Archives for February 2012

A couple of weeks ago, I came home to a package from Paper Mate's PR folks.  Inside were their new InkJoy pens, and a funky lock box.  Nate (8) immediately honed in on the lock box as it has a cool function - rather than opening by key, it uses fingerprint technology to open.  He and my husband set the box to their thumbs and the box (and the … [Read more...]

From the founders of and comes a brand new site  – is selling literally everything fabulous for your home decor and organizing needs. Think trendy furniture, kitchen gadgets, nursery decor, or hip functional organizers for your closets or laundry room, sells it. Here’s why this site looks … [Read more...]

The last couple of nights, I've been trying out a new anti-aging product from Olay - it's called Olay's Regenerist Resurfacing Elixir. New to the market, it's a light glycolic peel that you apply right before bedtime and it resurfaces your skin while you sleep to give you a tighter and smoother feel in the morning.  Wake up looking younger? I'll … [Read more...]

Did you guys watch the Oscars last night?  It's always fun to watch the celebrities for a night - from being entertained with lavish gowns to laughing at Billy Crystal who always delivers - the Oscars will be the talk online for days to come. So what dress or look was your favorite?  Here were some of mine: Penelope Cruz just looks … [Read more...]

Ever want to talk to bloggers about the basics for how to get started?  How do we make money?  Do we have any tricks or tips to share? Join me and 7 other awesome social media influencers as we have chat on ‘The Motherhood’  - the other bloggers chatting are: Melissa Chapman – Lifetime Moms contributor and owner of ‘Married My … [Read more...]

What's not to love about a quality product at affordable prices?  I recently tried out some Essence makeup from, including the Big Lashes Volume Mascara from Essence ($2.99) and this completely fun Disco Diva Purple color eyeshadow from Essense ($1.99). The eyeshadow has a little bit of a shimmer to it which makes it fun for a girls … [Read more...]

This weekend during the Oscars telecast, Tide will premiere the launch of its newest innovation, Tide Pods. Tide Pods are a multi-dimensional laundry detergent that looks different from any other liquid or unit dose detergent in the market today. This isn’t your typical new & improved laundry detergent! Take note Shazam Users: The … [Read more...]

Awhile back, I was watching a segment on my local NBC station.  They had a fashion expert who was walking the streets of Philadelphia looking for women holding black purses.  Nothing wrong with the black purse, right?  It's classic, works with everything? Except, she'd stop these women and ask them to replace their black purse with a colorful … [Read more...]

Man, sometimes I see the latest on the baby and toddler market and all I can think is, where were these awesome products when my oldest was young?  Because we certainly didn't have the option for anything nearly as cool as Munchkin's latest - the new Click Lock cups. Because kids spill, and because I'm sure you'd prefer to keep the juice in … [Read more...]

Each year around this time, I start shopping for a few fun St. Patrick's Day items. I have a whole lot of Irish in me and I love any excuse to get a little green around St. Patrick's Day. Target is one of my go-to spots for holiday-themed tees for me.  How adorable is this Lucky Charm Junior's Tee for $12.99 at Target this year?  It's on my … [Read more...]