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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Win a Years Supply of Breakfast

Fast Fixin’ and Walmart want to serve you and your family a Holiday Break-Feast. In the interest of saving time and money here are the 7 ways to save!

Sign up for Fanatics to print $5 in Savings coupons

Purchase the January “All You” magazine for $1.50 Savings (Magazine contains $50 in manufacturer’s coupons)

Purchase the Fast Fixin’ Breakfast items and send in the Try Me Free for up to $5 in savings.

Cut out the UPC’s from the products and collect 10 to earn a free product coupon. = $7.99 Savings

Use the coupon inside the box of Fast Fixin’ Breakfast items for a $1 savings.

Use the Coupon in the Breakfast Burrito box for a Savings of $1.50

Use the Coupon in the Fast Classics Country Fried Steak for $2 off any 2 Fast Fixin’ Breakfast Items= $2 Savings.

Total Savings: Up to $24.00

Print the flyer below to take the “7 Ways to Save” with you to the store for your convenience.

**Print Here **

Fast Fixin’ Breakfast products are only available at certain Walmart Locations.
Coupons listed are on a limited availability basis.


You have the chance to win 1 of 15 Years Supply of Breakfast from Fast Fixin’ and Fast Classics.

Prizes will be awarded as: 24 Free Product Coupons good on any Fast Fixin’ or Fast Classics item up to $7.99 for each family.

15 Family’s Will Win!

To Enter you must go to the Consumer Queen, we are just spreading the word!

Contest ends on 1/15/09


~Kristinia/Loving Heart Mommy~

Monday, December 22, 2008

Just Wanted to Say Thanks Giveaway from Metropolitan Gifts!

Metropolitan Gifts, purveyors of ingeniously designed custom gifts that combine distinctive products with reusable packages. Based in NY and LA. Custom and bulk orders available. Visit www.metropolitangiftsnyc.com

If you still have last minute gifts to buy for teachers, babysitters,
dance instructors, piano teachers, housekeepers, next-door neighbor, and all
those other wonderful folks that help enrich the lives of our families (and make
it through the day with sanity), please consider the following gifts
(P.S. call for bulk and custom orders, (866) 643- 7364 )

The Last Minute Gift Collection I-V. You've done most of your
holiday shopping and have no brain power left to make a good decision. The

Last Minute Gift Collection suits most purposes perfectly! Prices started
at $25 and feature sweet treats including biscotti, milk chocolates,
shortbread cookies and more.

Metropolitan Gifts Signature Chocolates. These handmade, exotic
chocolates by acclaimed pastry chef Jean-Francois Bonnet make a marvelous
business gift. What's more, the box can be customized with the recipient's
name or a company logo. Available in flavors including: Thai Basil, Green
Tea and Fresh Lime. Prices start at $9.50 - 3 piece; 11.50 - 6 piece;
$25.00 - 9 piece; $69.00 - 24 piece.

From the site: "If you’re looking for a fabulous gift for the holidays, a birthday, graduation, or just to say thanks, we’ve got dozens of unique arrangements to “wow” the recipient. OR if you want to us to design a custom gift, we’re happy to work with you to create seomthing really special. Every gift we create has a personality and a purpose."


"Just Wanted to Say Thanks"

This collection of stylish suede stackable boxes are stuffed with
mouthwatering treats including a classic NY cheesecake. Yum! Contents

. Mixed Fruit Candy
. Truffles
. Cheese
. Crackers
. NY Cheesecake
. Lindt Chocolate
. 3 Suede Boxes

Retails for $39.


Check out Metropolitan Gifts, and let us know your favorite gift collection and who you have in mind to give it to.

Place my button in your sidebar.
Subscribe to my feed or Follow this Blog.
Mention this giveaway on your blog with a link back here and to Metropolitan Gifts.
Non-Bloggers (Email two friends and include my email in BCC/CC kristinia AT lovingheartmommy DOT com)

Giveaway ends Dec 30th, you have 3 days to claim your prize, be sure to check your email for this!!

Special Offer:
Metropolitan Gifts would like to offer you 10% off on all holiday gift arrangements. Simply visit www.metropolitangiftsnyc.com, click on the Holiday Gift Guide, make your purchases and enter code HOL2008. You can also call (866) 643- 7364 and mention this offer.


~Kristinia/Loving Heart Mommy~

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Face your Manga -Create your own for FREE!

Have you heard about Face your Manga? create your own cool avatar, I like how mine turned out above!


~Kristinia/Loving Heart Mommy~

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Celine Dion - Taking Chances World Tour! Contest too!

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If you're a fan of Celine Dion or just love great live entertainment, check out Celine’s Taking Chances World Tour. Her North American tour dates have been extended into February ’09 so take a look and see if she’s coming to your town. Celine’s concert tickets may just be the perfect gift for a friend, family member or yourself. See what the show is like here.

Help spread the word about Celine Dion's Taking Chances World Tour by posting this widget and you can enter to win one of the following incredible prizes:

Flip Video Camera *** Nintendo DS Lite*** iPod Nano*** $100 SpaFinder.com

Want to join the One2One Network for more great opportunities like this? Click Here to sign up: and put my name Kristinia-Loving Heart Mommy as your referral!

Contest runs Dec. 17 - 31, 2008. Winners will be chosen via Random.org from all verified entries received by 11:59 pm EST on Dec. 31, 2008 and winner will be notified the week of January 5, 2009.

Thanks to:


~Kristinia/Loving Heart Mommy~

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

My Little Black Dress For Less!

This holiday season I figured I couldn't go wrong with a black dress.. Black seems to be the new Red and Green this Holiday Season.

The dress from Wet Seal, I bought this a few months back for only $10!

The shoes I got from our local Navy Exchange on the clearance rack for $12

Then of course I needed to add a little glam, so I got my nails done at our local
Wal-Mart's nail salon for $20.00

$10 dress from Wet Seal
$12 shoes from the Exchange
$20 Nails done at Wal-Mart
$42 total spent on my holiday dress!
Not bad huh? Its easy to do just look for items before the holiday and you too can be in style for that special Holiday party or get together!

As for jewelry I haven't decided.. I know I have my diamond earrings from Mother's Day but I need to find earrings and a nice necklace!

I'll show a picture of my nails tonight, cause that's when I'm getting them done!


~Kristinia/Loving Heart Mommy~

Sunday, December 14, 2008


Please go vote for Loving Heart Mommy, #25 at an Island Life's Christmas Tree Contest!!!

It's time to VOTE!! Please VOTE for ME!!!

Starting NOW until Tuesday the 16th you can vote for Gabriel and Helana's lil' tree. Oh, and please spread the word to others you know. I wish they had specific categories for articial and live... but you never know who the winner will be, there are a lot of beautifully decorated trees.


How to Vote:

1) Go to this link: http://islandlife808.com/uncategorized/voting-is-now-open/

2)Scroll all the way down to the bottom of the page until you see the COMMENT FORM.

3) Fill out the form with your name (it can be a nickname if you don't want to give your real name), your email (don't worry, nobody else can see your email once you put it in) and then in the box write: I vote for #25 Loving Heart Mommy!

Happy Holidays and Thanks soo much!


~Kristinia/Loving Heart Mommy~

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Oh Christmas Tree- Our Trees of 2008!

(Our two trees, the tall green one is from last year and we added the mini white tree for both Gabriel and Helana!)

(Gabriel's custom ornament, he's being goofy!)

(Helana's custom ornament, isn't she a doll?)

(We added shatterproof ornaments, with Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer, Sesame Street figurines, Snowbabies and bright lights!)

(The tree collage!)


Join in on the fun at you have until the 12th to submit your Tree!
Also please come back and vote for me once the trees go live!


~Kristinia/Loving Heart Mommy~

Featuring Handmade: Crosses by Claudia

(Above is the "Noel Cross", click HERE to check it out!)

I got the chance to interview Claudia Sullins of Crosses by Claudia.

She handcrafts, all by hand the most beautiful and elegant crosses I've ever seen and anything is customizable! I got the opportunity to review the Baby Cross which can also be customized to add a picture of your little darling in the center of it.

She has the option to make Memory Crosses, if you have any jewelry that was handed down to you from your own or your mother's, father's, grand mother's, etc.. collection she can make it into your cross as a treasure to be treasured!

Not only does she handcraft jeweled/seashelled crosses she is also starting a wood collection.

The opportunities are endless and this will definately be a great decorative addition to your home, something as sweet and charming as a custom made cross!

Be sure to check out her other shop for the Pet Lover in you! She has many cute jewelry items for your cat, dog, etc.. Cookie's Doggie Jewelry

(Isn't the Ice Crystal Doggie Necklace, just too cute?)

Special offers over at Cookie's Doggie Jewelry is free shipping until December 24th, free gift wrap and card! So make sure you don't forget your furry friend this Holiday Season! She has even added "Human Jewelry"! Be sure to get yourself some real *bling* for you and your pet!

(Above is the Rustin Barn Wood Cross, click HERE to check it out!)

Name of shop/website:
Crosses by Claudia
Crosses by Claudia - The Blog

Why'd you start your business?

The Lord led me to this. I have always been artistic. Writing poetry, drawing, writing stories as a child, making pillows, purses, painting, all things creative. I had my three daughters, and spent most of my time raising them and being involved in what ever they were involved in.

My girls are now grown and I am single again. I recently lost my job due to the home industry, and need something to do. To save my sanity I turned once again to my creative side. I am using my love of the cross, and my love of creating beautiful things. Now if I can just start making some money doing this it will be perfect!!

Your favorite part of the holiday?

100% being with my family. I come from a large Catholic family of 44 members. I have 5 sisters! Christmas Eve, my entire life, has been the highlight of each year. We have so much fun, and all love each other so much. We are also fortunate to still have both my parents, so each year becomes more precious.

Anything extra you'd like to add? * I am so glad this election is over!!!!

Discount * Free shipping and 20% off until January 15th!
(Mention when ordering you were referred by Lovin' the Holiday Season for the discounts to apply!)


~Kristinia/Loving Heart Mommy~

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Decorating the Tree Contest


I'm finishing up both of our trees today! I'll be joining in on the fun above at An Island Life! Hurry you have until December 12th to submit your masterpiece!


~Kristinia/Loving Heart Mommy~

Share Something Sweet: Ferrero Chocolates

Share Something Sweet is a partnership between chocolate company Ferrero and Share Our Strength, a leading hunger-relief organization.

This partnership is in its second year, and this year Ferrero has donated $150,000 to Share Our Strength and is giving others a chance to add to that donation. Right now, if you log on to Share Something Sweet and use it to "send something sweet" (that is, a customizable e-card), Ferrero will donate another $1 per e-card sent, up to $10,000. And for every person that joins the Ferrero Facebook page, "Ferrero Lovers Unite," Ferrero will donate another $1 to Share Our Strength (up to $1,000)

There's also a chocolate personality quiz, product offers and event news.

Thanks to the Family Review Network for this wonderful opportunity!


~Kristinia/Loving Heart Mommy~

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Build a Bear Wii Winner is....

Thanks to Random.org

Comment #2 is:

gahome2mom said...
My daughter is loving the Bob from Veggie Tales. She has been playing with the old toys from her sisters. She is a hoot. :) November 26, 2008 6:39 AM

You can read my review on the game by clicking HERE!

Thanks again to: Thanks to the Family Review Network & Game Factory for this review and giveaway opportunity.


~Kristinia/Loving Heart Mommy~

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

My internal Wireless card crashed!!!

I'm off to Circuit City to find a wireless internet USB port card! If not I can't work on my blog, since I only use "MY" laptop to do so.. and my laptop has been crashing!!! I'm life WHY now! I have reviews to write, contests to start... ugh!

I'll be back later on today with hopefully a new post and a crash free laptop!


~Kristinia/Loving Heart Mommy~

Sunday, November 30, 2008

12 Days of Christmas - at The Not-So-Blog Blog

The Not-So-Blog

its a Christmas festival of giveaway goodies over at:

The Not-So-Blog

Join in on the fun for:

Smart-e Cat

$20 GC to My Baby Bump

Hair Clips from Dainty Divas Boutique & a Snail and his Pear home crocheted by Ana Paula Oli, ENTER HERE

Keep checking back for the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and finally the 12th day of Christmas giveaways!


~Kristinia/Loving Heart Mommy~

MomReviews' Holiday Gift Guide


Check out MomReview's Holiday Gift guide which is jam packed with gift guides for all ages, giveaways, holiday fun and cheer!

Some giveaways going on at MomReviews':

Photo Jewelry Giveaway ($100 GC) -Saturday, December 6th at 9:00 PM ET!


~Kristinia/Loving Heart Mommy~

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Last Day to Enter!!!!

Because It's Christmas giveaways To enter, visit the prize pages or the individual gifts.


Prize Group 1: Gift #1, Gift #2, Gift #3, Gift #4

Prize Group 2: Gift #1, Gift #2, Gift #3, Gift #4, Gift #5

Prize Group 3: Gift #1, Gift #2, Gift #3, Gift #4, Gift #5, Gift #6, Gift #7, Gift #8

Prize Group 4: Gift #1, Gift #2, Gift #3, Gift #4, Gift #5, Gift #6, Gift #7

Prize Group 5: Gift #1, Gift #2, Gift #3, Gift #4, Gift #5, Gift #6, Gift #7, Gift #8


~Kristinia/Loving Heart Mommy~

Stocking Stuffer/Giveaway: Il Divo

Thanks to One2One Network & Il Divo for this opportunity!

My thoughts:

Il Divo's "The Promise" I found to be the most soothing and uplifting music for my ears! I loved "The Power of Love" and "Hallelujah" even though most of the songs on "The Promise" are in Spanish it was still very beautiful to listen to. On the deluxe edition of "The Promise" you can pop the cd into your DVD player for three special features! If your a fan of any kind of opera you will love this very talented operatic quartet!

The Christmas Collection by Il Divo is a collection of the most popular Christmas songs all sung in perfect harmony, simply beautiful and moving! My favorites were "O Holy Night", "White Christmas" and "Silent Night". Their beautiful vocals will instantly put you in a joyful mood this Holiday Season!

Want it now?
Check out Il Divo at Amazon.com, where they have more pictures and even sample video clips!

From Il Divo:
Introducing Il Divo, the smooth and silky operatic quartet, brought together by pop guru (and American Idol creator) Simon Cowell in 2004!

Following an extensive worldwide audition process culminating in the union of the four talented singers from different countries and musical disciplines, who discovered their musical purpose in the union of Il Divo, the virtuoso blending of operatic technique with romantic and popular song took the world by storm.

With sales of over 22 million, Il Divo, Ancora and Siempre scored 36 No. 1 chart positions across 26 countries in just their first three albums!

Two sold out world tours have seen Il Divo performing to over 1.5 million people in thirty countries. They appeared at the opening and closing ceremonies of the FIFA 2006 World Cup, singing the official theme song with superstar Toni Braxton. They were also special guests of icon Barbara Streisand on her 2006 tour of North America.

What you can WIN:
Il Divo's The Promise Deluxe Edition (CD/DVD) and Il Divo: The Christmas Collection ($41.99 value). Wouldn't these be great for that special someone in their stocking this Holiday?

How to WIN:
Leave a comment with your favorite song from The Promise and The Christmas Collection, click here to hear sample audio clips.

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~Kristinia/Loving Heart Mommy~

Thursday, November 27, 2008

A Busy Christmas Giveaway

Busy Mommy is hosting a Busy Christmas Giveaway! Get in on the fun! Running until December 11TH!


~Kristinia/Loving Heart Mommy~