Sparkle Time Giveaway Hop

Welcome to the Sparkle Time Giveaway Hop, hosted by Mama the Fox!

As much as I love fireworks on the Fourth of July, it is not very sparkly here at chez Reading Reality at the moment. We came home from our conference on Monday and now we both have the plague – otherwise known as COVID-19. It’s our first time actually catching the thing after being immunized and boosted, but it’s starting to look a lot like the ALA Annual Conference this year just might have been a superspreader event in spite of the cautions that were taken. It’s kind of c’est la vie as long as we both remain vie.

But this bloghop is designed to spread a bit of socially distanced light and even cheer, as all of the participants are giving away something that will hopefully make someone’s holiday a bit brighter. Here at Reading Reality, it’s the usual bloghop prize, the winner’s choice of either a $10 Amazon Gift Card or $10 in Books. This giveaway is open to all!

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For more sparkly prizes be sure to visit the other stop son this hop!

MamatheFox and all participating blogs are not held responsible for sponsors who fail to fulfill their prize obligations.

100 thoughts on “Sparkle Time Giveaway Hop

  1. We love having a family and friends cookout and setting up a bunch of water play for the kids and then in the evening we all go to a fireworks show at the college.

  2. My favorite thing to do for Independence Day is to attend the family cook-out and go to see a fireworks show together afterward

  3. It is a younger sister’s birthday so we have had some wonderful birthday celebrations on that day.

  4. Watching the fireworks with my grandsons is wonderful and very special. Then we walk around our neighborhood and enjoy the evening.

  5. The best was the fireworks July 4th 1976. I watched them from Art Park in Lewiston NY. The 1st is Canada Day so the two countries went all out and both sides of the river had amazing displays.

  6. I’m Canadian so we do Canada Day (which is today)
    Having family and friends over for a BBQ and watch fireworks.

  7. My niece Kaelyn was born on July 4th! We will be celebrating her 3rd birthday this year 🙂

  8. The Best Independence Day celebration that I attended was one that was an all day event! We loaded up the vehicle with picnic supplies and swimming great and went to the river, where we went tubing and swimming and munched all day long and then as it got darker watched fireworks for hours!

  9. Our small city always has a fireworks show and concert before the fireworks. We love taking our son to go watch the fireworks

  10. My dogs are terrified of fireworks so we like to stay home with them to keep them calm and comforted while all the fireworks are going on. We can see our towns big firework display from our house so we see some good fireworks but it is a horrible time for our dogs.

  11. My favorite thing to on Independence Day is to attend my sisters cook-out and then go to see a fireworks show afterward.

  12. we are starting a new tradition of going downtown to a hotel with a view of the water to watch the fireworks show

  13. I’m so sorry to hear you both got COVID on your trip. 🙁 I hope you have a speedy (and complete) recovery.

  14. I dont live in the US, so we don’t celebrate – but we do have our own celebrations this weekend to celebrate Canada! My favorite thing to do is camp!

  15. The only thing I do on this day is try to comfort my terrified animals while the neighbors set off explosions for hours.

  16. Not being American, for me the fourth is just another summer day where I hope to get out in the sunshine and do some reading.

  17. We always started off with the big 4th Of July parade downtown, big BBQ at our house and then in the evening go to the fireworks show. Always a fun filled day!

  18. A couple at our church hosts a 4th of July Party at their house every years that’s awesome.

  19. We went to Symphony on the Prairie this year—seeing the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra at Conner Prairie, it was a great event

  20. When I was young we would always go to a nearby town where the day would begin with a parade, then a carnival and finally fireworks at night. It was the best of times.

  21. Spending time w/ Family and going to see a parade and then fireworks. Best way to celebrate. 🙂

  22. We used to live a stone’s throw away from the Gateway Arch in St Louis and would watch the fireworks shot over the river. The best fireworks I’ve ever seen.

  23. I appreciate seasonal sales on unhealthy food to enjoy for the holiday- I like burnt barbecued hot dogs, flavorful potato chips, and cupcakes 🙂 .

    Thanks for the giveaway 🙂 !

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