19 Jul, 2024

Recall Wednesday: GE Coffee Maker and Woven Target Trunk among the 5 CPSC recalls this week!

These are the CPSC recalls issued between May 19, – May 25, 2010. As a reminder: In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines(pdf) (which were incorporated into an industry voluntary standard in 1997) to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled in the neck and waist drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets or sweatshirts. […]

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Recall Wednesday: 9 CPSC Product Recalls incl. water bottle spouts & more

Below are the CPSC recalls issued since Wednesday, May 5, 2010. Drop-side crib, kids jewelry and more make out this week’s list. As a reminder: In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines(pdf) (which were incorporated into an industry voluntary standard in 1997) to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled in the neck and waist […]

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Smarty Pants Mama stars at TechSavvyMama.com

I was Tech Savvy Mama’s guest poster recently!  Did you get a chance to read the posting?  If you didn’t, you must!  http://www.techsavvymama.com/2010/05/tech-savvy-guest-caroline-from-smarty.html I highlighted two money saving websites that I believe all Smart Mamas should frequent.  I discuss how The Grocery Game has saved me over $4000 in just over 12 months and how […]

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Disney Parade Tip, Reuse Parade Toys

Who says you can’t reuse parade toys? You certainly don’t buy new beach towels each time you go to the beach?  Do you?  I’m thinking you buy them ahead of time and then reuse them with each beach trip.  Well, you shouldn’t go to a parade, particularly a Disney nighttime parade, without your pre-purchased parade […]

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Smart Travel: Fish Bowl – Islamorada, FL (Upper Keys)

[ad#Google in Content] Fish Bowl 83230 Overseas Hwy Islamorada, FL 33036 (305) 664-9397 Traveling to the Upper Florida Keys with a preschooler, or any young kids for that matter, really limits your options for nighttime entertainment.  Live bands and tiki bars aren’t the preferred venue for most families.  Luckily The Fish Bowl in Islamorada has […]

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Recall Wednesday: Gap Bating Suit, Saks Sweatshirt, Roman Shades, Targus Adapter, Graco Crib, Inversion Bench & Buoyancy Compensator

Below are the CPSC recalls that I have received since Wednesday, April 28, 2010.  Sweatshirts, bathing suits and more make out this week’s list. As a reminder: In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines(pdf) (which were incorporated into an industry voluntary standard in 1997) to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled in the neck […]

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Giveaway: 10-pack Personalized Butterflies Notecards by Dirtroad Sisters

Winner:  Julie L who said the she’s a FB Fan! Congrats Julie! Win a 10-pack Personalized Butterflies Notecards by Dirtroad Sisters! As we celebrate spring and look forward to summer, pen your notes on a set of Dirtroad Sisters (DirtroadSisters.com) fanciful note cards with bright and patterned butterflies fluttering across the white royal linen paper. […]

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SiteJabber – Avoid fraudulent websites and find sites you’ll love!

What a great honor! This weekend SmartyPantsMama.com was selected as the Today’s Most Loved Site at SiteJabber.com!  Woo Hoo! SiteJabber is a site that I am certain many moms already use.  If you haven’t yet, you must!  It is “a consumer protection service which helps people avoid fraudulent websites and find good ones.”  Essentially, it […]

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