Shannon Stacey

Archive for February, 2011

The Five-O Fuzzbuster

The Fourth Grade Invention Fair. Fun! No, not really. I don’t think the kids are quite old enough for it yet, so we end up with ten-year-olds who want to invent a 6-foot tall robot that will clean their rooms, but their abilities aren’t quite there yet.

The Short Kid decided to invent something the whole family would enjoy. It makes cleaning fun for kids! It saves Mom from having to dust under the TV stand! Take one remote control … Read More »

VD & a bumper sticker

Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s not really a big deal to 75% of my family, but the Short Kid is a hopeless romantic and so we celebrate. We get cards and candy and a little gift or two for the boys. And I buy a card for my husband, though I usually hide it. Why? So that if he forgets, he won’t feel bad that I got him a card and he didn’t get me one. I have a little stockpile … Read More »

Contest winner!

One small housekeeping note first: This blog feeds to my Goodreads account and I had comments there, as well. What I did was combine the two by time-stamp, giving me one chronologically ordered master list.

And the winner of the $10 Amazon GC is… library addict!

Email at shannonstacey AT gmail DOT com and I’ll get that out to you (as soon as my husband and I are back from errands).

Everybody else, thank you so much for playing! I’ll … Read More »

Facebooking & a contest

I’m giving away a $10 Amazon gift card on my Facebook page. Stop by and tell me your favorite television show for a chance to win.

And, since not everybody Facebooks, feel free to tell me your favorite television show here in the comments and I’ll draw one random winner for a $10 Amazon gift card from here, as well.

I’ll be drawing the winners about noon EST tomorrow and you can enter both places if you want. (And … Read More »

Books bargains!

I’m in the final death throes of wrestling this book into submission—complete with exploding light bulbs, flashing lightening and me screaming there can be only one—but real quick…

Knitting For Dummies is only 99 cents for Kindle right now. I’m not sure how it would look on an actual Kindle or mobile Kindle app, but it might be worth checking out for Kindle for PC or Mac.

And it’s Free eBook Wednesday at Carina Press! Today you can … Read More »

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