We Love The Rockboard Scooter

If there is one thing that is frustrating when you have kids, it's finding age appropriate toys. My youngest child is 4 days away from 8 years old. If you look at toy packages, you can see they fall into two categories; Ages 3+ and Ages 8 and Up. The latter is the massive black hole we entered in the last couple years. My son is a bit advanced so toys meant for kids under 8 years old are too easy … [Read more...]

Coloring Animal Mandalas: My Zen Moment

For my entire adult life, I have had a secret stash of crayons and coloring books that I pull out when I need an escape. There is just something so theraputic about concentrating on staying in the lines..or not. Then along comes a coloring book that is perfect for adults, Coloring Animal Mandalas by Wendy Piersall. She is a wonderful blogger that I have had the privilege of calling my friend but … [Read more...]

Oriental Trading Has Everything For A Perfect Party

My son, Aiden loves bowling. When I say he loves bowling, I actually mean he is obssesed, and has been for over 3 years. Did I mention that he just turned five years old? Seriously, here are just a few photos of him enjoying his most favorite thing ever... When it came time to plan his birthday party, I knew I wanted to so something special since he was hitting the big "5" and Oriental … [Read more...]

The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift – Photo Messenger Bag from Personal Creations

When I was asked to stay on with the Red Envelope store review teams for April I was delighted! I have been enjoying shopping in each of their stores. I finally got to shop at the Personal Creations store with a gift code that was provided to me. This time I went completely personal. I wanted something that would be mine, also something I would have wanted as a Mother"s Day gift. I ordered a … [Read more...]

Out Of The Ordinary Valentines Gift – Proflowers.com

Do you know how hard it is to choose a Valentine's Day gift for yourself? I had the opportunity to visit ProFlowers.com and got to choose a gift to review. I knew I didn't want flowers, I am not a fan of them since they die and I can't eat junk food anymore so I did something way out of the box and I chose a Gardenia Bonsai Tree! This Bonsai tree has gardenia buds on it, is winter hearty and will … [Read more...]

Gift Basket Goodness from Shari’s Berries

I normally don't "do" Valentine's Day observation. In 17 years of marriage, neither myself nor my husband have ever done anything, or given anything to each other for the holiday. I think the reason is my birthday is 12 days after Christmas and our anniversary is a week later. By Valentines, we are celebrated out. This year I happened to be asked to take a look at a wonderful site, Shari's … [Read more...]