Monthly Archives: September 2009

Cinnabon on-the-go in Bar form

Cinnabon on-the-go in Bar form

Back before we had kids, DH did a lot of traveling for work. He attended and worked quite a few trade shows each year in various cities across the country.  Whenever I could get away from my job, I would hop on a plane and we would make a w ...
Winner – Zhu Zhu Pets Giveaway

Winner – Zhu Zhu Pets Giveaway

I would like to say thanks, once again, to MomSelect (BSM Media) for allowing readers of SAHM Reviews the opportunity to win a fun prize pack from Zhu Zhu Pets.Random.org decided the winner would be… Comment #112. Badger Momma worked ...
Families NEED Nights Like This

Families NEED Nights Like This

When I was growing up, I recall many nights where we sat around the kitchen table as a family. Family time is quality time and game time was the best. I don’t know if my brothers enjoyed it as much as I did, but I always looked forwar ...
Is it a Game or an Educational Tool?

Is it a Game or an Educational Tool?

Since Miss M was about 2, we’ve had our old, essentially useless-to-us, laptop hooked up for her. It doesn’t have internet access but plays most children’s games just fine. We were delighted that she learned how to properl ...
Hamster Fun without the Mess (Giveaway)

Hamster Fun without the Mess (Giveaway)

Back in August, I had the opportunity to test and review Zhu Zhu Pets for MomSelect (BSM Media). The only thing better than getting to try out newfangled toys is actually getting to give them away. If you didn’t have a chance to read ...
Because Kids Keep Growing

Because Kids Keep Growing

Miss K just turned 5 this past week. As I tucked her in the night before, she said “I’m going to be bigger tomorrow.” “You sure will be, Honey. You’ll be 5!” We said our good-nights and I looked forward t ...
Leave a Message After the Beep

Leave a Message After the Beep

Ever since my mother-in-law got her new answering machine, it’s been stuck with messages on it.  People who have never been to her house before graciously point out to her that a message is waiting.  My MIL’s not one of those te ...
Because Sometimes Life Stinks…

Because Sometimes Life Stinks…

We have all kinds of smell producers in our house– compost, cat, dog, not-quite-potty-trained twins, a cloth-diaper-wearing baby. We clean the litter box, the trash can, the compost bucket, the diaper pails regularly, but that doesn&# ...
I’m All About Structured Play

I’m All About Structured Play

I’m really not the imaginative type. Miss M enjoys non-stop Littlest Pet Shop theater while Miss K can lose herself in Barbie and Polly Pocket. But when they ask me to join in, I just don’t know how to play. Sounds silly, but Mi ...