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Hello Everyone. My name is Maureen and this blog is an extention of my website Online Shopping Boutique. I will be sharing specials, cool websites and online stores, shopping tips, shopping resources, contests, giveaways and featuring work at home moms who offer resources for WAHM businesses.
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Online Shopping Boutique designed For Busy Work at Home Women and Moms

The Online Shopping Boutique was designed with women and moms in mind. Allow us to show you around.

If you’re a stay at home mom and are looking recipes, meal planning tips, and ways to optimize and manage your time and money, visit the Household Helper eBook Store.

If you’re a work at home mom and you’re looking to network and advertise your business, visit our Business Networking Resources, or check out the networking groups on the left side of our Homepage. Also looking for online business opportunities for little or no money down? Look at the business opportunities on the right side of the Homepage.

To support women owned businesses, visit the Small Business Directory.

If you just want to shop, there is something for everyone in our Boutiques:
For the bride, visit the Wedding Store, Xperience Days Store and the Diamond.com Store
For Mommy-to-be, visit the Motherhood Store
For Baby items, visit the Baby Store
For Kids toys, clothes, visit the Kid’s Korner
For Men and Groom gifts, visit Executive Gift Shoppe
For a unique shoppers’ club experience, visit My Powermall
For all your shopping needs, visit our Amazon Store at the Amazon Mall Store
For holiday gifts, visit the Holiday Garden & Gift Shoppe

Some of our specialty boutiques are: Spa Finder, Travel Store, BeautyChoice for beauty supplies, Classic Closeouts and Clothing Warehouse for clothes at great discounts, and much more to even list.

You will also find household items, stationery, collectibles, jewelry, perfume, shoes, flowers, home d├ęcor, travel and much more at our Boutiques.



Enjoy!
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Mom Cartoons

Shopaholic Corner

Read our February 3, 2009 post below featuring WAH stores and Valentine's Day Gift Guide.

Read our December 13, 2008 post below about Mom Spark's 2009 Gift Guide.

Read our December 11, 2008 post below about Holiday Garden & Gift Shoppe's scrumptuous gift baskets.

Work at Home Corner

Read our December 15, 2008 Special Feature below about Mompreneur Ann Tillage.

Work at Home Tips & News

Thursday, April 30, 2009

A Tribute to my Mom



She asks for no rewards
She does all she can for her family
She even goes without sometimes
She loves

She stands alone
She does it all
day and night
night and day
She does it all for her family
She loves

She cries
She aches
She mornes
She begs
She pleads
She prays
She sacrifices all for her family
She loves

She laughs
She remembers
She cherishes
She delights all for her family
She loves


To my Mom, Marjorie, who is always been there for me …through rain or shine. I just want you to know I appreciate you and the life you give me. I appreciate the example you set for me and most of all I appreciate the unconditional love you give and continue to give me.

It is an honor to be your daughter.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Wonderful Gifts for Cooking & Entertaining


You love to cook and entertain and know friends and family who love and appreciate fine products for entertaining. Come join in the fun - from the comfort of your own home!

It's easy. Just visit my Consultant's Website Pampered Chef to browse the Pampered Chef® catalog and place your order by hitting Shop Online in lower left corner and put in my first and last name (Maureen Daniels) as host of the eshow.

Treat yourself or your loved ones to the high-quality products that make cooking and entertaining so much easier.

So hurry on over and shop at my Pampered Chef eshow today through April 30th~Please share this information with a friend. If you have any questions, let me know.


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Everybody thinks about their Mom

Give Mom a gift she will cherish
Discover Fine Gifts at
Online Shopping Boutique’s Mother's Day Gift Guide 2009


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Mom needs a Time Out Give her the perfect Gift! All moms need a SPA DAY.
Give mom the spa day she wants (and needs!) with a SpaFinder Gift Certificate.
Enjoy FREE SHIPPING now through May 1, 2009.
 Accepted at over 5,000 participating spas worldwide for spa treatments, vacation
experiences, spa products, and more
 Can be bundled with additional unique items to make your gift extra special
 Redeemable at the SpaKist boutique for unique spa-at-home products
Free Chocolates and Free shipping on Gift Certificates orders over $125 with code MOMCH. 4.16 -5.3


Om Shanti Handcrafts
Stop by for Kate’s Mother’s Day Special going on at OM Shanti Handcrafts
All-natural, handmade bath and body products

In the words of one of her loyal customers:
“I have tried her Cinnimon Vanilla Bath oil & have to tell you it is out of this world!!!!” Stop by her shop today & look at all the newly produced items she has to offer you including her Mother's Day Specials found here.


Karisue's Shop
Stop by Karisue's for Casual and Haute Couture Handmade Jewelry
Free Shipping now until May 1st








Shop Mother's Day Gifts: Jewelry Gifts, Personalized Gifts & Birthstone Gifts for Mom. Choose products like Figurines, Flags, Jewelry, Music Boxes, Photo Frames and so much more at Collectibles Today!

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Give Mom A Scentsational Experience this Mother’s Day at Reviyve
Here’s A Sample of the delectable gifts what you will find at Reviyve:

Sweet Orange gift Set (includes Organic Sweet Orange Sugar Scrub, Organic Sweet Orange Balm/Salve, 100% Soy Candle scented with Sweet Orange Vanilla Essential Oils, 2 oz) - Retails normally for $34 and is now on sale for $29.95 (limited quantities availbable).


Lovely Lavender gift set (includes Organic Lavender Dead Sea Bath Salts, Lavender Exfoliating Bath Gloves, 100% Soy Candle scented with Lavender Essential Oil, 2 oz.) - Retails normally for $25 now on sale for $23.95.

Gifts For Mother at Femail Creations
Your Mom is the foundation of the family and the driving force that deserves special recognition! Let her know how much you appreciate all she does with a heartwarming gift from Femail Creations.
Find Mother's Day Gifts at Femail Creations










Teaporia
20% savings through the month of May!
This is a great time to take advantage of the savings and also just in time to order your teas for your special Mom!
It doesn't matter what you order, but as long as your total is $25 or more, use coupon code SAVE20 and save!
Click here to visit Teaporia.


Mirror Model Boutique
Visit Mirror Model for the latest in Diva handbags, aparel, jewelry and accessories.
Free Shipping May 1-May 15 only for mother's day shopping. Click here to shop at Mirror Model Boutique.


Usborne Books
Looking for some great activity books for Mother's Day. Well look no further...Usborne Books have some great books that will build cherish memories for you and the entire family. Click here to see this activity set.




Visit our sponsor sites below for more Mother's Day shopping:



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WAHM Addicts offers a whole network of sites that support you in your work at home jobs
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Mother's Day Esty Giveaway Over $300 in Prizes

ETSY JEWELRY DESIGN AND SUPPLY SHOPS STREET TEAM IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE:
Members of the Esty Jewelry Design team bring you this Mother's day Contest -
Over $300 in prizes - 5 Winners
PROMOTION STARTS APRIL 17th AND LASTS UNTIL MAY 1st, 2009

Here's How You Enter
1. Visit our members shops (the links are provided on the left sidebar).
2. Properly identify 10 Mom's names and the corresponding shop name.
The names will be hidden in a single picture in the shops featured items.
3. Contact Sarah at Nstyledesign
and submit your findings. This step requires an Etsy account.
If you don't have an Etsy account or if you are not familiar with Etsy, see
See How to Open an Etsy Account.
4. On May 1st, all participants who have a completely correct list will be placed in a pool. Using random integer generator, 5 winners will be chosen and notified. They will then supply our admin (Sarah) with their address and prizes will be mailed by the individual shops.

How to Open an Etsy Account
Etsy is an online marketplace where you can buy and sell items that are handmade, as well as vintage goods and crafting supplies. Registeration is free, all you need is a valid email address, a unique username and a password. Usernames can only be numbers and letters; no funky characters or spaces are allowed. You can use both upper and lowercase letters; usernames are not case-sensitive. Passwords are case-sensitive, so be careful typing your new password.

Since Etsy is an e-commerce site, all members must be over the age of 18.

To open an account on Etsy visit http://www.etsy.com/

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Shop for Mom at Mall Crawl



Online Shopping Mall is having its infamous Mall Crawl Event. Visitors at the mall will shop exclusive unadvertised sales for a limited time only. This is the perfect event for deal seekers, craft & artisan lovers and lovers of one-of-a-kind unique products.

The Mall Crawl starts Friday April 24th and ends Friday May 1st. You won’t want to miss this event. See what our newest merchant members have to offer you. You are bound to find great gifts, and just in time for Mother’s Day.

While you’re shopping also take a look around at all the stores listed at Online Shopping Mall. Here’s just a sampling of the types of stores you’ll find at the mall:



Don’t miss out on these LIMITED TIME DISCOUNTS. See you at the Mall & Happy Shopping!

And The Award Goes To...


We're so very excited!!!

We’ve received 3 awards for our blog and I’ve been tardy in reciprocating but wanted to thank the wonderful ladies who were kind enough to recommend my blog for the Attitude of Gratitude award.

I am quite humbled and honored that three of my friends have bestowed this award on me and my blog. First, my friend Lisa of Military Momz nominated my blog for this award. Lisa is a wonderful lady whose business helps support military service men and women and their families.

Then my friend Lisa of My Colorful Treasures. A sweet lady and a talented jewelry designer. She has been such an inspiration to me. I’m honored that she chose my blog for this award.

And finally, my new friend Michelle of Fresh Radiant Skin. I so admire her wonderful explosive energy and she is also such a genuine and sincere person who cares deeply for others. Michelle’s blog is filled with beauty, health and wellness information that you will just love.

I just want to thank all my friends for this award and thanks all my blog readers and followers who have made having this blog such an enjoyable experience.

And now I would like to pass on the Attitude of Gratitude award to the blogs listed below. They are all so deserving of this award.


Paula at The Vintage Scraf http://www.thevintagescarfblog.com/
Toni at Creations by Toni http://creationsbytoni.blogspot.com/
Tracy at Jac’s Place http://jacsplace2002.blogspot.com/
Christine at The Diva Diet http://calfit32.blogspot.com/
Lisa at Wahm Handling Business & Family http://wahmhandlingbusinessfamily.blogspot.com/
La Mom at An American Mom in Paris http://lamomparis.blogspot.com/
Shelly of Shakin & Bakin Recipe Blog http://wahmshelly.blogspot.com/
Aprilee at Artistry Jewelry http://artistryjewelry.blogspot.com/
Kate at Om Shanti Handcrafts http://omshantihandcrafts.blogspot.com/
Gabbriella at Gabriella's Sampler http://gabbriellasampler.blogspot.com/
Krista at Wahm Addicts http://www.wahmaddicts.com/blog/
Dawn at Dawn’s Avon Corner http://dawnsavoncorner.blogspot.com/
Kim at Little Ladybug Designs http://www.littleladybugdesignsblog.com/
Debbie at Delightfully Wed http://delightfullywed.blogspot.com/
The Muse at A Diva's Hammer http://www.adivashammer.blogspot.com/

The Rules of Accepting and Sharing this Award:
1. Put the logo on your blog or post
2. Nominate at least 10 blogs that show an attitude of gratitude
3. Link to your nominees within your post
4. Comment on their blogs to let them know they’ve received this award
5. Share the love and link to this post and the person who nominated you for the award
6. Tell us how you’ve come to have an attitude of gratitude

Well I chose 15 blogs...just because. Have a glorious day & many blessings!

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Thursday, April 9, 2009

Our First Easter Egg Hunt

Candy Easter eggs in a bed of grass






The day didn’t start off with singing birds and warm sunny skies…Oh no…it had to be cold, gray and gloomy with a wicked brisk wind.

As I was happily crashing my toy trucks and trains into the blocks and into the wall (and sometimes into my brothers’ heads) the phone rang. I didn’t hear all that was said but did hear “…Oh that’s today?? It’s so yucky out.” And I thought we better not be going out!

And as I stood gazing out the window and saw the pine trees dancing up and down and back and forth, the one they call Mommy, the pretty one with the big brown eyes and the soft lilty voice entered the room with some clothes in her arms…and I thought “Oh no, we are going out…oh no.” My brother Noah immediately clapped his hands and cheered some unintelligible jibber and yelled “out! Out! Out!” and I smiled though I didn’t mean to.

We all three got corralled and clothed and shoed and then the one they call Daddy, the handsome dude with blue eyes and sandy blonde graying hair (don’t tell him I said graying…he still looks like he’s twenty years old) strapped us in the car. All this corralling, clothing, shoeing and strapping takes about half an hour. Then we were in the car and driving, which was pleasant but then as I was enjoying the ride, it was over and we were at what they call a park. I don’t know why they call it a park because we don’t park there…we jump, and run and play all around…we don’t park…well I can’t figure this stuff out.

Anyway, Joshua and I were then strapped in a double stroller by the one they call Daddy and the Mommy carried Noah. Well what a disaster…the wind was swirling all around us blowing the dust in our eyes. The Mommy yelled at the Daddy pull the canopy over their faces and the Daddy yelled “What?!” So we were wheeled off into the dust in the freezing wind to a section in the park where all these other Daddies and Mommies were standing around with their kids all bundled up…yeah ...freezing.

We saw our little friend Kaila and her brother Shawn and their Mommy and Daddy. And so we stood around for a bit and I just wanted to go home. I fell to the ground and started to wail and cry. The Mommy had to hold me most of the time so I would stop crying. And then all the Mommies and Daddies started counting 5-4-3-2-1 and then everyone started running. Why are they running? What’s going on?

The Mommy was yanking my hand saying “pick it up, pick up the egg.” And I just looked at her thinking egg? What eggs? We don’t have breakfast here, silly Mommy.” The grass was covered with colored odd shaped circles they called eggs. I fell to the ground and started to cry. I’m thinking “why are we here? Let’s go home...it’s too cold.” Then a shiny paper caught my eye and something they call candy beamed up at me. I picked it up along with the broken egg it was originally enclosed and started walking around. In the distance I saw Joshua and Noah with their buckets and they were spilling the eggs out on the ground and then I think the Daddy or a daddy yelled “he’s picking up poop.” Guess who? ... yeah Joshua. I think Josh thought it was a stick. Ha Ha Ha!

Anyway in less than 2 minutes the egg hunt was all over. And I was still cold but I smiled because I got my prize…my shiny gleaming candy. And Oh by the way, the Mommy and the Daddy in the rush forgot to bring the camera, so there are no pictures of Our First Easter Egg hunt….oh wait I think Kaila’s daddy took pictures of us. Maybe you’ll see those pictures next time.

On the ride back home, Joshua grabbed my shiny candy…I think I’m going to have a melt down...it’s coming, it’s coming…I’m now wailing…Hey, gimme back my candy!!!! Waaaaaawwwww!!!!

And yes, you guessed it…now we all three are wailing….Waaaaawwww!!! x3.
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Story submitted by Ethan Daniels, 2 ½ year old and one third of the Daniels Triplet Gang.
From the one they call Mommy: I don’t usually do posts like this but I thought my readers would like a little glimpse into my personal world. Hope you enjoyed it.

Wishing you all … Happy Passover! Happy Easter!
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Mommies and Mommies-to-be...you won't want to miss this event!

Beauties On The Go, Mommies On The Go Group, Online Shopping Mall’s Mentor Me Group, and Smell Goods will be hosting a series of online chat events to Inspire, Motivate & Celebrate You!

Here are the details and invitation to our first event in our Inspire, Motivate & Celebrate You! chat series:

Calling all busy mommies on the go, and mommies to be (you will be very busy soon)! Come join busy mom with triplets, Maureen Daniels, and busy mom with two daughters, Itiel McVay, as they share how to get in your "me-time".

Join in and get your chance to win a free Time for Me ebook, from Maureen of Online Shopping Mall, and a free relaxation spa product, from Itiel of Smell Goods!


Topic: Me time....Is there such a thing as me time?
When: Tuesday, April 14th
Time: 7 pm- 7:45 pm EST
Where: Beauties On The Go Chatroom
RSVP: Friday, April 10th

You won't want to miss this event. Join Beauties On The Go free at http://beautiesonthego.ning.com and RSVP to our Inspire, Motivate & Celebrate You Chat Event listed on Beauties On The Go main page.

Giveaway at Shakin & Bakin Recipe Blog

Win a Handmade Apron

If you love to cook and love handmade products, you'll love this giveaway. Enter for a chance to win a beautiful handmade apron from Island Girl Bags. Check it out here at Shakin & Bakin Recipe blog.

Monday, April 6, 2009

You Deserve It - Good To Be You Contest

Contest Extended until Friday, April 10th





Come on, you know you deserve it! For all you ladies out there who love to get and give jewelry and accessories as gifts, here’s a chance to get stylish and beautiful jewelry.

You can win a 25.00 gift certificate from Good To Be You, online boutique featuring jewelry, accessories and gifts for the pampered princess in all of us.

Here’s what you need to do: Go to the Good To Be You website, browse, look around and leave a comment to this post telling us your favorite product and you will be entered for a chance to win $25 gift certificate to Go To Be You.

The winner will be announced here next week Friday, April 10th with instructions on how to claim your prize.

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Raffle to Benefit Multiple Sclerosis

The group “Choose a Charity”, located at http://www.onlineshoppingmall.ning.com/, is proud to announce its second quarterly raffle. The raffle will take place from April 1, 2009 through May 31, 2009.

Each ticket will cost $2.00, or three for $5.00. All proceeds will go to the MS Foundation. The prize being offered to the winner will be items donated by all members of “Choose a Charity”. We are all home based business owners and offer quality items in our stores. At this time, the dollar amount of the prize stands at approximately $110.00. This will most likely increase as more people join the group and take part in this raffle.

If you would like to take part in this raffle, please email your name, mailing address, email address and telephone number to chooseacharity09@aol.com. Please include the amount of tickets you would like to purchase. Please visit the main page of the Online Shopping Mall and click on the “donate” button to make your donation. Once that is done, please forward the “thank you” email that you receive from the MS Foundation to me at the above email address.

I will email the ticket numbers to each entrant. There will be a video-taped drawing posted on the Online Shopping Mall Site and YouTube on June 1, 2009.

I will contact the winner by phone and by email. Each person donating a prize will be responsible for mailing the prize to the winner.

Please feel free to share this message with everyone! Let’s see if we can help find an end to this terrible disease.
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Submitted by my friend Kathy, Administrator at Online Shopping Mall

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We wish to thank all our readers in advance for your support.

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Huge Giveaway! Have you entered yet? What are you waiting for?

Enter now until July 3rd to win one of two fabulous prize packages worth over $3100 total!

Apple Ipod, Notebook Briefcase, GPS system, Digital Camera and tons of handmade and direct sell products for the taking!

Enter to win at http://www.wahmaddicts.com/ Look at the upper right hand corner for the Huge Prize Giveaway or visit our blog to read about our sponsors! http://www.wahmaddicts.com/blog. We at Online Shopping Boutique are very proud to be one of the sponsors.

Or visit our partner sponsor site at Doodlebug & Peanut Creations! Wonderful baby and children's products! Enter "wahmaddict" in the coupon code and receive over 10% off!

This is the biggest giveaway in a year from the work at home communities! Don't miss it!

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