Nobody Doesn’t Like Sara Lee – A Review

I have very fond memories of my childhood. Usually involving food. Obviously, I’m passing the same kind of memories on to my children. See? He’s doing a happy dance over dessert. Some of those foods from my childhood included Sara Lee products, two items in particular. When I was young, my family often served Sara […]

Try It, You’ll Like It: Peace Love Mom Tshirts

Awhile back, Peace Love Mom contacted me to ask if I would be interested in reviewing one of their shirts. I had heard about them before, even hosted a giveaway, but had never owned one. What with lots of colors and slogans, like “happy mom” and “grateful mom,” – with such a cute selection, you […]

Try It, You Will Like It: SwagBucks

Have you signed up with SwagBucks yet? I admit I was skeptical when I first heard about this “search and win” business. But, since signing up, our family has enjoyed free Starbucks and free books and gifts from Amazon. It’s really easy to win. Just sign up and use SwagBucks as your search engine. In […]

Try It, You’ll Like It! Pop Pals

A few months ago I heard about this new product called Pop Pals. They were billed as holders for ice pops to prevent children from having cold hands. I confess I was a little skeptical about their usefulness. Cold hands has never been a problem for my children. Drips and messes are. And trying to […]

TGIF: 7 Great Kid Flicks

There is a wealth of great family-friendly movies out there. Here are seven that have been favorites. source: Disney Pixar We love movies around here. Since the bulk of our parenting years were lived without cable television, or any television for that matter, we’ve come to rely on movies as our go-to form of entertainment. […]

Book It! The Wonder of Christmas

This week the kids and I started working through this book, The Wonder of Christmas: A Family Advent Journey. It’s a daily devotional, working through the month of December, addressing concepts of Christmas, the Incarnation, and salvation – all from a child’s point of view. We also have the companion activity guide which features crafts […]

FishPapa’s New Grill – It Works for Me!

We are die-hard grill fans. When we lived in Kansas City, we “cooked out” as often as possible. Even in sub-zero weather. Well, at least once. Meat cooked on the grill just tastes so much better than other preparations. Tri-tip, Chicken, Steaks. You name it, we love it. However, each time we’ve moved (every five […]

Try It, You’ll Like It! Macaroni Grill Dinner Kits

Last night we had the opportunity to try one of the new Macaroni Grill dinner kits. You’ve probably seen them, even if you didn’t know it. They are all over the end caps of grocery store aisles these days, and their coupons are ubiquitous as well. (Check out the coupons.com scroll bar on the right […]