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Friday, January 16, 2015

Mama on a Budget: Fort Thomas Free Fridays

It seems like forever since I last wrote a Fort Thomas Matters column so for those of you who don't know, my family added one more girl into the mix with the birth of my daughter, Marlowe, on December 19. You don't really know the power of community until you see the outpouring of support you get following a major life event.  For those of you who hang on my every word and avidly await my next story (wait, surely no one like that exists, right?), I want to thank you for being so patient with me. Bringing a third child into the mix over the holidays was not the easiest of tasks. My favorite comedian Jim Gaffigan said "You want to know what it's like having a fourth kid? Imagine yourself drowning than someone hands you a baby." I would imagine he'd say the same thing about a third child; at least that's what I'm hoping. Otherwise, I'm a slacker. Needless to say, it takes a whole lot of encouragement to leave the house, especially amidst "Polar Vortex: The Sequel". So, in protest, I have decided the only way I will be leaving this winter is with the proper incentives.  If, like me, you're suffering as well, then you will love this new series to help us beat the winter blues: "Fort Thomas Free Fridays"!

The concept is simple.  Every Friday for the next four weeks (or possibly longer if I get more giveaways), I will be posting an item or gift certificate for one of the FTM family local shops.  To enter to win, all you have to do is Share our Facebook status.  We like your "likes" but please dare to share to enter to win.

This week's giveaway comes to us from Fort Thomas Central.  Fort Thomas Central is a specialty boutique shop located in the center of town. It specializes in stunning and trendy designer jewelry, gorgeous accessories, candles, baby items and an eclectic mix of fun and functional items to decorate your home.  Also, all things "Fort Thomas" branded can be found there as well. Fort Thomas Central is giving away a $20 gift certificate to one of our lucky readers.

Future giveaways will be from Anointed Touch Massage, Fort Thomas Jewelers, and Studio Root Skin Care.

So, remember, Share the Facebook Status for this story and you will be entered to win a $20 gift certificate to Fort Thomas Central.

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