In Good Company... A Sneak Peek

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Welcome to Sneak Peek Saturday on Reading List! 

Sneak Peek Saturday on Reading List  a glimpse into what I am reading currently

Current book:

In Good Company
by Jen Turano

In Good Company by Jen Turano  a Sneak Peek on Reading List

Sneak Peek:

"I don't believe we were speaking of annoying gentlemen, and no, I don't think it's my place to ask Everett to join us for lunch. If you've forgotten, although he certainly hasn't, I'm just the nanny."   p 85

Join in the fun with these fun blogs...

Teaser Tuesdays  from A Daily Rhythm

Oh and here are some rules if you decide to join in:
Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
• Grab your current read
• Open to a random page
• Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
 BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
• Share the title & author, too, so that other Teaser Tuesday participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!


If you want to just leave your two sentences, book title, and author just here, please do so in the comments.  I'd love to get a sneak peek of the book you're reading!

Marissa at Reading List

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Pamper Yourself, Gift Friends, Serve Others

Friday, August 14, 2015

Have you ever felt like your ability to care for yourself has been pushed aside as you care for the rest of your family? Your kids demand time and attention which takes away from the time you have for your own needs.  We've all heard that we need "put the mask" on ourselves before we help others (been on an airplane recently?), but let's be honest, survival isn't the same as taking time to relax and feel special, real pampering.

ilybox Review on Reading List

What if you could treat yourself to a special little something once a month that would also help to inspire you to do a little something each day to grow in your faith?  Would you give it a try?

I was given the opportunity to try out Ily Box and it was so awesome to get a specially packed gift in the mail that was for me to enjoy.

  • There was also a chocolate bar and a bath moisturizing bomb... it was like they wanted me to indulge in a soak while refilling my coco bank.  

Psalm 31:10

  • There was a very cool waterproof notebook, which is nice because I am not overly concerned with leaving it on the table next to where the kids are learning how to use "big" kid cups... oh yeah, spills galore...

  • My favorite was a stretch nylon bracelet. My wrists are pretty small, and those rubber bracelets that are popular have never fit, but this one stretches, which means it's smaller to begin with... equals a bright bracelet I can wear often. 

Since this is a monthly subscription, you could get a box each month with new surprises to inspire, challenge and pamper yourself.

I'm thinking that while I wouldn't necessarily want or need a box each month, I could gift a different friend each month, or some of the months.  It is hard to keep close friends in the midst of crazy kid and family schedules.  I would be greatly blessed if one of my friends gifted such a box to me.

Oh I haven't even mentioned the best part...  Ily box donates a box to a woman in need. You can even pick the location: women in jail, in a hospital, or in a shelter.
We strive to meet Jesus’ command in Mark 16:15 that says “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.”  Ily box website

What do you think?  Would you enjoy this little treat?   How do you pamper yourself, a step toward spoil, not just survive, during the crazy busy seasons?

Marissa, writer at Reading List

Do you want to want to try out an Ily Box?  I've been given a code I can share with you all so you can get a 10% discount.  When you Ily Box, just give them my code: VIPMD10

**I did receive a free box of products from Ily Box at no cost.  The above review is 100% my personal opinion. All links are to the products, but they are not affiliate links, so I do not receive any thing if you choose to purchase a box or specific product.  Since the links will be taking you to a new third party site, please know that any thing you click may be placing and reading cookies on your browsers or using web beacons to collect information. 

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Cozy book hop

Cozy Reading Spot #105

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Welcome to Cozy Reading Spot! This is your chance to share your posts, and then grab your favorite drink to curl up with and read other's posts.  You are welcome to share posts that tell us what has been on your heart, mind and bookshelves - yes that means just about anything goes.  As book lovers, we love to read, so share something for us to read today!

Please link up all you've got!  

There are just a few small requests I have. 
  • Please link to a direct post, and not just your home page (I will use my discretion on leaving links up that do not follow this as the idea is to link to your blog posts...).
  • I wish I didn't have to say this, but please keep it clean. I know books can range the gamut on adult content, but please keep your review and images clean for this one. 
  • Please include a link back to the hop in your post - the button codes are part of the flair page, but a text hyperlink is just as good! This simply allows others to join in the fun, and isn't that the whole point?                                         
  • Also, since I'm not doing features right now, I'm trying to give shout outs on Facebook, so like the Facebook page, say hi to me, so I can like you back and give you a better shout out!

Of course, this is a Hop - so hop around and check out the rest of the book lovers and writers and get to know someone!  Building community is the joy of blogging, right?

And on that note - send out a quick tweet to invite all your friends to the hop real quick - Tweet This!

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The fine print: Please understand that by linking up with the Cozy Reading Spot, you are agreeing to allow Reading List to feature you in a future post.  That includes a link to your post, and a picture you've used on that post.  You are also allowing Reading List to share any post you link up with pinterest, facebook, twitter and/or google+.  Also, by posting in this hop, you are allowing your email address to be used for a weekly reminder of the hop - your email will not be used for any other purpose, period.

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