Check out this Shandle Giveaway


 If your potty training this is a great thing to have.

Surely by now you have heard about the sweetest little bathroom hack around. What is that you say, you haven’t? Well then let me to tell you about it.

The Shandle Toilet Seat Handle instantly gives small hands more control when lifting and lowering the toilet seat. Goodbye seat slamming, Hello healthy habits!

Some toilet seats are not to be touched. The Shandle gives people who live amongst beasts a safer place to lift the seat…with a hand or a foot.

Clean, contemporary designs put a finishing touch on bathrooms of any size, shape or character.

  • Easy peel-and-stick installation.
  • Built-In Antimicrobial Protection
  • Waterproof decals on both sides.
  • Product Size: 3″ x 3″
  • Made from ABS Plastic

This is what a couple of people have said about the Shandle Toilet-Seat Handle:

“This is a fantastic product, been using it for a while now. It’s really handy. I wouldn’t do without one now that I’ve had it.” Greg 
“Buy them in bulk and send them to your sons in their college dorms! They will be eternally grateful!” Mary 
So, take it from these folks, buy 1, buy 3, buy a few dozen!

For now, how would you like to win one and a cool $25 Paypal? Shandle-Toilet Seat Handle is generously giving away the chance to receive just that to one of my lucky winners. Enter in the Rafflecopter below.  GOOD LUCK!!!

Disclosure: has been asked by Away We Go Media to help promote this giveaway and is not responsible for prize shipment nor received compensation of any kind for this post. The giveaway runs from March14th Midnight MST- March 31st Midnight MST.
Winner must have an active Paypal account and can only choose one of any of the toilet-seat handles from the site. Winner will be chosen at random by Rafflecopter and have 48 hours to respond to an email sent or an alternate winner will be chosen. Giveaway open to US only.
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$25 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

I don’t know about you but I love Amazon.
I did the majority of my Christmas shopping on amazon and with amazon prime I
was able to get free two day shipping on every purchase.
It worked out really nicely as I was able to watch for when certain items went
on sale the week surrounding black Friday. 
And because I love my fans I’m hosting a $25 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway! WOHOO!
Thanks to Demagogue News for sponsoring this giveaway on

This giveaway is open worldwide 3/14-3/31/2014
Winner will receive $25 amazon egift card.
International winner will receive $25 paypal cash.
Click on Terms & Conditions for a full disclosure.


Demagogue News is responsible for this giveaway
Thankfulforthorns was not compensated for this giveaway.

Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour




When I was younger my Parents used to take us here. I remember having so much fun. Then they closed it. I had forget all about it. Now in Buena Park Ca they have just opened one. I will be taking my kids here. If you love ice cream this is the place for you. The staff i s very friendly. If you have a party of more than eight you might want to call ahead of time.

2-Haven Series Collection


Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.

I really enjoyed reading these two books. The author did a great job. When reading the first book I was glad that I already had book two. The magic and suspense was awesome. It just made you to want to hurry up and get through it just so you could get to the second one.
I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Kids in the kitchen


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Our daughter is thinking about being a chef she is 11 years old. Anytime my husband gets a chance to cook and teach her new things he loves it. Stir fry is one of the things that he can teach her the basics. This is them cooking a chicken stir fry with vegetables that she choose. She begins prep by chopping up all of the vegetables and then moves on to cubing the meat (your kids favorite meat). She browns the chicken and seasons it with salt, pepper and Old bay then sets aside. In the same pan with a little bit of butter, garlic powder, salt and pepper she sautes all the vegetables starting with the ones that take the longest this usually takes about 5 minutes to cook. Then the chicken is added back to the pan and cooked an additional 5 minutes.The last step is to add any soft vegetables such as mushrooms. This takes about 2 minutes. The white rice is cooked by itself and topped with soy sauce. She was so proud of herself.

Stillwell: A Haunting On Long Island


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This is the first book that I have ever read by Micheal Phillip Cash. When I began to read this book I was not sure if I was even going to like it. I have not really read any books in a long time. This is not something that I would normally pick out for myself. As I began to read it I found myself not wanting to put it down. The story was about paranormal activities and a loving family it all seemed so real. If you like to read this is a book I feel you would enjoy. I will be reading more of his books.

Eco friendly toys


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We went toy shopping for our son. I had no idea what I really wanted to buy him. Until we came across these two toys. I have never really even thought about buying 100% recycled toys before. I am really impressed with these green toys. They are sturdy and well made. Most of the toys these days are not made so well. Do you have kids that are really hard on there toys? If so I would suggest that you buy them these. They have out lasted some of the other toys that were purchased at the same time as these.They have a variety of them. The Best part is that they are not expensive and were a hit with the kids.

Our oldest son


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This is our oldest son Johnathan. He works as a safety officer for Oxy. His job is very exciting. Just to get to work everyday he takes a tug boat from Long Beach harbor to the offshore islands of Long Beach. He works a 7 day on 7 day off schedule. So in his spare time he has many interests. If he is not riding or working on his sport bike, you can find him under the hood of his truck or just relaxing on a road trip. In one of the pics he is using his little brothers kiddie pool to paint his new headers for his truck (gotta love older brothers). We enjoy the time we spend with him and are very proud.