Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Check Out "Who's Hiding in The Ocean," a New Matching Game from Laurence King -- Perfect for Family Game Night or Rainy Days This Summer (Review)

 Disclosure: I was sent a sample from the vendor for review purposes.  All views shared are mine and mine alone.

Summer is finally here...Yippie!!!! Now the real fun can begin -- including camp outs in the backyard, as well as family game nights that can last longer into the night, as there is no school the next day.  :-)  I wanted to share a fun new matching game from Laurence King that released today and is sure to make for a fun game night for your family.  I know this for a fact :-) as I was sent a copy of the game to try out with my family, and it was an instant hit. 

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Buy now from Amazon for only $22.99

My girls, who animal lovers and fans of matching games couldn't stop playing this matching card game.  Even after our weekly game night ended, they were quick to pull out this game, which comes in a nice sturdy box to hold all 57 ocean-themed spot and match card, and play it whenever they found themselves with free time and wanting something fun to do.  

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We have only had this game for a short time, but it is a must play in our house each and every family game night. And, because it comes in a nice storage box, it is easy to pack and bring on family trips, camping, or even to the beach.

Here is more about this super fun spot and match game from Laurence King, which is a definite must have for animal and sea creature lovers, ages 4+...

"Pick a card, any card! Now pick another. Between any animal and ocean card there will only ever be one animal that features on both. 

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"Can you be the first to find it? Featuring Caroline Selmes's delightful animal illustrations and undersea scenes, Who's Hiding in the Ocean? will have the whole family vying for victory!"

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  • Amazing illustrations: Explore Caroline Selme's intricately drawn underwater world, bursting with minute detail.
  • Collect the series: From the illustrator of Laurence King's Dinosaur Bingo, Jungle Bingo, I Saw it First! and Who's Hiding in the Jungle?
  • Totally addictive gameplay: A matching game for the whole family with super-detailed underwater scenes that reward returing again and again.

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  • Hours of cozy fun: Take a deep dive and learn to recognize fish from around the world - all from the comfort of home!
  • The perfect gift: Illustration-led, highly finished, 57-card unique matching game, for maximum gift appeal!"


Caroline Selmes's illustrations are so stunning.  I found myself lingering with each turn, just to admire the playful and oh so colorful ocean scenes.  She did an amazing job at capturing the details of each of the sea creatures, and this truly made playing this matching game with my girls that much more enjoyable.  We found ourselves talking about past trips to the beach and ocean and some of the sea creatures depicted on the matching cards during our exploring, and how this summer we hope to go back to the shoreline and ocean and see more.

Who knew that game night could be so enjoyable with just a matching game.  I like how this game includes a "spot the sea creature" aspect to game, instead of simply trying to match cards or ask for a card from another player's hand. 
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I think this is what has made this a fun game to play as a family, as well as one the girls like to play on their own together.  The rules of the game are easy to explain even to the youngest of players. And, once you get going with the game, you will want to play again and again. 

To learn more about this new game from Laurence King, head on over to https://us.laurenceking.com/products/whos-hiding-in-the-ocean.  This game be purchased from a variety of retailers including Amazon, Books-a-Million, Barnes and Noble and IndieBound, to name a few.

 Disclosure: I was sent a sample from the vendor for review purposes.  All views shared are mine and mine alone.

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Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Montecito Apartments in San Antonio: A Newly Renovated Gem!

If you're looking for a new place to live in Texas, look no further than Montecito Apartments! These newly renovated San Antonio apartments offer all the amenities you want, and no one can't beat the location. Situated near some of San Antonio's best shopping and dining destinations, Montecito is perfect for anyone who wants to live close to the action.

The Apartments

We know the housing market is unpredictable at best, but if you're searching for a gorgeous home that fits your needs, visit us at Montecito Apartments in northwest San Antonio, TX. You'll love the neighborhood and your new haven in the city thanks to our location, amenities, and apartment homes designed for you. We also allow up to 2 cats or dogs per household, so your furry friends can enjoy the good life here, too!

You'll enjoy distinctive features like bay windows and a spacious patio or balcony with a resident clubhouse, lounge, fitness center, pool, and more. In addition, we provide both traditional and modernized apartments to fit any budget. So whether you need a one or two-bedroom home, the apartments for rent in northwest San Antonio, TX, at Montecito have the options you need.

An open kitchen with energy-efficient stainless steel appliances is part of every floor plan. Your living area stands out with lofty ceilings, wood-style flooring, and optional French doors leading to an attached patio or balcony. The living room layout is designed to keep your belongings organized and available when you need them.


From our sparkling swimming pool to our 24-hour fitness center, we have everything you need to relax and unwind after a long day. With the high-quality service you would come to expect, our community has controlled access, on-site property management, a recycling program, and package-receiving service. So see us today and experience all that Montecito difference.

Lifestyle & Other Needs

Not only does the Montecito offer newly renovated, modern, or classic apartments, but we are also situated in a great city; here, there's plenty of entertainment for everyone. You'll have plenty of shopping, dining, and entertainment options nearby and easy access to public transportation.

We are conveniently nestled in the heart of UTSA and close to Hallmark University and Northwest Vista College for those seeking to expand their talents and knowledge. If you're searching for reliable employment, the Montecito apartments place you near the top-tier employers in northwest San Antonio.

San Antonio is a beautiful melting pot of people, food, and traditions. Experience the intense excitement of a Texas rodeo or enjoy the food. Texas is well-known for its Mexican and Tex-Mex foods influenced by its heritage! Explore dive bars and bodegas at night.

With a rich history that dates back to the 1700s, San Antonio is one of the unique cities in Texas. From the San Antonio River Walk to the Alamo, there are endless things to do in San Antonio. Discover the unique history of the city from the famous San Fernando Cathedral.

The Montecito: the Best San Antonio Apartments in Texas

Come see us at the Montecito and discover why we're San Antonio's best-kept secret. You'll love calling the Montecito home with a variety of apartment homes to choose from, as well as first-class amenities and a great location. So contact us today and schedule a tour of our beautiful San Antonio apartments!

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Be Mesa Apartments: The Best Place to Live in Arizona

Be Mesa apartments are the perfect place to live if you're looking for modern amenities and a great location. Arizona is a beautiful state, and Be Mesa offers convenient access to all of the best that it has to offer. If you're looking for a modern and stylish place to live in Arizona, then Be Mesa apartments are perfect.

Our community offers top-of-the-line amenities and features that will make you feel right at home. Plus, no one can't beat our location. We're close to Be Mesa's best shopping, dining, and entertainment. You'll love the warm weather, stunning natural scenery, and activities available in this vibrant community. Keep reading to learn about Be Mesa's modern apartments for rent.

There's More To Arizona Then Meets the Eye

Arizona is more than simply the magnificent Grand Canyon or a barren desert. There's a lot of great food, varied topography, and an exciting job market to explore for you here. Because of the many economic opportunities, Arizona has a reasonable cost of living. The semi-arid state should be your living destination if you're looking for a diverse culture. Why would anyone want to move to Arizona these days? Perhaps the weather is ideal for aching bones.

Arizona has all-year-round summer, so you don't have to worry about the cold, harsh winter or shoveling snow for half a year. The state is more than a summery season; if you're humbled by the beauty of nature nestled in mountains and tall trees, then you'll get plenty of that in Arizona. If you want to be close to the adventure, consider living in Be Mesa apartments.

Why Should You Live In BE Mesa Apartments?

"A Wellness Focused Lifestyle with Comfort and Style" describes what it's like to live in BE Mesa. It's a modern, luxury apartment complex that is pet-friendly and has a beautiful view of the city. The amenities include a resort-style pool, fitness center, business center, and more. You'll have everything you need to live a comfortable and stylish life. Plus, the location is unbeatable.

Be Mesa, located in the city's center, is a beautiful place to call home. It offers an exceptional living experience because it is centrally positioned, giving you access to all Mesa has. So take a well-deserved break from it all and unwind in your peaceful haven at Be Mesa.

Find your equilibrium in our culture- and creativity-infused wellness community, which is focused on providing a higher living experience. Be Mesa delivers a wide variety of modern floor plans and finishes from which to choose, so you can find the perfect space to call home. Our homes are designed with your comfort in mind, so you feel right at home.

Spend a lazy afternoon in our beautiful landscaped neighborhood, go for walks throughout the grounds with lush green areas to play and unwind, or spend an afternoon in the Pet At Park. At Be Mesa, we care about how you spend your days and know you'll find everything you need here.

Moving? Come to Be Mesa Apartments

If you're looking for a new place to call home, look no further than Be Mesa apartments. Our modern apartments for rent offer everything you need to live a comfortable life. Contact us today to schedule a tour of our community. We can't wait to show you around.

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