Reviews

Jell-O Simply Good #DelightfullyHonest Jell-O Simply Good #DelightfullyHonest

I’m sure you’re all familiar with Jell-O gelatin and pudding mixes.... 


Help feed kids in need with Welch’s Fruit Snacks Help feed kids in need with Welch’s Fruit Snacks

Maybe I’m strange but when I was a child I used to love school lunches.... 


Eco-Friendly Playsets by Magicforest Eco-Friendly Playsets by Magicforest

My kids love playing with storyboards and playsets that allow them to develop... 


Back-to-School with Post-it Back-to-School with Post-it

Who would have thought that one day Post-it would be on your child’s... 


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Giveaways

Magnetic Fun with GeoSmart (Giveaway) Magnetic Fun with GeoSmart (Giveaway)

When it comes to construction kits, my kids and I have always loved magnetic... 


Disney Moana in Theaters November 23rd (Giveaway) Disney Moana in Theaters November 23rd (Giveaway)

My family loves Disney movies but being that we were all born and raised in... 


AT&T Boom Swimmer Bluetooth Speaker for Busy Parents (Giveaway) AT&T Boom Swimmer Bluetooth Speaker for Busy Parents (Giveaway)

I love music. Everywhere I go I make sure I have access to my playlists just... 


The Very Fairy Princess: Graduation Girl! (Giveaway) The Very Fairy Princess: Graduation Girl! (Giveaway)

ABOUT THE BOOK While her friends and family may not believe in fairies, Geraldine... 


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Daily Life

Character Dining at Disney’s Aulani Makahiki Character Dining at Disney’s Aulani Makahiki

This past weekend we celebrated Kaila’s 7th Birthday at Disney’s Aulani Makahiki Character Breakfast. We have always been big fans of Disney’s Character Breakfasts so we were excited at securing our reservations. When we first checked-in, we received a card with our names on it and were then escorted outside to take family... [Read more of this category]


Ichiran Ramen Ichiran Ramen

I love ramen. And since I’m in Japan pretty much once a week I probably consume more of these delicious noodles than the average person. I’ve tried a variety of types at numerous establishments but my favorite by far is Ichiran Ramen. When you first enter Ichiran Ramen you will find yourself faced with an ordering machine. There aren’t... [Read more of this category]


Owl Village in Harajuku Japan Owl Village in Harajuku Japan

  When I first heard about the Owl Village my first reaction was . . . “Oh, those poor owls.” However, the more I read about the animal cafes that have become very popular in Japan my curiosity won out. So on a recent layover in Japan I decided to head to Harajuku and check it out. Owl Village is open from 11:00am – 7:00pm... [Read more of this category]


Over The Years . . . Over The Years . . .

Every once in a while I find myself thinking back to my good ‘ole blogging days. I remember the downside of it . . . days where I would be constantly on and off the computer from the moment I woke up until the time I went to bed, missing meals because I just couldn’t stop my train of thought, the pressure of meeting deadlines. But... [Read more of this category]


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Living Hawaii

Honolulu Cookie Company & Make-A-Wish Hawaii Honolulu Cookie Company & Make-A-Wish Hawaii

Honolulu Cookie Company and Make-A-Wish Hawaii has once again teamed up to... 


Pampers Love, Sleep & Play in Hawaii Pampers Love, Sleep & Play in Hawaii

One of my favorite reasons for being part of the awesome Pampers Baby Board... 


The Perfect Summer Day at Kane’ohe Sandbar The Perfect Summer Day at Kane’ohe Sandbar

It was the perfect sunny Summer day. What better way to spend it than a boat... 


Open Your Heart for Special Olympics Hawai‘i Open Your Heart for Special Olympics Hawai‘i

Starting Jan. 14, City Mill Company, Ltd. employees will pour their hearts... 


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Promotions

FREE Scary Face Pancakes at IHOP . . . October 31st FREE Scary Face Pancakes at IHOP . . . October 31st

Ghoulishly good times are back at IHOP® RESTAURANTS with The return of FREE... 


Keep those precious teeth safe this Halloween! Keep those precious teeth safe this Halloween!

It’s time for Halloween again and my kids are so excited about dressing... 


Save $100 on family-friendly Hawaii vacations with Pleasant Holidays – USFG’s new travel partner! Save $100 on family-friendly Hawaii vacations with Pleasant Holidays – USFG’s new travel partner!

I am so excited! I just learned that US Family Guide has partnered with Pleasant... 


Pampers #BetterforBaby Grant 2015 Pampers #BetterforBaby Grant 2015

The very first time you find out that you’re going to be a new parent... 


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Parenting Tips & Resources

Preschool Readiness with Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Preschool Readiness with Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood

A child’s formal learning begins in kindergarten, but preparation for school and learning starts much earlier. Teachers’ report that their primary concerns about children’s readiness for school center around social behaviors and skills such as being able to articulate wants and thoughts, not disrupting the class, following directions, problem... [Read more of this category]


10 Tips for National Bullying Prevention Month 10 Tips for National Bullying Prevention Month

Bullying is an epidemic that impacts children of all ages. It reaches its peak in middle school, where 44 percent of schools report at least one incidence of bullying each week. In reality, the real number of incidents is likely much higher: children (and adults) often fail to report ongoing bullying because of fear appearing “uncool,” or... [Read more of this category]


Eye Safety and UV Protection: Questions and Answers Eye Safety and UV Protection: Questions and Answers

Sunglasses and Children: 1.    How can I protect an infant’s eyes from the sun? There are a few great styles available for infants. These sunglasses are generally designed to fit ages 0-2. 2.    How young should children start wearing sunglasses? Since UV exposure is cumulative, it’s never too early or too late to start protecting eyes.... [Read more of this category]


Protect Your Children’s Eyes by Wearing Sunglasses Protect Your Children’s Eyes by Wearing Sunglasses

Whenever I’m out in the sun I always make sure I have my sunglasses with me. However, it never occurred to me to bring along my kids’ sunglasses as well. Research shows that more than 40 percent of parents don’t proactively ensure their children wear UV protective sunglasses – the most effective tool for blocking damaging UVA and... [Read more of this category]


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