visit tracker on tumblr

Micro-Blog Monday: Resourceful Child Safety

In just nine short days my family will be travelling to WaltDisneyWorld in Orlando, Florida. It is known as the Happiest Place on Earth…and also one of the busiest. While my daughter lingers behind me like a shadow, my son is more likely to wander off, deep in thought and mesmerized by the sights and […]

Win a Laptop!!! (Really)

We all love to win prizes: a few dollars in a drawing, a nice toy for our children, a laptop…..a laptop?! That’s right! From now until Tuesday, November 25th, registered members of Family Eden are eligible to win a laptop computer courtesy of Toshiba. Registration is free and easy, and it gives you access to […]

Family Eden Giveaway – Important Update!

Friends, apparently the “Who Referred You?” feature of Family Eden is currently not working. But you can still register and enter my giveaway! Simply register for a free membership at Family Eden and then let me know in the comment section of the giveaway post that you registered on the site! Be sure to include […]

Micro-Blog Monday: Resourceful Cleaning

Welcome to Micro-Blog Monday – a little bit of resourcefulness to start your week off right. One of the best ways to minimize the time you spend cleaning is to reduce the dirt in your home. We’ve all been told that removing our shoes when we come into the house cuts down on 50% of […]

Family Eden Site Warming Prizes! UPDATED!

Everyone likes to win stuff. In order to celebrate the launch of the fabulous new social networking site, Family Eden, we are giving away the following prizes! Read the rules, enter, win. It’s as easy as that. Good luck! 1. Mighty Miracle Mist – Good Behavior in a Bottle! – from Helpful Hallie’s – value […]

Top Five Gifts of 2008: Unique and Innovative

This summer our neighborhood was incredibly fortunate. Our county parks system chose to renovate our neighborhood playground providing our children with a summer filled with fun and excitement. One of the best features of the new equipment was a pretend store window where children bought and sold mulch, made grassy milkshakes, and ate imaginary ice […]

Top Five Gifts of 2008: Nostalgia

Nostalgia – a longing for things from the past. As a woman who has in the past two years dealt with entering my thirties, realizing I will never have another baby, and watching my baby girl become a pre-schooler on her way to kindergarten next year, I’ve felt the bittersweet pangs of longing for my […]

When is Tomorrow Mom? How to Make a Count-Down Calendar

From the time my children were born, I dreamed of all of the places I would take them one day: New York City at Christmas, the beach to see the ocean for the first time, and at the top of the list – DisneyWorld. This winter we are making that journey to the Happiest Place […]