Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Rookie Bake-Off Challenge

 Grab your aprons and start your ovens! Pillsbury´s first-ever Rookie Bake-Off® Challenge has just begun!
 The Rookie Bake-Off® Challenge consists of six weekly challenges, each providing you with a chance to win $500, 5 doable new recipes to vote on and use each week, and even inspiration from guest bloggers!
 To enter for your chance to win each week, visit to check out the weekly challenge and submit your entry! Just keep in mind...

The whole shebang! Submit a recipe, story, and photo.
A quick fix! Prep time in 30 minutes or less.
A lot for a little! Five ingredients, including at least one Pillsbury refrigerated dough product.
All that and more! Keep in mind creativity, consumer appeal, appearance, and include an inspiring story. 

To find more information and contest rules, visit

So roll up your sleeves and get cooking for your chance to win this week's $500 prize! Best of luck!
" I received these details from Pillsbury through MyBlogSpark"

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Cast Your Vote for the 45th Pillsbury Bake-Off Apron!

 Want to get involved in the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest without even having to turn on the oven? Cast your vote and help decide which apron will be worn by finalists as they compete for $1 million at the 45th Pillsbury Bake-Off in March!
Adding a dash of designer fashion, Pillsbury has asked three former contestants from a top fashion design reality show to compete in a "Runway Challenge" and help design the official apron to be worn by finalists at the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest.

 Althea Harper, Kara Janx and Carol Hannah Whitfield have each designed an apron to potentially be worn by the 100 finalists on the contest floor at the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest finals which take place March 25-27, 2012, in Orlando, FL.

 You can visit the Pillsbury Facebook page to vote for your favorite and help decide which design should become the official apron of the 45th Bake-Off Contest. Hurry and cast your vote before voting closes on Monday, October 17th!

Friday, October 7, 2011

Box Tops Prize Pack Review and Giveaway

 This school year, giving back to your school can be as easy as looking for the Red Spoon on your favorite Betty Crocker dessert mixes, the only brand in the baking aisle with Box Tops. Whether you´re collecting for new computers, library books, or a playground, through the Box Tops for Education program you can help make a difference.

Our family collects Box Tops for our schools and we have our family who don't have school age kids collect them for us as well. It's so easy to do because so many thing have the box tops on them. What makes it even better is that so many yummy things have the box tops on them.

We were able to review Betty Crockers brownies that were so yummy!

If you want to learn more about
Box Tops you can go to their website or their Facebook page.
If you want to learn more about all the cool stuff  Betty Crocker has you can go to their website or there Facebook.

Now for the giveaway, one lucky person is gonna win-
                            ~~Cupcake iclips
                            ~~Cupcake bag
                            ~~Cupcake notepads
                            ~~Box Tops for Education pencils
                           ~~Neoprene Lunch Sack

All you have to do is- " Please leave your email address so I can contact you if your the winner"
~Mandatory Entry is-  Be a follower of mine via GFC - 1 entry
~Extra Entry- Share which of your favorite  Betty Crocker dessert mixes you might buy to collect the Box Tops and help your local schools.-1 entry
~How might Box Tops for Education help improve a child´s school?- 1 entry
This giveaway will end 10/14 and the winner will then have 48 hrs to contact me or I will have to pick another winner.

"Disclosure: The Betty Crocker products, information, and giveaway have been provided by Betty Crocker through MyBlogSpark."

Pumpkin Patch

We took our kids to the Roloff  Farms Pumpkin Patch last weekend since we knew they wouldn't be so busy.  It was fun and not so busy as we already knew being that we have worked for them a couple of pumpkin seasons. They had a lot to do that was free. They also had 2 tours but it cost $6 a person for each tour and being we have been there done that we decided not to do it again. We didn't buy any pumpkins we thought it was kinda early.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Mixbook Custom Card, Invitation and Announcements Review">>
Mixbook is a leading photo products company that helps people create custom photo books, cards, and calendars. Whether starting from scratch, or using one of there thousands of professionally designed templates, every Mixbook product is 100% customizable. With Mixbook, you can truly Make It Your.

I was able to review there 5x7 photo cards, I decided to go with Christmas cards but they do have many to pick from such as announcement, many different holiday photo cards, invitations and many other cards  as well. The cards I ordered turned out cute! They also have calendars and photo books in different sizes to pick from that you can have made.

This is the card I had made, it's the front and back of the card in the picture above.


                     Photo Books

You can also check out their facebook page and their twitter profile.

If you want to order something or just look at what they have you can head on over to there page Mixbook

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using">>. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Fun da-middles cupcakes Review and Giveaway

Fun da-middles cupcakes taste so good. I honestly don't know how I thought they were gonna have to be made but I thought it would be hard and much to my surprise there was nothing to it at all. I thought they might still need frosting but there is just enough cream in the middle to make them taste perfect. We were able to try the vanilla cupcakes and now I can't wait to go buy the chocolate ones and try those as well. They were a hit with my family for sure!

They are available in three delicious flavors, Vanilla Cake with Creamy Chocolate Filling, Chocolate Cake with Creamy Vanilla Filling, and Vanilla Cake with Creamy Vanilla Filling, Fun da-middles cupcakes are a fun and portable treat that children can take everywhere they go! 

With Fun da-middles, you´ll never need to frost cupcakes again. Because after all, it´s what´s on the inside that matters. 
You can download a printable coupon for $0.85 off new Betty Crocker Fun da-middles over, HERE 

You can even visit Betty Crocker TV on YouTube to check out a great how-to video on making Betty Crocker Fun da-middles.

Now on to the great part which is that one of you lucky people will have a chance to win-
~One sample of new Betty Crocker Fun da-middles cupcake mix
~One cupcake pan
~One oven mitt
~One package of cupcake liners
~One box of cupcake gift notes

How you can win all this awesome stuff you ask? "Please leave your email address so I can contact you if your the winner of this prize pack"
~Mandatory entry- Be a public follower of mine- 1 entry
~Share an upcoming event or gathering at which you would most like to debut the new Betty Crocker Fun da-middles cupcakes- 1 entry
~ Like Betty Crocker´s Facebook Page- 1 entry
This will end on October 8, 2011, the winner will then have 48hrs to send me there info or I will have to pick a new one
"Disclosure: the information, prize pack and giveaway have all been provided by Betty Crocker through MyBlogSpark"