Scrape-A-Round The Icy Windshield with this cool Tool...


If you're tired of scraping your windows the old fashioned way, then join the Scrape-A-Round movement. You will secure your family's safety, access new gift ideas and scrape your windows cleaner in half the time with the world's best windshield ice scraper.

Recipe: Fruity & Cocoa Pebbles Marshmallow Treats!


I've made this treat a total of 3 times since I woke up this morning. It only takes about 5-8 minutes to create each batch depending on size. If you have yet to start making the treats for your holiday guests or completely forgot, these Fruity Pebbles and Cocoa Pebbles Marshmallow treats are sure to be the hit of the party! Here's all you'll need:

Learning about Our Internal Health with Ellie Krieger and Renew Life Probiotics!


If you don't know Ellie Krieger, she is a WONDERFUL American nutritionist and host of a show called "Ellie`s Real Good Food". She is also an author and has written several books on healthy eating! It was only right that she was brought in to talk to us about Renew Life Probiotics.

Holiday Safety Tips with Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care! #AD

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post in partnership with Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care. Special Thanks to Handzies and Pipsnacks for their participation in the goody bags that we received.


The Holidays arrive and all we think about are Family, the parties, the food, the gifts, and the fun. What we seem to forget is that safety is still very much important in the joyous time of the year. We were invited by Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care to have a sit-down and chat about Holiday Safety. Here's some of the great intel we received from it. Let's start with Decoration Safety...

Give your Kids 14k Gold that's REAL and AFFORDABLE !

Disclosure: We received Earrings in order to facilitate this review in partnership with US Family Guide and KidsGold. All opinions are our own.



If your kids are like mine, then getting jewelry that doesn't cause rashes can be a slight issue. Children have sensitive skin and it's important to get jewelry that is 100% real or made completely Hypoallergenic. Another thing is that jewelry can range in prices from $20 (on sale or Warehouse pricing) up to the thousands! Let's be real and get 14k Gold Jewelry for kids that are both gorgeous AND affordable with KidsGold!

DAY 8: Develop STEM skills with Build & Imagine Play Sets ~ Pet Portrait Studio #12DaysOfGiveaways

Disclosure: We received products in order to facilitate this review. All opinions are our own! #MaliasBeachHouse #BuildAndImagine #PetPortraitStudio



When it comes to education, I am ALL for it. When my child gets to play AND learn, I know we've hit the jackpot! Introducing Build & Imagine Play sets... It's literally the perfect cross between building blocks, a dollhouse and magnetic dress-up dolls! We were sent the very popular, Malia's Beach House play set & The Career Dolls play set. We were also given the go-ahead to give away the Pet Portrait Studio Play set to (1) lucky winner. If you have never heard of Build & Imagine allow me to fill you in...

Day 7: National Geographic Kids Book of Heroes and Heroines! #12DaysOfGiveaways

Disclosure: I received this product for free from Moms Meet (momsmeet.com, May Media Group LLC) who received it directly from the manufacturer. As a Moms Meet blogger, I agree to use this product and post my honest opinion on my blog. The opinions posted are my own.


I am one who loves to read and was very excited when my daughter really started getting into story books. She has me read 1-2 books a night and sometimes she has me read the same book twice. I was very excited to be chosen to review and giveaway the National Geographic Kids Book of Heroes and the Book of Heroines. Read on to see what we loved about the book and what you'd love too!

DAY 6: Transforming R/C Blaze & The Monster Machines! #12DaysOfGiveaways


For day 6, we are bringing in Blaze! Blaze and his Monster Machine pals not only feature tons of monster truck action, but also introduce STEM components (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) that allow our children to explore how things move and how they work. In honor of such, we are giving away a Transforming R/C Blaze!

DAY 5: Singing MOANA & Friends Doll Set! #12DaysOfGiveaways

Disclosure: We received product from Jakks Pacific in exchange for our honest review. They've generously offered a doll set for giveaway as well.


Who's ready for the 5th day of our #12DaysOfGiveaways series? On this 5th day, we will be giving away the BEAUTIFUL Singing Moana & Friends Doll set from Jakks Pacific! As soon as we opened the box, I was sure my daughter would flip. The beauty and warmth that exudes from Moana is definitely reflected in this doll and I want another lucky little lady to enjoy it...

It's a Holiday Soiree with Momtrends & Friends!


As with every Momtrends event, this holiday soiree was amazing! From makeup to photo ops. It was a fabulous evening full of laughter and product knowledge. Here are a few of the products we LOVE that were in attendance...

DAY 3 + 4: Nightmare Before Christmas Tsum Tsums! #12DaysOfGiveaway


Tsum Tsums have surely become a hit! Their adorable faces and rounded features make even the scariest of "villains" look like the cutest, most cuddliest characters ever! As part of days 3 AND 4 of our #12DaysOfGiveaways, we've teamed up with our friends at C'est La Vie to offer 2 lucky readers the chance to win Nightmare Before Christmas Tsum Tsums!

DAY 2: $50 Barnes & Noble Gift Card! #12DaysOfGiveaways


Barnes & Noble is all about celebrating kids this holiday season! From educational toys to music and incredible books, Barnes & Noble has gifts for kids that create precious family experiences and memories. Scratch off "Something they want" and "Something to READ" from the list with this giveaway...

Make Cubetto your Child’s First Step into the Coding Education Direction! #Ad

Disclosure: This post is part of a sponsored campaign for Primo Toys. I received compensation for my participation, but my review and opinions are my own. #Cubetto


Coding happens to be one of the most POPULAR subjects in this moment. What's even more amazing is the fact that children are learning to code as you as age 3. In the spirit of coding, allow me to introduce you to the super ADORABLE Cubetto. Not only does this toy suit great for small children, but also those with non-sight and/or disabilities...

DAY 1: Spin Master Air Hogs Connect: Mission Drone ! #12DaysOfGiveaways

Disclosure: We were invited to an event and received a Drone for attending. Opinions are our own.


The holidays are here! I can't believe this year has flown right by. We are in the last month of the year and it's time for gift giving! For the next 12 days, we will be giving away a few of the Hottest toys this year. Hold on to your seats folks, as the 1st giveaway is sure to be a fun mission!

HOT DEAL ALERT: Elena Of Avalor Toys from $8.99!


In my spare time, I search all over the internet to find amazing deals. I think It's time I share it with you and do keep in mind, these prices change and you are shopping through my referral link =)

Be Winter Ready and Check Out These Fire Safety Tips! #AccuWeatherReady #Ad

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by AccuWeather. Opinions are 100% honest and my own.



AccuWeather is known to provide hourly and Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy™ for any longitude/latitude on Earth, with customized content and engaging video presentations available on smart phones, tablets, free wired and mobile Internet sites, connected TVs, and Internet appliances, as well as via radio, television, and newspapers. They Partnered with FDNY’s Fire Zone to Help Keep NYC Families Safe and Prepared for the Upcoming Winter Season with special presentations for 80+ Bronx 1st Graders!

A few days ago, I was invited to meet with (FDNY Foundation Chairman) Stephen Ruzow, (FDNY Foundation Executive Director) Jean O’ Shea, (Fire Zone Director) Nerisha Rivero, and Lieutenant Mancusto (Fire Safety Spokesperson) at the FDNY Fire Zone. It was a time to learn all about fire safety and how to stay safe in this winter weather.

#Win Tickets to See Octonauts LIVE! #Giveaway Ends 11/23!


OCTONAUTS, To Your Stations! I'm so excited to get a chance to experience the Octonauts LIVE on stage with Gabby this weekend. We'll get to go on adventures with Captain Barnacles, Kwazii, Peso and the gang without the need for scuba gear. Want to explore the creatures of the Deep Blue Sea with us? Then Enter our Giveaway for 4 Tickets To see them!!

BATTLE THE #12STINKS OF CHRISTMAS WITH FEBREZE! #Ad

Disclosure: This review was made possible by iConnect and Febreze. I was provided compensation to facilitate this post, but all opinions stated are 100% mine. #12STINKS


With the Holidays coming in full force, it's inevitable to get away from the 12 Stinks of Christmas. It's time for family dinners and stockings by the fireplace (or Yule Log channel). But for us, the hostesses-with-the-mostess, it’s also a time for burnt cookies in our kitchen from listening to dear Aunt Peggy's latest adventures and the STINKIEST of boots and shoes smelling up our entryway. The holidays are certainly my favorite, but they really CAN stink! Febreze is my hero in this time...

Win $50 to Get Started on Dressing for the Season with OshKosh B'Gosh!


Can you believe that we are already entering the holiday season? It seem like Fall started just yesterday. Times sure does fly! Here's a Giveaway to get you started on dressing up for the season...

Let's Get Messy with Dreft's Messiest Baby Contest! #Giveaway

Disclosure: This post and giveaway were made possible by iConnect and Dreft. I was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are 100% mine.


Oh the joy of parenting! No matter how much you try to keep your baby clean, they are proven mess magnets. You know it. I know it. America knows it. That is why Dreft, the #1 baby laundry detergent choice of pediatricians and a trusted brand for more than 80 years, came up with the Messiest Baby Contest. Let me fill you in on all things messy...

Grab Your Family and Show You Care with this Upcycled Piggy Bank! #FamilyVolunteerDay #ad

Disclosure: This post is part of a sponsored campaign for Family Volunteer Day. I received compensation for my participation, but my review and opinions are my own.



Did you know that each and every family can make a difference and it won't even take a lot of time? We can do something as simple as writing a thank you note to a member of the military or checking on an elderly neighbor to volunteering at a more traditional event arranged by a local charity, hospital or faith-based organization. No matter how big or how small, anything you do from the heart will fill a strangers' heart with joy. Volunteering is a wonderful way for families to encourage children to be change makers in their communities and the world, while they learn valuable real life lessons about kindness, caring and compassion. We're making changes by creating Upcycled Piggy Banks and here's how...

Dreamworks TROLLS Inspired Mini Angel Food Cakes and a $25 Giveaway!


Today is the day!!!! DreamWorks Animation's TROLLS movie is finally out in theaters! This movie is said to be a smart, funny, and irreverent comedy about the search for happiness, and just how far some will go to get it. This hilarious film transports audiences to a colorful, wondrous world populated by the overly optimistic Trolls, with a constant dance in their step and a song on their lips, and the comically pessimistic Bergens, who are only happy when they have trolls in their stomachs. These aren't your old school Trolls with Gems in their tummies, but rather Super cute Trolls with Big eyes, same wild hair, and a brightly colored fashion sense! To Celebrate, let's bake...

Q&A and Tour of The Comedy Set with the Cast and Director of #KevinCanWait


I was so late getting to the bus. The only bus that would be taking us to the amazing set in Long Island where director, Andy Fickman, directs the comedic show, Kevin Can Wait. There were about 15-20 other Bloggers and Influencers in attendance so the questions asked were great ones. For those who don't know, Kevin Can Wait features Kevin James as a newly retired police officer looking forward to quality time with his family—and his fellow retired cops. When his oldest daughter announces she’s dropping out of college to support her fiancé, Kevin knows his only choice is to move them both into his home to keep her in school. The fun has to wait…his family is his new beat. Here are a few of the Q&As from our fun chat...


(VIDEO) Collect & Construct : Shopkins Kinstructions Play Sets! #Holiday2016


We've gone from collecting these adorable tiny things to Constructing their homes and shops. The awesome new Shopkins Kinstructions sets are sure to please your mini builders and collectors.

Recipe Galore: Having a POM Wonderful Time Trying New Foods! #CookWithPom #AD


We were invited to celebrate the pomegranate season with POM Wonderful. We got ready for a fun hands-on cooking experience and a family-style meal with a few of our favorite blogger babes! As soon as we walked in, we were treated to delicious appetizers such as Moroccan Shrimp with POM POMs and Fresh Mozzarella, Pomegranate and Basil Bruschetta Cedric Vongerichten. Momtrends and POM Wonderful sure know how to throw a fun dinner party...

(VIDEO) Check out Gabby's own Doc McStuffins Toy Hospital: Doc Bag with Lambie Review!

Doc McStuffins Toy Hospital : Doc Bag with Lambie


Check out Gabriella's review of the adorable Doc McStuffins Toy Hospital : Doc Bag with Lambie playset. We absolutely love it! It is way better than the previous doctor's bag that we have from the Doc McStuffins Line. Much more space to put all the accessories and the stethoscope talks!

$100 Kid City Children's Clothing Challenge and a $100 Gift Certificate Giveaway! (Ends 10/28)


We Love Kid City! If you've seen our Video of our $100 haul back in January, then you know that Kid City (also known as Youngland) gives you the best bang for your buck! Seeing as Halloween is in a few short days, Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, and December is just right there, I made sure to view out my options for costumes, dresses and more. Let's start shall we...

Cake Smashes are Adorably Messy... Clean it Up with Bounty, the #QuickerPickerUpper! #AD

Disclosure: We attended this event as media. Sponsored post, all opinions are our own.


Cake Smashes, Finger Paintings, and coloring paper flowers with food coloring. Those are the type of things many children do that make us bring out the tough fighters. Germ fighters that is. We were invited to a fun Birthday Cake Smash event with Bounty paper towels. Mother and author, Kristin Cavallari and all the sweet kids got to create so many messes without us parents having to worry about the clean-up!

How To Make an Adorable Baby Shower Gift Basket with Playtex! #BetterBottles #AD

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BetterBottles #CollectiveBias 



I've used almost every baby bottle in the market from 2013 to now and one thing I have always been certain of is that Playtex Baby™ Nurser® with Drop-Ins® Liners, Playtex Baby™ VentAire®, and Most Like Mom® NaturaLatch® Nipples are the real deal! Not only do they make great gifts (Tutorial Ahead), but they are good on baby's tummy during feeding. My mother used them with me back in the 90's so I decided to try it with my own. It was the best feeding decision I had made and I'll tell you why...

Get Your Daily Greens in a Colorful Variety! #Giveaway

Are you looking for ways to be healthier? Do you like fruits, but not so much veggies? What if I told you that there was a way to enjoy them both at the same time. Introducing Daily Greens, a cold-pressed green juice company. They are making healthy snacking easier. Their all new Half Pint organic smoothies are also available at your local Costco! Check out how you can win some of this stuff...

Give That Pumpkin a Check-Up & #Win a Doc McStuffins Toy Hospital DVD! {Ends 10/23}


It's Pumpkin Check-Up... I mean, Carving Time! Would you believe this is the first time we ever carved a pumpkin? Well, My daughter's 1st time anyway. We did however, opt for an artificial Pumpkin this year. Why? Because my daughters hates anything, sticky, slimey, or smelly (unless it's a toy). In honor of the release of the new Doc McStuffins Toy Hospital DVD, we opted to create a super cuddly cute Lambie Pumpkin Carving and offer my lovely readers a chance to win their very own copy of the DVD.

School is In Full Swing... It's Never Too Late To FUEL Up with Trudeau!

Trudeau FUEL Collection

Disclosure: We received products in exchange for our honest review. All opinions are Our own.


We are well into the school year, but we are still packing school lunch boxes or even balancing our own meals on the go. Everyone is looking for healthy, easier and more economical ways to pack food and take it with them. And if you think you've found it, Think Again! Trudeau’s FUEL collection is packed full of food and beverage storage containers that all match our different needs. Wanna learn more about this great collection?


Cute and Easy Sugar Skull Face Painting with SNAZAROO! #CraftyMommyMondays

Disclosure: This post is part of a sponsored campaign for Snazaroo. I received compensation for my participation, but my review and opinions are my own.



Halloween is quickly approaching and the costumes are bought. What's left is the face that we'll be painting on our little sweet hearts. From silly animal masks to full on transformations, there's only one brand I trust to keep my MiniBoo's face safe under all the colors and that's SNAZAROO.  Allow me to give you an Easy Sugar Skull face painting idea and tell you all about Snazaroo.

#PacifiKids are Taking Over the Dealership and You Can WIN the All-New 2017 Chrysler Pacifica! #FieldTrip #ad

Disclosure: This blog post was sponsored by FCA US, LLC but the opinions are completely my own based on my experience.



We've always been an SUV type of family, but I've ridden in many minivans throughout my years. A minivan is definitely ideal for families who have more than one child. It makes life on the road easier because kid 1 is not in kid 2's personal space!The enormous amount of space within the minivan was enough to make any heart happy.

Fight the Battle of the Germs with Clorox! #ad


No matter how much of a neat freak you are, kids bring out the germs! Even if you don't have children, the germs make it's way into your lives. There's only one way to tackle the germ-filled battle and that is with the power of Clorox! Read on to see what I have to say about a few different products in the clorox line...

In Order to stay sane, Moms Need a night out! #MTNightOut #Ad


I really never have a Moms Night Out. I have yet to decide whether it's due to me not having time or me feeling guilty for leaving my little Diva home. Either way, this night was much needed and the fun I had could not be changed. Allow me to walk you through a fun evening had with the MomTrends ladies and fellow influencers!

New Disney Princess Designs Will Make You Want to Restart The School Year! #DisneyStyle

Disclosure: We received Product to help facilitate this review. All opinions are our own.


I've never seen a more beautiful Disney Princess Image. The moment I opened the surprise Disney package, I knew my daughter would love this beautiful set as much as I did. We were already a week into school, but it was obvious that we would have to restart the school year.... #DisneyStyle!

AMAZING SNEAK PEEK AT FOOTAGE FROM THE WORLD’S NEWEST SUPER HERO—“DOCTOR STRANGE"



MARVEL STUDIOS and IMAX OFFER GLOBAL FANS AN AMAZING SNEAK PEEK AT SELECT FOOTAGE FROM THE WORLD’S NEWEST SUPER HERO—“DOCTOR STRANGE”.

This Absolutely Adorable Minions Speaker will make you Shake it!

Disclaimer: We received product in exchange for our review. All opinions are 100% honest and our own.



As adults, many of us have favorite speakers that we love and that let out some amazing sounds right? Well Kids need something that make them want to dance too! That's when this adorable Minions Bluetooth Speakers from eKids comes in handy.

You See, a Preschooler Planned my Exclusive 25th Birthday....


Yep, That's right. My 3.5 year old helped me decorate my birthday cake for my super "exclusive" 25th birthday party. Although the colors chosen were my favorites, the characters were all her doing. I had to do the Parental stuff like filling goodie bags and placing the heavy stuff on the table, but overall it was her planning.

Nursery Designs with the Simplistic VTech Safe & Sound Baby Monitor

Disclosure: We were invited to this event as media. Attendees received a Gift Bag for attending. #VTechNursery


I've always been a fan of VTech. When MomTrends invited me to come and learn about one of VTech's newest electronic baby products, I was surely intrigued. I can tell you that this event was a real Hoot! The Owl themed decor went lovely with the product we were about to learn more about. Allow me to fill you in on all the wonders of the New Safe & Sound VM344 Baby Monitor and its ADORABLE Owl shape!

Follow Me To The Fascinating Mary Arnold Toys Store

Disclosure: We were invited to the Grand Opening as media! We received gift bags for attending.


Oh what a site it was! Toys here. Toys there. Toys everywhere! We were invited to have an amazing time at the grand opening of the new Mary Arnold Toy store here in NYC. As soon as you walk in, you could sense the love and friendliness in the store. Would you believe it is considered NYC's Oldest Continuously running Toy Store? 

4-Ticket #Giveaway to Get Curious with Curious George at the Liberty Science Center! (Ends 10/05)

Disclosure: As a Liberty Science Center Blog Ambassador for the day, I have been provided with vouchers for my visit. All opinions are 100% our Own. #LSCCuriosity


We love heading into Jersey City by Ferry. It adds to the adventurous day we were sure to have ahead. We were on our way to check out the fun and awesome new Curious George traveling exhibit. Allow me to take you into the world of curiosity with us...

It's KidsGold! 14K for Kids


Since ancient times the wearing of birthstones has been thought to bring good luck and good health. Every month has its own special stone, each with own fabled qualities and benefits. Now KidsGold -14k for Kids is offering your favorite girl her very own pair of 14k Gold .50ct TW Genuine Birthstone Earrings in a beautiful basket setting at 30% off!

We Love The 90s: DIY Dizzy Grizzlies!


I searched the internet for hours trying to find a recipe of my favorite 90's snack called Dizzy Grizzlies. These snacks were Cinnamon Teddy Grahams with vanilla or chocolate frosting on the back and dipped in sprinkles. My mouth waters whenever I mention it. This was a snack that was super popular back when no one cared about how much sugar was in your kids' sweets. Now here's a remake of the super awesome Teddy Grahams snack from way back when...

(VIDEO) Belle Inspired Costume and Hairstyle for Girls : Beauty and the Beast 25th Anniversary Edition Blu-Ray™ Giveaway! #DisneyStyle


Be Our guest! Those 3 words together will always make a true fan sing. I LOVED watching Beauty and the Beast as I was growing up even though I was somewhat petrified of that terrifying Beast. It's a Tale as old as time and with the Beauty and the Beast 25th Anniversary edition Blu-Ray™ of the movie hitting stores on Sept. 20th, it's only right I offer you a giveaway! Why stop there? I'm also giving you a fun Belle Inspired costume and Belle Inspired Hairstyle idea for your little Beauty all under $25!

Preschool TV (Ages 3-6): Come Fly with Me in Creative Galaxy Season 2 !


I’m so excited to share that today, Friday, September 16th, Amazon Original Kids Series Creative Galaxy, the hit “make-along, create-along” animated art adventure preschool series, is set to blast off for Season Two on Prime Video with all-new episodes!

(VIDEO) A Toddler Surprise, a Coupon, and a $50 AMEX Giveaway from #PampersEasyUps! #AD

Disclosure: This post and giveaway were made possible by iConnect and Pampers Easy Ups. I was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are 100% mine. #PampersEasyUps



Your time has come to start teaching your kid how to potty. You'll know they are ready when they suddenly tell you what's inside their diaper. Make this new transition special for your little one by giving them their fist pack of training pants from Pampers® Easy Ups!

The Struggles of Caring For My Hearing Impaired Preschooler


My daughter has what's called a Bilateral, Sensorineural hearing loss. There is no "cure" for it and I've been told that her hearing will not get any better nor will it get any worse. Gabriella will be 4 in January and I am so grateful for the speech therapists, teachers, and Audiologist that have come into her life. Since the very first test and her very first set of hearing aids at 5 months she has been in great hands, but the struggle was still there...

We Love The 90s: Easy DIY Dunkaroos Dip Recipe!


Oh how I miss the delicious snacks of the 90s! One of them being the incredible Dunkaroos. While many of my friends LOVED the Chocolate dipped version, I couldn't help but always steer towards the Cinnamon Graham Dunkaroos. I've always thought they were discontinued forever, but according to the internet, They are very much still being made in the Canada factory that manufactures them. Being that I've searched everywhere and refuse to pay $13 for a pack of 5 Dunkaroos, I'm here to bring you an Easy DIY recipe for the Dunkaroos Dip with the one ingredient that makes it super sweet and many others miss!!