Honest Company Essentials Bundle
I would love to tell you about how my two children took the most glorious bath tonight surrounded by fragrant non-toxic bubbles and laughed and giggled and went to bed happy. Instead, after being told she couldn’t, my daughter opened the bottle and poured over half of it on the floor. A few drops made […]
Pet Peeve! Don't throw your clothes away!
Sometimes I read blogs referencing people sorting their too big clothes into trash and donate piles. Don’t do that! Unless the place you are donating to asks you not to, include everything. Even your old underwear. It gets recycled. It gets sold to third world countries. Let the pros decide if your old ratty clothes […]
Citrus Lane is a monthly subscription box of toys, books, personal care, food, feeding accessories and other items for children aged birth to 5 years. Get $10 off your first box using my link! In addition to our toddler boy Citrus Lane box, we picked up one for our preschooler girl, too! Citrus Lane’s boxes […]
I am totally totally totally slammed with a big work thing this week. It’s gonna be quick! But yay, I lost four pounds! And also, I found out my site was down today 🙁 boooo. Summary – February 25 Down: 4 lbs from last week Total: 29.8 lbs since Jan 4 Lost: 1-2 clothing sizes. […]
Tea Collection Buy 3 Get 1
Through Wednesday, February 27th, Tea Collection is having a buy 3 get one free on certain styles with promo code 4FUN. All eligible items are marked with a 3+1 icon. Tea Collection is very affordable and has some really nice play separates for when you want the kids to look a little bit more polished. […]
Citrus Lane is a monthly subscription box of toys, books, personal care, food, feeding accessories and other items for children aged birth to 5 years. Get $10 off your first box using my link! February Citrus Lane – Boys 27 Months Baby E loved this box! The video just says it all.What’s inside the Box […]
Slammed (and Julep March colors)
I’ve been slammed with a work-related matter demanding my attention at night. As a result, posting has been light and I’ll run out of pre-written material soon. Meanwhile, boxes pile up. Coming soon: February Citrus Lane, Bulu Box, Healthy Surprise, and more! Don’t forget to… enter the giveaway for my #1 beauty product. Use your […]
Oooh I got my Penzey’s Catalog!
It has a coupon! That means I can buy more spices, right?? Ummm maybe not. I am so addicted. My husband & I made this spice rack ourselves. It wasn’t hard (but sorry, no instructions. measure, build, paint! well, actually, measure, cut, paint, build). In order to maximize spice storage it has no top. Also, […]
GLOSSYBOX subscription coupon
Quick heads up – save 20% on a GLOSSYBOX subscription by using code LOVE20. That’s totally insane! See my January GLOSSYBOX review here.
Developing our question skills at the mall
This weekend when we went to the mall we took the opportunity to encourage A to develop a little bit of independence and get some practice being polite and asking questions (in the mall – supervised of course!). She loves to go to Bath & Body Works and try on the sparkly stuff. I had […]
I got Julep Rose in my February Julep Cupid’s Mystery box. Julep Rose was originally part of the “classic with a twist” box. One of my giveaway entrants asked if Rose was as bright as it looks. The answer is yes! But it is also definitely not neon. Julep’s take is that it is a […]
KLUTCHclub is a monthly fitness-focused subscription box for women and men. Boxes include healthy snacks, supplements, personal care items, and workouts. It’s one of my personal favorites. Check out the KLUTCHclub directory listing for more information and reviews. You can get 20% off an annual subscription with code LOYAL20! The subscription is $18 a month, […]
Total Beauty Collection/Living Social Deal Review
Last week I picked up a quicky Living Social deal for $7 for the Total Beauty Sampling Collection. It came with ALFAPARF Cristalli Liquidi Serum (5mL) Neutrogena Naturals Lip Balm (full size 1.7oz) NYX Roll on Eye Shadow (full size 1.5oz) Ferro Mini Blush X3 (2 pods, .75g each) BONUS: Sole Society $20 gift offer […]
Have you ever seen these socks before? All I can think is that they are a modest way to cover up that toe cleavage. 😉 Available in Ballet Slipper Pink Gorgeous Gray Like Sunshine Yellow Swan Lake Turquoise $1.99 a pop and totally adorable for spring. I’m thinking you could totally rock this toe lingerie […]
I’m down 2 pounds from last week! Hooray! Even though its not the hugest number I am happy with that because I am bloated and cranky if you know what I mean. And if you want to read about tampons instead of weight loss, check out my Juniper period subscription box review (and get your […]
My February Juniper Box Came! I got my first Juniper box last week and I am so excited to share it with you. Juniper is a tampon and treats box that comes with all your monthly supplies, pain relief, and stuff to make your period a little less annoying. It is a premium box with […]
Now until February 24 you can use code 25OFF1 to get $25 off a Fancy Box (or anything else on The Fancy). You can use this code to get a Fancy Box – regular, food, Ashton, Pink, or Verbal – for $21.95 shipped. My vote – take advantage of this now before they pull it […]
My #1 Beauty Product of ALL TIME! …. and WIN IT!
This was the #1 question asked by my readers in response to my giveaway entry requirement. Drumroll please!!!It’s Olay Regenerist Mini Thermal Facial Peel! While getting a link for this question, I discovered that 1) You can buy it on Amazon! 2) You can buy it on Subscribe & Save! (read how to save 15% […]
Silly Weekend FunMisc Sun February 17
Target Valentine's Clearance – 70% off
I told you we were going to the mall! Our Target had a good selection (they usually do!) at 70% off. We got 2 plush dogs ($1.49 each), Star Wars Valentines (75 cents), Playdoh ($1.49), Lego Friends figurine ($1.19), a plate (89 cents), and 3 sprinkles (89 cents each). I occasionally put the sprinkles on […]
I was in bed checking my email and I saw that it’s a great week for OfficeMax Rewards! So I rolled out of bed and started shopping. OfficeMax Perks work like CVS Extra Care Bucks except that you have to put in a lot more money at the beginning. I have been doing it for […]
Hits & Misses
Here are my hits & misses from the past week. First, the bad news. Misses Dr. Jart+ Black Label Detox BB Beauty Balm. This was a miss last week, but I still have scabs on my face from the breakout this product caused. So it’s on my list. Not getting another Freedom Top Coat in […]
These snacks are from our Naturebox! The kids demolished the stuff on the big side of the plate. The peas were carried to the living room (to play with? To save? I don’t know!). The granola and the masa crisps weren’t as big of a hit, but A sure was proud of herself for trying […]
POPSUGAR Must Have Box
The POPSUGAR Must Have Box monthly subscription box is a lifestyle box filled with monthly must-haves selected by the POPSUGAR editors ranging from personal care to fitness to accessories to home and luxury items and interesting edible treats. A great variety box that you can inhale all at once or dole out to yourself (or […]
Amazon Subscribe & Save – Get 5, Save 15%!!
Now at Amazon’s Subscribe & Save if you get five or more items in the same month, you’ll save 15% off your entire monthly order. Diapers & Wipes do not count but count as items to help you save off the other items. So, instead of spreading items out (I usually rotate things in & […]
Julep’s American Beauty style profile is no more. In it’s place Julep is introducing Modern Beauty. Modern beauties will get two full-sized (and brand new!) beauty products in their Maven boxes – and no polish. I’m not sure what to think, as I really liked the American Beauty profile. I’m sure this is a great […]
Our Wittlebee box arrived! Wittlebee‘s monthly subscription box contains six items of kids clothing based on your style profile and sizes. Wittlebee boxes are $39.99 + 5.99 shipping per month (and it’s easy to skip). When you sign up you take a short quiz – gender, preferred color schemes, and clothing items you prefer (long […]
Playtime with Boxes
Just so you know, it’s OK for thisto look like this It might be ugly. That is OKAY. My kids had a GREAT time decorating the box. It doesn’t have to be Pinterest-perfect. Added bonus – my kids aren’t just sitting inside the box when they play with it. They actually tend to go a […]
Just wanted to give a quick heads up againon the current coupon for KLUTCHclub – 20% off an annual subscription with code TWEET20! The subscription is $18 a month, which drops to $16 per month with an annual subscription. With this coupon the monthly price drops to less than $13 a month. Here are the […]
Happy Heart Day!
Happy Valentine’s Day! My husband is coming tonight – posting will be light but I have a few great things coming up! Also, my son’s speech therapist is coming in a few, so I gotta jet. After a YEAR of asking pediatricians about it, I finally got referred to speech therapy. When they evaluated him, […]
FabKids 50% off!
[box] Join FabKids TODAY! New members *may* be getting a 50% off code in their mailboxes tomorrow, February 15! (That’s what my account says!) New collection out tomorrow too! You can also try code DOCTORS50.[/box] FabKids is a monthly subscription box of clothes – for girls only. It’s produced in connection with Christina Applegate. You […]
it’s snowing outside! eek! my giveaway is about to end. So excited to get rid of some trash! I didn’t clean up the kids quick dinner pbj. I cut out hearts with a cookie cutter and my son only ate two of four. I am a terrible mother because I forgot to give him an […]
I was on the train today and thrilled to see a little notice pop up on my phone that my February Seasonsbox had arrived! I just knew it would be great. SeasonsBox is $34.90 per box, with discounts for longer term subscriptions. SeasonsBox focuses on healthy eco-conscious luxury and boutique items. February SeasonsBox This month’s […]
I went to the Julep Secret Store! The secret store opens on the first of the month for Julep Mavens who picked up that month’s Maven nail polish subscription box (I got the February American Beauty). I used my bloomspot voucher and got nail polish remover pads (good for removing nail polish on the go), […]
The easiest way to wash your makeup brushes
Yep, this is how I wash my makeup brushes. A *loves* playing in the water. She’s been obsessed with it for the past two years. It’s a very soothing activity for her and despite the mess (both water and soap) I have had to learn to say Yes to her. Actually I bribe her with […]
Sparkly Soul Headbands
Have you seen those Sparkly Soul headbands I’ve been seeing all over the place? Sparkly Soul headbands are available on Amazon and I am hoping to try one after last week’s headband disaster. Have you tried one? Sparkly Soul’s Facebook page says it’s a “headband that fits EVERY headshape…Guaranteed!” There are also lots of pictures […]
Fisher-Price Free Shipping Today & Tomorrow!
Fisher-Price is offering free shipping today and tomorrow in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Use code FEBSALE. I have been waiting for a low minimum free shipping to pick up a couple of additions to our Dora dollhouse so I am really happy to see this – because there was no way we needed 75 bucks […]
Trash N Treasure Giveaway ends TONIGHT!
Complete details on the Trash N Treasure giveaway here! It ends tonight! Check out what’s inside!
Time to do your taxes!
I hate doing my taxes all at once. Do you see a theme? I have no attention span. I can’t stand to spend large chunks of time on daily life activities, like cleaning, organizing, or doing my taxes. It stresses me out to think I have to complete a huge boring project all at once. […]
App Alert: A Very Important App Alert
Moms, especially moms of those from about age 11 or 12 up, I wanted to alert you to this new app. It’s called Snapchat. Snapchat allows users to send photos to another user for “real-time photo chatting.” Users send a photo, and when the recipient opens it, they see it for a few seconds and […]
Love with Food
Love with Food is a gourmet sampling box filled with 8+ gourmet treasures centered around a theme. Box prices range from $10/month (annual plan) to $12/month, including shipping. Love with Food has a points program for rating and reviewing your samples. Spend your points on the food you love the most. [box] use code DISCOVERFOOD […]
The February 2013 Birchbox Man subscription box is all about winter care for men. Sometimes they need a little splurging too, although many of them don’t like to admit it. We got Birchbox Man Box 10. Birchbox Man is a monthly sampling box for men. You fill out your profile and Birchbox selects one of […]
Kids & Kitchen Independence
I have really one simple rule when it comes to my household: the youngest person capable of doing something is the one in charge of doing it. The rule applies to basically anything: throwing things away, cleaning up, and preparing things in the kitchen. My daughter is just over 4 years old and is really capable […]
Don't forget to enter the Trash n Treasure Giveaway!
Complete details on the Trash N Treasure giveaway! Go there to enter! I added some branding to this AWESOME box! Seriously, don’t hate me, It’s all good-natured parody.
Julep Double the Love Half Price Gift Card!
Get a $50 Julep.com (the online store, not the salon!) gift card for $25 or a $100 Julep Gift card for $50 with code LOVE. Pick your Julep gift card up here! I found this because I moseyed over to Julep to see where the rest of my order is. My guess is that something […]