Welcome to the Jumpin’ Outta June Amazon Gift Code Twitter Giveaway hosted by MamaNYC! Over 40 bloggers have joined together to celebrate the end of JUNE – and help kickstart YOUR summer with an awesome Amazon Gift Code giveaway! All you have to do is follow our Twitter accounts in order to gain entries in this giveaway! Sure, we also tossed in some other options, but this giveaway is all about Twitter!
One lucky winner is going to receive a $100.00 Amazon Gift Code! This giveaway will run from June 29-July 15th, which should give you more than enough time to hop down the Rafflecopter and follow all of our Twitter accounts. Open Worldwide; Winner will have 48 hours to confirm prize. If you see our event button - no need to enter again! We are all using the SAME Rafflecopter, so your entries are only needed on one of our blogs. Have fun!
One year ago today, our little boy was born and brought so much joy into our lives. Here he is getting his first bath.
Tonight we had some icecream cake to celebrate the occassion. He was so excited when he saw the candle on the cake and he tried to grab it.
for winning my Purex Triple Action Detergent Giveaway. The winners have been contacted and will receive their free coupons soon.
I entered my little cutie pie who turns 1 tomorrow in the Parents Magazine Cover Contest and would love your votes. His photo is in the running to become one of the weekly Reader's Choice finalists! You can vote daily until 7/1/2012.
Please use one of my links to cast your vote. Who could resist this smile?
This is one our old favorites. I originally put this recipe on my "What's for Dinner?" page, but it is at the very bottom of the page and it doesn't have a link so it may have never been a blog post. I started Home Ec @ Home two years ago this month, but I didn't even know what a blog was at the time. A couple of months later, I started my blog, The Home Economist. I've come a long way since then and thought I would share this recipe again since we love it so much. This recipe is sweet because of the brown sugar and is great with ground beef or deer. My boys eat it by the bowl full - it's good even without a bun.
1 pound ground beef
1 med. onion chopped
1 can chicken gumbo soup (Light chicken gumbo soup is good too.)
1/2 cup ketchup
¼ cup brown sugar
1 Tablespoon vinegar
2 tsp. mustard
1/2 tsp. salt
Brown ground meat and onion. Drain juice and mix in the rest of the ingredients.
Simmer for 3 to 5 minutes.
Serve on hamburger buns.
Enter to win a 32 oz. jar of Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil. This giveaway is ending very soon. Use the rafflecopter form to enter and check out this awesome recipe for Coconut Oil Brownies.
My 2 1/2 year old will be in preschool 2 mornings a week in the fall. He is supposed to be "mostly potty trained" when he goes. Knowing how long it has taken to potty train my oldest, I am not expecting anything to happen overnight. But I am trying whatever I can to encourage him to use the potty.
He does not want to sit and try, but will sit if listening to a story. I found an old basket upstairs and filled it with a few favorite books and left it in the bathroom near his potty. Both boys have actually been enjoying the basket of books and it is helping my toddler to sit longer. We had some success today so it has been a big day!
I posted a few days ago about 50% off some Huggies and CVS diapers. Now many CVS stores are marking the CVS Supreme diapers 75% off making them just $2.22 a pack. I have seen reports in the blogging world of Huggies Jean Diapers being 75% off in some stores. My local store has the jean diapers 50% off, but the CVS diapers are now 75% off. It's a great time to stock up on diapers! There are also other random baby items marked at 75% off. Even some liquid Similac formulas.
My Purex Giveaway is ending soon. Use this form to enter.
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Hi, I'm Faith, a former Family and Consumer Science (Home Economics) Teacher turned work at home Mom, bringing you family friendly, homemade recipes and homemaking tips to simplify your life. Join me on my homemaking and mothering journey.
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