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Baby Gizmo YouTube Giveaway Extravaganza Day 30 – Stokke Xplory

Congratulations to our winner of Day 30 – Entry #3414 – Heather S. Oh… Em… Gee.  It is the final and 30th day of the Baby Gizmo YouTube 30-Day Giveaway!  Does it seem to you that six weeks of giveaways have flown by?!?  Sure, 30 days was a lot to keep up with!  I’m not […]


When should girls get their ears pierced?

I got my ears pierced at the ripe-old age of 12. It, or the piercing, happened on my birthday and was a big deal. My mom told me about the big plan the night before, so I remember waking up that morning and feeling like I was crossing into something BIG. Womanhood? Hmm. Yeah, maybe […]


Learn the Alphabet with the VTech Touch and Teach Turtle

Forget your regular old cutesy turtle who walks slowly and hides in his shell, this is a turtle that can sing, read, teach the alphabet and dance. Okay, he can’t dance, but he can do the rest. We recently received the V-Tech Touch and Teach Turtle as a gift, and although my daughter isn’t the […]


Baby Gizmo YouTube Giveaway Extravaganza Day 29 – 4Moms Origami

Congratulations to our Day 29 winner – Entry #3723 – Beth C. Seriously, we are out-doing ourselves every day of this giveaway!  Day 29 is so big that we are giving away one of the fantastic, fabulous, luxury 4Moms Origami strollers that no one else gets to giveaway!  Think about it. Have you seen anyone […]


Cartoons that Embrace Diversity

We are not a TV free household and I do not feel guilty for admitting that. My kids are bright and well adjusted. It doesn’t bother me if they spend some time watching age appropriate programming. I am selective about what they can watch and am partial to cartoons that embrace diversity in all forms. […]


Oreo Crusted Brownie Cupcakes

I was trying to think of something yummy to make for my family over Easter weekend because when we are all together it is the perfect opportunity to have an audience to ohhh and awww over my baked goods. Plus, it is more people to actually eat the desserts instead of my husband and I […]


Baby Gizmo YouTube Giveaway Extravaganza Day 28 – Bumbleride Indie Twin

Congratulations to our winner of Day 28- Entry #4456 – Sandra B. We know some of you have been waiting (or hoping!) for this stroller to pop up in the YouTube Giveaway! How could you not?!? It’s the Bumbleride Indie Twin!!  Not  just the Indie but the TWIN!  Double the fun!! We clearly have no […]


BRITAX Registry Rewards Program Offers Free Car Seat

New and expecting parents may earn an extra registry gift from BRITAX – a Britax Boulevard 70 Convertible Car Seat – when they participate in the Britax Registry Rewards program. The Britax Registry Rewards Program just started April 2. Parents can receive a free car seat (the Boulevard 70!) when they buy one designated BRITAX […]


American Girl Adds New Books to Collection

If you have an American Girl fan in the house, she might be interested to know that they have some great new additions to the American Girl book collection. Three new mysteries, two new Innerstar University books and my favorite new addition, a book called “A Smart Girl’s Guide to Liking Herself – Even on […]


School Lunch/Snack: PBJ&B “Sushi”

It’s easy to get into a lunchtime rut, especially when it comes to packing kids lunches and snacks for school. I have to admit, I’m not very good with the cutesy lunches. It’s not that I don’t think they are adorable, I’m just not very well versed in making things look precious or adorable (not […]