We kicked off the summer with a ConAgra Backyard Bash #BackyardBash

do you know where your food comes from

This weekend was Memorial Day.  The official kick-off to summertime.  We celebrated as many did, with a (low-key) barbecue bash for family and friends. We had some friends over for a #BackyardBash and had a blast in between the rolling thunder that kept threatening downpours and lightning every time we got into the pool....but we ...

The Avengers Assemble at the Bronx Zoo this weekend!

avengers at bronx zoo

Head to the Bronx Zoo for the Animal Tales Extravaganza,  "Marvel’s Avengers: Super Heroes Saving the Earth” event!  This is an exclusive event this weekend only - and the ONLY place in the US where all 4 characters from Avengers Assemble (Iron Man, Captain America, Thor and the HULK)will be in costume before the new meie releases on ...

Can local honey help with seasonal allergies? #ClaritinMomCrew

pure wild flower honey

If you have seasonal allergies, or have someone in your family who suffers from them, you've probably researched ways to help relieve allergy symptoms.  When it became apparent a few years ago that my little guy suffered from seasonal allergies, one of the first things I did was start researching effective remedies.  My kids are ...

Step2 Smile & Ride Buggy #Giveaway

smile & ride buggy ride on

Step2's Smile & Ride Buggy is a safe, adorable way to let your child ride outdoors (or indoors, I suppose!). The buggy itself is made of strong, durable plastic in a fun, vibrant (and unisex!!) red, with an adorable character face, honking horn and a nice, long handle for  mom, dad, babysitter, big sister or brother to push ...

Disneynature’s Chimpanzee, Helping Chimps, Global Resort Homes and an Adventure for ME#DisneyGlobalEvent

Disneynature Chimpanzee

I am beyond excited to share with you that I have been invited to spend several days in Florida next month on a blogging adventure with Disney (specifically, Disneynature's Chimpanzee!) and Global Resort Homes. Disneynature's Chimpanzee opens in theaters on Earth Day (April 20th).  When you SEE Chimpanzee, you help SAVE Chimpanzees!! When you See Chimpanzee opening ...

Step2 Spring Sale!!

step2 lifestyle kitchen

All of Step2's new Spring 2012 toys available are 10% off now through Sunday, March 18 with promo code S2SPRING12 at checkout.   Step2 has also relaunched their  “Weekend Deals.” Each weekend Step2 is going to be featuring one to two products on sale for 4 days only (a savings of up to 20% off). These will be announced ...

Disneynature’s Chimpanzee Featurette and Announcement

disneynature chimpanzee

I have some exciting news...not only does Disneynature have another fabulous feature film coming this spring, but I will be attending the RED CARPET Premiere of Chimpanzee!! Disneynature takes moviegoers deep into the forests of Africa with “Chimpanzee,” a new True-Life Adventure introducing an adorable young chimp named Oscar and his entertaining approach to life ...

Joovy’s Toy Bundle in Pink Dot #Giveaway 2 winners!

Joovy Toy Bundle

We are very serious about our baby dolls in this house.  Or rather, about our dolls. I guess now that my oldest has evolved into the world of 18 inch dolls and all that comes with them, it's not just baby dolls anymore?  Anyway, we've loved the toy strollers we had to pieces, and I ...