Free Fun for Kids: Story Time at the Library

If you are looking for free activities for kids, always check out your local library! We've been going to storytime at our library since my son was a baby. Every library in Jacksonville has activities for children and I'm betting libraries all over the US have similar programs. If you are local, you can check … Continue reading Free Fun for Kids: Story Time at the Library

I’ve Still Got Ms. Pac-Man Fever

I felt his eyes on me from across the crowded bar. Next thing I knew he was standing right behind me. After a few moments I heard him whisper, "Wow, you're amazing." A little shocked, but secretly pleased I could still elicit this reaction, I smiled as I turned to see who was dishing out … Continue reading I’ve Still Got Ms. Pac-Man Fever

Hump Day Giveaway: Goliath Games Family Game Prize Pack

This week we have a fun Goliath Games Ultimate Family Prize Pack featuring Googly Eyes, Sequence and Rummikub! Contest runs from Feb. 20 - March 4. No purchase necessary to win and lots of ways to enter. Scroll down for details! We've got Googly Eyes! Wear funny glasses, draw funny pics and have your team … Continue reading Hump Day Giveaway: Goliath Games Family Game Prize Pack

Week in Review: My Little Valentine, a Win from Jax Mom’s Blog, Snow in Florida and Goliath Games

This past week we celebrated Valentine's Day with two cute little guys and a sunset beach stroll, I won $100 gift card to Winn-Dixie from Jacksonville Mom's Blog, we made it snow in Florida and tried out a bunch of fun games. Week in Review: February 11 - 17 We celebrated this Valentine's Day with … Continue reading Week in Review: My Little Valentine, a Win from Jax Mom’s Blog, Snow in Florida and Goliath Games

Stay-at-Home-Mom Sick is a Special Kind of Misery

I woke up sick today. I had a bit of a runny nose yesterday that developed into a full blown case of "the snotties" as my son would call it. It snuck up on me in the middle of the night and really came on strong. My head hurts. My eyes feel hot and watery. … Continue reading Stay-at-Home-Mom Sick is a Special Kind of Misery

Free Home Depot Workshops for Kids

I got a neat homemade Valentine this year thanks to Home Depot and their free DIY workshops for kids! On the first Saturday each month, usually starting around 9 AM, Home Depot stores around the country offer a free building workshop for kids. In addition to their building materials, they also get an official orange … Continue reading Free Home Depot Workshops for Kids

Hump Day Giveaway: Grandma’s Secret Spot Remover

What better way to make it over the mid-week hump than with free stuff? This week we've got a 6 Pack of Grandma's Secret Spot Remover to send to one lucky (and soon to be very clean) winner! Scroll to the bottom to enter and for all the giveaway details. Every mom needs a secret … Continue reading Hump Day Giveaway: Grandma’s Secret Spot Remover

Two Easy Ways to Make Play-Doh Valentines

After a total Halloween and Christmas candy overload, this year I wanted to make my son Valentine cards that didn't have any sweets with them. Relatively cheap and easy were also at the top of my requirement list, so after a quick Google search, Play-Doh looked like a fun way to go. (*Warning: there will be … Continue reading Two Easy Ways to Make Play-Doh Valentines

I Don’t Want You to Sit Next to Me Either

The other day on Facebook a friend of mine mentioned how she hates to be seated next to a family with small children when she's looking forward to a nice quiet dinner. Oh really? Like anyone wants that? It may be my own small child but I don't want to sit next to him either. … Continue reading I Don’t Want You to Sit Next to Me Either

Dear Bloggers, Stop it with the GIFs

I just tried to read what was a really decent post about blogging, but every paragraph was broken up with animated GIFs and the page was so busy it was on the verge of triggering a migraine. This was a post trying to give blogging advice, but what the author really needed was a lesson in … Continue reading Dear Bloggers, Stop it with the GIFs