Emergen-C Kidz® to the (preventive) rescue! (Giveaway)

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This year, with 2 kids in elementary school, I'm being more sure than ever to take preventive measures to keep my family healthy over the next several cold weather months.  My kids get sick, and more often than not a simple cold turns into an ear infection.  One of the things we do as a ...

Chicken Joe Forgets Something Important (Giveaway)

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Fun songs, engaging characters, silly names, themes of friendship and a whole lot of silly make for a GREAT package in Chicken Joe Forgets Something Important Book and CD combo!  This was an instant hit with all three kids- and passed the reading aloud test with Mr. Bargains.  The stars were aligned when this book ...

Baby UR Precious Review and Giveaway

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With the arrival of my newest little one a few weeks ago, I couldn't have been happier to have the opportunity to try out some delicious organic bamboo products from Baby U R Precious.  This is a family based company (we love that!) that is committed to leaving a small green footprint (we love that ...

Lite Sprites™ offer a rainbow of play fun!

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We recently received some of the hot new Lite Sprites™ toys to check out.  The kids were drawn instantly to the shape and design of the wand, and started asking questions before I could finish opening the packages.  What is this mom, what will this button do?  Can I have a turn?  Why isn't it ...

Telling Lies by Cathi Stoler (A must read mystery!)

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How many lies does it take to get away with murder? I really enjoyed reading Telling Lies.  It gets to a quick start and kept me thinking the whole time. It was hard to put down and I read it in 3 days while on vacation this summer.  The characters are memorable and the story ...

MAD Season 1 Part 1 DVD (9/20/11) Giveaway

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MAD magazine was one of the highlights of my childhood trips to the corner store. My brother and I would get our copy and then head to our rooms for hours of laughs. This DVD (and the episodes on Cartoon Networks) are just as Zany and funny as the magazine. When the DVD arrived my ...

We went to Barbie Princess (and Prince) Charm School- and loved it!

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In celebration of the new Barbie Charm School movie on DVD (which is apparently something THIS mama has to purchase, I've been told), we had a little party here at the house to celebrate.  Our date got changed a few times courtesy of Tropical Storm Irene, so there weren't as many kids here, but we ...

Color Incorporated Digital ProLab Review

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As many of you know, I have been exploring more and more with my photography.  I just love taking pictures of my family, they are my favorite subjects!  Photography is such a great hobby.  Not only are the results something that you can cherish for a lifetime, but with a little bit of knowledge you ...

Schwan’s to the (dinner) rescue again! (Giveaway)

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Schwan's has saved dinner before at my house, and with the school year in full swing, we're finding that dinner time can be a really hectic time, especially with the kids adjusting to their new schedules- they come home wiped out from school and sometimes they need mommy to cuddle instead of cooking dinner- which ...

Fairy Tales Hair Care helps prevent lice- naturally

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When I first heard about Fairy Tales Hair Care, a natural hair care line made for kids that uses natural ingredients to repel and remove lice, I knew I had to try it.  This year for the first time I have two of my kids in the elementary school in town.  This means double the ...