Compensation for this post was provided by HERSHEY’S CHOCOLATE WORLD via MomTrends.  The opinions expressed herein are my own and are not indicative of the opinions of HERSHEY’S CHOCOLATE WORLD  or Momtrends.  Last weekend was spent making lots of sweet family memories at HERSHEY’S CHOCOLATE WORLD in Hershey, PA. It was so much fun and we were blessed with beautiful […]

Cleaning Up After Messy Art

Making a mess can be an important part of the creative process. For many kids, it seems the messier the art project, the more FUN and memorable the experience becomes! Don’t let the mess stop you from making some amazing memories with your kids. Here are some of our favorite tips and tricks for cleaning up after […]

Brookside and Clos du Bois #TalkAboutDelicious #Giveaway

Compensation was provided by BROOKSIDE Chocolate via MomTrends Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of Brookside or MomTrends Media. Here’s a fun idea for entertaining a few friends around the holidays with coloring and cocktails (or in our case wine from Clos du Bois)! The […]

Maytag Salutes Sweepstakes!

I have an EXCITING sweepstakes to share with you, but you will want to hurry to get your entries in because time is almost out! From 5/1 through 5/31, hhgregg and Maytag brand are giving away $45,000 in Maytag brand appliances. WOW!! The best part is, there are FOUR ways to enter and you can enter up to […]

Introduction to Robotics with Sphero

Do you have a child who is interested in robotics or programming? Sphero is the world’s first robotic ball that kids ages 8 and up can control using a smartphone or tablet! A special thank you to Sphero for providing us with our own Sphero and for sponsoring today’s playful learning post. Read on to […]

Gearing Kids Up for Game Day

Playing sports is a great way to keep kids active outdoors during the Summer months. My kids really love kicking a soccer ball around the yard, running outside playing tag, or even setting up an outdoor obstacle course!  I thought I would share one of our favorite snacks for game day, or any other time we […]

Fort Magic Review (and Giveaway)

Want to take your fort building activities to the next level? Do your kids enjoy building their own play structures? Looking for something fun to do on a rainy day?? Then you may be interested in learning more about the Fort Magic building kit! Our friends at Fort Magic generously provided us with a kit […]

Holiday Craft for Kids – Recycled Wreath

Today’s holiday craft for kids is sponsored by our friends at Crayola, and it’s so much fun to make! As soon as I set out the washable paint, Clara squealed with joy and ran to find her craft apron — a sure sign that this project was going to be a huge hit with her! […]

Giveaway — Google Nexus 7 Tablet 32 GB

It’s time for another FUN giveaway, and this one comes courtesy of our friends at Staples for a Google Nexus 7 Tablet (32GB)!! Staples also provided me with a Nexus 7 for the purposes of this review. After having reviewed the Nexus 7 for the past week and half, I am very impressed with it! […]

Tweet! Tweet! Twitter Party!!

It’s time for another FUN Twitter party sponsored by my friends at Stonyfield! Stonyfield Oikos has recently been renamed to Stonyfield Greek (and it’s still the totally delicious yogurt everyone loves). To help spread the word about the name change, I’m hosting a Twitter party, which means you could win prizes just by joining us […]

Wummelbox Review & Giveaway

Looking for some educational and fun activities for the kids this Summer? Consider Wummelbox, a new European-designed craft and activities subscription service for kids ages 3-8 yrs. Each Wummelbox comes with all the materials and instructions to make 3-4 projects around a particular theme. For the purposes of this review, we were given a food […]

ConsumerCrafts Pin It to Win It!

Are you a crafter? Do you use Pinterest? I love using Pinterest to share inspiring craft and activity ideas for the kids, recipes, and even wish lists! Wish you had more awesome crafting supplies?? Then you’ll be excited to know that  Consumer Crafts is offering an exciting Pin It to Win It sweepstakes and you can enter for […]

Crayola Ultimate Easter Basket Giveaway

Wow!! It’s time for another FUN giveaway, and this one comes from our friends at Crayola! Recently, Crayola provided me with a $25 Michael’s gift card and an inspiring assortment of Crayola goodies to create the Ultimate Easter Basket. Plus, I’m hosting a giveaway to pass along the Easter fun to one of my readers […]

Tweet! Tweet! Time for a Twitter Party!!

It’s time for another awesome Twitter party sponsored by my friends at Stonyfield! We’ll be chatting about healthy snacks for kids for when you’re on-the-go, and you could win prizes just by joining us on Twitter!! You’re Invited! Who: You and Your Lovely Friends (US residents only, please.) What: Yo Kids Smoothies Twitter Party sponsored […]

Giveaway: Stonyfield Blends Prize Pack!

Have you tried the new Stonyfield Blends yogurt?? Thanks to my friends at Stonyfield, I was one of the first to try this yummy treat and I received a Blendtec blender (valued at $455) to go along with them. The best part?? I’m giving away the exact same prize pack to one lucky reader, courtesy […]

Giveaway: Back to School Prize Pack from Snapfish and HP!

It’s time for another super FUN giveaway — this time from our newest sponsors, Snapfish and HP! Did you know that you can follow HP Create on Pinterest for inspiring free printables that are perfect for back-to-school?? There are free printable flashcards, worksheets, scrapbook pages, and so much more! Snapfish and HP sent us a […]

Tweet, tweet! Twitter Party!!

It’s time for another awesome Twitter party sponsored by my friends at Stonyfield! You can help raise money for a great cause, and you could win prizes just by joining us on Twitter!! Who: You and Your Lovely Friends (US residents only, please.) What: Be a Food Superhero Twitter Party sponsored by Stonyfield Hosted by: […]

Giveaway — 3 Months of eMeals Menu Planning Service

Know what I love?? Tools that make my life easier. That’s why I was so excited do a trial membership of eMeals, an online menu planning service. Not only does eMeals save me a BUNCH of time, but it also saves our family money by providing accompanying shopping lists (taking advantage of weekly grocery specials) […]