Pixar will have a female star for the first time in BRAVE

Sigh. We have just under a year to wait (6/22/12). We saw a teeny bit of a teaser when I was in LA and I can't wait to see and hear more about Merida. My maternal grandmother was born in Scotland, so this story touches my heart in more ways than one. ...

Kids Summer Fun: On the Road with Dinosaur Train (giveaway)

dino train lift flap book

We're big fans of the Dinosaur Train around here- the Pteranodon family is near and dear to our hearts.  We're fans because we love the characters and the storylines, and love the information we learn and discover while watching the show and reading the books.  As a mom I love Dinosaur Train for the positive ...

Anyone want to win a Hollywood Home Theater?

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Eft For Headaches – Release Headache Pain With Eft alt="" width="150" height="150" /> In honor of Independence Day weekend, I've teamed up with Ben's Outlet to offer up a Hollywood Home Theater to one winner.   This is a Facebook-only giveaway, all you need to do to enter is tag @thismamalovesherbargains and @bensoutlet in your status ...

First Day of Summer Cash Giveaway WINNERS!!

I hope you all had fun with the 1st Day of Summer Cash Giveaway! I think it was a huge success, with 8,401 entries!!! The winners should be excited that they were chosen among so many! We hope you have found some new blogs to follow and will learn even more from them! Before I ...

Surveys.com is taking new members!!

This one is brand new to me- I'm JUST signing up now for Surveys.com, but I love paid survey sites.  They paid for Christmas this past December- almost 100%!! [ad#glam between posts]

Kid Summer Fun: Nintendo drops DS bundle pricing to $99

Yay for lower pricing!  I'm so glad companies like Nintendo are lowering pricing and making things more affordable and accessible to everyone! The portable Nintendo DS™ Lite system has a new suggested retail price. Effective June 5, the system was available at a suggested retail price of just $99.99 in the United States. Also in June, six ...

A day at Stepping Stones Museum in Norwalk, CT (Guest Post)

This is a guest post from A  Year with Mom and Dad! Summer days are upon us. As an adult, I am so busy, I can’t believe I used to complain about being “bored” when I was a child! But I remember constantly going to my mother telling her I was bored and wanted something to ...

FREE Wall Calendar or 3 for the price of 1!!

Boy is Vistaprint being kind to us this week!!  All the "camp" freebies and these calendars-  what a great gift to make for just about anyone- and so fun!!  $15.99 for THREE Or 1 for $0!! (Plus ship) [ad#glam between posts]