Entertainment

Mom’s Night Out: A Movie with a Message You Need to Hear {Giveaway}

by Chrystal Johnson September 4, 2014

Do you ever have a night where the kids are in bed, and you just want to watch a movie to help you relax and unwind? Brian was travelling and the girls were in bed and I had one of those nights. Instead of working until the wee hours, I decided I needed a night […]

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Inspire Your Child’s Creative Thinking and Interest in Science with Annedroids

by Chrystal Johnson August 1, 2014

What types of shows do your children like? Zoë has recently decided that she doesn’t love cartoons anymore, and she’d rather watch “big girl” shows. Most of the shows she really likes have a great entertainment value, but I prefer for the girls to watch shows that have characters they can look up to and be inspired […]

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Beat the Summer Heat (or Storms) with Netflix

by Chrystal Johnson July 13, 2014

This post was written by me as a member of the Netflix Stream team, for which I receive a complimentary Netflix subscription. This last week, we’ve had some much needed summer thunderstorms. Although the storms didn’t bring as much rain as we were hoping, it did bring some and we are grateful for that. Our […]

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Practice Safe Boating this Summer with Sea Tow

by Chrystal Johnson July 12, 2014

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of  Mom Central Consulting for Sea Tow. I received a promotional item to thank me for participating. Growing up, I spent a lot of time on a boat. My family was big on fishing, so we’d go out on the ocean in San Diego on weekends to catch […]

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Enjoy Mom’s Night In After the Kids are in Bed

by Chrystal Johnson June 17, 2014

This post was written by me as a member of the Netflix Stream team, for which I receive a complimentary Netflix subscription. My husband travels a lot. Most often when he’s out of town, I work after I put the kids in bed so I can spend more time with them during the day. However, […]

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Throw Back Thursday with Netflix {Plus Win a Subscription!}

by Chrystal Johnson April 25, 2014

This post was written by me as a member of the Netflix Stream team, for which I receive a complimentary Netflix subscription. Every Thursday, my Facebook stream is filled with Throwback Thursday photos. It’s really hilarious to see your friends and family from way back. It always brings up some fun memories. My girls love […]

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Some of My Favorite Books with Strong Female Characters + a $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

by Chrystal Johnson March 6, 2014

This is a sponsored post, written by me, and all opinions are my own. Are you a reader? I have been a reading fanatic from the moment I figured out how to read. I am one of those rare phenomenons that could read when I was 3. I was 5 when I first started reading […]

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GiggleBellies Music Videos for Preschoolers {Giveaway}

by Chrystal Johnson February 9, 2014

I’m always looking for fun new things to entertain Kaylee during the day while Zoë is at school. She loves music, dancing and anything fun. So when I heard about The GiggleBellies Musical Adventures music video DVDs, I was excited to receive a set for her. The award-winning GiggleBellies series is based upon the science of color theory. […]

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The Otter, The Spotted Frog, & The Great Flood Book Giveaway

by Chrystal Johnson January 5, 2014

Disclosure: I received this product as part of an advertorial. I love books that have a moral to the story. I also love beautifully illustrated children’s books. The Otter, The Spotted Frog, & The Great Flood is both. Book Synopsis: When Spotted Frog tells of a great flood that is about to destroy their homes, all […]

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Games Make Great Gifts: Wonder Forge Review

by Shannon Thomas December 21, 2013

If you are still doing your Christmas shopping (like me), you may have some kids on your list. I have discovered that games make great family gifts. Instead of needing to get something for each member of a family, or for each individual child, a game can be given for everyone to enjoy! The generous […]

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