Thursday, August 30, 2018

Forever With Jesus - Book Review

 Disclaimer: I received the following product(s) in exchange for my review. All opinions my own.


   Forever With Jesus written by Lee Ann Mancini and illustrated by Dan Sharp is part of the Adventures of the Sea Kids, an award-winning Children's Christian book series. Each story focuses on different issues one might face, helping children understand the situation better. This book teaches children about death and how Jesus died for our sins and that we can be with Him forever in Heaven if we believe in Him and accept Him into our hearts. While the adorable fishy cousins were visiting their grandmother for her 80th Birthday, their well known neighbor passed away. This, though an unfortunate event, allowed the grandmother to teach her grandchildren about Heaven, where people go when their bodies pass on. She reads a passage from the Bible and explains "in heaven the lion will lay down with the lamb. That means there will be peace. We will have no enemies in heaven." She uses this example to tell her grandchildren the wonders of heaven and that there will be no tears, no pain, and no suffering; Helping them understand that there is no need to fear death, that it happens naturally and believing in Jesus will give them everlasting life in heaven with Him.


   I love the colorful illustrations in this story, and the bubbly faces each fish has. The art style reminds me of a combination of Flounder from The Little Mermaid and Finding Nemo, making it very kid friendly and appealing. The story line itself is great to use in teaching children about loved ones passing on. I think this would make an excellent book to gift your child, especially in times of grief, including that of an animal passing. There is also a 'Find and Seek' aspect to the book, finding a hidden cross in each page, to give the child something fun to look forward to. I would love to see the other stories in the Adventures of the Sea Kids children's book!



You can find Forever With Jesus available for purchase on Amazon, christianbook.com, or Barnes and Noble.


 This review is made possible by Book Crash, in providing me a copy of the book in exchange for my honest review. All opinions my own.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

From Dora to Red, Easy Stool Revamp


I love recycling furniture to make the old new again, and when I came across this not so cute wooden Dora stool, I knew I wanted to make it mine. I started by giving the stool a good scrub using coarse sandpaper to allow the new paint to seep in and hold. This took a lot of elbow work as Dora just did not want to cooperate ;)


 After some good hard scrubbing, I cleaned away the dust, screwed off the legs, and began painting. I chose a bright Barn Red color for this stool, and love the turn out! It's eye catching yet subtly sits in my living room adding a pop of color. 


 What do ya think? Would you have painted the stool red or a different color?



Sunday, August 26, 2018

Feel the Comfort of Chill Boys Boxers

Disclaimer: I received the following product(s) in exchange for my review. All opinions my own.


   Finding the right boxers can be a tedious process, trying brand after brand until you come across a pair you just love. With Chill Boys Boxers, they have everything you want in a pair of undershorts! They are ultra soft and breathable, allowing the proper space needed for comfort.  

  Have you found the perfect set of boxers yet? If you haven't, you have to check out Chill Boys Boxers! They are available in two different styles: Chill Boys Soft Bamboo Boxers (in Blue) and the Chill Boys Performance Boxer's (in Black). They are equally amazing! The Bamboo Boxers are the softer of the two, made with 90% natural bamboo fiber and 10% Spandex for easy stretch. They have an airy silky feel and keep cooler than other fabrics do. They are also odor resistant and contain anti-microbial properties so they will keep you fresh and help the mustiness stay away. They are environmentally friendly and built to last. You can find the Bamboo Boxers available in 2 colors: Black and Blue. The Performance Boxers are made of 90% Micro-Mesh Polyester and 10% Lycra allowing them to keep moisture away making them perfect for active men. They dry amazingly fast so if you happen to take a swim at the lake, and sit in the sun afterward, you will be dry in no time! These boxers have a relaxed cut, designed specifically to move with you, without binding or riding up, deeming them wedgie free boxers, and seem to hold true! They are the perfect pair for travel. You can find the Performance Boxers available in 2 colors: Grey and Black.

   My husband loves wearing Chill Boy boxers and believes they are one of the comfiest pair out there. He has tried several brands and always finds himself coming right back to his pair of Chill boys for that extra stretch and comfort. He said the fit is perfect, with room to move and doesn't cause any irritating mishaps. Even the waist band is comfortable, as it is silky soft and doesn't have a tag sewn into the fabric. He loves how lightweight they are and the overall fit and feel. You can really feel the quality put into each pair!


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I received a complimentary product in exchange for an honest review. All opinions my own.

Friday, August 17, 2018

National Thrift Shop Day 2018


Did you know that today, August 17 is National Thrift Shop Day?!? On behalf of this fun holiday, Value Village had an awesome sale where ALL t-shirts were 99 cents! I found some excellent finds, all in brand new condition! They had a great amount of women's t-shirts from places like Loot Crate and Tee Fury, which made it really fun to shop :)


Did you find any good deals today?