Checking In: See how we like our cheap wireless plan

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Remember, about a month ago I shared that we were checking out the Walmart Family Mobile plan with the Concord phone and the cheap wireless plan? Well, it's been long enough that hubby (as well as me, and the 8 year old) have been able to play around and use the phone to really see ...

Pretty Poppies for Back to School ($100 Gymboree Giveaway)

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This post about Pretty Poppies for Back to School is brought to you by our fashion forward friends at Gymboree.  I don't even think I have a lot to SAY about these pieces- I think the photos kind of speak for themselves.  Gymboree is known for quality clothing that comes in lines that mix, match ...

Kids Fashion and Play combine with Hello Kitty and #KuKeeApp

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This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign about kids fashion with Pollinate Media Group™ and KuKee, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #KuKeeapp  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO. One thing my girls both love and adore is Hello Kitty.  Anything and everything with the fabulous Hello Kitty gets an enthusiastic thumbs up from them ...

Being prepared for anything- even bears and zombies #ReebokMoms

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I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Reebok about being prepared. I received a Famous Footwear gift card to purchase a pair of Reebok shoes to facilitate my review and to thank me for participating. You know, I've seen a trend for a while about being prepared, emergency preparedness.  Don't get me wrong, I totally ...

Make your laptop a touch screen laptop with APEN Touch 8

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Surely I am not the only person who is so used to touch screen tablets and phones that I find myself trying to touch the screen on my laptop....only to remember that oh hey! this isn't a touch screen laptop.  I mean, you expect kids to do it, but not adults, right? Sadly, I usually ...

Coastal.com Eyewear Review

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Coastal.com Eyewear has a great Get Your First Pair Free program.  In addition to my first pair, they sent me another pair to try out.  I have always wanted to have more than one style of eyeglasses to wear but eyeglasses can be expensive.  All I had to do was get an eye exam at ...

How to Install a Vanity and a Faucet Yourself!

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This is a sponsored post about how to install a vanity and a faucet yourself.Brought to you by The Home Depot®, click here to learn more. I recently attended a Do It Herself Workshop at The Home Depot in Manchester, CT.  The workshop I attended was all about how to install a vanity and a ...

A Princess Tea Party Birthday Party

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This post about our now 4 year old's princess tea party birthday party is courtesy of Celebrations 4 Kids birthday party company located here in Connecticut. Our little one adores princess everything.  So naturally, when Ann and I talked about doing a party for our girls so we could do a review, I knew a ...

Check out Target’s new Stylagrams! #KidsGotStyle

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This is a sponsored post about Target's new Stylagram promotion.  Target's celebrating back to school with a 5 day online event celebrating REAL kids' styles.  No models, just kids like mine and yours.  I find it all so exciting....and the stylagrams?  Funny and adorable and my son now thinks he's a movie star. Target will be ...

Healthy Snack Options from Simply Balanced

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This is a sponsored post about healthy snack options from Target Simply Balanced.  Opinions are my own.  We've had a really busy summer in our family- swim team, tennis lessons, swimming lessons for the past 6+ weeks....and now we're finishing up swim lessons but have a few weeks of camp to get through...and in the ...