Seeking Sponsors for Christmas Gift Guide


Ready to start promoting your business or product?   Three Relatives are ready to help you!  

We'll start out with an ad on the sidebar and with a product review and giveaway, we'll post a review separate from the main Gift Guide with a link to the Gift Guide.  In addition, you will receive inclusion in the Gift Guide and daily promotional social media perks.

Want to join or need more information? 

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Here are confirmed sponsors:

  • Play-Doh
  • Zuvo 150 Water Purification
  • Spin & Go Mop
  • Frownies
  • Kohana Skin
  • Lotus Home
  • Baby GoGo
  • Spa Finder
  • Smart & Sexy
  • PhD Pocket Disc
  • Lipo-in-a-Box
  • Underology
  • Go2 Bra and Panties
  • Amy Adele
  • Little Bambinos
  • Total Pillow
  • Hem-Eze
  • Fantasy Jewelry Box
  • Boudreaux's Butt Paste (babies)
  • Ficklets
  • Adorable Baby Clothing
  • Pocket Spinner
  • Violight

You can also visit Health, Beauty, Children & Family for more information or email them  HERE.

Little Lamb Kidz Halo T-shirt Review

I was recently given the opportunity to receive and review The Halo t-shirt from Little Lamb Kidz.  I must say, from the moment I removed this shirt from the package, I was pleasantly surprised.  The quality is superb! I honestly was expecting a thin material with an iron-on type logo but got instead a shirt made with a thick high-quality cotton and with The Halo logo seeming almost to be embedded into the material. I also love that there is no scratchy tag to worry about. 

I can't attest to the other sizes, but I think that the Large size may run a bit big. I normally wear an XL but was able to comfortably wear the L. I am a mother of 5 children, so comfort is a big plus for me. Although the t-shirt is black, I had no trouble with lint whatsoever. I also washed and dried the t-shirt as instructed and it showed no fading and did not shrink at all. One of the coolest things about this shirt is that the halo really glows in the dark after being exposed to light for at least 20 minutes. My kids thought it was the neatest thing ever! The halo was chosen by Little Lamb Properties because it is a symbol recognized by many faiths, in one degree or another, as a symbol of encouragement.  This new initiative is giving encouragement and bringing hope to children that suffer from having been born with Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate. You can make a difference in the life of a child just by purchasing one of these shirts.

Ten percent of all proceeds will go to the Smile Train : the world's leading Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Charity. To order  The Halo t-shirts, please visit 

Halo T-Shirt Adult Available in S,M,L,XL $19.95
Halo T-Shirt Childrens  Available in Size 3 & 6 $14.95

Please visit Little Lamb Kidz to see the rest of their line and to learn more about their commitment to spiritual diversity.

For more information or to request a sample or hi-res photos of The Halo™ tee shirt, please contact Publicist Tana Siebold of Orca Communications Unlimited at or (480)522-8598.

*Disclosure: I received a t-shirt for review purposes. Opinions expressed are my own. 

Homemade Petri Dishes

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So, today we are making Petri Dishes. Not quite sure how it will all work out, but I guess we'll know soon enough!

We followed the directions HERE to make our Petri dishes. Basically, you add 4 packs of the unflavored gelatin, 4 cups cold water, 4 tsp. beef bouillon or 4 cubes, & 8 tsp. sugar together and stir constantly until it boils. You then pour it into muffin liners, filling each one 1/2 full, and let cool. Once they are set, you put each one individually into sandwich bags and store in the refrigerator until ready to use. Now, I didn't have the "foil" liners which were called for so we're using paper ones. So far they are holding up. Keeping my fingers crossed! I actually halved the recipe but it still ended up being more than we needed for today. Luckily, we can store the rest in the fridge until we need them.

A few days ago, I received a Violight toothbrush sanitizer to review. It is supposed to remove 99.9% of bacteria. I thought to myself, "what a great science experiment this could make!" So, as soon as the dishes are ready, we are going to swab a toothbrush that has not yet been sterilized in the Violight and then again after it has been in the Violight for 10 minutes and see what grows. My daughter is chomping at the bit to use our microscope and I must say, I, myself, am quite anxious to see just how well the Violight works.

Will post update on our germy little project later!

Lizzie Lou Shoes Giveaway - Low Entry!


Click HERE to enter to win one of these 3 great pair of Girls' shoes from Lizzie Lou Shoes. Great Christmas gift for the little girl who loves her bling!  LOW ENTRIES. Ends 10/9 midnight.

3 Relatives Christmas Cheer Gift Guide and Giveaways



The holidays will be here before we know it and Health, Beauty, Children and Family, My So Called Homeschool Life and Baby Plus Me wants to help you celebrate with less to worry about.  We hope you will find useful information, reviews and great products to read about and in some cases win!

Preparing for the holiday:

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Gifts by Category

Children (click on the title)
Baby GoGo Baby Doll & Accessories
Adorable Baby Clothing (and toys)
TamaTown by Tomagotchi
Ficklets - Eyewear Charm Huggers 
Uncommonly Cute - Cool Toddler Clothes
Amy Adele

Babies (click on the title)

Boudreaux's Butt Paste
Uncommonly Cute - Cool Baby Clothes 
Amy Adele

Women (click on the title)

Everyone (click on the title)

Zuvo 150
Spin & Go Mop
Hem-Eze (easy way to hem clothes)
Amy Adele

Check out our fine sponsors below and stay tuned for all the giveaways!

3 Relatives Christmas Cheer - 11/21 - 12/5

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Christmas is coming and we at Health, Beauty, Children & Family, Baby Plus Me and My So Called Home School Life are ready to help you make it easier with a great Christmas gift guide full of reviews and giveaways!

What can we offer:

  • We have three sites with up and coming traffic - one has over 1500 followers
  • One blogger was a Huggies Ambassador and a Juno Baby Ambassador
  • Three moms with 11 children among us ranging in ages from newborn to 22.
  • Unique population: One military mom, one homeschool mom and one new mom
  • Utilization of social media to cross promote your product
How do we cross promote:
  • We use Twitter to tweet the giveaway at least once a day
  • We use our Facebook pages to post our giveaways
  • We on numerous other sites for added exposure on a daily basis.
About Health, Beauty, Children and Family:
  • Has over 1500 followers
  • Has over 2400+ followers
  • Has a combined 500+ Facebook followers
  • 33,000+ page views (last 30 days)
  • PR rank set to 0 due to purchasing of domain
  • Babbles top 10 Twitter Moms
About Baby Plus Me:
  • Blogging since 2010
  • Has over 30 followers
  • Has over 70 Facebook Followers
  • Has a newborn
About My So Called Homeschool Life:

  • Blogging since 2010
  • Has over 70 followers - growing daily
  • Has five children
  • Homeschools
Want to be a part of the holiday guide? Send me a message with more details on how we will promote to include free advertising!

Violight Toothbrush Sanitizer Review Coming Soon!

Item #:VIO200

Item #:VIO100

Violight Countertop Sanitizer with Violight Travel Sanitizer
Item #:VIO100-500

I am very excited to be given the opportunity to try out the above two products, especially with cold & flu season soon upon us! I will be posting a review soon. In the meantime, visit Violight and check out their full line of products which also includes Cell Phone Sanitizers  that eliminates 99.9% of germs and bacteria on cell phones, MP3 players, PDA's, earbuds, and bluetooth headsets and a Dental Spa with the only dual technology UV light & sonic waves for amazing cleaning results. 

Violight is also a Sponsor for our Christmas Gift Guide & Giveaway coming up November 21st through December 5th. 

Another Saturday Night

The weekends are supposed to be enjoyable, right? Then why am I wishing this one would end, and SOON!?! It started out with my husband forgetting our 16th wedding anniversary yesterday. Guess I'll get over that, eventually. Today hasn't really been horrible, just stressful. Anybody who has dealt with an almost 3 year old toddler who has a newly developed affinity for spitting, screaming, hitting, and all things associated with developing independence knows exactly what I mean. Luckily, for my sanity, the little one is now visiting dreamland. Unlike last night, when he refused to go to sleep because one certain husband let said toddler take a 5 p.m. NAP! What was he thinking?

Hoping tomorrow will be a bit more of a productive day. I really must get my lesson plans  finished  started for the week. I used to be so organized! Then, I had kids. I think they are holding my brain hostage.

The Student Planners that I pre-ordered from The Old Schoolhouse just recently became available to download and I finally got around to doing that today. print them out. Good thing I have a laser printer because there are 236 pages in the Secondary Planner that I purchased! I am hoping that it will be a miracle worker in my harried home. One of the things I love about this planner, is that there is a "Library Items Book Due" page. Whoo Hoo. We could have traveled to Europe on the fines that we have paid over the past few years. Well, maybe not Europe but Disney World for sure. I love how I can type in data, save it, and print it out. Maybe there is hope for me yet! If you are looking for a planner, check out The Schoolhouse Store where you get 2 free gifts with Student Planner purchase through 10/17/2010.

On a funny note, check out the video below. Any homeschooler will find the humor in it!

Lizzie Lou Shoes Kids Shoes Giveaway

 Sheena Garg Edwards is the owner and designer of Lizzie Lou Shoes. Like many women, Sheena juggles her various roles and duties every day, striving to create a fun-filled, happy home for her three children.
“I love owning my own business, as it gives me the creative outlet I crave while still allowing me to be home with my kids and not miss a thing (with the exception of sleep!),” says Sheena.
While the company is based in San Antonio, TX, Lizzie Lou Shoes’ production is managed by Sheena’s cousin, Shilpi Goel in New Delhi, India. This international relationship allows for the popular colors and styles of India to be brought to the United States in a way that has never been seen before: In flip flops.
Over a year has been spent producing and developing these shoes, ensuring the highest quality of workmanship, style and comfort. With each pair of Lizzie Lou Shoes, you can be assured that the beautiful footwear will withstand your busy lifestyle.

The following styles below are the 3 styles the winner will have to choose from. Please visit Lizzie Lou Shoes to see their full Women's line, available in sizes 6,7,8,9, and 10. 

Kids Pink Blossom

Kids Brown Peacock

Kids Shiny Silver Black

Available in Kids sizes 10/11, 1/2, & 3/4.

Quick Overview

Product Features:

• Extra soft EVA cushioned insole

• Genuine leather strap

• Comfortable wedge shape for a natural feel

• Embellished with genuine crystals

• Our flip flops are hand-made and embroidered in India

What people are saying about Lizzie Lou Shoes: 

Renae Poss (Spring Branch, Texas) I was in Stone Oak yesterday so I made a quick stop at Janie Christine’s to look at your shoes! I’m so glad I saw them in person. They are beautiful and now I’m in LOVE with the new Blue Flower style…those are the ones I’m coveting! This could quite possibly be the beginning of an addiction.
Tammy Rajabi (Katy, Texas) Lizzie Lou’s are candy for the eyes and heaven for the toes!
Tana Johnson (Sarasota, Florida) I am completely smitten with my pair of Lizzie Lou’s! Not only do my feet feel fabulous after wearing them for hours, but as a busy mommy, I feel stylish on quick errands or on mornings where I am rushing out the door!
Melanie Toll (Denver, Colorado) I love my Lizzie Lou’s. I get compliments on them all the time. I gave a pair to a friend of mine as a gift and she says they are the nicest shoes in her closet!
Bea Trevino (Spring Branch, Texas) I saw a pair of Lizzie Lou shoes and loved them.  Being a grandma of five, however, I wasn’t sure if I could wear shoes that were so “hip.”  To be honest, I was worried that they had sacrificed comfort for style.  Was I ever wrong!  My Lizzie Lous are the most comfortable pair of flip flops I have ever worn.  I have flat feet, so finding shoes that give great support is hard.  My Lizzie Lous are my favorite pair of shoes.  I love that not only are they so easy to wear, but that I always receive so many compliments when I have them on.  I guess even an old grandma like me, can be stylish.  Thank you Lizzie Lou shoes.

GIVEAWAY: Ends midnight 10/9/2010

1 Winner will be chosen to receive 1 pair of Lizzie Lou Shoes KIDS shoes in size/style of their choice.
 (A $48 value)

TO ENTER: Leave a Comment for EACH entry!


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BONUS ENTRIES (Worth 1 entry each unless otherwise stated):

1. Follow me on Twitter

2. "Like" me on Facebook

3. Follow Lizzie Lou Shoes on  Twitter

4. "Like" Lizzie Lou Shoes on Facebook

5. Subscribe to Lizzie Lou Shoes Blog

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9. Blog about this giveaway and leave link to post in comments. (Worth 5 entries)

Be sure to leave 1 comment for each entry and include your blog URL or email address so I can contact you if chosen as winner.

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SmartKnitKIDS Sock Review Coming Soon!

Product Description
SmartKnitKIDS Socks are 100% truly seamless; they have “No Seams to Bug Ya!”  A truly seam free sock is great for kids with Sensory Processing Disorder, Autism, or for those who simply cannot stand annoying sock seams.  As well as being completely seamless, our socks are also form-fitting.  This ensures that there are no wrinkles or bunches.  A form-fitting design makes SmartKnitKIDS perfect for infant socks.  No matter how much your little one may wiggle, the socks don’t come off.  SmartKnitKIDS Seamless Socks do not have a heal so they can easily and confidently be slipped on.  The heal-less design also keeps your child from out growing their socks as fast. For more information about SmartKnitKIDS, please visit us online at

Lizzie Lou Shoes Giveaway

COMING UP: Lizzie Lou Shoes Kids Shoes Giveaway

Check back soon for more details!

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The holidays will be here before we know it and Health, Beauty, Children and Family, My So Called Homeschool Life and Baby Plus Me wants to help you celebrate with less to worry about.  We hope you will find useful information, reviews and great products to read about and in some cases win!

Preparing for the holiday:

  • Recipes
  • Party Ideas
  • Fun Activities

Gift Ideas
Designer Inspired Sterling Silver Wreath Earrings

  • Play-Doh 

  • Lipo-in-a-Box
  • Fantasy Jewelry Box
  • Frownies


  • Zuvo 150
  • Spin & Go Mop

Special Thanks to the Christmas Guide Sponsors:

Google Friend Connect Playing Peek-a-Boo

Just a reminder, I switched over to my own domain several day ago and apparently it is still in transition. My Google Friend Connect is not showing up (except for a few brief moments when it does).  If you would like to follow via GFC,  please make sure to leave me a comment with your email address and I will send you an invite when it finally decides to start working again.

You can still follow me on Twitter, Facebook, Blog Frog, or Networked Blogs. Those links are working fine.

Thanks for stopping by!

I Won a La Bella Gift Basket!

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Thank you Angela for my beautiful "She's So Lovely"  La Bella Gift Basket. I was so excited to receive it yesterday! Unfortunately, the picture that I took just disappeared from my camera so I am unable to post it online. To view a basket similar to what I received, click HERE. I loved it. Thank you!

The Halo T-Shirt


Glowing Idea Gives Back to Suffering Children Around the Globe

~A Bright Halo Brings Hope to Kids With Cleft Lip and Palate,
 Thanks to Little Lamb Properties~

East Point, GA – September 8, 2010 - Cleft lip and cleft palate are the most common birth defects of the head and face for children worldwide. Children with cleft lip/palate suffer from multiple health issues including difficulty breathing and eating, ear infections, hearing loss, speech and language delays and dental problems. Multiple surgeries and long-term follow-up care are often necessary. There are currently millions of children throughout the world who simply can not afford to have their cleft lip/palate medically treated. In developing countries, a child with unrepaired cleft lip/palate is not allowed to attend school or a job. They are looked down upon by their community and live a life of isolation and shame.

Today, a wonderful new initiative is bringing hope to children that suffer from this physically and emotionally difficult deformation. Introducing The Halo™ tee shirt by Little Lamb Properties – a trend-setting symbol of compassion and support for a widespread pediatric health problem.

The Halo™ is a fashionable, 100% pre-shrunk cotton tee shirt featuring a glowing image of a halo on the front - an encouraging symbol well-represented to varying degrees in the scriptures of various faiths.  

Little Lamb Properties will donate 10% of all sales to Smile Train, an organization which provides free cleft-related surgery for millions of poor children in developing countries. The Halo™ tee shirt makes it possible for people who have a passion for this important cause to not only donate money but also raise awareness for it in their daily life.  The Halo™ tee shirt can be purchased at It is available in both adult and children sizes.

About Little Lamb Properties

What happens when a child is first exposed to children of other faiths?  Without proper guidance, confusion and conflict can set in. Little Lamb Properties, LLC and its New Spiritual Child Development™ program provides an avenue to introduce your child to the existence of other faiths in ways that foster respect and understanding. Scripture and beliefs unique to any one religion are left at the door. One way this is accomplished is through a series of fun-loving media characters of multiple faiths that behave and interact like children – they laugh, they live and they love their pals without prejudice or fear.

The goal of Little Lamb Properties is relatively simple in concept, yet at the same time, quite powerful. They aspire to reach all children, of all faiths and backgrounds, and help them develop strong spiritual roots which will guide them and ground them for years to come.

For more information or to request a sample or hi-res photos of The Halo™ tee shirt, please contact Publicist Tana Siebold of Orca Communications Unlimited at or (480)522-8598.


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Free Book at

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Create a account and get a FREE book. Click HERE to sign up and choose your book.
Offer includes free Tag™ Junior ABC book or free Tag™ Ozzie and Mack book only. Offer valid through 3/1/11 or while supplies last.

We received our book earlier this year. I chose the ABC book and my son loves it!

Holiday Giveaway Coming Soon

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I can't believe it but the year is fast coming to an end and before I know it, Christmas will be here. While Fall is my favorite season, Christmas is my absolute favorite holiday ever. I usually decorate a week or so prior to Thanksgiving and don't take everything down until around the end of January! I have another reason to be excited about the Holiday Season this year! I will be hosting a giveaway, with 2 of my cousins, that will run from 11/21 to 12/5.  I am very excited about this upcoming event! For more information, or to sponsor this giveaway, please visit Youthful Tips at Health, Beauty, Children & Family.

Hope to see you there!

America - The Story of US

 I love it when I get good things in the mail. It's even better when it's FREE things in the mail! I received something today that I forgot I ever requested. "America, The Story of Us" is a 12 hour mini-series DVD set from the History Channel and covers 400 years of history. We watched some of it today, and I was very impressed with the quality and content. My children were riveted. Unfortunately, this 3 DVD set is no longer free to schools or home schools although the video is still available to purchase.

There are some freebies on though such as the Ultimate History Quiz which can be played online and many PDF files that can be downloaded and saved such as a Teacher's Guide ,  a Classroom Activity Guidea Classroom Study Guide, and a Family Viewing Guide. Full-text can be found HERE and video clips can be found HERE.

America, The Story of US can also be purchased and downloaded on iTunes.

I think my kids are actually looking forward to their History lesson tomorrow!