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$500 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

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Who doesn't want a chance to win $500 to spend on Amazon? I think EVERYONE can find things they love on Amazon! I know I could window shop there for a long time!! I find great deals there all the time and I am excited to be one of the blogs participating in this giveaway event! Enter to win a $500 Amazon.com gift card with the CheckPoints Star Spangled Giveaway!The weather's heating up and it's a great time to stock up on all of your summer … [Read more...]

Go Green, Get Fit Challenge Begins Tomorrow – Join Me!

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When I was in high school and college I was a runner. I loved running: it was a passion of mine. In college I ran 10 miles a day. In fact, I ran 10 miles every day until I was almost five months pregnant with my oldest son. My doctor encouraged me to continue running but I just didn't do it. And I haven't ran like that since then. That was 16 years ago. Do I miss it? Most definitely.Running was my time for me. It was time to be alone with my … [Read more...]

Happy Father’s Day!

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I just wanted to take a moment and say Happy Father's Day to my amazing husband and father of my children! Honey, you are the most amazing father and I absolutely love watching you with our children! You are always there for us no matter what, you take care of us and love us...we can't ask for anymore! I thank God daily for blessing me with such a great husband, partner, and best friend and for blessing our children with such an amazing, fun, and … [Read more...]

Super Stalker Sunday #Bloghop

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Welcome to this week’s Super Stalker Sunday hop!What is Super Stalker Sunday? Glad you asked! Super Stalker Sunday is a weekly blog hop hosted by April of Mama on a Green Mission Emily of Nap Time is My Timeand Bri of Eco Baby Mama DramaYour blog is your brand, and as you are building your brand, you need to spread the word about your amazing blog! The Super Stalker Sunday hop is an amazing way to make new connections. This hop encourages … [Read more...]

Summer Snacks with Earth’s Best ~ National Picnic Day is June 18!

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Summer is the perfect time to be outside, on the move and enjoying the warm weather. My husband teaches so he gets to spend lots of time outside with our little ones during the summer months! That have all kinds of fun! Picnics are a fun and memorable way for us to spend time with family and friends outdoors every summer, and what better day to celebrate than June 18th, National Picnic Day! Whether you have a favorite spot in a park or are just … [Read more...]

Cloth Diapering Accessories in Friday’s Fabulous Fluffy Feature

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My addiction is with cloth diapers. There, I've admitted it. :) Along with my addiction comes the need to have certain accessories around that are must-haves in the cloth diapering world. Here is my list of what I've found that we need to have in addition to our fluff! Ok, maybe we don't NEED these items, but they've made our cloth diapering experience much easier!1) Wet BagS - Yes, you see that S there! We needed multiple wet bags and I suggest … [Read more...]

Starting Foods at Four Months? Maybe…with Earth’s Best!

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So I took baby Addy for her 4-month check up yesterday. Yes, FOUR months. I cannot believe my baby girl is four months already. It has gone by incredibly fast. The doctor mentioned that they are recommending starting baby on foods around this time now. That's different from when LA was a baby...they suggested waiting until 6 months and that was just a year and a half ago!The doctor said they are finding the longer parents wait to introduce foods, … [Read more...]

Huge Kigo Footwear Sale Starts 6/15!! 50% off of Everything!

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If you remember the review I did of Kigo shoes recently you'll remember I LOVE them! They have announced a HUGE sale that will start Friday, June 15 while supplies last! Their shoes will be 50% off - yes, every shoe!!! I know I am going to splurge and buy a pair - you should too! You'll love these eco-friendly shoes!!Visit Kigo Footwear and get your great deal!  … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday – She Found Her Thumb

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Neither of my boys ever sucked their thumbs but my baby girl has found hers and likes it!  … [Read more...]

Tuesday’s Tastes on Second Base – The Pain of Nursing

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Welcome to Tuesday's Tastes on Second Base - our weekly breast feeding talk! This weekly feature is hosted by Courtney at Joy of Momma Joyner and myself! This week we are both talking about a topic not everyone realizes or hears about - the pain in the beginning. I hope you'll come back weekly and join us in our conversations! :)I was nineteen years old when I nursed my oldest son. My mother didn't nurse my sisters or me. I was the first of … [Read more...]

#Green #Giveaways Galore – Link Up or Enter to Win!

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Bri from Eco Baby Mama Drama and I are here again for another week of our weekly linky devoted to Green Giveaways!  Please feel free to link up your green, eco-friendly giveaways and make sure to leave the end date for entrants!  This linky will be open until next Monday so feel free to stop by and add any giveaways you post throughout the week!These are our only requirements for adding a giveaway:It must be family friendly.It must be a green, … [Read more...]

Turn Baby Food to Toddler Friendly Recipes!

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Jarred baby food is packed full of nutrition for your infant. Transitioning your children off of jarred foods and onto toddler products can be a bit of a challenge after their palates have adjusted to the flavors of jarred foods.Luckily, there are ways to transform baby food into delicious, fun, nutrient-filled toddler or family foods. You can add baby food to familiar recipes, or create some recipes of your own. Either way, healthy baby foods … [Read more...]

Super Stalker Sunday #Bloghop

Welcome to this week’s Super Stalker Sunday hop!What is Super Stalker Sunday?Glad you asked! Super Stalker Sunday is a weekly blog hop hosted byApril of Mama on a Green Mission Emily of Nap Time is My Timeand Bri of Eco Baby Mama DramaYour blog is your brand, and as you are building your brand, you need to spread the word about your amazing blog! The Super Stalker Sunday hop is an amazing way to make new connections. This hop encourages you … [Read more...]

Friday’s Fabulous Fluffy Feature with GroVia’s Hybrid System Review & GIVEAWAY!

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When I first started cloth diapering, GroVia® diapers were some of the first I used. I have always been a fan so I was thrilled when I found out I would get to work with them on this review! GroVia® has all-in-one diapers (both one-size and newborn size), a hybrid diaper and even trainers! They also have a wide array of accessories for cloth diapering! Every parent wants to give their baby the best and GroVia's purpose is "to give parents the … [Read more...]

I got a visit from the Fairy Hobmother!! Bloggers, listen up!

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Sounds exciting, doesn't it? Well, it really was!  He stopped by to spread a bit of joy and did he ever!! He was so nice and he only wanted to quickly visit my free standing fridge freezer for a bit of juice to energize him on his journey to other blogs! You see, he visits blogs regularly to spread this joy and he wants to visit your blog too! All you have to do is leave a comment below and convince him to come see you! I left a comment on a … [Read more...]

Incredibum Bum-Boo Wipes Review and GIVEAWAY!

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Do you remember that I am an Incredimom? I love that group name! Really, what it means is that I get to bring you all of the information about the Incredibum products! I have already reviewed their wet bag and their cloth diaper! We love Incredibum products in this house! Today I get to tell you all about their Incrediwipes - and boy do they have the right name!The Incrediwipes are 90% bamboo and 10% polyester. They are THE softest cloth wipes we … [Read more...]

#Win a $75 Matilda Jane Gift Card for Amazing Children’s Clothing!

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Denise DeMarchis is founder and CEO of Matilda Jane Clothing (MJC), a kitchen table startup that quickly grew into a national children’s clothing business. Since the age of 12, Denise has held a passion for art and design and spent a decade showcasing her painted furniture and clothing line at regional art fairs before launching MJC with its core values of heart, loyalty and extreme generosity. Denise was even recently named one of Fort Wayne, … [Read more...]

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island on DVD and Blu-Ray and an APP! (GIVEAWAY!)

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Warner Bros. is proud to announce the release of Journey 2: The Mysterious Island on DVD and Blu-Ray; June 5th 2012 along with the Journey 2: The Mysterious Island Blog App! Sean Anderson (Josh Hutcherson, The Hunger Games) finds a hidden signal that he believes will lead him to his long lost grandfather (Michael Caine, Miss Congeniality).  With the help of his new step father (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, The Scorpion King), Sean finds a map and … [Read more...]

Aden + Anais Review + GIVEAWAY!

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Aden + Anais has quickly become one of my favorite companies for baby. Their products are of great quality and they are incredibly soft and perfect for babies. In the past I've used their sleep sack but now I got the chance to use their oh-so-ah-mazing bibs and muslin swaddle blankets. You've heard me talk in the past about how much I love muslin swaddle blankets for baby Addy so I was thrilled to try some from Aden + Anais.First, let's talk … [Read more...]

Protect Your Kids with Earth’s Best Mineral Sunscreen

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With many schools getting out for the summer I am sure there will be many trips to the beaches coming soon! I always worrying about protecting our kids from the UV rays when they are out playing. Earth's Best helps ease our minds with their Mineral Sunscreen - Broad Spectrum SPF 30!Their sunscreen is PABA-free, has high UV protection, and is fragrance free! It also has calendula extract to fight sun damage and oat oil, marigold extract and … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday – Saying Goodbye

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My husband got rid of his motorcycle... Bye-Bye Beautiful Motorcycle! I know, beautiful is not the coolest word, but I thought the bike was gorgeous! and bye-bye to my biker man!And this is the bike he rides now: … [Read more...]

Tuesday’s Tastes on Second Base – An Introduction

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Welcome to Tuesday's Tastes on Second Base - our weekly breast feeding talk! This weekly feature is hosted by Courtney at Joy of Momma Joyner and myself! This week I'm just going to do an introduction and let you know how my breast feeding journey has been going with baby Addy. I hope you'll come back weekly and join us in our conversations! :)I have nursed all three of my children. I nursed ZZ (my oldest) for 10 months. I nursed LA for 12 months … [Read more...]