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 ...

Original Sprout Baby Hair & Skin Care ($50 Gift Card Giveaway)

natural shampoo

With summer and nice weather comes dirty kids.  Its inevitable- they play outside, they get messy.  I like bathing my kids and using products on their hair and skin that are safe for them and without harmful ingredients, whenever possible.  Original Sprout is a family-owned company that offers products that are gentle to the kids' ...

Wii Play: Motion

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We Wii a lot when the weather is crummy.   The past few weeks we have had several rainy and stormy days so we have played the Wii a bit!! Its a fun way for us to have together time, and its a good stress relief for me.  Plus, it gets ALL of us up and moving ...

Outdoor Entertaining for under $20 at BJs

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BJs carries several items that help to make your summertime entertaining easier, and even more fun, all for under $20.  Just before 4th of July, I was there with my oldest doing some errands, and we stumbled upon the entertaining section.  They have some really great, affordable options!   All three of our kids have birthdays right ...

Q&A with “Lightning McQueen” & Mattel’s Cars 2 toys (Tokyo Spinout giveaway)

tokyo spinout

After 37 years on this earth, I am someone's hero.  Why?  Because I met LIGHTNING MCQUEEN.  Well, really, I met Owen Wilson, when I had the chance to interview him during the Cars 2 press junket on June 18th with the other mom bloggers I headed to LA with.   But he IS Lightning McQueen.  I asked ...

Schwan’s to the rescue!

schwans steaks

Schwan's is a brand that I've known of for a very long time but hadn't had the opportunity to try except a few times.  Having been on Nutrisystem for several months, I've had Schwann's at my house to deliver my frozen foods (they are partnered) but it wasn't until very recently that we actually got ...