About Erika

Erika writes from North East Pennsylvania, near the beautiful Poconos Mountains, where she lives with her husband and five young children. She has a Master of Science in Reading Education from Barry Dominican University. In 2008, after more than fifteen years in the education field, she “retired” to begin a new career as full time mommy and home educator. A world she felt so foreign to but now has embraced as a total lifestyle for her clan.

Giveaway: Arm and Hammer Plus OxiClean Laundry Crystal Burst Power Paks

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I have to be honest ladies, I make my own soap and love it.  Mainly because it is economical and I can dictate how much scent I add to my detergent.  When this product arrived I thought I was going to be working with what I always did in the past (pre-soap making times) but […]

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Giveaway: Arm & Hammer Sensitive Skin Plus Scent Laundry Detergent

ARM & HAMMER® Liquid Laundry Detergent Sensitive Skin Plus Skin-Friendly Fresh Scent HE Compatible

We normally make our own soap.  Mainly because our second son has atopic Eczema and breaks out in rashes in the middle of the night if we aren’t careful with what comes in contact with his sensitive skin.  We tried other “sensitive skin” soaps to no avail so we resorted to making our own “organic” soap at […]

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Giveaway: Madagascar Jumpstart

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My kids have been enjoying JumpStart and Math Blaster for over a year now, they love it!   I was excited to hear that the creators of these two award-winning educational games had the brilliant idea to launched a new partnership with DreamWorks and included a new interactive Madagascar land inside of JumpStart called the Central Park Zoo. […]

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Giveaway: Catholic Family Gifts

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Our home is definitely not lacking in the  Catholic books and resources department but not until I received this beautiful book did I realize we didn’t have much for the little ones.  Tons of books for the adults and older kids but not for the small folks of the house who balance us out 4:4. […]

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Giveaway: New Babar – The Complete First Season on DVD

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I am very picky about what my children watch when they are sitting in front of the TV, I tend to like shows that are very sweet and gentle because I want to keep them young as much and as long as possible.  We love the sweetness and innocence of Babar and it’s little moralistic […]

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