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Tales From the Nursery: The Toddler Years

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Safety Recall: Fisher Price Little People’s Builder Load ‘n Go Wagon

Voluntary Safety Recall: The wagon handle of the Little People® Builders Load ’n Go Wagon may cause injury if a child falls on it, so Fisher Price has issued a voluntary recall in cooperation with the United States Consumer Product Safety...


VeggieTales Princess and the Pop Star DVD Review & #Giveaway (Closed)

I think we’ve officially become a Veggie Tales family.  I know the theme song quite well and hubby is on his way to learning it too.  Rissa just seems to LOVE watching and listening.  And they continue to come...


RIO DVD #Giveaway and New Coloring App Info (Closed)

RIO is coming to DVD on August 2nd! Captured as a young bird from the wild, Blu (Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network) is a domesticated Spix Macaw living thousands of miles away from his homeland, Brazil. When his human owner...


Odd Things Heard at My House

Odd Things Heard at My House

You smell like a rubber giraffe. Honey, don’t lick the laptop. Is that poop or chocolate? Don’t put the kitty’s tail in your mouth. Please don’t lick mommy’s bra. Please stop clawing at my shirt. These are directed at my daughter, not my husband…in case...


Free 140 Labels from Vista Print (Deal ends July 29th)

Free 140 Labels from Vista Print (Deal ends July 29th)

From now until July 29th you can get 140 FREE Return Address Labels! The labels are free – just pay shipping and processing! With over 7,000 of designs to choose from, these labels are extremely versatile. You can sort...



What’d You Win? July Edition (with linky)

What’d You Win? July Edition (with linky)

I like to share each month what I’ve won since I loooove giveaways!  So, I teamed up with Sometimes You Win and Eco Baby Mama Dramato host a new monthly feature called “What’d you Win?” Here’s the deal, every last...


WoW #6: Win on Wednesday Low Entry #Giveaway Linkup

WoW #6: Win on Wednesday Low Entry #Giveaway Linkup

WoW! Win on Wednesday #6 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. Formula Mom, Mama on...


Free Webinar: Get Your Kids to Listen Without Nagging, Yelling or Reminding

Free Webinar: Get Your Kids to Listen Without Nagging, Yelling or Reminding

Makobi Scribe has partnered with Amy McCready, founder of Positive Parenting Solutions to offer a free live training webinar on Thursday, July 28th from 9-10 PM EASTERN Time. Webinar seating will be limited so learn more and RSVP now! I’ll look forward to welcoming you. For more...


Seneca Farms Oatmeal and Fruit Review & #Giveaway (Closed)

One of our pantry staples is oatmeal.  I’ve gravitated towards instant oatmeal… flavored oatmeal!  It’s yummy and a fairly quick and easy way to have breakfast.  During the winter I even took it to work for lunch sometimes.  Unfortunately,...


Babycakes Cake Pop Maker Review

  I’ve been wanting to bake more, quite possibly because I’m home.  While working full-time with a commute it certainly was harder to get motivated about cooking and baking.  Although, Rissa keeps me busy too so it can be hard...


What’s On Your Sandwich? #CBias

What’s On Your Sandwich? #CBias

I recently went shopping for lunch meat at Walmart’s Supercenter.  I’m thinking we do need to start grocery shopping at Walmart more often.  It’s crazy how much cheaper stuff is there than our grocery stores nearby.  I mean, I...


Behind the Blog: When Things Don’t Go as Planned

Behind the Blog: When Things Don’t Go as Planned

I just have to share this quick.  Blogging is not only my fun, my hobby, and well.. my job now, but it is also my therapy.  That’s how I keep sane, if you can believe that.  Yet, blogging can...


Christmas in July Giveaway Hop $175 Prize Pack (Closed)

** This post will remain at the top until this giveaway event is over.  Please scroll down for other new posts! ** Welcome to Christmas in July Giveaway Blog Hop Event is brought to you by Just Married with Coupons, Matter of Cents and Money $aving Michele.  From July 25...


Funny Old Ads: Medical Remedies of Yesteryear: Burnham’s Clam Bouillon for Sick Children

As Darcy has mentioned a few times, I dabble in family history AKA genealogy. Part of that research sometimes requires me to browse old newspapers. Fortunately, Google has a bunch of them online already. While searching through some of...


Cloth Diaper Deals: Get GroVia on Gilt!

Cloth Diaper Deals: Get GroVia on Gilt!

From previous reviews (unsponsored and sponsored) you know we love GroVia’s hybrid cloth diapering system.  And on markdown? Yes please! Get GroVia on Gilt! This summer, fashionistas who try to strut the best styles are finding the best deals on Gilt...


#Giveaway Gala (7/24)

Giveaway Gala Hosted by: 3 Princes and a Princess 2, Closer to Lucy, Have Sippy Will Travel, Tales From the Nursery, and The Thrifty Things. Yes, that means if you link up here – your giveaway will be listed on all five...


$20 for $40 Worth of The Juno Company DVDs, CDs, or Downloads

$20 for $40 Worth of The Juno Company DVDs, CDs, or Downloads

We have The Day the Music Stopped on my iPhone as a story app.  Rissa loves watching the puppet cut scenes and this helped keep her entertained on a few long car rides! Buy $40 worth of DVDs, CDs, or Downloads...


Weekly Winners (7/18-7/24) and a New Page!

Weekly Winners (7/18-7/24) and a New Page!

Winner! Mother-ease Wizard EasyStuff had 841 entries! Congrats to Nina!* New Winners Page This will be the last winner announcement post. I’m going to switch to a winner’s PAGE that will be updated as I go along rather than publishing a post. That...


The Naked Reader Book Club (Adult)

The Naked Reader Book Club (Adult)

Okay, if you don’t think a book club called The Naked Reader is anything but adult, I’m curious what you thought it was! But yes, the following post will contain links and information of an adult nature so take...