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Houlihan’s Restaurant Review and Giveaway

Houlihans Gift Card

Compensation was provided by Houlihan’s via MomTrends.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of Houlihan’s or Momtrends.Tuesday night my husband, BabyQ, and I had a date night at Houlihan’s. Originally the entire family was going to go and then I got the idea to have a date night. […]

The Last Snowman Book Tour Review and Giveaway

The Last Snowman Prize Pack #TheLastSnowman

Winter is coming to a close… I hope! I heard there may be a major snowstorm again next week, though. I sure hope not! My kids have loved playing in the snow this year, but the problem is most days have been way below zero and too cold to play outside. Sunday they decided to […]

Turbo Movie Review

Turbo Movie

Note: I was sent this video for review  and all opinions are my own. This promotion was sponsored by Connect Your Home. My kids love the movie Turbo. Little Man begged me to see it before it even came out! Last summer while Buddy was away at camp I took Monkey and Little Man to […]

Beyond Bedding Review and Giveaway

Sweet JoJo Bedding

I was sent this crib bedding set from Beyond Bedding for review. All opinions are my own. You may remember that I did a review for Beyond Bedding before for Monkey’s bedding. She has the same Pink and Orange Butterfly Collection in twin size. I let Monkey choose which set to get her sister and […]

Kids in the Kitchen: Fortune Cookie Maker

Steps for Fortune Cookie Maker, Kids in the Kitchen

About a week before Christmas, 2012, Monkey started asking for a Fortune Cookie Maker for Christmas. At that point I was done and didn’t want to get any more presents. I figured it wouldn’t take long for her to forget about wanting that as a present anyway. Boy, was I wrong. She was very disappointed […]

Oh My DeVita Baby Review and Giveaway

Bubbly Babies

There’s a new baby care line launching called Oh My DeVita Baby. I was sent two bottles to try out and all opinions are my own. Oh My DeVita is a line of baby care products that is vegan, green, and natural. Their mission was to make their products 100% vegan, paraben free and chemical free. […]

ChefAlarm Digital Food Thermometer by Thermoworks

ChefAlarm by Thermoworks

Do you ever guess if your meat is cooked all the way through? I’m constantly googling the correct temperatures for meat. I was given the chance to try out the ChefAlarm by Thermoworks and jumped at it to review. All following opinions are my own and no money exchanged hands. The ChefAlarm is a digital […]

Berry-Fun Tiramisu Recipe from The Piccolo Chef Cookbook- Kids in the Kitchen

Berry Fun Tiramisu

This week we were sent The Piccolo Chef Cookbook to check out and try a recipe from together. All opinions in this post are my own. The Piccolo Chef is a cookbook for Healthy Cooking With Your Kids by Tina Fanelli Mraccini & Lilian Palmieri. I like that there is a picture with every recipe. I […]

Naturepedic Organic Crib Mattress Review and Giveaway

Naturepedic Mattress

Unfortunately, this is my last Holiday Baby Gift Guide item I had to share with you. I’ve enjoyed going through all this baby stuff. I’m hoping to have more to share with you before baby comes and even after! For now, though, I’m sharing with you how excited I am to have received a Naturepedic […]

Dr. Brown’s Gia Nursing Pillow with Cover Review and Giveaway

Dr Browns Gia with Cover Prize

One thing needed to get ready for baby to come is a nursing pillow! Especially when you have a c-section, which unfortunately I’m having again, you need that extra support to hold baby while nursing. My youngest loved to lounge and sleep in his nursing pillow. I’m intrigued by the design of the Dr. Brown’s […]

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread Recipe

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread Slices

I love mini things: mini bottles of ketchup, mini books, mini loaves of bread… You know what’s nice about mini loaves of bread? They make great additions to Christmas cookies for presents! I was recently sent a Sweet Creations by Good Cook 4 cup loaf pan and some holiday parchment paper and was told to have […]

Bumbo Floor Seat with Table Review and Giveaway

Bumbo Floor Seat with Table

One of the things I loved with my daughter was a Bumbo Floor Seat. I was sent one for review and am sharing my opinions with you. Bumbo has come a long way since I had one with my other kids. They now have a seat belt for added protection and a tray that you […]

Loving Moments by Leading Lady Maternity to Nursing Wear Giveaway

Sleep Bra

It is becoming more and more real that baby is coming! I had 24 cloth diapers show up at my door on Thursday. I’m going for another ultrasound to check growth in less than two weeks. We get to see our precious baby girl again. I have less than 8 weeks til I hold her […]

Disney’s Frozen Movie Review

Frozen Olaf

My kids have been dying to see Frozen since they started showing the previews in the movie theaters. I was given tickets by Disney to take my kids to a screening in downtown Chicago. All opinions are my own. When I saw the previews I laughed and couldn’t wait to see the movie myself. I […]

Mega Bloks Skylanders Swap Force™ Boss Tank Showdown Giveaway


One of the things my boys are hoping to get for Christmas this year is Skylanders Swap Force. They also LOVE building bricks, so when I was asked if I’d like to do a review and giveaway of Mega Bloks Skylanders Swap Force™ Boss Tank Showdown I jumped on it! All opinions are my own. They […]