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The DMA Experience!

Disclosure: This post brought to you y USFamilyGuide. Founded at Stanford University, Digital Media Academy is ranked as one of the ten best summer camps in the world. Kids and teens learn computer programming, app development, 3D modeling, robotics, graphic design, filmmaking, and much more. DMA summer camps are one or multiple week experiences taught […]


Sofia The First: The Curse of Princess Ivy (03/14)

Disclosure: I was provided a copy of the DVD in exchange for this post. The revelation of a spellbinding secret sets in motion the most thrilling adventure in the history of Sofia the First! After learning that the Amulet of Avalor is magical, Amber snatches it while Sofia is sleeping. Unfortunately, she unwittingly unleashes a […]


Caillou’s Can Do Collection (03/13)

Disclosure: I received a Caillou DVD in exchange for posting this giveaway! From learning how to lead a marching band to conquering the big and scary water slide, join Caillou in this special 3-DVD collection featuring 30 classic stories which will have any preschooler taking on life’s small challenges and feeling they Can Do with […]


Kids-n-Bids: A New Way To Encourage Kids To Learn!

Disclosure: This post brought to you by Kids-n-Bids. Finding additional ways to encourage my kids to learn has been some what difficult. There are a billion different programs, apps and kits out there that promise to stop summer brain drain, encourage my child to read and/or become a math wiz in no time. However every time I […]


Nuby: Bug-a-Loop Teether

Emmitt is starting to cut back molars. Cutting all his front teeth was a breeze, I didn’t even know he was cutting teeth till he bite me one day! However, the molars are a different story. My poor baby is in so much pain that some days he practically gags himself trying to gnaw on his fingers. The Bug-a-Loop […]


My Fancy Princess: Princess Bride Dress

Disclosure: We received a Princess Bride Dress to test out! I want to keep Carlee a little girl forever and ever, however I know deep down that’s not going to happen! Recently her imagination really started to take up a large part of her every day play and she becomes the bride and gets married! Because of […]

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Day Out with Thomas: Mystery on the Rails Tour 2012

All Aboard Detectives! I have been selected to be a “Mommy Reporter” for the Day Out with Thomas: Mystery on the Rails Tour 2012 event at Strasburg Rail Road on June 16th. Pulling out of the station for its 16th consecutive ride on the rails, the Day Out with Thomas: Mystery on the Rails Tour 2012 […]


Energizer Dual USB and Cables

If you are looking for a great stocking stuffer for someone in your house that is tech savvy- then keep reading! The Energizer Universal USB Charger turns any wall outlet into your own personal charging station. No more need to plug everything into your USB port in your computer! The Energizer Universal USB Charger is compact and lightweight for […]


Baby Bjorn Baby Carrier One

Disclosure: The carrier in the feature below was sent compliments of Baby Bjorn. The One Carrier is the latest carrier on the market by Baby Bjorn.  It is ideal for those wanting an ergonomic baby carrier that is easy to use, and provides comfort for both baby and parent. The Baby Bjorn One is a […]

Paco Collar

PACO Collars: The Rylie

When we decided to add a dog to our family one of the first things I started searching for was a decent collar. Lots of people simply pick out a 10-20 dollar collar from the local pet store and wonder why it irritates their dog or rips and breaks at such an inconvenient time. A […]

Recaro Performance Sport

Recaro Performance Sport Combination Car Seat

Disclosure: The Performance Sport Car Seat in the feature below was sent compliments of Recaro! Choosing the right car seat for your car and child is not always an easy task. You want something that is comfortable and easy to install, as well as ultra safe. That being said, odds are you will most likely […]


2012 Mazda3 i Touring

A few weeks ago I was given the chance to try out the Mazda 3 with a Skyactive engine. The Mazda3 is by far the best selling type of Mazda vehicles and accounts for nearly two-thirds of  Mazda’s U.S. sales! The Mazda3 offers a quality interior, a very athletic chassis and Skyactiv engine and transmissions. […]


2013 Nissan Quest LE

When your a busy mom on the go, one of the most important things you can have is a great vehicle to tote your family around in. Nissan loaned our family the Quest last month to drive around town and I am amazed at how mom friendly it was. The DVD entertainment system kept my […]


Quick & Easy Fried Rice

I love fried rice! What I do not love is how much one small, white take out box with a metal handle is. It’s almost nine dollars for a box of rice around here, which is just an insane price to pay. I did a bit of searching online for Fried Rice recipes and really couldn’t find one I […]