Archive | June, 2009

30 June 2009 ~ 14 Comments

Our New Baby Has Four Legs

With the recent passing of my childhood dog, Bear I decided it was time to get the boys a puppy. I am pleased to introduce Roxie Bluebell Boyer. Roxie is a 9wk old dachshund/ Pomeranian mix that we found on Craig’s List. While she is absolutely adorable, I forgot how much work puppies are. It’s [...]

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30 June 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Blender Giveaway Ends Tomorrow

Check it out. Our Hamilton Beach Blender Giveaway ends Tuesday, June 30 at Midnight. Click here for details and to enter (it’s super easy, I promise).

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30 June 2009 ~ 0 Comments

iPhone Applications That Keep You Organized

iPhone Applications That Keep You Organized

If you read my main blog, Mommy Bits, you know that I have a slight obsession with my iPhone. Since getting it for Valentine’s Day from my amazing hubby, there’s not been a day that I haven’t used it to help me solve an issue, find a restaurant, save money (yes it’s true) or entertain [...]

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29 June 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Gotta Get My Goetta!

Gotta Get My Goetta!

If you are from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area you already know what Goetta is(pronounced GET-AA) For the rest of the world,you’re still wondering why I’m even talking about it . This past week-end Covington KY’ Mainstrasse Village, held its annual salute to all things Goetta. Goetta on rye,Goetta chili,Goetta balls…well you see where this is [...]

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25 June 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Enter to Win an iPhone from House of Gems

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Who wouldn’t want to win an iPhone? Anyone on Twitter who tweets with the hashtag #HouseofGems between 12:00 noon eastern Monday, June 22nd and noon eastern Saturday, June 27th will be entered to win an iPhone 3GS! U.S. residents 18 years and older are eligible. The winner will be announced during the #houseofgems SiteWarming party [...]

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25 June 2009 ~ 6 Comments

Four Things

Four Things

Lately our lives have been so crazy that I haven’t had time to share a few things with you.  Rather than write up four long posts, I thought I’d just share them all here in a quick update. 1) THANK YOU. I was so touched by everyone’s kind words regarding my Wordless Wednesday entry yesterday. [...]

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24 June 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Obama,The Historic Journey-Young Readers Addition

Obama,The Historic Journey-Young Readers Addition

I have a friend who is an avid supporter of children loving to read. He said”Find their passion and they will come” The new Book “Obama The Historic Journey,Young Readers Edition” Is just such a book. What could be more inspiring to the young and young at heart than the story of a young boy [...]

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24 June 2009 ~ 25 Comments

Wordless Wednesday – Losing a Friend

This week we lost our family pet, Bear. He’d been with us since 1994 when we found him abandond in the middle of the desert in New Mexico. He will be missed. Want to see more Wordless Wednesday Posts? Visit here or here.

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24 June 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Hamilton Beach Blender Review and Giveaway

Hamilton Beach Blender Review and Giveaway

This Contest is Closed. Thanks to everyone who entered! The nice people at Hamilton Beach recently contacted me to see if I’d be interested in reviewing their new Thermal Cooler Blender. Perhaps they read this “magic” blender review post I did back in 2007, or perhaps it was just fate, but this smoothie loving Mom [...]

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22 June 2009 ~ 4 Comments

Family Vacation Time at Lost Lodge

Last weekend our family headed down to the Somerset/Burnside Kentucky area for our first weekend boating trip of the summer on Lake Cumberland.  A tradition for the past three-four years, it’s a time of the year that I cherish.  Thinking that many of you may be within driving distance of the area, I thought I [...]

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21 June 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day to one amazing Dad!

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20 June 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Global Wonders Around the World Music

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Global Wonders Around the World Music

If you’ve read this blog for a while, you know how we feel about Global Wonders DVDs– We love them! So imagine our excitement when a Global Wonders representative contacted us and offered to send us their new music CD – Around the World Music. If you’ve not heard of them before, Global Wonders products [...]

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18 June 2009 ~ 4 Comments

Dining Out Without Breaking the Bank

If there’s one thing I like to do it’s eat out.  I’ve never been very good in the kitchen. Don’t get me wrong, I try hard, but if given the choice between cooking and going out to eat, going out to eat almost always wins! Because of the state of the economy, like many parents, [...]

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17 June 2009 ~ 9 Comments

Wordless Wednesday – Mother and Daughter

Want to check out other Wordless Wednesday posts? Visit Here or Here. Photo by Stacy Wegley Taken during Girlfriendology: Girlfriend Portraits event

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08 June 2009 ~ 37 Comments

BlogHer 2009 – The Parties

If you are a blogger, BlogHer is the conference to attend each year. While there will be tons o’ learnin’ going on that weekend, there will also be plenty of opportunities for networking, mingling and cocktailing with fellow bloggers. Because it can be hard to keep track of all the festivities, I thought I’d put [...]

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