Showing posts from November 22, 2009

Review ~ Book 1 ~ Wright on Time- Arizona

We live in Michigan, but have wanted to move to Arizona for years now.  I was excited to find out about a new chapter book series for kids ~ Wright on Time by Lisa M. Cottrell-Bentley.  The first book in this new series takes place in Arizona!

This series is about the Wright family.  They are a homeschool family that is traveling the US in their RV.  Each month brings them to a new state with a new educational theme to explore and play with.  They prove that learning can happen all the time, anywhere, and that being with family is fun!

The characters are ~

Aidan, age 7 ~ Boisterous and joking all the time, this sporty boy knows how to have fun!

Nadia, age 11 ~ Curious and fiery, this intellectual girl can always find out answers to even the most difficult questions.

Their parents ~ Harrison, a writer and linguist expert, and Stephanie, a telecommuting computer expert; ready to adventure with their children.

Prince Pumpkin III, turtle extraordinaire ~ This 50 year old little guy is holding o…

Kellogg's Froot Loops and Apple Jacks now w/ Fiber

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I recently received a box of Froot Loops with fiber, a box of Froot Loops with no fiber to taste test the difference between the two cereals, and 2 boxes of Apple Jacks with fiber.  I will be honest, these are actually 2 of my favorite cereals.  I love them!  I've mentioned before, I do not eat cereal w/ milk.  I love to eat cereal dry though, and these 2 cereals are a great snack!

Did you know that 9 out of 10 kids lack the recommended amount of fiber a day?  I know I struggle myself with getting enough fiber, so I can understand why so many kids lack it.  Kellogg's decided to take two of their most popular kids cereals and add 3 grams of fiber per serving.

I broke into the Apple Jack's first and they definitely did not taste any different to me.  I had nothing to compare to though, so then I tried the Froot Loops.  Both boxes tasted exactly the same to me.  The big test though was the kids.  I didn't tell them they were taste testing because I didnt&…

$20 Turkey Dinner for 8 + $30 Walmart Giveaway for you!

The economy is still bad, so with the holidays approaching we don't want the added stress of how to pay for everything.  Luckily Walmart is at it again with lowering prices.  This holiday season, Walmart is reducing prices on key holiday meal items to help make holiday meals a little more affordable.

Plus they have recently teamed up with some of Food Networks stars Melissa D’Arabian from Ten Dollar Dinners and Aaron Sanchez of Chefs vs. City to create tasty twists on traditional holiday dishes.

A turkey dinner for eight as low as $20
According to a survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation, last year’s average cost of a turkey was roughly $1.19 per pound. Select Grade A turkeys are available now for 40 cents per pound at Walmart.* These gobblers are part of Walmart’s $20 Thanksgiving menu guaranteeing family favorites will be on the dinner table this holiday season. Walmart’s $20 Thanksgiving feast includes:
One 12-pound Grade A turkey*Three 11 to 15.5-ounce cans Green Giant ve…