4 Free things to do while in Macon

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It was boring staying in that hotel room looking at cable television all day while the hubster went about enjoying his business meeting, so instead of being cooped up in the hotel I decided to venture out. During my adventuring, I managed to get lost a good couple of times (I will not say how many, but let’s just say I managed to find my way back by the time his meetings were over for the day) and while I was getting lost I found some need things to do for free.

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Bearing Witness Book Review

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How much are you willing to sacrifice to bear witness of Jesus Christ? What price are you or have you been willing to pay for the cause of Christ? There have always been in the past mentions of people dying for their beliefs in Christ, but did you know that it has been going on for years and continues to occur.

It sounds like it is fake or untrue, but it is indeed the truth and thousands have lost their lives that we will never hear about but in Bearing Witness, there are 36 stories giving accounts of Early Christians to present day Christians. If you enjoy history and faith and those two wrapped up together you will love this book.

I was intrigued by the account of William Tyndale leading figure in the Protestant reform, (died in 1536) and how he would challenge the so called smarties of the church because they went against the Bible. He was jailed, convicted of heresy and burnt at the stake.

He went against a decree stating that there were not to be Bibles translated into English (which he managed to do) and his translated version was the 1st to be printed. Talk about standing up. I just hope when it comes to being popular versus doing what is right, that I chose doing what is right even if it means possible death, in all forms, including connections and/or relationships.

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What price are you willing to pay?

This book was given to me free in exchange for my honest and unbiased review.


April and May Freebies (Product Reviews)

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My living room is looking mighty crazy right now. I cannot have company without them tripping over the boxes that have come in the past couple of weeks.

April and May Freebies (Product Reviews)

I am so grateful for the chance to review all of these products, from hair products, gluten free products (snack and snacks galore), magazines, Georgia grown/made products, Bibles (one to giveaway), fertility aides (feature coming soon) and books.

The full video is below on Youtube:

Forgive me for making this sooooo short, but I really have to go and start reviewing. See you next time with the actual product reviews.

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What freebies have you been sent this month so far?


Valentia Skin Detoxing Clay Mask Review

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Finally, I am back in my own house and I can relax freely. My entire body has paid a price because of the ordeal with have dealt with for the past 5 days. I will go into that in another post, but back to the relaxation. My face, because I have not been taking great care of myself after being in and out of hotels for the past few days, I would always manage to leave some of the necessities at home.

I decided to treat myself to Valentia Skin Detoxifying Clay Mask and when I say that it is a treat it was definitely a treat. This company uses natural and organic ingredients and are cruelty free.

Valentia Skin Detoxing Clay Mask Review

Some Key Ingredients:

Kaolin Clay: Known for its detoxifying powers, the clay draws out the impurities and tightens pores.

Plant Stem Cells: naturally reduces the level of pro-aging toxins working to soothe the skin and reduce redness.

Spirulina: contributes to tissue regeneration of the skin

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The first thing that I noticed was the scent. It was a scent that is so irresistible. As you apply the clay mask others around you will come running to investigate the smell.

It appears to be a great mask for acne prone skin (like mine). It did not cause me any redness, irritation or itching. I applied the clay mask and let it stay there for 15 minutes. I felt a little tingle but not much of one at all. After the 15 minutes, I used a warm cloth and wiped off the mask in a circular motion. My skin felt smooth afterwards and I will be trying more of Valentina Skin Care products.

What an awesome treat for my face and a small way to relax. Take care of yourself ladies and gents:)

Discount:

Who doesn’t love a discount? Well if you decide to order anything from Valentia Products use the promo code REFRESH35 and the code is good until May 16-31st

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Let me know what product or products you want to try below. This was a sponsored post. I have received this product free in exchange for my honest and unbiased review.


Need Money for Summer: Save with Groupon Coupons

This is a sponsored post. All opinions are mine. #grouponcoupons #ad #spon

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Seeing as though this year I am going at least 4 trips, a girl is going to need some money. I do not need just money, but to make sure that I am saving money before I go on my trips, I will be checking a new source that I just found out about and I will share it with you. Saving money is not as hard as it appears with the help of Groupon Coupons.

To help ensure that we both get beach body ready, I noticed that on Groupon Coupons that there are over 40 coupons at the Puma store and we can both use a new pair of gym shoes or two.

You see, we have an upcoming anniversary in August and I am thinking that I will surprise hubby by checking out Great Value Vacations. There are so many discount codes on there that I am bound to find a place that both of us will enjoy. He loves the water and I just love the beach and with that I had better make sure that I am looking extra cute in my buy 1 get 1 half off Swimsuit from Rue21 and who knows I may find me a cute hat there as well with those other 60 coupons that have listed there.

Just about any and every store that you can think of is on Groupon Coupons, so there will be an endless opportunity to save money and what are you going to do with your savings? Imma make sure that I am eating all of the seafood and very colorful drinks I can:)

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May Send Me Free Gluten Free Box Unboxing

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As promised, I have come to you with another Send Me Gluten Free unboxing. As mentioned last month ⇒ April Box was pretty nice and this one seems to have topped the last box. Last month, the box included so greats, like:

Milton’s Baking Company, Enjoy Life and Ardenne Farm.

Excited again like I was last month, I urge you if you have a gluten sensitivity and/or allergy sensitive you should consider getting this for the special one in your life.  I have received 6 new items and 2 items that came from 2 companies that were in the last box. Along with the samples you receive discount coupons and codes for future purchases.

Check out my video review below:

Guess what!!! I have a giveaway to offer you along with a discount code.Discount code for 20% off any subscription length with the code BLOG20.

Here is the chance to win a July box:
Send Me Gluten Free Unboxing Giveaway

 

I received the Send Me Gluten Free box free in exchange for my honest and unbiased opinion.


Family Devotional Bible: Review and Giveaway

ESV-Family-Devotional-BibleDavid Confesses His Terrible Sin, what a way to get someone’s attention. I have read and heard about this particular story (time in his life) and to see if in a way that everyone can understand it and have questions so that everyone in the family can get involved is great.

There is nothing like having one on one time with the Father, however taking time to study and read God’s Word with the family is an ultimate way to help keep the family together and to come together for something worthwhile.

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Family Devotional Bible: Review and Giveaway

There are 130 key stories from the Bible that are retold using language every age can understand and as the younger ones get older they can read the story the way it is in the Bible.  Each story has a beautiful painting that is bound to get some questions going from the kiddos.

Within this Bible there are key scriptures to meditate on after each story to help seal it in one’s heads and hearts. I know that will help me because sometimes hearing and seeing are the best ways to learn at least for me.

I almost cannot wait for hubby and I to have children, so we can study with them and read to them these stories at night and that way they are getting the Word and not something that will not help them in life.

If you would like to purchase your own, click ⇒ESV Family Devotional Bible and if you have Amazon Prime there is of course free shipping. If you want to take a chance and win a copy feel free to enter below.

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Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.

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The League and The Lantern: Review and Giveaway

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The League and the Lantern is the first book in a new adventure series for middle-school readers. It all starts when a dangerous organization invades Jake Herndon’s seventh-grade sleepover. He escapes along with two new classmates, Lucy and TJ, only to face a 48-hour fight for survival on the streets of Chicago. The kids unravel a mystery dating back to the Civil War, and an incredible secret about Jake’s family. Along the way they learn unexpected lessons about courage, family and friendship.

From the first chapter, this book manages to take you on a ride in the backpack of a now 7th grader who attempts to make this year of school his best, seeing as though this 6th grade year totally needed a do-over.

 

Now not to give too much of my awkwardness away, but as a pre-teen and teenager life was always that pleasant. I, like Jake, was a bit different, heck, I had the braces, glasses (they were name brand though), old school bag from my dad that he used when he went to college not so many years earlier and on top of it I developed late. Gosh what a combination. There were times when I got home from school that I wanted to escape and wished there were books like The League and the Lantern. Which is an adventure series your kids will want to read and probably see themselves or someone they know in the book.  140 key vocabulary words hidden throughout the story, historic sites are part of the setting.

Not all books manage to have lessons in them that you can use in your daily life like, compassion and the need for family and friendships and you find that this wonderful hero, Jake Herndon will experience these lessons and many more.

Once you start reading, you will not want to stop. You can just imagine what happens to this kid when he gets to high school. Gosh, I do not want to talk about those times either…

I am always up for promoting great causes and there is a buy one – give one campaign to get books into the hands of kids who cannot afford their own copies of this book, so please click ⇒League and Lantern Book

Thanks for reading and enter below for a chance to win your own copy.

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Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.

Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway.  If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller / FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days, you are not eligible to win.  Or if you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.”

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Johnsonville Grillers Review

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Tired of the plain bland burgers? I have something for you to try. As a member of Crowdtap I was chosen to be a part of the Johnsonville Grillers campaign and was given a coupon for a box of any flavor of the product.

Hubby went to our local Walmart and it was found with the other frozen hamburgers. We chose Steakhouse Onion flavor and when I tell you the flavor is intoxicating it is. There are options to cooking these, however using the grill was the way that was strongly suggested. Grilling always give things that extra ump, but since we are in need of another grill we just decided to cook them in the pan on the stove. I used spray oil, but probably did not have to do that.

It was suggested to be cooked between 15 to 18 minutes but I actually got tied up and ended up cooking it a little longer, but no worries. Why? The patty was still moist.

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I made a quick Johnsonville Griller Stirfry that was quick and very easy. I received a coupon for a free product in exchange for my unbiased review.


The City of Conversation: Horizon Theatre Atlanta

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The City of Conversation: Horizon Theatre Atlanta

Just in time for the elections this year, here comes another great play at the Horizon Theatre that centers around decades of a political family. Now with the internet and cell phones that are computers most conversations are had over the internet, however in this bound to be controversal and hilarious, there are a lot of face to face conversations that are guaranteed to be heated.

Washington DC was once a place where people actually talked to each other… savvy maven Hester Ferris opens her home for political foes to lay down arms and raise a glass. But that is all about the change. Colin, her beloved son, brings home a Reaganite girlfriend and a shocking new conservative world view rocking Hester’s world. Follow the Ferris family from the end of the Carter presidency through the Reagan era and into Obama’s game-changing inauguration. Hailed as “juicy…smart, literate, and funny,” (The New York Times) and “pointed and provocative…stirring and entertaining (Entertainment Weekly),and featuring headliners Tess Kincaid, Chris Kayser and Carolyn Cook, Horizon’s The City of Conversation runs May 20 through June 26, 2016.

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Performances are Wed., Thurs. and Fri. at 8 PM, Sat. at 3 PM and 8:30 PM, and Sun. at 5 PM at Horizon Theatre in Little Five Points/Inman Park (1083 Austin Avenue NE Atlanta, GA 30307). Tickets, starting at $25, and information are available at Horizon Theatre or 404.584.7450.

I will be looking for you and maybe after this play we will have our own up close and personal political conversation. Hope to see you at The City of Conversation: Horizon Theatre Atlanta on opening night.

Have you been to the Horizon Theatre lately? If so, what play did you go see?