When I Go Into my Local GameStop, it’s like Going into Cheers, EVERYBODY KNOWS MY NAME

Screen Shot 2014-12-17 at 9.45.34 AM

Do you guys have gamers in your house?  That's pretty much all my boys are about over here.  We have both a WiiU and an Xbox360 and I'd say the WiiU is definitely the preferred system of choice right now although I do see Nate (11) starting to move over to the Xbox more. For gaming purchases, I'm all about GameStop.  While I love Amazon, … [Read more...]

Keeping Memories With The Complete Tooth Fairy Kit

toothfairy

My son is only four, but he already knows about the Tooth Fairy, and the fact that he will someday lose his teeth. A fact that he isn't all too pleased about might I add! When I was little I had a pillow by my bed that I would put my tooth in and the fairy would leave me money. Easy enough! Now, with the Complete Tooth Fairy Kit you can make your … [Read more...]

Love to Swaddle Up: An Innovative Swaddle Option

love to swaddle

After having my daughter I decided to give swaddling a try, but I found it extremely difficult to get it right. I was horrible at using the blanket to swaddle, and had a little bit of luck with the sleepsacks that had swaddle pieces attached. Somehow her arms always got loose. Then I found Love To Dream's solution to this problem...the  Love To … [Read more...]

AT&T Unite for GoPhone: WiFi For the Whole Family – IN THE CAR!

Screen Shot 2014-11-24 at 6.45.21 PM

My kids have been big-time spoiled with this latest gadget we've been testing out.  It's the AT&T Unite for GoPhone by Netgear and it's a mobile hotspot that allows us to connect to it and get Wifi with up to 10 devices.  Can I tell you guys how awesome this was for our latest road trip (9 hours in the car?!)  I'm sure you all can … [Read more...]

Buy One, Get One 50% Off & Free Shipping: Games at Target

Screen Shot 2014-11-24 at 2.13.29 PM

Right now, Target has buy one, get one half-off on board games!  I discovered it when I was linking to this Marvel Ultimate Spiderman Face Off Dice Game which I received a copy of in the mail and I think it's a fun holiday gift for boys this season. I liked the Marvel Ultimate Spiderman Face Off Dice Game because it's a cute and quick little … [Read more...]

Wonder Bumpers: Keeping Your Baby Safe

wonder bumpers

When it  comes to keeping baby safe in their crib the doctors and experts have many rules. No blankets...no stuffed animals and the big one. No bumpers! They make breathable bumpers which I had for my son, but they certainly aren't aesthetically pleasing. Wonder Bumpers are different. They make your child's crib safe and comfortable, and they look … [Read more...]

Toy Review: Captain America Toys for Your Marvel Fan #MomMixer

IMG_2783

Halloween night, my boys went out dressed as Thor and Captain America. So when Hasbro came to Mom Mixer on November 1st, you guys can see what they were excited to check out: Nate is holding the Marvel Captain America Super Soldier Gear Stealthfire Toy, $19.99. It not only acts as a shield but has a hidden missile launcher that comes with 4 … [Read more...]

Just Play Toys: Bringing Back my Childhood with Care Bears #MomMixer

IMG_0957.JPG

This colorful display of Care Bears adorned the Just Play Toys at Mom Mixer last week.  It was such a hit.  I still remember when Care Bears came out.  I was just a tiny bit too old to actually have one but I totally wanted one! Anyway, I may seriously have to ask Santa to bring one for each of my kids and I may end up getting this as one of … [Read more...]

Breast is Best: Clothing For Nursing Mothers

breast is best

I have posted in the past about my love of more cool weather nursing shirt options, and have been continuing my search. With the cold weather approaching I needed to find pajamas that would keep me warm but also allow me to easily nurse my daughter during those late night feedings. Through my search I found Breast is Best Nursing wear, and decided … [Read more...]

Gravity Maze: Great Fun for Anyone 8+

Screen Shot 2014-11-05 at 2.37.26 PM

Here's a fun one for the person on your holiday gift list who is over the age of 8 and likes to put together mazes and build things. Gravity Maze ($29.95, Amazon) is a new game from Think Fun that's a good one for the budding engineer.  Game play involves using logic to put together a marble run.  You can follow cards that are provided or make your … [Read more...]