The Year That Was – 2010 in a Nutshell

The Year that Was 2010

I found this fun meme from my friend Erin, who found it from my other friend, Lorie, who found out about it at Sandier Pastures...confused yet? So out with the old and in with the new. Here is a breakdown of 2010 for me. If you like this meme, make sure you join in and link up at Sandier Pastures! 1. What did you do in 2010 that you hadn’t … [Read more...]

A few changes for the new year


Well the new year is almost here and I am ready!  With a new year, changes happen, and I have a few changes, and a few new things going on at Eighty MPH Mom in 2011. In My Neighborhood Tuesday: I have kind of been slacking on this {okay - really slacking on this}.  I hope we can get more people to join in, as it really is fun.  There is a … [Read more...]

What would you do? Your kid gives pot brownies to unsuspecting neighborhood kids

kid puts pot in brownies,

I was listening to the radio this morning, when a lady called in, very upset.  Her 17-year old son {he is a good student, good grades, etc} smokes pot.  That wasn't her main concern, but she found out that he had made pot brownies and shared them with the neighborhood kids {without them knowing they had pot in them}. The kids were mostly 12 … [Read more...]

Monday Mingle vlog December 27, 2010

Monday Mingle vlog at Eighty MPH Mom

Welcome to Monday Mingle - December 27, 2010 "Mingling with you since August 2009!" Welcome to Monday Mingle! If you have always wanted to try vlogging, The Monday Mingle vlog meme is a fun way to try vlogging. If you'd like to join in the fun, do a short vlog on your blog, link up below in the linky, post the above button on your site … [Read more...]

Sunday Featured Blogger – Tammy’s Two Cents


Welcome to Sunday Featured Blogger! I am SO excited today to introduce you to a new friend of mine. We met at the Great Wolf Lodge Eco-Mom event in Washington last month, and we really hit it off. She is incredibly friendly, funny and she has the cutest laugh! THIS WEEK'S SUNDAY FEATURED BLOGGER: Meet Tammy from Tammy's Two Cents! What … [Read more...]

Bite Me Gift Pack Giveaway – Cookbook, Grocery Bag and Water Bottle

Bite Me Prize Pack giveaway,cookbook giveaways,funny cookbooks

I recently reviewed a cookbook that not only has delicious recipes, but it is very, very clever.  Bite me is an unusual cookbook, to say the least, but I prefer it's style over traditional, boring cookbooks. The photos are wonderful, and the recipes are all very unique. Bite Me by passionate eaters and skilled feeders (and sisters!) Julie Albert … [Read more...]

Twitter Linky – Meet new Twitter friends!

Twitter follower linky

I love connecting with people on Twitter and would love to meet more of you!  When people follow me, I follow back. This thumbnail Twitter linky is being hosted by Valerie from Sweeps4Bloggers and Jen from Eighty MPH Mom. This is a fun and easy way to meet new people and gain more followers.  You can link up at either … [Read more...]

Link em Up Thursday Giveaway Linky – Holiday Edition

Blog Giveaway Linkys,blogs that have giveaway linkys,

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM EIGHTY MPH MOM! Linky for  December 23rd through December 30th Make sure you enter the current giveaways at Eighty MPH Mom! If you have room on your blog, I would be thrilled if you would post the button above!  Please leave a comment after you have posted your giveaways, and RETWEET THIS using button above, or phrase … [Read more...]

Despicable Me Prize DVD Prize Pack Giveaway

Despicable Me Prize Pack giveaway,movies for kids,

I have been hearing so much about "Despicable Me" but unfortunately I haven't seen it yet. It looks like a great movie for the whole family. I love movies where we can all sit around together and enjoy a fun movie - especially during the holidays! About Despicable Me: In a happy suburban neighborhood surrounded by white picket fences with … [Read more...]

Avatar Extended Edition on Blu Ray Giveaway (2 winners)


Don't be blue this holiday season!  Okay, well you actually might want to be blue, and make sure your family is blue too! If you are looking for some fun for the whole family this holiday season, here is a great idea: Extended Edition of “Avatar” can be fun AND help families save money during the holidays, such as spending the evening in your … [Read more...]