Friday, June 9, 2017

The big brown bear from Toys R Us

I saw this photo on my Facebook's memory five years ago. My Summer Babe is still tiny her. She stills has this big brown bear in her room. We bought it at Toys R Us.  Aside from this big brown bear, she also has other bears that we gave her and beanie boos in her shelves in her room. 

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She grows up so fast. She stills loves stuff toys especially the big ones. She said she wants t give all her beanie boos from her cousins in the Philippines when I come visit them soon.  

How about you? Does your kid has stuff toys that they own since they were babies?

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Wise The Owl My #28th Beanie Boos Collection

I want you to meet Wise The Owl. Wise my #28 beanie boos in my collection. My Mom and I bought Wise in Rite Pharmacy. It is because the pharmacy is closed to where we live. Their beanie boos are cheaper too.
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Wise the owl was born on the 20th of September. Wise the owl wears the scarf. Wise is part of the winter theme. Wise keep his neck warms with his scarf on so tight. It will not even come off when he flies through the night. My Dad caught an owl on his trap before. I hope it was not Wise. My Dad let him go. That was not wise of Wise to being trapped.

StoreNVY is your best choice to shop for kids clothing

My Mom promised me that when I do great with my grades in school, she can reward me with something. My grades were high because I worked hard for it. She is so proud of me. I can get the stuff that I wanted. I also know that my Mom does not make more money compared to my Dad.
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Though I wanted the expensive clothing but am so happy that I found this store Custom Storefront online. They sell the shirts like the Ivory Ella that I wanted for affordable prices. This is my second transaction from them. My Mom and I were both pleased and that we ordered shirts from them again.
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  The online store comes from China. Do not get me wrong, they shipped fast too. Our first order came a week after my Mom paid it. The shipping also is free which is amazing. Their customer service is fast. You can inquire and you will get a response quickly. They sent you a tracking number to let you that your stuff is in the way. They also wrapped yours items carefully. My Mom and I both loved shopping this store. We both recommended it for anybody. Aside from the shirts that they are selling online, they also have stuff like for home. You can check it out here Marketplace Store. Anything you wanted to make your home beautiful, you can search it here.

Freeze The Penguin my #27th Beanie Boos

My Mommy and I bought Freeze the Penguin at Rite Aid pharmacy. Freeze is my #27th beanie boo is my collection.
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Freeze birthday is on the 17th of November 2015. Freeze's little red hat keeps her snuggly and warm during the cold season. She can play all days long in a really bad storm. Freeze and I will get along as I loved to stay outside and play in the snows while I am bundled-up to keep me from not being sick.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

How to Find Your Dream Dog Book By Dixie Tenny

Book Description:
Bringing a new dog into the household should be one of life’s happiest events. The process always starts with excitement and high expectations. Too often, though, it ends in disappointment. The new puppy wakes everyone three times a night, gnaws on furniture, piddles everywhere, knocks the children down. The new adolescent dog is too wild. The new adult dog growls at your neighbors. And where did all this dog hair come from?
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  Most people spend hours researching a new mattress, days researching a new car, and weeks researching a new home or job. Yet for a new dog, a companion for the next 10-15 years, the most they do is visit the nearest shelter or pet shop and buy whatever looks cute and appealing. It’s no wonder they end up disappointed. Whether you are looking for a purebred puppy or a charming mixed-breed, the type of dog you bring into your home matters. A quiet owner will struggle to keep up with a high-energy labrador mix, for instance, while an active outdoor family will be impatient with a snoozy bulldog. And finding the right kind of dog means becoming the right kind of owner—a task that takes some forethought and planning.
How To Find Your Dream Dog is here to fix the disconnect of dog ownership. It walks you step-by-step through the process of choosing the right type of dog for you—not only exploring the canine qualities that can determine your perfect puppy, adolescent, or adult dog, but also assessing your lifestyle to make sure you’re a good match for the dog, too. The book also looks at good (and bad) sources for finding healthy and sound pet dogs, gives guidelines for evaluating individual puppies, and warns of some red flags to watch out for during your dog search. With this guidebook in hand, you can be confident that the next puppy or dog you bring home will be the right companion and friend for you for the rest of its days.
Our furry girls Maggie and Molly rated this book 5 paw prints Both my Mom and I loved reading this book.  My mom finished the book first. She then asked me to read it to see what is my thoughts about this book How To Find Your Dream Dog.
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We found already our dreams dogs the American Staffordshireterrier dog named Maggie and Rat Terrier named Molly. They both are girls. Maggie is four and Molly just turned two years old yesterday.
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Reading this book is so amazing. You will learned a lot. Owning a dog takes many responsibilities. I know that my Mom sometimes gets mad at me if my big brother and I won't take them out to do their thing. You will also gives them exercise. Our dogs loves to go outside for a walk and run. Maggie loves to run and chases Molly. While Molly loves to hunt and being chased with Maggie.
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Though Maggie came to us miraculously. I was at that time has severe dog allergy. She helps me a lot coping with my dog allergy. Sometimes I get hives when she gives me sloppy kisses. We will trade anything for the world with our dogs. We both loved them to pieces. They are both amazing house and guard dogs. They have both different personalities. Maggie is so giving while Molly is being bossy. If you are looking for your dream dog, this book is your best guide. My mom and I both highly recommend this book. I wish you all the luck.  
Buy the Book:  Amazon  ~  Add on Goodreads
Author's Bio:
​Dixie Tenny is a Certified Training Partner with the Karen Pryor Academy of Animal Training and Behavior. During her 30+ years spent working with people and their pets, she has seen again and again how mismatches between dog and owner can create “behavior problems” that never would have happened if the right dog had been matched to the right owner in the first place. She wrote this book to help puppy buyers and dog adopters start out on the best possible foot with their new pet dogs, and stay on that path for years to come.
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Dixie Tenny has been helping people and their dogs find each other and form successful partnerships since the early 1980s. She founded two rescue organizations: Purebred Dog Rescue of Saint Louis in 1984, and Seattle Purebred Dog Rescue, Inc. in 1987. Dixie was the Director of Training for the Greater St. Louis Training Club, Inc., for five years, creating classes and overseeing the work of 40 head and assistant trainers. In 2003 she and another experienced trainer created Dogs Unleashed, LLC. They traveled to clients’ homes and worked with behavior and training issues.
Dixie’s professional credentials include trainer certifications from the prestigious Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training and Behavior, and the Association for Pet Dog Trainers. Dixie formed her own business, Human-Animal Learning Opportunities, LLC (HALO) in 2013. HALO hosts continuing education seminars for dog trainers.
Dixie has lived with a wide range of dogs over the years including mixed breeds, Australian Shepherds, Welsh and Cairn terriers, and more. While in Seattle, Dixie raised a labrador puppy for Canine Companions for Independence, Inc. (CCI). Currently Dixie lives with a Beauceron and an elderly Papillon, as well as four cats. When not doing things related to animals, she reads widely, enjoys the company of her three grown children, follows baseball and English Premier League football, and travels the world.
​Interview with ​Dixie Tenny, author of How to Find Your Dream Dog
Q: Why did you write a book about choosing a dog?
A: I began helping people with their pet dogs’ training and behavior over 30 years ago. Through all those years, I saw so many mismatched “couples” — people who had chosen a wonderful dog, but also a type of dog that just didn’t fit into their lifestyle. Those were my hardest cases, because so much of what the owners thought of as “behavior problems” was really just normal behavior for that type of dog. I wrote this book to try to help people find the right dog in the first place, so those mismatches don’t happen.
Q: Are dogs your favorite animal?
A: I can’t imagine my life without dogs. I love cats, too: I have four of them! And I have a soft spot in my heart for a funny little animal called a pangolin, which, sadly, is the most illegally trafficked animal in the world.
Q: Have you written any other books?
A: Yes. I wrote a young adult suspense novel when I was a young adult myself! It’s title is “Call the Darkness Down,” and it tells the story of an American college student who goes abroad for a term in the country of Wales, where her mother came from, and becomes involved in a dark family mystery.
Q: What is your next writing project?
A: I hope to write at least two more books that follow on “How to Find Your Dream Dog”: one about preparing yourself and your household to bring a dog home, and one about setting a great foundation during the first week at home with a puppy. I also dream of creating an online puppy course for pet owners.
Q: Have you done any other interesting work?
A: I really enjoyed working as a volunteer tour guide - a docent - at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle for several years. Learning all about the animals and then sharing that with the zoo visitors was very rewarding. As well as animal facts, I loved telling visitors about the fun behind-the-scenes stories, like the time a zookeeper dropped his radio in the orangutan exhibit…the big male orangutan took the radio completely apart, put it back together, and when he handed it back through the bars to the zookeeper, it worked!

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Friday, January 20, 2017

Spotlight For The Book Let’s Hug and The Unusualasaurases by Efrat Shoham

Book Description for Let’s Hug: 15 Hugs for Beginners:
There must be over a millions ways to say "I love you" or "I care about you", but with a single hug, even without words, you can simply feel it. This book is for toddlers, and encourages children and adults alike to try out all possible types of hugs. It's everyone's gain.
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It took seconds for the sweet testers who accompanied the writing of this book to adopt these 15 ways of showing love, to give and receive it. And our testers are not alone. Recent studies reveal that Oxitocin, the most fun hormone available, also known as the Love Hormone, is released into our bodies when we hug. Hugs are proven to have a generally positive healing and relaxing effect, since they increase calm and happiness, reinforce our self esteem, and support our sense of connection to those who are close to us. If you'd like to validate these studies, go ahead and hug. This book was beautifully illustrated by Yuval Israeli, and it's the second creative collaboration between Yuval Israeli and Efrat Shoham. Buy the Book: Amazon
Book Description for The Unusualasaurases:
Ages and ages ago, many different kinds of dinosaurs roamed our planet. Some were as large as whales, while others were the size of small dogs. Some were plant-eaters, while some ate other animals. Some had very long necks and tails, while others were tiny. Some had horns. Some had wings and could fly.
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Despite all of these many variations, they were all part of the dinosaur family. And, as is often the case with family, they shared many common features.
No one has ever never whatsoever seen a live dinosaur or spoken to one of them. So, what if dinosaurs could really talk, or smile, cry, dream, dance, play and joke?
To answer all of these questions, all you have to do is become an Imaginesaurus, and meet the Unusualasauruses.
This book is aimed at children aged 4 to 120. It introduces the readers to different types of personalities, characters, and skills and thus helps us to spot them at a glance.
This book was beautifully illustrated by Lilach Ramati.
Buy the Book:  Amazon
About the Author:
Efrat Shoham is an Israeli writer and independent publisher (The Pink Camel).
Shoham grew up in a small agricultural village in Israel. Her father was a farmer and her mother – a teacher and librarian. She lives with her family in Tel Aviv, on a small street lined with eucalyptus, mulberry and loquat trees, where 3 rabbits from the nearby kindergarten run wild.
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She thinks and believes that curiosity, imagination, humor, green fields, fresh mango or avocado and pink camels are some of the keys to a good and happy life.
Connect with the author:  Website  ~ Facebook
About the Illustrator of Let's Hug Yuval Israeli 
"I grew up in a kibbutz in the north of Israel and for years I live in Tel Aviv with Roy and our cat "tsimuki". I studied design and illustration at "Vital" the school of visual arts, which reunited later with "Shenkar".
I also learned classical painting in the "station studio".
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I always paint pop icons and characters which affected me, and I also always paint portraits of friends. Besides, I always enjoyed painting all kinds of creatures from my imagination".
 About the Illustrator of The Unusualasauruses
Lilach Ramati
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"I majored in visual communication in Holon Institute of Technology. I studied Interactive, but eventually my final project was an illustrated book. Today I work as a designer in games company".