Indescribable by Louie Giglio #giveaway

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Lately my son is completely interested in shows like Bill Nye the Science Guy, Magic School Bus, and basically anything that has a science theme.  He told me that he’s like to be a scientist when he grows up, “but scientists don’t believe in God.”  Wait, WHAT?!  

That’s when I knew that Indescribable: 100 Devotions for Kids About God and Science was going to come in handy. [Read more…]

Sonic Christmas Blast DVD #giveaway

Disclosure: I received the Sonic Christmas Blast DVD as an NCircle Ambassador. Opinions shared are mine.

My son keeps asking for random animals to join our pet army.  His latest request — a hedgehog. While I admit they are super cute, the answer is no.  The Sonic Christmas Blast DVD is about as close as my little guy’s going to get! [Read more…]

The Star movie release on 11/17 #TheStarMovie #FlyBy #ad

Disclosure: I received free tickets to the film for my honest review. Opinions shared are mine.

Whatever your plans for November 17 onward, make room on your calendar to see The Star Movie from Sony Pictures Animations!  I watched the trailer and immediately thought, “This will be my family’s new Christmas favorite.” See for yourself! [Read more…]

Leap movie Family Nights at Ryan’s Ovation Brands restaurants

Disclosure: I’ll receive a prize pack exactly like the winner will receive….opinions shared are mine.

A few weeks ago, my beloved sister took the kids to see the movie Leap!  My daughter loved the story line and said the characters had meaningful humor.  She also appreciated the artwork and soundtrack.  Overall, she adored Leap!   When I was invited to share the new family night theme from Ovation Brands’ portfolio of restaurants – Old Country Buffet, Ryan’s, Hometown Buffet, Country Buffet – and Furr’s Fresh Buffet, I couldn’t wait to tell you about it!  [Read more…]

God’s Big Plans for Me by #RickWarren

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In 2012 when my daughter was a newborn, my husband and I joined our first small group through church.  It was held at my friend Marsha’s home and we studied the book A Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren.  Our spiritual growth was almost tangible during that book study, but the biggest benefit was our deepened friendships.  I’m glad to see that Rick Warren’s new book, God’s Big Plans for Me storybook Bible, is based on that bestseller.  This will be a great way for me to share those uplifting messages with my kids. [Read more…]

How to make a photo cluster using one image – foamcoreprint.com

Disclosure: I received product samples for review. Opinions shared are mine.

One of my favorite things about visiting other people’s homes is getting to see how they decorate.  I love how each person displays a unique style.  For so long, I neglected to do anything with the photos on my phone.  It’s time to do something about it!  When Dave, the owner of Foamcoreprint.com, reached out to me about reviewing their products, it was the perfect time to try something new.  Photo collages have always appealed to me, but I wanted something more cohesive for this project.  I asked Dave to help me come up with something really special using this image: [Read more…]

Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga + Oceans book

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Our family enjoyed a fun camping trip to Chattanooga, TN over fall break.  The last time I’d been there was over 20 years ago, so I was excited to return with my kids.  In the next few days, I’ll share some of our adventures with you.  First, let’s take a look at the Tennessee Aquarium!   This amazing attraction is right in the heart of downtown Chattanooga. It is housed in 2 main buildings, flanked by an IMAX theater just a few feet away.  Tickets are purchased in yet another building.  I tried to find a discount or online coupon to no avail.  [Read more…]

Simply holiday craft for Elf on the Shelf – JingleBall #ad

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Each year, our beloved elf F’nick arrives after Thanksgiving.  Sometimes F’nick gets bored while we’re sleeping, and he gets into mischief. This year, he’ll enjoy the activities we got for him.  This no-sew, no-glue JingleBall craft is finished in seconds!  Even better, it only cost $2 to prepare. [Read more…]

Our favorite Lovable Labels – 30% off everything + #giveaway ends 10/24

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We’ve been fans of Lovable Labels for years.  Their products are durable, colorful, and so practical!  In celebration of their 14th birthday, we thought it would be the perfect time to highlight our favorite Lovable Labels products.  Get 30% off your purchase through 10/24!  Don’t forget to enter the giveaway below, too. [Read more…]

Doodle, Imagine, Draw sketch book

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Both of my kids LOVE to draw. They can occupy themselves for hours, creating illustrations for stories or trying to learn a new style.  Sometimes, though, they need a little inspiration.  When they start saying, “Mom, tell me something to draw”  I know that it’s time to pull out the Doodle, Imagine, Draw sketch book!  [Read more…]

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