What Makes a Tornado Twist?: And Other Questions about Weather (Good Question!)

What Makes a Tornado Twist?: And Other Questions about Weather (Good Question!) was a huge hit in my house. Madison loves to learn about weather, and this was a great book for that.  It answers so many questions like: Is each snowflake unique? What comes first: thunder or lightning? What causes the seasons? Charming illustrations, clever ...continue reading

Bendaroos

One of the things Madison has been begging for is Bendaroos.  She saw an infomercial a while back and has been dying to have these.  As you can see, she is enjoying taking her Bendaroos out and separating them.  They stick and stay in whatever configuration you put them in.  What I loved the most was that you can unbend them!  Bendaroos literally can almost ...continue reading

Hot Locks Dolls Review and Party!

When I was asked to review and throw a party for 10 of Madison's friends, I jumped at the chance. Who wouldn't want to be the coolest mom on the block? Hot Locks are the coolest new dolls out on the market.  They are fashionable dolls with 14 (yes, I said 14!) inches of hair on them.  Each doll has a unique personality and their own look.  You can also get ...continue reading

I Know I’m Fat But . . . .Part II

Thank you all for your support.  You have no idea how much it has meant to me.  I wasn't sure if I was being too sensitive to everything or what.  I'm glad to see that I'm not the only one who thinks my doctor is a dope.  That being said, I did weigh myself this morning to make sure I didn't put on another 3 lbs.  Instead, I lost 1.  Woohoo!  LOL Bill and ...continue reading