Saturday, July 30, 2011

So Much Cooler in Anime

      The creators of Supernatural were able to construct an animated world in which there were no boundaries. This new look into Supernatural brings new perspective to the show. From adding color, intensity and action to scenes, to vivid images of horrifying demons, the medium does not disappoint.

       I've been a huge fan of the 'real' Supernatural show for a long time but the anime really gives the show a new perspective without changing the basic story. 

I actually think it's amazing how just changing your perspective of something can change something entirely. I did it in my marriage once and the results were amazing. Now that I think about it, if my life was made into a movie I'd want it to be Anime. A - I'd be really hot (all the chicks in anime are) B - My life would be so much cooler in cartoon! I think Supernatural is a great show either way! I like to watch both for different reasons.

Order your copy of Supernatural: The Anime Series on DVD or Blu-Ray here today:

                I have been hired by Warner Bros. WBWord division to promote Supernatural: The Anime Series on DVD/Blu-Ray

Friday, July 29, 2011

Without Mercy Book Tour & Giveaway

Without Mercy Description

What would you do if a simple errand takes a deadly twist, turning you from cautious prey to dangerous predator?

When Darcy's outing takes a turn for the worst and tests her to the point of breaking, she struggles to maintain her humanity. Where loyalty and pack mean everything, she surrenders to the inevitable and only an act of complete trust can touch her. 

When all is said and done, with memories flooding her mind, Darcy holds tightly to the only thing that makes sense - it was all a dream. Or was it?

Buy it - Amazon $0.99

My Thoughts - 
Ever since I first saw the cover I had to have it. I bought it immediately even though I knew I was going to be able to review it. I just couldn't wait. I wasn't disappointing either. I read the novelette  in one night. My only complaint, I wanted more. This story was full of emotion, action, and I LOVE Mason!! Can't wait for the next installment.

Belinda Boring - A homesick Aussie living amongst the cactus and mountains of Arizona, Belinda Boring is a self proclaimed addict of romance and all things swoon worthy. When she's not devouring her latest read, you can find her celebrating her passion for books on her blog The Bookish Snob.

With all that excitement, it wasn’t long before she began writing, pouring her imagination and creativity into the stories she dreams. Whether urban fantasy, paranormal romance or romance in general, Belinda strives to share great plots with heart and characters that you can’t help but connect with. Of course, she wouldn’t be Belinda without adding heroes she hopes will curl your toes.

We're giving away 2 e-copies!
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Thursday, July 28, 2011

Time 4 Mommy Giveaway Link up 7/29

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Where would you live?

If you could like one place where would it be?
I'm a relaxed by the beach kind of gal.
I live 5 mins from the beach right now, I'm not complaining
because I know I'm lucky but these aren't the
Best Beaches!

I would probably want to check out Hawaii real estate for sale
while my husband would want to live out in the country some where.
He's a rural kind of guy but also has salt water running through his veins. I wonder where we could live that was close to water and away from everyone?

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Airel Book Tour Review and Giveaway

Airel (The Airel Saga, Book 1)

All Airel ever wanted to be was normal, to disappear into the crowd. But bloodlines can produce surprises, like sudden mysterious illness. Then there’s Michael Alexander, the new guy in school, who is impossibly gorgeous…and captivated by her. Somewhere in the back of her mind she can hear the sound of pages turning, and another, older story being written.

It is the story of an ancient family, of great warriors, of the Sword of Light, and the struggle against an evil so terrible, so far-reaching, that it threatens everything she hopes for even now. Airel knew change would be inevitable as life went on. But can she hold on when murder and darkness begin to close in and take away everything she loves? Will she have what it takes when the truth is finally revealed?

About Aaron Patterson

Aaron PattersonAaron Patterson is the author of the bestselling WJA series as well as a  two Digital Shorts 19 and The Craigslist Killer. He was homeschooled and grew up in the west. Aaron loved to read from a small child and would often be found behind a book and would read 1-3 a day on average. This love drove him to want to write but never thought he had the talent. He wrote Sweet Dreams the first book in the WJA series in 2008. Airel is his first teen series and plans for more to come are already in the works. He lives in Boise Idaho with his family, Soleil, Kale and Klayton. His daughter had an imaginary friend named She.
His latest book is Airel.  You can visit his website at StoneHouse Ink or connect with him on Facebook at

About Chris White

Chris WhiteChris White has an award for reading 750 books in one school year—from the 3rd grade. So yes, he’s more of a nerd than Aaron. Chris loves history, Sherlock Holmes, and anything that’s not virtual, like old motorcycles and mechanical typewriters. He recently celebrated 9 years of marriage with his wife, April, and has two boys: Noah, age 7, and Jaden, age 2, who inspired the illustrated kid’s book series of Great Jammy Adventures. Chris is working on a short story called The Marsburg Diary that will further explore the prologue to Airel, and he is finishing up his first novel, entitled K, due out in 2011. Chris has a major crush on Audrey Hepburn, who is now dead. His wife is okay with all of this.
Chris’ latest book is Airel.  Connect with him at Facebook at
His latest book is Airel.  You can visit his website at StoneHouse Ink or connect with him on Facebook at

My Thoughts - As soon as I saw this book cover and I had to read it. A+++ on that. It started off slow for me. Airel was a typical teenage girl. I know this is a young adult book, I read a lot of them but I think she was a little stereotypical and annoying. There are two story lines, the other is of the Angel Kreios. I was immediately sucked into his story and when Airel and Kreios stories collide it makes for an excellent book. I like Michael's  position in this story and can't wait for the next book featuring him.

We are giving away an e-copy of Airel!


Left Neglected Review & 2 Book Giveaway

Sarah Nickerson is like any other career-driven supermom in Welmont, the affluent Boston suburb where she leads a hectic but charmed life with her husband Bob, faithful nanny, and three children—Lucy, Charlie, and nine-month-old Linus.

Between recruiting the best and brightest minds as the vice president of human resources at Berkley Consulting; shuttling the kids to soccer, day care, and piano lessons; convincing her son's teacher that he may not, in fact, have ADD; and making it home in time for dinner, it's a wonder this over-scheduled, over-achieving Harvard graduate has time to breathe.

A self-confessed balloon about to burst, Sarah miraculously manages every minute of her life like an air traffic controller. Until one fateful day, while driving to work and trying to make a phone call, she looks away from the road for one second too long. In the blink of an eye, all the rapidly moving parts of her jam-packed life come to a screeching halt.

A traumatic brain injury completely erases the left side of her world, and for once, Sarah relinquishes control to those around her, including her formerly absent mother. Without the ability to even floss her own teeth, she struggles to find answers about her past and her uncertain future.

Now, as she wills herself to regain her independence and heal, Sarah must learn that her real destiny—her new, true life—may in fact lie far from the world of conference calls and spreadsheets. And that a happiness and peace greater than all the success in the world is close within reach, if only she slows down long enough to notice.

                                                                 Read an Excerpt   

Book Club Reading Guide

My Thoughts - I didn't connect with Sarah at first because she just had her priorities all wrong and I'm nothing like her but the writer makes you see where she's coming from. If you are a huge fan of Still Alice you may be a little let down but this is still pretty good. This book is PERFECT for a book club because there really is so much to chit chat about. I don't want to give anything away but if you read it - I kind of understood her mom, that's all I'm saying. I don't want to give anything away.

        Simon and Schuster is allowing me to give away 2 copies!
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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Time 4 Mommy Book Hop 7/28

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Hummus Recipe and Recipe Hop

Photo from Opensourcefood

I can eat hummus by the gallons! I love it with vegetables, pita, chips, spoonfuls by itself.... you get the picture!
I like my hummus better than store bought too.
Here is a general recipe, I always taste it and adjust.

1 can of Garbanzo beans (chick peas) drain it and save the juice in another bowl.
1 clove of garlic cut up
3 tbs of lemon juice (at least)
1 tsp salt

Put bean juice in blender with garlic, lemon juice, and salt - Blend and taste. Change accordingly.
Add beans and blend again. Taste it, if you like it it's ready to eat!

Easy huh?
Now for the recipe hop.
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Lovemode Review & $25 Gift certificate- Winner!!

Lovemode is a Juniors clothing store. I may be in my 30's but I still like to wear cute dresses.

The dress I received is the one to the left. I was a little concerned about the sizing because sometimes when I get juniors clothing it fits me weird but I read their sizing chart and ordered a small. When it came in it fit perfect! It's cute and comfortable. Perfect to wear on vacation or over my bathing suit.

Lovemode offers cheap juniors clothing, perfect for you or your daughter. Their prices are very reasonable. I found this same dress when I was in a tourist area for $40 the week before. This is on sale for $19.52. They have a HUGE sale area on top of their already inexpensive prices.
Lovemode is graciously offering a Time 4 Mommy reader a $25 Gift certificate to their store.

A product was received for review, no other compensation was received.

Winnemucca Release Day Blitz - 5 copies up for Grabs!

But it -Winnemucca $3.99
Winnemucca is a young-adult small-town fairy tale about a teenage girl's enchanted road trip to her true self no matter who or what tries to stop her. This is a digitally signed edition by the author with a 70 cent donation to The Wounded Warrior Project.
One mistake will change Ginny’s life forever.
One answer will set her free.

Once upon a time Ginny’s road blood ripened, the day she got wise to love. Engaged to the high school quarterback, his quarter-carat ring and enchanting smile should have been enough for her. But, she stands him up and takes a walk where every step questions her happily ever after gone-bad and the fate of the mother she never knew. The mother her father refuses to talk about. Ginny fights to untangle her big, fat, lie-of-a-life on an enchanted road trip to Winnemucca, where she believes all her answers lie. She must solve the riddle of her past and outrun everyone who wants a piece of her future, including a man determined to see she never has one. When fear’s as blind as love, how far would you go to find the flesh-and-blood reality of your own happily ever after?

Sounds great doesn't it? The author is offering up 5 e-copies of her book and one $15 Amazon Gift Certificate. Leave your road trip story in the comments and the author will pick winners from all of the blogs participating in this Blitz today & tomorrow. Contest Ends 10pm July 28th
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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Bonus Box Tops & $25 Winn Dixie Giftcard Giveaway

You’ve unpacked the summer clothes, blown up the pool rafts, and enjoyed a few lazy days in the sun, but even though summer is in full swing, back-to-school season is just around the corner. This summer, Winn-Dixie is making it even easier to get a jumpstart on back-to-school savings for you and your school. At Winn-Dixie, earning extra Box Tops can be as simple as stocking up on just two of your favorite participating General Mills products.

Starting July 27th through August 2nd, earn 5 Bonus Box Tops for your local school when you buy any two participating General Mills Box Top items.

At Winn-Dixie, it’s easy to save on great products like select Big G Cereals, Yoplait Go-Gurt, Pillsbury Toaster Strudels, Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks and more.

So as back-to-school season approaches, be sure to check your Winn-Dixie ad for details about additional bonus Box Top offers that start as early as August 3rd. To learn more about the Box Tops for Education Program and how you can help contribute to your school, visit . | Also find BTFE on:

"Disclosure: The Winn-Dixie gift card, information, and giveaway have been provided by General Mills through MyBlogSpark."

Check out all of the great things I got with my $25 Winn Dixie Giftcard (well I threw in $2.07 I had to add the faux crab meat - it was on sale :)
2 pks 12 double rolls toilet paper
3 pk tissue paper
1 liquid soap
1 pk feminine pads
Bounty napkins
snack pack bags
ziplock sandwich bags
pk faux crab meat
There were some serious sales!

Bound by Moonlight Giveaway

Detective Charlotte “Cee Cee” Caissie is suddenly sharing drawer space and making the local news with her shape-shifter lover, Max Savoie. He is determined to be accepted by her peers—so how can she ask him to return to his criminal roots to help her solve a complex case?

When a vicious serial killer kidnaps a fellow cop’s daughter, Cee Cee and her partner must go undercover together—which makes Max fiercely jealous. So when she then calls on Max’s preternatural talents to aid in solving the case, Cee Cee crosses a line that stretches their already strained relationship to its limit.

With Max’s deadly secret at risk, he is forced to protect his family and his clan. The only certainty is his love for his human mate… but the loyalties that define them threaten to divide them forever.

                                                                     Read an Excerpt
I will be reviewing this soon but until then.....

Here's an awesome giveaway!

Monday, July 25, 2011

Time 4 Mommy Tuesday Blog Hop 7/26

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Thrifty Tip of the week July 25th

It's that time of year again when the kids are getting ready to go back to school. Time when we have to open up our wallets yet again.....

I shop second hand stores, yard sales, and get hand me downs.
We have a lot of cute and the 'Base" clothes we need like jeans, t-shirts, etc.
We don't wait until right before school starts to go shopping either. I make stops through the shops when we are out and about. I also stock up on end of season sales, especially on bathing suits, jackets, etc.

I have no pride when it comes to buying used clothes, my children are growing so quickly, I need to save as much as I can. I am picky however, the clothes have to look like new and they have to like them. You can also organize a clothing swap.

There are even great 2nd hand shops for teenagers like Plato's closet too.

Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil Review & Giveaway

We've used a couple of different types of Coconut Oil over the years.
Especially when my husband was working out. He was in awe when Tropical Traditions send me, a pint of the Gold Label Coconut oil to try. Well he is in love. I love it too but even if I wanted to cook with something else, it is NOT going to happen.

I don't use vegetable oil for anything, I usually use peanut oil or olive oil and it's a taste you have to get use to in baking. So I made some brownies with the coconut oil and I was on cloud nine. The texture was incredible and they tasted oh so good. My husband said he didn't taste coconut which was fine with us.

I also sauteed pork, shrimp, and chicken through out the week. A little goes a really long way. Here some ideas of how you can use Coconut oil for cooking.

16-oz - Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil - 1 pint

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Deal - 50% off Flash Sale Ends midnight 7/25

Flirty Aprons - Scarlet Blossom Apron
Ends tonight @ Midnight! 

50% off Flash Sale on the Scarlet Blossom Apron, 7/25 only, code SCARLET50

Time 4 Mommy Meme Monday

Welcome to Time 4 Mommy's weekly Meme.

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Every Monday I'll add three questions, the first one will always be the same.

1. What did you do this week to take time for yourself?
This has been a crazy week for me. Amanda has to concentrate on her family business so T4M lost her. I have websites to build and I decided to finally make the transition to Word Press - Coming Soon! Between homeschooling, cleaning, working for our family business, and blogging, I have had VERY little time for anything. Hoping to take some time this week to write but we'll see.

2. What is your favorite beverage?
The one I drink the most of water but what I love depends upon my mood. Sometimes I want a delicious cup of coffee, sometimes a glass of wine, or sometimes a glass of half & half tea

3. Beach or Mountains?
I love the mountains but I have saltwater running through my veins and I like 5 mins from the beach. LOVE IT!

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Happy Sunday - The Mom Song

I know a lot of you have already seen this but I just recently came across it and found it to be HILARIOUS! & So true. I do say all of these things. Enjoy!



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