• Try Pumpkin Pie and Candy Cane Flavored Chapstick

    Winter is approaching fast and with it comes chapped lips. Chapstick has two holiday flavors available, pumpkin pie and candy cane.

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    Don’t let your holiday pictures be ruined with dry, cracked lips. Use Chapstick to keep your lips nice and mistletoe ready.

    These are also great stocking stuffers for anyone in the family. Chapstick offers a variety of lip moisturizers and during the holidays a little flavor helps brighten the Christmas spirit.



    Please visit Chapstick on Facebook for the latest updates.

    Disclosure: “The ChapStick® product, information and gift have been provided by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare.”  

  • Minions are Invading Peeps this Holiday Season

    check-in-minionWhat is better than waking up to a stocking full of Peeps on Christmas morning?

    It is waking up to Minion Peeps!

    Peeps will have Minions on their packaging this holiday season and even Minion shaped Peeps. 

    Candy Cane, Chocolate Mousse, Marshmallow Trees, Snowmen, Peeps on a stick and Gingerbread Men, plus they now have Peeps Minis in Sour Watermelon, Strawberry Crème and Chocolate Crème!

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    My sons love Minions so I know this is going to add to their excitement Christmas morning. I may even have to sneak a few for myself. If you have a little Minion fan in your home, make sure Santa knows to leave some of these Peeps in their stockings.

    Join the #PEEPSONALITY and keep up to date on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

    Disclosure: “The PEEPS® product, information and gift have been provided by Just Born Quality Confections.”


  • Dream Team Pets are a Great Gift for Transitioning Toddlers

    Give the gift of sleep this Holiday Season!


    I have the hardest time keeping my 3 year old son in bed every night. It is like he immediately gets full of energy once the lights go out. Now with Dream Team pets they get rewarded for staying in bed. This makes a great gift for moms of toddlers who also have the same problem. Dream Team Pets come with a stuffed animal, a lion, puppy and kitten, and a certificate and book with stickers. My son loves puppies so I got him that one.



    I think it is a great idea to reward them for staying in bed rather than getting after them for not being in bed. Moving your child from a crib to a toddler bed can be very difficult at first. I think this is a great way to help train your child to stay in bed, and having the comfy stuffed animal to help guide them is perfect for the transition. This has been approved by pediatricians for helping kids sleep in their own bed.

    Right now you can order one for your toddler in transition for 30% off using the promo code USFGUIDE. Perfect for the Christmas Holidays. Your little one will be thrilled to see their Dream Pet under the tree!

    Stay up to date with the newest information from Dream Team Pets on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube and Google Plus.

    Disclosure: Zulema Tomlinson, publisher of A Small Village, received this item free in exchange for an honest review.

  • Use a Mace Safety Flasher this Halloween

    logoHalloween is right around the corner and Mace has a great Safety Flasher perfect for trick or treaters.


    It has a neon velcro strip that can be attached to your child, bicycles and sports gear. It also has a clip so you can easily attach it to any thing you are wearing. Wear it while you are jogging or walking your dog. It has a strobe light that will make you visible from a far distance and alerting others that you are near.


    Safety is key when trick or treating or when you are simply taking an early run. Feel safe every Halloween for years to come and anytime you should be. If you are interested in learning more about defending yourself with Mace Pepper Spray read my review here.  


    Find more information on Mace products on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Youtube.


  • Give a Gift Subscription to Animal Trackers Club

    big-camera-summer-2014-atc-039This holiday season give the gift of learning with an Animal Trackers Club subscription. I was surprised by the amount of stuff that came in my first box. I love the lunchbox! We got the zebra package and it came with a magnet, a picture, a wearable mask, a kit to build your own zebra, a toy zebra and several games and activities. If you get a subscription your little one will receive their own package in the mail every month. They have several plans to choose. You can get a monthly, three, six or year subscription!

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    Every month a new themed box will be delivered to your door. This is a great way to keep children busy and doing hands on educational activities. This kit is for ages three and up. I know my son will be thrilled to start making his zebra with Magic Nuudles!

    Keep Track of the Animal Trackers Club on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest!

    I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

  • The Perfect Gift for a Little Scientist

    Do you have a little scientist in your family? Dr. Cool has an awesome Gemstone excavation kit that comes with everything you need to excavate three stones, an amythyst, quartz crystal and tigers eye. This would be a great Christmas gift for kids of all ages. Dr. Cool has many other kits to choose from. I am extatic about getting to do this with my whole family. I know that it is a project that we will all be interested in, even my teenager!


    Curious as to how this works? Watch this video!


    I know my son will be thrilled when he unwraps the Gemstone Excavation Kit on Christmas morning. I bet it will be the first thing he wants to play with too.

    Stay in touch with Dr. Cool Discoveries on Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube.
    I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

  • Great Deal for WordPress Users on BlueHost

    BluehostI have been using BlueHost for almost a year now. I love it. When I first started using BlueHost, I had a few issues setting up things and I called them a few times to help me. They were very nice and courteous and always solved my problem. They have 24/7 WordPress support which was great for me since I do a lot of my work late at night.

    Setting up your blog is easy with their One Click Set Up feature. They have an enhanced cpanel that is very easy to navigate, even for new customers and they have a money back guarantee if you are not completely satisfied.

    Right now there is a special offer for WordPress users. It is only $3.49 a month! Watch this video on how to use WordPress with BlueHost.

    You can keep up with the latest news from BlueHost on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Youtube, Linked In, Pinterest and Instagram.

    I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

  • Personalized Children’s Books are Perfect for Christmas

    A great gift to give your children, nieces, nephews, or any kid in your family, is a personalized book with them as they main character of the story. KD Novelties is helping encourage kids to read by making them eager to read when they see their name in the book along with other friends or family names. They even offer personalized DVD’s, music CD’s, and ebooks. They have a variety of themes to choose from for the personalized books. I chose the book Dinosaur Land because my kindergartner loves dinosaurs. He is also learning to read so this will be a great book for him.

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    Keep up to date with the latest from KD Novelties on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. You can also read their blog for more information on their products.



    I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

  • Make this Holiday Season Memorable with Personalized Tees

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     Get creative this Holiday Season and design your own shirts and hoodies by Custom Ink! Make this years Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Years one to remember with a personalized T-shirt for the whole family. They also have a picture contest with who can be the most creative. See the details below.

    Make a shirt for fall at CustomInk!

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    Each week, CustomInk rewards the customer whose photo shows the most group spirit through a photo contest.

    “Be the CHANGE!” wins this week’s Ink of the Week contest! To read more about the Ink of the Week winner visit: http://www.customink.com/blog.

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  • Hair Tutorial: Side Chignon–The French Bun

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    Otherwise known as a French bun, a chignon traditionally sits at the nape of the neck. In its loose, messy form it’s great for hiding bad hair days. In its smooth, polished form it’s perfect for a night of theater and fine dining.

    Here’s our simple step-by-step tutorial for this versatile style–from the professionals on the Color Crew at Madison Reed!

    Side Chignon Tutorial

    1. Create a deep side-part, as clean or messy as you like.

    2. Gather all hair behind opposite ear from part. Smooth with your favorite brush if desired, or leave messy.

    3. Secure into a ponytail with a hair-tie.

    4. Separate ponytail into three sections. Take bottom-most section and start twisting.

    5. While twisting section, curl around base of ponytail. Secure to base of ponytail with pin.

    6. Repeat with two remaining sections twisting into complimentary curls.

    7. Pin the two remaining sections into place as you go.

    8. Once a completed curled Chignon has been pinned into place, pull out small sections for a romantic feel, or smooth and perfect with a tail comb for a modern, clean result. Spray to hold.

    Now is the perfect time to try Madison Reed’s healthier for you color! Happy October! Take $10 off your first purchase of Madison Reed hair color – just use the offer code OCTOBERLOVE at checkout.

  • 5 Pro Tips for Silky, Shiny Hair

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    Shiny hair often translates to healthier-looking hair as well. Here are 5 tips for achieving this lustrous look courtesy of Madison Reed

    5 Tips for Shiny Hair

    1. Protect from Heat:

    Be sure to apply a heat protectant product to your hair before your heat styling or blow drying regimen to protect your hair from increased damage.

    2. Banish Build Up:

    All of the product we use to protect our hair or achieve a particular style can sometimes stick to the hair shaft and create build up. Performing a deep hair cleanse is a great way to restore shine and remove excess build up. Try using apple cider vinegar with a mixture of water to treat and cleanse your mane. Mix a one-to-one ratio of each and apply the mixture in the shower. Shampoo while the mixture is still on your hair and condition as usual.

    3. Chill Out:

    Finish a shower or bath with a cup of cold water on your hair. This will help lock down the hair cuticles, making the surface smoother, which reflects more light and offers incredible shine.

    Water saving tip: Fill a big cup or pitcher with cold water while waiting for the water to warm up before your shower.

    The Cool Shot Button: Use your hairdryer nozzle to direct cool air down the hair shaft. It will smooth out the cuticle and add a nice shine to your hair.

    4. Stay Hydrated:

    Drink plenty of water! Hydrated hair will shine from the inside out.

    5. Condition, Condition, Condition:

    Using a deep conditioner or a leave-in conditioner is essential when trying to achieve a shinier, healthier head of hair. Remember, hydrated hair is happy hair.

    What are you waiting for? Now is the perfect time to try Madison Reed’s healthier for you color! Happy October! Take $10 off your first purchase of Madison Reed hair color – just use the offer code OCTOBERLOVE at checkout.

  • Great deals at Gymboree, Crazy 8 and Janie & Jack!

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    Three great deals from Gymboree, Crazy 8 and Janie & Jack going on now! See some of my favorite items below! 

    40% off everything, including markdowns, for savings up to 80% at Gymboree

    Some of my favorite Halloween costumes from Gymboree.

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    $8.88 jeans + free shipping on orders over $50 at Crazy 8!
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    I could get a pair of pants for all six of my kids with this great deal from Crazy 8.

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    New dresses to treasure with faux fur trim and metallic print at Janie and Jack


    Janie & Jack has a beautiful collection of new holiday items. These would be perfect for a Holiday Picture!

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  • Beautiful Storage Tower Giveaway

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    Joss & Main is excited to announce that they are giving away a storage tower!
    Enter to win by clicking the banner below and just enter your email! The winner will be announced November 1st. Good luck to everyone. I would love to have this storage tower for my bedroom.

  • Lots of Action in Keanu Reeves New Movie John Wick


    I was able to see an early screening of John Wick. It is an action packed adventure from beginning to end. Someone dies every five minutes in the movie. It starts out with a retired hit mans wife dying. While he is in mourning some punk thugs kill his new puppy that was a gift from his departed wife and steal his car.


    When the guy brings the car to his boss, John Leguizamo,  he knows that the car belongs to John Wick and he is immediately upset and tells the guy he has messed up big time. The death of his wife and his new puppy sends John Wick into hit man mode and he pretty much hunts down everyone and kills them all.

    John Wick opens tomorrow October 24th in theaters. It is well worth the watch. Keanu does a great job as a gun blaring, revenge seeking, killer.














    Disclosure: Zulema Tomlinson, publisher of A Small Village wrote this review on her own terms. 

  • Adidas Neighborhood Celebration

    **The links in this post are affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link.

    adidas and NEIGHBORHOOD: A Celebration of the Original
    Backed by a decade of partnership and a celebration of originality, adidas Originals and Tokyo-based NEIGHBORHOOD introduces their latest creation: adidas Originals by Neighborhood.

    adidas Originals by Neighborhood breathes new life into timeless silhouettes, fusing casual and contemporary with traditional tailoring and construction. Featuring both footwear and apparel, adidas Originals by Neighborhood pays regard to the enduring originality of both brands with collaborative branding through out. The signature aesthetic of NEIGHBORHOOD joined together with the heritage of adidas sportswear elevates a classic into a contemporary with confidence and style.

    Beginning with outerwear and footwear, the most recently released pieces from the adidas Originals by Neighborhood collection are currently available at adidas.com.

  • YouTube Money Service on Tunecore

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    YouTube is now available on Tunecore. When you have ads on your videos you will get royalties for your Youtube music videos. A one time set up fee of $25 is all it takes and Tunecore takes care of the rest, such as collecting your current and future videos.


    When your music or music videos are played on YouTube, if YouTube places ads on your video, you can earn a percentage of that revenue. Now, TuneCore can collect this revenue for you.

    Our YouTube Money service identifies and collects the money your sound recordings generate on YouTube, including on your own channel, and deposits it directly in your TuneCore Account. Just choose which tracks you want to “monetize” (collect money on) and set your channel preferences. TuneCore does the rest. There is just a low, one-time setup fee of $25 for all your current and future sound recordings.

  • Sales on Lego and Oshkosh at Zulily this Week!

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  • Metallic Temporary Tattoos for under $5

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    Our Metallic Temporary Tattoos are up on #Stylesteals! A new fun trendy look and can be cut and worn in a myriad of different ways.

     Style Steals – Metallic Temporary Tattoos – $4.95 & FREE SHIPPING.

  • BookSwag Bags Jewelry Giveaway

    BookSwag Bags Giveaway!

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    Hosted by:  Savory Savings & Gloriously Green Gal

    BookSwag Bags Giveaway Oct 22 - Nov 22

    Do you love books?  How about jewelry?  What about jewelry based on books? BookSwag Bags offers beautiful, custom jewelry based on books!  Pieces that can become collectors items to readers and authors alike!  In addition to all of that, she offers stunning jewelry packs that will bolster your day-to-day collection in a fun and whimsical way!  Be sure to visit BookSwag Bags to find out about her latest designs, newest giveaway adventures and so much more!

    How would you like to win an assortment of jewelry from BookSwag Bags?  If you would like a chance to win, enter with the Giveaway Tool below.  If you have won a BookSwag Bags giveaway anytime from another blog in the last 12 months, you are not eligible to win this giveaway.  The giveaway will run from October 22  through November 22, 2014 at 11 PM CST and is open to US residents, ages 18 and older.  Entries will be verified.  Winners will be notified via email (consider adding gloriouslygreengal@gmail.com to your safe list) – winner will have 48 hours to respond and claim prize or another winner will be selected.

    Good Luck!

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  • Red Pack Cooking Kit Giveaway


    Redpack is focused on slow cooking this fall; and encouraging families to have a hot meal waiting after a busy school/work day. Using tomatoes in soups, stews and casseroles may also offer more nutrition than fresh. When tomatoes are heated, the antioxidant lycopene (linked to several health benefits) is released. Slow cookers are a great way to cook great tasting food without having to be a slave to the stove. So while you are working, a tasty, warm meal will be waiting for you at home. I use my crock pot all the time. I love coming home and smelling dinner!

    I recently received a crock pot cooking kit from Redpack with canned tomatoes and recipes. We recently tried the Rustic Italian Chicken recipe and we loved it! It was a meal that was easy to cook and pleased everyone.


    Giveaway #1:

    One lucky reader can win their own cooking kit by entering the Giveaway below! The kit will contain 2-28oz cans of crushed tomatoes and 1-28oz can of Redpack sauce, wooden spoon, and recipes, such as the Rustic Italian chicken and sausage & sweet potato chili.

    My contest runs from October 22 to November 12. US residents ages 18+ can enter to win.

    Giveaway #2:

    Redpack also will be hosting a promotion starting Oct. 22 — Nov. 12 during which they will give away two slow cookers a day for three weeks on its facebook page — that’s 44 slow cookers! Just go to https://www.facebook.com/redpacktomatoes to enter. In addition, one lucky winner will win a Slow Cooker grand prize package that includes a state-of-the-art slow cooker, a serving and braising tongs (total prize value estimated at $330).


    Enter below and Good Luck!


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