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Thursday, March 31, 2011

SUPER DUPER Low Entry Giveaways End TODAY!

OK everyone! There are two giveaways ending today! They both have very low entries and I dont understand? If you want me to keep doing giveaways, you have to enter! So I have them hyperlinked here so you can double check to make sure you have entered all of them! Also I have lots more giveaways coming up so please keep entering!

Lisa's Mini Mad Hattery  ends today!

Bubble Babys Bows  ends today!

If You Say Sew  only has NINE entries? Really? It ends on 4/5!!! Come on people!

Embellished Kids Boutique  ends 4/8

Sweet Stuff by Jen ends 4/8

Announciation ends 4/8

So please go enter all of them and tell your friends. There is a real good chance you could win!!! If you dont need anything for a child, you could always gift it!

Monday, March 28, 2011

Been Busy!

I have been such a bad blogger lately. Please forgive me as I have been busy! There has been a lot of playing with three of my favorite people!

And making a few of these little lovelies!

All the while trying to see my wonderful husband between his work, my work and his school.

Thank you for being patient with me. Please keep coming back because I have a lot of giveaways coming up. Also if you havent entered the fabulous giveaways here already, click the links in the top right sidebar!!!

Friday, March 25, 2011

The 5th Quarter

I was watching the news the other night after American Idol and a story came on about a movie that is opening today, March 25th. The movie is The 5th Quarter. This is a based on a true story that happened so close to home. The movie is about a 15 year old that chose to get in a car with three other teammates after practice. The driver decided to drive rectlessly and lost control and Luke Abbate was severly hurt. After two days in the hospital he was taken off life support, after 5 of his organs were donated, 4 days before his 16th birthday. His brother later changed his football number to 5 to honor his late brother and before the 4th quarter would hold his hand up to honor his brother. Later teammates, fans, even the other team would all hold their hand up for Luke. They eventually called the 4th quarter, the 5th quarter.

I dont know why I feel so compeled about this story but it touches my heart. Maybe because its here in North Georgia or what but I was crying the other night just watching Lukes parents talk about touching the heart of their son through one of his donor recipents. Its such an inspiring story and I for one, can not wait to go see it.

His family now has started the Luke Abbate 5th Quarter Foundation to educate teen drivers about the consequences of reckless driving.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

If You Say Sew

I recently had the pleasure to work with Stephanie from If You Say Sew. She has so many cute things on her website. You can get tumblers, snack items, easter pails, tutus, pettiskirts, water bottles, tees and more. Everything in her shop is personalized! I love that. And one of the best things about this shop is the price. Everything is so reasonably price that its hard a find a better deal!
She has so many cute designs for tees and onesies.
Hard to choose a favorite.
Love this stainless water bottle
Adorable easter pails.
Love the monogram on this one. :)
Personalized snackware.

If You Say Sew was so sweet and sent this personalized shirt to Presley. I had a hard time deciding what design to get, so her Daddy picked this one out for her. Its so well made. I wont have to worry about it getting messed up in the washer. Isnt she so adorable in it?
If You Say Sew is so generous and is offering Magical Memories followers the chance to win one of the darling Easter pails. Just in time for the holiday!

Want to win? Here is how to enter. (Mandatory entries must be done before other entries will count)

*Join their Mailing List (mandatory)
*Become a follower of my blog or tell me you already are (mandatory)

Extra entries?
*Like them on facebook and tell them Magical Memories sent you +1
*Post a fb status about this shop and mention @If you say sew and a link back to this giveaway; then leave me a link to view it +2
*Blog about this giveaway +3
*Buy something from her website and tell me what you bought +10

**Giveaway will end 4/5 *Winner will be chosen by random dot com**

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Announciation R&G!

Hey there, I just wanted to tell everyone about a great etsy shop that I am loving. The shop is Announciation! Her slogan is "A creative way to announce your day" How cute is that? I love it. :) In her shop you will find a variety of goodies, which is a huge plus in my book. You will find invitations, announcements, stationery, bracelets, luggage tags, drinkware, seasonal items and more! Doesn't that sound like a one stop shop. Here are a few of my favs that I think you will like too.
The most adorable luggage tags.
In love with her drinkware/snackware!
How darlin is this little girls bracelet? I am on the search for Presley a new bracelet and this is one of my favs.
Adorable invitations and announcements.
Some of the cutest things for Easter that is just around the corner.

Announciation was so kind and sent this tumbler for us to review. It is so adorable with the easter personalization. Presley just loved looking at the bunnies. She sent three different inserts for the cup and I can't pick a favorite haha. She loves to have this cup a dinner time when we all sit down as a family. (Yes we still do that haha)

Announciation is offering Magical Memories followers a chance to win any one item from her drinkware/snackware line (excluding sets).

Want to win? Here is how to enter! (Mandatory entries must be completed before extra entries will count)

*Like her shop on Facebook and tell her Magical Memories sent you (Mandatory)
*Become a follower of my blog or tell me you already are (Mandatory)

Extra entries?
*Enter my other giveaways +1 per giveaway
*Blog about this giveaway and leave me a link +3
*Post a facebook status about this giveaway and add @announciation into the link and a link back to this blog post  ; then share it with me+3
*Buy something from her shop +10

**Giveaway will end 4/8 * Winner will be chosen by random dot org*

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Sweet Stuff By Jen R/G

I love to shop somewhere that has a lot of variety. Sweet Stuff by Jen has just that! She has tooth fairy pillows, towels, bows, bow holders, blanket, flipflops, bags and more! How great is that? Jen is a Stay at home mom to three girls and when she quit her job 6 years ago wanted to work at home. I am sure glad she did because I love her stuff! Just look at some of the cute things you can find in her shop and her website.
How adorable is this little burp cloth. Love the little horse.
Such a cute and girly tooth fairy pillow!
Like this one too...
And of course we like the princess personalized towel. Your little pink would love this!
And of course she has awesome stuff for your little guys too!

Sweet Stuff by Jen was so kind to send us this amazing tooth fairy pillow. I love it. I was showing it to everyone when it came in the mail. The boys were so excited. We went with a neutral fabric and no bow on the tooth because this is going to be for all three of the kids. Luckily they have the same inital so it works out perfectly. Usually Jen will add a name across the letter to give it a little more personalization. Isnt it the sweetest little tooth fairy pillow ever?

Sweet Stuff by Jen is so awesome and is offering my readers the chance to win their own personalized tooth fairy pillow...  Yay!

Want to win? Here is how to enter. (Mandatory entries must be done before other entries will count)

*'Like' her shop on Facebook
*Become a follower of my blog or tell me you already are (Mandatory)

Extra entries?
*Enter my other giveaways +1 per giveaway
*Blog about this giveaway and leave me a link to view it +3
*Follow Jens BLOG +2
*Buy something from her shop and tell me what you bought +10

**Giveaway will end 4/8 * Winner will be chosen by random dot com**

Hey there

Hey everyone! This will be just a quick post to announce the winner of the Sweet Tea Dresses giveaway! These dresses are really so well made that if you are in the process of looking for a sweet Easter dress you should really check hers out. And tell her I sent you ;)
So everyone ready????
The winner is.......

Debra at Since that Moment  CONGRATS! You can been emailed.

Also wanted to mention that there are aLOT of giveaways coming up so please keep coming back and checking it out!!!

Monday, March 21, 2011

Embellish Kids Boutique R&G

Hey guys! I wanted to introduce you to my new friend, Lisa. Lisa is the proud owner/creator of Embellish Kids Boutique. She is new to etsy but has been sewing and creating for more than 20 years. Lisa loves doing custom work for her customers. She is also very quick to get your goodies out to you, usually within 3-5 days! I love that. Nothing is worse than having to wait and wait on something. She can also add monogramming to your items if that is something you are looking for. You know I love me some monogramming Ha! You can also see her creations HERE on her website. Here are a few of my favorite things she has made. Hard to decide. I love most everything she has.
Luv this cupcake outfit. Perfect for parties.
How stinkin adorable is this outfit? And the price cant be beat!
This reminds me of the blue and orange goldfish parties, I have seen so much lately. Love it. May be my next purchase for this summer!
So adorable. You will get stopped over and over again to find out where you got this outfit!

Embellish Kids Boutique is so incredible and sent this amazing outfit for us to review. I am IN love with it. So much, that she will be wearing it for upcoming Easter pictures. I cant wait and will definately have to show those pictures off when we get them. This outfit is so well made. There is no doubt that this will last us all this year and prob most of next year the way Presley is growing. Ha!

Lisa will be giving ALL my followers a 10% discount when you use the code MM2011 at check out! *Use this 10% off when you order during the giveaway and you can also get 10 extra entries into the giveaway. Just tell me what you bought!

Another fabulous thing that Embellish Kids Boutique is doing is, giving my readers the chance to win a $30 gift certificate to her shop.  How great is that?

Want to win? Here is how to enter. (Mandatory entries must be done before other entries will count)

*Like her shop on facebook and tell her Magical Memories sent you!(Mandatory)
*Become a follower of my blog or tell me you already are (mandatory)

Extra Entries?
*Heart your favorite thing in her shop and tell me what it is +1
*Post a facebook status about this and leave me a link to view it +2
*Blog about it and leave me a link +3
*Buy something from her shop remember to use the discount code!!! +10

**Giveaway will end 4/8 * Winner will be chosen by random dot com**

Family Pictures - Overload

Here are a few of my favorite pictures that the famous-in-a-small-town photographer, Carissa York, did for us a few weeks back! If we look really cold, we were! The weather had been perfect the days before, but that day it turned freezing!!! Then went back to normal a few days later. Just my luck! Hopefully we will have better luck in a few weeks when she does the kids Easter pictures!! Arent they adorable? If you are local, you should totally have her do your pictures!!!
Presley Kate 18 months old

Sunday, March 20, 2011

I need your help!

I am recruiting the help from my fellow bloggers! I am trying to get a free diaper bag from Echo Echo Embroidery. I need 20 people to 'like' her page and post on her wall that I, LeAnn R., sent you! Thats all! Now if you are ever in a pickle and need someone to like something for you or vote for you, just let me know and I can return the favor!!! So I kindly ask you to 'like' her page and tell her I sent you! Thanks again. Just click HERE to help me! Thanks Bunches!!!

Weekend Wrap-Up and Winners.

Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend like we did. The weather was perfect! Thought I would give you me a little run down of our weekend so I can remember these days forever!

Friday before the boys got home from school, I ran to Hobby Lobby to get some fabric for some new bows. Then I got the boys and came home. Granddad went to South Georgia to see his family so Nana said one of the boys could stay Friday and one Sat. Parker decided to stay Friday. They love going over there. That was about it on Friday.

Then Saturday, we decided to finally go and have our taxes done and went to lunch. We changed out boys as it was time for Peyton to get his time with Nana and we picked up Parker. My mom had told me she wanted to keep Presley-Kate on Saturday so they could take her to church with them. So they picked her up and it was just us and Parker. Can I just say...He loved being the only one home lol and I loved giving him all the attention for once.

Sunday we had Granddad 60th birthday lunch. Sorry Granddad for mentioning your age ha! It was a great lunch to spend with family. After that and groceries, we came home and played on the swing set!  Now on to the fun stuff. Time to announce the winners of three giveaways! So here goes.....

The winner of the Room 6 giveaway is Michelle of Peterson Creek
The winner of the Girly Girls Emporium giveaway is Traci of Sweet Cheeky Designs
The winner of the Belou 492 giveaway is Dawn of Mom-A-Logues

Congratulations winners. Please email me at keepersphoto{at}gmail{dot}com to claim your prize. You have 48hrs or a new winner will be redraw.
Last but not least, I have ALOT more giveaways coming up so please come back often and refer your friends as well. Who doesnt like winning free stuff?

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Lisa's Mini Mad Hattery

Anyone care to take a trip down the Rabbit hole with me? If so, lets have a look at this one of a kind shop on etsy. Lisa's Mini Mad Hattery is a shop like no other out there. If quality is what you are looking for in hair accessories, then look no further. Lisa, the creator of this shop, is a native of Vancouver, B.C., the mother of two girls and a graduate of the Fashion Design and Technology program at Kwantlen College in Richmond, B.C. Her talents take hair accessories to a whole new level! In this shop everything is hand made with top quality materials from French lace, to Silk velvets, Vintage accents and Luxurious fabrics. You will not find this kind of couture anywhere else!
She makes the most amazing hats I have ever seen.
And the most unique headbands!
How cute is this headband? She also has this in different colors.
I want this headband for Presley.

Lisa's Mini Mad hattery was so generous and sent Presley Kate this amazing "ocean crystals" headband. I am absolutely in love with it. Presley Kate has sooo many headbands but this one takes the cake. Its so well made and I have no doubt that it will last a very long time!
(Photograph by the amazing Carissa York Photography)

Lisa's Mini Mad Hattery will be giving one of my followers a $25 credit to use on anything in her shop. It doesnt get much better than this!

Want to win? Here is how to enter! (Mandatory entries must be done before extra entries will count)

*Like this shop on Facebook and tell them that Magical Memories sent you (Mandatory)
*Become a follower of my blog or tell me you already are (Mandatory)

Extra Entries?
*Post a facebook status about this giveaway and leave me a link +2
*Blog about this giveaway and leave me a link +3
*Tell me what you would get if you won +1
*Buy something from this shop +10

**Giveaway will end 3/31 * Winner will be chosen by random dot org**

Bubble Babys R&G

I have found the cutest little shop on etsy that has the most adorable hair accessories and now is also offering other items, which includes appliqued shirts and pillowcases. So whats the name of this shop, you ask? Bubble Babys of course. Their motto is "Seriously Sweet - Ridiculously Cute" And that totally lives up to the shop. Its so adorable and you wont find some of their one-of-a-kind bows anywhere else. Want to see some of my favorites?
Love this Cinderella Princess Carriage Clippie. So adorable. Would be great for a Princess party or a Disney Vacation.
Adorable Hello Kitty headbands.
Here is one of there o-so-cute large, outrageous, extreme bows that every little girl needs :0)
Jeweled Flower headband. Love the color.
Perfect bunny clip for Easter.

Bubble Babys was so generous and sent this Over the Top, Outrageous Lime and Pink Zebra bow for Presley Kate. We love it. To me, the bigger the bow, the better. And this bow, well it feeds my addiction. I dont know if it is because I am from the south or what, but Bigger is Always Better! Isnt she adorable?
Bubble Babys is extending their generousity and will be giving one lucky reader their choice of anyone bow from their shop, $10 or less. Awesome, I know!
Do you want to win? Here is how to enter! (mandatory entries must be done before other entries will count)

*Heart your favorite item from their shop and tell me what it is (mandatory)
*Become a follower of my blog or tell me you already are (mandatory)

Extra Entries?
*Post a facebook status about this giveaway and leave me a link +2
*Blog about this giveaway +3
*Tell me what you love most about this shop +1
*Buy something from this shop and tell me what you bought +10

**Giveaway will end 3/31 * Winner will be chosen by random dot org*