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Bedtime for Baby Book Reviews: 100 Favorite Bible Verses for Children

My mother in law recently celebrated her 90th birthday.  Several of our family and friends from all over came to celebrate with us.  As part of her birthday celebration, some family members joined us for worship service.  Many of them grew up in the church my family and I attend and I had so much fun listening to their memories of Sunday School, church programs and speeches.
The family laughed and laughed recalling how nervous they were and how one of the older members of the church was always nearby to encourage them and help them recall words of those recitations.  
As I listened to them I thought of all the speeches and recitations my kids have had at that same church and all the times I've stood nearby to help them if they forgot the words to the speeches we spent weeks learning.  Sometimes the recitations were poems but most of the time, the speeches were Bible verses.  
The King James Bible has words which can be difficult to pronounce at times so I try to seek other translatio…
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Swago: Shopping Edition Is Back!

The holidays are close and the online rewards site Swagbucks has a smart and fun way for you to earn and save while you spend.

Swagbucks is hosting another round of Shopping Swago! What is SWAGO you ask? It's a bingo-inspired promotion run by Swagbucks, a website that rewards you with points (called SB) for completing everyday online activities. You can redeem those SB for free gift cards. If you've never used Swagbucks, participating in SWAGO is a great introduction to the site and an easy way to earn a good amount of points quickly.

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Here’s what you need to know to get your 200 SB Bonus(and don’t worry, you don’t have to make a purchase to complete a pattern): Shop Swago will begin on Monday, October 23rd at 9am PT/12pm ET, make sure you hit “Join” otherwise you won’t get credit for completing the action items. Each square on your Swago Board will contain an action item to complete.Once you complete the action item in a particular square the square…

Disney Pixar’s COCO - New Clip & Featurette

Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). 
Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector (voice of Gael García Bernal), and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.

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A Is for Adam: Blog Tour

Disclosure:  We received this book in exchange for this review.  Watching our little ones learn to read gives me such joy.  They get so excited as pictures become letters and letters become words and an entire world opens up for them. 

Sharing my love of reading is so important and I am always glad to share new reads for readers of all reading levels.

Right now A Is for Adam is a favorite in the Three Boys and an Old Lady household.  
About the Book: Bring your favorite scriptural heroes to life with this fun family ABC book! Discover the amazing men and women God inspired to do great things in His name, from A for Adam to Z for Zacharias. Colorful and entertaining, this book is the perfect way to teach alphabet letters and Bible lessons at the same time! 

About the Author: Heidi Poelman is the author of A is for Abinadi: An Alphabet Book of Scripture Heroes, A Mother’s Greatest Gift, The Two-Minute Marriage Project: Simple Secrets for Staying in Love, and the upcoming books, I Can Love Li…

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Dreaming of My Dream Laundry Room

I've been having the strangest dreams here as of late?  Last night I dream I had a brand new laundry room.  I admit I would love a new laundry room.  I mean I often wonder if I am the last person on earth with a basic white washer / dryer pair, 

My sister and I went shopping and I was drawn to the laundry appliances.  

My washer and dryer are fairly new.  3-5 years maybe but a lot has changed since.  My washer has a sensor which locks the top at the beginning of the cycle.  Great feature UNTIL you find that one rebel sock which fell by the wayside as you were loading the washer and have to cancel the wash cycle to put the one sock in.  UGH!!!

I've got my eye and wallet on a few new appliances and a desire to update my laundry room.

First things first.  I want an azure blue front loading washer and the matching dryer.  I saw this while attending a social media conference earlier this year and fell in love.
Blue is one of my favorite colors and everyone else seems to have the red or …