New Snack Fav in Our House: Balance Bar & #Giveaway 4 Walmart Gift Card & Balance Bars

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Back in July sometime, I got a note about doing a campaign with Balance Bar and Walmart. I said yes because I'm always up for trying a new energy bar and then promptly forgot about it until earlier this week. I realized I hadn't checked it out yet so I sent hubby over to Walmart to pick us up a couple of boxes of Balance Bars and see what we … [Read more...]

Gold Emblem Summertime Snacking At Camp & the Pool @CVS_Extra

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Cole asked me the other day how many weeks were left of summer vacation.  We got out the calendar and counted... and realized that we have 6 weeks left.  That's it!  This summer is flying by and we're already halfway there.  I feel like we just started. It's been a whirlwind of road trips, pool time and weeks and camp.  The weather's been great … [Read more...]

Toy Review: Disney Planes Dusty Crophopper RC Plane

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If you have one who is a Disney PLANES fan, this is a really cute toy for the holiday season!  Disney PLANES Dusty Crophopper is $39.97 on Amazon and it's remote-controlled with wings that attach to the kids.  They control the movement my mimicking flying around themselves - so cute, right? There are some pre-programmed moves that work at the … [Read more...]

Goldfish Mac & Cheese: Two Favs in One for my Kids!

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Ooooh man, what an enticing combo. Goldfish is now making Goldfish Mac & Cheese.  Just showing the box to my kids had them all excited.  Offering them a combo of two of their favorite things in one product?  They were sold from the start. This new line is available exclusively at Walmart and just launched June 24th.  They are $.98 a box so … [Read more...]

Forgot How Much I Love Regular Yogurt: Trying Out Koru Yoghurt @KoruDairy

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One of my go-to snacks for awhile now has been plain Greek yogurt. I don't know when Greek Yogurt became a *thing* but we all know it's a popular option in the dairy aisle at your grocery store these days! I usually have a little plain with some honey and I'm good to go. But recently, I checked out Koru Dairy - creamery style yoghurt - and I was … [Read more...]

Snacking with KIND; And Give the Gift of a KIND Cube for the Holidays!

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Are you guys a fan of KIND bars?  I LOVE these things.  I first discovered them at Starbucks - you can find them when you are checking out at the cash register.  I bought one for a quick snack at the airport and noticed they were gluten-free too, which is a bonus for so many of you out there! This holiday season, KIND is offering a Snack & … [Read more...]

This Halloween: Avoid Sugar & #StopZombieMouth @PopCap @ADAMouthHealthy

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I showed my true geek colors last summer when I ran into a Zombie from PopCap's Plants vs. Zombies at Getting Gorgeous during my time in New York for BlogHer.  We're huge Plants vs. Zombies fans in our house - we've been playing it for a few years now and it's always a go-to for fun with the kids on our iPads and on our family desktop. So I was … [Read more...]

Back to School With Planetbox Lunch Box

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Here's what back-to-school really means: back to schedules, back to homework and of course, back to making lunches. This school year, my first grader started back to school with this cool lunch carrier - the Rover Lunch Box from Planetbox. This eco-friendly, stainless steel lunch box has been a hit for my first grader (and me!) during the first two … [Read more...]

Thinking Back to School Yet? Check out these Adorable Lunch Totes from MyCocoLime.com (with Coupon Code!)

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Man, we're barely beyond the fourth of July and the aisles are already being stocked with Back to School items. This summer is just flying by! I have some serious back to school shopping to do this season - Nate (entering 3rd grade) has a page-long list of required supplies and my baby's going to Kindergarten! (!!) I'm already eyeing up new … [Read more...]

Ingenious: the IceHuggy (and a 20% off coupon!)

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From about April-October, my kids have popsicle and Flavor Ice (we call them "Icey Pops" in our house) almost every day. And every day that I give them a popsicle, I have to also give them a paper towel to wrap around the popsicle because they complain about cold hands if I don't. Enter the IceHuggy, which is really such a simple yet handy … [Read more...]