Saturday, January 14, 2012

Back up and Running

I have been Missing In Action for a little while. However, I had been posting a few things to my other blog but now I can not get into it to view, transfer, or post. So it is almost like i am starting fresh back on this one. I am missing Tons of posts on this one and it looks as if i have not posted on here since August. That Does not make me happy. I had been waiting to hear back from someone, anyone! But, No answers, no help. Just my wonderful Blogger friends who have been trying to help. So I just gave up for a while. I have felt lost and out of place not posting, researching, reviewing, and interacting with y'all! I just want to say I'm sorry for not being here but with all the problems i have been having, A part of me just want to start over but then again, it took me such a long time to get to where my blog was before all the problems hit!

It wasn't just the Blogger/Blog Problems. I lost my Job in June due to Cutbacks. (I REALLY loved that job too!) but I found one a few weeks later (But Seriously HATED that one) only to loose it again to to closing. Dang you Crappy Economy!!!!!

My Computer also went down in November and It took me over a month to get it back (Grrrr!) I'm Trying to catch up, contact my contacts (hehehehe) reconnect with my blogger friends, twitter friends and Facebook Family and just find time between my Husband, Farm, and 2 Kids to blog.

I have a few things to review and I am trying to confirm about Giveaways as well but I will be posting on a few things Just to get you all some really great Info on some Really great products. (I'm so In Love with Purex right now! LOL)

Big Love to you all and Thank you for hanging in there.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Ebeanstalk Toy Review

Recently, I did a Site review on Ebeanstalk. (you can view that post Here) I really liked the way they have all the items in their own "space" and how easy it is to find just what you are looking for. They offer everything from Baby toys to Toddler Toys .

I had a Chance to Review a toy from with my 9 Month old Boy. We received Vehicle Fun Links By Wow Toyz.

Right away I knew that my little man would love this toy! It is one of the best Baby Toys for his age.  The way that He has to connect the cars or trains together will really help his hand/eye coordination and help his confidence level move up. He is very into seeing how things work (Just like his Daddy!) so the fact that this set of toys is very simple is a plus. Another reason I love the design of the toy set is it isn't distracting from what the toy is supposed to be about. So many toys now have flashing lights, sounds, and bright colors,  and that can be very distracting from the Act of Play. Playing with toys is our kid's way of learning how things work (Wow, this falls if i drop it) how things feel (this is bumpy and this part is smooth) and my favorite, Imagination. That is why I like the simple toys. I feel that imagination is something that is being lost on most kids due to technology. But that is a whole other post!

All in all, we really liked the toy we received and will be using it often. Even my 4 year old daughter enjoyed playing with it! 

So head on over to  and take a look around. See what they have to offer and how easy it is to find the perfect toy! With so many toys to choose from, it's hard to pick out the perfect ones for your children. Ebeanstalk wants to make sure they have the best toys around and they could really use your help. Head on over to ebeanstalk and tell them what your favorite baby toys and kids toys are! It's important to them to provide great toys by age and the only way they can make sure they have the right ones is to get feedback from moms like you and me!

Disclosure:  This post was not edited by anyone but myself.  All opinions are 100% mine. I received a toy from the company free of charge in order to do this review. I was in no way paid or compensated for this review. For more information on my disclosure policy, Please visit the "Disclosure Page" located at the top of this page.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Glee Gum Review and Giveaway

Glee Gum. Just the name sounds fun! But there is more to it than just gum! It is an All natural Gum made with sustainably harvested rain forest chicle.
Sure, you can get it ready to chew but you can also get the Make Your Own Chewing Gum Kit! You can also get Make Your Own Gummies Kit and Make Your Own Chocolate Kit! Talk about good fun!

When It came time for me to decide which one we wanted to try, I let my 4 year old daughter pick out which one she wanted to try. It really surprised me that she chose the Gum (she is a huge Chocolate freak just like her momma!

Last Christmas 

But she Decided that the gum would be great fun and she was right! When we opened the box it had a few different samples of the ready to chew gum.

Glee Gum Kit

I must say, it was very good! Even my husband liked it! I really enjoyed making it with my little girl, spending the time with her and letting her choose the flavors. It was very simple to do too. You just soften the chicle gum base (we used the stove top. I'm not a huge fan of the microwave.) Then I let sprinkle the sugar on the table and add the corn syrup. She did a great job when it came time to knead it too! We made part of it in the Cherry flavor but didn't use the Cinnamon (i don't much like Cinnamon flavor) We used some Jello mix to make our own flavors. To our surprise, it came out very good! My favorite flavor is strawberry so we did that one (its the only flavor we had! HA!)  Macayla really liked that she could do most of this, with my help of course! 
They have some wonderful suggestions for the kits such as using it at a Birthday Party.  

Cant wait to try it? You can visit Glee Gum  To order your own kit, or ready made products. You can also find a store near you that sells Glee Gum.

Win it! One lucky person is going to Win their choice of Make your own kit! You can choose from Chocolate, Gummies, or Gum! Want to know how to win? Ok!

Manditory Entry:
This MUST be done or all other entries will NOT count!

Go to the Glee Gum Site and Tell me something you learned and what kit you would like if you win. (leave one comment.)

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This giveaway will end on 2/10/11 at 11:59 PM CST. The Winner will be notified by email/DM on twitter and will have 48 hours to respond or another winner will be chosen. If you see your name posted on the winners post but did not see an email from me, Check your spam or send me an email/DM and I will get with you.
To avoid getting flooded with spam,  you can leave your email in this format: mgmommy0930(at)yahoo(dot)com

That's it! Make sure you leave your Email and/or Twitter handle in at least 1 comment. If you win, I wont be able to get you your prize if I don't have it!

Disclosure* I received my choice of Make your Own Candy Kit in order to do this review. I was not paid to do this post. All opinions are 100% mine and not edited by the company. Please visit my Disclosure page for more information.

NOTE-Individual results may vary. Do not leave unattended while heating. Please make sure to stay with your child as you are making this product. Do not leave small children unattended while chewing gum or eating Gummies to avoid choking.