Contests, Sweeps, and Giveaways Archive


Find the Perfect Toy to Gift From PlaySkool #thisskoolrocks

I tend to think I'm a pretty good judge of what my daughter likes and doesn't like, but occasionally she surprises me. Lately she has become more interested in pretend play and toys that fit well into this. While I may have a general idea of what to shop for, I know


Who Will Laugh More: Elmo or Your Toddler? #LOLElmo

Actually I think I laugh more than both of them. It might be terrible of me, but I have to stifle a giggle when my toddler says she's scared of Elmo. Don't worry, I'm not traumatizing her – she just asks ME to play with him instead. Like many toddlers and preschoolers,


Someone Tried to Steal My Info Once {LifeLock Giveaway}

A few years ago we thought it was odd that I was missing a piece of mail from the state. It wasn't required for me to file my taxes, but it was sent out during tax season. Brian received his, but I didn't receive mine. We didn't think too much about it


Our Bedtime Ritual {Plus Sweepstakes} #SleepytimeSongs

When my daughter was a baby, I often rocked and sang her to sleep. Sometimes I'm still amazed at how singing can soothe her at almost two years old. While our bedtime ritual has evolved as she's grown up, we still use music from time to time. Most nights our bedtime routine


Rissa Has a Big Girl Cup!

Since I was first pregnant with Rissa and working on my baby registry, I'd heard a lot of good things about Tommee Tippee products. I mostly knew about their bottles at the time. Since we didn't really use bottles, I didn't get to try any. I've continued to hear positive remarks about


Reduce Counter Clutter With the Rubbermaid 2-in-1 Recycler Review & Giveaway (US/CAN) 5/13

One problem with having a small kitchen is having limited counter space. With limited counter space it is easy to get overwhelmed by clutter. And clutter is definitely my weak area. Some of the offending objects shouldn't be taking up my precious counter space, but sometimes we are lazy about putting the


Book Review | God’s Eye by A.J. Scudiere

Synopsis: Katharine Geryon is living the life her family name has dictated, and why not? After all, it has given her a good job in the family company and a fine life with all the things she should want. But all that changes as increasingly disturbing events begin to occur: soot stains


Simply Potatoes Makes Dinner Simply-fied!

We love mashed potatoes but don't always have time to peel, boil and mash them. And sometimes they are t the planned side but would go great with our meal if only there was a quick way to whip a batch up. For a few years we actually ate the dreaded box


Timmy Time: Timmy Finds Treasure Review & Giveaway (US) 4/8

Timmy Time: Timmy Finds Treasure Release Date: March 13, 2012 Run Time: 45 minutes Synopsis: Ahoy! There’s LOOTs of fun to be had with Timmy and his mateys in this collection of woolly tales! Timmy practices his pirate captain skills, accidentally leading his crew to special treasure. There’s mis-arrrdventure on the hunt


Unique Name Art for Your Child’s Room {Review & Giveaway (US) 4/3}

Isn't there something romantic about sand writing? Whenever I see it in movies I think it is so sweet and beautiful. Maybe it's because I don't live anywhere near a beach? Still, I love it. Well, except when it gets washed away. Courtney of Nature's Notebook understands the bittersweet of the waves