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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas Blog Hop and Giveaway #momsgifts

Mother's Day BlogHop

Everyone loves their mom and always wants to find the best gift to make her feel loved and appreciated. These are the gifts I have found and would love to share with you. After you enter my giveaway head over to Makobi Scribe to see her mothers day gift ideas worth over $3000. Then enter the grand prize drawing of a $1000 worth of Karina Dresses. The prize package here at Mama on a Green Mission features two companies: Mōksa Organics and … [Read more...]

Jars or Pouches – What Do You Serve?

Baby food. It's something many of us feed our babies. When it  gets to be the right time, how do you make the choice of just what first foods your little one will have? And besides the choices of WHAT they will have, you also have to look into WHO will make the foods and whether you'll chose jars or pouches. Yes, there really are so many choices when it comes to feeding baby! No worries though, they can be simple choices with Earth's … [Read more...]

LA’s Favorite Snack

Earth's Best Cookies

I just had to share these photos I took of LA with his favorite snack! These Earth's Best Letter of the Day Cookies features various letters that look like toy blocks! They are so fun and delicious the kids will always want them! Best of all, mamas? They are GOOD for them! It's a win-win situation at snack time! Check out the facts about these yum-o snacks: Great tasting way for kids to learn their ABCs Sweet cinnamon and hearty … [Read more...]

Monsters University – New Trailer Now Available

Being a fan of Monsters, Inc, I am very excited about the new Monsters University movie coming out June 21, 2013! Take a look at this fun, new trailer: OFFICIAL BOILERPLATE: Ever since college-bound Mike Wazowski (voice of Billy Crystal) was a little monster, he has dreamed of becoming a Scarer—and he knows better than anyone that the best Scarers come from Monsters University (MU). But during his first semester at MU, Mike’s plans are … [Read more...]

Green Giveaways Galore! Link Yours and Enter Others!

It's Tuesday and time for a whole new list of green giveaways! Are you as excited as we are? Eco Baby Mama Drama and I are always excited about GREEN Giveaways and love to bring you all another week of this linky so you can link up and enter to win some great prizes too! Please link up your green, eco-friendly giveaways and be 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 … [Read more...]

Tips for Taking Great Photos of Your Children


So now that we all feel way more comfortable with our camera and settings, lets talk about our most famous subject to shoot, our kids! :) Kids can be the most fun and rewarding subject to shoot but also the most difficult. When I have kids in the studio I know I may only get 20-30 minutes of actual shooting time, even though most of the time they are there for 45 minutes to an hour. I am not pushy with kids either, I am a go with the flow kind … [Read more...]

Jill-e Designs Has Me Covered in Style and My Camera in Safety

Jill-e Designs

Product Samples Received to facilitate this post. In February when we bought our camera one thing I knew for certain was that we NEEDED a great bag to protect our investment. I wanted something more than mere material, I wanted something with REAL protection. When I started researching bags, I came across Jill-e Designs and read some great things about them and their bags. When I looked at their site, it was love at first site for this mama who … [Read more...]

Shocking Facts About Trash (10 Reasons You’ll Be Buried Alive)

Trash in the US has become a big problem. We recycle as much as we can in our home, but I'm sure there is more that we can do. Take a look at this shocking infographic that contains facts about trash. Looking at these facts makes me feel/know that our family needs to do more! A few things I don't think about when it comes to the trash problem are yard waste and scrap food. This information makes me appreciate, even more, my husband and his … [Read more...]

Your Camera Settings and What They Mean

Camera Settings

A Note from Mama on a Green Mission: I want to thank my guest contributor, Audrey from Audrey Oliphant Photography! I "met" Audrey online about 3.5 years ago when we were in the same due date club. We were due in July 2010 but Audrey's miracle twin girls arrived in April of 2010. I've shed tears for her and her girls, both sad and happy, and I am beyond elated that Audrey has agreed to be part of this event by sharing her expertise! As a person … [Read more...]

Changes Made Easy with Huggies Little Movers Slip On Diaper Pants #FirstFit

Huggies Little Movers

Product samples received to facilitate this review. Addy was a few months old when she started squirming around during diaper changes. She's always been known at the difficult one to get a diaper on out of all three of our kids. I don't know why, but the girl doesn't want to lay there. Now that she's walking? Oh, it's a whole other battle! Little Miss Addy not only squirms...she turns over, stands up and runs away all within seconds! It's been a … [Read more...]

Accessorize with mod and make Photography Easy

mod straps logo

Product Samples Received to facilitate this post. I've been in love with photography as long as I can remember. I never really pursued it much but it's always been a hobby of mine. The love of photography is something my husband and I have in common and enjoy together. There are differences in how we see things though, which makes it interesting. He models part-time and sees photography in a marketing/model point of view. I love the "artsy" part … [Read more...]

Planning Your Disneyland Trip

Your kids, like most kids, are freaks for Disney. Their rooms are outfitted floor to ceiling with Disney—they even have Disney themed sheets on the bed (thank goodness for those Pottery Barn kids coupon code, right?). You’ve got all the movies, the games, the toys—your kids dressed up as Disney characters for Halloween and you poured over the recent Monsters University casting information. So what’s next? Obviously, it’s time to take a trip … [Read more...]

Three Things Thursday – New Questions

Can you believe it's Thursday again? We missed last week's Three Things Thursday but we are back this week! We hope you are enjoying this feature!! Let us know your thoughts and if you have questions for us be sure to let us know! We would love to have your input! If you are new this week, welcome and thanks for stopping by, we hope you'll come back every week! Here is how it works: Remember those emails that used to go around all the time, the … [Read more...]

Welcome to A Mama’s Heart through DSLR Giveaway Event

DSLR Event Button

Welcome to "A Mama's Heart through DSLR", an informational/giveaway event hosted by Mama on a Green Mission that will feed your photography passion! The initial reasoning behind this event was for Mother's Day and giving one lucky mama who loves photographing her children through DSLR a great prize package full of accessories for her DSLR, but in all honesty this has become a fabulous DSLR event for all photography lovers!! This event will … [Read more...]

THOR: THE DARK WORLD – Check-Out the New Teaser Trailer

Thor The Dark World

It’s here!!! Check-out the new teaser trailer for Marvel’s THOR: THE DARK WORLD, exclusively on iTunes!   OFFICIAL BOILERPLATE: Marvel’s "Thor: The Dark World" continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself.  In the aftermath of Marvel’s "Thor" and "Marvel’s The Avengers," Thor fights to restore order … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Buying Your Own Home

Benefits of Buying a Home

This is a sponsored post brought to you BHI. Explore the benefits of a newly built home. Learn more here. My husband bought our current home a few years before we married. He was a bachelor and it was a great house for one. It was even great for three...but now that our family is growing, our house needs to reflect our growing family. We've been saving for a while and looking at our options. One thing is certain though - we will definitely be … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday – My Baby Girl

Beautiful Addy

I thought she looked so cute when she just sat down to relax in the chair! If you follow me on Instagram you've probably seen the photo on the right! I love it! She's been doing this thing with her lips for a bit now! Many times she'll say "uh-oh" and leave her lips in that position for a bit! It's darling! No, she doesn't have lip gloss on, it's one of the Instagram options when posting and it really popped those lips, didn't it!? ;)   … [Read more...]

The Beach Waterpark Opens this May in Ohio!

The Beach Waterpark

Have you been to The Beach Waterpark?- Real Sand, Real Surf, Real Fun!  The Watepark will open in May under new, expert management.  The Beach Waterpark is situated on 35 acres of rolling wooded terrain which provides lots of shade and lush ambiance.  At the park, enjoy real, live palm trees, white ocean sands, waterfalls and crashing waves to help set the scene for a lush, tropical, island adventure...yes, in Cincinnati, Ohio!  Enjoy rides … [Read more...]

Big Colorful Birthday Adventure with Crayola

Crayola Birthday

Can you believe Crayola is turning 110?!? To celebrate their 110th birthday, the 8 original crayons are throwing a birthday bash at the new fun-omenal Crayola Experience, the world's only interactive Crayola family attraction. Right now, they're out on a colorful adventure to spread the news, and you're invited to join the fun!       How can you join in on the fun? You can FOLLOW the crayons on their adventure, … [Read more...]

Disney/Pixar’s MONSTERS UNIVERSITY Reveals Full Voice Cast

Monsters University

DISNEY•PIXAR’S “MONSTERS UNIVERSITY” ENROLLS TOP TALENT   BURBANK, Calif. (April 17, 2013) -- Disney•Pixar’s “Monsters University” welcomes some of Hollywood’s top stars to its roster of voice talent for this summer’s frighteningly funny comedy adventure, opening in U.S. theaters on June 21, 2013. Joining Billy Crystal and John Goodman are Steve Buscemi, Helen Mirren, Alfred Molina, Dave Foley, Sean P. Hayes, Joel Murray, Peter Sohn, Charlie … [Read more...]

Green Giveaways Galore is Here! Link Up and Enter to Win!

It's time for a whole new list of green giveaways! Eco Baby Mama Drama and I are always interested in GREEN Giveaways so we are so excited to bring you another week of this linky so you can link up and enter, too! Please link up your green, eco-friendly giveaways and be 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 … [Read more...]

THE LONE RANGER New Trailer Available

Lone Ranger Poster

Who is ready for The Lone Ranger to be released? I have a feeling it's going to be a great hit this summer as it rides into theaters on July 3rd just in time for the 4th of July holiday! Make sure you add this to your holiday plans but for now...check out this new trailer! The Lone Ranger Official Boilerplate: From producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski, the filmmaking team behind the blockbuster “Pirates of the Caribbean” … [Read more...]