Monday, November 30, 2009

Christmas party!

Our Momtourage Family Christmas Party is this Saturday, December, 5th, 11:30-1:30. If you have not received an invitation and would like one for all the details, please email us at

We have lots of great prizes to give away, including restaurant gift certificates, products from Babyland, & a special Christmas item, to name a few!

Come for great food, amazing prize give-a-ways & games for the kids! We look forward to meeting some of the dads for the first time!

Don't forget, Happy Harry will be bringing some special fun as well!

Hope to see you there!

Monday, November 23, 2009

Cloth Diaper Give-a-way

If you use cloth diapers, you'll want to head over to the Cloth Diaper Blog here and enter in for their super giveaway!

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Playdate @ Border's

Next week's playdate will be held at Border's on Centre Ave (also known as Penn Circle). Map is here. (It is right down from Whole Foods).
Monday, November 23rd, at 12:00.
Border's was kind enough to offer to provide a special storytime just for Momtourage!

Please rsvp so we can let them know how many to expect.
Hope to see you there!

Monday, November 16, 2009

Marie-Madeline Studio Give-a-way

If you don't have a little girl to dress up, Marie-Madeline Studios is enough to make you wish you did! They make the most adorable little girl skirts! (Among other great products) Find out more on their website here. Even if you don't have a little girl to dress up, you may find some great gifts for nieces, moms, and other ladies in your life!

They are also hosting a Give-a-Way, every week from now until Christmas, so pop on over here for your chance to win this cute messenger bag!

Friday, November 13, 2009

the weekend...

Looking for things to do this weekend?

Don't forget to check out LivingPittsburgh.Com!

"We’ve got another great weekend of free and affordable Pittsburgh events in store! Plenty of culture with a free Pittsburgh Opera performance, 2-for-1 Pittsburgh Ballet tickets, and a Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Community Engagement concert. As always, there are so many restaurants in our city offering incredible deals, you’ll definitely want to look into our Food & Drink category. Don’t forget to to check back regularly since our Events Listing and Happenin’ Right Now sections continue to expand."

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Hot Freebie ~ Free Photo Cards

If you are looking to purchase Christmas cards, you have to check this out!

Freebies for Mom is offering this exclusive deal...

You can order 50 free 4x8 or 5x7 photo cards including free shipping using the coupon code freebies4mom-1109 at SeeHere by Fujifilm. There is no catch, this truly is a freebie and I'm able to bring it exclusively to my Freebies 4 Mom readers thanks to SeeHere. I ordered my 50 free 5x7 photo cards and my order total of $39.50 was slashed to $0.00 with that coupon code. This coupon code expires on November 30 so you have plenty of time to design your free photo cards. Get all the info here.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Playdate ~ Indoor Playland

We're trying out a new place for our playdate this week!
We will meet there:
Wednesday, November 11
11 AM
$6.00 per child over 6 months or $10.00 per family,
adults and kids under 6 months free
Located at:
Scott Towne Center,
2101 Greentree Road
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15220
412-276-TOYS (8697)
See more info on their website here.
E2 is a place to play
Climb our tree, try the trucks ,jump, jump, jump!
Cook in the kitchen, pedal a car, sail our ship!
Daily art activities plus much, much more!
E2 is a place to discover new toys
eco-friendly, lead-free & powered by creativity, curiosity, & imagination!
E2 values parents
Complimentary coffee, tea and wi-fi
Comfortable lounge areas within the playground
Relax and visit while watching your kids have a blast!

We are looking forward to meeting some of our new moms & kiddos! :)

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Freebie from Whole Foods

You can print as many as you like, and they are perfectly valid as long as you only use one per visit. Whole Foods also sells Happy Baby Puffs (snacks) for $3.39, and in the frozen food section, Baby food cubes that I think are $4.39, and toddler food for $4.99 a box.
thanks, Christi!

Tuesday, November 3, 2009


Here's some of our cuties...
Jack, son of Diane

Claire & Owen, children to Adrianne

Elle, daughter to DanielleGraham, son of Kelly Graham & Claire

Monday, November 2, 2009

Date Night

Before I had kids my husband and I always said, "oh, we'll always go on a weekly date, no matter what". Yes, that was BEFORE we had kids.
Then our child was born and 3 months went by and we realized we hadn't been on a date.
Then, when we wanted to go on a date, who do we ask to baby-sit?
Then, we find a baby-sitter and if we pay the baby-sitter then that uses up our date money...

Does this sound familiar to anyone else???!

Well, now we are lucky enough to [ I THINK ] have found a solution. Another family with kids and us will swap baby-sitting and date nights (though it will be once a month!) I hope everyone can find something like this that works for them! And who knows, you may find that other family through our play group. :)

So, here is a unique date night (ok, it's more daytime!) option if you're into music -
The Pittsburgh Opera is proving to our city that high caliber culture doesn’t always have to come with high ticket prices. They are offering the...
Brown Bag Concert Series
The second Saturday of each month
September 2009 – April 2010 at 12:00 PM
Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters
2425 Liberty Avenue, in the Strip
FREE and open to the public.

In the cozy new performance space at Pittsburgh Opera’s headquarters (2425 Liberty Avenue) in the Strip District, friends, families and Pittsburghers of all ages are invited to come enjoy an intimate concert of some of opera’s most popular arias as well as a mix of Broadway, musical theater and other surprises. These concerts are a wonderful opportunity for an informal introduction to opera. Guests can even meet the performers after the show! Bring a lunch or order a gourment boxed lunch from Right By Nature. Gourmet lunches start at $9 for adults and $5 for children. Lunches must be ordered in advance. Call (412) 454-6200 to pre-order. Click HERE to view a menu.

Brown Bag Concert Dates:

Saturday, November 14
Saturday, December 12
Saturday, January 9
Saturday, February 13
Saturday, March 13
Saturday, April 10

For those of you who aren't interested in taking in a full opera, this sounds like it will be a mixture of different styles, with some Broadway and musical theater offered as well.
So, whatever you choose to do, I hope you are able to take that date night and enjoy it!