I’ve Got Props…From One Tree Hill

You probably already know that I occasionally work with the Warner Bros WBWord division to raise awareness about different television shows.  Well, they recently contacted me and offered to send me real prop from the set of One Tree Hill.  Of course I accepted!  Since the show will be coming to an end, these props… Read More »


Ten Things That Make My Life Easier

This week, I decided to participate in the Monday Listicles blog meme.  This weeks prompt is to create a list of 10 things/people/services that make my life easier. In no particular order… 1.  iPhone – When I first heard that Apple was coming out with a phone, I knew that I had to have one. … Read More »


I’ve Joined the Claritin Mom Crew

I was recently selected to become part of the Claritin Mom Crew. As I previously mentioned in my earlier post about allergy medicine for children, Z.E.N. suffers from terrible allergies.  It’s gotten to a point where on his last allergy outbreak, he was prescribed an inhaler because he was so congested.  His doctor also stated… Read More »


Enjoying Big G Cereals Retro Packaging

  We are big fans of cereal here at Philzendia.  We especially love whole grain cereals and purchase a lot of the Big G cereals from General Mills.  In fact, Z.E.N. eats a big bowl of either honey nut Cheerios or multigrain Cheerios every morning before he goes to school.   It’s an easy, quick and… Read More »


First Lost Tooth

So today Z.E.N. lost his first tooth. Earlier in the day he complained of some sensitivity he was having and then he kind of forgot about it.  later on in the day, he wanted a snack so Philip gave him a pear. Once he was all done, I asked him how his tooth felt and… Read More »

Why I Fear for my Son

Unless you’re living under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard of the Trayvon Martin tragedy.  Apparently Trayvon Martin, who is a teenager, was shot and killed for the sole reason that he was “walking while black” in Sanford, Fl.  As if that wasn’t bad enough, law enforcement officials didn’t even conduct a real investigation into… Read More »


Overview of the New Acura MDX Family Friendly SUV

The Acura MDX is a new luxury SUV model for 2012 from this Honda-owned car manufacturer.  The 2012 version is showing some superb improvements on the 2010 version, especially with an updated 6-speed gear box and automatic transmission.  It also comes with a completely re-worked and re-engineered V6 engine, a more elegant design, as well… Read More »