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

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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

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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

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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+

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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...]

Spaghetti Headz: Adorable New Hair Accessory #MomMixer

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A huge hit at last weekend's Mom Mixer was Spaghetti Headz, the fun hair accessory that works for Moms and girls!  These hair accessories are really easy to install into any kind of hair.   Spaghetti Headz simply twists into your hair - curly or straight, I saw it work on all types of hair last weekend. Super cute, right?  Apparently … [Read more...]

No Spill Cups for All Ages of Kids: @WowCup #MomMixer

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Just when I thought my kids were to old for kids' cups, I discovered the Wow Cup.  Wow Cup was at Mom Mixer last weekend and my boys were all too happy to try out the Wow Cup and see if it actually worked. They come in colorful and fun colors.  My boys picked blue & green Wow Cups and had them filled up with Apple Juice... And I … [Read more...]

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...]