iPad for Christmas Giveaway-Ends 12/17

Welcome to the iPad for Christmas giveaway event hosted by Bay Area Mommy!  Special shoutout to co-hosts Mom to Bed By 8, Frugal FilAm and Shopaholic Mommy who also helped make this giveaway possible!   Can you believe it is almost Christmas?!  Would you like to win an iPad before Christmas?! Here is your chance because we're giving away a 16GB iPad with retina display ($499) to one lucky reader!!! If you already have an iPad, don't worry, you can opt for the cash equivalent via Paypal instead!!  Giveaway runs from November 20, 12:01am EST to December 17, 11:59pm EST.  Open worldwide. If winner is outside the US, he/she will get the cash equivalent.  Must be 18 years or older to be eligible. * No purchase necessary. The winner will be randomly selected using Rafflecopter and entries will be verified. Winner will have 48 hours to reply to Bay Area Mommy's winner notification email in order to claim his/her prize. If no response is received, a … [Read more...]

Nook Simple Touch With Glowlight Review

Ever hate having to stop reading when things get dark or have to scrounge around for a book light?!  What about trying to read on your laptop and getting that bad glare?!  My least favorite is reading and touching newspapers because I always get black ink all over my fingers post-newspaper contact!  I do have to admit I haven't read a book, my Bible is the only exception, voluntarily for about...16 years!  I used to read books all the time, though nothing educational but I loved reading.  My parents had to pry the books out of my hands to get me to go to bed or ban books from the house to get me to play at the playground and not have my face buried in a book.  But sadly, when high school hit and reading specific books became a requirement, it no longer was fun and I stopped reading for pleasure.  So you must be wondering why I decided to do a review of a Nook e-reader.  The desire for an e-reader began when Honey was commuting to work … [Read more...]

Bay Area Mommy’s Birthday Celebration: iPad Giveaway

  Bay Area Mommy, who has now become a great blogging friend of mine, is celebrating her birthday today and so in honor of her birthday, she is giving away an iPad!  Pretty awesome right?!  This giveaway is hosted by Bay Area Mommy with co-hosts NYC Single Mom, The Frugal Pinoy and Confessions of a Messy Mama.  Good luck and hope you're the lucky winner! Prize: New iPad (or cash equivalent) Giveaway dates: September 16 (9PM EST) - October 7 (11:59PM EST) Eligibility: Worldwide. 18+. Void where prohibited. a Rafflecopter giveaway Disclosure: Kangaroo Mama is not responsible for prize fulfillment. For questions regarding this giveaway, please email Bay Area Mommy at isis@bayareamommy.net. … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Helpful Apps For Your DIY Projects

                Helpful Apps for Your DIY Projects Put your smartphone to work around the house! Between Youtube and Wikipedia, DIY is undergoing a revolution, as skilled craftspeople are able to transmit their knowledge to millions of people at almost no cost. The next wave of this revolution is in DIY smartphone apps, which can give you access to unprecedented resources and know-how, from wherever you are. Here are a few of our top picks for this year, for Android and iOS, that can change the way you do home improvement, DIY holiday decorations, and homemade crafts. 1. Fabric U (Android, iOS) If youíre working with unfamiliar fabric for clothing or interior decorating, there are many ways to get it wrongóso Fabric U is an excellent database to check with before you head to the fabric store. It includes care and usage information for over 120 different fabrics, so you get the right material for your project. It also … [Read more...]

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