Mommy Katie

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Cheap Chic Weddings with Charmin

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Charmin, I was sent product to facilitate this review as well. Thank you to the PR and Charmin for sponsoring this post.


Weddings are a time where we celebrate our love for another in the presence of our family and friends. When it comes to the big day, we find that there is a lot involved in the process of bringing it all together. From the cake that will be served, the flowers that will be used, to the bridal party and the biggest part of them all the dress, we find that it can all be a little overwhelming as well as a little costly when it is all said and done. With weddings we learn that there are corners that can be taken and ways that we can save money, but the thing is until recently I did not realize that one could save money by making a dress out of toilet paper. You heard me right, the toilet paper dresses are not only real but also stunning. and in a recent toilet paper dress making competition one designer walked away with a $10,000 check!


Like many, when I got married I planned my wedding on a budget. I had my cake made by a friends mom whom I grew up with who was not only a restaurant owner who made her own desserts but she also made the most amazing German Chocolate cake. A family friend owned a flower shop and helped with our flowers and decorations, and for the catering I ended up making the event a pot luck. I think the biggest expense I had was my dress, and when it came down to my dress I had a seamstress design it and create it to be the one that I had dreamed of having. I stuck to my budget and was able to pull off the wedding I had dreamed of without breaking the bank. It was not until I learned about the Toilet Paper Dresses from Charmin, that I realized that you can save even more money when it comes to the dress.


During the Charmin Cheap Chic Weddings event, we found that the toilet paper from Charmin was the star of the show. Designers took the toilet paper and created wedding dresses that were stunning. They competed for the $10,000 grand prize and to be crowned as the winner of the 12th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest presented by Cheap Chic Weddings and Charmin™. The competition was a very close one, I mean the dresses were ones that brides would be very proud to wear as they walked down the isle, but in the end only one could be crowned a winner and the dress by Van Tran was one that was very deserving of the title! You can watch the video of the event by heading to the Cheap Chic Weddings site.

Combat Thinning Hair with the #NIOXINChallenge

This post was sponsored on behalf of NIOXIN. All opinions stated are my own.


When it comes to beauty and our looks, we rely on a lot of various products. We also find that whether it be our skin or our hair, that there are challenges that we find might cause issues with how we want our appearances to be. For me, my biggest issue is my hair. I have had the issue of thinning hair since I was in my early twenties and over the years I have tried different products that help with making my hair have a thicker appearance as well as with making my hair and scalp healthier to help promote hair growth. So when I was given the chance to take the NIOXIN Challenge, I was excited to try the set of products I was sent out and see the difference. You can see my before and after photos below to see the difference the NIOXIN Challenge has made on my hair.


As you can see, in the before photo, my hair is very thin and I have areas where the hair is very minimal, and in the after photo you can see the difference that the NIOXIN products have made after 2 weeks of use. I like that my hair has a bit more volume to it and the fact that I have little hairs on my head, causing frizz, but much wanted frizz due to the new hair growth that has appeared. I have been very pleased with the results thus far and I plan on continuing using the NIOXIN products for even more positive results.


To get started with the challenge I first went to the NIOXIN site where I was able to utilize the online NIOXIN Consultation Tool. The tool is simple to use and after answering a few questions about my hair type I was then given the number of the System Kit that is best for my hair type.


Once my NIOXIN system arrived with some of the other products that included the Night Density Rescue Treatment and Bodifying Foam, I was ready to take on the challenge. I found that using the Cleanser and Scalp Therapy Conditioner in the shower fit right into my normal hair washing routine. After my hair was clean I then used the Scalp Therapy Foam followed by the Bodifying Foam. I found that the Bodifying Foam seemed to make a big difference, especially after I dried and styled my hair. This was noticeable the first day of use, and it not only made a difference that I could see and feel when it came to my hair and the volume but it was also made a difference in my confidence when it comes to how I feel about my hair.

Aside from the hair cleansing treatments and the Bodifying Foam, I also have been using the Night Density Rescue Treatment every night before bed. I not only love the smell that this treatment has but I also like that it is part of the line of the Intensive Hair Treatments from the NIOXIN line. And like I said, I have noticed new hair growth, which is huge for me. Aside from the volume that the foam gives me I have been very pleased with the noticeable results that the other products I was sent have made! Making the choice to take on the NIOXIN Challenge one that I have enjoyed and will continue to utilize!

So if you are ready to see a difference when it comes to your hair and improve the thickness with noticeable results, be sure to head to the NIOXIN site today and start your challenge by using the NIOXIN Consultation Tool!




Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Healthy Living with #NuCulture from AlternaScript

This post and giveaway were made possible by iConnect and AlternaScript. I was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are 100% mine.


When it comes to our health, we find that there are so many products out there that claim they can help. From the weightloss products that say that they will help you loose weight quick to the products that say they can help you get a better complexion or sleep better at night. The thing is, when it comes down to it, our health has to come from within and not all products that are out there work or have ingredients that are non toxic to your body. And to help with the issues such as weight management, complexion, and even sleep, we need to help our bodies by starting from the inside. So when I was introduced to the NuCulture from AlternaScript, I was curious to learn more and find out how their line of probiotics differ from the rest.


See when it comes to our weight, complexion, and even sleep as well as other areas of our health, we find that they all depend on our digestive tract. If our digestive areas are unhealthy and or unbalanced, we can feel sluggish, tired, and we can feel these effects from it by having issues with sleep, our weight, and our complexion. We find that our intestines depend on healthy bacteria which can be found in our diets so that the nutrients and waste can go where they need to go and our bodies can function the way they are intended to. We also find that more times than not, our bodies need a boost when it comes to these bacteria so that they can function properly, and with the Probiotics we can get from NuCulture from AlternaScript, you get a probiotic that has been specially formulated to help grow those healthy bacteria in our bodies.

With NuCulture, you find that it contains 5 probiotic strains, which are each patented, extensively tested, and made to work. The NuCulture that you get from AlternaScript has a prebiotic that unlike others on the market has been shown to be effective within hours after you first take them. They work in both your small and large intestines, you don't get the uncomfortable gas that you might get with others, and you just need small doses to work. I also like that the ingredients in NuCulture are non-competing premium patented strains. Another feature that I find to be one that stands out is the capsules, because they are not only vegan but they are made to not dissolve in your stomach acids so the probiotics can effectively get to the area of the intestines where they are needed. Which in all makes the NuCulture from AlternaScript a probiotic that is proven to stand out from the rest!


You can get your NuCulture as well as other AlternaScript products with a subscription that you can get through the AlternaScript website. Also be sure to get your free product to try for yourself when you request a 14 day free trial on the AlternaScript site!





#Giveaway Get Creative with Gel Bee Gel Pens


Like so many, we have found the calming and soothing power that you can get from coloring those adult coloring books. We find them on Amazon and in the book stores, and when it comes to the coloring tools, we like to go with a variety from the colored pencils to the gel pens. So when we were sent some of the gel pens from the Gel Bee line, we were not only excited to check them out and use them with the adult coloring books but also use them for drawing as well! You can check out Estrella's review on the Gel Bee pens in the video below.



For me, I agree with Estrella when it comes to the smooth writing you can get with the Gel Bee Gel Pens, and I also like the colors we can get with not only the ones she reviewed but also with the pastels. I also found that when it comes to the drawing, coloring, and writing that the Gel Bee pens seem to last longer than other gel pens we have used. Making the Gel Bee gel pens a great selection to go with when it comes to coloring, drawing and writing, and to help with adding a smooth writing gel pen to your coloring tools collection, the wonderful people from Gel Bee would like to give one of my amazing readers their own set of Gel Bee pens!






Product received, thank you to Gel Bee  as well as the PR for supplying me with a product for this review, all opinions are my own.

Summer Parties with Barefoot Refresh Spritzers


When it comes to summer I find that I enjoy looking for the excuse to have those fun summer get togethers with friends and family. Like many, I enjoy having drinks at those gatherings that include wine and the fun cocktails, so when I was introduced to the new Barefoot Refresh Spritzers from Barefoot Wines, I was excited to check them out.

The Barefoot Refresh Spritzers are great for taking to the beach or adding to those summer parties. You get that wine you enjoy but without the bottle, and with a bubbly fun taste that you can get in a can! The Refresh Spritzers are great served chilled in the can, over some ice, or even as a mix in when you get creative for fun summer cocktails! You can find the Barefoot Refresh Spritizers in two flavors that include the Crisp White Spritzer and the Summer Red Spritzer which can be bought individually or in 4 packs in stores nationwide! Making the Refresh Spritzers from Barefoot Wines a great choice to go with when you are wanting some wine with a little bubbly!

So as you get ready for that next summer party or get together with friends, bring the wine with the Barefoot Refresh Spritzers!


Product received, thank you to Barefoot Wines  as well as the PR for supplying me with a product for this review, all opinions are my own.

Weekend Fun with the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

When it comes to weekends and fun, we find that we like to head to our local skate parks, sports plex, the beach or to the mountains. Like many, when it comes to these adventures, we like to head out with a vehicle that is made to go on adventures and make the weekends that much better. So when we were given the chance to check out the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, I was excited to take it out and make our weekends more fun!


With the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport you get a Crossover SUV that is built to take you on your next adventure. From heading to the beach with the boards to catch that next wave, to adventures in the mountains and along the coast that are awaiting to be had. We found the higher clearance to be perfect for when we head our favorite camping spots, allowing us to clear the bumps in the road and get to that optimal spot. We also found that with the Active Stability Control, we can go down those curvy mountain roads without having to worry about skidding around the corners.

Along with the drive, I like that we can go from the automatic shifting of the engine to the manual paddle shifting that gives you that sporty access. This gives the driver control that can come in handy when going up those mountain roads to that spot that overlooks the roads below! And when it comes to the other features I like the backup cameras that allow you to see what is behind you as you back out of those passes, and the Rockford Fosgate Sound system which allows you to take the party with you where ever that might be! In all making the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport a great sporty Crossover SUV that is sure to make your weekends more fun as you explore the roads ahead.



I was loaned a vehicle for a week long test drive, thank you to Drive Shop USA for supplying me with the vehicle for this review, all opinions are my own.

Steven Universe: The Return on DVD



Family movie night is a night that we all look forward to in my home, and when it comes to finding the movies and shows that we will watch, we like to give everyone a chance to contribute their favorites! Recently we were sent a DVD that has one of Estrella's favorite shows on it called Steven Universe: The Return. This DVD has 12 episodes on it that have been hand picked by the series creator! You can watch Estrella's review on this DVD below:



As you can see Estrella really enjoyed this DVD and when she added it to our family movie night we were all able to watch one of her favorite shows from the Cartoon Network! You can enjoy this DVD too when you head out today and bring home your copy of Steven Universe: The Return!



Product received, thank you to Cartoon Network  as well as the PR for supplying me with a product for this review, all opinions are my own.

Monday, June 20, 2016

#Giveaway Dream Big with the #PampersDreams Instagram Contest + $50 Gift Card

This post and giveaway were made possible by iConnect and Pampers. I was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are 100% mine.

When it comes to baby and the future, as parents we want to help them reach for the stars and dream big. We encourage our little ones and find the products that can help to make their days and nights better by having products such as Pampers on hand. With Pampers, I know that my babies are going to not only be able to stay dry during the day as they explore the world around them, but they can also stay dry at night as they dream of reaching for the stars! And with the 2016 Summer Olympics in the near future, we will be tuning in and watching as athletes like swimmer Dana Vollmer follow their dreams and go for the gold!


This years Summer Olympics in Rio will be extra special for swimmer Dana Vollmer, because she will be competing in her first Olympic games since having her son last March. As a mom and a athlete, she is not only going to be in the Olympic games but she has also teamed up with Pampers. 

Both Pampers and Dana know that the big dreams that babies have start with a good nights sleep and with the overnight protection you can get with Pampers, you find that they can help so babies can sleep comfortably. And as part of their partnership, Pampers is hosting the #PampersDreams Instagram Contest which is going on now through June 30th and where you can enter for a chance to win a $400 AMEX gift card! To enter post a picture of your little one sleeping on Instagram and caption it with a big dream that either they have or that you have for them using #PampersDreams, also be sure that you follow Pampers on Instagram!


So be sure to tune in to this years Summer Olympics in Rio and cheer on mom Dana Vollmer as she follows her dreams, and help your little ones follow their dreams by having plenty of Pampers on hand! Also enter below for a chance to win a $50 Babies R Us Gift Card and a pack of Pampers!





Entrants are only eligible to win one #PampersDreams prize package from participating bloggers.


Give Birthday Cards Worth Keeping with Blow Birthday Cards

This post was sponsored by Blow Birthday Cards through a campaign with the PR. All opinions are my own.
When it comes to birthdays, I am one who likes to seek out both the gifts and cards that are meaningful as well as personal. With cards, I enjoy finding the ones that are unique to my recipient, have meaning, and are the type of cards that are worthy of being saved and even displayed for others to see. So when I was introduced to the site Blow Birthday Cards where I can find those unique Birthday Cards that are worth keeping, I was very excited to check out the selection of cards and share the ones I came across with my readers.


With the options that are available, I found the photos to be those that are worthy of being saved and even displayed. They each have meaning behind them in the art and photos and are made with care by the artists who create each of the cards. Which helps to give me options to find those cards that add a personal effect to my recipients. 


I also found that I can find the cards I am looking for that give me options when it comes to the interests and even ages of my recipients. Allowing me to find cards for my dad and my toddler, all in one place and all with the personal touches in the artwork that is put into each of the designs I can find.


Then when it comes to the uniqueness that you get when you shop at Blow Birthday Cards, I like that you can find a large variety of cards that are created by independent card makers, and that can all be found at one site. Along with the uniqueness, the artwork, and the large selection of cards that can be given to recipients from kids on up, I like that the cards are affordable. Allowing me to get my recipient that amazing design or photo that has been created by an independent artist, without breaking the bank! Making the choice to shop at Blow Birthday Cards when I am seeking out birthday cards a great choice when it comes to giving birthday cards that are worth keeping!






The Secret Life of Pets! in Theaters July 8th


Ever wonder what goes on when you are not home? What your pets are thinking or saying behind our backs? Well worry no more because soon the truth will be revealed in the new movie, The Secret Life of Pets! For their fifth fully-animated feature-film collaboration, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures present The Secret Life of Pets, a comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. 



We are marking our calendars in my home and excited to make it a family movie date to go and see the new movie The Secret Life of Pets! which will be in theaters on July 8th! So be sure to mark your calendars so you might get some insight in what they really think, and in the meantime maybe the look on Nala's face can tell you a lot and also how excited she is for the new movie too, lol.



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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Iced Coffee Options for Summer with Community Coffee


The warmer weather is upon us and like many, regardless of the weather, I find that in order to function at a decent level, I need my coffee. I am one who does not speak in the mornings nor do I care to be spoken to, until I have had my first cup, and this is a known fact in my home. I am also one who, in the afternoons, finds I need a extra pick me up, and on a hot afternoon prefer a iced cup of coffee over a hot cup. So when I was sent some of the coffee options that I can use in my Keurig from Community Coffee, I was very pleased to see the iced coffee in the mix!


The Community Coffee selection I was sent gives me the options to have those fresh hot cups of coffee in the morning to bring me to life, so to say. Then enjoy a nice iced cup of coffee in the afternoons to keep me going throughout the day! With the iced coffee, I found the Community Coffee Mocha Vanilla Iced coffee to be a rich and refreshing blend! I like that with this particular blend, that it is specially formulated to enjoy over ice and made with only 100% select Arabica coffee beans.



I also like that when I head to the Community Coffee site, I can not only find other blends to go with, but I can get great recipe ideas to use when I go to make my coffee. Finding that both the selections and recipes allow me to get the variety as well as the flavor I am looking for so I can get that coffee house coffee that I enjoy, right from the comfort of my home! Making the Iced Coffee and the other coffees you can find from Community Coffee a great selection to have in the home this summer as well as any other time of the year!



Product received, thank you to Community Coffee  as well as the PR for supplying me with a product for this review, all opinions are my own.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Get Your Vehicles Summer Ready with Pennzoil at Walmart.com

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DotComDIY #CollectiveBias


With the summer travel upon us it is time to get our vehicles checked and travel ready so that we can keep our families safe. Like many I like to tackle a lot of these chores myself and I like that I can head to Walmart.com to find the oil I might need for my vehicles! 
In today's busy world, there is little time to make a trip to the store. Why fight the crowds?
Save time and money by fulfilling your DIY oil needs on Walmart.com. Their amazing selection of items, including exclusive specialty automotive items, can be found just a click away.
On Walmart.com you can find many Pennzoil Platinum products currently on rollback (for a limited time), including Pennzoil Full Synthetic and Pennzoil Platinum High Mileage. Based on your car's needs and the number of miles, one of these two oils is right for you.
  • Platinum SyntheticWith Pennzoil's PurePlus™ Technology, the Platinum® motor oil is proven to keep pistons up to 40% cleaner than the toughest industry standard. (Use if < than 75,000 miles)
  • High MileagePerfect for the vehicle with over 75,000 miles as it helps to reduce leaks and oil consumption in a well-used car.
Save yourself a trip to the store and get your oil on rollback at Walmart.com today!

Make Bath Times Fun with the Flow 'N' Fill Spout


When it comes to our routines I find that one that can be a make or break it moment with kids is bath time. Luckily for me, my kids have all been water babies and when it comes to bath times they look forward to it. Like many, I like to make bath time fun in my home, so like many we have a collection of bath toys that my kids enjoy playing with in the bath and when we were sent a Flow 'N' Fill Spout to review, I was excited to share it with my kids.

Well with today being International Bath Day, I find that it is a great excuse to add the Flow 'N' Fill Spout bath toy to our bath time. With this bath toy your little one can enjoy their bath times by watching as the water flow and fill up the cups that are included. The toy attaches easily to the side of the bath tub and works by taking the water from in the tub to create a faucet like spout without having the water running to make it work.

I like that I do not have to have the faucet in the tub running in order to make this toy work, and I also like that as long as the toy is in the water, the flow is constant. This allows little ones to play with a fun toy that they can enjoy throughout their bath time. They can also choose to watch as the water fills the cups or fill each cup individually. Then when it comes to storing this bath toy, like that with the cups, they can be stored by stacking them then placing them on the holder that is on the side of the Flow 'N' Fill Spout and I can stick the toy to the back of the tub until the next bath time. Making the Flow 'N' Fill Spout a great bath toy to get when it comes to bath times with little ones!


Product received, thank you to Yookidoo  as well as the PR for supplying me with a product for this review, all opinions are my own.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Pure Snacks from Hail Merry Bites™


When it comes to finding snacks for the family, I like to seek out a variety. I find that with my kids and even myself and my husband, we all have different likes and dislikes, and when it comes to finding snacks I like to find ones that offer a variety to choose from. Aside from the variety factor that can help me with making a choice when shopping for snacks, I also like to seek out snacks that are healthy and pure. So when we were sent a variety pack of the snacks that you can get from Hail Merry Bites, I was excited to check them out and share them with my family.

One of the first things that stood out for all of us was of course the variety, giving everyone something that they can enjoy when it comes to snacking. I found that as a mom I can really appreciate the health factors that we get when it comes to the Merry Bites. I like that they are made with certified C.L.E.A.N. ingredients and healthy fats, including energizing organic virgin coconut oil, and sweet almond flour. And when they make the snacks they make them at low temperatures which protects the delicate raw fats in the organic virgin coconut oil and almond flour, which helps maintain freshness and leaves the dough super moist and satisfying.

Then when it comes to the texture and taste, I like that they melt in your mouth and give you amazing flavor that is very satisfying, especially when you are looking for a sweet snack. Making the Hail Merry Bites a great choice to go with when you are looking for a pure snack that is both healthy and tasty for the whole family to enjoy!


I received this product for free from the sponsor of the Moms Meet program, May Media Group LLC, who received it directly from the manufacturer. As a Moms Meet blogger, I agree to use this product and post my opinion on my blog. My opinions do not necessarily reflect the opinions of May Media Group LLC or the manufacturer of this product.

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Fathers Day Gifts from Northern Brewer


Fathers Day is one week away, and now is the time to find that perfect gift to get the dad in your life. For me, when it comes to finding gifts to get my dad or my husband, I like to seek out gifts that incorporate some of their interests in them. And like many, my husband enjoys a good tasting brew, especially when it comes to those hard cider brews out there. So when I was given the chance to check out the brewing kits and gifts from Northern Brewer, I found that getting my husband the Crooked Apple Hard Cider Starter Kit would make a great gift to get my husband for Fathers Day this year!



I like that with the brewing kits you can find at Northern Brewer, they include the tools, ingredients, and recipes to follow so that you can make that perfect batch of home brewed beers, ales and even wines! I also like that when we head to the Northern Brewer site, I can stock up on more of the recipe kits as well as other products for any occasion, to help make the home brewing experience a fun one!

With the Crooked Apple Hard Cider Starter Kit, my husband can get all of the tools he needs to get his first batch of Hard Cider made. With the orchard-fresh, 100% apple juice recipe kit, we can not only get the items we need to create that first batch, but use the tools to create even more batches in the future as well. I also like that after our first batch of hard cider is complete we can taste it then have ideas on how to make our next batch so that we can be sure to perfect our hard cider brew to our liking! Making the choice to head to Northern Brewer when shopping for that Fathers Day gift or a great gift to give for any occasion, a great one to go with!





Product received, thank you to Northern Brewer  as well as the PR for supplying me with a product for this review, all opinions are my own.

Fathers Day Gifts from Best Buy with the Samsung Gear VR


When it comes to finding those gifts to get dear ole dad this year, like many I like to find the gifts that dad will enjoy having and using. For my own husband, he is a man who enjoys the latest and greatest when it comes to those awesome tech gadgets and tech gear products. So like many, when it comes to finding the gifts for the tech savvy dad in my life, I head to my local Best Buy store where I can find an amazing selection on the latest and greatest I am looking for! Recently I came across such a product when I was introduced to the Samsung Gear VR!

With the Samsung Gear VR, I can get my husband a gift that will give him a virtual reality experience using his phone! The Samsung Gear VR gives you mobile virtual reality, allowing the user to stream movies and have their own personal cinema, get a gaming experience like no other by giving the user a gaming experience that puts them in the center of the game, get social with friends, as well as so much more!


For the ultimate in video screening, you can download the Oculus Video App, which allows the user to customize their movie trailers, movie clips and organize their own movie files. The user can even customize the viewing by choosing from big screen cinema, home theater, or even an experience from the surface of the moon! I also like that with the options that you can get and take advantage of with the Samsung Gear VR, there are so many features and amazing options which allow you to take virtual reality anywhere!

Then when it comes to how to get the Samsung Gear VR and get in time to give to dad this Fathers Day, I like that I can head to my local Best Buy store. There I can take advantage of the offer that they are running now through 6/18 where when I purchase or lease and activate one of the eligible Samsung Smartphones, I can get a free Samsung Gear VR, plus $50 of Virtual Reality content! Making the choice to not only head to Best Buy for Fathers Day but also get the gift of virtual reality for dad, a great choice!




The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.

Friday, June 10, 2016

#Giveaway Wall-Ah! Rooms That Inspire Imagination


When it comes to our homes, we find that they are a part of who we are. We put photos on the walls and mantles displaying our family, friends and memories. We hang art, paint the walls the colors that we like, and we also add those wall decals that help to bring the room together. Well like many, I enjoy having wall decals in various parts of my home with those fun sayings on them, but when it comes to my kids and their rooms, they like to decorate them by adding the decals with their favorite characters on them. So when we were given the chance to review a set of decals from Wall-Ah! I was excited to let my daughter Estrella pick out one that she found as a great addition to her room and a fun expression of her personality!

Estrella decided to go with one of the Adventure Time Character Wall Decal sets. The one she chose has a lot of her favorite characters from the Adventure Time show, and with the various decals, she found that she could create a fun scene in her room, bringing her walls to life! In fact, after going over the various sets that are available from Wall-Ah!, we found that there are sets that she can add to this set as well as sets that her brothers would enjoy as. We both like that there are over 330 products to choose from which range from character sets to fun sayings and designs, which allows us to find the decals we want that can transform ordinary rooms, windows, doors, classrooms, dorms, and more into rooms that inspire imagination!



Then when it comes to the setting up of the decals from the Wall-Ah! line up, I like that they are easy to apply and even easy to remove. Which allows us to rearrange them as well as take them down to put new ones on if we want, easily! Making the Wall-Ah! decals a great choice to go with when you are ready to create spaces and rooms in your home that inspire imagination! And to help with bringing your walls to life and creating rooms that inspire imagination in your home, the wonderful people from Wall-Ah! would like to give one of my amazing readers their own Wall-Ah! decals set of the winners choosing!








Product received, thank you to Wall-Ah!  as well as the PR for supplying me with a product for this review, all opinions are my own.

#Giveaway Okay To Make A Face With Magnutto Junior


When it comes to my preschooler, I have fun finding activities and toys that help to encourage his amazing little imagination. As a mom, I seek out the products that are sure to keep him engaged and that are also great for his mental development. One activity that many of us know little ones enjoy doing is making silly faces, so when we were sent the Make A Pet set from the Magnutto Junior line of fun playsets for kids from Neat-Oh! I was excited to share it with my little man.

With this set we can create fun scenes with the magnetic pets that are in the set. We can mix and match the pets and when it comes to making faces, and we can make a number of funny faces to give the pets various expressions. I like that with this set, we can explore giving the pets faces of concern, excitement, happiness and so on and at the same time exploring the emotions that we might feel or that we might see others feeling and recognizing those feelings.


There are 100 magnets in this set with 2 activity cards, and with the various magnets we can make silly faces, dress up the pets with different hair pieces and such, and create scenes with the pets that we can talk about. Which allows my little guy to explore emotions as well as create stories behind the scenes he sets, helping to feed his little imagination and have fun with his story telling skills! Which in all makes this set along with the other sets you can find from the Magnutto Junior line a great selection to get the preschoolers in your life! And to help when it comes to making fun faces and exploring emotions, the wonderful people from Neat-Oh! would like to give one of my amazing readers their own Neat-Oh! Magnutto Junior set of their choosing!






Product received, thank you to Neat-Oh! International  as well as the PR for supplying me with a product for this review, all opinions are my own.

#Giveaway Bedtimes Made Easier with the Big Red Rooster™ Rocket Ship Projection Alarm Clock


In my home, I have found that bedtimes and morning times can be trying times. With my kids we have different ages, and with my eldest and my youngest, their bedtimes are very different times. I find that it can be harder for my younger kids to understand times, like when it comes to bedtime, naptime, and time to get up. So when we were sent the Big Red Rooster™ Rocket Ship Projection Alarm Clock to review, which you can preorder through the Kickstater campaign, I was excited to set it up and let me my start using it to help them with keeping track of time.

I like that the clock is simple to set up and with the projection we can not only project the time on the wall or ceiling for the kids to see, but also fun images as well which can project up to 30 inches in diameter. The images include 4 NASA images that the kids can choose from which include a man on the moon, a space shuttle launch, the earth and the full moon.



With the image we can project the time on the image that we put on the wall, and I also like that we can pivot the top to project the image where the kids will be able to see it best from. When it comes to choosing what we project, we can choose to project the image and the time together, as well as just the time or just the image if we choose. We can also set the projection to go off after a certain amount of time at night, allowing us to set it for 10 or 30 minutes. Then when it comes to setting the alarm, I can really appreciate that it is simple to set to where I and or my kids can set not only the clock but also the alarm! Making the Big Red Rooster™ Rocket Ship Projection Alarm Clock a great clock to have in any kids room, and to help with bedtimes and such in your home the wonderful people from Big Red Rooster would like to send one of my readers their own Big Red Rooster™ Rocket Ship Projection Alarm Clock!







Product received, thank you to Big Red Rooster Products as well as the PR for supplying me with a product for this review, all opinions are my own.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Fathers Day Gifts from SentrySafe


With Fathers Day coming up I find that now is the time to find those gifts to get dad. Like many when it comes to the summer and vacations, my husband likes to keep his valuables like our travel money, ID's, passports and such close by. So when we were sent the Small Privacy Lock Chest from SentrySafe, I was excited to review it and add it to my list of gifts to get dad this Fathers Day!

I like that this safe is great for taking with you as you travel or even when you are moving. It allows you to keep your valuables, including documents and digital media items, safe and stored nearby. I also like that this safe is both fireproof and waterproof, which gives you that extra sense of security. Along with the small size and durability, I can also appreciate that there is a handle on this case which helps to make the transporting of it easy, and with the key lock, you can be sure to keep your items secured. Which in all makes the Small Privacy Lock Chest from SentrySafe a great gift to get dad this Fathers Day!



Product received, thank you to SentrySafe as well as the PR for supplying me with a product for this review, all opinions are my own.