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Litter Genie Cat Litter Disposal System

Do you have a cat? If you do you will want to hear about this! It is the Litter Genie Cat Litter Disposal System. 

The Litter Genie keeps litter up to two weeks, odor free so that means no more stink for you or your precious kitty(s). The 7 layer disposable bag has odor barrier technology to keep the smell from getting out of the bag. It is an extremely easy to use system that allows for bi-weekly trips to the trash aside from the daily ones. The scoop hooks right to the side of the Litter Genie so everything you need is in one place. Scoop, Open Lid, Pull Handle. It's that simple.

I've been using a Litter Genie for a few years now and absolutely love it and so does our kitty. Her litter box actually gets cleaned more often because it is easier (sad I know) and I stay happier because I don't have to smell it.

This is great for small spaces too. We've had the Litter Genie system since our apartment and in that small space, cat litter smell can travel far and wide. The …

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Host a Groovy Family STEM Night!!

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Family game nights are popular, but have you ever thought about changing your family game night to a Family STEM Night? Groovy Lab in a Box takes a look at what is incorporated in a Family STEM Night. There are plenty of activities that require participants to think like an engineer or a scientist to identify and solve problems. Besides the potential of landing a prestigious STEM position in the future, children who are exposed to STEM benefit in other ways as well. Not only do they perform better in science and math, but their problem-solving, analytical, communications and creative skills improve. Further, they become better prepared for future technological innovations. Families can work together to use the engineering design process just as STEMists do with their Groovy Lab in a Box. And there is no better way to learn…

God Loves Daddy & Me by Bonnie Rickner Jensen

This short little book by Bonnie Rickner Jensen has colorful illustrations and reads in a rhyming fashion. It is a board book, so little fingers can easily turn the pages, whether they are reading it or just looking at those beautiful pictures. 
There are a few key lines I REALLY like, like Daddy's making his child feel safe and about forgiveness but otherwise, I'm honestly not a big fan of the writing. I wish it was more story based instead of random things between a father and child that rhyme and God's love for them. I love that the emphasis is on God loving what they do together, but otherwise not so much. I really wouldn't buy this book, though it is "cute" as my husband and son say.
*I received this book from BookLook Bloggers for review. All opinions are 100% my own.

The Tunnels by Greg Mitchell

The Tunnels by Greg Mitchell brings light into a dark time in history, one I knew little about. We all know about WWII and Hitler, but what about the aftermath on Germany? I know for myself, I never was taught much about the Berlin Wall and I never researched it. Sadly, all I knew about it was that it was taken down. History shouldn't be forgotten if you ask me and I was very intrigued with this book, just by the cover.

Greg Mitchell does an amazing job with the research that went into writing The Tunnels. Do you like pictures in books? This has a small section in the middle with pictures of this piece of history. I love how it puts faces to names and places in the book itself. It makes it come more alive.

One of my favorite parts about the book itself is that none of it is made up. It says in the very beginning that it is created from historical records and people who participated in the events or actually witnessed them. Now that is a non-fiction book I want to read!

I also had n…

Really Woolly Easter Blessings by Bonnie Rickner Jensen

Really Woolly Easter Blessings by Bonnie Rickner Jensen is a cute little addition to any child's bookshelf. Just in time for Easter, this 40 page padded board book is great to read one double spread page before bed or even school in the morning. Every two pages contain a short little poem, beautiful and bright illustrations, as well as a short little prayer and a easy to understand verse. 
The suggestion is ages 2-5, though I read it to my 6 year old and he enjoys it, as well as my newborn, though he doesn't understand it yet. I think most any young child would like this little book. I like it with my 6 year old because he is learning to read and he can read some of the book himself. 
The little devotions range in topic from Jesus' death and resurrection to Spring itself and the new life it brings. They really are cute and simple, making it easy for small children to understand. Our family really is a fan of this little board book.
*I received this book from BookLook Blog…

The Celebration of St Patrick

To many of us, St Patrick's Day is a day of celebrating all things green and drinking...a LOT. Green beer, green hair, green clothes; the list goes on. But does anyone really know who Saint Patrick was? What is his story?

Today for school I decided to find out, because sadly, I had no clue. Here is what I found:

Saint Patrick was a slave, starting in the year 395 AD at the age of 16, and it lasted for 6 years until the Lord set him free. This part of the story is very intriguing, because he was a young man who had been introduced to Christianity by his grandfather but never took it serious, until he was in the bonds of slavery. He grew close to God out there in the fields with his sheep, talking to Him in his loneliness and in the midst of all the pain. He came from a wealthy family of a tax collector so had never known want until he was captured by the Irish and enslaved by a man named Miliucc. One night, God showed him a way of escape, on a trade ship and ended back in his home…