Top 5 Hello Kitty Items for Back to School

Hello Kitty dress from old navy

Got a little Hello Kitty lover in your family?  We do.  Actually, two of them.  Or maybe three. Do I count, if I'm not going back to school? Anyway, BOTH of my girls are enamored with HK.  I found 5 super cute items for YOUR Hello Kitty fan that are perfect for back to school!   She'll need ...

Fairy Tales Hair Care Rosemary Repel Lice Prevention Giveaway

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It's here, friends. Back to school time. Back to germs...and the increased risk of LICE. I kid you not, just typing those words makes my skin crawl and my scalp itch. I had lice once, in 2nd grade. I remember my mom putting all my stuff through the washer over and over again, bagging my ...

Fellowes Saturn2 95 Laminator (plus a coupon!)

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I've waited a really, really long time to say this. I have my very own Fellowes Saturn2 95 laminator. I can laminate whatever I want, whenever I want. Well, anything that fits into my Fellowes Laminator. Emergency cards? Laminated. Fun printable activities? Laminated. Name tags for the kids to wear the first few weeks of school? ...

BJ’s for Back to School

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Back to School for parents of older kids, like some of my siblings, means stocking up on everyday needs to last several months in one trip.  BJ's is  a GREAT place to head for back to school shopping because you can stock your kid up on the things s/he will be needing until their first ...

DK Eyewitness Series: Predator & Flight (Giveaway)

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DK Eyewitness Series is a collection of amazingly beautifully photographed nonfiction series.  They offer readers a very thorough and comprehensive look at a huge array of subjects using words and images.  They are made for kids ages 8+ but really, they are a pleasure to look through and enjoy for even my 4 year old.   They are a wonderful ...

Back to School: BusyBodyBook Planner & Wall Calendar (Giveaway)

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BusyBodyBook Weekly GRID planners are every mom's go-to time management tool for controlling the chaos of her family's multiple and hectic schedules. I got to review this planner last year, and LOVED it, so when Joan offered me a new planner for this year, well, I jumped at the chance.  I LOVE these planners.  Space ...

Back to School with Targus: Protect your Electronics!

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Targus sent me one of their 10.2" Zamba Netbook Sleeves in purple(which is used for my Galaxy Tablet).  I needed to have something that I can carry my tablet in and not worry that it will be bumped or scratched when, inevitably, my bag is dropped, set down hard, bumped into, or whatever.  It is ...

Katie’s Charms Pandora Style Mother’s Bracelet (Giveaway)

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Jennifer from Katie's Charms sent me this gorgeous Mother's Bracelet. I think I'm becoming semi-obsessed with mother's jewelry. Katie's Charms makes beautiful Pandora-style beads, charms and starter pieces.  There is a huge variety on the site, the images are large enough that you can see what you are looking at, and really see the details of  a ...

Talking Hot Dots® Pen & Vocabulary Flash Cards (Giveaway)

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Talking Hot Dots® Pen is made for ages 5-12 and gives them feedback in a fun way- at their pace.  Its a neat way to reinforce concepts learned in the classroom at home or in the classroom!  Allows students to choose talking feedback, fun sound effects or both, and cheers for students when they answer correctly Provides ...

Elmer’s Glue Crew: Don’t Toss the Glue Containers! #BagitForward #GlueCrew

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A few weeks ago, I was excited to share my Bag it Forward experience with you.  This week, we got to do something additional with the program, although a bit of a different spin- something I'd never heard of, but now that I know, will be encouraging everyone to participate in.  Elmer's Glue Crew is a ...