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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

5 Creative Baby Shower Gifts For Your Expecting Friends

 We’ve all been there: perusing the children’s clothing section and picking out yet another pair of cute little booties that you know your mom-to-be friend probably doesn’t need. But what do you buy for your friends who are expecting?

When there’s a baby on the way, expecting moms are usually showered with so many baby toys and onesies that by the time the little one arrives, there’s an abundance of stuff that ends up being donated or passed down to future kids or other mothers

If you’re looking to gift something really special at your friend’s baby shower, here are a few ideas that (probably) won’t be forgotten in the back of a closet.

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Hottest Deals of the Week!!!

     *This post contains affiliate links, I do receive a small incentive if you purchase through these links.

These are some of the Hottest Deals of the last week!!!

This is your reminder to stock up on ant bait! This is THE best stuff for ants! But don’t just take my word for it. There’s over 94,000 ratings!! Sit it out and within a few days the ants will be gone! This bundle is currently on markdown!

Bestway Steel Pro 8.5' x 5.6' x 2' Above Ground Pool is 63% off and is just $100!!!!

Stock up now on the TIKI Citronella Candle! Just $5.28 — limit 3!

This highly rated brown sugar scrub has a 60% coupon!! Let us know if you get it!

These women's and men's winter coats with 24,000 good reviews have 70-75% off coupons!! 


🔥🔥🔥 Save 15% off women's and men's Brooks Ghost 13 and Adrenaline GTS 21 sneakers + Prime shipping! I know this isn't a huge savings, but these two styles rarely go on sale. 

Women's Ghost:
Women's Adrenaline:
Men's Ghost:
Men's Adrenaline:

Update: we received ours and these are impressive!!! The Sherpa one is SO thick and fleece lined, so it's extra warm. The fleece snap one is a great lightweight pullover for this transition weather.
Amazon Essentials pullovers are as low as $6 prime shipped!! 😱 (Reg $19.50-$25.20) Great time to grab a size up, I grabbed 2 for my son for next year…. which was less than the price of one normally.

Shark Navigator Lift-Away for $99!! LOVE my Shark Vacuum!

Little Tikes pelican kids bike!!! 70% off!!! Set this little cutie up next to yours while you work out! 🚴🏼‍♀️🚴🏼‍♀️🚴🏼‍♀️

What deals will you be grabbing??

Monday, May 2, 2022

Celebrate DinoMAYnia with National Geographic Kids Books & GIVEAWAY!


Little Kids First Board Book; Dinosaurs (ages baby - 3, hard cover, $7.99)
The prehistoric world comes alive with dinosaurs small, big, giant, and gigantic in this colorful book for the very youngest dinosaur lovers! Each spread in this sturdy book features a different dinosaur, along with super simple facts and lively, age-appropriate language to keep babies and toddlers--and their grown-ups--fascinated by every colorful page. Not only will readers learn about a variety of dinosaurs--and how to say their names, they can also find recurring shapes and patterns in the art, while adults can keep their eyes open for occasional funny commentary from the animals. Sidebar text offers additional learning for older siblings or those ready for more complex information.  The Little Kids First Board Books mirror the beloved First Big Books while taking a fresh new approach to excite a baby's sense of wonder and make learning about nature and science fun.

NG Kids Dinos Sticker Activity Book (ages preschool - 3, paperback, $6.50)
From T. rex to Stegasaurus, Diplodocus to Triceratops, this super engaging activity book is packed with mazes, spelling and pattern games, drawing activities, and more. Dino-crazy kids are sure to love these pages loaded with fun, learning as the go!

So Cool! Dinos (hardcover, ages 3-5, $6.99)
Those sharp, pointy teeth! Those terrifying claws! Those long necks and pointy spines! Let’s face it ... dinosaurs are SO COOLBlending dinosaur art with silly quips and Informational fact boxes about when dinosaurs lived on Earth, stats about dinos, dinosaur feathers, and more, this is the perfect little reader to get kids’ brains buzzing and keep them laughing while learning.

National Geographic Readers: T.Rex (ages 4-6, paperback, $4.99)
Giant teeth! Crushing bite! Slicing claws! And … feathers? Scientists have unearthed new knowledge about the king of the dinosaurs, and now you can, too. Travel back in time to the Mesozoic forests to meet the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex. Learn how their bodies were perfectly adapted for hunting, how T. rex parents guarded their nests, and just how much meat they could guzzle down in a single bite. Then explore some of the fascinating fossils―including Sue and Scotty―that have helped scientists make important discoveries (for example, T. rex may not have roared at all!). National Geographic Readers’ combination of expert-vetted text, brilliant images, and a fun approach to reading have proved to be a winning formula with kids, parents, and educators. This level 1 text provides accessible information for kids just beginning to read on their own, perfect to encourage the scientists and explorers of tomorrow!

Ultimate Dinopedia, 2nd ED (hardcover, ages 7-10, 296 pages, $24.99) 
Big, beautiful and gift-worthy! The new edition of the popular Nat Geo Kids Dinopedia includes all the latest species and is the most complete, up-to-date dinosaur reference available. Find favorites, like the fierce T-rex and the gentle Brontosaurus, plus audacious new finds, like the Anzu, Kosmoceratops, and Yi. Every dino profile is colorfully illustrated and features descriptions of when they roamed the Earth, how they lived, what they ate, and more. There are more than 600 dinos featured in all, including 10 profiles of recently discovered dinosaurs and new entries in the Dino Dictionary. Reports from paleontologists present the latest news and insights from the field.

Get ready to meet the record-setting creatures from the time when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, including the biggest, smallest, smartest, weirdest, deadliest, most notorious, and most mysterious of all time. Young paleontologists can explore fantastic firsts, including the first dinosaur fossils found and the first dinos in space. They'll also meet other rad, remarkable creatures that lived before, after, and alongside them.  Did you know that the largest fish, the largest turtle, and the largest flying animal that ever existed lived during the time of the dinosaurs? Or that mammals – no bigger than a small dog when dinosaurs roamed – eventually evolved into massive land animals? See who wins in head-to-head species smackdowns and enjoy games that complement the records.

1,000 Facts About Dinosaurs, Fossils and Prehistoric Life (ages 8-12, National Geographic Kids Books, Hardcover, $14.99)
T. rex, triceratops, pterosaurs, saber-toothed cats! This eye-catching, comprehensive, and “browsable" title is jam-packed with 1,000 fascinating facts about what these prehistoric creatures looked like, how they lived, and the evidence they left behind. Uncover amazing fossil facts about the first four-legged creatures; find out what it's like to be on a dinosaur dig; and marvel at some of the fiercest, most fascinating claws and teeth. Learn how dinosaurs and birds are connected, find out the biggest prehistoric mysteries that scientists are still trying to crack, and sink your teeth into some seriously supersize dino stats.

Your child will be able to do the work of a real paleontologist as they excavate a T. rex tooth replica from the large dig brick with tools similar to what paleontologists use in the field. 

1 lucky winner will win ALL 8 books from above, ARV: $92!!

A big thank you goes out to National Geographic for offering a giveaway

Thursday, April 28, 2022

4 Subtle Signs You're Being Discriminated Against at Work!

Workplace environments need to be fair, welcoming, and safe for all employees. Unfortunately, this is not the case in most workplaces since discrimination is one ongoing problem across various industries. Discrimination will cause great suffering to the victim and can lead to anxiety, low morale, stress-related injuries, mistrust, and anger.

Discrimination acts can be subtle or obvious and hard to see unless you know its signs. Most people undergo discrimination in their workplace but don’t know it until it is too late. Because of that, many firms will hire an employment attorney to defend your civil rights and emphasize the importance of knowing your rights.

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Benefits of Buying Tires Online

It seems that drivers these days are not satisfied with picking out tires offered at the tire shop. The selection is usually limited, and it seems that the tire shop pushes the brands they know they can make a ton of money on. The shop owners are not about to tell the customer that they can buy the tires of their choice and have them delivered to the shop to be installed. Places such as cheap tires are a great way to find the tire of your choice and not be stuck with the favored few of the repair places.