Guest Post – 7 Daddy-Daughter Date Ideas

    A lot of dads struggle to connect with their daughter. Quite often, this can worsen as time progresses; it is often amplified if Mom is always in the picture. Encouraging daddy-daughter dates once every couple weeks or even once a month will allow them to make memories together. This also gives you the […]

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DIY: Using youtube to cut long hair!

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I am the Mommy to 4 beautiful kids and 2 amazing surrogate daughters. They all astound me time and again. I mention this because I need you to know I would do anything for them. Sometimes what they wish me to do scares the heck out of me! So when my teen insisted I cut […]

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Guest Post: Top Tips for Finding a Talented Interior Designer in the UK

  You want the kind of home that you see in the magazines. They always look so beautiful. At the same time, you’re not a designer. You need help with the minutia. What you need is an interior designer. But, a good one is hard to find – especially in the UK. Here’s how to […]

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Review: Home Grown Books – Beginning Readers

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homegrownbooksnyc.com Home Grown Books are for emergent readers, little ones that are ready to start learning how the magic of words work. This company offers books and parenting resources to make this learning fun and effective. I am glad to have the change to review them with my own little ones and share how our […]

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Review – Bonefish Grill Surprise Box – New Menu

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www.bonefishgrill.com One of the places my husband and I love most when it comes the few date nights we manage to get is Bone Fish Grill. We both grew up in New England and love fish and the ocean. As we move often being a military family it can be a challenge to find great […]

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IKEA HAS FOUND A WAY TO TRAVEL IN TIME

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Thanks to hypnotist Justin Tranz, IKEA has been able to help couples get a glimpse into their possible future in this very interesting time travel perception experiment! Justin Tranz is the only hypnotist in history to ever legitimately perform on Broadway, at least so far. He has been on stage over 6,000 times and has […]

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Do Crunchy Parents cut coupons?

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  I saw this image on facebook and I had to share it. I remember my couponing days and I remember how hard it was even all those years ago to save money on healthy things because so many of the coupons where for processed junk! I had friends who would joke that they wouldn’t […]

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Review – Learning is best when it is play – Matics

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www.kabukihelps.com This game was created by a mom because her son was struggling with some basic math skills.  She wanted a fun way to help him practice and reinforce what he was learning in school.  That mom is also the founder of Kabuki Helps, which has grown into a community of parents and teachers committed to making […]

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Review – Back to School – Getting organized with Shoplet

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www.shoplet.com Shoplet was kind enough to send me a few items to review that I am finding very helpful with getting things organized for back to school and not just the school stuff but over all house stuff too! The Office Supplies helped inspire me to come up with a outside project control journal! We […]

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Looking and Feeling Good During Pregnancy

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Looking and Feeling Good During Pregnancy Image by Stephanie Knowles via Flickr Most young mothers these days are probably not old enough to remember the good old days before the massive expansion of the internet and online shopping. It was not so very long ago that mothers to be either had to rely on someone […]

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Attachment Parenting a Teenager – It’s ok to Panic!

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  I am not expert at anything…. or maybe I just am very aware that no one is perfect and there is always something new to learn. When it comes to attachment parenting a teenager I am learning as I go like we all do. Please as always take my thoughts with a grain of […]

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Wordless Wednesday 8/13 – Depression Lies

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I have always had a problem being wordless so it is no shock that your reading this now. I leave you with the above image and the reminder the depression lies (It tells you that your alone when you are not!) and one can no more talk themselves out of it than they can talk […]

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Review – Children’s Book – Terry Treetop finds new friends

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  Click on the image above to download the e-book! (free right now!) This is a cute e-book that my kids and I enjoyed, specially my 6 year old daughter. It has great sight words for kids learning to read and is short enough to be a great bed time story for little ones. Terry […]

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Review: 3-in-1 Coloring Book – Meet Lulu

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You can get Painting Lulu on Amazon! This is a very cool coloring book for kids that lets them color pages as they normally would but then adds another level of coloring fun with a cool app! This is my son who used colored pencils to color the calculator page. There is a story of […]

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Review: PhantomFit Resistance Loop Bands

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www.phantomfit.com Resistance Loop Bands – Set of 4 Light, Medium, Heavy, and X-heavy Exercise Bands – Lifetime Guarantee – Best Fitness Band for Ankle, Legs, Knee, or Arm Exercises – Perfect for Physical Therapy Workout, P90x, and Crossfit Training – Best Home Equipment for Men and Women – Lifeline for Getting Fit The review I […]

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Helping Students Pick Electives That Inspire Them!

  It is that time of year for many of us….. time for students to pick electives. Some already have and now it is time to plan how to help those classes truly come alive for our children! For my family, we have homeschool students wanting to work on their own passions and we can […]

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Giveaway: Go Sleeveless Summer Challenge

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“I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence Central for Dove Advanced Care Deodorant. I received a promotional item to facilitate my review.”     I am really looking forward to reviewing for Dove soon and entering their Go Sleeveless Summer Challenge! You can enter now by going to http://bit.ly/1r0bu6Q to participate in The Sleeveless Summer […]

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Are you having this moment each day or failing yourself?

   Being Happy with Your Life I sit outside in the ending heat with the sun dropping lower and lower in the sky. The day is almost over and I find myself so content. I think about this contentment almost every evening like this, out in the yard, watering the garden, watching the kids play. […]

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Review – Exfolimate for beautiful skin!

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 www.exfolimate.com When I was given a chance to review for exfolimate I knew it was a chance I couldn’t pass up. While I don’t tend to break out, I have dry skin and it just keeps getting worse with age! They shipped this product out very quickly and the directions are super simple. Wash skin […]

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Review – Monthly Science Box – Groovy Lab In A Box

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www.groovylabinabox.com All Science and hands on fun delivered monthly for kids 8 and up! (Our 6 year old thought this box was awesome too!) And definitely not just for boys!  Everything we needed for these projects came on the box except for the sun and water! It even included tape! (Though we needed to use […]

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My Crunchy Families Dark Secret….

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Did you know that the vast majority of crunchy families limit screen time and media? This crunchy family is not though one of those families. Yes we have been in the past and when things get to be too chaotic or seems like we are not connecting on the level we want to be with […]

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Review – Something all Pet Owners Should Have!

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Pet Urine Stain Finder Never does a pet owner want to need a product like this but accidents happen, even with the best trained pets, they happen! Cleaning up after the messes one would think is not so hard but it really can be! When we moved into this huge beautiful house we noticed an […]

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Review – Toxin Free Soap nuts liquid laundry detergent

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Liquid Soap Nuts From Green Virgin Products If you know me then you know I am not at all a virgin to green products but I rather like the name of this company, it is the idea of something untouched. So many of our house hold products are filled with toxic chemicals. Sure a little […]

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Giveaway – $100 Amazon Gift Card Hosted by Kids Acadimy

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Kid‘s Academy is all about helping children learn verbal, writing and math skills in an easy and fun manner. Apps such as 123 Tracing and Bingo ABC have been top-50 educational apps in the App Store, and Kid’s Academy has also brought the well-known stories and nursery rhymes The Three Little Pigs and Five Little Monkeys to life with interactive […]

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