Love Dogs? This Post is For You!


This post has been sponsored by DogVacay, the new alternative to dog boarding. We are a dog-loving family, that's for sure! I can't remember a time in my life when I haven't had at least one dog - same for my husband. When we got married, we adopted our own dog, Emmy. Emmy is an adorable dog who is full of love and energy. She's a member of the family - our kids just adore her, as you can see from the picture above. Naturally, when we go on ...continue reading

WIN 3 Awesome Thomas the Train Items from Step2!


  Today is fan Friday over at Step2 and the giveaway is SO amazing, I wanted to make sure you didn't miss it! One lucky, lucky entrant will WIN these 3 Thomas the Train items from Step2! Click HERE to enter the giveaway now. Hurry though - this one is only open for 24 hours and ends tonight at 11:59pm ET. Good luck!! ...continue reading

Enter to win FOUR toys from VTech!


Special thanks to Camille from Viva Veltoro for sharing this review and giveaway with us today! Happy Halloween everyone!  After trick or treating tonight, its full steam ahead on CHRISTMAS!!  We're giving you a head start on thinking of great gift ideas for you little ones, and offering one winner the entire lot of all four of these excellent toys from VTech!  At no cost to facilitate this review, I was sent the Grow-Along Music Center, Chomp ...continue reading

Get an Early Start on Christmas Shopping with Kmart Layaway!

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This is a sponsored post on behalf of Kmart. Keep reading to find out more about Kmart layaway and how it can simplify your holiday shopping, plus enter to win a $75 Kmart gift card! We're just a day away from Halloween and all I can think about is Christmas! I LOVE Christmas. It is truly my favorite time of the year.  I'm one of those people who sets up the Christmas tree no later than Black Friday and start Christmas shopping in June. I know ...continue reading

Care Bears Belly Badge Rock DVD Review & Giveaway!!

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Disclosure: I received the Care Bears Belly Badge Rock DVD at no cost to facilitate this review. Just when you thought life couldn't get any sweeter - here come the Care Bears! This time they are shaking it up with 4 all new episodes about friendship and honesty. On this new DVD, released October 28th, you will find these wonderful exciting episodes (along with some brand new songs): "Show of Shyness "Bully Exposed" "Over ...continue reading

Disney’s Maleficent: A Modern Take on a Classic Villain


Most of you have watched the classic Disney fairytale, Sleeping Beauty. It follows the story of Princess Aurora, the spindle of a spinning wheel, the evil, cold-hearted (and yet fiery) villain, Maleficent, and true love's first kiss. I remember, when I was a child, watching Sleeping Beauty and getting scared when the evil Maleficent would turn into the big, angry, dragon who blew smoke and fire at the daring Prince Phillip, who was trying to ...continue reading

infantino Fresh Squeezed Squeeze Station

Win Fresh Squeezed

Baby food, for me, is a very important focus as a Mom. I like having control over what my baby ingests, especially in those first few months of eating solids, which is why I am generally not a fan of commercially processed baby food. My first born never had any, EVER. Then 18 months later my second came along. It's at that point, or at least it was for me, that you have to start picking your battles. Let's face it, pre-made, pre-packaged baby ...continue reading

Get Ready For Winter with Olay Regenerist {Plus a Fabulous Giveaway!}

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I was provided the items mentioned in this post at no cost to facilitate a review. All opinions are my own. Next month, I turn 29 - TWENTY NINE. While I realize that's not old, I'm having a hard time coming to grips with the fact that I'm going to be in my 30's soon. Time is going by so fast! It feels like just yesterday I was graduating high school, but here I am with 3 children, a few gray hairs, and I'm certainly noticing that my skin is just ...continue reading

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