Author Archive: valmg
NJ Mom of 2 boys. Social media enthusiast. Blogger. Freelance marketing. I lLove cats. Ds Advocate. Listening to Hinder, P Roach & Rev Theory and lots of Oleander.
My name is Valerie, but I go by valmg online.
I am a mother to 2 boys – TJ, a 17 year old, and CJ, a 13 year old with Down Syndrome.
I am a Jersey girl. I have three younger brothers, all of whom have children.
I HATE the misuse of the word retarded. I take it personally and find it very offensive.
I’ve mentioned before how much I love Coach bags. The bag my brother gave me years ago has held up wonderfully and I love it. I’ve joined a group of other bloggers to bring you the Coach Spring giveaway event. This giveaway will have 3 winners. The giveaway ends on 05/31. Below is the entry [...]
Time for another Amazon Blast giveaway! The winner will receive a $100 Amazon GC. Here’s the entry form. I’d love it if you left me a comment on one item you’d buy if you won. Good luck! Makobi Scribe and Sason and Pobi are bringing you this Amazon Facebook blast. The winner will receive an [...]
I absolutely love tech products. The iPad in our house is a very hot commodity, frequently taken my my youngest. I haven’t tried the Surface but sure would love to. If you’re interested in getting a tablet, you’re in the right place. I’ve joined a group of bloggers to bring you an iPad/Surface giveaway. One [...]
Here’s a new Mother’s Day inspired video featuring Ms. Squibbles and the rest of the MONSTERS UNIVERSITY characters! DISNEY•PIXAR Website: disney.com/MonstersU Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/PixarMonstersUniversity Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/MonstersU MONSTERS UNIVERSITY releases in theaters on June 21st! About Monsters U Ever since college-bound Mike Wazowski (voice of Billy Crystal) was a little monster, [...]
I’m frequently sent information on upcoming television, DVD/Blu-ray and movie news. I’ll be compiling and sharing the best and most interesting news with you here each week. Movies for Moms! Redbox Offers Mother’s Day Gifts Are you readers looking for a convenient and affordable present for mom that includes a bonus “gift” for the purchaser? [...]
Welcome to the Music Is Something Beautiful Giveaway Event! Organized by: Mom Knows It All Special thanks to our co-hosts: Tunica Mama, The Minister’s Wife Stamps and Saves, and Giveaway Promote. Please be sure to give them a visit and say hello. Meet our sponsor – the band Oleander. Oleander is a Sacramento, CA rock [...]
Have you seen Iron Man 3 yet? It’s one of the movies I really want to see. Unfortunately, I haven’t had the chance yet and won’t for at least another week. So for now, these great clips are holding me over. Check them out. “Nothing Has Been The Same Since New York” “Air Force One [...]
My parents have had this hanging on the wall in their hallway for some time. No idea why. Thanks for stopping by! If you have a picture up for Wordless Wednesday, leave your link below! Then head on over to From Val’s Kitchen and Here And There.
We’d all like some extra money, just in time for Mother’s Day, wouldn’t we? If I won money I’d definitely spend some of it on my Mom, she’s an amazing woman. She always goes the extra mile. She’s my biggest supporter. She’s the best Mom I could ever want or wish for. Just in time [...]
My son made his confirmation three years ago. I remember it like it was yesterday. It was the first time he’d really ever been asked to dress up. We had a bit of a difference of opinion on clothes. He wore a Confirmation gown, but obviously needed to wear something underneath. I told him he [...]
Music Is Something Beautiful Event Hosted by Mom Knows It All Prize: Coach black wristlet F45651 with tags, Oleander “Something Beautiful” CD, iTunes gift card and iPod Event dates: 5/11 – 5/28 One free link. Additional links available. Referral prize Want more info or to join in? Visit Mom Knows It All for more information.
I frequently receive email from companies asking me to share news or discounts with my readers. Each week I’ll gather the best requests and share them with you here. Sesame Street Segment “Elmo The Musical” Inspires New Storytelling App (New York, NY May 2, 2013) The 43rd season of Sesame Street debuted a brand new [...]
I grew up with the Sears Wish Book. That was B.I. – before internet. If you wanted a great selection of all sorts of products you shopped the Wish Book. Now, there’s no need to do that because you can see everything there is online. If you haven’t been to Sears in a while, trust [...]
The product(s) featured in this post was sent free of cost to me without my knowledge. This post has not been monetarily compensated. As always, please note that any personal opinions reflected in this post have not been influenced by the sponsor in any way. Recently I received a copy of book A Survival Guide [...]