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  • Back To School Special Promotion | A Week of Giveaways
    Tweet Mommy Niri readers get ready for the Back To School Special Promotion – a full week of giveaways for you. We will be posting a product giveaway every day for the next 7 days. Here is the full list of back to school giveaways: Hooked on Phonics, Learn To Read GoPicnic,...
    by at August 24th, 2009 at 09:08 pm
  • Wickedly Great Way To Make Cookies!
    Tweet As a mom the days of browsing in a place with kids have long been a thing of the past.  With a 2 and 4 year old in tow it becomes more of an effort than the amusement I may derive at some outings. Some things like strawberry picking is one of my favorite activities...
    by at August 24th, 2009 at 08:08 pm
  • Snazl Sneak Peak Week 3: Food – Yummy In My Tummy!
    Tweet So you probably have been to my snazl shows, if so thank you and I hope you will make it to all. If not, it is not too late to join in for fun and prizes. So grab, or make, your best videos about anything food.  Show me your (or someone else’s) recipes, tips,...
    by at August 23rd, 2009 at 10:08 pm
  • Barnes And Noble eBooks Launch!
    Tweet I was pretty excited to be invited to a webinar (you can listen to a part of it here) with Doug Gotlieb, Vice President of Digital Products at Barnes And Noble, regarding their eBooks launch. Barnes and Noble is one of my favorite places (along with Starbucks and...
    by at August 23rd, 2009 at 08:08 pm
  • When Did I Become (Alpha) Pig?
    Tweet I know my girls love Super Why, in fact they are addicted to anything with letters and numbers (hey, I don’t pick on your kids so leave mine alone). I know they are freaky kids but they are my freaky kids. Anyway you would have read my post on Super Why (read...
    by at August 22nd, 2009 at 10:08 pm
  • Friday 5: The 5 Lies Moms Tell!
    Tweet Another Friday passes through as a summer storm makes it way in Boston and we find ourselves waiting anxiously for the next chapter in Mommy Niri’s Friday 5 series. I mean a Friday would not be a Friday without it, right? So this is in celebration of us moms...
    by at August 21st, 2009 at 09:08 pm
  • Are You Snazling With Me? Join For Fun And Prizes!
    Tweet Live Wednesday 9:00pm EST! Join in the party. Tonight we will have “School on my mind!” as the topic. Anything school goes!  I know you are excited after seeing the Snazl Sneak Peak: School On My Mind. If you have videos and pictures load them during...
    by at August 18th, 2009 at 09:08 pm
  • Reading To Your Baby Yet?
    Tweet I am not talking about getting out the GRE books while still pregnant, but it is a no-brainer that talking and reading to your baby does make an impact. Children are sponges so it is indeed an honor to give them appropriate material to soak in. Education is a very...
    by at August 18th, 2009 at 09:08 pm
  • Size Does Matter!
    Tweet I just needed a new laptop, the older one had a battery so fried that I was practically married to the outlet. People stared at me unbelievably, like I was an idiot, and asked why don’t I just buy one. Well I am one of those people who analyze the value first....
    by at August 18th, 2009 at 07:08 pm
  • Snazl Stories: What You Wanted To Know, But Were Afraid To Ask!
    Tweet So we had a lot of fun and I had many questions after the show. Here are a few: Ooooh I missed your show, can I watch a copy of it? Actually the show per-se is not live just the actual chat that is liev and uploads around it. So you can watch it anytime YOU want. Do...
    by at August 18th, 2009 at 11:08 am
  • Win Trendy Invitations on Recycled Paper ($50 Value)
    Tweet CONTEST CLOSED!!! Congratulations Taksiha Allen Paper Culture provides high-end invitations and announcements. The samples we received were made from 100% post consumer recycled paper. The paper quality, colors, and design were top notch. The rounded corners were...
    by at August 17th, 2009 at 08:08 pm
  • The Power To Help Education With $10,000 !
    Tweet [ CLICK HERE TO POST YOUR IDEAS BY SEPT 1st TO WIN $10,000 FOR A SCHOOL] I was at a party recently and friends asked me what do I do with stuff I get through blogging (from attending parties/events and reviews) and I replied I give it away. When the shell-shocked...
    by at August 16th, 2009 at 09:08 pm
  • SnazL Sneak Peak Week 2: School On My Mind!
    Tweet So week 1 of Mommy Niri’s 1st Live Video show has been fun. Mommy Niri, along with 7 other bloggers, will continue to be Featured SnazL Bloggers for the next 7 weeks. This week I will be speaking School! So grab, or make, your best videos about anything school....
    by at August 16th, 2009 at 08:08 pm
  • Ages Of Rocks CD Features Impressive Tracks!
    Tweet I always love projects from the One2One Network, they keep you feeling a little more hip by showing me the latest music which aI might have otherwise missed. This time it was to review the Rock Of Ages CD.  Even though I am n0t in touch with what is hot (or not)...
    by at August 15th, 2009 at 09:08 pm
  • Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob Partyware Adds A Punch To Parties!
    Tweet When the folks at MomSelect asked me whether I would review the new Nickelodeon’s partyware for SpongeBob I must admit to having some mixed feelings. My older daughter somehow the previous Halloween was scared out of her wits by some characters at a party,...
    by at August 14th, 2009 at 08:08 pm
  • Friday 5: 5 Things That Make Me Smile!
    Tweet As part of my Friday 5 series, Mommy Niri is trying to be early this week and sipping a Starbucks Chai, in Starbucks no less, and dishing out this week’s dose. Sipping a Starbucks Chai Latte, allows me to ignore the whining happening in the backseat between...
    by at August 14th, 2009 at 07:08 am
  • To Celebrate Gap Born To Fit Jeans, Win A Gap Jeans!
    Tweet CONTEST CLOSED!!! Last weekend I attended the GAP Born To Fit party held by the lovely Mom In The City (through Brand About Town) and I had a blast. There is nothing nicer than spending a day in NY surrounded by lovely ladies and even lovier jeans. There were 3...
    by at August 14th, 2009 at 07:08 am
  • Mommy Niri Live On Snazl Tonight (Wednesday) 9pm EST!
    Tweet I am even nervous to announce it, but Mommy Niri will be at her first live show tonight at 9pm. It is pretty easy to write on the blog but vlogging (video blogging) is something scarily different. Especially if you are not used to have attention on you it might...
    by at August 12th, 2009 at 05:08 am
  • Post Your Ideas by Sept 1st | That’s Ingenious Challenge: $10,000 For School Charity
    Tweet WHAT? You already read about my iRobot tour so you would have got a feel for the company behind the That’s Ingenious challenge. Then you would have read my feature on Donor’s Choose (the charity promoting education) and you could see clearly why iRobot...
    by at August 11th, 2009 at 12:08 pm
  • That’s Ingenious: Donors Choose – The Charity Helping Teachers Focus on Education!
    Tweet As we learned, through the iRobot That’s Ingenious project, of $10,000 being the prize money for charity, we also learned that it was going to be through Donors Choose. I hate to admit that I had never heard of Donors Choose before this project and when I...
    by at August 10th, 2009 at 09:08 pm
  • Win Super Why DVD Featuring Alpha Pig, Princess Presto, Wonder Red & Whyatt Beanstalk!
    Tweet Congratulations Winner: Rachel Burke! ***  CONTEST CLOSED *** I am sure you have read how much Super Why is loved in our home ( read my post on Meet Angelo Santomero, creator of Super Why to find out more). If Super Why is a favorite in your home or you have not...
    by at August 10th, 2009 at 06:08 am
  • A Visit To The Ford Assembly Plant! Tales Of Sync, MyKey, Parking Assist And The Ford Taurus 2010!
    Tweet Not only was Mommy Niri headed to Chicago to BlogHer but she was also getting there a whole day ahead since she was invited with a team of bloggers to visit the Ford Assembly plant. To prepare Mommy Niri asked her readers What Women Want(ed) in cars. I was excited...
    by at August 8th, 2009 at 09:08 pm
  • Friday 5: 5 Frustrating Things About My Man!
    Tweet The past week, after I returned from BlogHer, I found my home in a state that reminded me that dads do it differently. Yes, he did a splendid job holding down the fort, even if he could not hold down the balloon but it has taken me over a week to pick up the remnants....
    by at August 7th, 2009 at 09:08 pm
  • Meet Angela Santomero, Creator Of Super Why!
    Tweet You know how some people die to see their favorite singer or band? Well, when I heard that I may get the opportunity to meet the creator of the PBS children’s show Super Why, Angelo Santomero,  I was super excited. Trust me, no exaggeration here. I am pretty...
    by at August 5th, 2009 at 06:08 am
  • Win Hostess 100 Calorie Packs (10 winners)
    Tweet Congratulations Winners: Donna Kozar, Cheryl Yoder, Candie Luster, Jennifer Girsche, Janet Fricano, Patricia Treskovich, Carol Dziuba, Amanda Kinder, Jeccica Simpson, and Carol Lawrence CONTEST CLOSED When I was contacted by Hostess about reviewing their new...
    by at August 4th, 2009 at 07:08 pm
  • Hasbro Has Toys That Even Siblings Can Share!
    Tweet About a month ago (yes I am a little behind) I received a package from Hasbro with a variety of toys targeted at my toddler/preschooler age. Toys are always fun for the kids but also interesting when you are reviewing them as to how closely you watch how your kids...
    by at August 2nd, 2009 at 08:08 pm
  • Win A Personalized Gift From Frecklebox!
    Tweet Congratulations Winner: Bridget Combs!!! CONTEST CLOSED!!! If you read my review a while back on FreckleBox, the makers of personalized gifts, you would have been drooling to get your own. These guys did such an awesome job on creating the books for my girls I consider...
    by at August 1st, 2009 at 08:08 pm
  • Blogging Experts? Just Blog And Let Blog!
    Tweet This is one blog post I really did not want to write since there are a gazillion blog posts about blogging instead of what we normally blog about since BlogHer (Hangover), and frankly I am sick of it! I know this post won’t make me popular, oh wait I am not...
    by at August 1st, 2009 at 07:08 pm
  • Friday 5: 5 Signs Of Second Child Syndrome!
    Tweet Just watching how my children interact with each other is an education for me. Although I wait in anticipation for those moments of affection I hate to admit that they are peppered with far too many squabbles. Siblings are surely something else. With many of my...
    by at July 31st, 2009 at 09:07 pm
  • That’s Ingenious: The iRobot (Makers of Roomba & Scooba) Tour!
    Tweet I was away on the long July 4th weekend (yes the same weekend I got my 1st speeding ticket for $200) I was thrilled to get an twitter message that the company has been trying to get hold of me for an iRobot blogging event. Truth be told, I listened to nothing of...
    by at July 30th, 2009 at 08:07 am
  • The BlogHer Hangover!
    Tweet It seemed months away, and that gave me hope to get into shape, but somehow the time flew and so did those dieting hopes. I tried in the last few days to not get caught up in the whole hysteria. I packed very little and prided myself on taking it easy.  I had already...
    by at July 28th, 2009 at 09:07 pm
  • Win Healthy Choice Meals (10 Winners)!
    Tweet Congratulations Winners: Angela McCoy, Janet Fricano, Nora Scott-Platt, Laura Benjamin, Valerie Mitchell, Amanda Sandico, Heather Simone, Ramishia Mckissick, Erica Carnes, and Nancy Schools CONTEST CLOSED!!! With the focus of how kids should eat healthy it...
    by at July 27th, 2009 at 08:07 pm
  • Balloon Delivery
    Tweet This post has moved to: http://www.thepapapost.com/balloon-delivery/
    by at July 26th, 2009 at 08:07 pm
  • Friday 5: 5 Things Mommy Niri Won’t Be Doing This Friday
    Tweet To ensure the tradition of Mommy Niri’s Friday 5 continues, I am providing this week’s dose from the windy city Chicago. You would already know what I am doing here if you have been following my blog, but just incase you are new (welcome) I am attending...
    by at July 24th, 2009 at 11:07 am
  • Win A Coach Bag By Getting Organized With SpringPad
    Tweet CONTEST CLOSED! Remember the days we carried notebooks to keep track of whatever we did or needed to do? Well what if there was a way to do that now, only online and only better. SpringPad has taken it to the next level, by allowing seamless integration. Why merely...
    by at July 22nd, 2009 at 11:07 am