Test Driving Yoursphere

I was recently chosen to be a Yoursphere already! 1. I had to create a parent account before my daughter was able to create her account. This is a great safety feature! 2. There are plenty of fun and age-appropriate Sphere's (groups of interest) for Allison to join. 3. Yoursphere is 100% free and will always be free! If you have a tween or teen at home why not introduce them to … [Read more...]

Danny The Dragon Meets Jimmy, Review & Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all who entered. Danny The Dragon Meets Jimmy By Tina Turbin Illustrated by Aija Jasuna Published: December 19th 2008 by Imagination Publishing Group Hardcover, 32 pages Description: Danny's mannerisms are absolutely charming and appealing as he strolls through the pages meeting Jimmy's family and friends in the MOST unusual way, imparting his … [Read more...]

Easy Lunch Boxes, Review & Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all who entered. The Easy Lunch Box System for about six weeks now and I feel great about not only creating less waste but knowing Easy Lunchboxes are FDA approved and contain no BPA, phthalates, lead, vinyl, or PVC is a real comfort. Lunches are now fast and easy to make, healthier and these products are dishwasher and microwave safe. I've … [Read more...]

Bored Inc., Review & Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all who entered. Being Bored never looked so cute! As soon as I saw this cute little shop I fell in love. The characters and items are just beyond adorable. Whether you are a Stinky Poo or Cute as a Cupcake Bored Inc. has some thing fun for you. Onesies, tote bags, accessories, wall decals, and tees. Plenty of fun for the whole family! Let me … [Read more...]

Pillow Pets, Review & Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all who entered. “Since 2003, Pillow Pets have been bringing smiles to the faces of all ages. The concept for the snuggly companions was the brainchild of a San Diego-based mother of two, who had grown tired of picking up stuffed animals strewn across her children’s rooms. What began with the simple goal of transforming a simple stuffed animal … [Read more...]

Crazy Dog T-Shirts, Review & Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all who entered. Here in our house we don't mess around when it comes to comfort. Or when it comes to hilarity. Everyone here loves a good joke. That is how I knew website I was super impressed by the wide range of novelty shirts they offer. So much fun, so many gift ideas. Their prices range from $6.00 to $19.99. Definitely something for everyone. … [Read more...]

Young Picasso Art Kit, Review & Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all who entered. I was recently contacted by the nice people at Noodle Head Toys and asked if I would be interested in reviewing The The Young Picasso™ Canvas Painting Kit did not disappoint! Right away I was impressed by the quality of the canvas and the supplies. My daughter took a little time and enjoyed the art booklet that is included before … [Read more...]

Disney on Ice, Review & Photos

We had a fabulous time at Disney On Ice: Lets Celebrate!! This was our second Disney On Ice show and it was just as exciting as seeing the first. There is nothing like a fun day out with kids at a show the entire family can enjoy. We made the whole day about Disney. From dressing the girls in Minnie Mouse shirts, Disney Eggo Waffles for breakfast, to watching Finding Nimo on the way to the … [Read more...]

Lucky Puppy, Review & Coupon Code

The Lucky Puppy Brand was founded by long time friends Sandi Hochman and Jonathan Cathey. The two friends joined forces to create products for fellow dog enthusiasts. Sandi’s adoration for all things dog related merged with Jonathan’s creativity is the basis behind Lucky Puppy. Admittedly so adorable, the only tag-line deemed appropriate was “Nothing But Cute”. Not only are these two leaving a … [Read more...]

Raising The Candy Bar, Review & Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all who entered. Raising The Bar has definitely raised the bar on indulgence for individuals and businesses with their unique offerings and uncompromising customer service. They specialize in Gluten Free Candy, Kosher Candy, Kosher Gift Baskets, Organic Candy, Sugar Free Candy, Nut Free Chocolate and more. I recently had the opportunity to sample some … [Read more...]

MoonJar, Review & Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you for all who entered. Teaching our daughter the real value of money has not been an easy task. Like most ten year old girls, she loves to spend. I'll admit to letting her slide when it comes to our rule of banking half of all of her money. It's just not easy to tell her she has it but she can't spend it. Even harder then saving money has been teaching her … [Read more...]

YooHoo & Friends, Review & Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all who entered. Award-winning plush manufacturer Aurora World, Inc. has taken the bright and cheerful colors of springtime and lovingly translated them into a new line of plush gifts in time for the 2010 Easter season. Highlights include the sweet and soft Sherbet colored Easter Bunny, joined by a new assortment of Dreamy Eyes, springtime YooHoo & … [Read more...]

Coombs Family Farm, Maple Review & Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all who entered. Coombs Family Farms products online or check your local health food store and select supermarkets. Visit … [Read more...]

CowGirl Chocolates, Review & Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you. Head Cowgirl Marilyn Lysohir founded Cowgirl Chocolates in 1997. Her two favorite things in the world are art and chocolate. In fact her first job was working in a chocolate factory in Pennsylvania. Marilyn mingled some favorite memories with some new ideas to create an American original, Cowgirl Chocolates. Cowgirl Chocolates are sweet and spicy … [Read more...]

Pawparazzi Pets, Review & Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all who entered. Pawparazzi are little pets living big lives of glamor, fashion and travel! These tiny superstars live their lives in the spotlight, but beneath the glamor Pawparazzi are just cute little pets that want to be loved and cared for by their owners. www.pawparazzi.com to meet the pets, play games, and join the Pawparazzi Fan Club … [Read more...]

Wine Barrel Gourmet, Review & Giveaway

Now closed. Thank you to all who entered! Let me tell you a little bit about the Wine Barrel Gourmet and how it came to be. The Wine Barrel Gourmet is truly is family operation. The founder, Renee Pottle, has a degree in Medical Laboratory Technology and Home Economics/Business, and her experience as a recipe developer for Pillsbury Fast and Healthy Magazine, were a natural incubator for … [Read more...]

It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3! 7Ate9 Card Game Giveaway

Yep, it really is as easy as 1, 2, 3! And a whole lot of fun! Players add, or subtract, 1, 2, or 3 to the number on the top card on the pile to determine if they have a card that can be played next. Sounds simple, but with everyone playing simultaneously, the options are constantly changing. The first player out of cards wins. And just about every round that has been my daughter! We are a big … [Read more...]

On The Job Hand Lotion for Men

My husband works with his hands. He is a commercial printer by trade and handling that much paper all day, every day leaves his hands dry and cut. To be even harder on his hands, he likes to spend his spare time doing construction. His idea of a day off is teaching our daughter how to drywall a basement. I'm not kidding, he is always building, fixing or replacing some thing for someone. … [Read more...]

The Great Wolf Lodge, Mommy Blogger Conference

The nice people at Great Wolf Lodge invited my family along with a list of other Mommy Bloggers for an overnight stay and to experience the kick off weekend of Snowland - their yearly Christmas, Winter Wonderland celebration. The celebration includes a long list of family activities such as reindeer cookie decorating, t- shirt painting, nightly story time under the clock tower that sits in the … [Read more...]

Love The Pie

Thank you Pillsbury for helping to make homemade desserts at the end of a long day easy and fun! We spent the day yesterday putting up our Christmas tree, decorations and out side lights. After dinner I had a great time with my daughter making Caramel Apple Mini Pies. Of course we had an even better time eating them! We lined large size muffin tins with Pillsbury Pie Crust, filled them with … [Read more...]

Five For Fighting – Slice

I was given the opportunity by Facebook Fan Page Fiveforfighting.com for more dates. … [Read more...]

Name Your Tune CD Review & Giveaway

Name Your Tune is an exciting children's music compilation that is made-to-order and personalized for each child. Children will hear their name more than 80 times throughout 14 much-loved songs, such as Old MacDonald Had A Farm (which becomes Little Kate Had A Farm,) Wheels on the Bus and If You're Happy and You Know It (becomes If You're Shannon And You Know It.) The CD is a great way to enjoy … [Read more...]

ReSnackIt ! Review & Giveaway

A couple of weeks ago I received this super cute reusable and washable snack & sandwich bag from ReSnackIt.com. Along with it was this nice letter from Kristin, just full of helpful and inspiring information. Here are a few facts that make me feel good about using this product: Did you know approximately 20 million baggies are thrown away every week in the us schools alone? It takes … [Read more...]