Archive | February, 2009

28 February 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Geek Squad Helps Parents Keep Kids Safe When it Comes to Game Consoles

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Geek Squad Helps Parents Keep Kids Safe When it Comes to Game Consoles

A few weeks ago I had the chance to talk with representatives from Geek Squad when I attened BlissDom, a blogging conference for women. Prior to talking with them, I’d always thought Geek Squad just dealt with computer related issues. That they were who you called when you had a virus or some other computer [...]

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28 February 2009 ~ 5 Comments

Six by Six (Meme)

Jamie over at Blonde Mom Blog has tagged me in the 6 x 6 meme, so here goes. The Rules: Take the 6th photo from your 6th picture folder on your computer and blog about it. Next, tag 6 blogging friends to do the same. It’s that easy! The 6th Picture: This is a photo my Mom [...]

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26 February 2009 ~ 4 Comments

The World Around Us

If you’ve ever read about my obsession with some videos called Global Wonders, you know how I feel about making sure my children are well rounded and educated about the world around them.  This evening we had the pleasure of attending a Chinese Lantern Festival at SM’s elementary school. The event was part of the [...]

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26 February 2009 ~ 7 Comments

BlissDom09 – An Unbelievable Experience

Earlier this month I attended BlissDom09 a blogging conference in Nashville, TN.  I know I am way behind in posting about the experience, but I wanted to take a moment to say what a wonderful time I had.  The weekend started with a PJ party at my house with Christina (A Mommy Story) and Heather [...]

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25 February 2009 ~ 13 Comments

Wordless Wednesday – Best Friends

A girl and her Mom Click here for more Wordless Wednesday participants!

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23 February 2009 ~ 4 Comments

Mouthwatering Monday – Pulled Pork BBQ

Happy Mouthwatering Monday!! I know I’ve been absent from MM the last two weeks, but to make up for it, I am sharing one heck of a BBQ recipe!  Last week my husband made the most amazing pulled pork BBQ sandwiches and I am here to share the BBQ love with you! Special shout out [...]

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22 February 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Eco-Friendly LunchBots Perfect for Your Child’s Lunch Box!

Eco-Friendly LunchBots Perfect for Your Child’s Lunch Box!

You may have started to notice a trend here at Mommy Bits Reviews. Kathi and I have been doing a lot more reviews of “Green” products. One product in this category that Kathi and I recently had the chance to check out that we really liked were LunchBots stainless steel lunch containers. I was particularly [...]

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22 February 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Contests Around the ‘Sphere

Here’s a quick round up of great contests and giveaways going on this week.  Have a contest you’d like me to help promote? Email me at Mommybits(@)gmail.com. I try and post a round up on Sundays. Mommy Bits Reviews Honey Kix Cereal Prize Pack Giveaway Ringling Bros. Circus Discount SC Johnson’s Eco-friendly, Nature’s Source Cleaners Giveaway [...]

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21 February 2009 ~ 5 Comments

Abraham Lincoln Never Looked So Good

This week, SM and I spent a lot of time talking about Presidents – What they do, why they are so important, who they were, etc. SM is very interested in history and really got into the discussion, even proclaiming that when he turns 35 he is going to run for President! (I would love to [...]

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21 February 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Kix Honey Cereal Giveaway

Kix Honey Cereal Giveaway

CLOSED: We have our winners! Congratualations to: Steph, One Day, One Dollar at a TimeAmy, Amy in OhioJill, Rohde Family SF, Our Life with Twins Thanks to everyone who entered! Be sure to check out our other giveaways this week: * Clorox Disinfectant Wipes (10 Winners) * Thom Filicia’s New Book & Kimberly Clark Prize [...]

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20 February 2009 ~ 2 Comments

My Date …. with Hamlet

Last night I had the opportunity to check out the Falcon Theatre’s production of Hamlet at the Monmouth Street Theater in Newport, KY with my BFF Amy (AmyinOhio).  Our good friend Julie from WineMeDineMe, who takes on three rolls (that’s right, three rolls!) was in the production.   Hamlet has forever been one of my favorite [...]

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19 February 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Ringling Bros. Offers Discount for Zing, Zang, Zoom Show

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Ringling Bros. Offers Discount for Zing, Zang, Zoom Show

One of my favorite memories from my childhood is of my father taking me to the circus for my 8th birthday. It was such a big deal. We lived in Louisville at the time and for my birthday that year my Dad took me, along with a few of my friends, to the circus. I’d [...]

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18 February 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Giveaway/Contest Update

Quick Note:  Over at Mommy Bits Reviews I’m giving away some great stuff from GUM & Crayola as well as some eco-friendly cleaning products from SC Johnson! Go Enter, PLEASE!

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18 February 2009 ~ 8 Comments

Wordless Wednesday – MMMMMMmmm

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18 February 2009 ~ 0 Comments

The Help

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The Help

Have you ever read a book so beautifully written that you could actually feel yourself there?The sweat on your brow, the dust clinging to your skin, the raw emotion of each character as they are assaulted by the daily trials humiliations and triumphs of everyday existence?Have you ever caught yourself, tears slipping from your eyes, [...]

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