Sep 252014


Last week I was invited to take a “behind the counter” tour of Papa Murphy’s here in Portland, OR. If you are from here it is the one on 122nd in Portland. I first have to tell you I had problems with my camera so I only have one picture but I still want to tell you about my visit. There was 6 of us in the group – we are all bloggers and part of #PapaMurphysMoms.  IMG_0694(1)

The tour was given by the Manager of the location Derric and also the District  Manager Tiffany. They happen to be brother and sister and both had started working for Papa Murphy’s when they were 16 and worked their way up in the company.

The picture is the line where they actually put your pizza together.  They have the description cards and the amounts of each item to put on the pizza’s. All the items are weighed and measured so each pizza is made the same.  My favorite thing about Papa Murphy’s is that you can add or subtract any of the ingredients and it is made just the way you like it.  You have to be fast to work at this Papa Murphy’s they make 500+ pizza on a weekend night.

In the back they chop all of the vegetables, shred the cheese, make the pizza dough and the cookie dough.  The fresh produce is delivered twice a week. I couldn’t believe how clean everything was even though everyone was busy working.

After the  tour we were able to try their new gluten free pizza crust, their new garlic bread and the Angus Steak & Roasted Garlic pizza.  I thought everything was great tasting. I really enjoyed the Angus Steak Pizza.

Tiffany let us know that Papa Murphy’s loves to help the community and help with fund raisers. If you have a group that wants to do a fund raiser check with your local store.  She also said that they love to hire kids in high school and college and are very flexible with the staff hours.  After taking the tour and talking with Tiffany I think it would be a great first job!

I had a lot of fun on the “behind the counter” tour and learned a lot.

I have a couple coupons for a free pizza from Tiffany – but they are only good at these three locations in Portland:

  • 116th & Halsey
  • 122nd & Division
  • 82nd & Powell

I also have a couple Customer Appreciation cards that can be used anywhere ~ the card has 10 coupons on it including Free cookie dough and cheesy bread along with discounts on a number of pizzas.  The good thing about your Papa Murphy coupons is they never expired.

If you would like to win one of the above prizes you must be 18+ US (48).  Leave a comment what is your favorite pizza from Papa Murphy’s. Extra entry for each way you follow Kaisy Daisy’s Corner. Giveaway ends Oct 9, 2014. Enter daily for more chance to win.

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Sep 242014

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One of the things I like most about blogging is all the great products I get to try and then tell my readers about them.  I recently received some lip gloss from Rozgé  Cosmeceutical’s. The lip gloss is made from Dragon’s Blood which is a tree sap harvested for its healing powers from the Amazon Rainforest.  IMG_0589This line of lip gloss helps heal and add moisture to your lip.

I love that it comes in 23 different calls.  The ones you see here are the Amsterdam and Rio. Each color is named after famous city of the world.

The lip gloss is great and makes my lips feel very soft and has great coverage.  The lip gloss includes a click-light wand and a side mirror.  So I can just throw it in my purse and go. I can put it on in the car or even a dark restaurant. I have used the light to help open my front door the other day when our porch light had burned out.

Here are some of the benefits I like of this Dragon’s Blood Lip Gloss:

  • All Natural and Organic
  • Helps heal your lips
  • 23 different colors
  • Lighted container
  • Easy to apply wand
  • Good coverage

If you would like to purchase Rozgé  Cosmeceutical’s Dragon Blood Lip Gloss you can do so HERE.

I have not used the Rio Lip Gloss (ARV $25)  and I would love to share it with one of my readers. You must be 18+ US (48), DC.  Leave a comment on what color is your favorite. Extra entry for following Rozgé  Cosmeceutical on Facebook. Extra entry for each way you follow Kaisy Daisy’s Corner.  Giveaway ends Oct 8th, 2014. Enter daily for more chances to win.

Please fill out the form HERE to enter.


“Disclosure of Material Connection: I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

Sep 232014


Garcinia Cambogia is native to Indonesia it is a melon like fruit.  As I have mentioned a number of other times Garcinia Cambogia is the newest product to help with weight lose.  It is used to help suppress your appetite, blocks fat, increase serotonin level and increase your energy.  This one from Summit Nutritions is a bit different because it extracts the  product by using natural water. It is manufactured in the USA and in a FDA inspected cGMP facility.

I find that by taking Garcinia Cambogia I am less hungry and can make better decision on what I eat. I have not been looking for that afternoon chocolate or salty snack that I had in the past. I am trying to eat better and smaller portions at meals.  I am also drinking a lot more water.  I take them twice a day first thing in the morning and then again before lunch.  I think these along with eating better and getting out and walking has been helping me lose a few pounds a week and keep the steady weight lose.

If you would like to try Summit Nutritions Garcinia Cambogia Extract 85% HCA Complex you will find them at You can find the link below.

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Sep 232014


Have any of you ever used Raw Organic Unfiltered Shea Butter? I have used it a few times  and really like it.  It is really rich in essential vitamins for beautiful skin, Beauty By Shea Organic Shea Butter will nourish your skin with Vitamins A, E, F & K. Use this Beauty By Shea Organic Raw Shea Butter daily and often for beautiful, moisturized, luminous skin.  I have noticed lately that my skin is getting really dry as I get older.  So I like using this Beauty by Shea 100% Ivory Organic Raw Shea Butter it is 100% natural with nothing else added.

Shea Butter is an off- white or ivory-colored fat extracted from the nut of the African shea tree. Shea butter is mainly used in the cosmetics industry for skin and hair related products.  It has been used for 100’s of years for cosmetics. Even as early as Cleopatra’s Egypt speak of caravan bearing clay jars of valuable shea butter for cosmetic use.

I really liked the Beauty by Shea Organic Raw Shea Butter I received. I found that if I used it at night it would soak into my skin.  In the morning my skin feels much softer.  I would also like to try to make my own lotion or soap with Shea Butter. I have been doing a bit of reading on how to make the soap and it sounds like something I could do.  When I do I will do a post about it.

If you would like to try Beauty by Shea Organic Raw Shea Butter you can purchase it below at  Remember it is different than the lotion you use that has shea butter in it.


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Sep 232014

50 days of ChristimasThis year I am doing something new – I am going to have 50 Days of Christmas which will start Nov 5, 2014.  That is 50 days before Christmas. Every day I will share something for the holidays. It may be a book, recipe, gift, DIY project, giveaway or tradition.

I am looking for your help.  If you have a family tradition you would like to share on my blog – I would love to write about it.  So if you have pictures and information on your tradition or you best loved Christmas recipe I would love to feature it!  Or if you have a great way to organize your holidays or a great table decoration I would love to hear from you.

You can send me an email at  and use 50 Days of Christmas as your subject line.  I can’t wait to hear from you!


Sep 222014

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The Rockin’ School Year Giveaway is here! We’re shining the spotlight on some amazing US & Canadian baby and kids brands that are perfect for heading back to school. Plus, Wee Urban organic baby & kids apparel is about to reach 15k fans on Facebook so we wanted to celebrate with a special giveaway!

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Wee Urban

PRIZE: $100 Gift Certificate- 1st prize, $75 – 2nd prize and $50 – 3rd prize


Wee Urban™ offers the modern family a unique and fresh collection of baby gear and accessories that goes beyond the conventional and explores the exceptional! Tired of traditional pinks and blues and cute motifs, we offer sophisticated designs, “conscious” organic alternatives, practical functionality and superior quality. Using our custom certified organic cotton blends, low-impact dyes, and other trendsetting fabrics, we hope to inspire families to be make better choices and of course- do it all in urban style!

Designer and owner of Wee Urban, Holly MacLean, never had a chance to have a little girl and so wanted to design a line of dresses made for the confident & stylish little girl who loves to play! Made with the softest bamboo/cotton blend and adored with super cute designs, this dress is destined to be one of her favorites! – Wee promise.

Momo Baby

PRIZE: $50 Gift Card


Momo Baby shoes come in a variety of different styles with keeping style, comfort, and safety in mind. For babies, toddlers, and kids, we offer soft sole shoes, hard sole shoes, sandals, sneakers, fashion boots, and shearling boots. Rubber soled designs are flexible while providing excellent grip for the youngster who has begun to take those first steps. Crafted of quality leather, durable Momo baby shoes provide excellent fit and breathable wear for your youngster.

Squishy Snak Pak

PRIZE: Squishy Snak Pak


Squishy Snak Pak- a reusable food pouch designed for healthy homemade baby puree, applesauce, yogurt, smoothies and anything else little hands can squish. Fill it from the bottom and squish it out the top, then wash it and reuse it over and over again. Squishy Snak Sak- a reusable ziplock bag. Designed for any snack anywhere.


PRIZE: Spaghetti Headz


Introducing Spaghetti Headz™ a brand new hair twist for girls. Made of polymer clay, this eco-friendly swirl of fun is a funky new style for kids of all ages. Available in a variety of collectible charm packages, there is something for everyone. Teens will love our sophisticated colors and feathers too! From birthdays, to holidays, to kittens and “OMG”s, our collections will have girls begging for more. Creative Play! Spaghetti Headz™ makes hair fun. It’s not just a fashion accessory, it’s an activity, where girls can spend quality time styling each others hair. Short, long, curly or straight, Spaghetti Headz™ works for all hair types!

Liv & Lily

PRIZE: $75 Prize Pack



Liv and Lily is a luxury brand of children’s accessories that has brought premium fabrics together with sophisticated designs to create a line as stylish as it is timeless. Dressing up your children has never been more lavish and luxe. Liv and Lily – luxe accessories for the stylish set. Win a prize pack valued at $75 featuring headbands, bow ties, fedora’s and more!


PRIZE: Complete 6-in-1 Designer Baby Carrier


The spirited finch print by renowned designer Ty Pennington will make you sing!

Made with soft and durable 100% Brushed Cotton Exterior and pampering 100% Cotton Sateen Lining. Featuring a handy removable pouch for essentials. Updated shoulder straps with easy-reach buckles allow straps to either be crossed on your back, or carried back-pack-style. It’s called complete for a reason. The award-winning lillebaby® COMPLETE™ baby carrier offers more carrying positions, lasts longer, and includes more features than any other baby carrier.

Baake LLC

PRIZE: BabySwingSling™ Standard


This innovative company strives to make every parent’s life just a little bit easier. BabySwingSling™ is a portable swing attachment that converts a standard park swing seat into an encompassing child swing for older infants, toddlers, and young children. BabySwingSling™ is the perfect solution to parks not providing baby swings. It provides front and back support with each swinging motion as well as gives your child the confidence to swing like a “big kid.” Easy to use and compact. Max 50 lbs.


PRIZE: Microterry Little Bundle


We didn’t invent cloth diapering, we simply perfected it. AppleCheeks provides cloth diapers for the discerning parent. A high quality, Canadian-made cloth diaper, these diapers are cute AND functional!! Join AppleCheeks on their facebook page to find out details about the next reveal party on September 30th!. Winner receives a Microterry Little Bundle (cover and insert) in winner’s choice of size and color.

Rockin’ Green

PRIZE: Eco-Friendly Laundry Detergent


Rockin’ Green is made for families that care about taking care of themselves and the Earth. We can all do our part for the environment while doing something good for ourselves. Rockin’ Green products are made with a biodegradable plant-based and petroleum-free surfactant. They are septic and grey-water safe. They are never tested on animals.


PRIZE: Lunchbox


SoYoung is a Canadian lunchbox and backpack company founded in 2008, inspired by motherhood. The SoYoung brand embodies urban spirit and clean design and has been spotted on the kids of celebrities including Rachel Zoe, Jessica Alba, Heidi Klum and Halle Berry. The line is available in North America and internationally.

Easy Daysies

PRIZE: Best Seller Starter Kit


The Award Winning Easy Daysies® Magnetic Daily Schedules helps kids become more co-operative, confident and more independent by showing the “shape of the day”. Use these great magnets for a single routine, like bed time or after school routine, or plan the whole day! This mom/teacher-created product, made with 70% recycled materials, help children feel safe & confident knowing what is happening next! Wonderful for helping kids of any age, and children with special needs, deal with event transition or anxiety.


PRIZE: Lillybit Uptown Diaper Clutch


LillyBit is a brand dedicated to creating stylish, functional and on-the-go products for women. The LillyBit Uptown Diaper Clutch is the chic alternative to big bulky diaper bags. The patented clutch allows mom to wear the bag multiple ways – over the shoulder, wristlet, or hand bag. Change baby in a snap with the easy open tri-fold design!

Oh Sew Sporty

PRIZE: Sew Sporty Bands


Oh Sew Sporty Bands feature fashionable grosgrain, glitter or sequin 7/8? or 1.5? ribbon on top, quality velvet ribbon on the bottom. Velvet grips your hair to keep it from sliding and serves to soak up sweat for those sporty girls who want to keep hair and sweat off their face. Sew Sporty Bands are perfect for moms too! Non-slip, adjustable, fashionable headbands – perfect for keeping hair in place and sweat out of your eyes (for those that wear them during exercise).


PRIZE: Rain Bootz and Linerz


These yellow 100% natural rubber Rain Bootz are durable and tear resistant, yet flexible and comfortable. They are lined with a quick drying 100% cotton liner. Free of toxins and harmful chemicals. 1 Pair of Rain Bootz Linerz. These versatile, ivory Rain Boot Linerz will coordinate with any boy or girl rain boots adding a cozy look on those cold, damp days. Made of soft, fine-fibre Velour-fleece – almost silky to the touch! Size 1 Youth


PRIZE: PunkinWrap


The PunkinWrap is your all-in-one baby solution! Originally designed with moms in mind, we have found it is becoming the new “go to” baby gift. A wrap created to do it all! Use our baby safe PunkinLinks to attach the wrap to your existing car seat or stroller – don’t worry about which brands are compatible, no conversion kits necessary. Every PunkinWrap comes with the wrap, nursing strap, drawstring PunkinPouch, and 8 BPA-free PunkinLinks. Easy peasy!

Jaq Jaq Bird

PRIZE: Sippy Cup Holder & Binky Holders


Jaq Jaq Bird has been devoted to establishing itself as the most innovative and distinctive brand in the feeding accessories. Thus, the collection grew eventually encompassing everything from art to feeding baby and kids accessories. Marked by a signature use of color and a sincere commitment to the highest quality, the Jaq Jaq Bird name is synonymous with adventurous design and impeccable construction. Our Toy/Sippy cup holder extends up to 12 inches long, our binky holder is an universal holder that works on all pacifiers.

Spray Pal

PRIZE: Spray Pal splatter shield


The patent-pending Spray Pal splatter shield was invented by a mom and dad who were tired of cleaning the bathroom floor every time they sprayed a cloth diaper. The innovative, but simple product makes cloth diapering at home easy and mess-free! Folds flat for easy storage and made in the USA.


PRIZE: 2 Pacidoodles


Keeping pacifiers personal – Cute, high quality solution to paci-swapping! Pacifiers are permanently engraved with baby’s name, monogram or cute saying and will stand up to all the rigors of sterilization. Parents love the peace of mind of a Pacidoodle. “A little paci-love made with a lot of His love”.

ZizzyBee Bags

PRIZE: ZizzyBee Bags pack


ZizzyBee Bags are handy, compact, reusable, washable storage bags convenient for every part of your life. The neat freak in your family will love that they help you store and organize just about anything! From diapers/wipes, make-up and sports gear, to even purse clutter these trendy bags makes organization easy and they’re see-through so you can easily find what you’re looking for.

Reduce single-use bag waste while keeping life’s clutter cleaned up. With two eco-friendly bag sizes to choose from, ZizzyBee Bags are a perfect fit for storage and organizational needs.


PRIZE: Pippalily Sling


Baby accessories that are practical AND stylish? That’s Pippalily. All our baby products are designed and made in Canada using high-quality designer fabrics. Whether you need the privacy of a breastfeeding cover, the freedom of a baby carrier or the convenience of a toy strap — you’ll find them in Pippalily’s trademark fashionable patterns and colours. Nothing compares with the joy of holding your baby. But what if he likes it so much that he protests each time you put him down? Keep your newborn close — and your hands free for other children or household tasks — with Pippalily baby slings.


PRIZE: 1 Swimlid


Swimlids are a mom invented sun protection hat made for active kids. The hat was invented when the founder could not find a hat that her 7 year old daughter could wear on the boat or in the pool. Swimlids are a UPF 50+ sun protection hat for an active lifestyle. The hat stays on in the pool, on the boat, or at a windy beach. The hats are also great for tubing, surfing, kayaking, and more. The hat comes in Small (ages 1-3) Medium (4-8) Large (9+). The hats are made in fun bright colors. They are lightweight, packable, and a great item to toss in your beach bag. Swim. Splash. Play. Protect.


PRIZE: Mod’Swad Sleeper


Karen Barski, mom of five, 19 year RN and creator of the Woombie baby swaddle, is now offering a line of eco’friendly baby swaddles called Mod’Swad. Mod’Swad is an upscale, eco’friendly and functional baby swaddle made from beautiful organic fabrics including heathered bamboo, Muslin, Cotton and 100% Australian Merino Wool. Also, the new baby swaddle design has a fashionable knot to customize length as baby grows.

Piggy Paint

PRIZE: New “Baby Cakes” and “Play Toes” sets


Piggy Paint is a natural, eco-friendly nail polish designed for fancy girls. Its non-toxic, hypoallergenic formula makes it safe to use on all piggies. Piggy Paint dries to a hard, durable finish that can easily be removed with our eco-friendly, low odor Piggy Paint nail polish remover. Both are made in the USA!

Baby Jack Blankets

PRIZE: 29×19 Educational Tag Blanket


Baby Jack & Company strives to create a safe design of modern tag blankets with educational benefits, teaching kids letters, numbers, shapes and colors. Babies adore the different textures and colors of our sensory tab blankets. We have a unique patent pending design of sewn shut ribbon tabs that keeps tiny fingers from getting intertwined in ribbon loops. This educational design teaches little ones abc’s, numbers, shapes and colors through a security blanket. Children develop cognitively, socially and emotionally through sensory play.


PRIZE: Reusable Snack Bag


spbang launched at ABC Kids Expo in October 2013. A mom with a ‘job 1? in the automotive industry was tired of tossing ziploc bags daily. She then moved onto reusable fabric snack bags but they would stink like yesterday’s lunch and would never come truly clean. Using automotive material and processes, spbang reusable snack bags are FDA food touch safe and free from lead, BPA and phthalates. Best part is you toss them in the dishwasher at the end of the day and they are ready for tomorrow.

Babee Talk

PRIZE: Eco-Bud Take-Along Pal


Do you ever worry about whether or not the products you give to your child are safe and healthy? As a parent, you have so much to think about and the last thing you need to worry about is whether the crib your baby is sleeping in, the clothes he is wearing and the toys he is playing with are non-toxic and safe. Babee Talk® launched in 2014 with organic bedding and accessories. Chew-friendly, drool-friendly and organic inside and out, these products ensure a healthy start in life for babies. Eco-Buds® Take-Along Pals are the organic, take-anywhere toy. They attach to high chairs, carriers, strollers and the Eco-Teether® Crib Rail Cover.

Homeworks Etc

PRIZE: Morning Routine Checklist Decal


Getting ready isn’t always easy with kids. Tired of reminding them every morning? Brush your teeth, wash your face, comb your hair. Make this routine easier with this friendly fun decal. Have your kids check each box with the whiteboard marker included, and have them participate in this daily task. No more excuses with this designer decal. Measures 4 inches wide by 6 inches high.

Mally Designs

PRIZE: Bib of Choice $35-45


Mally Designs has been making beautiful and functional leather baby bibs since 2005. Since the popularity of Mally Bibs swept the nation, Mally Designs has added other beautiful and functional items to their line, including soother clips, art cards, change purses and more! They are excited to launch a new bib collection on September 24th, and a new product in just a few weeks that is going to be BIG news! Mally Bibs are the original leather baby bib, since 2005. We offer a range of over 60 modern and fun designs. Choose to upgrade to toddler size or add a name as well. 🙂

Girlie Glue

PRIZE: 1 Tube and 6 Accessories


Girlie Glue is an all-natural accessory glue used to stick bows to babies skin or hair, earrings on unpierced ears, holds toddler hair out of their face, for pets etc. It lasts all day and dissolves easily in water at the end of the day. Girlie Glue is all natural, lost lasting, and has a million uses!


PRIZE: PullyPalz toy


This innovative toy not only entertains baby, it keeps a pacifier in view and reach! With PullyPalz, dropped pacis even come back… Which is great for those times when parents need an ‘extra hand’.

The toy uses something similar to a pulley system… When baby drops one, and it falls to the side, another is in view and reach. By grabbing the one in view and pulling toward mouth, the dropped paci comes back!

Mo Mo, Moo Moo, and Puddles are always ready to lend a hand…or hoof!

Oops! Undies

PRIZE: 2 pack of Oops! Undies


Oops! Undies are waterproof bamboo kids underwear. Designed for later stage potty training and light incontinence, they have the look and feel of regular underwear with a little added back up protection.


PRIZE: Noblo


The mom invented Noblo Beach Umbrella Buddy has become a beach gear must have for parents who want to relax and enjoy a safe day at the beach without the fear of the beach umbrella flying away in a gust of wind injuring either their children or another beach goer. The Noblo acts as an anchor holding the beach umbrella in place.

Roo Rain Gear

PRIZE: Roo Rain Gear Packable Rain Poncho


Roo Rain Gear is the hottest new rain wear on the playground. Made from 100% recycled plastic bottles. This beautifully designed rain poncho packs down into it’s front pocket and comes with a recycled aluminum carabiner for quick clip-n-go onto backpacks for on-the-go families.


PRIZE: Jangala Tribal Warriors: Living, Growing and Learning From The Heart


Jangala Tribal Warriors: Living, Growing and Learning From The Heart is the first book of a series designed to increase children’s capacity to handle their feelings and conflicts while building healthy and strong relationships. The concepts are based on positive psychology, Nurtured Heart® language and rational thinking skill building. Two of the younger characters, Nina and Gabby get entangled in a conflict that stemmed from teasing and we learn how the entire tribe stands together to make change for the better in their Jangala – a magical rainforest where peaceful, loving communities and tribes are the norm and expectation.

Wristy Buddy

PRIZE: Wristy Buddy


Wristy Buddy is a one piece teething wristband comprised of a wristband with an absorbent animal in the center, a textured teething attachment, and a satin attachment. Wristy Buddy is designed for babies that are teething that haven’t developed the motor skills to hold traditional teething objects. Babies that can’t grasp toys can manipulate Wristy Buddy. Wristy Buddy is made of absorbent materials to help keep little faces and clothing dry. Its various textures and colors engage and stimulate. It is easily accessible to your teething baby and is more sanitary than traditional teething objects.

baby parka

PRIZE: Carrier Coat


Our award winning carrier coat makes getting out in the colder months with your little one a lot easier. It’s simple. Wear your carrier on top of your zipped coat. Dress your baby in their day clothes and put in carrier, wrap, mei tai or Ergo. Buckle on the baby parka carrier coat and off you go! This product has a 2 way hood – babies can face in or out and our parka still works!

Southern Yankee

PRIZE: Reusable Snack Sacks


Southern Yankee is a small one-woman business that rescues vintage fabrics and handcrafted textiles from resale & consignment shops, flea markets and garage sale and turns them into something useful & beautiful. Their slogan is ”Through our collecting, we pass on the fabrics of our mothers & grandmothers to our daughters & granddaughters.”

5 Phases

PRIZE: 4 oz. Bottle


5 Phases is the first bottle feeding system to introduce an interchangeable glass insert. The unique design kept the Eco-mom in mind providing the healthful benefits of glass + the protection of BPA free plastic all while reducing the carbon footprint on the environment! The recyclable translucent plastic sleeve guards against breakage but contains the broken glass and liquid mess if breaking occurs making it a safer alternative in glass bottle feeding. The ability to buy additional glass inserts adds convenience and affordability and reduces the carbon footprint in the environment because you use less plastic. A perfect storage solution for pumped milk and formulas, the glass insert’s grow with me feeding system is ideal for homemade baby food when baby has moved on from their bottles. Now that’s eco- friendly!

Jinja Jewelry

PRIZE: Silver and Coral Pendant


Jinja Jewelry draws inspiration for its beautiful, high quality, handmade coral and silver jewelry from local and global trends in affordable jewelry and accessories. The best ideas are carefully crafted into an eclectic line of jewelry using local beach coral for necklaces, bracelets, and rings along with silver, rhodium, and semiprecious stones. Each piece of beautiful Jinja Jewelry is lovingly hand crafted by the people in Bali through a difficult and time consuming process for your wearing pleasure.

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We have recently started our journey of home schooling. What a ride we are on, but at least the hot pink carpet has been rolled out for us, the Carolina moon is shining bright, and my crown is tilted just right!

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Sep 202014


I have been looking for some new and fun crochet patterns so when I saw this book Learn Star Stitch Crochet™ I couldn’t wait to get it.  It is a 32-page book that focuses on the simple and textured star stitch in seven fun-to-make projects. Like all of the book I have received the book is well written with step by step instructions on how to do the Star Stitch pattern and then also for each one of the patterns.

IMG_0514I love that the book includes patterns for both adults and children.  The slippers are what I want to work on next.  I have been practicing the stitch and it is pretty easy.  The star stitch is a unique crochet stitch that is a two row pattern repeat. Row 1 is the star base row where the bottom half of the star is made, and in row 2, the star is completed.  I can’t wait to see how my project turns out.

Jenny King, the designer of the book, resides in Queensland, Australia, and is one of the world’s most innovative and diverse crochet designers. Her work ranges from glamorous runway fashions to soft, felted dreadlock dolls and everything in between. Crocheting is her passion, and she considers herself very lucky to have turned her obsession into her profession. She has designed numerous crochet books for Annie’s in the past, including Fashion Wraps™, Figure Flattering Plus-Size Fashions™ and Bavarian Crochet on-the-Go™.

If you would like to purchase Learn to Star Stitch Crochet you can find it HERE at and also many specialty stores nationwide.


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Sep 192014


I remember when I was in high school I had a group of friends that always did everything together.  There was 6 of us that always hung out and we would have slumber parties, go to movies and all kind of things. I remember one time we went to the movie the Shining and were staying at my families house.  Everyone was afraid to go in the family room in the basement after seeing the movie. It would have been great to put everything in a book and be able to go back and read it. me you 2

I found this book called Me, You, Us by Lisa Currie. I think it would be fun to share this with your BFF. It is a great book that features  a spectrum of interactive and open-ended prompts asking you to share  nicknames for each other, memories of first meeting and  dreams of the future. You can pass the book back and forth with  their BFF, use it as a scrapbook of all the good people in their lives.

I think this book would be a great way to save memories.  Years down the road you can go back and read about all the fun times you have had.

You can purchase You, Me, US below at

I would like to give my copy of You, Me, Us to one of my readers.  You must be 18+ US(48), DC.  Leave a comment on who you would like to give this book too.  Extra entry for each way you follow Kaisy Daisy’s Corner. Giveaway ends Oct 3,  2014.

Please fill out the form HERE to enter.


“Disclosure of Material Connection: I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”


Sep 192014


One of my nieces has been inspiring me to get out my crochet hooks and get busy.  She just learned how to crochet and her first project was a rippled blanket and it turned out beautiful.  Now she is working a granny square blanket.  So I decide to get out a book I received from Annie’s. Marvelous Crochet Motifs™ is a 64-page book filled with 48 different motifs than can be used in a myriad of projects—including the four in this book. IMG_0513

The book instructs readers how to make a dynamic assortment of motifs to add dimension to works-in-progress or create an artistic, motif-filled project all by itself. In addition to written instructions, each motif is also accompanied by a stitch diagram as a visual aid to crocheters. There are even half motifs included in this book to fill in space or add shape to an otherwise solid afghan, shrug or scarf.

What I really like is that the instructions are very use to read and understand. I haven’t done any crocheting for years and this got me right back on track.  I also love all the examples and different and easy to do patterns.

Ellen Gormley the designer of the book has been crocheting since she was 10 years old.  She began her design career in 2004 and has stitched more than 80 afghans before becoming a full-time crafter. Within the crochet community, Ellen is particularly well-known for her stylish and join-as-you-go designs. She has more than 200 designs from garments and home decor to accessories and afghans. Since early 2014, Ellen has been the new editor for Annie’s Crochet! magazine.

If you would like to purchase this Marvelous Crochet Motifs book you can do so HERE online at or at many specialty stores nationwide.


“Disclosure of Material Connection: I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”