogging here on Viva Veltoro.  I'm thrilled to be bringing you fun ideas, recipes, and projects every week, starting with this oh-so-appropriately-timed Easter cake!  Without further ado, here is my recipe for Happy Easter Egg Cake ! Now, I love spending an afternoon on something delicious, but usually I'm a little pressed for time, especially around any holiday.  I tend towards recipes that are still beautiful and detailed, but that also ... ...continue reading

Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card in the #SpringSweeping #Giveaway Hop!

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Welcome to the Spring Sweeping Giveaway Hop, hosted by the Blogging Mamas Network. The days are getting warmer, brighter, and longer which may lead many to start Spring Cleaning. But we're not ready to start cleanin' until we're done sweepin'! Take the next two weeks to sweep along the fabulous giveaways that a group of bloggers have come together to offer you! Be sure to hop around to all the giveaways, in the linky below, and just maybe the Grand Prize of a Shark® Lift Away Vacuum, from ... ...continue reading