Gifts for the Doctor Who Fan #doctorwho

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Our family hit up our local Spirit Halloween shop last weekend.  In search of costumes for my boys, it wasn't long before I found myself in the adult section looking at goodies for me. I frozen at the end cap that held a huge amount of Doctor Who costume ideas!  I've recently gotten into the show thanks to my Netflix streaming addition and am … [Read more...]

20 Ideas for Non-Candy Halloween Goodies

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This 50 Non-Candy Easter Basket Items post did well back in April so I thought I'd re-visit the concept for Halloween.  These days everyone seems to have some sort of restriction - gluten-free, allergies or whatever reason they may have for not eating candy.  And honestly, we don't have any restrictions but my boys get so much candy in their … [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...]

LISTERINEŽ 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 LISTERINEŽ 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...]

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...]

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...]