National Moscato Day


I don’t know if you need an excuse to have a delicious, relaxing, refreshing, cool, crisp glass of wine, but if you do… Let me introduce you to your new favorite day. The Gallo Family, yes those Gallos, have named today, May 9, 2012 – the First Annual National Moscato Day. To celebrate – they’re… 

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I blame Flinger for my iPhone addiction. Sitting next to her on the way home from BlissDom in 2009 her iPhone sang its siren song to me — it taunted my blackberry — I was hooked. I loved my precious. I discovered apps, Words With Friends and Angry Birds For Christmas this past year —… 

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Boots That Burn


(calories that is) So, if you know me, even a bit — you know that THESE are my boots They’re comfortable, super seriously comfortable and they’re cute. You also know that if I’m not wearing those boots, I’m wearing these (or the brown ones) My feet must be comfortable and cute is a nice bonus…. 

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Pyrex, Pyrex, Pyrex.


contest closed Can you tell from the title that this is going to be a post about Pyrex? I have a very serious relationship with my Pyrex. Honestly y’all, my Pyrex dishes are one of my favorite (and most used) wedding gifts. It’s not that I don’t love the gold rimmed crystal goblets and gold… 

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Creative Memories Storybook 3.0 Plus


I am not a natural scrap-booker, I tried it briefly after both kids were born and each time, I lasted about a month.  I love the end result and I can spend hours looking at  other people’s scrapbooks. Sadly, I’m one of those people who can see what’s wrong with something after it’s finished… not… 

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Soy Brined Turkey


I love Turkey. Honestly, at Thanksgiving there are never enough leftovers for me, so when I got an e-mail from Kikkoman offering me a gift card to buy a Turkey and some Kikkoman products (YUM) for a pre-Thanksgiving Turkey Brining experiment… I was in for two reasons.  1) I’ve never Brined a Turkey before and… 

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The Infomercial Geek Out Smooth Away Post


So, my favorite infomercial of all time: The SHAMWOW guy. Seriously, he could sell me anything and I’d buy it and believe it. He’s so dang quirky and funny and LOUD!! Now, one of the one’s that always made me raise my eyebrow, and there are many, was the Smooth Away commercial. You know the… 

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We have a Winner


That’s right! Princess drew a comment out of daddy’s hat The Winner is… Chelsea, of PB&J in a bowl fameShe said: “I really think my Johnny Cash lovin’ daughter NEEDS a microphone” Well Chelsea, the Baby Jamz Nursery Rhymes Volume 1 CD will be on it’s way soon and there might even be something in… 

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Baby, She’s Jamming Now! Review and a Giveaway


Thanks to the fabulous people at Team Mom Monkey, Princess and I were given the opportunity to review some really cool toys.Solange Knowles and her father, Matthew, have created the first ever line of Hip Hop & rhythm inspired Pre-School toys appropriately called, Baby Jamz. They are geared at ages 18 mos. and up, which… 

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Labeling love.


Say goodbye to those boring do it yourself labels that peel and curl at the merest hint of moisture, and meet a parent’s new best friend. I was lucky enough to receive some labels from Mabel’s Labels to review, and I am thrilled to report that these labels, well… they rock. I am a bit… 

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Lions and Tigers and Bears! Oh My!


Can you see where this is going? For Princess’ birthday yesterday her amazingly wonderful godfather took her to the bookstore and let her pick out two books. She, like me, loves books and can’t ever have enough. They found this treasure. It is The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. A commemorative Pop-Up by L. Frank Baum… 

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