Running vs Walking

 

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Rachel at Rachel’s Reviews and Giveaways is in training for a half marathon!  Can you imagine?  I could never ever ever run a half marathon.  Heck, I’m not sure I could run a 5k or a 10k.  Nor would I really want to, honestly. 

I’ve never been a fan of running.  I’m sure part of that is being full-busted.  I don’t really need two black eyes from my workout, know what I mean?   Swimming has always been my preferred form of fitness.  We’ve always had a swimming pool though.  If not in our own backyard, at least in our subdivision or complex. 

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Wordless Wednesday – Funny Videos

Hilarious!

End of May Twitter $40 Amazon Giveaway – WW

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Welcome to the End of May Twitter Giveaway hosted by MamaNYC!  Over 30 bloggers have teamed together to celebrate the end of MAY – and kickoff the start of our summer months as we head into June. All you have to do is follow our Twitter accounts in order to gain entries in this giveaway! Sure, we also tossed in some other options, but this giveaway is all about Twitter!

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Make Your Own Picture Frame for $5

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How often do you need picture frames?  There are times when I need what seems like millions of frames.  Sometimes I can pick them up at thrift stores or garage sales cheaply, but not always. 

What do you do when you need lots of frames and there’s none to be found?  You make them yourself!  Best of all – it’s easy!

Here’s what you need:

4 stretcher bars – look at Art Supply stores.  I bought mine at Hobby Lobby
Wood Glue
A mallet

How to make it:

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$100 in Amazon Giftcards Giveaway #MissionGiveaway

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**Add your OWN VERBIAGE HERE…sponsor has asked that we do NOT use affiliate links**

Grand Prize: $75 Amazon to WIN, $25 Amazon to GIVE

(you will win $75 for you and can pick a friend to give $25.)

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2 Danze Showerheads Giveaway #MissionGiveaway

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A great showerhead is one of life's little luxuries.  Anyone that's ever suffered with a horrible one knows exactly what I mean!

Grand Prize: Danze Showerhead to WIN and 1 to GIVE

(you will win a Danze Showerhead MSRP $57 for you and one to give a friend.) danzeshowerhead 2 Danze Showerheads Giveaway #MissionGiveaway

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Dress Up Your Camera with Mod Straps

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As an active blogger, I take my camera with me everywhere. And I mean everywhere. You never know when you’re going to come across something either really wonderful, like newborn colts, or really bizarre.  Sometimes, you even have to photo blog doing something for sponsors. 
 
When your camera becomes another accessory, you want it to look good. Mod Straps makes really fun camera accessories like camera straps and bags. Whether you have a fancy DSLR that you use for photo shoots or a compact point and shoot that you bring along, you can really express your personality. 
 
Mod recently sent me a camera strap and bag for my point and shoot camera. They sent me a compact camera pouch and strap in Crimson Victorian.  I had recently purchased a new camera that was supposed to be red, so this was perfect! 
 

Paris Goes Travel Books for Kids

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When I was a kid, there were two things that our family was huge on – reading and travel. I often had a big stack of books to keep me entertained when we went somewhere. I would have loved to have the Paris Goes series of books!
 
In the Paris Goes series, a young girl named Paris travels to various locales. She goes to Lake Tahoe with her family for a quick getaway. Paris takes a trip to San Francisco to do some shopping and sight-seeing. They even go to Los Angeles, which turns into a trip throughout all of Southern California. One of the things I love about these books is that they actually include the local sights, including some that are kind of off the beaten path. 
 
Paris also takes trips to New York, Italy, and Paris. She’s one really well traveled girl!
 
My Friend Paris also has a series of books dealing with her twin sisters. There’s the I’m Having Twins, My Twins Are Coming Home, and then the Twins first events. The twins’ first Halloween, Christmas, and Birthday are all chronicled.  These books are written by a young girl, too. 
 
If you have young kids that like to read or are interested in going places, these are worth checking out. 
 
You can purchase the books at My friend Paris.  Connect with Paris on Facebook, too. 
 
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