Make Memory Keeping Easier with #RealTimes #ad

make memory keeping easierThe little cutie in the photo above is my son Devin, now 20.  Unfortunately, even though I have the best intentions, I have the bad habit of keeping old photos unorganized in a box.  My more recent photos tend to stay on my phone until I dump them onto my computer or into the cloud somewhere.

Think of all the photos and videos we take of our kids. It can all be a bit overwhelming, don’t you think?  RealTimes instantly and automatically makes montages that are perfectly organized by location and date using the photos and videos on your device. Now we can spend less time trying to edit and share photos of our kids to loved ones and more time enjoying the special moments. I wish this service was around when my kids were growing up!!

makingmemory keeping easierAnd this little cutie is me.  Wouldn’t it be great if my mom could have shared this photo right after it was taken?

My nephew turns four in a few months.  I wish my sister-in-law had RealTime so I could see a photo montage of Gage’s birthday party.  They could even include a short video of him opening the gift we are sending him!!  Wouldn’t that be awesome?

Here’s a video that explains how RealTimes works:

You can customize RealTimes Stories by rearranging clips and photos, changing duration and adding filters and soundtracks. RealTimes Stories can be seamlessly shared, as recipients don’t need the app to view the stories.

RealNetworks-RealTimes-Photo-Based-Cloud-5If you think RealTimes would help you make memory keeping easier, you can sign up for their free plan, which offers 2GB of storage.  Or you can get 30 Days of Premium RealTimes for Free (Originally, $4.99 per month or $49.99 per year) with code COUPONSCOM15 (available July 14-August 30, 2015). Look for RealTimes coupons  on

This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic 

RealTimes has been generous enough to offer one lucky winner a $300 Target gift card!! You can enter on the Rafflecopter below.  Giveaway runs 7/23/15-7/31/15.  Still Blonde after all these Years, Modly Chic, and Fashionista Events bloggers are not responsible if prize is not delivered.  We will make every attempt to help you claim your prize.

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Walkin’ On the Sun Smashmouth Biography Giveaway (ends 8/7)

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Who hasn’t rocked out to the music of Smash Mouth?! Now you can go behind the music with a band that carried the spirit of a generation in Walkin’ on the Sun; The Official Smash Mouth Biography.


Hello. My name is Paul DeLisle. I’m the guy who wrote this book. You’ve probably never heard of me. That’s okay. Most people wouldn’t know me from Adam. But, unless you’ve been living in a cloistered monastery for the last fifteen years, you have heard of my band.




So begins the memoir of the creation, rise, and current state of the multi-platinum recording artist Smash Mouth as told by bassist Paul DeLisle. Well known for their hits “All Star,” “Walking on the Sun,” “Then the Morning Comes,” “Can’t Get Enough of You Baby,” and “I’m a Believer,” the band carried the spirit of a generation, but didn’t stop there. Enjoy this behind-the-scenes look from Paul’s unique, there from the start, insider’s view.


There’s an episode of Cheers where washed-up ball player Sam Malone, frustrated with either Diane or Rebecca, proclaims, “Y’know, most people don’t know this … but I’m famous!”

I love that line. I can totally relate. You see, I am a founding and continued member of the band Smash Mouth. Yet I am, proudly and alas, the bass player. I’m not famous. My band is.

From the beginning, Smash Mouth was set up as a democracy between four musicians and a manager, each player having an equal voice on band matters. Yet we were all fully aware and accepting of the fact that, as lead singer/frontman, Steve Harwell would be getting a disproportionate amount of attention. Seeing as he is the face and mouthpiece of Smash Mouth, you may be a little disappointed he didn’t write this book.

But stay with me here. Because as you’ll see, I have a unique vantage point: as one of only four original constituents, I’ve been involved in every aspect of the band since day one. Only Steve and I have trod every step of this Smash Mouth journey. Also, while traditionally under-recognized, the bass player himself sees everything. Plus I went to college. Who better to write a book about Smash Mouth?

That said, keep in mind this book is solely from my point of view. Steve, Greg, Kevin, and Robert would obviously have different takes on certain events. However, this book is simply intended as a comprehensive account of our rise to fame and continued success.

So without further ado … here’s what happened:
EEP!!! How awesome is that! Pick up your copy of Walkin’ on the Sun today and get your own “backstage pass” to the world of Smash Mouth!

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Giveaway ends August 7th at 11:59 pm EST.

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