Friday, December 9, 2016

Friday 12/9, Low Entry #Giveaways!

The Star from Afar book and wood Nativity play set (@6pm) - U.S. - Training Happy Hearts

"Wise Up and Be the Solution: How to Create a Culture of Learning at Home and Make Your Child a Success in School," book by Education expert Dr. James Casale (@9pm CST) - All 50 U.S. States - Healthy Moms Magazine

Ellie Claire Bible Journaling Kit - U.S. - The McClanahan 7 *RC

Create Your Shining Year workbook - U.S. - Running on Balance *RC

Seeds of Christmas CD & DVD - U.S. - Frugal & Focused *RC

Amy Grant's CD - Tennessee Christmas - All 50 U.S. States/CAN - Try It-Like It *RC

“Tennessee Christmas” by Amy Grant (CD) - U.S. - Susan Heim on Parenting *RC


Over 250 Entries:
Handloomed Cotton Barcode Bean Bag Chair - U.S. - Pocketful of Posies *RC

Bible Journaling Kit - U.S. - Giveaway Lady *RC

Three Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments - U.S. - Moments That Take My Breath Away *RC

"as the LEAVES kiss the STREAM" by Terry Barnes (Christian fiction novella) - U.S. - Chat with Vera *RC

Elena of Avalor DVD - U.S. - mami does it all *RC

Item of winner's choice (up to $50 value) from Zero Foxtrot - All 50 U.S. States - Luv Saving Money *GL

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Thursday 12/8, Low Entry #Giveaways!

Sant Superfruit Beverage (@9pm CST) - All 50 U.S. States - Healthy Moms Magazine

Betty Boop Watch and a Set of Avon Picture Perfect CZ Studs (Rose Goldtone) Earrings - U.S. - Loving to Save*RC

Charlie the Tramp - children's book - U.S. - Swinging on Small Hinges *GT

Cardio Dance Hoop - U.S. - Jen is on a Journey *RC

Any Cutting Edge Stencil up to $50 - U.S. - Simple Home Life *RC

Bible Journaling Kit - All 50 U.S. States - Try It-Like It *RC

CD of “Tennessee Christmas” by Amy Grant - U.S. - Walking with Jesus *RC


Over 250 Entries:
"Cara’s Kindness" -  Picture Book by Kristi Yamaguchi (2 Winners) - U.S. - Bicultural Mama *RC

Tennessee Christmas - Amy Grant (CD) - US/CAN - Counting Pinecones *GT

eGalley of OF THE TREES (3 Winners) - Worldwide - Susan Heim on Writing *RC

$30 GC and free shipping to Powder & Jade - All 50 U.S. States - Building Our Story *RC

Model replica of Sam & Dean’s Impala from Supernatural - US/CAN - Upcoming Horror Movies *RC

$50 OshKosh B’gosh Gift Card - U.S. - Wildish Jess *RC

“A Christmas Wish ” Kate & Mim-Mim DVD - U.S. - day to day MOMents *RC

Bible Journaling Kit - U.S. - Linda's Lunacy *RC

Omaker Bluetooth speaker - U.S. - The Simple Moms *RC

$50 GC for OshKosh - U.S. - Betsy V. *RC

One bottle each of Vegan Supplements Ashwagandha, Gymnema and Turmeric (3 Winners) - U.S. - Just 2 Sisters *RC

Christmas Ornaments Coloring Book & Paper Crafts - U.S. - Adult Coloring 101 *RC

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

"Footloose" - Children's Book #Review & #Giveaway! (2 Winners) (U.S.) Ends 12/15 #HolidayGiftGuide #HGG2016 #Footloose4Kids



Kenny Loggins re-wrote and re-recorded the original Footloose song with lyrics about an animal dance party at the zoo--he's a grandpa now and has been working on some new songs for kids, parents and grandparents. The new song is now a children’s picture book illustrated by award-winning children’s book illustrator Tim Bowers.



About the Book:
Time to cut loose! Have a rockin' time introducing children to the fun of Footloose, rewritten for children by the one and only Kenny Loggins. As a zookeeper named Jack joins the zoo animals in an all-night dance party, this new original story from Loggins is sure to get your feet moving. Little ones will love the cast of characters, including the rockin' chimp Louise ("Geez, Louise"), Mister DJ Elephant, the lemur Marie ("Oo Wee, Marie"), Milo the wombat, Luke the funkiest cat in the zoo, and so many more rocking, bopping, boogeying, tangoing, shaking, rattling and rolling animals!

To add to the fun, the book includes a CD with new recordings by Kenny Loggins. Kids and parents can sing along to the classic hit with new lyrics, as well as a three-song medley families will love.

Reviews
“Loggins invites readers to ‘slip on their dancin’ shoes’ and join a rowdy cast of animals who show off several dancing styles....a fun way for parents and grandparents to ‘cut footloose’ with a new generation.” - Publishers Weekly

“full-bleed double-page spreads are appropriately kinetic and playful... ‘Slip on your dancin’ shoes,’ indeed.”- Kirkus Reviews

“A natural fit for kids. Irrepressibly bouncy with slingshotting verses and a shout-worthy chorus”- Booklist



My Review:
I grew up in the 80's. I loved it! While I didn't completely understand it, I did love the music and movies. Footloose was one of my favorites! So when I saw that Kenny Loggins had created a children's book, along with a CD of Footloose redone to go with the book, I just had to review a copy! The CD includes two songs, "Footloose" and "Monkey Town Melody." My aunt and cousins used to think it was so funny to sing the "Monkey Town Melody" to my sisters and I when we were little.


If you know the Footloose song, then you can't resist reading the book without singing the words along to the Footloose tune! It's tough not to do.

I recommend this book is for children and adults of all ages. It's a lot of fun.

For more information about "Footloose," and for a Footloose Activity Kit, please check out this link: https://www.quartoknows.com/page/Footloose

Buy It! (affl. link)



Win It!

Enter below using the Giveaway Tools Form for a chance to win your own copy of "Footloose!" Two Winners! Giveaway is open to residents in the main 48 continental United States only, 18 years of age or older. No P.O. Boxes, sorry. Giveaway ends 12/15/16.


Disclosure: I received a copy of Footloose from the publisher in exchange for my post. No other compensation was exchanged or received.

Tuesday 12/6, Low Entry #Giveaways!

$50 Credit Towards any Purchase at Mumberry.com (@9pm CST) - All 50 U.S. States - Healthy Moms Magazine

Digital Code for "The BFG" movie - U.S. - Just Happiling *GT


Over 250 Entries:
Amy Grant’s Tennessee Christmas CD - U.S. - Girls in White Dresses Blog *RC

Waffle Egyptian Cotton Robe - U.S. - Girl in Betsey *RC

Brooklyn Beans Campfire Hot Cocoa K-cups - U.S. - Daily Woman *RC

Hobans: “Charlie the Tramp” - children's book - giveaway form - All 50 U.S. States - Finch N Wren *GT (link to the giveaway page/review)
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