Perhaps I could borrow some hunny?

Winnie the Pooh

Deep in the Hundred Acre Wood, where Christopher Robin plays, you’ll find the enchanted neighborhood, of Christopher’s childhood days. A donkey named Eeyore is his friend, and Kanga and little Roo. … [Read more...]

I think I need to figure out this whole blog hop thing…

UPDATE: 2:08pm 3/31 Oh bugger, today would be the day that my blog does not like my GFC coding.... :( Sigh.... See, I know how it works. I see great blogs do it all  the time. I just need to jump … [Read more...]

Josh Duhamel’s tokidoki relief run!

Are you a runner? Do you live in SoCal? In an effort to raise money for Japan, actor Josh Duhamel (“When in Rome,” “Transformers”) is hosting a Relief Run in Santa Monica, CA this coming … [Read more...]

3/23 CHALLENGE: Invent a Snack!

Sometimes it’s tricky getting kids to eat healthy snacks, but we know moms are capable of some very creative solutions. You can make your child’s snacks even healthier by using organic ingredients. … [Read more...]

Recaro has earned my love

Three years ago when I heard the name Recaro I thought aftermarket Motorcross seats.  Fast forward to now, three years and two kids later, when I hear Recaro I think AMAZING car seat. So  I was beyond … [Read more...]

Yeehaw! Rango The Videogame (review)

Rango The Videogame

Giddyap! Are you ready for wild chases and fast paced shoot-outs? Based on Paramount Picture’s film, Rango The Video game is full of crazy action and outlandish scenarios. Normally carseats, onesies … [Read more...]

Today, March 22, 2011 is World Water Day

1 out of 8 people in the world lack access to clean drinking water. Without clean water, 4,000 children die everyday of diarrheal- related diseases, which is more than  AIDS, malaria and measles … [Read more...]

Mimicking Monkey will find a way into your heart (and hopefully bring sleep too!)

Meet our new friend, Mimicking Monkey from Cloud B. He’s soft, friendly and keeps Sebby and Quincy* company with his sweet chatters, waterfall sounds or right now, his lullaby (I’m hoping for a … [Read more...]

Win a Mama Necklace from Ellie Adorn! (closed)

Ellie Adorn

By now you probably know The Maven is in the running for a $2,000 Mom Central Blog Grant. Well, so is My 3rd Baby: EllieAdorn (owned by my friend Cristi) We're both really excited to have this … [Read more...]

Challenge #1, Part #1

organic potatoes

So here’s the plan… I’m headed to the store this afternoon if at all possible. I generally buy a lot of organic anyway but I am going to tighten it up a notch. 1.)  I will buy in bulk where I can – … [Read more...]

Winner’s Choice! Lions & Lambs: Creative, funky and custom wears for the littles in your life (giveaway ends 3/31)

Lions & Lambs

A late night chat with the girls from my daughter's birth group can only lead to one thing.... shenanigans! That, and this giveaway. My friend Melissa of Lions & Lambs is crazy talented. She … [Read more...]

Natural disasters…. are you prepared?

Be Red Cross Ready

The tsunami in Japan this week got me to thinking... it's been about 10 years since a major earthquake rocked Seattle. Back then I only had cats, not kids. So my husband and I realized we had to … [Read more...]