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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Little Birdie - Kid-friendly Deals in Your Area

Since my husband is the only one that work, we don't always get to go out unless it's his day off. As much as possible we try to take the kids out when he is not working, which is about once a week. I am always looking for places to take my kids that are kid friendly and fun. But because we are in a very tight budget, I try to look for deals and coupons first such as free kids admission or buy one get one free before heading out.

That is why I was pretty excited to learn about Little Birdie. Little Birdie is your “go to” resource for insider tips for local, kid-friendly deals in your are. Little birdie will be landing in NYC and Atlanta in early March. Parents, expecting or with children 12 years or younger, in those cities will be the first to experience little birdie deals with savings up to 90% off on kid-friendly activities, dining and so much more!

To celebrate, little birdie is holding the Feather Your Nest Giveaways!
  • Two lucky winners (one (1) NYC area and one (1) Atlanta area parent) will each receive a $4,500 dream nursery/kids’ room makeover from celebrity decorator, Sherri Blum.
  • A third winner chosen from anywhere in the U.S. will receive a $1,000 shopping spree.*
To learn more and enter, please visit http://bit.ly/eCqmQM.

Little birdie is also excited to announce that they are hosting a Twitter Party complete with door prizes for participants!**

little birdie Twitter Party

When: Thursday, February 17th from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. ET

Where: #littlebirdie tag on Twitter

How: To participate, follow hostess @ResourcefulMom, sponsor @littlebirdieUSA, @littlebirdieATLand @littlebirdieNYC and special guest @SherriBlum.


(3) Three winners will each receive a personalized wall art canvas from celebrity decorator and guest, Sherri Blum

(3) Three winners will each receive a $25 little birdie credit to be used upon the launch of the site landing soon in NYC and Atlanta!

*No purchase necessary. Open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. & D.C., 18 or older who are expecting a child (pregnant or in the process of adopting or surrogacy) and/or have a child or children 12 or younger. Sweepstakes starts 3:01pm ET 2/15/11 and ends 11:59 p.m. ET 3/31/11. Void where prohibited. For complete details, see Official Rules at http://bit.ly/eCqmQM, which govern.

**No purchase necessary. Must be a legal resident of the 50 U.S. or DC, 18 or older. Ends 9:00 p.m. ET 2/17/11. Void where prohibited. Winners will be selected on a random basis during the party by ResourcefulMom.com and will be notified via @ResourcefulMom. Failure to claim via an online form within 48 hrs of notification will result in prize forfeiture. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible participants. Credit is subject to terms and conditions specified by little birdie. Sponsor of Door Prize Giveaway: ResourcefulMommy.com.

Disclosure: This is a compensated sponsored post. All opinions are my own.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Wordless Wednesday: It's a Girl!!

I guess it will be Luv My 3 Girls......

Libby's Drawing: Self Portrait

I'm so excited because my new Epson Stylus NX420 to review just came today. Now I don't have to take pictures of Libby's artworks to save in my computer. I can just scan them now. The quality is so much better! So far I love this new printer. And I know I am going to be using it a lot. I have not printed anything yet so I don't know how good is the quality. My review should be up in a couple of weeks.....

Bright Beginnings is Now !Available at Diapers.com

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of PBM Products. All opinions are 100% mine.

I know that I will be breast feeding when the new baby comes but I know not everyone breastfeed their babies. It could be for whatever reasons. And honestly there is nothing wrong with that. So I wanted to share to you about Bright Beginnings formula. I recently heard about it. It's a  lot cheaper compare to your leading brand formulas such as Enfamil and SImilac. 23.4 oz of Bright Beginnings Premium Formula is only $14.99 compare to Enfamil's 25.7 oz can  for $26.79. That's almost half the price. Imagine how much you will save! I know formulas can be very expensive and it's good to know that their is a cheaper choice.

I never personally tried the Bright Beginnings formula. I don't know how great they are or if my kids will take it. I know sometimes babies react to formulas a certain way. But if you do use formula or will be using formula for your baby, definitely check them out. They are now available to buy on diapers.com

Bright Beginnings on Facebook so you can also check them out there to learn more about their formulas and the different types. They might even have coupons!

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Monday, February 14, 2011

Mommy & Me Monday: Nap Time

I have been wanting to join Mommy & Me Monday for a while now. I think it's a great way to encourage me to take pictures with my kids. I love to take pictures but I usually don't like being in it. And if we do go out as a family I'm always the photographer. I know I will regret that one day.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Happy Valentines Day!

Here's a little Valentine Craft that Libby and I made a couple of days ago. She saw this on TV and she really wanted to make it. It was a lot fun but it was harder than I thought...They sure made it it look easy on TV!

My Little Singer

Emma sings her favorite songs...Oh Nana What's My Name...Good Bye (from yo gabba gabba)..itsy bitsy spider...patty cake....I love You (Barney song)

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Minnie's Masquerade is Now on DVD!

My family recently had a chance to see
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Masquerade before it was released.
This is one of my kids favorite shows so they were very excited to see it. Of course they loved it! I was not surprise..they love anything Minnie and Mickey Mouse! It came with Disney’s Mickey Mote. We already had one before so my kids knows exactly how it work. The Mickey Mote can be used with any Disney Preschool DVD that includes the Discovery Mode feature. Right now there are more than 11 titles that can be used with the remote control including the
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Masquerade. Setting up the remote was very easy.

The Mickey Mote makes it even more fun and interactive for the kids. It allows them to respond to questions, throughout the story, about scenes they just watched by pressing one of four color-coded buttons on the remote. Discovery Mode features include two levels of play, which provides more challenging questions as the child grows.

She have seen it many times and every time she watches it she wears her princess costume! Of course our favorite part of the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse is the dancing part! Where everyone in our family dance. And Libby is the only allowed to copy Donald Duck's dance!

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Minnie’s Masquerade

Parents and their preschoolers are invited to join in the ultimate masquerade party with Minnie, Mickey and pals in a fun-filled collection of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse latest episodes that celebrate themes of friendship, teamwork, sharing and problem solving. Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Minnie’s Masquerade is the perfect gift to dress-up your Valentine’s Day, available on Disney DVD February 8 from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.

This latest release features four playful Minnie-themed adventures previously seen on the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse TV show, a never-before-seen episode, and a free paper mask with festive embellishments that kids can personalize. And as a special option for consumers, Disney has packaged a version of the DVD to include the exclusive Mickey Mote – a child-friendly handheld remote control, shaped like Mickey ears, that takes children’s viewing experience to a whole new level of play. The DVD + Mickey Mote Play Set is the ultimate value for moms and equally fun and engaging for kids! The Mickey Mote uses infrared wireless technology and may not be compatible with all devices.

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Minnie’s Masquerade starring Disney’s Fab Five -- Minnie, Mickey, Donald, Goofy and Daisy – takes viewers on an all new adventure as they dress-up in their favorite costumes for Minnie’s Masquerade Ball. In this episode, Minnie needs some help getting everything ready for her party including making royal crowns for their costumes, searching for Sir Goofalot’s lost shoe, stringing up paper lanterns and much, much more. At the ball, Professor Von Drake hosts the great Clubhouse Costume Show and gives out prize ribbons to all the friends who have dressed up in some funny and fancy costumes. All it takes is a heaping helping of imagination…and the right Mouseketools.

Disclosure: I received a FREE copy of the DVD.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Bright Star Ultimate Trim Fit AIO Review

I never heard of Bright Star Baby cloth diapers until I was contacted to review one. Many of you know that I have only been using cloth diapers for 5 months. However, thanks to my blog, I was able to try so many different kinds of cloth diapers and brands.

After trying the Bright Star Ultimate Trim Fit AIO, it has become one of my favorite diaper to use for Emma for many reasons. First I love the fit. I was sent a Size One for Emma and it fits her perfectly with so much more room to grow. It is very trim. The elastics in the back and thighs fit snug but yet gentle. It does not leave any marks on her skin. It is also a side snap diaper. This is my only second side snap diaper and I really like not having so many snaps in the front. It looks a lot nicer too.

My other favorite feature of this diaper is the soaker. It is 100% bamboo / organic cotton fleece which is free of any known harmful substances. The soaker is sewn in layers to make it easy to clean and to dry faster. It snaps in so no stuffing unlike a pocket diaper. It is also very soft and very absorbent. I have used it at night with the booster without any leaking.

This diaper is one of the easiest to hand wash. And it dries one of the quickest out of all my diapers. It also does not get stiff when hang dry, it remains nice and soft.

I have been using this diaper for weeks now and I'm really impressed with the quality. If you are looking for a trim, absorbent diaper, I definitely recommend trying the Bright Star Ultimate Trim Fit AIO. It is however a bit pricey compare to some of the diapers I tried. It cost $20.95. But you won't be disappointed. The quality is amazing! They also have so many cute prints available.

I received product sample(s) mentioned above from
the company or representing PR for free.
NO other payment was given.
This is my honest opinion, yours may be different.

Shop Once. Give Twice.” Sweepstakes Plus $25 Shoprite Gift Card

Make every season the “Season of Giving.” Fill your heart, and grocery basket, with the warmth of a good deed to help you get through these cold winter months. With ShopRite’s “Shop Once. Give Twice.” program, doing your part to help local participating schools through Box Tops for Education and donating to ShopRite’s Partners in Caring, a community-based, hunger fighting initiative that works to provide $2 million annually to charities that aid those in need, can be as simple as your everyday food shopping.

Now through September 30, 2011 visit ShopRiteShopOnceGiveTwice.com to register your ShopRite Price Plus Card. Check back each month for participating products and great savings. When you purchase any 5 participating products on or before the end of the month using your ShopRite Price Plus Card, let the giving begin. With a qualifying purchase of 5 participating products you earn 5 Bonus Box Tops to be electronically added to your school, and $0.55 will be donated to the ShopRite Partners in Caring Fund. A few of the great items for February include some of your favorite products like, Cheerios, Wheaties, Nature’s Valley Granola Bars, Fiber One Bars, and Fruit by the Foot.

You can also enter the ShopRite
“Shop Once. Give Twice.” Sweepstakes* by filling out the form on ShopRiteShopOnceGiveTwice.com for your chance to win one of 10 Grand Prizes of 5,000 Bonus Box Tops for the school of your choice!

No purchase is necessary to enter the sweepstakes. You can visit ShopRiteShopOnceGiveTwice.com for all the details about the sweepstakes, prizes, and instructions on how to enter.

Donations made to the ShopRite Partners in Caring Fund in connection with the “Shop Once. Give Twice.” program has some restrictions and limitations. You can visit www.shopriteshoponcegivetwice.com to obtain all of the details about the program.

MyBlogSpark sent me $25 ShopRite gift card and they are also giving one of you $25 ShopRite gift card to use toward the purchase of the featured Box Tops for Education products.

Mandatory Entry

All you have to do to enter is tell me which of your favorite General Mills’ products you are excited to see featured in the “Shop Once. Give Twice.” program at ShopRite?

Extra Entries

Like me on facebook (3 entries) - I just created an account :)

Disclosure: Gift card, information and additional gift card to give away were all given to me from General Mills and ShopRite through MyBlogSpark.

Wordless Wednesday: YUM!

Tuesday, February 8, 2011


I'm so proud of her. She knows all her letters!

Virtual Baby Shower Coming soon....

I am so excited because I am throwing myself a Virtual Baby Shower! I never had an actual baby shower for Emma or Libby so I doubt I'll have one for this baby...so I've decided to give myself one! It's going to be for the whole month of March and maybe April. I already have some amazing sponsors lined up for this event for review/giveaway. Just to name a few....

spider, building, snow princess...

Like I said before Libby loves to draw. She's always drawing. As much as I would love to save them, I just can't. There are just so many. So I have been taking pictures of them and just saving those instead...and of course post them here.

Adventure Aquarium

Last week we took the kids to Adventure Aquarium in Camden. We've been there a few times and we just love going there, specially on a weekdays when there's hardly anyone there. It was definitely a great day. The kids had so much fun!

Here are some of the pictures I took that day...


Libby was scared to touch the star fish..But not Emma!

Shark Tunnel

Monday, February 7, 2011

Crazy Dog T-shirts and Nachomama Tees Review

My husband is always complaining I never review anything for him so he was pretty excited to see two shirts for him from Crazy Dog T-shirts and Nachomamatees.com. If you are looking for funny, crazy and unique t-shirts definitely check them out. They have so many selections and they make it easy for you to shop. You can shop by category or gender. You can even customize your own shirt!

About Crazy Dog T-shirts

Crazy Dog T-shirts (
www.crazydogtshirts.com) is the number one source online for funny t shirts and vintage shirts that help you stand out and get noticed. Founded in 2004 the t-shirt empire offers custom shirts in Rochester, NY. They provide customers with a variety of cool t-shirts and crazy shirts. Featuring both creative original concepts and popular licensed designs. Looking for a funny t shirt? They have hundreds of funny shirts which you won't want to miss!

About Nachomamatees.com

Nacho Mama Tees (www.nachomamatees.com) has some of the best offensive t shirts around. Founded in 2004 the t-shirt giant offers funny shirts which include chuck norris shirts, hangover t shirts and zombie tshirts. They provide a variety of funny t shirts and crazy shirts. With new mens vintage tees and great movie t shirts you are sure to find one you will fall in love with!

There were so many he liked that it took him a while to pick. He finally decided on these two shirts...

My husband and I are both impressed with the quality of these shirts. He usually wear a medium and their medium size shirts fit him perfectly. Both shirts were really soft and very comfortable to wear. They are well made. The quality is great. And we really like that they are affordable. Both shirts were only $16.99. We definitely recommend them!

I received product sample mentioned above for free.
NO other payment was given.This is my honest opinion, yours may be different.


Congratulations to the following winners!

Happy Heinys One Size Cloth Diaper

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Tiny Tush Elite Cloth Diaper

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I follow Tiny Tush on Twitter.

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Abby's Lane $15 GiftCard

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