Please Pardon the Dust…. We’re MOVING!

Please pardon the dust for the next couple of days... WE'RE MOVING to Wordpress! … [Read more...]

Who did YOU use to move to WordPress?

I’m contemplating a huge thing… both a move to Wordpress and a new layout (my current will not convert). I checked in with someone I bookmarked months ago and she’s booked until March. I’m still considering her, but who did you use? I’d love to check out your recommendations…. … [Read more...]

Looking for Handmade Items Sponsors

I am joining another blog hop organized and hosted by the same group of ladies that did the Holiday Gift Giveaway Hop that just ended last night. This hop is set for February 2 – 6 and the focus is Handmade with Love items. So think Etsy shops, Facebook stores… If you know of someone that would like a lot of exposure have them contact me at The last hop I participated in ended with over 1200 entries and 200 new … [Read more...]

Thank You!!

In 40 days has grown from 500 to 1000 followers! I am continuously amazed and grateful for the wonderful people I am meeting in Bloggerville. Thank you so much for following and reading OurKidsMom. Without each and every one of you… we wouldn’t be where we are now! … [Read more...]

Happy Thanksgiving (TTT postponed)

From our family to yours… we hope you have a pleasant day full of family, friends and good food. Traveling Through Thursday is postponed this week but will re-start next Thursday. We hope the travels you do today on the road will be safe and enjoyable. Happy Thanksgiving! … [Read more...]

New From Warner Bros. FLIPPED on DVD 11.23

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CSN Stores for Holiday Shopping…

Have you started your holiday shopping yet? Me? Yes! I’ve got a nice little bundle of things for the two little ones tucked away for Christmas. I still need to get a few more things, though. It seems that shopping for Emma has become so much easier than for Ethan. She is blossoming into a “girly girl”… you know… tutus, nail polish, ear rings, hair bows, baby dolls. You get the drift. Ethan loves his tool set he got for his birthday, but … [Read more...]

Want up to SIX (6) bonus entries for ANY giveaway?

I’m needing a little help from my readers. Emma & Ethan made it to the finals in a photo contest and the voting has re-started. We have stiff competition from another blogging mommy with a MUCH bigger blog. Here is what I need… * COMMENT on this photo on my blog HERE * LIKE the photo on Uprinting's Facebook page HERE (you may need to "like" their page before you can comment... comment not required.. LIKE is the counting vote here) PLEASE … [Read more...]

#WIN Auntie Anne’s Pretzel Baking Kit Review & GIVEAWAY ends 11/18

“Auntie”Anne Beiler began twisting pretzels in 1987 at a Maryland farmer's market, to support her husband, Jonas, achieve his goal of opening a community counseling center. In February of the next year, Anne and Jonas purchased their own stand at a market in Downingtown, Pennsylvania, where they sold a variety of snacks, including hand-rolled soft pretzels. In a twist of fate, the wrong ingredients were inadvertently ordered, resulting in a … [Read more...]

Anyone Need a Holiday Gift Guide Banner?

My daughter is working towards a graphic arts degree and she kindly made a few Holiday Gift Guide banners for me.   I told her I'd offer these up for her... they are larger files, just sized down for quick viewing here right now. Of course the watermark will be removed and the personalization on the storefront (the blocks spell OurKidsMom) will be removed.   Asking $15 paypal each.     … [Read more...]