Archives for February 2011

Before I became a mom over 5 years ago, Aquaphor Healing Ointment by Eucerin, has been a staple in my house. I've used it on my dry skin and when I had my first baby in 2005 - I started buying the baby version, Baby Aquaphor. My reason is that it worked well on me, so I wanted to see if it worked on my child's delicate parts. It actually was one of … [Read more...]

Last weekend, I had the chance to travel to LA with Aveeno and Recycle Bank to attend the Independent Spirit Awards.  I'm an Aveeno Ambassador and the 2-day trip gave us a chance to meet some of the other ambassadors, schmooze with the celebs and get immersed in the Aveeno brand.  After a somewhat crazy flight there, we arrived in a cool Los … [Read more...]

After a whirlwind 48 hours in Los Angeles, I'm back in Philadelphia and my head is just reeling with everything that went on.  I was there for a trip with Aveeno as an Aveeno Ambassador and I attended the Independent Spirit Awards. Once I get the kids off to school, I hope to put a more coherent post together about the experience because it was … [Read more...]

Congrats to Trisha who just scored a pair of newly released DVDs from Leapfrog - Numbers Ahoy and The Amazing Alphabet Amusement Park. Enjoy! … [Read more...]

Last month, I treated myself to the new iPhone 4.  I had been using a 3G and it had really been having some performance issues lately.  After repeatedly updating the software and deleting unused programs to no avail, I figured it was time to upgrade. I'm in heaven with my new iPhone 4.  But I walked out of the store and was holding the phone … [Read more...]

So as I write this, I'm packing up for a quick but fun-filled two day trip this weekend to LA. I'm attending the Independent Spirit Awards with Aveeno, one of the sponsors of the award ceremony. I'm really excited!  There are some great actors and actresses up to win an award - Natalie Portman, Samuel Jackson, Bill Murray, Nicole Kidman and many … [Read more...]

On March 1st, Disney will be releasing this Diamond Edition of Bambi.  The Blu-Ray and DVD combo pack includes both discs and you can get it at a great discounted price of $24.99 on Amazon with free shipping (it will be retailing for $39.99) What do you think of the movie Bambi?  I saw a lot of negative reviews on Amazon of Moms not wanting to … [Read more...]

Earlier today I popped onto Amazon to search for something and saw this note from Jeff Bezo, CEO of Amazon, on the homepage. At no additional cost to Amazon Prime members, there will now be over 5,000 tv shows and movie available for streaming tv.  I'm so excited! I already love having Amazon Prime - the two-day shipping is more than worth … [Read more...]

This one caught my attention because I think Zumba's a ton of fun!  I do it every now and then at my gym.  Are you a Zumba enthusiast?  Then use coupon code zw2011 for 15% off at … [Read more...]

Use coupon code JPA4393 to receive 30% off at - a great sale if you use it on already on sale winter items. Stock up for next winter. (Or this winter, if you live in the northeast and woke up to snow again like I did!) I'm trying to control myself from getting this Thinsulate Fitness Vest - which is normally $49.95 but on sale for … [Read more...]