Monthly Archive:: January 2012


From Our Hearts to Yours Event: $50 Spa & Wellness GC Giveaway (US/CAN) 2/1-2/14

Welcome to From Our Hearts To Yours hosted by Life With Two Boys, With Our Best, and Mama-Nibbles. There are over 100 bloggers participating in this hop, and each blogger has their own prize package of at least $25 worth of Valentine-related items! So after you have entered my giveaway, I encourage


Crazy Cupid Love Event: Chocolate Martini Mix Giveaway! (US) 2/1-2/7

Welcome to the Crazy Cupid Love Giveaway Hop hosted by Sweep Tight and Just Married with Coupons! This event will begin at 12:01 AM EST on February 1st and end at 11:59 PM on February 7th. This event features a variety of prizes valued at $10+. The best part is? Only TWO


Giveaway Love is in the Air Event: $25 EdenFantasys GC Giveaway (WW) 2/1-2/7

Welcome to the Giveaway Love is in the Air event hosted by The Maven of Social Media!  This event will take place from 12:01am EST February 1st until 11:59pm EST February 7th to celebrate Valentine’s Day!  All of the blogs listed at the end of the post all have prizes themed around


Lady and the Tramp FREE Coloring Sheets and Valentine’s Day Cards!

One of my favorite Disney movies is a classic tale of love… Lady and the Tramp! And guess what? It is coming out on Blu-ray combo pack on February 7th! I can’t wait to check out the special features. I’ll be sharing a review with you very soon on the Diamond Edition.


DVD Review | The Big Year

Comedic Icons Steve Martin, Jack Black and Owen Wilson Star in the Hilarious Outdoor Adventure Coming to Blu-ray and DVD January 31! Summary: Let the fowl play begin! Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment presents the story of a competitive trio who quickly turn a simple quest into the ultimate competition when THE


Fingerprint Resistant Lenses for Eyeglasses? Yes, Please!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Zenni Optical for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Little ones are curious and grabby.  Keeping glasses on your nose and untouched by your little one can be a real challenge.  My daughter is constantly grabbing at my glasses and getting


Technology | DXG A85V HD Camcorder Review

Before becoming parents we didn’t really need a camcorder. We bought a cheapish one, but used it mainly to shoot the cats being stupid. We often brought it along for family gatherings but would forget to take it out and get any footage. Once Aerissa came along it became apparent that we


Super Bowl Party Food!

This weekend is coming up fast! Are you having a Super Bowl party? Need some quick and easy snack ideas? Well here are a few of ours we’ve shared recently: Black Bean Corn Salsa Queso Dip


Protect Infants Now – Infant Meningitis Awareness

There is nothing that gets me teared up faster than thoughts of something harming Aerissa. I do my best to take care of her and protect her from unnecessary harm. I know I can’t protect her from everything, but I’m okay with bumps and bruises… just not life threatening accidents or diseases.


Technology Gadgets | Nextbook Premium8 Tablet Review

We received a Nextbook Premium 8 Tablet to review. It’s a neat little device that is a big larger than a smartphone, but smaller than your standard-sized tablets. It’s running Google’s Android 2.3 operating system, so it’s pretty familiar to those with other Android devices. It has a nice and bright 8-inch


My Continuing Love/Hate Relationship With Aunt Flo

Taking a moment for an old fashioned ramble post.  Hope you don’t mind? I have news…. The elusive Aunt Flo has actually stopped by two months in a row!  It kind of makes me happy and wondering if my cycle is getting back on track.  The crazy unpredictable periods honestly drive me


Aerobie Megatop Review

We’ve brought you information about a couple other Aerobie products in the past, such as the Sprint Ring and the Skylighter.  Those are some awesome flying discs that my nephews enjoy.  Their newest toy is the Megatop Spinning Top.  Let me just make one thing clear here – the tops I had as


Modern Music Turned Lullaby | Jammy Jams Review

When I was little, I sang up a storm of all the kid songs I knew: Wheels on the Bus, Itsy Bitsy Spider, Where is Thumbkin, and Going on a Bear Hunt – just to name a few. And… We have the home videos to prove it! Since then my taste in


Social Media Boost Week 2: $30 Giveaway 1/27-1/30

Looking for more awesome blogs to follow? Want a chance to win cash? Then you are in luck! For the next four weeks TFTN is participating in the Social Media Boost hosted by 7 on a Shoestring. Each week will feature a different way to follow participating blogs (which may or may


Diaper Genie Elite Disposal System and One Set of Refills Giveaway (US) 2/10


Tips for Minimizing Germs in the Nursery

One thing we use the nursery for a lot is changing diapers! And where there are diapers, there are other unpleasantries. I received some expert tips on reducing germ exposure and thought you might be interested in these. I’ve added some commentary in purple throughout the information below! Expert Tips for Minimizing


Aventurine Gemstone & Agate Bead Wrap Bracelet Tutorial

Stacks of bracelets and chunky bracelets are so hot right now.  This is a gorgeous bracelet that looks a lot more difficult than it is – not to mention a lot more expensive.  Even if you don’t consider yourself crafty or creative, you can do this! Aventurine Gemstone & Agate Bead Wrap


Get Pinspired! Weekly Pinterest Exchange #3

Welcome to Get Pinspired! Get Pinspired! is a weekly Pinterest link up that will be featured by ShePromotes, Tales From the Nursery, and Thrifty Ninja every Friday. The linky will be open Friday through Thursday, so you’ll have plenty of time to join in on the fun!


Dead Poets Society 25th Anniversary Blu-Ray Edition Review

On January 17, 2012, Dead Poets Society was released on Blu-Ray Hi-Def in honor of it’s 25th anniversary. It’s been digitally remastered and looks pretty nice! I remember watching this movie when I was younger, but I can hardly believe it’s been 25 years! It’s definitely a classic with Robin Williams in


January Follow Frenzy $100 Cash/Amazon (WW) 1/27-1/29

Welcome to January Follow Frenzy! hosted by ShePromotes! Let’s start this year off right! Follow Frenzy brings you the chance to win cash or an Amazon gift card each month! This month you can win $100 paid via Paypal or Amazon! It’s the winner’s choice! Each entry is another chance to win, so