Real Moms Love to Eat – Book Launch!

As a registered dietitian, I am always on the lookout for new books about diet and nutrition.  I recently heard about a new one that will be launching this winter.  Written by a Certified Health Counselor, who is also a mom blogger, I knew that Real Moms Love to Eat was one I wanted to read.  So I… Keep Reading »

Satisfy your Sweet Tooth! SilkFudge Review and Giveaway

Every holiday, our family makes a batch of fudge.  I love a good piece of fudge.  (Just thinking about it now is making my mouth water.)  So when I was recently given the opportunity to try out  a sampler from SilkFudge, I readily agreed.   From the first bite, I was reminded of my homemade fudge.  With a… Keep Reading »

Winnie the Pooh DVD/Blu-Ray Combo Pack Giveaway – ends 10/26/11

[amazon_image id=”B005ELMC0G” link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”medium” ]Winnie The Pooh Movie (Two-Disc Blu-ray / DVD Combo in DVD Packaging)[/amazon_image] I loved Winnie the Pooh as a child!  Piglet was my favorite 🙂  Now you can share the beloved tale of Winnie the Pooh with your own children!  Return to the Hundred Acre Wood, for a new adventure featuring the lovable Winnie… Keep Reading »

Fall Fun and Free Pumpkin Carving Patterns

Yesterday, we took the kids to Youngs Dairy in Springfield to do the corn maze and pick out a pumpkin.  It was a beautiful fall day – not too hot, not too cold.  We had a great time! On the wagon ride back, the kids started discussing how we would carve the pumpkin –  which led me to… Keep Reading »

Save Money on Halloween costumes for kids

There’s no doubt that Halloween costumes can be expensive.  I can’t stand the thought of paying $20-$30 each on a costume my kids will wear one time.  Although my oldest two no longer go trick-or-treating, the cost can still add up.  Here are a few great ways to save on Halloween costumes for kids. Make your own Halloween… Keep Reading »

Tips for Choosing Safe Halloween Costumes for Kids

Did you know that kids are 4 times more likely to be hit by a car on Halloween night than on any other night of the year?  Halloween can be so much fun for kids, but unfortunately it can also be downright dangerous if you don’t take the time to choose a safe costume. Costumes that make it… Keep Reading »

Halloween Freebies!

Everyone loves a freebie!  I have come across several Halloween freebies and thought I would share.  Between Kindle books, pumpkin patterns, craft patterns, there is a something for everyone. For Kids Halloween Coloring Pages Family Fun’s Halloween Coloring Pages Free Kindle books Dracula by Bram Stoker Frankenstein by Mary Shelley The Book of Hallowe’en by Ruth Edna Kelley… Keep Reading »

Outdoor Fun with Letterboxing

September 24th is Worldwide Day of Play which encourages families to turn off tvs, shut down the computer, and get outside for some fun and physical activity.  In honor of Worldwide Day of Play, I would like to share with you about our family’s favorite way to play outdoors. We are a family of avid letterboxers.  If you… Keep Reading »