Archive | April, 2009

29 April 2009 ~ 9 Comments

Wordless Wednesday – Fountain Square at Night

Welcome to Wordless Wednesday! Want to participate? Check it out here, and here!

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28 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Best Time To Buy Guide

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Best Time To Buy Guide

Ever wondered how far in advance you needed to book airline tickets to get the best deal or when to buy that new bicycle for your son or daughter? Well the Go Frugal Blog at FreeShipping.org has compiled a Best Time to Buy Guide which includes 45 items and the best time of year to [...]

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27 April 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Menu Plan Monday – Use It or Lose It Edition

Menu Plan Monday – Use It or Lose It Edition

Happy Menu Plan Monday! It’s the last week of the month and that means making sure I finish up all the meals I prepared doing Once a Month Mom’s cooking plan for the month of April. We’ve done pretty well so far, eating most of the dishes.  We just need to eat a few more so [...]

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27 April 2009 ~ 2 Comments

I Marched for Maddie

Yesterday, along with Kathi, Diana, Kelly, Liz, Tela and Amy (and a couple of spouses and Kids) I participated in the March of Dimes, March for Babies walk at Sawyer Point. We walked for Maddie, a precious little girl who passed away on April 7 from respiratory complications.  Our team was one of many across the [...]

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24 April 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Cincinnati Social Media Breakfast Strikes Again

Attended a great social media event this morning hosted by Cincinnati Social Media Breakfast at the Merchantile Library downtown.  The event was sponsored by CincyTech and featured Graydon Head & Ritchie’s Jack Griener speaking on Intellectual Property Law. Some insights I walked away with: Information put up on public sites – i.e social media sites like [...]

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24 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

“Greatest Mom” in Cincinnati

Morton’s The Steakhouse is hosting a 500-word essay contest to determine who is the greatest mom in the Cincinnati market, with the winning mom receiving dinner for two at Mortons. If you want to enter you need to submit your essay by Monday, May 4 to [email protected] Morton’s will announce the winner on Wednesday, May 6. Est. value [...]

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24 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Tyson Foods Giveaway

I love the Food Network. I do. It’s one of the few channels that you can turn on, enjoy and not worry that your children are going to see something inappropriate. Well the Food Network’s Robin Miller (a mom of two like me) – known for her quick fix meals – has teamed up with [...]

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23 April 2009 ~ 17 Comments

Bakugans – What the Heck are My Children Obsessed With?

Within the last few weeks my boys have become obsessed with Bakugan toys. Now, f you are like me – reading this and thinking - WTF is a Bakugan toy?  You need to read this post.  You REALLY need to read this post if you have boys.    Because I had know idea what-the-heck my boys were suddenbly obsessed [...]

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20 April 2009 ~ 5 Comments

Seeing Double

Tonight at dinner I snapped this photo of a double rainbow through the window at our booth. My husband said it best, saying, “you’re never too old to be in awe of a rainbw.”

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19 April 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Teaching Kids About Earth Day

Teaching Kids About Earth Day

While Earth Day isn’t until April 22, this weekend I took the boys down to Sawyer Point for the Greater Cincinnati Earth Coalition’s Earth Day Celebration.  The event was FREE and open to the public and included environmental exhibitors and activities, a rock-climbing wall and live exhibit of fish from the Licking River, live animals and [...]

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18 April 2009 ~ 1 Comment

EQ = Easter Fun in Cincinnati

Last Saturday Marty and I met up with Amy, Susan and their families for a little Easter fun at the EQ, a cooking /culinary program at the Party Sourcein Newport.  We’d all come together for one of the EQ’s few classes involving kids, “Every Bunny Loves Easter Eggs.”  The class, for just $10 included the following [...]

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15 April 2009 ~ 10 Comments

Wordless Wednesday – Tooth Fairy Edition

I know this is just supposed to be a photo but how cute is this picture? At soccer practice on Monday SM took a soccer ball to the face that caused his already loose front tooth to fall out.  While the method of tooth removal was not fun, SM was quite excited when he realized [...]

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15 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Electrolux and Kelly Ripa for Global Green USA

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Electrolux and Kelly Ripa for Global Green USA

Just in time for Earth Day (April 22nd) Electrolux and Kelly Ripa have joined together to help raise awareness and funds for Global Green U.S.A. Starting today you can go to :http://www.electroluxappliances.com/ and plant a Virtual Flower for a friend! Every time you send a flower Electrolux will donate $1 to Global Green USA to [...]

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14 April 2009 ~ 36 Comments

Sprout Heads to The Mighty Jungle (Giveaway)

Sprout Heads to The Mighty Jungle (Giveaway)

One of our favorite channels to watch has always been Sprout, a preschool channel for kids ages 2-5. If you read my other blog regularly, you know that my boys are big fans of their programing. On April 24th Sprout is launching a new show called the Mighty Jungle, and it’s a live-action puppet series [...]

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14 April 2009 ~ 1 Comment

New Show on Sprout

One of our favorite channels to watch has always been Sprout, a preschool channel for kids ages 2-5. If you read my blog regularly, you know that the B-man is a HUGE fan of some of their shows (in particular, PINGU and the Sunny Side Up Show).  Well the other day I received an email [...]

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