Back To School 2010 – TI-NSPIRE Giveaway Ends 9/1

Most kiddos starting in middle school now need a fancy graphing calculator for their math classes. These things are completely foreign to me because I stunk at math. In fact I failed math twice in high school and only got as high as Algebra. The TI - Nspire is a fantastic calculator that should  full fill your child's math needs. Here is some information about the Texas Instruments TI - Nspire: Includes a huge 20 MB of internal memory. "Multiple representations" offer 4 different views … [Read more...]

Back to School 2010 – Crocs Review and Giveaway – Ends 9/1

We love Crocs here at Musing Mainiac. Yes they may look kinda funky, but these happen to be some of the most comfortable shoes ever to grace our feet. I was extremely excited to learn that for the Back To School season Crocs had released a sneaker! Now how cool is that! They also have another  new shoe called the Crocband Gust Shoe, which they sent me a pair to review! These shoes are perfect for the playground. They have no air holes, so kids tootsies will stay dry. I got these … [Read more...]

Back To School 2010 – Girls Can’t What? Review and Giveaway – ends 8/31

My niece Rebecca is AWESOME!!! She is only 10, but way more wise and mature beyond her years. She is an amazing athlete. She plays soccer, she's on the all star basketball team and she is a member of the Woodside One Wheelers, which are a preforming Circus arts group. She juggles and rides a unicycle! Now there are certain members of my extended family that insist that either girls sports are a waste of time or are a joke. I think they should shove it honestly, because girls can do whatever … [Read more...]

Back to School 2010 – Peeled Snacks Review and Giveaway – ends 8/25

I know when my kids get home from school they are starving!  I try to keep healthy snacks on hand, but it can be kind of difficult to get them to eat them. Peeled Snacks dried fruits and nuts are great because they come in single sized portions and are 100% natural, with no added sugar or oils. Best of all in my opinion, is that there is NO high fructose corn syrup! Katie absolutely went bananas over well, the dried bananas. She only let me taste one of them and that was under protest. … [Read more...]

Back To School 2010 – Studio C from Carolina Pad Review and Giveaway – Ends 8/29

You certainly can't go back to Junior or High school without  paper, folders and binders. Carolina Pad has some wonderful designs that are sophisticated and pretty, perfect for someone who wants to add a little pizazz to their backpack! Carolina Pad sent me an assortment of products from their Studio C  line including:  A 2 pocket folder in the Techno pattern. The folder is very sturdy and colorful! A Ideal Book in the Zensational pattern. This book is pretty cool, with 3 divided … [Read more...]

Food Should Taste Good – Review and Giveaway ends 8/23

I have a new food love and that love is Food Should Taste Good. They make some scrumptious Tortilla Chips in some of the most wonderful varieties. These are not your mommas tortilla chips, that's for sure. With varieties such as Whole Grain, Olive, Lime, Cheddar and Chocolate, just to name a few, these chips are sure to please! The cheddar ones are my absolute favorite. I just ate the suckers plain...yes folks they are that good. Perfectly cheesy and I wish I had another … [Read more...]

Herman T’s BBQ Sauce Review and Giveaway – Ends 8/10

We love to cook and experiment in the kitchen, so when the Family Review Network asked us to try out Herman T's BBQ Sauce, we were pretty excited! Herman T used to make his BBQ sauce in his home back in the 50's. He believed that "perfect sauce should be able to stand by itself and should always be an addition to any meal". In 2002 Herman T's  grandson, Brian Lewis decided to develop a mix so the World could make the sauce fresh themselves in a matter of minutes. The sauce is so simple … [Read more...]

The Spy Next Door Giveaway – Winner Chosen

THE SPY NEXT DOOR stars Jackie Chan as Bob Ho, an undercover CIA superspy who decides to give up his career in espionage to settle down with his next-door neighbor and girlfriend, Gillian (Amber Valletta). But Bob has one more mission to complete before Gillian agrees to marry him: winning over her three opinionated kids. When Gillian suddenly has to leave town, Bob volunteers to babysit the children so he can earn their approval. But when one of the kids mistakenly downloads a top-secret … [Read more...]