My Fire Safety Awareness Workshop @TheHomeDepot

On October 26, 2012, by Glenda Embree- BusyAtHome

On Saturday, my eleven-year-old and I visited The Home Depot to attend a free fire safety workshop they were offering in recognition of October being Fire Safety Awareness Month.  It was one of those experiences where I realized that I really hadn’t given this subject enough thought, since the move to our new house.  We [...]

Inexpensive Christmas Gift Ideas for iPad Users!! : a Pressman Toys iPieces Review and Give Away!

On October 25, 2012, by Glenda Embree- BusyAtHome

When I first won my iPad in an online giveaway, I kept it under lock and key.  No one was allowed to use it, except me, on pains of … well … pain.  :)  I couldn’t imagine turning my teenagers, or even my husband, loose to recklessly download apps willy-nilly and carelessly leave this awesome [...]

Be Still My Chocolate Heart! a See’s Candy Review and Give Away!!!

On October 21, 2012, by Glenda Embree- BusyAtHome

It’s no secret to any of you that one of my favorite taste sensations is chocolate.  As a matter of fact, it’s sort of a family joke, and tradition, all wrapped into one.  My sister and I, being firm believers in establishing family stories and traditions, have worked hard on keeping this one alive.  :) [...]

October is Fire Prevention Month – Are Your Home and Family Prepped?

On October 18, 2012, by Glenda Embree- BusyAtHome

Making sure your family and home are prepared to prevent fire and to know how to handle the situation if there is a fire, is SO important, but often something we’re not sure how to approach. October is Fire Prevention Month and Home Depot has some great resources and tips to help. Have you worked [...]

Gifts that Educate and Teach Compassion: Hearts4Hearts Girls Doll Review and Give Away

On October 17, 2012, by Glenda Embree- BusyAtHome

Hearts4Hearts Girls is a charitable doll line and fashion collection from Playmates Toys.  They sell eight authentically dressed, and very life-like, dolls that represent eight different countries.  Each doll has her own “story” which highlights some of the challenges of girls in her own culture and how she is working to overcome them.  These dolls [...]

The Ultimate All-in-One Kitchen Appliance! Homemade Ice Cream, Freshly Milled Flour, Smoothies, Grind Your Own Meat, Knead Bread Dough & More! My Blendtec Review and Give Away!

On October 13, 2012, by Glenda Embree- BusyAtHome

Talk about a dream machine!!!  I’ve been having a BLAST testing my new Blendtec Total Classic Blender with the WildSide jar and the Twister Jar accessory.  I have been putting them through the paces, so I could report to you about the quality of this powerful and versatile kitchen machine.  In case you hadn’t guessed, I am head-over-heels for [...]

Chocolate Strawberry Cloud Cupcakes! Everyday Dessert Made Special with Cool Whip Frosting

On October 12, 2012, by Glenda Embree- BusyAtHome

Thursday night is Grandkids Night.  No matter what other hubbub and chaos are happening the rest of the week, I know that Thursday night is just going to be smiles, hugs, fun and laughter and I never get tired of it.  I love having this established tradition and feel so blessed to have the grandchildren [...]

HP Deskjet 3052A Printer Review and Give Away! Birthday Give Away #1!

On October 6, 2012, by Glenda Embree- BusyAtHome

With our homeschool back in full swing, it was the perfect time to have an opportunity to test the HP Deskjet 3052A All-in-One Printer. I’ve kept it humming, printing Algebra exams and multiplication tests, as well as making posters and worksheets.  Whatever your printing needs, it will be hard to find a simpler to use, [...]

Teaching Kids the Power of Sharing: Kleenex’s Softness Worth Sharing Program Can Help

On October 3, 2012, by Glenda Embree- BusyAtHome

We’ve all had the experience of receiving unexpected, and so appreciated, gifts.  Moments of unforeseen acts of thoughtfulness can mean all the difference in making our way through difficult situations or just to perk up an otherwise “going-downhill-fast” kind of day. Our family was recently on the receiving end of such an act.  With my [...]

October 19th is Busy-at-Home’s Third Birthday! We’re Celebrating with Extraordinary Give Aways for You!

On September 28, 2012, by Glenda Embree- BusyAtHome

It’s been a crazy summer and fall shows no signs of easing the strain, but I can’t let October pass without telling you how much I appreciate all of you and the support you have shown as the blog has grown and evolved, these last three years.  Busy-at-Home readers rock!  There’s no doubt about it! [...]

Page 12 of 40« First...1011121314...203040...Last »
wordpress themes