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Fatal Storm

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Book DescriptionThe Indiana Paranormal Investigators are spending a night in a gothic mansion on the outskirts of Cedar Point, Indiana. Four people are participating...only three remain in the morning. There have been other disappearances and homicides in the past related to the mansion. And the one common denominator has been the weather. FATAL STORM finds Dagger and his entourage spending a night at the mansion to seek answers. But they get more than they bargain for as another storm builds on the horizon. This is the fifth book in the Chase Dagger series which combines mystery with elements of fantasy, sci-fi, and horror.Book ReviewEven though this is the fifth book in the series, I did not feel lost at all.  I like when an author is capable of writing a series where each book can be read by itself and still stand on its own merits.Lee Driver has created a wonderful mystery that sucked me into the drama from the beginning.  There are great characters, tons of twists and turns, and …

Energizer

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ReviewIn order to do this review, I received 1 package of AA Energizer Ultimate Lithium batteries and 1 package of AA Energizer Advanced Lithium batteries.I have always loved Energizer batteries.  These batteries seem to outlast all the other brands.  And now, Energizer has stepped it up quite a bit by creating even better batteries.About Energizer®Lithium Batteries:§ Lightweight and perform well in extreme temperatures, from -40° F to 140° F (-40° C to 60° C).§ Energizer® Ultimate Lithium batteries last up to 8x longer** in digital cameras for up to 8X less waste.§ Energizer® Advanced Lithium batteries last up to 4x longer** in digital cameras, 20 hours longer** in wireless gaming accessories and up to 30% longer** in personal audio devices. ** Vs. Energizer® MAX®. Results vary by device and play and/ or usage patterns. Energizer has a limited time promotion going on where specially marked packages have codes on them.  Just go to their facebook page and enter the codes.  Then in less …

20 Years Younger

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Book DescriptionIt's time to turn back the clock! In 20 YEARS YOUNGER, Bob Greene offers readers a practical, science-based plan for looking and feeling their best as they age. The cutting-edge program details easy and effective steps we can all take to rebuild the foundation of youth and enjoy better health, improved energy, and a positive outlook on life. The four pillars of the program are: an exercise regimen for fighting muscle and bone loss, a longevity-focused diet, sleep rejuvenation, and wrinkle-fighting skin care. Woven throughout the text is practical advice on changing appearances, controlling stress, staying mentally sharp, navigating medical tests, and much more. Readers will walk away with a greater understanding of how the body ages and what they can do to feel-and look-twenty years younger.Audio Book ReviewI received the audio book on CD from Hatchette for this review.  It is read by the author.  Thankfully, he has a very pleasing voice.  I have heard some audio b…

Proof of the Afterlife

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Book DescriptionThis is the true story of one man's crossing over to the Other Side in September of 2005, when, after an out-of-control heart arrhythmia at 1:15 a.m., he wakes up dead in the afterlife, and comes back thirty minutes later to tell about it. In the words of his family physician, "Dude, you have been somewhere very few people ever return from." This book also chronicles his somewhat unusual daily life since that time-one of frequent God-encounters, and visits from the other side by family and friends on a mission to facilitate love, mercy, forgiveness, and reconciliation.Book ReviewThis book had many good points and bad points.  I really liked the fact that he went out on a limb and tried to explain what he went through when he “died”.  However, some of the concepts were extremely nebulous and did not convert very well into written word.There also didn’t seem to be any fluidity in the writing style.  It was chopped up into many bits and the bits weren’t put …

Plus-Sized Yoga

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Book DescriptionYoga has been practiced for more than five thousand years, and close to eleven million Americans are enjoying its health benefits currently. However, those who are not height/weight proportionate have been excluded from trying yoga to improve all aspects of their lives. Unfortunately, there are very few yoga classes that are geared toward those who are plus-sized. After clearly explaining the components of Kundalini Yoga and how to practice yoga and meditation at home, the book then details nine postures, seven yoga sets, and eight meditations. Guidance is provided on possible challenges the plus-sized might experience. There are even short (three-minute) meditations for those who don't have time to meditate. Those with smaller waists will also find the material in this book helpful. All this is done with lightness and humor while still being true to all elements of yoga.Book ReviewI really loved this book.  First off, the book is big with huge print.  This is grea…

NuvoGene Tea

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Product Description(from the NuvoGene website)NuvoGene Tea® is a patented, safe and efficacious product for weight management, fat-burning, hunger-control, and high energy levels.                     NuvoGene Tea® is the only non-drug product that addresses genetic risk-factors for obesity in humans.Dedicated to improving health and wellness worldwide, Boresha's® NuvoGene Tea® is a delicious Peach Mango Green Tea designed to address the difficulties associated with excess body fat, diets, and hunger-management. Additionally, NuvoGene Tea® provides maximum natural energy levels.Product ReviewFirst off, I apologize for not having a picture.  I didn’t think to take a picture of either the packet or the cup of tea before I drank it.  Now, I would like to say that the tea was very delicious.  I enjoyed it immensely.  It was quite easy to mix up.  I didn’t have any lumps or anything in it once it was mixed.  Which is nice.  Sometimes when you have drinks from packets, you can end up wit…

My Pictures, My Words

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Book DescriptionA Unique Book that Captures the Full Beauty of Nature and the Human Spirit. Stirring images and piercing poetry come together in this gorgeous collection from the multitalented Mac Kenney. Here are vibrant color photographs that evoke the full range of human emotions, set against powerful verses on love, life, and the beauty that surrounds us. Ponder the mysteries of existence from a single lonely bench; reflect on what really matters as the sun drops beneath a brilliant red horizon; and examine the incredible diversity of life on our planet as you gaze on nature's wonders. Those images gain even more meaning as you read Kenney's memorable poems that urge a greater appreciation of our short time on earth. That's the message of the poem "Life," which reminds us of the dangers of settling for a "9-5" existence and the incredible reward of being bolder. "So Little Time" is about taking advantage of our brief appearance and our abi…

Insta-Slim

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DescriptionRevolutionary body shaping shirt designed just for men.Wear it all day every day from the gym to the office to a special night out You will look sharper, stand taller and feel stronger Requires no surgery, exercise or pills Improves trouble areas, helps support your back and improves your postureReviewSteve wouldn’t let me take pictures of him in the Insta-Slim.  However, he did look a lot thinner once he put it on.  He also said that it was actually comfortable to wear.  And because of the material, it actually supported his back.  This helped to prevent his usual back spasms that he gets.In conjunction with the Wakela's World Disclosure Statement, I received a product in order to enable my review. No other compensation has been received. My statements are an honest account of my experience with the brand. The opinions stated here are mine alone.

Following Polly

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Book DescriptionWould you call Alice Teakle a stalker?  Or just someone with an, um, healthy obsession with golden girl Polly Linley Dawson?  No one much notices Alice: not her boss, not the neighbors, not even her Mother.Besides, everyone follows Polly: her business selling high-end lingerie you can imagine only her elegant self wearing, her all-over-the-social-pages marriage to movie director Humphrey Dawson, her chic looks, her wardrobe. Alice just follows her a little more….closely.And when she loses her job and starts to follow Polly Dawson one Manhattan autumn afternoon, Alice stumbles on the object of her attention sprawled dead on the floor of a boutique.  Alice is forced to become truly beneath anyone’s notice. Invisible, in fact. Because she’s accused of murder.But can another obsession help save Alice with the fallout?  Charlie is Alice’s longtime unattainable crush.  He might be able to help her out of the mess she’s in…in return for a favor or two, that is.    And how wil…

Johnny Reid Live

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DVD DescriptionThe DVD features all of the tracks on Johnny Reid's US debut studio CD, Introducing Johnny Reid as well as a number of older fan favorites and a few great covers. The DVD also features: full songs unedited for TV, over 30 minutes of bonus content not seen in the PBS show, 2 songs not seen in the broadcast, as well as 4 bonus rehearsal tracks.DVD track listing:
1. Love Sweet Love
2. Out Of The Blue
3. Love Thing
4. Help Me Make It Through The Night
5. A Woman Like You
6. That Man Is Me
7. My Girl
8. Hands of a Working Man
9. Let's Go Higher
10. A Place Called Love
11. Good People
12. Brings Me Home
13. Darlin'
14. Today I'm Gonna Try and Change The World
15. Thank YouRehearsal Tracks
16. That Man Is Me
17. Good People
18. Doesn't Get Better Than You
19. Brings Me HomeBonus Tracks
20. Dance With Me
21. Tell Me Margaret DVD ReviewWOW!  If you have never had the chance to he…

Flashback

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Book DescriptionThe United States is near total collapse. But 87% of the population doesn't care: they're addicted to flashback, a drug that allows its users to re-experience the best moments of their lives. After ex-detective Nick Bottom's wife died in a car accident, he went under the flash to be with her; he's lost his job, his teenage son, and his livelihood as a result.Nick may be a lost soul but he's still a good cop, so he is hired to investigate the murder of a top governmental advisor's son. This flashback-addict becomes the one man who may be able to change the course of an entire nation turning away from the future to live in the past.A provocative novel set in a future that seems scarily possible, FLASHBACK proves why Dan Simmons is one of our most exciting and versatile writers.Book ReviewBeing an extremely liberal person, this was a difficult book for me to read.  The viewpoints written in the book are so far to the right.  I wish I could say that…

Ultimate Facercise

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Video DescriptionThirteen face exercises taught with detail and added resistance for quicker toning and firming. Plus an 8 Minute Super Set for those busy days. One instructional DVD and one CD with such intricate detail - you will feel as if you are in a private class with Carole. A second CD with the 8 Minute Super Set for home or auto. Travel Cards included for that next trip. Video ReviewI hadn’t seen Carole Maggio’s previous DVDs.  So I was really in for a treat when I popped this into the DVD player.  The exercises are easy to do.  Carole explains everything in detail so you understand what the person on the screen is doing.  Plus you get to see the person doing the exercise.  After doing the exercises for just a few weeks, I can see and feel the difference in my face.  Even my friends noticed the difference.


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