What to Read: Star Wars

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If you, and your favorite readers have joined the rest of the world in renewed Star Wars frenzy, then you may enjoy this compilation from my very own Superkiddo. He insists that even the youngest Jedi will find a great book on the list this week.


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This Week in Children’s Books: Leaves

Fall is my absolute favorite time of the year! It always makes me think of school supplies, and new books. I am so exited to continue sharing a few of my family’s favorite reads for What to Read Wednesday, and what better time to start than with my favorite season? The books in this post are not just perfect for cuddling up and reading aloud, but they are also easy enough to be enjoyed by your youngest independent readers.
Books About Leaves
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#MoreforTeachers #Giveaway

MoreforTeachersHave you thanked a teacher lately?

This week is Teacher Appreciation week (8/2 – 8/8) and Staples is celebrating in a big way! Help us spread the word about this week and thank a teacher!

Did you know that the average teacher spends $400 of their own money on school supplies for their classes? Staples recognizes teachers and has a super sweet coupon this week that will save them tremendously!!

Read all about the Teacher Appreciation Week coupon offer here on my blog!


3 winners each get
$50 Staples Gift Cards

Ends 8/8 at 11:59pm CST
US Residents only please!

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This blog is not responsible for prize fulfillment. This giveaway is not associated with Facebook or any other social media and is Facebook compliant. Three winners will be chosen at random. Entries will be verified and winners will be notified via email by Mom Buzz Media. Winners will have 48 hour to respond to the email otherwise forfeiting their prize in which case a new winner would be chosen. Giveaway ends 8/8 at 11:59pm CST and is for US residents only please.

Staples® Kicks Off Teacher Appreciation Deals

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It is that time of the year again, when parents and teachers prepare to assist young minds in becoming the best that they can be. This feat requires patience, skill, communication, and SUPPLIES! As you know, many teachers spend their own money in order to properly fulfill the supply lists for their classrooms. Staples has dedicated this week to celebrate teachers, and help them prepare for the upcoming school year.

Alison Corcoran, Staples Senior Vice President explains: “To celebrate the important work teachers do and help get them 110% ready for the new school year, Staples is offering an exclusive discount during our Teacher Appreciation Week. We understand the significant role teachers play in students’ lives and are excited to offer this discount.”

Staples Honors Teachers with Teacher Appreciation Week

In addition to the 40% back in Staples® Teacher Rewards, teachers can use the Staples Less List, the back-to-school 110% Lowest Price Guarantee and Extreme Deals to save even more!

During this week only (August 2 through 8), Staples Teacher Rewards members will be able to purchase a customizable Staples brand teacher planner for only $24.99 (regularly $39.99) with discount code, online only.

Staples Honors Teachers with Teacher Appreciation Week

Teachers can download their 40% back in Staples® Teacher Rewards coupon and find information on the customizable Staples brand teacher planner at Staples for Teachers

To sign up for free Staples Rewards membership or for more information about the Teacher Rewards program, please visit StaplesRewardsCenter.com.


Staples Supports Think It Up™

Staples is building on its decades-long support of teachers, students and education with a $10 million pledge to support the Entertainment Industry Foundation’s new Think It Up™ initiative.

As a lead donor, Staples has teamed up with worldwide superstar and Think It Up Ambassador Nick Jonas to help raise awareness of the need to support learning projects in classrooms across the country.

Customers can help support Think It Up by donating $1 or more at their local Staples store.

“Through our Staples for Students program, we’re thrilled to build on our rich history of supporting education by pledging $10 million to Think It Up,” said Corcoran. “Now more than ever, we need to support our students and teachers to spark great learning. We’re raising awareness of this new initiative and encouraging people to recognize the importance of education and support success in the classroom.”

Staples Honors Teachers with Teacher Appreciation Week

About Staples

Staples make it easy to make more happen with more products and more ways to shop. Through its world-class retail, online and delivery capabilities, Staples lets customers shop however and whenever they want, whether it’s in-store, online or on mobile devices. Staples offers more products than ever, such as technology, facilities and break room supplies, furniture, safety supplies, medical supplies, and Copy and Print services. Staples also offer free shipping for Staples Rewards Members, in most cases overnight. Headquartered outside of Boston, Staples operates throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

This post was created in partnership with Mom Buzz Media.  All opinions, unless otherwise indicated, are my own and are not influenced by any other factors.

#Sponsored: Family AdventureFest is coming to DFW!

Disclaimer: This post contains sponsored content, and was made possible by a partnership with US Family Guide.

Outdoor Adventure Awaits DFW FamiliesAdventureFest

You, and your family can experience the ultimate in outdoor adventure when the Family AdventureFest comes to the Irving Convention Center August 21 – 23.


The Coleman Company Inc., is bringing together outdoor fun, Coleman products and demonstrations, and celebrity guests* for a fun-filled weekend. Prepare for outdoor sports and fun overload! You can try your hand at archery, building and launching rocketry, fishing games, testing robotics, experiencing a virtual zip line, climbing a rock wall, learning about ATV safety, and more!Family AdventureFest

This event begins on Friday, August 21 from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., and  continues August 22 – 23 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tickets are $12. Admission is free for ages six and under. All activities are included in the price of admission.

*Celebrity guests currently include former NFL pro and multi-talented athlete Herschel Walker, environmental activist and explorer Philippe Cousteau, adventurer and speaker Matt Moniz. Stay tuned for all of the other exciting events, and celebrity appearances. Visit FamilyAdventureFest.com for information and to purchase tickets.

This should be a fun time to celebrate with family, and enjoy outdoor fun, before we all get bogged down with school schedules. I hope to see you there!





Note: Many thanks to US Family Guide for the opportunity to attend Family AdventureFest! Stay tuned for my honest review. All reviews, unless otherwise indicated, reflect my own opinion, and are not influenced by any other factors.