Springtime With Roo DVD Giveaway

According to my calendar, this Thursday, March 20th is the official first day of Spring.

Hooray!  Spring is my favorite season because I love color.  I look forward to watching the tulips blooming, the green grass sprouting, the butterflies fluttering.  I also enjoy the sun’s presence on a more daily basis.  This winter has seemed exceptionally long and filled with much more snow, cloudy days, ice and colder temps than I prefer.  So I’m happy to say goodbye to Winter and welcome to Spring!

Springtime With Roo DVD Giveaway

The gracious people at Disney want to help celebrate by offering one lucky reader a FREE DVD.  It’s called Winnie The Pooh Springtime with Roo.  Pooh has always held a special place in our family’s hearts.  I’m delighted to share this giveaway with you today.

Springtime With Roo DVD Giveaway

This is super easy.

– Log in to Rafflecopter.

– You will have 4 opportunities to earn entries for the giveaway:

  1. Tweeting the giveaway (5 entries)
  2. Following Family Brings Joy on Twitter (10 entries)
  3. Commenting here on the blog:  Tell me who your favorite Winnie The Pooh character is OR What is your favorite part of Spring?  Choose one or feel free to comment on both. (5 entries)
  4. Follow Family Brings Joy on Instagram (10 entries)

– Giveaway will end on March 19, 2014 at midnight CST

– Winner will be announced on Family Brings Joy’s Facebook & Twitter on March 20, 2014

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Spring Brings Joy,

Friday’s Five Spring Break Bucket Lists

1. I made this one just for you! Click on photo to download.

Fridays Five Spring Break Bucket Lists

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Fridays Five Spring Break Bucket Lists

Finally Spring is HERE,

Join Us In Seeing Muppets Most Wanted In OKC For FREE

It’s Spring Break for many of you already.

It actually FEELS like spring today…it’s 74 degrees outside!

Our Spring Break is next week and I’m excited to take our family to see MUPPETS MOST WANTED at the movie theater.

If you live close to Oklahoma City OR if you would like to take a trip to Oklahoma City, come see it with us for FREE!

March 12, 2014 UPDATE: I regret to inform you that all of the free tickets for the Muppets screening have been downloaded.  If you were able to download tickets, the ticketing website currently has the incorrect date, but a correction email is going out to all who downloaded tickets.  The correct date is the one shown below, March 19th at 7:30 PM.  Follow FBJ on Facebook to find out about more free movie screening opportunities.

Join Us In Seeing Muppets Most Wanted In OKC For FREE

You and your family are invited to attend an early screening of the newest Disney movie, MUPPETS MOST WANTED. Disney’s “Muppets Most Wanted” takes the entire Muppets gang on a global tour, selling out grand theaters in some of Europe’s most exciting destinations, including Berlin, Madrid, Dublin and London. But mayhem follows the Muppets overseas, as they find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper headed by Constantine—the World’s Number One Criminal and a dead ringer for Kermit the Frog—and his dastardly sidekick Dominic, aka Number Two, portrayed by Ricky Gervais. The film stars Ty Burrell as Interpol agent Jean Pierre Napoleon, and Tina Fey as Nadya, a feisty prison guard.

Wednesday, March 19th at 7:30PM

AMC Quail Springs

2501 W Memorial Rd, Oklahoma City, OK 73134

http://www.seeitfirst.net/pin/369295

Click on the link above and reserve your tickets today.  These tickets will go fast.

Here are 2 fun print outs for your little ones below.  Click on the link below the picture for a PDF version to print out.

Join Us In Seeing Muppets Most Wanted In OKC For FREE

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Join Us In Seeing Muppets Most Wanted In OKC For FREE

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I hope to see you there!  Make sure you come up and say “Hi!”  I’d love to meet you!

A BIG THANK YOU goes to Disney’s wonderful Public Relations executives.

Movies Bring Joy,

Check Out Delivery Man (FREE OKC TICKETS)

Are you a movie buff?

I am.

I love movies.  What I love even more is going to a FREE movie!

If you live close to Oklahoma City, this is your lucky day!

Check Out Delivery Man (FREE OKC TICKETS)You can go see Delivery Man for FREE!  All you have to do is click on the link below, type in the code below with your email address and they will send you the tickets.  Yippee!

“Delivery Man” stars Vince Vaughn as affable underachiever David Wozniak, whose anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years earlier resulted in 533 children.  David must now embark on a journey that leads him to discover not only his true self but also the father that he could become.  The screening will take place:

Wednesday November 20th

AMC Quail Springs at 7:30 PM

2501 W Memorial Rd

Oklahoma City, OK 73134

Code: 268775

Click HERE

This looks pretty funny. I’m so excited to offer this opportunity to Family Brings Joy readers!

You can find out more about the movie by visiting:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DeliveryManMovie

Twitter: https://twitter.com/deliverymanfilm

If you go, tag me in your Instagram photos!  I want to see you at the theater. Check Out Delivery Man (FREE OKC TICKETS)

Movies Bring Joy,

Its A Craft Weekend Extradonaire Including A Canvas Wrap Giveaway!

Its A Craft Weekend Extradonaire Including A Canvas Wrap Giveaway!Hey there!

You’re just in time to go on a trip with me.

This isn’t any ordinary trip.  This is a trip to Whatever Craft Weekend in Newton, Kansas.  A fun filled weekend filled with crafting, friending, antiquing and eating for us big girls.

1.) With my audiobook, music, suitcase and a full tank of gas…I was ready to go!  GPS and I had a few go arounds, it wanted to take the scenic route while I wanted to stay on the highway.  Grrrr…but I won. Its A Craft Weekend Extradonaire Including A Canvas Wrap Giveaway!

Its A Craft Weekend Extradonaire Including A Canvas Wrap Giveaway!

2.) I was greeted by the above big beautiful front porch.  And look at my bed all cutesy with a gift by my pillow.  The spoiling has begun!  I shared a room with 3 other sweet girls.

3.) The following collage is a small glimpse of the inside of Meg’s Craft House.  For me it was like walking into a live dollhouse for us grown women.  Meg has it decorated spectacularly with every detail special and filled with all the things crafters love.  The formal living room and dining room was converted to the main craft area of the house.  This room has several tables: one section of tables for crafting, one section of tables with sewing machines and one section of tables for cutting fabric with mats & rotary cutters galore.

Its A Craft Weekend Extradonaire Including A Canvas Wrap Giveaway!

4.) My favorite components of her decor are COLOR, lots of art with quotes, lots of globes & maps and last but not least lots of bunting/banners.  It is very homey feeling.

5.) Below is a collage of all of us girls having a blast…

Its A Craft Weekend Extradonaire Including A Canvas Wrap Giveaway!

6.) Do you see the photo right above this which shows all of the magazines?  Those cubbies contain SWAG {stuff we all get…free} for each of us.  Thank you to all of the generous companies for your gifts.  Yes, the next photo has a big time video camera in it.  Lauren, aka my roomie, was being interviewed.  Other girls were interviewed as well by a Wichita news station.  They are doing a news story on Meg & Kimberlee…the 2 genius master minds of Whatever Craft Weekend.  I can’t wait to see how it turns out.

7.) Friday night we made adorable aprons which you will see in photos towards the end of this post.  I sewed…and sewed and sewed…not my favorite thing but I persevered and have a colorful apron to show for it.  On a downer note my eye turned blood red Friday night before retiring to bed. {Hence me having to wear my glasses the rest of the trip.  I normally wear contacts}

8.) Saturday morning we loaded Meg’s gigantic van and drove to an antique store and barn.  Side note: WINDIEST DAY EVER!

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9.)  At the antique store I found a globe!  I’ve been looking for one and new ones are priced more than what I want to spend.  I also bought a huge whisk and some antique yard sticks.  I have a craft in mind for the yard sticks.  Total spent was around $30.  I also walked down the street to a thrift store.  This is where I got the best deals {which is what I LOVE…if I’m going to buy something used, it better be a good deal ;).}  I found several small shelves under a $1 that I plan to revive with spray paint.  I also found a small hard suitcase {$1} that I will use as a photo prop.  When not in use it will be helpful in storing craft supplies.  The last few items I got there were a small cork board, a canvas print {that I plan on painting over,} and a small shutter {YIPEE, been looking for those!}  Total spent was $7.  Our last stop was at a huge barn {technically 2 shown above} filled from top to bottom and many items outside.  I scored an old window frame, wire basket, large shutter and a type set drawer!  All of these things I have been looking for and only cost me $46!  I’ll have to show photos of these finds in a future post because I need a break from editing photos.  I took almost 300 photos during this trip.

10.) It was time for a stop at SONIC before heading back to the craft house.  You should have seen the LONG list of things Meg ordered for us.  2 of the girls had never been to Sonic before.  Bless their souls…us Southern gals love Sonic.

Its A Craft Weekend Extradonaire Including A Canvas Wrap Giveaway!

11.) Above is a small sampling of the phenomenal food made for us by ‘chef’ Kimberlee.  The second photo showing the pumpkins was the very cute centerpiece on the table.  The food was so delicious.  Talk about spoiling…Meg & Kim made us promise NOT to clear our place from the table.  We would be scolded if we cleared our place.  I almost did it a few times. lol!

Its A Craft Weekend Extradonaire Including A Canvas Wrap Giveaway!

12.) Here’s the deal…4 crafts were taught on Saturday night.  I only did 2.  Sometimes it takes a while to get those creative juices flowing.  I made the flower you see on my apron and decorated the JOY letters.  Cutting out the t-shirt fabric for the flower took a long time.  And while hot gluing the letters with sweater material sounds super easy, well it took longer than I would have liked.  It was kind of like putting together a puzzle.  I wanted it to be white because I like to decorate with white.  In addition, I could have it up year round.  The embellishments I made are removable {tied on, not glued} in case I want to have the letters plain or add different color in the future besides the blue & yellow.

13.) Sunday morning we ate a grand breakfast, packed up our things and had a fun photo shoot.  Below you will see me with Kimberlee {on the left} and Meg {on the right}…  both beautiful women inside and out making a difference in women’s lives.  Tickled pink I could meet and spend time with them.  You can read more about this weekend and see her photos on Meg’s blog here.

Its A Craft Weekend Extradonaire Including A Canvas Wrap Giveaway!

With all this creative excitement going on I am thrilled to host a GIVEAWAY courtesy of Printcopia.

One lucky random reader will receive a FREE 8×10 CANVAS from Printcopia.  Time to look through those digital photos and pick out one you want to feature on your wall…canvas style!  The nice people at Printcopia contacted me about doing a review and giveaway.  First check out my Printcopia 8×10 canvas:

Its A Craft Weekend Extradonaire Including A Canvas Wrap Giveaway!

I am very happy to report a pleasant experience with ordering this bad boy above.  Printcopia’s website is very user friendly and I was shocked at how quickly I was able to upload my photo and check out.  Time is money!

I chose a photo I took of the kiddos this summer on the beach at Puerto Rico.  Love the JOY shown on their faces while at my favorite place on earth…the beach!  I found a perfect place for my canvas.  I placed it on top of a couple of blocks in the middle of this ledge in our playroom.  This ledge is hanging above our television.  On the right of the canvas is a print I got for my 40th Birthday from our Disney Cruise.  On the left of the canvas is a cork board I covered with old jeans and my kids photo pins.

Below shows the shelf at an angle.

Its A Craft Weekend Extradonaire Including A Canvas Wrap Giveaway!

Here’s a close up of the canvas:

Its A Craft Weekend Extradonaire Including A Canvas Wrap Giveaway!

I am extremely satisfied with the quality of this canvas wrap.  As a matter of fact, I’m taking advantage of their Veteran’s Day promotion today.  It’s the last day.  You can order a 11×14 canvas for only $28 with FREE SHIPPING!  Talk about an AMAZING DEAL!  They would make great Christmas gifts too!  Time for me to print out some of our Blue Lily photographs.

Printcopia offers framed prints, acrylic framed prints, panoramic prints and regular photo printing.

Thank you Printcopia for this wonderful opportunity for my readers.

How to enter the giveaway:

  • Simple and easy…leave me a comment in regards to something about this post.  That’s all!
  • Increase your chances to win by liking Family Brings Joy’s Facebook page, following Family Brings Joy on Twitter, liking Printcopia’s Facebook page, following Printcopia’s Twitter and tweeting this giveaway. {These are all OPTIONAL, not mandatory.}
  • Printcopia only ships to continental U.S.  Sorry my overseas friends.

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Apology: I was planning on adding all of my new craft friends’ blogs to this post, but I have run out of time.  This post was very time consuming {but hopefully worth it.}  I promise to have those in a future post.  Maybe even a blog hop if I can get it together.

Headed to visit my Mom for our Breaking Dawn Part 2 celebration.  We’ll be seeing the movie on Saturday…so excited!!!  Time to get out of my pj’s…lol.  One last thing, I found out today that my oldest Daughter was nominated to be Band Queen.  3 other lovely girls will compete for the title.  Pleased as punch for her.  Looks like we’ll be going dress shopping!

HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND EVERYONE!

Be CREATIVE,

Free Chick-fil-A Kids Meals!

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Lace up your sneakers because the new Nutritious Chick-fil-A Kid’s Meals are going to help fuel active family fun!  Here’s your chance to get one for absolutely FREE!  Even better, I’m giving away 3 meals!  This means 3 lucky Family Brings Joy readers will win a FREE Chick-fil-A Kid’s Meal!

Spring is here and what better way to promote an active lifestyle, and enjoy the great outdoors than with some old school games for your family to enjoy.

The Old School Fun blog app is now available with classic old school games for the family and a fun throwback quiz!  Let the kids get on this app for some fun! Free Chick fil A Kids Meals!

  • Fun Activities! Spin the wheel to get an endless amount of Old School Fun and games for the entire family!  You’re just a spin away from creating awesome family memories!
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How to Enter {You DO NOT have to do all the choices. Choose whatever you want to do}:

  • Leave a comment.
  • Tweet about this Giveaway
  • Like Family Brings Joy on Facebook
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Starts today and ends on Monday April 9, 2012 at 12:01 AM EST

Winner will be announced on Family Brings Joy and it’s Twitter & Facebook page on Tuesday, April 10, 2012.  Winner will have 24 hours to e-mail me {familybringsjoy(at)gmail(dot)com} their mailing address. {No PO Boxes, sent via FedEx or UPS}

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