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 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. Voots “Get Kids Growing” Garden Grants Voots® Veggie Fruit-Tarts along with Kidsgardening.org, a resource of the National Gardening Association, recently hosted the Voots “Get Kids Growing,” [...]
Spring time is here! There’s so much to do during spring, as the cold of winter is ending and the heat of summer hasn’t rolled in yet. There are many different days to celebrate and lots of activities to do during this time of year. I did a lot of schoolwork during the month of [...]
Warmer weather is finally making an appearance here at the Jersey shore. For many now is the time to refresh a wardrobe by adding some pieces. For others it’s a great time to clean out closets and drawers and replace some worn pieces. Currently if you spend at least $79 or more on apparel, sleepwear, [...]
I got my first checking account when I was seventeen years old. Back then you didn’t have to worry about how much it cost to have a checking account. Checking accounts were free. There were no debit cards back then, so everything was done by check. Basically, it’s the complete opposite of how things are [...]
I love my parents dearly but they have their quirks. They are packrats. Hubby and I have known it for years. I have never considered hubby to be a packrat, or myself for that matter. I’m not ready to be on an episode of Hoarders or anything, but the time has come for something to [...]
I know that home safety is important. Here’s a guest post from Evelyn containing some simple home safety tips. Training your children from an early age about personal and home security will make it easier later on in life. It starts with simple lessons, such as how to make the 9-1-1 call, the always popular [...]
Tony Stark needs your help to stop the Mandarin! Answer trivia questions to unlock Tony’s armor and send in the reinforcements for a chance to win a trip for two to the IRON MAN 3 world premiere in Los Angeles on April 24th! The sweepstakes started today and runs until this Wednesday! Each day fans [...]
In February when I went to LA for the red carpet premiere of the Disney movie Oz The Great And Powerful I had the pleasure of staying at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, where ABC’s The Bachelorette Ashley & J.P.’s wedding took place. The Langham Hotel in Pasadena is unique among hotels in Los [...]
Time for another Amazon Blast giveaway! This giveaway ends on 03/31. The winner will receive $100. 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 is bringing you this Amazon Twitter blast. We host one of these blasts each [...]
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. IRON MAN 3 – IMAX Poster now available!!! Marvel’s “Iron Man 3” pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark [...]
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. Tom’s of Maine Hosts Soccer Legend Mia Hamm For Live Reading of Winners Never Quit and Q&A On Lessons She Learned from Playing Sports Participate online [...]
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And Then There Was That Time I That Almost Got Kicked Out Of the OZ Premiere – New Trailer Of Opening Sequence Released – #DisneyOzEvent
One thing that happened while I was in LA for the red carpet premiere of the Disney movie OZ The Great And Powerful is that I almost got thrown out of the El Capitan before the movie started. Yep, almost got thrown out right on my arse. Wondering why? When the movie started, I thought [...]
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