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Cara B Naturally Review – Baby Must-Haves!

My husband and I have struggled to find just the right products to use for our little boy. Up until a few weeks ago we typically used many different brands - one lotion, one hair shampoo, one hair styling product!  ...because our Children Are Always Beautiful, NaturallyTMI was asked to review Cara B Naturally products and once I read about these products being for ethnically diverse children AND the fact that they are made naturally? Oh, you bet … [Read more...]

Green Tip Tuesday – Shop Local and Wrap Green for the Holidays!

I hope you all had a fantastic Thanksgiving!  It’s the holiday that’s become almost as famous for deal-scoring shopping as it is for turkey, so I’ll bet many of you have already gotten a jump on your Christmas gift shopping.  Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there’s been a recent push for Small Business Saturday, which is a great trend!  If you go one step further and look for local small businesses to buy your holiday gifts from, you … [Read more...]

Omyst All Natural Medicinal Spray Review

Omyst is an all natural medicinal spray that is made from 100% organically grown medicinal herbs. It is a first aid spray that is clinically proven to soothe, cleanse and help heal cuts, scratches, minor burns, insect bites and scars. I am very particular on what I use on my children after reading what some products contain. Omyst is made of all natural ingredients that are organically grown. I love that about this first aid spray, just knowing … [Read more...]

What’s On My Mind Monday

Wow, can you believe Thanksgiving is over already? It's almost December!! Time is sure flying these days! I cannot believe in about 10 weeks I'll be a mama again to a precious little girl! She will be here before we know it! Now that Thanksgiving is over, I have to really start planning for Christmas. I haven't done anything yet! LOL I haven't started shopping, I haven't even ordered our Christmas cards. And back to the shopping thing...I haven't … [Read more...]

12 Days of Gifts Galore Sponsor Spotlight – Thirsties #12DaysGalore

The next amazing sponsor of the Mama and Baby prize package here at Mama on a Green Mission is the amazing cloth diaper company Thirsties! I absolutely love Thirsties, not only their products, but their service and their story! They are amazing - listen up!! :)Thirsties is a company who's mission is to make it affordable and easy for every family to chose cloth while simultaneously investing in their local economy and sustainable business … [Read more...]

12 Days of Gifts Galore Sponsor Spotlight – Ringley Natural Teether #12DaysGalore

Our next amazing sponsor for the 12 Days of Gifts Galore is Ringley Natural Teething Toys! This is an amazing company that makes 100% organic cotton teethers for our little ones. Ringley Natural Teething Toys were created by a Canadian mom when she was at home on maternity leave. She saw the need for safe toys and when she noticed how chewing on cloth and wood helped her daughter through some trying teething times she came up with the idea of … [Read more...]

12 Days of Gifts Galore – Kudzoom Sponsor Spotlight

I love finding good deals and the deal sites are definitely something I love checking out! One of my most recent finds is Kudzoom! They are the grand prize sponsor of our 12 Days of Gifts Galore and wow, oh wow do they have some awesome deals for the holidays!! You'll love them too!   Kudzoom is one of the newer "deal" sites but they haven't started off slow! They have had some amazing brands and deals since I've been checking them out! I have … [Read more...]

12 Days of Gifts Galore Sponsor Spotlight – Gourmet Gift Baskets

Gourmet Gift Baskets is one of my favorite places to go when I am not sure what to gift someone for not only the upcoming Christmas holiday, but for birthdays and other holidays as well! They have an amazing assortment of baskets filled with wonderful gourmet snacks!  Their Christmas gift baskets are amazing! You'll definitely want to check them out when doing your holiday shopping! They have a basket to satisfy every snack preference! Some of … [Read more...]

Diono Radian RXT Car Seat/Booster Seat Review and GIVEAWAY!

I know you all love reviews and giveaways of products for your little ones - here's another fabulous giveaway for a Diono (previously Sunshine Kids) car seat that I was able to review for Sweep Tight! Click here to read my review and enter the giveaway!! Good luck! Be sure to let me know if you win! :) … [Read more...]

Green Tip Tuesday – Getting the Most of Your Thanksgiving Food and DIY Table Decor

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!  This is my absolute favorite holiday, and the preparations are the most fun, I think!  Like everyone else, I pore over magazine recipes and stalk Martha Stewart’s website for new decor and dessert ideas until the wee hours of the morning.  But then I realize that after spending so much money on the food, that I really don’t want to shell out any more for sparkly name cards and centerpieces, and I have so much to make … [Read more...]

Itzbeen Pocket Nanny Review – Baby Must Have!

In our preparations for baby # 3 we are getting the things we didn't have with LA and we are more easily able to filter out those unnecessary items because we just recently went through the infant stages. The Itzbeen Pocket Nanny immediately went on my baby must haves list. This item is an award winning baby care timer that is a lifesaver for new parents when it comes to easy communication and reminders! The Pocket Nanny was designed by an … [Read more...]

Boumy Shoes Review – Shoes You Want Your Children to Wear!

Shoes have always been a difficult item for me to find for my children. I just have a difficult time finding the styles I like for them without them being overly priced for the little amount of time that they will wear them. I also want to be sure they are good quality because in that "learning to walk" stage it's important to have good shoes, and good shoes that don't cost a small fortune! The creator of Boumy shoes learned how important it is … [Read more...]

What’s On My Mind Monday

Well, today I have to say the holidays are on my mind. I know how incredibly busy we will be and how sometimes it can be stressful but right now this pregnant mama is looking forward to the food this coming weekend! :) Can you blame me? Thanksgiving brings about some of the best cooked foods in our family. Both of our families, actually. I absolutely love going to my in-law's house Thanksgiving day and enjoy my sister-in-law and mother-in-law's … [Read more...]

Glass Dharma – The Original Glass Straw Review

If you've been following my blog, you know I am always looking for more ways I can be green. Every change counts in my opinion and I was thrilled to be introduced to yet another change I could make in our home! Glass Dharma, The Original Glass Straw is the latest eco-trend as more and more people say "no thanks!" to plastic straws.The Glass Dharma's glass straws not only reduce the waste that shows up in our landfills, but they are known for … [Read more...]

Savvy Rest Organic Pet Bed Review

I am pleased to be bringing you an organic product for our little best friends - our dogs! It's not often I get to review an organic product for our dog so I was thrilled at the chance! I recently reviewed the Savvy Rest Organic Dog Bed and was thrilled to get this for our dog. Savvy Rest was created by Michael Penny, who created a healthy, comfortable alternative to the toxic chemicals that end up in many mattresses. The mission of Savvy Rest … [Read more...]

Enter to #Win a Maxi Cosi Travel System, High Chair or Play Yard!

I was thrilled to recently do a review for Maxi-Cosi on Sweep Tight! I reviewed their Leila travel system and LOVE it!! They are generously giving one lucky winner their choice of either the travel system, the play yard or the high chair from their Leila collection! Click on this link to go to Sweep Tight and enter to win!! You'll love it!Have you ever used Maxi-Cosi gear? What are your thoughts?  … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday – 26 Weeks, 5 Days

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Lovely Eco Chic – Best Bottoms Review

I've got a great new "green" shop to tell you about! Lovely Eco Chic (love the name, don't you?) was started by two moms who both have a business background. They are a new web store and they are dedicated to bringing us all a greener lifestyle with ease! We could all use that, right? Outside of their online store, they will be expanding to booths, trade shows and festivals before opening a brick and mortar store in the San Francisco … [Read more...]

Green Tip Tuesday – Preparing for Thanksgiving!

Getting ready for Thanksgiving?  Whether you are hosting the Big Meal in your own home, or just bringing a dish to share, there are plenty of ways to make sure our celebrations are as low-impact (financially and environmentally!) as possible.  If you don’t think you can follow all of these guidelines, do what you can.  Something is always better than nothing.The focus of Thanksgiving celebrations is of course the food, and eating communally … [Read more...]

All Good Living Review – Perfect for Holiday Gift Giving!

I'm so excited today to tell you about another great company that offers AMAZING organic designs for our children! All Good Living Kids offers clothing created from 100% organic cotton, eco-friendly screen printing, low-impact dyes, they are made in the USA and on top of all of those great features, they are incredibly stylish!  They are available in nearly 100 locations worldwide. All Good Living is a positive lifestyle brand that … [Read more...]

What’s On My Mind Monday – Is it too Soon for a Toddler Bed?

We've been thinking a lot lately about when is the right time to move LA into a toddler bed. He will be 16 months old on the 20th. We spoke with his pediatrician and she said it's fine to do it now. In fact, she said do it now or wait til after baby Adelle is born. I don't want to wait until we move the new baby into LA's room to move him out because I don't want him thinking she took his room. I don't know how well he will do making the move at … [Read more...]

St Claire’s All Natural Organic Healthy Candies – Review

St. Claire's organic candies are such a treat! If you've not heard of them, listen up!! You'll want to get some of these for stocking stuffers and for yourself! St. Claire's has an amazing assortment of candies and a flavor to satisfy anyone's taste!We were sent a fantastic assortment of St. Claire's mints, candies and aromatherapy pastilles. St. Claire's candies are all dairy, soy, wheat, gluten, casein, corn, tree nut, peanut, egg, shellfish … [Read more...]