Upside down gifts | Gifts of Encouragement

Samples received. All opinions are my own. Being a mom has so many ups and downs, some days you can have a "perfect day", no fighting between the kids, no unexpected mishaps, being a mom is just perfect. Then  there are days where reality sets in  and some days are just tough to get through. These are the days that you need a little break, the times that you cherish when a stranger gives you a little word of encouragement to how well of a … [Read more...]

Osmo Pizza Co. Money Counting iPad Game

Sample received. All opinions are my own. I was introduced to Osmo a while ago when  I did  a review on  Osmo Masterpiece, Osmo Words, and Osmo Tangram. My kids have absolutely loved Osmo so when I saw they came out with some new games for it I was beyond thrilled. I was sent Osmo Pizza Co. along with the base, and lets just say I couldn't get it out of the box fast enough when it came, there may have even been some fighting between the kids … [Read more...]

TeacherPeach.com Teacher Gifts

Samples received. All opinions are my own. www.teacherpeach.com is the place to go if you are looking for a teacher gift. I was sent one of their tote bags and a water bottle. Sometimes finding a teacher gift can be hard, but with TeacherPeach you can get teacher gifts, as well as stuff for the classroom. This teacher tote bag I was sent is a large shoulder bag that measures 17.5" wide x 15" tall x 5" deep. This bag is a great size … [Read more...]

MiU Digital Clock Essential Oil Diffusers

Samples received. All opinions are my own. It is that time of the year where it seems like someone in our house is sick with a cold or flu every week. Which also means it is that time of the year where everyone has oils going to help strengthen the immune system or to help get a good nights sleep. MiU sent me 2 of their Digital Clock Essential Oil Diffusers, and just in time as my daughter is stuffy and plugged up. The diffuser is pretty … [Read more...]

Yonanas Healthy Dessert Maker

Sample received. All opinions are my own. So I have been eyeing the Yonanas machine for awhile now, so I was thrilled to find out I was getting sent one for a review. Who wouldn't love treating yourself to a healthy alternative to ice cream?! Taking it out of the box, there is no assembly, it's all ready just plug it in and start creating your yummy deserts. The main ingredient that you want to have on  hand is frozen  … [Read more...]

American Plastic Toys Gigantic Loader and Gigantic Dump Truck

Sample received. All opinions are my own. My 3 year old son is obsessed with trucks, car, tractors, trains, really anything with wheels. He is a true little boy through and through so when I was sent the Gigantic Loader and Gigantic Dump Truck from American Plastic toys I knew these were going to be a big hit. Taking them out of the box I really didn't realize exactly how big they really were, they are gigantic! Both the loader and the … [Read more...]

Collage.com Sherpa Fleece Photo Blanket

Sample received. All opinions are my own. It is COLD outside! At a temperature of -33 Fahrenheit all  anyone wants to do is stay inside where it is warm and cozy, and what better way to do that then wrapped up in a warm cozy blanket with the kids watching your favorite show with them. Collage.com  sent me a stunning 60x80 Sherpa Fleece photo blanket. The front of the  blanket is a custom photo, you can add 1 image or create a … [Read more...]

Love2Learn Elmo

Every child loves Elmo! I was sent the Love2Learn Elmo and as an adult I was looking forward to learning and playing with this Elmo for a review. Recommended age is 18 months - 4 years, but I would say it's pretty flexible depending on your child. From learning colors, numbers, animals, manners, to brushing their teeth, sharing, or even potty training Elmo is there to encourage your child in real time. Customize your Elmo with the free app to … [Read more...]

Juke 24 Portable, Digital Jukebox

I was just introduced to a music player I had never heard of before and I sure wish I had been sooner. Juke 24 has been the perfect music player for my daughter. She has been begging for her very own music player for a long time. She is 6 and I know an ipod would get lost within days, and I thought about a cd player, but lets get real she is 6 and those cds would never make it back into the case unscratched. When I first pulled the Juke 24 out of … [Read more...]

How To | Salt Dough Footprint Olaf Christmas Ornament

Salt Dough Footprint Olaf Christmas Ornament Christmas is coming and it's craft time in my house. I love to have a new craft/ornament for the kids each year and this year's craft I saw was way too cute idea on Pinterest to pass up doing. Salt Dough Foot Print Olaf. Start off by making up a batch of salt dough, this is the recipe I used: 2 Cups Flour 1 Cup Salt 1 Cup warm water Kneed your dough until it's a soft texture, the longer … [Read more...]