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Saturday, November 10, 2018

Watch Yo' Mouth - 90's Edition --- Family Game Review

ABOUT THE GAME:
Watch Ya' Mouth 90s Edition will take you back to a brighter, more simple time when Scrunchies were cool and Marky Mark was a musician. With the 90s bundle, you get twice the content and nostalgia for days! That's tight, yo!

VOTED BY FANS: 90's version exists because of YOU!
From the company that made Watch Ya' Mouth, the top selling, original, award-winning party card game
Watch Ya' Mouth: 90's Edition combines the game play you've come to know and love with the nostalgia of all things 90's
Bangin' phrases such as "Billy Ray's Mullet" and "Gameboy" will bring it all back for a night of dope fun!
3-10 players wear cheek retractors and speak out 90's phrases while teammates guess what they are saying
Includes 300+ Family-Safe phrases. Great for all ages including kids who are 8+
Watch Ya' Mouth 90s Bundle - Save 30% off Watch Ya' Mouth 90s Edition bundle pack (voted by fans!) by using the code "Flannel" at wym90s.com. Includes #FreeShipping.
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MY THOUGHTS

We have played Speak Out Several Times and have had a good time. We enjoyed this one so much more! This game took my husband and I back to our childhood. With phrases like
"Patty Mayonaise" to "Free Willy"  We laughed so hard. Here are some of the pictures that we snapped. 
We played with the kids. Our 5 year old had some assistance with the word - but he laughed the entire time. 










This game will be making it's way into our family game night rotation. 
Easy to play, dishwasher safe mouth pieces, deep belly laughs. This was our Saturday Night. 

Want to have some fun with your family this holiday season? 

Includes 300+ Family-Safe phrases. Great for all ages including kids who are 8+

Watch Ya' Mouth 90s Bundle - Save 30% off Watch Ya' Mouth 90s Edition bundle pack (voted by fans!) by using the code "Flannel" at wym90s.com. Includes #FreeShipping.

Leave a comment below telling me what your favorite family game to play is! 

Many thanks to Watch Yo Mouth game creators and USFamily Guide Blogging team for the opportunity to review this game. All thoughts are my own. 



Hillsong Kids: Can you believe it Review and Giveaway







“Can You Believe It!? - Songs of Truth” is both a question and a challenge... a
statement of gratitude to a loving God and an invitation to explore the very
foundations of faith. Classic songs like “My Best Friend”, “Oceans (Where Feet May
Fail)” and “What A Beautiful Name” join brand new declarations of faith such as “As
The World Shakes”  “Heaven Is Our Home”. We pray that this collection of fun and
vibrant songs, help children around the world to declare biblical truths about God’s
love and grace for them.

BIO FOR HILLSONG
Hillsong believes that teaching children to love God and others takes place in
both the home and in the church. For this reason they seek to partner with
parents (the greatest teachers of all!) and with church pastors and leaders,
equipping them with great resources. Through fun experiences, meaningful
music and ministry that encourages kids to participate, Hillsong Kids presents
Jesus Christ and His Church in a relevant way, creating moments which children
will never forget.


Buy: HERE


MY THOUGHTS
We absolutely loved this DVD. It has been played over and over by my children. This DVD brings Songs of Truth that are sung by children. The music videos are super cute. 
Here is a snapshot from "What a beautiful name"

 It kept my 7 and 5 year olds attention. They know continue to sing the songs long after the DVD is true. God loves Worship. It was amazing to see my kids standing in front of the TV singing along. Hillsong Kids have been a proven family favorite for many years. 

Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway.  Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation.  I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.


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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Hen in a Hurry! Potential Review Coming Soon!


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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Delayed Justice by Cara Putnam review and giveaway. On tour with Celebrate Lit

About the Book

Book Title: Delayed Justice
Author: Cara Putman
Genre: Legal Romantic Suspense
Release date: October 15, 2018
She had long given up the desire to be loved. Now she only needed to be heard. index
Jaime Nichols went to law school to find the voice she never had as a child, and her determination to protect girls and women in the path of harm drives her in ways both spoken and unspoken. As Jamie, now a criminal defense attorney, prepares to press charges against someone who wronged her long ago, she must face not only her demons but also the unimaginable forces that protect the powerful man who tore her childhood apart.
Chandler Bolton, a retired veteran, is tasked with helping a young victim who must testify in court—and along with his therapy dog, Aslan, he’s up for the task. When he first meets Jaime, all brains, beauty, and brashness, he can’t help but be intrigued. As Chandler works to break through the wall Jaime has built around herself, the two of them discover that they may have more to offer one another than they ever could have guessed—and that together, they may be able to help this endangered child.
This thrilling installment of the Hidden Justice series explores the healing power of resolution and the weight of words given voice. And as Jaime pursues delayed justice of her own, she unearths eternal truths that will change the course of her life.

Click here to purchase your copy!

About the Author

Since the time she could read Nancy Drew, Cara has wanted to write mysteries. In 2005 she attended a book signing at her local Christian bookstore. The rest, as they say, was history. There she met a fellow Indiana writer Colleen Coble. With prompting from her husband, Cara shared her dream with Colleen. Since those infamous words, Cara’s been writing award-winning books. She is currently working on book 30 and 31.
Cara Putman is an active member of ACFW, and currently serves on its Executive Board. She has also been the Indiana ACFW chapter president and served as the Area Coordinator for Indiana.
Cara is also an attorney, lecturer at a Big Ten university, active in women’s ministry, and all around crazy woman. Crazy about God, her husband and her kids that is. She graduated with honors from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Go Huskers!) and George Mason Law School, and Krannert School of Management. You can learn more about Cara at www.caraputman.com

Guest Post from Cara

Delayed Justice was a hard story to write.
I’d known from Beyond Justice that Jaime had a hard story, but I wasn’t sure exactly what it was. She tried to hide from her past. She tried hard, but in the end it slowly spilled out. A young girl wounded deeply by someone who should protect her. And now as a professional young woman, Jaime is still fighting the shadows.
She believes she’s okay, or as okay as she’ll ever be.
Instead, she has to learn that there’s so much more waiting for her. Freedom from the chains of a past she didn’t choose. A love that will never end. And a God who has always loved her even when she questions His existence because of her past.
I think we’ve all lived that. There’s a place in our hearts that seems beyond His reach. For some of us, it’s a barrier to knowing Him. To others of us, it makes us question what we thought we knew about God. And for others of us, it presses us deeply into Him. Jaime’s book, Delayed Justice, explores this space. The space where some days we scream at the heavens Where are you, God? And the days we just curl into ourselves because life is too hard.
And in that space of shadow and light, God ultimately shines brightest. This is a truth that is slowly revealed through friends and The Lion, Witch, and the Wardrobe.

My Thoughts

This is book 3 in the Hidden Justice series. While it is part of a series you can read this as a standalone . It is a Christian legal thriller. It does deal with the topic of sexual abuse .However the way that the author presents it is with grace. I really enjoy the way the author writes .Her characters are so real feeling .You can feel the pain and trauma that they experience. This book takes you on twists and turns. You will go on an adventure. What a great reminder of how God has a plan for all of us .He is all redeeming. 
I received a copy of this book through the Celebrate Lit blogging program. All thoughts are my own. 

Blog Stops

Fiction Aficionado, September 29
The Avid Reader, September 29
The Power of Words, September 29
The Lit Addict, September 30
BBHfiction, September 30
Painting with Words, September 30
Real World Bible Study, September 30
Janices book reviews, September 30
cherylbbookblog, October 1
Back Porch ReadsOctober 1
Cafinated Reads, October 1
Faithfully Bookish, October 1
Lighthouse Academy, October 2
Livin Lit, October 2
Bigreadersite, October 2
All-of-a-kind Mom, October 3
The Becca Files, October 3
Blogging With CarolOctober 3
Genesis 5020, October 4
Cathe Swanson, October 4
100 Pages per Hour, October 5
Multifarious, October 5
Book by Book, October 5
Mary Hake, October 6
Godly Book Reviews, October 6
C Jane Read, October 7
Buy, Borrow, Skip, October 7
The Mimosa Blossom, October 8
Simple Harvest Reads, October 9 (Guest Post from Mindy Houng)
Remebrancy, October 9
Carpe Diem, October 9
Quiet Quilter, October 10
At the Fence, October 10
By The Book, October 10
God is Love, October 11
Texas Book-aholic, October 11
Henry Happens, October 12
Have A Wonderful DayOctober 12

Giveaway

To celebrate her tour, Cara is giving away a grand prize package that includes a Courage Dear Heart bracelet, a The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe print, a copy of Delayed Justice, and a box of Turkish Delight!!
Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter. https://promosimple.com/ps/d5c4/delayed-justice-celebration-tour-giveaway

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Book Review: The Spirit of God Illustrated Bible on tour with Read with Audra




Where can I go from your Spirit?

Where can I flee from your presence?
If I go up to the heavens, you are there;
if I make my bed in the depths, you are there.
If I rise on the wings of the dawn,
if I settle on the far side of the sea,
even there your hand will guide me,
your right hand will hold me fast.

PSALM 139:7–10

ABOUT THE BOOK
The Spirit of God Illustrated Bible brings to life more than 40 Bible stories that help readers understand that God’s Spirit has been with us since the beginning of time and continues to be with us today. From the glory of creation through the powerful letters of Paul, God’s Spirit is living in his people. Old and New Testament stories such as Adam and Eve, Abraham, Joseph, the Baptism of Jesus, and Pentecost come alive with dramatic illustrations by Fernando Juarez and moving text by Doris Rikkers. This is a special storybook Bible that will appeal to both children and parents alike.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR

Doris Wynbeek Rikkers is a freelance writer and editor who has written many bestselling children’s books and Bibles.
Although she loves the ocean, she lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan, surrounded by her books, her flower gardens, and
her family and friends.

Spanish artist Fernando Juarez illustrates children’s books and also works as an art supervisor at the Madrid studio Ilion
Animation. The company produces 3D feature films for children. Fernando has three kids himself, and if he has any time
left after work and family, you might catch him playing guitar in a rock band.


                                                         MY THOUGHTS
This book was perfect for my 5 year old. He wants to read more of the Bible, but has a heard time understanding it all. This has beautifully illustrated pictures that brought the biblical stories to life. I love that they touched on how God's spirit was present in all stories. Wyatt's favorite story was Noah and the Ark. 
This is not a Bible. It tells the story of how God's spirit helps in all situations. The good thing is that my 5 year old was able to understand and take away a lot. 

I received a copy of this book through the Read with Audra program. All thoughts are my own. 





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The Spirit of God Illustrated Bible?



Win a children's book prize pack from Read with Audra!

The prize pack includes a copy of:
Spirit of God Illustrated Bible

Adventure Bible Book of Daring Deeds and Epic Creations

NIV Kids Visual Study Bible
Explorer's Bible Guide
Words to Love By
Love Letters from God

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Book Review: Imperfect Promises by Elizabeth Noyes on tour with Celebrate Lit.

Imperfect Promises FB Banner copy

About the Book

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Book Title: Imperfect Promises
Author: Elizabeth Noyes
Genre: Action, Suspense, Romance
Release date: August, 2018
Award-winning romantic suspense author, Elizabeth Noyes raises the bar in this stunning conclusion of The Imperfect Series!
Former Special Forces operative, Jonas Cameron, traded his past and his service for his family back in Idaho and the ranch he loves. But ghosts have a disturbing way of not staying where you leave them.
Shea Townsend is on her way to becoming a chef extraordinaire until her father’s illness pulls her from culinary school and back to Montana to care for him. After his death, disinherited and alone, she sets out to make a new life for herself, one which may or may not include the too-alpha, too-sexy Jonas Cameron.
Jonas learns of a homegrown terrorist threat against him and his family at the same time a mysterious stalker sets his sights on Shea. Determined to neutralize both dangers, Jonas calls on old friends for help and draws upon his own very specialized skill set to end the menaces to Shea and himself.
As the danger escalates, secrets are revealed and the truth emerges in a deadly cat and mouse game with Shea caught in the middle.
Fast-paced action. Heart-pounding adventure. This is not your ordinary romantic suspense story!

Click here to purchase your copy!

About the Author

ENoyes
Elizabeth Noyes—professional writer, aspiring author, dedicated dreamer—lives in the suburbs of Atlanta with her husband and best friend, Paul, who listens tirelessly while she regales him with all the tales in her head of damaged, but very human characters clamoring to be heard.
A native of the Deep South, she claims to still “speak the language,” even after traveling around the world for most of her adult life. Recently retired from a career as a professional business writer and editor, she now fills her days editing, critiquing, reading, playing with the grandkids, learning more about Social Media than she ever wanted, and putting her stories into words to share with others.

Guest Post from Elizabeth Noyes

The Imperfect Tie Between Characters, Themes, and Titles
I love reading across all genres. If it’s well- written, I’m an easy catch. What I don’t like is when fictional characters are portrayed as model-worthy with perfect looks, perfect physiques, and perfect personalities. Yuk! I’ve never met a perfect person.
To quote Mark Twain, “The only difference between reality and fiction is that fiction needs to be credible.”
I want characters with the same flaws as you and me—judgmental, short-tempered, guilt-ridden, egotistical, defiant, withdrawn, too-skinny, compassionate, couch potatoes, foolish, silly, serious, low self-esteem, arrogant, hurt, guilty, deceiving, generous… in other words, real people. These are character traits I relate to, and they come alive on the pages, giving hope that we can also learn from our mistakes and grow into something better.
The characters in the Imperfect Series let themselves and others down. They struggle with life issues, make poor decisions, grieve over mistakes, and then pick themselves up and go on.
In Imperfect Wings, guilt and low self esteem plague TJ, while her male counterpart, Garrett, struggles with anger issues. In Imperfect Trust, yeah, trust was a problem for both Lucy and Wade. With Imperfect Bonds, Cassidy fights for her sister’s forgiveness as she deals with feelings of inadequacy … both of which carry over into her relationship with Derek. In Imperfect Lies—yep, another obvious theme. Lies from the past come back to haunt Mallory and James.
In the final book of the series, Imperfect Promises, the main male character, Jonas, is by a nature a control freak. He suffers from guilt over a perceived failure when at his deepest core he is a protector and perfectionist. Shea, the female protagonist, rose from the ashes of a devastating childhood to forge a new life for herself. Both discover that promises made to themselves and to others can’t always be kept. Despite best intentions, life sometimes gets in the way.

My Thoughts

This is a new to me author, and I am glad that I have discovered her. This book is action packed, full of twists, turns and so much suspense. I loved the characters that have been created. Jonas has gone back to the ranch that he loves, foregoing his service. Because of his prior military service, PTSD is touched on. The author does a great job navigating this issue. Shea is forced to start over after her father passes. Just when you think you have it figured out, BOOM you're faced with another twist. 

I received this book from the Celebrate Lit blogging program, all thoughts are my own. 

Blog Stops

Godly Book Reviews, September 27
Bigreadersite, September 27
Multifarious, September 29
Real World Bible Study, September 29
Carpe Diem, October 2
All-of-a-kind Mom, October 7
Texas Book-aholic, October 10

Giveaway

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To celebrate her tour, Elizabeth is giving away a grand prize of a $50 Amazon gift card!!
Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter. https://promosimple.com/ps/d296/imperfect-promises-celebration-tour-giveaway