Dollar Store Steals & Other Fab Finds

You won’t believe that these beautiful dishes only cost $1 each!  That is my first of four fab finds below to share.  And do you like popcorn?  I have found the most delicious one yet and it is also one of the most nutritious brands on the market.  Also a fun party popcorn twist and […]

Smart Simple Spring Cleaning/Get Organized Solutions

Manic: Clutter!  Closet clutter, under the kitchen sink junk, stacks, racks and sacks full of unorganized stuff! I am guilty of having such mountains of unorganized madness and it makes me manic and not managed! Managed: Taking a little bit of time each day this month to methodically to attack the stacks and regain control over all […]

Caring for the Caregiver

Have a caregiver in your family or a close friend who has suddenly become a caregiver for a loved one?  Caring for a beloved caregiver can help that person and the person being cared for tremendously.  I recently had the unexpected opportunity to do this and I was struck by the numerous ways a caregiver […]

Quick Giveaway Drawing Winner!

Thanks to all who entered our quick 24-hour giveaway drawing!  We did sort of a guy’s guy giveaway to celebrate Super Bowl season and we did it quickly because I will be taking a break from my blog for the rest of the month as I make my way to chilly Washington DC to help […]

Very Quick Giveaway Drawing Before My Getaway

Happy Monday.  Let’s do sort of a guy’s guy giveaway to celebrate Super Bowl yesterday plus I have found that my readers like it when I give away guy stuff at times.  Also after this drawing, I will be signing off on my blog for the rest of the month as I make my way […]

My Healthy Goals Include New California Design Den Sheets

A good night’s sleep.  It is one of life’s pleasures if you can get it.  My New Year’s resolution to be healthier overall includes cleaner eating (I have lost 10 pounds since I started this in November), less booze (not as hard as I thought it would be to decrease, I am happy to report), […]

Freebie Friday Winner!

It’s Friday so that means that it is Freebie Friday!!  Earlier this week we blogged that we would give away this official Starbucks cute and cozy mug and peppermint hot cocoa set!  If you entered the drawing then your name went in the drawing that we do through random.org!  We had a good group of […]

Another Anniversary! 26 Years & Counting-Why It Works

Happy 26th Wedding Anniversary to my hubs. What a journey it has been and as we approach a very different empty-nesting chapter in late 2020 (is that really next year?!).  I reflect on the peaks and valleys of a long-lasting marriage.  Wedded bliss days and some challenging times make a 26-year union so far something […]

New Year, New Batch of Prize Drawings

It’s a new year and managedmoms.com has great prizes to give away so let’s kick off this week with this sweet & sturdy official Starbucks mug/hot cocoa set. This is nice for a Valentine’s gift idea or wedding gift. Or keep for yourself to enjoy. This set comes with two sturdy glass Starbucks mugs with […]

New Year Mental Mantras Equals Good Goals

Happy 2019! Have you ever heard a quote or words of wisdom that you bookmark in your mind and maybe even implement because the words are smart, have heart and work?!  I have and I am thankful.  Instead of a firm New Year’s resolution, I am reflecting on key phrases, mantras, words of wisdom…whatever you […]

Last Minute Stocking Stuffers

Christmas is next week!  If Santa needs a little help with stuffing stockings, I’ve found some unique and fun ideas for all on your list.  I showed this fun array of ideas today on my Your Life Arizona morning show. Take a look… I recently heard about a unique boutique called In The Pink, located […]

Makeup Brush Set Winner!!

Thanks to all of you who entered the drawing this week for the the beautiful makeup brush set that is valued at $90!  This 10-piece set is made by Wet n Wild, is pretty in pink and makes the perfect holiday gift!   So who is our lucky winner today?  Who did random.org draw!!  The winner […]

Another Holiday Gift Giveaway Drawing!

We are deep in the season now!  So this week we are doing a drawing for a chance to win a beautiful makeup brush set that is valued at $90!  This 10-piece set is made by Wet n Wild and is pretty in pink… Want a chance to win this awesome holiday gift or keep […]

Santa Tote Bag Winner!

Thanks to all who entered!  These tote bags are hot items!  Before we announce the winner of this fun and festive Santa tote bag, we must thank Teresa with Teresa’s Creative Gifts for sharing this awesome prize with managedmoms.com to give away!  Be sure to check out her online unique gift boutique at this link!  […]

Another Holiday Gift Giveaway Drawing!

As promised, since we are in the season, here is another awesome holiday gift giveaway drawing!  Today’s item is another one of those festive, fun, oversized and beautiful holiday totes from the awesome Teresa’s Creative Gifts.  Teresa has my favorite online unique gift boutique ever!  Look how cute this tote will look under your Christmas […]