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The Bouqs Company

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The Bouqs Company is a new flower service that is bringing quality, simplicity, and a little romance to online flowers. The company is solving a basic problem: buying flowers online today is a terrible experience. Here’s how The Bouqs Company has fixed that:
TheBouqs.com makes flower ordering easy, and enjoyable: Other companies suck you in with a $19.99 ad, but you end up paying $94.50 due to shipping, ‘care’ charges, and silly upsells. At TheBouqs.com, every Bouq is $40 with free shipping. A curated selection and 3-clicks to-check-out makes it easier than ever, and they help you know which flowers fit each occasion. And the site, unlike every other flower site, is beautiful. Check out TheBouqs.com - you’ll see what I mean.
TheBouqs.com offers super-fresh, premium flowers: Typically, flowers bought in retail or from many online stores are already 2-weeks-dead by the time you buy them. The seller, of course, gives you the oldest stems they have. At The Bouqs Company, they cut the flowers…

List Giant

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List Giant is the very best way for direct marketers and companies that use direct marketing to get superior lists and achieve their marketing goals. The user-friendly online portal lets you choose list demographics from all of the giant databases (millions and millions of Consumer and Business records) and define over 200 selects when building your lists, making it easy to design the perfect marketing list to target customers looking for your products and services. List Giant is the most efficient and easy to use count and order system to generate targeted marketing lists that really convert. If you are looking to increase your sales and reach your target market, give them a call at 1-800-383-1381 and get started today!

Kendall Schmidt Is Choosing TuneCore

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Artist, singer and trending Internet star Kendall Schmidt is choosing TuneCore music publishing to release his new band Heffron Drive's debut album and first single "Parallel". Now available on iTunes, the album was played live at multiple showcases this month during the SXSW music festival in Austin, TX.
Here is a bit from the interview, check out the rest of the interview on TuneCore Blog.
What are 3 tips you would give to an independent artist looking to grow his or her career?
#1. I think it’s important to know your music and really spend the time trying to find what’s going to make you different. I think about that a lot while writing Heffron Drive songs—my music is going to be diverse, but will have underlying themes tying it all together.
#2. It’s also important to have a team or someone who really believes in you and what you’re doing. You want to be around people who will spread the word about your music, people who will offer help and resources just because they wa…

Hapari Swimwear Giveaway

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Distinctive and beautiful, Hapari swimwear is designed to enhance a woman’s natural beauty – no matter her shape. At Hapari, we believe that every woman should look and feel great while having fun in the sun! And that is why our swimwear is created from the finest fabrics and with body-shaping features to help you feel comfortable and confident. Who wouldn't want to wear a suit that will make you feel comfortable and confident?  Sweet Cheeks and Savings has teamed up with Hapari Swimwear to bring you this $100 Gift Card Giveaway!  Good Luck!  Before you enter the giveaway below, be sure to check out the full review HERE!
The Giveaway: How to Enter: Please use the Giveaway Tool below! Prize: $100 Gift Card to be used on Hapari Swimwear Dates: Starts March 31st, 2014 12:00 am EST.  Winner will be chosen April 14th, 2014 11:59 pm EST.
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Disclosure:  Sweet Cheeks and Savings teamed up with Hapari Swimwear for this giveaway. Other participating bloggers are not responsible for choosi…

Tracking Medical Marijuana is a Budding Industry

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Medical marijuana is legal in twenty states, the District of Columbia, and in Canada. In Colorado and Washington it’s even legal to smoke marijuana for recreation. With such a high demand for medical and recreational marijuana there needs to be inventory tracking otherwise pot growers may fall short on accountability and the black market can run rampant. This all seems odd but tracking marijuana is the antidote to black market sales. Believe it or not some marijuana growers have had to chip their pot plants with an RFID (radio frequency identification). These are not cheap for those who are farming cannabis on a large scale. Somehow many people never envisioned how complicated growing pot was going to be but no matter what way you look at this, it is farming that produces a cash crop.
From seed to fully grown plant keeping track of pot has become quite a business. For the states of Washington and Colorado this was easier before they rolled out the carpet to recreational use. Now that pe…

The Melting Pot Cookbook #Giveaway - 2 Winners

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The Melting Pot Cookbook by Belle Serbin Fields
About The Book: The best recipes collected over the years by a 100 year old Jewish Grandmother who considers entertaining a competitive sport. Her recipes not only taste good, but they have to look good, too. Belle's recipes are practical and unusual, and her ingredients are everyday items found in every kitchen. Although the book is written by a Jewish grandmother, this is not a kosher or even strictly Jewish cookbook. There are Chinese, Italian, German, Danish, and other nationalities represented among the recipes. Another lure to the book are the interesting tales of where and how she found many of the recipes, and events where she has used them. Finally, there are ideas of recipes that can be combined to present an unusual visual effect, like her 7 layer Jello mold table centerpiece, or her combination salad mold appetizer. Belle is a kitchen artist as well as a great cook and baker.
My Thoughts: This was a fun read for me. I like th…

Lollipop Seeds #EasterTradition

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According to legend, the tradition of Lollipop Seeds goes back hundreds of years. Prior to Easter, children are encouraged to do something special for someone they love, from sharing a snack to washing the dishes. On the night before Easter, they toss the seeds, brought by the Easter Bunny, in the grass, make a wish for someone special, then place a marker by the seeds. When they wake on Easter morning, Lollipops will have sprouted, not by water or sun, but by kindness instead. Each Lollipop Seeds Kit comes with two seed packets, markers, and a beautifully illustrated keepsake book. This is such a cute tradition to start. I love that it is a lesson, as well as a fun activity! We still have snow on the ground here in Minnesota, hoping some of it will melt by Easter....but in any case I'm gonna make it work! Callan will love it! Check it all out at Lollipop Seeds on Facebook.

Safe Kids Day

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Numerous celebrities and athletes are joining the effort and lending their names as Safe Kids Day “Celebrity Heroes”, including Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman, Nigel and Cristen Barker, Kate Hudson, Bill and Giuliana Rancic, Mark and Rhea Wahlberg, and more.
“7 Tips for Keeping Kids Safe”: 1. Tug on your kid’s car seat where the seat belt goes. 2. Secure furniture and TVs. 3. Check smoke and CO alarms monthly. 4. Scan your home for places kids can get into medicine. 5. Check around your house for coin-sized button batteries. 6. Ask your kid’s coaches if they have had concussion or sports safety training. 7. Call to action: Take the Challenge and Take Action Against Distraction.
Safe Kids Worldwide announced that annual Safe Kids Day events will be held around the country throughout April. These events will bring together families, celebrities, and donors to raise awareness and funds to prevent childhood injuries, the number one killer of kids in the …

Red is Evil! Every Couch Knows That.

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Is there a color that represents evil?  Yes.  That color is red.  Let’s face it, most popular depictions of the Devil and of Hell feature a lot of red. But that’s just the human reason why red is evil.  Couches have their own reason.
Red things stain.  Red things stain really, really badly.
More to the point, red things stain couches.  Consider all the things that can most stain a couch, and you will see that most of them are red. Tomatoes.  Tomatoes are one of the most heartless stainers around.  More than just heartless, they are sneaky, too.  They rarely approach a couch in the open.  They are masters of disguise.  They dress up as tomato sauce, as ketchup, as pizza, as spaghetti sauce, as barbecue sauce.
In fact, most sauces are tomato-based. And most sauces have it in for your couch.
And it’s not just their disguises that make people forget they are tomatoes.  It’s how they find their way into the very foods people are most likely to eat on their couches. 
Consider the Superbowl. What …

Twenty Fourward - March Box

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Twenty Fourward is inspired by art, design, and the power of culture to make a social impact. It is a lifestyle and culture based brand defying commercial trends. It is their intention to provide a platform for design driven brands to spotlight their products and creative abilities while being able to get it in the hands of those that value and appreciate the effort behind each and every design. The artists behind each brand serve as an inspiration to our generation and are brought together in a larger collaboration of good and creative wave lengths. At the center of this vision is a social movement of art, culture, and lifestyle. Incorporating a different charity each month allows all Twenty Fourward members to get involved and discover the power of openhanded giving while simultaneously representing their lifestyle. Together, we can pay it fourward. I got the March Box, and the tee is awesome! I really really like it! The artists is Josh Barnes of San Juan Capistrano, CA. Josh is t…

Tecate Light

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Snow seems to be the word of the season, and it is supposed to be spring!! With so many snow days courtesy of the polar vortex you might be wondering what to do when it’s freezing outside, still. Well, whether you’re watching the game, playing in the snow, or having a little rendezvous with the gang, accompany your snow adventures with Tecate Light. Why? Well, because beer goes with everything, and unlike a regular light beer, Tecate Light offers bold flavor. Tecate Light, originally from Mexico, is a unique light beer that might just take you by surprise! Its light golden appearance fills you up with crisp flavor will be the perfect addition to all your plans.

Iesodo DVDs

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Iesodo (Yay-Sa-Doe) is a wise dove who lives with his feathered friends in a Cypress Tree on the shores of a vast lake (or as we know it, the Sea of Galilee). These birds are an unlikely group of friends, and though they have their differences, they have one thing in common: since they met Iesodo, their lives have never been the same. Now they're out to spread his message of hope to the entire bird world!
There are 3 DVDs - Believe, Love, and Faith. I received the Love DVD and the Faith DVD. Callan loves these shows! I love how it is educational but also a really great cartoon! Love Episodes: “Birds of a Feather, Fish Together” - The wedding of Freddie and Fiona finch is headed for disaster! Iesodo steps in to calm everyone’s ruffled feathers and make the event a success. “Love Your Enemies” - Zack, the tax collector, doesn’t play by the rules. Iesodo shows the flock that treating those who are mean to you with kindness really does make a big difference. Faith Episodes: “Miracles are …

Weekly Wrap-Up 3/29

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This past week has just flown by. Not sure why. We really were bums last Sunday and Monday. Callan does not go to school up here on Monday's, so they always have a 3-day weekend. Tuesday Callan started his school week, as well as a pretty good cough and cold that seems to be lingering. Ugh. Wednesday after school Callan's Grandpa & Grandma K came to pick him up, and they headed into Bemidji for the Circus! He even got to ride the elephant! So cool! He had way too much fun and was soooo sleepy when he got home. Friday night Callan went to a sleepover at a friends house, and Jason and I went out with some of our friends for some adult drinks! Now, it is Saturday. Callan had a friend over most of the day, and then it was a pretty lazy afternoon. I don't think he is feeling quite himself yet. The coughing is terrible. So we just plan and relax around here, and hopefully not get snowed in here in Minnesota! Happy Weekend!

Wow Water #Giveaway - 3 Winners

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Remember my recent post about Wow Water and how much we loved it! Well now is your chance to try it and love it as well! Good luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway

Magic Murals

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Wall murals that are simply magic! MagicMurals.com provides thousands of beautiful wall murals that are easy to install and at the highest quality available. Better murals and better service – that is their promise. At Magic Murals you’ll find thousands of beautiful wall murals, but what sets them apart isn’t just the selection, it’s the commitment to providing the highest quality murals available anywhere, and service that’s responsive and caring. All of the wall murals are available in our QuikStik movable self-adhesive vinyl and our popular UltraStik pre-pasted, water activated wallpaper. Quite simply, the wall murals are the easiest to install and highest quality available, they guarantee it.
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