I tend to plan trips to the minute–a tendency that has only gotten worse since having kids. Sometimes, though, you just have to let go and enjoy the ride! Last summer, we had planned a relaxing weekend at my in-laws vacation house on Long Island’s North Fork, just one hour from our home. Between work […]
Archives for May 2013
The Coronation of Princess Merida
While I may never see an actual Princess coronation in my lifetime, I am pretty sure a Disney Princess Coronation ceremony came pretty close. While I was attending the Disney Social Media Moms Conference in Walt Disney World Florida just over a week ago, my son and I were thrilled to attend the coronation of […]
Shark Sonic Duo Scrubs Hard Floors and Carpets for Reluctant Cleaners
“The house is clean, mom, who’s coming over?” Anyone who knows me understands I am not much of a housekeeper. Sure, I could blame it on the three kids and two cats but to be honest, cleaning was never one of my talents. In fact, my husband picks up a lot of the slack in […]
Back to School with Disney and Pixar’s “Monster’s University” and Disney Infinity!
The majorly anticipated sequel to Disney’s “Monster, Inc.” is just around the corner and Disney is gearing up for its June 21st debut with the release of the Monsters University Play Set within Disney Infinity. I saw a preview at the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration and am looking forward to trying it in real […]
An American Girl: Saige Paints the Sky (The Movie)
We reviewed the Saige American Girl of the Year doll when she first came out and my daughter brings Saige on trips and to special days at school. Now, American Girl has a new feature-length movie coming from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Will you see the movie with your kids? “An American Girl: Saige Paints […]
Peppa Pig and the Muddy Puddles Book by Candlewick Press
Muddy puddles made their way into my house this last week in the best possible way: in a book called Peppa Pig and the Muddy Puddles, which I received for a book review — to be completed by the most stringent of critics – my boys. At age 2 & 5, they let me know […]
Summertime Treats for Mom on Totsy
Memorial Day is this weekend and I feel like summer has come out of nowhere… and I am totally unprepared. At the top of my list are some at-home beauty treatments, new sandals and summer clothes. There are some great sales on Totsy right now that are just in the nick of time for summer. […]
Toy Bonanza on Totsy!
With summer quickly approaching, I am attempting to plan ahead for summer birthdays and activities to keep the kids busy during the summer. Totsy is having some amazing toy sales right now. Check out my latest picks! First up, Yummy Dough! For $15 on Totsy, you’ll get two buckets of creative cookie dough from […]
I Luv Shmoozees Video Contest
ILuvShmoozee by Jay@Play is currently hosting a fun-filled video contest that allows readers to create a Shmoozee-inspired video to win big prizes including a grand prize of $500 and a first prize of $250, to name a few. Below is our fun (and admittedly, amateur) Shmoozee video: “Lolli Daze with Shmoozees.” Watch to see who ends […]
Ushering in Spring with Our Favorite, Dunkin’ Donuts Coffee!
I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Dunkin’ Donuts. I received a Dunkin’ Donuts Party Kit to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. Coffee. The word itself brings to the mind an image of relaxation, pure deliciousness, and when needed, a kick to get your mornings going! No one […]