Disclosure: I received the following item in exchange for a review.  All opinions are always my own.

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Valentine’s Day is coming right up! While my husband and I don’t do a lot for each other on Valentine’s Day, we do celebrate it with the kids.  They each wake up to a chocolate chip muffin and one gift.  If you celebrate with your kids and are looking for a unique Valentine’s Gift then you simply must check out Six Sisters Beadworks.

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They offer custom made jewelry for children and also for women! I see many things on their site that I would love.  We were sent one of their customized bracelets for our daughter.

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We went with a simple, but elegant, Cuff Bracelet.

We had Six Sisters Beadworks engrave Kayla’s initials on the outside.

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But we chose a special message for her on the inside of her bracelet.

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Kayla loves her bracelet and we have been pleased with the quality of it so far.  Six Sisters Beadworks does carry items for kids and women, but I wanted to point out that they also have a nice selection of items for men and boys.  They are definitely a one-stop shop when you are looking for a unique Valentine’s Gift.

They even offer a page dedicated to helping you find that perfect Valentine’s Gift! I love the birthstone earrings and might consider those for a birthday gift for the girls. So pretty!

A little more about the company…

Classic heirloom pieces, personalized with names, initials, dates and birthstones crafted with only the finest materials of .925 Sterling Silver, 14k gold filled, genuine Swarovski Crystals, freshwater pearls and natural gemstones round out Michelle Bisesto’s jewelry designs, owner and jewelry designer of Six Sisters Beadworks.

Not only are you getting a lovely, unique gift..you are also supporting an amazing small business started by a mom of 10!  It doesn’t get much better than this…oh wait…it does actually because Six Sisters Beadworks is offering a $50 gift card to one lucky reader!

Enter below for your chance to win.

Kristen: Kristen is a wife, mom, blogger and Brand Ambassador. She has four children; 2 boys and 2 girls. Kristen enjoys her role as a stay-at-home mother. Her oldest children are home-schooled. Her interests include gardening, coffee, reading, cooking and finding new ways to be eco-friendly. You may contact Kristen at mudpiesandtiaras at gmail dot com. Click here to meet Kristen

Disclosure: I received these Valentine’s cards for kids at no cost.  All opinions are my own.

Our girls are now old enough that they no longer are handing out Valentine’s day cards.  I am not sure how that happened exactly.  (sob)

Our boys however, are still loving the cards and want to take them to their parties at school.  There is only one place I go when I want the best Valentine’s Day cards for kids.

Peaceable Kingdom.

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Hands down my favorite part about their cards is that they are romance free.  I’m sorry, but our kids are not going to hand out cards saying “You’re the one” etc…  I know, I know…it’s all in fun, but I would MUCH rather have cards that ARE fun.  Like these from Peaceable Kingdom.  They have the best cards for kids.

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These cards have a simple message like “let’s play” and the card itself is a portable game of Tic-Tac-Toe! How cute is that? As a bonus, I don’t have to come up with something edible or crafty to go with the card.

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These frog cards are cute too.  With fun messages like “You’re TOAD-Ally awesome” and “Hoppy Valentine’s Day” it’s easy to see why these are the best cards for kids.  And these frog cards, double as a bookmark!

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These cards come in packs of 28, which is perfect for most classrooms.  They have all sorts of cards to choose from…tattoo cards, animal cards, game cards, girl cards, boy cards…Peaceable Kingdom has you covered for the best cards for kids.

 

Kristen: Kristen is a wife, mom, blogger and Brand Ambassador. She has four children; 2 boys and 2 girls. Kristen enjoys her role as a stay-at-home mother. Her oldest children are home-schooled. Her interests include gardening, coffee, reading, cooking and finding new ways to be eco-friendly. You may contact Kristen at mudpiesandtiaras at gmail dot com. Click here to meet Kristen

Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample of the product for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the product.

One thing I’d really like to do this year is take better care of my skin.  I have good intentions, but then I get busy and I’m lucky just to wash my face before bed.  However, I know I need to do better if I want my skin to look and feel good.  So when I got the chance to try out some skin care products, I jumped at the chance.

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7th Heaven offers a variety of face masks that are both effective and economical.  My skin has been feeling really dull lately so I tried the Exfoliator & Masque first.  It contains crushed dead sea salt, grated orange peel, and ground black lava.  As soon as I opened the package, I noticed the yummy orange scent.  I massaged it into my skin and then let it dry for 15 minutes before rinsing it off.  It didn’t feel very grainy so I wasn’t sure how well it would exfoliate.  But when I rinsed it off, my skin felt very smooth, clean, and fresh!

I had the luxury of soaking in the tub last week so I thought it was the perfect opportunity to try out the Dead Sea Mud Pac.  This one is meant for combination and oily skin.  It combines seaweed, crushed dead sea salt, and pressed flowers.  It’s a hard drying mask which I liked.  My skin felt super clean and tight afterwards.

The smell of the Creamy Coconut mask made me think of the beach!  It uses pressed shea nut, pulped coconut, and ground cocoa to moisturize and hydrate skin.  It left my face super soft and supple.

All of these masks can be found at retailers like Walmart, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Kroger. They retail for $1.99.  That’s a great deal, especially considering I was able to get two uses out of each pack!

 

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Snowberry was founded by cosmetician Soraya Hendesi, who wanted to create natural skin care products that took advantage of advances in skin care science while also being environmentally friendly.  Snowberry products are not tested on animals and don’t, with the exception of honey and cultured pearl, contain any animal product.

I was really excited to try the New Radiance Face Serum with CuPEP.   Copper Tripeptide-1, which occurs naturally in the skin and which doesn’t cause a skin reaction, stimulates collagen and elastin production in the skin.  Snowberry developed a world-first delivery technology that ensures the safe delivery of the peptide into dermal cells.  It’s the only serum in the world with this technology, and  was also the only anti-ageing serum in the world, invited to be presented to the 23rd World Congress of Dermatology in Vancouver.  A trial, carried out by Dermatest Medical Research Institute in Germany, showed that the Serum helped to reduce wrinkle volume by an average of 25.6%!

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This clear serum has no scent and absorbed quickly into my skin.  It was not heavy or greasy feeling at all and left my skin feeling smooth and soft.  I have been using it for about 10 days now, in the morning and at night, and my skin definitely looks smoother and the lines around my eyes seem less noticeable.  I am very pleased with the results so far and can’t wait to see how my skin looks after a full month of using it!

The New Radiance Face Serum retails for $36.  You can purchase it and learn more about Snowberry’s full line of products at snowberryskincare.com.

Belinda is a wife, mom, blogger, and Brand Ambassador. She has six children including 5 boys and 1 girl. Belinda enjoys reading, photography, crafts and DIY projects, and watching her boys play soccer. You may contact Belinda at mudpiesand tiaras at gmail dot com. Click here to meet Belinda

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I am a huge fan of The Paisley Hanger Boutique. I have so many cute outfits. From leggings to sweatshirts to cardigans, I love everything I’ve gotten.

I have my eye on this adorable red cardigan. I think this will be my next purchase.

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Kristen: Kristen is a wife, mom, blogger and Brand Ambassador. She has four children; 2 boys and 2 girls. Kristen enjoys her role as a stay-at-home mother. Her oldest children are home-schooled. Her interests include gardening, coffee, reading, cooking and finding new ways to be eco-friendly. You may contact Kristen at mudpiesandtiaras at gmail dot com. Click here to meet Kristen

Product Guide 2017

Welcome to our 2017 Product Guide

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Kristen: Kristen is a wife, mom, blogger and Brand Ambassador. She has four children; 2 boys and 2 girls. Kristen enjoys her role as a stay-at-home mother. Her oldest children are home-schooled. Her interests include gardening, coffee, reading, cooking and finding new ways to be eco-friendly. You may contact Kristen at mudpiesandtiaras at gmail dot com. Click here to meet Kristen