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GIVEAWAY- Thomas & Friends: Rescue on the Rails DVD! (US) -CLOSED-

Winner Thomas & Friends: Rescue on the Rails  is another fun show that my kids love!  Especially my 2 year old son ever since he got a little Thomas the Train. :)  He runs it around the track while he watches the shows.  He even sleeps with the little Thomas! This a new Thomas & Friends DVD from HIT Entertainment and Lionsgate.  If your kids are Thomas fans then they'll love this one.  And as a parent you'll enjoy the absence of annoying voices or repetitive jarring noises. :)  I also enjoy shows about teamwork for my kids.  I would love for them to see themselves as part of a team. DVD Synopsis: Ready to Rescue! The Sodor Search and Rescue Team is racing to the rescue — Bertie’s stuck on Shake Shake Bridge, Gordon’s derailed and Thomas’ firebox is on fire! In these exciting episodes, your favorite engines brave the rails to rescue their friends. Discover that being heroic is more than having speed and strength; it’s about teamwork and a big heart – which puts e

REVIEW: Cooper and Me and the Winter Adventure!

Review by Aimee Cooper and Me and the Winter Adventure is a cute book that teaches kids an important life lesson in safety. This children's book, co-Written by 13-year old Alexa Peters and her mom, Monique Peters, give the plot the perspective a child needs, making the book simple for your child to follow and learn. Synopsis from the Cooper and Me Website : Cooper and Bella can't wait to go sledding, but what happens when they wander a little too far from home and a snowstorm makes it difficult to find their way back?   This book provides a wonderful opportunity to teach children the importance of making good decisions and the gentle lesson of how to be prepared in case they get lost.  Just as in Audrey's previous review , there are questions at the end of the book to help you and your child discuss the lessons taught.  The questions helped me talk to my daughter in a clear, organized way about what would happen if she got lost.  Every kid needs to learn these saf

GIVEAWAY: $50 PayPal Cash from! -CLOSED-

Winner I first heard the term "Wanderlust" at a Grateful Dead concert years ago.  I definitely lust to wander more :) shows you how explore awesome places for CHEAP!  I've been sucked into to their blog ever since I was introduced to it, and now I'm thinking some frugal traveling will be had in 2012! Brad took his family of six to Columbia for $574 (just the taxes)!! Their goal is to   inspire people to see the world and to have travel experiences that they thought were only reserved for the uber-wealthy. For example, here is a post on how to  Exploit Credit Card Rewards to Explore Europe .  In it are instructions on how use the bonus reward points from the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express card to create an amazing 9-day itinerary through Alpine Europe that would take you to Neuschwanstein Castle, the Swiss Alps, and the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Other popular posts include: Doesn't is hurt my credit?   This post explains h