Heartbreak, heartache, and love.

mom me

I'm writing this ahead of time because I'm not sure what my mood will be in the morning.  You see, 2 years ago today, my mom was alive.  Sick, yes, dying, yes, but alive.  In fact, we were due to be visiting 2 days from now.  Celebrating Busy B's birthday up there in New Hampshire, ...

Andi’s Indian Summer: Circle C Beginnings

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Andi's Indian Summer is the second of 4 books we received from Susan Marlow's Circle C Beginnings series. The series is appropriate for ages 6-8 although my just turned 6 year old has been fine reading them- and enjoying them immensely.  We've already met Andi Carter and her siblings, and now we read as Andi gets a ...

“Disney Character Calls” $25 Target Gift Card Giveaway #PullUpsDisneyCalls #momsparkmedia

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What happens when you are potty training/toilet learning your little one and also use Huggies® Pull-Ups®?  You get a code for a FREE congratulatory call from a Disney character for successfully using the potty!!   Huggies® Pull-Ups® training pants and  Target® have partnered for an exclusive offer to get the word out about their new “Disney Character Calls” program to ...

Walmart School Supplies this week

Walmart School Supply sale through 7/23 Notebooks 1 subject 70 sheets - 20c Composition Notebooks - 40c Dixon #2 Pencils 24ct - 94c Paper Folder 2 pocket with or without prongs - 15c (one time offer) CraZart Crayons 24pk - 25c Crayola Color Pencils 12 ct or Markers 10ct - 97c Elmers Glue Stick 6pk - $1.97 Economy 1in binder - 92c Find more ...

3 great baby wipe deals on Amazon (Pampers & Huggies)

- Thanks to Time2Save for rounding up these great Amazon Baby Wipes Deals! Huggies Natural Care Fragrance-Free Wipes 72 ct (Pack of 4) - $12.76 $7.88 - 30% with Subscribe & Save/Amazon Mom - FREE Shipping (makes it $5.82 for all 4 packs!) *$0.02 ea . Huggies Sensitive Baby Wipes Refill 184 ct (Pack of 3) - $26.07 $17.40 - 30% ...

timi & leslie: Not your mama’s boring diaper bags!

hannah rouge

If you have kids or friends with kids, chances are you have heard of timi & leslie bags.  I've drooled over them for years now, to be quite honest.  Never before have I actually owned one, until last month.  Guess what bag I used to tote my stuff around LA when I was there for ...

Mister G: Bugs (a must have kid album) FREE Song Download & Giveaway!

bugs cd cover

We love listening to music.  More often than not my kids want to have a dance party in the living room, or in the kitchen.  We love to shake groove, and beebop (especially when the curtains are closed and no one can see This Mama bust a move...).  Right now an almost constant in the ...

Earn money for your local school online!

Starting in August, e-Labels for Education program will be expanding to include more retailers than ever before! I love knowing that I am helping my kids school while getting great food for the kiddos! Retailers like Giant Eagle and Albertson's, will now be able to earn 1 point electronically each time you use your Shopper Card ...

Andi’s Pony Trouble: Circle C Beginnings (Chapter Books ages 6-8)

andi's pony trouble

Andi's Pony Trouble is the first of 4 books we received from Susan Marlow's Circle C Beginnings series.  The series is appropriate for ages 6-8 although my 5 year old has been fine reading them- and enjoying them immensely.  This book introduces us to Andi, a little girl who lives in the 1800's, out in ...

Original Sprout Baby Hair & Skin Care ($50 Gift Card Giveaway)

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With summer and nice weather comes dirty kids.  Its inevitable- they play outside, they get messy.  I like bathing my kids and using products on their hair and skin that are safe for them and without harmful ingredients, whenever possible.  Original Sprout is a family-owned company that offers products that are gentle to the kids' ...