Kiinde Twist: Universal Direct-Pump Breastmilk Collection, Storage and Feeding System

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Breastfeeding is not really the easiest choice, and sometimes the steps it takes to allow someone else to feed your child, or even if you just need a break and want to pump is daunting. There is the pump, the bottles, the bags, the cleaning supplies, and the bottles. All separate, and all make the whole pumping process a huge pain (if you ask me!). … [Read more...]

Basher History Books: Funny & Educational Kids Books

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At our school's recent book fair, my 10 year old picked up this book: Basher History:  States & Capitals - United We Stand ($8.09, Amazon).  He's in 5th grade and will be learning all of the states and capitals this year so I thought it was great that he bought this.  Colorful and animated, I wasn't surprised either - this book actually makes … [Read more...]

One of my Fav New Beauty Products: Essence of Beauty Body Oil

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Awhile back, I received some beauty products from CVS from a line I had never heard of before:  their Essence of Beauty line.  I had never heard of it and it took me awhile to plunge in.  A couple of the products have really stood out for me: The Essence of Beauty Eucalyptus with Mint Body Oil ($9.99)  is just divine.  It smells amazing (I've … [Read more...]

For Your Next Game Night: Try #TheSelfieGame

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A good friend came for a visit last week. A couple of us got together and tried out the latest from USAopoly, the Selfie Game. Previously, I had tried and loved their game Tapple so I was intrigued to check out this latest.  Honestly, I didn't think this game would be as fun as it was!  This game reminded me a lot about Apples to Apples but with … [Read more...]

Beautiful Children’s Book: God Made Light #GodMadeLight

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This beautiful children's book God Made Light ($14.99, Amazon) was written by my blogger friend Jessica's husband. If you're at all religious, this is a gorgeous book that brings faith and love together with colorful illustrations and words that children can understand.  I just love the positive message that this book shares.  It would make a … [Read more...]

October’s Big Game Release & Thoughts: Skylanders Trap Team

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Is anyone out there playing the new Skylanders Trap Team yet?  It came out last week and I feel like I haven't been hearing as much buzz as I have in the past. We have yet to dive in.  My youngest (and the Skylanders guru in the house) turns 8 in early November so we always hold out  for his birthday to open up the latest version of the game. … [Read more...]

$1 Off Coupon for CVS Abound: Healthy Option Snacks #Snackurday #CVSAbound

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It was sometime over the summer that I noticed this new line of snack food at CVS.  I was actually up in Manhattan and had popped into the corner CVS for something-or-other that I forgot and I had been doing a campaign over the summer with CVS for Gold Emblem, their snack food line.  I noticed Gold Emblem Abound, and my attention was … [Read more...]

My Kids Think Reading Magazines is “Old School” & Awesome

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Last month, I posted about Cricket Magazine.  They had sent me some samples and receiving them really took me back!  I definitely have memories of flipping through Cricket when I was a kid in doctor's waiting rooms. This month, I'm excited to announce that I'll be working with Cricket for the next 3-months as a blogger ambassador for them. I'm … [Read more...]

Mabel’s Labels: Now for Babies!

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Adorable, is all I can say about this latest line and the Baby Combo from Mabel's Labels.  We use Mabel's Labels on a daily basis in our house - everything my boys carry to school is labeled with something from Mabel's Labels, be it sweatshirts or school supplies.  I actually have been meaning to order some for myself because I find myself wanting … [Read more...]

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...]