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F9 - The Fast Saga - #review

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 Movie nights are always a good time around here.  With the busyness of the week, it is nice to slow down and try to enjoy time together.  Unfortunately, the boy was mad at me (sorry, you have to do all of your homework!)  and the girl was too busy with playing with her toys.  I wanted to see what was going on with the Fast and Furious movies, so when I had the chance to check out F9 - The Fast Saga , I jumped on it!    I will admit, I have not watched all of them and I for sure have not seen them in order, but I will say that when one is on, I will stop and watch it.  The cast is always great and they get the adrenaline pumping with the action!  This was no exception. I liked how this particular movie gave us a little on the background of Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) .  Brian O'Conner (Paul Walker) was my favorite character, with Dom coming in next.  As I watched this one, I thought it would be great to see how each of the characters background story plays out on all of where they are

The Mystery of Miss Hill's Missing Glasses #review #raisingareader

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 Another great book was in our mailbox!!!!   We were sent The Mystery of Miss Hills' Missing Glasses for review and as soon as Savannah saw it, we had to jump on the couch and dive on in!   As we took turns reading the pages (She could have read the whole thing, but she was in a hurry so we took turns!) we were trying to figure out where the glasses would be found.  Savannah loved looking at the pictures going along and seeing the facial expressions of the kids.  Once we finished the book, Savannah wanted to go back through it again and look at the pages, the words, the illustrations.  It was a great book and one we will enjoy adding to our library!   FTC Compliant Review Policy:  The product(s) featured in this review were provided free of cost to me by the manufacturer or representing PR agency for the sole purpose of product testing. Opinions expressed are my own and are NOT influenced by monetary compensation. Synopsis of ‘The Mystery of Miss Hill’s  Missing   Glasses !’ by Ali

Am I a Unicorn? #Review

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If you know my daughter, you know that unicorns are a big deal in our house these days.  Well, truth be told, if you know ANY younger girl, you know that unicorns are a big deal in the world!   When we were given the opportunity to review a new book, I knew we would not turn it down.  A book - Yes!   A unicorn - Yes!   UNICORN BOOK?!  MAJOR WIN!!!!!!! FTC Compliant Review Policy:    The product(s) featured in this review were provided free of cost to me by the manufacturer or representing PR agency for the sole purpose of product testing. Opinions expressed are  my own and are NOT influenced by monetary compensation. Nothing sweeter than hearing my sweet girl read to me!   I love her little voice!   She has enjoyed this book and I love it too!  I loved to start her school year off with it too!  It is about a unicorn who has lost its horn, so duh... it is different as it isn't like all unicorns!  I mean, have you SEEN a unicorn with no horn?!   I didn't think so!  Well, read the

Books to share, books that care! Thanks @SterlingKids #review

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Just sharing a few books we have enjoyed for a few years that are now going to be shared in our local Little Free Libraries!  If you are local, maybe you can snag one... If not, hope you enjoy adding them to your collection!   FTC Compliant Review Policy:    The product(s) featured in this review were provided free of cost to me by the manufacturer or representing PR agency for the sole purpose of product testing. Opinions expressed are  my own and are NOT influenced by monetary compensation. Some chicks like day, others like night. Some sleep in the dark, and some in the light. In  HOOT & HONK JUST CAN’T SLEEP   Hoot, an adorable owlet, and Honk, a fuzzy gosling, have just hatched—but their eggs got switched and now they’re in the wrong nests. Will they find their way home?   Leslie Helakoski’s gentle, lilting verse and irresistible illustrations make the perfect bedtime story as two adorable babies explore the world for the first time!  Leslie is the author of  Big Chickens  (Puf

Need a baby gift? @Babyplaque is a keepsake to cherish #Review

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 Everyone is either having a baby or has just recently had a baby, at least that is how it seems around here.  It is always nice to give a gift from the heart.  I know some people like to give a gift that is fun (think toys) or a need (think diapers) but sometimes you want to give something to keep and cherish for years to come.  BabyPlaque does just that!   FTC Compliant Review Policy:    The product(s) featured in this review were provided free of cost to me by the manufacturer or representing PR agency for the sole purpose of product testing. Opinions expressed are  my own and are NOT influenced by monetary compensation. When you go to the BabyPlaque website, you get to totally customize your keepsake.   You start with picking the color of the plaque you want to use.   Then you fill our information on the baby: Name, birth date/time, birth location, height/weight, birthstone and custom message. I love it.  It isn't just a plaque with the information on it.  They put the birthda

Wonder Wheels Books are great for gift giving. #Review

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It seems like everyone is either pregnant or just had a baby these days!   When I was pregnant with Broxton, my best friend Cindy asked for everyone to give a book instead of a card for my gifts.  That set up a great library for us and it was great to be able to have these books out with sweet messages, instead of in a box just packed away. Now, I try to give books for part of the gifts whenever it is for a baby or a young one.  I love that idea!   FTC Compliant Review Policy:    The product(s) featured in this review were provided free of cost to me by the manufacturer or representing PR agency for the sole purpose of product testing. Opinions expressed are  my own and are NOT influenced by monetary compensation. Join Bear and friends in these colorful board book adventures all in the shape of a child's favorite vehicle! The perfect size for preschoolers and early readers to take with them wherever they go - in the car, at the beach, in the mountains, or at home. Whether it's

Grab their attention with a book about sports!

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Update - these books are getting ready to go into a local Little Free Library so that others can enjoy them as we did!   Sports has a funny way of pulling people together.  It is fun to go to a game, to give a friend a hard time about their team if it isn't yours.  I personally love college football the most, but being as though I worked at a sports bar before becoming a mom, I do know a little about several sports.  I have always been a fan of reading, but you hear people saying that they don't like to read!   (Yes, they are out there!)   That being said, it was awesome to get a few books that talk sports, as it would totally grab the attention of some that might say they don't enjoy reading!    FTC Compliant Review Policy:    The product(s) featured in this review were provided free of cost to me by the manufacturer or representing PR agency for the sole purpose of product testing. Opinions expressed are  my own and are NOT influenced by monetary compensation. This is the