Friday, January 20, 2017

O-Cedar Easy Wring Spin Mop and Bucket System Giveaway

O-Cedar Easy Wring Spin Mop and Bucket System Giveaway

Welcome to the 2017 Perfect Pairings Valentine’s Day Gift Guide O-Cedar Easy Wring Spin Mop and Bucket System Giveaway!

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O-Cedar Easy Wring Spin Mop and Bucket System

Easy Wring Spin Mop and Bucket System

$39.99 rv

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THE GIVEAWAY

This giveaway is in no way endorsed, affiliated, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Media Networking Site.You are not eligible if you have won a prize from the sponsor in the last 12 month. This Giveaway is valid in the United States and Entrants must be 18+ years of age to enter. This giveaway event will end at 11:59 PM (EST) 2/10/17. The winners will have 48 hours to email their information back to las93063 at gmail dot com or a new winner will be drawn, you may want to put this email address as safe as it could go to spam. The sponsors are each responsible for shipping of the above prizes. No blog associated with this contests are responsible for prize fulfillment. If you would like to be a sponsor in a giveaway like this please email Laura Smith at las930 (at)gmail (dot) com. If you take an entry you must stay following for the entire contest or you will be disqualified.

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Teleflora Handmade With Love $75 Gift Certificate Giveaway

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Handmade With Love $75 Gift Certificate plus free shipping

All Valentine’s Day bouquets are available for sale now at Teleflora. com in standard, deluxe or premium size options.

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THE GIVEAWAY

This giveaway is in no way endorsed, affiliated, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Media Networking Site.You are not eligible if you have won a prize from the sponsor in the last 12 month. This Giveaway is valid in the United States and Entrants must be 18+ years of age to enter. This giveaway event will end at 11:59 PM (EST) 2/10/17. The winners will have 24 hours to email their information back to las93063 at gmail dot com or a new winner will be drawn, you may want to put this email address as safe as it could go to spam. The sponsors are each responsible for shipping of the above prizes. No blog associated with this contests are responsible for prize fulfillment. If you would like to be a sponsor in a giveaway like this please email Laura Smith at las930 (at)gmail (dot) com. If you take an entry you must stay following for the entire contest or you will be disqualified.

Also we all “love it if you like us” on Facebook! If you like our blogs on social media it helps us bring you only the best giveaways and more of them!

The gift certificate expires 2/16/17, so you will need to return the winning email within 24 hours before a new winner is drawn!

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Chamberlain Key By Timothy P. Smith Review

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There is more to the Bible than we ever imagined...messages from God--both hopeful and troubling--hidden for ages, now revealed by modern computer technology. 

The Chamberlain Key tells how Timothy Smith, an appraiser and conservator of artifacts and antiquities, discovered and decoded a complex message in an ancient Hebrew manuscript of the Bible--a message that applied startlingly and unmistakably to him!

The book relates the painstaking process Smith undertook to verify and authenticate this "contact"--a quest filled with adventure and mystery. But instead of using old maps to find buried treasure, this hunt uses the data calculation power of modern technology.

 The author's remarkable discovery shows how the Bible is even more amazing than we ever dreamed... layered with meaning and insight, a book like no other, prepared by a brilliant Creator who wants to explain his loving plans, as well as issue serious warnings that may apply to the generations alive today." 


Check out the Chamberlain Key Website - Timothy is adding new articles regularly to his website. Current articles include:

I received a complimentary copy.

Cassandra' review-  The author brings a deep and interesting read.  The amazing finds and ways that this author came to conclusions is really neat.  The book is absolutely for believers of the Bible because that is the whole point.   I think this will bring up many discussions for study groups and would be great for Bible schools.  Ages teen and older will really get the most from it as far as being able to understand and follow along.   Get ready to be awakened to more Bible reveals. 


The I Factor By Van Moody Review

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The I Factor
How Building a Great Relationship with Yourself Is the Key to a Happy, Successful Life
By Van Moody

The key to the life you want is inside you.


One question lies behind every struggle we face: How do I deal with myself? Behind all our stumbles, behind each of our missteps, behind every one of our failings lies an inability to handle what Van Moody calls the “I-Factor.” More than self-worth or self-respect, beyond even character and perception of purpose, the I-Factor is about managing yourself—your whole life—well. In his inspiring new book, Moody reveals how to get hold of your I-Factor.


Moody identifies three dynamics essential to winning the battle of the I-Factor: identity, significance, and perspective. When you understand your identity you know who you are, setting your foundation for everything. When you understand your significance, you see the purpose and the greatness you were created for. And when you understand perspective, you can view the problems you face as stepping-stones to greatness rather than stumbling blocks. Properly understand these three dynamics, and you will be able to master your I-Factor.


Weaving together personal stories, practical principles, and profound biblical truth, The I-Factor provides the key to achieving the life of greatness that you are destined for.

I recevied a complimentary copy.

Cassandra's Review-  The author is giving you something as you read the book and allowing you into this realm of seriousness.  The book has so much to offer if you take the time to read it and I think that anyone male or female and older than 17 would benefit from its knowledge.   There is a lot of faith based material, so it helps to believe in that perspective.  It was interesting and real.  

The Sisters of Sugarcreek by Cathy Liggett Review

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Many lives were changed the day a fire burned down Faith Community Church, devastating the small town of Sugarcreek, Ohio.Now a young Amish widow, Lydia Gruber faces an uncertain future. Her husband, a craftsman and volunteer firefighter, always took care of everything, keeping her isolated from others in their community. Without anyone or any skills, how will she survive?With the death of her beloved aunt Rose in the fire, single mom Jessica Holtz inherits Rose's Knit One Quilt Too cottage. 

Though determined to keep the shop open in her aunt's memory, she doesn't know the first thing about knitting and quilting and begins to see her aunt's dream slip through her fingers.When Liz Cannon lost her dear friend Rose, she also lost her partner in the Secret Stitches Society--the name they gave themselves while delivering gifts of hope to troubled folks in the dark of night. 

Liz convinces Jessica to keep the anonymous society going, despite the younger women's inadequacy with knitting and sewing needles. But soon Liz has problems of her own as the life she has rebuilt for herself begins to crumble again.When Liz and Jessica choose Lydia for their first mission, the three women cross paths and form an unlikely friendship in the aftermath of tragedy. As they walk together through triumph and heartbreak--through grief and new chances at love--they begin to discover that with friends by your side, a stitch of hope can be found anywhere.

Cathy Liggett

Cathy Liggett knew writing fiction was for her after reading aloud a junior high English assignment and watching the class—at least the girls—well up with emotion. Yet it wasn't until much later in life that she seriously tried her hand at storytelling again. First came years of advertising copywriting, gift product development, and the publication of a non-fiction book.

Through it all, the urge to write fiction kept tugging on her, and a few years ago she published sweet romances for the secular market. After the release of these books, however, came an even stronger tug on her heart—a yearning to write inspirational fiction. Beaded Hope came from that desire.  

Cathy and her husband, Mark, live in Loveland, Ohio, and are always happy when their greatest blessings—their two grown children—are home for a stay. Visit her Web site at www.cathyliggett.com.

I recevied a complimentary copy.

Cassandra's Q&A Review-

- What did you like about the book and why?  I like that it is a great book of friendship and bonding that lifts women up instead of hate and negative drama.  

- What did you not like about the book and why?  The only thing is that I felt it was so sad at times, but the uplifting sections are worth the read. 

- What did you learn?  The author has a great gift of bringing feeling to her writing. 

- To whom would you recommend this book and why? Older women, because it is based more in a way that would make them feel cozy and interested. 

Cooking for Picasso A Novel By C. A. Belmond Review



For listeners of Paula McLain, Nancy Horan, and Melanie Benjamin, this captivating novel is inspired by a little-known interlude in the artist's life.

The French Riviera, spring 1936: It's off-season in the lovely seaside village of Juan-les-Pins, where 17-year-old Ondine cooks with her mother in the kitchen of their family-owned Café Paradis. A mysterious new patron who's slipped out of Paris and is traveling under a different name has made an unusual request - to have his lunch served to him at the nearby villa he's secretly rented, where he wishes to remain incognito.

Pablo Picasso is at a momentous crossroads in his personal and professional lives - and for him, art and women are always entwined. The spirited Ondine, chafing under her family's authority and nursing a broken heart, is just beginning to discover her own talents and appetites. Her encounter with Picasso will continue to affect her life for many decades onward, as the great artist and the talented young chef both pursue their own passions and destinies.

New York, present day: Céline, a Hollywood makeup artist who's come home for the holidays, learns from her mother, Julie, that Grandmother Ondine once cooked for Picasso. Prompted by her mother's enigmatic stories and the hint of more family secrets yet to be uncovered, Céline carries out Julie's wishes and embarks on a voyage to the very town where Ondine and Picasso first met. In the lush, heady atmosphere of the Côte d'Azur, and with the help of several eccentric fellow guests attending a rigorous cooking class at her hotel, Céline discovers truths about art, culture, cuisine, and love that enable her to embrace her own future.

Featuring an array of both fictional characters and the French Riviera's most famous historical residents, set against the breathtaking scenery of the South of France, Cooking for Picasso is a touching, delectable, and wise story illuminating the powers of trust, money, art, and creativity in the choices that men and women make as they seek a path toward love, success, and joie de vivre.


I received a complimentary copy.

Cassandra's Review-  I felt that this audiobook was both lacking in a story that I would really delve into and written in a way that made it seem too good to be true.   It was almost like the author was stretching for more then what have could have really been there and adding a lot to what could be written simple with more power.   Unfortunately it is one of those time when I would have preferred not finishing it.

When We Last Spoke By Marci Henna Review #WhenWeLastSpoke #FlyBy

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About When We Last Spoke (from the back cover):

"Humor, heartbreak, and triumph are served with whipped cream and lots of local nuts in this heartwarming tale of family, friendship, and forgiveness in Fireside, Texas.

Meet Juliet Cranbourne, local radio personality and owner of a whimsical kitchen gadget store, and her sister Evangeline, a fruit tree geneticist who works for Oregon State University.

When a rift due to their orphaned past affects their sisterhood, Juliet convinces Evangeline to come home for Christmas and choose headstones to honor grandparents Walt

(a tenderhearted, good looking rancher) and Ruby (a blue-ribbon fiddler, fabulous cook, and expert in the art of making family feel loved). As they cruise through Fireside in Ruby's

Thunderbird, Juliet hopes that healing memories will somehow smooth rough roads ahead.

Does the tremendous love that marked Walt and Ruby's lives still have the power to renew their sisterhood and help them find their place in the world?"

Page count: 232

Softcover

Retail price: $11.38

Plus the introduction DVD for the film based upon When We Last Spoke that is now in development.



About the author:
Marci Henna
Marci Henna was born in Austin, Texas and lived as a child in Kenya, East Africa with the Wakamba tribe where her parents managed a medical research station. She later moved to the Hill Country ranch which has been in the family since the 1800's and currently lives in Austin.

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Kindle

Marci will be giving away a FREE Kindle version from Feb. 20-24 on Amazon.


I recevied a complimentary copy.

Cassandra's Review-  The author brings a warm and inviting story that you can easily get into and not want to put down.  Taking the time to get invested in the characters as well as connecting to the issues brought up is the best part.  It is like putting yourself right in the middle of the laughs and great quality of the story.  I would recommend this to anyone who needs a little drama and a lot of love.  

Sugar Babies Hot Cocoa Valentine Giveaway

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Priceless DVD blog tour and Review

James Stevenson had a great life until his wife tragically died and he lost custody of his little girl.  He was at his darkest point and desperate for money, so he jumps at an offer to drive a truck straight through the night from Houston to Reno. He nods off and runs off the road in the middle of the night, exposing his cargo which includes two young women who are being forced into human trafficking. He begins to fall for one of the women. Can he rescue them no matter what the cost? Will love, strength, and faith redefine his past and change the course of his future?







I recevied a complimentary screening.

Cassandra's Review-  I wish I could write of how wonderful and exciting this movie was, but I found it real, raw and heartbreaking.  I guess it really needed to be this way, to show truth and bring awareness.  The sad part is this is the lighter version of what does happen every day.   So I would recommend this to teens and older in order to bring awareness.   You need to be open and ready for a great deal of sadness.

It's All About The Kids Teach My Giveaway

It's All About The Kids Teach My Giveaway

Welcome to the 2017 Perfect Pairings Valentine’s Day Gift Guide It's All About The Kids Teach My Giveaway!

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Teach My


Winner will receive choice of kit.
Teach My Giveaway

Teach My Baby

See review HERE.
Teach My Giveaway

Teach My Toddler


This giveaway is in no way endorsed, affiliated, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Media Networking Site.You are not eligible if you have won a prize from the sponsor in the last 12 month. This Giveaway is valid in the United States Only and Entrants must be 18+ years of age to enter. This giveaway event will end at 11:59 PM (EST) 2/13/17. The winners will have 48 hours to email their information back to las93063 at gmail dot com or a new winner will be drawn, you may want to put this email address as safe as it could go to spam. The sponsors are each responsible for shipping of the above prizes. No blog associated with this contests are responsible for prize fulfillment. If you would like to be a sponsor in a giveaway like this please email Laura Smith at las930 (at)gmail (dot) com. If you take an entry you must stay following for the entire contest or you will be disqualified.

Also we all “love it if you like us” on Facebook! If you like our blogs on social media it helps us bring you only the best giveaways and more of them!

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Abiie Beyond Y High Chair Giveaway

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Welcome to the 2017 Perfect Pairings Valentine’s Day Gift Guide Abiie Beyond Y High Chair Giveaway!

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

EasySMX Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Giveaway

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Welcome to the 2017 Perfect Pairings Valentine’s Day Gift Guide EasySMX Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Giveaway!

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EasySMX


ARV $90

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THE GIVEAWAY

This giveaway is in no way endorsed, affiliated, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Media Networking Site.You are not eligible if you have won a prize from the sponsor in the last 12 month. This Giveaway is valid in the United States Only and Entrants must be 18+ years of age to enter. This giveaway event will end at 11:59 PM (EST) 2/10/17. The winners will have 48 hours to email their information back to mcushing7 at hotmail dot com or a new winner will be drawn, you may want to put this email address as safe as it could go to spam. The sponsors are each responsible for shipping of the above prizes. No blog associated with this contests are responsible for prize fulfillment. If you would like to be a sponsor in a giveaway like this please email Melissa Cushing at mcushing7 (at)hotmail (dot) com. If you take an entry you must stay following for the entire contest or you will be disqualified.

Also we all “love it if you like us” on Facebook! If you like our blogs on social media it helps us bring you only the best giveaways and more of them!

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House of Doolittle Notebook and planner @shoplet Review

House Of Doolittle Recycled Meeting Note Planner
A perfect planner to keep all your meeting information. It features 110 pages for notes and follow-up action listings. Meeting pages have space for action items, attendees, topics and additional notes. A 12-month reference calendar is featured at the bottom of each two-page spread. Two-piece, durable, black hardcover folds over, making taking notes easy even without a writing surface. Made entirely of recycled materials. Size: 8 1/2 x 11 Page Color/Theme: White/Blue Appointment Ruling: None Edition Year: 2017. Green : Printed on 100% recycled paper containing 100% post-consumer recycled content, using soy inks.


Shoplet carries an assortment of office supplies, cleaning supplies, medical supplies, office furniture, and everything in between.

House of Doolittle Whimsical Floral Doodle Notebook

Lightly colored outline of a whimsical floral design around the edge of each page for coloring, as well as 11 additional coloring pages. House of Doolittle Whimsical Floral Doodle Notebook

I recevied complimentary product.

Cassandra's Review-  Let's start with the planner. It is very easy to use and with the added organization it will come in handy this year.   The doodle notebook is better for the kids so they can both express writing and drawing at the same time and I find that it can really bring out the creative side.   I also tend to doodle while I am on the phone, so having the extra space is great.  

Lugz Mens Avalanche Strap Giveaway

Lugz Mens Avalanche Strap Giveaway

Welcome to the 2017 Perfect Pairings Valentine’s Day Gift Guide Lugz Mens Avalanche Strap Giveaway!

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Lugz


Lugz Mens Avalanche Strap Giveaway

Mens Avalanche Strap


$79.99 rv

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THE GIVEAWAY

This giveaway is in no way endorsed, affiliated, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Media Networking Site.You are not eligible if you have won a prize from the sponsor in the last 12 month. This Giveaway is valid in the United States Only and Entrants must be 18+ years of age to enter. This giveaway event will end at 11:59 PM (EST) 2/7/17. The winners will have 48 hours to email their information back to las93063 at gmail dot com or a new winner will be drawn, you may want to put this email address as safe as it could go to spam. The sponsors are each responsible for shipping of the above prizes. No blog associated with this contests are responsible for prize fulfillment. If you would like to be a sponsor in a giveaway like this please email Laura Smith at las930 (at)gmail (dot) com. If you take an entry you must stay following for the entire contest or you will be disqualified.

Also we all “love it if you like us” on Facebook! If you like our blogs on social media it helps us bring you only the best giveaways and more of them!

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Vessel Wallet Giveaway

The Vessel Wallet Giveaway

Welcome to the 2017 Perfect Pairings Valentine’s Day Gift Guide The Vessel Wallet Giveaway!

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The Vessel Wallet


Vessel Wallet Giveaway

The Vessel Wallet


$65.00 rv

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I would also like to say Thank You to all the promoting bloggers!
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THE GIVEAWAY

This giveaway is in no way endorsed, affiliated, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Media Networking Site.You are not eligible if you have won a prize from the sponsor in the last 12 month. This Giveaway is valid in the United States Only and Entrants must be 18+ years of age to enter. This giveaway event will end at 11:59 PM (EST) 2/14/17. The winners will have 48 hours to email their information back to las93063 at gmail dot com or a new winner will be drawn, you may want to put this email address as safe as it could go to spam. The sponsors are each responsible for shipping of the above prizes. No blog associated with this contests are responsible for prize fulfillment. If you would like to be a sponsor in a giveaway like this please email Laura Smith at las930 (at)gmail (dot) com. If you take an entry you must stay following for the entire contest or you will be disqualified.

Also we all “love it if you like us” on Facebook! If you like our blogs on social media it helps us bring you only the best giveaways and more of them!

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Monday, January 16, 2017

Insurance Claim Nightmare: Does Your Insurance Company Really Have Your Back? @clearsurance


Imagine returning from a vacation to find your house has been robbed, flooded, or covered in toxic asbestos and harmful fiberglass.

Sadly, this scenario actually happened to Todd Kozikowski's family. An unexpected home renovation error ended up costing his family their health, home, and resulted in long legal battles—all because the insurance carrier didn't provide the coverage the family thought it did.

Today, Todd has made it his mission to spare others from the same nightmare his family experienced. He and his team recently launched Clearsurance  the world's first company to level the playing field between big insurance and consumers.

I recently partnered with Clearsurance to help bring transparency to a traditionally secretive industry. Powered by 10,000+ customer reviews and industry-leading financial ratings, Clearsurance is the first ever 'Yelp' for auto, home, and renter's insurance.

It was easy to sign up and post my review of my insurance company on the Clearsurance website. All I had to do was go to www.clearsurance.com and fill out a short form—completely for free. By providing my personal insight, I could potentially save someone from a experiencing the same headache I went through when filing a claim.

I'd love to hear your experience dealing with an insurance company while filing a claim. Was the process smooth? Agonizing? Shocking? Head over to www.clearsurance.com, and leave a review on your insurance company. Who knows—your experience may save someone lots of trouble down the line.

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I Love You to the Moon and Back Locket Giveaway

 

I Love You to the Moon and Back Locket Giveaway

Welcome to the 2017 Perfect Pairings Valentine’s Day Gift Guide I Love You to the Moon and Back Locket Giveaway!

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A Touch of Dazzle


Locket Giveaway

I Love You to the Moon and Back Locket

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THE GIVEAWAY

This giveaway is in no way endorsed, affiliated, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Media Networking Site.You are not eligible if you have won a prize from the sponsor in the last 12 month. This Giveaway is valid in the United States Only and Entrants must be 18+ years of age to enter. This giveaway event will end at 11:59 PM (EST) 2/6/17. The winners will have 48 hours to email their information back to las93063 at gmail dot com or a new winner will be drawn, you may want to put this email address as safe as it could go to spam. The sponsors are each responsible for shipping of the above prizes. No blog associated with this contests are responsible for prize fulfillment. If you would like to be a sponsor in a giveaway like this please email Laura Smith at las930 (at)gmail (dot) com. If you take an entry you must stay following for the entire contest or you will be disqualified.

Also we all “love it if you like us” on Facebook! If you like our blogs on social media it helps us bring you only the best giveaways and more of them!

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

Levoit Hand Carved Natural Himalayan Crystal Salt Lamp Giveaway


Sponsored By: Levoit

Hosted By: Love, Mrs. Mommy

Co-Hosted By:

Winner Will Receive: 

A Levoit Hand Carved Natural Himalayan Crystal Salt Lamp! ($120 RV)



Open To US and must be 18+ to enter
Giveaway Dates ~ 1/15 9:00 AM EST through 1/31 11:59PM EST
Disclosure: Love, Mrs. Mommy and all participating bloggers are not held responsible for sponsors who do not fulfill their prize obligations. Love, Mrs. Mommy received a Levoit Salt Lamp at no cost to facilitate the above-mentioned review. This giveaway is in no way endorsed or sponsored by Facebook or any other social media site. The winner will be randomly drawn by Giveaway Tools and will be notified by email. Winner has 48 hours to reply before a replacement winner will be drawn. If you would like to participate in an event like this please contact LoveMrsMommy (at) gmail (dot) com.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Chasing Slow: Courage to Journey Off the Beaten Path By Erin Loechner Review



Chasing Slow: Courage to Journey Off the Beaten Path

Before age 30, Erin Loechner built a fan base of more than 1 million online and earned the title “the nicest girl online.” Through a series of steep climbs—her husband’s brain tumor, bankruptcy, family loss and public criticism—the former HGTV.com personality shares how she found the strength to surrender it all.

 Her newfound clarity and freedom will refresh readers’ perspectives, renew priorities and shift focuses to the journey that matters most. Loechner shares her journey away from fast, fame and frenzy to a new-fashioned lifestyle of less. Less want, more contentment. Less busy, more rest. Less pressure, more happiness. Less striving, more acceptance. Less fast, more slow and how she found God in the everyday rhythms of life.

I recevied a complimentary copy.

Cassandra's Review- The author lays it out as far as feelings, realness and heart in her pages.  You go on a life journey in a few pages, but take so much more from finishing it.   It is a combined grace and rawness for the readers in a way that will bring simple down to a level of understanding in clarity.  It will overtake you spiritually and mentally in a good direction.

Craving Connection: 30 Challenges for Real-Life Engagement Review

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Craving Connection: 30 Challenges for Real-Life Engagement 

We all long for meaningful relationships, the Colossians 3:14 kind that fulfill our desire for unity and connection with God, our friends, and our community.

But where do we start? Craving Connection is a journey with (in)courage writers sharing real-life stories, practical Scripture application, and connection challenges that will encourage readers.

The (in)courage community invites you to grab a cup of coffee, pull up a chair to the table, and commit to creatively and prayerfully fulfilling your cravings for connection. How could your life be different after prayerfully and intentionally connecting with God, friends, and your community.



About the Author:

At (in)courage you are welcome to a place of faith, connection and friendship, where you will always find yourself among friends. Founded in 2009 by DaySpring, the Christian subsidiary of Hallmark Cards, Inc., the vision for (in)courage was to create a new home for the hearts of women, where women take turns pulling up a chair to share their stories of what Jesus looks like in their everyday, gloriously ordinary, and often messy lives. Since then, (in)courage has grown into a vibrant community that reaches thousands of women every day, welcoming them just the way they are, offering a space to breathe, loving support, and resources for meaningful connection.

Crystal Stine serves as editor of this (in)courage series. A self-proclaimed "accidental community builder," Crystal is a coffee & chocolate loving, full-time working mama married to her high-school sweetheart. Crystal is passionate about cultivating a community where faith, fitness, and friendship come together. Author of "Creative Basics: 30 Days to Awesome Social Media Art," she is a speaker and host of Write 31 Days. Crystal writes regularly at crystalstine.me and offers encouragement on Twitter and Instagram as @crystalstine and lives in Pennsylvania with her husband, Matt, and daughter, Madison.


I received a complimentary copy.

Cassandra's Review- This is a book that you can easily sit with or discuss and share, while still getting so much from it.  It soaks your spirit and encourages positivity.   The stories are real and heart tugging.  Everyone can get something from reading this, but it may be a different experience for every reader.