Archives for October 2011

Munchkin Pail It Forward Diaper Pail $50 Giveaway {Closed}

Every time I look around, there are babies being born or a friend has announced her pregnancy. Babies… babies everywhere! If you, or someone you know has a little one, get your camera ready to take some fun pictures of your little one next to your Arm & Hammer diaper pail and be ready to […]

Crayola ColorStudio HD for iPad

We are mega technology lovers in our home. We have two iPad’s that we travel with and use on a daily basis. While I use them for the blog and randomly while on the couch or out and about, the kids use both for learning apps and to play games. One thing that both kids […]

Laundry troubleshooting with my Whirlpool Duet Washer & Dryer

Do I have laundry stories? Oh, I can tell some lovely laundry stories. Shall I begin with the joy of getting mud out of brand new white shirts? Or should I begin with the joys of a food fight with the kids while I was upstairs cleaning? No matter what the reason is; mud or […]

Make it a Tombstone Pizza Halloween!

I cannot begin to tell you how much pizza that my family eats. We love any type of pizza; homemade, take out or frozen pizza. Tombstone is our family’s favorite pizza. It is easy to find in the frozen section of our local grocery store… even in our tiny town, we can find just about […]

Cyberbullying – Bullies move to the web

As a victim of Cyberbulling, I can tell you that kids are not the only victims. Adults are just as much as victims as the younger crowd is. There are several types of cyberbullying, and I can say that I have been a victim to them all over the past few years, online and in […]

Defiants 4×4 Trucks – Review & Giveaway! {Closed}

Does your son like trucks? Mine does! I have to say that not only does my son love trucks, so does my daughter. She may be a girly girl, but she loves to have some 4×4 fun with her brother. We had a chance to check out a playset that has shown to be hours […]

Perfect Grocery Companion – Grocery Guru

When you are getting ready to head out to do some grocery shopping, how do you prepare yourself? I have tried several things ranging from setting reminders on my phone to post it notes to remind me of all the things I need to get, components for recipes that I want to try and even […]

Wordless Wednesday: How much is that kitty in the window?


Fresh For Fall – Bold New Colors!

We bought our 1900 home 3 years ago. While it was new to us and our first home, it is well over 100 years old. We literally bought this home during a weekend visit to a town that we were relocating to, so we were on a tight time frame and we knew what we […]

Get comfy with Flat Out Heels

When it comes to traveling for media events, there are times where we have done more walking than I had anticipated and where my shoes have left me so uncomfortable, achy and blisters on my heels. There is a solution for just that! Flat Out of Heels Flat Out Heels are a revolutionary rollable ballet […]

Master Lock Portable Key Safe

When I was growing up, I remember having some friends that were ‘latch key kids’ (kids that carried a house key with them to school because their parents worked outside the home). These days, there are better things where the key doesn’t have to be carried around and may be lost. Master Lock is here […]

Milky Way Simply Caramel Halloween Twitter Giveaway! {CLOSED}

I cannot believe that Halloween is just next weekend. There are some advantages to living in a small town. One advantage is the small town love that we get from Trick-or-Treating. There is less chaos and we have the ability to spend more one on one time with the people that are handing out treats […]

ISOTONER smarTouch gloves

I live in the Midwest, so at least half of our year includes painful cold and snow. While I travel a lot for media events, as well as for family travels, I have my phone in hand pretty much all the time. I don’t have time to take my gloves off and reply to a […]

Winnie the Pooh on Blu-ray & DVD 10/25!

Who isn’t a Winnie the Pooh fan? I may be in my 30’s, but I still love Winnie the Pooh just as I did when I was a kid. We have family movie nights and we have brought in a fun movie to our routine that is a must for any household! Disney’s Winnie The […]

We went back to school with New Balance 688 shoes

With two active kids, we go through shoes like they are going out of style. We can’t seem to get the wear on their shoes stretched out longer than just a few short months. We had the chance to check out the New Balance 688 for Tucker. After a couple of months of wearing then […]

Halloween Safety Tips

We decorate for Halloween and go Trick-or-Treating every year, yet most of us never realize all the dangers that come along with Halloween. Every Halloween, potentially flammable costumes and improperly-used decorations contribute to a significant increase in burn-related injuries, home fires and accidents. With about 1,170 home structure fires beginning with decorations, UL (Underwriters Laboratories), […]

Protect your memories with SentrySafe Giveaway! {Closed}

We bought our home 3 years ago, and at that time, we never really thought about “What happens to our important papers if our house was to catch fire?” We started thinking about this recently with the West Texas fires and state wide fire ban about our valuables like the deed to our home, all […]

I organized my office with Neat Containers! Giveaway! {CLOSED}

When it comes to organizing my home, I like everything in its place. When it comes to my office, everything has to be in its place. I have a pretty nice size office that used to be used for nothing but storage for paint, tools, home repair needs and was once half of our laundry […]

Wordless Wednesday: Kindergarten Cutie!


Toting Texas with me!

Greetings from the Lone Star State! I came to Texas early Saturday morning to welcome my brother home from the Navy, and to visit with everyone and take back some of my grandmother’s antique furniture. Let’s just say that I had to rent a Uhaul trailer. That, my folks, is how I roll! I am […]

Family Movie Night with Blockbuster Blu-rays from Sam’s Club Giveaway! {Closed}

I think that every household needs a family movie night. We have our weekly family movie night with pizza, a movie and cuddles on the couch. This is our time to kick back, relax, and spend some time together after a busy week. This time of year is always busy around our house with the […]

Halloween Party Supplies from Party City!

We were approached asking if we had any Halloween party plans that were coming up. Well, we did have a party coming up, a double birthday party for Kambry (turning 4) and her friend that was turning 6. Last year, it was a princess theme. This year, I thought about what theme the girls would […]

National Oscar Mayer Bacon Week week! $125 Gift Card Giveaway! {Closed}

Did you know that the word ‘bacon’ dates back to the late 1500’s? I had no idea! We love bacon! I love cooking with bacon ranging from the typical breakfast meals (pancakes, eggs & of course bacon!) to bacon cheeseburgers grilled outside and even one of my ultimate favorites; Oscar Mayer’s Original Turkey Bacon. There […]

Wordless Wednesday: Lemme at ’em!


I love traveling thanks to Brookstone Compact Rolling Traveler!

I travel…. A….. lot! There are times that I will fly for an overnight media event, or it may be a 2 day media event, or even a week away road trip. With many trips, I need that perfect suitcase for the event. While I have a carry on suitcase, there are times that I […]

LittleMissMatched & National “Rock Your Socks” Day Giveaway! {Closed}

Three words…. I. Love. Socks! Can you tell? What is a better way to wear socks, than mismatched? You may think I am weird, but mismatched is the new ‘in’. This is where LittleMisMatched comes in to help us. Aren’t they cute?? Even non-matching, they are the best! What I love about LittleMissMatched, is that […]

Sara Lee Bread Family Fun Sweepstakes + $25 Prize Pack Giveaway! {Closed}

There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t think about what to make for meals. I love to cook, but the usual things I make are getting boring. A while back, we bought Sara Lee Thin Style Buns. While these are more for buns for hamburgers, I have been using them for things […]

V8 new flavor: VFusion Concord Grape Raspberry! ~$25 giftcard prizepack Giveaway!~ {Closed}

As an adult, I have to say that I am very picky with my vegetables. Between my mega texture issue & fear of most vegetables in general, I just don’t take in enough vegetables for my daily intake of nutrients. Someone told me to try V8. Well, I have a phobia of that too. Weird, […]

Life & Car Insurance

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Mommy Goggles is officially a Limited Liability Company! Get your LLC with Legal Zoom.

I have had my blog since I was pregnant with my son in 2004. It started out as an outlet for me to type. This ranged anywhere from random thoughts, venting frustrations, posting goofy jokes and I would even write about products that we received at our baby shower that I found helpful throughout my […]

Rest in Peace Steve Jobs – You were the Apple in our eyes!

When I heard about the passing of Steve Jobs, my heart sank. My house is powered by Apple products, my kids use Apple products, I travel with Apple products. My family’s tribute to Steve Jobs. You were a genius that my family truly appreciates, even though you have passed. May you rest in peace, Steve […]

Windows Phone Updates {Schedule}

I have had my Windows HTC 7 Pro phone for a couple of months now. I learn something new about it every day. Microsoft is working on updates from 7.0 to 7.5 operating system on the Windows Phones. I went to check on my update, but I was getting the message: Your phone is up […]

Overstock Silver: Tiffany Inspired Sterling Silver CZ Swing Three Row Eternity Band Ring

What woman doesn’t love jewelry? I travel quite a bit and I like to get my outfits lined up before I pack and organize the jewelry pieces that will go with each outfit. I had a chance to work with Overstock Silver to see what they had and how I could easily afford pieces to […]

Cyber-Bullying Prevention tips from uKnowKids

As a victim of Cyber-Bullying for several years now, I wanted to let you know that October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness month. It has been said that kids are the main victims, but adults are just victims just as much, if not more. As a victim myself, any word shared is another victim that […]

Power your Halloween with Rayovac

Halloween is just 25 days away. 25 DAYS! This year, the kids will be dressed up as Strawberry Shortcake and Darth Vador. We are pretty well known around our town for cute costumes. 2008 2009 2010 How are you planning to stay safe this Halloween? We go trick or treating as a family and we […]

Wordless Wednesday: Hey! YOU! Wrong chord!


THE LION KING: Diamond Edition on Blu-ray Combo Pack 10/4!

I can remember in 1994 when The Lion King came out on VHS. That was one of MY favorite movies, and I was 18 years old. Now that I am older and have kids of my own, I am excited to bring The Lion King in to my own home. Today, (October 4th) Walt Disney […]

Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Yo Ho, Mateys Away! On DVD 9/27/11

On September 27th, Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Yo Ho, Mateys Away! was released on DVD. I cannot begin to tell you how much my kids love this DVD. We, as a family, love this, so it’s definitely great for family movie fun night. While my kids love watching fun Disney movies during quiet […]

Whirlpool saves me Energy, Money, Time & Sanity!

Ever since I got my Whirlpool Duet Washer & Dryer, I have found myself with more time than ever before. Before I got my Duet set, I was doing a load of laundry… a very small load, then using the dryer for about 2 hours to dry that tiny load. Now, I can load up […]

Move over stains, OxiClean is here to save the day!

When it comes to clothes, kids aren’t the only ones that create stains. Sure, kids can create some doozie of stains like this one… I was asked how we handled our stains. Let’s just say that we used to fight with stains. Wash, dry, repeat, wash, dry, scream. I have tried so many products, but […]

My birthday rockstar princess!

M iss Kambry’s 4th birthday was sooooooo much fun today! Literally, it was 6 hours of pure sugar high adrenaline and giggles. I had bought this outfit for her two weeks ago and it looked so much like what Kambry’s personality was.. and I think I was right. What do you think? Tweet