Archives for January 2010

9 friends and bloggers came to my house Thursday night, where we had a fun evening of drinks, hair and make-up. In my living room, we had Lauren, a local stylist, testing out Suave products in one room while we played with make up from E.L.F. in my dining room.  Officially, I was having a Suave Style Party as well as an E.L.F Make Up At Home … [Read more...]

The following review was written by guest writer and MWS member, Cheryl: This is one of those ideas you can’t believe no one’s thought of before.  Be thankful Zipz finally did. Zipz are shoes that have covers which completely unzip, so you can interchange covers and soles whenever the mood – or dirt - strikes. Ingenious. It all started six … [Read more...]

So the local delivery guys brought all of my Frigidaire appliances last week [In case you missed it, check out last week's post about me being a Frigidaire Mom!].  I was like a kid on Christmas morning as they installed everything and hauled away my old appliances. Here are some side by side comparisons of my old and new appliances - check out … [Read more...]

When I was a little girl, my mother had a business making customized rag dolls. I was the lucky one, getting all the test dolls and samples. My mother is a talented artist and put so much into her creations. These dolls were amazing, well loved,  and I still have several of them. This explains why I am such a rag doll snob. Over the years I … [Read more...]

Next month, I'm headed down to Florida with the family to Disney for the Social Media Moms conference, and a little extended family vacation.  As I always do when we're on the road, I'm planning ahead with bags and entertainment for the kids on the plane. The first thing I've packed is our Crayola Glow Station - I got one for the boys for … [Read more...]

We all know that Omega-3 fish oil contains multiple health benefits, but what if you hate the fishy taste of certain brands or just can't take capsules? Nordic Naturals came up with a way to solve that, with their Omega-3 Effervescent Drink Mix (7 packets for $12.95 or 21 packets for $34.95). I was recently sent some samples and impressed how easy … [Read more...]

It's common knowledge that my 4 year old son gives me a very hard time about eating. One thing he never gives me a hard time about is yogurt, so I was thrilled to try Stonyfield Farm's YoBaby's 3 in 1 Meals.  They contain whole milk yogurt, plus fruit and vegetable puree, and it's certified Organic. Both my children liked the Pear & Green Bean, … [Read more...]

Thinking about having a baby?  Know someone who is expecting?  Already pregnant?  Whether you're shopping for a gift or just for yourself.  Here is my list of the top 7 items that have kept me happy (and sane) these past 8 months of pregnancy.  Number 1: Maternity Pillows  I can't imagine these past few months (and the next one) without my … [Read more...]

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Winnie the Pooh: A Valentine for You released earlier this month.  If you're looking for a Valentine's-themed movie for your kids, this is a cute one to check out.  Get it on Amazon for $26.99 with free shipping. … [Read more...]

I'm always on a hunt for healthy snacks for my kids. We recently received some samples of Funky Monkey Snacks - 100% natural freeze-dried fruit with no added sugar, colors, flavors or preservatives. Each 1 oz. bag contains 3 servings of fruit. We tried their 3 new flavors: Applemon (freeze-dried apple and organic cinnamon), MangOJ (freeze-dried … [Read more...]