Happy 10th Bookday, Squeaks & Shaping Up The Year!

Happy 10th Bookday, Squeaks & Shaping Up The Year!


Everyone grab a cupcake!

Thank you for coming. I really can’t take it all in still. Ten years… ten years ago my first book spread its wings and went out into the wild. *sniff, sniff. I’m such a proud book mommy.* And look at it today… ten years old. still making its way. Still showing people how to shape up every day into a beautiful thing.

I have been thinking on how I wanted to celebrate today. It’s a major milestone for me. And I thought what better way than to play it forward. I’m throwing a giveaway with 10 – yep TEN (one for each year) – prize packs. Each prize pack will include:

  • Shaping Up The Year book
  • Book bag
  • Cover art sticker
  • TMC Productions sticker
  • Squeaks sticker
  • Crochet Squeaks toy

But I have a goodie for everyone visiting too. Make sure you download Squeak’s Happy Birthday coloring page.

I would love to see how you color it too. Please feel to post your coloring pages to Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram. Make sure to use #TMCcreates with your post so I’ll be able to find it. 😀

Make sure to enter into the drawing for your chance of one of the prize packs. *please know that because of shipping costs I have to limit winners to the United States.*

Click here —> Rafflecopter giveaway <—to enter!

I’m also posting a thread for the #10YearChallenge over on The Twitters on what I have learned over the past ten years being a published author. Make sure to check it out!

Hey, which cupcake did you grab? *nomnomnom*

Thank you for visiting Squeaks and I for this major celebration!

Happy reading!

Until next time,

~t

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www.lefthookcrochet.com
www.youravon.com/traceymcox

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It’s almost time! I hope everyone can make it tomorrow. I will have a special guest! There will be *virtual cupcakes*, a free Thank You For Coming coloring page, AND a giveaway with 10…

! ! ! YES, T-E-N ! ! !

prize packs!!!! Check back tomorrow and be ready to shape up for some fun!

Until next time…

~t

FIND ME: 
www.traceymcox.com
www.lefthookcrochet.com
www.youravon.com/traceymcox

2…

2…

Two more days!

I’m so excited! I hope you all will be able to make it! 😀

Until next time,

~t

FIND ME: 
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www.lefthookcrochet.com
www.youravon.com/traceymcox

3…

3…

Alright! It’s official count down mode. Only three more days to a milestone event!

So, let me make sure I’ve got everything together…

  • Invitations
  • party favors
  • guest of honor invited
  • and some interactive things to do!

Check. Check. Check. AND check!

All I’m waiting for now is Monday and YOU!

See you then!

Until next time,

~t

FIND ME: 
www.traceymcox.com
www.lefthookcrochet.com
www.youravon.com/traceymcox

Getting Ready…

Getting Ready…

There’s been a lot of behind the scenes planning here.

But I also wanted you to know why I have been absent lately.

Life Interrupted…

My husband had been sick for a while. Honestly, he has never truly recovered 100% from his open heart surgery in 2012.

Almost 3 months ago, we all came down with the flu. Tim got sick and progressively got worse. I took him to the er and found out he had to have surgery. There were complications. Two and a half days later, he took his last breath.

He was gone.

These past few months have been hard to say it best. Life will never be normal. I’m trying to piece things back together. To carry on with things we had planned on doing.

Like what is going to happen Monday. 🙂

He was so excited. Just know a lot of planning has gone into this celebration. So while I am excited about this coming week. Please understand why I may not seem to be that way all the time.

So, on a happier note…

The blogs are being written. The tweets are planned out. And I’m hoping you’ll like everything.

Here’s too a grand adventure. Keeping your chin up. And trying to see the good in everything.

Be kind.
Love hard!
Have a grateful heart.
And as my Tim would say… #smilesmilesmile (~);-}

Until next time,

~t

FIND ME: 
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www.lefthookcrochet.com
www.youravon.com/traceymcox

Watch This Spot!

Watch This Spot!

Yep. Right here! I’ve got amazing things about to take over this month. 😀

Make sure to tune in MONDAY!

*tiny tease*

Bring your party hats.

Until next time…
~t

FIND ME: 
www.traceymcox.com
www.lefthookcrochet.com
www.youravon.com/traceymcox

AVON – Bug Guard

AVON – Bug Guard

Summer is on its way! That means the pest are coming out to play. UGH!

So what can you do? Stock up on Bug Guard! Why AVON’s Bug Guard? Let’s take a closer look:

Bug Guard line

Skin So Soft Bug Guard Plus IR3535® Expedition™ SPF 30 Family Size Pump Spray

A DEET-free insect repellent and sunscreen product. 8 fl. oz.

IR3535 – ingredient that provides repellency against a broad range of biting insects, including mosquitoes, deer ticks, black flies, gnats, no-seeums and biting midges.

TO USE 
• Apply evenly before sun and insect exposure. An adult must apply this product to children under 10. 
• Ask a doctor before using on children under 6 months of age
• For continued protection from mosquitoes, gnats, no-seeums, sand flies and biting midges, reapply after 8 hours
• For continued protection from deer ticks, reapply after 6 hours and from black flies, reapply after 3 hours
• For sunscreen protection, reapply as needed or after towel drying, swimming or sweating
• Do not exceed 4 applications per day

BENEFITS 
• Provides effective protection against gnats, mosquitoes, deer ticks, no-seeums, sand flies, and biting midges
• Repels mosquitoes that may transmit West Nile Virus
• Repels deer ticks that may transmit Lyme Disease
• DEET-free
• Hypoallergenic 
• Dermatologist tested

Skin So Soft Bug Guard Plus Picaridin Pump Spray

Strong and dependable repellency against mosquitoes, deer ticks, gnats, no-seeums, sand flies and biting midges. 4 fl. oz. 

Picaridin – insect repellent (alternative to DEET). It has a low odor, with a light, clean feel. 


BENEFITS 
• Repels a broad spectrum of biting insects (mosquitoes, deer ticks, gnats, no-seeums, sand flies and biting midges) 
• Repels mosquitoes that may transmit West Nile Virus
• Repels deer ticks that may transmit Lyme Disease 
• Needs to be washed off when coming in from the outdoors
• DEET-free
• Oil-free 
• Dermatologist tested 

TO USE 
• Hold container 6 to 8 inches from skin and spray with a slow sweeping motion, liberally and evenly. Do not spray in enclosed areas. Do not apply under clothing, on cuts, wounds, freshly shaved, excessively sunburned, or irritated skin
• Ask a doctor before using on children under 6 months of age
• For protection from gnats, no-seeums, sand flies and biting midges, reapply after 6 hours. For mosquitoes reapply after 8 hours
• For black flies reapply after 3 hours 
• Do not exceed 2 applications per day

The great thing is our products are great from dawn to dusk.

Make sure to visit my online store and place your order for Bug Guard today!

Until next time…

Happy AVONing!
~t

FIND ME: 
www.traceymcox.com
www.lefthookcrochet.com
www.youravon.com/traceymcox