Sunday, May 27, 2012

Memorial Day

There will be a lot of picnics and parties this weekend as folks around here usher in the Summer season.
The beaches will no longer be free, and soon won't be empty either, summer clothes will all go on clearance,
and there will be parades.I hope you all enjoy your weekend however you spend it.
I do feel it's important to remember that Memorial Day is about all the men and women who have died serving this country.We have a few picnics to attend including some fun right here in our own backyard. We will also take some time to remember those who gave their lives, not just for our freedoms and rights as Americans, but for the rights and freedoms of citizens all over the world. In the cedar chest at the end of my bed rests the Purple Heart that was given posthumously to my Grandmother's little brother, Edward.
He was killed in Korea.
Also in the chest are a bundle of letters he wrote home from basic training and the Western Union telegram that delivered the news of his death to his family. My Nana was never the same again. We all remain, as a family, proud of his service.

Friday, May 25, 2012

Winner of the Sesame Street DVD

Thanks to all who entered.
Princess wrote all the names down, and put them into a bowl.
She pulled one out and
Look who won!

Congrats Sam, e-mail me your address and I will get it out to you asap.
I hope your family enjoys it as much as mine did.
Do you feel bad for my great niece for having to give it up?
Don't...My friends at Warner Home Video were kind enough to send me a copy to review and a copy to give away. Adriana...Zia has your copy for you!

Friday, May 18, 2012

Sesame Street DVD iveaway

Sesame Street Singing with the STARS

Elmo and the gang love to sing and dance and now you and your kids can join them! With over 15 musical performances by some of the biggest names in music and entertainment, your favoriteSesame Street friends invite you to enjoy the party! 

Songs range from classics such as, “Furry Happy Monsters” with Emmy Award-winning hit “What I Am” with, 

and focus on encouraging children to feel good about who they are, boosting self-esteem and confidence. Be sure to check out the DVD trailer at the link below for a sneak peek!

The DVD bonus features include a karaoke sing along feature, musical activity tips for parents, and a downloadable activity book. Princess's favorite part is always the karaoke!
Like what you see? I sure enjoyed it when I watched with my Great Niece and my daughter.
I don't know about your family, but mine always enjoys Sesame Street! This DVD lives up to the quality we have come to expect from Sesame Street.
My friends at Warner Home Video were kind enough to send me a copy to review and a copy to give away.
Want to win one? Leave a comment here telling me your favorite Sesame character.
You do not need a blog of your own to win. Want an extra chance? Become a "follower" of this blog and leave me another comment telling me you did so.
My Princess will pick one name out of a hat on May 25th. That means you have from now, until
9am (est)on May 25th to enter. Good luck!!

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My homeschool buddies and I are all posting pics of our "home schools" as part of our idea sharing.

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