Our Learn, Create & Share LeapFrog Party

November 5, 2011

Last weekend we hosted a Learn, Create, and Share LeapFrog Party. To prepare for the party, I had my boys experiment with the LeapPad learning tablet, the Tag Reading System, and the interactive World Map that we received from LeapFrog and Mommy Parties. The LeapPad Learning Tablet My kids, especially my 5-year-old, fell in love [...]

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Thank You HexBug for Our Nano Halloween Party!

November 3, 2011

Dear HexBug and Mommy Parties, Thank you for our official HexBug Halloween Party Kit! As friends arrived to our Halloween party, we played a game of Zombies versus Vampires. Once everyone arrived, we each received a HexBug Nano Halloween Mutant Zombie and then we did a scavenger to find hidden Glows in the Dark HEXBUG [...]

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Oprah and Rosie’s Meditation Session

October 11, 2011

Hilarious. This is what I would want to do if I was meditating with Oprah.

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HURRY! Free $10 Credit to Plum District – a Daily Deal Site for Moms

September 23, 2011

I wanted to tell you about this fun (free) shopping opportunity… Subscribe NOW to PlumDistrict.com to receive a FREE $10 Credit! Plum District offers amazing local daily deals for moms from moms. Local moms find businesses they love and share 50 – 80% savings with the rest of us. You’ll love it! Subscribe today here. [...]

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Boyne Mountain’s Skitoberfest Features Oktoberfest-Style Family Fun

September 22, 2011

I took my family to Boyne Mountain over the summer…and we fell in love with all things Boyne! Here’s what’s going on at this Michigan mountain on October 1, 2011. Third Annual Skitoberfest on Saturday, October 1 Even though I resist winter, I still do love to ski. And there’s no better way to celebrate [...]

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Free Ice Cream for a Cause!

September 14, 2011

On Tuesday, Sept. 27th Cold Stone Creamery and the Make-A-Wish Foundation are inviting everyone to take part in the 10th Annual World’s Largest FREE Ice Cream Social. When: 5 pm-8 p.m. Where: All Cold Stone locations What: FREE 3-ounce portions of the Sprinkled with Wishes Creation (Sweet Cream Ice Cream mixed with Brownie, Rainbow Sprinkles [...]

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Top 10 Reasons to Vacation with Your Family at Mission Point Resort on Mackinac Island

September 10, 2011

Day 1 at Mission Point / Day 2 at Mission Point My entire family was sad to leave Mission Point Resort. We were only there for 2 ½ days, but they were long happy days filled with tons of summer memories. When you start planning your summer vacation for 2012, I highly recommend Mission Point [...]

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Chicago Getaway: Mission Point Resort, Mackinac Island (Part 2)

September 7, 2011

Day 1 at Mission Point / Top 10 List Day 2 at Mission Point Resort on Mackinac Island Today we slept in and enjoyed the buffet breakfast at the Round Island Bar & Grill, which created a rustic, yet elegant, atmosphere for the beginning of our day. Enjoying the Activities at Mission Point Resort After [...]

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Hot Wheels Nitro Speeders Review

September 7, 2011

There is something magical that happens when you put boys and Hot Wheels together. It starts before they can even walk and I’m still not sure when (or if) it ever ends. With my boys, it started out with the basic Hot Wheel cars. Next came the trick tracks, which were followed by Monster Jam [...]

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Chicago Getaway: Mission Point Resort, Mackinac Island (Part 1)

September 5, 2011

Day 2 / Top 10 List Family Vacation To me a family vacation is about escaping from my household routines and spending time with my family. It’s about spending time in the moment, not living on a schedule, and of course, eating way too much ice cream. This summer we decided to take our boys [...]

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