July 27, 2017

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Easiest School Days Memory Book - Was $34.95 - Ships for $22.48!

Was $34.95 - Now $18.95 - Easiest School Days Memory Book (7/27 to 7/29)

Shipping: $3.99 for the first item and $1.99 for each additional item. US only. Estimated to ship by Saturday, Aug 5.

The First & Last days of school are big deals in a little person's life so this product helps you commemorate each event, easily!

This hard cover, spiral bound binder is as turn-key as can be, yet captures so many memories with ease. Things like their handwritten name over the years, their class photo, and perfectly-sized quote bubbles for loved ones to share words of wisdom about the upcoming year!

Each year, the pages are populated with questions for your child to answer...and many of those answers you'll cherish for a lifetime. Answers phrases like, "If I had $100, I would..." and "When I grow up, I want to be a..."

Other Features you'll heart:
  • Includes Preschool thru College (Miss a year?  Simply remove the unused pages, and no one will ever know!)
  • Each grade begins with a "Words of Wisdom" page with just the right amount of space for several loved ones to write a special note, including one address to "Dear Me!"
  • Each grade spread includes a frame for a photo (or illustration), a place to write their name and all kinds of things about themselves...lots of great questions with short answers to download their precious thoughts they think!
  • Watch the writing evolution as they capture their handwritten name each year
  • List costumes they wore each Halloween
  • Photo pages for every grade and bonus pages in the back
  • Dual pockets in the front and back covers for extra keepsakes
  • Personalize the Learning Journey with name & date
  • Hard cover to last through their entire learning journey
  • Durable card stock (thick) pages
Actual size:  11" x 8.5"
Spiral:  White coil
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Kindle First for the Month of July - Prime members score a #free #kindle book

Amazon Prime Members can request a free book each from Kindle First! This month there are six choices each valued at $4.99 and all books are available in advance of their official August 1st release date.

These are the Free books to chose from for Prime Members ($1.99 for non-Primers):

  • The Sky Below: A True Story of Summits, Space, and Speed [Kindle in Motion]
  • Little Boy Lost
  • Secondborn (Secondborn Series Book 1)
  • A Beautiful Poison
  • Kings of Broken Things
  • Mrs. Saint and the Defectives: A Novel 

Kindle First is a program that offers customers early access to new Kindle books across popular genres from Amazon Publishing.
  • Every month customers may choose one of the books selected by our editors for $1.99.
  • Joining is free with no purchase obligation. By joining, you receive a monthly e-mail announcing new Kindle First picks. You can unsubscribe from the monthly e-mail at any time by visiting Amazon Local and Amazon Delivers E-mail Subscriptions in Your Account.
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Math fun with cookies! #GiftedMath

 


Gifted was just released on Blu-ray this week. In honor of the release, I will be sharing some fun math activity sheets all week long!

Baking is all about math, just think about it.  You use fractions when measuring, doubling batches is multiplication and so much more!  One for you and one for me! Snacks are a great way to share your math skills! Partner with one of your littles to create scrumptious cookies to share with your family and friends.


Check out this fun worksheet to involve math in your baking!

Math Cookies Recipe!


ingredients
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks) , softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups HERSHEY'S  Chocolate Chips (12-oz. pkg.)
  • 1 cup nuts chopped (optional)

directions 
  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until creamy. Add eggs; beat well. Gradually add flour mixture, beating well. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts, if desired. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Makes about 5 dozen cookies.

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Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man dedicated to raising his spirited young niece, Mary (Mckenna Grace), a child prodigy. But Frank and Mary’s happy life together is threatened when Mary’s mathematical abilities come to the attention of her overbearing grandmother (Lindsay Duncan) – who has other plans for the girl. You’ll love every moment of this “deeply satisfying” (Edward Douglas, Film Journal International) film, also starring Jenny Slate and OSCAR® Winner Octavia Spencer*.

*Supporting Actress, The Help, 2011.


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Get the back to school must haves: shoes, shoes and more shoes! #shopkidsshoes #shoeuswhatyougot #Back2School


It is hard to believe that is already time to shop for school.   This year I have a middle schooler.   It is crazy as I remember her first day of kindergarten.   Over the years our daughter has grown into quiet the fashionista, so her back to school fashion has to be on point and the shoes must be as equally cute!

This year we turned to KidShoes.com to score her some super cute and stylish shoes for her to walk the halls in.As you may already know KidShoes.com is #1 place to shop for KidsShoes! They are your destination for the best in children’s footwear offering a variety of designer brands you know and love. They are the only retailer that has exclusive styles in all of the brands you see on their website.  They also add new styles monthly!

First up for my daughter was Sydney Jordyn  Floral Applique sneakers!  These sneakers are statement sneakers and a back to school essential for every girl's closet! Faux Leather Multi Embroidery Rhinestones and Padded footbed for extra comfort. KS EXCLUSIVE.

Sydney Jordyn  is such a fashionable brand that if you have multiple daughters, you can score some big sister  and little sister matching shoes.  The Sydney Jordyn  Floral Applique sneakers come in toddler to youth sizes!

One shoe, so many options!   You can fashion an entire week around these shoes for back to school! Just look how this shoe can be dressed up or down depending on the outfit!



This little fashionista was able to conquer five ways to style outfits for the first week of school with one shoe challenge.
We also picked out the Sydney Jordyn Rosa Gore slip on sneaker for her.  This is the one featured in the first photo of the post and above!  This traditional slip-on sneaker  features a floral and tiger patterned embroidery over a denim canvas.

 It pairs nicely with skirts, skinny jeans, capris, etc.  Another versatile and stylish sneaker that is a must have for the closet this year!


Not only does KidShoes.com feature some amazing girl shoes, but also some super stylish boy shoes!   It is your one stop shop for boys and girls shoes.   Our son will be a fifth grader this year and while he is not into fashion like his sister, he still likes to dress nice!  I also challenged him to pick a pair of shoes and see if he could fashion a week's worth of back to school outfits round that pair!   He succeed as well!

He chose to use the Kenneth Cole Reaction Kick Insight.  Take a back seat to style as your little one rocks these glamed out lace-up sneakers. Comfortable and stylish make this a season must-have.  Plus at a low price of $19.99, you will want to pick up a pair of these for your son!


My son said these shoes were so comfortable and he can not wait to wear them to school.

Since his feet are not growing super fast, we also picked up a pair of dress shoes for him.   The  Kenneth Cole Reaction Driving Dime will have him covered for any school event that he needs to dress up for and then for church on the weekends! 

These timeless driving mocs come in four colors. They feature a leather upper for that classic moc look. Soft lining and cushioned footbed for added comfort. Great for school Sunday brunch or a city stroll.


KidShoes.com  is #1 place to shop for Kids Shoes! They are your destination for the best in children’s footwear offering a variety of designer brands you know and love such as
• Michael Kors
• Sam Edelman
• Kenneth Cole
• Tommy Hilfiger
• Ash Sneakers
• Stuart Weitzman
• Badgley Mishka
• Sydney Jordyn
They are the only retailer to get styles in these brands made exclusively for them in all of the brands that they carry, with new styles added monthly in the latest trends in footwear.  So when you are back to school shopping for shoes look to KidShoes for all your footwear needs!

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July 26, 2017

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Math Dominos #GiftedMath

Gifted is being released on Blu-ray today!. To get everyone ready, I will be sharing some fun math activity sheets  all week long!   You can find math everywhere! Dominoes are a classic game that proves math can be fun. Practice addition, subtraction, and/or multiplication with this DIY twist on a classic.


What you will need:
  • Popsicle sticks 
  • Sharpie marker 
  • Circle sticker (think garage sale sticker in red and white)  I could not find the plain ones, so I used other stickers.

How to Play:
  1. Write math problems on the red circle stickers and answers on the white circle stickers.
  2. Stick the stickers on each end of the popsicle sticks. Be sure that the questions and answers do not match on the same stick.
  3. Time to play! Connect questions with their answers. 
You can access more info on this sheet here

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Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man dedicated to raising his spirited young niece, Mary (Mckenna Grace), a child prodigy. But Frank and Mary’s happy life together is threatened when Mary’s mathematical abilities come to the attention of her overbearing grandmother (Lindsay Duncan) – who has other plans for the girl. You’ll love every moment of this “deeply satisfying” (Edward Douglas, Film Journal International) film, also starring Jenny Slate and OSCAR® Winner Octavia Spencer*.

*Supporting Actress, The Help, 2011.


Disclosure: I am a Fox Home Entertainment Insider.  I  will receive a copy of this title and a gift card to help with Math problems .  No other compensation was received
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New Balance Men's 1550 Summer Utility Now Only $39.99 + $1 Shipping

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July 25, 2017

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LEGO Scooby-Doo!: Blowout Beach Bash is out today!

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment provided me with a free copy of the DVD I reviewed in this Blog Post. The opinions I share are my own.
Scooby and the gang are back to solve a brand new supernatural crime mystery in LEGO® Scooby-Doo!: Blowout Beach Bash and it is out today on Blu-rayTM Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD.   Purchase LEGO® Scooby-Doo!: Blowout Beach Bash!  on Amazon for $12.96 & FREE Shipping on orders over $25.

Scooby-Doo! and his pals Fred, Daphne, Velma and Shaggy are no strangers to solving spooky mysteries filled with all types of ghouls and goblins. This time is no different. As Scooby-Doo! and his friends are on their way to Blowout Beach for a real swinging beach party in the Mystery Machine, the Ghost Pirates threaten to ruin the gang’s good vibes. It is up to Scooby and the gang to get the party back on track, without missing a beat. This all-new original movie LEGO® Scooby-Doo!: Blowout Beach Bash will be available on DVD, Blu-Ray combo pack and digital HD for the first time ever for kids to enjoy.
LEGO® Scooby-Doo!: Blowout Beach Bash! features a veteran voice cast: Frank Welker (Be Cool Scooby-Doo!), Grey Griffin (Be Cool Scooby-Doo!), Kate Micucci (Be Cool Scooby-Doo!) and Matthew Lillard (Be Cool Scooby-Doo!) .  The film was executive produced by Sam Register (Teen Titans Go!), Jill Wilfert (The LEGO® Batman Movie), Robert Fewkes (LEGO® DC Super Hero Girls), Jason Cosler (LEGO® DC Comics Super Heroes: Gotham City Breakout) and directed by Ethan Spaulding (Justice League: Throne of Atlantis) from a script written by Emily Brundige (Teen Titans Go!) and Aaron Preacher (Comedy Bang Bang).  Rick Morales (LEGO® Scooby-Doo!: Haunted Hollywood) serves as producer.

My son is a Scooby fanatic and equally loves LEGOs, so this was the perfect movie for him! When Fred and Velma are accused of not knowing how to have fun, the gang sets out to have some fun at the Blowout Beach Bash and leave the monster chasing behind for a while.  Fred and Velma have their eyes set to be the king and the queen of fun at the bash, but soon a mystery arises and hijinks ensue!  

I watched this film with my son and it was super cute graphics and a fun story line.   A perfect movie for Scooby fans!



About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment's home video, digital distribution and interactive entertainment businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. An industry leader since its inception, WBHE oversees the global distribution of content through packaged goods (Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD) and digital media in the form of electronic sell-through and video-on-demand via cable, satellite, online and mobile channels, and is a significant developer and publisher for console and online video game titles worldwide. WBHE distributes its product through third party retail partners and licensees.
About The LEGO Group
The LEGO Group is a privately held, family-owned company with headquarters in Billund, Denmark, and main offices in Enfield, USA, London, UK., Shanghai, China, and Singapore. Founded in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen, and based on the iconic LEGO brick, it is one of the world's leading manufacturers of play materials. Guided by the company spirit: "Only the best is good enough”, the company is committed to the development of children and aims to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow through creative play and learning. LEGO products are sold worldwide and can be virtually explored at www.LEGO.com.

LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Minifigure and the brick & knob configuration are trademarks of the LEGO Group. ©2017 The LEGO Group.
About Warner Bros. Animation
Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) is one of the leading producers of animation in the entertainment industry, producing and developing projects for multiple platforms, both domestically and internationally. WBA’s TV series include Justice League Action and Teen Titans Go! for Cartoon Network; Be Cool Scooby-Doo!, Bunnicula, Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz, The Tom and Jerry Show, New Looney Tunes and Wacky Races for Boomerang; Mike Tyson Mysteries for Adult Swim; Right Now Kapow for Disney XD; Green Eggs and Ham for Netflix; and Young Justice: Outsiders for the upcoming DC-branded digital service. As home to the iconic animated characters from the DC Comics, Hanna-Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes libraries, WBA also produces highly successful animated films — including the DC Universe Animated Original Movies — for DVD, Blu-ray®  and digital media. One of the most-honored animation studios in history, WBA has won six Academy Awards®, 35 Emmy® Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, the HUMANITAS Prize, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).

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2 for $12 Last Chance Tribe Jewelry + FREE SHIPPING

 
This deal has blown us all away! As you know, tribes are a Cents of Style staple. They are some of our favorite items, and are pieces that speak to our hearts and souls. As they gather more phrases, there comes a time that some of our most dear phrases have to be retired. They have hit that point this year, and are offering these discontinued styles at a deal that can't be missed. This is stock up, gifts for all the girls, buy them for yourself pricing.

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More Multiplication Hacks! #GiftedMath

Gifted is being released on Blu-ray on the 25th of this month. To get everyone ready, I will be sharing some fun math activity sheets  all week long!   Today we are going to show you some cool hacks on how to multiple by 8 and easy ways to remember how to multiple by 12!

Quickly Multiply 8
  1. Write out the numbers 8-0 adding an extra number 4 (8,7,6,5,4,4,3,2,1). 
  2. Now write multiples of 2 next to them, resetting at 10 (0, 2, 4, 6, 8, 0, 2, 4, 6, 8, 0). 
  3. You now have a nifty chart that lists the multiples of 8 from 10 to 1!
Easy ways to remember multiples of 12
  1. Write out the numbers 0-12 skipping 5 and 11. 
  2. Now write multiples of 2 next to them, resetting at 10 (0, 2, 4, 6, 8, 0, 2, 4, 6, 8, 0). 
  3. This chart shows multiples of 12 from 0 to 10!
Here are some worksheets to guide you through the process!

Head on over here for Hand Multiplication Hacks.

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Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man dedicated to raising his spirited young niece, Mary (Mckenna Grace), a child prodigy. But Frank and Mary’s happy life together is threatened when Mary’s mathematical abilities come to the attention of her overbearing grandmother (Lindsay Duncan) – who has other plans for the girl. You’ll love every moment of this “deeply satisfying” (Edward Douglas, Film Journal International) film, also starring Jenny Slate and OSCAR® Winner Octavia Spencer*.

*Supporting Actress, The Help, 2011.


Disclosure: I am a Fox Home Entertainment Insider.  I  will receive a copy of this title and a gift card to help with Math problems .  No other compensation was received
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Emoji Inspired Pancakes! #EmojiMovie #Recipe

The Emoji Movie hits theaters on July 28th!   Why not get fun in the kitchen and make these Emoji Movie inspired pancake for breakfast!

 
Emoji Pancakes
Ingredients

  • Krusteaz Pancake Mix and water or your favorite pancake mix
  • Candy Eyes
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Candy Hearts
  • Pam Cooking Spray if you are not using a T-fal non-stick fry pan


    Instructions:
    1. Make the pancakes according to the pancake box.
       
    2. To make the round emojis, just make round pancakes on your pan
    3. Melt chocolate chips to adhere eyes on Emoji.

    4.  Once pancakes are cooked then use a toothpick to put chocolate on the back of the candy eyes and secure to the pancake.  Use same toothpick to draw on the face in chocolate!
       
    5.  The Poop emoji was a tad bit harder.  I ended up putting the pancake mix into a plastic baggie.  Snipped off the end and then squeezed and poop design into the pan.   After if cooked a bit, I then spooned more pancake mix onto the poop design to fill in any open areas.