Archive | October, 2013

McDonald’s Happy Meals: Calcium, Fruit, and Literacy? (Giveaway)

National Family Literacy Day is Nov. 1 and McDonald’s is inviting families to celebrate the joy of reading with the launch of a new Happy Meal Books promotion. From Nov. 1 – Nov. 14, McDonald’s will offer books in print for Happy Meal customers, providing more than 20 million books to families across the U.S. […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Toy Catalogues, Ugh!

What started off as a good intention and small distraction while we waited for school clothes to dry (Have you ever remove the clothing from the washer, placed it in the dryer, and then totally forget to turn on the dryer?) ended up becoming a territorial, argumentative, and overall appalling scene! Why did I think […]

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Jesus in Disguise

On Saturday I had the pleasure of hearing John Wood, author of Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary Mission speak.  I read his book earlier in the summer and it was life changing! So when the opportunity for me to hear him in person presented itself I was beyond thrilled. I highlighted the heck out of the book and […]

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Lying to your kids

So last week was Little Boo at the Zoo, it is a trick-or-treating event for toddlers and preschoolers at the Toledo Zoo.  I look forward to Little Boo every year. I have been going for the past 6 years and this year was going to be my first with only one kiddo, (boo).  Our little Minnie […]

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Warner Bros. Spook-Tacular Movie GIVEAWAY!

What is the best part about Halloween? The pumpkin carving? The costumes? The free candy? All are amazing, but our favorite by far is Halloween Movie Nights!! Warner Bros. has a line-up of Spook-Tacular Movies to get you in the holiday spirit. From classics like It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown & Scooby-Doo The Goblin […]

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Aamazing Steel-Cut Oatmeal Cookies

My little love bug (our 3 yr. old) is under the weather. Her allergies are flaring up and her body is trying to fight off a bug.  She had to stay home and didn’t get to see her school friends this week. We also had to change our weekend plans so now she will not […]

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McDonald’s Mighty Wings Review & Giveaway!!

Fall to me means, sweaters, lattes, crockpot recipes, pumpkin pie, carving jack-o-lanterns, leaves changing colors, jumping in leaves, and FOOTABLL!! Whether the NFL or college, football is a time for friends, family, and fans to come together.  To gather and cheer, to show their team spirit, and at times even argue over whose team is […]

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Sunday’s Food for the Soul: The BEST You

Every morning, as I am dropping off my kiddos to school I have a ritual of reminders and one challenge.  When we are a block away from school I recite the following…. I love you. You are a child of the Lord. Challenge for today: Help a friend in need (these change daily but often […]

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Grace Unplugged Prize Pack Giveaway!

I am super excited for the release of this movie! With all the media hype and conversations surrounding Miley Cyrus the timing of this moving could not be more perfect! This is a movie that all tweens should definitely see! Synopsis….. Sometimes, chasing your dreams leads you right to where you belong! Having just turned 18, […]

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