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11/16/17

Tyler Perry's Higher is Waiting + Giveaway

I saw a short interview where Tyler Perry mentioned a new book that was coming out and for some reason, I realize I really would like to read it.
And here we are and so can you also. Just enter below for your chance to win.

An intimate book of inspiration by one of the great cultural icons of our time

Higher Is Waiting is a spiritual guidebook, a collection of teachings culled from the experiences of a lifetime, meant to inspire readers to climb higher in their own lives and pull themselves up to a better, more fulfilling place. In this intimate book, Tyler Perry writes of how his faith has sustained him in hard times, centered him in good times, and enriched his life.


Beginning with his earliest memories of growing up a shy boy in New Orleans, Perry recalls the moments of grace and beauty in a childhood marked by brutality, deprivation, and fear. With tenderness he sketches portraits of the people who sustained him and taught him indelible lessons about integrity, trust in God, and the power of forgiveness: his aunt Mae, who cared for her grandfather, who was born a slave, and sewed quilts that told a story of generations; Mr. Butler, a blind man of remarkable dignity and elegance, who sold penny candies on a street corner; and his beloved mother, Maxine, who endured abuse, financial hardship, and the daily injustices of growing up in the Jim Crow South yet whose fierce love for her son burned bright and never dimmed. Perry writes of how he nurtured his dreams and discovered solace in nature, and of his resolute determination to reach ever higher.

Perry vividly and movingly describes his growing awareness of God’s presence in his life, how he learned to tune in to His voice, to persevere through hard times, and to choose faith over fear. Here he is: the devoted son, the loving father, the steadfast friend, the naturalist, the philanthropist, the creative spirit—a man whose life lessons and insights into scripture are a gift offered with generosity, humility, and love.

Does it sound like a book you want to read? Share this post and also enter to win! 


ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Tyler Perry is the mastermind behind nineteen theatrically released feature films, more than fifteen stage plays, nine television shows, and a New York Times bestselling book. His creative empire has won over audiences and built communities from the Tyler Perry Studios home base in Atlanta, Georgia, throughout the world. His unique blend of spiritual hope and down-home humor continues to shape his inspiring life story, connecting with fans across the globe and always leaving space to dream.


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Colette is a busy mom of 2 kids focusing solely on being a mom. She hails from the Caribbean and now balances the full life of being a SAHM and dabbling in odd jobs to help around the home. She enjoys sharing her memories, hopes, food, travel, entertainment, and product experiences on her blog. Please read my disclosure 
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11/13/17

Now That We Found Love Soccer Tournament Consolations - 4Ms

This weekend was fast forward for the kids and I.
They both were in the Coca-Cola Soccer tournaments and it was just busy, busy, busy!

My daughter's team played well but didn't advance to the finals. One of the teams didn't show up to play which gave us a forfeit and sadly that might have played on how many points we had in the end.  We'd have preferred to have had a game.

My son's team played well also and was able to advance to the consolation bracket of which we won. The boys are very excited.

Both kids had a great coach who worked really hard at helping them to learn and getting them ready.

Saturday and Sunday we were up and on the field by 8am and going home 7pm! Sunday was pushed a bit to 10am, but still had to be up early to run to church and then the field.

And of course, trying to ensure that the kids get enough rest to keep up and also get back to school this morning.

I'm looking forward to us just sitting down and relaxing and connecting.

Hope y'all had a relaxing weekend!

Drum Roll Please!   Our November 13th Our Spotlight Dancer is “The Testosterone Three & Me”, Vandy J.  & our theme is “One hit wonders of when you were in high-school”” !

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Are you looking to improve your health? Maybe lose some weight, sleep better, have more energy?
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1. HOW MUCH IS IT?
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2. IS IT SAFE?
Yes. In fact, Plexus is the most natural health supplement line on the market today. All of our products are gluten free, NON-GMO, contain no artificial sweeteners (including Sucralose and Aspartame), no dyes or chemicals, and most are vegan. I know many pregnant & breastfeeding women who have had Plexus approved by their doctors! We are about HEALTH, getting to the root issues of the reasons people are unhealthy and have difficulty losing weight, we are NOT a dangerous diet aid, or a fad diet that produces quick weight loss with a band-aid fix. We are about long term solutions and lifestyle changes.

3. WILL IT WORK FOR ME?
Plexus has something for EVERYONE and CAN help EVERYONE! Plexus has one of the highest success rates in the Health Supplement industry and less than a 1% return rate!! However, I also believe it is important that you work with a knowledgeable ambassador who will help you find the best regimen to reach your health goals! This, paired with consistency in taking the products, working WITH the products, can equal incredible and undeniable results!

4. I'M TRYING TO DECIDE BETWEEN _______ & PLEXUS. WHAT MAKES PLEXUS DIFFERENT?
This one gets me excited because Plexus is not a diet! Yes, weight loss is an amazing side effect of getting healthy but Plexus has so many other MEASURABLE results. You can measure your blood sugars, cholesterol, blood pressure - it has ingredients to help with each of these. Getting healthy from the inside out and GUT HEALTH is key to overall health and wellness!
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Welcome to today's music.  Five years and going strong!  I hope Monday find you with a smile and music to begin your week with light steps. 
I'm always coming to visit everyone on the linky so don't worry if I'm a bit late! 

CONGRATULATIONS to this week's spotlight dancer
Our “SPOTLIGHT DANCER” gets the PRIVILEGE of picking the THEME for the following week that we have a theme.  EVERY OTHER WEEK we have a FREEBIE!

Don't forget to visit the spotlight dancer in the #1 spot. Soon it might be your turn.  And also Sign Our 4M's Social Network Help Linky!
Thank you for visiting and I'll visit you soon! 

Hosts: 
Marie @XmasDolly
Cohost:
Colette @JamericanSpice

Honorary Co-host: 
Steps:
1. Visit YouTube (or other) and get your music for the theme of the week
2. Grab our "Monday's Music Moves Me" button (above) 
3. Add your post to the linky - follow the hosts and grab our buttons. Leave a note so we can follow you back
4. Visit each other and leave a comment or whatever you want to do to let them know you were there. See if they have the same music style as you. Enjoy the music! 

Aloha
Colette is a busy mom of 2 kids focusing solely on being a mom. She hails from the Caribbean and now balances the full life of being a SAHM and dabbling in odd jobs to help around the home. She enjoys sharing her memories, hopes, food, travel, entertainment, and product experiences on her blog. Please read my disclosure 
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Fight The Flu - 15 Doctor Recommended "To Do's!"

As we head into flu season there are many things we can do to “flu proof” ourselves. Regardless of whether you choose to get a flu vaccine or not, there are things we can do to heighten our chances of not getting sick this winter. Dr. Christopher Calapai, a New York based Osteopathic Physician board certified in family medicine, and anti-aging medicine provided us with a comprehensive list of 15 to do’s to fight the flu. Keep your surroundings clean, wipe surfaces at work, keep your cell phone clean. According to the CDC viruses can survive on a surface for up to 8 hours

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Keep your surroundings clean, wipe surfaces at work, keep your cell phone clean. According to 
the CDC viruses can survive on a surface for up to 8 hours

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Wash your hands frequently and use a hand sanitizer. Remember the workplace and public spaces are a hotbed for germs. This is where the hand washing comes into play.

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Increase intake of vitamin D, C, E and A. Include foods such as red bell peppers (add to salads), sweet potatoes, chicken soup, salmon and garlic. Research shows that keeping vitamin D levels at 80 ng/ml or so decreases the risk of catching the flu and swine flu.


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Bring your own lunch to work where you can control food prep and ensure surfaces are clean.

5     
Get a full night's sleep. When you feel run down you're more susceptible to illness.

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Work from home when feeling sick. These days it's easier for people to work from home at the slightest signs of cold or flu.

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Eat kimchi! It’s delicious and a great probiotic which boost immunity.

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Add mushrooms to your meal. Packed with selenium they’re an immunity booster.

9.    
Sip green or black tea rich in polyphenols and flavonoids which ward off illness as well as L-theanine, an immunity boosting amino acid. Green and black tea are also packed with polyphenols and flavonoids.

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Munch on sweet potato fries which are high in vitamin which helps us fight off bacteria and viruses.

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Don’t touch your face especially the eyes. The average person touches their face around 15 times per hour! It’s something we do unconsciously so if we can be more aware of face touching the more we can stop.

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Soup it up! Chicken veggie noodle or ginger garlic soup fights flu and sinus infection.

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Exercise regularly! Doing 30 minutes of moderate cardio per day is optimal to enhance the performance of infection fighting white blood cells.

14  
Go hands free on the smartphone. When we put our phones down and then pick them up or touch them this is where viruses can spread. Using earbuds and cleaning the phone with a devise friendly cleaner will help.

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Lose the booze. You really want to cut back on alcohol consumption during flu season. It dehydrates us and lowers our immunity so our ability to fight off virus is impaired.


About the Doctor:

Dr. Christopher Calapai, D.O. is an Osteopathic Physician board certified in family medicine, and anti-aging medicine.

Proclaimed the "The Stem Cell Guru" by the New York Daily News, Dr. Calapai is a leader in the field of stem cell therapy in the U.S. His stem cell treatments have achieved remarkable results in clinical trials on patients with conditions as varied as Alzheimer's, arthritis, erectile dysfunction, frailty syndrome, heart, kidney and liver failure, lupus, MS and Parkinson's.

He has worked with Mike Tyson, Mickey Rourke, Steven Seagal, and Gotham's, Donal Logue; and as a medical consultant for the New York Rangers. Connect with him via twitter @drcalapai or at www.drcal.net



Colette is a busy mom of 2 kids focusing solely on being a mom. She hails from the Caribbean and now balances the full life of being a SAHM and dabbling in odd jobs to help around the home. She enjoys sharing her memories, hopes, food, travel, entertainment, and product experiences on her blog. Please read my disclosure 
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11/10/17

Pain Relief With Salonpas Giveaway

Do you have constant pain? What is your main source of relief? 
Share with me below for a chance to win! 


Pain Relief With Salonpas Giveaway

Welcome to the Pain Relief With Salonpas Giveaway!

1 winner
This giveaway is part of our Holiday Gift Guide – Stop by to see all the giveaways and great products.
This contest is hosted by the Social Media Gurus Network!
Host that put together this giveaway is Michigan Saving and More
Below is a list of all the bloggers involved in the gift guide giveaways.
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Now let’s get to the sponsor!

Salonpas


Package With All Of The Above Products

See the review HERE.

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THE GIVEAWAY

This giveaway is in no way endorsed, affiliated, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Media Networking Site.You are not eligible if you have won a prize from the sponsor in the last 12 month. This Giveaway is valid in the United States Only and Entrants must be 18+ years of age to enter. This giveaway event will end at 11:59 PM (EST) 12/13/17. The winners will have 48 hours to email their information back to las93063 at gmail dot com or a new winner will be drawn, you may want to put this email address as safe as it could go to spam. The sponsors are each responsible for shipping of the above prizes. No blog associated with this contests are responsible for prize fulfillment. If you would like to be a sponsor in a giveaway like this please email Laura Smith at las930 (at)gmail (dot) com. If you take an entry you must stay following for the entire contest or you will be disqualified.

Also we all “love it if you like us” on Facebook! If you like our blogs on social media it helps us bring you only the best giveaways and more of them!

Enter below and Good Luck!


Colette is a busy mom of 2 kids focusing solely on being a mom. She hails from the Caribbean and now balances the full life of being a SAHM and dabbling in odd jobs to help around the home. She enjoys sharing her memories, hopes, food, travel, entertainment, and product experiences on her blog. Please read my disclosure 
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11/9/17

Give Your Pet A Treat With $5 Off Petcurean Coupon #NourishForLife

I love how well my kids love our cat. Now if only they'd realize that loving involves them feeding him and cleaning his potty multiple times of day!

But I want to ensure that our adopted pet is well cared for, so it's great to find any help to get him the right nutrition whenever possible!

You can share in this too by getting the $5 off Petcurean Coupon!


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who must meet or exceed very stringent health, safety, and quality criteria.

All ingredients are sourced from North America, New Zealand, and Australia. Petcurean doesn’t
use by-product meals, un-named meat meals or any ingredient from China.

Petcurean pet foods are sold exclusively through pet specialty retailers in the United States,
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Colette is a busy mom of 2 kids focusing solely on being a mom. She hails from the Caribbean and now balances the full life of being a SAHM and dabbling in odd jobs to help around the home. She enjoys sharing her memories, hopes, food, travel, entertainment, and product experiences on her blog. Please read my disclosure 
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Modarri Deluxe 3 Pack Build Your Car Kit Giveaway

I wouldn't mind redecorating my car with a nice cupholder that actually holds! And a boom box because I love tunes :) 

What is one thing that you find very useful inside your vehicle? 

Share with me below for your chance to win!

Welcome to the Modarri Deluxe 3 Pack Build Your Car Kit Giveaway!

1 winner
This giveaway is part of our 2017 Holiday Gift Guide
Stop by to see all the giveaways and great gift ideas.
This contest is hosted by the Social Media Gurus Network!

Presenting this giveaway to you is Peyton's Momma

Below is a list of all the bloggers involved in the gift guide giveaways.

A Girl Rocks Life A Rain Of Thought All About My Deals Bargnhtress Deliciously Savvy Easter Babe’s Theory Everyday Gizmos Sweeps & Views Freebies Deals & Steals Here We Go Again Ready Java John Z’s Jerri1962sBlog Lisa-Queen of Random Living Simply Michigan Saving and More Missy’s Views and Savings Clues Mom Are We There Yet My Silly Little Gang MyStyleSpot Peyton’s Momma RedHeaded Patti SaraLee’s Deals Steals & Giveaways Simply Sherryl Sweet Southern Savings Tales From A Southern Mom The Homespun Chics Welcome To My Kitchen


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Now let’s get to the sponsor!

Modarri


Modarri 3 Pack Build Your Own Cars

$59.99 RV
See the review HERE.

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THE GIVEAWAY

This giveaway is in no way endorsed, affiliated, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Media Networking Site.You are not eligible if you have won a prize from the sponsor in the last 12 month. This Giveaway is valid in the United States Only and Entrants must be 18+ years of age to enter. This giveaway event will end at 11:59 PM (EST) 11/21/17. The winners will have 48 hours to email their information back to shanna at peytonsmomma dot com or a new winner will be drawn, you may want to put this email address as safe as it could go to spam. The sponsors are each responsible for shipping of the above prizes. No blog associated with this contests are responsible for prize fulfillment. If you would like to be a sponsor in a giveaway like this please email Shanna Gebhard at shanna (at)peytonsmomma (dot) com. If you take an entry you must stay following for the entire contest or you will be disqualified.

Also we all “love it if you like us” on Facebook! If you like our blogs on social media it helps us bring you only the best giveaways and more of them!

Enter below and Good Luck!


Colette is a busy mom of 2 kids focusing solely on being a mom. She hails from the Caribbean and now balances the full life of being a SAHM and dabbling in odd jobs to help around the home. She enjoys sharing her memories, hopes, food, travel, entertainment, and product experiences on her blog. Please read my disclosure 
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DESPICABLE ME 3 MATCH Game Giveaway

We do love Despicable me, so how about a game? 
Have you played this one before? Do you love playing board games? 
Share with em below for your chance to win!

Welcome to the DESPICABLE ME 3 MATCH Game Giveaway!


1 winner
This giveaway is part of our 2017 Holiday Gift Guide
Stop by to see all the giveaways and great gift ideas.
This contest is hosted by the Social Media Gurus Network!

Presenting this giveaway to you is Peyton's Momma

Below is a list of all the bloggers involved in the gift guide giveaways.

A Girl Rocks Life A Rain Of Thought All About My Deals Bargnhtress Deliciously Savvy Easter Babe’s Theory Everyday Gizmos Sweeps & Views Freebies Deals & Steals Here We Go Again Ready Java John Z’s Jerri1962sBlog Lisa-Queen of Random Living Simply Michigan Saving and More Missy’s Views and Savings Clues Mom Are We There Yet My Silly Little Gang MyStyleSpot Peyton’s Momma RedHeaded Patti SaraLee’s Deals Steals & Giveaways Simply Sherryl Sweet Southern Savings Tales From A Southern Mom The Homespun Chics Welcome To My Kitchen


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Now let’s get to the sponsor!

Top Trumps USA

DESPICABLE ME 3 MATCH Game

$19.99 RV

THE GIVEAWAY

This giveaway is in no way endorsed, affiliated, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Media Networking Site.You are not eligible if you have won a prize from the sponsor in the last 12 month. This Giveaway is valid in the United States Only and Entrants must be 18+ years of age to enter. This giveaway event will end at 11:59 PM (EST) 11/28/17. The winners will have 48 hours to email their information back to shanna at peytonsmomma dot com or a new winner will be drawn, you may want to put this email address as safe as it could go to spam. The sponsors are each responsible for shipping of the above prizes. No blog associated with this contests are responsible for prize fulfillment. If you would like to be a sponsor in a giveaway like this please email Shanna Gebhard at shanna (at)peytonsmomma (dot) com. If you take an entry you must stay following for the entire contest or you will be disqualified.

Also we all “love it if you like us” on Facebook! If you like our blogs on social media it helps us bring you only the best giveaways and more of them!

Enter below and Good Luck!


Colette is a busy mom of 2 kids focusing solely on being a mom. She hails from the Caribbean and now balances the full life of being a SAHM and dabbling in odd jobs to help around the home. She enjoys sharing her memories, hopes, food, travel, entertainment, and product experiences on her blog. Please read my disclosure 
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