June 17, 2021

June, The Month of LOVE @ConexionFlorida 2021

 Babushka wrote in the June 2021 edition of Conexion a topic some may find controversial and provoking, but then again, the truth usually is... 





HolaHolaHola Beautifuls! 

June is the month of Love. Quee?? You thought that the month of Love was February? JU SO FONII!! Think about it. First, we have Father’s Day. Naturalmente there’s amor for our viejos and all those who were a father figure in our vidas. We think about those momentos that helped shape us. The disciplina, the direction, the Dad jokes, all part of our recuredos. All part of who we are. 


Who we are, is also the people around us. Who we are is the past, presente y futuro. And don’t we all want to be with those we love and love us in return? And here Babushka brings in Pride Month, June. What started off as demonstrations against police raids at the Stonewall Inn, Greenwich Village New York has turned into a yearly celebracion of acceptance and amor, love of others, love of self. 


That first Pride Parade was in 1969, and still strives to share the message. As stated on the Human Rights Watch website, “People around the world face violence and inequality—and sometimes torture, even execution—because of who they love, how they look, or who they are. Sexual orientation and gender identity are integral aspects of our selves and should never lead to discrimination or abuse. We advocate for laws and policies that will protect everyone’s dignity. We work for a world where all people can enjoy their rights fully.”


Oh Beautifuls, to create such a world! As Louise Hay of Hay House Publishing said so perfectamente, “Create a world where it’s safe for us to love each other.  A world where we can be loved and accepted exactly as we are. That’s what you wanted when you were a child. When you were little you wanted to be loved just as you were, even if you were too skinny or too heavy, or if you weren’t smart enough or you weren’t like the person across the street. Maybe you were scared, but you still wanted to be loved. And it’s the same thing we’re all looking for now.”


Love. Amor. From padre, to our projimo, it is in our poder to live it, be it. This is BB’s wish for you Beautifuls. Junio, the midpoint of the year. Make this the point of gratitude for the past, its lessons and momentos, then look to the future for growth and understanding. For others, for ourselves. Y sobre todo y siempre, Babushka wishes you Love.


Babushka Besos a Todos.

Cuidensen.



June 09, 2021

Relieve The (Summertime) Pain Giveaway with @SalonPas & @las930

 

Relieve The Pain With Salonpas Giveaway

HolaHolaHola Beautifuls!

Summer is here and so are the Weekend Warriors. Many of us are celebrating warmer weather and pushing the fun past the limit, needing some pain relieving. Here is a giveaway that's just perfecto!!

Welcome to the Relieve The Pain With Salonpas Giveaway!

1 Winner Relieve The Pain With Salonpas

This giveaway is part of our Dads and Grads Gift Guide – Stop by to see all the giveaways and great products.

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THE GIVEAWAY

This giveaway/sweepstakes is in no way endorsed, affiliated, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Media Networking Site. This Giveaway is valid to continental United States residents only, Entrants must be 18+ years of age to enter. This giveaway event will end at 11:59 PM (EST) 6/29/21. The winner will have 48 hours to email their information back to las93063 at gmail dot com or a new winner will be drawn, you may want to put this email address as safe as it could go to spam. The giveaway is not valid where prohibited! By entering you are authorizing us to collect the information on the form below, this information is used only to contact the winner! No purchase necessary, Void where prohibited by law, and the number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. Winners are chosen randomly by the Giveaway Tools program. The sponsors are each responsible for shipping of the above prizes. No blog associated with this contest are responsible for prize fulfillment. If you would like to be a sponsor in a giveaway like this please email Laura Smith at las930 (at)gmail (dot) com. If you take an entry you must stay following for the entire contest or you will be disqualified.

Sponsors interested in joining our gift guides can see the information HERE.


Buena Suerte Beautifuls!
BB2U

June 01, 2021

JUNE $100 Best Buy Gift Card Giveaway- BUENISIMO!!

 


HolaHolaHola Beautifuls!

Time to celebrar our Dads, and a $100 Best Buy GC is a good way to do just that.  Especially when you win it in a giveaway!!  Dad would applaud you on you ingenuity, for sure. So aqui esta your chance-

It's June and we're excited to celebrate great dads! We're bringing you a chance to win a $100 Best Buy gift card! Grab your chance to win below, and be sure to visit some of the amazing bloggers that have joined us to make this event possible.   This event is HOSTED by The Mommy Island and The Kids Did It and sponsored by the awesome bloggers, authors, and Etsy shop owners! Surf Your Way Over To The CoHosts! Dine Dream Discover, Sonya's Happenings..., Angie's Angle, Versatileer, Raising 3 Savvy Ladies, Bookroom Reviews, Kid Congeniality, Still Blonde after all these years, Beautiful Touches, Mom To Grandma, Deliciously Savvy, The Frugal Grandmom, This Frugal Family, Gardens, Books and Romance, Simply Sherryl, It's Free At Last, and Babuska's Baile

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter
ONE entrant will be selected by the entry form to win a $100 Best Buy Gift Card! Open for entry to the US, 18 years and older from 06/01/20 at 12:01 a.m. ET thru 06/30/20 at 11:59 p.m. ET. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. A winner will be chosen after/around July 01, 2020. The winner will have 24 hours to respond to notification email to claim their prize or a new winner will be selected. See Rafflecopter for official rules. The Kids Did It and The Mommy Island are responsible for sending the winner their prize. Twitter and Facebook dummy/fake accounts are ineligible for entry and will be blocked. Authentic accounts only are eligible to win. a Rafflecopter giveaway

Buena Suerte Beautifuls!
BB2U

May 21, 2021

Perfectly Personalized- WW #Giveaway - In The Book Personalized Storybook!

 

win a personalized storybook, space kids book, abc book, alphabet book, solar system book

HolaHolaHola Beautifuls!
This is the semana for giveaways, and BB couldn't be happier. Summer is coming and things are heating up!! Time for family get togethers and to show the love. Y nada shows love more than personalization, so here's a chance for a true twofer-personalized book AND educational. 
A keepsake for sure.  Let's start the giveaway:


Sponsored By: In The Book


Hosted By: Love, Mrs. Mommy



Winner Will Receive Their Choice of Book: 


My Book About Space   OR   Alphabet World!


in the book logo, in the book, personalized kids books

About In The Book:


In The Book has a smorgasbord of books that you can personalize with your child’s or loved one's name. They have children’s books, books for grown-ups, special occasions, and so much more! 

Inside the books, on every page, your child will find their name written into the story and hidden within the images on the page. In The Book also lets you put a special dedication message to your recipient in the beginning of the book and a picture of your child in the back.

Open To WORLDWIDE entrants and must be 18+ to enter
Giveaway Dates ~ 5/18 9:00AM EST through 6/15 11:59PM EST


Disclosure: Love, Mrs. Mommy and all participating bloggers are not held responsible for sponsors who do not fulfill their prize obligations. This giveaway is in no way endorsed or sponsored by Facebook or any other social media site. The winner will be randomly drawn by Giveaway Tools and will be notified by email. Winner has 48 hours to reply before a replacement winner will be drawn. If you would like to participate in an event like this please contact LoveMrsMommy (at) gmail (dot) com.

Buena Suerte Beautifuls!
BB2U

Father's Day Giveaway w/ TVStoreOnline - Novel Nostalgia!

 


TVStoreOnline Fathers Day Giveaway

HolaHolaHola Beautifuls!

So the Wednesday Giveaway was for Rugrats Complete Series, now we have something for grownups. In particular, but not only, for Fathers, a giveaway for $50 towards any merchandise wanted from the TVStoreOnline. And do they have goodies!! Aqui lo tienen-

Welcome to the TVStoreOnline Fathers Day Giveaway!

1 Winner TVStoreOnline Fathers Day - up to $50 product of choice

This giveaway is part of our Dads and Grads Gift Guide – Stop by to see all the giveaways and great products.

HOST IS MICHIGAN SAVING AND MORE

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This giveaway's Sponsor is:

TVStoreOnline.com has all of Dad's favorite shows t-shirts, costumes, and more!

Right now you buy 1 t-shirt get 2 free

USE THE COUPON CODE: BUY1GET2

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TVStoreOnline Fathers Day

TVStoreOnline- TV Shows Merchandise- Wonder Woman- Rocky

TVStoreOnline Fathers Day Giveaway

up to $50 choice of product

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THE GIVEAWAY

This giveaway/sweepstakes is in no way endorsed, affiliated, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Media Networking Site. This Giveaway is valid to continental United States residents only, Entrants must be 18+ years of age to enter. This giveaway event will end at 11:59 PM (EST) 6/8/21. The winner will have 48 hours to email their information back to las93063 at gmail dot com or a new winner will be drawn, you may want to put this email address as safe as it could go to spam. The giveaway is not valid where prohibited! By entering you are authorizing us to collect the information on the form below, this information is used only to contact the winner! No purchase necessary, Void where prohibited by law, and the number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. Winners are chosen randomly by the Giveaway Tools program. The sponsors are each responsible for shipping of the above prizes. No blog associated with this contest are responsible for prize fulfillment. If you would like to be a sponsor in a giveaway like this please email Laura Smith at las930 (at)gmail (dot) com. If you take an entry you must stay following for the entire contest or you will be disqualified.

Sponsors interested in joining our gift guides can see the information HERE.

 

Buena Suerte Beautifuls! 
BB2U

May 19, 2021

Rugrats, The Complete Series DVD Giveaway. Oh the Memorias!!

 

Rugrats The Complete Series DVD Giveaway

HolaHolaHola Beautifuls!!

When BB saw this giveaway she knew she HAD to join in.  Oh, the happy memorias of watching this with The Trio! One of the few programs we all enjoyed and looked forward to. And of course that made Babushka look forward to sharing this with you Beautifuls!  Here's to Happy Memories!!


Welcome to the Rugrats The Complete Series DVD Giveaway!

1 Winner

Rugrats The Complete Series DVD

This giveaway is part of our Dads and Grads Gift Guide – Stop by to see all the giveaways and great products.

HOST IS MICHIGAN SAVING AND MORE

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This giveaway's Sponsor is:

WEBSITE ~ FACEBOOK ~ TWITTER ~ INSTAGRAM ~ YOU TUBE

Available on DVD May 18, 2021

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Rugrats The Complete Series DVD - 1 winner

Rugrats The Complete Series

Rugrats The Complete Series DVD

Available on DVD May 18, 2021

$49.99 ARV

See review HERE.

For the first time, fans will be able to enjoy all nine seasons from the Emmy Award-winning show in one giant, 26-disc collection. Rugrats follows the secret life of babies Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, Kimi, and Dil, plus toddlers Angelica and Susie, as they embark on misguided adventures (in reality and their vivid imaginations) right under the noses of their unsuspecting parents and grandparents.

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THE GIVEAWAY

This giveaway/sweepstakes is in no way endorsed, affiliated, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Media Networking Site. This Giveaway is valid to continental United States residents only, Entrants must be 18+ years of age to enter. This giveaway event will end at 11:59 PM (EST) 6/3/21. The winner will have 48 hours to email their information back to las93063 at gmail dot com or a new winner will be drawn, you may want to put this email address as safe as it could go to spam. The giveaway is not valid where prohibited! By entering you are authorizing us to collect the information on the form below, this information is used only to contact the winner! No purchase necessary, Void where prohibited by law, and the number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. Winners are chosen randomly by the Giveaway Tools program. The sponsors are each responsible for shipping of the above prizes. No blog associated with this contest are responsible for prize fulfillment. If you would like to be a sponsor in a giveaway like this please email Laura Smith at las930 (at)gmail (dot) com. If you take an entry you must stay following for the entire contest or you will be disqualified.

Sponsors interested in joining our gift guides can see the information HERE.

 




Buena Suerte Beautifuls!
BB2U

May 06, 2021

#TBT Which Came First? May 2021 @ConexionFlorida

 In this month's Conexion, BB shares her thoughts and gratitude on mothers, grandmothers, and all those who came before us and helped shape our way...




Del libro, The First time 

Grandmother’s Journal, illustrations by Mel Baxter



HolaHolaHola Beautifuls!

It’s May, the month most think of Mothers, because in the US, Mother’s Day is celebrated the second Sunday of the month. Now BB asks, rephrasing the famous “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?” question, Which came first, the Grandmother or the Mother?  QueQue??  Ok, Ok, not going to get too philosophical here, pero think about it un poquito.  Those of us who were blessed to be Mothers, where did we get our “How-to” or “How to Not”s from? Ahuh. And them? It goes straight on back, generations upon generaciones . And in retrospect, all of them/us had moments we’d wished we had known about or done better. To help us with this is a wonderful libro, The First Time Grandmother’s Journal. The book was written by BB’s amiga Lisa Carpenter, grandmother to 7 boys, writer of many things, including the wonderful blog “Grandma’s Briefs”. 




Ahora, even though she says it’s a book “Inspiring Prompts to Celebrate Your Experience with a New Grandchild”, BB says it’s much more than that. Aqui are some of her prompts:  


“Living in Love

Looking Within

Being Present

Exploring Your Wisdom


Sound like things we should do for ourselves verdad? 


Consciously practice doing one thing at a time.


Let go of internal distractions like to-do lists

and unrealistic expectations of yourself and others.


Make peace with external factors you can’t control.”



Again, things we should do for ourselves? That Beautifuls, is Babushka’s wish for All. To honor and love our mothers, grandmothers, antepasados, in their wisdom and mistakes. And to honor and love ourselves in our wisdom and mistakes. Because no matter how often we question or doubt the reasons for being, the final que y porque is to love. Love la vida y each other, for we all are familia, to respect,  relate, and rejoice. Let us celebrar each new birth,new madre, new abuela, and the knowing that Love is what came first. 


Babushka Besos a Todos. Cuidensen.