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Ellen is a busy mom of a 20-year-old son and 25-year-old daughter. She owns 5 blogs and is addicted to social media. In what little spare time she has, she loves to read, watch movies and play games. If you'd like to work together, email info@in-our-spare-time.com to chat.

I Feel Pretty With Amy Schumer on DVD Today

I Feel Pretty With Amy Schumer on DVD Today

Yeah! I Feel Pretty with Amy Schumer is available on DVD today. If you’ve been waiting for this to come to DVD, now is the day to get your copy. If you haven’t heard about this movie yet, keep reading because you are going to want to watch this. You won’t believe how much I …

Back to School Prep to Save Time

Have you started your back to school prep? It's hard to believe that back to school time is already here again.

Have you started your back to school prep? It’s hard to believe that back to school time is already here again. Doesn’t it seem like we just did all of those end of the school year parties? Have you started your back to school shopping and preparation yet? Or, are you like me and save …

The Dociles by Valerie Puri – Book Review

The Dociles

I’ve really missed having time to read lately so I’m glad I accepted this book for review. I love a good dystopian type story and The Dociles by Valerie Puri was a fantastic read. If you enjoy Dystopian or Science Fiction, keep reading for more information about this book. The Dociles by Valerie Puri Walls …

Endeavour The Complete Fifth Season from PBS

Endeavour the Complete Fifth Season

Are you a fan of Endeavour with Shaun Evans and Roger Allam? If so, keep reading because the complete fifth season is now available! We love shows on PBS Masterpiece Mystery! and Endeavour is just one of the shows that we really enjoy watching. I know that I’ve missed a few of the episodes so …

Power Blend Popsicles Beat the Heat

Power Blend Popsicle Recipes

You are going to love these Power Blend Popsicles! The temperatures have been crazy here lately and popsicles are the perfect way to cool down without a lot of added sugar and fat. When you create fruit-based popsicles, you really do not need to add any type of sweetener. Fruit is sweet enough on its …

Watch Nella Princess Knight Royal Quests and Free Printables

Watch Nella Princess Knight Royal Quests and Free Printables

Have you been waiting to watch Nella Princess Knight Royal Quests? If so, keep reading and scroll down to get the free printables for the kids to enjoy. Nella the Princess Knight is a fun animated preschool series available on Nick Jr. Nella is a princess that is transformed into a knight who goes on …

Rwanda The Royal Tour on DVD

Rwanda the Royal Tour on DVD

If you’ve always been fascinated by life in other countries, you’ll want to watch Rwanda The Royal Tour on DVD. You can get the DVD now on Amazon (as of July 3) and add it to your DVD library so you can watch it any time. I love learning about life in other countries especially …

Tokyo Pop-Up Book by Sam Ita (featuring Neko the Cat)

Tokyo Pop-Up Book by Sam Ita (featuring Neko the Cat)

Check out my thoughts on the Tokyo Pop-Up Book by Sam Ita! It’s no secret to any of my friends that I am in love with anything kawaii from anime to Maneki Neko cats. If you’re not familiar with the Maneki Neko cats, keep reading. Maneki Neko means beckoning cat in Japanese. These adorable cats …

Books for Nature Lovers and Environmentalists

Books for nature lovers and environmentalists

Summer is the best time to get outside and enjoy nature. If you’re looking for books for nature lovers, whether that’s for yourself or someone on your gift buying list, keep reading for a few of my suggestions. After all, relaxing under a tree with a good book and a cold glass of lemonade is …

Preschool Workbooks with Reward Stickers and Games

Preschool Workbooks with Reward Stickers and Games

If you’ve been searching for preschool workbooks, keep reading to check out my thoughts on the Play Smart Picture Puzzlers Workbooks! These really are the best preschool workbooks I’ve found online. They are loaded with fun and engaging activities for your child including reward stickers and a wipe off board game. Preschool Workbooks Now, just …