BlogHer 11 in San Diego? Here’s what you can expect (with photos!)


If you are going to BlogHer 11 in San Diego, you are in for a treat!  I attended BlogHer 10 in New York last year, and I am super excited that it is on "my" coast this year.  Although I thoroughly enjoyed my trip to New York, the humidity got the better of me. My husband and I were in San Diego last week, and we stayed in the area around where … [Read more...]

Monday Mingle vlog May 30th – bugs and relatives!

Monday Mingle vlog at Eighty MPH Mom

HOME OF THE ORIGINAL MONDAY MINGLE! Welcome to Monday Mingle - May 30, 2011 "Mingling with you since August 2009!" Welcome to Monday Mingle!  Each week three questions are asked, and you can answer via a written post, or a vlog post. If you have always wanted to try vlogging,  Monday Mingle vlog meme is a fun way to try vlogging. If … [Read more...]

ARM & HAMMER Advance White Brilliant Sparkle Toothpaste Review


ARM & HAMMER Advance White Brilliant Sparkle Toothpaste   I love to keep my teeth white and sparkly - white teeth just make a smile so much brighter.  The hard part about keeping teeth white is the daily things we do which tend to stain and discolor teeth, including consumtion of coffee, wine,  etc.   It isn't always easy to … [Read more...]

How did your spouse propose to you?


I am always fascinated with engagement stories. I love hearing about how creative a future spouse was, and sometimes the stories even bring a tear to my eye. My own story, however, is not so intriguing. My husband and I had been dating for about 4 years, and I was at the point where I either wanted to get married or move on {although I would … [Read more...]

Burn Notice Season 4 and White Collar Season 2 DVD Giveaway


Burn Notice Season 4 on DVD June 7th Oh happy day! June 7th that is - that is when the Burn Notice Season 4 DVD and White Collar Season 2 DVD will be available! If you haven't seen these shows, where have you been? They are fantastic! My husband, daughter and I settle in to watch Burn Notice every week {and we even record the reruns - yes, we … [Read more...]

Safeway Mom to Mom diapers and $25 Safeway gift card giveaway


Safeway new and improved mom to mom diapers Exciting news is here for those of you with babies or little ones! Safeway is re-launching their mom to mom® line of diapers and training pants which were designed with the help of real experts—moms! Safeway knows that moms know best when it comes to caring for babies, so they took the advice of … [Read more...]

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey’s Great Outdoors DVD Review


MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE: MICKEY'S GREAT OUTDOORS Disney’s New Preschool DVD Provides Kids With The Ultimate On-The-Go Experience With Digital Copy And Hours Of Interactive Fun With The Mickey Mote! Available Nationwide Beginning on Tuesday, May 24th, this fantastic DVD inspires Kids To Enjoy Outdoor Activities Such As Camping, Fishing & … [Read more...]

World’s Greatest TV Dad Contest – who is your favorite?


With Father's Day right around the corner, it is time to think about Dads. Father's are pretty darned special, and my father is no exception. I have so many fond memories of him and I thought I would share some of my favorites with you. My Dad: My dad was my hero. He still is, but I'll get to that later :) When I was little, he worked a lot - … [Read more...]

Favorite iPhone and iPad Games – what are yours?

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I am always looking for fun new games for my iPhone {and iPad}, and thought I'd share a few of my faves with you.  I am hoping you can also tell me yours, as I know there are probably so many that I am missing out on! Word and letter game for iPhone and iPad: Words with Friends - I love this! It is similar to scrabble but you can play it with … [Read more...]

Link em Up Thursday Giveaway Linky – May 26th

Eighty MPH Mom Giveaway Linky

Linky for May 26th - June 1st … [Read more...]