Wednesday, March 29, 2017

30-Day Tylee's Dog Food Challenge for Kiah

Well, it has officially started!  Kiah is 6 days into a 30 day challenge on this new human-grade dog food from Tylee's.  
First let me get to delivery!   It was fast and it was packed in dry ice...how cool was that!   Super cool if you were my kids because their daddy did a cool science experiment with them right away!   :)  I know that was a side note but one I wanted to share.

So what is neat about this dog food? So many things, like Buy 1 Get 1 FREE with code "TYLEES" or even the fact that the ingredients might be healthier than what I may have eaten for the day which flax seed and chia seeds!  Or maybe just knowing that there is no fillers or that nothing comes from China! 

So here is a picture of the food. I have never served my dog food that looked more like human food.  The fact that it has the green, yellow, orange color is pretty awesome.  The next thing that caught my attention was the smell, it had a very sweet smell.
What did Kiah think?  Well, she gets two cups in the morning and a cup later in the evening and she eats every bit within minutes!   She is being so spoiled on this food since it is warmed up and such high quality.   It has only been a few days so I haven't noticed much besides her begging for more food... I might have to increase from 3 cups to a little bit more???   I just think she loves it but I used to give her a little bit more with dry food.  I have been happy that her system adjusted very nicely from changing her diet not bathroom emergencies or any other ill effects! Once I get further along in the 30-day trial I will keep you posted!  


Description

Tylee's Beef Recipe Human-Grade Dog Food gives you all the benefits of a homemade meal for your pup, without any of the prep time. Tylee’s is made with human-grade ingredients just like you’d find at the grocery store—real, whole foods you can see and identify. Real meat is cooked and combined with nutritious fruits and vegetables then frozen to keep in all the flavor and nutrients. To prepare this nutritiously delicious food, simply defrost it and serve it. Each recipe is grain-free and has only one source of protein, so it’s perfect for pets with sensitive tummies or allergies. In Tylee’s Beef Recipe you will find real USDA-grade beef plus sweet potatoes, mango, broccoli, spinach and zucchini that are full of fiber, antioxidants, phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals to help keep your pal in top shape. Ingredients like flaxseed and sunflower oil offer alternative sources of omega-3 and 6 for a healthy coat. With all this good stuff on the menu, there’s no room for things like fillers, corn, wheat, soy, by-product meals, artificial flavors, artificial coloring or any ingredients sourced from China. Tylee’s is made in the USA with ingredients from around the world and is available exclusively at Chewy.com.

Key Benefits
Made with human-grade ingredients just like you’d find at the grocery store—real, whole foods you can see and identify, with nothing sourced from China.
These recipes are easy to serve—simply defrost and add to your pet’s bowl. Tylee’s can also be used as a topper to make any regular bowl of kibble more enticing.
Minimally processed ingredients retain all their natural flavors and valuable antioxidants, amino acids, vitamins, and minerals to support your dog’s best health.
Grain-free food for dogs can better suit pups with sensitive tummies or allergies. Plus, there are no fillers like corn, soy, wheat or by-product meals.
Chia seeds, ground flaxseed, and sunflower oil are full of omega-3 and 6 fatty acids to nourish your pup’s skin and help his coat stay shiny and full.

There are four flavors of this food:



Lily Girl Music Box




First Precious Moments- the Lily Girl Music Box 


I remember growing up I had a friend who had so many Precious Moments collectibles.   It is safe to say I was a bit jealous as I didn't have any.  I might have been a bit more excited than my daughter when I had her open it up but she was just as excited when the music started to play.  

This week my daughter got one of her own!  The above "Lily Girl Music Box" is so precious.   She already has a couple musical snow globes and figurines so this one goes with her collection really well.  She played the song several times while cleaning her room last night.  :) 

The new Precious Moment figurine is adorable with the bright green color and the sweet music it plays.  This sweet gift would be such a nice surprise in any Easter basket... who needs all that sugar anyway.  Go get your own Precious Moment's for your child and give them something that will last a lifetime and not just a couple hours with candy!

Go shop now and see all the beautiful options that Precious Moments has for you or your child!  





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"Smurfs: the Lost Village" Win Movie TICKETS!!!



How many of you are excited for the release of "The Smurfs: the Lost Village?"   I have enjoyed these movies and this one looks like a really fun one to watch.  The movie comes to theaters nationwide on April 7th, 2017!  Will you be taking your kids?  


Win tickets for opening weekend by clicking HERE!!  GOOD LUCK, hope you and your family can have a blast!  

One thing I do with my kids after watching a movie is talking about connections we make from the movie to our Bible!  (At my church I get to do monthly movie nights and this is so fun)
Here are a few questions to get you started discussing this movie with your kids!

Questions for Consideration: 
1. What words would you use to describe yourself? How can you give those things to God? 
2. What’s the problem with trying to find your identity in accomplishments, careers, money, abilities or relationships?
 3. How does finding your identity in Christ give you greater freedom to pursue your goals and dreams in life?
Guiding Scripture:* “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” —Ephesians 2:10

Questions for Consideration:
 1. How is service a part of your life? How can you make it a bigger part? Write down some ways you can serve the people nearest you.
 2. Read Philippians 2:3. Why do you think humility and service are linked? How can being humble give you more opportunities to serve? 
3. What do you think Jesus meant when he said, “The greatest among you will be your servant” (Matthew 23:11)? How does serving make you great?
Guiding Scripture:* “The greatest among you will be your servant. For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.” —Matthew 23:11-12

Questions for Consideration: 
1. When have you showed courage? What was the result?
 2. Remember a time that someone’s bravery inspired you. Who was it and what did they do that motivated you to act courageously?
 3. In what area of your life do you need to show more courage? What is stopping you and how can you overcome that?
Guiding Scripture:* “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.” —Joshua 1:9 

Download the full discussion guide HERE

Don't forget to enter the giveaway to win some free tickets!  I can't wait to tell you more about the movie once I see it all!   I really encourage you all to print the discussion guide and have some fun discussing Christ after a movie.  The are so many great connections we can make using movies it really hits home many aspects and can be powerful for kids to see and understand those connections.  




Book Review, "God Loves Daddy & Me"

Book Description

God loves Daddy and me, He listens when we pray, When we tell Him “Thank You,” it’s the best part of our day!

Cuddle up cozy-close with an adorable reminder of God’s love for daddies and their little ones. Celebrating loving fathers, precious children, and the God who loves them all, God Loves Daddy and Me will remind parents and little ones of how much they are loved.
My Review
Thank you Booklook program for sending me this book free of charge in exchange for an honest review.  I was not paid for this review and all opinions expressed are 100% mine.
This board book takes gives you all the warm fuzzy feelings.  I just love books that showcase the love of a parent!  This book also showcases God.  The cute raccoon pair is a father and child and with each page, you see them have fun and on some pages, you learn more about God too.  Some of the adventures in the book include fort building, walks, helping each other, wrestling, bonfire, and even bed time prayers. This board book is appropriate for preschool and younger but I do believe all ages can enjoy this quick but adorable book.
The author and illustrator did a great job with each page!  This book is one that is sure to be a great addition to any library or a great gift to a new father! 

Monday, March 27, 2017

Collector? Collections??

Do you have something that you collect?   Not just those coin collectors but something else?  Stuffed animals?  Random animal?  Keepsakes?  

I don't really consider myself a collector but I do have over 10 Willow Tree Figurines.  There is something so sweet about these faceless figurines.  For me, they are almost like milestones in my own life.   Like I have a sister one, then a couple one, one holding a baby, then a family one.  

Willow Tree figurines are sold all over but one online place is  Holyart.com.  The prices seem very similar to prices I have seen in other stores.  

Holyart.com is a website based out of Italy that sells way more then the figurines I collect.  They have items that your church might need from communion supplies to candles to cross necklaces.   They have so many different religious items that you can spend a long time browsing their site.  I even found a small selection of tea!  I will admit that the website does favor more of the catholic traditions.  


About Holyart:

Holyart.it - the first religious art shop in Italy, which sells exclusively on-line.

We are a team of sincere people driven by a simple and clear goal: offering our customers the best service possible! This means unique products, value-for-money prices, prompt answers, safe and easy payment methods, quick delivery and above all, make our customers sure that they will run no risks in purchasing on our website!
Yes, you get it, and, we would like to repeat it once again: no risks for our customers.
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