September 24, 2016

#ABLEUnited #DisabilitySavings for our Children. #sponsored

Babushka is honored to be part of ABLE Mama'Bassadors program between ABLEUnited and Bloggin' Mamas.  Opinions stated are all BB's.


HolaHolaHola Beautifuls!!!

Isn't that picture just precioso?  Sweetie and BB had our granddaughter La Princesa for a little bit this verano and some wonderful memories were made.  Now that she's young (and so are we- relatively) we were able to have lots of fun and meet all her needs and wants.  Quee??  Ok Si, we totally spoiled her, and hope to be able to do so for a long time.  Lamentablemente she is growing up way too fast and before we know it she'll be off on her own.  A sobering thought for all families, but for those of us who's loved ones have special needs, who've been diagnosed with disabilities, it can be downright scary. Babushka has written about this before and will say it otra vez.  Thankfully, Florida has the ABLE Account, enacted for the ABLE Act which authorizes states to create tax-free savings accounts for individuals with disabilities.


And why specifically an ABLE Account when there are other ways to save?


Who can have an ABLEUnited account?


There's an Eligibility Wizard if you'd like to be sure your loved one qualifies.


It takes 15 mins to sign up for a lifetime of assistance.


THIS is the part Sweetie and BB are very happy about.  As grandparents we can contribute to La Princesa's account with no problem or penalty for anyone.  ESOOOOOOO!!!!  Abuelos, Amigos, Anyone can help with a child's future.

The 4 most asked questions about this program are shared  HERE
pero if you still need assistance...

If you or someone you know could use this program please share it.  

Keep an eye out for another TWEETY FIESTA about the ABLEUnited plan, 
porque if you think Babushka has said todo...



September 22, 2016

Something for Everyone at #DisneyOnIceSFL @DisneyOnIce Amor for All Ages #promo

Though not directly compensated by DisneyOnIce & Feld Entertainment, BB's familia attended the event, so it was as good as if Babushka estuviera. Observations, story telling is all BB.

Disney On Ice  #DisneyOnIceSFL  Feld Entertainment

HolaHolaHola Beautifuls!
 You know anything that can make The Grands feliz, Babushka tries to do.  Por supuesto anything Disney related is part of that. Aunque BB couldn't be there in person, my daughter Cristyl was able to get entradas to #DisneyOnIceSFL for her and her crew. ESOOOO!!!

A photo posted by ©Ri$t¥L de Ⓜ🌴🅰Ⓜ🌴 (@cristylscorazon) on

If you remember, Babushka was able to take La Princesa to see Frozen, and she loved it. Pero would the boys sit still and enjoy the show?   JU SO FONII!!  El Dr. and Dr. J were super excited because their favorite characters were in Follow Your Heart.

"Follow your heart straight to adventure at Disney On Ice! Just keep swimming with Dory and new pal Hank from Disney•Pixar’s Finding Dory as they set out to find her parents and discover the devotion of family. Cheer with Joy, Sadness, and the rest of the Emotions from Disney•Pixar’s Inside Out as they work together to boost Riley’s spirit and win the big hockey game. Venture to wintery Arendelle where Olaf and Kristoff help reunite royal sisters Anna and Elsa from Disney’s Frozen and learn love is the most powerful magic of all. See Cinderella, Rapunzel, Ariel and the Disney Princesses make their dreams possible through virtues of bravery, kindness and perseverance. And celebrate true friendship with Buzz Lightyear, Woody and The Toy Story gang. Make unforgettable memories with Mickey, Minnie and all your Disney friends when Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart skates into your hometown! "

Another favorite of La Princesa-

InsideOut #DisneyOnIceSFL   Disney on Ice    Feld  Entertainment

She was ECSTATIC!!  Y the boys?  Their favorites?

Dory #DisneyOnIceSFL  Disney on Ice  Feld Entertainment
pics courtesy Feld Entertainment

Dr. J, the almost 2 year old looked forward to seeing the characters of his first movie theater film Finding Dory.

And the 10 yr old?  El Dr. was all excited that Toy Story would be in the show too!

pics courtesy of  Feld Entertainment

Their mama was happy to make happy memories for them, and Babushka was happy that she was happy, porque al fin, isn't that we want the most for our children?  So for you Beautifuls in South Florida, go make your babies feliz. Here's the schedule and a discount code too!!

Performance Schedule:

Sunrise – BB&T Center
Thursday, Sept. 15 @ 7pm
Friday, Sept. 16 @ 10:30am and 7pm
Saturday, Sept. 17 @ 11am, 3pm, and 7pm
Sunday, Sept. 18 @ 1pm and 5pm

Miami – AmericanAirlines Arena
Thursday, Sept. 22 @ 7pm
Friday, Sept. 23 @ 7pm
Saturday, Sept. 24 @ 11am, 3pm and 7pm
Sunday, Sept. 25 @ 1pm and 5pm

** Doors open one hour prior to show time.
** Any child who has reached their 2nd birthday needs a ticket.

Adult tickets start at $16 and are subject to market supply and demand.

Tickets are on sale at the arena box offices, all Ticketmaster retail outlets,, or by calling       1-800-745-3000

Special Discount Offer for MOM Bloggers and friends:

Buy 4 tickets for only $56 when you use code FAMILY online with Ticketmaster or over the phone.

Good for Friday, Sept. 16th 10:30am and 7pm; Saturday, Sept. 17th 11am; Friday Sept. 23rd 7pm; Saturday Sept. 24th 11am. Offer excludes premium and VIP seating. A minimum of 4 tickets is required; additional tickets can be purchased at $14 each. No double discounts. Service charges, handling and facility fees may apply. Tickets are subject to market supply and demand.

Have a wonderful time Beautifuls!!


#CambialoConQS y Mucho Love @QuakerState @Walmart #MyColectiva #ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.
All opinions are mine alone. #CambialoConQS #CollectiveBias

HolaHolaHola Beautifuls!!!

Increible pero cierto; My Little One is in college.  That picture of her primer "Tri co Tri" as Minnie Mouse really does bring back memories.  Las aventuras, the adventures we've had- especially since she was the one who accompanied Babushka to her move Up North in The South. The others of The Trio ya eran grande y mayor de edad, they stayed in Miami while we started our new life together.  It's been over 10 years now, but we still remember that car trip, filled to the brim y llena de felicidad and hope for the future.  Now her future is here, and a car y BB are still very much part of it.

My Little One attends university over 30 miles away- that's 60 + miles a day.  Babushka let her go sin la bendicion and a car that's operating smoothly?  JU SO FONII!!!  Por supuesto que no, and that's why when it's time to have an oil change only Quaker State ® Advanced Durability Motor Oil will do and we go to our local Walmart to have it done. BB trusts both with quality and has done so for years.

Quaker State Walmart Auto Center #MyColectiva #CambialoConQS
Babushka's ever watchful ojo de madre while My Little One is waiting for the cambio de aceite.

Babushka of course has the magnifico mechanics de Walmart do the mantenimiento, but if you are so inclined...

Walmart Oil Change w/ Quaker State  #myColectiva

 Quaker State ® DIFM (Do It For Me) Oil Changes at Walmart are excelente for just $19.88 y con el dinero que Babushka saves she can make a "Porseacaso Purse" for My Little One.

#MyColectiva #CambialoConQS Porseacaso Purse

Vieron? BB was able to get her a lonchera!! Who said college kids are too old for uno?  Es mas, Babushka made sure it had a bottom part to fill with cositas.  Quee?? Now really Beautifuls, she's not going to be making her lunches, just filling the top with drinks, so might as well fill it with things she'll be using- Porseacaso.

Lip Balm- porque se ponen frio por aqui
Mints- fresh breath is always bueno
Espresso Shots- long hours estudiando
Eye Drops- long hours estudiando & trabajando
Extra C w/extra energy- long hours estudiando & trabajando
Wipes for the hands and bottom, porque...

#MyColectiva #CambialoConQS  Baby pic

 More in the Porseacaso Purse-

Cafecito- she is 1/2 Cubana
Facial tissues- es mi fofo face
Walmart GC porque tienen de to'

No importa la edad, they will always be able to count on us.  Pa' eso es la familia, that is our cultura, asi somos, and BB wouldn't have it any other way.  Babushka's also glad that she can always find the three B's at my local Walmart.  Bueno, Bonito y Barato!!  Let's me spend more time and money on memorias with My Little One while making sure she's safe in a well maintained car gracias al Walmart Auto Center y Quaker State.

What memorias have you had con tu carro?
Cherish them Beautifuls and keep on Cruisin' !!


September 21, 2016

Los Osos Amorosos, The Care Bears CARE Package #promo


Care Bears Care Prize Package


Gracias for joining Bloggin' Mamas for the #CareALotChallenge TWEETY FIESTA on the 8th. We had so much fun chatting con ustedes! We gave away some amazing prizes, including several Care Bears Care Packages. We also received our very own Care Bears Care Packages as co-hosts.

The above is the Care Bears Care Package that several winners from our recent Twitter Party will be receiving:Our own "Bloggin' Mamas Care Bears Care Pack­age" Included:
  • Just Play — Bean Plush
  • Van­dor — Shop­ping Tote
  • Just Play — 3 Blind Bags
  • Ben­don — Art Set
  • Montco Crafts — Pop Outz
  • Lion­s­gate — Bearied Trea­sure DVD
  • Good2­Grow — Juice and Care Bears Top­per

Bean Plush & Blind Bags

@JustPlayToys provided us with a small Care Bears bean plush and 3 Blind Bags, each containing small, collectible Care Bears figurines.

Collect the rainbow with the Care Bear beans. These bears come in bright colors and the softest fabric. Perfect for collecting and cuddling. Cheer, Share, Funshine and Grumpy. Each sold separately. Ages 2+. They are priced around $7.99 each. They also have medium and large plush bears available too!

With the Care Bear Blind Bags, it is a surprise what bear you will get and what pose they will be in. Collect them all with these collector checklists! Series 1 Series 2 Series 3 Series 4 Prices range on these items, so do some research before buying.

You can find Just Plays toys at Walmart Toys R Us Target and Amazon too!

Shopping Tote

@vandorllc provided us with a Care Bears-themed shopping tote. Bring a little fun into your weekend errands! Head out with their eco-friendly shopper tote. Perfect for shopping, toting or even a fun alternative to the traditional gift bag, totes feature your favorite iconic characters of fun and friendship.
  • Durable and Weather Resistant
  • Made from 25% Recycled Materials
  • Great Alternative to a Traditional Gift Bag
  • Handle Features an 8 inch Drop
You can find it on Amazon for $3.99, plus shipping.

Art Set

@Bendon_Inc provided us with a Care Bears small character art case. Their recommended price is $6.99, and we found a case of 12 for $42 on their website.

Each Case Contains:
  • 12 crayons
  • Pencil
  • Pencil sharpener
  • 6 colored pencils
  • Paintset and brush


Montco Crafts provided us with a Pop-Outz Care Bears Grab-Bag. It contained 2 coloring boards, 3 markers and 25 stickers. Just Color, Pop & Play! First you color the characters, then you pop them out of the board, and you can play with them. We did not see a Care Bears Pop-Outz to grab online, so you will have to check in stores. Prices we have seen ranged between $5 and $25 depending on the characters.


@LionsgateAtHome provided us with their Care Bears "Bearied Treasure" DVD. AHOY MATEY! Join the Care Bears for adventures on the high seas and quests for treasures of friendship, fun, and teamwork! Including two new Welcome to Care‑a‑Lot episodes: "Bearied Treasure", "When the Bear's Away", plus two bonus episodes. You can find it on Amazon for $14.98.

Juice Topper

@good2growdrinks provided us with a juice and one of their Care Bears spill-proof juice toppers. With No Added Sugar and Nothing Artificial, good2grow 100% Juices, Fruit & Vegetable Blends, and Juicy Waters are packaged to please! Now available with your favorite Care Bears tops. Reusable and BPA Free. You can buy a three pack on Firefly Buys for $5.98.

Y ahora viene the holidays Beautifuls, aunque Care Bears, Los Osos Amorosos are wonderful gifts all year round! 

Vieron que CUTISIMOS estan? Let me tell you, it's taking all BB's got to not give these to La Princesa right now!  Y those note cards, they're blank and PERFECTOS for anytime, any occassion, just to say I'm thinking of you cartitas.  Babushka not love the Osos Amorosos?  JU SO FONII!!!

Who'd you share your Care Bear Love with?

Disclosure: All blogger co-hosts and panelists received the above items in exchange for this product feature, in addition to their compensation received for participating in the party. All opinions expressed are their own.


September 16, 2016

@Disney - The Lion Guard Unleash The Power DVD #Giveaway ad

Another Great Giveaway from Disney & Allied Hispanic. Opinions y pics- all Babushka.

the lion guard disney dvd unleash the power

Join Pride Land’s Fiercest, Bravest, Strongest, Fastest and Keenest of Sight in their Adventures as they Defend the Pride Lands and Maintain the Circle of Life!  

HolaHolaHola Beautifuls!!!

  Join Babushka and enjoy the antics of this new Pride Lands Posse.  It's the newest generation of the Lion King Legacy and they're taking their job seriously.  jehe Reminds me of The Grands when they play "grown up", but this story tells a tale that even adults can learn from.  Your team doesn't have to look like you, be of "your own kind".  Si, definitely a lesson ALL should learn...


Bring Home on Disney DVD September 20th
Includes Six Episodes of Disney Channel’s “The Lion Guard”
Plus a FREE Magic Lion Guard Power Necklace!

Synopsis: Alone, every hero has his or her own special talent.  But when champions work together, the results are “un-Bunga-lievable!”

Defend the Pride Lands with Kion and his courageous team in Disney’s breathtaking adventure series based on the legacy of The Lion King.  You’ll run like the wind, move mountains and save the day with these five brave friends as they summon their inner powers and help protect the Circle of Life.  Packed with action, music and over two hours of fun, The Lion Guard: Unleash the Power! proves that when heroes join forces, they’re truly a force to be reckoned with.
Voice Cast: James Earl Jones and Ernie Sabella reprise their roles from "The Lion King" as Mufasa and Pumbaa, respectively, alongside Rob Lowe ("The Grinder") as Simba; Max Charles ("The Amazing Spider-Man 2”) stars as Kion; Joshua Rush ("The Adventures of Puss in Boots") as Bunga; and Dusan Brown ("Blaze and the Monster Machines") as Beshte.

Additional cast members include: Eden Riegel ("All My Children") as Kiara; Sarah Hyland ("Modern Family") as Tiifu; Madison Pettis ("Jake and the Never Land Pirates") as Zuri; Khary Payton ("Teen Titans") as Zuri; Andrew Kishino ("Star Wars: The Clone Wars") as Janja; Vargus Mason ("Sofia the First") as Cheezi; Jonny Rees (“Star Wars Rebels”) as Mzingo; Khary Payton (“Teen Titans Go!”) as Rafiki; and Kevin Schon (“The Lion King 1 1/2”) as Chungu and Timon.

Director: Howy Parkins (“Jake and the Never Land Pirates”)

Episodes: Fuli’s New Family
Bunga the Wise
Eye of the Beholder
Follow That Hippo!
The Search for Utamu
Never Judge a Hyena by Its Spots

Release Date: September 20, 2016
Packaging: DVD and Free Magic Lion Guard Power Necklace
Ratings: TV-Y (US); G (CE/CF)
Feature Run Time: Approx. 132 mins.
Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1 Widescreen (Enhanced for 16x9 Televisions)
Audio: 2.0 Dolby Digital
Languages: English, French & Spanish Audio; English, French & Spanish Subtitle

Suena Buenisimo verdad?  Y saben what's even better?  One of you Beautifuls has the chance to win one of these!!  Quee?? BB not share the bounty??  JU SO FONII!!! The buena gente de Allied Hispanic has offered one of you a copy of this- the copy that has a necklace.  ESOOOOO!!!

Lion Guard DVD power necklace

So to win, aqui estan the entries:

1. Follow @BBabushka on Tweety.
2. Go to Feibu and say who your favorite from the original Lion King was.

3. Comment on this post and tell me who you are entering this for.

4. Tweet- 
5. Follow BB on Instagram.
6. Comment/Like   What name did you use?

7. Give yourself un ABRAZOTE, the biggest HUG and know you're loved.

Y some more amor, some printouts for your enjoyment.

The Lion Guard Unleash The Power DVD is available pa' la compra Sept. 20 y compralo YA if you want the one with the Power Necklace-esta Cutisimo!!


P.S.  The giveaway ends 11:59 pm ET 9/26, is open to Continental US, 18+ and sponsor is responsible for prize.

@Disney The Lion Guard- Unleash the Power Activity/Coloring Pages Promo

promo       As promised, some activities shared by Allied Hispanic y Disney.

The Lion Guard Unleash The Power Activity DVD Sheets page

HolaHolaHola Beautifuls! 

Enjoy the sheets and the fun you'll have with them.

Just click on the links to download.

The Lion Guard Coloring Sheet Kion

The Lion Guard Coloring Sheet Bunga

The Lion Guard Coloring Sheet Ono

The Lion Guard Coloring Sheet Fuli

The Lion Guard Coloring Sheet Beshte


P.S.  If you were looking for the giveaway-