Top Posts from 2013 – My Favorites & Yours ~ 2013 Year in Review

My first post on Oy Vey a Day went live on February 3, 2013. That means that I am just one month away from celebrating my blog's one-year anniversary. It has been a pretty exciting year for me - starting something from scratch and being solely responsible for it's growth. It has been exhilarating, stressful, confusing, empowering and wonderful. During the first half of the year, I often Continue Reading

How to Write Good New Year’s Resolutions (And Keep Them)

New Year's Resolutions ~

Every year, when asked whether or not I am making a New Year’s resolutions, I say no. However, as December winds down, I always find myself starting sentences with, “On January 1st, I will start (or stop)…,” or “Next year, I will definitely do (or stop doing)…” In other words, I make News Year’s resolutions without actually making New Year’s resolutions. Do I choose not to make formal Continue Reading

$50 Matilda Jane Gift Card #Giveaway (Ends 01/11/14)

As a stay-at-home mom, I admit to having fallen into the habit of wearing workout clothes most days. Even little girls these days are more fashionable than I am! But I'm not surprised - with stores like Matilda Jane, it is so easy (and fun) to dress your little girl in the most fabulous and fashionable clothes around. Enter below for your chance to win a $50 Matilda Jane gift card. Whether Continue Reading

Make the Perfect Sugar Cookie

Make The Perfect Sugar Cookies ~

Sugar cookies are a classic. A truly perfect sugar cookie tastes great alone, but can also be decorated with frosting, candies, sprinkles, etc. Over the years, I have tried many, many different sugar cookie recipes, but none created the perfect sugar cookie that I wanted. There was always something a little off. Each recipe produced cookies with some flaw - some recipes made cookies that Continue Reading

Fellowes Powershred P-12C Shredder: Give the Gift of Peace of Mind This Holiday Season #IDSafetySeason

Fellowes Shredder ~

Identity Theft is on the Rise Have you ever been a victim of identity theft? If you have, you are definitely not alone. If you haven't, consider yourself lucky. According to Javelin Strategy & Research, there was one incident of ID fraud every three seconds in 2012. The holiday season is an especially dangerous time of year for this crime as consumers are distracted and sharing their Continue Reading

Carlos By Carlos Santana Lucero Crossbody Handbag White #Giveaway (1/3/14)

Carlos by Carlos Santa ~

Handbags, like shoes, are an important part of every outfit. At the same time, we all need a handbag that is practical, too. Luckily, Carlos by Carlos Santana handbag designs are both fashionable and functional. Check out Mommy Factor's review of the Carlos by Carlos Santana handbag line, and be sure to enter below for a chance to win your very own Carlos by Carlos Santana handbag. Prize Continue Reading

American Girl Marie-Grace Doll #Giveaway (Ends 12/21/23)

American Girl Marie-Grace Doll Giveaway ~

American Girl dolls are at the top of many holiday wish lists this year. They are beautiful dolls with wonderful stories and loads of accessories. What kid wouldn't love that? As a part of their Day of Giveaways, The Mommy Nest is giving away an American Girl Marie-Grace doll, and they are giving Oy Vey a Day readers the chance to enter, too. Marie-Grace is from 1850s New Orleans. Her lovely Continue Reading