PlatePals Review

Nearly every product that I review has been offered to me either by the company owner or a member of their PR team. The exciting opportunities that come my way are quite enough to keep my schedule full, and already I feel bad about great products that I simply do not have time to spotlight….

Netflix and Roku Review

Last February I wrote a post about using a service called Springpad to plan a date night with my husband. In that post I mentioned the fact that we have never hired a babysitter so that we could actually have a night out at the movies. Someone at Netflix noticed and offered to save my…

Picnik Premium Review

I have been singing the praises of Picnik for almost a year now, but it’s time to turn up the volume on the song…I am now using Picnik Premium! My first introduction to Picnik came when I began using the program to edit photos uploaded on Flickr. The free version of Picnik available through Flickr…

Bedtime with Elmo Review

My children adore Elmo, which is great for me as a parent concerned with what my children view on television and DVD’s. I always feel comfortable allowing them to watch any Sesame Street products, and Bedtime with Elmo doesn’t disappoint. Like most pre-schoolers, Abby Cadabbi and Elmo do not want to stop having fun and…

Fresh Fit Friday from Subway

Last Friday I had the pleasure of picking up some delicious food provided by Subway and meeting up with DC area bloggers to enjoy these final days of summer. Six of us and our gaggle of kids gathered at Wheaton Regional Park in Montgomery County, Maryland, to enjoy some of the healthiest offerings from Subway….

Product Review: Softsoap Ensembles

Every now and again I share with the Resourceful Mommy readers the little resourceful ways I make my home more organized or more beautiful on a budget. You will never see me post about a great new expensive piece of furniture or an exotic drapery treatment. Expensive is just not my style, so when the…

Win $500 in Back to School Clothes fr...

Summer is drawing to a close, and it’s time to start thinking about sending the kids back to school, if they aren’t there already. Besides pencils, notebooks, and crayons, parents have to get their ever-growing children outfitted in a full new wardrobe for the school year – no inexpensive task. CookiesKids.com understands exactly what parents…

LeapFrog Tag Junior Product Review

There is a new man in my life. I love to hold him and listen to him tell me stories, and I especially love that unlike his big brother, he fits easily into my son’s three year old hands… Meet the Tag Junior. My family’s relationship with LeapFrog began very early with Farmer Tad and…

Wii Can Be Fit with #KidsWeigh –...

As you know, this Friday we are SiteWarming Dr. Weigh by Joanna Dolgoff, MD, as well as Dr. Dolgoff’s weekly Twitter conversation, #KidsWeigh. You know that for an hour we will be able to ask Dr. Dolgoff our toughest kids’ nutrition and exercise questions as well as share tips and concerns with fellow parents –…

One Year Bloggiversary – Come C...

It’s my one year bloggiversary, and I’m going to share my presents… It was one year ago that I met a mom at a MOMS Club meeting named Jessica who told me about her son, her concerns about pre-school, and her website. A couple e-mails and one long phone call later and Resourceful Mommy was…

Win a Schwinn!

Were you at the SiteWarming party Friday night when @Military_Mom won this gorgeous bike from Schwinn? Would you like to win this bike? The contest to win the final two bicycles is still going strong! And now there is a bonus entry… Once you have used the four methods of contest entry, you can earn…

Twitter Party for #SchwinnJoyRide Fri...

Join us tonight, Friday the 12th, at 9:00 p.m. eastern as we SiteWarm a very resourceful site, Schwinn Joyride For many parents there is a disconnect between the treasured memories of their youth and what they are able to offer their children. One such memory for me is the time I spent riding my bike…

Protect-a-Bed Review

When we moved my daughter from her crib to her big girl room around the age of 2, we decided that purchasing a new mattress seemed like a ridiculous idea. She had not yet potty-trained, and on top of years of accidents, we assumed there would be the occasional sickness related clean-up issues. At the…

Party Tonight! Get Your Questions Ready

Are you ready for tonight’s #music4good party from 9 to 10 p.m. eastern on Twitter? We will be tweeting with @DianeBirch – the brilliant artist behind bible belt – as well as @steviegpro the album’s producer and CEO of the record label. And don’t forget @BarbaraJones the CEO of One2One Network whose brilliant widget campaign…

Discover & Donate: Twitter Party ...

Meet Diane Birch Diane’s album, Bible Belt, debuted Tuesday, June 2nd. Her album has already rocketed to the #3 spot on the iTunes pop chart. VH-1 just added her video for “Nothing But A Miracle” While growing up all around the globe, this talented singer-songwriter was exposed to all types of music…as well as people…

Memorial Day Staycation

Next weekend Memorial Day will kick off the unofficial beginning of summer. Families will drive to the beach, fly to the mountains, and spend time with friends and family around campfires, restaurant tables, and swimming pools…but not as many families as in other years. For some of us, the best much-needed break will be a…

Last Week to Win a Digital Video Camera!

*Thank you to New Baby for donating this VADO camera from Creative Labs to our fun event. Please check out New Baby and consider adding your own vlog!There’s still time to try the new parenting advice search engine, Mamapedia, and enter the “What Can I Learn Today?” contest. One grand prize winner will win a…

Two Reviews: Powder Art and Story Tim...

Have you ever needed to do something that you knew was important and should be done well and so you keep putting it off, and putting it off? That was the case with these two reviews. My daughter was given the opportunity to try Powder Art by Crescent and Story Time Felt story boards, and…

Speak Now for Kids – Join Me in...

Health care reform in this country is inevitable. It has been alluded to by government for decades, and the current administration is moving quickly to bring about change.But will that change benefit our children?Speak Now for Kids is a grassroots movements to ensure that children’s needs are included in health care reform. We must be…

The Dr. Pepper Debacle aka I Like Bak...

I like to snack. And I like caffeine. I try to occasionally have a banana and a glass of water for my snack – I really do, I swear – but I need crunch in my munch. The way to satisfy this need lately has been for me to grab a handful of SunChips or…

EverythingMom.Com Goody Bag Contest

This contest has ended and winners have been notified. It’s time to enter to win Everything Mom Goody Bag prizes! This contest is open to everyone – blogger, non-blogger, you! – and ends Saturday, May 9th at noon eastern time. To Enter: 1. Go to www.EverythingMom.com and Join (it’s free!), then come back here and…