Category Archives: Product Review

NOS4A2 by Joe Hill- Book Review

I saw this book on the shelf at the library for quite a few weeks before I decided to pick it up and figure out what the title meant….I know, it was a busy time of life what can I say.  … Continue reading

Review Of Insanity Workout DVDs

My sister had been telling me about a workout video for a couple of years that she had been doing and how she was in the best shape of her life.  I thought, “that’s nice, a video, how good could … Continue reading

Phil & Ted Double Stroller ReviewReview Of The Phil & Ted Double Stroller

When we learned of the arrival of our 4th and final child only 13 months after our third son, the quest to find the perfect double stroller began.  A few “must have” requirements were; light and easy to fold, minimal … Continue reading

Home Health Almond Glow Lotion ReviewHome Health Almond Glow Coconut Skin Natural Lotion Review

I used Home Health Almond Glow (R) Coconut Skin Lotion throughout my pregnancy, both on my belly and my breasts. It helped prevent stretch marks and cracked nipples. It was the only oil that I could find that was made of … Continue reading

Best Money Savings AppsiPad Mini Review

I have to come right out and say that I love my new iPad Mini. I always thought the iPhone and iPod were a bit too small for web surfing and email. I also wanted something a little smaller and … Continue reading

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey-Movie Review

The Hobbit is finally here!  I have been one of those people who have been eagerly awaiting this movie for as long as I have known it was coming out.  So as I sat in the theater I couldn’t help but wonder … Continue reading

The Diviners by Libba BrayThe Diviners by Libba Bray: Book Review

Alright, I started this book with much excitement, a new author for me and what sounded like a great premise…I mean just read this outline from the website: “Evie O’Neill has been exiled from her boring old hometown and shipped off … Continue reading

vicks-ultrasonic-humidifierUltrasonic Humidifier Review

We have had the same ultrasonic humidifier for over 10 years and it finally broke. We spent a lot on it (I think around $70), but maybe it was just that we were out of college and everything seemed expensive then. … Continue reading

Gone GirlBook Review – Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Over the summer I took a quick, unexpected trip by myself.  I was on an airplane for TWO uninterrupted, glorious hours on each flight.  This was my opportunity to immerse myself in a pull-you-in-don’t-want-to-put-it-down book.  So I did my research … Continue reading

Odd ApocalypseOdd Apocalypse by Dean Koontz- Book Review

Another Odd book!  OK, not odd as in strange or unusual but Odd, as in Odd Thomas.  I love Odd and was very excited when this book came out.  I couldn’t wait to find out what the next adventure would be … Continue reading

Fish at AquariumThe Georgia Aquarium: Review by Mom of Five Children

The Georgia Aquarium is the world’s largest aquarium located in Atlanta, but that’s not why I’ll visit there again. I’ll take all five kids again and again simply because this aquarium makes it easy and painless to see the exhibits. … Continue reading

WeehooThe Amazing Weehoo: Product Review

This summer, in my quest of saving money on our monthly gas bill (ouch),  I  wanted to purchase an attachment for my bike that my daughter could enjoy riding around on.  Being six years old and having special needs I … Continue reading

Whirlpool Cabrio HEReview For Whirlpool Cabrio Washer and Dryer

Laundry is a huge chore when you have a large family. My sister bought a set of Whirlpool Cabrio’s with extra capacity. Unfortunately for her she had to move to a rental that already had a washer and dryer so … Continue reading

iPad2Review of iPad: A Frugal Mom’s Perspective

I’ve owned the Apple iPad2 for a year now and cannot imagine giving it up. How does a frugal mom come to purchase the iPad? She doesn’t, her husband wins one from his company’s healthy living incentives program. She hesitantly … Continue reading

Getting Your Newborn To Sleep At Night…..

I’ve never claimed to be a parenting expert; I just read a lot of books that have taught me the importance of schedules, routines and sleep. Sleep is so important, especially in the first year of life, because the human … Continue reading

Toy Story Digital BookDisney Books For iPad Review

Disney’s Toy Story and Cars 2 come to life with the digital books for the iPad. There are many features that enhance the reading experience, including, music, narration (if you want it), small games, puzzles, moving parts, and coloring. All … Continue reading

Kindle TouchKindleTouch: Review -To Kindle or Not to Kindle…That is the Question!

I love everything that a book has to offer.  I love the story and the places a book can take you.  I love the weight of a book in my hand.  I love the feel of the paper.  I even … Continue reading

IntelliGender: Product Review

IntelliGender is an at-home urine based gender prediction test. They claim a 90% accuracy rate as early as 10 weeks gestation when the directions are followed strictly. We only discovered IntelliGender with our last two pregnancies, so my review is based … Continue reading

Lucy Lotus Power CapriPants that FIT the Exercise!!!

Do you ever get overwhelmed when you walk into a Sports Authority, Nike, or some other fancy workout store????  Well, you are not the only one and I am a fitness instructor and I wear a lot of different pants!  … Continue reading

This New Mommas Top Five {Beauty} Faves

As a new momma I quickly discovered that “beautification time” was one of the first things to fall off the priority list. I am learning how to streamline my morning routine so I decided to share the things I simply … Continue reading

Fresh BrushMy kids fight to clean the toilet. Honestly!

Saturday in my house…”Connor you need to empty all the trash cans this weekend.”  “Ok Mom, but I still get to clean the toilets, right?” What?? This is NOT a typical Saturday in your house??  Hmmm. Yes, that really did … Continue reading

Philips Wake Up LightWaking up with Light

“BEEP….BEEP….BEEP” sounded the dreaded alarm clock. My body jolts to wake and I feel miserable. This is how I used to wake up, but now I slowly wake up as I sense the light turning on. My mind seems to … Continue reading