Saturday, February 28, 2009

Hip-T: You'll Thank Me for This One, I Promise!

I don't care how hot you are (or how hot you think you are), your thong is not something you need to be exposing to the world. I mean come on, even my 7 year old is laughing at you when you bend over! No matter what you paid for it, or how cute you think it is, it's really not anyone's business but your own...

SO, let me help you solve this problem, plus some others, which include adding an adorable layer to your tee without the bulk of a whole tee, and covering up the little muffin top that those designer jeans often create. The Hip-t, which I totally love, is a fast and easy way to add some color to an outfit while covering up your "assets." I really try my best not to expose my behind, after all, crack does kill, but I know once in a while it happens. No more, I declare! My Hip-t solves that problem completely and I can bend and kneel to tie my son's shoes without any worries or drafts!

Super soft, machine washable, and comfy to boot, the Hip-t comes in 12 fashionable colors and 9 sizes that range from XXS (girls 10-12) to 3XL. They also have some that are trimmed with lace which are really cute. I have the olive and the burnt orange which are fantastic, but I think I need more! Honestly, I want all of them. The Hip-t is reasonably priced and right now shipping is free. Visit and stock up today. The Hip-t will surely be your new favorite accessory, trust me when I say pick out a few, you'll be wearing them often....

Hip-t is offering one of our readers a Hip-t of their choice. To win, simply visit and e-mail me at with your favorite color. If you're the 10th Swanky Mom that I hear from, it will be yours!

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Adobe Photoshop Elements 7 & Adobe Premiere Elements 7 Bundle.

Organize, Edit, Create & Share! These are the 4 main areas of Adobe Premiere Elements 7. This software is capable of doing so many wonderful things with your photos and videos. In the Organize area, you can organize all your images, video clips, and audio clips. You can tag all your files with keywords so when you want to make a video you just pull them by keywords, no need to manually organize your files by subcategories. In the Edit area, you can fix your photos with the automatic quick fixers or you can manually fix your photos by touching up blemishes, lightening, taking out the red eye, and much more. In the Create area, you can create a photo book, slide show, photo calendar, and photo collage. In the Share area, you can print, order and email your fabulous creations to your friends and family! Create beautiful collages with your photos or a memorable movie with your video clips. Lots of fun and creative ways to display your memories with Adobe Premiere Elements 7!

To find out more about Adobe, visit

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Thursday, February 19, 2009

Bring the Luck O' the Irish to YOUR Dinner Table

Olive Kids has done it again! I've been a huge fan of their holiday place mats for a few years now. My boys (well, and me too) love changing their place mats to match the "holiday of the month." We've just finished up with Valentine's Day and now its time to get lucky and bring out the new St. Patty's Day mats. Olive Kids' place mats are top notch, they use a thick laminate on their brightly colored designs that makes for a virtually indestructible eating experience. They easily wipe clean with water and are very hard to bend/crease.

Click on over to Olive Kids to get your table set for the holidays!

Oh! And while you're there, be sure to check out their bookmarks and name tags. My boys LOVE to read, especially my first grader. His very own bookmark is such a great way to make a book "his own." The designs are adorable and I know these would be a welcome addition to any classroom. As a former teacher, I really appreciate items that are personalized. You won't have to worry about these bookmarks ending up in the lost and found! The name tags are PERFECT for backpacks and travel. Even if you're just "Goin' to Grandma's" your little one (and big ones too) will appreciate a personalized touch to their luggage!

Hola! Me Llamo Heather & I LOVE this Onesie...

Looking for a super cute and wonderfully unique personalized gift for a favorite little one in your life? Check out these onesies at Luca Bleu. Available in white with either blue or pink motifs, this adorable outfit will be sure to put a smile on the faces it encounters. My sister speaks Spanish fluently, so I really wanted my nephew to don the "Me llamo" outfit. I think it is so clever and fun. Available in sizes 6 months to 18 months, the long sleeved onesies are made impeccably. Super soft 100% cotton that your baby will feel nice and cozy in. They are also available in toddler sized tees ranging from a 2T to 5/6T. You know it would be a hit at pre-school. I mean what teacher wouldn't be impressed with a little bilingual "my name is" lesson? A twist on the "Hello, my name is..." badges we all know, these fun onesies are sure to be the hit of the party! I kinda wish they made the tees for adults...

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Kernel Season's

If you love popcorn, you have to try Kernel Season's!!! Wow!! My whole family loves it (including my two picky boys)! They have popcorn kernels, microwave popcorn, spritzers, theatre butter and popcorn seasonings. The Popcorn Spritzer is a great idea, it is butter flavored and you just spritz it on your freshly popped popcorn and then sprinkle on your seasonings. It helps the seasonings stick and adds a nice buttery flavor and it has 0 fat and 0 calories!!! If you crave the taste of movie theatre popcorn, try the Movie Theatre Popping and Topping Oil. Kernel Season`s also sells popcorn machines, popcorn forks (so you dont get greasy fingers), gift baskets and more! Now you can have movie night in the comfort of your own home!! Also, you can use the seasonings to spice up your veggies, soups, casseroles and pastas, check out the website for some cool recipes.


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I received a whole box of Suave products and they are fantastic! From hair products to skin products they have a fabulous line for the entire family and the best part, they are totally affordable!! With this current economy, you need to find affordable, high quality products for your family! So the next time you are in the drug store, give Suave a chance, you wont be disappointed! Plus Suave has a 100% satisfaction guarantee so if it does not meet your standards, they will refund your money. My favorite Suave product is the Advanced Therapy Moisturizer with multivitamins and glycerin! It is absolutely awesome! It smells wonderful and your skin feels sooo smooth and silky after!!! Love it! Suave definitely receives the Swanky Moms' Seal of Approval :)

To find out more about Suave`s products, visit

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Baby Janes

Right now Baby Janes they have a fabulous Valentine`s Day Sale of 20% off plus FREE Shipping (orders of $35+)! Stock up on your accessories for your little diva, with clips, bows, and headbands for all the wonderful holidays! Lots of adorable styles to choose from.

Also, Baby Janes would like to offer an exclusive promo for our Swanky Moms readers, receive 25% off your total order, with promo code "swankymoms".


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Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Pet Pals Animal Doctor & Zoo Vet Endangered Animals

Do you have an animal lover in your family? A future veterinarian? If so, you must own these games, Pet Pals (for Wii) & Zoo Vet (for DS). With the Pet Pals, you are a veterinarian and you treat your patients with over 30 different cases from sunburn to snakebites, they cover it. You can treat dogs, cats, rabbits, iguanas, and more! They also have mini games, like puzzles and matching. The Zoo Vet game is similar to Pet Pals but you are interacting with a diverse group of zoo animals such as gorillas, penguins, polar bears, and more! It also has has mini games, like jigsaw puzzles and trivia! Both games are rated E (everyone) 10+.

To find out more about these fantastic animal lover games, visit

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Monday, February 02, 2009

Tutu Adorable

Cupid Has Never Looked So Sweet
Pamper your little princess in an extra special way this Valentine's Day! Visit Tutu Couture to find that perfect Valentine gift in their Cupid Collection. Tutu Couture offers high quality tutus for all ages. These are no ordinary tutus; they are as unique as your special little one.

Your daughter will love to twirl, leap, and dance in this soft, full tutu. This amazing collection of customizable tutus are hand made from premium tulle. The the tutus have an elastic waist for an extra gentle touch on little tummies. I have never seen a more beautiful, full, fluffy tutu. These high quality tutus are so well made that they can be worn over everyday clothing for a little fun in the sun.

Pixie, woodland fairy, honey bee, or cowgirl are just a few of the darling collections that can also be found at Whether your daughter wants to be a prima ballerina or a little angel, a tutu from Tutu Couture is sure to make her feel beautiful. Tutu Couture tutus can be found at FAO Schwarz, online at or other upscale retail boutiques.

If you happen to be in the New York area, Tutu Couture is having an exclusive trunk show Saturday, February 7 from 8am to 7pm at FAO Schwarz 767 Fifth Ave (Fifth Ave. at 58th Street)