Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Legend of St. Nicholas is an Inspirational, Traditional Christmas Book!

It is almost Christmas-time, so that means times to sit around, drink hot cocoa and read books with my boys! Well, at least in my mind that is what we will do. We will probably all crowd on the bed, elbowing each other while reading it, in reality! Ahh, you understand what I mean, the thought of reading Christmas books with their kids makes even the biggest Scrooge nostalgic! 


In The Legend of St. Nicholas, the new artwork, created by Marley and Me illustrator, Richard Cowdrey, captivates audiences and tells the story of a young man named Nicholas, who was moved by the plight of the poor and needy. Nicholas spent his life secretly helping the poor all over the world, giving gifts on Christmas Eve to remind people of the greatest Gift of all, Jesus Christ. This gentle Christmas book introduces the original St. Nicholas and offers inspiration for readers to become cheerful givers themselves. The final pages in the book include fun Father Christmas traditions in other lands.

Moses Leads the People

"Moses asked God, “Are you sure I am the right man?”The Israelites are in slavery in Egypt, and God wants Moses to help set them free. But Moses is afraid no one will listen to him. And the Pharaoh is stubborn! He doesn’t want to let God’s people go. Even when God sends many plagues to Egypt, the Pharaoh still says no.Then God sends the tenth plague. Will Pharaoh finally let God’s people go? This level 2 I Can Read! book is designed for newly independent readers and is based on the Adventure Bible—the #1 Bible for kids!"

S.O.S Pads Make the Tough Jobs Easier! Win a Years Supply!

What is your most dreaded chore in your house? Mine is cleaning the showers, but thankfully S.O.S pads makes my life a little easier. S.O.S pads really cut the grime quickly and have my tubs and showers look so much better than before. They also work amazingly well for sinks and around the sink faucets. Pretty much any tough clean you may have, S.O.S pads are perfect to cut the grime...whether on dishes, the grill, outside, or water stains! These little pads with the soap built right in are pretty perfect for cleaning anything.

It is mentioned on the S.O.S site that the pads can be used to clean golf clubs, degrease ovens, or even revive garden tools.


  • America’s #1* selling soap pad
  • Use indoors and out
  • Ideal for kitchen, bathroom, garage and patio
  • Available in three fresh scents: Regular, Lemon and Lavender

Win a Kids Book Title from Regnery Kids!

To me, The Peanuts mean it is holiday time, so when I was offered three new Peanuts Collections books to review I jumped at the chance to share my childhood love with my boys! 


I was lucky enough to be sent three new titles from Regnery Kids:
  • What's the Big Idea, Charlie Brown?
  • Who Cares, Charlie Brown?
  • Where Did You Go, Charlie Brown?
What's the Big Idea, Charlie Brown?
"Charlie Brown and his friends are throwing a party to celebrate great inventions! To prepare for the party, everyone in the Peanuts gang is coming up with a favorite “big idea” from history. But Charlie Brown has a problem: he can’t think of any big ideas! Rediscover history’s great inventions—and learn about a very important inventor you’ve never even heard of before—in this fun and enlightening new Peanuts story. "

I love that this book is both fun and educational. I did find that it was a little over my toddler's head and definitely a book that my older son and I could enjoy much better together! I love that it names great inventors and inventions throughout time. 

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Santamedical Electronic Tens Pulse Massager


I have been hearing a lot lately about tens units! Since I have, what is sometimes pretty painful neck pain I thought I would give it a try. I received Tens Handheld Electronic Pulse Massager Unit from Santamedical and my husband and I have both been very happy with the results. It is very easy to use, you simply place it on your spot of chronic pain or stiffness and set it to the massage setting that you want. A medium intensity massage works well for my, but because my husband has pain in his lower back, he has found a higher intensity works best for him. 

Organic Seaweed Powder


As a self proclaimed product junkie I am always looking for the latest and greatest products to use and help my skin! Recently I started hearing about Organic Seaweed Powder and really wanted to try it, and was sent some for review. 

  • REDISCOVER WHAT SILKY SMOOTH AND SOFT SKIN FEELS LIKE. Our Organic Seaweed Powder is Perfect for a Revitalizing, Age-Defying Facial Mask or Cellulite Reducing Body Wrap.
  • DID YOU KNOW? A Seaweed Wrap or Facial Mask has been a Popular Treatment Available at Deluxe European Spas. Now You Can Enjoy 20+ Treatments from Just One Jar in the Comfort of Your Home!
  • DON'T COMPROMISE YOUR HEALTH OR SKIN WITH PRODUCTS THAT CONTAIN CHEMICALS. Our Organic Seaweed Powder is Wild Harvested Straight From the Coldest Parts of the North Atlantic and then Micronized into a Fine Powder for Maximum Absorption and Assimilation.
  • SENSITIVE SKIN, RASHES, DRYNESS OR ACNE, THIS WILL HELP YOU. Our Seaweed Powder is Packed with Vitamins, Minerals, Trace elements, and Amino Acids that are Essential in Maintaining Healthy and Youthful Skin.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

VTech “Smartwatch Sweeps” Win Your Own Smartwatch!

“The information and gift card have been provided to me by VTech.”

We love our Vtech Kidizoom Smart Watch! You can read my review and learn my complete thoughts on the watch. I know I also think that I have two pretty amazing kids here, and I know that most Moms think their children are special too! That is why Vtech has created a new sweepstake where you can show off your little ones talents for the chance to win your own Kiddizoom Smart Watch. Each week between now and November 11th, 5 winner will be chosen! 

Does your child have dreams of becoming the next Mozart? Next President? Or a secret spy? Do they leave you in stitches or keep you constantly on your toes? Kids love to show off their playful personalities and so do their parents! That’s why VTech® wants parents and caregivers to share their “that’s my kid” moments on social media. Using the hashtag #smartwatchsweeps, parents and caregivers can share and submit images of their children showing off one-of-kind kid moments, for a chance to win a VTech Kidizoom® Smartwatch of their very own! 

How to EnterTake a pic/video of your kids showing off their silly antics for a chance to win a VTech Kidizoom® Smartwatch! You can upload your photo to http://www.vtechkids.com/smartwatchsweeps to submit your entry or tag your photo with the hashtag #smartwatchsweeps when posting it to Twitter and/or Instagram.At the end of every week, five entries will be selected at random to receive a Smartwatch and will be highlighted as one of VTech’s “Smartwatch Kids of the Week” on their social media channels.

tommee tippee The Tale of the Gingerbread Man!


I have loved tommee tippee Closer to Nature since I first learned about them. My youngest son has loved them too and they are the ONLY bottle that he would take as a baby. As a toddler, the Closer to Nature pacifiers are now the only ones he wants. Even though I absolutely loved the functionality of the Closer to Nature (closest thing to breast feeding) line, I was always bummed because the bottles were sort of plain. When I first started buying them, they were only available in white, but slowly started adding colors and now even fun prints on the bottles!! 

tommee tippee just came out with a NEW line that is exclusive to Babies R Us called The Gingerbread Story! 

"The gingerbread collection by tommee tippee is a limited edition collection of essential baby products decorated so that they bring to life a magical fairy tale world where the gingerbread people live.The designs feature wonderful scenes of seasonal festivities, gorgeous gingerbread houses, delicate snowflakes and stockings brimming with presents, ready for the holiday season."

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