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Kiss Halloween Nails: Decorate Your Nails this Halloween

October 26, 2009 By · No Comments

Ya’ll know how much I LOVE Halloween so it should be no surprise to you that when I was asked to review some Kiss Limited Edition Halloween Nails I jumped at the chance. They sent me three sets of nails to try out. Here’s what I got:

- Kiss Limited Edition Halloween Nails: Spider webs in black and white with a silver spider

- Kiss Limited Edition Halloweenn Nails: Blood red nails with beautiful black swirls (my favorite)

- Kiss Limited Edition Halloween Nails: half/half white nails with black skull and cross bones, and black nails with white barbed wire going across.

Each box comes with 24 nails, 12 different sizes and of course the glue tabs. The back of each box has easy to follow instructions on how to prepare your nails, apply them and remove them. I will admit that they are easy to get off. Soaked in warm water they easily pop off.

Each set of nails are available between now and November 1 at Walgreens, CVS and Kmart. The set costs about $4.


Don’t they look like a lot of fun? Now picture them on Halloween. The girls and I are planning on getting our nails all dolled up, course I think they’ll be upset when they hear they can’t wear them to school. But it’ll sure be fun in the meantime. :)

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Monday Begins Again

October 26, 2009 By · No Comments

Well just to update everyone, I’m still on my quest at a better, thinner, healthier and a happier me. I’ve actually lost at least 6 lbs since I have began, I have found it easier to drink water which at one time I absolutely hated and when I get hungry during the day to just grab a salad. I think it’ll be easy to lose that first 20 pounds, but after that it sounds a bit harder. Over the weekend I walked 3.3 miles (this was with the whole family) and on Sunday I learned that it is actually 1 mile (a little over) to get that Sunday paper and back home. So I have my routes but won’t do the 3 mile one by myself, it is too far a walk in an area that isn’t the best places to go. Not to mention if you recall a few years ago I crashed my bike and really messed up my knee, well most of the time it is fine but that 3 mile walk swelled it up. So between the walking, healthier eating and Jillian videos I’m doing much better. I must admit that Fall is my favorite season and it helps that all these trees look so beautiful, only thing I don’t like is the cool wind that blows through. (beautiful trees right?)

I know many of you have sent emails about my posting last week. I won’t say everything has been resolved because it hasn’t and I doubt it will. I have my belief and he has his. The following day I was told to get a real job before I complained about how he spent money. That didn’t go very well and long story short when I said I would get a job on top of everything else he got upset. The issue has been once again swept under the carpet, not by me but it seems there will be no talk on it. The weekend was peaceful, there was no bickering as long as we stayed off all subjects dealing with money. We did get in a moment when I found out in the future when we move I will not have any animals. Remember that dream of having a farm? Well that is gone now. But the kids watched movies with daddy as I played online, I’m not much for anime. hehe. We did watch some funny shows later and even Barney. Friday night the two of us went shopping with the wee one while Soccerboy watched the two girls and he showed me what he’d like to get the kids for Christmas so we got to have a little fun there. I think SoccerBoy will love his gift.

But things are quiet and all seems well. Right this second my youngest is going through a box we just got to review…it is full of toys. Wait until you read the reviews, all I’m saying is he keeps clapping and shouting “I did it!” How was your weekend?

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3 Holiday Gift Ideas

October 25, 2009 By · No Comments

This is for the 60 days until Christmas Countdown. Hope some of these will help you out.

Toddler:
My first recommendation is going to be the Playskool Busy Ball-Tivity Center from Playskool. Why? This was one of my son’s favorite toys last year and he was about 18 months old. Even today he plays with this. He loves to watch the balls go round and round, and he has now learned that if he takes off the tree he can make the balls float up. This little toy is currently $26.49 at Amazon right now.
Tween:
Has your little tween started asking for a Gameboy or something along those lines? Well you could always get them the LeapFrog® Didj Custom Learning Gaming System. It looks just like a Gameboy but you (they) play educational games on it. Currently it is $50.97 at amazon.

Teen:
Oh with how popular “Twilight” has become I don’t think you can go wrong if you purchase anything twilight, at least not when it comes to teen girls. My kids and I have always loved those Scene It DVD games and now they have the new Scene It? Twilight Deluxe Edition
. Currently it is at amazon for $29.73

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60 Days Until Christmas….

October 25, 2009 By · No Comments

Are you ready? With only 60 days until Christmas I bet some of you are starting to really begin to feel the pressure of getting that perfect toy or even just any toy these days. For the next 60 days I plan on bringing you 3 toys per day to help you prepare, due to the fact I have four kids and one (at least) in each age range. Baby-Tween-Teen. Plus I’ll even update the Top 10 toy lists from various toy stores/companies so stick around.

For those that need a reminder you can always go to the Christmas Countdown, it’s Santa’s official countdown location.

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Winners of Child Safety Kit/book

October 25, 2009 By · No Comments

The winners for the Safety Guide for Parents and 4 winners (1 will be included in the grand prize) were all selected by the Random.org generator: 4, 10, 5, 9, 13

The winners are:

- IdentaKey Medical Records Storage would be very valuable to have.
# posted by ydsddd (GRAND PRIZE, meaning you’ll get the book and child safety kit)

- I like the wean machine, for making your own baby food.
# posted by jlmk

- I like the CARES Kids Fly Safe Aviation Restraint.
# posted by Gabriel J.

- the CAR SEAT ORGANIZER, would be helpfull to keep everything in place
# posted by rb109972

- safety tip — never leave your baby alone with the dog, no matter how sweet the dog seems. # posted by Shane

Congratulations!!! For those on this list please email me at homemom3@gmail.com with your mailing address.

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