Smore Magazine Subscription for Girls Review and Giveaway

I am fortunate enough to be the mom to two amazing daughters and they both happen to love science.  My older daughter was so fascinated with microbiology in 6th grade science class that she used her birthday money to purchase a stuffed paramecium and euglena.  (It’s OK…you can google it. I had to, too!) Their dad and I both have science backgrounds, so it makes me very happy that my daughters love learning about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics – or STEM – topics.

But, did you know that while women make up 48% of the US workforce, they are only 24% of the STEM workforce? Young girls have untapped talent and potential to change the world through a STEM career, but how do we cultivate that interest at a young age?  The creators of Smore are trying to do just that with their magazine created for girls ages 7 – 12 who love science.  Every issue has nearly 50 pages of beautifully illustrated content, including science-related cartoons, how-to articles, trivia, reader contributions, interviews with female scientists, and a pullout poster.  Plus, the entire magazine is ad-free.

Both my girls really enjoyed checking out the inaugural issue of Smore.  The articles and topics, complete with eye-catching illustrations and photographs, were perfect for my 8 year old to understand and enjoy, but detailed enough to keep my older daughter’s attention as well.  As a mom, I love the educational content packaged in a high quality, fun-to-read magazine – and did I mention AD FREE?!

Smore magazine has six issues a year and is available in print and digital versions.  So if you have a young girl in your life, ignite her brilliance with a subscription to Smore magazine.  For more information, visit



Do you have a daughter, granddaughter, niece, or know a young girl who loves science?  Comment below and let us know what she dreams of being when she grows up and you will be entered to win a copy of the inaugural issue of Smore magazine just for her! Giveaway ends on October 6th, U.S. Residents only.



*I received a complimentary subscription in exchange for this review. All thoughts are my own. 

Heather Little

My name is Heather Little and my husband and I have two sweet girls and one crazy dog. We moved to Florida 6 years ago and have loved every minute of it! I enjoy crafting, good food, shopping, and of course travel!

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Townley Girl’s Despicable Me 3 Gifts For Girls Review and Giveaway



Townley Girl has introduced an adorable girls product line from the hit movie Despicable Me 3! My 9 year old daughter and I were lucky to be able to review some of the items!

Founded in 1952, townleygirl is the leader in children’s cosmetics and hair accessories. Partnering with top-notch brands like Disney, Universal and DreamWorks, we not only create great products, but also some of the safest ones on the market. With products like sheer lip gloss and peelable nail polish, kids will have a fantastic time dressing up as their favorite characters, and parents will have an easy clean up when they are all done.

townleygirl’s mission is to design and distribute safe, fun and high quality branded beauty products at affordable prices for children and preteen markets. We strive to be the category leader for both markets; offering relevant, compelling, and innovative beauty products that inspire imagination.


I was sent 5 sets of products to review. They are all Despicable Me 3 themed and are absolutely adorable!


Despicable Me 3 Lip Balm Set with Banana Bag ($7.99)

Bananaaaa. If she loves bananas just like the minions do, then this gift will get her senses tingling! With four cute lip balms decorated with her favorite yellow friends and a bonus banana bag, she can bring the minions with her wherever she goes.

About the Product:

  • Assortment of 4 lip balms (shaped as lip sticks) and 1 bag
  • Lip balm colors and flavors include: blue cotton candy, purple grape, rose bubble gum and green watermelon
  • Illuminations’ Despicable Me 3 packaging



This set is super cute, and my daughter’s favorite! Each lip balm is a different minion, and each lip balm looks like a mini colored lipstick! They are each scented as well. Such a cute gift idea!!


Despicable Me 3 Lip Balms with Carrying Case ($5.99)

Chapped lips are such a chore, but your little one won’t have to worry about them anymore! This lip balm set, fit for a minion lover, includes 4 moisturizing lip balms and a convenient carrying case. Perfect for lip maintenance all day!

About the Product:

  • Assortment of 3 lip balms and carrying case
  • Colors and flavors include: light green watermelon, purple grape and rose bubble gum
  • Illumination’s Despicable Me 3 packaging


My daughter loves to keep this cute set in her backpack at school. She loves the flavors of the lip balm and it smooths our her lips.

 Despicable Me 3-2 Pack Lip Tube with Purse ($4.99)

If she loves fluffy unicorns, she’ll adore this lip gloss set. It includes 2 lip tubes featuring her favorite friendly sisters, and even a unicorn purse. Yaaaas!

About the Product:

  • Includes 2 lip tubes and 1 purse
  • Lip gloss colors and flavors include green watermelon and purple grape
  • Illumination’s Despicable Me 3 packaging

This adorable lip glass set comes with cute hair clips as well as a cute coin purse! The lip gloss is sparkly and fits great into the little purse to carry them.


Despicable Me Beautiful Nails Set ($5.99)

Who’s up for some trouble… and some unicorns? She’ll get both with this nail art set. Three non-toxic, peelable shades of polish will be at her disposal, and she can decorate her nails with tons of gems. Also included is a cute nail file and nail stick, to prime her nails for perfection!

About the Product:

  • Assortment of 3 nail polishes, nail gem wheel, nail file and wood stick
  • Polishes are water-based, non-toxic, peelable and bubble gum scented
  • Polish shades include peach, lavender and apple green
  • Illumination’s Despicable Me 3 packaging





This nail set is so cute, any little girl will love it. This set includes everything your little girl will need to give herself the perfect manicure at home. The polish is Non toxic and peelable.


Despicable Me 3 Nail Art Collection ($4.99)

Here’s her one-stop shop to minion mania! With 12 press on nails and beautiful gems and stickers, the nail art possibilities are endless. And the nail accessories are all inspired by her favorite minions!

About the Product:

  • Assortment of 12 press on nails, 1 sheet of nail gems, and 1 sheet of nail stickers
  • Illumination’s Despicable Me 3 packaging



Soft press on nails for your little girl in fun Despicable Me 3 designs! This set also comes with cute nail gems and nail stickers. So cute and fun!!



In conclusion, your little girl will love these Despicable Me 3 products by Townley Girl. These would also make great stocking stuffer gifts for the upcoming holiday season, and also great birthday gifts. My daughter loved all of them!

Click here to purchase these items! 


*I received these items in exchange for this review. All opinions are my own. 



Enter to win our Despicable Me 3 Prize pack giveaway! Two lucky readers will win! All you have to do is follow @townleygirl on Instagram, and comment with your Instagram user name once you have followed. Giveaway ends on 9/6. U.S. Residents only. 





My name is Marijean, I live in Sunny FL with my wonderful husband and 2 children. I love Disney, Coffee and Blogging 🙂

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Your Child will Love LightHeaded Beds by Lifetime (Review and Giveaway)


I have a 6-year-old son, and lately he has been going through a phase of needing is light on to go to sleep. He can’t fall asleep unless the tv is on a timer or I leave the hall light on. The problem with this is I usually always forget to turn off the hall light when I fall asleep, and end up waking up in the middle of the night to do so. i was contacted by company LIFETIME with their really cool product called LightHeaded Beds.

I was SO excited to review one of their beds because I knew Anthony would love falling asleep to a cool image that lights up! Let me tell you all about this bed!

So, what makes this bed so different from other bed models? This one is unique! This bed comes with a backlit headboard that you can use interchangeable graphics and images. Is your child afraid of the dark? Does you child want to sleep with a nightlight or closet light on? Good news, they can fall asleep in their very own bed that has a light! This bed comes with a remote control dinner with timer, and you can set how bright you want the light to be, and how long you want it on for. Just put your child to sleep, turn on the light and you are all set.The light is an LED light and plugs right into the wall outlet. No need to worry about batteries.

I was able to review a full size Canterbury Model with choice of Image. There are 3 finishes to choose from (black, white and brown chestnut) I chose the chestnut since it would match my sons furniture he has. You can also choose to add a trundle option for an additional cost. It didn’t take long for me to get the bed once it was ordered, about 4 days. It came in 2 large boxes, and took my husband a few hours to assemble.  All you need to assemble is a screw driver. All of the other pieces are included.

One cool feature about this bed is that you can use it with a box spring or without, and no tools are needed to adjust height. I was happy to hear this since I just purchased my son a brand new mattress and box spring.

This bed comes with a graphic included, the one I received was a Dolphin image. I also ordered my son a custom image. It’s a red spider webs background with his name on it. He really loves it!! There are so many possibilities and options of different graphics. You can even customize your own with your own photos! They are super easy to slide in and out of the headboard, and even the footboard has a storage compartment for your extra ones! You will never lose them. Since your bed will arrive will arrive with a graphic the company chooses, you can take your time to browse the site for the perfect Image to order afterwords. Your bed will also come with a $20 gift coupon towards any Image purchase! There are so many varieties of images, and you can even custom make your own with your own pictures!

In conclusion, My son and I absolutely love LightHeaded Beds! This is such a great concept and will really help with children having fears of the dark. I love how you can purchase different images and even customize them. This is perfect since as your child gets older, he/she will end up liking different things and may not always like the original image you purchased.

Use coupon code MommyHasToWork for 25% off your order!

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Would your child LOVE one of these cool beds? Enter to win a FREE twin size bed in your choice of finish, plus your choice of image! U.S. residents only, giveaway ends on 9/6/17.
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*I received the mentioned bed in exchange for this review. All opinions are my own. 


My name is Marijean, I live in Sunny FL with my wonderful husband and 2 children. I love Disney, Coffee and Blogging 🙂

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High Vibe Decor Kitchen Towel Set Giveaway


Would you like a high vibe towel that reminds you to be positive as you’re doing your household chores?

The High Vibe Decor set of 3 white towels is just the reminder you’ll need. They’re embroidered in beautiful blue with empowering sayings: Good Vibes, Om, and Namaste.

This set of kitchen towels makes a wonderful gift for friends, moms, dads, parents, co-workers, hostesses, teachers, and other loved ones. Give as a gift for housewarming, birthdays, parties, events, new baby—or simply to say you care.

Incredibly versatile, the High Vibe Decor towels can be used in the kitchen, bathroom, office, at the gym and beyond. Use them for dusting, drying dishes, cleaning counters and other surfaces—these towels have endless uses! New moms have even used them as burp cloths. Yoga enthusiasts take one for the mat and gym goers bring them to work out.

The High Vibe towels are infused with positive vibes and doses of gratitude so that boring chores turn into charming endeavors. And, they’re machine washable.

You can purchase this set from Amazon for $14.99.


Would you like a set of these cute towels? One lucky reader will win! U.S. Residents only, giveaway ends on 8/30/17.

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My name is Marijean, I live in Sunny FL with my wonderful husband and 2 children. I love Disney, Coffee and Blogging 🙂

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Oh Sew Fancy LLC Crib Sheet and Changing Pad Set Giveaway

 Matching Crib Sheet and Changing Pad Set Giveaway!!

Oh Sew Fancy offers a soft, cozy, and warm option of minky boys and girls crib sheets and changing pad covers. Offered in an assortment of vibrant colors, fun patterns, and every child’s favorite critters, you can find something to match any personality or coordinate with any nursery. The long lasting, durable nature of minky fabric lets you give your babies and toddlers something to cherish and treasure for the many years to come.
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Oh Sew Fancy is giving away a matching crib sheet and changing pad cover to one lucky reader! U.S. Only, giveaway ends on 8-29-17.

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My name is Marijean, I live in Sunny FL with my wonderful husband and 2 children. I love Disney, Coffee and Blogging 🙂

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