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Hey Girl, What Ya Doing? #NewGirl

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Marc and I love a good television show as much as the next person... We started watching New Girl when it first came out... and even set our DVR to record in case we missed an episode...  Talk about laughing!!! Love this... and love that we can both enjoy it...   I am so excited that Season Two is almost available,as that means that Season Three is about to start!!!!
If you want to give a bunch of laughs to someone (or to keep for yourself)  check out Season Two of New Girl!!!  Gotta love Nick and Jess!!!

“New Girl” Season Two The romantic tension between Jess (Emmy® Nominee Zooey Deschanel) and Nick (JakeJohnson) escalates in the hilarious, quirky second season of “New Girl” — but will they ever hook up? Meanwhile, Schmidt f…

Naturally Fresh with @mygeodeo

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I was sent a couple new deodorants to try out and I love the way that it feels when I put it on...  GeoDeo is so "cool".  No, really... it is cool...   It is not a gel, but it is not one of the white solids like I am used to using...It is one of those invisible solids...  It is like a smooth "ice" that goes on.  It is cool and refreshing and I have enjoyed using it! I do think that the "Island" scent is my favorite though!
GEODEO also has a patented Detox Complex to help remove impurities and toxins from the underarm area.GEODEO has certified natural ingredients and does not contain aluminum chlorohydrate, sulfates, parabens, dyes, phthalates or propylene glycol. GEODEO uses eco-technology to re…

Little Mermaid, How I Love You!!!!

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Just had a few clips sent to me of The Little Mermaid...



And now... a song to have stuck in your head ALL DAY:




Don't forget to enter my Little Mermaid Giveaway!
ENDS SOON!!!!

Learn Spanish - Colores Book

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Broxton mentions wanting to learn Spanish from time to time... I hate to admit it, but I am not that great... Yes, I took two years of classes, but I just do not remember the words.
( I do know some, so it's not that bad!)
When I had the chance to review a book that would help him learn Spanish, I was very excited!
Colores by Alejandra Poj is a great book for little hands.  It is a small paperback book. (Perfect to throw in your purse to pull out while dining out!)
Colores is illustrated in simple pictures, so that the reader can focus more on reading the words versus getting involved in the illustrations!   Each page, has a couple lines of text... then a photo to go along with the words...  The words are in English, but t…

It's About that Time

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Well, it was time to cut my hair...
So- here you go:


Before:
After: 

Now, the hair that was cut is being donated to Wigs for Kids!!!!
Do you ever donate your hair?

Hope For Steve

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Time to get personal here and ask you a favor...
Remember how I said that I used to work in a sports bar?
Well, being a manager there (and working there for almost 10 years) I have met tons of people....
Some were customers and others were my co-workers...

The one I want to tell you about today was a co-worker of mine.
Hope.  This girl... I tell ya...  Lover of life and just a great person...
Well, years have passed (we are facebook friends, no worry)  and I want to tell you about her and her husband, Steve ...  I am going to really condense it down for you...  Not to be rude, but because I want you to watch the video and keep them in your prayers...

Long story short:
Hope and Steve met... Started dating...  He was diagnosed with ALS (AKA Lou Gehrig's disease)  I don't think he was even 30 years old yet...  He was in love with Hope and proposed...  They got married (like within 2 months of the proposal)  Hope was even on Say Yes to the Dress....    But anyways...

ALS is kick…

The Croods #Giveaway !!!! #TheCroodsDVD

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Croodaceous Creatures
Available on Digital HD September 15 and Blu-ray & DVD October 1
Throughout their adventure, the Croods encounter tons of unique croodaceous creatures. The beauty of these peculiar animals that they had never seen before amazed audiences across the world. Continue reading below to learn all of the background information on these wild animals, and get to know the Croods’ co-stars on a deeper level.
Join the Croods on the journey of a lifetime in the epic comedy-adventure that "has the magical wonder of How To Train Your Dragon" - Jake Hamilton (Fox-TV). When their cave is destroyed, the Croods set out to explore a spectacular landscape filled with fantastic creatures, strange surprises…and …

The Buccaneering Book of Pirates #DigIntoReading

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Broxton normally cracks up at Pirate things... He got where he wanted Pirate books and he loves reading them with his daddy...  We were sent the book, The Buccaneering Book of Pirates and I tell ya... Its a neat book!  
Synopsis: Ahoy, matey! Meet a larger-than-life buccaneer ready for adventure. This picture book follow-up to TheGiant Book of Giants features a removable, pop-up pirate poster that's over four feet tall, with lift-the-flaps and pockets containing treasures tucked inside. Six vibrantly illustrated and action-packed tall tales complete the high-seas fun. 

This book is actually a book with six short stories in it.
The stories include:  Treasure Island The Corsair Captain The Captain's Secret Davy Jones' …

Love This Face

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I Love This Face... 



Just wanted to make sure you knew! ! 

The Croods Video for You

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Don't you want to win a copy?????

Little Miss Layla W/W

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I know it has been a bit, but I still wanted to introduce Little Miss Layla to you all...  My brother and his wife had a baby...  I was so excited that I got to go down and see them. I did not get many decent pictures, as Layla was NOT into being photographed that day...
But, I did want to share...
LOVE HER!!!



Interactive Book - Arlo's ARTrageous Adventure #DigIntoReading

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We love reading books and it is fun to read the ones that have a bit of interaction with the book and the reader...  We were sent the book, Arlo's ARTrageous Adventure by David LaRochelle. 

First of all, let me start with saying that I love going to Museums.  Guess that was an added bonus for me going to art school.  Anyways... I love going and hope that Broxton shares my love of art... We have never been to an art museum together.. I honestly just do not think he is ready to go at this time...  But, we did have the chance to go to museums through the internet and books!  
In Arlo's ARTrageous Adventure, we get to enjoy the arts with a lift the flap theme.
In the opening page, we meet Arlo and see that he loves base…

Zing Up That Water @ZingAnything

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Have I got a product to tell you about...  If you know us, or have been around Jumpin Beans, You will know that Marc is pretty much against water...   I don't know why, but he just does not like it...  Well, Broxton is like most kids... and he follows our lead... So, he isn't one to ask for it..  but he will drink it if that is the only option.  
I was recently given the chance to review the Citrus Zinger from Zing Anything... and I will say it LOUD.... IT IS A LIFE SAVER!!!   Water is an enjoyed beverage here now!!!!Have you heard of Zing Anything?  
It is a company that lets your creative juices flow... literally!!!

With the Citrus Zinger, it is divided into a couple different parts...
You have the lid - that screws o…

Excitement with The Croods

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Broxton has been asking me to see the movie, The Croods... Is that a popular movie at your house?
We try to do movie nights at least once a week... I love the cuddles with him... and he loves the movie and popcorn!  What is best is that it is at home, so we save money versus going out!
To get excited for the release of The Croods, here are two photos from a recent event....
And keep on reading to grab a couple crafts/activities to get ready for the movie!!!!



Celebrating the upcoming release of the family-friendly adventure TheCroods, coming to Blu-ray and DVD October 1st , at DreamWorks with directors Kirk DeMicco and Chris Sanders.

Journalists were taken behind-the-scenes of the blockbuster film by its creators and shown h…

Are You Excited About The Croods?

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If you have a younger one in your house, you might have heard about the movie, The Croods.
As soon as Broxton sees a movie that looks interesting to him, he is always asking about it... and we have heard plenty of "dun dun dahhh!"  lately...  All with him and the excitement of the movie...  You can purchase it as just the movie, or you can look and grab a specially marked package that also includes a toy!  


Join the Croods on the journey of a lifetime in the epic comedy-adventure that "has the magical wonder of How To Train Your Dragon" - Jake Hamilton (Fox-TV). When their cave is destroyed, the Croods set out to explore a spectacular landscape filled with fantastic creatures, strange surprises…and a whole…

Tea of a Kind

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Being that I am a Southern Girl, born and raised, you know that means I love my Sweet Tea! The only problem is that have you ever had old tea?  Not.  That.  Great.
So, when we are getting ready to go out of town or something, we don't make tea... as we don't want to waste it.  Oh.. and remember Marc not being a fan of water?  and trying to cut back on sodas?  Yeah... tea is like air around here... But it isn't the best at travelling places..
Well, I recently had the chance to try out a new (to me) tea.
Tea of a Kind ... 
I was sent the three different flavors:
Peach Ginger - Black Tea
Pomegranate Acai - White Tea Citrus Mint - Green Tea
So, let me tell you about the Tea.
It is in a bottle...    Tea of a Kind shows up …

Little Mermaid Diamond Edition Super Fast #Giveaway!!!

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As a redhead, I always had  a special love for Ariel in The Little Mermaid.  I remember my mom even giving me a little Ariel figurine (In my teens) because of us both being redheads!  There is something special about us, I tell you what!  Oh, did I mention that I used to own the Soundtrack?  Yep!  I don't care how old you get...  Nothing better than singing "Kiss the Girl"  or "Part of your World"  Well, having a little boy, I never really thought much about introducing him to this great classic ...   Until the previews have been on television and he stops what he is doing to watch it... 
That was when it hit me... He needs... no, he  NEEDS to see this! He might not care less about Ariel... (since girls are just "girls" right now) but the story?  The whole underwater world?  Yep... I think he is going to LOVE watc…