Ready for My Close-Up with SnazL & ELF Cosmetics

Hey Role Mommies – I’m getting the chance to host my very own web show this Thursday at 2pm with the help of, a social communications widget that lets you create a virtual party and enables you to interact while you’re watching; and ELF cosmetics – who is featuring stories of their favorite female bloggers (yes, I am one of them 🙂 on their site!
My interview (part of a series leading up to the ELF Blogher party) goes live at 2 pm EST this Thursday at SnazL, as well as other sites who have chosen to host it. And that’s where you come in. We’ll be chatting about reinvention, writing and doing what you love and whatever other topics you’d like to throw my way. Anyone can watch, (no registration needed) but if you’d like to chat, interact and possibly win one of the five $25 ELF gift cards, sign up at prior to the chat.
If you’d like to host this show on your site, please click on the share button and grab the code from the video below. Starting 2 pm EST, the SnazL will automatically go live on your site. At 2:15 pm, we’ll feature the host giveaways, followed shortly by chances to win 3 more $25 ELF gift cards. If you’re like me and love great make-up products that work beautifully on your skin without breaking the bank, then ELF is for you.

If you’d like to host the show on your site, please grab the preview code on the video above and embed it on your site! If you do, you’ll be entered to win one of 2 $25 ELF cards.
Just enter a link to your blog with the help of the McLinky widget and let us know you’ll be taking part in the fun. Hope to see you there!

The Busy Moms Fave Five

We know you’re swamped and while you may want to read something interesting, who has time to thumb through a magazine? We’ve got your solution. We’re showcasing some of our talented moms in the Role Mommy community who have been sharing their personal expertise and prose on on our site and we’ve also uncovered some fab finds of our own! Get ready to be inspired, informed and entertained!
1. In her essay On Palin and My Public Apology, My Work Co-founder Bradi Nathan offers up a public apology to a member of her community after she shared her true feelings on the Michael Jackson memorial hoopla and she also weighs in on Sarah Palin’s resignation. It’s a high charged essay you won’t want to miss!
2. Struggling with Arthritis? Well, Melinda Winner has just written a book about how to cope. She shares her story as well as tips from her new book, Cooking with Arthritis on the Role Mommy blog.
3. Are you a parent of a twin and struggling to decide whether to enroll them in school together? Well author Kathryn Whitely shares this top 10 list on the reasons you should.
4. Wear Yellow and Get into Madame Tussauds for Free!!! Live in the tri-state area and struggling to figure out what to do with your child during the dog days of summer? Well, Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum has just unveiled a new exhibit featuring one of the most favorite Nickelodeon characters of all time! To celebrate the launch of its newest wax figure – SpongeBob SquarePants – Madame Tussauds New York will offer kids 12 and under FREE admission, if their family comes to the attraction dressed in yellow, from Wednesday, July 15 – Friday, July 31, 2009, Madame Tussauds New York, 234 West 42nd Street (b/w 7th & 8th Aves.), Manhattan. SpongeBob is the first animated character to receive a figure made entirely of wax by Madame Tussauds, which worked with Nickelodeon to create the figure in honor of the SpongeBob’s 10th anniversary.
5. If you’re like me and spend the day surfing the web while working, then you are definitely going to want to try out ThisMoment – a new site that instantly enables you to load photos, video and your own words as you share a personal story of a special moment in your life. Blogger and entrepreneur extraordinaire Ciaran Blumenfeld recently shared her ThisMoment story in anticipation of the upcoming Swiffer SocialLuxe Lounge red carpet style event next week in Chicago, and I was instantly hooked!