12 Strong Prize Pack Giveaway


This is a sponsored post on behalf of Review Wire Media for Warner Bros. Pictures. I received information to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.

Welcome to the 12 Strong Prize Pack Giveaway

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Books That You Will Love

Books That You Will Love-House of Shadows by Nicola Cornick-Last Chance by Gregg Hurwitz

Beauty Brite Disclosure

I love to read. I have since I was a kid. I remember the highlight of one evening was waiting in line for the last Harry Potter book to come out. We waited for three hours and were first in line. I had that sucker read in about two days. (Yes I’m well aware how much that dates me) As a parent reading is my time that I set aside for myself and gives me a chance to breathe and recover from the day.

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Great Toy Options for Your Little One

Great Toy Options for Your Little One

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With more than one child, I find myself constantly looking for something they can all play with and enjoy. Sometimes it’s hard to know what to get especially if one has a birthday close to the holidays like my oldest does. Well, I’ve come up with several products I’d like to share that your little ones can enjoy.

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Fall In Love With These Children’s Books

 Fall In Love With These Children's Books--Batty Betty by Kathryn Hast-Otis Grows By Kathryn Hast-The Santa Thief by Alane Adams

Beauty Brite Disclosure

As a parent, I always try to look for ways to encourage my children to learn. Reading or being read to is one of the best ways I know how to make that happen. It is my goal to make sure they are engaged and getting the best out of what I can offer them while making sure they are having fun. Reading is one of the biggest nighttime habits in our house. It gives them all a chance to get comfy and relax from the day.

It makes me so proud as a parent when my kids see a new book and their little face lights up with joy as they pull a book out for us to read every night. Here are three new books we are currently enjoying.

There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” —– Walt Disney

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Between Lost and Found: A Novel of Love in South Dakota

Beauty Brite Disclosure

The story of a far-gone city girl traveling to a new place–and discovering redemption, and herself, along the way–is by no means an original one. However, such a plot-line deserves some repetition. It’s satisfying, sweet, and serves as a more tangible example of the search for self that we all strive towards. So, knowing that the book Between Lost and Found (whose heroine, Janelle Marshall, finds love and closure while searching for her missing grandfather in a little South Dakota town called Mammoth Falls) would involve said plot-line, I was excited and pleased to read the story. Shelly Stratton’s book, Between Lost and Found, has all the pleasurable cliches of a typical find-yourself-novel–but none of the typical brattiness that also comes along with it.

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What’s On Our Summer Reading List?

What's On Our Summer Reading List?
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One of my biggest goals, and current summer routine is to read more. I mentioned one book that I’m currently reading, but I wanted to read the handful of books I’m hoping to read and finish before the fall. I currently have four books that I’m hoping to finish!

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Relocating Out Of State

Relocating Out Of State

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My husband and I have been married for over 14 years and during that time, we’ve moved several times due to jobs, opportunities, family and more. We recently relocated out of state and still getting settled in. This is not the first time moving out of state but it has been almost 10 years since we’ve moved to a different state.

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Mermaid Madness

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If your kids are anything like mine, they are being swept up by the mermaid craze. Who doesn’t love the thought of being free to run and swim in the ocean all day and not have a care in the world? Growing up we had The Little Mermaid, and now your little ones can have EnchanTails.

What are EnchanTails? They are an adorable five piece mermaid tail slumber bag set that comes with your choice of sleeping bag (size 26″ x 83″). The set also includes an easy carry tote, decorative pillow, wall decals, and a great starter chapter book. The age recommendation for this product is three and up, and it is not for outdoor use.

We chose the beautiful Kelani Mermaid Deluxe 5-Piece Slumber Bag Set. Did you know the threads glow in the dark? The Greens and Oranges set each other off in such a lovely way. My daughter especially loves this set because her name starts with an E and she loves the fact that the pillow “is just for her” as she says…. [read more]

Let’s Take a Coffee and Tea Break

Let's Take a Coffee and Tea Break

Beauty Brite Disclosure

I’m all about the little comforts of life. Reading a good book. Putting on a warm pair of fuzzy slippers. My personal favorite: enjoying a wonderfully brewed cup of coffee or tea while relaxing on the couch. I live for these pleasures of life. They give me comfort in my day, rejuvenate me, and help me to carry on with adulthood.

I’m excited to share some of my recommendations with you for great tea and coffee break options that you can enjoy!

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The Perfect Book for Your Little Animal Lover

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You can be sure this holiday season that our children will be asking for the latest and greatest holiday toys. My 5-year-old has already asked for a tablet, computer, and cell phone (yeah right, not happening, buddy!)

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