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Archives for October 2012

Are you a Clueless Chick?

Tips for The Clueless Chick books

The early days of pregnancy and motherhood are crazy times, y'all. You feel nothing like yourself, you're overjoyed but constantly on the verge of tears or vomit (or both!), and there are so many questions. Sure, there are a lot of resources "out … Continue Reading

Flipper Toothbrush Holder Review

I don't want to freak you out, but your bathroom is filthy. It's not that you don't do a great job cleaning it, it's just that bathrooms are gross. Think about all that happens in there. Wait, scratch that. Let's not think about it, because … Continue Reading

The Christmas Angel

The Christmas Angel

I love Christmas, but every year I find myself wishing I could do something more to teach my kids the true meaning of Christmas. I don't want them to be so consumed with the WANTS of the season but rather the WHY and how we can help others know about … Continue Reading

Octonauts Pumpkins!

Octonauts Pumpkins

I've never been an over-achiever when it comes to pumpkin carving. There are some AMAZING photos of RIDICULOUSLY incredible pumpkin carvings on the Internet and every year I'm amazed by the photos of my friends' pumpkins. Me? We've always been more … Continue Reading

MessMatz Review

As much as I love the idea of crafting and doing activities with my kids, I have to admit that the mess tends to scare me off. I don't want my kitchen table covered in paint or Play-Doh. I don't want glitter stuck to my chairs and hardwood floors and … Continue Reading

Product Review Worksheet

I never blog about blogging, mostly because I'm a total newb and don't really know what I'm doing. But I actually have something, albeit small, to contribute to the blogging community, so today, I'm blogging about blogging. I don't do product … Continue Reading

The Trouble With Fall

Fall is absolutely my favorite season. I love the crisp air, the sights and smells, the anticipation of the holidays to come, the feeling that new things are coming...Ahhh, I love it. There's nothing better than sitting down with something … Continue Reading

Little Pim: Foreign Languages for Kids Review

The idea of teaching foreign languages to young children is a not a new concept, but Little Pim's award-winning foreign language series makes it both fun and possible for children to learn a new language! Little Pim uses the The Entertainment … Continue Reading

Month 4 Video Update!

It's time for my video update after four months on Cinch! Take a look and be sure to read yesterday's post! I erroneously stated that I have 15 lbs. left to lose to reach my goal. Actually I have 20! And also? WOW I look tired. I should not … Continue Reading


Toddlers live here!

  I swear, he really is using the potty. We're having...poop issues... … Continue Reading

Month Four Update

I'm four months into my six month weight loss journey on Shaklee's Cinch program! Starting out, my goal was to lose 50 lbs. I'm excited to give my weight loss update after four months! Drumroll please! A typical day for me now after four … Continue Reading

Reviewed: Seduced By Lies

Seduced By Lies, starring Josie Davis (one of my favorite Lifetime crazies!) and Marc Menard Movie description from  A young woman goes back home after selling her internet company. She meets the perfect man and feels that her … Continue Reading

The Studio from Kiwi Crate

Kiwi Crate, the award-winning children's creativity company, just launched The Studio, which is filled with loads of kid-friendly projects like Halloween crafts, Thanksgiving crafts, kid-friendly recipes, two-ingredient projects, and more. Each … Continue Reading

Fall Break

On Monday morning, I had to break the news to Miles. "Sorry buddy, no school today. It's Fall Break!" He sighed and looked confused. "I don't like Fall Break. I want to go to school...How many more sleeps 'til I go back to school?" He had a nice day … Continue Reading

New special from Mabel’s Labels!

Happy Halloween! Don't let this fabulous offer from Mabel's Labels scare you! From now until 10/19/12 10/26/12 (or while supplies last) Mabel's Labels is offering a $3 off coupon for Allergy Alert labels, with all Halloween Loot Bag … Continue Reading

iPieces Games for iPad – Review and Giveaway!

iPieces for iPad Review

For families who own an iPad and love board games, iPieces games for iPad are the best of both worlds! I received two iPieces games from Pressman Toy to try out at home, Air Hockey and Fishing Game! To get started, you first download the … Continue Reading

ABC Kids Expo 2012 Whirlwind Wrap-up!

What day is it?? My husband and I are both quite disoriented about what day of the week it is or what's going on with us. It's Fall Break here, which means our preschooler is home from school all week and I spent the weekend going back and forth … Continue Reading

Feed Change

This is just a bit of housekeeping business. I'm not sure what's going on with Feedburner these days, but rumor has it that it's going away. Because of that, I'm going to be deleting my feed and using the regular ole Playdate Crashers feed (found … Continue Reading

Siri & Me

5 Reasons My Husband Needs ME More Than Siri

So my husband just got an iPhone 5*. He received it yesterday after a long wait broken up by lots of checking and re-checking the order status and updates from him on the whereabouts of the phone. He was eager to begin using his new phone, an … Continue Reading

The Beginner’s Bible App for iPad

There's something exciting about seeing stories come to life for your kids. For parents who are active in church and want to pass on Bible stories to their children, The Beginner's Bible has been an excellent tool since 1984. Now The Beginner's Bible … Continue Reading