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Review: Philosophy - Amazing Grace

Recently, I was fortunate enough to get to try Philosophy - Amazing Grace Firming Body Emulsion and the Shampoo, Bath & Shower Gel.  First, the smell...divine! Absolutely divine.  Relaxing. Rejuvenating. Just luxourious scent.

Over the weeks I used these, I noticed my skin changing.
Subtly at first, then one day I took a shower and noticed how much better my skin looked and felt.  It felt soft yet young.  Not that I'm old...mid 40's isn't old...right? Right?!

Ahem, I digress.
Since going through my samples, I have actually purchased full size bottles.
I've become addicted to this brand.  I can't get enough of it.
Even my son tells me I smell pretty and don't look to bad...you know, for a mom!

This is definitely an item I hope to find in my stocking this year.

What about you?
Do you have a favorite Philosophy scent? Item?
Let me know in the comments so I can try it!!!








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#Giveaway: Mercy Me: It's Christmas

I was fortunate enough, this Christmas season, to get to review Mercy Me: It's Christmas! Cd from Flyby Promotions.  I am so glad I did.  What a fabulous cd that celebrates the real reason for the season.
In this day and age, most of us here in the US are discouraged to say Merry Christmas and to say Happy Holidays instead.  After hearing these men and their perfect melodic voices, I am inspired to say Merry Christmas all. the. time!  The spirit is definitely strong in our house this season.
Check out what is on this cd:
Songs: 1. Newborn 2. Christmastime Again 3. Sleigh Ride 4. I’ll Be Home For Christmas 5. Hold On Christmas 6. A Holly Jolly Christmas 7. Go Tell It On The Mountain 8. Do You Hear What I Hear 9. Our Lullaby 10. Joy 11. O Come, O Come  12. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Exclusive Bonus Track for Pizza Ranch) 13. O Holy Night (Exclusive Bonus Track for Pizza Ranch) 14. Silent Night (Exclusive Bonus Track for Pizza Ranch) 15. Joseph’s Lullaby (Exclusive Bonus Track for Piz…

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Review & Giveaway: Faith of Our Fathers DVD Ends 11/17

With Veterans Day being tomorrow, I thought it was fitting to give you my review of "Faith of Our Fathers" dvd.



As the daughter of a Vietnam Vet, this movie holds a special place for me.  I am fortunate enough, that my day is alive and he made it home from Vietnam.  Sadly, a lot of men didn't make it home, leaving many children (and spouses) without a father.

This is the story of two of those children.
I watched this movie and while a bit slow to progress, the story of their journey is what piques your interest.  I wanted to see both of them succeed in completely the trip to see the men have closure.  The movie has humor, tension and a great message for all.  I highly recommend watching it as a family.  In my personal opinion, I feel it doesn't need to be PG-13 but then again, I blog, not rate movies.

Here is a bit about the movie:

John Paul and Wayne are two young men in search of their fathers.  Problem is...their fathers have been dead for 25 years.  Eddie and Steven a…

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Review & #Giveaway: STRONG and KIND: And Other Important Character Traits Your Child Needs to Succeed by Korie Robertson

I have always admired the Robertson Family.
They have maintained their values while being on a reality show.
Who are the Robertson Family you ask?
Duck Dynasty.
They are a strong, close family with conservative views.
I don't always agree with everything they believe but I admire them for not changing their beliefs in the face of diversity.

I am happy to say that Korie Robertson has written her fourth book & yours truly got to review it.
Yay!
This book has changed my family for the better.
It has made us focus on what really matters and is helping us install qualities we want to see in our children.





About the book:  Hardcover; 240 pages Publisher: Harper Collins Christian Publishing (October 27, 2015) 
In her new book STRONG and KIND: And Other Important Character Traits Your Child Needs to Succeed, Korie Robertson - New York Times bestselling author, wife of Duck Commander® CEO Willie Robertson, star of A&E's Duck Dynasty, and mother of five - argues that developing good character…

Galaxy Buck: Mission to Sector 9 : Review & #Giveaway

Buck Denver.
Remember that name.
Buck.
Denver.
Your little ones will know his name, so you better memorize it.

Recently, I was fortunate it enough to get to see a preview of the new movie, Galaxy Buck: Mission to Sector 9.  What a cute movie.  For those of us old enough to remember, it will remind you of the specials from the 60's & 70's that would play on television around Christmas.  Made me feel like I was about 5 years old when I was watching it.

This movie has great humor, action, campiness and a has been extremely influenced by Star Trek.  That's just my take on it anyway.

This movie has a great message and is definitely for the six and under set.  The characters keep reminding the viewer that God wants us to do big things but the message is a bit construed by Buck.  A helpful "alien" helps him figure out the true message.

Check out this preview:




Here's a bit about the movie:

Buck Denver has a simple dream - to save the galaxy.  Working for the Galactic Missi…

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Mesothelioma Awareness Day: September 26

I want to bring awareness to a Mesothelioma, a form of cancer that is preventable!
A disease I didn't know anything about until recently.

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Mesothelioma Awareness Day is September 26, 2015 and the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance is spreading awareness of the disease and it's causes.Mesothelioma is a very rare cancer, but is completely preventable. Everyone should have access to information on asbestos exposure to keep our families safe, and to encourage world-wide ban on this carcinogen.If you would like to help spread awareness, please donate your social status here: http://www.mesothelioma.com/heather/awareness/#.Veb1FbxVhHwHeather Von St. James is almost a 10 year survivor of mesothelioma, which was caused by exposure to asbestos fibers on her dad's work jacket as a little girl.Heather was diagnosed with Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma just months after giving birth to her daughter, she underwent surgery that involved a heated chemotherapy solution & the removal…

Review & #Giveaway: The Biggest Story: How the Snake Crush Brings Us Back to the Garden

The Biggest Story: How The Snake Crusher Brings Us Back To The Garden by Kevin DeYoung & Illustrated by Don Clark.




First let me tell you, what a great children's book with fantastic pictures.  The pictures are worth framing.  I adore them.

Look at them:




Really, though, this is just the tip of the iceberg with this story.

It is wonderfully written.  Adults will enjoy it just as much as children.  DeYoung writes in a manner that is relatable to everyone.  

Check out this little synopsis:


About the book: Hardcover: 132 pages Publisher: Crossway (August 31, 2015)
In The Biggest Story, Kevin DeYoung - a best-selling author and father of six - leads kids and parents alike on an exciting journey through the Bible, connecting the dots from the garden of Eden to Christ's death on the cross to the new heave and new earth.  With powerful illustrations by award-winning artist Don Clark, this imaginative retelling of the Bible's core message-how the Snake Crusher brings us back to the garde…

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Patterns of Evidence Exodus Review & Giveaway

You do not want to miss this!  This film is intriguing, insightful and will blow you away.
For more than 50 years, the vast majority of the world's most prominent archaeologists and historians have proclaimed that there is no hard evidence to support the Exodus story found in the Bible.  In fact, they say that the archaeological record is completely opposed to the Bible's account.  This view of extreme skepticism has spread from academia to the world.  The case against the Exodus appears to be so strong that even some religious leaders are labeling this ancient account as historical fiction.  Filmmaker Timothy Mahoney begins with the questions, "Is the Bible just a myth, or did the archaeologists get it wrong?"  He decides to tackle this issue wit a deliberate scientific approach.   After examining the details in the biblical text, he journeys across the globe to search for patterns of evidence firsthand.  The result is the most in-depth archaeological investigation i…