I have SMART TOY 2015 #2 to share with you today……………it’s………. MAGFORMERS! Magformers are one of our all-time favorite smart toys for lots of reasons. First of all, if you haven’t heard of or played with Magformers before, let me explain what they are and why they’re so awesome. Magformers are Colorful Easy to use […]

Over the years we have reviewed some pretty fun toys and we’re at it again for a big Back-to-School Smart Toys Series! This year I have a third and first grader and I wanted to find some smart toys to help us improve spatial awareness and dimension familiarity, learn shapes, experiment with principles of “engineering,” […]

After a long, full, busy, fun-filled summer I am READY for the predictable, comfortable, and calm routines of fall and heading back to school. I’m ready for earlier bedtimes, calmer evening time together, and more regular, planned, and healthy mid-day meals for my kids. During summer all our routines went out the window, including eating […]

“I participated in a Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for OshKosh B’Gosh. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” The Back-to-School season is one of the busiest times of year for our family. We’re trying to cram the last few days and weeks full of summer fun – camping, swimming, hiking. […]

“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Johnson & Johnson and Target. I received a gift card to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” Back to school and end of summer shopping has been so much more hectic this year than ever […]

I love non-fiction books, especially books with beautiful pictures. This book has such rich illustrations – the colors are so vibrant and I love the style and how the books is formatted with a page of numbered illustrations and a page of interesting information. It covers a wide variety of animal species, habitats, etc. I […]

“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Little Remedies. I received a product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” There is nothing worse than watching your child suffer, no matter the cause. Kids pick up illnesses, infections, rashes, and suffer from allergies, sensitivities, […]

Have you seen Minions yet? It’s been out for over a week, what are you waiting for ?!? And right after you go see the movie, hop on Amazon and order one of these brand new MegaBloks Minions sets! The Castle Adventure set is brand new and available now on Amazon and it’s packed full […]

I have a few friends who use cloth diapers and like some other things I originally viewed as totally crazy, I’ve come around to the wisdom of this idea too. They’re so expensive to buy and since I can sew my own, I thought I’d give it a go. Babyville Boutique was the obvious choice for supplies […]

Did you notice these two patterns in my Round Up a few months ago? Oh my adorable… I have a real thing for animal hats and I feel like the time I have to make them for my kids is running out! Pretty soon they’re going to think they’re too old and cool for these […]