Get Ready For Camp & Win Prizes with Mabel’s Labels #CampMabel Chat!


Are you sending kids off to summer camp this year? I am and as a result it’s high time for me to stock up on labels. Mabel’s Labels are the main reason our camp gear comes home year after year! Please join me @Mabelhood and @HollywoodHotMom for a Twitter Party on Thursay night. We’ll be…

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Enter A New Skylander World with Knight Mare and Knight Light

Skylander Knight Mare

  Welcome Night Mare & Night Light! My son feels extremely powerful when he enters this Sklyander game zone. He considers himself a portal master and is always ready for a new game challenge. He is totally ecstatic about these new Skylander characters,  Knight Mare and Knight Light. This extension pack comes with an exclusive new level…

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Vans Custom Culture offers up 50K to Support Art Programs


My daughters are extraordinarily lucky to attend a charter school that supports the arts. There are so many talented artists at OCSA and so many opportunities for those artists to thrive in this creative environment. Not all high schools are as lucky.  For the second year in a row, Vans is running “Custom Culture” –…

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Race to The Red Sea – FREE Passover Game Designed by 7th Graders


It’s day one of spring break and my kids are already bored. Time to download the “Race to the Red Sea” Video Game, created by 7th graders at a Jewish Day School in Jacksonville, Florida.   Can you believe that this game was created by middle schoolers? It’s an international collaboration between Jewish Interactive (based in…

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Family Photography from Classic Kids Newport & the LTYM Show

Classic Kids Newport LTYM auditions - 15

I love synchronicity. Many years ago (7!) I reviewed Classic Kids Newport Photography Studios and in doing so I became friends with Michelle,  the head photographer who took the most beautiful photos of my children, including precious newborn photos of my youngest son.  These three photos remain my favorites. The glare from the glass doesn’t do them…

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Wear This to the Ball and Beyond! Disney Cinderella Merchandise


The doorbell rang and a brown uniformed footman deposited a box of wonderful Cinderella gear and goodies upon my not-yet-royal doorstep. Ok…it was a UPS guy, but my UPS dude does a fine job of delivering wonder, and he’d make an excellent footman. With every film from Disney we can expect the licensed gear &…

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