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Fun Crafts for Kids – Weekly Favorites with Twindollicious – Giveaway

Hooray! It’s our first Weekly Favorites with Monica J for 2015. I’m so excited about today’s video. My special guests were the awesome twosome V & K from Twindollicious. I will make crafts with those two any day. We had so much fun in the So Family Studio. We danced, we laughed ad yes we […]

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Marcus Samuelsson – Tips on Entertaining at Home – Macy’s Event

Are the family parties at your house? Are you a natural entertainer and host?  If you answered yes to any of the questions, then this fabulous Macy’s event is right up your alley.  Get ready to learn some tips on entertaining at home from the great Marcus Samuelsson.  I am so excited to attend his […]

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Products of the Year 2014 – Family Home Products Giveaway

I’m so excited to announce our Holiday Special Weekly Favorites episode. Not only is this a Holiday Special, it’s our first giveaway on Weekly Favorites with Monica J.  Product of the Year is the world’s largest consumer-voted award for product innovation. It’s been active in 39 countries for 28 years. When you see the POY […]

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Holiday Cookies – Walker’s Cookies & Eleni’s Cookies NYC

Happy Weekly Favorites Wednesday! Just in time for the Holidays it’s time to make the Holiday Cookies! These holiday cookies are not only fun to decorate, but they cause little mess in the kitchen. Guess what? There’s not baking involved. That’s right, no oven, no dough, just fun decorating. I’m showing you how to create […]

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Celebrate the Season at RUUM Tribeca – Readings, Crafts, & Shopping

Celebrate the Holidays with a read-along, crafts and shopping for the kids.  Join So Family, Thirtymommy and Tastefully Childish for a fun Holiday event at RUUM Tribeca in New York City.  RUUM has stylish clothing for kids and it’s affordable.  Check out their Holiday Look Book.  You can shop for these looks and more while […]

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Top 20 Toys and Games 2014 – Weekly Favorites with Monica J

Happy Weekly Favorites Wednesday! Just in time for the Holidays it’s my Top 20 Toys & Games of 2014, for kids. It was difficult to put this list together because there were so many great products that I reviewed over the year. There’s everything from dolls, technology, outdoor and just fun in my my top […]

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Pocket Protein Kidz – Kids Protein Snack – Weekly Favorites

It’s Weekly Favorites Wednesday and today and I’m introducing a new on-the-go snack for kids.  Say hello to Pocket Protein Kidz, protein our kids need in the way they will actually enjoy.  I was recently introduced to Pocket Protein Kidz and had the opportunity to try the product.  The fruit punch flavor is really good.  I […]

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Gotta Flurt – Kid’s Fashion – Weekly Favorites with Monica J

It’s another Weekly Favorites Wednesday and we’re excited to introduce the fab shoe line Gotta Flurt. They’re celebrating 10 years of style with attitude. I’m so happy to introduce this fun shoe line which is perfect for girls and moms. So, families get ready to head out in style together. I attended Gotta Flurt’s Spring […]

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It’s a Girlz N’ Dollz Holiday Party (Twitter Party)

Every little girl grows up with that special doll that they take with them everywhere and treat with special love and care. The collection of dolls at Girlz N’ Dollz offers that specialness that little girls deserve and love. The plush dolls have a sweetness that’s like no other. They’re soft, easy to travel with, […]

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Snacks for Kids – Weekly Favorites with Monica J

It’s Weekly Favorites Wednesday on So Family and I’m excited, of course.  This week I’m sharing 4 snacks for kids that are great for after school, on the go and even the lunch box.  Families are always busy, with errands, activities, sports and school, so I’m always eager to introduce great snack options that are easy […]

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Lakeshore Learning – Celebrating 60 Years of Learning Through Fun

It’s another Weekly Favorites, but today is a celebration.  I’m happy to celebrate with one of my all time favorite companies for children’s educational products Lakeshore Learning.  This is their 60th Anniversary and they have many great things to celebrate.  The number one thing that brings me back to Lakeshore every time is their ability […]

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Kiwi Crate for the Holidays – Special Offer

Good news families!  Our friends over at Kiwi Crate are offering a special discount for So Family readers.  Since reviewing the new Doodle Crate from Kiwi Crate box, I received some great feedback from parents.  For everyone who’s interested in purchasing or gifting a Kiwi Crate or Doodle Crate subscription, I’m happy to share this […]

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