Personalizing Holiday Memories #PCHoliday

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This is a sponsored post with Provide Commerce and the Social Media Chicks. All opinions are my own. Christmas is such a special time of year for so many of us.  There are so many memories wrapped up in the whole idea of the holidays.  Personalizing holiday memories is one way to give those memories another ...

The joys of potty training #pottytrainingpants #ad

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pull-Ups® Training Pants. Potty training has been one of my least favorite things about being a parent, but I also tend to make things way harder than they need to be. (Won't my husband be so proud of that realization?) When we used disposable training ...

5 Reasons you MUST get Despicable Me 2 on DVD, BluRay or Combo Pack

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My whole family is enamored with Minions. It started with Despicable Me, and when we saw Despicable Me 2 in the theaters, well, we laughed until our sides hurt.  Now that the new film is available for purchase, we'll be able to watch and watch it again and again. I actually took one of the ...

Why video baby monitors are a great idea

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This post brought to you by VTech Communications. All opinions are 100% mine. One of the first baby purchases we made was a baby monitor.  When we were expecting our first, I couldn't justify (or so I thought) getting one of the new-to-market  video baby monitors- we had a small house and I was going to ...

iPad Air Giveaway #ipad #giveaway

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I’ve partnered with some blogger friends to bring you the chance to win one of the biggest prizes of the year. We’re giving away an iPad Air!   ABOUT THE IPAD AIR   The new iPad Air is unbelievably thin and light. And yet it’s so much more powerful and capable. With the A7 chip, advanced wireless, and great ...

Have a very LEGO Minifigure Family Christmas!

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This post brought to you by LEGO. All opinions are 100% mine. If you know my family at all, you know we LOVE LEGO bricks, sets, Minifigures, games, apparel....all of it.  We have a LEGO Advent calendar every year. Sometimes more than one.  My son eats sleeps and breathes LEGOs.  LEGO just makes so much possible. ...

My Christmas Wish: 25% more…… #MoreisBetter $500 Amex Daily Giveaway

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cottonelle. Most of us have heard that song "All I want for Christmas is...." you?  There are a lot of songs. And a lot of things we may want.  Peace on earth? Sure.  Goodwill toward men?  Yep.  My 2 front teeth?  Got those, happy to ...

Holiday Treat Recipes: Santa Snowman Rice Krispy Treats

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Another of our holiday treat recipes for you today! This recipe for Santa Snowman Rice Krispy treats will yield 12 rounds (using a Wilton round cookie cutter) from a 9 x 13 pan. You can adjust the size depending how large or small your round cookie cutter is. (This recipe makes 12 regular sized squares). ...

Windows Gift Cards for apps now available (Giveaway) #WindowsChampions

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Last month, I was invited by Microsoft to fly to Seattle and learn all about Windows 8.1, Windows Phones, Laptops, Desktops, Tablets, AIO PC's and XBOX One. While I was there, I learned a TON about Windows and how to navigate, use, and appreciate all of the features and elements that make it so user ...

Holiday Treat Recipes: Christmas Crunch

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I've done a fun popcorn recipe for so many holidays this year, starting back with Cupid's Crunch, that I had to do something for Christmas.  These are just so fun to make, so EASY to do, and always a crowd pleaser.  This time, we packaged most of it up into treat bags to share with ...