Archives for October 2010

As part of our Wisk Review posts, my son and I did an experiment with a protein stain. There are hundreds of stains, most are either protein, carbohydrate or oil stains. A protein stain can be eggs, spinach.. and even grass (which I didn't realize). Wisk sent my family a box of materials to see if we could conquer protein stains. Our Assignment: … [Read more...]

Target has the Polaroid 300 Instant Camera on sale for $79.99 (normally $89.99) right now.  It also qualifies as one of their Bullseye over $50 free shipping items so you can get it shipped for free when you purchase. I have such fun memories of the early '80s and using a Polaroid to take fun photos of my friends; I'm thinking of getting two of … [Read more...]

Let's talk bracelets.  What's your style? Here are some cool picks that would not only be great for Mom but would make great holiday presents this year for sisters and grandmothers too: The Friendship Bracelet from RedEnvelope - normally $99.99, on sale for $64.99.  The Friendship Drop Necklace is also on sale for $59.99, normally … [Read more...]

15% off and free shipping on all orders over $29.99 at when you use coupon code 15SHIP.  Stock up for the holidays on all the top games for your kids! … [Read more...]

I had a couple of friends ask me recently if I was still wearing pink each day for the 31 days in October.  I am!  I stopped posting on Day 11 because frankly I was reusing a lot of pink items in my closet and didn't think everyone needed to see me every day! But I'm still doing it and will post a recap at the end of the month - it's … [Read more...]

So I was just tooling around Amazon and this came up as recommended for me:  Plants Vs. Zombies for the Nintendo DS. I won't go into how Amazon could possibly know that we're completely obsessed with the PC-version of the game, but I'm sure we'll get up getting this for the boys on the DS once it's out.  My only disappointment: that it doesn't … [Read more...]

Congrats to our Gap Casting Call Jeans Giveaway winner, Diane, picked by Diane Says: I want to win for me, please-because I love the fit of Gap jeans. And my kids are now 22 and 24. Diane will be contacted via email - the giveaway is closed. --- And congrats to Sierra, for winning two tickets to the Philadelphia Food & … [Read more...]

I have had many people tell me about the importance of stimulating my baby even while he is in the womb. They say read to him, play music...anything that can help with prenatal bonding. Although I am not sure I totally believe it, some articles even say playing music to your child in the womb could raise their IQ! Who am I to deny my child this … [Read more...]

When I discovered DL1961 Premium Denim last year, I had been searching for new jeans. Since most of my jeans had bagged and sagged out, they didn’t look good on me anymore and it was time to find new ones. What I found in DL1961 Premium Denim was an AMAZING jean that was manufactured with XFIT LYCRA, the latest revolution in stretch denim. XFIT … [Read more...]

Your pooch. Muffin top. Belly bulge. Whatever you want to call it, if you've had a baby, there's a good chance it's there. You could spend a few thousand dollars on some elective plastic surgery. Or you could get Yummie Tummie. Whether you've just had a baby or had one years ago, Yummie Tummie's extensive line of shapewear is your new best … [Read more...]