Product Review and GIVEAWAY: yurbuds Sport Earphones

Archive for October 2012

Product Review and GIVEAWAY: yurbuds Sport Earphones

GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED. THANKS FOR ENTERING! Have you ever had an earphone that falls out while you are running?  Do your earphones hurt your ears after they have been in for awhile?  Then you definitely need to read further…..this is for YOU!  Women, you have been given a new product made just for you and…

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You’re A Mom!

Do you ever have days when you feel like no one is appreciating you? Do you ever have days where you feel like the laundry, dishes, toys, mail, bills, and errands are going to swallow you up? Well, I do! So, when I am having one of those days, I listen to this song and…

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Book Review: The Road to Mercy by Kathy Harris

I am featuring a new Christian Fiction novel.   If you are struggling with your faith, how to get through some trials and challenges,  or wondering if God is even hearing your prayers, this book is for you.   Even though it is a fictional story, the message is real. THE ROAD TO MERCY By:…

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Book Review: Reflected in You by Sylvia Day

REFLECTED IN YOU A Cross Fire Novel By: Sylvia Day Published: October 2, 2012 *** Warning: The following review may not appeal to everyone who reads my blog. Gideon Cross. As beautiful and flawless on the outside as he was damaged and tormented on the inside. He was a bright, scorching flame that singed me…

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So, I Needed A New Challenge

The month of October is flying by for me.  Is it for you?  October is always crazy for us, but this year it has been especially busy.  Three kids in three different sports/activities with three different schedules, a trip for me, a birthday for me and my husband, subbing, a weekend getaway, and in general…life.…

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A Little Monday Inspiration

There is an expression among even the most advanced runners that getting your shoes on is the hardest part of any workout. Kathrine Switzer Isn’t that the truth?  I have found that if I wear my workout clothes to bed (or at least some of them) it is much easier for me to hop on…

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Book Review: The Happiness Project By Gretchen Rubin

THE HAPPINESS PROJECT By: Gretchen Rubin Published: December 29, 2009 ***** Gretchen Rubin had an epiphany one rainy afternoon in the unlikeliest of places: a city bus. “The days are long, but the years are short,” she realized. “Time is passing, and I’m not focusing enough on the things that really matter.” In that moment,…

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The Perfect Halloween Treat

Every year I purchase a few of these coupon books to hand out to family and other children around halloween.  Who doesn’t love a FROSTY??? They are the perfect treat and a great way to give to others while also giving back to a much needed organization.

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Scenes From Our Week

Since October started, it has been quite hectic around here.  I turned 40, left for a trip to California, subbed at school, went on a field trip with Reagan, attended a wonderful Surprise party hosted by my husband, cheered on our son, Patrick at the Middle School State Cross Country meet in Des Moines, attended…

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Book Spotlight: Better Than Chocolate by Sheila Roberts

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A CHOCAHOLIC It’s mid-morning. Breakfast is over (a nice, nutritious one), and little Sheila is sitting at her computer, writing away.  Where was I going with this scene? Do I need this scene? This needs to be better. I can’t think. I know what I need: some chocolate to…

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