Archives for April 26, 2017

TOUCH THE EARTH by Julian Lennon with Bart Davis Illustrated by Smiljana Coh

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From internationally known singer, songwriter, and environmental activist Julian Lennon—along with New York Times bestselling author Bart Davis and beloved Croatian illustrator Smiljana Coh—comes TOUCH THE EARTH, an inspiring and lyrical story about how children can change the world and make it a better place.

In this debut picture book, readers will jump aboard the White Feather Flier, a magical plane that can go wherever you want, just point it up in the air, or down into the water. The White Feather Flier’s mission is to take children to places all over the world, engage them in helping to save the environment, and teach them how to keep it clean for future generations.

A passion project that comes from the heart, this stunningly illustrated book is inspired by the white feather he was given by his father when he was young. TOUCH THE EARTH is the first in a planned trilogy of similarly-themed picture books, and each will be released one year apart on Earth Day. A thrilling interactive experience à la Press Here, readers will participate in the action by pushing buttons within the book to help “fly the plane.”

Lennon has written an original poem to accompany the release of this legacy book, and all proceeds will be donated to the White Feather Foundation.

I received a copy of this delightful book and highly recommend! It’s the perfect book for young children in this day and time! It is inspiring and a magical story about making the world a better place.

About the Authors and Illustrator

Julian Lennon (author) is a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, photographer, documentarian, and philanthropist. Born in Liverpool, England, Lennon is an observer of life in all its forms developing his personal expression through his artistic endeavors. In 2007, Lennon founded the global environmental and humanitarian organization The White Feather Foundation whose key initiatives are education, health, conservation, and the protection of indigenous culture.


Twitter: @JulianLennon


Instagram: @julespicturepalace
Facebook: Julian Lennon Official

Bart Davis (author) is an international bestselling author of novels and nonfiction books. His most recent is Black and White—The Way I See It, the biography of Richard Williams, father of tennis champions Venus and Serena Williams. He has also written two feature films and a wide range of print articles. Davis lives in New York City.

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Smiljana Coh (illustrator) is an artist who studied film animation and combines traditional and digital illustration techniques in her work. She has illustrated the picture books I Want to Be a Ballerina and wrote and illustrated The Seven Princesses. She lives in Croatia and can be found online at

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You can purchase at  Amazon, B&N, and Indiebound.

Self Disclosure: I received a free copy of the book from Sky Pony Press to facilitate this post.



Gift Mom Rosy Glowing Clean Skin… AllGlamR ROSE PETAL CLEANSER is a Beauty Must-Buy!

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I simply love the AllGlamR Rose Petal Cleanser! I love how it cleans my skin, leaves it feeling soft and I even like the way it smells! 

AllGlamR’s Rose Petal Cleanser is a new lightweight facial wash formulated with delicately fragrant Rosehip Seed Oil and Seaweed Extracts to gently remove and lift dirt, impurities, and dead skin while regenerating new cell growth, restoring skin’s natural PH levels and delivering much needed moisture. Harvested from the seeds of rose bushes, the oil is full of vitamins A, C, E and F, antioxidants and essential fatty acids that are known to correct dark spots and hydrate dry, itchy skin, all while reducing scars and fine lines. It also influences collagen growth helping to reduce wrinkles and restore a firmer, smoother, younger looking appearance to every skin type and age.

My skin was really feeling dried out from the Winter season and this is the perfect face cleanser for the Spring! I love that only a small amount is needed and my skin feels smoother!

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More info:

“Rosehip Seed Oil is the next coconut oil”, says Gina Caruso co-founder of the AllGlamR brand. “It’s full of antioxidants that work on a cellular level to rejuvenate the skin and promote a healthy glow. Rosehips were used by the ancient Egyptians, Mayans and Native Americans for their healing properties and now provide a natural alternative to many ingredients that dry and irritate skin and unlike heavier oils, Rosehip Seed Oil is easily absorbed into the skin.”


This proprietary formula also contains Linoleic Acids, which are integral skin nutrients and Seaweed extract imparting additional skin nourishing, collagen-boosting vitamins and essential fatty acids that don’t just infuse the skin with moisture, but prevent skin from losing moisture. With all these natural skin reviving benefits Rose Petal Cleanser is the perfect everyday cleanser to clean and repair the skin’s surface, restore elasticity and protect against sun and pollution stressors that can lead to wrinkles.

You can find it here.

Self Disclosure: I received a free sample to facilitate this post. Photos were provided.


The Habit Burger Grill Spices Up Menu With Return of The Tempura Jalapeno CharBurger Don't miss this one! Its delicious!

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The Habit Burger Grill Brings Back Fan-Favorite

‘Tempura Jalapeno Charburger’

Burger fans can spice up their spring with The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT) popular “Tempura Jalapeno Charburger,”available from April 26 – May 30.

First introduced in late 2015, the Tempura Jalapeno Charburger (price) adds a delicious and satisfying blend of crunch and spice to The Habit’s juicy Charburger line-up.  This Charburger tops a flame-grilled beef pattie with crisp tempura battered jalapenos, American cheese, fresh lettuce and tomatoes, spicy jalapeno ranch mustard, and juicy pickles, served on a toasted bun. The Tempura Jalapeno Charburger joins a variety of tasty made-to-order burgers, fresh, hand-cut salads, and a variety of sandwiches, just in time to spice up any Cinco de Mayo celebration.

“Taking chargrilled burgers to the next level is what our guests expect from The Habit, and the Tempura Jalapeno Charburger delivers with spice and quality. This has become one of our most requested items, and we are pleased to return it to our menu for a limited time,” said Adam Baird, executive chef at The Habit Burger Grill.

I had the opportunity to try this one today and I highly recommend! I just loved the crisp tempura battered jalapenos! Yum! So, don’t miss this one! It’s only available until May 30th!


About The Habit Burger Grill

The Habit Burger Grill is a burger-centric, fast casual restaurant concept that specializes in preparing fresh, made-to-order chargrilled burgers and sandwiches featuring USDA choice tri-tip steak, grilled chicken and sushi-grade albacore tuna cooked over an open flame. In addition, it features fresh made-to-order salads and an appealing selection of sides, shakes and malts. The Habit was named the “best tasting burger in America” in July 2014 in a comprehensive survey conducted by one of America’s leading consumer magazines. The first Habit opened in Santa Barbara, California in 1969. The Habit has since grown to over 175 restaurants in 10 states throughout California, Arizona, Utah, New Jersey, Florida, Idaho, Virginia, Nevada, Washington and Maryland as well as two international locations.

More information is available at

Self Disclosure: I had the opportunity to try the New Tempura Jalapeno Charburger. Any opinion expressed is my own. Photo image was provided.

Dunkin’ Donates 1,000s of Donuts and Cups of Joe for Teacher Appreciation Week Mon., May 1 through Fri., May 5

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In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week, Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, will donate thousands of donuts and cups of coffee to public schools in Southern California.With a passion for supporting the areas in which it serves, the donations from Dunkin’Donuts are a way to show appreciation for teachers in Southern California and all they do to help the local communities thrive.

Over 25 Dunkin’ Donuts locations in Southern California will be participating in the Teacher Appreciation Week donation. More than 4,500 donuts and 2,000 cups of coffee are expected to be donated through the local program.

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WHEN:  Teacher Appreciation Week- Mon., May 1 through Fri., May 5


Credit: Dunkin’ Donuts.