Thursday, December 13, 2018

Ellie Claire 365-Devotional Journals are for gift giving to you and yours

The past few days I've been doing Christmas shopping, in stores, not online, but waiting on line.  I've seen some empty shelves and floor space where Christmas decorations and gifts to buy have already been purchased. Are stores running out of things to sell for this Holiday season? 

I didn't have a list in hand or in my head of what I was looking for on those shopping days, but i had the thought of finding something special, maybe even something that means a great deal to me about Christmas. Maybe that something wasn't a thing, maybe it was a feeling I'd been looking for.

What better way to find calm, peace, joy, thanks, and gratitude for what blessing this life has given to us by the Lord. The three journals pictured here have strong and sturdy covers and pages. After all a journal might be something you take with you on your travels or pick up frequently in your own home. A time for reflection, a time for peace, a time for you.

The titles of the three journals pictured above are:

Peace Begins with Me 

Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus  
The Earth is the Lord's and Everything in it
The journals are available through Amazon and Barnes and Noble
So, you don't have to search through the stores looking for a nice gift for someone on your list or for yourself, Ellie Claire Gifts really are quite nice journals and beautifully made.

Peace Begins with Me journal begins on January 1. It's a 365 day devotional journal. Each page has a bible verse, prayer prompts, and lined pages for you to reflect on how you can follow the words of the Bible. The Prince of Peace. Peace Begins with Me. Work on finding your own peace and pray for peace everywhere. 

The journal is a soft green color with a green elastic band and a teal colored ribbon for page marker.  There are pages for January 1 though December 31. The journal can be used for any year since the journal is not dated by year. 

Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus is another 365 day devotional journal. The cover is soft watercolor like flowers and greenery. A blue elastic band and a white ribbon will lead you to your last entry. Each page starts with a song or hymn, Scripture reading and prayer. Use this journal to take a "slow down" in your day. Look to God with meditation and trust.

The Earth is the Lord's and Everything in It 365 devotional journal is the third of the section of the image above. Two stunning peacocks adorn the cover white buds and blooms of delicate flowers. A emerald elastic band is attached to the journal and a blue ribbon will keep your current page. One of the many wise thoughts my Grandmother shared with me, and sometimes her sharing was by me watching her was one very hot day the rain began to fall from the sky and she quietly said "Thank you, Thank you Jesus". She knew the soft rain will help her garden grow, help fill their well, and bring some cooler air to the day.  

I often say those words she once said so long ago when I feel relief from the heat with the falling rain, or the quietness of a snow fall, or the breeze of the wind. Thank the Lord for the Earth and Everything it it. 

Hop on over to Ellie Claire Gifts the home of these beautifully made journals and other gifts and share the devotion and art with someone on your gift giving list. The Journals are priced around $16 

Disclosure: I received Ellie Claire Gifts Journals for this post. The comments and views are my own. 

Monday, December 10, 2018

SGT. STUBBY: AN AMERICAN HERO Prize pack giveaway.

Did you know that SGT. STUBBY is the most decorated war dog in history? 
A dog, A war, how did I miss this great story? 

This film is based on a true story, the story of Sargent Stubby and how this little dog went from a street dog to being taken in by Private First Class Robert Conroy of the 102nd Infantry Regiment, 26th “Yankee” Division of World War 1.

In France, Stubby saw frontline action in four offensives and 17 battles. He found wounded soldiers, saved an entire company by alerting the men to don gas masks and even caught a German spy.  

After the recapture of Ch√Ęteau-Thierry, the women of the town made him an embroidered jacket that would serve as Stubby’s uniform and display his numerous awards throughout the rest of his career.

Returning home to a hero’s welcome, Stubby and Conroy toured the country leading victory parades and met three sitting U.S. presidents, among other honors.

Genre:  1x1Animated/Family/Adventure/History
Feature Run Time:  Approx. 84 Minutes (Plus Special Features) 
MPAA Rating:  PG for War Action and Some Thematic Elements

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Find loads of history, images,activity sheets, and printables to go along with the film and education resources over on

Enter the Rafflecopter widget for your chance to win a prize pack. Must be 18 years of age or older to enter and win. Open to residents of the contiguous USA.
Giveaway is over. Congratulations to Dan D. who is the random winner.

Disclosure: I was received a copy of SGT. STUBBY DVD for this post. The comments and views are my own.

Small Foot DVD giveaway is here! Also available for purchase on December 11, 2018. #SMALLFOOT

Will you and your family be traveling over the river and through the woods this holiday season? Take SMALL FOOT along for the car ride. Let the kids enjoy the film as you travel through the Winter time visiting relatives and friends for the holidays. No matter what type of transportation you'll be using; pack the portable DVD player, download the movie, or the ever ready player in the car.

Each holiday season I  made sure my kids had a new DVD for the car ride to their Grandparents house on Christmas Day. A new film to capture their attention on a special day off to visit the relatives, because you know the Mom, that would be me, I'm usually a tad stressed about packing the car with everything we might, and I mean might need for the trip. So, what better than a new DVD to enjoy.

SMALL FOOT is now available for Digital Download and on December 11 SMALL FOOT will be available to purchase where ever you buy DVD/BLU_RAY. 
Run time is about 1 hour and 50 minutes.
Meet Migo is this trailer. He is a happy Yeti, living in the snow covered community of other Yetis. There is a lot of snow and adventure to see, so grab a blanket and get ready for a fun family movie this holiday season.

So what's the film about???

An animated adventure for all ages, with fun new music by Zendaya & Common and featuring an all-star cast, “Smallfoot” turns the Bigfoot legend upside down when a bright young Yeti (Channing Tatum) finds something he thought didn’t exist—a human! 

News of the “smallfoot,” Percy (James Corden), throws the simple Yeti community into an uproar over what else might be out there in the big world beyond their snowy village.  This is an epic story about friendship and courage!

SMALLFOOT will be out on DVD + BluRay on December 11th and digitally on December 4th. 
This is the place to enter the giveaway! Use the Rafflecopter Widget to enter for your chance to win SMALL FOOT combo pack. Entrants and winner must be 18 years of age or older. Live in the contiguous USA. One random winner will be chosen and emailed to be notified.

GIVEAWAY IS OVER! Congratulations to the random winner: B.Wallace.

Disclosure: I was sent a copy of SMALL FOOT for this post. The comments and views are my own. 

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