A Blog By Maria Dismondy

I’m So Glad Books-Contest Sponsor

I’m So Glad Books-Contest Sponsor

  This week we have a unique product to share with you, the "I'm So Glad You're My Daughter/Son Gift Set" About the company: " I’m So Glad™ was inspired by a desire to deepen and strengthen our most cherished relationships. Too many times the rush of life sneaks...

Friday’s Amazing Author-Brad Herzog

Friday’s Amazing Author-Brad Herzog

  This week's author we are highlighting for the Friday Amazing Author series comes at the perfect time. Father's Day is this Sunday and author Brad Herzog is a dedicated father of two boys. In addition, this weekend is the U.S. Open golf tournament and Brad has...

Kindness Contest-Sponsor Sticky Bellies

Kindness Contest-Sponsor Sticky Bellies

Today we are highlighting one of our sponsors of The Kindness Contest. Without our sponsors, we wouldn't have amazing prizes to giveaway at the end of the summer! Wait---have you submitted an entry yet? What are you waiting for?????? Sticky Bellies is a company...

Photo Contest

Photo Contest

I'm excited to announce a really fun photo contest. Children share what makes them special. The teacher or parents tag the photo with a few hash tags and post it out on social media. The school with the most posts at the end of the weekly time frame wins! The prizes...

Having a Blast!

I am having so much fun watching fans post photos of Spaghetti In A Hot Dog Bun from around the world! Here's a brief video going over the new prizes that have been added. I have two judges who work in the children's industry that will help me choose winners to...

Spaghetti World Tour REVISED!

Spaghetti World Tour REVISED!

The Spaghetti World Tour is up and running! I've been posting pictures as soon as readers send them to me (this has been so much fun!) A friend brought up a good point: Won't people want to quit if they see a picture posted from a far away country, knowing their...

Win Disney Tickets!

Win Disney Tickets!

Win Tickets to Disney! How? Watch this short video to find out... P.S. Spaghetti has traveled to NYC already! See the Empire State Building in this picture? So fun! Keep those pictures coming!!!

Spaghetti World Tour

Spaghetti World Tour

Win tickets to Disney! What? Check out the contest going on over here at Be The Difference and join in the fun. You might be the winner announced on September 1st, 2014! Spaghetti In A Hot Dog Bun World Wide Contest! Rules: 1. Participants must have parent permission...

A Winner and Why I’m Happy

Drumroll please.... The winner of the Earth Day giveaway, receiving a Party Pack of H2O id bands is... Julie Gilbert! Now that March is Reading Month is behind me (it lasted two months this year if you can imagine that) I will get back to regular blogging. It won't be...

March is Reading Month GIVEAWAY

March is Reading Month GIVEAWAY

In honor of March is Reading Month, we are having an amazing giveaway! Miriam Laundry just released her first book titled I Can Believe in Myself. She was so generous to have given my family a copy to read and review as well as a copy to share with one lucky reader!...

It’s A Wrap!

It’s A Wrap!

And so we come to the end of touring around a number of fasinating blogs for two weeks. I am happy to end the tour with my dear friend Barbara over at The Corner on Character. Not only is she a fellow blogger buddy but she is also now a fellow author friend of mine as...

Blog Tour Freebie

Blog Tour Freebie

Today's stop on the blog post comes to us from the OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD over in Guam! Welcome Mrs. M and thank you for participating! Blog Title: Color Me Kinder Premise of the Blog: A fantastic display of creativity and passion from a kindergarten teacher. Her...

Growing Book by Book

Growing Book by Book

We had a few day break in the tour but we are BACK with Jodie today! Her blog is FULL of great ideas and I get lost for hours reading her ideas. Enjoy! Blogger: Jodie Blog Title: Growing Book by Book Premise of the Blog: Jodie is an early childhood educator, mother of...

Blog Tour Day Nine

Blog Tour Day Nine

Blogger: Jessica Benson Blog Title: Little Scholars Premise of the Blog: Jessica, a kindergarten teacher, shares her passion for teaching with her creative ideas and activities. Virtual Tour Blog Post: Found here A favorite blog post for you to check out: Her FREEBIES...

Two is better than ONE!

Two is better than ONE!

We have two bloggers on the tour today! Let's start with Amber from Laue's Littles Blogger: Amber Laue Blog Title: Laue's Littles Premise of the Blog: Amber is a classroom teacher and mother of two who blogs great ideas from her classroom experiences. I especially...

Blog Tour Day Six

Blog Tour Day Six

Blogger: Susan Blog Title: Entirely Elementary...School Counseling Premise of the Blog: From Susan: "What you will see on the blog, is an extension of how I run my school counseling office - fun, welcoming, colorful -- with high expectations, organization, drive, and...

Blog Tour Day Five

Blog Tour Day Five

Welcome to the blog tour, Tabitha and congrats on expecting your own little miracle in June! Readers---so glad you joined us this Friday for another great stop on the Virtual Book Tour! Blogger: Tabitha Blog Title: Scrapbook of a School Counselor Premise of the Blog:...

Blog Tour Continues

Blog Tour Continues

We are on Day 4 of the blog tour. There are already three days behind us. Have you met great bloggers (yes) and entered to win copies of my new book (I hope another YES!) How about this tricky question: Have you shared the blog tour with your friends, family and...