How to host a Mr. Peabody and Sherman Viewing Party {+ A Craft & Recipe}

My Peabody and Sherman Viewing Party (21)

If you're yet to watch Mr Peabody and Sherman, I urge you to go get yourself a copy. This 20th Century Fox and Dreamworks Animation entertainer has just come out on Blu-Ray and DVD and is a great family entertainer. Packed with rib-tickling scenes, history lessons and adventure, my kids will vouch this to be one of their favorite movies in a while. We even hosted a Time Period Viewing Party to celebrate the release, featuring one of the … [Read more...]

Zip and zoom with the Fisher-Price Little People Skyway {#ChosenByKids}

FisherPrice Skyway (10)

With the holiday season just a few weeks away, Walmart has been hosting several Holiday Toyland events across the U.S. The featured toys have been chosen by kids as their choice for the Season's top toys. And to help Mom and Dad out, Walmart has been pricing these toys at more affordable prices. If you aren't too sure about the toy you've seen online, head into one of the hosting stores on the weekend and look out for the #ChosenByKids … [Read more...]

Encouraging a love for cooking in a child {+ A Quick Fix Veggie Saute recipe}

Encouraging a love for cooking in a child (2)

I have to admit it's always quicker and easier to get all my cooking done without little hands assisting me. But then I stop to remind myself that I need to accept help from my kids if I want them to enjoy the time they spend in the kitchen when they grow older. Encouraging a love for cooking in a child This is easier said than done especially if you're the sort of person who loves to have everything done a certain way...veggies cut a … [Read more...]

7 ways to prevent your child from catching the flu

Soccer

We've officially stepped into Fall, which means cooler weather, school's on in high gear and yes, a new soccer season has begun. While I love that the kids have busy schedules, I also recognize that fatigue can weaken their immune systems. With the flu season lurking on the fringes, I know I need to do my part to ensure my kids stay healthy. With my youngest being 8 months old and my older two full time school goers, I do know they will … [Read more...]

Wings Over Houston is the one airshow you will NOT want to miss! {+ A #WOHAirShow Giveaway}

Blue Angels

A few weeks after our youngest was born, my husband drove my son to Kingsville to experience his first ever Wings Over Airshow. Disclosure: I will be compensated for sharing information about this event but all opinions are my own. My child is crazy about airshows!   Everything he experienced that day has been on his sweet little mind since then. The Blue Angels, Fat Albert, Shockwave Jet Truck and oh, so much more! So when my boys … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Spice Mini Doughnuts {And yes, Nocciolata topped doughnuts too!}

Pumpkin Spice Doughnuts (2)

My ids love doughnuts. (LOVE being the emphasized word here!) I have to admit I do have a secret affinity for them but try to stay away from those round, sugar covered circles of yummy-ness in an attempt to try to enjoy healthier sweet treats. I know I just contradicted myself here. A sweet treat and healthy just cannot go together... unless you tweak a few recipes and come up with a healthier version, right? Allow me to introduce you to … [Read more...]

Have you tried Kabillion for TV entertainment, for kids? {+Giveaway}

Dive Olly Dive

What do you do if your child insists on watching their favorite Dive Olly Dive show every morning or perhaps Chloe's Closet? Kabillion, a free on demand kids network currently in 45 million homes, with over 350 million views,  is offering downloads of its award-winning programs for instant streaming. Chloe’s Closet, Dive Olly Dive and ToddWorld,  all recipients of a Parents’ Choice Award, are the first three series available for download with … [Read more...]