#WIN Sargento Cheese Review & GIVEAWAY [CLOSED]

Is your New Years Resolution to watch your weight? … reduce the sodium in your diet? … drop a few pounds? … eat a little healthier? Persnickety People Exceptional CheeseResearch has long shown that foods containing protein help promote satiety and may help contribute to weight management.  So people looking to whittle their waistlines this winter can turn to Sargento cheese: a serving of most Sargento cheese varieties provides a good … [Read more...]

#WIN ShaToBu Shapewear The Workout You Wear GIVEAWAY [CLOSED]

Is your New Years Resolution to lose a few pounds? … focus on you? ShaToBu - The Workout You Wear - is the revolutionary shaper that helps women shape, tone and burn more calories during everyday activities. The benefits go beyond ordinary shapewear - ShaToBu instantly gives a sleeker silhouette, but women can also see and feel a difference in their bodies with regular use over time. By incorporating resistance bands right into the … [Read more...]

Discovery Toys Jam Session Review

Discovery Toys is committed to bringing fun and developmentally appropriate toys and products to children everywhere. In fact, our toys, books and games provide the benefits of learning through play to children of all abilities.  That is why many of our toys are embraced by professionals and families of individuals with learning difficulties, special needs and autism, too   JAM SESSION Item #2201 Welcome to a rousing and … [Read more...]

Kaboost Portable Chair Booster Review

KABOOST is a compact and portable chair booster that raises the height of kitchen and dining room chairs so your child can sit at the table just like a big kid. With KABOOST, the entire dining experience is enhanced for both child and family.   Ethan reached an age a while back that he was just physically too big to be comfortable in a high chair. For our older two we used a booster seat that strapped to the kitchen chair, but that was … [Read more...]

Strider PREbike Running Balance Bike Review

  Give your kids a head start on learning balance and control of a two-wheeler! The Strider™ running bike eliminates the need for a tricycle or training wheels and offers your child a vehicle he or she can have a blast riding for years. The Strider™ develops muscles, coordination, motor skills, and endurance... all under the guise of sheer fun! Description of a Strider bike: Super light. Less that 7 pounds (about 1/3 the weight … [Read more...]

Cream of Broccoli Soup (Vegetarian) Recipe

With it being super cold outside lately our thoughts have been turning to warm soups. Here is one that is repeatedly requested around here and is super easy/quick to make!   Serves 6   Ingredients   2 tablespoons butter   1 onion, chopped   1 stalk celery, chopped   3 cups broth (we used vegetable)   8 cups broccoli florets   3 tablespoons butter (can be avoided)   3 … [Read more...]

OurKidsMom Readers Share…

I received this in my inbox tonight from Deanna… a recent giveaway winner. Her caption was “Look what I got today…”.She won a Jiffy Lube gift card! THANK YOU so much for the giggle. Congrats on your WIN! Did you have a win that YOU want to share? Drop me an email at ourkidsmom@gmail.com! I love to see your smiling faces! … [Read more...]

Weekly Weigh In Weeks 9 & 5: 1/7/2011 #NSNation

It’s been 9 weeks on Nutrisystem for myself and 5 weeks for Kaytlin. Phew! We made it! Another week down, tons of tomorrows to come! This week has been a rough one for me. In times past… I probably would have thrown in the towel. This time I picked myself up, dusted off my wrong choices and went on with it! You know the drill… strong and steady for a few weeks and then you feel like you can have just a tiny bite of that one item that in the … [Read more...]

#WIN Dymo LabelManager 260P Label Maker Review & GIVEAWAY [CLOSED]

Is one of your New Years Resolutions to get organized?     DYMO is fast-becoming the worldwide leader in providing innovative solutions that help people accomplish their tasks more easily and look good doing it. We believe that for many of the things people do every day, “There’s got to be a better way”, and DYMO products offer that better way. DYMO offers a complete range of products for the office, the warehouse, … [Read more...]

#WIN Truvia Natural Sweetener Review & GIVEAWAY [CLOSED]

Are you trying to focus on less processed, more natural foods? Say hello to Truvia™, a zero-calorie natural sweetener made from the best part of the stevia plant. It's natural. It tastes great. You can even bake with it. If happiness had a flavor, this would be it. So go ahead, indulge your deepest cravings. Proudly. In plain sight. How deliciously bold of you.   Our family has been trying to avoid processed food items … [Read more...]