VTech’s Go! Go! Smart Animals offer fun sibling play! {plus a giveaway}

Thank you to VTech for sending us the VTech Go! Go! Smart Animals™ Tree House Hideaway Playset™ to us and inspiring this post on sibling play! This post contains affiliate links. Buying kids toys is a struggle. Buying kids toys that they kids will share is another struggle. We started into our journey of VTech’s Go! Go! Smart Animals™ by accident. I'm pretty sure I was letting Quincy pick out … [Read More...]

Roasted Pears Recipe

Inspiration from Fall Scents: Roasted Pears Recipe

This roasted pears recipe is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Febreze inspired by fall scents. I love everything about fall. The cooler weather, the changing leaves. The impulse to put the big kids on the bus, close my laptop, throw something delicious in the oven and enjoy a cup of tea while it bakes, letting the aromas of cinnamon and vanilla waft through my home. Confession: Sadly it's not … [Read More...]


A visit from Nanni: Things to do with grandparents!

Fun things to do with grandparents start with a goodnight sleep! Thanks to Gymboree for sending us the Gymmies featured in this post. This post may contain  affiliate links, the opinions here are our own. My mom comes to visit about twice a year. She takes the train out from the east coast (a beautiful way to travel by the way) in the spring and fall. The kids start asking when her next visit … [Read More...]


RSVP for the #FastDrySaveTime Twitter Party

Do you love a good Twitter Party?  You know we do and we're excited to host a party about Suavitel® Fast Dry™, a new fabric softener that saves you time in the laundry room! On Friday, October 3 at 1:00 pm ET , please join me for the #FastDrySaveTime Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing turning laundry time into your favorite time and giving you a chance to win prizes. Do you know that … [Read More...]


Follow me on Pinterest for a Chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card!

Makobi Scribe is bringing you this Amazon Pinterest blast where one lucky reader will win a $100 Amazon gift card. The giveaway is open to everyone and provided by Makobi Scribe. Good Luck! If you are a blogger, you can sign up for this blast here. Entry-Form … [Read More...]


Get your tailgating essentials at Sam’s Club!

Thank you to Sam’s Club for sponsoring today’s post and helping me get ready for tailgating this Football Season. Now, without naming any names, I live in Seattle, so obviously we have a pretty popular football team here. AND I also went to college in Columbus OH, and I hear they have a team there too. (Can't play favorites, now, can we?) Whether I am watching an NFL or College game, Sam's … [Read More...]

Avent 30th Birthday

Philips AVENT 30th Birthday Twitter Chat TODAY 9/16 at 5pm PST

This is a sponsored post as part of my AVENTmoms Ambassadorship. Join me today on Twitter for the Philips AVENT 30th Birthday Twitter Chat, from 8-9PM ET! We'll be chatting about this wonderful milestone for Philips AVENT and all things parent and baby! In addition to flash giveaways throughout the chat, you'll also have the chance to win one of three prize packs including: · … [Read More...]