Jolly Mom is hosting a great giveaway for Tooth Tunes. 5 winners will each receive a Tooth Tunes Turbo and a Tooth Tunes Jr. toothbrush! These are so neat so check out the giveaway at Jolly Mom and enter today!
Today we celebrated my middle son's 9th birthday! His real birthday isn't until Christmas Day but we celebrate it early every year to make it more special. We had a great evening and his Lego cake turned out so cute.
Check out this great list of the Hottest Holiday Toys for 2008 on Mamanista! There are lots of toy catergories like Creative Pretend Play and Easy Rider: Ride-On Toys so you are sure to find the perfect toys for your child. The Hottest Holiday Toys for 2008 list also contain great money saving discounts that make shopping for your childs perfect gift easy and economical!
Lady Lynn's Boutique is having an amazing December giveaway. They will be having 20 giveaways featuring their beautiful jewelry! Enter these great giveaways here and you may win some gorgeous jewelry for yourself this holiday!
Momma Findings is hosting a great contest on their blog to win an awesome V-Tech KidiArt Studio! You can see the KidiArt Studio and other great KidiCreative toys here. Enter the giveaway at Momma Findings before Dec. 10th at midnight!!
Mommay's Mayhem is hosting a virtual cookie exchange. Check out all the great Christmas cookie recipe's and enter your own favorite for a chance to win great prizes!
Here is the recipe for my favorite Christmas cookies, Muddy Snowballs!
RECIPE INGREDIENTS: Cookies 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled 2/3 cup confectioner's sugar 1 egg yolk 11/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
Dust 3/4 cup confectioner's sugar 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 1. In a large bowl, using a wooden spoon, cream the butter until smooth. Stir in the melted chocolate and blend well. 2. Add the 2/3 cup of confectioner's sugar, egg yolk, and vanilla extract and stir until combined. Stir in the flour and salt until smooth. 3. Add the walnuts and stir until combined. Cover and refrigerate the dough for at least 1 to 2 hours or until it is firm enough to roll into balls. 4. Heat the oven to 350. Form scant tablespoonfuls of the dough into 1-inch balls. Place the balls on two ungreased baking sheets, leaving about 1 inch between them. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until the tops of the cookies are set. Cool on the baking sheets for about 3 minutes. Repeat until all the dough has been used. 5. Meanwhile, stir together the 3/4 cup confectioner's sugar and cocoa powder in a shallow bowl. Carefully dip the warm cookies into the dust (that is, throw them in the mud) to coat. 6. Cool the cookies completely on a wire rack. Roll again in the cocoa-confectioner's sugar dust. These snowballs don't need refrigeration -- just store in an airtight container. Makes about 4 dozen Muddy Snowballs.
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This contest is all about promoting mom blogs and small businesses (especially run by moms or for moms). Etsy is a site that has thousands of small shops that each sell handcrafted items. I have found an abundance of shops that you guys would like! An Etsy Christmas Contest