Celebrating 101 Days of Summer Play with Banana Boat Natural Reflect Sunscreen.

Now that I'm a full-time working mom, I don't attend too many brand/blog events.  It's either in the morning or in the afternoon when I have to be at work so I usually send one of my writers to represent New York Chica. Yesterday's blog event was different. It fell right on a SATURDAY! I was ecstatic when I received an invite to attend the 101 Days of Summer Play Event by Banana Boat®, held in the wonderful home of Amy aka SelfishMom.  To be honest, I was quite honored.  Lately I've been … [Read more...]

Celebrating Strawberry Shortcake’s 30th Birthday at Alice’s Tea Cup

(photo credit) Wow! Can you believe the cute little red-headed Strawberry Shortcake is 30 years old? I'm shocked! I had no idea I was older than her! Boo Hoo! ;) I've always love Strawberry Shortcake ever since I could remember.  I had the doll in my possession when I was 5 years old and she would go everywhere with me. I would even fall asleep sniffing her hair. I was so obsessed with the doll that one year I was even  Strawberry Shortcake for Halloween back when the costumes came in … [Read more...]

HP Photosmart Premium Touchsmart Web All-in-One Printer | Review

  I was first introduced to the HP Touchsmart Web All-in-One printer when I was invited to see a few showcased at a blog event in conjunction with viewing A Christmas Carol movie in 3D last November. It was love at first sight. Every since I was a pc owner (since 98'), I've been an HP printer customer. For some reason, HP printers do not disappoint in any way. Before receiving the HP Touchsmart printer for review several months ago (this review is WAY overdue!), we were proud … [Read more...]