12/30/2015

Natalie Grant Teams Up with Charlotte Gambill for Their Fourth Annual "Dare To Be" Tour


Natalie Grant Teams Up with Charlotte Gambill
for Their Fourth Annual "Dare To Be" Tour

The 12-date tour continues pay-it-forward theme,
kicks off Jan. 14 in Boise, ID -- daretobeevent.com



DARE TO BE KNOWN 2016 TOUR FOR WOMEN


Natalie Grant's latest album -- the #1 Billboard debuting 'Be One' (11.13) -- was based on a simple theme: "Why sit around and wait for a miracle. Be one." It's this perspective that helped the "gospel-tinged" (Billboard) vocalist overcome her personal battles and team up with friend Charlotte Gambill -- leader of England's Life Church and author of "The Miracle in the Middle" -- to tour the country and share with others. With their fourth annual, 12-date "Dare to Be" tour, Natalie and Charlotte hope to help women overcome their guilt and worry and be the people they're truly meant to be.

Rooted in a spirit of hope and empowerment, this fully integrated program of worship and teaching challenges women to step into the roles God has called them to.

"This isn't just a night where you're coming to come and get comfortable in your seat and be entertained," shares Natalie. "This is a night where you will encounter the presence of God in such a way that you will leave changed."

Using the lessons from her book, "The Miracle in the Middle," Charlotte equips women with the ability to "find strength in the struggle, the passion to persist, wisdom when they're weary, and joy in the journey." Paired with powerful worship from Natalie -- including hits "Be One" and "Clean" -- Natalie and Charlotte challenge women to accept "The Dare" to aim higher, stretch further, to trust and realize that you can do more.

During each event, Natalie and Charlotte will honor a local woman who has overcome her circumstances and become a miracle in her own life. Part of this recognition includes gifting the honoree with something she needs: rent money, groceries or transportation.

"When one sister overcomes, we all overcome," says Charlotte. "We try to find stories and people who have had the opportunity to wear bitterness or hardship or pain, but had the courage and the strength to say no."

In the midst of criss-crossing the country with "Dare to Be," Natalie will continue to inspire lives with her new tween book series 'Glimmer Girls.' The first two books -- "London Art Chase" and "A Dolphin Wish" -- will release through Zondervan's Faithgirlz brand on Feb. 2, 2016. A link to pre-order is here.


"Dare to Be" Tour Dates:
1.14 - Boise, ID at Capital Christian Center
1.15 - Sacramento, CA at Trinity Life Center
1.16 - Seattle, WA at Overlake Church
1.21 - Keller, TX at Northwood Church
1.29 - Washington, DC at Hylton Memorial Chapel
1.30 - Philadelphia, PA at Christian Life Center
1.31 - Baltimore, MD at APGFCU Arena Harford Community College
2.18 - Nashville, TN at Cross Point Church
2.20 - Tampa, FL at Countryside Christian Center
2.25 - Grand Rapids, MI at Christ Chapel Cornerstone University
2.26 - Minneapolis, MN at River Valley Church
2.27 - Milwaukee, WI at Weatherstone Church





About Natalie Grant:
Four-time Grammy nominated Natalie Grant is known for her powerful and soaring vocals, heart-gripping lyrics and passionate performances, and has remained one of the top-selling Christian & Gospel artists since her 2005 breakout RIAA Gold certified album, "Awaken." She has since gone on to have over 3 million in career sales. The Gospel Music Association has named her Female Vocalist of the Year 5 times and she has had multiple number 1's on the Billboard chart. Beyond her music career, Natalie has been an outspoken advocate for victims of human trafficking since 2005. She co-founded Hope for Justice International, which identifies and rescues victims of trafficking and then provides them with complete restorative care. The organization now has 6 offices spanning 4 countries and 3 continents. Though she is a Seattle native, Natalie makes her home in Nashville, TN with her husband, producer/songwriter Bernie Herms and their three children: twins Grace and Bella, and their youngest, Sadie.


About Charlotte Gambill:
Charlotte has an infectious love for life, a deep love for people and zealous love for God's House. Her passion is to build the local church across the earth, to see people reach their full potential and to develop and strengthen leadership. Charlotte is known for her practical, humorous and passionate application of Gods word. Her messages of life and purpose are rallying a generation to embrace the broken and become ambassadors of hope. Charlotte is an author, speaker, pastor and mother. She leads Life Church in England with her husband Steve and together they have two children, Hope Cherish and Noah Brave.


Follow Dare To Be here:
Official Website: daretobeevent.com
Facebook: facebook.com/DareToBeEvent
Twitter: twitter.com/daretobeevent
Instagram: instagram.com/daretobeevent

Follow Natalie Grant here:
Official Website: nataliegrant.com
Facebook: facebook.com/nataliegrantmusic
Twitter: twitter.com/nataliegrant
Instagram: instagram.com/nataliegrant

Follow Charlotte Gambill here:
Official Website: charlottegambill.com
Facebook: facebook.com/Charlotte-Gambill
Twitter: twitter.com/charlgambill
Instagram: instagram.com/charlgambill


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Christianbook.com - Math-U-See SALE

Math-U-See SALE


"Math-U-See" resources from December 29th through January 5th. Select "Math-U-See" resources will receive free shipping. Free shipping offer only applicable to U.S. addresses; chose Standard or UPS Ground options at checkout.

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12/10/2015

The Complete Prebiotic & Probiotic Health Guide: A Diet Plan for Balancing Your Gut Flora through Robert Rose, Inc.

The Complete Prebiotic & Probiotic Health Guide:
A Diet Plan for Balancing Your Gut Flora



The Complete Prebiotic & Probiotic Health Guide:
A Diet Plan for Balancing Your Gut Flora

The Complete Prebiotic & Probiotic Health Guide
A Diet Plan for Balancing Your Gut Flora 

288 pages total • 7" x 10" • Index
ISBN 978-0-7788-0517-5
$24.95 CA / $24.95 US / £16.95 UK
Publication date: October 2015





  Did you know that the gut contains over 100 
  trillion bacteria?
 

Dr. Maitreyi Raman is one of the contributing authors of The Complete Prebiotic & Probiotic Health Guide - A Diet Plan for Balancing Your Gut Flora and a leading expert in the field of gastroenterology and physician nutrition. The authors have provided the reader with this marvelous health resource geared towards the Vegetarian lifestyle.  This book features a vegetarian diet that includes a simple 8-step program which is sure to help you lose weight and reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer. There is a 14-day meal plan with smart tips to encourage  and motivate a healthy weekly food diary.  As a bonus, there's 175 recipes using natural prebiotic sources to help you maintain that healthy lifestyle.  If you a not a Vegetarian, this guide is sure to help and encourage you to take small steps in educating yourself about your body's needs.  You will find recipes for every occasion like baked goods, desserts, smoothies, juices, breakfast & brunch, soups, pasta & grains,  and much more. Oh, there are vegetables!

The Complete Prebiotic & Probiotic Health Guide features answers to questions like the following:

  • What are prebotics the top 8 probiotic foods?
  • What are the top 6 tips for probiotic living?
  • What is the link between air pollution and the gut?
  • What type of yogurt should I eat and why?
  • What is the link between microbiome and Crohn's Disease?
  • What is the relationship between probiotics in the treatment of autism?
  • And, many more... 


The Complete Prebiotic & Probiotic Health Guide grabbed my attention immediately for many reasons. First of all,  I have been taking probiotic supplements on a regular basis to aid in digestive and immune health. I even eat yogurt from time to time. I'll be the first to admit that I need to read up on the importance of prebiotic and probiotic health a bit more.

Also, I wanted to learn more about Crohn's Disease and Autism because I have children and grandchildren with these issues. With the New Year quickly approaching , I am sure many of you already have health and fitness on your mind. Why not consider  The Complete Prebiotic & Probiotic Health Guide - A Diet Plan for Balancing Your Gut Flora by Raman, Sirounis and Shrubsole. I highly recommend this resource even if you are not a Vegetarian. You can find your copy online at Robert Rose, Inc.(www.robertrose.ca).


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Q & A with Maitreyi Raman author of The Complete Prebiotic & Probiotic Health Guide:


1. How would you sum up The Complete Prebiotic & Probiotic Health Guide in one sentence?
This book provides highly novel insight into the mechanisms of action through which diet and impact health and disease, and provides a healthful living guide based in cutting edge science.
2.  What do you most want people to learn/take away from this book?
   
I would like people to recognize that fiber intake in the North American diet is quite low, and that by optimizing fiber intake, many chronic disease may be mitigated. Additionally, the intake of processed and refined food may contribute to chronic diseases through impact on the microbiome.

3. What would your top five tips be for someone just starting to balance their gut flora with prebiotics/probiotics?
This is a great question, as the proposed concepts may seem daunting not to mention overwhelming to someone who is looking for a dietary overhaul. I would stress the importance of starting with dietary charting and maintaining food records to assess the current state. Then, attention to increasing fiber from fruit, vegetables and whole grains would be valuable. Introduction of fermented foods, such as yogurt and kefir would be the next step to round out the process.




DR. MAITREYI RAMAN
Dr. Maitreyi Raman
Dr. Maitreyi Raman is a gastroenterologist and physician nutritionist specialist at the University of Calgary. She is the Medical Director of the Southern Alberta Nutrition Support Services and VP-Clinical of the Canadian Nutrition Society. She received her MD from the University of Ottawa and MSc (Medical Education) from the University of Calgary.

Maitreyi’s research interests include Obesity and the role of intestinal microbiota and volatile organic compounds in the development of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, in addition to nutrition support, malnutrition and medical education. She lives in Calgary, AB.




ANGELA SIROUNIS is a clinical dietitian at Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary, Alberta.

JENNIFER SHRUBSOLE, BSc, RD, is a clinical dietitian at Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary, Alberta.


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12/08/2015

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year



This collage is missing several family members like my eldest daughter and her family and my second daughter and her family.

Family Reunion - Nov 28, 2015

Baby Katie - 9 months old



My oldest daughter and the gang 2014
 I will update this when my daughter Erin and family share holiday photos with me. Her family has been sick as has my family. I wanted to share my trio at home in their new #kniftyknitter Merry Christmas hats. :)

From My Family ...
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Artec Educational Resources - SAVINGS!

Artec Educational Resources


Christianbook.com will be promoting a sale on "Artec Educational Resources" from December 8th through December 15th. Select "Artec Educational" resources will be available for 25% off retail price.


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11/27/2015

Games That Teach Self-Regulation

Games That Teach Self-Regulation





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100 Illustrated Bible Verses - Page-A-Day

100 Illustrated Bible Verses - Page-A-Day

 
100 ILLUSTRATED BIBLE VERSES



This holiday season, 100 ILLUSTRATED BIBLE VERSES is also a part of Workman’s
holiday promotion. For every book purchased through our Page-A-Day® store, Workman will donate one copy of GOOD AND CHEAP to a food pantry or similar organization. GOOD AND CHEAP is the bestselling cookbook that shows how to eat well on just $4.00 a day. Moreover, any first time user to the site will receive a 20% off discount on their order.


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Holiday Shopper's Gift Ideas - Dining at Denny's Bonus

Denny's Cyber Monday -

This Monday, November 30th, Denny’s is offering something extra special for Cyber Monday.  With every $25 gift certificate purchase on the Denny’s website, shoppers will receive a bonus $5 Denny’s gift card in return. Stocking stuffers have never been easier! And thanks to America’s Diner, shopping for others on Cyber Monday has its own perks. 

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11/05/2015

From Joseph to Jericho, the Timeless Tales of the Bible Come to Animated Life with BEGINNERS BIBLE, VOLUME 4

The Beginner's Bible, Volume 4


"A simple, accessible introduction to these timeless stories for children,
with important lessons about kindness, compassion, and forgiveness."
-- Nell Minow, The Movie Mom™, Beliefnet.com



"I truly love when a company, such as Time Life, brings beloved stories of faith in a way that is relatable, very sweet and entertaining wrapped up in animation."
-- Jeri Jacquin, BlogHer.com


THE BELOVED AND TIMELESS STORIES OF THE BIBLE
COME TO ANIMATED LIFE WITH THE NEXT INSTALLMENT
OF THE ACCLAIMED DVD SERIES
THE BEGINNERS BIBLE, VOLUME 4
Street Date: September 22, 2015
DVD SRP: $9.95


Perfect for the Entire Family, This New-to-DVD Collection Includes "The Story of Joseph & His Brothers", "Daniel & the Lion's Den", "The Battle of Jericho" and a Bonus Story "The Story of Jonah & The Whale"


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
THE BEGINNER'S BIBLE, VOLUME 4, the latest DVD installment in the acclaimed, family-friendly series based on the best-selling children's book of the same name, features three timeless tales  for the whole family.  Created to help parents share the most important lessons from the greatest stories ever told, these new-to-DVD stories are a delightful way to introduce young children to stories of  inspiration, courage and faith.  And told in a non-denominational way that has been accepted by all major denominations and ministries, THE BEGINNER'S BIBLE, VOLUME 4 is certain to bring the true wonder and joy of the Bible to life for families everywhere.
This new-to-DVD installment features three complete stories, along with the exclusive bonus story "The Story of Jonah & The Whale"!


The Story of Joseph & His Brothers


The Story of Joseph & His Brothers
Betrayed by his jealous brothers, Joseph is sold into Egyptian slavery.  See the young boy earn the Pharaoh's favor as he uses his God-given ability to interpret dreams.  With God's help, Joseph becomes a wise leader.


The Story of Daniel & the Lion's Den
Travel with Daniel into Babylon and watch as God gives him the ability to understand dreams and see his faith grow as he faces many challenges - especially those with loud roars and big teeth. 


The Story of the Battle of Jericho

The Story of the Battle of Jericho
Journey with the tribes of Israel as they conquer Jericho and obtain their Promised Land.  Watch as they accomplish this with a strong faith in God instead of weapons.



The Story of Jonah & The Whale

BONUS STORY: The Story of Jonah & The Whale
Commanded by God to tell the wicked Ninevites about God's love and laws, watch as Jonah disobeys by boarding a ship that meets with a terrible storm.  But, God sees him and saves Jonah by using a huge, friendly whale.

PROGRAM INFORMATION
Running Time: 90 minutes + 30 bonus minutes
Genre:  Animation/Kids
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0 mono
Language: English/Spanish

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My Thoughts

The Beginners Bible Series on DVD from Time Life and StarVista Entertainment presents wholesome entertainment for the whole family. Volume 4 share three stories: "The Story of Joseph & His Brothers", "The Story of Daniel & the Lion's Den", and "The Story of the Battle of Jericho". And, included is the bonus story of "The Story of Jonah & the Whale"!  The stories are presented in both English and Spanish with a run time of 120 minutes. What a great value! SRV $9.95

Which of the four stories is your favorite? Each of these stories teach important character lessons from the Holy Bible. It's one of the most perfect ways to engage younger children through colorful animation and music with songs sung by Kathie Lee Gifford.

Snuggling up with your child or grandchild and watching these stories is a blessing. It is a most rewarding feeling to have your youngster learn about God's Word and create special memories that can last a life time.

 I was blessed to receive a copy of The Beginners Bible, Volume 4 DVD for this review posting. And,  I look forwards to watching these with my own grandchildren one day.  What a fun idea for Children's Church or Sunday School! Consider adding these to your own church or home library for all to enjoy!


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Janet  Coffield
Loving Heart Designs
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Kid-Tested, Parents-Approved! Must-Have Toys for Holiday Shopping - PARENTS BEST TOYS 2015


PARENTS MAGAZINE REVEALS BEST TOYS OF THE YEAR
Kid-Tested, Parents-Approved! Must-Have Toys for Holiday Shopping


NEW YORK, NY (September 30, 2015)—As the holiday season nears, Parents magazine today revealed it’s picks for the best toys of the year for kids of all ages. Over the summer, kids, parents and editors tested the newest toys to hit the market and narrowed down their favorites to the top 49 toys for infants to school-age kids.
Compiled each year before the holidays, Parents magazine kid and parent testers play with hundreds of toys to choose their top picks for the must-have toys of the year. We consider ease of use, fun factor, how simple the assembly process is, length of play and first-person feedback from the kid toy testers.  
The Parents Best Toys of 2015 list appears in the November issue of the magazine and online.  Check out our behind-the-scenes video of testing day here.  
Parents Best Toys of 2015 list includes:
Birth to 12 Months:
·         Fisher-Price Dance & Move BeatBo, $40 at Fisher-Price.com
·         Yookidoo Gymotion Robo Playland, $70 at Amazon.com
·         Playskool Fold ‘n Go Busy Elephant, $25 at HasbroToyshop.com
·         Estella Baby Security Blanket, $30 at Estella-NYC.com
·         Skip-Hop Explore & More Rocking Owl Stacker, $16 at SkipHop.com
·         Chewbeads Baby Gramercy Stroller Toy, $15 at Chewbeads.com
·         Tiny Love Rock & Ball, $15 at Amazon.com
·         Little Tikes Lil’ Ocean Explorers 1-in-1 Adventure Course, $80 at LittleTikes.com
Toddlers:
·         Playskool Play All Day Elmo, $60 at HasbroToys.com
·         Chicco Fit & Fun Mini Golf, $25 at ChiccoShop.com
·         Haba Croco Kuno Dragon Crawling Tunnel, $70 at HabaUSA.com
·         LeapFrog Number Lovin’ Oven, $25 at ToysRUs.com
·         Tomy Push Me Pull Me Puppy, $30 at Amazon.com
·         VTech Sit-to-Stand Ultimate Alphabet Train, $50 at VTechKids.com
Preschoolers:
·         Jakks Pacific Hulk Smash, $70 at Walmart.com
·         Spin Master Bunchems, $25 at ToysRUs.com
·         Fisher-Price Spinnyos Giant Yo-ller Coaster, $50 at ToysRUs.com
·         Mattel Barbie Color, Cut, and Curl Deluxe Styling Head, $30 at Kmart.com
·         LeapFrog Epic Kids’ Tablet, $140 at BestBuy.com
·         Lego Classic Large Creative Brick Box, $60 at Lego.com
·         Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center, $80 at ToysRUs.com
·         Crayola Color Wonder Light-Up Stamper, $25 at Crayola.com
·         International Playthings Buddy’s Balloon Launch, $20 at intplay.com
·         Spin Master Paw Patrol Patroller, $60 at Target.com
·         Hasbro Jurassic World Chomping Velociraptor Head, $20 at HasbroToyshop.com
·         Educational Insights Design & Drill BrightWorks, $40 at Amazon.com
·         Hasbro FurReal Friends StarLily, My Magical Unicorn, $120 at HasbroToyshop.com
Ages 5 and Up:
·         Gerd Hahn’s Worry Eaters, starting at $16 at HaywireGroup.com
·         Uncle Milton T-Rexcavator, $20 at Unclemilton.com
·         Zing Firetek Zeon Bow, $15 at Walmart.com
·         Jakks Pacific Aladdin Magic Genie Lamp, $17 at Target.com
·         Hasbro Super Bumblebee, $50 at HasbroToyshop.com
·         Spin Master Zoomer Kitty, $100 at ToysRUs.com
·         Smak-a-Ball, $24 at FatBrainToys.com
·         Disney Playmation Marvel Avengers, $120 at DisneyStore.com
·         Lakeshore Learning My First Weaving Loom, $30 at LakeshoreLearning.com
·         PlayWheels Frozen Convertible Ice Skates, $50 at ToysRUs.com
·         GoldieBlox Craft-struction Box, $40 at Goldieblox.com
·         Mattel View-Master, $30 at Target.com
·         Crayola Color Alive Action Coloring Pages, $6 at Crayola.com
·         American Girl Truly Me, $115 at AmericanGirl.com
·         WowWee MiPosaur, $120 at Target.com
·         Anki Overdrive Starter Kit, $150 at Anki.com
·         Mattel Minecraft Stop-Motion Movie Creator, $33 at MattelShop.com
·         Klutz Finger Knitting, $22 at Klutz.com
·         Educational Insights Read My List! Game, $15 at Amazon.com
·         Yomega Kendama Pro, $20 at Yomega.com
About Parents
Parents was founded in 1926 and, along with American Baby, FamilyFun, Parents Latina and Ser Padres, makes up the Meredith Parents Network portfolio of parenthood brands. Parents is the leading voice for a community of moms who are engaged and inspired by the brand’s trusted content. Reaching more than 15 million women through print and 8.5 million women online, Parents understands the issues and challenges that are important to moms. In turn, these moms enlighten and inspire others by joining ongoing conversations about parenthood via Parents.com and through Parents’ robust presence on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr.  Parents is dedicated to engaging and inspiring moms with the information they need, wherever they go.


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Janet  Coffield
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10/09/2015

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU, DADDY!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY
DADDY!!!


Grandpa Bobby & Grandma Joyce 2011

Grandpa 2011

Grandpa & Granddaughter Summer 2011


~ OCTOBER 09 ~

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU,
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU,
HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR DADDY...
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU! 

LOVE, 
JANET & FAMILY


GRANDPARENTS & GRANDCHILDREN(2008)




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10/01/2015

Pickled Delicacies: Vinegar, Oil, and Alcohol - Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. #schifferpublishing



Vinegar, Oil & Alcohol ~ Pickled Delicacies
Pickled Delicacies: Vinegar, Oil, and Alcohol
by  Eva Aufreiter, Bernadette Baumgartner, Birgit Hauer,  and Christine Mahringer-Eder
Published by SCHIFFER PUBLISHING, LTD.
Binding: Hardcover | Size: 6 x 9  | 128  pp
Illustrations:  199 Color Photos 
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4872-3
SRV: $24.99 US



Gardeners with lots of vegetables have the option of canning, freezing,  or pickling their spring and summer bounty. Over four centuries ago, India began pickling in order to expand the lifespan of  the cucumber and countries from Asia, Europe, South American and North America followed suit with other foods. Whether you want to preserve out-of-season foods or begin a journey in pickling,  consider picking up a copy of  Pickled Delicacies: Vinegar, Oil and Alcohol published by Schiffer Publishing, LTD. This gorgeous hardcover resource features over 174 recipes compiled by various experts with nearly 200 full-colored photographs for the pickling lovers.

Inside,  Pickled Delicacies: Vinegar, Oil and Alcohol  you will find more than recipes for cucumbers, cabbage and eggs. Learn the basics of pickling with the essentials in prep work, storage tips and detailed ingredient lists. There's an extensive A to Z vocabulary list. The first three chapters are pickling with alcohol, oil and vinegar followed by salt pickling and sugar pickling. The salt and sugar chapters features a collection of selective recipes. I was especially interested in the steeped vinegar and oils sections.

Pickling enthusiast -- keep an eye out for special bottles and jars!

What are some of your favorite pickled delicacies? I have eaten pickled artichokes, chow-chow, mushrooms, okra and much more. I am excited to test various recipes with my family from Pickled Delicacies: Vinegar, Oil and Alcohol.  Have you tasted pickled cheese, fruits or fish?

If you need a gift idea for a special friend or family member, Pickled Delicacies: Vinegar, Oil and Alcohol might just be the gift! Or, maybe you could whip up something special for them and present it at a buffet, luncheon or dinner?



Please visit www.schifferbooks.com.
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NEW & IMPROVED! Crosskix follows up their signature shoe (1.0) and launches 2.0 and APX styles for 2016!


NEW & IMPROVED! Crosskix follows up their signature shoe (1.0) and launches 2.0 and APX styles for 2016!



Run, jump and dash into the latest revolution in foam footwear this spring with Crosskix! Be part of the growing trend of the energizing, sleek and sporty Crosskix lifestyle and culture that is dominating the foam composite footwear market.

Crosskix is more than just another EVA shoe to slip on and casually wear. It’s pioneering functionality in mold-injected footwear for multi-purpose uses that comes in striking, attractive and sporty designs. Each shoe is designed and engineered for the best impact absorption, ventilation and water use. The stylish and functional athletic shoes are rugged enough for rigorous obstacle course races (TUFF MUDDER, etc), comfortable for marathon runs, and stylish for everyday casual wear in and out of the water!

Be one of the first to experience Crosskix’s APX and 2.0. The Kickstarter “super early bird” SPECIAL pricing will start at $34/pair (any style, color, or size). Suggested retail price starting at $64/pair. These prices are exclusively available during the Kickstarter campaign at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/crosskix/crosskix-20-and-apx-new-and-improved?ref=discovery  until completion. Target delivery date is April 2016.

Crosskix’s 2.0 design is a follow-up to the signature 1.0 shoe with more improvements in design and functionality. Features include a fully adjustable tongue with slits on the medial and lateral sides for high insteps. A strong marine Velcro securely fastens the instep strap while submerged in water. Crosskix also added a “pin fastener” on the upper lateral side that can be inserted into pre-drilled holes on the instep strap. This allows users to wear the 2.0 as loose or as tight as they want.

The APX is designed to fit, feel and function like a high performance sneaker. New features include a full tongue with 9mm wide anti-chorine elastic specifically made for water — and will not dry up and crack. The instep can be adjusted to any height. Like the 2.0, the APX also incorporates stylish air and water vents and scupper drain holes on the rear medial and lateral sides of the shoe.

Both the 2.0 and APX are designed recreational and athletic uses and are perfect for water sports and recreational activities where the user needs to go from land to water and back, without having to switch shoes.  

Don’t miss this opportunity and be the first to experience the most comfortable and functional athletic shoe in foam composite footwear with the Crosskix’s new Kickstarter for the APX and 2.0 design — just in time for Spring/Summer 2016 delivery.

Great for all ages, these Crosskix designs are perfect for anyone looking for a comfortable all-purpose athletic shoe for everyday use. Please visit crosskix.com or contact sarah@chicexecs.com.



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Christian Liberty Press - Homeschool DEAL of the WEEK



"Christian Liberty Press" resources will be available for 30% off retail price from now until October 6th, 2015. 

Enjoy!


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9/28/2015

Presale for 'BE ONE' by Natalie Grant


Natalie Grant's Vision and Voice Soar on Nov. 13th 'Be One'

Exclusive LifeWay In-Store Presale Starts Mon., Sept. 28

Title Track Is Last Week's Highest Debuting Digital Single on the
Billboard Christian Digital Chart and Most Added Single at Christian Radio

 

Natalie Grant - 'Be One' (Curb Records)

 
In a way, Natalie Grant is every woman. She juggles the responsibilities as a mother of three with the demands of a full-time career, while still managing to find time for the pursuits that are important to her. Her priorities inform her empowering and uplifting music, which is centered on a simple message: sometimes, all it takes to change the world is a shift in personal perspective.

The chorus to the title track from her November 13th record 'Be One' (Curb Records), is the perfect summary to Natalie's positive approach to life: "Why sit around and wait for a miracle to come when you can be one?" This empowering perspective helped Grant overcome her battle with depression and lose 40 pounds over the course of the last 18 months -- unveiled as the August 17th cover of "First For Women" magazine -- and it's this perspective she wants to bring to others who are struggling in their own lives, helping them to overcome guilt and worry and be the people they're truly meant to be.

'Be One' is truly a family affair -- Grant co-wrote 7 of its 11 tracks, it was produced by her husband Bernie Herms (who is currently producing Barbra Streisand and Josh Groban), "Nothing But The Blood" features vocals from Grant's brother Steve, and "Ever Be" features vocals by Grant's daughters; twins, Grace and Bella (8) and Sadie (4).

Natalie will tour 'Be One' starting on Thurs., Dec. 3 and will continue to tour into the spring. She will simultaneously release a new book series for 'tween girls called "Glimmer Girls" through Zondervan Publishing in January 2016.

LifeWay Christian Stores offer includes a free 2 song CD including 'Be One' and the acoustic version of "Your Great Name" with pre-order of the new album. Offer good in stores or online at: lifeway.com/Product/be-one-cd

Follow Natalie Grant here:
Official Website: nataliegrant.com
Facebook: facebook.com/nataliegrantmusic
Twitter: twitter.com/nataliegrant
Instagram: instagram.com/nataliegrant



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9/25/2015

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9/17/2015

Author Answers Segment for 175 Essential Slow Cooker Classics by Judith Finlayson

Author Answers Segment - Judith Finlayson 


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175 Essential Slow Cooker Recipes by Judith Finlayson

Courtesy of Judith Finlayson, author of 175 Essential Slow Cooker Recipes © 2015 www.robertrose.ca Available where books are sold.


Author Answers Segment:

1. Describe your cookbook to us, what should readers expect?  
This is a slow cooker book that provides a wide range of recipes, from appetizers to desserts.  They are, in my opinion, recipes that taste delicious.  Deliciousness is my main objective in creating recipes.

2. What inspired you to become a writer and how has it changed your life?
Hard to say.  I’m told I always said I wanted to be writer…I read a lot as a little kid and loved being transported to other (more interesting) places via the written word.  I can’t really say it has changed my life since I more-or-less have always done it.  I started out as an editor in book publishing, then worked for magazines and newspapers before writing cookbooks.

3. What is the most exciting part of being a published author? 
I guess seeing the actual book…the finished product.  It is so much more polished and different from all that has gone before. Before it became a cookbook, it was simply words on a page. 

4. What were the biggest challenges you faced in writing this cookbook?  
As always, coming up with recipe ideas that I feel are innovative.

5. What are your favorite recipes from this cookbook?  
Since I’m now working on a book on Chile peppers, I guess I’d say the recipes that use chile peppers, such as Ribs in Tablecloth Stainer Sauce; Pork Roast with Chili-Orange Sauce; Southwestern Brisket. The Short Ribs with Orange Gremolata (even though they don’t have chilies) are pretty special, too.

6. What do your plans for future projects include? 
The fabulous book I mentioned above on Chile Peppers – it will be something a little different!

7. What are your hobbies? 
Traveling, eating in restaurants around the world, exploring food scenes everywhere I go. I love reading, I love fashion. I adore entertaining. 



8. Where can our readers connect with you socially?
Twitter: RobertRoseBooks https://twitter.com/RobertRoseBooks

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Please take time to visit the 175 Essential Slow Cooker Classics and read the review, here.

Who doesn't love cheesecake? We all do in our household. We hope you will consider baking a Marble Cheesecake for your family too!

This delicious recipe is Courtesy of 175 Essential Slow Cooker Recipes by Judith Finlayson © 2015 www.robertrose.ca Reprinted with publisher permission. Available where books are sold.



Marble cheesecake
Marble Cheesecake by Judith Finlayson


Marble Cheesecake
This is a rich and delicious cheesecake. The gingersnap crust and pumpkin-flavored base accented with chocolate is an irresistible combination.
Make ahead
This cake is best made a day ahead and allowed to chill in the refrigerator overnight.


SERVES 8 TO 10
Large (minimum 5 quart) oval slow cooker
    7-inch (17.5 cm) 6-cup (1.5 L) soufflé dish, lined with greased heavy-duty foil, or 7-inch (17.5 cm) well-greased springform pan
Crust
1 cup    gingersnap cookie crumbs    250 mL
3 tbsp    packed brown sugar    45 mL
12 tsp    ground ginger    2 mL
3 tbsp    melted butter    45 mL
Cheesecake
2    packages (each 8 oz/250 g) cream cheese,     2
    softened
34 cup    granulated sugar    175 mL
3    eggs    3
1 tsp    vanilla    5 mL
14 tsp    each ground cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg    1 mL
12 cup    pumpkin purée (not pie filling)    125 mL
12 cup    whipping (35%) cream    125 mL
4 oz    semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, melted    125 g
    Chocolate curls
1.    Crust: In a bowl, mix together gingersnap crumbs, brown sugar and ginger. Add butter and mix to blend. Press mixture into the bottom of prepared dish. Place in freezer until ready to use.
2.    Cheesecake: In a food processor, combine cream cheese with sugar and process until smooth. Add eggs, vanilla, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg and process until combined. Add pumpkin and whipping cream and process until smooth. Pour mixture over crust. Pour chocolate over mixture, then, using a knife, swirl to marbleize. Cover dish tightly with foil and secure with string.
(If using a springform pan). Place dish in slow cooker stoneware and pour in enough boiling water to come
1 inch (2.5 cm) up the sides of dish. Cover and cook on High for
3 to 4 hours, until edges are set and center is slightly jiggly. Chill thoroughly before serving. Garnish with chocolate swirls.

TIP
    To melt chocolate: Grate the chocolate first by pulsing it in a food processor. Then melt in a double boiler over hot, not boiling, water, stirring constantly. This ensures that the chocolate doesn’t “seize” and become grainy.



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