All-New Lalaloopsy™ Nurse Doll – Rosy Bumps ‘N’ Bruises™ – Teams Up with Red Cross this Holiday Season to Promote Blood Donations and Honor Nurses

The kids and I liked Lalaloopsy before this announcement, but now we love them even more. Lalaloopsy has teamed up with the American Red Cross to promote giving blood and to honor nurses at select hospitals nationwide this holiday season. As part of the season of giving, MGA Entertainment has donated more than 1,000 Rosy Bumps ‘N’ Bruises™, the all new Lalaloopsy™ nurse doll, to Red Cross hospital blood drives across the country.   “We … [Read more...]

Spy Kids All the Time in the World Activities & Recipes

Spy Kids 4 : All the Time in the World is coming to Blu-ray & DVD November 22nd. As we inventory our gadgets and pinpoint coordinates for the enemy, we invite you engage with this fun app with your little spies. To fuel your evil fiend finding missions and sharpen your spy senses, we present you with Recipes & Activities! The film clip below will also provide additional reconnaissance information for your spy network. … [Read more...]

New omBooks : Tacky’s Christmas & Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed

With the arrival of my new iPad comes the begging and pleading from Emma & Ethan to “play with it”. At first I was a bit hesitant, but a good friend introduced me to omBook (Oceanhouse Media digital book). The wonderful thing about these is they have several “play” modes. They can read the book themselves with the “read it myself” option, there is a “read it to me” option (but the kids have to turn the page) and there is an “auto play” … [Read more...]

OurKidsMom is Growing…

I have decided it is time to add a few more Mommy reviewers to OurKidsMom. This will allow OurKidsMom to offer a larger variety of products geared to children of all ages as well as give me a few extra minutes with my own kidlets. My first Mommy I’d like to introduce has been doing “baby reviews” for me for a while now. She has her own blog at Mommy of Two Little Monkeys and has been kind enough to lend a hand here a time or two. … [Read more...]

Sunbelt Snacks Invites You to Ka-PINK Yourself For Breast Cancer Research!

Now through October 31st Sunbelt Snacks will donate $1.00 to the National Breast Cancer Foundation every time someone KA-PINK!’s their Facebook profile picture! OurKidsMom loves companies that give back Sunbelt is proud to sponsor the National Breast Cancer Foundation again in 2011. During the month of October, a portion of the proceeds from every Sunbelt Family Pack of Granola bars and Fruit & Grain bars sold will be donated to … [Read more...]

PBS Gears Up For Halloween With Special Episodes

PBS KIDS is gearing up for Halloween with an assortment of Halloween-themed episodes, including brand new episodes of science-focused series DINOSAUR TRAIN, SID THE SCIENCE KID, THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT THAT!, and WILD KRATTS. SID THE SCIENCE KID “Halloween Spooky Science Special” It’s Halloween time and Sid and his friends have dressed up in the spookiest and scariest costumes possible.  Sid is a bat with big … [Read more...]

Blog Giveaway Entries : Facebook “Liking” is a No-No. [Important Info Regarding Facebook “Likes”!]

On occasion I have a minute or two to skim a few of my favorite blogs. I ran across an article on Leslie Loves Veggies that left me heavy hearted and confused. After some digging, Leslie was able to connect with a Facebook employee regarding our eternal question… can we ask our readers to “like” a Facebook page as a bonus entry? We’ve all had our confirmation as far as mandatory entries after reading Facebook's Promotions Guidelines, but the … [Read more...]

Just Announced: MORE Disney & Disney-Pixar Favorites Coming to Theaters in 3D!

Oh my sweet Emma is going to be thrilled. She just asked when she was going to get to go to the movies again (her latest visit was Lion King 3D). She loves all of these titles, as does Ethan! Time to start looking for some deals on movie tickets! ***** DISNEY AND DISNEY•PIXAR FAVORITES POISED TO RETURN TO THEATERS IN 3D ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ ‘Finding Nemo,’ ‘Monsters, Inc.’ and ‘The Little Mermaid’ Will Make 3D Theatrical Debut in 2012 … [Read more...]

Today’s the Last Day to #WIN an iPad2 &/or a Masterbuilt 30” Electric Smokehouse!

Today is the final day of the Fall Giveaway Festival sponsored by RetailMeNot! This multi-blog event features 100+ giveaways each at $25 value or more plus an iPad2 giveaway. RetailMeNot has every online coupon and promo code you could ever hope to find—all in one place. With the help of a dedicated community, RetailMeNot thrives as a money-saving mecca free of full-priced foes. With more than 1,000,000 coupons from over 100,000 stores, … [Read more...]

My Final Plea… Please Help OurKidsMom!

OurKidsMom THANKS YOU for Your Help! The voting is over and the winners will be announced on Nature Made’s Facebook page Wednesday 9/28/11   As you probably know… I made it to the final round to win a trip from Nature Made to O You! in Atlanta, GA. I will also win an iPad 2 and a Flip camera. We are getting close to the end now... voting closes at NOON PST TODAY. The twenty finalists will be voted on:  Quality of … [Read more...]