Terrapin Ridge Farms Gourmet Dips & Sauces Giveaway #greatturkeyescape

Terrapin Ridge Mustards

Welcome to The Great Turkey Escape Hop hosted by Cheap Is The *New* Classy! A bunch of cool bloggers have come together to bring you this awesome Thanksgiving themed giveaway hop! With NO TURKEY!

How Was Your Day? has partnered with the amazing Terrapin Ridge Farms to provide a tasty and delicious prize pack.  One super lucky winner will receive the following collection of their Gourmet Dips, Sauces, and Snacks:

  • Ginger, Miso, & Honey Dressing
  • Tart Cherry, Rosemary, and Apple Glaze
  • Sweet Heat Salsa
  • Roasted Garlic & Poblano Salsa
  • Sweet Beet & Horseradish Mustard
  • Peach Honey Mustard Pretzel Dip
  • Cinnamon Sugar Pita Crisps
  • Sea Salt Pita Crisps

Terrapin Ridge Roasted Garlic and Poblano Salsa

These are gourmet quality items.  This package of tasty snacks and treats from Terrapin Ridge Farms is valued at more than $50.  Look for my full review shortly. 

Ready to enter?  Do so in the Rafflecopter form after the jump. 

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Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook Giveaway #WintersComing – US/Can


Welcome to
Winter's Coming Giveaway Hop hosted by Planet Weidknecht andGoing Crazy!! Wanna Go??!!
Here at HWYD, we have a really fun prize – The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook!  This is the perfect book for any vintage lover, Mad Men fan, or way cool person on your gift list.  This is also a wonderful gift for the men in your life. 
Learn to make retro foods seen on the Mad Men show, Oysters Rockefeller, Steak Tartare, Hearts of Palm salad, and more.  You'll also learn to make classic cocktails like martinis, Old Fashioned, Irish Coffee, and mint juleps, among others. 
You could have one heck of an awesome holiday party
 with this Unofficial Mad Men cookbook.  Ready to enter?  Do so in the Rafflecopter after the jump.

LightAir Ionflow 50 Signature Air Purifier Revisited

Recently, I had friends over.  When they saw my LightAir Ionflow 50 Signature Air Purifier system, we had a very intriguing and intellectual conversation that went something akin to this:

Them:  “What is that?” 

Me: “What?”

Them, a little louder “What is that?”

Me, rolling my eyes: “What is what?” 

When I went into the living room, I saw that they were checking out my LightAir Ionflow 50 Signature Air Purifier system.   They were also trying to figure out how to turn it on, as they thought it was a lamp.  Once I explained that it was an air filter, my friends wanted to know more.   

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Start Saving For Home Repairs

Saving for Home Repairs

Saving for home repairs is a great habit to start.  Some home repair and improvement projects are planned for months or even years in advance. Other home repairs seem to sneak up on us when we least expect them. Either way, the most stressful component of most home repairs is the cost. Too often, you end up spending more than you bargained for.

Be Prepared for Disaster

Home ownership is expensive. You pay your mortgage, insure the property and pay taxes. On top of that, you perform routine maintenance projects that keep everything running smoothly. Unfortunately, despite your best efforts, something is going to go wrong sooner or later, and it’s usually at the worst possible time. If you volunteer to make Thanksgiving dinner for the family, your oven will suddenly go on the fritz. If you open up your home to visiting relatives, it’s a sure bet you’ll discover rotten boards beneath the toilet in the main bathroom. These experiences may be stressful, but they can represent opportunities as well.

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Win a Phone Call from Santa Giveaway #Missiongiveaway


One of the great joys of Christmas is going to see Santa.  How great would it be to get a phone call with Santa for your kids?

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Get a personalized phone call with Santa

With My Santa's Calling you can keep the magic going all year! You can have your child, friend, or family member receive a personalized phone call from Santa* throughout the year! There are several packages to choose from including:

  • 15 minute personalized phone call from Santa
  • 15 minute personalized call and MP3 recording emailed to you
  • 15 minute personalized call and MP3 recording mailed to you on a keepsake mini CD that can be hung on the tree!
  • 30 minute personalized phone call from Santa and MP3 recording mailed to you on a keepsake mini CD (up to 4 children)

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Fab Five Gift Baskets Ideas

Gift baskets are a great choice for certain people on your holiday gift list. It never fails. It seems like every year, there’s that really hard to buy for person on your list. The rub is that it ends up being someone like a neighbor, the babysitter, or your boss. 

Here are 5 great types of gift baskets for anyone on your list. 

Spa Gift Basket

Beauty Gift Basket – This could be just about anything! Fill it with great, pampering bath items. Or gather up all the supplies one would need to do a manicure at home. Maybe you know a nail polish fanatic and they’d love some new colors. 

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$450 in Abe’s Market Gift Cards Giveaway #NaturalLiving


Abe's Market is an amazing online marketplace to find all your unique and favorite natural products. They connect buyers who are seeking amazing natural products directly with the people who make them. At Abe's Market you can not only discover fantastic natural products, you also have the unique opportunity to learn the story behind them, directly from the product's creators. Each of the Noise Girls were provided with different products to try out, from organic clothing to sumptuous foods, storage solutions to candles, eco-friendly kids activities to green toys. We were able to try them all! Be sure to check out the Noise Girls reviews to catch a glimpse of Abe's Market amazing product selection. Noise Girls fans will have a chance to win $650 in Abe's Market gift cards during the Abe's Market Natural Living Event!

To celebrate our Abe's Market Natural Living event, the Noise Girls will be hosting a #NaturalLiving Twitter party on October 30th at 8pm EST where you will have a chance to win Abe's Market Gift Cards. Please go here to RSVP for our Twitter party!

The giveaway is open to the contiguous US and will close at 11:59pm EST on November 5th. Go here for your chance to win! 

If you’re interested in having your brand or product featured in a Noise Girls event, please contact us at [email protected] We would love to discuss further possibilities with you!

OOTS Lunchbox – To Lunch in Style

Oots Lunchbox
One of the things I am always on the lookout for is a cute or handy way to bring my lunch. I don’t like the idea of single use plastic or paper items, so I tend to bring my lunch in a re-usable satchel with re-usable containers and utensils. I just received a new OOTS lunchbox – the Blue Deluxe Lunch Kit – and I thought it was really cute.
 I have a big confession to make. I love to go out to lunch. I love to go, in the middle of the day, and have a nice meal. I don’t particularly care for fast food, but if I could go to a restaurant, be waited on, and have a tasty hot meal at lunch, every day, I would do that. And then, after I had my lovely meal, I would drift off for a nap…