Monday, August 22, 2016

Tips on How to Save With Groupon #Save #Deals #Money

This post has been sponsored by Groupon, but all thoughts are 100% mine and completely unbiased. 

You all remember the company I was telling you about last week that is great to use when you want to save money? Well, I am back to tell you more about the well-known site, Groupon, as well as some of the ways I keep on top of saving with them.



Groupon is an amazing site. Not only do they have coupons, but you can search or browse by type, and they are all in one area. Forget having to go online and search a bunch of different sites for say, restaurant deals. Or bathroom toiletries. That is just part of the reason I love them so much. I can go on, type in what I am looking for, and they pull up tons of deals. And believe me, this is not just a small selection of non-relevant items. I have been on sites like that, and I don't like them. With Groupon Goods, I can find a variety of results that are applicable to what I am trying to find. Now, check out my tips below on how you can find the best deals, and exactly what you are looking for.



First off, you have to sign up! You can't save without being a member. It is absolutely free and you can get specific emails for your area. Those emails definitely come in handy, as sometimes there are deals that are only available to those who received the email. I have had it happen before where a friend got an email with a great deal in it, but because of the area, I didn't get that deal. But, I also want to say, check out the site, even when you don't get an email!! Many times they have a deal go live early in the day but you don't get the email til later. Don't want to miss out by waiting for that message :)



Second, when you search, be sure to use a phrase or word that is not specific. Here is what I am saying. Instead of searching for shampoo, try beauty or spa. It allows their search to pull many results. And sometimes you might find something that you weren't specifically looking for, but will pertain to that item. You can browse the goods, but I prefer to search by a word.

Again, these tips aren't overly major, you can definitely save money any way you use the site, but I have found these to help me find what I need. Be sure to stop by Groupon and check out the deals in your area!




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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

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Why I Love Saving With Groupon Coupons

This is a sponsored post but all thoughts and opinions are 100% mine.

I am a very thrifty person. If I can save money in any way, I will do it. I mean, who doesn't want to put a little bit of extra money aside, right? And that is the advantage of using a site like Groupon. The money I save by using the coupons through their program, allows me to put some cash away for my cruise fund. So if I can aid you in any way by telling you about this wonderful site, I will give it a try!

Groupon coupons are a fantastic way to purchase items you normally buy anyways, and save money while doing so. But, not only do they have coupons for your everyday products, but also for restaurants, places of entertainment, hotels, spas, etc. Believe me, I have purchased through them many a time and always come away happy.

First off when you go to the Groupon website, you will sign up for an account. By doing so, you sign up for a specific area of the country, mine being Chicago area, and they will send you coupons and deals for that particular spot. Some of the deals are only for a certain area while others are nationwide. One of my favorites I always watch for is Starbucks, as well as Kohl's. I have often bought a $5 Starbucks gift card and then gotten an extra $5 one for free! These deals tend to go very fast though so you have to jump on them right away. The site is great for anyone who wants to be frugal and save some dough. Anyone interested yet? Just follow one of the links and sign up to find out the coupons and deals in your area!





**DISCLOSURE: I was given a free product in exchange for an honest review. No other compensation was given, and all thoughts are 100% mine. Please read my full disclosure policy HERE.**

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Carrie Stuart Parks’ ‘When Death Draws Near’ Undercover Artist Starter Set #Giveaway

When Death Draws Near 

Death has always been part of Gwen Marcey’s job. But when faced with her own mortality, everything takes on a different hue.
Forensic artist Gwen Marcey is between jobs and homes when she accepts temporary work in Pikeville, Kentucky. The Eastern Kentucky town, located deep in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains, has been plagued by a serial rapist and a series of unexplained deaths. Before Gwen can develop a composite drawing, the latest witness vanishes, just like all the previous victims.
Turning her attention to sketching the face of an unidentified body, she discovers a link between his death and a Pentecostal serpent-handling church. Serpent-handling is illegal in Kentucky, and the churches have gone underground to avoid the authorities and continue to worship as they believe. Gwen is offered a handsome reward to infiltrate the renegade members, a reward she desperately needs as it seems her breast cancer has returned.
Joined by her digitally-obsessed, Generation Z daughter, Gwen goes undercover to a nineteenth century revival, planning to draw the faces of the snake handlers so they can be identified and arrested. Instead she uncovers a murderous plot and a festering evil.

MY THOUGHTS- Carrie Parks has done it again! She has written a novel that grabs the readers attention, delving into the world of a forensic artist, and threatening to keep you up all night trying to get it finished!

We are plunged once again into the life of Gwen Marcey, a forensic artist, as she tries to aid the police in their capture of a serial rapist. But you know how life doesn't throw one thing at a time? Well, she also gets a report that her cancer is back, and harsh. There are plenty of twists and turns, intriguing characters including some charming snake handlers, and lots of page turning tension. You won't go wrong with picking this one up!


THE GIVEAWAY DETAILS!
Plunge into forensic artist Gwen Marcey's world, full of cold-case murders, shady politics, and a den of venomous suspects. Add Carrie Stuart Parks' new Gwen Marcey novel, When Death Draws Near, to the top of your must-read list. Gwen accepts temporary work in Pikeville, Kentucky—a small town facing big-city crime. But before she can finish her first drawing of the serial rapist who is on the loose, the latest witness vanishes. Just like all the others. Can Gwen uncover the truth—and convince anyone to believe her—before she becomes a victim herself?


Join Carrie in celebrating the release of When Death Draws Near by entering to win an Undercover Artist Starter Set.




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One grand prize winner will receive:



  • A copy of When Death Draws Near

  • A $30 Michael's or Hobby Lobby gift card (winner's choice)

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  • An eraser

  • A coloring prayer book

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    Enter today by clicking the icon below, but hurry! The giveaway ends on August 22. The winner will be announced August 23 on the Litfuse blog.




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    **DISCLOSURE: I was given a free product in exchange for an honest review. No other compensation was given, and all thoughts are 100% mine. Please read my full disclosure policy HERE.**

    Monday, July 18, 2016

    Paper Hearts by Courtney Walsh with #Review


    PAPER HEARTS



    Abigail Pressman would never have guessed that love notes penned on paper hearts by an anonymous couple could restore her belief in love. As a business owner in a quaint town at the base of the Rockies, she’s poured everything into dreams of expansion . . . and resisting the matchmaking efforts of the Valentine Volunteers, who gather in her store to continue Loves Park’s tradition of stamping mail with the city’s romantic postmark.

    When Abigail is unwillingly drafted into the Volunteers, she encounters the paper hearts, a distraction that couldn’t come at a worse time. A hard-to-read doctor has become Abigail’s new landlord, and he’s threatening to end her lease to expand his practice.

    As she fights a growing attraction to this handsome man crushing her dreams, Abigail is inspired to string the hearts in her store, sparking a citywide infatuation with the artsy trend. But when a new batch of hearts reaches the Volunteers, it appears something tragic has happened to the couple. Will uncovering their story confirm Abigail’s doubts about love, or could it rescue her dreams . . . and her heart?



    MY THOUGHTS- Courtney Walsh has quickly risen to one of my top ten authors. After reading this one and her newest, Change of Heart, I realized what talent was being brought forth. This story is a whirlwind tale of romance, a gaggle of women who are well meaning busybodies, and a town ready for love. Absolutely loved this deep read and how it brought some things to light in my own life. Definitely an author I would urge you to take a chance on!




    **DISCLOSURE: I was given a free product in exchange for an honest review. No other compensation was given, and all thoughts are 100% mine. Please read my full disclosure policy HERE.**

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    Saturday, July 2, 2016

    Murder Mezzo Forte Blog Tour With #Review

    Murder Mezzo Forte 

    He is a reclusive history professor with musical hallucinations. . . .
    She a headstrong professor of religion, a converted Wiccan. Earlier, they solved a campus murder, but now police say they formed two-thirds of an illicit love triangle with a newly-murdered female colleague and they’re probably guilty of her murder. A leak of the alleged scandal to the college administration threatens their jobs.
    Their desperate attempt to prove themselves innocent of the triangle and the murder plunges them into a tangle of unsavory corporate relationships among college trustees. And it puts their lives in danger from a mysterious criminal organization that seems to have tentacles everywhere.
    Can this ill-matched pair’s stumbling efforts succeed against the entrenched forces of the police, the college’s incompetent administration, and that powerful but unseen criminal organization? If not, they may end up unemployed, in prison, or suffering a fate much worse.

    MY REVIEW- Donn Taylor is a new author to me. I have read many mysteries, and I almost didn't request this one when I saw the part about her being a former Wiccan. I really don't like when references are made to anything like that. But I went ahead and requested it since I do love a good mystery.

    Needless to say my feelings are mixed about this one. The characters were entertaining and the dialogue was fun, but there were times I felt it moved really slow. Sometimes the pace was quite good and things moved along fast, but then it would drag. It wasn't enough to keep me from finishing the book for sure, but it was enough that I felt it needed mention. The mystery aspect was good and while the Wiccan stuff was definitely in the book, it wasn't an overwhelming part. Overall a good book but not a favorite.




    **DISCLOSURE: I was given a free product in exchange for an honest review. No other compensation was given, and all thoughts are 100% mine. Please read my full disclosure policy HERE.**

    Thursday, June 30, 2016

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    Monday, June 27, 2016

    The Ringmaster's Wife By Kristy Cambron with #Review


    The Ringmaster's Wife



    An ounce of courage. A split-second leap of faith. Together, they propel two young women to chase a new life---one that's reimagined from what they might have become.

    In turn-of-the-century America, a young girl dreams of a world that stretches beyond the confines of a quiet life on the family farm. With little more than her wit and a cigar box of treasures to call her own, Mable steps away from all she knows, seeking the limitless marvels of the Chicago World's Fair. There, a chance encounter triggers her destiny---a life with a famed showman by the name of John Ringling.

    A quarter of a century later, Lady Rosamund Easling of Yorkshire, England, boards a ship to America as a last adventure before her life is planned out for her. There, the twenties are roaring, and the rich and famous gather at opulent, Gatsby-esque parties in the grandest ballrooms the country has to offer. The Jazz Age has arrived, and with it, the golden era of the American circus, whose queen is none other than the enigmatic Mable Ringling.

    When Rosamund's path crosses with Mable's and the Ringlings' glittering world, she makes the life-altering decision to leave behind a comfortable future of estates and propriety, instead choosing the nomadic life of a trick rider in the Ringling Brothers' circus.

    A novel that is at once captivating, deeply poignant, and swirling with exquisite historical details of a bygone world, The Ringmaster's Wife will escort readers into the center ring, with its bright lights, exotic animals, and a dazzling performance that can only be described as the greatest show on earth!


    Purchase a copy: http://bit.ly/28JxcaK


    MY THOUGHTS-Kristy Cambron is an author I have really enjoyed. Her books delve into a whole different world and bring the readers along for the ride. This one was no different and just might be my favorite, though I would be hard pressed to decide between this one and The Butterfly and the Violin. While she pens a novel set in a certain time period, she also swaps timelines, normally going back and forth between two stories set many years apart.

    In this one we have Rosamund, a princess in her own right, who wants something more than just marriage and the boring life that has been laid out for her. So when the opportunity arises to leave it all behind and go on a journey she grasps at the hand of the one who offers it, Colin. It isn't always exciting or thrilling, being a trick rider in the circus, and her life has its ups and downs, but she finds fulfillment and enjoyment.

    I found myself totally enthralled with this story. After all, who doesn't enjoy a story about the Big Top and it's early days. Lots of history enclosed in these pages! The plot reminded me of Water for Elephants and the characters are realistic. It made me fall in love with both story lines, how they weave in and out, only to all end up together at the final chapter. What a wonderful novel from Kristy!! Loved it so much!




    **DISCLOSURE: I was given a free product in exchange for an honest review. No other compensation was given, and all thoughts are 100% mine. Please read my full disclosure policy HERE.**

    Friday, June 17, 2016

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    Monday, June 13, 2016

    My Father's House by Rose Johnson #Review


    My Father's House 



    Growing up, life is idyllic for Lily Rose Cates due to one constant --- her father's love.

    But in her sixteenth summer, all that changes without warning. There begins Lily's struggle to find herself and the life she's lost. . . . Marriage promises fulfillment, but her happily-ever-after barely survives the honeymoon. Her husband's sophisticated fa├žade hides a brooding man with even darker secrets.

    When all illusions shatter, Lily must make hard choices --- abandon her husband or risk losing much more than her marriage. She flees their home in Detroit and sets out on a fearful journey to a house in Georgia that her husband knows nothing about. This is one woman's compelling tale of love and survival as she finds her way back home to who she's meant to be . . . in her father's house.


    Purchase a copy: http://amzn.to/217Bvib

    MY THOUGHTS- Hmm, this one was a very different and somewhat difficult read for me. The story starts off slow and at times I was tempted to put the book down but something kept me reading. About chapter 5 or 6 it really started to pick up. Though fiction novels are my favorite, this one almost sounded more like a memoir, but definitely a good one. Lily Rose is such a good character. At times making you want to tell her where to go or how to respond, while at other times she has such a strength. It made me realize that we can't always control how others respond, but only ourselves. Again, this book deals with a difficult subject of an abusive marriage so please, if that bothers you at all, do not pick this up. The author does a great job at being tactful but sometimes things hurt so I would caution readers to be careful if that might be an issue for you.




    **DISCLOSURE: I was given a free product in exchange for an honest review. No other compensation was given, and all thoughts are 100% mine. Please read my full disclosure policy HERE.**

    Monday, June 6, 2016

    Change of Heart by Courtney Walsh #Review @courtney_walsh



    A Colorado senator’s wife, Evelyn Brandt seems to have it all. But her carefully constructed life comes toppling down when the FBI crashes her society brunch with news that her husband has been arrested for embezzlement, and he’s far from repentant. It turns out this was only the start of his indiscretions—for which he has little regret. As the weeks following the scandal turn into months, Evelyn withdraws, even shirking her duties with the philanthropic Valentine Volunteers. The inquisitive women of the group are determined not to let Evelyn’s divorce destroy her. They have big plans for her to use her long-forgotten artistic talent to reimagine the city’s iconic lamppost hearts. But doing so will force Evelyn to work closely with Trevor Whitney, her ex-husband’s former best friend. Though she and Trevor used to be close—and he’s been letting her hide in his guesthouse—his gruffness conveys his unease with the situation. 
    Amid the beauty of Trevor’s farm and the comfort of a paintbrush, Evelyn starts to reclaim the dreams she sacrificed to become the perfect politician’s wife. And as creativity inspires them both, Whit begins to see the girl he fell in love with before his friend—and his own mistakes—stole his chance. Possibilities for a new beginning emerge, but long-kept secrets threaten to ruin everything. After so much time, is a change of heart too much to hope for?



    MY REVIEW- What a delightfully intriguing story I found inside the pages of Courtney Walsh's new book, Change of Heart! I have read the first novel, Paper Hearts, and when this one popped up for review, I knew I had to request it. When it arrived I put it on the shelf because I try to keep them in order of what needs reviewed first, but I couldn't stay away for long.

    The cover is amazing and would draw me in, even if I didn't know how talented of an author Courtney is. The book centers on Evelyn Brandt, whose husband Christopher is arrested for fraud and embezzlement, as well as Trevor Whitney, farmer and woodworker extraordinaire. Trevor I found to be a different kind of hero. He is sullen, moody and withdrawn, a big change from most of the tough guy leads that we see so often. I loved watching Evelyn change from who she had become as a politician's wife to the woman she used to be. A free spirit and quite skillful with her painting. This is the second book I have read recently with someone going back to drawing and I enjoyed seeing it in both of the stories. There are several secondary characters who are delightful such as Lillian, Trevor's aunt, Casey and Marin, as well as the older ladies, the Valentine Volunteers, who are in charge of the Sweetheart Banquet. Full of wisdom but not always the most tactful :) This book deals with some tough situations and I applaud Mrs Walsh for her plot. An excellent page turner!!



    **DISCLOSURE: I was given a free product in exchange for an honest review. No other compensation was given, and all thoughts are 100% mine. Please read my full disclosure policy HERE.**

    Jesus Inspires Me Activity and Coloring Book #Review

    ABOUT THE BOOK (32 pages): 


    Everyone loves the familiar faces on the Knowing My God series board book covers. And now these characters step out into an expanded new role as Soul Mates, Friends for Life™ who involve your little artist in their world of drawing, coloring, reflecting, solving, decorating, and imagining. With the breezy flair of artist Missi Jay, each original page in the book ties in facts and themes from the well-regarded Knowing My God series, while inspiring creativity and a personal connection with Jesus. The beautiful glossy cover and just-right size make this newest addition to the line a perfect companion to the Knowing My God books on any family trip. Are we there yet? With the Graham Blanchard Soul Mates showing them the way, young passengers might be willing to ride a little longer.



    MY THOUGHTS- Inside the pages of this activity book I found a cute book that any child would be interested in. Lots of Bible verses are entwined through the coloring pages so that the child is learning while they are enjoying themselves. Definitely a plus in my book! This would be great for a child, grandchild, birthday present, etc. My idea would be to make a gift basket and include this, some crayons, colored pencils and maybe a story book from the Knowing My God series. Voila!





    **DISCLOSURE: I was given a free product in exchange for an honest review. No other compensation was given, and all thoughts are 100% mine. Please read my full disclosure policy HERE.**

    Saturday, June 4, 2016

    Richard Mabry’s ‘Medical Judgment’ e-Reader Giveaway

    Medical Judgment 





    Dr. Sarah Gordon lost her husband and daughter. Now she's about to lose her life.

    After losing the two people she loved the most, Sarah Gordon doesn't think life could get worse. But, after a fire in her garage is ruled an arson, she begins to realize someone is after her---and that person wants to see her dead. But first, they want to see her suffer.

    Her late husband's best friend, Kyle Andrews, and a recovering alcoholic detective, Bill Larson, are trying to solve the mystery before it's too late, and they're both trying to win her heart, too. Not only does Sarah feel torn between two men, she also feels as though she cannot trust anyone.

    With creepy threats that become more and more sinister, Sarah finds herself in constant fear, but even the best home alarm technology won't protect her. Who is doing this, and why are they after her?


    Purchase a copy: http://bit.ly/1PjHaAz


    MY REVIEW- Richard Mabry is an author whom I enjoy reading. His books are medical suspense and they are quite thrilling while immersing the reader into the world of doctors and detectives. This one is no different with a woman trying to start over alone. But someone isn't going to let her start over, at least not without a fight. She has two men wanting to step in and help, but can she trust them? An amazing story that had me reading into the wee hours of the night. Don't let the medical aspect scare you away!!


    THE GIVEAWAY DETAILS!!

    Just what the doctor ordered: heart-thumping suspense and intrigue, courtesy of Richard Mabry’s new medical drama, Medical Judgment. Someone is after Dr. Sarah Gordon. They’ve stalked her and set a fire at her home. Trying to recover from the traumatic deaths of her husband and infant daughter is tough enough, but she has no idea what will come next. As the threats on her life continue to escalate, so do the questions: Who is doing this? Why are they after her? And with her only help being unreliable suitors in competition with each other, whom can she really trust?




    Join Richard in celebrating the release of Medical Judgment by entering to win an e-reader!





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    One grand prize winner will receive:




    • A copy of Medical Judgment

    • A Kindle Fire HD 6


    Enter today by clicking the icon below, but hurry! The giveaway ends on June 21st. The winner will be announced June 22nd on the Litfuse blog.






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    Thursday, June 2, 2016

    Sister Eve and Blue Nun Book #Review!

    Sister Eve and the Blue Nun

    After a murder at the monastery, Sister Eve may need a miracle if she is to prove a dear friend isn’t a cold-blooded killer.
    Sister Eve, a motorcycle-riding nun with a natural (or is it supernatural?) gift for solving murders returns to the enclave she once called home and quickly finds herself confronting yet another mysterious death.
    Someone has poisoned Dr. Kelly Middlesworth—a researcher on the life and ministry of 17th-century’s revered “Blue Nun”—and a set of irreplaceable historic documents have disappeared before they could even be examined.
    When all evidence seems to point to the victim’s brother, Sister Eve sets out to expose the killer and learn the explosive truth those missing manuscripts might contain.
    Chasing a killer is dangerous work, and as her two worlds collide, Sister Eve may need some heavenly help simply to survive.


    MY REVIEW-This is a book I wasn't quite sure about reviewing. After all it is a different religion than mine, and while I know about the Catholic faith, I normally don't read books dealing with nuns :) But I do love a good mystery and this one definitely sounded like a good one!

    The plot was good and the characters were different, especially Sister Eve. She was fun to watch but not your normal nun. She drives a motorcycle and wears boots. I had somewhat of a hard time following some of the dialogue as the writing was different.  I also have to say, there are lots of references that went above my head. I didn't know what all the terms meant by any means, and I know quite a bit about the Catholic faith. Overall it was a fun read, but not sure I will re-read.




    **DISCLOSURE: I was given a free product in exchange for an honest review. No other compensation was given, and all thoughts are 100% mine. Please read my full disclosure policy HERE.**

    Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    The Eleventh Preview! Family Friendly Series from FEELN



    I recently had the privilege of previewing an episode of a new family friendly series called, The Eleventh. This is an exclusive show through Feeln, a streaming service that allows you to watch many family films and shows, including the Hallmark Hall of Fame features. I was somewhat hesitant with starting this series but boy am I glad I previewed it! Can't wait to watch as they release this year.

    The Eleventh is about a young girl, I thought she was in her teens but from something that is said in the first episode, it appears she is a young adult. It starts off leaving the viewers in the dark about what exactly is going on, so you definitely feel the pull of persevering to the end to see what happens. Of course, that leaves you wanting even more! Janine is a teenager who is getting ready to leave for college and we see her ringing a doorbell where an older lady appears. Janine tells the older woman that she works at Goodwill and they found an envelope in a book that was donated so she wanted to give it to her. I don't want to give it all away so I will leave the rest of the episode to your imagination.

    Let me just give you this real quick. There are devastating secrets about to be revealed as well as families that will never be the same. We see a teenager who is trying to deal with the death of her mother and a father who is doing his best to protect her, but something seems a little off with both sides so I cannot wait to see how it turns out!

    I do know many iconic actors and actresses from a bygone era appear in this series as well as some new faces for me. The acting was well done, definitely grabs your attention from the start and I believe it will interest young and old alike. I only have two things that I didn't care for. One is that the father is sitting there drinking and has a pack of cigarettes on his stomach. I just felt it was better left out of a family show. The other thing is the deception/lying going on from the start. Janine lies to the older woman, then promises her father something only to turn around the next day and disobey that. There are obviously issues from the past, and I understand adults making decisions that will impact their children for better or for worse, but I don't like how easy it was for Janine to go against her father's wishes in a heartbeat.



    Overall an intriguing start to a series that I will definitely be catching up on as they come out. Feeln is a streaming service I would urge families to look into. I know several of the shows I saw on their website are good and I couldn't believe some of the great ones I saw on there! If you wish to check out the full episodes of The Eleventh, as well as the other great shows they have available, please follow the link below. Enjoy it!




    **DISCLOSURE: I was given a free product in exchange for an honest review. No other compensation was given, and all thoughts are 100% mine. Please read my full disclosure policy HERE.**
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