Movie Review: Scooby-Doo! Return to Zombie Island

*Warner Bros. Home Entertainment provided me with a free copy of the DVD I reviewed in this blog post. The opinions I share are my own* My son is a Scooby fan and a zombie fan, so last night we popped a big bowl of popcorn, grabbed a fuzzy blankie and snuggled up on the … Continue reading Movie Review: Scooby-Doo! Return to Zombie Island

Keep Grandparents Happy with the Nixplay Smart Photo Frame

There's one thing grandparents can't get enough of, and that's pics of the grandkids. With the Nixplay Smart Photo Frame, you can keep them happy with new pics every day even from far away! It may look like an ordinary picture frame in the pic, but it's so much more. It's a digital photo frame … Continue reading Keep Grandparents Happy with the Nixplay Smart Photo Frame

Our First Show and Tell

When I picked my son up from school last week he had a big announcement- "Mommy we have Show and Tell tomorrow and that's when we get presents." I'm not sure where he got the idea that everyone was bringing presents, but it took me a little and while and several different conversations that evening … Continue reading Our First Show and Tell

This Mom Blog Experiment

I started this Momtastic Mommy Blog as an experiment to see how I felt about having a less personal style mom blog. One that was set up to make money, used stock photos, did reviews and posted useful articles, etc. It was going to be "all the mom stuff." I also thought it might give … Continue reading This Mom Blog Experiment

Movie Review: Making Babies Hits Close to Home

I got the chance to check out the newly released movie Making Babies, thanks to a free download in exchange for a review. It's a comedy/drama about a couple with infertility issues that make the leap to IVF. We followed a similar path as the movie couple - timed intercourse, then several failed IUI's, then … Continue reading Movie Review: Making Babies Hits Close to Home

Ramblings About a Return to Retail

I designed, made and sold custom costumes for more than a decade. I also sold a lot of ready-made retail brands and accessories in my boutique. I absolutely LOVED making the costumes. The part I hated was actually selling them and dealing with customer service issues. Most the time my customers were wonderful people who … Continue reading Ramblings About a Return to Retail

Wild About the Alphabet: The Kids ABC Book with a Wild Vocabulary

There's a new kids book in town, literally in my case since the author is right here in my neighborhood! Wild About the Alphabet! (and Other Tales) by Mike Crowder is a humorous and colorful journey through the alphabet from A to Z, with plenty of surprises along the way. If you are looking for … Continue reading Wild About the Alphabet: The Kids ABC Book with a Wild Vocabulary