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Sealy Cool Comfort 2-Stage Cool Gel Crib Mattress Review & Giveaway

The Sealy Cool Comfort 2-Stage Cool Gel Crib Mattress

Mattresses are very important in getting sleep. As parents, we want the best for our little ones and we also want them to sleep so we can! ;) When Kolcraft gave me the opportunity to review one of their amazing new mattresses several weeks ago I was so on board! At that time, Annie was 14 months old and not sleeping through the night yet. I thought trying a new mattress might help. It was worth a try at least! Right!? Kolcraft sent me the Sealy … [Read more...]

YoToddler Moments Made Easier with Tommee Tippee

Tommee Tippee Stonyfield

I am part of the Stonyfield YoGetters program and was provided products to facilitate this post. All opinions are 100% my own. Both of my girls love yogurt. From the time they started eating foods, YoBaby and YoToddler have been constants on our grocery list. Stonyfield is the ONLY yogurt I feel comfortable giving my kids. YoToddler is what we buy now with Annie being 15 months and Addy being 3. YoToddler is made with organic whole milk, fruit … [Read more...]

Make Learning Fun with Hands-On-Prints Books #HandsOnPrints

Hands-on-Print Books

My husband, as you all know, is a teacher. He and I both have an incredible love for books. I recently participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Hands-on-Prints books. I received books to facilitate my review and since we love them I want to tell you all about them! With a Masters in Early Childhood Education, Christinia Cheung was compelled to write her Hands-on-Prints books after establishing a Montessori … [Read more...]

Get Animated with Inside Out #InsideOutEvent

inside_out_Shawn_Krause

I was provided with an all expense paid trip to bring you the details about this movie and others. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. When I was in San Francisco learning all about Inside Out I got to witness a mock “animation dailies” session with Supervising Animators Shawn Krause & Victor Navone, Directing Animator Jamie Roe and Story Artist Tony Fucile. This was such a fun session! I can't even begin to … [Read more...]

Corn Salad with Honey Lime Dressing

Corn Salad recipe

The weather is getting warmer and it's time to start cooking out and eating "summer" food! I love BBQ foods, various salads, watermelon, cantaloupe, strawberries and iced tea - all things that I tend to splurge on in the warmer months. I also love that hubby tends to cook more in the warmer months since he loves to grill so I get a lot of breaks! ;) Aside from cookouts, we also love to have picnics with the kids. A new favorite of mine to … [Read more...]

All About The Walt Disney Family Museum and Tomorrowland #InsideOutEvent

Tomorrowland Poster #Tomorrowland

I was provided with an all expense paid trip to bring you the details about this movie and others. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. When I went to San Francisco to learn all about Inside Out, I was also taken to visit The Walt Disney Family Museum. What a treat that was! Get prepared for photo overload!! I couldn't narrow it down so I added lots of photos. There's so much to see, it's really … [Read more...]

Are Your Health Issues Related to Indoor Air Pollution? Learn What You Can Do.

Indoor Air Pollution

Are your health issues related to indoor air pollution? Did you know that household air pollution causes many deaths each year? It's a real problem and we all need to take it seriously. In 2012 alone household air pollution made up 7.7% of global mortalities.Check out this infographic below to learn more about household air pollution and see how you can protect your family with just a bit of work and maintenance.    Breathe … [Read more...]

The Visual Storytelling and Lighting of Inside Out #InsideOutEvent

I was provided with an all expense paid trip to bring you the details about this movie and others. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. Time for some more Inside Out fun! Being at Pixar really was an incredibly inspiring experience. The people who work there are beyond talented and fun. Today I get to tell you more about our meetings with Patrick Lin, Inside Out Director of Photography and Inside Out Lighting Artist … [Read more...]

Reader Appreciation! It’s Time for a Giveaway for my Awesome Readers!

Blogging is something I started over 4 years ago and I never dreamed it would bring about the things it has. It's been a true blessing for our family and I enjoy every moment of my blogging time. I can't thank you all enough for reading because without you I wouldn't have the opportunities I have. You've made it fun and I thank you so much!  I want to do a giveaway to honor you all and to help bring more readers to Mama on a Green … [Read more...]

A Look Inside the Mind with Ralph Eggleston, Inside Out Production Designer

Inside Out Production Designer #InsideOutEvent

When I left for San Francisco at the end of March I didn't REALLY realize just how interesting the trip was going to be. Exciting? Of course! Disney trips are ALWAYS exciting and I love the various things that I am able to learn and see that I normally wouldn't be able to. I love sharing these things with you all, my readers. BUT, with Inside Out, I was blown away at the research that went into this movie and how intrigued I was with every step … [Read more...]

Ten Patriotic Desserts featuring Firecrackers

patriotic desserts

Red, White and Blue desserts are always fun to feature when celebrating patriotic holidays such as Memorial Day and the Fourth of July. I've gone through Pinterest a million times and found my favorite ten patriotic desserts that feature firecrackers and I've put together the list for you! Check them out below and have a fantastic celebration! 10 Patriotic Desserts featuring Firecrackers 1)Patriotic Firecracker Bites from Mama on a Green … [Read more...]