Archive | November, 2009

30 November 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Family Holiday Fun

This weekend Downtown Cincinnati Inc (DCI) invited several local parenting bloggers, including myself, downtown to learn about everything downtown is offering during the Holidays.  Several of us brought children with us, I brought BMan (SM had soccer…..). The day started at Nicholson’s one of my favorite downtown restaurants. Over lunch Emilie & Mindy with DCI [...]

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26 November 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Recipe for Homemade Cranberry Sauce

One of my favorite things to make during the holidays is fresh cranberry sauce.  As a child I only knew cranberry sauce to come in a can, served in slices. It wasn’t until I was older and creating my own Thanksgiving meals that I learned how to make it from scratch. In honor of Thanksgiving [...]

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26 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Lands’ End Sports Squall Parka – Winter Coats for Boys and Girls

Lands’ End Sports Squall Parka – Winter Coats for Boys and Girls

With winter fast approaching and our first snow of the season just around the corner, I’ve been in the market for new winter coats for the boys. For the last 2 yrs SM has been wearing a hand-me down Columbia jacket from a co-worker and the B-Man has been wearing a jacket that SM wore [...]

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25 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

See A Free Movie Tonight! Win a set of 4 Tickets!

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See A Free Movie Tonight! Win a set of 4 Tickets!

General Mills wants to send you and your family to the movies for free and here´s how! Beginning in November, you can get a free movie ticket when you purchase two specially marked packages of General Mills´ Cereals! They include specially marked boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Lucky Charms, Trix and Reese´s [...]

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20 November 2009 ~ 4 Comments

Thanksgiving According to the Boys

Tonight the boys decided that they were going to plan Thanksgiving dinner for our family. I was pretty impressed with the menu they put together. Not back for a 7 & 4 year old… I personally love that they started their menu with dessert!

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19 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Pledge to Stop the Spread of Germs in Your Community

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Having just dealt with the flu at our  house when I got an email from Wet Ones about their request to have people take a pledge to stop the spread of germs, I knew I would be sharing it. Right now you can visit www.WetOnes.com and take a pledge to help stop the spread of germs in [...]

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19 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Kellogg’s Froot Loops and Apple Jacks now Fiber Fortified!

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Kellogg’s Froot Loops and Apple Jacks now Fiber Fortified!

SHHHH! Don’t tell the kids, their favorite cereals just got healthier! That’s right! Kellogg’s, the makers of all our favorite cereals as well as other yummy delights, has pumped up their efforts to ensure our kids start each day a bit healthier by adding 10 to 11% of the daily fiber we need in our [...]

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18 November 2009 ~ 3 Comments

So, So, Random

I think I have writers block. I can’t think of anything I want to write about. To pass the time ’til my drive to write returns, here are some random updates. The boys are fine. Soccer started again last week. Sports of All Sorts off Mt. Zion Road officially sucks and is now charging parents [...]

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10 November 2009 ~ 11 Comments

More of Me to Love… and I HATE it

It’s time to stop living the “culinary high-life” and get back on the diet wagon.  I am not sure how it happened, but this has returned: That’s right. My GI-normous, squishy butt and thighs are back.  It’s so depressing. I have no self-control and am now out of control. I can’t take it anymore!! For [...]

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04 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Win a Breville Ikon Hemisphere LCD Blender

Win a Breville Ikon Hemisphere LCD Blender

Emily and Jenny over at Mommin’ It Up are hosting a giveaway for a fabulous Breville ikon Hemisphere LCD Blender. If you know anything about blenders than you know that this bad-boy is top of the line — it retails for $199! The giveaway runs through Wednesday, November 11th and the gals are offering readers [...]

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03 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Evenflo Launches Smart Steps Toddler Feeding Line

Evenflo Launches Smart Steps Toddler Feeding Line

Recently Mom Central and Evenflo gave Kathi a chance to check out Evenflo’s new Smart Steps Feeding Line. Kathi’s computer isn’t working quite right so I am posting on her behalf.  Caring for a toddler 5-days a week, I am always interested in items that can make the experience easier, more fun, more productive, etc.  Since we [...]

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02 November 2009 ~ 11 Comments

Homemade Strawberry Banana Waffles

This week’s Mouthwatering Monday post is brought to you by my husband, Marty (aka Mr. Mommy Bits). As a parent, sometimes you get caught between that moment of pride and jealousy when your little one bests you at something. The recipe that follows captures that exact moment. This morning I got up with the boys [...]

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