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 ...

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: ...