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Lindt – A Story of Chocolate Love


I am a big chocolate fan.  I really like the plain chocolate but usually not something mixed with it.  It's like not having your food touch on the plate, but that's a different show lol.  At BlogHer11 I was introduced to Lindt Chocolate.  Typically I am a milk chocolate kind of girl but while  there I decided to try the Dark Chocolate with a Touch of Sea Salt.  It was an interesting … [Read more...]

Carmex Lip Balm Prize Pack Review and Giveaway


Summer isn't gone yet although we know the days are numbered.  Time to enjoy the essence of summer.  I just tried the Lime Twist and Vanilla Carmex Lip Balms and they are very tasty.  You know when you want to wear lip balm you don't want it to leave a not so nice taste in your mouth.  Not to worry because these are great.  They both have SPF15 and have all of the same moisturizing … [Read more...]

Connect 4 Launchers Review and Giveaway

connect4 launchers

We are a gaming household.  My kids love board games just as much as handheld games.  It doesn't have to be raining outside or cold.  It's like a fun family activity that we do and it is so much fun.  Recently we tried Connect 4 Launchers which tickled my little one.  This is his new favorite game.  Why you ask??  Because he gets to launch the checkers in the air towards the … [Read more...]

Gruffalo DVD Review and Giveaway


The new Gruffalo DVD releases on Tuesday 8/15 and it will be your kid's favorite movie!  When I received the DVD to review I had no idea that it was a book also so now we have both!  It's such a beautiful movie with great colors and music.  It talks about life and a little mouse who decides that he want's to escape the normal outcome.  It's very sweet.  My son has watched it MANY times.  But … [Read more...]

Get Ready for Back to School with Oliver’s Labels

olivers labels

  It's that time of year.  I'm buying school supplies and clothes getting ready for next week's first day of school.  I'm so glad I was able to include Oliver's Labels in my back to school rituals.  These labels are a must have so you can send your little ones off to school and have a fighting chance of it returning back home lol. Here are my son's labels.  Aren't they cute!!!  The … [Read more...]

Stila Cosmetics Kidtoons Moms Review and Giveaway


I'm always looking for ways to conserve time.  My kids are busy and our life is extremely busy but I try to put on a great face from time to time.  You never know who you might see while you are out and about :)  I had the  opportunity to try out the Stila Cosmetics Convertible Color lipstick and blush which is all in one.  How easy is that!!!  It comes in a pretty little cosmetic case.  It … [Read more...]

Luden’s Wild Cherry Throat Drops Review

ludens wild cherry

This summer we have had some extremes.  The temperatures here have reached near 100 degrees and over 100 in heat indexes so the central air has been going on full tilt.  That cold air sometimes gives me a sore throat.  I had the opportunity to try the Luden's Wild Cherry and Cool Menthol Throat Drops and I jumped at the chance because I'm one of those unlucky people who get summer colds. I … [Read more...]

Lysol® Back-to-School Review and Giveaway

lysol disinfecting wipes complete clean

Can you believe it??? It's time for back to school.  Those lazy days of summer are almost gone.  Here my children go back mid August so they are really feeling the crunch.  And you know as they return to school they share more than notebook paper.  Germs are shared within toys and on desks you just can't get away from them but you can establish good habits at home to help try to limit your … [Read more...]

BKW Seasoning Steak Rub Review and Giveaway

bkw steak rub

  It's Summer and it's grilling time.  My husband loves a good steak on the grill.  I had the opportunity to try out BKW Seasoning Steak Rub and put it to the test.  It's  the perfect compliment to your steak.  And I actually put it on my grilled veggies that I put on the grill with aluminum foil.  Yum!!!  And he loved the seasoning.  He want's to make sure we keep that seasoning … [Read more...]

Tropical Traditions Oxygen Bleach Review and Giveaway

oxygen bleach

I do a lot of laundry.  And with kids and a husband that works outside you can bet the clothes can be dirty.  If the clothes aren't white you may be able to hide it a bit but we love white tees so that doesn't go so well without bleach.   I had the opportunity to try Tropical Tradition's Oxygen Bleach with excellent results.  I'm always a little scared when I try a new product but I was … [Read more...]

3 Cups – A Review

3 cups

As a parent you want to make sure your children have good money habits.  As you are probably aware from our current economic climate if you are not a saver you may have some difficulties.  And even if you are a saver you have to make good spending decisions in order to keep the money you have.  And what about charity?  Most often that is the first to go when the economy is bad but that is … [Read more...]

Space Race Review and Giveaway


I love Astronomy and I love that my children have picked up on that love, especially my son.  We had the opportunity to check out the poster above and it was so neat talking to him about it.  His first question was "Where is the Earth" and that began a dialogue which is what I love about something like this as a parent and educator.  I'm very excited to tell you about Space Race Poster and … [Read more...]

Heavenly Hummus Review

Heavenly Hummus orignal style

Move over cheese dip! I'm sorry to type with my mouth full but I can't help it.  I'm in love with Heavenly Hummus.  Now you may have tried other hummus products but one you have tried Heavenly Hummus you will know what I'm talking about. Heavenly Hummus is made with nutritious and good for you stuff but don't run away now  lol... it tastes great!  It has garlic, olive oil, fresh lemon … [Read more...]

Miracle Skin Transformer SPF 20 Review


You are never too old to take care of your skin.  I remember not really worrying about taking makeup off sometimes when I was younger or not protecting my skin.  But there is nothing more shocking than seeing someone whose skin hasn't aged as well to bring it back into focus for you.  I will say in the past 10-15 years I have done a better job at protecting my skin.  I'm always on the lookout … [Read more...]

Clue World of Harry Potter Game Review


If you were so happy for the final installment of Harry Potter this weekend then you absolutely have to try the new Clue - World of Harry Potter Game.  If you are like us and really enjoy a good board game this should be tops on your list. You begin by picking the character that you want to be.The Quibbler Instructions provided you with the details about a missing student :)  Things change on … [Read more...]

New Cocoa Puffs Brownie Crunch Review

brownie crunch

You will go cuckoo for the new Cocoa Puffs Brownie Crunch.  If you like the regular Cocoa Puffs you will definitely like these.  As soon as I pulled the box out you could see my kid's eyes light up "chocolate brownies forbreakfast?" and with that they were ready to try them.  What they don't know is that the Cocoa Puffs Brownie Crunch has a balance of whole grain and chocolate...hehehe.  But … [Read more...]

Gorton’s Seafood Review and Giveaway

Gortons seafood

I love seafood.  I don't think I have tried one that I don't like.  My kids love fish sticks too - the ones made with real fish and not something else :)  I was given the opportunity to try Gorton's Seafood for the review and it's a big hit in my household.  My youngest especially likes that he is able pick them up and eat them.  He says they are "his size" lol.  They are so tasty.  I like … [Read more...]

Tropical Traditions Powdered Dish Detergent Review and Giveaway


I have tried many a dish detergent.  From the powder to the liquid to those little squares.  There are many that claim to be good but leave something behind after the dishwashing cycle.  Nothing makes me more mad than seeing clumped food on something after waiting.  I had the opportunity to try Tropical Tradition's Powdered Dish Detergent with good results. I have to admit I'm not really a … [Read more...]