The Second Tree by John Butziger {Review and Giveaway}


NOTE: This post was written by my husband, Tony Wheeler, who read and reviewed the book for this site's purposes. I work in an industry that holds skeptical views of self-publishing. We need gatekeepers (publishers) to ensure that the market isn’t flooded with low quality products (books). After all, if anyone can publish anything on the Internet, how are we supposed to sift through all of the junk to find the gems? Such is the power of … [Read more...]


Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Battle FX Star-Lord Figure


Disclaimer: I received the product for this review; however, all opinions are mine and mine alone.   Guardians of the Galaxy is the latest talk around our house. My 7-year old son has seen commercials on TV for the movie and toys, so now he is obsessed with learning more about the series, characters, and what different toys he can buy with his allowance money. It's funny how just a few commercials can really draw kids in to new … [Read more...]


Transformers Hexbug: Race Into Battle


Disclaimer: As an ambassador for Hexbug, I was provided with products for this post. All opinions are mine and mine alone. One of the perks of being a Hexbug Ambassador is checking out new products on the market. My son who loves Hexbug and Transformers was elated when we opened up our box of amazing products to review. Hexbug and Transformers together equals an awesome combination! They now have Hexbug Nano Transformers and Hexbug Warriors … [Read more...]


Getting Ready for SoFabCon! #SoFabulous #cbias

Mama Luvs Books

Well, it's finally approaching....SoFabCon! It will be here before we know it. How did I do with my SoFabulous Challenge? Well, not so great. My medical issues got the best of me these past few months, but I am not throwing in the towel by any means. I know I need to continue to work on getting healthier for myself and my family. I want to be around for my kiddos. So, here is where I am at with everything: Medical Issues I had my neck MRI … [Read more...]


Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus at The Dunk! {Ticket Giveaway}

Ringling Bros. Barum & Bailey Circus

Disclosure: I was provided with tickets for my family to this event; however, all opinions are mine and mine alone. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus is back and coming to Providence, Rhode Island at the Dunkin Donuts Center this May 2-5th! We've been many times and have absolutely loved the show! My daughter is a gymnast, so she loves the acrobatics. My son loves seeing the dogs run and play. There is so much to see at the … [Read more...]


HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® Products Have You Covered for Earth Day #Moms4JNJConsumer #ad


This post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rot are the 4 R's we've talked about here on Mama Luvs Books! The environment is so important to protect, as I previously stated in this post … [Read more...]


Peppa Pig’s Party Time App and Peppa Pig’s My Birthday Party DVD


Disclosure: This post is a sponsored post and compensation and products were given; however, my opinions are mine and mine alone. We have been fans of Peppa Pig for a while now! My kids love watching it on TV (Nick Jr.), and I love overhearing the voices with their cute British accents. I think one of the favorite parts of the show for my kids are the snorts from the pigs. I can hear them giggle and snort themselves with the Peppa Pig family. … [Read more...]


HEXBUG Havoc Now Available in the App Store!


Disclaimer: This post is written as part of my Hexbug Ambassadorship; however, all opinions are mine and mine alone. No compensation was given. What could be better for my kids, but a new app and one about Hexbugs? That's combining two of their favorite things. My kids were so excited when I told them they could download Hexbug Havoc from the App Store on their iPad and iPod for FREE. It's nice for them to mix things up and try new fun apps. … [Read more...]