Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Friendly’s Announces Free Ice Cream Day to be Held June 6, 2009:

Friendly’s, a family dining chain of more than 500 restaurants, will kick off summer on Saturday, June 6, 2009 with Free Ice Cream Day, from Noon to 5:00 p.m.

Customers can receive a one-scoop dish or cone of their flavor of choice at any participating Friendly’s restaurant . With 26 flavors to choose from including Hunka Chunka PB Fudge®, Black Raspberry and ever-popular Vanilla, Friendly’s offers a flavor for every taste. This is the second annual Free Ice Cream Day at Friendly’s. Last year the company gave away more than 300,000 free cones.
Thank you Cindi Matthews from moomettesgrams recipes

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

The Biggest Loser Title won by mother of three and 48 Years young

HELEN PHILLIPS, an AMAZING 48-year-old housewife from Sterling Heights, Michigan won $250,000, a new life and the title of "Biggest Loser." Starting at 257 pounds five months ago, she lost 54.47% of her weight and weighed in last night May 12, 2009, at 117. She won over two outstanding contestants, Mike Morelli, from South Lyon, Michigan and Tara Costa from Bethpage, NY.

I found this article from a Hope Filled Future site by Shelley Grieser - A Christian Life Coach

10 Tips You Can Learn and Apply From The Biggest Loser

1. You are stronger than you know.

2. It is important to believe in yourself.

3. Take responsibility for yourself.

4. Be accountable. Don't blame others for your choices, feelings, words and actions.

5. You can work through the pain.

6. Stay focused.

7. Don't ever give up.

8. Need to stay positive.

9. Discovery of the underlying issues that led to their obesity.

10. Gaining confidence, strength and ability to change.

Sunday, May 10, 2009

A blessing and prayer TRIBUTE TO ALL MOTHERS

Mary Kathyrn Medeiros Pacheco
August 25, 1921-August 16, 2004
A blessing and prayer tribute
to all MOTHERS
"Blessed be all mothers
Who have come into our lives
Whose kindness, care and loving
Remain with us to guide.
Your inspiration in us
Made us strive in every way
Especially to remember
Helping others makes our day.
Mothers, this little tribute
Flows directly from my heart
You are so loved and cherished
Invaluable, one and all, YOU
Susan Kramer

I am a MOTHER to two adult sonsMark Alan

John Michael

(his Wedding Day with me, May 20. 2000)


in Anderson, South Carolina

Braydon Pierce (April 20, 2006)


Nolan Bryce (August 6, 2004)

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Kentucky Grilled Chicken FREE OFFER

Get your coupon for two pieces of Kentucky Grilled Chicken, two sides and a biscuit.
May 5, 2009 ... Oprah has a free KFC offer today at
CALLED the “Oprah Winfrey Show/Kentucky Grilled Chicken Two-Piece Meal Coupon Kentucky Grilled Chicken” promotion:

Limited Time Download Coupon download available from 9 a.m. CDT on May 5, 2009, to 9:59 p.m. CDT on May 6, 2009. Coupon is redeemable at participating KFC® locations in the United States from May 5, 2009 to May 19, 2009—
excluding Mother’s Day, May 10, 2009.
the coupon must be printed today from the website.
You don’t have to pickup the actual chicken today - you have until May 19th.

Friday, May 1, 2009

"Our business is promoting your business"

Ballyhoo Promotions Inc., Advertising Specialty Products wants to help build your business by promoting your company with advertising specialty products, They tell us that
"Promotional Products are the longest lasting advertising you can invest in!" Karen and Thom Kane, owners of Ballyhoo Promotions, invited my team as guests to attend their Showcase 2009 event at Kirkbrae Country Club in Lincoln RI to meet their many suppliers on Thursday, April 30th. from 10am-3pm. There were so many free giveaway items and a fabulous lunch at noon was included. Karen Kane President and Thom Kane Vice president
Jane Healey employee and Claire Kane This event provided us the opportunity to view new and innovative product ideas for 2009. There were product displays from over 150 of their top lines.While visiting the many booths of suppliers there were a few that stood out for their generous giveaway items:
Such as Gail and Steve Almeida from Lakeville, Ma. They gave us a pet travelling bowl. Adorable and so convenient.

Marty Mantis from Hartford, CT gave each of us a tie-dye Tshirt, great for working at the gym
Dave Mattson from Concord, from New Hampshire gave us each compact green travelling bags.

Mike Fleming from Weymouth, Ma gave us many different pens

Another suppllier named Tom , that I met on the way out, gave us Papermate color pencils in pouches.

One other supplier that caught my eye was a young lady with the name, Kerrie-Lynn. I told her what a beautiful name. I have 2 sons and if I had a daughter her name was going to be Kerrie-Lynn spelled tha same as yours with the hyphen. She gave a great presentation on branded desktop software calendars.

Do you have a favorite giveaway item? Are you looking to find something unique?

Give Ballyhoo Promotions a call or email them. Ballyhoo Promotions Inc., Advertising Specialty Products want to help you build your business by promoting your company with advertising specialty products, They tell us that "Promotional Products are the longest lasting advertising you can invest in!" INVEST IN YOUR FUTURE