Summer Entertaining Essentials from Target

strawberry melamine

We do a lot of outdoor time in the summer, either just us or when we are entertaining.  We are often eating out on our screen porch, and are quite frequently found at a local winery as a family on Friday evenings with friends, they always have live music, a large grassy area for kids ...

The Noblo umbrella buddy Review and Giveaway

Noblo Beach Umbrella buddy

Ahhhh Summertime!  Time to pack up the wagon and head to the beach with the family.  When we go we like to stay for the day but, because we are fair skinned we can not be in the direct sun the entire time.  So, we lather up with sunscreen and bring the beach umbrella.  Beach ...

Getting your summer glow with Nivea! #CBias

nivea  kiss of shimmer

We practically live outside in the summer here at my house.  We have a screened in porch we play games and eat meals on, a large yard, gardens, and a pool, so outside is where we are 90% of the time.  That can, as you know, dry out skin- and mine is no exception.  I ...

Munchkin Travel Tray and Flash Card are GREAT for a Summer Road Trip

Are you ready for your Summer Road Trip? I know that I am!!!! As I have been preparing for our LONG 24 hour drive to Florida I have been searching out the best products for children. Particularly ones that make the drive easier for my little ones. I have a couple of great products ...

Teach kids about money and finances with Tykoon #MoneySmartKid

Tykoon app for kids and money

My kids are getting to the age where they want to buy their own "stuff."  Maybe it's something I won't spend my money on, or maybe it's something they really want and it's not birthday or Christmas time- my husband and I decided that we'd let them start having opportunities to earn some money in ...

#SmugMug Photo Sharing and Printing AND SmugMug #Awesome App!

As many of you know, I have a passion for photography and have recently decided to turn my little hobby into a full fledged business! As such, I needed a professional way to share, and hopefully sell, photos to my customers. But I also wanted to find a site to share my personal ...

I’m taking the Biotrue® Challenge #BiotrueChallenge

biotrue challenge

I'm embarking on a new journey this month.  Well, I should say that WE are.  This was just going to be my journey but my husband has decided to join me, because he's got the same issues I have with the contact solution we've been using.  Dry eyes.  Itchy eyes. Uncomfortable eyes.  Frustration. We've been using ...

Britax B-READY Stroller with Second Seat (Review) #Giveaway

britax b ready 2012

I wore all three of my kids more than I used a stroller, but I'm finding that more and more, as we venture to places that involve walking for long periods of time- like zoos, amusement parks, etc, that I'm wanting what a stroller offers- a place for the kids to get some rest, chill ...

Chic Wrap – How Did I Live Without This?????

chicwrap2

My husband was recently driving in the car listening to a program on NPR. He came home all excited about this new product they were talking about and sent me to check out their website. The product is called Chic Wrap (a plastic wrap that comes in a special container with fun packaging and ...