Archive | November, 2008

30 November 2008 ~ 2 Comments

Making YouTube A Little More Kid-Friendly

If your kids are like mine they love getting on YouTube and watching their favorite shows.  While there is a lot of great content on YouTube — Tom and Jerry, Fraggle Rock, etc. –there is also a lot of stuff on YouTube that I would rather my young children not watch (i.e. I found a [...]

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28 November 2008 ~ 4 Comments

Getting Bigger Every Day

Last week the B-Man started soccer.  Ever since his brother started playing last year he’s been dying to get out on the field and play too. Until now he’d been too young. We put him in the Little Kickers program out at Sports of All Sorts.  The program teaches kids the basics of soccer plus helps [...]

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27 November 2008 ~ 3 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving

Well I’d written a great post for Thanksgiving and wouldn’t you know that my computer would crash and eat it??? Better to wreck a post than wreck a Thanksgiving meal I suppose (trying to be a glass half full kind of girl!). 2008 has been such an amazing year, I am thankful for so much.  [...]

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26 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

St. Nick Deals

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I just wanted to share an awesome deal being offered by Lands’ End this holiday season. Now through Christmas Lands’ End will feature a daily St. Nick Pick’s at http://www.landsend.com/ where they will post new discounts every day. Today they are offering a deal of $50 for some cashmere items which are normally $89. I [...]

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22 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Fiber One Toaster Pastries

Fiber One Toaster Pastries

Having been dieting for the last couple of months I am constantly on the look out for ways that I can "healthy-tize" (I made this word up….) the foods that my family enjoys eating.  One of those foods that my boys love (and that reminds me of my childhood) are toaster pastries. I bring this [...]

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22 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

VTech Helps Kids Make Beautiful Music!

VTech Helps Kids Make Beautiful Music!

Is your child interested in music? Do they love to sing a long to their favorite songs? If so then I’d highly recommend checking out VTech’s KidiJamz music station. KidiJamz is a music station for kids that let’s them record their own custom songs and music. Once recorded kids can play it back on a [...]

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22 November 2008 ~ 5 Comments

Christmas is Coming… Where are you shopping?

Suddenly this morning I began to have a Holiday shopping panic attack. Christmas is just around the corner and I have no idea what to get for the boys or for my husband.  I could do the boring thing and hit the mall but this year I want to do something different. I want to [...]

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20 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Review: Road Mice Wireless Computer Mice

Review: Road Mice Wireless Computer Mice

Here’s a cute gift idea for the tech guy in your life — a computer mouse that looks like a car. Road Mice, a brand new line of optical wireless computer mice, let’s the car lover in your life cruise the Web in style.  Styles available include classics like a Ford Mustang GT and a [...]

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19 November 2008 ~ 8 Comments

He’s Golden

Check out what I found today when I was going through Sean’s backpack. I can’t even describe to you how proud I am. 

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19 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Move It, Move It — McDonald’s Giveaway

Move It, Move It — McDonald’s Giveaway

We have a winner…. CPA Mom! Thanks to all of you who entered! One of the things I often joke about with my husband are the amazing marketing abilities of McDonald’s when it comes to children. I don’t know what they do, or how they do it but I cannot drive past a set of [...]

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18 November 2008 ~ 3 Comments

A New Way to Shop Online

While I still can’t believe it, Christmas is just around the corner and that means dreaded trips to the shopping malls and fighting your way through crowds trying to find just the right gift for your loved ones. Well this year I’m making an effort to do  more of my shopping online – something I’ve [...]

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18 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

New Giveaway – Madagascar II Toys

Want to win a COMPLETE set of Madagascar II Happy Meal characters? Head over to Mommy Bits Reviews to enter my new giveaway!

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18 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Book Review: One Fifth Avenue

Book Review: One Fifth Avenue

Ever heard of a little TV show called Sex and the City? Ever watched Lipstick Jungle? If you haven’t been living under a rock than you know that these are two shows that resulted from two great books by author Candace Bushnell. Bushnell, a successful author with titles like Sex in the City, Lipstick Jungle, [...]

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17 November 2008 ~ 2 Comments

Motrin Creates Headache with Ad Campaign

In case you missed it, over the weekend Motrin received a bit of a lashing for an ad they had on their Web site. Taken down since the uproar occurred, the ad essentially marked baby slings as a headaches creators.  If you missed all the conversation this weekend, here are a few links to get you up [...]

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15 November 2008 ~ 8 Comments

If only I looked this good

This morning my 3-yr old surprised me with drawings he’d done of our family.  They were so adorable that I just had to share them.     It’s things like this that make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

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