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Delta Children’s Book and Toy Organizer is Perfect for Toddlers

Delta Children

Our darling Addy turned two in February and I like to instill good habits in our children from a young age. We've been working with her on cleaning up her own toys and books and it's been a difficult journey because she didn't always want to pick up her things. She's very strong minded and wants what she wants. I knew we needed to look into a toy organizer to help with this task and I was thrilled to learn that Delta Children had a PRINCESS one … [Read more...]

New Trailer Now Available for Disney’s Planes: Fire & Rescue

Cad Spinner

If you remember, when I went to LA last summer for the Monsters University premiere my group also got to be the first group in public to view Planes. I was blown away at how amazing that movie is and how much I truly appreciated the lessons that children can learn from it. So....when I heard they were making a second Planes movie you know I had to be elated!!!  And guess what!? It's finally here...the trailer, that is! Take a look and get … [Read more...]

Muppets Most Wanted Activity Sheets

Gonzo's Maze

Muppets Most Wanted is now playing in theaters and you know (from older posts) that I love activity sheets! Here are some super fun activity sheets for you and the kids to enjoy!! (Click on the image to open a full sheet size PDF for easy printing) Muppets Most Wanted Activity … [Read more...]

Sign My Shirt Giveaway

Sign My Shirt

Have a graduation, bachelorette party or baby shower coming up? You don't want to miss out on this! Sign My Shirt is an amazing gift and right now they are hosting a giveaway!! Sign My Shirt's patent-pending technology makes them the only place to create customized t-shirts that can be remotely signed by friends and family from anywhere in the world! Send out your invites through Facebook and/or email and your friends can use their mouse or … [Read more...]

Sweet Sesame Chicken Recipe

Sesame Chicken

I LOVE Chinese food. It seems it is rather difficult to find good Chinese food where I live so I thought I'd try making some of my own! I made some Sesame Chicken a few months back that turned out pretty good. I've made it a few times since trying to perfect the recipe and this is what I've come up with! I hope you enjoy it! <3 Note: I don't usually make enough to have left overs so if you'd like left overs or if you need to serve more than … [Read more...]

Get Comfortable with Coobie Seamless Bras (Discount Code)

Seamless Bras

Comfort is of utmost importance to me. ;) I love some PJs or sweats and my bras? They MUST be comfortable! I recently came across some that look incredibly comfy and I had to share! Check out these seamless bras: Seamless Bras for Comfort Coobie Seamless Bras are ultra comfortable and versatile without sacrificing style. These affordable, stylish bras are seamless, one-size (comfortably fits 32A through 36D), available in 7+ styles and 50+ … [Read more...]

I Thought my Daughter was Dying

Addy and Elmo

I've been putting off writing this post for several days. I wanted to write it the day after this whole thing happened. I didn't have time. All weekend I didn't have time. Today, I wrote the title and sat and starred at it for some time without writing a word. What I'm trying to figure out is if I really haven't found the time to write it because it's too painful or because I'm just haven't been ready? Today I feel the need to finally get all of … [Read more...]

BabyZen YoYo Stroller Giveaway from PishPosh Baby!

PishPosh Baby Giveaway

Are you having a baby soon or know someone that is? Of course you want baby to ride in style and PishPosh Baby is the place to go for that!! Right now they are having an awesome giveaway of a BabyZen YoYo Stoller on Instagram!! Don't miss this! You can check out the BabyZen YoYo stroller here, but in the meantime here are some amazing features of the stroller: Airline certified size of a carry-on bag Folds, unfolds & drives with … [Read more...]

Annie’s Unexpected Hospital Stay

Annie under Lights

If you read Annie's birth story, you know that she was kept in the hospital longer than we expected. We were planning on being released Wednesday morning. We were planning on being released together but that did not happen. For the first time as a parent, I experienced how heartbreaking it is to be released from the hospital without your baby. I was released Wednesday morning, as expected. Although I stayed with Annie I was still pretty upset … [Read more...]

Feltman Brothers $150 Gift Package Giveaway!

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Feltman Brothers is well known for creating magnificent, hand-embroidered children’s clothing since 1916. As they approach their 100 years of special occasion baby wear, they are announcing the launch of their retail site, feltmanbrothers.com! And…drumroll please…they are holding their very first GIVEAWAY! When they hit 1,000 likes on Facebook, they'll be announcing the winner of a Feltman Brothers gift package, worth $150! How exciting is … [Read more...]

Welcome Baby Annie!


Well, I've been offline for over two weeks now. I announced on Instagram that baby Annie arrived but I haven't posted about it. Our precious baby girl arrived February 17 in the evening. We've been on a roller coaster ride since, but she's absolutely amazing and we are in love again! In the weeks leading up to Annie's arrival I experienced false labor about 3 times. I was really hesitant in waiting it out at home too long because of how fast … [Read more...]

2014 Ultimate Baby Shower Giveaway Event

Guess what!? Now that I've had baby Annie, I'm helping Amy from This Mamas Life celebrate! She is expecting a little bundle of joy! What a better way to celebrate than to offer a great Baby Shower Prize Package to our readers! Hosted By: This Mamas Life & Anderson's Angels Co Hosted By: Mama on A Green Mission, More is Merrier, Howling Horns, Budget Earth, and Mama Pure. Value: Over $1500.00 in Prizes! (We are still adding … [Read more...]

Hospital Sibling Gifts for Toddlers from Build-A-Bear!

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We developed a big love for Build-A-Bear this past Christmas. I honestly never knew much about them or the quality of their animals until we were able to review them in December. From that point on, it's been love! <3 Build-A-Bear is one of the most creative companies for toddlers and kids that is around and they make the perfect hospital sibling gifts for when baby is born! Courtney and I were thrilled to include them in our Winter Wonderland … [Read more...]

Increase Your Milk Supply with Making Mama’s Milk & More!

Lactation Cookies

I've been a fan of Making Mama's Milk & More for some time now! I ate the cookies daily when I was nursing Addy and I am fully convinced they are what allowed me to nurse her for 17 months! These cookies are definitely a must-have if you ask me so, of course, I was excited to include them in the Winter Wonderland of Babies event! If you are looking to increase your milk supply Making Mama's Milk & More is your answer! The owner is … [Read more...]

Reusable Cloth Diapers from AppleCheeks: Hip and Adorable!

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If you've been a follower for a while, you know that we started cloth diapering part time when LA was an infant about three and a half years ago. I've mostly loved the journey but have had my moments. Hosting a baby event just couldn't happen here without fluff because in our house, it's a must-have! Courtney and I were so excited to include AppleCheeks in the Winter Wonderland of Babies event! They are incredible reusable cloth diapers by the … [Read more...]

Sibling Gifts Made Easy with Lalaloopsy

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It's important to my husband and I to make our little ones feel special when their baby sister arrives. We don't want them to feel left out in any way. One thing I really wanted to do this time around was sibling gifts. Courtney and I agreed that this was an important thing to include in our baby event as well. When Lalaloopsy agreed to be part of the event we knew our little girls would be thrilled with their Lalaloopsy babies that we received … [Read more...]

Burp Cloths for Baby from Kerrific Online #WonderlandOfBabies

Burp Cloth for Baby

Although it's not a cute or fun thing to deal with, we all can use some burp cloths for baby to clean up those unfortunate messes. When the Etsy shop of Kerrific Online decided to be part of the Winter Wonderland of Babies event and send both Courtney and I a few burp cloths we thought it would be a great addition to our baby package! Burp Cloths for Baby We received four burp cloths for baby from Kerrific Online for review. The ones I … [Read more...]

Staying Healthy During the Peak Month for Illness

Lysol for Germs

With baby due literally any day now I have turned into an obsessed mama when it comes to keeping germs at bay. With two toddlers in daycare and a husband who teaches children all day there is plenty of exposure going on and the last thing we need right now is any kind of illness. Lysol® recently sent us some items and challenged us to stay healthy! What a great challenge, right!? Cold and flu viruses can be spread easily from person to person … [Read more...]

The Perfect Bag for Baby is OiOi from Pish Posh Baby

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There are a few reasons it's always difficult for me to find the perfect bag for baby. First, I have two toddlers and any day now we'll be adding a newborn into the mix. Second, we use cloth diapers much of the time so our needed items for on the go often take up more space since cloth diapers are bigger and I also need to take a wet bag for the cloth diapers. I was thrilled when Pish Posh Baby decided to take part in the Winter Wonderland of … [Read more...]

Baby Essentials from Swaddle Designs #WonderlandOfBabies

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Outside of clothing and diapers, there are actually many things you'll need for baby. Among those items are bedding supplies like sheets, blankets, etc. With knowing all of the things a new family needs for their baby we were pleased to include Swaddle Designs in our event. Swaddle Designs has a wide range of various blankets, bath items, bedding, bibs and more! All of those extras you need in one place! Baby Essentials from Swaddle … [Read more...]

Adorable Baby Clothing and Coming Home Outfits from Little Me

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We pretty much have everything we need for baby thanks to Addy being born two years ago, this same week! We have all the right sized clothing for the right seasons. It worked out great! BUT, it's always nice to have something new for baby. Something of her own that wasn't passed down. One thing I've been looking at has been coming home outfits. I wanted her to have her own first clothes. When we invited Little Me to be a part of the Winter … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 39 Weeks Pregnant

Well, I'll be honest. I didn't think I would be writing this journal. I thought our baby girl would be here by now but she's decided she likes it where she is! ;) 39 weeks pregnant and ready to meet her! <3 39 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) Your baby's waiting to greet the world! He continues to build a layer of fat to help control his body temperature after birth, but it's likely he already measures about 20 … [Read more...]