Baby Bash: Funny Bone Readers Review & GIVEAWAY [CLOSED]

From the website: Every child knows that some things are right, and some things are wrong. But helping children develop good character is more challenging than teaching right from wrong. With Funny Bone Readers: Developing Character in your classroom or home, children will learn from funny stories and silly characters while making connections to their own actions. My Take: Red Chair Press generously sent me a Parent 6 pack of Funny Bones … [Read more...]

Baby Bash: Munchie Mug Review & GIVEAWAY [CLOSED]

From the website: Innovative in both concept and design the patented spill-resistant Munchie Mug eliminates snack-time messes for children 10 months and older. It's ideal for use at home, in the car or anyplace when you're on the go! Children love the colorful cup and soft fabric while parents like its convenience and ease of use. Munchie Mug is a must have for messy little snackers everywhere. My Take: I was excited to try the … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday… simple joys.

  No money spent... a few blankets and some props and we have a morning of fun... in a FORT! … [Read more...]

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Road Rally DVD

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Road Rally DVD  Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Road Rallytakes preschoolers and their parents for a dazzling voyage through sandy deserts, snow-covered mountains and lush tropical jungles when the Clubhouse gang (Mickey, Donald, Goofy, Pluto, Minnie, Chip and Dale, Daisy, etc.) set out to participate in the first annual Road Rally. The goal of the Rally is to follow a prescribed route comprised of four stops, and … [Read more...]

Vegetarian: Black Bean & Mango Tostadas

Here is another family favorite. Enjoy! Print Vegetarian: Black Bean & Mango Tostadas Author: Heather Serves: 4 Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  10 mins Total time:  15 mins Ingredients 1 15-oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 scallions, white and light green parts, finely chopped ½ teaspoon chili powder ¾ teaspoon salt 4 8-inch flour tortillas 6 ounces … [Read more...]

Welcome to the World Little One…

  My baby sister (by 10 years!) became a mom for the second time yesterday afternoon, giving birth to a beautiful baby girl. I wanted to tell her how proud I am of the woman and mommy she has become. Her husband, son and new daughter are lucky to have her in their lives. Thank you for allowing me to share in those precious first moments of your baby girl's life (photo is of me holding my new … [Read more...]

Mystery P.I. San Francisco Computer Game Review & GIVEAWAY (3 WINNERS!) [CLOSED]

     New from Spin Top Games... Mystery P.I. Stolen in San Francisco.   From the Press Release:   SpinTop Games, a division of leading casual game developer and publisher PopCap Games, today announced the immediate availability of Mystery P.I.™ Stolen in San Francisco, a new "hidden object" puzzle game set in the Golden Gate City. Stolen in San Francisco is the latest addition to the immensely popular, award-winning … [Read more...]

CrazyDog T-shirts Review & GIVEAWAY [CLOSED]

    Looking for something unique, funny, or plain 'ole outrageous to wear?   Check out CrazyDog T-Shirts! From the website: 7 years ago, CrazyDog Owner and CSO (Cheif Snacking Officer), Bill, started CrazyDog as an eCommerce project in the dark dorm room hallways of Ithaca College. Forgetting to … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday… Is it Halloween yet?

Emma tried on her Halloween costume and wouldn't take it off. She can't stop talking about candy, baskets and eggs (eggs?... umm, that's Easter :O). … [Read more...]

Black Bean Burgers Recipe

Black Bean Burgers Recipe As some of you may know, our family has decided to start eating more healthy. This includes eating a lot more fruits and vegetables, eating a lot less high fructose corn syrup, avoiding white starches and for two of the family members, avoiding meat! Yes, my husband and oldest are vegetarians. Myself? I still occasionally eat meat, but for the most part... nah. This has challenged me to find new recipes that are, most … [Read more...]