Monday, September 1, 2014

40% Off Everything during the Gymboree Labor Day Sale & Free Shipping

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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Dark Hope by Monica McGurk : Fab-U-lous! (psst Giveaway too!)


What can I say?
What a book!

I happen to be a fan of YA literature.  I read enough of it when I was a young adult then a few years back, when I went back to school, I had to take a Childhood Lit class.  What a blast.

I went into this book expecting nothing.  I had just read book one of the Beautiful Creatures trilogy, so I had an open mind about reading this.

Dark Hope by Monica McGurk is the first in the ArchAngels Prophecies trilogy.


Book One of the Archangel Prophecies For years, Hope Carmichael, survivor of a shocking child abduction, has lived a sheltered existence under the protection of her fanatically religious father. Now, liberated by her mother, Hope prepares to start life over as a normal kid in an Atlanta, Georgia, high school. Normal, that is, until Hope meets Michael, a gorgeous emancipated teen with a mysterious past and a strong interest in her. Soon, Hope's life is filled with questions. What's behind the angry looks she gets from Lucas, leader of a gang of students? Who's responsible for sending Hope strange valentines inscribed with Bible quotations? How does this relate to the sinister business of human tracking that operates on the periphery of Hope's suburban world? And is Michael really a protector, or something more sinister-and just why does he seem so familiar? In an epic narrative that takes readers from the back streets of Atlanta to the height of Vegas penthouses and beyond, DARK HOPE introduces The Archangel Prophecies, a saga of extraordinary love, vast mythological scope, and great moral urgency

As soon as I opened to page one, chapter one, I was hooked.
Hook, line & sinker.
I am a sucker for stories about heroines.

I also enjoy, immensely, stories created around magic, fairies, angels etc.  Especially if they interact with humans.  This novel gave me human interaction.  While it deals with the ArchAngel and the Fallen Angels, it does not come off as a religious book at all!  The story line deepens as we watch Hope learn what she is really put on this Earth for, while Michael struggles with his feelings for Hope.  I couldn't put this down.

I read it at work (don't tell!), I read it at home and I finished it on the plane to Disney in Orlando (more on that later!).  I also put my copy in our little library at work.  My coworker already nabbed it to read.  I told her you will definitely not be disappointed.  To me, McGurk writes an adult story line centered around teens.  Excellent way for teens to feel part of the adult world, but adults to feel like teens can face anything, no matter what we think.

Whether you are an adult or a young adult, this story is a page turner.  I really never wanted to put it down.  The story also brings attention to the problem going on in the US...human trafficking.  It's sad but reality is, it happens.

Monica McGurk keeps everything tightly together without letting the subplot over shadow the actual narrative.

Now I am dying, dying I tell you, for the second book.  You can bet your sweet bippy I will be buying it as soon as it's available.  I have to know what goes on.

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I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own. I was compensated for this post.


Friday, August 29, 2014

Try Kiwi Crate for #Free: Only Pay $3.95 S&H


I have been a Kiwi Crate subscriber.  When I tell you this is a fabulous box to get each month for your child(ren) I am not lying.

And there really is more than just one thing to do in the crate.

For only $3.95 I would really give it a try.

Let me know if you do!




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Saturday, August 16, 2014

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

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Monday, August 11, 2014

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Real photos, real review: Immaculate Baking Cake Mix


I was lucky enough to recently get to review a new brand of cake mix, available at Target!, called Immaculate Baking.

It was created by artists who wanted something all natural.  All natural is what they got.  I was glad to see I could pronounce all ingredients (big plus!) and everything was in it's natural form.  Absolutely no chemicals, preservatives or artificial colors.  I've been trying to give the fam more wholesome foods and this definitely fits the bill. 

This cake required absolutely no oil, like a lot of mixes.
I had to add 4 eggs, 1/3rd cup of milk and 1.5 sticks of butter.   It mixed up easy peasy and I popped it in the oven for 30 mins.  Figured we would have it for dessert that evening.

I used milk chocolate icing.  See...viola!:

Look at that ice job...I am so the next Cake Boss...Buddy! Move over!!!
It was just for the family so I didn't have to make it perfect, I just had to make it taste good.

Consensus is: Good.
I thought it was a bit course, Bobster thought a bit dry (could be the lack of oil), the kids ate it up.  I liked that it was all natural & affordable plus it tasted pretty good.

Would I buy Immaculate Baking again?
You bet your sweet bippy (you can tell me what tv show that phrase originated on? - no searching!).

Tell me have you tried Immaculate Baking?
What did you think?
Are you going to try it?
Let me know either way.

I love your comments & will respond.


*Disclaimer: General Mills provided me with the product and a $10 gift card: All opinions are 100% my own*

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Back to School with Label Daddy

Only August 2nd and a lot of kids in this country are headed back to school. 
In South Jersey, children don't go back until the Wednesday after Labor Day.  Of course, kids do not get out til mid-late June, but you give some, you get some.  Know what I mean, Vern?  (who can tell me what line that movie is from, eh?

Anyway, with being in BTS mode, it's time to label, label, label.  You don't want anything getting lost or taken home by another student by accident.

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Doesn't get much better than that, now does it peeps?

Tell me are you going to label?

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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