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About amberbarefootbooks

Mom of 2, Student, Self-employed owner of Amber Barefoot Books, Book Lover, Photography, Nature Loving hippie.

Small Business Saturday giving Thanks to you.

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Happy Small Business Saturday and Thanksgiving weekend. Many people do not understand the struggles of a small business owner. WE way more than just our business. WE also have to keep up with home, family, bills, all short of chores, our customers, all shipping, and finances. Plus my self also has another full time job and attend school with two young children. Yes it get kinda crazy around here and I not always able to use all my social media sources as often as I like. But I do love what I do and enjoy meet each of my customers and making many new friends. Running a household and business is hard work but I would not have it any other way. To say thank to all my fans, customers, and supporter this weekend only we  sharing 25% off any item in store. So get to shopping from the comfort of your home at www.amber-guiller.barefootbooks.com I surely do appreciate it and so will all the children receiving their barefoot Books  gifts from you.

 

Strolling through the holidays

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Would you like to go strolling with your loved one this Holiday Season?

The Blogging Mamas Network and KiddyUSA have come together to bring you a great giveaway for the brand new KiddyUSA City ‘n Move Stroller!

This stroller is the perfect companion – it’s Lightweight {at only 21 lbs}, Comfortable for Mom/Dad and Child, and Maneuvers Easily.

The Kiddy brand, based in Germany, is synonymous with innovation and style when it comes to children’s car seats and strollers and now the brand has launched in the US.

The KiddyUSA City ‘n Move comes in 7 fantastic colors {Winner will choose their Favorite!} and accommodates children 6 months to 55 pounds!

To see even more of the City ‘n Move Stroller, including detailed pictures and favorite features, read the KiddyUSA City ‘n Move Stroller Review by Lindsey from So Easy Being Green.

The KiddyUSA City ‘n Move Stroller is available at a variety of retailers. The City ‘n Move retails for $219.99 and will be available on Amazon very soon!

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This giveaway is open to US residents, 18+ only. Giveaway ends at 11:59 pm EST on November 30th.

To enter, please use the Rafflecopter Form below.
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Disclosure: Special thanks to Hosts According to Jenny, So Easy Being Green, Leetle Baby, and other Strollin’ Bloggers! Amber’s Barefoot Adventures is not responsible for Sponsor Prize Shipment.

Dazzling Deals for Nov 1-8

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The Greatest Gift

The Greatest Gift

WAS $16.99  NOW $12.99

HARDCOVER

The Story of Divaali

The Story of Divaali

WAS $7.99  NOW $5.99

PAPERBACK

The Miracle of the First Poinsettia

The Miracle of the First Poinsettia

WAS $16.99 NOW $11.99

HARDCOVER

Indian Tales

Indian Tales

WAS $19.99  NOW $14.99

HARDCOVER

Fireside Stories

Fireside Stories

WAS $19.99  NOW $14.99

HARDCOVER

Babushka

Babushka

WAS $16.99  NOW $11.99

HARDCOVER

Get theses great Deal only at http://www.amber-guillet.barefootbooks.com

30 Days of Thanks

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I am taking a 30 day of Thanks Challenge  I will post each day (may make two post in one day if I behind) something I am thankful for and a brief description why, shoot I may even Include photos. So wish me luck, and Join in by click on the photo above and leaving a comment saying you joining in, you can even leave a link where you be posting you 30 day of thank Challenge so others and myself can visit. 

Day 1
I am Thankful for my Husband.  This month will make 4 year together and 2 years of marriage, I am very blessed.. He has been my biggest support in life, work, and everything. He the one why I am able to own my own business. He supports me emotional concurring  my own fear and over coming challenges I have due to my past. He the own that has allowed and encouraged me to go back to college and counties even further with my bachelors  We have are rough patch and fight like any other couple, but we are overcoming many challenges in life together  and I could not ask for a better support, motivator, Father for my children, and Friend.

Day 2
I am thankful for my Kids. Without them I do not think life would bring me so much joy. My life revolves around my children the make me laugh constantly, keep me busy, and I can not imagine life with out them. They drive me crazy , yet I would never change that for the world. I glad to have both of them to support and guide to be productive, caring, imaginative individuals.  I want them to stay small forever, but can not wait to see how great adult they will be.

Day 3
I am Thankful for God. I know everyone has different beliefs and I respect them all. I believe in the Lord Jesus Christ as my savior and God as his father and our creator. I am thankful to be able to live each day with hope and faith. I am thankful for all the blessing he has given my family and me in our lives

Day 4
I am Thankful for mother nature. It is just shear beautiful to watch the sun raise and set. The tree for our fresh air. The land for producing our food and helping us survive.  I just wish we could all be more appreciative to this and help protected what greenery we have left.

Day 5
I am thankful for My barefoot business. It a blessing to help promote literary and seeing a child imagination fly. It also has been a great help supporting my family and allowed me great opportunity to give back to my community and others in need.  I love my job and it give me great joy to be sharing these amazing books.

Day 6
I am thankful for my Friends. WE really have been a great blessing to us these past few months. They help us get through a lot as we our selves are struggling financially as we booth enter into new jobs. I so glad I have them as they help by getting our son on the bus, letting us borrow a few clothes for our new job orientation  and even really blessed by providing us enough meat to last us a month all this without asking for anything in return. They are a good send and I could not ask for better people to surround us in this life.

Day 7.
I am thankful for the country I live in. Yes, I may not be happy with our economic situation ,but I so glad I able to live in a country that allows me to work and share my opinions. It may not seem all that much but I glad I can worship they way I so choose, Teach my children what I want them to learns, help others, share my opinions and so much more without being punished for being a women. It a tough time for everyone in America and other parts of the world right now so no matter what Candidate  would have been chosen to become president we still would have had issues.  I am  just  thankful I still have my rights and I able to live each day the way I so choose.

Coupon Coup Giveaway Nov 1-15

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WE are sharing another Great Giveaway. I love giveaway just as much as we love couponing. Couping has been a great way for our family on a limited budget to be able get much needed item and groceries. If you have never coupon do not worry it not hard to start. It very simple just try one at a time, There nothing to loss even on coupon can save you a little and a little over time add up to a lot. 

 

 

Welcome to the Coupon Coup Giveaway, hosted by Stay a Stay at Home Mom with cohosts Zoes Printable Coupons, Sisters Saving Cents, Military Wives Saving, and Mamal Diane Keeping it Simple.

One of the best ways families can save money all year long is to utilize coupons. Now, for the uninitiated, you’re probably thinking its just not worth it to spend Sunday morning clipping a coupon to save a quarter off a tube of toothpaste you don’t even like! But there is so much more to couponing than that! By properly using coupons, most families can save 20-90% off their food, paper products, and toiletries bill, and take home bags of freebies each month.

This fantastic giveaway aims at helping you learn how to do it! One lucky winner will receive:

  1. Couponing: The Extreme Video Course
  2. 6-mo Membership to SavingsAngel
  3. Coupon Clutch from Grandma’s Little Lilly
  4. Create Your Own Coupon Binder
  5. 40 Recent Coupon Inserts from Coupon Connection Idaho
  6. $100 Wal-Mart Gift Card

Additionally FIVE First Prize winners will receive a copy of Couponing: The Extreme Video Course.

Couponing: The Extreme Video Course
Have you ever wondered how the couponers on TV are able to fill three grocery carts full of food and toiletries and pay a penny? Well, part of that is Hollywood entertainment, but most of it is possible. Couponing: The Extreme Video Course will show you how to regularly save 20-90% off your food and toiletries bill.

The Coupon Coup Giveaway winner will receive a copy of Couponing: The Extreme Video Course (accessed online) AND FIVE lucky runner-up winners will also receive a copy!

Plus, all giveaway participants are eligible to receive $5 off Couponing: The Extreme Video Course while the giveaway is going on. Simply enter this code at checkout:

COUPONCOUP

(NOTE: If you purchase¬†Couponing¬† The Extreme Video Course and are one of the winners, you’ll receive a refund. No need to worry about buying the course and then winning it anyway ūüôā

Couponing: The Extreme Video Course


6-Month Membership to SavingsAngel
SavingsAngel helps busy moms dramatically cut their grocery bills. Create your own customized shopping list from hundreds of weekly matchup deals. Search for specific products or coupons. Get email alerts for deals on products you use at your favorite stores. Get personalized help for couponing beginners and great tips for experts. Long-time members agree the small monthly fee is worth the extra savings of money and time. A generous friend-to-friend referral program makes it easy to get your membership for free.

The winner of the Coupon Coup Giveaway gets a 6month membership to SavingsAngel absolutely free!


Coupon Clutch
For smaller couponing trips, restaurants and entertainment, and even specialty store organization, a coupon clutch is critical! Grandma’s Little Lilly, an etsy store, makes beautiful, functional coupon clutches, and has graciously offered the winner of the Coupon Coup Giveaway the clutch of her choice from Grandma’s etsy store here.


Coupon Binder
Every good couponer worth her salt has a coupon binder. The winner of this giveaway will receive the materials needed to make her own customized coupon binder (instructions here) including:


Coupon Inserts
Probably the most important component of couponing is the actual coupon inserts themselves! You cannot buy coupon inserts, but there are several services out there including Coupon Connection Idaho that will save them for you and send them to you for free. (You just pay a small fee to cover administrative costs and labor associated with gathering them.)

Coupon Connection Idaho is providing the winner with 40 recent coupon inserts.


$100 Walmart Gift Card
To get their couponing off to the right start, the winner will get a $100 Walmart gift card to help pay for groceries. If the winning bidder would prefer, $100 Paypal cash can be substituted.

Fill out the Rafflecopter form below for your chance to win. Good luck!

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Hoppin’ Halloween Giveaway Hop

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Hoppin’ Halloween Giveaway Hop

We ,¬†Amber’s Barefoot Adventure’s, ¬†is proud to be participating in the Hoppin‚Äô Halloween Giveaway Hop hosted by¬†MamaNYC¬†and Sponsoring at¬†Stay a Stay at Home Mom.¬†We‚Äôre celebrating Halloween with an amazing event that features ALL sorts of fun prizes! There are plenty of prizes you‚Äôll want to get your hands on! With over 90 blogs participating, Hoppin‚Äô Halloween is a total BLAST! This event will run from October 25-31st so you will definitely have plenty of time to enter all of our giveaways. Good luck and Happy Halloween.

Head over to to the hop by clicking on the picture below and

Enter to win our over $25 worth of  Barefoot Halloween Goodies.

Kids Kitchen Review

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I got say we love the Kids Kitchen Card Deck. The reciepies are fun, easy to follow, and the best part pretty healthy.
My Five year old joined and help make some Gooey Chocolate Brownies which we posted a full recipe at the bottom of this post.  We got to say they have been the best browines we have eaten in a while so gooey yet not to messy. I also love that the card are laminated so easy clean up even with sticky, icky finger touching them.

Gooey Chocolate Brownies

You will need 3/4 cup butter
6oz baking chocolate
3/4 cup light brown sugar
2 Large eggs
2cups all purpose flour shifted with 3 teaspoons baking soda
9inch square pan
knife
Heat proof mixing bowl and saucepan that fit snuggle into each other( or to saucepan stacked)
Wooden mixing spoon, fork, teaspoon
mixing bowl
Step 1
Preheat oven to 350F
Step 2
Spray baking pan with nonstick coating or place aluminum foil inside

Step 3
place butter and chocolate into a saucepan fitted on top of another saucepan with simmering water.
Let butter and chocolate melt. Stir constantly to prevent burning


Step 4 Add in brown sugar
Step 5 allow to slightly cool

Step 6 mix flour and baking soda in bowl

Step 7 break two eggs into bowl or cup scrabble with fork

Step 8
Make sure chocolate  is slightly cool then mix in eggs (if to warm egg will begin to scrabble.

Step 9 slowly poor in floor/baking soda mixture into pan while stiring

Step 10 Pour mixture into pan
Step 11 cook for 15-20 minutes

Step 12 allow to cool for 10 minutes, cut into squares and enjoy
Both my kids enjoyed these and I did as well. Gooey yet not  messy.

Want more Recipies Check out Some great Halloween Treats by Click HERE!!!