Wednesday, January 24, 2018

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The Lost Castle A Split-Time Romance By Kristy Cambron Review

The Lost Castle
A Split-Time Romance
By Kristy Cambron
35554148
Launching a brand-new series, Kristy Cambron explores the collision of past and present as she discovers the ruins of a French castle, long lost to history.

A thirteenth century castle, Chateau de Doux Reves, has been forgotten for generations, left to ruin in a storybook forest nestled deep in France's picturesque Loire Valley. It survived a sacking in the French Revolution, was brought back to life and fashioned into a storybook chateau in the Gilded Age, and was eventually felled and deserted after a disastrous fire in the 1930s.

As Ellie Carver sits by her grandmother's bedside, she hears stories of a castle . . . of lost love and a hidden chapel that played host to a secret fight in the World War II French resistance. But her grandmother is quickly slipping into the locked-down world of Alzheimer's, and Ellie must act fast if she wants to uncover the truth of her family's history.

Sparked by the discovery of a long forgotten family heirloom, Ellie embarks on a journey to French wine country to uncover the mystery surrounding The Sleeping Beauty--the castle so named for Charles Perrault's beloved fairy tale--and unearth its secrets before they're finally silenced by time.

Set in three different time periods--the French Revolution, World War II, and present day--The Lost Castle is a story of loves won and lost, of battles waged, and an enchanted castle that inspired the epic fairy tales time left behind.

I received a complimentary copy.

Cassandra's Review- Beauty unfolds in a heart wrenching way.  Buried underneath layers of story there is so much more. I like that the author chose to add heart to the pages of this book and create a place that the reader can fix on while forgetting the rest of the world for just a bit.  

Viral Holiday Website @NatlToday

It’s finally 2018, and I’ve resolved to have more little moments of celebration in the New Year. 

We all look forward to the big celebrations, like Christmas, New Year’s and July 4th. But did you know there are so many other quirky holidays on the calendar just begging to be commemorated? What about a slice of garlic bread for National Garlic Day? Some pet cuddles for National Cat Day?
National Opposite Day – January 25
I’m excited to share that I’ve partnered with viral holiday website National Today to share the ultimate 2018 holiday celebration calendar. Below, you’ll find the most exciting holidays in each month throughout the year — so you can party all year round with me.

I love celebrating at National Today because, not only do they clue me into each month’s holiday—they also give some fun holiday history, facts that will blow my mind, and helpful deals that help me celebrate in style.

Remember to mark these holidays on your calendar, and cheers to a 2018 full of celebration!

JANUARY HOLIDAYS

Here are my favorite January holidays. The careful observer might notice they’re all about food!

National Popcorn Day (Jan. 19)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-popcorn-day/
Raise your hand if you’ve eaten an entire bag of popcorn in one sitting (we have).

National Pie Day (Jan. 23)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-pie-day/
Did you know pecan is America’s favorite flavor of pie?

National Peanut Butter Day (Jan. 24)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-peanut-butter-day/
Which do you prefer: chunky or smooth?

National Chocolate Cake Day (Jan. 27)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-chocolate-cake-day/
Devil’s (food) advocates of the world, rejoice!

Chinese New Year (Jan. 28)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/chinese-new-year/
Enjoy double the New Year’s celebrations.


FEBRUARY HOLIDAYS

Here are a couple classic February holidays. Galentine’s Day, anyone?

Groundhog Day (Feb. 2)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/groundhog-day/
Will he see his shadow?

National Pizza Day (Feb. 9)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-pizza-day/
Pineapples on pizza, yes or no? The debate rages on.

Galentine’s Day (Feb. 13)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/galentines-day/
This classic holiday was made famous by Parks and Recreation.

Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/valentines-day/
Let’s be real, isn’t all of February pretty much Valentine’s Day?

National Margarita Day (Feb. 22)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-margarita-day/
More like marga-need-a.


MARCH HOLIDAYS

Get ready to celebrate these 5 holidays … but remember to beware the Ides of March!

National Pancake Day (Mar. 7)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-pancake-day/
‘Pan’ I have a whole plate of these?

International Women’s Day (Mar. 8)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/international-womens-day/
In my book, every day should be Women’s Day.

Ides of March (Mar. 15)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/ides-of-march/
Did you know “ides” actually means “15”?

National Puppy Day (Mar. 23)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-puppy-day/
We all deserve a puppy (or five).

Red Nose Day (Mar. 24)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/red-nose-day/
This holiday is huge in the U.K. — it’s comedy relief for charity!


APRIL HOLIDAYS

These are the worst days in April (April Fool’s, they’re the best).

National Beer Day (Apr. 7)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-beer-day/
I’m so hoppy we get to celebrate this day.

National Sibling Day (Apr. 10)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-siblings-day/
Love or hate them, you’re stuck with them!

Tax Day (Apr. 18)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/tax-day/
Tax Day might be one of the most dreaded days of the year … but it still deserves some love!

Earth Day (Apr. 22)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/earth-day/
I’m going to be hugging plenty of trees today.

Arbor Day (Apr. 28)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/arbor-day/
If you missed Earth Day, here’s another opportunity to connect with Mother Nature!


MAY HOLIDAYS

This month is all about the classic occasions, with the exception of Star Wars Day (but who could leave that one out?!)

May Day (May 1)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/may-day/
In this case, not a phrase of doom, but a joyous celebration!

Star Wars Day (May 4)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/star-wars-day/
May the 4th be with you.

Cinco de Mayo (May 5)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/cinco-de-mayo/
Celebrate, but don’t appropriate.

Mother’s Day (May 14)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/mothers-day/
Consider this your official reminder to call your mother.

Memorial Day (May 29)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/memorial-day/
Did I hear the word barbecue?


JUNE HOLIDAYS

This month, we celebrate some of the most important relationships in our lives—fathers, best friends, and donuts.

National Donut Day (Jun. 2)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-donut-day/
Do-nut mess with me before I get my donuts today.

National Best Friends Day (Jun. 8)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-best-friends-day/
Now that “bestie-moons” are a thing, I know exactly what I’m doing to celebrate.

Father’s Day (Jun. 18)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/fathers-day/
I’m looking forward to all the dad jokes today.

Summer Solstice (Jun. 20 and 21)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/summer-solstice/
Spend a long day outside with friends!

National Kissing Day (Jun. 24)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-kissing-day/
Who will you be kissing today?


JULY HOLIDAYS

Two of my favorite foods are celebrated in this month—ice cream and cheesecake.

Independence Day (Jul. 4)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/independence-day/
If you didn’t get a barbecue on Memorial Day, here’s your chance.

National Ice Cream Day (Jul. 16)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-ice-cream-day/
We all scream for ice cream!

National Cousin’s Day (Jul. 24)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-cousins-day/
They’re just like siblings … except we love them more (shh).

National Cheesecake Day (Jul. 30)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-cheesecake-day/
Do it for the grahm.

National Dance Day (Jul. 30)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-dance-day/
Just don’t dance right after you eat cheesecake.


AUGUST HOLIDAYS

This month is the season of celebrating summer drinks — have a beer or lemonade on me!

National Girlfriend Day (Aug. 1)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-girlfriends-day/
Don’t worry, boyfriends also have their day — it’s in October.

International Beer Day (Aug. 4)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/international-beer-day/
Do you like dark or light beers?

National Friendship Day (Aug. 7)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-friendship-day/
We’re so lucky to celebrate all types of relationships in August — not just significant others.

National Lemonade Day (Aug. 20)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-lemonade-day/
Not just a classic Beyonce album.

National Dog Day (Aug. 26)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-dog-day/
You officially have permission to show your friends 25 dog pics in a row.


SEPTEMBER HOLIDAYS

This month truly contains the most important day of the year: National Coffee Day. Bless the three cups a day that keep me running!

Labor Day (Sept. 4)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/labor-day/
Find out some of the most exciting activities to fill your day off!

Constitution Day (Sept. 17)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/constitution-day/
This document truly defines America — we think that deserves a celebration.

Fall Equinox (Sept. 22)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/fall-equinox/
Give thanks for the longest day of the year, and get your sweaters ready as the days start getting shorter.

National Pancake Day (Sept. 26)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-pancake-day/
Do you like your pancakes with butter or syrup best?

National Coffee Day (Sept. 29)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-coffee-day/
Ah, the nectar of life — the wonderful liquid that keeps America sane.


OCTOBER HOLIDAYS

Trick or treat! These are some of my favorite holidays in the leadup to Halloween.

National Boyfriend Day (Oct. 3)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-boyfriend-day/
It’s Bae Dae #2 — did you celebrate National Girlfriend Day?

Columbus Day (Oct. 9)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/columbus-day/
Also called Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

Boss’s Day (Oct. 16)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/national-bosss-day/
We spend every day with them, but have you stopped to think about what makes them so special?

Sweetest Day (Oct. 21)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/columbus-day/
Learn about this little known candy holiday, and spread the celebration beyond the Midwest.

Halloween (Oct. 31)
Link holiday name to: https://nationaltoday.com/halloween/
Trick or treat, smell my feet!


NOVEMBER HOLIDAYS

I enjoy all the shopping holidays November brings … so I included all of them below!

Veteran’s Day (Nov. 11)
On Veteran’s Day, we commemorate those brave soldiers who fought for our freedom.

Thanksgiving (Nov. 23)
Do you actually know how this classic holiday started? Its origins might surprise you.

Black Friday (Nov. 24)
Everyone knows about it, but do you know the best deals? National Today does.

Cyber Monday (Nov. 27)
If shopping in stores stresses you out, shop without pants on with some of National Today’s featured promotions.

Giving Tuesday (Nov. 28)
This little known holiday encourages people to give to their favorite charities.


DECEMBER HOLIDAYS

It might be the end of the year, but you can still fit in lots more holiday celebration before the New Year!

National Ice Cream Day (Dec. 13)
As if you needed a reason to celebrate America’s favorite food!

Winter Solstice (Dec. 21)
Did you know Winter Solstice is the shortest day of the year?

Festivus (Dec. 23)
It all started with a Seinfeld quote — “A Festivus for the rest of us!”

Christmas (Dec. 25)
One of America’s most treasured holidays, you’ll find ideas to make the celebration even more special here.

New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31)
Which sparkly outfit will you wear to celebrate?
  
I received complimentary product.

Very Veggie Bedtime Prayers Review .@WorthyPub #WorthyKidsIdeals

Very Veggie Bedtime Prayers  -     By: Pamela Kennedy, Anne Kennedy Brady
    Illustrated By: Lisa Reed
Very Veggie Bedtime Prayers
By: Pamela Kennedy, Anne Kennedy Brady
Illustrated By: Lisa Reed
WORTHYKIDS/IDEALS / 2018 / HARDCOVER

Publisher's Description

This new VeggieTales book of bedtime prayers is perfect for easing the daily transition from playtime to sweet dreams. These rhyming, toddler-friendly prayers will help teach little ones the importance of talking to God every day. Colorful illustrations of familiar VeggieTales characters accompany the short, easily understood prayers.

 This collection is designed to help children reflect on their day and anticipate the day to come, with requests and gratitude for God’s guidance. With its soft padded cover and convenient size, this book is the perfect way to teach children about prayer and the ways God cares for us through the day—and as we sleep.

Author Bio

Pamela Kennedy has authored more than thirty books for children. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, playing with her grandchildren, and exploring the beaches of Puget Sound. Pam and her husband live in Seattle, Washington.

Anne Kennedy Brady lives in Chicago with her husband and their young son. She’s written half a dozen books, including several with her mother, Pamela Kennedy. When she’s not writing, Anne enjoys cooking and taking long city walks with her family in search of the perfect deep-dish pizza.

I received a complimentary copy.

Cassandra's Review- A very short and easy to read children's book that most younger kids will love.   The illustrations are wonderful, bright and very easy to catch your little ones eye.   The super short prayers are great for any faith based family to enjoy together.