Archives for October 2009

It may seem like you can ease up on the sun screen, as the days grow shorter and the kids head back to school, but now is not the time to skimp. Cali girls like me know that using a great sunscreen is a year round affair. Perhaps this is why a fellow OC Mom developed the "Smart Girls Who Surf" line of Sunscreen and Products. We've been living at … [Read more...]

After the baby was born, my skin kinda went crazy. I had painfully itchy patches that I scratched so much they were becoming raw. Yeah. I know. Gross. I was desperate. I swear I spent more money on OTC creams, lotions and potions. I talked to pharacists, doctors, moms. Nothing was working. And I didn't want to try anything perscription because … [Read more...]

Mia plays with her Calico Critter's Rabbit Family all the time.  She eats dinner... they eat dinner at their table, she goes to bed... they go to their beds, she has a time out... minutes later they are suffering the same time out in their little house.  Calico Critters are adorable miniature creatures with their own houses, furniture, clothing, … [Read more...]

Last month I shared that little A is wearing lots of legwarmers from Zootie Patootie. They even sent samples to me that were red and white, which you know she's wearing to cheer on the Phillies this week in the World Series! Here's your chance to win one of two three-packs of Zootie Patootie Legwarmers. Just share with us what ghost, goblin or … [Read more...]

When I was offered the opportunity for Heart & Stone Jewelry to create a piece of jewelry just for me, I was so touched and ecstatic. I was so excited because their handmade pieces are truly works of art. When I took a look at their Gallery, I was literally in awe over their jewelry. They create such unique, beautiful pieces that are … [Read more...]

Do your little ones struggle with tube style freezer pops? It takes a certain amount of coordination to push them up without sploshing all over yourself. This can be frustrating for little ones. They are also sometimes difficult to hold onto, as they are so cold. The result? Sticky mess and whiny kid. I know this kept me from purchasing this kind … [Read more...]

New Balance and PEANUTS® have released a new co-branded kids collection for the fall. Available in infant, pre-school and grade school sizes, the collection features some of PEANUTS®’ most popular stories; It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and A Charlie Brown Christmas, using New Balance's signature 574 … [Read more...]

Congratulations to Shanna in OH and Colleen in MA  for winning last week's Marvel costume giveaway on Mommies with Style! Now we're onto part two of our giveaway - enter to win one of 5 copies of the new Marvel Super Hero Squad game for the Wii.  Comment to win - who is your favorite Marvel character?  Five winners will be selected and … [Read more...]

I'd like to introduce you to my new diaper bag. Oh wait. That's right. I haven't been carrying a diaper bag. I've been carrying an oversized and expensive designer bag that I have coveted for years. I'm sick of waiting to carry a bag I really want. So I am calling this $$$ indulgence my "diaper bag". Shocking I know. But trust me, it all makes … [Read more...]

And the winner is...... HEATHER! Congrats Heather!  Enjoy your new Jersey Turtleneck dress and many other goodies from Moody Mamas! … [Read more...]