$100 Gift Card Giveaway Winner’s Choice!

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We’re kicking off November with a whopper of a giveaway! One lucky winner will win the gift card of their choice -- Amazon, iTunes or Kmart. So many choices… but remember, you can’t win if you don’t enter. Prize: $100 Gift Card (Winner can choose from Amazon, iTunes, or Kmart   Sponsors: Bay Area Mommy, Joyful Scribblings, Missy Hacker you justincredible, Searching 4 ...

Easy Cheesy Chili Bombs Chili Recipe

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Here's a fun Cheesy Chili Bombs chili recipe that's quick and easy- and kid friendly! These are great for a fast dinner or even a picnic dinner on the go. You can always swap out turkey for the ground beef and use low fat cheese to make it a little healthier, and add some hot ...

Daylight Savings Time Sleep Tips

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This daylight savings time sleep tips post was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Pampers. I was provided the featured product free of charge to facilitate my review, but all opinions are 100% mine. When we all go to sleep on Saturday, November 2nd, we'll set our clocks BACK an hour, allegedly gaining an hour of sleep.  To ...

Come to the Activision Family Game Summit #ATVIFamGames

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With winter cold comes more time indoors, and that means it's time to break out the Xbox with Kinect and the Wii soon.  When we're stuck inside and want something fun we can do as a family, we will often do some family gaming together.  When Activision asked me if I'd be a co-hostess for ...

Monsters University Disney Infinity Prize Pack #Giveaway

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Monsters University came out on BluRay and DVD earlier this week.  We love it.  But we also all love Monsters Inc. and always will.  After all, it's where we first met Mike and Sully and the gang.... only now, we get to see how their friendship began...along with a pig ride, lots of laughs, and ...

Mama’s Favorite Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe

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Planning dinners every night can be hard—especially if you’re in charge of family meals. Take tonight, for example.  The girls had gymnastics and dance until 5:35, but class went late, and we didn't get home until 5:55.  I'd gotten some pre-dinner prep out of the way this afternoon but I still had to finish making ...

FUN Halloween Safety Tips

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Halloween is just 2 days away.  Kids everywhere will be doing what we don't let them do any other night of the year- head out after dark, in costume, to go to stranger's houses to accept candy.  Halloween is just plain F-U-N but it's also important to keep safety in mind.  Here are some (sort ...

Hallmark Card Rewards is back! Win up to $500!

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We have given in person or sent in the mail more than 15 greeting cards in the last month.  That's a whole lot of greeting cards, and with the holidays coming fast, we'll be buying even more cards in the blink of an eye.  For those of you who don't know, I'm a little Christmas ...

Emergency Preparedness for Pets #HillsPet

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Emergency preparedness for pets (and humans), also known as disaster preparedness, is a hot topic right now.  One thing that many of us haven't always remembered to include in our disaster kits, emergency kits, etc. is anything our pets would need to survive for an amount of time.  Hills Pet Nutrition began a Natural Disaster ...

ToysRUs grants wishes early: Sponsored Video #WishinAccomplished

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I am Christmas crazy. I won't lie. I love it all.  Decorations, shopping, wrapping, carols, the spirit of giving, goodwill, smiles from strangers, well wishes...the holiday cards.  I do.  It's genetic- my mom was Christmas crazy, and my grama before her. While I love the excitement of everything the holidays bring, I always have been ...