timi & leslie: Not your mama’s boring diaper bags!

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If you have kids or friends with kids, chances are you have heard of timi & leslie bags.  I've drooled over them for years now, to be quite honest.  Never before have I actually owned one, until last month.  Guess what bag I used to tote my stuff around LA when I was there for ...

Sonsi’s Style Your Way- Outfitting Tool & Summer Challenge

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For those of us who are a size 12 and up, finding style tools can be a challenge.  For those of us who are a 12 or greater for sizing and have a lack of fashion sense, this is an obstacle.  I was recently introduced to Sonsi's Style Your Way-Outfitting Tool and it's very, very ...

Kids Summer Fun: Lenticular Human Body Poster (Giveaway)

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  I don't know about your kids, but mine have a fascination with the human body.  Be it bodily functions, how the moves and works, what bones look like, etc....  They love anything that has to do with the body.  I suppose they could have gotten this trait from me.  I always loved science and majored in ...

Mister G: Bugs (a must have kid album) FREE Song Download & Giveaway!

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We love listening to music.  More often than not my kids want to have a dance party in the living room, or in the kitchen.  We love to shake groove, and beebop (especially when the curtains are closed and no one can see This Mama bust a move...).  Right now an almost constant in the ...

Schwan’s for dinner again!

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Tonight we had Black Angus Steak Burgers  from Schwan's on the grill with Mini Super Sweet Corn on the Cob also grilled...and then some Loaded Waffle Cone Peanut Butter Swirl Ice Cream (cones) for dessert.  Or rather, the family did.  I did have a few bites of the ice cream (no cone) and 2 mini corn ...

My take on Winnie the Pooh and a clip of Owl’s Cold :o)

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The first time I saw the Winnie the Pooh movie (open TODAY, July 15th!!)when I was in LA, I loved it.  I knew I would- I have such fond memories of reading the A.A. Milne books as a child with my mom and well, I grew up with Pooh, Tigger, Kanga, Roo and Eeyore.  The ...

Honey Nut Cheerios®: America’s Favorite Cereal (Giveaway & Coupon)

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To celebrate their loyal legion of enthusiasts, Honey Nut Cheerios® cereal is giving you exactly what you want: more Honey Nut Cheerios®.  This is big news in our house- while my kids love this cereal, my husband will choose this for breakfast almost every single day.  Mr. Bargains loves it!   I like it too because ...

Boumy Soft Leather Shoes for your littlest ones

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Boumy Shoes, made in Holland, sent Baby B a pair of their Flower Power Pink shoes to try out.  I'm a huge fan of soft soled shoes at least until children turn 2 although honestly, my kids have worn them through the winter when 3 because they tuck nicely into my bag, keep the kids' socks ...

Kelly Cardona Photography Review and Discount!

      My most precious belongings are photos of my children and family.  I just love how a great picture can capture a moment that you remember forever.  Finding a photographer that fits your style and needs can sometimes be much more difficult than you might think.  I have tried the photography services offered at department stores, but I always left ...

Andi’s Pony Trouble: Circle C Beginnings (Chapter Books ages 6-8)

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Andi's Pony Trouble is the first of 4 books we received from Susan Marlow's Circle C Beginnings series.  The series is appropriate for ages 6-8 although my 5 year old has been fine reading them- and enjoying them immensely.  This book introduces us to Andi, a little girl who lives in the 1800's, out in ...