Saturday, April 27, 2013

HOW TO: Summer Look by Elizabeth Ulloa

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Renowned celebrity makeup artist shares the latest tips and trends for a flawless Summer complexion
Famous makeup artist and Neutrogena® Hispanic Beauty Ambassador, Elizabeth Ulloa provides professional, beauty secrets for Latinas who desire a fresh and effortless Summer look. From luminous, healthy skin to shimmery eyes and moisturized lips, Ulloa presents the latest Neutrogena® products and tips for a complete makeup style, ideal for both day and evening wear.

Ulloa, the beauty ally of Hispanic women, reveals the brand's new cosmetics including the Crease Proof Eye Shadow and Healthy Lengths Mascara for the eyes, as well as the Moisturesmooth Color Stick for the lips. This radiant Summer look incorporates cosmetics with skin care benefits that protect the skin with SPF, while improving its visual appeal with moisturizing and shine control essentials. With Summer around the corner, Ulloa's "less-is-more" philosophy is key to a flawless complexion.

Recently named Neutrogena's first Hispanic Beauty Ambassador, Elizabeth Ulloa has excelled in the beauty industry due to her strong passion for makeup and aesthetics. Ulloa joins Neutrogena® as an expert and contributor, providing professional beauty insights for Hispanic-oriented initiatives. Both Ulloa and Neutrogena® share the philosophy of a clean, fresh and natural appearance.

Friday, April 26, 2013

Fitness Friday-bodykey by Nutrilite

Thank you to Nutrilite for sending me a bodykey 30 day Jumpstart kit to review.  I was not asked to post about this product nor did I receive any monetary compensation.  All opinions stated below are my own based on my personal experience with product.

Now that we have gotten that out of the way, let me tell you what has been going on with my fitness this month.  I am on a mission to get healthy this year not only for myself but for my family.  I want to be a healthy mommy and wife.  A mother instilling lifelong fitness in my children's life!
(I found this picture on pinterest and I love the story it tells.

So not only have I been working extra hard at this but I have been kicking butt too.  But how do you kick butt?  You need energy for that?  And I have been out of energy since I had my baby?  Well not only have I been eating right, getting extra sleep, and trying to have some me time but I started the bodykey 30 day Jumpstart kit. 
So Day 1 and Day 2 you take the Super Green Aloe shots.  Throughout the day for the next 30 days, you replace 1 meal a day with the meal replacement shake, it comes with raspberry hunger chews to help you control your overindulging in between meals, and diet supplement tables to enhance weight loss.

So I must admit, trying to be healthy can and will be hard but you have to be committed.  It starts with you.  So everyday I have to remind myself to take my pills 30 minutes before I eat.  One change I have noticed is I think my stomach is shrinking or my appetite is disappearing.  I do have to take the hunger chews because I have very long days.  Long days use to mean drive thru and get an unhealthy meal.  Now a days with the hunger chews, I feel so full I do not have a need to think about food.  And even if I try to eat, I feel so full I do not want to take another bite after the first.  (By the way the hunger chews taste like candy.)  I do replace 1 meal a day with a shake which is great for my on the go life.  I prepare it in my shaker bottle and just grab and go about my day.  This is my very first meal of the day since I never have time for breakfast.  (I use to skip breakfast because I would run out of the house trying to hurry and take the kids to daycare/school and me get to work on time.) 

The kit also included a genetic test which was really easy to use.  I swabbed and sent it in and have been waiting for my results.  The genetic test is suppose to tell you a recommendation based on your genes, your genetic makeup.  I was kinda scared to find out what the results would be.
These are my results.  But now what does that mean?  Where do I go from here?  Well I called their hot line and was able to get a phone consultation with a board certified genetic conselor to explain everything in detail to me.

Based on my results, I have been doing it all wrong.  I have been extremed dieting myself and getting no results.  I have been killing myself taking Zumba, Yoga, Cycling, Crossfit, Bootcamp, and etc... and have not lost any weight.  Something had to give.  No wonder every time I started diets, I would quit and give up.  It seemed like nothing worked.  Or it only worked for awhile and then it stopped working.

Each person is different and what works for me, may not work for you. 

Stay tuned next month for final results....

Thursday, April 25, 2013

And the Winner is...Johnson's Washcloths

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IRON MAN 3 - Lego Posters

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Fast Metabolim Diet "Make and Take" MommyParties

Thanks to Mommy Parties and Random House for sending a party kit with sample product, gc, and coupons.  All opinions you will read about are our own based on our experience.

I was chosen to host Fast Metabolism Diet "Make and Take" MommyParties, sponsored by Random House!  I invited 10 of my friends and they each received their very own copy of Haylie Pomroy's The Fast Metabolism Diet - new release, recipe cards featuring Haylie's tried and true recipes, and samples from Applegate sausage, Celestial Seasonings tea and more!

We learned how The Fast Metabolism Diet works:

-You are still eating 3 full meals
-You are getting 2 snacks a day
-lose 20 lbs in 4 weeks
-no calorie counting
-no weird fad foods
-no deprivation

One of our favorite part of the book was learning to make friends with the word D.I.E.T.-
Did I Eat Today?

Most of us hate the word diet because we have been on so many diets left and right.  Diet is not our friend.
This book explains how you can come to learn how to like D.I.E.T.

The book also comes with 4 weeks' worth of recipes....yes 4 weeks!  I really like that there are tuna recipes.  I am tired of the tuna salads I make.  I have eaten my fair share and my ladies agreed when I said it is not the chicken of the

I made a tuna buffet using several of the recipes in the book and they were yummy. 
Now everyone has the tools they need to get started and we no longer have to be afraid of the word DIET!

HUGGIES Little Movers Slip-On Diaper Pants Review

Thanks to Mom Central Consulting for sending me HUGGIES Little Movers Slip-On Diaper Pants samples to review. All opinions that will be stated are my own from our personal experience.

Learning to walk was a pretty big milestone for our little one.  My daughter took her very first steps on New Year's Eve right before the clock struck midnight.  She is still learning how to walk and control her legs and feet.  But she thinks she is a professional runner who can't be stopped.

Diaper changing has become a game to her.  She tries to runaway as fast as she can, and we have to catch her to change her diaper.  This is not fun for mom, especially not dad, grandma, or sibling.  She was already a little wiggly monster but now she can and will run away.  Everyday we are always on the go, so trying to catch a toddler to change her is not part of the schedule. 
So I was very excited to try the HUGGIES® Little Movers Slip-On® Diaper Pants.  As you can see from the smirk on my daughter's face, she was ready to to run.  We joke, as shout "We have a runner loose" when my daughter starts to sprint away from us.  It doesn't matter who is changing her.  She even runs from grandma, my poor mom and mother in law.  Our first fit was the perfect fit, no complaints for the kiddo.
Here are the things I like-

-I can stand her up and she puts her legs in without any fuss.  It is fun for her to slip the Huggies on.
-The sides stretch and make it easy to slip on.
-I do not have to adjust the tabs after we slip the Huggies on.
-When it is time to change her, we just snap them off.

So we no longer have a runaway toddler, well sometimes.  Lil Bit really likes to slip these Huggies on.  It is no longer a challenge.  No more fighting or fussing for her to lay still.  I no longer have to readjust the snaps because I snapped them really fast just hurry up and get them on her.  And best of all, I don't have to look for a changing table anymore because not all places are diaper changing friendly-learned this the hard way.  try changing a wiggly toddler on your lap.

Huggies Little Movers Slip On Pants have been Lil Bit tested and are grandma, daddy, brother, Lil Bit, and Independentmami approved.

Lil Bit wants to know if you would like to try them on your little ones?

Save $2 on any one package of HUGGIES® Little Movers Slip-On® Diaper Pants.  If you share it with three friends, the coupon value increases to $2.50!

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Sunday, April 21, 2013


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THOR: THE DARK WORLD releases in theaters on November 8, 2013!   ***Disclosure-No compensation was received.  Informational post only.

Disney•Pixar’s “Monsters University” Coming June 2013

 Disney•Pixar’s “Monsters University” welcomes some of Hollywood’s top stars to its roster of voice talent for this summer’s frighteningly funny comedy adventure, opening in U.S. theaters on June 21, 2013. Joining Billy Crystal and John Goodman are Steve Buscemi, Helen Mirren, Alfred Molina, Dave Foley, Sean P. Hayes, Joel Murray, Peter Sohn, Charlie Day, Nathan Fillion, Bobby Moynihan, Julia Sweeney, Aubrey Plaza, Tyler Labine, John Krasinski, Bonnie Hunt, Beth Behrs and John Ratzenberger. Also revealed this week were the story and screenplay credits. Directed by Dan Scanlon, “Monsters University” features a story and screenplay by Daniel Gerson & Robert L. Baird (“Monsters, Inc.”) and Scanlon.

Scanlon says the cast was able to bring the story to life with great ingenuity and enthusiasm. “Working with this group of actors was an extraordinary experience. They each brought a unique level of humor, emotion and creativity to their work that not only complemented their individual performances, but made the overall story come together in a really wonderful way.”

The voice cast includes the following:

· Billy Crystal (“Parental Guidance,” “When Harry Met Sally,” “City Slickers”) reprises his role as Mike Wazowski, now a college-age monster who follows his dream of becoming a Scarer at Monsters University.
· John Goodman (“Argo,” “Flight,” “Trouble With the Curve”) returns as James P. Sullivan (Sulley), an overly confident, young hotshot Scaring student at Monsters University.
· Steve Buscemi (“Boardwalk Empire”) rejoins the monster world as Randy Boggs, a Monsters University freshman who is ready to experience all that college has to offer (if only he can curb his habit of disappearing).
· Helen Mirren (“Hitchcock,” “The Queen”) gives voice to Dean Hardscrabble, legendary Scarer and hard-to-please head of Monsters University’s prestigious School of Scaring.
· Alfred Molina (TNT’s “Monday Mornings,” “The Da Vinci Code,” “Frida”) is the voice of Professor Knight, an esteemed professor in Monsters University’s School of Scaring.
· Dave Foley (TV’s “NewsRadio,” “The Kids in the Hall”) as Terry Perry, the skeptical half of a bickering two-headed monster and dedicated Oozma Kappa (OK) brother.
· Sean P. Hayes (“The Three Stooges,” TV’s “Up All Night”) gives voice to Terri Perry, the more sensitive side of a two-headed Oozma Kappa (OK) fraternity brother with Scaring aspirations.
· Joel Murray (TV’s “Mad Men,” “Two and a Half Men”) voices Don Carlton, a “mature” student at Monsters University and a founding member of the Oozma Kappa (OK) fraternity.
· Pixar’s Peter Sohn (“Ratatouille,” “Small Fry”) provides the voice of Scott “Squishy” Squibbles, an undeclared sophomore at Monsters University and Oozma Kappa (OK) fraternity member who still lives with his doting mother.
· Charlie Day (“Horrible Bosses,” “Pacific Rim,” TV’s “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”) provides the voice of the incomparable Art, an Oozma Kappa (OK) fraternity brother with a questionable past.
· Nathan Fillion (“Much Ado About Nothing,” “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters,” TV’s “Castle”) portrays Johnny Worthington, the confident president of Roar Omega Roar (ROR), a Monsters University fraternity that prides itself on its notable Scarers.
· Bobby Moynihan (NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” HBO’s “Girls,” DreamWorks Studios’ “Delivery Man”) helps bring to life Chet Alexander, a yes-monster member of the Roar Omega Roar (ROR) fraternity.
· Julia Sweeney (TV’s “The Goode Family,” “Saturday Night Live”) lends her voice to Ms. Squibbles, indulgent mother to Monsters University sophomore Scott “Squishy” Squibbles.
· Aubrey Plaza (“To Do List,” TV’s “Parks and Recreation”) gives voice to Claire Wheeler, the somber president of Monsters University’s Greek Council and emcee for the annual Scare Games.
· Tyler Labine (“Tucker & Dale vs. Evil,” “Mad Love”) was tapped to voice Brock Pearson, vice president of the Greek Council and enthusiastic emcee of the Scare Games.
· John Krasinski (“Promised Land,” TV’s “The Office”) provides the voice of “Frightening” Frank McCay, a Scaring super star at Monsters, Inc.
· Bonnie Hunt (TV’s “The Bonnie Hunt Show,” “Cheaper By the Dozen”) was called on to provide the voice of young Mike Wazowski’s grade school teacher Karen Graves.
· Beth Behrs (TV’s “2 Broke Girls”) serves as the voice of Carrie Williams, fearless leader of the Python Nu Kappa (PNK) sorority.
· John Ratzenberger (“Cheers,” Disney•Pixar’s feature films) returns to the Pixar recording studio as the voice of a Monsters, Inc. employee.
Screaming with laughter and oozing with heart, Disney•Pixar’s “Monsters University” is directed by Dan Scanlon (“Cars,” “Mater and the Ghostlight,” “Tracy”), produced by Kori Rae (“Up,” “The Incredibles,” “Monsters, Inc.”) and features music from future Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Randy Newman (“Monsters, Inc.,” “Toy Story 3”).

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Saturday, April 20, 2013

THE LONE RANGER - New Trailer Now Available!!!

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Friday, April 19, 2013

The Cowboy Fit Zone Workout Program As Seen on ABC's Shark Tank

I can't wait to try this program.  I will be receiving to review, thanks to USFamilyGuide and Cowboy Ryan Ehmann.

I'm Cowboy Ryan Ehmann  "AS SEEN ON ABC SHARK TANK" and I can't wait to share this program with you.  Are you "TIRED OF WORKING OUT WITH MINIMUM RESULTS? CAN'T GET RID OF BELLY FAT? For only $9.95 LEARN THE Cowboy Fit Zone SECRET IT'S SCIENTIFICALLY PROVEN AND SWEEPING THE NATION BECAUSE IT WORKS.  YOU WILL DISCOVER that YOU'VE BEEN WORKING OUT WRONG YOUR ENTIRE LIFE. My client "Daymond John, Founder of FUBU and Reality TV Star of ABC Shark Tank is doing the Cowboy Fit Zone training so why not join him.  You will learn the scientific reason why you are not losing fat with any other workout. Come on, let's get started today.  Wooo Hoooo ... That's What I'm Talking About! VISIT:

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Seaworld's Just for Kids

Are you looking for fun stuff for you and the family to do with the kiddos?  We are always looking for family friendly events.  Events that are tailored to our kids and what they like.

Seaworld has an event going on now called Just for Kids.  Just for Kids is available free with your paid admittion to the park during the month of April.

The schedule is:

April 20 - Choo Choo Soul with Genevieve (show times: 12:45 and 3:15 p.m.)
Live at Nautilus Amphitheater, it’s Choo Soul with Genevieve. All aboard for a concert that will have the whole family dancing!
April 27 - Imagination Movers (show times: 12:45 and 3:15 p.m
Get ready to move with the wildly popular Imagination Movers. It’s an unforgettable interactive concert for all ages, full of energy, music, imagination, and a whole lot of moving!
April 7, 14, 21, & 28 - Elmo Rocks! (check schedule here)

It's a rock 'n roll sunny day at SeaWorld with this hilarious musical show, "Elmo Rocks!" Starring Elmo with Zoe, Cookie Monster, Bert and Ernie!

My Wildsider friends and our families were able to come hang out with Caillou.  We got to see his performance and boy did everyone have a good time!
Caillou and his friends had babies, toddlers, kids, and even parents dancing to the music and kept us entertained.  And after the show my Lil Bit got to meet a very special newcomer to Seaworld-Franklin
He was not the only around that she got to take pictures with, so many photo op chances.  But that is not all, there was a party going on in the Just for Kids zone.  There was a DJ and music playing for the kids.  The dance floor was ready for them to show off their moves.
My Lil Bit had so much fun dancing and playing.  But wait there is more, there is a train too.  Catch a ride before you leave!

There is so much to do..

-Spring into Night, Saturdays thru June 1

Stay late at SeaWorld, Saturdays this spring.  Enjoy the park at night with extended hours and get a sneak peak of this summer’s shows:

-Shamu Rocks!® - a crowd rockin’, electrifying show featuring SeaWorld’s famous killer whale, Shamu, and a few new surprises
-Sea Lions Tonite - showcasing pinniped-pranksters, Clyde and Seamore, as they spoof the park’s daytime shows.
-Elmo Rocks - a Sesame Street rock ‘n roll musical show starring Elmo with Zoe, Cookie Monster, Bert and Ernie.
-Sesame Street® Bay of Play® Block Party - guests can dance and sing along with all their favorite Sesame Street friends.

-Praise Wave, May 4-5   Event Times:  May 4: 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.  May 5: 7:00 a.m.

May 4 - Matt Maher with Chris August, MercyMe

May 5 - Free Sunrise Service

Worship by Shane & Shane, Message by Pastor Mike Hooper, Jr., Glory! Shamu show
Free Sunrise Service

Don't miss the first-ever Sunrise Service at Ski Stadium, featuring worship by Shane & Shane and a message by Pastor Mike Hooper, Jr. This event is free and open to the public. Admission is not required or included.
Habitat for Humanity Build

Following the Sunrise Service, join us for the first-ever Habitat build at SeaWorld. Guests can volunteer to build walls for a Habitat for Humanity home in SeaWorld's preferred parking lot. The walls will later be moved to an active Habitat site in San Antonio. Tools and instruction will be provided by Habitat representatives. Event begins at 9 a.m. and park admission is not required.

***Disclosure-I am a Seaworld Wildsider.  My family was provided with complimentary fun passes.  I was not asked to post about this or any event.  Pictures of my family and events are being shared from my personal experience. 

And the Winner is ....Purex


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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

And the Winner is....Soft Scrub Advanced


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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Tasty Tuesday-Longhorn Steakhouse Review

We are in Texas and what do you think of when you think of Texas?  Cowboys, boots, land, and cattle...ding, ding, ding....which brings me to the Tasty Tuesday feature restaurant Longhorn Steakhouse. 

Thanks to Longhorn Steakhouse for providing my family a $40 giftcard to sample the menu.  My husband, my son, and I went to dinner.  We never had paid attention to this new addition to the Pearland area.  They are actually all around town, never knew they existed until now, but now we do.

The restaurant has a very homely feeling.  My husband kept saying he wanted to take off his shoes.  We felt we were in our living room eating.  We had the perfect seating as we were facing the 2 tvs at the bar.  I loved the Texas style decor with cowboys, horses, boots, etc.. 

The food was really good and it came out timely.  We were greeted and offer bread.  Due to us being on our healthy kick we only tasted it.  But we were offered fresh bread throughout our dinner.

Appetizer-(my son, the food model, wanted to show you how good these were)
My son's dinner selection-(The plate made his meal look very small but he didn't even finish his bake potato)

My hubby's selection-(I am not a photographer so crappy photo and my husband almost bit my hand as I was trying to take a picture of his food.  He received a Ceasar salad before this came out.)

My selection-(It was the perfect portion and it was finger licking good.  The Sirloin has a piece of Bacon wrapped around and little bits of bacon on also on the sprinkled on the top.)
We enjoyed our dinner.  We even ordered a Banana Foster Sundae and it was yummy! (yes, it was healthy we got our fruit and dairy, lol)

***Disclosure-GC provided for review.  All opinions stated are our very own, honest opinions.

MomSelect and Baby Buds Donation

Thanks to MomSelect, I received Baby Buds to donate to my daughter's day care.  
How awesome is that!  Baby Buds products are soft.  My Lil Bit loved how soft they are.  You can pull the monkeys and soft music plays.  Great for a mobile or to attach in a crib for baby.

Available at select Target stores, Baby Buds are a new line of toys and nursery décor that are perfect for environmentally conscious families. You'll love the selection, from adorable plush toys to mobiles, teethers and rattles. Most importantly, the team behind Baby Buds has carefully chosen every fabric and material used to ensure your baby's utmost safety and minimal impact to the environment. Baby Buds are made using certified organic cottons, natural silk, virgin cornfibre fill and low impact inks and dyes and packaged as minimally as possible.

***Disclosure-MomSelect and Baby Buds provided items to donate to my Lil Bit's Day Care.  For privacy reasons I will not share the name, location, or pictures of Day Care or children.  No compensation was received.  Any opinions stated are my very own.

***CLOSED***Houston LEGOKidsFest Tkt Giveaway

TICKET Giveaway - One of my lucky readers will win (2) tickets for the opening night session on Friday, May 17, 2013 (4-8:30pm).

How to enter:

1)  Mandatory-Enter your information to be entered to win, click here

Bonus Entries-
2)  LIKE and/or Follow LEGOKidsFest on Facebook to get the scoop of what is going,
3)  Follow LEGOKidsFest on Twitter
4)  Follow LEGOKidsFest on Instagram for all the latest info!

Come back and leave a comment on this post, so that I know you entered!

Winner will be randomly chosen by USFG on Wednesday, April 24 and both Independentmami and the winner will be notified by email.  Winner will also be announced on Independentmami.

This giveaway is being held by USFG.  They have the right to disqualify anyone and/or select a different winner.  For more information,

***Disclosure-My family will receive complimentary entrance to this event.  Any opinions stated are my very own.

Boogie Wipes "Pledge to Save the Sleeve"

Boogie Wipes has launched a new promotion for the month of April, and if your kids "Pledge to Save the Sleeve" your family could win one of 1,000 Save the Sleeve Kits. Each kit is packed with Boogie Wipes temporary tattoos, a backpack button, Boogie Wipes samples, and coupons.

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Sunday, April 14, 2013


From producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski, the filmmaking teambehind the blockbuster “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise, comes Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ THE LONE RANGER a thrilling adventure infused with action and humor, in which the famed masked hero is brought to life through new eyes. Native American warrior Tonto (Johnny Depp) recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid (Armie Hammer), a man of the law, into a legend of justice—taking the audience on a runaway train of epic surprises and humorous friction as the two unlikely heroes must learn to work together and fight against greed and corruption.
THE LONE RANGER also stars Tom Wilkinson, William Fichtner, Barry Pepper, James Badge Dale, Ruth Wilson and Helena Bonham Carter.
A Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films presentation, THE LONE RANGER is directed by Gore Verbinski and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and Gore Verbinski, with screen story by Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio and Justin Haythe and screenplay by Justin Haythe and Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio. “The Lone Ranger” releases in U.S. theaters on July 3, 2013.
Del productor Jerry Bruckheimer y el director Gore Verbinski, el equipo de realizadores detrás de la exitosa franquicia “Pirates of the Caribbean”, llega THE LONE RANGER de Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films, una aventura emocionante llena de acción y humor, en la que el famoso héroe enmascarado tendrá una apariencia renovada. El guerrero del espíritu Toro (Johnny Depp), un indígena norteamericano, cuenta las historias no reveladas que transformaron a John Reid (Armie Hammer), unhombre de ley, en una leyenda de la justicia. Así, llevará al público en unviaje descontrolado lleno de sorpresas épicas y roces divertidos a medida que estos dos héroes insólitos aprenden a trabajar juntos y luchar contra la codicia y la corrupción.
THE LONE RANGER también cuenta con las actuaciones de Tom Wilkinson, William Fichtner, Barry Pepper, James Badge Dale, Ruth Wilson y Helena Bonham Carter.
Una presentación de Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films, THE LONE RANGER está dirigida por Gore Verbinski y producida por Jerry Bruckheimer y Gore Verbinski, con guión de Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio y Justin Haythe. ‘The Lone Ranger” se estrena en los cines de EE.UU. el 3 de julio de 2013.   ***Disclosure-No compensation was received.  Informational post only.

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014

If you have not already heard, guess what?

Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” Commences Principal Photography

In Preparation for April 4, 2014 Film Release   ***Disclosure-No compensation was received.  Informational post only.

Friday, April 12, 2013

Iron Man 3 - Film Clip "Tony Calls Out Mandarin"

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Thursday, April 11, 2013

LEGO® KidsFest Texas is Coming to Houston

Mark your calendar, you will not want to miss this.  I am so excited to take my kids....

The LEGO® KidsFest is a giant traveling LEGO expo coming to Houston, TX at Reliant Park May 17 – 19, 2013. This hands-on, educational, all-ages LEGO extravaganza features millions of LEGO bricks not to mention lots of construction zones, dozens of life-sized LEGO models and displays, LEGO Ninjago and LEGO Games, group builds such as Creation Nation, live LEGO Master Builders, and so much more covering three acres of space.
Five identical sessions are available. Tickets are $18 for kids and $20 for adults.
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• LEGO Model Gallery: 40 life-sized models made entirely from LEGO bricks

• LEGO Master Builders: live demonstrations and activities from the crew who get paid to play

• Creation Nation: build your own creation to add to a custom map of the U.S.

• Race Ramps: build your own custom car, then race it down the ramp against friends and family

• LEGO Games Arena: roll the dice to play LEGO board games

• Construction Zones: creative free build, play and display areas

• LEGO DUPLO®: younger visitors can explore imagination through building

• LEGO Retail and KidsFest Marketplace: purchase LEGO merchandise and official KidsFest tour goods

• Brick Pile: a gigantic pile full of LEGO bricks for creative play and enjoyment

• Monochromatic Builds: bricks of a single color to foster group creativity

• LEGO Friends: fantastic displays that combine lots of LEGO and DUPLO sets

** For a LIMITED TIME, Everyone Pays Kids Prices! You may use a UNIQUE US Family Guide $AVINGS code - expires April 26! COUPON LINK - SAVE $2 per Adult ticket
· The event can sell out so purchase your tickets in advance online.
· One plays with LEGO bricks not legos.
***Disclosure-I will be receiving complimentary tickets to this event.  All opinions stated are my own.

Blue Monkey Coconut Collection Review

Do you like coconuts?  Ever tried coconut flavored anything like oil, drinks, or even chips?

Family-owned Blue Monkey Coconut Collection is introducing Coconut Chips, a delicious snack with a punch of dietary health! Made from the nutrient-rich meat of the coconut, the chips are gently baked to bring out the coconut’s natural sweetness and turn it from white to golden brown.

Available in original, ginger and wasabi flavors, the Blue Monkey Coconut Chips are a great source of heart-healthy fiber (packing in a solid seven grams per serving!), 100% natural and baked free of preservatives. The chips are also vegan, GMO-FREE and Gluten-FREE. They’re great on their own, eaten alongside a meal or used to enhance baked goods!

The Blue Monkey Coconut Chips are packed in a 1.4oz recyclable bag and are now available at natural and mainstream markets nationwide and online at for an SRP of $2.89.
My thoughts-I like coconuts.  I like to drink coconut water.  I like the Blue Monkey Pure Coconut Water and prefer the one with pulp.  I like that it is 100% natural.  No added sugar or artificial sweetners. 

The Blue Monkey Coconut Chips are good.  Great snack that is high in fiber.  My co-workers were curious of my snack.  I let them all try the coconut chips and they all liked them.

Blue Monkey is hosting a Freebie Fridays promotion on Facebook :

***Disclosure-Sample products were received.  All opinions are my very own, honest opinions.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

***CLOSED***AVEENO® Positively Radiant® Collection Giveaway

Introducing AVEENO® Positively Radiant® Collection products to care for your face, with one of the best ACTIVE NATURALS® ingredients: Soy.

For years, Asia soybean factory workers who handled soy regularly had especially smooth and even toned hands. AVEENO® products with soy help even skin tone, smooth and soften skin texture all while moisturizing the skin.

The AVEENO® Positively Radiant Collection includes:

My thoughts-Aveeno has been a family friendly product we have used in our household for years now.  Especially with my eczema and allergic reactions that I have had periodically over and over attacking my body.  Soy has become a big part of my life and now the brand I have used is also using it as an active ingredient.  This entire line is great.  I really like the extra big cleansing pads that help me scrub my face really good.  The tinted moisturizer is also one of my favorites because it is a 3 for 1 product.  It is tinted, it is a moisturizer and it has SPF to protect your face. 

Would you like to try the AVEENO® Positively Radiant® Collection products? 

How to enter:

1)  Mandatory-Must be a blog follower. (1 entry)
2)  Mandatory-Visit or and tell me 1 of the 5 Factors of Radiance and why it is important to you? (1 entry)
3)  Facebook Share. (1 entry/per share/per day)
4)  Tweet. (1 entry/per tweet/per day)

Tweet an original line which includes link to giveaway and @independentmami.  No duplicate tweets.

This giveaway ends 5/6/13 at 5:00 am.  1 winner will be randomly selected.  The winner will have 24 hours to claim their prize.  You must leave your email in the comment.  US only.  Good luck.

***Disclosure-Sample product was received to review.  All opinions stated are my own, honest opinions.

Pampers Twitter and Pinterest Party Alert

Join Pampers “Sweet Sleep Time Party” on Twitter tomorrow – April 10th – at 2:00pm EST where you’ll have the opportunity to chat sleep-time solutions with parent experts, like Louise Bishop (MomStart), Lauren Jimeson (A Mommy in the City) and Kate Marsh Lord (The Shopping Mama).

· Follow the conversation @Pampers and #PampersBabyDry hashtag.

· Participate for a chance to win a special "Sweet Sleep Time" prize pack (including Pampers Baby Dry diapers)
Also join Pampers Pinterest giveaway promotion between April 10th and April 24th.

· To Join: There will be a tab on the She Speaks Facebook page starting Wednesday, April 10th. Simply log on to, enter your contact information and click “submit & pin” to share our special "Sweet Sleep Time" giveaway image. Doing so will automatically enter you for a chance to win a year supply of Pampers Baby Dry diapers, plus a gift card which can be used toward creating your baby's dream nursery.
· Feel free to also pin images that best represent your favorite sleep time solutions, rituals and products - including Pampers Baby Dry diapers - with the hashtag #PampersBabyDry.

Coupon Alert-Pampers Baby Dry Diapers - go to (or to get a one-time only $1.50 printable coupon to use on Baby Diapers, redeemable at your nearest retailer.   ***Dislcosure-I will be receiving a special "Sweet Sleep Time" prize pack in exchange for participation in this promotion.  All opinions are my own, honest opinions.

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Disneynature’s Bears - Featurette

In an epic story of breathtaking scale, Disneynature’s new True Life Adventure “Bears” showcases a year in the life of two mother bears as they impart life lessons to their impressionable young cubs. Set against a majestic Alaskan backdrop teeming with life, their journey begins as winter comes to an end and the bears emerge from hibernation to face the bitter cold. The world outside is exciting—but risky—as the cubs’ playful descent down the mountain carries with it a looming threat of avalanches. As the season changes from spring to summer, the brown bear families must work together to find food—ultimately feasting at a plentiful salmon run—while staying safe from predators, including an ever-present wolf pack. “Bears” captures the fast-moving action and suspense of life in one of the planet’s last great wildernesses—where mothers definitely know best and their cubs’ survival hinges on family togetherness.

Disneynature’s BEARS releases in theaters on April 18, 2014!

***Disclosure-No compensation was received.  Informational post only.

Saturday, April 6, 2013

DOC MCSTUFFINS - Favorite Toy Character and New Episode

My daughter is going to be one happy girl because this is one of her favorite shows.....

Beginning Friday, April 12, Disney Junior invites fans to vote for their favorite "Doc McStuffins" toy character – Hallie, Lambie, Stuffy or Chilly – at The toy with the most votes will be revealed on-air Friday, May 3 during the premiere of the new episode "Bronto Boo-Boos / Brontosaurus Breath" (10:00-10:30 a.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. The episode debut will be followed by a special “Doc McStuffins” marathon highlighting the winning character.

New episode description:

"Bronto Boo-Boos / Brontosaurus Breath" - Donny's new toy dinosaur, Bronty learns an important lesson about playing with little kids who are smaller than him and the importance of brushing his teeth.

***Disclosure-No compensation was received.  Informational post only.

You are Cordially Invited to THE BIG WEDDING - Buy Your Movie Ticket Now and Bring Your Guest Free!

My friend is getting married next month.  It is wedding season.

Weddings are always more fun when you can bring a plus one!
Buy your ticket now for Lionsgate's THE BIG WEDDING, in theaters April 26th, and you can bring your plus one along for free! An uproarious comedy about the ties that bind, THE BIG WEDDING centers around Don and Ellie, a long divorced couple being forced to pretend that they are still happily married at their son's wedding. Among all of their family and friends, the hoax snowballs, culminating in a series of surprising outcomes on the way to "I do."
Purchase your Movie Ticket now at to Bring Your Guest for Free!   THE BIG WEDDING opens nationwide April 26, 2013!!   ***Disclosure-No compensation was received.  Informational post only.

Friday, April 5, 2013

***CLOSED***Olay Fresh Effects Giveaway

Introducing Olay Fresh Effects..this isn't the Olay you use to know.

The Olay Fresh Effects Va-Va-Vivid! Powered Contour Cleansing System is ingeniously designed to fit your facial contours. The power brush deep cleans in and around the T-zone, hair line and nose for full-face cleansing. Liberate your skin from dirt, oil, and make-up for unstoppable freshness that you can see and feel. Super-soft, supple bristles gently massage your skin, revealing a healthy-looking glow. Treat yourself to a micro-facial experience that really packs some cleansing punch. Fresh has never felt, or looked, so good.
 Olay Fresh Effects Va-Va-Vivid! Powered Contour Cleansing System:

•Power brush deep cleans
•Liberate your skin from dirt, oil, and make-up
•Includes facial cleansing brush, 0.67 fl oz cleanser and AAA battery

Olay Fresh Effects Shine, Shine Go Away! Shine Minimizing Cleanser:
•Deep cleans and purifies to refresh skin
•Lifts away impurities and helps minimize shine--even after you leave the sink
•Treat yourself to a deep clean for a fresh feel
•Formulated with kaolin clay

Olay Fresh Effects Satin Finish Lotion:

•Lightweight moisture for beautifully fresh skin
•Oil free and non-comedogenic, so it won't block your pores
Olay Fresh Effects S'wipe Out! Refreshing Make-Up Removal Cloths:

•Great for gentle, everyday cleansing in a jiffy
•Fresh and swift
•Non-comedogenic so it won't block your pores

My thoughts-I like Olay products.  They are Dermatologically tested.  The product is priced well.  If you liked Olay than you will like these new products.  Products are oil free which is great because I always suffer from the T-zone and lately have been having a very oily face.

GIVEAWAY-1 $10 Walmart giftcard

How to enter:

1)  Mandatory-Must be a follower. (1 entry)
2)  Mandatory-Visit the Olay Fresh Effects page on and tell me what product you will buy and why. (1 entry)


3)  Facebook share (1 entry/per share/per day)
4)  Tweet (1 entry/per tweet/per day)

Enter @independentmami Olay Fresh Effects #giveaway ($10 gc) ends 5/6

This giveaway ends 5/6/13 at 5:00 am.  1 winner will be randomly selected.  The winner will have 24 hours to claim their prize.  You must leave your email in the comment.  US only.  Good luck.

***Disclosure-The Olay Fresh Effects product, information, and gift card have been provided by Olay.  All opinions expressed are my own.

***CLOSED***NEW Combat Ant & Roach Killing Bait Strips Giveaway

Spring is here and Summer heat is just around the corner.  One thing I noticed already is that ants are already coming out.  I hate ants.  They find a way to get into the house in our kitchen every year.  I have tried all sorts of things.  Sometimes Ants are the only problem in the kitchen, sometimes little critters called roaches can attack your home.  Roaches are the worst to have at your house.  They can make a big problem and getting rid of them a chore.  I have tried sprays and all sorts of things.  Now there is a new product:
New Combat Ant & Roach Killing Bait Strips

-new discreet design
-easy to apply
-leaves no mess

My thoughts-Now that's what I am talking about.  The bait traps from before where very hard to hide.  I really like the new design and I can attach them to my cabinets and no-one will know.  shhh...dont tell anyone.  I'm ready for them little critters.

Combat® is proud to introduce the $1,000 Giveaway featuring NEW Combat® Ant & Roach Killing Bait Strips!  You can enter to win up to $1,000!

Want to try these?  Enter here to win.

1)  Mandatory-Must be a follower. (1 entry)
2)  Facebook Share (1 entry)
3)  Enter the sweepstakes by clicking here (1 entry)
4)  Tweet (1 entry/per tweet/per day)

Enter to #win Combat Ant & Roach bait strips @independentmami #giveaway ends 4/30
This giveaway ends 4/30/13 at 5:00 am.  1 winner will be randomly selected.  The winner will have 24 hours to claim their prize.  Winner will need to choose either Ant or Roach.  You must leave your email in the comment.  US only.  Good luck.

***Disclosure-Sample product provided to review.  All opinions expressed are my own.

***CLOSED***NEW Dial® Kids Body & Hair Wash 6+ Giveaway

Do you use Dial?  Now there is NEW Dial® Kids Body & Hair Wash....

-Tear Free


-No artificial dyes or added parabens

-Ph balanced

-Smells great!

Dial is proud to introduce the Dial Kids Sweepstakes featuring NEW Dial® Kids Peachy Clean for ages 2+, and Dial® Kids Watery Melon for ages 6+.  One lucky winner will receive $1,000, while 250 second place winners get to try NEW NEW Dial® Kids Body & Hair Washfor FREE!

Would you like to win a free bottle?  How to enter:

1)  Mandatory-Must be a follower. (1 entry)
2)  Facebook Share (1 entry/per share/per day)
3)  Enter the sweepstakes by clicking here (1 entry)
4)  Tweet-(1 entry/per tweet/per day)

Read @independentmami blog for a chance to #win a free bottle of New Dial Kids Body & Hair Wash 6+ #giveaway 4/30
This giveaway ends 4/30/13 at 5:00 am.  1 winner will be randomly selected.  The winner will have 24 hours to claim their prize.  You must leave your email in the comment.  US only.  Good luck.

***Disclosure-Sample product provided to review.  All opinions expressed here are my own.

And the Winners are....Tide and Neutrogena

Winner of Tide Vivid-
Elida Aguilera said... 38

I'm a follower via GFC, Facebook & Twitter.

April 2, 2013 at 11:48 AM

Winner Neutrogena Acne Free
Lauren said... 62

I shared on facebook!/lauren.coto/posts/284341651698962

March 24, 2013 at 5:13 PM

Please respond to the email to claim your prize.  You have 24 hours.

Disney’s Planes - Sneak Peek

***Disclosure-No compensation was received.  Informational post only.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Limpiar, Hidratar y Proteger - Consejos Dr Flores

Limpiar, Hidratar y Proteger

Consejos para el cuidado de la piel del Dr. Francisco Flores
El dermatólogo radicado en Miami, Dr. Francisco Flores compartió consejos y recomendaciones esenciales para el cuidado de la piel durante el Encuentro Anual de la Academia Americana de Dermatología, la convención anual de dermatólogos de mayor importancia en Estados Unidos, en donde las últimas noticias y avances en cosméticos y productos para el cuidado de la piel son revelados.

El Dr. Flores sugiere seguir un régimen diario ya que es vital para la piel. Él anima a sus pacientes a implementar tres pasos sencillos para mantener el cabello y la piel con aspecto saludable: limpiar, hidratar y proteger.

El dermatólogo radicado en Miami, Dr. Francisco Flores compartió consejos y recomendaciones esenciales para el cuidado de la piel durante el Encuentro Anual de la Academia Americana de Dermatología, la convención anual de dermatólogos de mayor importancia en Estados Unidos, en donde las últimas noticias y avances en cosméticos y productos para el cuidado de la piel son revelados.
El Dr. Flores sugiere seguir un régimen diario ya que es vital para la piel. Él anima a sus pacientes a implementar tres pasos sencillos para mantener el cabello y la piel con aspecto saludable: limpiar, hidratar y proteger.

Muchas personas con frecuencia no le dan importancia a la limpieza, la cual mejora la calidad de la barrera de la piel; una barrera sana proporciona la mejor base para una rutina de cuidado de la piel.

Limpie su piel dos veces al día con productos suaves para ayudar a eliminar el aceite, el polvo y la suciedad de los poros.

Utilice diariamente un exfoliante para eliminar la piel muerta y a la vez dejar el cutis con apariencia suave y tersa.


Las personas que tienen un tono de piel oliva, muy común en el caso de muchos pacientes de ascendencia hispana, y mujeres cuya producción de estrógeno ha disminuido, tienden a sufrir de decoloración de la piel y manchas cutáneas causadas por el sol. Para este tipo de condiciones específicas de la piel, el Dr. Flores recomienda usar productos que contengan soya, ya que este ingrediente ayuda a equilibrar el tono de la piel y la textura.

Use productos que contengan avena y alivien la incomodidad causada por la pérdida de agua en la epidermis, la capa externa de la piel.

Lave su cabello con champús que contengan avena y zinc. Ambos trabajan para aliviar, infundir y restaurar la humedad al cabello y cuero cabelludo, mientras que a la vez reducen la sobreproducción de las células de la piel, minimizando la cantidad de caspa y descamación en el cuero cabelludo.

Siempre proteja su piel del sol. Aunque pueda que tenga un tono de piel más oscuro, siempre debería aplicar protector solar. Todos los que se exponen al sol deben usar protección solar todos los días.

Una de las formas más comunes de cáncer a la piel entre los pacientes hispanos es el carcinoma de células basales, con 2 millones de casos nuevos en 2010 1. La exposición a los rayos UVB es una de las causas principales del carcinoma de células basales y de otros tipos de cáncer a la piel2. Se puede reducir significativamente el riesgo de tener cáncer a la piel si se aplica regularmente protección solar o un humectante con SPF.

Aplique protección solar cada dos horas, aunque sólo salga al sol unos cuantos minutos. Los rayos UVA pasan justo a través del parabrisas de su auto, así que si maneja durante largos periodos de tiempo, usted está siendo expuesto constantemente a los rayos peligrosos del sol. No importa qué estación del año sea, invierno o primavera, usted siempre se debería aplicar protector solar.
Para una piel y cabello mas saludable, Dr. Flores recomienda lo siguiente:

AVEENO® Positively Radiant®
Una colección que contiene ACTIVE NATURALS® Total Soy Complex, la cual tiene el poder de transformar visiblemente los FACTORS OF RADIANCE™ (5 Factores de Resplandor): tono, textura, piel opaca, enrojecimiento, manchas oscuras.
AVEENO® Skin Relief
Una colección que provee hidratación continua por 24 horas para ayudar a restaurar una epidermis sana y prevenir la resequedad en el futuro. Su fórmula contiene ACTIVE NATURALS® Triple Oat Complex, el cual contienen avena coloidal para aliviar; esencia de avena para calmar la piel; y aceite de avena para hidratar.

AVEENO® Nourish + Dandruff
La nueva fórmula de limpieza contiene ACTIVE NATURALS® Nourishing Oat Complex para una limpieza suave y a la vez efectiva con el potente ingrediente anticaspa piritionatode zinc para revivir el cabello y el cuero cabelludo. La colección incluye champú, acondicionador y un 2 en 1.
AVEENO® Protect + Hydrate
La nueva colección contiene la tecnología de origen natural, ENVIROGUARD™ la cualproporciona cobertura foto estabilizada de amplio espectro para proteger a la piel contra los efectos dañinos del sol, mientras que la fórmula ACTIVE NATURALS® Oat trabaja para reponer la barrera de la piel afectada por la deshidratación, mientras que ofrece protección de espectro amplio contra los rayos UVA/UVB. Disponible en SPF 30, 50 y 70.   ***Disclosure-Sample product received to review.  All opinions stated are my own.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Lucha Libre Coming to Houston

Lucha Libre USA: Masked Warriors Take Wrestling Rivalry and Immigration Politics Into the Ring at the Houston Funplex Apr. 19

Wrestlers Bring Anti-Bullying Message to Houston Schools, YMCAs, April 8, 17 & 18;

Luchastars Committed to Putting an End to Growing Problem in Today's Schools


The Lucha Libre USA phenomenon, the immensely entertaining, fast-growing brand of wrestling born in Mexico and transplanted to the US, is enjoying burgeoning popularity, especially among the Hispanic community. In advance of each city's show on the Lucha Libre USA: Masked Warriors 2013 National "United We Stand" Tour, wrestlers visit local markets to bring their positive, anti-bullying message to kids and fans.
The Luchastars, Luchadors and Chicastars use their superstardom to convince mainly elementary school youngsters and after-school program kids that bullying is unacceptable. "Hearing the message from their heroes really drives the point home," says Alex Abrahantes, Lucha Libre USA's Vice President. "The campaign is our way of giving back to the community."

Luchador Lizmark Jr., reigning Lucha Libre USA national champion, Mini Park, the celebrated nephew of famous Luchador LA Park, and Chicastar Veronica will be in Houston on April 8.
RJ Brewer, leader of "The Right" and recently profiled on ABC-TV's Nightline, Blue Demon, Jr., the son of legendary Luchador Blue Demon, renowned Luchastar Solar, and Lucha Libre USA's Vice President Alex Abrahantes will be in Houston on April 17 and 18.
All of the above Luchastars will be in Houston on April 19 for the main event.
The United We Stand tour line up will include a bigger roster of stars than ever, including Blue Demon, Jr., RJ Brewer, Lizmark, Jr., Marco Corleone, a former WWE star who stars on Mexico's hottest telenovela Porque el Amor Manda, "The Firewall" Jon Rekon, Stevie Richards, Psicosis, El Hijo Del Fantasma, Super Crazy, Super Nova, Pequeno Halloween, Mascara Purpura, Solar, Melina, Shane "Hurricane" Helms and many more.


Main Event: Sunday, April 19; Doors open 6:30pm, matches begin 7:30pm
School and YMCA Visits: April 8, 17 & 18

Main Event: Houston Funplex
School and YMCA Visits: TBD


Sponsored by Dr. Pepper, Lucha Libre USA has become well known for its interactive, fan and family-friendly spin on sports entertainment, encouraging its followers to attend events dressed up as their favorite Luchastar, awarding prizes for the best costume, loudest supporter and the most creative sign. Free preshow activities get the crowd energized and people who purchase VIP tickets have the opportunity to attend an exclusive meet and greet with the wrestlers. Additional sponsors include Mexican airline Volaris and West Coast-based electronic and appliance retailer Curacao.

The 2013 United We Stand tour line up includes a bigger roster of stars than ever, including Blue Demon Jr., RJ Brewer, Lizmark Jr., Marco Corleone, The Firewall Jon Rekon, Stevie Richards, Psicosis, El Hijo Del Fantasma, Super Crazy, Super Nova, Pequeno Halloween, Mascara Purpura, Solar, Melina, Shane “Hurricane” Helms, and many more.

Lucha Libre USA is the only company in America dedicated entirely to Mexican pro wrestling. Almost a religion in Mexico, where it rivals soccer in attendance, lucha libre (free wrestling) boasts a 75-year history of colorful, fun-for-the-whole family entertainment. With over 50 million Hispanics living in the U.S. and a huge contingent of American wrestling fans, the spirited, action-packed spectacular is literally growing by leaps and bounds. Defying gravity with highly athletic, thoroughly exhilarating moves, the 2013 United We Stand Tour brings Mexican wresting to an entirely new level.   ***Disclosure-My family will receive complimentary entrance to event.  Any and all opinions stated are my own.