Authors Get Your Book Printed with Barnes and Noble



Do you love to write and want to get published? Are you an aspiring writer who would love to see their book in print or maybe an experienced writer who wants a new way to get a book to their readers? Barnes and Noble now has a new print press platform for authors who would like to see their book in print and best of all it is free to use! You can see your book printed in hardcover, paperback or onscreen versions. You will also benefit from having your book promoted at Barnes and Noble.



The new platform will allow self-published authors to print and sell their books through! Not only will you be able to sell your books in print on, but you’ll also benefit from the promotional muscle of Barnes & Noble and its more than 600 retail stores, all while earning competitive & favorable royalty rates. Plus, if you are an author affiliate you could earn additional commission on every book sold on

Unlike other print platforms, NOOK Press will offer you and your readers the opportunity to order your books in hardcover, complete with dust jacket. Now readers will be able to experience your book in any format they prefer, onscreen, in paperback, or in hardcover – Learn more about this program with BN.





A Better Way to Sleep Eco-Friendly Bed and Pillow Protectors

Mattress ProtectorBetter protection for you bed with no chemicals or pesticides. A healthy environment is important to all of us. While we may eat organic foods and watch the chemicals we put on our body we also have to think of our sleep environment. This includes everything from organic mattresses to the mattress protectors, comforters, and pillow protectors we use on our beds at night.   Investing in a a sustainably made, toxic-free mattress cover makes all the difference when it comes to sleeping comfortably and staying cool.   Sleep safer and keep those icky things that crawl on your mattress away from you at night.

The unpleasant truth is that mattresses, pillows and duvets harbor all kinds of yucky things.  Over time, traditional mattresses and other bedding items can become infested with millions of dust mites and living organisms that are the second highest cause of allergic reactions, after pollen.  Keetsa Protective Cases are a simple, easy way to protect yourself every night.  Micro-fiber fabric creates a barrier between you and the mattress, pillows and duvets, where the strands and weaving in this fabric are so tiny that dust mites and other micro organisms are unable to penetrate to live in your mattress and beddings. Keetsa cases help to bring safer sleep your way.   How to Order…

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Pillow Protectors are also a good investment as your pillowcase doesn’t protect your pillow the way it should while you sleep.  A good pillow protector are made up of extremely soft fabric and are made to fit your pillow comfortably.

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Frankenmuth Woolen Mill 100% Natural Wool Filled ComforterDuvet Protector  Be sure to add to your comfort with a hand made comforter made in the USA that is all natural and will keep you safe and clean.  Don’t forget the Duvet cover for your comforter also.




The Top Rated Mattress The Love Bed

Easy to Sew Baby and Girls Bubble Romper Sewing Pattern

View and Download the Girls Bubble Romper Sewing Pattern

Cute little girls everywhere will love this adorable baby romper to play in during the warm months of spring and summer or while on vacation. This baby romper is easy to sew and is the cutest outfit for baby girls to wear. Sizes range from 0 to 3 months and all the way up to age 5 years old. The skill level for this pattern is Easy and your baby or little girl will love dressing up in this romper for everyday wear. Ruffled legs are made using elastic or elastic thread that you gather when sewing.   The bottom will close with snap or snap tap when making for baby.  You can sew the bottom closed for little girls who no longer wear diapers. A floral print fabric or summer fabric makes a great romper for a little one!

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This pattern is an electronic download and is available for PDF format so you can easily print it or you can download it to read on your tablet or smart phone.

Download the Girls and Baby Bubble Romper Sewing Pattern

Zutano Romper Dress
Zutano Romper Dress

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Women’s Summer Shoe and Sandal Sale Under $25 a Pair

Check out the current summer sandal and shoe sale going on for women and save.  Most pairs are under $25. Great time to stock up on your favorite shoes for summer including tennis shoes, sandals and dress shoes.  and be sure to check out the other shoes on sale for men and Kids.

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The Best Organic Citronella Bug Repellent

Greenerways 4-pc. Organic Citronella Bug Repellent Assortment

Greenerways 4-pc. Organic Citronella Bug Repellent Assortment

If you are like me you care about using chemicals around the kids, grandkids and pets. That’s why I like the Greenerways Citronella Bug Repellent. This stuff works really well, just spray it on your arms, legs, ankles and arms in the morning or when you are going in your garden or when the mosquitoes are at their worst.  You won’t get bit at all and it smells really good like Citronella and lemon.

While you have to try this for yourself as there are some people who swear that the only thing they can use it the sprays with DEET in it because they are mosquito magnets. Plus you have to like the smell which is pleasant to some while others don’t like it.  I prefer not to have all the chemicals on me that is why I prefer organic products.

The reason I like the organic products that work so much is that while my dad who lost his battle with cancer worked around a lot of chemicals and it seemed when he switched to organic products and less chemicals around him he extended his time here with us longer than the doctors told us.

I don’t like a lot of chemicals around especially since I am sensitive to everything. The Citronella Bug Repellants is one of those things you just need if you want to keep the bad stuff away. The smell is strong but is will keep the bugs aways but you should wash it off once you come inside especially if you get it on your clothing.

Greenerways Citronella Bug Repellent is inexpensive and does work for most people.  I would suggest reading reviews and trying it for yourself.  With all of the warnings of the Zika Virus and other potential threats from mosquitoes it’s best to keep them away with the safest means possible.

You can purchase the Greenerways Citronella Bug Repellent online here, read current reviews and get more information.  

Red White and Blue Patriotic Quilt Patterns

RJR Redwork Meets Bluework Quilt Kit - Quilting Kit includes Fabric & Pattern!
RJR Redwork Meets Bluework Quilt Kit – Quilting Kit includes Fabric & Pattern!

Make an American Patriotic quilt.  Create a classic American quilt with a modern twist using patriotic red, white and blue fabrics. There are lots of ideas, patterns, quilt kits and fabrics to use to make your own American quilt.  You can make a mini-quilt, a wall hanging quilt or a large quilt for a bed or couch.   Also be sure to Enter the Quilt a Day Giveaway.  The above Fireworks Quilt Kit features Red, White and Blue for the Fourth of July and when finished measures 54″ x 54″.  Get the Redwork Meets Bluework Quilt Kit Here.

Polka Dots and Paisley Faithful Quilt
Moda Polka Dots & Paisley by Minick & Simpson Frivol Tin #2 – Quilting Kit includes Fabric & Pattern!

You can create a modern classic Americana quilt.  This is a limited edition quilt kit that features patterns and pre-cuts to sew a 26″ x 26″ mini quilt.  You can Find the Quilt Kit Here. 

  Battle Warfare Patriotic Quilt Pattern – Download this patriotic quilt bursting with American pride and spirit!  Rising Star, Ohio Star and a variety of Four-Patch Stars made use of 5″ charms in this traditional queen-size quilt. If you like stars, this is the quilt for you.

Navy & White Stars Fleece  White Stars on Blue Fabric – Navy & White Stars Fleece Fabric would make a soft and comfortable blanket or item to make to snuggle up in showing your patriotic spirit.  Find the fabric here. or get the Stars Blue Fabric in 100% Cotton 

  Land of the Free Fabric Fat Quarters  – Show your American pride with this Red, White and Blue Fabric in a Patriotic theme.

Best of Fons and Porter Patriotic Quilts
Best of Fons and Porter Patriotic Quilts

Patchwork is patriotic in its own right, and it’s absolutely glorious when it’s overflowing with stars and stripes and fabrics in red, white, and blue! This big collection of the 30 best patriotic quilts.

Check out Boundless Solids America The Brave Precut Fabric on
Check out Boundless Solids America The Brave Precut Fabric

 Patriotic Fabric-American Shores

Patriotic Fabric-American Shores Fabric

Patriotic Fabric-Peanuts? Fireworks

Patriotic Fabric-Peanuts? Fireworks

Best Travel Car Seat for Parents and Grandparents

IMMI Go Hybrid Uber Car Seat Booster 2016
IMMI Go Hybrid Uber Car Seat Booster 2016

As a grandparent I am always pulling the car seat from my grandkids parents cars and putting them in my car to take them somewhere such as school, the park, or a play date. It’s not always convenient to keep a car seat in my car so the best solution we found was the Go Hybrid Uber Car Seat Booster.

The seat is lightweight and comes folded with its very own travel bag!

It’s works well because it’s easy to carry and install especially for taxis, grandma and grandpa’s car, babysitters, Ubers, take with you when you travel on an airplane (cannot be used on the plane but can be folded and stored)  and use in the rental car when you land, plus more.  It also is an easy seat to use for carpools, moving a kid back and forth between cars and using if you have multiple vehicles or a kid that has to go between parents cars.   Where to Purchase the Car Seat Booster

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Here’s what you need to know about the IMMI GO:

  • Thanks to an innovative soft back, the IMMI GO weighs only 10 pounds, and can fold up into a travel bag that can easily ride in your car trunk (or the overhead compartment on a plane).
  • The IMMI GO installs in less than two minutes, using LATCH and the top tether.
  • The IMMI GO converts from a forward-facing car seat with a five-point harness to a backless belt-positioning booster.
  • Kids can start using it at age 1 (although we recommend rear-facing seats for this age), and it can be used up to 100 lbs.
  • Because of the lightweight and quick install, the IMMI GO is used by Uber for their Uber Car Seat service!

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The Best ABEO Comfortable Women’s Sandal


NEW ABEO B.I.O.system Haven – ultra lightweight & customized 3D comfort

Foot health is an important part of our daily routine.  I know that when my legs or feet hurt it’s a big disappointment to me and I don’t accomplish what I want to do for the day.  In the summertime a lot of us like to live in our sandals and be comfortable at the same time.  The new ABEO sandal is one of the best sandals to prevent your feet from becoming sore and save your summer fun!

This system works because it’s the only sandal that digitally matches your foot. B.I.O. system’s customized footbed supports your arch, aligns your body, balances your weight distribution and absorbs impact for improved foot health and best of all incredible comfort.

The ABEO B.I.O.system® collection features the ‘invisible comfort’ of built-inorthotics, custom fit to your feet using advanced 3-D fit technology for comfort and foot health.  You can easily match your foot type and select the perfect sandal for your comfort, support and stability.

In addition the styles and colors of the sandals range from everyday casual wear to going out in style for the evening, vacation, work, play and more!  The sandals are so comfortable and supportive you’ll want to wear them every chance you get.

Whether you have wide feet, narrow feet, flat feet, arch or heel problems there is a sandal solution for all of these issues.  Plus your feet will stay cool while you enjoy one of the best sandals that you can find.

Having issues with my feet and legs in the past I can understand how finding the perfect summer shoe can be a task in itself. That’s why I decided that it’s worth it to research sandals and find the best pair that you will want to continue to wear every summer or while on vacation in your favorite travel destination.

Check out these great sandals you’ll love how comfortable they are.

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Beautiful Ways to Decorate a Daybed in a Room

Daybed Bedding Sets

Daybeds are great for small rooms or extra place to sit and relax.  You can easily use them as a furniture piece in any room or add them to a bedroom for a place to sleep.  We have a daybed in one of our small bedrooms and it makes a comfortable bed to use for guests and the grandkids when they sleep over.  When the bed is not in use I like to decorate it with comfortable and creative ways to make the room look cozy.  Charlton Home Daybed with Trundle
Charlton Home Daybed with Trundle

Daybed bedding sets are an easy way to change up a room and make it look any way you want. From casual to elegant, floral and even make it for a little boy or little girl to enjoy.  There are so many neutral and bright colors available for daybeds it’s easy to change the way a room looks with your bedroom.  I have to admit that we are in need of a change for our daybed and I am loving some of these new styles and colors.  One of my favorites is the Eddie Bauer Daybed Set because of the gray stripe design. It’s 100% cotton and the set features One quilt (75″ x 39″), two quilted shams (26″ x 20″), one standard sham (26″ x 20″) and one bedskirt (75″ x 39″).  It matches a room with most colors including dark or light colors in a room.  I like the Eddie Bauer set  to match with the color in a room that are painted in shades of pink, white, Navy, blue or green.

Eddie Bauer Fairview Daybed

The floral patterns are pretty to match a room for a spring or summer look or maybe even a little girl’s bedroom. The Dorthea Daybed Set is filled with Azalea pinks mix with daffodil yellow and sage greens in the Dorothea cottage garden floral print by Laura Ashley.  While the Teen Vogue Pop Vintage Daybed set has bright and bold colors features an orange background with purple floral blooms.

Laura Ashley Dorothea Daybed SetTeen Vogue Pop Vintage DaybedLaura Ashley Linley Daybed

There are also many solid daybed sets available as well as checks, stripes and colorful patterns.  It’s easy and inexpensive to redecorate a room when you select a bedding set especially when some of these sets are under $100 and include shipping on some. There is a great selection of solid daybed bedding sets, floral daybed bedding sets, tropical daybed bedding sets and more. All of the  daybed sets include 5 pieces, perfect for dressing up your daybed.

View all of the Daybed Sets available and Currently on Sale

Laura Ashley Ruffle Garden Daybed SetTommy Bahama Bahama Map DaybedEddie Bauer Eastmont DaybedEddie Bauer Sandpoint Daybed SetLaura Ashley Amberley DaybedLaura Ashley Coral Coast Daybed SetLaura Ashley Elyse Daybed SetLaura Ashley Emilie Daybed SetLaura Ashley Grace Daybed SetLaura Ashley Joy Daybed SetLaura Ashley Rowland Blue DaybedLaura Ashley Rowland Green DaybedNautica Blaine DaybedStone Cottage Fresno Blue DaybedStone Cottage Fresno DaybedStone Cottage Fresno Neutral DaybedStone Cottage Trellis Daybed ChocolateStone Cottage Trellis Gray DaybedStone Cottage Trellis Daybed MaizeStone Cottage Trellis Daybed IvoryStone Cottage Trellis Daybed ScarletEddie Bauer Fairview Saddle Daybed SetEddie Bauer Mount Hood Daybed Set

American Flags Made in the USA

All-American American Flags Made in the USA
All-American American Flags Made in the USA

When purchasing a flag to fly this year the main thing besides quality is that the flag is proudly made here right in the USA.  Nylon flags are priced as low as $15.00 and are great all-weather material and they guarantee that every flag will stay colorfast for one full year from the date of purchase or we will replace it for you at NO CHARGE.  Check out the Nylon American Flags. 

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Enjoy up to 30% Off site wide for an unforgettable Memorial Day!

If anything should be made in America, it’s the American Flag and we are proud to offer these heavyweight nylon flags at a significant savings.

These All-American flags are specially engineered to resist fading, tearing and the shredding. They feature embroidered/appliqued stars and sewn stripes.

Buy a genuine American-Made flag

 American Flags Proudly Made in America and Guaranteed to Last!
American Flags Proudly Made in America and Guaranteed to Last!

Deluxe Boxed U.S. Flag Kit With Mahogany Pole

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Heritage 50-Star American Flag
Heritage 50-Star American Flag

This carefully antiqued American flag is made of cotton with sewn stripes and embroidered stars, heavy duty cotton duck headings and solid brass grommets. Each flag measures slightly less than 3′ X 5′ and there’s some variation in size due to our tea-stain  Learn More..
Ultimate Patriot's Lighted US Flag Set
Ultimate Patriot’s Lighted US Flag Set

This great US flag set features a two-piece white spinning pole with an angle-adjustable solar light, gold ball top and a 3×5 ft. SolarGuard Nylon American flag proudly made right here in America. This American flag is expertly sewn using Learn More…

State Flags
State Flags