May 19th, 2008

Bella Deal

Ignatius Press is offering a limited time deal on Tim Drake’s new book Behind Bella. Between now and midnight on May 20, you can get special discounted price when you purchase the Bella DVD and Drake’s book together. Don’t miss out on a great combo deal — check it out today!

May 7th, 2008


So cool! Just in time for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and wedding/graduation season, some of my affiliates are offering an exclusive discount offer for readers.

When you shop at HearthSong, Magic Cabin, ProblemSolvers, Plow & Hearth, or Wind & Weather, you can get 10% off your total purchase by using the checkout discount code “DANYLBLOG.”

Just click on the links above or the buttons below. Happy shopping!

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November 26th, 2007

Your Turn: Christmas Shopping

Have you started? Are you done? Are you in a panic?

My amazingly perfect older sister’s Christmas card arrived in the mail today and so I suppose it is now official — it is time to look toward Christmas. Unbelievably, this year I have actually gotten a lot of my shopping done already. I even have great hopes of completing all of it by the end of this week so

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August 3rd, 2007

Tax Free Shopping

Living here in the good old state of New Hampshire, tax-free is something I tend to take for granted. And my kids too. When we stopped at a gas station in Virginia a few weeks back, Kateri decided to purchase a small item for $1.00. She handed the clerk her $1.00 bill and was aghast when she was told that it wasn’t enough. A nice policeman in line behind her

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May 15th, 2007

Your Turn: Family Furniture

A Reader Writes: My husband and I have been back and forth about what kind of furniture to purchase. We will be replacing our current living room set this fall and want something that is not going to get totally icky with 4 kids and 2 dogs. We are debating getting leather or just getting some used couches with good lines at a thrift store, covering them with some moisture-proof

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December 5th, 2005

Christmas Angel

I took the kids Christmas shopping yesterday afternoon. They had been begging for days to do it and I kept putting it off because frankly, I dreaded it. Herding my gang of kids through stores and guiding them as they made dozens of little purchases? No. This would not be fun.

In an effort to minimalize my angst, I timed the outing to take place during Raphael’s naptime so that

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July 28th, 2005

Name Dropping

I am a firm believer in word of mouth advertising. If someone I know actually uses a product and likes it enough to tell me about it, that means more to me than any multi-million dollar extravaganza Madison Avenue can dream up. So in the interest of promoting good ole’ American capitalism, today I thought I would share the names of a few products that I use and that I

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