Happy Father’s Day From Rissa!


Fulfilling Family Wishes

Like many of us, I often wish for material things like more money, a bigger home, a newer car, or a dream vacation. Yet these aren’t my most important wishes. They are things I want, sure, but ultimately my happiness involves my family. Those are the wishes most special to me. And


Happy Father’s Day Clip From #Brave

This Father’s Day clip from Disney/Pixar’s Brave is cute. I crack up every time I see King Fergus imitate his daughter, Merida. Enjoy!


Pregnancy Journal: 16 Weeks!

This might sound strange, but I don’t feel very pregnant lately. Sure, I get cravings, I get worn out easier than usual, I feel random movements in my abdomen, and my belly is expanding. I’m 16 weeks today, but this picture was taken last weekend. My belly keeps getting bigger yet, I’ve


Father’s Day & Graduation Gift Idea: Linksys EA2700 Wireless Router #fathersday #graduation

Over the years we have been pretty brand loyal to Linksys for routers, though my dad did stray once or twice based on a sale.  Homes are getting more and more connected these days – my parents’ house included. My parents live a few hours away, so we visit them once a


BuckleyBoo Toy Giveaway! (US) 6/29

Imagine Toys is offering one of my US readers a BuckleyBoo Lion of their own – just like the one Rissa has been using to improve her fine motor skills! Prize! (1) BuckleyBoo Lion Toy Giveaway! Log into the Rafflecopter form either with your Facebook account OR just name & email (this


How the BuckleyBoo Toy Helps Toddlers Practice Matching and Fine Motor Skills

This is BuckleyBoo, a developmental toy available at Imagine Toys.  When we were offered the opportunity to review him my initial thought was I don’t want her to master buckles yet!  But then my logical mind took back over.  See, a few months ago, Rissa started showing interest in her buckles. Buckles


Bob’s Burgers Season 1 Review

Synopsis: “BOB’S BURGERS” follows a third-generation restaurateur, Bob Belcher who runs Bob’s Burgers with the help of his wife and their three kids. Despite his greasy counters, lousy location and occasionally spotty service, Bob is convinced his burgers speak for themselves. Featuring the voice talents of H. Jon Benjamin (“Archer”) and Kristen Schaal (“Flight of the Concords”), “Bob’s Burgers” is a hilarious


Funny Disney/Pixar’s BRAVE Summer Games Clip #Brave

They’ve done it again!  The Freedom Broch compilation was quite amusing and now this Summer Games clip is funny.  Though the 40 Yard Nose Run is NOT my kind of game!   Which game would you medal in? “Like” BRAVE on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/PixarBrave BRAVE arrives in theaters everywhere on June 22nd!


Magical Moments With Laughter #TimothyGreen

I’ve enjoyed a lot of firsts with my daughter. All are special in their own way, but only one is like music to my ears – her laugh. Once she started laughing, we started acting like fools day and night. That sweet sound was addicting! If she laughed when I shook my