Bring Down The Rain by J. Lloyd Morgan! Review and Giveaway!

Starting at a new high school is hard, especially as a senior. At age 17, Derek moves with his family from North Carolina to Utah. Derek learns about the unwritten laws of dating in Utah, and that his mom and dad have a history at his new school—a history that threatens his future. Set in 1986, “Bring Down The Rain” is a story of loss, grief, redemption, hope, and making life altering choices. Buy the book … Continue reading

Taste the Flavor at Cotton Eyed Joe’s! Review and Giveaway!

I finally surprised the espacularhubby for his birthday. It just drove him crazyyyyy! I would not tell him where we were going til we were almost to Cotton Eyed Joe’s in Noel, Missouri. We are talking Barbeque, Steaks, and Seafood. This fantastic Family Style, Full Service, and Casual Atmosphere restaurant serves Buffet on Friday & Saturday Evenings & Sunday Lunch. Saturday Night is Prime Rib!! Cotton Eyed Joe’s has a relaxing surroundings to sit back … Continue reading

Turn Your Master Bathroom into a Luxury Spa!

If you are like most busy parents the closest thing you are going to get to anything resembling a spa day is a soak in the tub after everyone has gone to sleep. Come to think of it, your master bathroom may be the only place in the house where you get any peace. Alone time is not easy to come by in a house full of kids. There is a reason why the cat … Continue reading

Greed Manifesto by John W. Mefford! Review and Giveaway!

NEW RELEASE….. Everyone needs a guardian angel, especially children of this world who are tossed aside like yesterday’s trash. But what if that angel is cloaked in vengeance, immune to human qualities of remorse or compassion, seemingly carrying a torch for justice, yet driven by a tenacious indignation. Set against the awe-inspiring backdrop of San Francisco and all of its fleeting secrets, Michael attempts to re-boot his life, only to see death drop inches from … Continue reading

The 2014 #TRUHotToyList is Unveiled by Toys”R”Us!

With the holiday shopping season approaching, Toys”R”Us today revealed its highly anticipated 2014 Holiday Hot Toy List. The annual list of 36 items, determined by Toys”R”Us play experts after months of extensive research, is packed with a wide range of brand new toys, games and other playthings expected to be at the top of kids’ wish lists this year. For the full list, visit or follow the conversation on social media using the hashtag, #TRUHotToyList. … Continue reading

Desiree Hartsock at New York Bridal Fashion Week with Debut Wedding Dress!

OK! OK! So I am not the fashion guru. This is a fact and I am good with it. That doesn’t mean I don’t occasionally take notice of something in the Fashion World. I saw this and fell in love with it. Just had to share with you all. Television sweetheart, Desiree Hartsock, will join award-winning fashion designer, Maggie Sottero, at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City, October 11th, as her debut wedding dress … Continue reading

What is on my List this Year? GoPro HERO #GoProatBestBuy

It is getting that time of year that the family start asking what I want for Christmas. I usually am more interested in making sure the others in the family have what they want, BUT this year I have a couple ‘must haves’. I have been in great need of a tablet to take on trips and such. More important… I want a new camera. My old one has paid it’s dues. It has traveled … Continue reading

Montgomery Gentry Raising Proceeds for Breast Cancer Research! #CheckYourHeadlights

GhostTunes, a new digital music platform, announced an exclusive bundle offered by country duo Montgomery Gentry to help raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research. The $19.99 bundle includes the duo’s new hit single, “Headlights,” and a “Check Your Headlights” t-shirt. All the profits from the bundle sales will be donated to Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, an American Cancer Society initiative.   “As someone lucky to be both a husband and father to … Continue reading

October Is ‘Get To Know GMOs’ Month!

Consumers are making a conscious effort to get to know more about how their food is grown – planting gardens, going to farmers markets, and searching online for answers. This month GMO Answers ( invites the public to “Get to Know GMOs”— to ask their toughest questions and join the conversation. “With the coming of October, we welcome a new fall season, a new harvest and a new opportunity to connect with consumers about their … Continue reading

International Day of the Girl Child October 11! #GirlsCountAct #dayofthegirl

Three years after the United Nations declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child, the 2014 World Vision Gift Catalog ( again encourages men and women to further awareness and advocacy for vulnerable girls worldwide. A Million-Person Problem Rather than the story of a stray individual, vulnerability, oppression, and exploitation are problems that affect millions of girls, their communities, and the world at large. Up to 1 in 3 women report having … Continue reading