Audrey is second from the right and just had a baby weeks ago.  She looks awesome, right?

by karlatrotman

September 02 2013, 0 Comments

Tweet Three weeks ago I was invited to an amazing event hosted by Audrey McClelland and Proctor and Gamble. It was a Back to School Event where we were treated to manis and pedis and shown some great stuff that Proctor and Gamble have for getting the kids ready for back to school. And I have to admit, I am not ready, but I wanted to pass this che
Lego Carrying Organization

by karlatrotman

June 14 2013, 0 Comments

Tweet I hate LEGOS. The big toddler LEGOS, they are just OK. But those small, ubiquitous, pieces of plastic…yes, I hate those. They suck. They can kiss my…well, they are annoying. And now that my boys are 7 and 5 years of age, they have become OBSESSED with LEGOS. Specifically, LEGO Ninjago. Every day I wind up stepping on little
Disney Baby Swag

by karlatrotman

May 20 2013, 0 Comments

Tweet So my husband has been eyeballing all of the products that I received from the Disney Baby event, hoping that its not a hint. His wish is that I get it out of the house as soon as possible. In order to make that happen, I need YOU to tell me about a mom-to-be who would love to have it. Or one that you are supposed to buy a gift for, but do
September 19 - 24th - Child Passenger Safety Week
September 20 2011, 0 Comments

Yesterday kicked off Child Passenger Safety Week, a campaign charged to bring about national awareness. This Saturday, we urge all parents to head to a child car seat inspection station in order to have their seats checked by a CPS Technician. Children Under 2 Should Face Back On March 21st of this year, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) updated their recommendations in regards to car seats. They now suggest that children should be in a rear-facing car seat up until the age of 2 or un [...]
How to Wear the Diastasis Rehab Splint®
September 09 2011, 0 Comments

Many people have had similar questions about the Diastasis Rehab Splint®. Julie Tupler, inventor of the Tupler Technique and Diastasis Rehab product line created a video that answers many of the questions that are being posed. Remember, the splint is only one part of the Diastasis Rehab Lose Your Mummy Tummy® program. It will not close your separation on its own. And remember, we do ship internationally! If you do not see your country in our ordering menu, please send and emai [...]
Gestational Diabetes During Pregnancy
September 08 2011, 0 Comments

During my 25th week of pregnancy, I took a glucose tolerance test...and failed. I was told to go back to the testing center for a 3 hour test, where you drink a thick, syrupy, sweet, orange drink and the lab tests draws your blood every hour over the course of 3 hours. I failed that test as well. It was then I was told that I had gestational diabetes. What is Gestational Diabetes? According to the American Diabetes Association, "pregnant women who have never had diabetes before but who have [...]
September Is Leukemia, Lymphoma And Myeloma Awareness Month
August 30 2011, 0 Comments

In January 2010, Linda Harris' husband was diagnosed with leukemia, a blood cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow. "Since he is an only child and our children are adopted, an immediate search was necessary to find a matching donor. We were very fortunate to identify a single donor that was available from the National Bone Marrow Donor Registry and he received a stem cell transplant in June of last year", stated Harris, owner of Tinkles Baby Gifts. According to the Leukemia and Lymph [...]
Every 9 Seconds A Child Drops Out of School
August 18 2011, 0 Comments

Yes, you read it correctly, every 9 seconds. This statement impacted me at this specific point in my life because, in less than three weeks, my 5-year old son will commence his twenty-year educational journey by starting Kindergarten. My husband and I have high hopes for both of our boys. We have already started indoctrinating them with lofty goals, all of which exceed post graduate studies. But when I read that statistic, it made me think of my sons' classmates. The ones that may not make [...]
Back to College Clip
August 11 2011, 0 Comments

Last night, FrugalPhillyMom and I were on NBC 10 doing Back to School and Back to College Segments. We both had some really great stuff. Check it out: View more videos at: //
Back 2 College Sneak Peek - NBC 10 Philadelphia
August 10 2011, 0 Comments

Are you sending one of your older kids off (or back) to college? Here is a sneak peak of some products that I am taking on NBC 10 Philadelphia this evening: Dorm rooms and college apartments are not known for being spacious, so you must consolidate when possible. That is why the iHome iA17WZC App-enhanced Color Changing Stereo FM Alarm Clock Radio for iPhone/iPod is the perfect choice for students. It charges while playing the iPhone or iPod, tells you the weather, syncs with iHome + Rad [...]
Newsletter - In Celebration of World Breastfeeding Month
August 01 2011, 0 Comments

If you aren't on our email list, you should definitely join. I send out a newsletter maybe 3 times per year (should be 4, but I am a mom trying to do it all). Its filled with great information and sometimes even has a coupon code in it! If you are into QR Codes, here is the newsletter code: If you are into urls, here it is: From there you can sign up for the newsletter, only if you want to :)
Great Products to Splurge on This Summer
July 14 2011, 0 Comments

In case you missed it, here was the NBC Summer Splurge Segment that I did yesterday on NBC 10 Philadelphia: View more videos at: The photo gallery is just as good! I didn't mention that I was giving away a S'well water bottle and 3 packs of Toweligators, but I am. Make sure that you enter. // //
WIN a S'well Water Bottle (As Seen on NBC Philadelphia)
July 13 2011, 9 Comments

Yes, S'well was lovely enough to offer a water bottle to giveaway. Wanna enjoy wine on the beach? It says cold for 24 hrs. Not that you'll be out there that long. Here is your chance to win your very own S'well water bottle. I reviewed it earlier this week, so you are welcome to read more about S'well there. How to enter (Mandatory): Visit S'well and tell me why their bottle is far more fabulous than the other brands out there (or you can tell me which fabulous color you would [...]
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