Archives for September 2011

T.G.I. FRiDAY’S Entrées for One and Freezer Contest

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of T.G.I. FRiDAY'S for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I'm a big fan of T.G.I. FRiDAY'S, but since there isn't one close to home, I've been buying the T.G.I. FRiDAY'S frozen snacks and meals to tide us over until we get to one of their restaurants. My husband loves to have some type of T.G.I. FRiDAY'S food on hand, especially when he's watching sports. So when the nine new T.G.I. FRiDAY'S “Entrées for One” came out, I treated him to one of his all time favorites, Sizzling Chicken Fajitas. I'm such a good wife! When a Tampa … [Read more...]

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Tonsillectomy Finally Happening For Real

Sammi is finally having her tonsillectomy today...for real. She'll have her tonsils and adenoids removed and a culture taken of her sinuses. The doctors have decided to keep her overnight at the hospital because of the cardiac issues and the diagnosis of narcolepsy. Instead of being upset about it, she is actually relieved. Since she's been anxious about the procedure for the last few days, it is probably best that she be monitored at the hospital. With anxiety, her heart rate can go up. Not having fluids also can increase her heart rate. We don't want a problem with sinus tachycardia while … [Read more...]

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Tweens Going Back To School Chat Summary and Giveaway

In case you didn't take part in the Tween Academy where we discussed tweens going back to school, I have a summary for you and an awesome giveaway. The chat took place on September 20th and featured Rosalind Wiseman, renowned parenting expert and author of the New York Times bestseller Queen Bees and Wannabes. We discussed the back to school transition period for families of tweens which included suggestions and advice around these topics: Making Friends Encourage your tween to make friends and help with this effort. Be open to talk to you tween. Look to sports or groups such as … [Read more...]

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Child Passenger Safety Week

Child Passenger Safety Week (Sept. 18 -24) focuses on keeping children of all ages safe while in motor vehicles. The National Highway Safety Transportation Administration (NHSTA) wants to increase awareness of the proper use of child seats, booster seats and seat belts to help prevent the thousands of children who are tragically injured and killed in motor vehicle crashes each year.  Here are some recommendations that parents and caregivers should be aware of regarding children riding in cars and other motor vehicles: Purchase the correct car seat or booster seat based on the age and … [Read more...]

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Kidfresh Healthy Kids Meals Review and Giveaway

There's a new frozen meal meal for kids on the block - Kidfresh. But it's different in many ways from the others. The main difference is that it's healthy. What Makes Kidfresh Meals Healthy: No artificial ingredients, flavors, colors or preservatives. Meets USDA and FDA federal requirements for “all-natural”. Includes hidden vegetables in all of their meals that are blended to the taste of the meal. Good or excellent source of protein, rich in vegetables, vitamins, iron, calcium, fiber and more. Moderate in sodium, fat, saturated fat, 0g trans fat, and less than 400 … [Read more...]

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