Reviews and Giveaways

The Smartest Kid

October 22, 2013

Ask any parent about their child, and they would probably tell you that theirs is smartest, cutest kids on the planet. We all love sharing things about our kids – from pictures to funny things they do. In my case though, I have the TWO smartest, cutest kids on the planet. (But that’s another post […]

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Minted Giveaway

May 26, 2013

*THIS IS A SPONSORED POST* One of the perks of having a blog (besides getting corporate attention for complaints) is that occasionally I receive offers to review some great products. I especially appreciate offers to review any kind of product I can personalize - like the ones featured on The only problem is, it takes me […]

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The Little House That Stood (A Giveaway)

March 8, 2013

One of the perks of having a blog (besides getting corporate attention for complaints) is that occasionally I receive offers to review some great products. Today, I am reviewing the new VeggieTales DVD The Little House That Stood. In this newly released DVD, Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber join forces to help children learn about […]

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Math Blaster – A Review

February 10, 2013

Recently, I received an e-mail asking if my boys (and I) would possibly want to check out the new features on the Math Blaster site. They were eager to get started because they really enjoyed the site the last time they were provided with a membership. Math Blaster is a fun arcade-style video game that incorporates math into its […]

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For A Special Boy Or Ghoul In Your Life – Hotel Transylvania Giveaway

October 4, 2012

I plan to take the boys to see Hotel Transylvania this weekend. I have heard from several people that this animated comedy is really funny, and really, how could it not be with a cast that includes Adam Sandler, Kevin James, David Spade, Andy Samberg, and Fran Drescher. Welcome to the Hotel Transylvania, Dracula’s (Adam Sandler) lavish five-stake […]

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Eye Have A Great Deal For You

August 9, 2012

If my memory (and the search box over there on the right) serves me right, I have talked about mascara twice on this blog. The first time I mentioned mascara, I had actually purchased a different mascara from what I normally use and stated – FOR THE RECORD – that I would stick with my […]

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Your Boy

July 27, 2012

This parenthood thing is a trip. Would y’all agree? As the mother of two boys, it is non-stop action at our house 24/7. There is always some sort of competition, and almost always it’s one that involves somebody running through the house. It’s exasperating. But I know there will come a day when I’ll give anything […]

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Letting Go of Perfect

July 13, 2012

At the end of her book, Letting Go of Perfect, Amy Spiegel poses the question, “How do I let go of my idea of perfect in order to grasp the perfection of God?” This great book (especially great for those of us with crazy perfection OCD!) addresses the expectations we have on ourselves (Heaven, help […]

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Big Book Of What?

June 10, 2012

My boys love to read. They also love to ask questions. So, when I received an e-mail asking if I’d like to review TIME’s Big Book Of What? for the blog, I promptly replied, “YES! Sign me up!” I just knew that Stevie would love this book, (filled with 801 facts) and I was right! […]

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My Favorite Season is Baseball Season

April 17, 2012

A year or so ago, I would have promptly deleted any e-mail asking if I was interested in reviewing a book about baseball players. Now though? I am that mother on the baseball field. You know the one… The loud one who hollers like a crazy person when my boys are playing baseball. (In fact, […]

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