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Tales From the Nursery: The Toddler Years

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Walk & Work With Style Giveaway! (8 winners!) 3/1-3/18

Welcome to the Mega Prize Giveaway Walk & Work With Style March 1-18, 2012 Sponsored by: The Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research And Hosted by: Celebrate Woman Today The Modern Babble Adventures of A Couponista The Prizes You will be competing


Luck of the Irish Event: Lucky Puppy Apparel & Beauty Spoon Giveaway (US) 3/1-3/17

It’s March already? I guess I shouldn’t be surprised… I did have a Shamrock shake a week or so ago.  Anyway, it’s time to see if Lady Luck will smile on you! Luck of the


Pot O’ Gold $100 Cash Giveaway (WW) 3/1-3/17

Welcome to the Pot O’ Gold Cash Giveaway Event! coordinated by ShePromotes Several bloggers have come together to bring you this fantastic cash prize.  Each entry will bring you closer to finding the end of the


Bye-Bye GFC

Here we are, less than 24 hours away from the removal of Google Friend Connect (GFC) from non-blogspot blogs. I suspect it will leave blogspot blogs at some point in the near future too. We


When to Teach Children About Money

With Rissa’s vocabulary growing everyday and her love of books, I have been thinking more and more about how to teach her things. I don’t necessarily structure out days for specific learning opportunities but


I Love Easy Breakfast

I love breakfast foods though I rarely have more than cereal and toast in the mornings. All the good stuff ends up being a treat for dinner or if we go out for brunch



WoW #35: Win on Wednesday Low Entry Linky

WoW! Win on Wednesday #33 Welcome to the WoW! Win on Wednesday low entry giveaway linky! WoW is a weekly linkup going live every Wednesday morning at 7:00 am CST and ending the following Tuesday at 11:59pm CST.


The Great Swag Swap Event: Pillow Pets DS Game (US/CAN) 2/29-3/7

Welcome to The Great Swag Swap Giveaway Hop hosted by Gypsy Mama Logs and Mama goes BAM. This is a special event to thank you, our readers, and is your 2nd chance to


Owie Pillow is the Solution to Seat Belt Discomfort During Pregnancy!

When I was pregnant, my growing belly created a lot of uncomfortable moments. One of main places was in my car. It was hard to get in and out, the seat belt


Woo Her With a Bouquet From 1-800-Flowers.com!

Sometimes, I really love my job.  I definitely love receiving flowers to review!  I know they won’t last forever, but there’s something special about receiving a flower delivery.  It makes my heart go pitter


Baby Gear Review | Pipila Pacifier Sterilizer

Rissa only used pacifiers for a few months but during that time she dropped them hundreds of times! And if you’ve had to pick up dropped pacifiers, you know how quickly and easily they


10,000 Facebook Fan Celebration $15 Amazon GC Giveaway (WW) 3/12

10k Facebook Fan Celebration! We passed 10,000 fans on Facebook last week – woohoo!  Our good friend at Formula Mom is super close so we decided to get our joint celebration started.  I asked which


Motivate Your Kids to Save With a $20 Account Bonus Through My Job Chart!

I’ve previously shared with you about My Job Chart, a free online resource for a job chart and reward tracking system to help kids learn how to Save, Share and Spend money responsibly.  It’s a great


Donating a Winter Survival Kit #EnergizerCFK #CBias #ChampionsforKids

A couple weeks ago I shared with you about the February Champions for Kids Simple Service Project.  This month is focused on helping others be prepared in the event of an emergency and is


Getting Excited for Frankenweenie Coming October 5th!

I’m a big fan of Tim Burton and I can’t wait for October to see Frankenweenie!  Here is a new poster and some fun facts about the movie! From creative genius Tim Burton (“Alice in


TTC Journal: I’m Ovulating Regularly Again!

Ever since I can remember, my periods have been mostly irregular except while on birth control. Of course, being on the Pill in order to have a regular cycle doesn’t help anyone get


Pound Puppies: Homeward Pound DVD Giveaway (US) 3/8

Pound Puppies: Homeward Pound is coming to DVD on March 6, 2012! Puppy lovers rejoice! Pound Puppies: Homeward Pound will arrive on DVD on March 6, 2012, from Shout! Factory Kids in collaboration with Hasbro, Inc.


The Mommy Mindset: Traveling With a Toddler on a Plane

We took Rissa on her first lengthy car ride when she was 2.5 months old.  A 3 hour trip turned into a 5 hour one.  While you’d think we could just pull over when


Man or Muppet? – Oscar Song Nominee!

This Sunday, February 26th, is the Oscars! The 84th Academy Awards ceremony will be broadcasting live o ABC! “Man or Muppet,” music snd lyrics by Bret McKenzie, has been nominated for Best Music