Showing posts from March 4, 2012

Please... Potty Training Advice?

This weeks Aloha Friday is to help my sister in law out... She called asking for advice and I told her I would ask all of you...

Her little boy will be 4 this summer and they are still struggling with Potty Training.
He will tee - tee on it, but he won't do the other.
They have tried and tried... but no luck.
I told her the few things I had heard to help her out... but she has tried them all..

My question this week:
Do you have any Potty Training Tips / Pointers that I can share with her?

New Shoes for You- Del Monte Contest Going On

Too cool not to share!  Good Luck to you all!

In an effort to motivate people to get healthy by exercising and eating more fruits and vegetables, DelMonte Fresh Produce will give away 500 pairs of sneakers, from March 1 to 31, to DelMonte Fresh Produce Facebook fans. The "500 Sneaker March Giveaway," hosted on the DelMonteFresh Produce Facebook page, will randomly award 500 sneakers to 500 DelMonte Facebook fans who enter the contest. All entrants will be encouraged to sign a pledge to exercise at least three times a week for thirty minutes and, as the USDA recommends, make half their plate fruits and vegetables. DelMonte Fresh Produce is committed to providing consumers with quality fresh fruits and vegetables, which are key components in leading a healthy lifestyle. The "500 Sneaker March Giveaway" was created as a way to encourage DelMonte Fresh Produce fans to exercise as well. Each week, during the entire month of March 2012, 125 randomly s…

Kidz Bop 21 Brings Plenty Of Songs to Move Your Feet

Normally when we get in the car, Marc gets to the radio first... Or, if it is just Broxton and I, we talk... so there is not much music.
Broxton is at the age now where he is really enjoying music and when he gets a song he likes, he will try and sing it over and over.  When I saw that we would have the chance to review the latest Kidz Bop CD, I knew Broxton would enjoy it.   I hate to admit that I only knew one of the songs on there... 

That was until I played it...  There were several songs on there that I actually did know, I just did not know the name to it...  It was so funny to hear kids singing the song!   I will say that I knew basically the top 6 and then did not know the others...  But, I do know I will learn them, as Broxton has really been shaking and moving to the songs! I told Marc it was like he had a twitch in his leg... As soon as the song started, he had to dance every time!   Guess what song is his favorite... Number 2 - Moves Like Jagger.

Ha ha ha!  That cracks me…

Great Nights Rest at the Hampton Inn

When looking for a hotel, what are a couple of factors in your choice?
For us, it is the area and price. We normally TRY and find a Hampton Inn. Have you ever stayed at the Hampton before?  That was the hotel of choice for my family, before I married Marc.  Not only is the price affordable, the hotel is always clean and I am in LOVE with their lotion!
(To the point where I have tried to buy a bigger bottle, or more of the little bottles!)

Once I was married to Marc, we continued with the Hampton for our hotel...
Once Broxton was born, it was assured...
This was THE hotel for us.
Because the beds are so soft and comfortable that the Hampton Inn bed in Valdosta, Georgia was where he slept through the night for the first time!
We had been struggling for him to sleep through the night and right before Marc deployed, he finally did! Right there in that comfy Hampton Inn bed!  They advertise "cloud 9" sleeping and I can assure you that they are not lying!
You know that you can actually…

W/W - Harlem Globetrotters

The other night, Broxton and I had the opportunity to attend a Harlem Globetrotters game.  We had SUCH a great time...
You can read all about it by clicking my Harlem Globetrotters Review Link. I just wanted to share a few pictures from after the game.

It was so much fun and so neat to actually get to meet some of them after their game!!!
Don't forget, if you are in or near Atlanta... Please enter my contest to win 4 tickets to the Atlanta Game.

If you are on twitter and would not mind tweeting for me, I would love to have you share my contest with your followers too!  Thanks and Happy Wednesday!

Help Save the Chimpanzee! April 20th

Disneynature takes moviegoers deep into the forests of Africa with “Chimpanzee,” a new True-Life Adventure introducing an adorable young chimp named Oscar and his entertaining approach to life in a remarkable story of family bonds and individual triumph.  Oscar’s playful curiosity and zest for discovery showcase the intelligence and ingenuity of some of the most extraordinary personalities in the animal kingdom. Working together, Oscar’s chimpanzee family—including his mom, Isha, and the group’s savvy leader, Freddy — navigates the complex territory of the forest.  

The world is a playground for little Oscar and his fellow young chimps, who’d rather make mayhem than join their parents for an afternoon nap. But when Oscar’s family is confronted by a rival band of chimps, he is left to fend for himself until a surprising ally steps in and changes his life forever.  Directed by Alastair Fothergill (“African Cats” and “Earth”) and Mark Linfield (“Earth”), “Chimpanzee” swings into theaters …

Family Fun With the Globetrotters - #Atlanta #Giveaway @Globies

I can now mark something off my (imaginary) bucket list.
Okay, to be honest, it wasn't on my non-existent bucket list... but, after seeing the Harlem Globetrotters the other day, it should be.  So, bottom line... Whenever I find the time to write up my bucket list, WATCH the Harlem Globetrotters LIVE will be on there.  Then, as fast as I write it down, I can slowly reminisce on how much fun we had when I cross it off.
Why am I telling you this?
Because Broxton and I went to see them the other night.  I have always heard of them and truth be told, I  have seen them too many times to count ... ON TV.  So, when we were in Albany, Georgia this past week...  I was really hopeful to get to see them, as I found out they were there. We had the chance to go and review their show... and now I get to tell you about it!
(And offer a chance for someone to win a four pack of tickets to their Atlanta game!)
Now, once we got there...   I realized just how excited I was becoming.  I kept humming t…

Experimenting with My Taste Buds - @Amys_Kitchen

I have never tried Tofu.. Until recently.  Even then, it was by mistake.
I know, some of you are right there with me... others think I am crazy for never trying it... Either way...

I did try it... and I think I liked it.
Still out on that one. I had the chance to try a couple different products from Amy's Kitchen.
First up, I saw this Brown Rice and Vegetable Bowl.  It looked delicious.  So, I grabbed it... and then a few days later, decided to try it... Yep.. there was the tofu.  I think I honestly would not have noticed it at all, if it wasn't for the texture.   I now know, I am a texture person....
The taste was great and it was good to know that I was eating organic and gluten free. I always worry that people that are on non-dairy / gluten free/ organic diets might not be enjoying their food... Now, I know they are ... 

The other I tried was the Organic Beans and Rice Wrap. Now, that was good food right there!
I had coupons for other items and I was really eager to check ou…