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It is back to school time and reading is back in. I recently found some great new hardback and paperback books for .02 cents at my local shopping center. Books on audio are also awesome. Every parent knows that kids’ brains are like sponges, soaking up drops of information and words (even the four-letter ones we don’t always want them to). But did you know that 85 percent of what we learn, we learn by listening? According to the Audio Publishers Association, listening increases reading accuracy by 52 percent, and combining print and audio increases memory 40 percent over print alone. is making it easier (and more fun!) for kids to expand their vocabularies, increase reading speed, improve fluency, and teach pronunciation. No matter what genre your child gravitates towards, has lots of exciting kids content that can be enjoyed while waiting for appointments, before bedtime, and during car rides (the age-old question “Are we there yet?” will become a thing …

All Natural Feels So Breezy!

I was not compensated for this post. I received the products from winning a public giveaway. All opinions are my own.

Last week I received a congratulations email. I had not been entering giveaways in quite some time with school, home, and work duties taking up a lot of my time. The email notified me that my name was selected as a 'Be SUN SMART with GRATEFULBODY' Giveaway WINNER! The giveaway was hosted by The All Natural Beauty Website.

I received 4 great products. The GRATEFUL BODY products I was awarded were the Seven Powers serum, Sunny Facial toner, Nourish Moisturizer and Essential Cleanser. I am so blessed. Shipping was very fast.

I had been looking for a skincare regimen that included an awesome moisturizer, toner, and even serum. My skincare routine only included cleanser. I know it is so sad to say. I am quite impressed with the quality of the products. I am not used to a cleanser without suds but the cleaner did leave my face feeling refreshed and clean. The toner i…


Hello Everyone,

I have been gone from blogging for quite a long time. This is where my heart is. I read other blogs, and I miss sharing. I miss having a conversation with others. I want to thank those subscribers who are still part of the blog even though there has not been a steady flow of content.

Just some updates about me. I am back in college pursuing a master's degree. For my job, I had a timeline of 5 years to complete it, and I waited until the last two years for it to happen. I was enjoying my family so much that I had a fear it would take me away from them. With the help of my husband, I balance it but not to the point of perfection.

Over the past two years, changes such as having a stepdaughter living with me full time, crafting more because I have a Cricut, and penny shopping at dollar general have all come to be additions I did not think would happen. I am slowly getting back into the groove of life and doing things just for me. I neglected myself far too long.

So thi…