Mabel’s Labels

Hey guys! I just found the coolest product for your kids- might not be flashy, but it is so convenient- and can literally be a lifesaver. Mabel’s Labels has labels for any need you may have- from backpacks, to lunchboxes, to clothing. Microwave safe, dishwasher safe…or iron on- you name it- they have it!
But how about something special? Does your child have an allergy? If your child’s allergy can make your kid sick, or worse- is life threatening- you want to protect him or her in any way you can. Mabel’s Labels makes these AWESOME Safety Labels- you can write your kid’s name and allergy info right on it!
“Kid safety products are designed to give parents peace of mind. “My 411 Wristbands” are durable, disposable bands customized with names, phone numbers and other important information. Allergy Alerts remind caregivers of allergies and other special needs. ”

As a teacher, I can tell you that knowing, and being reminded as we are passing out lunch or snacks [Read more…]

7th Generation review and GIVEAWAY!!!

I love this time of year, don’t you? The weather is perfect, you don’t need a coat yet, the leaves are changing colors…The only thing that really is NOT cool is that it is the start of cold and flu season. But I have the coolest products to share with you! Seventh Generation, makers of great natural cleaning products, has generously provided Have Sippy Will Travel with some really great products to try out!

These Green Cleaning Products are fab, you will love them. I brought some with me to the Preschool, and love that the kids can have snack RIGHT AFTER I clean off the table from project time. I hate the bleach-y products I normally have to use. They smell, they ruin clothes, and I don’t like the kids anywhere near them. But, the boss insists, so….but she was cool with my using the Seventh Generation Disinfecting Multi-Surface. YAY! We also used the disinfecting wipes pretty much everywhere….kids are germy little buggars, LOL. No awful smell, and I think it’s safer for the kids. You know I’d never let Little Man or Kamikaze eat on a just-bleached table! (I keep a special place mat for Little at school- NO WAY is he eating at those tables if they were just bleached!) No, that is not his place mat- that is the safely cleaned table, he doesn’t need it!

So, you know how much I love companies that care? Look at their Mission Statement- “In our every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations.”
The Great Law of the Iroquois gave Seventh Generation their name more than twenty years ago and it’s what continues to inspire them every single day. Well, not only does Seventh Generation clearly care about the environment, but they also have some really great projects they support, like this one- WAGES

“For more than 14 years, Women’s Action to Gain Economic Security (WAGES) has been building worker-owned, cooperatively-owned, eco-friendly, residential cleaning businesses in San Francisco, California. In 2009, WAGES and Seventh Generation together launched Home Green Home, WAGES’ 4th worker-owned cooperative. This unique social enterprise, serves the city of San Francisco, [Read more…]

Vidazorb- Review and Giveaway

Hey all! Travel can take it’s toll on one’s tummy…that’s why I am so glad I found Vidazorb! What’s Vidazorb, you ask? It’s a chewable probiotic. No, it’s not yogurt, and you don’t need to refrigerate as you do with so many probiotics.
VIDAZORB: Your Chewable Probiotic
Convenient. Non-refrigerated. Three year shelf stability.
Safe, effective and rigorously tested.
Great tasting Vidazorb chewable probiotics help maintain digestive health and overall wellness. Belly Boost™ specially formulated for children.

I was sent Belly Boost to try out. Many of you know that my Little Man has some digestive issues, as well as an eczema-like skin condition. I have to use a special cream on him at least once a day, and lotion him 3-5 times a day. He has been to a pediatric gastroenterologist for over 2 years now. We finally figured out his gastro issue, and he has been on several medications trying to regulate it. None are fun. My poor Little Man!
So, when we had the chance to review Belly Boost I was thrilled!
Children’s chewable probiotics in fun Zorbee character shapes, for healthy digestion and nutrient absorption in children aged 4 and up, with Bifidobacterium, BB-12 (5 billion CFU) and S. thermophilus, TH-4 (5 billion CFU)

Address the digestive and immune system needs of children with Vidazorb Belly Boost. Clinically substantiated Bifidobacterium, BB-12 and S. thermophilus, TH-4 are especially kid-friendly and work together to support the wellness needs of little ones. Beneficial probiotic bacteria are essential in helping maintain overall health.*

90 Chewable Tablets

Serving Size: 1 chewable tablet

Directions: For adults and children 4 or more years of age, take 1 chewable tablet 3 times daily, preferably with meals.

Other ingredients: Mannitol, Crospovidone, Sorbitol, Lactitol, Magnesium Stearate, Natural Color, Natural Flavor, Silicon Dioxide, Sucralose
As the nervous mother I can be, I scheduled an appointment with his Dr. If she said no, Kamikaze would have been the “tester”. But she said yes, go ahead!
We have tried acidophilus as well as many other kinds of natural products for my Little, nothing really worked. After just 3 days of Belly Boost, I noticed a difference. My sweetie could potty! (I know, gross- but has your [Read more…]

Mountain Mama’s Kitchen Review and Giveaway!

Don’t you love candles? They add such a nice touch to your home. Soft lighting, mellow fragrance….nice ambiance. Make those soy candles? In nifty containers? (They look retro- love it!) Mountain Mama’s Kitchen offered to let me review 2 candles- yipee! I received Spiced Cider In a Can and Juicy in a Can. (Love the names, lol)

I LOVE the Spiced Cider! It smells like…well, like spiced cider, but it is FALL in a can! I saved it to use for a dinner party we were having. It was really nice to use after dinner, while we were having coffee and chatting. Cue sad music… then my aunt came over, and liked it so much she took it! (She kept saying how much she liked it…over and over, lol….so I gave it to her.) Oh well, at least I tried it once! Hehe….and since it burns for 30-35 hours, she will have many uses of it, too!
Did you see Pumpkin Pie in a Can?

I totally want that! LOL
Our In-A-Can Collection is our most popular since there are a variety of scents each with their creative names & pictures. We will send you two of our most popular scents to for your product reniew. And once one lucky winner has been established we will ship our “Aloha” and “Juicy” candles as a giveaway for your blog.

Their other two collections include:

– “Spark” – 16 oz. candle collection with great inspirational quotes on each can.

-“Sprout” – the “GREEN” candle. The candle comes in a recycled glass container with the “fresh cut grass” scent. Once [Read more…]

Dinosaur Train

Who loves Dinosaur Train??? We do, we do! Both my kids love it, and I love it’s educational component. It is edu-tainment, lol….I also like it because it has some age-appropriate social messages. And on a personal note, as you know, my daughter Kamikaze is adopted, just like Buddy- and the first day we met her was on a Halloween- and we celebrate it every year, lol. So how happy am I to tell you that Dinosaur Train has some super fun Halloween adventures and costumes? Very!


Starting October 25, PBS KIDS will offer a spooktacular lineup of Halloween-themed episodes, including DINOSAUR TRAIN –”Night Train” in which Dad, Buddy and Tiny take a special ride on the Dinosaur Train at night, learning about animals that are active after dark, culminating at the Big Pond for a nature walk under the full moon. Educational component: Many animals are most active at night, usually as a means to avoid detection by predators or to aid in hunting (depending on the animal). This lifestyle may have applied to some dinosaurs as well, including Troodon.

There’s also a great music video for the Halloween episode at the following link:


There are two new costumes as outlined below, available at Spencer Gifts and other independent and regional retailers. SRP $39.99 (SEE ATTACHED PHOTO)

Dinosaur Train Costume – Buddy

Buddy is the main [Read more…]

Eco Mom, Review and Giveaway!!!

I love this site! LOVE, love, love. Eco-Friendly baby products- ecomom! Know what? They have other things besides baby products. 🙂 LOVE it!
SO, this super-fabulous site has so many awesome things for your kids, your home- and you! Mommies matter too, we forget that, lol. ecomom didn’t!
Can I tell you something else I just love? They are not only environmentally friendly (and you all know my feelings on staying as “green” as possible), and keep you and your children healthy with all natural products, but their message is fab-u-lous.
Here is what ecomom has to say;
“Our children need better, safer toys. They need books about boys who love flowers and girls who don’t need a prince to live happily ever after. They need to paint with their fingers, and it has to be okay if they eat the paint, because they will eat the paint. In fact, they will probably have a taste of all their toys because everything goes in their mouths, except, of course, their food that just goes on the floor. At EcoMom

BrytonPick Floss Review

Many of you are aware that I am a lunatic when it comes to oral hygiene and care. I keep toothbrushes for myself and Little Man at school and brush after lunch, make Kamikaze keep one at school and brush after lunch, and I keep floss in my purse and diaper bag. I do, I do. I even have those little “emergency toothbrushes” in my purse for “just in case”! We all do the dentist ever 6 months, we have our mouthwash, etc….I’m really quite a freak. 🙂
So, when I had the opportunity to review BrytonPick Floss, I jumped on it. I know it is not a “flashy” review, but we all need hygiene products, yes?

Bryton Pick is the first String FREE, Reusable and Portable dental floss for people on-the-go or those who are unable to floss (or hate flossing). Great for people wearing braces or Invisalign. It comes with a credit card size carry-pouch [Read more…]

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, [Read more…]