Sunday, July 27, 2014

#MondaysMusicMovesMe...Hometown songs



Hello everybody. Amazing that this is the last Monday in July. Kids are going back to school soon which is even more amazing to me. Where did the summer go?

As you know this is also my last day for co-hosting duties but I am not going away. Oh no, I'll be around still just maybe not as often. We will see. Don't forget those other lovely ladies. Our fearless musical leader, Xmas Dolly, and co-hosts, Cathy, Colette, Stacy, and Becca. These ladies rock it with me every week. Make sure to say hello to them and everyone that links up. This is certainly what makes the 4M's fun.

This week we have a theme which is different and challenging at the same time. The theme is: Hometown Bands, Artist, or Songs

Ok, so here I go...

As many of you already know, I am from Missouri. I grew up in a small town about an hour and a half from St. Louis called Farmington.  Later, teen years we moved about 45 minutes north of there to Festus so we were now 30 minutes from St. Louis but still in fairly small town.

Of course you know, I transplanted to Denver, Colorado in 2008 but, I also lived south of San Diego and for a time, in Edwardsville, Illinois. All in all, Missouri is still to me, my home town and where most of my family still lives.

In looking for bands, I decided to go with Missouri and leave Colorado for Tamirisc who was born and raised here.  This first band I found actually hailed from Kansas City, MO. I had never heard of them before but love their sound. They are aptly called, "Missouri "






This Gospel singer hails from the St. Louis area. She is known to belt out a tune wherever she is. I would only know this because she was once a personal friend and co-worker. We sat beside each other for nearly a year and she often entertained me with her powerful and beautiful voice. She went on to cut a couple of CD's and left the office for the music business. This wonderful lady is Lady Eneazer Blissett-Moore.






This next band is actually from Festus, MO where I spent the majority of my life. They now are based in St. Louis and are still quite popular in the area. They do not forget where they are from and often still perform in Festus. They are, " The Bottle Rockets"



Although not born in Missouri, this singer moved to St. Louis when he was seven and claims to hail from there as that is where he was discovered. He has been wildly successful and has his own clothing lines too.
None other than, Nelly.




I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for listen to my tunes every week. You all rock!





Saturday, July 26, 2014

Sign It Saturday and Song-suasion

Good afternoon everyone. I suppose in actuality it is almost evening, so, good evening.

This is the day I want to post my ongoing quest to learn sign language but I have been busy today. Since that has been the case today, I thought I might combine a couple of post.

My friend, and co-host  Cathy, from Mondays Music, has a musical meme on Saturdays called, Song-suasion.  I thought I would combine some sign language with music. I hope that is ok with you as it is with me. Ha!


As I have said before, sign language can be and is a beautiful language. I found these songs that I think work perfect for today.

This first one is simply a review lesson of the alphabet.


This next one is just gorgeous!



This last piece is a musical piece I love but to have it in sign is even more brilliant!

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~Naila Moon


Friday, July 25, 2014

#Review:Shoplet Office Supplies-Steelmaster Tablet Stand/Soho Pen & Note Holder/MMF Store It Box #shopletreviews

I recently received some more office supplies from Shoplet.com. The items I received could have not come at a better time because I am in the middle of office rearrange and needed some extra stuff.




The first item is the Steelmaster Tablet Stand. This is an unbelievably sturdy stand to hold an iPad. The stand can be flipped either horizonally or vertically but with it in vertical postion the iPad can be inserted in a little groove which holds it in place. In addition, the stand is postioned in such away for easy reading.

Now, if you have kept up with my office supply love, you would also know I do not own an iPad. However, I decided to use this for holding paper that I was using for transcipt. It worked perfectlly for that too!



The next item sent is the Soho Pen & Note Holder. I don't know about you but my pens and pencils get dropped everywhere and that makes it difficult to find when I really need them. This holder comes with four holes to hold just about any size pen. It also comes with four slots that can hold anything from paper up to CD's. It is made of steel which means it will hold up for years to come. This holder came to me in the silver color but the company does sell it in black too.

As you can see, I already started filling this up and used it right away on my desk. No problems finding a pen or pencil again!


The final item that was sent to me is the MMF Store It Box. First of all, I love the red color, it makes it easy to find if you are looking for it. This is the only color this particular box comes in.

The box is not overly large but can hold precious jewelry, small electronics, documents or money. For the time being, I am holding all of our remotes in it. The nice thing about this box is that it does lock. So, if money or jewelry is what you want to secure then it is safe.

Thank you Shoplet.com for all the things you sent. They are all an awesome addition to my office and home.
~Naila Moon

Disclosure: I was sent all of the items mentioned above for free in exchange for my open and honest opinion. The views expressed here are 100% my own and may differ from yours.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

#Review: Costume Supercenter...He's Batman!


Recently, my husband and I, had the opportunity to review another costume from Costume Supercenter.com  Obviously, we chose to review Batman. Na-na-na-na-BATMAN!  He looks like a kid in a candy store, doesn't he? Batman is one of his favorite comic book superheroes so this was a win for us.
 

This adult costume which comes in medium, large, and extra-large is made of  good sturdy but flexible material. The costume came with the muscle chest shirt and headpiece with a cape.
There is a caution that the wearer should stay away from fire, therefore, the costume is not flame resistant.



Tamirisc said that wearing the chest piece will keep you warm on those cold Halloween nights but for the head piece, you might want to wear a hat under it. In additon, you might want to wear a long sleeve shirt under the chest piece as this is only short sleeved. To complete the whole ensemble, wear long dark pants and dark shoes. (Although, my husband tells me that grey pants should be worn because this is the Batman from 1939-1989. I told you, he knows comic book characters.)

I had a quick opportunity to catch Tamirisc...um, I mean Batman...before he flew off to rescue something. Check this out:




Overall, we loved this costume from Costume Supercenter.com and this will certainly be the costume Tamirisc wears when we head to the Halloween Ball this year. Two thumbs up!

Find them on:

Disclosure: I was given a full costume for reveiw for my open and honest opinion. A family member was used as a model to assess my opinion and his opinions were included with this review  The views expressed here are 100% my own or that of my family members and may differ from yours. 
~Naila Moon



Monday, July 21, 2014

#MondaysMusicMovesMe...Freebie Time

Photobucket Hello everybody, it is one hot Monday today. Our air conditioner is still busted so two fans to cool us is not quite doing the job. However, I am not going to complain because at least we have them when others don't.

So, it is 4M's day. You know all of us dancing queens, Xmas Dolly is the head of our fun along with Cathy, Stacy, Callie, Becca and me.

**I do have an announcement though about me. I have decided to step off of my co-hosting duties. I need to be free of a few things and co-hosting is one of them. I may not be gone forever and want to come back next year sometime but for now this has to be. So, as of next week will be my last week of co-hosting.
I will not be gone though. Oh, no! In fact, you will most likely see me every week still just not in the co-host spot.**

Now for the music! This week is a freebie week and I thought maybe I would have a little more fun than normal. I have been seeing a lot of parodies for music lately and thought I would share some.

First up: I loved this one by the Swiss soldiers in Afghanistan.


Next up: This guy is know for his parodies of music.


Finally: I am including this very funny vlogger/blogger, Mama Kat, who often does her own musical stylings. This one is Taylor Swift. 




Have a great week!
~Naila Moon



Sunday, July 20, 2014

swissvoice ePure #Giveaway

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Saturday, July 19, 2014

Sign It Saturday-Review of ABC's and Numbers

Continuing my quest to relearn sign language. I made a video to review the ABC's and to teach you the numbers up to 19 which I already know.


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