United States Trivia Pack Review

As a teacher, this caught my eye. It’s a little “old” for my kids, but some of the “fun facts” are cute to share in class. The Python Printable Games United States Trivia Pack is cute. I think it would be fun for a long car ride. Next week, I’m headed to Salem, MA, and I just may bring them along.
This printable United States Trivia Pack is a fun kit. All 50 states are represented, with 15 questions per state, totaling 750 questions. Quizzes cover state nicknames, trees, flowers, capitals, history, funny facts, bizarre laws and local customs and more.

Active PlayThings- Review and Giveaway!

Hello and HAPPY FRIDAY, bloggy buddies!
I have ANOTHER giveaway for you today! I know, what’s going on around here?
Have you ever heard of Active Playthings? No, I’m not talking about your kids, lol.
It’s a website that has items FOR your active playthings to play with 🙂 You know, to be active?
They have several play tents, like this Brobee one

or this one to put on a talent show

(fan of American Idol?)
They have wall decals for your pretty princess

or your Toy Story fan. And really cool Jumbo Blocks!

Fuel your child’s imagination with these Jumbo size plastic blocks. Interlocking design and jumbo size make them perfect for little hands. For safe creative play and hours of fun for everyone. No set up required. Just open the box and play. Your kids will play with them, on them and all around them!

Jumbo Block Dimensions:
Large blocks are 3-1/4″ tall by 3-7/8″ wide and 7-3/4″ long.
The half-size blocks are 3-1/4″ tall by 3-7/8″ wide by 3-7/8″ long
Made in the USA.

Active Playthings sent us this Camoflouge Slumber Set to review. OK, now, don’t think there is any slumber going on in there- it is, after all, ACTIVE Playthings! It is a cute play set that can be a great alternative to outdoor camping when the weather gets ugly- or when you don’t feel so active yourself, lol. Just set it up, give them a snack, and off to the playroom with them! It came with a compass and binoculars, as well.

Scare Me Nots! Review and Giveaway!

What a great idea these are!
As a woman who puts 20+ kids down for a nap every day, plus puts my own kids down for bed, ANYTHING that makes sleep routines and bedtimes easier are A-OK with me, and I am so happy to share the news with you guys.

Let me introduce to you- Scare Me Nots! I can’t say enough good things about them. A truly great idea! If you’re little one won’t stay in their own bed, give it a try! Afraid of the dark? Of monsters? Well, here are some friendly monsters, with eyes everywhere, that stay open to watch over your sweetie while they sleep. They have long tails that you can hang onto things with velcro.
Tuck it in between the mattress and box-spring to watch out for under-the-bed monsters!

And even better- these good little monsters have to graduate school first, so you know they know their stuff! They even learn to see in the dark 🙂

Can you tell he’s excited?
My Little Man just loves his Patty The Protector- she has 10 eyes! The better to keep a watch over sleepy sweeties…He was so thrilled when he saw her.

We were on our way to the library- so of course, Patty had to come.

Patty has been to school, where the kids thought she was awesome! The kids all passed her around, and Little even let some of the kids “try” her at naptime.

Patty is currently “on loan” to one of my students, who has terrible nightmares. His mommy wants to see if Patty can help him sleep better. Night one, he slept through the night. Night two, woke up only once, mom picked up Patty (who had fallen onto the floor) and gave her back to him, he went back to sleep. We shall see how the rest of the week goes!
As for Little? He loves Patty. Both he and Kamikaze want Santa to bring them “baby monsters” (travel size Scare Me Nots) for car trips and vacation. Santa is happy to oblige. Kamikaze wants Courageous Carrie, and Little can’t make his mind up. I think he will end up with Watchdog Wally.

It’s a Pillow! It’s a Pet! It’s a Pillow Pet Review and Giveaway!!!

It’s a Pillow! It’s a Pet! It’s a Pillow Pet Review and Giveaway!!!

Who doesn’t love Pillow Pets? They are so super-cute. As a woman who puts 20+ kids for a nap during the weekdays (jealous???) as well as my own kids’ nap and bedtime routines- ANYTHING that will make sleep seem like fun is A-ok with me! Need something to keep your little ones in their own bed? A travel buddy for the car, plane, and hotel? Try Pillow Pets!

Here is what Pillow Pets has to say;
“Since 2003, My Pillow Pets have been bringing smiles to faces of all ages. The concept for the snuggly companions was the brainchild of a San Diego-based mother of two, who had grown tired of picking up stuffed animals strewn about her children’s rooms. What began with the simple goal of transforming a traditional stuffed animal into a functional item for children has grown into an amazing jungle of popular products.

Power Capes Review and Giveaway!!!

Do you have a little super-her in your house?
Now it is easier then ever to give your Super-Kid a little personality, and a LOT of fun!

Power Capes offers custom super-hero capes in a variety of colors, emblems, and sizes. You can even do a whole “family” of superheros- well, aren’t we all super in our own way?
That would be such a fun party theme, and you can all get your own personalized cape, or do the same color and emblem, with your own initial! Cute!
Here is what Power Capes has to say;

Power Capes is a team of Moms, Dads, Customer Service Heroes, Web Ninjas and Passionate People who have dedicated their lives to helping kids be real super heroes.
Started by Holly Bartman as a way to provide children with personalized super hero capes, Power Capes has become the #1 destination for authentic super hero wear for kids (and adults, too!)
We have our own manufacturing facility in the Metro Detroit area where our production staff makes each product completely by hand one-at-a-time for children around the world.

Yay for no outsourcing!! Made in the USA, all the way!
Little Man received a custom Power Cape- and he LOVED it! He wore it every where.
To the Library

I love this picture, lol

To our “Town Day”

To school

The other kids loved it! They all went nuts over Power Capes. Every place we went, so many moms were asking me where I got his adorable cape- I only wish I had more business cards to hand out, lol.

KT Tunstall New Album Review

KT Tunstall’s new album, Tiger Suit, is now available in stores.
It’s first single release, Fade Like a Shadow, is already on the radio as a top 20 hit.

(If you aren’t familiar with KT’s music, you definitely remember one of her previous hit songs – the Grammy-nominated “Black Horse and the Cherry Tree,” “Suddenly I See,” Other Side of the World” or “Hold On“.)

I put this on early this morning, to check it out. It kind of made me feel like dancing- until I gave in and did 🙂 Me, Little, and Kamikaze kind of went nuts in the loving room, hehe….It’s a fun album!

Curious George LIVE!!!

Guess who is touring LIVE???? Curious George! It’s George’s first live musical stage show ever! How super fun and exciting!
Curious George is going to be coming to NJ’s State Theater in New Brunswick October 23-25. We can’t wait to go! Little Man LOVES monkeys- and George is a favorite! (As you will know, bloggy buddies, from all the photos with Curious George in them, LOL…in his crib, at school, etc)

World Premire Tour
New Brunswick, NJ; State Theatre
Sat, Oct. 23- Mon, Oct. 25, 2010

Starring in his own original live musical stage production for the first time
ever, Curious George is on a mission to help Chef Pisghetti save his
restaurant by winning a world-famous meatball competition. With guidance

Live Brilliantly Review and Giveaway!

Sponsored by Tomoson.comMy husband wears glasses. He also loves to complain about his glasses. He is constantly wiping them on his shirt, a dishtowel, etc….rarely actually using glass cleaner to clean them off. So when I had the chance to review Brilliant Lenses Cleaner and microfiber cleaning cloth, I thought he’d love it.

When it came, I was excited for him to try it. I hate when he doesn’t take care of his stuff- and glasses are expensive! He grumbled a bit- what am I supposed to do with this now, blah blah…men. But then he tried it, and he liked it a lot. He keeps the little package in his computer bag, so it is handy weather he is at work or at home.

Brilliant Lenses Cleaner and optical microfiber cloth is a premium eyeglass cleaner with SR-8 that adds a protective barrier to lenses to resist scratches and soiling from water, sweat, dust and dirt. For ALL types of lenses.You can even use it for sunglasses 🙂

“Finally a lens cleaner that is Alcohol and ammonia free! Brilliant Idea! When you add in our SR8 scratch resistant coating you now can offer the most advanced cleaner/protector for ALL types of glass or plastic lenses. Double Pack: Two bottles (7ml ea) Brilliant Lenses Cleaner and optical microfiber cloth and carrying bag.”

* Cleans Glass & Plastic Lenses
* No Alcohol or Ammonia
* Added scratch resistance with SR-8
* Comes with a Micro Fiber Cleaning Pad
* Also works on Phones, Monitors, and MP3 players!

Brilliant LensesTM with SR-8TM provides gentle superior cleaning while imparting an invisible durable barrier that resists scratches, soiling and water spots.

Treat Your Lenses with the protection of SR-8