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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Snow Fun!! -Wordless Wednesday

Adult sons show they can still have fun sledding down
the "old back yard-hill" in lots of snow....

Win a F.A.T.F.R.O.G. Inspirational Bracelet

A beautiful beaded handmade inspirational bracelet from D.O.G.G. at Contest Corner!

From time to time I like to share contests and giveaways from around the blog-world with all my readers and friends here at GrammyMouseTails.
Today I would like to highlight a current contest going on at my friend
 Beeb's place Contest Corner !
These are really cute bracelets with the inspirational theme of
   "For All Things Fully Really On GodF.A.T.F.R.O.G. 
Get it?! Beautiful glass and stone beads hand threaded to wear for a daily reminder of your personal faith and love with God. This would make a nice gift for the Easter holiday, a friend or just win for yourself!

So why not head on over now and check out Contest Corner today. This current contest ends January 31, 2010. Beeb has a great blog to visit, find something fun or useful to win and many other things... go ahead and look around at what she has listed other than this great giveaway...

Good Luck!
  feel free to tell her Faythe from GrammyMouseTails sent you ;)

Sunday, January 17, 2010

My First Award!!!

  I have been honored by Katie at Think Pink with my very first Blog Award!!!

I am so tickled pink !!!
It is the much coveted Lemonade Stand Award, given by bloggers to other bloggers who they find inspiring, interesting and fun. ( I think? giggles)

Be sure to check out Katie's blog - she's a busy working, cloth diapering, eco-friendly, recycling and finding ways to reuse as much as possible mom.  She has ideas on saving money and finds some great giveaways for like minded people like us! She has a precious little girl and active hubby and are an outdoors family. She is also a MomDot mom just like me, and she's sweet and smart!

The Award rules:

- Put the Lemonade logo on your blog or within your post.

- Nominate at least 10 blogs with great attitude or gratitude.

- Link the nominees within your post.

- Let the nominees know they have received this award by commenting on their blog.

- Share the love and link to the person from whom you received this award.

Here are my nominations!!!

Brittany @The Greer Five

Shan @Last Shreds of Sanity

Jessica @That Tech Chick

Candy @Serendipity Mommy

Zippy @Champange Living

Robin @Blommi 

Lorri @ Jeanne's Ramblings

Lucy @ Post Partum Illness

Jan @ Rustic Diva Designs

Melanie @ Ramblins of a Wanna Be Writer


Thanks for the inspiration ladies! You all Rock!

Now friends and readers please check out all these great blogs, all you have to do is click on the name of the blog!
I am a big fan and reader of these ladies!  I hope you enjoy them too!

Thursday, January 14, 2010

The Ladies Room {overheard, laughs and snickers} dishwasher

 Sometimes a girl just needs to buy herself something!!

   My friend Jennifer has an unique problem....

Seems she recently bought something for her for the house, something that was more for her comfort than "his and hers", something that was a bit pricey, but her husband does not think it is at all necessary. A dishwasher. I normally do not post things for sale, or stuff like that... but I had to make an exception to help a girl-friend out...

Here is her "ad" ....

Dishwasher for sale

 HI  Everyone,

 I feel terrible for asking, but I need your help.
And who other than friends and family, can I really ask for help?
 I urgently need to sell my new dishwasher.

My husband is not happy that I've wasted money on this particular model and insists that I get rid of it ASAP. sigh .....

 So, to keep the peace in our home, please consider making an offer.
  All offers will be considered.

Would make a great gift to yourself!!!

 If not interested, forward to your friends for me: Thanks!

photo below .....
    Kind of an expensive model but look at the features!

So what do you think????
Know anyone who could use this dishwasher??

If we can't help a girl-friend, who else can???


I would love to hear your comments on this situation....
should Jen have to give up her dishwasher?

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

in Memory of Karissa -WW

Karissa Gindling, a beautiful caring person, animal lover and Living Green champion in her blog and business Prissy Green, has passed on to the heavens to shine from above. May she always be remembered for her sweet personality, healthy living advocacy and wanting to make things better for everyone she knew and loved.

She chose not to burden, her tears she hid so well, a smile would always light her face but in her heart not always dwell.... We shall miss you, and pray for all your pain be now lifted and help you fly forever in heaven.

Healing Hugs to all friends and family.


Monday, January 04, 2010

Pass The Goodness... at Caribou Coffee

Now at Caribou Coffee online!! "Pass The Goodness", a special blend!

If you are a coffee lover, with a very picky palate, you owe it to yourself to try Caribou Coffee. Roasted and mater blended in Minnesota! Now you can try a special blend that will also help food pantries! Pass the Goodness!! Created to help. One of the many little things Caribou Coffee does to give back to their communities. For a short time (until February 28, 2010) you can order online (or in store) and get free shipping (see details below) and be sure to check out their holiday "up to 75% off sale" going on now... hurry, these goodies won't last long!

Take some time to look around and see what other blends and specialties they have to offer. A good time to try a new blend or to stock up!! They have a great selection of Teas and accessories available too. And if you are a Keurig owner, you can order your "favorite" K-cups for Keurig here online! Many Caribou Coffee blends that you may not find in your local store. Caribou Coffee also has yummy Cocoa, too! And don't forget about the special free shipping offer!

I have many favorites here! Many are seasonal (Amy's blend, Reindeer, ect) and some are year round (Daybreak, Caribou blend, Sumatra). If you don't have a Caribou Coffee shop near by ( you can find out through the "Our Locations" link below), you can always get your favorite fresh roasted blend (bean or grind) delivered to your door. They also have Coffee of the month clubs and other special order plans available online. You can also sign up for e-mail updates, too!

So hurry to check our this great new blend and help others at the same time!!
Buy one, Give one!!

Learn more at www.cariboucoffee.com/passthegoodness

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Introducing Pass The Goodness Blend

Coffee is one of the most requested, but least donated items at food shelves. Pass The Goodness Blend was created to help.

When you buy one pound of Pass The Goodness Blend, Caribou Coffee will donate one pound to a food shelf. Giving has never been so easy.

This coffee is bold and spicy with hints of candied vanilla sweetness.

Roastmaster Bill Anstedt is roasting today. Place your order now and we'll ship it before the beans cool...well, almost.

Free Shipping on Pass The Goodness Blend
When you purchase 2 pounds or more
Order Now!

©2009 Caribou Coffee Company, Inc. Eligible orders must include at least 2 pounds of Pass the Goodness Blend. Free shipping offer is valid only on orders made at cariboucoffee.com

from 12:00am CT January 4, 2010 through 11:59pm CT January 17, 2010. Promotional offers cannot be redeemed for cash or gift cards. Offer does not apply to previous purchases, coffee tours or coffee club orders. Offer valid on UPS Ground shipping - not available for PO boxes or APO/FPO addresses. Orders must be placed before 1:00pm CT to ship next day. *will donate one pound of Caribou Blend.

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I was not compensated for this review/announcement, I just wanted to share a favorite of mine and the special savings and blends as a Caribou Coffee lover.
Opinions are my own. 2010 GrammyMouseTails™

Have you ever tried Caribou Coffee?
What is your favorite blend or specialty drink?
Leave me a comment and we can share a cup or two!