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Barbie Mariposa and the Fairy Princess

Barbie Mariposa and the Fairy Princess

With two elementary school aged girls in the house, Barbie has become one of the most played with toys in our house.  Frequently Barbie movies are playing on the television.  Mariposa happens to be one of our favorites.  When we were given the opprtunity to review the Barbie Mariposa and the Fairy Princess Dolls the girls were beside themselves. They both agreed that the dolls were beautiful and they loved how they were changeable.  They spent … Read entire article »

Filed under: Dolls, Kindergartners, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Toys (Pre-School), Toys (School Age)

Making Mondays More Enjoyable with a Night Out at Red Lobster

Making Mondays More Enjoyable with a Night Out at Red Lobster

 “I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Red Lobster. I received a gift card to facilitate my review promotional item as a thank-you for participating.” Let’s face it; Monday is by far the most disliked day of the week. No one looks forward to it and with good reason (back to work, and now school for some). I decided I was going to make this Monday a little different and shake things up … Read entire article »

Filed under: Food

P&G Back to School Checklist and $50 Giveaway to the P&G E-Store!

P&G Back to School Checklist and $50 Giveaway to the P&G E-Store!

I recently attended a Philadelphia mom blogger bash at the Nail Bar in Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia (if you haven’t been, you need to go!) hosted by the lovely Audrey McClelland of Mom Generations and sponsored by P&G (the makers of Olay, Pampers, Bounty and Duracell, you know, just to name a few!). It was so great to catch up with some of my dearest friends Sarah Peppel from DIY Frugal and Joey Fortman of Real Mom … Read entire article »

Filed under: Back to School, Contests, Momma Gotta Have

Go Totally 80’s With Donkey Kong Country

Go Totally 80’s With Donkey Kong Country

** Please note that I received a party pack for review. The opinions expressed in this review are my own. ** Remember Donkey Kong? I know, totally a way to make us parents feel old! Well the Kong is back in the all New Donkey Kong Country DVD that includes four classic episodes from everyone’s favorite cartoon ape. We were able to check out the new DVD from Phase 4 Films and have a totally rad 80’s … Read entire article »

Filed under: 0-5 (By Age Group), DVD, entertainment, Kindergartners, Movies

Nominate Your Child for the 2013 SI SportsKid of the Year Award!

Nominate Your Child for the 2013 SI SportsKid of the Year Award!

Do your kids play sports (and eat, breathe and sleep sports)?  Would they want to see themselves on the cover of an upcoming Sports Illustrated Kids issue? Then nominate them for the the 2013 SportsKid of the Year award! The winner of the 2013 SportsKid of the Year award will appear on the cover of the December 2013 issue of Sports Illustrated Kids. In addition, the winner will receive a special SportsKid of the Year jacket and a trip to New York City … Read entire article »

Filed under: Exercise, Play, School Aged Children, Sports

Social Good with Light & Co and Global Poverty Project

Social Good with Light & Co and Global Poverty Project

“The bottom line is that we are one human family, one Tribe–and if we’re going to be able to lift ourselves out of the holes that we’ve dug in this world, then we need to start acting like it. “ There is a great epidemic in this world of struggle: poverty, injustice, lack of human rights, war, armed conflict, disease. There are those of us who can sit comfortably reading the news on our computers or … Read entire article »

Filed under: Boutiques and Stores, Charity, Fashion, Socially Conscious, Women's Issues

New Britax ClickTight on Frontier and Pinnacle Makes Installation a Snap

New Britax ClickTight on Frontier and Pinnacle Makes Installation a Snap

My husband is the car seat installer around here. I gave him the new Britax Frontier 90 with ClickTight technology without comment to see what he said. After poking around the manual for a few minutes, he installed the seat in about 10 minutes and excitedly called me over to share what he had discovered. He said that you simply lift the panel, thread through the seat belt, and “click”…the seat is tightly and properly installed. I’ve … Read entire article »

Filed under: Car Seat, Featured