Sleeping Beauty Diamond Edition Releases This Week

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Sleeping Beauty fans, check it out!  Sleeping Beauty's Diamond Edition DVD has been released (yesterday) and you can currently get it for $19.99 on Amazon (retail $36.99).  What's so different with this DVD set?  This is the first time that Sleeping Beauty has ever been available in digital HD.  A great one to add to your DVD collection for any … [Read more...]

B-Warmer Nursing Hoodie: A Review

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My son was born in the cold month of December and when I started to search for nursing wear I realized that pretty much everything came in the form of a tank top. That isn't ideal when it's freezing out. Now that I have my daughter and the cold months will soon be upon us I was finding the same problem. That is until I found boob nursing wear. With … [Read more...]

In Search of iPhone 6 Accessories

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I did it - I bit the bullet and ordered the iPhone 6.  Last week I was in my local Apple retailer getting my iPhone 5 battery replaced after Apple FINALLY announced that there were issues with certain iPhone5 batteries.  And because I love shiny new toys, I couldn't help but check out the iPhone 6.  The customer service girl was all to happy to … [Read more...]

One Day Sale at Vera Bradley!

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Noticed this one in my inbox - Vera Bradley is having a one-day flash sale on a couple of bags including this Frame Travel Bag which is a perfect size for an overnight or quick weekend trip. Normally $149.99, the Frame Travel Bag, Vera Bradley, is on sale for $59.99 today in a bunch of cute patterns: Or how about this Laptop Carryall, which is … [Read more...]

LISTERINE® SMARTRINSE: So My Kids Don’t End Up Like Me #besweetsmart

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Disclaimer: I taught my child the importance of oral health care with LISTERINE® SMARTRINSE, as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #besweetsmart As I type this, I'm literally nursing my mouth wounds from having had gum surgery last week.  Yup.  12 stitches because I had to have gum surgery to deal with bad gums due to a combination of … [Read more...]

I’m Such a Mom of Boys: Photos from Monster Jam #MonsterJam

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So we headed to the Wells Fargo Center in Philly last night to see Monster Jam. (There's a sentence my 20-year-old self would not think she would ever say!) With two boys, watching big trucks do loud and crazy things is right up our family's alley.  I bet all you Moms of girls-only are super jealous that I got to do this, right? So I wanted to … [Read more...]

Elsa & Frozen Fans: Check Out This Snowflake Light Dance Toy

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Got a Frozen fan in your house? I'm kind of wanting this for ME after getting back into the tv show Once Upon a Time, which is featuring Elsa this year as their villianess! Toy company Uncle Milton Toys has an entire line of Frozen toys for the Elsa fan in your house. I have long been a fan of Uncle Milton Toys - their toys always seem ingenious … [Read more...]

$50 off $150 at J.Jill

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So I was in-store at my local J.Jill yesterday.  One of their stylists came up to me and asked if I was shopping because of the sale.  What sale, I asked?  I was there because I'm a part of a cool event that I'll be helping to host next week - more will be posted here and on All Things Chic next week.  But in the meantime, my ears perked up about … [Read more...]

New Urban Decay Naked 2 Basics: Matte Shades! $29!

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I'm abnormally obsessed with my Urban Decay Naked Palettes but I was excited when I noticed this new Urban Decay Naked 2 Basics Palette that I don't have!  It's $29 so it's more affordable than the original Naked palettes.  It's smaller (hence the price drop) but I like that it includes some matte and toned-down colors.  While I do like the sparkle … [Read more...]

Recipe: Easy Green Smoothie

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Growing old's definitely not for sissies. The latest beauty I've had with turning 40 was finding out that I needed gum surgery. You guys don't need to hear the details but as I sit here blogging, I've got 12 stitches in my mouth. Fun times. Recovery's actually been a lot easier than I thought - besides a swollen cheek that looks like I'm a chipmunk … [Read more...]

5 Minute Makeup: Makeup I Wear Every Day {Video}

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So I'm doing a post on 5-minute makeup and the makeup I wear every day. Of course while I was shooting the video, I completely forgot I was trying to keep it to 5 minutes and it ended up being 7 minutes long. But you'll see, that's because I chat for a bit about each product and I'm confident in telling you guys that you could use all of the … [Read more...]

VRUM: The Children’s Ride On Toybox

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As a parent you learn quickly that a multifunctional toy is a good thing. If one toy can take the place of three would you want to hear more about that? I know I did, and that is was I was so excited to try out the VRUM ride on storage case . With eight fun character cases to choose from the VRUM ($49.99)  is a 3-in-1 children's product.  You can … [Read more...]

From Day to Evening #FashionFriday

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Yesterday's email from Stitch Fix was themed around "From Desk to Dinner," and they featured this pink dress with a daytime office outfit and how it can easily transition to the evening: How to get this pink dress or other suggestions, you have to sign up for Stitch Fix. I have my 4th box coming soon and can't wait to see what they pick out … [Read more...]

Cricket Subscriptions for your Kids

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  Have you ever had one of those moments where you see a logo or see the shape of something and have a total deja vu? That's what happened to me when I opened up a recently envelope I received in the mail. It contained a bunch of kids' magazines, including Cricket Magazine. This was the one that took me back. I remember flipping through … [Read more...]

Fashion & Function: On Wearing My @PulsarWatches #lifeinrealtime #pulsar

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It's been years since I wore an actual watch. Probably ever since I got a cell phone? We all use our cell phones to tell the time, but over the years I've seen and eyed up a lot of watches - watches not just for the function of telling time but the fashion accessory that they've become with recent trends. So I was asked to do a post with Pulsar … [Read more...]

Soccer Moms: The Product YOU NEED (My Family Fights Over It!)

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Right around the time that soccer season started this fall, a friend posted about the Sport Brella ($19.99, Amazon). I think it was my friend Amy from TeachMama.com but I can't be sure - was that you Amy?  If so, thank you!  I am totally in love with this little product that I ended up ordering after seeing it on Facebook and can't believe that … [Read more...]

Fun Halloween House Decor

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We've really gotten into Halloween the last  couple of years around our house.   The kids just love it and I swear I go just as crazy with the decorations this time of year as I do for Christmas, even more so maybe ever since I did a campaign with Kmart for Halloween and we really stocked up on goodies.  Last year we had bloody chains and zombie … [Read more...]

Big Frye Sale at Shoes.com

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My favorite pair of Frye boots that I wear all the time are 50% off on Shoes.com!  They are these, the Women's Frye Jane Strappy and they are normally $400 but are on sale for $199.95!  I may have to order them in Suede.... very tempted.  Would it be crazy to own two pairs of these? ;-) Other Frye boots are on sale too up to 50% off! … [Read more...]