Green Giant Valley Fresh Steamers with Pasta review and giveaway!

It’s hard to prepare delicious recipes with veggies that the whole family will eat.  I get tired of the same ol’ stuff like broccoli with cheese on top or green beans.  But Green Giant is working for us moms!  They have a lot of great products to choose from, like their Steamers products.  You can pop the back in the microwave and cook for less than ten minutes and it’s done!  All it takes is opening the bag and serving.  Easy and delicious and a great [...]

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Baggu reusable bag from – review

I was sent the Baggu reusable bag from to review!  This bag is pretty awesome, I must say.  It can hold 25 lbs of … whatever it is that you’re needing to carry.  I used it to carry food, bottles, toys, coats, blankets, and more over Thanksgiving and was very impressed with its durability and reliability!  It can hold 2-3 plastic grocery bags worth of stuff.  It also comes with a cute mini bag for storage, so you can fold [...]

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Gorton’s seafood – Any Way You Want It! – review & giveaway

Gorton’s Any Way You Want It sweepstakes is going on right now, but it ends THIS FRIDAY, Dec. 2nd, so head over there now (yes, before reading the review!) and enter!  There are over 800 prizes up for grabs and you could win the grand prize of $5,000!  It’s simple to enter! Now, why is Gorton’s running this awesome promotion?  They want you to know that it’s so easy to get your recommended 2 servings of seafood a week (according to the dietary [...]

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The Week In Pictures: November 20-26

I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving and scored some great Black Friday deals!  We had a great time with family.  Here are a few pictures from Thanksgiving Day: It was all about this toy grill this year. Cooking hot dogs on the grill…while Baby D looks for trouble… Yup, that’s a yawn.  Nope, I’m not gonna nap! Continue reading The Week In Pictures: November 20-26

Cyber Giveaway Monday on Melissa & Doug’s Facebook Page! plus coupon codes!

Cyber Monday is one of my favorite days of the year!  You can shop from home and know exactly what you want.  But this year, Melissa & Doug are making it more exciting!  They are declaring it “Giveaway Monday” and offering some awesome prizes if you are a Facebook fan! At 8 AM ET, you can enter to win a train table!  And every hour on the hour, they’re going to be giving away another prize, right up until midnight ET! ALSO….all shoppers can save 15% at with promo code – NSAVE15.  OR if you’d [...]

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Howard B. Wigglebottom SALE! @hbwigglebottom

HUGE sale alert!  All Howard B. Wigglebottom books are on sale for $6 at!  There is also a new book called “Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns About Sportsmanship.”  You can buy all TEN books for only $50!  The regular price for all ten books is $150, so hurry over and buy these fabulous books today, because I don’t know how long this sale will last!  (Check out my review of “Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns Too Much of a Good Thing is Bad.”)  These are FABULOUS children’s books and would make a great Christmas gift! [...]

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Wild Planet giveaway!

Wild Planet features some of the hottest toys, such as Spy Gear, Aquapets, Active Learning Games for the family, Skeleflex building sets, and Crayon Town activity sets to name a few.  Wild Planet toys have received many accolades ranging from numerous Toy of the Year titles to recognition from toy experts and top media outlets, including Time Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Good Morning America and the TODAY show.  They take great pride in their work and in bringing joy to children through play.  Here are some pretty awesome toys I found at Wild [...]

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Introducing HappiTaps by Infantino!

If your children are like mine, they are drawn to technology.  Captain Fussybuckets loves to play with Daddy’s iPhone and our iPad.  Apps for kids are everywhere but nothing I’ve found is cuter than Beary Happi.  It’s an app AND an iPhone case/cover!!!  Look at this adorable little guy: How it works: First, you download the Beary Happi app from the App store.  Just search for “Beary Happi” Then, you insert your iPhone or iPod touch (Compatible with iPhone® 4S, iPhone® 4, iPhone® 3GS and 3rd [...]

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Bloggers: Come join the Rockin’ 30th Birthday Bash giveaway blog hop!

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My 30th birthday is quickly approaching.  *sigh*  In a way, I’m sad to see my 20′s go, but I’m looking forward to my 30′s, too!  I just can’t believe it’s almost here!  My birthday is not until June, but my blogging friend, Erin, over at 365 Changes of Me is turning 30 in April and to celebrate, we are having a huge giveaway hop!  I am co-hosting and this is my first event…… and what a way to start…with a 30th birthday bash!  The other [...]

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Protect your computer with AVG Internet Security 2012

If you spend any time online, you need to protect your computer.  AVG Internet Security 2012 is a good option for the optimal protection against hackers, identity thieves, spam, worms, scams, and viruses. I love the new AVG Internet Security for 2012.  It is so easy to use and it’s effective.  I barely even know it’s there, unless there is a problem.  Since installing AVG Internet Security 2012, I have run two whole computer scans and thankfully, there were no threats found, but I feel better knowing AVG is taking care of my computer.  Had there [...]

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