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Archives for July 2013

How many PointsPlus Values is crow?

This is me, last month: This is me, 7 years ago after reaching my Lifetime goal with Weight Watchers: This is me now, eating crow and crawling back to Weight Watchers. Losing 56 lbs. on Weight Watchers was the healthiest I've ever been and I … Continue Reading

The AppCrayon is a must-have iPad accessory for preschoolers!

I am so excited to tell you about the AppCrayon by DanoToys! My almost-5 year old had so much trouble learning to hold his crayon and pencil correctly when he started preschool last year. It was a battle that waged all year, but I am happy to report … Continue Reading

Home Safety with Master Lock

Summertime can be a whirlwind of coming and going at your home -- vacations, quick trips to the park, a walk around the block. All of these ins and outs can sometimes leave you home vulnerable to break-ins and other security threats. There are simple … Continue Reading

SANUS TV Mounts Giveaway for Safety!

Isn't it funny to think about how quickly technology changed and made standard TVs obsolete? You can't even buy an older version TV (You know, those huge ones that weighed a ton and took up half a room) anywhere except Goodwill! Less than 10 years … Continue Reading

Shark Sonic Duo Review & Giveaway!

I love my beautiful hardwood floors in our house, but having kids and pets makes taking care of our floors an extra job. We've lived in this house for almost three years now, and it has been a neverending cycle of sweeping, cleaning, polishing, and … Continue Reading

Mommy Tonic Game Review & Giveaway!

As moms, we spend nearly every waking (and sometimes sleeping!) moment meeting everyone else's needs: When does the baby need to be fed next? Does my toddler have clean clothes to wear tomorrow? Does my school-aged child have the field trip … Continue Reading

Rockabye Baby to Rock Your Baby To Sleep!

As promised, here's your daily giveaway in my week full of giveaways! Today's is a quick post because I'm not doing an all-out review of this product. I've loved and used it, but it's not a sponsored post, just something I've picked up at some kind … Continue Reading

Palmolive Soft Touch with Aloe

Ohhhhh, Palmolive Soft Touch with Aloe, where have you been all my life? For this girl with dry skin, Palmolive's new line of dishwashing liquids is an absolute Godsend. Whether your skin problems are a minor irritant for you or something that … Continue Reading

Scanimalz Review

Bringing the virtual app world into the physical world is a super fun way to get your kids engaged in technology and play! Scanimalz are collectible, plush toys that do just that -- taking virtual play offline! In many adorable styles and colors, … Continue Reading

Recovery Stinks.

"I'll just walk over there..."

I have a lot I want to share with you, but then there's this: And the fact that my pain meds make me sooooooo very sleepy. I'm back at work, have been since Monday (4 days post-surgery), which I probably shouldn't be, but I am. So when I get … Continue Reading

Perfectly Summer with ID’s Iced Coffee & Lemonade Stands!

When I think back to my childhood, the nostalgia of summer burns brighter than most seasons. Long days full of running, swinging, exploring, biking, and everything else that makes summer fantastic. Like nearly every other midwestern kid who grew up … Continue Reading