Project Me & Nature Made : It’s Voting Time! I Need Your Help!

Remember the Project Me post from last week? It made it to the finalist round!!! I am now eligible to win a trip to O You! in Atlanta, Georgia, an iPad 2 and a Flip Cam. Get a load of the speakers scheduled to attend… So now you can see why I would love to go, right? I NEED YOUR HELP! The twenty finalists will be voted on: Quality of the Blog Post Content (25%); Originality and Creativity of the Blog Post (25%); Level of engagement … [Read more...]

Sponsor Spotlight : Masterbuilt & John McLemore : Fall Giveaway Festival 9/16 – 30 #RetailMeNotFallFest

OurKidsMom’s fabulous sponsor is Southern celebrity cook and founder of Masterbuilt John McLemore… For more than 30 years, our passion has been to design quality indoor and outdoor cooking equipment that is simple to use. From the first propane fish cooker, to the user-friendly Butterball® Indoor Electric Turkey Fryer, we offer a complete line of outdoor and indoor cooking products designed with the consumer in mind. Masterbuilt … [Read more...]

Bridesmaids : Girls Night In Party AT MY HOUSE!

I am so excited. Okay, beyond excited. Why?! I get to participate in a GIRLS NIGHT OUT IN Friday night! I can’t remember the last time I ever had a “girls night out”. My husband is my best friend, so typically when I have a few free hours he and I will go out for a bite to eat and maybe a movie. I actually saw Bridesmaids at the theater with him . I can’t afford to go to Vegas like the girls do in Bridesmaids, but I have informed the … [Read more...]

Today (9/12) is Movie Monday!

If you follow OurKidsMom on Facebook, then you know that a couple of weeks back I declared  a “Movie Monday”. What is Movie Monday? Basically, I declare it “Movie Monday” when my review copies avalanche from my closet . Once again, I have a small stack to post… so tomorrow Monday September 12, 2011 is once again MOVIE MONDAY! I have 8 posts that will start at 6 AM CST and will post once an hour, one at a time, at the top of the … [Read more...]

Hills Science Diet Healthy Mobility Challenge : Win FREE PET FOOD for a Year!

This post brought to you by Hills Pet Nutrition. All opinions are 100% mine. My husband and I were just discussing changing our pets food from the inexpensive variety to a more “healthy” variety like Hills Science Diet. Our pets are part of the family, right? We avoid feeding our family junk… Hill's Pet Nutrition offers premium nutrition for your pets. Certain breeds are more prone to mobility problems. Science Diet has … [Read more...]

Introducing Striiv: A Sleek Portable Device that Makes Fitness Fun & HELPS CHARITY

Fitness is about to become a lot more fun with Striiv. The Silicon Valley-based start-up today revealed its first product which takes active gaming outside of the living room to turn everyday activities into fitness opportunities. A sleek, portable fitness device, Striiv motivates activity throughout the day via games, personal goals, and donation opportunities -- all powered by physical activity. Striiv offers a playful approach to fitness. … [Read more...]

Bounce Starts “Bounce it off MILLIONS” on Facebook & WIN!

My husband and I have been struggling the past couple of days with a touch decision.  My husband had a truck/deer accident Sunday morning and we are pretty sure the insurance company is going to total it. So now we are struggling with the decision to “buy it back” and fix it ourselves or get a “new to us” car. If only we had a place to bounce this question off of…. Oh WAIT! There IS a place to Bounce it off of MILLIONS of people. Bounce … [Read more...]

Nintendo 3DS in FLAME RED & Starfox 64 3DS : Both Released 8/9

The Nintendo 3DS illustrates video games in 3D without the need for glasses – and does a lot of wireless / social network and gaming function as a powerful portable as well. Up until now, the only colors it was available in were aqua blue and cosmic black. Today Nintendo announced a new color for the 3DS – Flame Red! The Flame Red 3DS comes out September 9, 2011 and will be priced at $169.99 Start saving your pennies Moms… this is going to … [Read more...]

Nintendo Lowers Suggested Retail on DS Lite to $99 and Mario Games GO RED

Nintendo is adjusting even more prices to go along with the times! Starting June 5th the suggested retail for the Nintendo DS Lite has dropped from $169.99 to only $99! The Nintendo DS family has become the best-selling video game system in history. More than 48.9 million systems in the Nintendo DS family have sold in the United States alone! There are 48.9 million units of the DS family out there, and dropping the price will enable new … [Read more...]