Category Archives: Products

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

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

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

The Wind Through The Key HoleThe Wind Through the Key Hole by Stephen King-Book Review

When I saw that Stephen King had a new book out I was ready to be first in line to read it, then I saw that it was another Dark Tower book and then I knew that I had to … Continue reading

Activities:For Any Age, Boy or Girl, Everyday On-The-Go

I have two very active kids.  It seems we’re always watching one activity or another, which is often times fun for the parents, but not always fun for the other siblings.  If I know there’s a soccer game or a … 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

How To Make Espresso at Home

I admit it. I am a self professed coffee addict. Espresso flows in these veins. My boys will tell you, “Momma is not happy until she gets her coffee”. They have even been known to bribe me by saying, “ … Continue reading

NewbornMy Newborn Must Haves

As a mother of four children under age 8 I have learned that the makers of baby products want you to believe that all ‘cute things that you cannot resist for your first baby’ are necessities. With my first child, … 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

Tiny Diner PlacematPortable Placemats

I fell in love with two products when my son was a baby – the Tiny Diner Placemat and disposable placemats. Who doesn’t like to go out for dinner?  And how great is the day you can leave the infant … 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