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With Lee in Virginia by Heirloom Audio Productions

Hi neighbors! Here is a really fun review product we recently received through TOS.  It is an audio drama called " With Lee in Virginia " by Heirloom Audio Productions .  First off, I must tell you, my children enjoy anything about the civil war, especially if it is about Lee or Stonewall.  They read every book they can get their hands on regarding these two men.  So, when I was offered the opportunity to review this set from Heirloom Audio Productions everyone was excited, including myself. The set arrived just before a family trip, so we held on to it until we headed out. This was not easy to do.   After we were all awake enough to pay attention, we left at 6:30 am, and after completing our morning devotions we slid the cd into our car player.  Within moments we were all held captive by the story line.  Even my husband was listening as he drove.  We finished one entire disc without any interruptions or pauses. The storyline follows a young man (15 years old), name

Traveling Days : Portagio Together Tote Review + Giveaway!

Good Morning, Neighbors! Today I want to tell you about the Together Totes  (I received the Cinnamon Colored Tote - Below) from Portagio!  My sister is actually going to be using this tote for the cruise, as well as shorter trips.   " Portagio is a new line of organizing handbags from Talus, specializing in organizational products since 1985.Based in Portland, Maine, Talus focuses on creating quality constructed organizing, comfort and convenience products to support busy lifestyles.  Our mission at Portagio is:  Efficient Organization - Portagio handbags help you through full and busy days, organizing your essentials.  Uncomplicated Styling - Portagio handbags are designed to dress up or down, with clean styling and classic lines to complement what you wear from the office to the gym and over the weekend - from dawn to dusk and beyond.  Uncompromising Durability - Portagio handbags are built to last using only top quality materials that perform - tightly w

Traveling Days : Wilsons Leather Review + Giveaway!

Hey Neighbors! Today I want to take a few minutes to tell you about my awesome  Marc New York Leather Duffel w/ Detachable Strap I received for review from Wilsons Leather.  I have used this on several trips recently, and it works great for my needs. Before I tell you about my duffel, I want to give you a little bit of information about Wilsons Leather. This duffel is going to be perfect for our cruise in February as a carry-on bag.  It will be large enough for me to put in the recommended extra outfit, electronics, etc., and yet not so big that I can't carry it around comfortably.  I have received many compliments on my duffle, just because it looks so nice and stylish!  It is lightweight, yet seems to be made very well.  I have "stuffed" it quite full, and it holds up very good to all of my packing, being thrown up into the cartop carrier, etc.  And, since it is leather, dirt just wipes right off of it with a damp cloth.  The leather strap

Weekend Giveaway! #Giveaway

Hey neighbors! Let's see how many entries we can get over the weekend.  I have one coupon for a free Renuzit Pearl Scents.  Also included in this giveaway is a Vanilla Blossoms Moisturizing Body Spray and an Autumn Spice Wax Melt.  Oh, and I threw in a Lavender Papaya Body Bar! So lets see how many people will enter and share this post!

Traveling Days : Flex Watches Review

Hello Neighbors! Today I want to take a few minutes to tell you about a company that I am sure many of you will fall in love with.  Introducing... The Red Classic Watch from Flex Watches ! " Born and raised in Southern California, the Flex founders grew up around the latest trends in apparel, music, and fashion. In 2011 they created a watch to raise funds for the impoverished children of Rojo Gomez Mexico. Following a successful fundraising campaign (providing over 15,000 meals) they decided to expand. In 2011 Flex partnered with over 20 organizations encompassing everything from fighting cancer and helping injured veterans, to providing clean water and food to children in need.   Flex was eventually integrated into MTV’s “The Real World” and worked closely with cast member Nathan in 2012.  After handling the initial growth Flex moved into it’s own office in San Diego, hired employees and grew into a fulfillment center in San Francisco.   We are simply "Peop

Traveling Days : Coolibar Review

Hey Neighbors! Today I want to tell you about a product that is an absolute necessity for a traveler that spends a lot of time in the sun, but even more for those (like myself), that burn easily.  The one part of the cruise that I am not looking forward to, is how sunburnt I will come back.  Somehow I burn no matter how much sunscreen I use, if it is overcast, etc. My siblings think it is funny, because after we've been out in the sun for a while they will come in with slight burns that slowly tan, and I come in bright red with burns that take a bit to heal, and as a result my skin peels off and I am the same paler skinned person I was before being out in the sun.  :)  Coolibar can REALLY help with that problem. " Founded in 2001 by an Australian who knew the harshest of sun climates, Coolibar has evolved to be the leader in innovative sun protective fabric design. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Coolibar takes its name from a eucalyptus tree native to

Torus Filtered Water Bowl From Heyrex

Hey neighbors! Here is a really great product for your pets for home and travel!  From Heyrex we have the Torus Filtered Water Bowl .  This is a water bowl for our dogs that I really like.  It is designed to both filter and regulate the water, along with helping keep it cool. After opening our Torus bowl, I inserted the filter and filled it with water.  The filter goes in the hole where the cap is.  Once filled, replace the cap and turn it to the locked position.  This will allow you to carry the bowl without any water releasing into the actual bowl.  Perfect for travel!  When you have the bowl placed where you want it just turn the cap to point to the dog and water is released to fill the dish.  The reservoir holds up to 2 liters and will slowly replenish as your pet drinks.  The bowl has thick walls that help to keep the water cool. The Torus bowl is also more difficult to tip over because of it's design.  There are also easy grip foot pads to help keep i

CursiveLogic A New Way to Teach Cursive

Hi Neighbors! Here is a review of a homeschooling curriculum that will assist you in teaching your child to write in cursive.  We received the CursiveLogic Workbook from, CursiveLogic of course! Before I begin the review I want to share a little bit about how I feel regarding handwriting.  We have a friend who teaches at a public school in Florida and she told me that they are no longer requiring students to learn cursive.  Now, I am a little amazed by that.  I mean, how are they going to sign important documents, checks or even read many of our country's historical documents?  All of my children have been required to learn cursive.  I realize with all our electronics and such we have made cursive writing less of a necessity, but I still feel it is an important skill to learn.  So, if you feel the same way, continue reading about CursiveLogic. The CursiveLogic Workbook is an extremely organized method of learning.  Instead of learning the letters in alphabetic

Old Fashioned Novel and Old Fashioned Way Devotional

Hey neighbors! " Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”):  Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post. Remember a few weeks ago when I reviewed the Old Fashioned DVD?  Well, here is the review on the book the movie was based on and the accompanying devotional. The novel is by Rene Gutteridge and if you have read my movie review you have an idea of the storyline.  For those who did not see the previous review, I will give a short recap.  Basically Clay Walsh a former frat boy who has lived a little on the wild side, decides to turn from that life.  He is now running an antique shop sporting unique ideas on dating and courtship.  Into his life steps Amber Hewson.  She has a

Car Seat Organizers Make Traveling Easy! #TravelingDays

Have you ever started out on a road trip with your car all clean, organized, and everything in just the right place? Then after a day of driving, not to mention unloading and repacking the car after a hotel stay, the car doesn't even look like the same vehicle anymore! I'm sure anyone who's traveled at all has had this experience, as we have many times. We've been taking a number of 3-7 day road trips this year (and have more planned), so getting our vehicle to stay organized on said trips became a priority. That's where Talus Products comes in! I received the High Road Kids Large Food'nFun Seat Organizer for review, and wasted no time in getting this set up for our upcoming trip. This organizer is simply amazing! The inside is actually a cooler, so you can keep cold drinks and snacks handy throughout a trip. We normally bring a full size cooler on our trips, so this will get turned into a book bin more often than not! Perfect for keeping books, notebook