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 ...

Scooby-Doo: Legend of the Phantosaur on BluRay/DVD Now (Giveaway)

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Confession time: I grew up watching (and loving)  Scooby Doo but up until the middle of August, none of my kids had ever seen a single clip of anything Scooby related.  I'm not sure why, maybe I just figured they weren't old enough- but one rainy day at camp the counselors put some Scooby on the ...

Brightbin: The New Generation of Lunchboxes (Giveaway)

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Be friendly to the earth with a reusable, BPA free Brightbin lunchbox and keep your little ones happy at lunchtime!  If your kid doesn't want their foods to touch (like me- I am the one who doesn't want food to touch!) or simply prefers things to be in their own place, Brightbin offers a great solution ...

The Gruffalo on DVD (Giveaway)

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Have your children read The Gruffalo?  It is a fabulous book with great illustrations.  My children both adore this book and were thrilled to learn that a short movie had been made.  From the Sponsor: • 2010 Academy Award nominee • Narrated by Helena Bonham goices of an all-star cast • Studio: NCircle EntertainAugument • DVD Release Date: st 16, ...

Let’s Rock! Elmo (Giveaway)

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Let's Rock! Elmo may very well be one of *the* hot toys for the preschool crowd this year.  It's got the components that kids love- you can play with it, sing with it, dance with it, and interacts with them.  Music, technology and entertainment in an adorable, furry red package.  The black tshirt Elmo's wearing ...

BJ’s for Back to School

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Back to School for parents of older kids, like some of my siblings, means stocking up on everyday needs to last several months in one trip.  BJ's is  a GREAT place to head for back to school shopping because you can stock your kid up on the things s/he will be needing until their first ...

FyrFlyz Light Up Toys #FyrFlyz

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We received some of the new FyrFlyz light up toys and have been having a BLAST with them. They do recommend these for ages 8+ but my kids have enjoyed them-although to be honest? I think the grownups like them just as much! These light up toys are battery-powered LED lights that are attached ...

Fashion Playtes: Let your girl make her own statement!

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FashionPlaytes.com offers design your own clothing for girls, ages 5-12. Girls can create their own designs online and have them shipped right to their door. Custom girls clothing options include dresses, tops and t-shirts, doll clothing, matching doll clothing and more. It’s affordable design your own fashion starting at under $20. FashionPlaytes.com gift certificates also ...

Sonsi’s “Math meets Fashion, Fit meets Style” technology live 9/12

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Last month I was introduced to Sonsi.com and their cool outfitting tool.  While I liked it and enjoyed playing around with all of the different components to make a ton of outfits (many which may never be in my budget with the accessories I chose...) I didn't actually purchase anything.  This month, in conjunction with ...