Category Archives: Events

Tune in to Sprout for Their New Show, Astroblast!

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IMG_8285A few weeks ago I attended a luncheon with my children to celebrate a new animated show that just launched on Sprout: Astroblast! The show, based on the book series of the same name, has been produced by Scholastic Media and is an adorable and unique show currently playing seven days a week. At the event we learned about the show, met Nina from the Good Night Show and had incredible food (and desserts!) Read the rest of this entry

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Set Sail With Circle Line Kids Cruises in NYC

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IMG_7348It’s fun to sail around New York City and take in the views. The breeze, a cold drink in your hand and the Manhattan skyline can’t be beat. But if you take kids along, things somehow end up stressful because you have to keep them busy. What to do? Circle Lines Sightseeing Cruises, the iconic NYC company is holding a series of kid-friendly sails filled with activities geared for kids of all ages. This past weekend my family and I boarded one of these sails and all five of us had an incredible time! Read the rest of this entry

Products Celebrities Love – that are Great for Moms, Too!

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CollageI’m always on the lookout for cool products and when I find out about something that’s recommended by a people who work with celebrities I pay attention. After all, celebrities can get anything they want and if it’s something I can afford, why not try it? I recently attended a fun blogger event sponsored by Caravan, a stylist studio that works with celebrities to help them with their entire look. I got a chance to sample some really cool and affordable products (some are actually used by the celebrities that Caravan works with) that are perfect for moms. Here are some of my favorites: Read the rest of this entry

My Favorite Picks from TTPM’s Spring 2014 Showcase

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IMG_7105In a little over a month summer vacation will be here and with school out there will be lots of downtime, even for kids who go to summer camp. How do we keep our kids from complaining “I’m bored”? With some fun new toys that don’t necessarily break the bank, but can keep them interested and occupied. I recently attended the 2014 Spring TTPM Showcase and saw some really awesome toys for kids of all ages. Here are my top 7 picks for this summer: Read the rest of this entry

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Processor

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IMG_047-MI admit, I am not super-savvy when it comes to technology and gadgets. Not just in the blogger world, but in general. I do, however, appreciate how technology can enhance our lives and makes some things a little easier and more fun. I recently attended an event for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and was amazed at how much technology is present in pretty much everything these days and how it can really add to our lives! Read the rest of this entry

Unique Toys for Kids Under 6 – from the Time to Play Holiday Expo

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049Shopping for holiday toys for three young kids at a brick and mortar store can be a daunting task. Sorting through all of the toys out there can be overwhelming and it’s definitely time-consuming. I recently attended Time to Play, one of the biggest toy expos in New York and saw a ton of different toys that were absolutely amazing! I’ve put together a list of some of my favorites that really stood out as unique. See if there are any that strike your fancy. Happy shopping! Read the rest of this entry

The Little Mermaid Second Screen Live: Fun & Games with Your Favorite Mermaid!

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IMG_4878When I was in college I went to see the Rocky Horror Picture Show. The audience put on quite a performance. I remember feeling like part of a group in a very unique and interactive movie experience. Last week I had a similar feeling when I attended a screening of The Little Mermaid Second Screen Live. The screening was synched to an app and my 6.5-year-old daughter and I had so much fun watching and feeling like we were part of the movie. Read the rest of this entry