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Three Things Thursday – Week Six (A Valentine Twist)

Welcome to the Valentine's Day "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 … [Read more...]

Tips for Recycling Old Technology

Music CD

My darling husband and I have been on a mission to declutter our home for a while now. We've found many outdated things that we need to get rid of, but I refuse to throw them away! This green mission that I am on prevents me from doing so! I want to find as many reuses of things as I can to prevent as much from going to the landfills as possible! It's easy really, sometimes you just have to get a little creative.Recycling can be done in a variety … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day with Earth’s Best Day 3

Welcome to the final edition of Valentine's Day with Earth's Best! I am pledging to make the tradition of giving our little ones HEALTHY treats and hope you'll join me in doing so! Earlier today I featured a great DIY craft to give the little ones for Valentine's Day or to use in classroom parties...with HEALTHY snacks! Today we have another snack that is perfect for giving your little ones this Valentine's Day! It's easier than you think to make … [Read more...]

Last Minute Party? Easy Valentine’s Day Party Favors #DIY

Valentine's Day Party Favors

Although we don't have school parties just yet here with the little ones, I wanted to make something special for them. It's for our own party! ;) I realize they are tiny, but I love being crafty! I made little favor jars with some of their favorite HEALTHY treats inside since my goal is to cut out any sweets this Valentine's and gift just healthy snacks! The supplies were simple and things we had around the house: Earth's Best baby food … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Valentine’s Crafts with Toddlers

Crafty Valetine DIY Project

As much as I'd love to take credit for these adorable creations, I can't. When my husband picked up LA and Addy at daycare yesterday their bag contained all of these super cute and easy Valentine's crafts! I thought, "how perfect for last minute gifts for grandparents!!" Not to mention, they are perfect for mama's fridge! <3 Simple! It's just two hearts cut out with holes punched around and then pipe cleaners throughout the holes to join … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday, Baby Addy! (Wordful Wednesday)

Baby Addy 9-11 Months

Wednesday is baby Addy's first birthday. I can hardly believe I am writing these words and posting pictures from a whole year!! She has grown so incredibly fast and I've enjoyed watching every moment of it! She is my precious baby girl! The picture on the left is the very first picture taken of Addy very shortly after she was born. I adore this picture of her. The middle picture is at approximately one month, the right picture, two … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day with Earth’s Best Day 2

Earth's Best Sunny Days

Welcome to a second edition of Valentine's Day with Earth's Best! I am pledging to make the tradition of giving our little ones HEALTHY treats and hope you'll join me in doing so! Yesterday I featured one amazing Earth's Best Valentine's treat and today we have another that is perfect for giving your little ones this Valentine's Day! It's easier than you think to make Valentine's Day healthy, and your kids won't even miss the sugary goods with … [Read more...]

Love Green Giveaways? Link Up and Enter to Win!

Welcome to another edition of 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...]

Valentine’s Day with Earth’s Best

Earth's Best Valentine's Banner

Every Valentine's Day there's a ton of candy sold! So many parents buy gifts for their little ones that have sugar/chocolate or other unhealthy snacks. Let's pledge to make this change in tradition and give our little ones HEALTHY treats! Over the next few days I'm going to feature some treats that will be perfect for giving your little ones for Valentine's Day! Children associate Valentine’s Day with one word: candy. Older and wiser, … [Read more...]

Keep Your Little Ones Safe from RSV #RSVProtection

RSV Awareness

RSV. I'm sure you've heard of it. Colds and viruses this time of year are so common but can be so scary, as well. My two little ones are in daycare part time and keeping them germ free is impossible. We had many problems with LA getting sick the past two years, but this year it seems to have gotten better. Poor Addy is the one that seems to get all of the viruses this year. I worry about her constantly. With my husband being a teacher and being … [Read more...]

Wee Urban is Modern, Organic, and Adorable! (Giveaway)

WeeUrban Logo

As I've mentioned before, I try to dress baby Addy in as many things organic as I can. I know how sensitive a baby's skin is and I want to keep everything away that could possibly harm her or make her have a negative reaction. Wee Urban provides modern and organic baby items that go above and beyond my expectations! Not only are they organic, but they are adorable! Wee Urban offers sophisticated designs, "conscious" organic alternatives, … [Read more...]

How Do YOU Eat Your Chili?

Plain Chili, no ingredients

This post comes with a few stories, aren't you lucky? ;) I was chatting away with my good friend, Bri, a few weeks ago and I had mentioned we were having chili for dinner. Bri told me they don't eat chili because her husband doesn't like beans. That made me chuckle because that's what everyone thinks of when they think of chili...beans. Well, when we make chili at our house, we make it without beans! You read that right, NO BEANS here. So then … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Interflora Roses

Valentine's Day is next week! Can you believe it? That's right, Valentine's Day is Thursday, February 14! Have you thought about what gift you'll be getting for your special someone? I'm always stuck when it comes to ideas for my husband. He's not really a Valentine's mushy kinda guy, but then again not many men are, right? ;) Many sites seems to think the most popular gift for Valentine’s Day is the gift of flowers and I tend to agree.. … [Read more...]

Three Things Thursday – Week Five

Can you believe it's time for the fifth "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 … [Read more...]

Join Me at the Seventh Generation Twitter Party 2/13 #7GenBabyFest

Seventh Generation Baby Products

I am thrilled to be co-hosting a Twitter party next week with one of my favorite companies, Seventh Generation! Check out the details below and put it on your calendar! I would love to see many of my readers there! What: Many moms make reading and understanding food ingredient labels a priority. But what about reading bath and body personal care product labels? Seventh Generation recently partnered with The Motherhood on a survey that … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday – Sleepy Boy and Gorgeous Eyes

LA Sleeping

It's time for another Wordless Wednesday, although I don't think mine are ever really "wordless".  This week I'm sharing more pictures of our two little ones! LA woke up from his nap the other day and I was sitting on the couch. He came and joined me and fell back asleep on my lap and slept for another 45 minutes! He was a sleepy boy! If you follow me on Instagram chances are you've already seen both of these, but I'm sharing again … [Read more...]

Just What You’ve Been Waiting For!!!! Earth’s Best Rewards!

Earth's Best Has Rewards!

As a person who is loyal to specific brands, I love when a company shows ME that I am appreciated as a customer. Rewards programs are a great way to do that and Earth's Best™ is introducing just that! I am so excited about this news, you just don't know! The Earth’s Best™ Rewards program is their way of saying thank you for raising your little one as part of generation pure. I am thrilled that my little ones are part of generation pure and I am … [Read more...]

Tuesday’s Tastes on Second Base – Breastfeeding Facts

Information and Facts

Tuesday has become breastfeeding awareness day, in a way, around here. Each week, Courtney from Joy of Momma Joyner and I post something breastfeeding related: a cartoon, a personal story, facts, breastfeeding in the news, etc. We hope you've come to enjoy this feature as much as we have! This week we wanted to take a few minutes and just share some fun facts about breastfeeding for a few different groups of people! Since the dads always feel … [Read more...]

21-Day Challenge from Listerine, Are YOU In?

Listerine Oral Care Challenge

The Listerine 21-Day Challenge starts today and I am thrilled that my family is taking part! Won't you and your family join us? Oral health care is important and here is a challenge that will help us to get better! After reading some of the facts from Listerine it really makes me want to improve on our oral care habits and as mamas, we can all influence every member of our family to do a better job! Let's all take part, because did you … [Read more...]

Green Giveaways Galore! Link Up or Enter!

Welcome to this week's 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...]

Velvet Pepper in the Handbag Heaven Event!

Handbag Heaven Event Button

Besides diamonds, what is every girls' best friend? Handbags of course?! Makobi Scribe is hosting a Handbag Heaven Event so you can have a ton of chances to win great bags! There are many, many blogs participating so make your way around over the next two weeks and enter, enter, enter!! Zuuzs.com has many deals on items, including handbags. You can search their site to find great prices and earn cash back when you shop. They are sponsoring … [Read more...]

Blueberry Diapers – Friday’s Fabulous Fluffy Feature

Blueberry Logo

That's right! This week we are featuring Blueberry cloth diapers! I have been a fan of Swaddlebees for some time now and although I've not had the pleasure of reviewing either Blueberry or Swaddlebees on my blog you've heard me mention Swaddlebees many times! They have some of our favorite prints and I love, love, love their velour inner on their Econappi diapers! Not only is the inner part of the diaper amazing, the Swaddlebees Econappi has … [Read more...]