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Kimmel Broadway Philadelphia’s ONCE – At The Academy Of Music Through Nov. 10!

Kimmel Broadway Philadelphia’s ONCE – At The Academy Of Music Through Nov. 10!

I absolutely love going to see musicals, ballets, opera, you name it.  The Kimmel Center is kicking off its new season with ONCE, Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including Best Musical.   Once is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, Once tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in … Read entire article »

Filed under: entertainment

One Year Since Hurricane Sandy and Many Children Are Still Struggling

Oct. 29 marks the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy that devastated a large portion of the Northeast corridor of the US.  This is a great opportunity to focus on disaster preparedness and how to protect our most precious assets: children. Many children are still struggling with the intense fears and stress brought on by the devastating storm and its aftermath.  Save the Children, the leading, independent organization that creates lasting change for children in need … Read entire article »

Filed under: Health, Parenting, Safety, Socially Conscious

Encourage Education through Play with GALT Toys

Encourage Education through Play with GALT Toys

As a relatively “new” mom (my son is now almost 15 months old, side note: where has the time gone?!?) I’m constantly worried about whether or not he is getting stimulated or challenged enough. I can see it happening right before my eyes: he is determined to figure out how things work, why something falls when he throws it, what sounds a particular object makes. I take my job as his first educator very seriously … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gift Ideas, Pre-schoolers, Toddlers

Barbie and Her Sisters in A Pony Tale

Barbie and Her Sisters in A Pony Tale

Barbies?! Ponies?! What can be better than that?  Why, Barbies and ponies together, of course!  In the new movie available now, “Barbie and Her Sisters in a Pony Tale,” Barbie and her sisters head to a horse academy, make some new animal friends and Barbie finds the horse of her dreams. My kids absolutely love playing with this sisters giftset which includes Barbie, Skipper, Stacie and Chelsea. The outfits are gorgeous with matching shoes and accessories … Read entire article »

Filed under: Birthday Gifts, Kids Gifts, Kindergartners, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Uncategorized

Healthy, Fit, Happy Mom Fitness DVD Series

Healthy, Fit, Happy Mom Fitness DVD Series

As a Mom, I always put my children’s needs ahead of mine and I’m sure many moms out there are the same way. But when it comes to your personal health, us moms need to take care of ourselves in order to do a good job of taking care of the children who depend on us. That means eating right and exercising. I received the Health, Fit, Happy Mom Fitness DVD Series which makes sticking to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Shower, Body After Baby, Exercise, Gift Ideas, Health, Maternity, Momma Gotta Have, Mommy Gifts, Nutrition, Pregnancy, Video

CVS Minute Clinic Always Comes Through in the Clutch!

CVS Minute Clinic Always Comes Through in the Clutch!

I cannot tell you how many times our local CVS Minute Clinic has come through for me in a pinch. It’s such an invaluable resource when I literally have ZERO time to get in for a doctor’s appointment. I’ve had everything from bronchitis, sinus and ear infections diagnosed and treated there, to getting the all-important flu shot for the season. I have even gotten my physicals done there as well! They offer certain vaccinations,  labs and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Health, Parenting, Services

Monsters University on DVD Arrives October 29!

Monsters University on DVD Arrives October 29!

Pixar’s Monsters University will hit Blu-Ray 3D, Blu-Ray and DVD on October 29 and wow is this one chock full of extra fun features! If you didn’t get the chance to see the movie in the theater, here’s a quick brief synopsis: Disney Pixar proudly presents the hilarious story of how two mismatched monsters met and became lifelong friends in a movie screaming with laughter and oozing with heart. Ever since college-bound Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) was a little … Read entire article »

Filed under: DVD, entertainment, Gift Ideas, Movies, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Toddlers, Uncategorized, Video

Call for Nominations for 2013 Bloganthropy Blogger of the Year Award

Call for Nominations for 2013 Bloganthropy Blogger of the Year Award

Know a blogger who should be recognized for using their blog for social good? Then nominate them for the 2013 Blogger of the Year Award! The Annual Bloganthropy Awards, which recognize and honor bloggers who use their sites to support charitable causes, is announcing the call for nominations for the 2013 Bloganthropy Blogger of the Year award. Launched in 2010 by Bloganthropy, the unique awards program is dedicated to recognizing bloggers who effectively use social media for social … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Socially Conscious, Women's Issues

Peppa Pig Sports Day App Brings Peppa Fun to Digital Screens

Peppa Pig Sports Day App Brings Peppa Fun to Digital Screens

One of our favorite cartoons Peppa Pig is expanding on every horizon including the digital world of apps and we love it. In addition to recent bath and bedtime toys, I received a code to try out the new Peppa Pig Sports Day App and it’s been a huge hit. We installed it on our iPad where my son plays all his games. The app starts with a menu to choose between six different games in … Read entire article »

Filed under: Pre-schoolers

Joseph Nogucci’s Pink Ribbon Charmballa Bracelet Stands as Symbol of Hope for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Joseph Nogucci’s Pink Ribbon Charmballa Bracelet Stands as Symbol of Hope for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

  ** I received a Pink Ribbon Charmballa bracelet from Joseph Nogucci for editorial consideration. Please note all thoughts are my own and I am not being compensated in any other way. ** In addition to my fabulous pink wiper blades from AutoTex Pink, another item that I am happy to sport for Breast Cancer Awareness Month is the Pink Ribbon Charmballa bracelet from Joseph Nogucci. I don’t buy every pink product in the market as I … Read entire article »

Filed under: Breast Cancer Awareness, Charity, Fashion, Gift Ideas, Health, Hip Find, Momma Gotta Have, Mommy Gifts, Socially Conscious, Women's Issues