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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Protect Your Privacy With Wonder Wallet

I've seen a blurb about the Wonder Wallet before and so it's quite interesting to hold it and use it for myself and see how it works.

This Wonder Wallet definitely holds many cards. For mine, it holds 12, but I suppose it depends on how flat your cards are.
With my original wallet, I had so many cards, I had to choose which ones I was going to carry, the wonder wallet gives me more freedom to bring all my cards, or the ones that I need anyway.

It's a good size wallet and definitely big enough for quite the bit of cash!
The opening to keep your money seems loose, maybe there could be a clip or adjustment in that area so my money will not fall out.
So far the wallet does remain flat with everything in it.
I hope the plastic inlets for the cards will not rip because it is a little hard to remove a card when you want to use it.

I have nothing to use to try out the RFID chip, but that's a great feature to have in our society today!

Pros: 
Easy to spot your cards
Genuine Leather
RFID blocking
Slim design

Cons:
Money area too loose




Do you like your wallet? Do you own one of these wonder wallets? 

More about the Wonder Wallet:
Wonder Wallet is the amazingly slim RFID wallet that holds twice as much and is twice as thin as a regular wallet! The secret is Wonder Wallet's patented design that lays cards out like a photo album, so you can see everything at a glance. And because the Wonder Wallet holds up to 24 credit cards, you'll always have plenty of space to carry everything you want. Stop pulling, tugging or fumbling to get that card out - with the Wonder Wallet, everything you need is right at your fingertips!










Learn More: Wonder Wallet 



I received the wallet above to facilitate this review.  No other compensation has been exchanged.


Colette is a busy mom of 2 kids focusing solely on being a mom. She hails from the Caribbean and now balances the full life of being a SAHM and dabbling in odd jobs to help around the home. She enjoys sharing her memories, hopes, food, travel, entertainment, and product experiences on her blog. Please read my disclosure 
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Sunday, September 27, 2015

If I Told You My Story - Monday's #Music For The Soul

Friday after dropping my daughter off for her dance class, I decided to drive home, until it was time to pick her up.

I was listening to music along the way and when I reached home, I just sat in the driveway. There was a feeling that came back as when I was single and feeling bereft.

I felt completely alone, friendless, familyless....odd.

Then I realize I have no fun at all.  I do enjoy my own company - says the introvert, but I simply don't go out and hang out with others and have fun! When I go out, it's always to an event and that's usually and event for my kids, church, school etc.

I need to go out, eat cake, get drunk and dance.

Does that sound bad? weird?  But that's what I felt in that hour of sitting there reading. It was a beautiful evening, but my spirit was trying to peak around a corner for something more.


I hope I find that something more.


Welcome y'all to Monday. Right now, it's Sunday :)

Music theme: FREEBIE





If I told you my story
You would hear hope that wouldn't let go
If I told you my story
You would hear love that never gave up
If I told you my story
You would hear life but it wasn't mine

If I should speak then let it be

Of the grace that is greater than all my sin
Of when justice was served and where mercy wins
Of the kindness of Jesus that draws me in
To tell you my story is to tell of Him

If I told you my story
You would hear victory over the enemy
If told you my story
You would hear freedom that was won for me
If I told you my story
You would hear life overcome the grave

If I should speak then let it be

This is my story this is my song praising my Savior all the day long




Welcome to today's music.  I hope Monday find you with a smile and music to begin your week with light steps. 
I'm always coming to visit everyone on the linky so don't worry if I'm a bit late! 

CONGRATULATIONS to this week's spotlight dancer!
Ramona from Create with Joy! WELCOME RAMONA!!!! Woo Hoo and she has chosen the theme for this Monday and that is "Songs that tell a Story"!
Don't forget to visit the spotlight dancer in the #1 spot. Soon it might be your turn.  And also Sign Our 4M's Social Network Help Linky!
Spotlight Dancers
Thank you for visiting and I'll visit you soon! 

Hosts: 
Marie @XmasDolly
Cohost:
Colette @JamericanSpice
Naila Moon / Michelle - Just The Stuff Ya Know
Cathy Kennedy Is taking a hiatus as co-host, but will still be dancing with us.

Honorary Co-host: Thank you Becca and Welcome Danielle - Royalegacy

Steps:
1. Visit YouTube (or other) and get your music for the theme of the week
2. Grab our "Monday's Music Moves Me" button (above) 
3. Add your post to the linky - follow the hosts and grab our buttons. Leave a note so we can follow you back
4. Visit each other and leave a comment or whatever you want to do to let them know you were there. See if they have the same music style as you. Enjoy the music! 


Aloha

Colette is a busy mom of 2 kids focusing solely on being a mom. She hails from the Caribbean and now balances the full life of being a SAHM and dabbling in odd jobs to help around the home. She enjoys sharing her memories, hopes, food, travel, entertainment, and product experiences on her blog. Please read my disclosure 
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Saturday, September 26, 2015

Laura J Designs Jewelry #Giveaway - Winner's Choice of Product $100 Value

I'm bare. I should adorn myself more, but I have no idea where my desire has gone. It rarely visits.

My family on the other hand, are always adorned! Sometimes I wonder where they get the money!


I do love beautiful jewelry though. Maybe if I could find something that delights me, I'd keep it attached to my person more often.

Come and enter the Laura J Designs Jewelry #Giveaway - Winner's Choice of Product $100 Value

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Sponsor: Laura J Designs

Prize: Winners Choice of Piece of Jewelry up to $100 in Value

Laura J Designs is a company selling modern, yet timeless Artisan jewelry for the fashion-conscious women who appreciate their uniqueness. Most of their clients are re-sellers: upscale shop owners, Galleries, Catalogs featuring handmade craft, Boutiques and Museum shops, but they do work with private customers as well.

Their jewelry is all hand wrought from conception of design to production: including creating the shapes for designs, soldering, polishing, hammering with different textures and connecting stones with wire wrapping.

They use Sterling, 14K Gold Filled and semi-precious gemstones. All of their creations are designed by Laura and made in her Philadelphia Studio by herself and a team of two crafty ladies.

Dates: 9/26-10/10
Open to: US Residents 18+
Enter to win using the widget below. Good luck!



Disclosure: JamericanSpice did not receive compensation for this post and is not responsible for prize fulfillment.

Colette is a busy mom of 2 kids focusing solely on being a mom. She hails from the Caribbean and now balances the full life of being a SAHM and dabbling in odd jobs to help around the home. She enjoys sharing her memories, hopes, food, travel, entertainment, and product experiences on her blog. Please read my disclosure 
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Sunday, September 20, 2015

Same Power - Bridges The #Music Monday Mood

I found out the source of most of my heavy fatigue. Not good, but things will work out I'm sure.

I still don't have a stove - hoping that will be fixed soon. I feel absolutely alien, not being able to cook!

Our old car has been such a blessing. It takes us where we want to go. A lady from school called her 'old red' haha.
To me, she is old faithful.  I hope we can get vehicles serviced and ready to handle the family activities.

No school tomorrow. Maybe I will sleep in???
As if that ever happens! Have a GREAT week y'all!

Welcome to MMMM. Our theme: FREEBIE - Share whatever music you want.



I can see
Waters raging at my feet
I can feel
The breath of those surrounding me
I can hear
The sound of nations rising up
We will not be overtaken
We will not be overcome

I can walk
Down this dark and painful road
I can face
Every fear of the unknown
I can hear
All God's children singing out
We will not be overtaken
We will not be overcome

The same power that rose Jesus from the grave
The same power that commands the dead to wake
Lives in us, lives in us
The same power that moves mountains when He speaks
The same power that can calm a raging sea
Lives in us, lives in us
He lives in us, lives in us

We have hope
That His promises are true
In His strength
There is nothing we can't do
Yes, we know
There are greater things in store
We will not be overtaken
We will not be overcome

The same power that rose Jesus from the grave
The same power that commands the dead to wake
Lives in us, lives in us
The same power that moves mountains when He speaks
The same power that can calm a raging sea
Lives in us, lives in us
He lives in us, lives in us

Greater is He that is living in me
He's conquered our enemy
No power of darkness
No weapon prevails
We stand here in victory

The same power that rose Jesus from the grave
The same power that commands the dead to wake
Lives in us, lives in us
The same power that moves mountains when He speaks
The same power that can calm a raging sea
Lives in us, lives in us
He lives in us, lives in us






Welcome to today's music.  I hope Monday find you with a smile and music to begin your week with light steps. 
I'm always coming to visit everyone on the linky so don't worry if I'm a bit late! 

CONGRATULATIONS to this week's spotlight dancer!
Ramona from Create with Joy! WELCOME RAMONA!!!! Woo Hoo and she has chosen the theme for this Monday and that is "Songs that tell a Story"!
Don't forget to visit the spotlight dancer in the #1 spot. Soon it might be your turn.  And also Sign Our 4M's Social Network Help Linky!
Spotlight Dancers
Thank you for visiting and I'll visit you soon! 

Hosts: 
Marie @XmasDolly
Cohost:
Colette @JamericanSpice
Naila Moon / Michelle - Just The Stuff Ya Know
Cathy Kennedy Is taking a hiatus as co-host, but will still be dancing with us.

Honorary Co-host: Thank you Becca and Welcome Danielle - Royalegacy

Steps:
1. Visit YouTube (or other) and get your music for the theme of the week
2. Grab our "Monday's Music Moves Me" button (above) 
3. Add your post to the linky - follow the hosts and grab our buttons. Leave a note so we can follow you back
4. Visit each other and leave a comment or whatever you want to do to let them know you were there. See if they have the same music style as you. Enjoy the music! 



Aloha

Colette is a busy mom of 2 kids focusing solely on being a mom. She hails from the Caribbean and now balances the full life of being a SAHM and dabbling in odd jobs to help around the home. She enjoys sharing her memories, hopes, food, travel, entertainment, and product experiences on her blog. Please read my disclosure 
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Saturday, September 19, 2015

Kill Cliff Cold Brew Coffee #Giveaway

I would like to taste these Kill Cliff Cold Brew. Who knows, I might or might not like :)

The most epic cold brew coffee ever captured in a can. It’s coffee as coffee should be — Slow brewed for 24 hours from 100% super premium Arabica beans (the bigger, badder bean), Kill Cliff’s killer cold brew is Fair Trade Certified™ so your conscience can feel good with each sip.




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Kill Cliff was developed by a Navy SEAL and is committed to giving back to the military community as much as possible. In keeping with our roots we donate primarily to the Navy SEAL Foundation but also give to various other military and veteran-based charities. This pledge continues to grow through new partnerships and nationwide sponsorships of charitable events. In fact we often have charitable giveaways taking place on our DEALS page. Our goal is to be the largest single contributor to the Navy SEAL Foundation each year.


Sponsor: Kill Cliff
Prize: Winners Choice of Flavor of Kill Cliff Cold Brew Coffee Case RV $67
Dates: 9/19-10/3
Open to: US Residents 18+
Enter to win using the widget below. Good luck!



Colette is a busy mom of 2 kids focusing solely on being a mom. She hails from the Caribbean and now balances the full life of being a SAHM and dabbling in odd jobs to help around the home. She enjoys sharing her memories, hopes, food, travel, entertainment, and product experiences on her blog. Please read my disclosure 
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Red Robin $75 GC #Giveaway - You Eat - We Give

There are quite  a bit of fundraising going on for schools right now. This is a good thing, but there need to be more options and a better way to get it done. 

I'm not a sales person, so it's not fun for me stalking my neighbors along with my kids to make sales for their school. I dread it. 

I do however love that local businesses are helping to fundraise for our schools. 

Are you good at fundraising?

Come and enter the Red Robin $75 GC #Giveaway - You Eat - We Give 



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Sponsor: Red Robin
Prize: $75 Red Robin Gift Card
Dates: 9/19-10/3
Open to: US Residents 18+
Enter to win using the widget below. Good luck!



Colette is a busy mom of 2 kids focusing solely on being a mom. She hails from the Caribbean and now balances the full life of being a SAHM and dabbling in odd jobs to help around the home. She enjoys sharing her memories, hopes, food, travel, entertainment, and product experiences on her blog. Please read my disclosure 
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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

iCoffee Opus Single Serve Brewer #Giveaway

I drink coffee - only when other people buy it , or on Sundays after church when it's already made in the kitchen :)

My husband would definitely like this but he is addicted and I want him to not be that way, so maybe he should watch his budget right?

Come and enter to win the iCoffee Opus Single Serve Brewer #Giveaway! Do you already own a brewer? Do you make your own coffee or purchase more often?
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iCoffee Opus Single Serve Brewer Giveaway!

iCoffee Opus Giveaway
Sponsored by: iCoffee

ONE lucky person will win an iCoffee Opus Single Serve Brewer.

iCoffee Opus features: -SpinBrew technology; spins, steams and stirs inside the cup -Dial-a-Brew; 4 to 12 ounces, in 1/2 ounce increments -75 ounce water reservoir -Automatic shut-off -Energy saver mode -Removable drip tray -Works with; K-Cup, OneCup, RealCup -One year manufacturer's warranty

Included: iCoffee Opus Bonus iCup reusable cup 6-count variety coffee pod starter pack
Thoughts and Reviews received an iCoffee Opus Single Serve Brewer, which you can read here. The iCoffee Opus is awesome! Thoughts and Reviews is in love with my iCoffee Opus and would definitely recommend it. Whether you have used single serve brewers before or this would be your first time, this is a must-have item.

Giveaway dates: September 16th through October 1st at 11:59 PM EST.
Open to: United States residents
GOOD LUCK!
Disclosure: Thoughts and Reviews did receive an iCoffee in exchange for honest review. However, was not paid for the giveaway. The sponsor will be responsible for shipment of prize, not Thoughts and Reviews or any of the other bloggers participating. The giveaway dates are 9/16 – 10/1. Open to US residents. The winner will be emailed after the giveaway ends. If no response is received within 24 hours, a new winner will be selected. This giveaway is not associated with Facebook, Twitter, or any other social media.

Colette is a busy mom of 2 kids focusing solely on being a mom. She hails from the Caribbean and now balances the full life of being a SAHM and dabbling in odd jobs to help around the home. She enjoys sharing her memories, hopes, food, travel, entertainment, and product experiences on her blog. Please read my disclosure 
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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Birthday With a Blue Bow - Wordless Wednesday

For my husband's birthday. I think I did a few things for him. Hoping to make him feel special. I try to make all the family feel special on their day.

I did get him breakfast in bed, and at the end of the day I tried to slip a cake in there for him. And of course he LOVES chocolate.

My birthday cake wouldn't be chocolate, but you give what they love right :)

Hope you do feel special and appreciated most of the time ma man.




What do you like to do or receive on your birthday? 




Colette is a busy mom of 2 kids focusing solely on being a mom. She hails from the Caribbean and now balances the full life of being a SAHM and dabbling in odd jobs to help around the home. She enjoys sharing her memories, hopes, food, travel, entertainment, and product experiences on her blog. Please read my disclosure 
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Monday, September 14, 2015

I'll Tell You A Story In Song - #Music For The Soul On Mondays

Some of these days are rough and some are great. I understand the balance of them.

But I'm praying we'll have enough money to get the vehicles fixed, the stove either looked at or change out, because one of the burners caught on fire. It's quite  a few years old. I don't think I should use the other burners, so I haven't been cooking for the past few days. DH thinks it would be okay to use.

When I saw the fire, I didn't panic, but afterward I was shaking like a leaf!

I despise fast food. I have always enjoyed cooking and even our leftovers were finger licking good!


The little things keep piling up and I could use your prayers my dears.

Welcome to another Monday's Music Moves Me.


Theme: Songs that tell a story.




Late one night she started to cry and thought "He ain't coming home"
She was tired of the lies, tired of the fight
But she didn't wanna see him go
She fell on her knees and said
I haven't prayed since I was young
But "Lord above I need a miracle"

(Chorus)
Well no matter who you are
And no matter what you've done
There will come a time
When you can't make it on your own
And in your hour of desperation
Know you're not the only one
Prayin' "Lord above, I need a miracle"
I need a miracle

He lost his job and all he had in the fall of '09
Now he feared the worst, that he would lose his children and his wife
So he drove down deep into the woods and thought he'd end it all
And prayed, "Lord above, I need a miracle"

Chorus

He turned on the radio to hear a song for the last time
He didn't know what he was looking for even what he'd find
And the song he heard it gave him hope and strength to carry on
And on that night, they found a miracle
They found a miracle

And in your hour of desperation
Know you're not the only one
Prayin' "Lord above, I need a miracle"
Lord above, I need a miracle




Welcome to today's music.  I hope Monday find you with a smile and music to begin your week with light steps. 
I'm always coming to visit everyone on the linky so don't worry if I'm a bit late! 

CONGRATULATIONS to this week's spotlight dancer!
Ramona from Create with Joy! WELCOME RAMONA!!!! Woo Hoo and she has chosen the theme for this Monday and that is "Songs that tell a Story"!
Don't forget to visit the spotlight dancer in the #1 spot. Soon it might be your turn.  And also Sign Our 4M's Social Network Help Linky!
Spotlight Dancers
Thank you for visiting and I'll visit you soon! 

Hosts: 
Marie @XmasDolly
Cohost:
Colette @JamericanSpice
Naila Moon / Michelle - Just The Stuff Ya Know
Cathy Kennedy Is taking a hiatus as co-host, but will still be dancing with us.

Honorary Co-host: Thank you Becca and Welcome Danielle - Royalegacy

Steps:
1. Visit YouTube (or other) and get your music for the theme of the week
2. Grab our "Monday's Music Moves Me" button (above) 
3. Add your post to the linky - follow the hosts and grab our buttons. Leave a note so we can follow you back
4. Visit each other and leave a comment or whatever you want to do to let them know you were there. See if they have the same music style as you. Enjoy the music! 


Aloha

Colette is a busy mom of 2 kids focusing solely on being a mom. She hails from the Caribbean and now balances the full life of being a SAHM and dabbling in odd jobs to help around the home. She enjoys sharing her memories, hopes, food, travel, entertainment, and product experiences on her blog. Please read my disclosure 
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Friday, September 11, 2015

Restaurant.com $100 GC September #Giveaway Event- 2 Winners!

Do you go on date nights? I wish my hubs would lead the adult date nights prep while I do the kids. Maybe sometime I'd take him out to a nice restaurant if I can make my own money or win a nice card like this one.

Here is your chance to win in the September $100 Restaurant #Giveaway - 2 Winners!



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SEPTEMBER $100 Restaurant Giveaway Event 2 Winners

What would you do with a gift card to Restaurant .com? One winner will win $100 to use at Restaurant. com. and another winner will get $25
Restaurant.com offers a national directory including thousands of restaurants and a number of exclusive online merchants. Your customers can search for restaurants by state, city, neighborhood, zip code, cuisine type, or restaurant name. Restaurant.com also offers Specials by Restaurant.com, the latest in dining bundles, travel, and entertainment deals with top brands.
Disclosure/Disclaimer: This site or any other site associated with this event has in no way been compensated for the preceding information. This giveaway is valid where allowed by law, open to anyone who is able to shop via Restaurant.com and who is over 18 years of age. Two winners will be randomly selected notified via email, and will have until two days later to reply. If there is no reply another winner will be randomly selected. Please use your real email address if you are serious about winning this. Winners are posted on the MyPoshMedia site and, not on the entry widget itself, unless the winner wishes otherwise. Thanks so much! Do you want to add a prize to the giveaway to make it even better? This is a great opportunity to market your business to hundreds of thousands of people if your item is valued at over $100. Contact Ms Posh at Myposhmedia(dot)com




Colette is a busy mom of 2 kids focusing solely on being a mom. She hails from the Caribbean and now balances the full life of being a SAHM and dabbling in odd jobs to help around the home. She enjoys sharing her memories, hopes, food, travel, entertainment, and product experiences on her blog. Please read my disclosure 
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Evgie Wall Decals - Transform Any Wall Into Art - #Giveaway

I have always wanted to decorate my kids room, the kitchen and the living room.  Of course I wanted a boy theme for the boy and a nice girl theme for the girl. Something that wouldn't be too baby like when they get older and we still live in the same house. 

I remember the first time I saw the wall decor like Evgie and wished I could afford them! 

But one day they'll be in the budget. But for now, come enter the Evgie Wall Decals - Transform Any Wall Into Art - #Giveaway for your chance to win these exciting designs! 


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Welcome to our Evgie Wall Decals Giveaway!

We are so excited for you to join us.
  Evgie and Ev her partner, specialize in making any room in your home feel vibrant and come alive with their beautiful wall art. The designs they offer are handcrafted and can be tailored to any interior wall in your home. The shown of craftsmanship and passion is in each design they present. Through their inspired illustrations, Evgie Wall Decals makes the impossible become possible. From children's playrooms, bedrooms, living room, wall quotes and more, Evgie will capture your space with her stunning artwork. Looking to beautify a nursery? Evgie has new designs like the Bears with Honey Pot Wall Stickers. Imagine having your baby wake up in a room filled with this much cuteness. So Adorable! Bears with Honey Pot Wall Stickers Nothing says, I love you more than this Teddy Bears Wall Decal. Five, fury friendly bears enjoying life in this playful design. Teddy Bears Wall Decals
Oh how I love Pandas! This Panda Bear Decal is delightful!
It brings happiness and full of cuddles to any nursery.
Panda Wall Stickers
Looking to bring a safari full of colorful animals into a room?
The Tropical Jungle Wall Decal would be perfect for a playroom or nursery.
Tropical Jungle Wall Decals
Looking for a decal that would be out-of-this-world?
Custom Flag Outer Space Wall Decals
Only if living under the ocean floors could be this much fun.
The Ocean Friends Wall Decal is the only place you will see cats scuba diving and monkeys in a submarine.
Ocean Friends Wall Decals
So as you see, Evgie pays attention to detail closely. Her illustrations are precise.
The decals are more than just stickers on a wall, it's a piece of art.
They use very high quality material when producing her wall designs. Evgie and Ev also can customize colors, shapes, sizes, add or remove elements and draw from hand.
So who is ready for a giveaway?
Two of our lucky readers will have a chance to win $120 gift certificate to use on Evgie.com.
Our Giveaway is open to U.S., Canada and World Wide
This giveaway will end on October 2nd, 2015 at 12am est.
My fellow bloggers and I would like to thank you for entering and wish you luck!
Please enter by the Giveaway Tools form below.
** Winners that are selected from U.S. and Canada will receive free shipping 
The blog, Sunshine and Flip Flops and her fellow bloggers promoting, will not be liable for prize fulfillment/shipment. Sunshine and Flip Flops received monetary compensation for advertisement of this giveaway. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and any other social media are not affiliated with this giveaway. If you have any questions please contact the host of this giveaway Michele (mdickerson316@gmail.com) directly.



Colette is a busy mom of 2 kids focusing solely on being a mom. She hails from the Caribbean and now balances the full life of being a SAHM and dabbling in odd jobs to help around the home. She enjoys sharing her memories, hopes, food, travel, entertainment, and product experiences on her blog. Please read my disclosure 
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