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Meet Kate and Ask Questions!

Did I confuse you? Are you wondering who Kate is? :) Kate is someone who is valuable to a brand we love so I want to introduce you to her. She's going to be answering some questions from blogger and/or mamas in February, so stay tuned! Who is Kate? Did you know that Earth’s Best has its very own medical advisory board? This board provides ongoing counsel on important health issues, nutritional requirements for babies, toddlers and children … [Read more...]

Ladies, Tell Your Guys! Velvet Pepper is Having a Valentine’s Sale!

Velvet Pepper Collection

That's right...send out those hints, give 'em the website, show 'em the pictures and make sure they know just what you want from Velvet Pepper, ladies! This sale is too good to miss out on and it's the perfect gift for your man to get you for Valentine's Day! Velvet Pepper is running it early so there is plenty of time to put a bug in your significant other's ear, and still get it in time for Valentine's Day! They'll be running 50% off of their … [Read more...]

Crockpot Thursday featuring Roast – Crock Pot Style

Crock Pot Goodness

Cooking is something I really enjoy and lately, I've come to enjoy blogging about it! This week I'm linking up with some blogging friends for Crock Pot Thursday! Each week, Trista from Anderson's Angels and Stacey from Staying Me share crock pot recipes. I made a roast in the crock pot over the weekend and it was YUM-O!! If you follow me on Instgram you got a sneak peak of the final product! Ingredients Needed: Roast Carrots Onions (we … [Read more...]

Three Things Thursday – Week Four

Yorkshire Terrier

It's time for the fourth "episode" of Three Things Thursday!! If you are new this week, welcome and thanks for stopping by! Here is how it works: Remember those emails that used to go around all the time, the ones that were like 20 questions about you and you were supposed to answer them and email to all of your friends to let them learn new things about you? Well we are bringing them back only with a twist! In today's busy world sometimes … [Read more...]

Coupon Chief – The Place for Online Coupons! ($25 Home Depot Giveaway)

Coupon Chief Logo

Shopping online can be discouraging when it comes to shipping fees. How do I avoid them? Well, most times I save money with  Coupon Chief coupon codes!! Coupon clipping has gone digital! Coupon Chief is the leader in coupons, deals and discounts! They have over 100,000 coupons to over 30,000 stores - amazing, isn't it!? I encourage my husband to always check for discount codes before making online purchases and you can too, just visit Coupon … [Read more...]

New Home? Protect Your Identity with Tips from #LifeLock

Dreaming of a New Home

Buying a new home can be one of the most exciting times in a person's life. It's a great accomplishment but it's also something that requires a person to keep their eyes peeled and be careful with their personal information. Many times the holidays remind some of us just how small our homes are and we dream of a bigger home! LifeLock wants to help with some new home buying identity protection tips so if you are getting ready to make the … [Read more...]

Disney, The Lone Ranger and The Big Game

Are you anxiously awaiting the arrival of The Lone Ranger in theaters this summer? You're not alone! Here's something to help with the waiting! Disney announced today that they will be debuting a brand-new :90 sneak peek for the highly anticipated Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films summer blockbuster “The Lone Ranger” on Sunday, February 3, during the CBS Pregame Show 2:00 PM EST. In conjunction with the release of the new footage, Disney will … [Read more...]

Sibling Love – Wordless Wednesday (w/ Linky)

Siblings Hiding

I'm so glad we had our youngest babies close together. The sibling love it there already and I adore it! Of course we have our moments of sibling rivalry already, too, but overall they adore each other!  They love hiding in the corner for some reason! :) Daddy found them and snapped this shot with his camera! LA looks surprised, Addy looks like she's happy to see her daddy! <3 Do you participate in Wordless Wednesday? Link up below! We … [Read more...]

Tuesday’s Tastes on Second Base Our Updates

Fresh News Updates

We try to do a post around once a month to update you on our personal breastfeeding journeys. We want to share our struggles, we want to share our successes and every part of our amazing journeys. This month's update is kind of bittersweet for me. Baby Addy and I have made it 11 months and two weeks exclusively breastfeeding. This is the farthest I've ever made it exclusively. At about 11 months, one week we had to start transitioning LA to … [Read more...]

Another Week of Green Giveaways! Link Up/Enter!

Welcome to another awesome Green Giveaways Galore!! Eco Baby Mama Drama and I are here to share another week of GREEN Giveaways and are excited to bring you this list of 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 night so feel free to stop by and add any giveaways you post throughout the week! These are our only … [Read more...]

OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL – Sunday’s Game Sneak Peek!!!

Disney's Oz Poster

Here’s a sneak peek at Walt Disney Studios’ OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL commercial which is set to air during this Sunday’s game. Be sure to check out the witch and all her power as she takes over the Disney.com homepage immediately following the commercial on game day. Additionally, check out the new Oz the Great and Powerful character posters!  “Oz The Great and Powerful” opens in U.S. theaters on March 8, 2013 - are you … [Read more...]

Make Valentine’s Sweet with Chocolate Covered Strawberries (DIY)

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

One of my favorite sweet treats is chocolate covered strawberries! YUM! Buying them from retailers or online companies and having them delivered can be costly! With Valentine's Day just around the corner, I wanted to share with you this favorite treat of mine! These are also loved by my husband and he loves even more that I made them myself! Do something sweet this Valentine's Day and treat your sweetie to some delicious chocolate covered … [Read more...]

Beautiful, Organic Baby Clothing from Finn and Emma (Giveaway)

Finn + Emma Logo

After having two amazing boys, dressing a baby girl has been so fun! This little girl always has some shade of pink or purple on...well nine times out of ten she does! ;) It's so easy to get caught up in the clothes we see every day in stores or online, but we need to stop and think about whether or not those clothes are safe for our babies. So many clothes are made of materials that have chemicals...with baby's sensitive skin these chemicals can … [Read more...]

Earth’s Best Baby Food Jars – Another Way to Reuse!

Reuseing Earth's Best jars

I was doing laundry the other day and pulling the coins out of my husband's pants (as I so often do) and it dawned on me that I needed a coin jar in our laundry room. I could quickly and easily have a place to toss all of the coins I find in our pants and instead of putting them on top of the washer and hoping I remember to bring them upstairs with me...I can reuse an Earth's Best baby food jar!! Another bonus besides reusing a baby food jar? … [Read more...]

GroVia Kiwi Pie Fitted Cloth Diapers – Friday’s Fabulous Fluffy Feature

Are you a mama that uses fitted diapers? I can't say I am. I've not really made it a point to try them as I like to keep it as simple as possible. I have to admit though that my curiosity has been coming out with the newly released products by GroVia! We love so many of their products that these new items from them had me looking! Bri over at Eco Baby Mama Drama recently had the chance to try the newly released wool care products from GroVia! … [Read more...]

Friday’s Fabulous Fluffy Feature with Moraki Cloth Diapers

Moraki Front View

Moraki Cloth Diapers are new to the cloth diapering world. They opened in the summer of 2012 and released an amazing diaper that can be used as either an AI2 or a pocket diaper. Moraki was born from a desire to protect baby and earth and actually is a Greek word that means "baby".  They offer a 30 day Wash and Wear Guarantee and an 18 month Warranty.  The diapers are made by mamas right here in the USA, in California to be exact. This company is … [Read more...]

Three Things Thursday – Week 3

Week three, already!! It's time for another interesting session of Three Things Thursday! If you are new this week, welcome and thanks for stopping by! Here is how it works: Remember those emails that used to go around all the time, the ones that were like 20 questions about you and you were supposed to answer them and email to all of your friends to let them learn new things about you? Well we are bringing them back only with a twist! In … [Read more...]

FML – Really? How about LML?

Love Sun and Smiles

If you've been around the internet/texting world, you've probably seen someone say "FML". For those of you who don't know what it means, it means "F*** My Life!". Yes, you read that correctly. I am personally disgusted by those three letters. We ALL have moments in our lives where things go wrong. We all have moments that we want to cry. It's part of being an adult. Life involves good things and bad things. We get through them. We move … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday – Smiles and Help

Helping lil sis with shoes

My two youngest babes! They keep our days busy, but bring so much joy! … [Read more...]

Green Giveaways Galore! Another Week of Giveaways!

Welcome to another week of Green Giveaways Galore!! Eco Baby Mama Drama and I are here to share some great GREEN Giveaways with you! 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 night 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 … [Read more...]

Tuesday’s Tastes on Second Base – Nursing and Drinking Alcohol

Champagne Flutes

Welcome to another week of Tuesday's Tastes on Second Base! This week Courtney and I are going to talk about a controversial topic: drinking alcohol while being a nursing mama. I saw a news article about a mama who was refused an alcoholic beverage at a restaurant because the waitress didn't feel comfortable serving her alcohol when she was nursing her child not long before. That article made me think a lot about nursing and alcohol. It even had … [Read more...]

Celebrate Elmo’s Birthday with Earth’s Best!

Elmo's Birthday

Elmo’s Birthday is February 3rd and Earth’s Best® is celebrating by giving you a chance to enter to WIN a Sesame Place Vacation with everyone’s favorite Sesame Street Friends! If your little one is half the fan that LA is, your family would LOVE this!! Even as adults, my husband and I remember our Sesame Street love days and it's something that everyone can enjoy, no matter the age! As you may already know, Earth’s Best has a strategic … [Read more...]