The Blue Car

A few weeks ago, my husband and I took our boys, Miles (5) and Spencer (3) to see Santa. We had put it off several times because it just seemed like a big ordeal, we knew it would be busy, and we just wanted it to be "right."...more

Get Superhero Sound from iHome/Disney and FAB Starpoint!

Do you love superhero and comic book character movies? I didn’t grow up reading comic books, but I do love a classic superhero. My husband is a big Captain America fan/nerd and Jamie shared on the blog over a year ago that her husband loves Superman ....more

Palmolive Soft Touch is Soft on your hands!

Moms, rejoice! Your days of dry, clammy, unmoisturized dishpan hands are over! Check out the new Soft Touch line of Palmolive Dishwashing Liquid! ...more

Going Under the Knife

It’s a good thing I went to my orthopedic surgeon appointment on Friday expecting the worst. She took one look at my x-rays and said “So, how are you feeling about surgery?” ...more

Reach A New Audience With Message Tees from Dress United!

I’m always looking for ways to find new readers! I’ll be honest, when Jamie and I first started this thing, it was pretty much just our moms reading the blog. Now there are still many of you that I know personally who read because we have a personal connection but also many people who have just found PlaydateCrashers.com on their own! ...more

Entertain in style with products from Trudeau!

Ahhhhhhh, summer. If school isn’t out where you are yet, you’re about to feel it. The sweet, lazy days of summer. Even if you’ll be working and going to the office all summer like I am, there’s just something about summer. Those longer days mean more playtime, more playtime means less stress, and less stress means life is good! ...more

Celebrate Father’s Day with a free card from Treat.com!

Every year it’s the same thing. A week or so before Father’s Day, I make myself go to the drugstore and stand with all the other daughters and sons, looking at the endless rows of Father’s Day cards. I always want to do something more, something personalized, but I don’t have the talent, time, or tolerance to do it myself! ...more

Go Oink! and Go Ape! to make you think and giggle

I’m going to let you in on a little secret. A mommy confession, if you will. Game time with my boys can sometimes be excruciating. I don’t care how cute and sweet your kids are, after the 10,000,000th game of Go Fish, I’m kinda over it. But thanks to Patch Products, there’s a new game in town — 2, actually ....more

Wear your child’s artwork with a KidzCanDesign pendant!

“Hi, I’m Krista, and I’m a hoarder.” Okay, don’t worry, you won’t see me on TLC in a few months, being dug out of my house, neck-deep in moldy dishes and cats. This is a different kind of hoarding, one that at least makes a little more sense to me than the cat kind ....more

Preparing for School with Four Peas Bags

We just had our last day of the 2012-2013 school year at the school where I work. When I was a kid, I used to see the summer as practically endless. Long days of playing outside, adventure, and nonstop fun. But as a mom, I know how quickly the summers pass and though I still haven’t packed away all of our school gear, I’m already thinking about school supplies for next year ....more