and Geocaching App

It has only been a couple of months since we started geocaching and we have already found 88 93 geocaches.  Thanks to for a one year membership and the app.  I contacted them and they were more than helpful with setting up my account and giving me a code for the app to ...

Magellan eXplorist GC Geocaching GPS

Magellan eXplorist GC GPS

Thank you to Magellan for sending us the eXplorist GC GPS to use while geocaching.  The GPS is great and has begun my family on a new and active hobby.  In the three weeks since we recieved the Magellan eXplorist GC GPS we have discovered trails and parks that we did not know existed.   ...

Hello Kitty Karaoke Machine (Giveaway) #HGG

sparklebee hello kitty karaoke

Sparklebee sent us their Hello Kitty Karaoke machine recently and we have been having so much fun with it! This karaoke machine is probably the cutest karaoke machine I've ever seen.  It's also the only one I've had at home.  Both my girls have inherited their mama's love for Hello Kitty so we've loved having "her" here. ...

The Dinosaur Place in Montville, CT


We recently spent the day at The Dinosaur Place in Montville, Connecticut.   We arrived shortly after they opened for business, with the kids squealing in delight at the sight of a huge statue of Monty, the dinosaur, sporting humongous sunglasses and holding a bottle of coke!! When you arrive at The Dinosaur Place, you are faced ...

*FREE* 1 year subscription to Family Fun Magazine

family fun

Family Fun magazine is hands down my favorite "parent" magazine.  SO many fun crafts and activities, recipes and party ideas- jam packed into every issue.  Seriously, we love it.  Sign up for Tippr and get $5 credit- which makes this FREE!! Already a member?  You still get the subscription for $5[ad#glam between posts]

Got some spare apples? You want to try this recipe!! (Apple Pie Bars)

apple pie bars

My friend Jen introduced me to this Family Fun recipe for Apple Pie Bars.  They are divine.  I accept no responsibility for how many you eat!! My dad is coming over tomorrow morning and I decided that he deserves a special treat- plus its my husband's birthday tomorrow (18th) and so does I'm making these ...