January 19, 2018

Polly Pocket Pet Shop Playset

The Polly Pocket Pet Shop Playset from Mattel ($29.99) might be one of the best toys to come to our home in a long time. Both my older girls are avid animal lovers and this pet shop playset is exactly the type of toy they are always trying to create with their own toys. It […]

Hoover WindTunnel® Air™ Bagless Upright

The Hoover WindTunnel Air Bagless Upright ($199.99) vacuum arrived at my door and I was surprised at its size. It seemed too compact and light to be very powerful. After all, I’m used to a bagless vacuum that is quite heavy and a bit of an animal. However, I had a party at my house […]

Be Kind, Be Green, Choose Cartons

  I was about to head to the grocery store earlier when I opened the refrigerator and saw that it was already full. Yet, we didn’t have food for meals this week.  What was all this stuff?  As I began to take apart the contents of the fridge I was overwhelmed by all the containers […]

Johnson’s Natural Baby Care

Five years ago when we decided to “go green” we knew it was going to have to be a gradual thing.  We used up cleaning products laden with chemicals instead of tossing them and we replaced them with green alternatives. We used reusable bags and figured out ways to recycle items beyond bottles and cans.  […]

Neosporin Eczema Essentials

I tend to dread winter in my house more than usual the past few years.  It used to be just me that would get dry patches, itchy skin and red spots on my body.  Now all three of my kids do too.  On their cheeks, backs, stomachs, arms and even legs.  No spot of skin […]