Instax Share Smartphone Printer + $50 Sassy Steals GIVEAWAY!!!

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Have you seen the Fujifilm Instax Share Smartphone Printer?  I hadn't heard of it until this week, but now I totally want one! I don't know about you, but I take the vast majority of our family photos on my iPhone. The Instax is a printer that allows you to wirelessly print the cutest credit card sized photos (square too!)...from your phone!!!  Seriously, how cool is that? They're like little polaroids, totally adorable, and made so incredibly easy.   LOVE. I've joined up with some pretty awesome bloggers, so that you you can enter to win one, along with a $50 credit to Sassy Steals!  Wahoo!! Just follow the directions in the box below, making sure to read all terms before entering.  GOOD … [Read more...]

HP Pavilion x360 GIVEAWAY!!!

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This post is sponsored by HP. All opinions are 100% mine. ----- I'm SO SO excited!! I've been waiting for this day for a long time, and it's finally here! You've heard me talk about how much our family loves our HP Pavilion x360, and how we use it for EVERYTHING from planning trips to homework to movie nights to paying bills--it's incorporated itself into our family life, and we love it. Well....I am thrilled to tell you that HP is giving one lucky Simply Kierste reader their own HP Family Time Kit, including the  HP Pavilion x360 and HP Envy 5530 All-in-One Printer!!!  I'm already thrilled for the winner!! We  use the HP Envy printer ALL the time, and I especially love that you can … [Read more...]

Packing with Atlantic Luggage…and a GIVEAWAY!!!

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This post brought to you by Atlantic Luggage. All opinions are 100% mine. ----- Summer is quickly approaching, and that means traveling!! Whether it's a longer vacation or a short getaway, we like to plan several trips over the summer.  Next week we're headed to San Antonio to visit the Alamo, walk the Riverwalk, and go to Six Flags--and we can't wait!!! Traveling with six kids means A LOT of stuff,  and I always do my best to limit the amount of pieces of luggage we have to bring with us. When Atlantic Luggage issued me a "packing challenge", I couldn't resist.  They sent me a brand new piece of luggage to try out, and challenged me to see how much I could actually fit inside. My … [Read more...]

My Herbs are Growing! Gro-ables Update…

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This post brought to you by Gro-ables. All opinions are 100% mine. ----- Okay, so you know how nervous I was to venture into this world of gardening, and I'm feeling so encouraged!  I think I might even go so far as to remove "black thumb" from my name! ☺  I've been so pleased with my whole experience with Gro-ables. It was the perfect start for me, since they're designed for beginning gardeners, and the user process has been streamlined and simplified to take the guesswork out of gardening. I'm not quite ready to harvest, but I'm really looking forward to that day!  The basil smells SO yummy, and I'm totally counting down the days until I make some of my favorite recipes and try new … [Read more...]

My Gro-ables Herb Garden Update!

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This post brought to you by Gro-ables. All opinions are 100% mine. ----- I have some very exciting news to little herb garden is growing! This is BIG, I'm telling you. When I heard about Gro-ables, how easy they are to use, and that they're designed for beginning gardeners,  I couldn't wait to give them a try.  Since I'm not the world's best gardener, I usually rely on my husband to do  the gardening, but this time I wanted to do it all on my own. So...when I saw these cute little green sprouts popping up this week, I was more than thrilled.  That's basil you see there, yay!!! They really were so easy to plant, I almost couldn't believe it. I literally just peeled off the … [Read more...]

Silhouette Heat Transfer Promo & Portrait GIVEAWAY!

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I am an affiliate with Silhouette.  All opinions are 100% mine and mine alone. --  I love my Silhouette, use it ALL the time, so I am so happy when I get to give one away!  One lucky reader will win a Silhouette Portrait this week!!  All the details on how to enter will be at the bottom of the post. But first...let's talk PROMO!! This month is featuring heat transfer, which was one of the first products that I tried years ago when I first got my Silhouette. I can't tell you how freeing it was!  I was used to printing letters on paper, cutting them out, pinning them to material/felt, cutting them out again, then using an iron on transfer to get it on to the final product (shirts, bags, … [Read more...]

Fry Box Easter Baskets + Free Printable {Contributor: Chalkboardblue}

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Michelle from Chalkboardblue is sharing a fun twist on a Easter basket gift today... A fry box, decorated Easter-style! Here are some supplies you will need.: {You can put whatever treats you might like inside the Fry Box, and the labels and arrows are in a printable below for you!} There are even labels for Peeps! You can get your download of the Easter Labels here Arrows for Easter Enjoy! If you would like to see a Newborn Photoshoot I did of my daughter a few years ago, you can see that HERE With Much Love & Gratitude, … [Read more...]

THE TWINERY $150 Giftcard Giveaway!

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This post is sponsored by The Twinery.  All opinions are 100% mine. ----- I have two words for you...BAKER'S TWINE!!!  I am so excited to tell you that I've teamed up with some of my favorite bloggers to bring you a FABULOUSLY HUGE baker's twine giveaway...we're talking $150 to The Twinery, to choose whatever you want!!! Baker's Twine is the perfect accessory when it comes to packaging, and is incredibly versatile.  It can add just the right touch to any gift or package, and it's a simple addition that makes a huge difference.  The Twinery has an awesome selection--solid, striped, metallic, and more, plus tons of colors.  You can buy them in small increments, or large spools---whatever … [Read more...]

Growing Your Own Herbs with Gro-ables!

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This post brought to you by Gro-ables. All opinions are 100% mine. ----- Can I admit something to you?  I'm NOT a gardener.  My dad will totally attest to this, because I ruined his garden more than once as a teenager when he left me in charge of watering while he was out of town.  I married someone who is good at it, but me? Not so much.  However, I LOVE fresh herbs, so when I heard about Gro-ables, I was so excited about giving them a try!! Gro-ables is a new product from Miracle Gro that's easy to use, and designed for the beginning gardner.  (Or one with a black thumb.  ☺ ) It's perfect for growing edibles---herbs and vegetables--and they've simplified the process so it doesn't … [Read more...]


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This post was sponsored by Reese's. All opinions are 100% mine. ----- I can't believe it!!! I made it to Round 4 of the Reese's Baking Bracket Challenge!! THANK YOU, THANK YOU to everyone who has voted---you are amazing!!!   There are only four recipes left!!! If you'll take a minute to head on over and vote in Round 4 for my Nothing But Net Chocolate & Peanut Butter Brownie Bites, I would LOVE it.  You can vote once a day, plus, you can check out a bunch of yummy game day recipes, and be entered in a daily $100 Walmart Gift Card Giveaway! … [Read more...]