Nicole aka CANative,
you must be hungry cuz you're getting a sandwich! Send me your mailing address and full name and I'm sending you to Subway! Thanks everyone, and look out for more entertaining info from Subway coming soon with your chance to win $50 and also YOU and your family can be featured on the site when you share your OWN family tradition videos and stories! More soon!
In between my book giveaways I like to share a bit about my life, and as you may know from reading me, I’ve been blogging since 2004, when my kids were just 3, 5 and 7 years old. I’ve never had ads on here and never push products on you guys. My passion is always books, sharing great authors with you, and writing about my life. I also LOVE hearing about what you guys are up to as well. I feel that lately with the book giveaways you guys have shared a bunch in the comment section and I really love getting to know you all!
I now have the opportunity to partner with Subway a couple of times a month, and I’m really excited to do so for a couple of reasons. One is because as a busy mom who tries to feed her kids healthy, Subway is a great quick alternative to the fast food options when we’re running to basketball and art and afterschool activities. And two, Subway is now focusing their efforts on family and tradition. And I’m big on that and happy to share some of this with you in between all of the fabulous books I’m still giving away.
One of the things I’m big on with my kids is bonding at bedtime, and my oldest son AJ is 13. He still loves to be tucked in. He’s six-foot, two-inches and still wants a tuck-in every night. One night, Mr. MaNiC and I went out on a date. We can FINALLY go out and leave the kids alone without worrying they will kill each other. AJ tucked in Luke and texted me.
“When are you going to be home?”
“In a little bit.”
“I don’t know. Why?”
“Because, I can’t go to sleep without my tuck-in.”
We stayed out a while longer, and when I finally got home, I went upstairs to tuck him in, and he was still awake. It was like 11:30 p.m. I said, “Why are you still up?”
He said he couldn’t fall asleep without his tuck-in. And then he said, “Mom. I don’t know what I’m going to do without you when I go to college. How am I going to go to bed every night without my tuck-in from you?”
It broke my heart but it reminded me how very important our nightly traditions are. I need to hold them close and cherish them, because before too long, he’s going to be gone, and I’ll wish for those tuck-ins!
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Since you guys are so awesome about always coming here to read what I have to say, I’m NOT gonna leave you hanging – I wanna give you a SUB! How about if you please go over to read another great article about Bedtime Bonding and leave a quick comment there, I'll enter you to win Five Bucks for a Footlong! (I will check to see if you leave a comment, so please do!) There are some inspiring articles on family bonding and some really cute family videos as well, and you’re encouraged to leave your own suggestions too! THEN come back here and tell me YOUR favorite Subway sub! I will choose one winner randomly and send you Five Bucks so you can get a sub from Subway!
My sub: Italian bread, turkey, provolone, lettuce, tomato, lotsa lotsa parmesan, black pepper, red wine vinegar and olive oil. Yum, I am craving one right now!
So, tell me your fave and you’re entered to win five bucks to go get one! But please, take the time to stop on over at Fresh Takes to leave a comment.
And if you feel like it, go ahead and friend Subway on FB.
I’ll be back tomorrow with a new book and I’ll also draw the winners of the previous two books so if you haven't entered for The Winters in Bloom or It's Hard Not to Hate You, there's still time! Thanks guys!