Showing posts from September, 2013

October fun fest

Ok so last year I wanted to do some fun stuff with my kids but being as pregnant as I was it was hard. So this year we are going to do something every day and post it on here so you can do it too. So today or maybe tomorrow I am going to be making candy bones!!!! Here is what it will look like when we are done.

I found this on pintrest and it looks easy enought!

How can you help Breast Cancer Awareness Month

KIND Healthy Snackshas teamed up with Dr. Elizabeth Thompson, radiation oncologist and founder ofBFFL Coto offer alimited-edition BreastBFFL Bagfor Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The limited edition Breast BFFLBag contains all the essential items a women needs during the first days following breast cancer surgery including KIND bars, a toiletries kit, amusement pack, skinceuticals, comfort pillow, drainage pack, collapsible water bottle, and expandable folder for important paperwork.
Here is how you can get involved:
·         For every bag sold in October, KIND will donate an extra $5 to Friends Fighting Breast Cancer. You can purchase the bag for a woman in your life who is recovering from breast cancer or “Do the KIND Thing” by purchasing one to be donated to an anonymous, deserving patient.
·         Within each of the donated bags, we’ll be including our community’s’ words of encouragement. Submit your note to one of these brave women by emailing and KIND will b…

Carter’s Family & Friends sale

Hey there guys I just wanted to let you all know that Carter’s Family & Friends sale has been extended ONE MORE DAY for online shoppers! Save 25% off your purchase online by entering store code SHOPSAVE and stock up on the cutest clothes for your little ones today!
And don't forget that Carter's is also OshKosh B’gosh’s so the deal is good there too. Make sure you head over to their facebook pages and stay ontop of deals, sales, and new products. 
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Furry friends for life: how cats are good for kids

Furry friends for life: how cats are good for kids

Getting a cat is undoubtedly a big decision for any family. Parents need to think about who will be responsible for the cat, the expenses involved, not to mention the potential impact on the furniture! But what about your kids?Many parents worry about things like how a young child will handle a new pet, but what's not so commonly talked about is the influence a cat can have on a child. Cats can teach children not only respect and responsibility towards animals, but also improve kids’ emotional and social skills.The positives of getting a petThe positives that come with any pet apply here. Your child may not be able to walk their cat(!) but children can learn about respect for other living things through playing with their furry friend. Having a cat to look after teaches them to be responsible as they grow older; measuring out the Whiskas cat food, joining in with basic grooming and trips to the vet, buying their cat an occasional t…

Well hello

Hey guys how is everyone doing? I was just thinking today how I have not done a post about me in awhile. Well after my whole family got sick with some kind of virus, I got it really bad too. To the point where I spent 4 hours in the ER getting IV fluids in me. Everyone got it, and it started as a virus and ended as an sinus infection and or ear infection. That being said we are all doing much better now. 
Other then that nothing is really new. I got a hair cut today! Lol So I will leave you with that for now and get on to writing some review for you. Hope you all have a good weekend!

The Shave Well mirror giveaway 10/6

Ryan hates to shave, most days he tells me he wishes there was a pill he could take so he does not have to shave. So even if we can't get him that, then how about a mirror that does not fog up in the shower. That way it opens the pores more and make is easier for him to shave.The Shave Well Company is selling one of hottest fog-less mirrors on Amazon, and now you can enter to win too:

Alphabet Flashcards

Learning toys are an important thing in my household. So I was happy to receive Alphabet Flash Cards from Educational Toys Planet. One thing I loved about their website is that you could search for items based on age. So I could easily find toys for a 3 year old to enjoy.

#DisneyFrozen New poster

OFFICIAL BOILERPLATE:Walt Disney Animation Studios, the studio behind “Tangled” and “Wreck-It Ralph,” presents “Frozen,” a stunning big-screen comedy adventure. Fearlessoptimist Anna (voice of Kristen Bell) sets off on an epic journey—teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff (voice of Jonathan Groff) and his loyal reindeer Sven—to find her sister Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel), whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf (voice of Josh Gad), Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom. The film is directed by Chris Buck (“Tarzan,” “Surf’s Up”) and Jennifer Lee (screenwriter, “Wreck-It Ralph”), and produced by Peter Del Vecho (“Winnie the Pooh,” “The Princess and the Frog”). Featuring music from Tony® winner Robert Lopez (“The Book of Mormon,” “Avenue Q”) and Kristen Anderson-Lopez (“In Transit”), “Frozen” is in theaters in 3D on November 27, …

Lovable Labels Spooktacular Sale Advertisement

Check this out from Loveable Labels get $10 your online order of $25 or more
As you know, Lovable Labels is your #1 source for durable personalized labels, tags, safety products and much more. By recognizing the unique personality in every child, Lovable Labels inspires children to take better care of their belongings.  Our durable products withstand the dishwasher, microwave, washer, dryer, and the greatest test - your child!
We have use Lovable labels for sippy cups and bottles. At some point when Logan is bigger I am sure we will use them in their shoes too!

happy Haunting

Halloween will be here before you know it.

How to communication with teenagers for parenting, guest post

How to communication with teenagers for parentingThe teenage time is among the most difficult for parents to handle when they see their kids growing. The teenagers usually are seen developing different ideas, beliefs and values, which are different than the parents. This is basically the part and parcel of the normal process of going ahead close to independence. However, parents are seen going conscious and hence are seen struggling to control their independence, which they must allow their kids at various age groups and at different situations.  You will not find any prescription for this; every young man happens to be individual and requires different suggestions. The teenage communication is different than any other communication as it causes stress and conflict. The following are some of the ways of communicating with teenagers for parents. Let’s check them out: Take some timeWhen your teenager child wants to talk to you he or she requires your complete and undivided attention. Hen… review and $100 GC!!!! 9/30

WIth all of the extra added GMO and junk in baby food moms and dads are looking more into making their own or using brands they know that use only the best. Brands likr Ella's Kitchen and Plum all make their baby food with babies in mind. They don't have added junk in their like corn starch just because. But sometime it can be hard to find or really expencise. At they carry only the most trusted organic baby food brands so you know your getting the best. review and giveaway

Where you are a blogger, and Esty business owner or just an owner of any company we all know how importation  it is to get your name out there. And there are other ways then just spamming your site on facebook and twitter. We need business cards too! I just got the chance to work with They have a ton of cards that are pre-made or you can start from nothing. All you need to do is head over to their Business Card Maker and start out by picking is this for a business, or baby sitting, or just for your blog.

How To Stay Positive When You’ve Been Diagnosed With Kidney Disease, guest post

How To Stay Positive When You’ve Been Diagnosed With Kidney Disease

So you’ve just been told that you’re going to be suffering with kidney disease for the rest of your life. Your whole world has been shaken upside down and you just don’t know what’s going to happen!

You’re talking to all these so called specialists but no matter when they tell you, it doesn’t feel like it matters because you feel like your whole world has been totally flipped upside down. Inside you’re praying that they’ve made some sort of mistake and that any second now they will reveal the truth to you… but of course that never happens.

Most people who have been diagnosed with some sort of disease will actually experience the phases of going through denial, real anger, serious depression and eventually they will go onto accept their situation.

But you need to be different from normal people and go from the denial stage to accepting your situation as quickly as possible. You also need to make sure that you remain as pos…

WipesWraps Baby Wipes Covers review

I have found after having kids that eveyone needs wet wip around the house, even if you dont have kids! My husband (Ryan) uses them for all kinds of thinks like cleaning off the computer desk, wiping  up after he shaves, really just about everything. Sure he could use a wash cloth but lets face it he doesn't. Anyhow with that being said I have found a brand that I love, they are stong, cheap and no one cares if the box is pritty or not. At least until now. Clever Relish has made this really simple really cute wet wip cover. So here is what my wet wip box looked like before.

The Potty Boot Camp review

It seams like now a days everyone has advice on how to raise your kids. And teaching them to go potty is no exception. I am about to call my grandparents out and I hope they don't get mad! When we first started potty training Aiden we had many people tell us not even to try until he is 3 almost 4! Really, really? How could that be when there where so many people and book out there that talk about potty training your kid before their 2! So we started at 1 1/2 years old, and he did great.....until little brother came along and he wanted to be a baby again. That being said once we started again everyone told us to just let him run around naked, NAKED! So we did because he had a hard time pulling his underwear on and off. Well he is not even 3 yet and potty train about 90% of the way.

However I just got this book called, "The Potty Boot Camp" and it gives you some other great tips and techniques not just from a moms view but from doctors too. There are ones such as the go…

Shoe storage boxes aren't just for shoes

I struggle with finding adequate storage for items in my house. So when I was given the chance to review Shoe Storage Boxes from Brylane Home I was super happy.

A night out with the girls – staying in. Guest post

A night out with the girls – staying inAs we all know, when you have young children, you tend to spend a lot of evenings at home. Sometimes weeks can pass without having a get-together with your friends and those nights out with the girls you used to have when you were a singleton probably seem like a dim and distant memory!Unless you’re really organised with babysitters – or have a partner who is willing to stay home on the nights that you want to go out, and all your girlfriends have the same childcare solutions as you and can coordinate for that to happen on the same night, it can be almost impossible to arrange a night with the usual gang of friends.One way to get around this is to arrange an online bingo night with your closest friends. That way, none of you has to sort out childcare, or find a way of getting to a venue. All you have to do is get the kids in bed, sort out a snack that you can eat by your computer and you’re a free agent!There are so many different bingo sites out…

Move With Me kids yoga DVD review

With both Ryan and I working out more, well more like just Ryan. Aiden has been wanting to join in too. It is great to teach your kids at a young age to do some form of working out wether it be yoga, running, swimming, anything to help keep me moving. Not because we want to to be a body builder or anything but to help them learn that it's good for their bodies. It keeps them fit, healty and helps to burn off some energy. But you might not alway know where to start or even how to make it fun. I know for us if you push Aiden to do something he will not always want to. That is where Move With Me comes in. They sell some great yoga for kids DVDs and flash cards that also tell a story.

Stories like flying a rocket ship to the moon, and they show the kids the yoga moves to match it. The Move With Me yoga DVD are ment for kids 3-7. You can get this as ether a DVD set or a download right to your computer. We got our on the computer, and now I am wishing we got it on DVD, only because Ry…

Snack Taxi

Do you pack your kids lunches? Do you take snacks with you? If so, then Snack Taxi bags are for you.