Thursday, December 3, 2009

♪♫ Online Christmas Boutique ♪♫ ~Day 16

And the Winner is: Brooke!

♪♫ Make sure to run on over to and do some holiday shopping to support a hard-working Christian Mom and start crossing things off your list!

You'll find $5, $10, $20 Gifts and stocking stuffers.

And the best part? ...SHIPPING IS INCLUDED!! ♪♫

Today's featured Mom is
Sherri-Lee Pressman
owner of

What is 4Kids Enterprizes? Sherri-Lee has created an awesome  program for kids where you can purchase a subscription for the children in your life to receive educational mail and activities each month for an entire year. There is also a subcription to receive crafts for the year. And coming soon? Literacy 4 Kids and Crafts 4 Kids! What a great Christmas gift this would make for any child on your list. It's literally a gift that gives month after month...and a fun, educational gift at that!

You can also read Sherri-Lee's Mommy Perks interview here:

Sherri-Lee's favorite family Christmas Recipe

Nanaimo Bars

1/2 cup butter, 3/4 cup sugar, 5 tablespoons cocoa, 1 tsp vanilla, 1 egg, 2 cups graham wafer crumbs, 1 cup coconut.
Place softened butter, sugar, cocoa and vanilla and egg in double boiler, stir until butter is melted and mixture resembles a thin custard.
Combine graham wafer crumbs and coconut, add to the custard mixture. Pack evenly into a 9" square pan. Spread with icing.

cream 1/4 cup butter, add 3 tbsp milk combined with 2 tbsp vanilla custard powder. Blend in 2 cups icing sugar, spread over chocolate base. Let stand about 10 minutes to harden. Then melt 4 squares semisweet chocolate with 1 tbsp butter and spread over custard. When set cut into bars. YUM!

♫ ♪ ♫ ♪ Christmas Notes from Sherri-Lee♫ ♪ ♫ ♪

 Really for me it's all about family and accentuating the kindness and generousity that we do all year long. And don't over book. I know many people get so busy they don't enjoy the season, relax everything will be fabulous if you are with people you love who love you.

Why is my product a great Christmas gift? Well... let's see. Kids LOVE getting mail, this sets them up with mail every month for a year. And on top of that the mail is fun and educational. This is something they will be thanking you for all year long!

Sales or specials...Order both mail4kids and crafts4kids at the same time and I will include a craft mat FREE. (must order both mail4kids and crafts4kids for one year each).
 E-mail Sherri-Lee at info[at] 4kidsenterprizes[dot]com and mention to receive this special offer.

You can check out all of Sherri-Lee's great products for kids at

Today's Giveway:

The Craft Mat

Are you tired of finding surfaces for your kids to do their crafts on?

Are you tired of glue and paint getting all over your table or placemats?

Are they tired of paper sticking to their crafts (after setting them to dry on it)?

Wouldn’t it be nice to have something to take with you that was not only small, light and easy to transport but would also keep your kids busy in restaurants, at family events and provide you with a safe place for them to create their crafts on?

The Craft Mat is the item you have been looking for!

This mat measures 18″ x 12″, is fully laminated and provides fun activities on one side and a blank back for creating your own work of art.

Wipe it off, lay your crafts on it for glueing, painting or other messy activities and don’t worry about your table anymore.

To Enter:

Leave a comment on this blog along w/ a way for us to contact you.


(IMPORTANT: leave a comment for EACH task you complete!)

1. Visit and tell me what comes in a regular year round mail4kids subscription.

2. Tweet this on twitter: RT @mommybags Enter to win a Craft Mat from 4Kids Enterprizes

3. Follow us on twitter: @mommybags

4. Find a MomBusiness on our site and comment with something that you liked about it back here

5. Follow this blog!

6. Become a facebook fan of ( )

7. Make a purchase on our Online Christmas Boutique and receive 10 extra entries!!!!! Gifts start at just $5 and shipping is INCLUDED!

Would you like to win an INSTANT Mommy Bag full of goodies??
add our Christmas Boutique button to your blog! (To do this, copy our holiday boutique button on the sidebar and paste it in your blog. Make sure you link it back to )
Every mom who does this will receive an automatic prize. To claim your Mommy Bag, You must e-mail me at with your name and a link to where the button is posted. Your links are checked randomly throughout the month. Our button must appear on your site the day we check your links to qualify for the Mommy Bag.

Entries will be accepted until Sunday 12/13/09 at 10:00pm MT. Winner will be announced and e-mailed Monday a.m


  1. I just ordered a craft mat from Sherri yesterday. I, of all people, know very well the cost & durability of lamination ;-) Thanks, Sherri. Oh - we'll be trying this recipe soon, also. Looks SO GOOD!!

  2. Wow this mat is adorable and we are all about the crafts around here!
    Can't wait to try out the recipe -- thanks so much for sharing!
    pink and green mama MaryLea

  3. What a great idea! It would save my poor table!

    Jennifer, jennem22 at yahoo dot com

  4. The marker all over my kitchen table proves my need of this mat! Such a good idea. amythomas at gmail dot com

  5. We most definitely could use one of these in our home.


  6. A custom-designed collector’s card featuring an image from one of our categories on the front, with fun and educational information on the back. Each mailing includes a specially created activity sheet that continues the theme of that card. This mailing comes to the child of your choice once a month for a year.

  7. This mat sounds perfect for craft projects.

  8. This would be perfect for Amber :)

  9. I have a three year old plus older nieces and want to start doing crafty fun things at home!

    2ndchancephoenix at gmail dot com

  10. This is such a cute idea.. love that it is double sides and serves so many purposes.. weeshenanigans (at) gmail (dot) com

  11. this would be great for my daughter and son.thanks

  12. Great Idea - my kids would really get the use out of this :)

    ktgonyea at

  13. This would be a great surface for my beads. cardshark42(at)hotmail(dot)com


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