Goodbye Mama Bee Does, a new chapter in life brings a new blog name- A Blender Mom

Blogs change all the time. Some for the better- some not so much. I’m hoping this change for me puts me in the success stories category. This blog was started on Blogspot in 2007. I was coupon clipping mama b back then. Then I abandoned the blogspot ship for Word Press and re-branded as Thrifty… [Continue Reading]

Special announcement we have- May the 4th be with us #babyannouncement #StarWarsDay

It’s Star Wars day. May the 4th be with us. Jersey Boy and I have an announcement we have been excitedly awaiting to share with everyone today… Oh sith! A bump in the force there has been! Pregnant I am. The reaction from my 8 year old at the end of the video had us… [Continue Reading]

star wars baby announcement

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles pizza cake

Before taking a trip last weekend I had a cake order for a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cake to make for a sweet little girl that we had the pleasure of meeting in my youngest sons kindergarten class. She was also on the basketball team and track team with my son. I wanted her to… [Continue Reading]

tennage mutant ninja turtles TMNT cake

Pinterest Pin worthy? Vinegar and Dawn DIY tub cleaner

I saw a pin on Pinterest where she used hot white vinegar and Dawn to clean the tub. She let it set an hour or two and then wiped it down. Clean tub with no scrubbing? Yes please! So I got around to trying this out a couple weeks ago. So is this pin really… [Continue Reading]

"vinegar and Dawn DIY tub cleaner"

Want a workout but can’t afford the gym? Try no cost BeFit workouts

I have a few workout DVDs that I use. I have Biggest Loser, Jillian Michaels, Walk Away the Lbs., Lindsay Brin DVDs but still I like to keep things mixed up and not doing the same workouts week after week. Towards the end of my Shaklee 180 journey I came across BeFit. Lionsgate BeFit is… [Continue Reading]

"BeFit free workout videos"

HOOT for Kids box- monthly subscription toys

These days it seems like you can get a monthly subscription box for just about anything. Meals to make at home, clothes, jewelry, and so much more. We had the opportunity to customize a monthly box of toys for Kaylee with Hoot for Kids. Born out of the belief that toys foster growth and developed…  Continue Reading

Bumkins Nintendo baby products for our little gamer girl #bumkins #bumkinsnintendo

Geek Daddy tries to make sure that his little future gamer girl knows all about the great games like Zelda and Super Mario. Thanks to Bumkins he and I can enjoy a little of the classics with our girl all through out the day. Bumkins Nintendo baby Bumkins has brought back the old-school Nintendo look…  Continue Reading

We eloped to Disney- I got my happily ever after at the happiest place on earth

It’s been a bit quiet around here lately. I feel like I have spent the last few weeks on the go. Our kids finished up school and all three of the oldest are on summer break. Kaylee is army crawling and pulling up on things now. It doesn’t feel like it’s been long enough for…  Continue Reading

Amazon Prints is worth the try! + $1000 of Amazon Gift Cards to be Won! #ad #AmazonPrints

We have our sand ceremony with our 4 kids next month. That means a lot of pictures taken and a lot of pictures to get prints of. If you are like me and have an Amazon Prime account you can get photo prints done and delivered. Amazon has launched a photo printing service that allows…  Continue Reading

Little Italy Kids @TwitLittleItaly $75 gift code #giveaway

Kaylee is over on MDR showing off her Little Italy Kids wardrobe… Sponsored by Little Italy Kids | Hosted by Mom Does Reviews After years of focusing on wholesale Little Italy, the pima cotton layette brand is ready for the retail market. Layette never felt so soft! Who is Little Italy Kids? The brand is…  Continue Reading