The Cozy Condo

cozy condo

There are big changes around here behind the scenes of Baby Gizmo and we decided it was time to let you in. I know you've seen the video sets in our Baby Gizmo videos change in the last 6 months and you may be wondering why. Well, I've decided to show you a little more about the personal side of the family behind Baby Gizmo. Sure, we are still going to continue the product, … [Read more...]

Racing Cars & Testing Tires with Cooper Tire (VIDEO)

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Do you ever wonder what really goes down when I go on these "trips"? You know, the press trips that I have been sharing with you lately? Remember last month when I went to San Antonio to race cars with Johnny Unser and learn all about tire maintenance and safety at the Cooper Tire Supermom Event?Well, you are in for a treat because you get to see an inside look at what … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

As I have mentioned before, I did a lot of baking over the holidays. Cake, cookies, bars and now bread. To be fair this is what I would consider "dessert bread". It's not your typical sliced bread that you throw some lunch meat on and call it a day. This is a decadent, rich, moist bread that is loaded with banana, peanut butter and chocolate which should be lovingly sliced and … [Read more...]

Vtech Switch & Go Dinos – Brok the Brachiosaurus Video Review

Vtech Brok

The VTech Switch n Go Dinos were a big hit with the boys this holiday season. These toys remind dads of an updated version of the Transformers they had as a child but the kids love the unique feature of transforming from vehicle to dinosaur.With my family, everyone must have had the same idea this year because my boys received 5 different Switch n Go Dinos including the big … [Read more...]

Baby Gizmo Spotlight Video Review: Joovy Moon Room

Joovy Moon Room

Joovy is changing the shape of playards and they are doing it with the fun Moon Room. This unique playard maximizes the space for your baby to sleep and play while giving it a cool look. Take an up close and personal look at the new Joovy Moon Room in our Baby Gizmo Video above. (Photos and dimensions are below!)SHOP Joovy Moon Room HERE   … [Read more...]

American Girl 2013 Saige Copeland with Her Hair Down (VIDEO)

We helped introduce the new American Girl 2013 Girl of the Year, Saige Copeland, to the world last week. You can see the up close and personal Baby Gizmo video on Saige here: Saige Copeland 2013 Girl of the Year.Immediately after posting the video, loads of requests to see the doll with her hair down flooded in. We had no idea that so many people wanted to see Saige with … [Read more...]

12 Weeks of Holidays Giveaway: Week 11 – Nursing MomMe

12 Weeks of Giveaways

And we are back with Week 11 of our 12 Weeks of Holidays with Club MomMe after a brief hiatus to celebrate the holidays with our families.So we are kicking off week 11 on New Year’s Eve and this week we are celebrating "Nursing MomMes".  To all of the Expectant MomMes and Daddys, and new MomMes who are spending countless hours each day breastfeeding and pumping for their … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Billionaire Bars

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Billionaire Bars

Today I'm sharing another treat that I made during the holidays for my family. As usual, they requested chocolate chip cookies but I ALWAYS make those cookies. Sure, the cookies I make are amazing but I wanted to make something different. I figured I would include something with cookie dough to keep them happy though. Who doesn't like chocolate chip cookie dough, right?!? Well, … [Read more...]

Meet the American Girl 2013 Girl of the Year – Saige Copeland

Saige Copeland American Girl

Sometimes my daughter thinks my job is pretty cool. As she gets older, the times where she still considers me the coolest person around is getting fewer and fewer.  Fortunately for me, the day Saige arrived at our house was one of those times. That's right - Best. Mom. Ever. - type of situation. We had the opportunity to get an up close and personal look at the new American … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Crunch Cake

Pumpkin Crunch Cake

Don’t forget to check out our new FOOD BLOG – SKINNY NOT SKINNY – dedicated 100% to food! :)While visiting family out of town for the holiday this past weekend, I baked so many yummy goodies that it's truly hard for me not to share them with you all at once. Not to overwhelm you, I'm sharing the recipes one by one over the next couple weeks. This holiday I really knocked it … [Read more...]

Pecan Pie Truffles Recipe

Pecan Pie Truffle

It's a holiday with the family which means I've been a baking fool the past few days. Normally, I would wait until I return home to share some of the recipes with you, but this one couldn't wait. The family is going crazy on how delicious these little balls are. Yes, I have made more dessert balls. If you haven't been with us before, you can see some of the other ball recipes … [Read more...]

12 Weeks of Holidays: Week 10 – Baby Gear with Club MomMe

Holiday Giveaway

 Congrats to our winner - Entry #5744 - Krystal R.Now that our Baby Gizmo 12 Days of Christmas is over, we are back into the 12 Weeks of Holidays with Club MomMe! This week one lucky winner will receive a Nuna Leaf, Avent Baby Monitor, Peg Perego Book Plus Stroller and Munchkin Diaper Pail. That's right, this is another one winner takes all giveaway!!And yep, you saw … [Read more...]

How to Pick the Diaper Bag that is Right for You (VIDEO)

How to Pick a Diaper Bag

Weekender? Messenger? Hobo Bag? Clutch? Tote? Backpack? Mini? There are so many diaper bags to choose from that many ask themselves "Where do I start? Which one(s) do I need?"Today's Baby Gizmo Video is all about picking the perfect diaper bag for you. I highlight the different types of diaper bags and the main features to look for when deciding which baby bag becomes your … [Read more...]

Sad, Mad and Devastated All at the Same Time

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We, like you, are devastated by the horrific tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary that happened last Friday. We encourage everyone to keep each and every angel that was taken too early from their families in CT in your thoughts and prayers in the coming days, weeks and months.    … [Read more...]