Three Things We Love To Do On The Weekend!

What do you like to do on the WEEKEND? Do you like to rest, clean, party, or 101 million other things that are out there to do! Do you stay at home and unwind from the week or are you the weekend party animal? I think I go in stages. A couple of years ago I was out every weekend, nowadays I just want to CHILL!

Weekends Are The Best To Unwind!

When it comes to weekends, I try not to make a lot of plans. If I had it my way, I would lay in bed all weekend drinking coffee, eating chips, and watching “YOU” on Netflix, but that is only a wish. Most people take the weekend to unwind from the week though.

We need to remember that weekends are blessings because we create memories on the weekends.

I enjoy COMFORT on the weekend.

T-shirts are a MUST on weekends.  

Usually, during the week, you have to dress up for work, so I love to ROCK MY FAVORITE T-SHIRTS on the weekends. Why weekends? Why not? I have more time to show off the shirt and have people comment, “Oh, I like your T-shirt” or ask me where I got it from- like this t-shirt from Boredwalk TShirts Los Angeles. They have T-shirts for EVERYONE! 

I love this shirt because it is SO ME- Cute but Prickly and I love the fact that the cactus looks like it is flipping you off- or is it just me? Boredwalk Tshirts have the best sayings, so if you are a t-shirt person, you better check them out and get some trendy tee’s in your wardrobe before spring is here. Shirts with sayings or funny pictures are the perfect ice breaker. How many times have you commented on someone’s T-shirt- I know I have a MILLION TIMES…ok, maybe 1000. 

Next weekend throw on your favorite t-shirt and some jeans and you are set. Go for a walk downtown and see how many people commit on your shirt. I know I would if I saw you.  

Get my nails done!

I love to get my nails done. Men too- my man likes to go in and get a pedicure when I go in to get my nails done. I work with my hands, so they need to look good all the time. Sitting in a chair and having someone pamper you is AMAZING!  

Go in every couple weeks to get your nails done- it also does your self-love some good too. When you feel good on the outside, you will also feel good inside. Or least I do. Something about getting your nails done all pretty makes me feel like a new woman. Weird, I know, but it is something I love to do for myself. Pretty nails are my thing, and I enjoy doing this on the weekend. 

Read a book on the weekend.

During the week, I’m so busy with my work, family, and household requirements that I rarely have time to read anymore. I love books that are easy but entertaining, so I found that young adult books are exactly what I like to read. 

Let me tell you about the book I’m reading now…WARDENS OF ETERNITY (just released) by Courtney Moulton (author of the acclaimed Angelfire series) #OwnVoices. If you like an action-packed page-turner, which blends history, mythology, and magic, then this book is for YOU!  

Such a smooth read that keeps me wanting more. Every night before bed, I try to read some pages before my mind shuts down. It is about a young woman, and the days leading up to World War II. She has to rely on her wit and magic to outmaneuver the Nazis and ancient Egyptian gods to prevent global destruction. Right- sounds exciting, huh- IT IS! 

Ziva is descended from Egyptian royalty, so her magic has been passed down. Her parents abandoned her when she was 3 yrs old in New York. Some parents! The story takes place fifteen years later, and Ziva is learning how to control her magical skills. She has a lot of power, and very evil people want to take that all away from her- want to know what happens well, you better get yourself a copy NOW on Amazon. 

Now I shared three things I love to do on the weekends, but there is so much more fun to have- please share what you like to do on the weekend. 

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Winter Reading For Your Little Ones

Winter Reading For Your Little Ones
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For your little ones, Winter is such a magical time of year. There is so much excitement packed into one season you can’t help but smile with them. I’ve come up with some great choices for some wonder Winter reading for your little ones. Read ahead to see my top choices.

I have four children myself. Their ages range from almost eight to two. I constantly am on the lookout for books that will pique their interest. Speaking of children I’m also the lead teacher at a local daycare for the one to two-year-olds, so I keep my eyes out for books that will work for my classroom too. When I found Clever Publishing I knew I’d found the perfect company to fit all my needs. Founded in 2010 their mission is ” to create a wonderful world of books and ideas for children and their parents. ”

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Infant and Toddler Books

Board books are a great option for Winter reading for your little ones. These sturdy books are easy to grasp and turn the pages for tiny fingers. Arthur’s Holiday Adventure is a favorite here. My youngest loves that its shaped just like her new friend Arthur. You can join him on his adventure, just in time for Christmas. This is the perfect stocking stuffer!

Preschool and Early Learning.

Perfect for getting those tiny minds in gear, the Look and Find: The Holiday Season, is so much fun! With a whopping 989 items to find this book is sure to keep your little ones entertained for a while. Another favorite in our house is the super fun Happy Holidays, Pirates: Lift-the-flaps. With many giggles from my son as he helps Santa deliver to none other than those swashbuckling pirates! This book is a great way to make sure your keeping them engaged as they search beneath the flaps.

Look and Find

School-age

For those bigger kids, I have just the books that they are sure to love. Now with the Warm and Busy Activity Pads. With 40 activities in each pad, your child will have hours of fun no matter if it is the Wintertime or Holidays activity pad, it’s sure to be a favorite.

Winter reading for your little ones is so important. No matter from infant to big kid, Clever Publishing has so many amazing options for your child. It’s never to early to build the love of literacy. Which of these amazing books do you think will be a hit in your house? Be sure to check out their other amazing books and products that offer on Amazon.

Crafting With The Best of Friends

‘The Golden Girls’ Cross Stitch Kit: The Perfect 2019 Holiday Gift for your ‘pal and confidant

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Life can be unpredictable and unexpected. If you want to be prepared or just looking to make your life a little easier, we are so excited to share what we found! 

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Spooktacular Treats and Activities for Halloween

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October is almost here and I can already hear, Tim Burton’s “This Is Halloween” lyrics echoing throughout my home. These lyrics are a telltale sign I need to get on track for prepping for this year’s Halloween fun. With multiple children ranging in age groups, finding the perfect ideas for entertaining the crowd can be a little tricky. This year, I have come up with some new ideas for this season and I think you’ll like them too!

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Down The Rabbit Hole With Alice, Again

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Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll was one of my favorite books as a kid. I read quite a few classical favorites, from Little Women to Frankenstein to A Tale of Two Cities, and many, many more besides. But there was something about the whimsical fantasy of Wonderland that drew me into those pages again and again.

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A Children’s Gift that Keeps Giving

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It’s only August and the holidays aren’t quite upon us yet BUT getting your list ready for this holiday season can never begin too early. Especially if you have a list like mine. Countless nieces and nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, etc. The list goes on and on. Today, I wanted to share with you one of my favorite items on my children’s gift list. This is a gift with endless potential and can also be given year-round. Birthdays, Winter holidays, Valentine’s day, whenever. Even as a just because this gift is perfect.

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A Tale About Power, Corruption, And Flash Mob Mentality

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Hardcover: 336 pages
Publisher: Blink (November 5, 2019)
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It can be difficult to find books to read that truly feel like they have a unique story line. I feel as though author, Kimberly Gabriel, has achieved that with Every Stolen Breath

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New Children Superpower Series Sheds Light on Learning Disabilities

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In the year 2019, we are raising more awareness than ever when it comes to causes we believe in. Whether it be equal rights, a cleaner environment, or even education. I believe young minds are most open during their youth. Why not use this as an opportunity to raise awareness about Learning Disabilities too?

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