The Mazda CX5 Offers A Comfortable, Quiet Drive #dadchat

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 About the Mazda CX5

The Mazda CX-5, engineered with SKYACTIV®TECHNOLOGY, is unique among crossovers for its impressive efficiency, responsive handling and bold style. And according to leading automotive journalists, that’s just the beginning.

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CONQUER MORE HIGHWAY ON LESS FUEL.

First Mazda dared to engineer a gasoline engine that could rival hybrid and diesel alternatives. And this conviction resulted in the 2.0L SKYACTIV®-G-powered CX-5 that boasts best-in-class EPA-estimated 35 highway MPG, better than all other SUVs—even hybrids.††
Then Mazda dared to engineer the new 2.5L that delivers even more horsepower while still achieving class-leading EPA-estimated fuel efficiency.

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TRACTION FOR ALL ROADS AND SEASONS.

With Mazda’s available smart traction technology, the CX-5 helps you conquer challenging terrain and weather. Active Torque Split All-Wheel Drive can instantly adjust power between the front and rear axles to take advantage of available traction and help you stay in control. And thanks to SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY, there’s little burden on your fuel economy.

SMART CITY BRAKE SUPPORT

Available Smart City Brake Support helps minimize or possibly prevent frontal collisions when driving between 2 and 18 mph. The system automatically applies the brakes if it determines that a collision with an obstruction ahead is unavoidable.

 

ADAPTIVE FRONT-LIGHTING SYSTEM

The available Adaptive Front-lighting System turns the headlight beams to improve visibility around corners using input from the vehicle’s speed and steering angle.

 

BLIND SPOT MONITORING

Available Blind Spot Monitoring alerts you if a vehicle or object is in one of your blind spots and it’s unsafe to change lanes.

 

ALL-WHEEL DRIVE

Available all-wheel drive helps improve traction in rain, snow and rugged terrain.

 

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For those who don’t have eyes in the backs of their heads, the available rearview camera helps detect objects behind the car when it’s geared for reverse.

 

My Take on the Mazda CX5

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Old Factory Candles Smell Great & Last! #oldfactory #Giveaway #dadchat

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About the Candles

Old Factory Candles gift sets each contain 3 different scented candles. Each candle burns clean and even for 20 hours. Hand-poured in the USA with natural soy wax, self-trimming wicks, and premium fragrance oils. Each gift set is themed around a group of related fragrances. So everyone is sure to find something perfect for every occasion, every room in the house, and all the special someones in your life.

My Take on the Candles

Old Factory Candles, while small, smell great, burn clean and really provide a lot of aroma from the small candle that it is. I ordered this through Amazon and there were a ton of scents to choose. I chose a more holiday themed item. For me this was great and the scents were exactly what I had expected and wanted. I found that the candles to burn well and last a long time. I have not burned them long enough yet to see how many hours they actually last, but it looks like they will last a long time. The candles arrived in a nice box and well gift wrapped directly from Amazon itself. I could easily see myself giving this as a gift to a number of people as the scents were varied and it was SO easy to send and order. One of he other things that I loved about these candles was that they were made in America! All-in-all I was very impressed with these Old Factory Candles and I believe that you will be too!

Giveaway

How would you like to win this for yourself or for your family? All you need to do is fill out the below form to be entered.  The contest will run for one week and will end on October 29, 2014.

Winner must be a resident of the U.S.
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Winners are chosen at random, if you want all your chances counted, make sure you leave individual comments, not all of them in one!

Winner has 48 hours to contact me or another name will be chosen.

 

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PLAYMOBIL Celebrates Fire Prevention Month #dadchat

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PLAYMOBIL’s 40th Anniversary Fire Rescue Operation Compact Set + Quad inspires kids to become heroes!  With accompanying quad car and functioning fire hydrant, children can discover the essential tools and teamwork to fight fires while indulging in hours of creative play.  Gear up for action with PLAYMOBIL’s Forest Fire Truck and Forest Fire Helicopter, helping kids learn the importance of environmental protection and preservation. They can navigate the fire truck to douse burning trees on the ground and keep a watchful eye from above in the helicopter, with a bird’s eye view to extinguish the flames. Plus, young children can learn and get excited about fire safety with  PLAYMOBIL’s 1.2.3 Fire Rescue Helicopter.  With a bright, colorful design and large, rounded pieces for toddlers to grip, this helicopter lets kids prepare to respond to any emergency.

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40th Anniversary Fire Rescue Operation Compact Set + Quad (#5169): Celebrate 40 years of PLAYMOBIL with the Fire Rescue Compact Set + Quad. This compact set with bonus gift contains two fun-filled sets that kids will love. Race to the scene and help extinguish the fire with this compact set, featuring a functioning water hose. With the help of the bonus Quad, kids can respond to emergencies even faster. Just pull back the car and release to send it zooming to the rescue! Compact set includes three figures, working fire hose, fire hydrant, house, tree, flowers, and more. Bonus set includes one figure, pull-back quad car, rescue cable, and additional accessories. Recommended for ages four to ten. Suggested Retail Price: $19.99. Warning. Choking Hazard. Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.

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Forest Fire Truck (#5616): Even the most rugged terrains face dangers, and the Forest Fire Truck is there to help keep things safe.  Equipped with strong tires and a functioning fire hose, this truck can tackle fires in the deepest parts of the forest.  Use the truck’s front winch to move burning trees so that they don’t spread to unharmed areas.   Set includes two figures, red off-road vehicle, flaming tree, functioning water hose, fire helmets, and other accessories.  Recommended for ages four to ten. Warning.  Choking Hazard.  Small parts.  Not for children under 3 years.

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Forest Fire Helicopter (#5617): Extinguish fires from the sky with the Forest Fire Helicopter.  Kids can fill the water bucket before attaching it to the copter and flying to the scene of the fire.  Then, pull the lever to empty the bucket, spraying water over the ground and putting out the fire.  This bright red helicopter is outfitted with functioning top and tail rotors.  Set includes one figure, helicopter, water bucket, and other accessories.  Recommended for ages four to ten. Warning.  Choking Hazard.  Small parts.  Not for children under 3 years

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1.2.3 Fire Rescue Helicopter (#6789): Put out the blaze with the Fire Rescue Helicopter. With a bright and colorful design and large, rounded pieces, this PLAYMOBIL 1.2.3 set is ideal for toddlers. This bright red helicopter with movable rotor blades is ready for any emergency. Set includes one figure with fire helmet and helicopter. Recommended for ages 18 months and up. Suggested Retail Price: $10.99.

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About These Products

I was so impressed with the quality of these sets, and loved that they connected to the idea of fire safety, especially during this month where it is talked about more than in other months. These sets have so much detail and you can tell that the people that design these sets take painstaking care to connect with the consumer. Both of these sets have small details that are so connected to how kids will play with the sets. From a working fire pump to other small details such as working parts on the truck or the detail on the fire uniform. Each of these details are so connected to the user that you get transported into the active and creative play that these sets promote. The toys are heavy duty and will withstand a ton. While the sets have small parts and thus should not be played with by very small children, the sets are perfect for a wide array of ages that enjoy using their imagination and creating a world around them with the people, vehicles and other connected world elements that you can get through this company. All-in-all these both were great sets and ones that I would highly recommend to all!

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I’m In For The Breathe Right Sleep In #BreatheRightSleepIn #dadchat #ad

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Getting good sleep is so important, not only for my kids, but for me too. Too often I find myself getting into bad habits and not getting the sleep that I need, especially when I am “Plugged In” and trying to connect with people or even working on my blog. I find that it is especially hard when I have nighttime congestion as it is so hard for me to get into a good sleep when I am battling this. Getting good sleep makes such a difference in how I perform during the day. I can immediately tell when I have been tossing and turning during the night with the lack of focus during the day that I feel. Thus, finding a product that could assist me with getting the needed sleep that I want is very important!

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This being said I was excited to be asked to take a pledge to unplug on daylight savings weekend and try the new Breathe Right nasal strips to see if they could help me get better sleep. Seeing that this was a few weeks away, I wanted to still try out these strips for myself and see how they worked. These strips came at a perfect time as I have been dealing with nighttime allergies lately and have not been able to sleep as well as usual. I know of many other people who have used this in the past and have loved the experience, but I had yet to take the plunge, and this was my opportunity.

I took on the #breathrightsleepin challenge of being a part of the Breathe Right Sleep In and tried out the strips overnight to see if the new Lavender scent nasal strips really make a difference to allow me some additional good sleep. After trying this I have to say that in my opinion they do. I found that I was able to get relief quite quickly and that allowed me to sleep. By the morning I was still finding that I had relief from these nasal strips. The strips did a great job at relieving my stuffy nose and gave me the ability to sleep better and deeper, which is something that I cannot always say that I have been able to do in the past.

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I was a bit concerned at first that the Lavender scent would be overpowering, but I actually found it to be pleasant and not overpowering at all and in fact the scent was actually calming..

After trying the Breathe Right nasal strips and the experience that I had, I have no problem using them again in the future and I for one would encourage others to take this challenge for yourself. I think that once you do try Breathe Right nasal Strips for yourself, you too will see and experience the difference.

I encourage you all to check out http://www.breatheright.com/offers and register for a free sample of Breathe Right Lavender to prepare for a night of epic sleep on November 1-2.

You also can learn more about the #BreatheRightSleepIn movement by watching this video:  https://www.youtube.com/BreatheRightStrips
This #DaylightSavings, I pledge with Breathe Right to get epic sleep every night. Join me! #BreatheRightSleepIn http://www.breatheright.com/offers

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Jumpstart Your Inner Mechanic With Cool Modarri Cars! #dadchat #Giveaway

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Thoughtfull Toys, a new company launched by longtime toy pros who have worked on dozens of successful toys and product lines, has launched its first toy line, Modarri toy
cars. Modarri launched at Toy Fair in February, and now the car line is hitting retail stores.
A trio of toy inventors and professionals—David Silverglate, whose former Rhino Toys business developed the stunningly successful Oball; Brian Gulassa, who has worked for a who’s who of major toy companies and designed over 200 toys in his 25-year career; and Trevor Hite, an operations specialist with over 20 years of experience in multiple fields managing lean and profitable companies—have launched Modarri, beginning with cars in five SKU configurations, ranging from $19.95 each for the four single car varieties to $49.95 for the three-pack.

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The line is launching with a Street Car “S1,” Dirt Car “X1″ and Track Car “T1.” In addition, the DIY model allows people to make completely custom vehicles with their own paint jobs. A three-pack of S1, X1 and T1 vehicles (all colored differently than the single versions of those cars) is the perfect holiday gift. Each comes with a Hex Tool that allows users to take apart and reconfigure their vehicles.

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Modarri was met with such excitement that Popular Science magazine named it one of the best toys of Toy Fair. The line was a finalist for Best Toys at the American Specialty Toy Retailers Association (ASTRA) convention in Phoenix in June. These honors came months before the vehicles even began to be manufactured!

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Each modular car includes a chassis, hood/windshield, seat pan, seat, fenders and frame, hex tool, four wheels, front suspension and rear suspension. The sleek design, modularity, use of the tool and suspension features make Modarri totally unlike any other toy cars in the market. Modarri is a new kind of miniature car line that’s driven with the fingers using realistic steering and suspension. Design your own unique cars for the best performance and looks by swapping parts from one vehicle to another using the included Hex Tool. Invent new tricks and cool moves! Modarri cars aren’t only for kids (recommended for ages 8 to 108; not for ages 0–3 due to small parts).

 

My Take on the Cars

As you can see in my review in the video below, these Modarri cars are so unique with amazing suspension and interchangeable parts. Even though I am an adult, these cars are still something that I would play with with my daughters anytime. I appreciated that the cars came with the screwdriver that would allow me replace the chassis or interchange wheels or work on the cars in other ways. The cars are high quality and well constructed. They are heavy duty metal and with the turn radius on the tires and the built in shocks/suspension, these cars are completely unique and different that any other cars I have seen in the past. I highly recommend these to one and all!

 

Giveaway

How would you like to win this for yourself or for your family? I am giving away one Modarri car to a lucky winner! All you need to do is fill out the below form to be entered.  The contest will run for one week and will end on October 28, 2014.

Winner must be a resident of the U.S.

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Winners are chosen at random, if you want all your chances counted, make sure you leave individual comments, not all of them in one!

Winner has 48 hours to contact me or another name will be chosen.

 

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Lighting Up The Night With a Powerful LuxPro Flashlight #dadchat

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All opinions expressed in this review are my own and not influenced in any way by the LuxPro Flashlight company.  Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider. Please refer to this site’s Disclaimer for more information. I have been compensated or given a product free of charge, but that does not impact my views or opinions.

 

 

I live in a neighborhood where our power goes out quite a bit and we have to rely on flashlights quite a bit to be able to maneuver around our home. The challenge in the past has always been finding a light that is not only bright enough, but also which gives me the ability to provide my home with long lasting light. This is one reason that I was excited to be able to try out the Luxpro Flashlights as I had heard about them and how powerful they were, but I never had tried them for myself.

 

I received this last week and over the weekend (I tried the LP490BL Max 3D LXII), though we did not have a power outage (thank goodness) I put this flashlight to the test. The light that I received was a powerful one, one that stated it had the ability to illuminate 400 feet in front of me. In receiving this I took it out on a dark night (no moon) and tried this out. This flashlight was amazing, it lit up my background (using 400 lumens) for a long distance and gave me a huge beam of light.

I then decided to try this inside as this was where I knew I would be using it next time the power went out. I found that this LuxPro Professional Series Flashlight would light up an entire room and if I was ingenious, I could rig something up to allow me to be able to keep the flashlight shining toward the ceiling to give me the light that I want in these times of need.

 

On top of this the flashlight that I tried myself was heavy duty and could easily be used as a tactical baton if I was out at night and could use protection for any reason. This flashlight had it all and for me I have to say it is probably the best flashlight I have ever owned.

 

Some additional information about the flashlight that I specifically tried, it uses 3 D batteries and has a 3 hour run time. While I did not leave my light on for 3 hours straight, I trust that it will have this. The body is a hard rubber and is a bit hefty to hold, but definitely can be used if needed for security.

 

Whether you are camping, hiking, or have a lot of power outages, this is a brand of flashlights that I highly recommend to one and all. I am completely sold on them and I have to say that if you try them you will be also!

 

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Avengers, Guardians & More Assemble on Disney Infinity 2.0 Is Here! #dadchat

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I am a HUGE fan of Disney Infinity. This probably started because I am a HUGE fan of Disney itself. I grew up on Disney and have shared this love for the mouse and the company with my own girls since they were young. When I first was introduced to Disney Infinity 1.0 I had to try it and I shared this experience with all of you in a post written last February.

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This spring I was excited to watch the unveiling of the next phase of Disney Infinity. There had been a lot of speculation about what this might be, and y guess was Marvel Superheroes, and I was correct! This was awesome, in my humble opinion, as I am a big Marvel fan and have been since I was a kid, so combining my love of Disney with Marvel was a match made in heaven. I patiently waited….and waited….and waited and was lucky enough a few weeks ago to come home to find a very large box on my doorstep. Once I opened the box my mouth hit the floor as I was completely in awe of the full array of super heroes that were in front of me! I could not wait to jump into this and try out each and every character, both heroes and villains alike!

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First of these characters were so well constructed, with beautiful color and construction. As a fan of these characters, you can tell that the developers either were fans of these characters or really used the artwork from comics to create the characters themselves. As you can see in the images here, the characters themselves are amazing and so lifelike. That being said, I have to say that the game is definitely not just the characters, it is MUCH more than that, so let’s get into that too!

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One of the things that I SO appreciated about Disney Infinity 2.0 is that the developers realized the need to allow the figurines from their 1.0 version release to work with this version. So many people would have been VERY upset if they would have had to have started all over again and it was nice to know that the characters that we had collected as a family up to now would still work.

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The gameplay of the system itself was awesome. One of the things I loved were how the characters’ powers were interconnected with the gameplay itself. Also, the ability of the characters to cross stories and interact with other heroes was something that was amazing as you do not get to have this type of cross-over always in comics and being able to control the characters and what is happening is even better. I also enjoyed that through the collection of points I could upgrade my characters to have and use other special abilities/powers. While I have yet to max out my characters at level 20, I am working on it character by character and with every step I get better and better also in getting used to the characters and their abilities!

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The gameplay is also authentic, and you truly get to feel like the actual comic/movie character that you are controlling. I loved being able to “be” Rocket Raccoon or Spiderman along with all of the other characters and so did my kids!

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There are also a ton of new power discs with this set that will allow you to not only manipulate the environment, but also the vehicles and powers of the characters themselves.

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On top of all of this the new Toy Box Toys were great and interactive and allowed players of all ages (my kids included) in creating some very cool games. One of the things my eldest daughter seems to love these days is the text creator which allows you to be able to add in text bubbles in the toy box. For me, as a parent, I love that there is a safety feature included in this to keep the language friendly and clean! The other thing that my daughter loved was the ability to create rooms with themes, decorating them in many ways with the furniture that was included in the toy box itself. Also, the furniture available was all connected to either Disney or Marvel in some way which brought back a lot of memories for me! The final thing about the toy boy and the system that I will mention is that there is so much more memory now to be able to save toy boxes. You can save up to 300 toy boxes in your own cloud, so you can be as creative as you want, making multiple environments that you can keep going back to over and over again!

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All-in-all I love this new system and I am looking forward to seeing what Disney Interactive has next in store for us, as they have indicated that this is only the beginning… so what do you think might be next? Star Wars? More Marvel Characters? There are so many options to choose from! I highly encourage all to check this system out. You will not be disappointed!

 

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Even After School Begins Lee Jeans ( @LeeJeans ) Offers Amazing Kids Clothes

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As a parent I am always looking for clothes that are not only well fitting, but also clothes that look stylish and that my kids love. On top of this the clothes also have to be durable, especially when it comes to kids as any parents know how rough kids can be on clothes in general. With that in mind I was excited to be able to have my kids try out some of the clothes from the Lee Jeans kids line. As many of you may know I have tried Lee Jeans before, and personally have been very impressed with the high quality as well as the fit the the Jeans as well as Jean Jackets that I have tried.

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I let my kids decide what they wanted to try out and this made them even more excited as they felt in control of their fashion statement (Yes I am in trouble). The both selected jeans that I approved of (not that there were any on the Lee Jeans sight that I would not have approved of. The only thing that they were disappointed about was that Lee Jeans did not have Jean Jackets for young girls, only boys, men and women. Seeing this, I made a comment to the person that I was working with and she was so receptive to the comment and said that it was a good point and that it would be shared with the company, so maybe things will change in the future, you never know!

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It did not take long for us to receive the Lee Jeans that the kids had ordered, and of course they had to put on a fashion show for me. The girls loved the jeans and they both told me that they fir great too. The next day, both had pulled out their Lee Jeans to wear, so it took no time until they wanted to show off their new jeans to others. For my girls, both loved the frilly jeans that they picked over the more traditional. I guess that they both like making some type of a fashion statement with the clothes that they wear….alas, I do live in a divadom!

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All-in-all I was very impressed with the variety, fit, colors and more of the jeans that my girls were able to try from Lee Jeans. The prices were also reasonable, which is always a consideration when it comes to shopping for clothes for my girls. The durability of the clothes is still to be seen, but if they last as long as the jeans that I have from Lee Jeans, I do not think that there will be a problem, and even my youngest might be able to have some hand-me-downs from her older sister too!

 

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Chicken Soup For The Soul: Reboot Your Life #Giveaway

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About the Book

We all fall into ruts at times, with our jobs, our relationships, our fitness, and other aspects of our daily lives. Time to do something about that. These 101 inspiring personal stories of change will motivate and encourage you to find your own new path to happiness. With its powerful stories of taking chances, positive life and attitude changes, and finding new paths to happiness, you will be inspired to find the courage to reboot your own life!

 

Purpose of the Books

After 20 years of bringing real people and their stories together to touch the lives of others, Chicken Soup for the Soul® has gone beyond the bookstore to become a world leader in life improvement. Chicken Soup for the Soul is home to the largest catalog of user-generated, life-changing stories. Through books, movies, DVDs, online resources and other partnerships it brings hope, courage, inspiration and love to hundreds of millions of people around the world. Chicken Soup for the Soul authors and readers belong to a one-of-a-kind global community that shares advice, support, guidance, comfort, and knowledge.

 

About the Company

Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC, publishes all the latest titles in the famous Chicken Soup for the Soul book series which are distributed through Simon and Schuster, Inc. Since 1993, books in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series have sold more than 112 million copies, with titles translated into more than 40 languages. Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing also licenses the right to use its famous trademark to high quality licensees through IMG, the world’s premier licensing agent. The company is currently implementing a plan to expand into all media, is working with TV networks on several TV shows and is developing a major Internet presence dedicated to life improvement, emotional support and inspiration. In 2007, USA Today named Chicken Soup for the Soul one of the five most memorable and impactful books in the last quarter century. For more information visit: http://www.chickensoup.com/.

 

Facts About The Reach of The Books

  • Total retail sales of Chicken Soup for the Soul branded merchandise have topped $1.3 billion.
  • The Chicken Soup for the Soul book series of over 200 titles has sold over 112 million copies, with titles translated into more than 40 languages.
  • In 2008, Chicken Soup for the Soul became the best-selling trade paperback series in the history of publishing.
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul is one of the world’s most well-known brands– 88.7% of the US public not only recognizes the Chicken Soup for the Soul brand, but knows what it is (source—Harris Polls).
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul holds the world record for having the most titles on the New York Times bestseller list at one time.
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul receives millions of monthly media impressions, with cross-promotion relationships in place with top media brands like King Features, Woman’s World, BeliefNet and others.
  • Many of the world’s leading consumer brands have looked to Chicken Soup for the Soul for co-branding opportunities, including American Idol®, Coke®, NASCAR®, Marriott®, Campbell’s®, Arby’s®, Golf Digest® and others.
  • Time Magazine called the Chicken Soup for the Soul series the “Publishing phenomenon of the decade.”
  • In 2007, USA Today named Chicken Soup for the Soul one of the five most memorable and impactful books in the last quarter century.
  • In 2008, Chicken Soup for the Soul and dick clark productions entered into an agreement to develop a television series based on the brand.

 

My Take On The Book

There have been numerous times in my own life where I have felt that I need to recharge, or that I have hit a wall in regards to forward momentum. This book makes you re-assess and reboot your life in a positive new way. The stories are motivational and inspiring and make you really push yourself further. The enclosed stories really show people in so many different situations that pull themselves up to make a happier life for themselves and their families. This is the type of book that I know that I could pick up even on my darkest days and feel the dun on my back. A Great book!

 
Giveaway

How would you like to win this for yourself or for your family? All you need to do is fill out the below form to be entered.  The contest will run for one week and will end on October 4, 2014.

Winner must be a resident of the U.S or Canada.

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Winners are chosen at random, if you want all your chances counted, make sure you leave individual comments, not all of them in one!

Winner has 48 hours to contact me or another name will be chosen.

 

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Rockport Offers Style, Comfort & Versatility For A Great Guys Night Out #RockportChallenge


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When I think casual, I usually think tennis shoes; that was until recently. As a person who enjoys dressing well, wearing tennis shoes for casual events works at times, but not always. As most of my readers know I have been working with Rockport recently and though as you saw in my last post, I was impressed with their dress shoes, I can say that I did not know that they had more casual shoes until a few weeks back. At this time, Rockport asked me to take on a challenge and try out a pair of their more casual styles from their Fall/Winter ’14 collection.

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I received a pair of their Parker Hill Desert Boot. From the beginning I really liked the color. I was a bit skeptical at first about how I would like the boot cut of the shoes, but as I wore them I got more used to this and I found them to be comfortable and the additional ankle support was nice too.

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In wearing these shoes I found that they could be worn with anything from jeans to dress slacks. This was something that I would not have normally expected, but I was happy to find that this was the case.  There definitely were a few other shoes from the collection that looked The shoes were comfortable and with the fact that they were equipped with sport technology, it did feel like I was still wearing a tennis/running shoe which was a nice change.

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There were definitely a few other shoes from the collection that looked fun. Though I did not try them, I liked the style and color of the Ledge Hill 2 Plaintoe Oxford and the blue coloring of the Parker Hill Captoe Oxford was so unique, I would be interested to see how they would look on me, as it was hard to imagine just looking at them in a picture.

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In the end for me what I love most is that these shoes can go with pretty much anything I can think of (well… maybe not shorts). Having versatile shoes that look and feel good is so important and I have nothing but positives to share about this collection. Check them out here and see for yourself. What shoe would you choose for yourself?
 

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