Budget Boxes

Have you tried Birchbox? It’s a monthly, mail-order beauty subscription service: you sign up, and each month you get a box with five customized health and beauty sample-size products. I subscribed for a couple of years and loved it, but I could never justify buying full-size versions of the products I sampled because of the high price points. Enter two of my favorite retailers: Target and Walmart. I make weekly visits to both, as I’m sure many of you do, {Read More}

What Exactly are Shopkins?

My daughter is and has been OBSESSED with Shopkins. They remind me of plastic mini toy versions of Garbage Pale Kids when I was growing up. There’s different seasons of Shopkins. There’s even Petkins. I play with them with my daughter all of the time but I just don’t understand the hype over them. Even my daughter’s friends are obsessed with them. They trade them on the bus. I came home the other day and there were Shopkins lined up {Read More}

Build Your Own Valentine’s Day Cake at Urban Farmer Cleveland’s Steakhouse on Saturday, February 11th

Build Your Own Valentine’s Day Cake at Urban Farmer Cleveland’s Steakhouse on Saturday, February 11th from 12:30 – 2:30 PM How would you like to work with Kara, the pastry chef at Urban Farmer, to learn how to build a one-of-a-kind Valentine’s Day cake to share with your favorite Valentine?!?! This creative class includes treats and refreshments, cake decorating tools to keep, and of course the glamorous cake you will make to take home! Invite friends or your Valentine to {Read More}

Cauliflower NOTS

Like most moms, I struggle to get my kids to eat their vegetables. So when I saw that Green Giant came out with cauliflower Veggie Tots, I got excited. Tater tots that are healthy cauliflower instead of potato? Sign me up! Last night we tried them. I baked them for a little longer than the suggested 14-17 minutes, since we tend to like our tots crispy. At first bite, I thought, “not bad!” But as they cooled, they became increasingly {Read More}

Resolutions

Happy New Year! I’m thrilled to be joining the Momfabfun team as a contributor. It’s a great way for me to kick off 2017 by trying something new. If you’re like me, a new year provides an opportunity to shrug off anything holding you back in the previous year and “start fresh.” We’re all familiar with resolutions, those promises to be healthier, fitter and just generally better. But what about being happier? This year, I’m definitely planning to eat smarter, {Read More}

What NOT to Eat in 2017

I am always focusing on what healthy food I should be eating. But I saw the article below by Jenna Rosenstein on Yahoo that focuses on what we should NOT eat. We’ve all probably been eating a lot more thank usual over the holidays, and I’m sure it’s on all of our lists to eat better in the new year. If not for weight loss, than for just overall health. The one that stands out the most to me is {Read More}

Big Red Rooster’s Sound Machine for a Silent Night – Lull Baby to Sleep in a Heartbeat or with the Sound of the Ocean

Sometimes if feels like I’ll never get a good night’s sleep again! I will take any help I can get for a good night’s sleep and I’m sure there are many more mom and dads that can relate. The Big Red Rooster’s Sound Machine is the answer for a silent night! No matter what noise works best for your baby or child, this compact and sleek looking sound machine can simulate a heartbeat sound, the ocean, and lullabies. It’s easy {Read More}

Marvelous Mom of the Month and New Momfabfun Contributor – Kristin Haid – January, 2017

Each month we select a mom that we think is MARVELOUS to be featured on our site. This month, our featured mom is Kristin Haid. She is the mom of two MARVELOUS kids and she is also a new contributor for momfabfun. We are so excited to have her as part of our team! Kristin is always up to something fun and adventurous with her kiddos to make each day interesting and different. She makes getting together with family and {Read More}