Enter Contests Faster with Sweepstakes Ninja

Sweepstakes Ninja Screenshot

I’ve been entering contests for many years. As a matter of fact my blog’s name came about because of it. I was entering contests one day when I came across my first mommy blogs. Having an infant myself I thought this was neat, an online diary of sorts talking about different topics. I was looking for contests and found a future. Serendipity! I recently was asked to try a premium software that is meant to help the process of entering contests {Read More}

It’s My 5-year Blog-iversary, Win a KitchenAid Mixer!

Homemade heath Ice Cream

Yesterday I had to pay for my hosting and realized it was the 5th anniversary of SerendipityMommy.com! I had been hosted on a free blog service for about 6 or 7 months before that but I was Serendipity “Mom” back then. I can’t believe how my writing has changed, how I actually turned my hobby into a business and how this place in cyberspace became my sounding board as I began college as an adult. My photography improved, my relationships {Read More}

Making 5-hour ENERGY Yummified $50k Contest And A Giveaway!


In full disclosure mode, I am going to admit to you right now that I lived on 5-hour ENERGY when I had 17 credit semesters in college a couple years ago. Like many, the taste of drinking them left much to be desired. It looks like 5-hour Energy heard about the flavor and decided to say YES! You can mix them with other liquids and not only that, right now they are holding a contest where you share your 5-hour Energy {Read More}

Open for Summer with Coca-Cola Giveaway


#bestsummermoment Coca-Cola wants to know what you think is the perfect summer moment. Was it your cousin doing the limbo at the family reunion? Was it that delicious recipe you perfected? For me, my favorite, or best summer moment was my son’s 16th birthday party, and the fruit pizza I made twice in one week just to have the deliciousness present at his celebration. He had a great time at his party and why not, it was hot, there was {Read More}

Cure Your Cabin Fever – Kalahari Resorts Sandusky Part 2 {Giveaway}


Now that the weather has warmed up, I am excited to share with you the 2nd half of my Kalahari experience! And as a bonus, I am giving away a one night stay at the resort! I wanted to wait until it was warm because Kalahari Sandusky has a lot of indoor space but they also have a spectacular outdoor adventure park complete with a giant play structure and even a Zipline! More on that later As we left off {Read More}

Celebrating Moments for Mother’s Day – Teavana Teapot and Tea Giveaway


Every once in a while I am introduced to food and drink products that I have never tried before. When Teavana asked if they could send me some tea to try I said sure. At first I was hesitant because I don’t usually drink exotic tea and in general I don’t really drink hot tea. When I got the tea and a tea pot, I grew excited. When I tasted my first taste of Strawberry Champagne Rose I was hooked {Read More}

A Delicious Holiday Treat – Fannie May Gourmet Strawberries


When I am asked to try decadent desserts I rarely say no. Like when I was asked to try Fannie May Berries..and literally a couple days later, the day before Thanksgiving, I had a safely wrapped package with a cold pack on my doorstep and inside were these delicious berries! I didn’t even know where to start so I looked at the description of the berries in my box: (4) Pixie® Berries: dipped in a divine mix of caramel infused {Read More}

Only The Best! John Boos & Company Butcher Blocks and Cutting Boards {Giveaway!}

boos cutting board

There are three things fundamental to good food preparation. 1. Good Knives 2. Good Ingredients 3. Good cutting boards.   I have the first two covered but at home, I didn’t have a good board. I have known for years being a culinary student and now graduate of the program, that the number one company for quality butcher blocks and boards is John Boos & Company. They are used all over the world, in almost every restaurant I have had {Read More}