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Slow Cooker Root Beer Pulled Pork

Root Beer Pulled Pork

Look no further for the perfect root beer pulled pork sandwich. With very little prep, all you need to do is let this roast simmer all day in the crock pot, make your root beer sauce a half hour before you serve and voila! You will need: 2½ – 3 lb pork sirloin roast Salt & pepper 1 tbsp canola oil 2 medium onions 4 cups root beer, divided 2 … Read More →

It’s a Sangria Summer with SunRype

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I get asked all the time ..”What is your favorite cocktail?” I have 3 or 4 on the list, can not pick just one…and Sangria is right up there…GOOD Sangria that is… They key to a good Sangria is it not being too sweet and using great ingredients… I have found a new fave juice in the SunRype brands…for the simple reason that they taste good..The fact that there is … Read More →

Frozen Yogurt Dots

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I have been raising kids and helping to raise kids  for a very long time, not just my kids but other people’s kids as well. Often times while I am strolling in the baby aisle at the grocery store I am mesmerized by the different kinds of baby snacks that are available for kids. I love finding products that are for new little eaters, but sadly these products are really … Read More →

Benji Cowart’s Parody on The Song Rude is Creating a BUZZ!

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This has been circling the web lately with two very different viewpoints. On the one hand people think it is utterly horrible for a father from today’s day and age to say such harsh words and to be over protective like the father Benji Cowart in this video. While on the other hand people are applauding this man for speaking the truth about what many fathers are actually thinking when … Read More →

Kidoodle TV Product Review PTPA Award Winner!

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First I would like to take a moment to congratulate Kidoodle TV on becoming a Parent Tested and Parent Approved Winner! I can totally see why they won. My family and especially my 2.5 year old son loved this app. I would love to say I am one of those parents who never lets their child watch tv, or have screen time, but then I would be lying and I … Read More →

Parental Leave and Going Back to Work

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My partner is now on parental leave and it is AWESOME! Seriously. I couldn’t take parental leave because I spent the last three years in college and had Monster six months after I graduated. Now he is six months old, and I have been home every day for the last year. I went from keeping an impossible schedule and being on the go to being stagnant and waiting to give … Read More →

Face the Facts, your child is most likely spoiled!

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  Now before you jump the gun, maybe our definition of spoiled is two completely different things. In fact there are different ways of looking at being spoiled, a couple being; a spoiled brat which needs no further explanation and spoiled financially. At this point you may still be saying, “That’s not me or this post isn’t about me” in which I implore you to go into the child’s room … Read More →

Let Your Fun Out with Kraft Dinner! #LetYourFunOut

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If you’re looking to let loose and turn your fun into currency, yes, that’s right, CURRENCY, then you’re in luck! Kraft Dinner has created amazing pop-up shops and some roving kiosks where Canadians have fun without spending a dime by turning their fun into KD currency! Sounds too good to be true, right? If you’re wondering how this works, check out KD’s three-part fun plan: First, The KD Fun Index … Read More →

Fan Friday Contest #3: Kidoodle

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  Welcome to PTPA’s Fan Friday contest! We’re super glad that you’re here. We are thrilled to announce that one (1) lucky winner will receive a  iPad mini plus a one (1) year subscription to Kidoodle.TV (Value of $350!) Enter for your chance to win!   This contest will run all day on Friday, July 18th, 2014! Tell your friends! Kidoodle.TV is an ad-free, subscription video-on-demand service designed for children ages 12 and … Read More →

Fan Friday Contest #2: My Job Chart

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  Welcome to PTPA’s Fan Friday contest! We’re super glad that you’re here. We are thrilled to announce that one (1) lucky winner will receive a $50 Amazon.com gift card to use toward something on My Job Chart! Enter for your chance to win!   This contest will run all day on Friday, July 18th, 2014! Tell your friends! A free online app tool to help parents teach their kids about work ethic, responsibility, … Read More →