Archives for January 2010

Sick Weekend

Kambry and I went to see Jenna on Saturday for Kelsie’s fun 3rd birthday party. We had a great time! I cannot tell you the last time Kam played that hard and crashed that fast in the van on the way home. Too cute! This morning, I woke up not feeling so hot. Kambry had […]

New E*Trade Commercial

Oh. My. Gosh! Have you seen this commercial? I, honestly, cannot tell you when the last time I laughed so hard during a commercial! I love: when the baby pulls up the strap on the high chair his shocked ‘face’ Seriously LOL right now! Tweet

JVC Sport in-ear Clip Headphones

I am on a mission. I think this year, a lot of us are looking to get healthy, lose weight, exercise and feel better about ourselves. I have been working out on the elliptical every day. I have my iPod and plugged in some fast beat tunes, but one day, I was shocked. Literally, shocked, […]

Kick those stains with OxiClean Max Force!

I have kids. I have a husband. We have stains. What home doesn’t have stains? Who am I kidding – I create just about the same number of stains on my own clothes. We all do – we can’t deny it, no matter how hard we try. I have tried just about anything and everything […]

Get a FREE Sample of New Pampers Cruisers with Dry Max!

Do you like to try new products? Who likes free? Well, starting today, when you log on to, you can sign up to receive a free sample three pack of the newest Pampers diaper – Pampers Cruisers with Dry Max. Kambry is currently potty training, but we still use diapers at night, so I took advantage Pampers […]

Super Bowl Pizza Hut Giveaway! (Closed)

What are you doing for Super Bowl? I am not much of a football fanatic, but I love Super Bowl! I am also very excited that our Pizza Hut now delivers, so guess what we will be having for Super Bowl?? 😀 Football’s Biggest Day is Pizza Hut’s Busiest! With Super Bowl being our biggest […]

Organized my workout area

I spent the majority of the afternoon yesterday organizing my workout area. I have my elliptical in our bedroom upstairs. We live in a 1900 home, so our closets and extra storage are a .. uh.. bit on the lacking side, so we have shelves, hooks for things, etc. I make the best of what we […]

I’m a Pepper! Dr Pepper turns 125 Years Old!

When I was a kid, I drank so much Dr Pepper that my parents said I was going to turn in to a Dr Pepper. LOL I am excited to share with you that Dr Pepper is turning 125 years old! Raise a bottle of Dr Pepper to toast the 125th anniversary of America’s oldest […]

Workout iTunes must haves!

I have been on a mission to get and stay motivated. My iPod is used everywhere that I go from in the van, taking the kids for a walk, cleaning house and even working out on the elliptical. I searched in iTunes and bought these three albums. So far, so good! These are a must […]

Free Freezer Bags from Sam’s! + $500 Sam’s Club Giveaway! (Closed)

Every time we go to get groceries, the kids love to get ice cream or any other frozen goodies. We usually buy frozen items locally, but we drive 80 miles to buy in bulk from Sam’s Club. I grew up driving long distances for groceries, so I should be used to it by now, huh? […]

Wordless Wednesday: Wild Wild West

Here’s a picture of hubby and I from a few years ago. I was going through pictures on my server and giggled at this one. I want to take our kids & get a family picture. Too much fun! Tweet

GE E1250TW Touchscreen Digital Camera

No matter where I go, I always have a digital camera with me. Who knows when I will see something that needs to be captured or who knows when you will need a camera! I had the recent opportunity to check out the GE E1250TW digital camera. I had no idea GE made cameras! I […]

Winners! (Pizza Hut, Weight Watchers, Iron Man, Code ai, Daysteps, Evenflo)

Congratulations to the following winners! All have been emailed and Tweeted (if there was a Tweet out) and have 48 hours to claim prizes! Evenflo Symphony 65 Convertible Car Seat 300 entries #83: Mel Daysteps Planner | Personal Lifestyle Planner 64 entries #20: Bambi M Brow & Lash Booster from 76 entries #31: Lisa […]

6 week challenge with EA Sports Active: More Workouts

This year is MY year. Mine. All mine! I love to be healthy and fit, but most of all, I want to have fun while getting fit. I have been doing more things to get fit, get healthy and have fun. EA Sports Active: More Workouts is a great and fun tool to do just […]

Companies not sending prizes

I am getting really annoyed. It takes a lot for me to get upset. I can see why some blogs out there are not hosting contests anymore. I have had some companies not send out prizes to the winners and the next time I have this happen, I will be posting about the company. Readers […]

Jelly Belly Intros Honey Bean

When I think about treats from when I was a kid, one thing that I remember is when my grandmother used to buy my brother and I honey treats from the health food store. My brother was on a gluten free diet so there wasn’t a whole lot of treats we were able to have. […]

Paint Your Own Polo Party Pack

We had a fun opportunity to do something that we love to do – paint! What a fun way to let your little ones express themselves, and wear their creation than with a Paint Your Own Polo Party Pack from Ralph Lauren! This is an all in one kit, that has everything that your little […]

Pardon the dust!

Pardon the missing sidebars and dust! Things should be finished some time today Monday. I was up late last night and was able to get some ideas from my head and ‘on paper’, so to speak. Thank you for your patience! Tweet

Identity Theft Protection

Have you ever had a problem with identity theft protection? I learned a lot about how to keep myself safe. You can never over protect yourself when it comes to your name. My main advice is to keep tabs on your credit report often to make sure there isn’t anything on there that you didn’t […]

Acne Pills

Seriously, where is our technological world going? If you have acne, you can now take acne pills. That is crazy, but so neat! Here I thought it was just creams and medicated ointment, but now you can take pills to help clear up your acne. I am open to just about anything when it comes […]

Diversity job search

There have been a few times where I wish I had a job, outside the home. I loved working before we moved, but I do love having the ability to watch my kids grow up in front of me. If you are looking for a job, there are so many resources and tools out there, […]

Microsoft Arc Keyboard *Review* Love it!

I work at the computer a lot. I have a laptop, but I get dizzy being so close to my screen. I have been sitting at my new dining table for about a week so I can get some work done, meanwhile getting my desk and office area organized so I can migrate back to […]

Tasty treats with Popsicle & Klondike *Giveaway* (Closed)

I have started a fitness sector with myself, and there are a lot of you out there that have decided to make a change as well. Why give up that sweet flavor that we all crave? You don’t have to! We I (I say I and not we, because I felt a little greedy with […]

Submit your jingle for the Folgers Jingle Contest!

Folgers® is teaming up with one of the nation’s most well-known judges of musical talent, multi-award winning songstress Kara DioGuardi, to invite Americans to create their own version of the iconic “The Best Part of Wakin’ Up™” jingle for a chance to win $25,000 and a chance to appear in a future commercial. “The Folgers […]

Huge Kushies Online Sale! Jan 22 – 24


Adorable aprons from Flirty Aprons *Review & Giveaway* (Closed)

I have really gotten in to cooking and baking more so since I because a stay at home mother. I love to cook! I have never owned an apron, but have just used a towel over the top of my pants to use to wipe my hands while I cook. I was asked if I […]

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown | On DVD 1/26

We all know who Charlie Brown is. We all know Snoopy, Lucy and the whole gang, don’t we? I grew up with these fun loving characters and it’s so heartwarming that my kids are growing up with the same group of friends that I still love, to this day! I was excited when I heard […]

Diet Pills

When you are working on losing weight, have you ever taken diet pills? There are a few that I have tried in the past and had success with and some that are obvious scams. Anytime you are working on a health routine, workout, or considering taking diet pills, always be sure to check with your […]

Out for the day: Hoping for some better customer service

The kids and I are about to load up the van and head to get some groceries & run errands and will be back later this afternoon where contests will be checked on, comments will be moderated and emails will be replied to. I rarely write about anything other than positivity here, but I am […]

GoGo squeeZ Applesauce on the go!

We are on the go a lot, so the choices we have to take with us for snacks are pretty slim, or the snacks that we usually take are getting boring to the kids. Recently we were asked to try a product that I have pretty high faith in: GoGo squeeZ. Developed by French applesauce […]

Vitamins for hair loss

There are vitamins for weight loss. There are pills out there for just about anything. I had no idea there were vitamins for hair loss. I guess anything is worth a go if you are in that situation! Hey, it beats the spray paint commercials that I used to see advertise on television. LOL Admit […]

Natural Acne Remedies

Do you have any natural acne remedies? I remember when I was growing up and had really bad acne at times; I would rub my face down with alcohol. That was just about the only thing that worked for me; that and changing my makeup. There are so many products on the market that claim […]

Playroom Loft: Progress

I have had a few ask me about the progress of the Playroom Loft that I am building. You can see my brain storm idea here and the progress here. For the most part, it is built. I need to: paint build a ladder make a cushion for the top part I haven’t decided if I […]

Weighed in!

I am so excited to have been busting butt on the elliptical, started my EASactive workouts (which are awesome!!!), eating in smaller moderation, not denying myself of anything, but again, moderation is the key, and with this said, I am SO EXCITED to say that I am down 5.2 pounds this week! 😀 If you are wanting […]

Heated mattress pads

If there was one thing in my house that I love, that’s my electric blanket. I have looked around and seen heated mattress pads, but wasn’t sure if I would like laying ON one. I am so used to tossing the blanket off if I get hot. LOL Do you have a heated mattress pad? […]

Wordless Wednesday: Picked ‘specially for you

Sorry. I couldn’t resist. I went back through pictures from last Easter and had a giggle. Tweet

Valentine Gift ideas from Apple

The Christmas holidays are over, but every time we turn around, there is always something to celebrate. What holiday is coming up next? Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Day is coming quickly and Apple has a wide variety of offerings from iPod’s to music to Valentine’s Day apps. I have a red iPod nano and absolutely love […]

PBM Products wins Lawsuit against Mead Johnson

This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of PBM Products. All opinions are 100% mine. With Tucker, I was able to go for 6 months with breastfeeding. I wish I could have gone longer, but he weaned himself early. With Kambry, I tried, but it was in both of our interests to […]

Winner! Wilton UltraGold Bakeware Contest

I apologize for the delay in drawing the winner for the Wilton UltraGold Bakeware contest. For some reason, the numbers next to the posts went away, so I had to fix that. Congratulations to Donna B! Donna was drawn at Random and was #472! Donna is being emailed now & was just Tweeted. Tweet

Insurance quotes

We have been working on getting insurance quotes for Life Insurance. I will not mention the company’s name, but I am very disappointed that they have dropped the ball. We are now looking online to see if there are any reliable companies to get quotes on. You never know when you will need it, and […]

Conjugated linoleic acid reviews

With my workouts and weight loss, I am taking my daily dose of vitamins. I have been reading up on conjugated linoleic acid reviews. I had no idea about this until recently. Any body building or dietician will tell you that a CLA or EFA supplement is essential to a healthy diet and effective weight […]

DVD | The Simpsons: Season 20 on DVD & Blu-Ray

On January 12th, Fox Home Entertainment released THE SIMPSONS: SEASON 20 on DVD & Blu-ray and I am so excited to be a part of this release. I grew up with the Simpsons and it seems that each time I watch an episode, they never get ‘old’ on me. I cannot believe this funny family […]

Kraft Foods Gift Basket Giveaway! (2/02)

I have had the pleasure of working with Kraft on a few occasions and every moment that I have that encounter, makes me appreciate the company that I was raised with their products: Kraft. Kraft is very in to Social Media, and you can follow Kraft on here: Fan Kraft on Facebook Kraft on YouTube […]

Project management software

There are times that I have thought about looking for a project management software. Why? You can manage so much with this software. I used to use a software similar to this when I was working full time and I really liked working in the database. For now, I just use an Excel (homemade) spreadsheet […]


What vitamins do you take? Ever since I started with my dally multi-vitamin, stress tabs, and other things such as Cayenne, Fish Oil and increasing my water intake, my energy has been great and I feel amazing! Even if you walk for just a few minutes a day, your energy level will be better than […]

Time Warner Cable to Connect a Million Minds!

Time Warner Cable today launched a new philanthropic initiative in conjunction with a White House plan to strengthen America’s economic competitiveness by improving education and interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The company’s initiative, Connect a Million Minds (CAMM), is a five-year, $100 million program to address a declining proficiency in STEM that […]