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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Winners & Parkers is SIX

First off let me announce the winners of two giveaways!!!!
The winner of the Pasque Flower Creations giveaway is Brandi.
The winner of the Inspired For You giveaway is Stephanie.
Ladies you both have been emailed. Please respond within 48hrs.

I must say a Big Happy 6th Birthday to my little man, Parker. I cant believe that you are six. Where has the time gone? Seems like just yesterday we were bringing you home from the hospital...
(picture by my sis in law Danielle)
...and today you are a very independent Kindergartener who loves everybody!
Your Stats:
You weigh about 65lbs and you are one the tallest kids in your grade and the grade ahead of you. Everyone always thinks you are the oldest because your a lot bigger than your brother. You are going to be a big guy like Daddy!
You love to talk & sometimes this gets you into trouble. Everyone knows Parker. You are very much a social butterfly and loves to be the center of attention.
You and your  brother are best friends. You ask for each other if the other isnt around. I love that. I hope you will always be best of friends. You help your sister do anything and are a great protector of her. She is lucky to have you and Peyton as big brothers.
You love playing soccer. This is your first year and you are a natural at it. Your first game was last week and your team won!!! 5-2!!!! You scored 3 of the 5 goals!!!

I am very proud to be your Mom, Parker. Happy 6th Birthday Cheesecake!

Baby Sully's Art Review & Giveaway

I love hand crafted items no matter what they are. That is one reason I love fall so much is all the craft shows. However, that is also why I love Baby Sully's Art so much. This shop is full of hand painted custom nursery and children artwork. However, she can paint pretty much anything. If you have crib bedding you want a piece of art work to match then, this is the shop you have been looking for. Here are some of my favs from her shop.
How seriously cute are these little baby animals?
Love these painting made to match a nursery!
Absolutely LOVE the colors of this paint. Would be so cute in a little boys nursery!
Works for a nursery to an older childs room!
Such a special saying for so many, including myself. Would be great in any nursery.

Baby Sully's Art was so VERY generous and sent me a custom painting of my husbands car. His birthday is in 2 weeks and I had to give it to him early when it arrived. I knew I could not keep it a secret. That car is like his 4th child. He loves that car and this picture is priceless to him. He told me we have to find the perfect place to put it IN THE LIVING ROOM. Umm, I am not sure about that. He said if its in the garage (with all his other car things) that no one would see it lol. He wants everyone to see it. He is also going to be posting it on all his Camaro message boards that he is on. Makes me very happy with this shop!!!
(sorry the picture quality is so poor. my computer is on its last leg..)

Baby Sully's Art would like to extend her generousity and give Magical Memories followers the chance to win a $50 gift certificate to her shop! (You will not be disappointed in her work!)

Want to win? Here is how to enter. Please leave an email in the comments.

*Tell me what you would get if you win (Mandatory)
*Be/Become a follower of my blog (Mandatory)

Extra Entries?
*Like Baby Sully's Art on FACEBOOK and let them know Magical Memories sent you +2
*Blog about this giveaway +3
*Post this as your fb status-- Check out this great giveaway for @BabySullysArt at http://www.magicalmemories3.blogspot.com/ Enter to win a $50 shop credit!!! --+1 per day
*Buy something from this shop +20

**Giveaway will end on Oct 11 * Winner will be chosen by random dot org**

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Heather Rogers Designs Review & GIVEAWAY

I love personalized things! We all know it! That is why I love Heather Rogers Designs so much. She makes the cutest shirts for children, all completely personalized!!! She had a bunch of big/little sibling shirts which are great for pregnancy announcing as well as hospital visits to see a new baby & pictures. She also has tons of Halloween, Thanksgiving & Christmas Shirts too! Here are a few of my favorites but honestly love them all.

How adorable are these little candy corn sibling shirts? Perfect for those have little brother/sisters born in October!

Thinking about getting Parker this shirt for his birthday since he started his first year of soccer this year.

This is a MUST have for new little ones!!!

Love this Little Turkey! Wear it all fall season!!!

I am a Volunteer Fan so I am most definately in love with this little cheerleader. Presley Kate needs this when we go to Knoxville this fall to the zoo & pumpkin patch!!!

Heather Rogers Designs was very sweet and sent Presley Kate this adorable fall pumpkin shirt. I am in LOVE with it. Its so adorable. I wanted it a little big so that she can wear it all next fall season as well. I have no doubt that it will wear and wash til then because the design is made into the shirt. Its not like a sticker stuck on it that will peel off in one wash. I am very impressed with the quality of this shirt. I will most definately be ordering more from this shop & I think you should as well. (Plus you get extra entries into the giveaway when you make a purchase)

Heather Rogers Designs would like to extend her generousity and offer Magical Memories followers the chance to win a shirt of their choice!
Want to win? Here is how to enter.
(Leave email address with comments)

*Like Heather Rogers Designs on FACEBOOK and tell her Magical Memories sent you (Mandatory)
*Be/Become a follower of my blog (Mandatory)

Extra Entries?
*Blog about this giveaway +3
*Enter my other giveaways +1 per giveaway
*Heart your favorite item in her shop and tell me what it is + 1 (leave etsy id in comment)
*Buy something from this shop & tell me what you bought +10

**Giveaway will end on Oct 4 * Winner will be chosen by random dot org**

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Pamie Kays Review & Giveaway

The holidays are fast approaching us. Its almost October! With October comes Halloween!!! Well every little girl must have a Halloween outfit right? And Christmas too!!! Have a look at Pamie Kays, a custom clothing & childrens accessories shop! She has the cutest Halloween outfits as well as Christmas and every day items as well. This shop is just filled with cuteness!!! Have a look for yourself! You will fall in love too!
Look at this Gingerbread knot dress! Is it  not the most adorable outfit?
And this Longall Jumper is just adorable with those ruffles!!!

This Gnomeo & Juliet outfit makes me so happy. Absolutely LOVE the colors & they style of this outfit.

And this little Halloween piece is just amazing. Your little one is just to be the most fashionable little girl. Look at those ruffles around the next!!! Squeal.....

Pamie Kays was so sweet and sent Presley Kate this adorable Halloween ruffle jumper!!! When it arrived & I pulled it out of the packaging, I was in love. The fabric is sooo adorable & the colors are so fun. She looks so cute in it. I cant wait until we can take her out for everyone to see. Plus another thing I love is that it will hold up in the wash. One thing I hate is you buy something, wash it and it looks worn out. Well I have washed this and it still looks brand new!

Pamie Kays would like to extend her generousity and offer Magical Memories followers the chance to win a $25 Gift Certificate!!!

Want to win? Here is how to enter.
(leave email address with each comment)

*Head over to Pamie Kays and add the item you most love to your favorites, leave your etsy id in the comment as well (Mandatory)
*Be/Become a follower of my blog (Mandatory)

Extra Entries?
*Blog about this giveaway +3
*Tell me who you would get this item for +1
*Enter my other giveaways +1 per giveaway
*Buy something from this shop +10

**Giveaway will end on 10/4* Winner will be chosen by random dot org**

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Bad Blogger Award!

That is what I should be receiving! Ha! My children have never been into extra curricular activities so this year with soccer, cub scouts, weekly speech & language sessions, a fulltime job & a small business, I find myself going a little crazy! I often wonder how other people do it. Any ways, that leaves little time to blog and I miss it! Its my outlet but I just havent had time to sit down and do it. To be honest, I have a lot of post started just not been able to complete them. Also I never posted the rest of our Disney pictures and over the weekend ALL of our pictures were deleted off the computer & our back up hard drive. We have a guy working to restore those but its looking pretty grim. I am so upset over this.

So how do you other busy mommas do it? My husband goes to school in the evening so he isnt able to help as much as he would like. Any suggestions? Advice? Or "You're not alones" lol

***Also please be sure to check out the amazing giveaways in the upper right sidebar. They have super low entries & it makes me sad!***

Also check out Stephanies giveaways HERE, HERE & HERE!!! What are you waiting for? Go Enter!!!

Sunday, September 18, 2011

LuLu Grace Designs Review & Giveaway

I love hand made clothes that look professionally made. Especially for Presley Kate. Its hard to find something in the store that will hold up to a two year old and still look brand new when they get handed down after they grow out of them. But I am here to tell you about a shop that you can find durable hand made items that is comfortable, cute and durable!!! That shop is Lulu Grace Designs. She has a lot of really adorable fall decor in her shop right now that will make you squeal!!!! Here are a few of my favorites but there are to many to list them all :)
Absolutely love this zebra outfit. This is just the cutest thing!

And I love love love this skirt with tulle tutu. (And it would match most all fall shirts!!!)

Is that candy corn not the cutest thing ever? LOVE IT!!!

A great fall tee for any little girl!!!

An outfit that she can wear to any birthday party!

Lulu Grace Designs was so generous and sent all three of my kids a very special cape. On the 24th is Parker (my middle son) birthday party. This year he has chosen to go with a super hero theme. And what does a super hero need? A cape of couse!!! She sent Parker a blue cape with his name and a lightning bolt on it, Peyton is yellow with a blue star and Presley has pink with a flower & her name as well. They all love to put them on and are ready to fight crime!! (If you need a cape, you must check out this shop!!!)

Lulu Grace Designs is very kind and would like to offer Magical Memories followers the chance to win a $20 Gift Certificate to her shop!!!

Want to win? Here is how to enter.
(Leave email with each comment)

*Like LuLu Grace Designs on facebook & tell her Magical Memories sent you (Mandatory)
*Be/Become a follower of my blog (Mandatory)

Extra Entries?
*Blog about this giveaway +3
*Enter my other giveaways +1 per giveaway
*Add your favorite item from her shop to your favorites on etsy +1
*Buy something from this shop & tell me what you would buy +10

**Giveaway will end on 10/4 * Winner will be chosen by random dot org**

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

My Son, the Cub Scout

Some of you have gotten emails from my son who sent emails to everyone in my address book, but if you didnt here goes. My son, Peyton, who has NEVER had anything to do with any social event decided he wanted to join CubScouts. So here we are and he is LOVING it. I have never seen him interact with the other children like he is now. I am purely amazed how much he has grown over the last year. Anyways, we have started selling POPCORN and he would like to ask all of you if you would like to buy some popcorn from him. (He said PLEASE :0)) If you are interested let me know and I will send you an email and it will take you directly to his page and you can check out and pay online and they will ship it right to you!!! Its super easy. Thank you for your time & consideration.


Monday, September 12, 2011

Inspired For You Review & Giveaway

I love decor in my house that mean something. When I came upon Marys shop, Inspired For You, I knew I had found a very special place. Her shop is filled with signs that mean something. She can personalize any of them to say what ever your heart desires. In her shop, there is a sign for everyone! Her signs are so inspirational and can make any house a Home! Need a Christmas gift for that person who is so hard to buy for? Check out Inspired For You because they are sure to have that perfect gift!!! Here are some of my favorites although I have a hard time deciding on a favorite!
How great is this pumpkin for the upcoming fall? Its fast approaching.

This reminds me of my boys :)

This is one of my favorites! I am pretty sure I see a purchase for this in the near future :)

I also see two purchases of these for the kids teachers this year for Christmas!

Love the story this piece tells.

Inspired For You was so kind and sent me this We Do sign. I love it. It is hanging right by my front door so that you see it when you come and go in my home. My boys think it is pretty cool because it says We do Fishing & We do Muscle Cars. Two things they LOVE! Mary custom made this sign to fit our family. It tells a story in a sense. She can make one for your family as well that your kids will think is pretty cool too :)

Inspired For You would like to continue her generousity and give Magical Memories followers the chance to win a $50 gift certificate to her shop!!! How amazing is that? Use it for yourself or give it as a gift!!!

Want to win? Here is how to enter.

*Head on over to and tell me what you would spend your gift certifcate on (mandatory)
*Be/Become a follower of my  blog (mandatory)  

Extra Entries?
*Blog about this giveaway +3
*Enter my other giveaway +1 per giveaway
*Buy something from this shop +10

**Giveaway will end on 9/26 * Winner will be chosen by random dot org**

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Pasque Flower Creations Review & Giveaway

Hey Guys! I wanted to introduce to you a new favorite Etsy shop of mine, Pasque Flower Creations!! In her shop you will find fun and comfortable clothes for babies and children as well as functional home and gift items. All her items are one of a kind. She does do custom items if that is something you are interested in but needs a few more days for those orders. Want to see some of my favorites? Here they are!!!
How sweet is this quilt for a new baby boy?

Love the fabric print of this pillowcase dress.

This dress would be super cute in the winter with leggings, boots & a long sleeve shirt!

One of my favorites! Love the colors and that flower makes me squeal with delight!

Want to brighten up a room? Add one of these fun pillowcovers to it!

Pasque Flower Creations was so kind and sent Presley Kate this adorable and fun pillowcase dress. I love it. The colors are fabulous and fun. Its light weight so she doesn't mind wearing it in this Georgia heat! Momma likes it because its so well made. The stitching is perfect and when I washed it, it looks the same as it did when I opened the package! Love Love it!

Pasque Flower Creations would like to continue her generousity and give Magical Memories followers the chance to win a baby quilt or blanket of their choice. How amazing is that?

Want to win? Here is how to enter!

**Like Pasque Flower Creations on FACEBOOK and leave a wall comment saying Magical Memories sent you (Mandatory)
**Be/Become a follower of my blog (Mandatory)

Extra Entries?
**Follow her BLOG +2
**Head over to her SHOP and tell me your favorite item +1
**Blog about this giveaway +3
**Grab my new button +1
**Buy something from her shop and tell me what you bought! +10

**Giveaway will end on 9/20 * Winner will be chosen by random dot org**

Friday, September 2, 2011

Blogs I love to read!

This week on Show us You Life over at Kellys Korner is favorite blogs you read! I have some that I read daily. Here are a few of my favorites incase you arent already following you can check them out too! Also come link up your favorites so we can all see!!!

My favorite blog to read is Baseballs to Bows. They have recently adopted their second daughter from China and I love following their journey :)

Another good one is Houghton Happenings. I feel like I know her because we "knew" each other from another board before blogging! :) As well as A Very Good Life.

And last but not least I love reading Dawn's Blog and Megan's Blog.

Hope on over to Kelly's Korner and share with us your favorite blogs!!!

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Family Photo Session

Some of you may remember we had our family photo session about 2 weeks ago with Brandi of Colima Farm Photography. I got our cd from her and wanted to show you the results. I am in LOVE with them. I think they turned out better than I imagined. See what you think.

Love this pic of them :)

Dont know where Peyton was here

One of my favs!!!

Peyton was done at this point lol

I so need to diet!
Presley Kates Belle dress we got her at Disney. She LOVES this dress & the shoes too.