Games, Girls, Reviews, Uncategorized

Super League Gaming!

A few weeks ago, I was gifted with 2 tickets for my daughter and her friend to participate in the Super League Gaming Minecraft event at our local theater, the Hill Country Galleria Cinemark.  They brought their laptops, were assigned a team and had a blast for 4 Saturday’s. The theater was actually quite full… Read More Super League Gaming!

Creating, Family, Food, Health, Reviews, Uncategorized

Stonyfield Goodness

Hey all!  This month Stonyfield challenged the Yo Getters to come up with some recipes using Stonyfield Yogurt and Nativas Naturals products.  I received the Mulberry Berries and Hemp Seeds.  Both of these are super nutritious additions to any recipe. Why do you want these in your pantry?  Read on… Mulberry Berries Mulberries are native… Read More Stonyfield Goodness

Family, Food, Gifts, Health, Reviews

Ice Chips Review!

I recently received an assortment of Ice Chips from Bev and Charlotte to review and am thrilled with them!  What a great way to get the benefits of Xylitol in a sweet treat that I feel good giving to my girls.  Love them! Who are the Ice Chips Grandmas? Bev Vines-Haines and Charlotte Clary have… Read More Ice Chips Review!

Creating, Family, Life, Reviews, Uncategorized

An Interview With Shirley Nolan

This is a combined review and interview with someone not only very near and dear to me, but who is also a very talented writer.  I am so pleased to introduce you to my mom, Shirley Nolan Amador and her new novel, Lotus. My mom grew up in Indio, California during the 50’s.  Her parents… Read More An Interview With Shirley Nolan

Crafts, DIY, Family, Good Reads, Reviews, Uncategorized

Review: Creative Kids Photo Guide Craft Books

  Just received a set of books that are perfect for summer!  Creative Kids Complete Photo Guide Craft books!  Along with a couple extra bonus books. The Creative Kids Complete Photo Guide series leads the way with step-by step instructions.  Sewing, crochet, knitting and bead crafts!  Super easy instructions with clear photos of every step.… Read More Review: Creative Kids Photo Guide Craft Books

Family, Reviews, Uncategorized

Koala Safe Router Review

In today’s world, we all have a dependency to play a little too much on our electronics devices.  Smart phones, tablets, lap tops, all common products in our homes.  Kids are especially vulnerable to the addictive qualities of these products.  I know I wished for a better way to limit time on their electronics without… Read More Koala Safe Router Review

Food, Reviews

Review: Stonyfield Organic Greek Yogurt

Who here doesn’t love a good yogurt?  We are a huge fan in this house and have always used Stonyfield for everything from eating it alone, to smoothies, to substituting it for milk in recipes, even as a sour cream substitute!  This month I tried the Organic Greek Yogurt for the first time and have… Read More Review: Stonyfield Organic Greek Yogurt

Reviews, Uncategorized

Review: Frogglez Goggles

My little one, Xiola, loves swim goggles….like seriously loves them.  So when I was approached by a Frogglez rep about reviewing a pair of their new goggles, I jumped at the chance.  I will admit I was skeptical however, we have gone through many brands of goggles with none really working out as well as we hope.… Read More Review: Frogglez Goggles

Family, Reviews

Clear Choice

Want to give a plug to my brother and his business partner.  They own Clear Choice Window Cleaning and are getting great reviews on their work!  These guys are hard-working, conscientious and really care about the quality of what they do.  I’m not just saying this because I love my bro, but because it’s the… Read More Clear Choice

Family, Music, Reviews

We Interrupt This Gardening Moment For a Little ACL Fun (Lots of photos)

We went to Austin City Limits music festival on Friday and Sunday of this past weekend.  What a blast!  The kids had so much fun, as did we.  Friday was the perfect day.  Weather was great, lines were short and the bands rocked!  We saw alot of great talent, but one that stands out from… Read More We Interrupt This Gardening Moment For a Little ACL Fun (Lots of photos)