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Samsung Galaxy Tab4 Giveaway! {Organize Everything}

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Get organized AND be entered to win a Samsung Galaxy Tab4 in the Organize Everything giveaway!

I'll be honest. I'm exhausted. I've been decluttering and organizing right along with you during every spare moment since the day after Christmas, tackling projects and bins that haven't been touched in years. I'm so close; SO CLOSE to being finished but will be crawling over the finish line. If you're in the same boat, I have your second wind RIGHT HERE for you: an incredible giveaway with a prize valued at over $200-- a Samsung Galaxy Tab4!!! You can use it for all your organizing … [Read more...]

DIY Wood Pallet Projects (Book Review and Giveaway!)

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DIY Wood Pallet Projects & Ideas (DIY Book Review)

The book DIY Wood Pallet Projects is intriguing on it's own since transforming wooden pallets into gorgeous home decor and furniture is all the rage right now. But when the package containing it arrived in the mail, I took one look at the author's name and like Buddy in Elf when he saw Santa, screamed "I KNOW HER!!!"  I'll admit though that even if I didn't know the author personally, I would still be impressed with this book. The instructions are easy to follow and I adore every single … [Read more...]

10 Must-Do’s in Anna Maria Island, Florida (plus HUGE giveaway!)

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Things to Do in Anna Maria Island, Florida #travel #Florida

It's been a bit quiet around here lately for many reasons, one of which is that I've been traveling a bit-- including scouting out the best things to see and do in Anna Maria Island, Florida. However, ahhhh I'm so excited for this, I want YOU to be able to experience it too! So several of my blogging friends and Anna Maria Island Home Rentals are GIVING AWAY an Anna Maria Island getaway! And you won't even have to share a bunk bed with me, it's all yours to enjoy! Read on... This was my first … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Giveaway: 5 $100 Gift Cards!

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Duluth Trading Father's Day giveaway

Hey Hey! It's almost FATHER'S DAY! If you're looking for a Father's Day gift idea, look no further- we've got you covered. A few friends and I are giving away FIVE $100 gift cards to Duluth Trading Company so you can snag some great gifts for dad. Or for you. I won't tell. ;-) Wondering what Duluth Trading Company has for guys? Take a peek! And if you want to do a little shopping for yourself, you might like these picks: Duluth is famous for their workwear like their Dry on the Fly … [Read more...]

Game Day Party Food: Easy Homemade Ranch Dip!

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Delicious Homemade Ranch Dip Recipe- make it in under 5 minutes, so fre

Many thanks to El Monterey for sponsoring these homemade dip recipes and the Game Day Taquitos giveaway! Let's face it-- The Big Game is fast approaching, and for some of us, it's just an excuse to hang out with friends, eat yummy party food, and maybe cheer on a football team or something. Especially this year-- since my team didn't make it to The Big Dance, I'll be sitting on the sidelines and chowing down on some delicious appetizers while chatting with my friends instead of focusing on the … [Read more...]

Small Business Saturday (+ $100 Amex Giveaway!)

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Small Business Saturday + $100 Giveaway!

Many thanks to The UPS Store for sponsoring this conversation and the $100 American Express gift card giveaway! Small businesses are part of what makes our country great-- having an idea and seeing it through to fruition, employing locals to keep the economy moving, and putting money right back into the community where they reside.  Those are a few reasons I shopped local last Saturday and supported the Small Business Saturday movement first started in 2010 by American Express and supported … [Read more...]

Holiday Hostess Party Tips + Kirklands Giveaway!

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Easy Holiday Entertaining + Decorating Ideas

Welcome! If you like this festive idea, then you'll love getting a daily dose of freshly squeezed ideas in your inbox by entering your email address here! Now that the Thanksgiving dishes have been cleared it's time to pull out the Christmas decorations that I've been waiting a year to see again.  And thanks to the thrift store score of the century (that 6 foot long lacquer buffet!) I now have space on which to place all kinds of fun holiday items for the upcoming get-togethers and festive … [Read more...]

HUGE $500 Giveaway! {Just In Time for the Holidays}

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HUGE $500 Gift Card Giveaway

Let's make this short and sweet-- raise your hand if you could use a $500 gift card to either Amazon, Target or Walmart.  Anyone?  I thought so. ;-) Here's your chance, just in time for the holidays... a HUGE $500 giveaway of a gift card of your choice to one of those three stores!  Start dreaming of what you'd like to buy, because it's for real-- a lucky winner will take home the loot and go on a shopping spree of epic proportions. Enter using the Rafflecopter below.  It's super easy, … [Read more...]

Kids’ Crafts Week and a GIVEAWAY!

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WIN a copy of Martha Stewarts Crafts for Kids

Happy Monday!  This summer is zooming past faster than you can say 'sunscreen'.  If you have a few more weeks left before you go back-to-school then you may be looking for easy kids crafts, games and activities to fill these last few "lazy" days.  Like our Kids Craft Camp week last year, I've once again compiled our favorite kids craft projects and products to share this week.  It's a virtual kids craft camp-- all the fun, minus the bug bites. If you're already heading back to school then … [Read more...]

EPIC Capture Summer Memories Giveaway!

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EPIC Summer Memories Giveaway ($900+ in prizes!)

Edited on 7/26: we just added a $50 Gift Card to Novica (will be added to the Design Diva package), so be sure to do the extra entries on Rafflecopter for more chances to win! I'm so excited for you guys that I'm giddy. A few of my blogging besties and I have been working all week on rounding up an incredible assortment of prizes for an EPIC 'Capture Summer Memories' Giveaway.  Whether it's a gorgeous new bag to tote your camera, a gallery wall of frames, credits for photo prints, amazing … [Read more...]

$200 Visa Gift Card Giveaway!

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$200 Visa Gift Card Giveaway

GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED.  THANKS FOR PARTICIPATING! Happy Saturday!  We're playing in the garden today and enjoying the sunshine, but I had to pop in for a moment to share a fantastic giveaway I'm hosting with a few of my favorite friends!  In honor of Mother's Day, we're giving away a $200 Visa Gift Card so you can buy anything you'd like for yourself or a favorite person in your life.  Plus the winner will receive two beautiful pieces of jewelry to share or keep as well.  Isn't the … [Read more...]

Healthy Essentials Giveaway from J&J!

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Healthy Essentials Giveaway from Johnson & Johnson

This post on making a difference in the world through your own photography is brought to you by Johnson & Johnson and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them.  Many thanks to J&J for sponsoring this giveaway! Did you feel spring in the air this week?  We sure did, it's been a beautiful week thus far around here!  Warmer temps mean lots of time outside (3+ … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Martha Stewart Tote

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Spring Style {Martha Stewart Tote Giveaway}

GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED.  Thanks to all who entered.  Winner will be announced on Wednesday on Facebook! Happy Monday!  I'm back from my quick trip to the Outer Banks (16 hours total driving, whew) and can't wait to share about it-- but first things first.  Let's start the week off right with a giveaway for a Martha Stewart Home Office with Avery Small Tote in Raspberry (retail value of $79)! Don't let the words 'small tote' fool you.  This bag packs a big punch, with tons of room for all … [Read more...]

Giveaway: EPIC Craft Destash Bash!

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EPIC Craft Destash Giveaway

Happy Monday!  I've teamed up with 20 blogging pals and we have SUCH a treat for you this week.  It's the EPIC Craft De-stash Bash! What exactly is the EPIC Craft Destash Bash?  Well, it turns out I'm not the only one about to cross the wrong side of the craft supply hoarding line.  The only way to keep my avalanche of crafting goodies in check is the occasional weeding and 'de-stashing.'  Whether it's supplies I purchased and never used or extra items from blog posts, these … [Read more...]

Giveaway: $50 Walmart Gift Card

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Walmart giveaway

Remember back when I hinted that there was an upcoming giveaway... one that would really help knock some things off your to-do list, just in case you were feeling a teeny bit busy and frazzled?  Well here you go, a giveaway sponsored by Flatout for a $50 gift card to Walmart: Walmart is a one-stop holiday shop, with pretty much everything you need from groceries to gifts to wrapping paper to Flatouts which you can use to make a 6-minute pizza.  We've been getting a lot of use out of them, … [Read more...]

Hickory Farms for the Holidays {+ Quick Dinner Idea}

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Hickory Farms holiday gift idea

Winner:  First of all, a big congrats to Christine L. for winning the Hickory Farms giveaway.  I hope your family enjoys the delicious gift set.  I know we sure did! Quick Dinner Recipe:  Speaking of our gift basket, here's a confession: I used some of the Summer Sausage in an easy dinner recipe.  I simply chopped up a few ounces of the sausage, stirred it into tomato sauce, and warmed it in the microwave for a few minutes.  Then stirred it in with some cooked pasta and topped it with … [Read more...]

Holiday Traditions with Hickory Farms (& Giveaway!)

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Hickory Farms gift set and giveaway

Howdy, friends!  I hope your Thanksgiving was full of food, fun, friends and family.  I have a delicious giveaway to entice you today, read on to hear all about what you can win for yourself or as a gift! It's amazing what we remember from childhood, the innocuous things we associate with certain times of the year.  Growing up, I vividly remember seeing the Hickory Farms stand pop up at the mall and knowing the holidays were right around the corner.  Today, seeing a gift basket from … [Read more...]

$50 Minted.com Giveaway!

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As you may know, I'm a paper snob.  I love a great piece of stationery, a beautiful card, a gorgeous design.  Minted has all three, plus so much more.  Their Minted business holiday cards are no exception, I was surprised to find I love them as much as the designs for their family cards.  Don't you agree?Oh, to live in San Francisco!  They also have NYC and LA versions as well.I'm on an infographic kick, and this business holiday card is right on trend:Many of you either own a business or … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Personalized Art from Elm Studios

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A big, huge, warm 'welcome back!' to one of my absolute favorite Etsy shops-- Elm Studios!  This is one of those shops I stalked and begged to do a giveaway here on Making Lemonade way back in the day, and Erin was so kind to oblige.  Now that it's my third year of blogging (or blogiversary, as they say) it feels great to be offering another giveaway to you, my loyal friends!A handmade ceramic piece from Elm Studios is one of my absolute favorite gifts to buy.  I adore how unique they are, … [Read more...]