Potty Training Toys and Tools

fisher price cheer for me potty copy

I won’t bore you with the details (or the battles) but potty training my son has been one of the toughest challenges. I’ve used a lot of things in my attempts and there are two that have been very helpful. The Fisher Price Cheer for Me Potty and the Corolle Potty Doll. Corolle Les Classiques […]

Goodee Reward Board: For Picky Eaters and More

spooktacular sweepstakes

The goal of the Goodee Reward board is to easily introduce the concept of colorful foods to your kid meals and reward them for eating a variety of foods. Most kids love magnetic boards, puzzles, and visual games. Thus, the Goodee Board builds on the concept to make food fun. There are 6 rows of […]

DohVinci PlayDoh Style and Store Vanity Set

dohvinci copy

The DohVinci Sets are a fun take on play doh and a glue gun! Brought to you by the makers of Play-Doh, DohVinci PlayDoh design kits let you decorate and personalize your world in so many colorful ways. It’s really easy for almost kids to do! Just use the innovative air-dry design compound (the special […]

My A to G Adventures in the New Toyota RAV4

new Toyota RAV4 2013

This will be my ride for one week! The premium edition of the new Toyota RAV4. I mentioned that I would be getting a chance to test drive it in my previous post. And I got a chance to be a passenger on a recent four state adventure. But it is now in my driveway. […]

The Polar Express Train Ride Experience

polar express

When I was given complimentary coach tickets for The Polar Express train ride on the Cape Cod Central Railway (Buzzards Bay, MA, Hyannis, MA) and the Saratoga & North Creek Railway (Saratoga, NY), I offered the tickets to my brother & his family because my soon-to-be four year old nephew is a HUGE Polar Express fan. He […]

New Meaning of Pregnancy “Support”

CC pregnancy

Seriously, the indignities of pregnancy are too numerous to name. But I experienced a new one this time around that even I didn’t see coming. I had to buy a maternity support belt. {Seriously.} The product description doesn’t help the sexy factor, which is woeful at this point of pregnancy anyway, but it’s an embarrassing […]

Laundry Apps

Let’s face it. We do laundry all the time. But despite our laundry laurels, there are time when we get stumped. Whether it is an ink stain or an oil stain, or whether to use fabric softener or not, I want a go-to resource. Not just “Google General”. So if you have a smart phone, it […]

Blogging Conferences

SheCon Keynote

The Dos and Don’ts of Social Media Conferences I have been fortunate to attend several blogging/social media related conferences this year; at times as a speaker and at times as an attendee. All in all, I am a Blogging/Social Media Conference newbie, but it was immediately clear when I walked into the opening keynote at […]

On the 11th Day of Charlene Chronicles…

Martian-Moonhouse

Technically, I am getting out of writing the post for this, because Magic Beans has beat me to it. Then again, they should have because they are selling this totally cool toy. I went to an event recently where I got a $50 Magic Ticket to spend on anything in Magic Beans. You would think […]

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