Tales From the Nursery

Tales From the Nursery: The Toddler Years

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Healthy Breakfast Fuel

I’m often asked where my toddler gets all of her energy.  Most of the time I say, “I don’t know.”  The truth is, I wonder about all her energy, especially on the days I’m


We Had a Stellar Time Watching Men In Black 3 on Vudu! #SeeMIB3 #CBias

Remember how I told you we pre-purchased Men In Black 3 at Walmart?  Because we did that, we were able to register our copy on Vudu to have digital access starting on November 16, 2012


How to Pre-Order Men in Black 3 & Watch it on Vudu Before Release Day! #SEEMIB3

Having seen the first two MIBs and being a fan of Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones, I’m definitely looking forward to the seeing Men in Black 3.  It’s hard to believe how long it


Dial Into Giving – The Donation #DialCFK #CBias

About a week ago I told you about the current Champions for Kids Simple Service Project focused on helping children in our community live cleaner and healthier lives.  I shared a couple important facts regarding


Dial Into Giving Personal Care Items to Community Children #DialCFK #CBias

It’s a new month, which means it is time for a new Simple Service Project with Champions for Kids!  This month is focused on helping children in the community have cleaner, healthier lives.  As


Family Movie Night With The Avengers and MarketSide Pizza #MarvelAvengersWMT #CBias

As you may know, The Avengers movie is near and dear to my heart. I feel pretty invested in it besides the fact that I just love the movie. Before it came


Donating Books For Kids Makes a Difference #NickCFK #CBias

Last week I told you I was up to something… something good!  I was working on a mini-book drive to help local children in need get access to books.  Books are important in our


Connecting as a Family Over Dinner and a Game Night #DipDipHooray #CBias

One thing my dad always stressed when I was growing up was the importance of having dinner together. It was the one time no one was allowed to take phone calls. As I grew


Why I’m Helping Local Kids Get Books #NickCFK #CBias

Long ago, I once read that there’s a correlation between how well kids do in school and the amount of books in their homes. If a child has access to more books and develops


How to Save Money & Capture Memories While Donating School Supplies #BagItForward #CBias

I’m so glad to be part of #BagItForward again this year. Last year I donated back to school supplies to Joplin, my nephew, and to my sister-in-law’s classroom as part of the BagItForward.org


Spin Into Action to Make a Difference in Your Community #SpinbrushCFK #CBias

About a week ago I shared with you that I was working on the Champions for Kids Spin into Action Simple Service Project.  Champions for Kids continues to work to inspire and motivate millions of people


We’re Spinning Into Action to Help Local Children Have Great Smiles #CBias #SocialFabric

The very first time I participated in a Champions for Kids Simple Service Project was last December.  At that time I shared a little about my family receiving community assistance when I was younger.  I


Gourmet Your Leftovers With Ecce Panis Bread: Sloppy Joe Fondue Dip Recipe

Leftovers or not, I love bread, especially homemade bread. I don’t have the time to bake my own, but I can put Ecce Panis bake at home bread in the oven for 8-10 minutes


Free Avengers Coloring Masks at Walmart.com!

Are you a Marvel comics fan?  The Avengers movie is coming to theaters May 4th, so now is a good time to prepare as the kids get excited!  Walmart.com has a fun exclusive site where


$200 Walmart GC Giveaway! Ends 4/6/12

Everyone loves a good Walmart Gift Card Giveaway, so Makobi Scribe and 10 other bloggers decided to get together and bring you one. We are trying out a new application to see how the


In-Store Skin Hydration With Dial™ NutriSkin™ Lotion #CBias #DialNutriSkin

Dry skin is no fun, especially in winter.  I actually get weirded out  if my skin feels too dry.  I’ll obsess about it until I can get my hands on some!  Well, I knew there was


Need Help Living Healthier? The Walmart Foundation Can Help!

Need Help Living Healthier? The Walmart Foundation Can Help!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Walmart for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. One of my goals is to live a healthier lifestyle.  This is always on my goal


Is Your Child Prepared for a Winter Emergency? #EnergizerCFK #ChampionsforKids #CBias

Did you know that 70% of power outages are weather related? Short power outages aren’t too bad, just inconvenient, but longer ones are stressful. Did you know that accidents are the leading cause


We Brightened a Child’s Holiday! #DisneyCFK #CBias

Remember how I told you that I was paying it forward this year? That I had received help with presents when I was little and now I wanted to help give back to a


I Want to sendCheer to Military Families! #sendcheer #cbias

Though Veteran’s Day has passed, it doesn’t mean the time to honor our troops has to stop until the next holiday. Both of my grandfathers served our country and so did my uncle. I