Cow Appreciation Day

July 8th is Cow Appreciation Day at Chick-Fil-A! You'll get FREE food for dressing like a cow! If you come partially dressed like a cow (like a cow mask) you'll get a FREE ENTREE. If you come in "head-to-hoof" cow gear you'll get a FREE MEAL! You can visit the website here and even download a cow ...

The Smurfs: A Magical Adventure (Giveaway & Sneak Peek)

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Get your Smurf on!!!!  I LOVE. LOVE, LOVE the Smurfs.  This is my all time favorite cartoon from childhood.  There is just something so endearing about the Smurfs in their little Smurf village.  Ahh, I just long for the times when this was the most violent cartoon on Saturday mornings.  My love of all things Smurf has ...

Kid Summer Fun: Kidorable Towels & Discount Code

The lake, the pool, the ocean- this time of year, kids are getting WET and Kidorable offers an adorable line of fun and functional towels to dry the kids off and get them warmed up!!  Offered in Lucky Cat (as pictured below) and 9 other super cute, super fun styles, these towels are just the ...

Q&A with Larry the Cable Guy- and Tow Mater Cupcakes (recipe)

 While in LA for the Cars 2 premiere, I had the opportunity to participate in group interviews with some of the stars, including noneother than Mater himself, Larry the Cable Guy.  Larry (Mr. The Cable Guy?) was just so down to earth, so funny, and I loved listening to him talk about Mater, about the ...

Learning Resources Jumbo Zoo Animals (Giveaway)

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sThese Jumbo Zoo Animals from Learning Resources are great. Very realistic details, and a nice size for little hands to manipulate and explore with.   The animals come in a set of 5, including a monkey, zebra, hippo, penguin and polar bear.  These are not the plastic animal figures from when I was a kid that ...

CrazyforBargains.com: Family Sleepwear (Giveaway)

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CrazyforBargains.com offers sleepwear for the whole family- functional, yes, but FUN, OH yes!  I love their selection- especially since the "fun" stuff is not just for kids. I have to tell you that I'm still stunned at the turnaround on this.  CrazyforBargains.com asked if I'd work with them and 2 days later, the pajamas are hanging ...

The Walmart Ice Cream Social #IceCreamSocial

We planned our dinner hour a bit early this evening so we could treat the kids to The Walmart Ice Cream Social, which I called this morning to confirm was happening, and was told that yes a vendor would be at the store from 5-9 tonight, which is the information I received, and that is listed on ...

Jello Pretzel Salad

Jenni introduced me to this last summer, and we were hooked instantly.  She grew up in the midwest, and this is common there, but here in CT I'd not heard of it.  DELICIOUS.  Some people do raspberries, some add fruit- I like plain old strawberry.  Lots of variations online but since it's 4th of July ...

Cars 2 Merchandise…

See this?  This is a photo one of the other bloggers took of the goodies we received upon checking in at our hotel in LA.  Toys.  Tattoos.  Stickers.  CDs. Here's my guy in the costume, which is sized at 7-8 years.  He's not yet 4, 35lbs, and this is long on him but not super big.  ...