Archives for August 2012

Summer Fun at SeaWorld!

My son has a new favorite amusement park! SeaWorld! He was only 2 years old the first time we went there, so he really couldn’t remember and he was much too young for any rides. So, on a nice sunny summer day in August, a couple good friends and my son and I traveled to San Diego to visit SeaWorld. [Read more…]

Exercise with SKIDDERS! Giveaway!

Looking for some really great Women’s Fitness Socks? I love SKIDDERS so I was delighted to receive a couple pairs of their new Fitness Grip Socks. They are great for Yoga, Pilates, Martial Arts & Dance. I tried them out and was thrilled with how well they work on wood floors. I love how comfortable they are and that they come in a variety of colors!  [Read more…]

Celebrate “Get Ready for Kindergarten” Month with Quilting Treasures and Dinosaur Train!

Get Ready for Kindergarten Month is celebrated during August to support a happy entry into kindergarten – a life-changing event for parents and children alike!

There are many things that can be done to help prepare children for kindergarten, including working with your child on basic academic skills, such as writing his/her name and reading letters; teaching critical thinking skills by encouraging them to ask “Why” questions; working on arts-and-crafts projects to get your child more comfortable using scissors, markers and other supplies he/she will be working with in kindergarten; and making shopping for school supplies a fun experience by letting your child make some choices of their own, such as the color of his/her backpack or pencil case.   [Read more…]

Back-to-School with New Tortilla Popchips!

popchips has launched a new product (a love triangle you won’t regret!)—tortilla popchips.  The new product  hit shelves this month, just in time for back-to-school, with its four new explosive flavors: nacho cheese (a nacho about the rest), ranch (the coolest cream of the crunch), chili limón (chips gone wild. with a twist of limón) and salsa (meet your newest salsa partner).  [Read more…]

Happy Labor Day! Disney Sponsored Movies

In case you and your family are bored this long weekend, why not catch up on three fantastic films still playing in theatres?


Have a wonderful Labor Day!!



Say hello to the new scünci® flower bendini clip! Back-to-School Fashion! Giveaway!

It’s Back-to-School and fashion is in full bloom! From dresses to jeans to shoes, there’s no denying that florals are a super-hot trend this Fall. Now you can harness some flower power for your hairstyle with a simple bend and snap. Great for back-to-school! I received one of these and was amazed at how easy they are to use and how much fun! Perfect for girls and women of all ages.   [Read more…]

‘Mia and the Migoo’ a Hand-painted Masterpiece in an Era of CGI KIDS FIRST! Coming Attractions,

With this new release of Mia and the Migoo from Entertainment One, director Jacques-Rémy Girerd reprises the 2008 film that won him the Grand Prix award for Best Feature Film from the China International Cartoon and Digital Art Festival and the European Film Award for Best Animated Film from the European Film Awards – and the film is an astonishing achievement created from 500,000 hand-painted cels.  [Read more…]

Back-to-School with Hallmark! Back-to-School Giveaway!

When we think about Back-to-School, we often think of buying new school clothes and school supplies. But, there really is another important thing to keep in mind! Back-to-School can be an overwhelming transition for both adults and children. It would be very helpful to add “confidence” and “encouragement” on the list next to all those ordinary back-to-school supplies.   [Read more…]