Archives for February 2010

I'm a big water mom. The kids bring water to school every day for lunch (juice boxes rarely enter or leave our house.) And at meals and snack time, the kids know they have 2 choices for drinks: water or milk. Of course, I naturally wanted to try out a new water.  I wasn't sure what to expect. I mean, water is water, right? Well, kind of. WAT-AAH … [Read more...]

Who needs a boring yellow rain slicker? Kidorable makes awesome rainwear for children -- as well as many other children's accessories like knitwear (inc. winter hats, gloves and scarves), backpacks, and towels. Their products are grouped by use as well as fun themes -- choose from such fun styles as Bee, Butterfly, Dinosaur, Fairy, Fireman, Frog, … [Read more...]

Amazon e-tailer Hubbagames has it listed for $34.79 (plus $3.95 shipping), which is better than the $49.99 Amazon and everyone else has it listed for.  If you're looking to purchase, snatch it up at the discounted price while it lasts. … [Read more...]

Sugar & Spice and Everything Nice - An Editor's Note:  I was under the influence of a lot of happy people wearing sparkly dresses (vacationing in Disney and attending the Disney Social Media Moms Conference) when I wrote this review. Once upon a time, there was a sad little dishwasher. For the sake of the story, we'll call him Stu. Stu … [Read more...]

While it's a little girly for my two boys, girls everywhere will be thrilled with one of Disney's latest DVD releases:  Minnie's Bow-Tique. This one's brand new, having released February 9th.  The movie opens to the grand opening of Minnie's new store - the Bow-Tique.  The characters catch some runaway butterfly bows, and help Pete pick out a … [Read more...]

The following is a sponsored post from Wallquotes.com: Vinyl letters and designs give you a personalized, elegant, painted-on look without the stress and mess and cost of painting.  So if you’re looking for something special to customize your space or add a little inspiration to your life, wallquotes.com is the perfect place to find it.  Our … [Read more...]

Dani from Sonoma, CA (sidenote: I love Sonoma! How lucky is she to call it home?!) is our happy Valentine! She won both the Allure and the Sublime bra & panties sets in our Valentine's giveaway. Upon finding out she won, she commented "I'm so excited about this- I was just on the search for nursing bras today, and ended up with nothing." Well, … [Read more...]

Hey Mommies, I heard about this worthy campaign from Audrey from Mom Generations & Totsy and wanted to spread the word.   Excerpt taken and slightly edited from Audrey's post on Totsy:  Electrolux Appliances is teaming up to support the Ovarian Research Cancer Fund. Kelly's Cake Off for a Cause in support of the Ovarian Cancer Research … [Read more...]

Looking for a new car seat?  Evenflo's Symphony 65 has been getting great reviews for both safety and ease-of-use. Some of the specs: -Evenflo's SureLatch system, making install incredibly easy -the Infiniate Slide Harness Adjustment System makes for easy height adjustment without having to rethread the whole strap -Rear facing 5-35 pounds, … [Read more...]

Before my family left for Disney World earlier this month, I had a small pile of products to sample on my office desk.  It was my "test in Disney" pile.  A journal from Rag & Bone Bindery sat at the top of the pile.  I didn't bring it. Why?  I couldn't bring myself to use it in Disney.  And I didn't reject this product from my trip because … [Read more...]