Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Story Fun with Laurence King

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Laurence King Publishing

Our family loves books and games! I feel they are some of the best gifts you can give to kids. Because they build much needed skills that the kids will take with them for the rest of  their lives. My kids all have different personalities when it comes to the type of stories they enjoy. Like Pumpkin is not a big reader due to speech issues but he loves books about drawing and being creative. 

Rocket: A Journey Through the Pages Book

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One thing my kids love is science and space especially my boys. They all love the idea of rockets and how they work. I am always looking for fun and interactive books for my younger children. I was excited when I received Rocket: A Journey Through the Pages Book for the kids. I will be giving this book to Sweet Pea for Christmas. I think her and Angel will enjoy this book and sending the rocket through the pages.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Stuff Your Stockings with Welch's & Go Organically *Giveaway*

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With Christmas only 14 days away it is time to think about what you will be putting in the kids stockings. One thing that I always seem to be on the hunt for is yummy snacks to put in the kids stockings other then candy. With having five kids I try to limit the candy that comes in our home. I typically put a few candy canes on the tree but limit those as well because Angel has a big sweet tooth and will eat all of them. This can be challenging sometimes since family likes to give the kids candy. When Welch's asked me if I would like for the kids to try their New Fruit Rolls and Organic Fruit Snacks I was happy to do so. 

Friday, December 8, 2017

Amazon Has Fingerlings!!

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If you are still looking for a the Hottest Toy of the season then no fear Amazon to the rescue!! Amazon has this awesome Fingerling set for $24.99 and you get the playset and Fingerling all together!! Hurry Before there Gone!!



Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Be A Unicorn & Live Life on the Bright Side *Giveaway*

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One thing that my girls love are unicorns! I can not tell you how many unicorn stuffed animals they have in their room. When I was given the opportunity to review the book Be a Unicorn & Live Life on the Bright Side I happily accepted. I knew this would be a book that the girls would really enjoy. This little book is a bright and fun book that delivers a positive message with humor and style.

Holiday Must Have Game for Families

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One thing I have been trying to get my family more of is board games we can play on family game night. Since the boys and girls rotate weekends at Nana and Papa's house it gives Mr. Anderson and I a chance to have board game nights with the boys. The girls are still a bit young for most board games right now.  Our newest game I have got for game nights is Watch Ya Mouth Throwdown Edition Card Game. It is the evolution of the original, wildly popular, hilarious and challenging tasks - while wearing mouthpieces. Watch Ya Mouth Throwdown Edition takes competition - and laughter - to the next level and builds on the multi-generational gaming phenomena.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Family Thanksgiving in Myrtle Beach 2017

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My family was given the wonderful opportunity to spend our 2017 Thanksgiving in Myrtle Beach at the Crown Reef Resort through Vacation Myrtle Beach. With us being such a large family it is hard to find hotels and resorts that can adequately fit us all in one room. I was very pleased with our Oceanfront Suite at the Crown Reef Resort. The room was very spacious as it had a fully equipped kitchen, 2 queen beds, a sleeper sofa, a Murphy/wall bed, in room-safe and more which made it big and perfect for my big family. Our room also had a balcony that over looked the ocean where we were able to sit and watch dolphins play one day. I liked that they had protective covers on the beds to protect against bed bugs. With so many people coming in and you never know what they bring with them I liked seeing the protective covers. 

If You Give A Man A Cookie (A Parody)

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Typically when I get books they are for the kids to review but occasionally a few adult books sneak through as well. That is the case with the book I recently recived If You Give a Man a Cookie: A Parody. This book comes from New York Times bestselling author Laura Numeroff. Most people know Laura from the hugely popular children's book "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie".

One Christmas Bear Book

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One thing that I love giving my children as gifts for Christmas are books. I love giving them the gift of reading. It is a gift that lasts a lifetime and one they will use for the rest of their lives. So any chance I get to get them new books I usually jump right on. I especially love when I can get really cute children's books. I recently received the wonderful book One Christmas Bear to review with my kids.

Enjoy A Tea Moment

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Durable Glass Infusers

With the New Year quickly approaching I am beginning to think about goals for myself. One of those goals will be eating healthier not only for myself but for my family as well. One major part to this is what my family and I drink. I have always been a big soda/pop drinker and I think that is partially because I was born addicted to it. Yes you read that I right born addicted to soda/pop and Pepsi to be exact. While pregnant with peanut I was able to give up soda/pop but have come back to it. I would like to drink more water but have never been a big fan of it unless I can add some kind of flavoring. Typically I add lemon to my water but lately have also been adding some of my essential oils to add some new and different flavors.


Sunday, December 3, 2017

Give Your Body A Boost

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One thing that I am always on the lookout for is healthier drink options for my family. I am always trying to find ways to get my family to drink something other then soda/pop. None of us really care for plan water and always seem to have a soda/pop in hand. I know that it is not healthy for any of us so I am always willing to try new things. When I got the chance to review Bonta' I happily accepted. Mr. Anderson has been drinking more coconut water recently so I thought he might enjoy the Bonta' drinks. 

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Take Your Veggies To A New Level

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One thing that I love is eating fresh vegetables especially ones from my in-laws garden. I also love finding new and delicious recipes to use them in as well. I am not sure why but my family had never really grilled our veggies. But now thanks to Cave Tools we are grilling our veggies as well and they are delicious!

Keep The Magic Alive This Christmas


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Thursday, November 23, 2017

A Perfect Time Piece for Anyone


Ladies Wood Watch

One thing that I personally think can finish a outfit is a beautiful watch. Mr. Anderson has to wear business professional (dress shirt & tie) to work everyday. I am not sure why but I think when he wears a watch it just finishes his outfit. I was very excited when I got to give him a early Christmas of a beautiful JORD watch. Since Mr. Anderson is the Human Resources Benefits Manager for his company he needs to look nice and professional at all times.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Cozy Up and Color On

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One thing that I enjoy doing in my free time is coloring. It is one of the ways I like to relax and unwind. With having 5 children I need ways that I am able to relax and unwind after a crazy and hectic day. I have several coloring books that are just mine and the kids know that have to ask if they want a page out of them. I love finding coloring books that are inspirational and unique.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Winter Car Seat Safety

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With winter quickly approaching it is time to really start to think about car seat safety. Since I live in Ohio we deal with snow in the winter which can make using car seats a total pain. Most people do not realize that car seats and children's heavy winter coats do not mix well. I am guilty of this myself until I was made aware of the danger and now I try to help educate others on this danger. When you allow your child to wear their coat in the car seat you have to loosen the straps so they can fit which leaves the harness to loose to protect your child in a crash.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Christmas Giveaway Bash 2017


Are you ready for Christmas?? I know we are slowly starting to prepare here at the Anderson Angels household. I know that Kay at The More The Merrier is also starting to get ready and we are super excited to bring you this very BIG and EXCITING Giveaway!! All the items that have been or will be reviewed for our Holiday Gift Guide that included a giveaway are in this giant giveaway. 

Keep your Home Healthy this Winter

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With the cold and flu season quickly approaching here in Ohio I am starting to get my home ready. There are some simple ways I prepare my home for the cold season. One of the biggest and most important is making sure I clean and functioning cool mist humidifiers for all the bedrooms. I also have diffusers in each room as well so I can diffuse my essential oils to help keep my family healthy.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

CrockPot Thursdays: Ranch Roast w/ Veggies


It has been awhile since I have posted a Crockpot Thursday recipe and miss doing them. I love cooking and utilizing my crockpot because it saves me so much time. With having 5 children, a hubby that works 2 jobs, homework, church activities and more I am a busy mom. So finding time to cook my family a healthy meal everyday can become overwhelming but thanks to my crockpot it can be super easy. I do a monthly meal calendar and the majority of the meals are things cooked in the crockpot. This week I am sharing my Ranch Roast with Veggies Recipe with you.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Decorate For Christmas Giveaway


It is time to start thinking about how you will decorate your home for the 2017 Holidays season. Sometimes that is super simple if you stick with a set theme. I like to mix things up with my decorating which sometimes drives myself and Mr. Anderson crazy. I love my tree being uniform with everything matching but when you have kids that just is not always possible. My kids want everything bright and very colorful and I simply want just a couple colors. So when I give in and let the kids have their way with helping decorate I get a bit stressed.