Archives for September 2017

My Reader Rewards Club + book #giveaway ends 10/15 US

In August I told you about the changes coming to Tyndale Rewards.  It’s now the My Reader Rewards Club and offers even more ways to earn points.  In the past few weeks, I’ve been able to redeem for 3 new books.  I’m giving one US reader the chance to use up to 75 points in the October Book of Choice giveaway (thanks to Flylef for hosting!) [Read more…]

Best Day Ever ARC – Stuck in a Good Book

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A few days ago, I shared my review of Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda. The book reminded me a little of The Widow or maybe The Breakdown.  It’s touted as a psychological thriller, but you might agree more with the psycho part.  This book was attached to my left arm for the entire day that I read it.  It went with me to a restaurant and the campground.  I couldn’t put it down!  Don’t you love being stuck in a good book like that? It really does make it…well, the best day ever! [Read more…]

Add CUJO smart firewall to your home network #ad @BestBuy @cujounited #CUJO

Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free

My friends kept telling me that the easiest part of having kids was the birth experience, and they were right.  Many aspects of parenting have gotten easier. My kids can get ready for school without assistance, and they can fend for themselves if I don’t feel like cooking supper.  In some ways, though, they need my protection more than ever.  Their online presence has newly surfaced, thanks to cell phones and laptops and 1-to-1 device ratios at school.  My children are curious about Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and texting their friends.  How do I protect them from online danger?  The Cujo smart firewall has my back.  [Read more…]

BEST DAY EVER by @KairaRouda book review and tour

Disclosure: I received this book as part of the Irish Banana book tour. Opinions shared are mine.

You know you’re in for a wild ride when it’s only 11:30 AM and you’ve already rearranged your schedule for a book.

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Getting organized for the 2018 tax season with the Brother P-Touch label printer

I breathed a sigh of relief when my husband took over the taxes.  Not because I didn’t know how to file them (thank you, tax software!) but it was just one less thing to keep up with.  Far be it from me to complain when he starts asking me for receipts, forms, and other papers that should have been organized long ago are probably sitting in a folder somewhere.  When I was offered a Brother P-Touch label maker to review, it seemed like divine intervention.  Could this be a hint that it’s time to get prepared early? Disclosure: Post contains affiliate links; if you make a purchase through the links, I may earn commission. Opinions shared are mine.   [Read more…]

I’m #ALLIN with the new Matthew West CD #FlyBy #ad

Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255:  “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”):  Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway.  Choice of winners is random, and opinions shared are 100% my own — NOT influenced by monetary compensation.  I received a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.

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Molang Season 1 DVD from NCircle Entertainment

Since I’m an NCircle Entertainment ambassador, each month brings a delightful DVD right to my door (disclosure!!)  As always, opinions shared are mine. When the Molang Season 1 DVD arrived, my kids –ages 8 and 13 — immediately asked, “What’s that?”  Here’s what Molang looks like, people….it looks so simplistic and young for my kids, right?

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Annual DaySpring Christmas Preview

Now that the temperatures are dropping and leaves are changing color, we’re starting to think past fall and into the holidays already. What about you? (Full disclosure: I received product samples for this post, and my affiliate links are used. If you make a purchase, I may earn a commission. The giveaway is self-sponsored. Opinions shared are mine.)
Buckle up, it’s time for DaySpring’s Annual Christmas Preview.  The site is full of amazing home decor, gift ideas, and more…..just waiting for you to check it out.  [Read more…]

Surprising Places Where You’ll Find Halloween Decor

Disclosure: I was compensated for this post. This post also contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.

I’d like to be able to make special trips for Halloween decor to create the perfect Spooky-Land for the kids.   As it is, there’s barely enough time to get my hair cut; therefore, my home decor purchases are generally impulse buys made while I run other errands.  Here are some surprising places where I’ve found great holiday decorations at affordable prices.  [Read more…]

The Action Storybook Bible + Kindle #Giveaway

As I’ve said before, the kids and I have a bit of a trek to school/work every day. We spend about an hour in the car together.  We use that time to chat and discuss all things big and small.  Several times a week, we listen to an audiobook.  My kids love The Action Bible because it’s completely unlike the other children’s Bibles they’ve read before.  This one is exciting and sometimes shocking.  I was excited to get The Action Storybook Bible from Litfuse because we enjoyed The Action Bible so much. Opinions shared are mine.

The Action Storybook Bible
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