Bears for Humanity Animal Pals are a Gift That Keeps Giving! #BearsforHumanity

Animal Pals

I was first introduced to Bears for Humanity at Toy Fair this year and was really impressed with not only the quality of their bears, but their mission. I was excited to learn about their new line of Animal Pals that are perfect for children of all ages! Bears for Humanity If you're not familiar with Bears for Humanity, they're a socially conscious company that believes in organic products, healthy children and a sustainable environment. The bears they build are hand sewn and stuffed right ... [ Read More ]

Bring FiOS on the go with the FiOS Mobile App! #FiOSNY ad

FiOS Mobile App

Traveling with kids isn't what it used to be! I remember preparing for long car rides and that sort of thing by bringing a book or something else to keep me occupied. Nowadays kids have entertainment at their fingertips with mobile devices such as tablets and cell phones. Don't get me  me wrong, my family still loves a good ole' car game like I Spy but it's nice to get some quiet time on road trips. I love that my kids can pop on their headphones and stream on the road with the FiOS Mobile ... [ Read More ]

Zesty Barbecue Chicken Tortilla Pizza #SummerGoodness #ad

Tortilla Pizza

This post is sponsored by Tyson Foods, Inc., Circle Foods LLC, and Pinnacle Foods Group LLC. All opinions are my own. My summer has been pretty busy so far! E started camp in early July which has actually been a blessing. She's there three to five hours a day and this allows me to get more done around our home like cleaning and even cooking! Even so, when it comes to summer meals, I'm always looking for ones that are quick and easy to make. Let's face it, who wants to slave over a stove ... [ Read More ]

Get Truckin’ with Terrific Trucks on Sprout!

Terrific Trucks

E and Aric love trucks! Aric enjoys playing with them and watching real ones in action. E on the other hand has always been interested in how trucks work. We occasionally talk about the different types of trucks and their uses. When E and Aric saw the commercials for Terrific Trucks, a new series coming to the Sprout channel, their eyes lit up! Anytime the commercial comes on, Aric stops in his tracks just to watch it and E can't wait for the premiere of the show. To say that they are ... [ Read More ]

Bill’s Garage now Open at iPlay America!

iPlay America

Thanks iPlay America for inviting us to the Grand Opening of Bill's Garage! iPlay America recently announced the opening of Bill’s Garage, the newest themed area and 3rd phase of iPlay America's expansion. At Bill's Garage, you'll find the Sky Trails Ropes Course, Sky Tykes Ropes Course and the Freedom Rider Spinning Coaster along with arcade games which include Skeeball, Basketball, Angry Birds, and many others. Sky Trails Ropes Course The new ropes course is the largest indoor ropes ... [ Read More ]

Meet the WellieWishers from American Girl! #MTWellieWishers

WellieWishers

Thank you MomTrends for inviting us to the WellieWishers event and American Girl for hosting us! If you're a fan of American Girl, you might already know about the recently launched WellieWishers Dolls that are now available. The WellieWishers are a group of five sweet and silly girls who each have the same big, bright wish: to be a good friend! The dolls are perfect for girls ages 5-7 and helps children discover the social and emotional skills that encourage empathy, compassion, and ... [ Read More ]

How We Create Meaningful Family Time with the Help of FiOS!

Family_Time

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Verizon FiOS. It can be hard to get our family in one room. E is headed to summer day camp and my husband works late nights. Sometimes our schedules can be hectic or conflict so creating meaningful family time is important, even if it's doing something as simple as playing a game together or watching a film. FiOS has helped us create meaningful family time in a few different ways! How we create meaningful family time with the help of ... [ Read More ]

Turning Lemons into Lemonade on our Anniversary Weekend.

Steel Pier

Not only did we observe Father's Day last weekend, My husband and I celebrated our 6th wedding anniversary! We didn't have any set plans but when we were offered a complimentary room for two nights at Mount Airy Casino Resort, tickets to a performance, a spa treatment, and comped meals in exchange for a review, You bet I jumped at the opportunity! Unfortunately that didn't work out as planned. I didn't want to dedicate that much space on my blog on this so without going into too much detail, ... [ Read More ]

Things to Consider when Planning a Move

Planning a Move

Are you considering an upcoming move? Whether it's purchasing a new home or moving to a rental, When a family or individual decides to relocate there is a LOT to consider. As many of us know, Moving is not an easy task because there are so many details involved. Here are just a few things to take into consideration before or while planning your move. School District If you have a family or plan on having children, I think one of the most important things you need to consider is the school ... [ Read More ]

Come Celebrate Helen Henny’s Birthday at Chuck E. Cheese’s!

chuck e cheeses pizza

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Chuck E. Cheese’s. The opinions and text are all mine. Chuck E. Cheese’s has always been one of our favorite family friendly places to eat, play, and party! It's a place that I remember my parents taking me to when I was young and I'm glad I can share that experience with my own children. Not only is Chuck E. Cheese’s kid-friendly, it's affordable and convenient. It's also a fun place to celebrate birthdays! We were excited to ... [ Read More ]

5 Ways You Can Teach Children About Electronic Recycling!

electronic recycling

When you think of recycling, you are probably thinking paper, plastic, and cardboard but what about electronic waste? The electronics that you enjoy on a regular basis such as phones, computers, and tablets need to be recycled too. Recycling and properly disposing of electronic items is just as important for our environment. I recently shared an article on twitter titled, How to Dispose of Electronic Waste on Earth Day – and Every Day.  How to Dispose of Electronic Waste! ... [ Read More ]

Learning to ride with Schwinn SmartStart Bikes at Toys“R”Us!

Schwinn SmartStart

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Lunchbox but all opinions are my own. Learning to ride a bicycle for the first time is quite a milestone and teaching your child to ride can be a fun experience! It's one of those memorable times in a child's life that most will remember for years to come! When it comes choosing the right bike, Schwinn has your family covered every step of the way! Established in 1895, Schwinn is the go-to resource for the recreational bike rider. They want to be part ... [ Read More ]