Archives for March 2012

SeaPak Meal-cation Giveaway Winner!

The winner of the SeaPak Meal-cation giveaway is #112- Emma Horton Congratulations Emma! … [Read more...]

Annie’s Homegrown Organic Rising Crust Pizza Review & Giveaway

I have been a fan of Annie's Homegrown Cheddar Bunnies for ages.  When my eldest son, now age seven, was a baby I discovered these natural and organic crackers.  Since then I have tried a variety of other Annie's Homegrown products and have been quite pleased with their quality and taste.  I also frequently purchase the Macaroni & Cheese varieties at my local Target for my kiddos. I recently had the opportunity to try Organic Rising Crust Pizza from Annie's Homegrown.  Like many families we purchase frozen pizza on a semi-regular basis.  It is always nice to have a couple tucked away in … [Read more...]

Vote for Wholly Guacamole to Get On The Shelf!

If you love Wholly Guacamole products like I do, make sure to vote Get On the Shelf! at Walmart. By casting your vote daily you can express your desire for the products you love to be available at your local Walmart store!  Awesomeness!  Make sure to vote now as the voting period ends April 4th! Also check out this hilarious video from The Ellen Show!  Hilarious! … [Read more...]

DreamWorks Pictures’ PEOPLE LIKE US – Trailer

I must admit I don't know a lot about this movie yet, but it looks good!  Definitely a "feel good" kind of movie, I always enjoy those! Check out the trailer below to see for yourself! From DreamWorks Pictures comes PEOPLE LIKE US, a drama/comedy about family, inspired by true events, starring Chris Pine (“Star Trek”) as Sam, a twenty-something, fast-talking salesman, whose latest deal collapses on the day he learns that his father has suddenly died. Against his wishes, Sam is called home, where he must put his father's estate in order and reconnect with his estranged family. In the … [Read more...]

Red Carpet Bound! NYC Marvel’s The Avengers Screening at the Tribeca Film Festival (#TheAvengersEvent)

I have some big news, HUGE news!  The Mama Report is going on location to New York City!!  I'm heading to the Big Apple for the Red Carpet Tribeca Film Festival Closing Night Screening of MARVEL'S THE AVENGERS! Umm....yes, I'm totally in shock.  I can't quite believe it yet. I was selected along with 24 other top bloggers to travel to NYC for an all expense paid trip courtesy of Marvel/Disney.  For those of you who don't know a lot about me, I am a farm girl who grew up in the countryside of North Dakota.  I currently live near a small town in Minnesota.  Yep, it's definitely going to … [Read more...]


This spring, “3” + “Stooges” = the spring’s funniest family movie event: THE THREE STOOGES. Left on a nun’s doorstep, Larry, Curly and Moe grow up finger-poking, nyuk-nyuking and woo-woo-wooing their way to uncharted levels of knuckleheaded misadventure.  Out to save their childhood home, only The Three Stooges could stumble their way onto fame, fortune – and starring roles in a phenomenally successful TV reality show. Rated PG The film stars Sean Hayes, Will Sasso, Chris Diamantopoulos, Jane Lynch, Jennifer Hudson, Sofia Vergara, Craig Bierko, Stephen Collins, and Larry … [Read more...]

Michele’s Totally Awesome Gourmet Popcorn Winner!

The winner of the Michele's Totally Awesome Gourmet Popcorn Giveaway is #298- Tami Stasko Congratulations Tami! … [Read more...]

Simply Potatoes Review & Giveaway (#simplyfied)

We received two Simply Potatoes coupons in order to try two of their products for review.  I have purchased the hash brown potatoes several years ago and while I enjoyed them, I wanted to try something new and different this time around.  Before heading to the grocery store, I checked out to familiarize myself with some of the product choices and look for recipe ideas.  I was VERY excited to see an appealing recipe for Shephard's Pie.  I have recently started making this dish at home and thought the Simply Potatoes version would definitely simplify the recipe and … [Read more...]

Quinoa Tabbouleh #Recipe w/ Alter Eco- Fair Trade Quinoa

A while ago my family discovered the simple, easy, and delicious ingredient quinoa.  I am happy to report that this item is now a regular staple in my pantry.  I love trying new recipes and I find myself turning to for inspiration and simple instructions.  Not familiar with quinoa? Quinoa, an annual herb that grows from 3 to 6 feet high in the Bolivian Altiplano, contains more proteins than any other cereal and is particularly easy to digest as it is lighter than most grains. Referred to by the locals as a "protein powerhouse", it kept the Incan armies strong and robust. It … [Read more...]

Friday Giveaway Linky

Alexia Potatoes (3 winners) 3/30 $180 CASH 3/30 LeapPad Bundle or $250 CASH 3/30 Personalized Pirate Storybook 3/31 Checkpoints Ipad2 4/1 Designer Inspired Necklace/Earring Set 4/1 Mirror Mirror Prize Pack 4/5 Paper Mate Pen Theft Protection Kit 4/6 Veggies Tales Robin Good 4/8 Tooth Fairy 2 DVD Prize Pack 4/8 3 Free Chick-fil-A Kids Meals 4/9