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I’ll be Getting My Shape Back After Baby with Wink Shapewear #WonderlandOfBabies

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Knowing that this is my last baby I am determined to really get back in shape after she arrives. I am tired of feeling like an overweight, rolly polly mom. I want to get my "groove" back and feel good again. I want to spend time on ME again and make sure I look good for my husband. Now, don't get me wrong, he's not putting that in my head, he loves me the way I am...but I believe that my confidence will be higher if I feel better about how I look … [Read more...]

Eco Friendly Baby Care with Live Clean Baby #WonderlandOfBabies

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I'm always on the look out for some eco friendly baby care products for our little ones and their sensitive skin. With baby A set to arrive in 2 weeks or so, I've been looking into this again to have some great, safe, eco friendly baby care products on hand. Live Clean Baby is a company that has been high on my list of favorites for a while so Courtney and I were thrilled to include them in the Winter Wonderland of Babies event! They sent us each … [Read more...]

Babywearing a Newborn with the Boba 4G #WonderlandOfBabies

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Another fabulous sponsor in the Winter Wonderland of Babies Event is Boba! I am proud to be a Boba Ambassador and love sharing their amazing products! I started using Boba with LA three whole years ago! Babywearing a newborn was not something I did, but I did use their 2G carrier when he was older. When Addy was born, I could be found babywearing a newborn quite often with their wrap. Now, I am THRILLED to try babywearing a newborn in their … [Read more...]

Make Any Shirt a Nursing Shirt with Undercover Mama #WonderlandOfBabies

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Another sponsor Courtney and I were thrilled to include in the Winter Wonderland of Babies Event is Undercover Mama. Courtney and I both nurse our babies and this is a product that really helps us nursing mamas in a few different ways! You can make any shirt into a nursing shirt with the genius invention called "Undercover Mama". Courtney and I both received an Undercover Mama for review purposes. I love the variety of colors that are … [Read more...]

Fairhaven Health has my Pregnancy and Nursing Health Covered!

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Granted, I've had my days that I've forgotten vitamins here and there. Being pregnant it's so important to take vitamins daily. It's also important to continue to take them postnatal, too. Fairhaven Health has us covered in both aspects: prenatal and postnatal. Not only that, but they have our nursing needs met, too! Courtney and I were thrilled to include them in the Winter Wonderland of Babies Event to help one lucky mama stay healthy! … [Read more...]

Winter Babies Stay Warm with Halo SleepSack Wearable Blankets

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I'm normally a cold person. Not cold hearted (haha) but I'm usually cold in the winter time. I ALWAYS worry that my babies are cold, too. One of our absolute must haves for all of our babies has been the Halo SleepSack wearable blankets. Halo not only keeps our winter babies warm and cozy, but can also trust that they are safe and won't get blankets over their heads while sleeping. Halo SleepSacks wearable blankets have given us peace of mind … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 37 Weeks Pregnant

It's getting so close! 37 weeks pregnant already! I can't even tell you how fast this pregnancy has gone! This week has been busy and had a lot of accomplishments! 37 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) Your due date is very close now, but doctors don't consider your baby "full term" until 39 weeks. Spending the next two weeks in the womb allows your baby's brain and lungs to fully mature. So if you're planning to have … [Read more...]

Menu Challenge Monday – January 27, 2014

It was a long week...busy and full of preparing for baby! BUT, the menu plan was constantly on my mind....see how I did below... Monday: Pork Roast with Veggies and Fried Potatoes  - This happened!!!  SUCCESS Tuesday: Left over Roast, Mac N Cheese and Corn - This happened!!! SUCCESS Wednesday: Frozen Pizza with left over Mac N Cheese - This happened!!! SUCCESS Thursday: Sesame Chicken and Rice - This happened and was delicious! … [Read more...]

A Winter Wonderland of Babies Giveaway Event $1800+ in Prizes!


A Winter Wonderland Of Babies Event Is HERE! We get to CELEBRATE all the new babies in our lives! Joy Of Momma Joyner and Mama On A Green Mission are both welcoming their 3rd babies in the next few weeks! Along with a wonderful group of bloggers, they want to offer ONE WINNER an awesome Prize Package full of great items for Mama, Baby, and even for Siblings! The Prize Package Includes: Halo - Swaddle - $38 Pish Posh Baby - OiOi Diaper … [Read more...]

Get Your New Look with Maggie Bags! #MamasNewLook

A New Look with Maggie Bags

It's getting to be late January. You've set your resolutions/goals for the year. Hopefully you are succeeding! I also hope one of those goals was to be more  green and more aware. Well mamas, it's time to reward yourselves with a new look! You can start your new look with Maggie Bags while being aware and using products made of repurposed materials! I used to work with Maggie Bags quite often and I wrote for their blog for a while until things … [Read more...]

Five Things We Love About the Baby Trend Intertia Infant Car Seat


There are a few features that we always look for when deciding on a car seat. There are safety features and there are convenience features that we just love and find neccessary. We recently had the opportunity to check out the Baby Trend Inertia Infant Car Seat when they sent us one for review and we found some great features in this seat! We are thrilled to have it for baby A when she arrives! Baby Trend Inertia Infant Car Seat This seat … [Read more...]

Don’t Miss This! The 2014 Joovy ResolutionsX2 Giveaway!

Joovy Resolutions 2014

Are you a resolutions-type person? Did you set some this year that haven't really been achieved and you are now wishing you had set something else? Don't we all need another shot at setting realistic resolutions? Joovy is going to help with their suggestions for some 'no fail' resolutions that are easy to inject into your daily routine! On top of that, they'll be generously giving one winner $600 to spend at joovy.com!! I know, I know...Joovy is … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 36 Weeks Pregnant

This week marks 36 weeks pregnant!!! Woohoo! We get to meet this baby girl soon! I am getting so excited! Just wish we had a name picked out! lol 36 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) Your baby is still packing on the pounds — at the rate of about an ounce a day. She now weighs almost 6 pounds and is more than 18 1/2 inches long (about the size of a head of romaine lettuce). She's shedding most of the downy covering of … [Read more...]

Menu Challenge Monday – January 20, 2014

It's a constant struggle....to stick with the plan that is. There have been so many days that I just don't feel like cooking, I run out of time, or I REALLY don't feel like having what's been planned. The past few days though I have a strong desire to eat at home and make sure nothing passes the expiration date...so I am hoping this continues and I cook more! Monday: Left overs from Sunday - Taco Stuffed Shells (this didn't happen. I am fighting … [Read more...]

An Update on our TerraCycle Brigade with Capri Sun


It's been a while since I talked about the Terracycle Brigade with Capri Sun that we are doing at the school my husband teaches at. It turned out it would work better if we had the entire school collecting drink pouches instead of the wide variety of products we initially thought we'd try. We had them collecting Capri Sun containers and any of that sort. How did we end up doing? How was the school rewarded? Let's take a look... First things … [Read more...]

Dr Smith’s Diaper Rash Ointment Has Saved Many Days!

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, I did receive compensation as well as product in exchange for my view. Regardless, my views are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. If you've been around my blog for a while I'm sure you've heard me mention that Addy has incredibly sensitive skin. She has gotten more diaper rashes than I care to count or remember. I feel so bad for her! You all also know that we are a cloth diaper part time and … [Read more...]

Mama’s Got a New Look Giveaway Hop #MamasNewLook

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We just rang in 2014 and with a New Year comes the chance to develop a new YOU! Welcome to the [2nd Annual] Mama's Got a New Look Giveaway Hop Event. The Blogging Mamas Network, along with co-hosts Mama's Baby Cupcakes, So Easy Being Green, and Viva Veltoro want to give the special, deserving Mamas a chance at a New Look for the New Year! This Event will run from January 15-29 and each blogger in the hop has a great prize, worth at least $25, to … [Read more...]

Menu Challenge Monday – January 13, 2014

Well, I was determined to get back into the planning. Let's see how I did.... Monday: Hamburger, Corn & Noodle Casserole - this happened but it turned out gross. We ate other stuff at home instead. Tuesday: Chili (this happened) Wednesday: Left overs (this did not happen. We are out.)  Thursday: Sesame Chicken with Broccoli and Rice (this did not happen. We ate out.) Friday: Broccoli and Cheddar Soup with Bacon, Tomato and Spinach … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 35 Weeks Pregnant

In the home stretch here....trying to get things done and remain positive! 35 weeks pregnant already...can you believe it? 35 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) Your baby doesn't have much room to maneuver now that she's over 18 inches long and tips the scales at 5 1/4 pounds (about the size of a honeydew melon). Because it's so snug in your womb, she isn't likely to be doing somersaults anymore, but the number of … [Read more...]

Get Ready for Earth Mama Angel Baby’s Facebook Friday – 50% Off!

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Did you know that every Friday is Facebook Friday with Earth Mama Angel Baby? Each week they hand select one item and offer it at 50% off! I recently got some of their Shampoo and Baby Wash for the little ones, which I love and getting it half off was a great deal!! Every Friday the sale runs from 10 am - 2 pm PST (or if you are in the eastern time zone like me, it will be from 1 pm - 5 pm). This week's sale is something for cold and flu … [Read more...]

A Winter Wonderland of Babies Event Sign Ups Are Open!

CALLING ALL BLOGGERS! A Winter Wonderland Of Babies Event Sign Up Is NOW OPEN!!! New Babies Are On Their Way! Courtney from Joy Of Momma Joyner and April from Mama On A Green Mission are both expecting babies. To celebrate, they are hosting an exciting event called A Winter Wonderland Of Babies. This will be a big group giveaway event featuring many great sponsors. It will be a ONE WINNER Grand Prize Giveaway event with a package valued at … [Read more...]

Pish Posh Baby Has New Products this New Year AND They’re Taking Pre-Orders!


With baby being due in just 5 1/2 weeks I've been doing a lot of perusing online for the baby items that we still need. Luckily we still have many of the items from when Addy was born, but we still want to get a few new items for this baby, one of which is a stroller. One of my favorite places to look is Pish Posh Baby! They have some great new strollers in this New Year and they are even taking pre-orders, which is perfect for me since I don't … [Read more...]