Boston Snow Record: Snowiest Winter in a Century

Yesterday, Boston officially had its snowiest winter since 1872. Now, in 1872, they didn’t have cars or public transportation. They also didn’t have indoor plumbing or central heat, so I’m not sure how they dealt with all the snow to go to the bathroom in the middle of the night, but this is probably how […]

Bright Starts Buggy (Having a Ball Count and Roll Buggie)

Bright Starts Buggie

I received this adorable little pink lady bug (officially called the Having a Ball™ Count and Roll Buggie from Bright Starts by KidsII) to review recently. When it arrived on my doorstep, it was like Christmas. We call it the second child syndrome! Our 3.5 year old son has ‘passed down’ his toys to his […]

Personalized Santa Video: “Your Santa Story”


I want to share with you something that will knock your Christmas stockings off. If you’ve done Elf on the Shelf, or those personalized letters from Santa, then this is totally for you. It is a personalized Santa video called, “Your Santa Story.” It is a customized DVD featuring Santa Claus (think real white beard, […]

TinyLove Butterfly Stroll Arch Video Review

The TinyLove Tiny Princess Butterfly Stroll (or the gender neutral Sunny Stroll) is probably one of the best $20 you can spend. This baby item can be used to entertain and engage your little one in many different locations. Put it on a bouncer, a highchair, a stroller, a car seat and any other place […]

KidsII InGenuity Automatic Bouncer Review

Getting a baby to sleep can be one of the most frustrating things a parent must endure. Most notable is the endless bouncing to soothe them. Thus, cue my KidsII InGenuity Automatic Bouncer review. I don’t know how many times I have had to use a ball to bounce my kids to sleep. As both […]

Why You Should Consider MinuteClinic

Last week, I was in New York where I represented BlogHer sponsor MinuteClinic. If you’ve never heard of MinuteClinic, check out my post here. But if you have, but are on the fence about whether you should go, maybe this video will help you make a decision. Note that there is background noise in the […]

Boppy Products

MAM Baby Perfect Pacifier

The Boppy Company is well known for its Boppy Pillows for new Moms. Whether used for breastfeeding, bottle feeding, or tummy time, it is a must-have baby registry item. But here are some other Boppy products that you should definitely considering purchasing as they have some unique features and functions, including a travel Boppy, a […]

What to Get Mom for Mother’s Day

I was going to do a “Mother’s Day Gift Roundup”, or something similar. You know, provide suggestions on flowers, jewelry, pampering and more to give you ideas on what to get your wife or own Mother for Mother’s Day. But if your Mom is anything like my Mom, save the receipt on that jewelry because […]

Hallmark at Blissdom

Hallmark was a suite sponsor at the 2012 Blissdom Conference. They shared an amazing array of cards from Birthdays to Just Because. Neat new designs (think a slide out pocket) and new sound cards that are a huge hit in our family. Each Blogger could pick a card to send to another Blogger at the […]

Video Success in 2012


In the 1980s, “video killed the radio star“. According to a lot of posts in the Blogosphere this week about how to be a successful Blogger, video may propel you to being a blogging star in 2012. Great posts came from Blogger Jennifer James of Mom Blogger Magazine where she shared her 15 Mom Blogging […]

Animal Prints

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Anything animal print is a hot find this fall. Here are some of my recent finds that can add some “jungle pop” to your Momdrobe! Sources: Nordstrom Rack, JCrew Related articles Animal Print ( The Do’s and Don’ts of Wearing Animal Prints ( How To Wear Animal Prints ( Image Credit:

HTC Flyer Tablet

HTC Flyer Tablet Camera Functions

The HTC Flyer is a great option if you are in the market for a tablet. Here is my video on the three features of the Flyer that I consider to be Mom-tastic. I also love the ability to take pictures (and video) in fun ways. For example, you can video in black and white, […]

Dr. Oetker Frozen Pizza Review

I got a chance to try out some new frozen pizza. Check it out. Bonus! If you want to try it yourself, leave a comment below about your favorite type of pizza (cheese, veggie, etc.) and one person will win a fabulous prize pack with a Cooler bag, Pizza cutter, Apron and Dr. Oetker coupons! […]

Charlene DeLoach’s Recipe Organization Tips

Hey everyone. If you have just landed on my blog for the first time, welcome! I’m Charlene DeLoach, a blogger here at Charlene Chronicles, and I love to be organized. It makes me happy. Especially when it means I can do things quickly and efficiently around the house if I’ve put the organizational time in. […]

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