Sunday, October 30, 2011

Halloween's Around the Corner!


Did you get your candy yet? We haven't. I hope we don't pay a slacker surcharge. Or get stuck handing out boxes of raisins.

Friday, October 28, 2011

Sleepy's Mattress/Bedding Contest!


It's almost obli-cation time! 

1.       Obli-cation*
A required or expected visit to family/in-laws during your vacation time. Not exactly what would qualify as a holiday, but would be a combined obligation/vacation.
*Definition from UrbanDictionary.com

Obli-cations can be stressful and sleeping conditions ranging from the barely tolerable to the unbearably terrible can compound the situation.

Just in time for the busy holiday travel season, Sleepy’s has a plan to help “insure” you against the angst of an awful night’s sleep away. Sleepy’s is looking for terrible tales of family sleepovers gone awry. Slumber sufferers can visit
Sleepy’s Facebook or blog and post their stories for a chance to win a new mattress and bedding.

Disclosure: This contest is sponsored by Sleepy's. I have not been compensated for this post. Good luck - I hope you win one of their sweet mattresses!

Puss in Boots Comes to NYC this Weekend!

"Puss in Boots"
Your favorite felines from PUSS IN BOOTS are coming to see the sights of New York this weekend! Want to see them?

Their first stop will be the Farmingdale Library @ 116 Merritts Road in Farmingdale, NY from 3pm to 4pm on Friday. http://www.farmingdalelibrary.org

After reading their favorite tales at the library, Kitty Soft Paws and Puss in Boots will head over to the Brooklyn Children's Museum (145 Brooklyn Avenue in Brooklyn, NY) for their annual Monster Mash! Join us for a night filled with scavenger hunts, storytelling and puppet workshops! Puss in Boots and Kitty Soft Paws can't wait to do the kitty shuffle with you during the Groovy Ghouls Dance Party! The cats will arrive around 5, but head over early and enjoy all of the fright-filled activities! http://www.brooklynkids.org

On Saturday, KIP and PIB will be at the Central Park Pumpkin Festival! Check out their special PUSS IN BOOTS booth filled with special treats and goodies! http://www.nycgovparks.org/festivals/pumpkin_festival.php

And finally, PIB and KSP will be at Books of Wonder on Saturday afternoon from 4pm-5pm. Don't miss your last chance for these felines to autograph your favorite book! http://www.booksofwonder.com/nycstorelocandhours.asp

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Halloween: Cute & Cuddly or Pop - Culty?

So, I had the perfect little costume for Baby D and was quite proud of myself because it involved clothing that he could wear any other day of the year. I hate spending money on things you can only wear once. Which is why I wore a pant suit to my wedding.

I kid.

But seriously, I had a little outfit that mirrors the clothing of a certain MTV reality star. I know. I'm a 16 year old girl. When I revealed my plans to Big D, he asked when I'm going to pick up a "real" costume.

Does Baby D really have to be a fuzzy duckling, lion, wallaby, suckling pig or any similarly cute and mundane animal?

Can't he just be Flava Flav or Pauly D?

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Sleepy's Dr. Breus Bed MattressReview

With everything that's been going on, I forgot to tell you how well we've been sleeping since we got our new Dr. Breus bed. I was first introduced to the bed when I attended Dr. Breus Back to School sleeping tips presentation. Since then, Sleepy's has delivered a bed from the Dr. Breus Platinum Signature Series and let me tell you, baby, we are sleeping pretty damn well. I've owned expensive pillowtops in the past and nothing compares to this. It's the Cadillac of beds. Hands down.


When the Sleepy's guys set it up, I knew I was in for a treat when I saw that the actual sides of the bed and box spring are covered in velour. You know, that super-comfy sweatsuit material that you want to wear to get cozy on stormy days. There was also something very regal about the large blue label embrodered in silver thread that said, Princess, you won't feel any peas under this mattress. Yes, I totally made a fairytale reference

The pillow-top on the mattress was soft enough for me and firm enough for Big D. It also held our body tempurature just right - not bathing us in sweat like some others do. It is extremely conducive to a comfortable sleep and I've found myself dozing off after reading just one page of an otherwise interesting suspense novel.

While the price point is up there, you can easily find these beds on sale at Sleepy's for half off - bringing them well into standard pillow-top territory. The night's sleep you get fully justifies the price - especially when you think about the amount of time you spend (or are supposed to) spend in bed.




Disclosure: I was not compensated for this post. All opinions are always 100% honest and my own.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Dad! Mom's a Black Lady!


A couple of weeks ago, Baby D picked out a photo of two children in Time Out New York (its how he plans his weekends). Pointing to the young black girl sitting next to her young white male counterpart in the picture, Baby D exclaimed, "Mommy!". He has gone on to do this with other photos in books and magazines, always picking out the brown-skinned young woman or girl in the background (never women appearing my age - the kid knows how to flatter a gal!).

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Wordless Wednesday - Cheerios in the Sun

Chowing down w/ a Twist n' Click Flip Top Snacker

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Real Steel Giveaway!



 REAL STEEL is an action drama about a former boxer (Hugh Jackman) who, against all odds,  gets one last shot at a comeback when he teams up with his estranged son (Dakota Goyo) to build and train the perfect contender for the new high-tech sport of robot boxing.

REAL  STEEL comes out tomorrow, Friday, October 7th in local theaters. It looks like it has the perfect blend of action and warm and fuzzy family elements. I look forward to seeing it! Are you?

To get you pumped about the upcoming movie, we've got a sweet giveaway! One lucky HitSendLetGo reader will win a cool prize pack that will include:

-  1 REAL STEEL t-shirt in adult  (sizes of S, M, L, XL)
- 1  REAL STEEL bottle opener
- REAL STEEL stickers
- REAL STEEL temporary tattoos
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Win It!

Just leave a comment to let me know you’d like to be entered to win this prize package.
 

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Contest will end on October 18th, 2011 at 11:59 pm EST. Winner will be chosen by random.org and contacted via e-mail.

Disclosure: I was not compensated in any way for this post.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

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