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Labor Day

#laborday #happylaborday #endofsummer

Labor Day It's not only the way many of us mark the end of summer. Nor is it just about great sales online, and in stores! It's also the time we celebrate the contributions all of us in the workforce! … ...Read More...

Simon has gone modern

simon is modern

Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received the Simon Swipe game for review. All opinions are 100% my own. Oh, and that of my children! My mother is the ultimate pack rat. She saves everything you can imagine, and if it was hers, you can be assured it's in the original packaging. If it was mine, it's probably in pieces all over the house.... but I digress. Let's stay focused! Mom has almost every game she ever bought for us, or my dad. Yup, he got lots of games, … ...Read More...

Stride Rite brings our smiles back

stride rite brings our smiles back #sponsored #striderite #backtoschool

Disclosure: Stride Rite brings our smiles back with a pair of Annaleigh boots for Little Miss, and awesome sneakers for The Boy. We're so grateful to Stride Rite for sending these boots for the start of school. All opinions are 100% mine! Long Island was hit by an unprecedented 12+ inches of rainfall in a span of just three hours. Flooding in the area was inevitable. However, it wasn't expected to happen in my basement. Ankle deep in my basement. Thousands of dollars worth of damage in my … ...Read More...

Top Picks for Back-to-School

#skylanders top picks for back-to-school

Disclosure: November Sunflower has to earn a living. My website is my very own business. I've included my affiliate links within this post. The links do not cost you anything, but when you want to purchase an item that I recommend, you can use the link and purchase the item. I earn a few bucks for the referral, but it doesn't increase the cost of anything for you. Honestly, it just means you're supporting my efforts here on NovemberSunflower.com. And I very much appreciate the support, because I … ...Read More...

New car contest #newcarface with Cars.com

new car contest #newcarface #sponsored #ad

Disclosure: This post is a sponsored post about the new car contest, for which I received monetary compensation from Cars.com. All opinions are 100% my own. Last year my brakes on my minivan started to give me a bit of a scare. One night after my daughter's dance class, I was driving home in the dark and as I went to turn left at a light, I had to hit my brakes. When I pressed on the brakes, the pedal wouldn't move. I was standing up out of my seat to try and get it to go down, but it … ...Read More...

LEGO Ninjago Nindroids

LEGO Ninjago #nindroids #ninjago

Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received the new LEGO Ninjago Nindroids video game for the Nintendo 3DS in order to write this review. All opinions are 100% my own, and of course, The Boy's, too! LEGO Ninjago Nindroids for Nintendo 3DS It's summer, I know. However, there's just days the kids want to hang out and do nothing but sit around the house. I can't blame them. We're always on the go, so a down day isn't something I ever say no to. The issue with days … ...Read More...

Smartwatch for kids from VTech

smartwatch for kids #kidizoom #vtech #sponsored

Disclosure: The VTech smartwatch for kids product, gift card, information, and additional gift pack have been provided by VTech.  If you want to see a little boy happier than a pig in poop, get him the new smartwatch for kids from VTech. His favorite part of the watch? Being able to record his voice while he's singing crazy songs about his daddy snoring. It's priceless to listen to. When the VTech Kidizoom smartwatch arrived, I took it out of the box and within minutes my sons dirty little … ...Read More...

Immediate relief for sensitive teeth

#crest relief for sensitive teeth #sponsored

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for which I received monetary compensation. I'm a part of One2One Network and was given the opportunity to experience the newest Crest product for sensitive teeth. All opinions are 100% my own. Having kids screws your body up for years, and sometimes forever. Isn't that just the best? You grow those little monkeys in your body for nine months, and as a parting gift, here's a plethora of body changes for you to remember this time we spent together. WHAT? … ...Read More...

Cards for kids

Cards for Kids #kidscards #shop #cbias

Disclosure: I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This cards for kids shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. Kindergarten graduation. It happened. It's so nuts how there's graduations for everything lately. My son went from preschool to Universal Pre-Kindergarten, he had a graduation. A year later, in full cap and gown, he graduated from Universal Pre-Kindergarten and into Kindergarten. Now, this … ...Read More...

Back-to-School Cyber Monday

#walmart back-to-school cyber monday #backtoschool

I'm never ashamed to admit I shop at Walmart. They've got great prices, and seem to always pay attention to what people need to save money on. Who else does a back-to-school Cyber Monday sale? Exactly! They've also got a couple of other ways to save for the upcoming school season: school and college! Back-to-School Cyber Monday Let's start with Walmart's Cyber Monday sale that happens on Monday, August 4th. The deals are happening all day. There's going to be big savings and deals on items for … ...Read More...

Guardians of the Galaxy is downright funny

#guardiansofthegalaxy Chris Pratt Guardians of the Galaxy

Disclosure: I was given the opportunity to take the family to see Guardians of the Galaxy. This post was not monetarily compensated. All opinions are 100% mine. Holy heck people, Guardians of the Galaxy is downright funny. There's no doubt about it, Chris Pratt just lights up every movie he's in. Plus, Bradley Cooper voicing that crazy Raccoon, Rocket, is priceless. I want him as a pet. Although, I could do without the crazy masks the kids have of the raccoon. The masks are creepy. I … ...Read More...

MomTrends bringing us back-to-school at Vera Bradley

momtrends back-to-school #sponsored #verabradley #momtrendsbts

Disclosure: I attended MomTrends Back-to-School event at Vera Bradley on 5th Avenue in #NYC recently. As a gift, I received a lovely bag from #VeraBradley with a few goodies from some of the sponsors in attendance. I don't know why everyone needs to know this information, but the FTC says it's important I relay this information to you. I wanted to share some highlights from the event, which requires me to let you know I received a gift for attending. No monetary compensation was paid. Just … ...Read More...

Sausage and peppers works in a bind

sausage and peppers #startyourgrill #americancraft #shop #cbias

Disclosure: This Hillshire Farm American Craft Sausage shop has be compensated by #CollectiveBias , Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are my own, and so are the sausage and peppers! If you know me, and you've been around here for a bit of time, it's common knowledge I'm not a cook. I don't love cooking. I don't enjoy being in the kitchen. I certainly don't enjoy figuring out what to feed people in this house. I can't always have a recipe in my hand when cooking, especially with our … ...Read More...

Carter’s fall style fashion

fall style fashion #cartersfallstyle #sponsored

Disclosure: This post is a sponsored post for which I received monetary compensation. The opinions are my own and were not influenced in any way. When I head to the store to shop for my kids, there are times I kind of..... cringe. The thought of the things they want children to wear makes me physically cringe. I look around and see thongs for little girls, skirts cut way too short, and things too revealing for my almost 8 year old daughter. She's grown so much since last fall, shopping for … ...Read More...

Disney Planes Fire & Rescue

Disney Planes Fire & Rescue #disneyplanes #disneymovie

Disclosure: Disney allowed November Sunflower and my family to preview this movie prior to its release at no cost to me. All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! Brutal honesty folks....Disney Planes Fire & Rescue is cute for the kids, but not something anyone needs to run out and see on the big screen. Disney Planes Fire & Rescue Dane Cook is back as the voice of "Dusty." Ed Harris joins the cast this time around as "Blade Ranger". Julie Bowen as "Dipper" is probably my favorite … ...Read More...

Mighty Mascot Team Challenge on Swagbucks

team challenge #swagbucks #teamchallenge

Who doesn't love being part of a team, right? It's all about sportsmanship and having fun, and earning lots of free points!!!! Swagbucks is having another team challenge, where earning like we all do every day can get all of us a bonus! They're calling it the Mighty Mascot Team Challenge. Beginning Thursday, July 17th (at 12:01am PT), click the button on the top left of the homepage and join one of four teams: The Bulldogs, Hawks, Panthers and Knights. Then compete in the Mighty Mascot Team … ...Read More...

Free Event: Chelsea Block Party at Rubin Museum

chelsea block party #family #freeevent #freeinnyc #newyork #chelsea

Timing is always everything, right? The Long Island Rail Road is planning to go on strike on Sunday, July 20, 2014. Well, The Rubin Museum of Art is planning a huge free event, the Chelsea Block Party on that exact same day. It's happening from 1PM to 4PM this Sunday.... Chelsea Block Party Celebrating Rubin Museums of Art's 10th anniversary is a big deal, right? Plus, they just introduced an amazing new Family Sundays program that are geared towards creating artwork as a family. How sweet is … ...Read More...

Savvy Shoppers Coupons

Disclosure: I'm affiliated with the Savvy Shoppers coupons displayed in this post. What does that mean? It means if you click through the coupon links, I earn income. It doesn't cost you anything, it just helps me make a living here at November Sunflower. When I share, I like to get a little something, something! Thanks for supporting November Sunflower!   First things first: I don't do the grocery shopping in our family. I leave all of that up to Mr. Sunflower. He's good at it, he's … ...Read More...