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Get in Shape Gift Ideas at DICK’S Sporting Goods

Nike at DICK'S Sporting Goods

After having our last baby, baby number five, in September I am ready to get in shape. I need to lose those extra pounds once and for all. With the New Year comes new fitness goals and I'm thankful Christmas is right around the corner so I can give all of my get in shape gift ideas to my husband on my Christmas list! I know so many mamas that are working hard to get in shape after baby and I've partnered with DICK'S Sporting Goods to tell you all … [Read more...]

TINKERTOYS – The Perfect Classic Toys for Christmas!

Tinkertoys

Do you remember playing with TINKERTOY® toys when you were small? TINKERTOY® was created in 1913 after inventor Charles Pajeau observed children playing with pencils and empty spools of thread. They've been around for a long time and I know I have loved them since I was a child. If you are looking for the perfect classic toys for Christmas, keep reading! As a K'NEX blogger, I was sent their TINKERTOY® 150 piece essentials set for review. These … [Read more...]

Springfield Dolls – A Great Choice for the Little Girl on Your List

Springfield_Ella_Doll

Can you believe Christmas is less than two months away? Last week I started making my gift list and let me tell you, it's scary. lol Sometimes gift buying can be stressful so over the next month and a half I'll be bringing you some holiday gift ideas of products I've personally checked out to help you with your list! My 2015 Holiday Gift Guide is getting kicked off with a wonderful product for the little girl on your list: Springfield … [Read more...]

Be Protected in All Weather Types with Carhartt’s Women’s Jackets

Carhartt's Women's Jackets

Living in Michigan means lots of surprises with the weather. There are times in the winter that the weather can change 20-30 degrees in one day. It's crazy! I'm so thankful for Carhartt's women's jackets because I know they have me protected no matter what the weather is going to be! Carhartt recently sent me a couple of their jackets to try. If you remember, I told you all about the Carhartt Crowley jacket not long ago. Today, I want to share … [Read more...]

Carhartt Kids’ Styles are Perfect Holiday Gifts

Carhartt Horses

Getting the kids things they need for Christmas is always something I try hard to do. It's sometimes hard to not get them all fun toys and games, but when you have kids' styles like Carhartt has, it's easier to get them things they need! Yes, I said Carhartt! Carhartt has an incredible line of kids' clothing that includes outerwear, but doesn't end there. They recently sent us some of their girls line for toddlers to try out and let me tell … [Read more...]

Shop at Best Buy for the Latest Cameras and Camcorders this Holiday #HintingSeason

Sony at Best Buy

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Are you shopping for the latest cameras and/or camcorders this holiday season? I know a few people who have cameras on their lists this year and let me tell you...Best Buy is the place to go! Best Buy is the ultimate destination for the latest cameras and camcorders to capture your high-stakes … [Read more...]

Finish Your Shopping with Holiday Gift Ideas from Best Buy

XBOX

Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. This year, I don't think I have one friend who isn't looking for techy-type gifts for at least one person on their holiday list. I still have several people to buy for that want something that I'll happily be able to find right at my local Best Buy! Best Buy has awesome family gifts, gifts … [Read more...]

Pampering Baby for Christmas In a Whole New Way with aden + anais

organic crib sheet

It can sometimes be tough when trying to figure out what to get baby for Christmas. Depending on the age of the baby, he/she may not even be mobile and/or playing with toys yet. Since we have almost everything we need for baby Annie from her older sister, I decided a bit of baby pampering was in order...and I don't mean diapering! ;) aden + anais dreamland aden + anais recently sent me a crib sheet and some of their bath care products for … [Read more...]

Practical Gifts for Women from Carhartt

Carhartt Christmas Gifts

Sometimes we women like to be treated to the best, but also get a gift that's practical and needed. This year I've partnered with Carhartt to tell you about their amazing products for women that make incredible gifts. Living in Michigan, I definitely need a coat in the fall/winter. Did you know that Carhartt offers women's coats that aren't their typical work gear style? Don't get me wrong, I love some traditional Carhartt, but having something … [Read more...]

Sitara Collections make Perfect Gifts for the Ladies: Moms, Sisters, Friends and more!

Cascading Aqua Necklace

When asked what I want for Christmas, jewelry is always on top of my list. Although I don't have much, I love it! Jewelry seems to make me feel better about myself! It's an accessory that can make an outfit and can give confidence to the person wearing it. There are so many different kinds of jewelry that you can pretty much find something for anyone! When you are looking for gifts for the ladies on your list, you'll want to check out Sitara … [Read more...]

My Favorite Eco Friendly Gifts Under $25

Eco Friendly Gifts Under $25

Disclosure: I received a Glasstic bottle, three bars of The Simple Soap and a Silimap free of charge. I am also an official Moksa Organics Enthusiast. Regardless of these facts, all opinions are 100% my own and I truly believe these make great gifts! Sometimes it can be tough to find inexpensive eco friendly gifts for those "green" people on your list. Or, if you are a green person and you are trying to persuade someone close to you to make … [Read more...]

Perfect for Toddlers – School Zone is an Educational and Fun Gift!

School Zone's Little Scholar

My toddlers are ALWAYS grabbing for my iPad, but it's really not a kid toy, in my opinion. I've been wanting to get them some kind of learning tablet for some time now and recently saw a video about School Zone's Little Scholar tablet. This tablet looks to be just what we needed: an educational and fun gift for this holiday season! I'm not big on giving my kids a lot of toys and gifts for Christmas. I have always been like that, even when ZZ … [Read more...]

Get Your Camera Bliss this Holiday Season with GoPro Cameras at Best Buy #GoProatBestBuy

GoPro at Best Buy

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Photography has been a love of mine since I was in high school. I even traveled as a dance photographer for a short time and loved the work (the travel was for the birds! lol). My husband and kids do occasional modeling jobs and we need updated head shots often so we still do get quite a bit of … [Read more...]

A Gift Every Toddler Could Use this Holiday – Pediped Has the Answer!

Pediped Giselle

As fun as it is buying toys for the little ones, we also have to (or should) think practically and buy them things they could really use. I LOVE giving shoes as a gift because they are always needed with the way kids grow so fast! One of our favorite brands year round is pediped® and I was thrilled to receive a pair of pedipeds® for Addy for review this holiday season! They really do make the perfect toddler gift! One reason I love … [Read more...]

Spoil Mama with Organic Body Care from Moksa Organics this Holiday

Moksa Organics

I've worked with Moksa Organics previously and if you follow me on Instagram you've probably seen me post a few times with products I've ordered from them. I LOVE Moksa Organics. It really is body care that pampers and nurtures skin! I recently received another order from Moksa Organics with some organic body care products that I ordered and they sent me some hand soap for review, too! I couldn't do a holiday guide and not include Moksa … [Read more...]

Celebrating Christmas with a Holiday Build-A-Bear (Giveaway)

Build-A-Bear

I've been past the Build-A-Bear store in our local mall what seems like a million times in recent years. Every time I go by I glance inside and think to myself how fun it will be when the little ones are older and we can go inside and let them "build" their own bear. I was also very curious about the quality of the animals and every other little detail. When Build-A-Bear recently sent me their holiday Build-A-Bear Clarice reindeer for review … [Read more...]

Start Your List with Best Buy Holiday Shopping

Free store pick up

Disclaimer: I have been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Over the past few weeks I've been getting my holiday shopping list prepared and I've even started a bit of shopping for the kids. The kids of course want toys, the teen wants gaming products and hubby wants an iPad mini. Outside of that a few family members want tech items, so I've decided I'll definitely … [Read more...]

Joovy’s Caboose Too – A Dream for Parents of Twins or Two Close In Age!

Caboose Too

When LA was born in 2010 my husband and I knew we wanted more kids and soon. We are both getting "older" when it comes to having kids so we wanted to have our little ones close together. Plus, our oldest one was like an only child and he always wanted siblings growing up so we wanted to make sure LA had siblings close to his age. LA and Addy are 19 months apart and Addy will be 24 months older than baby when she arrives. We definitely need a … [Read more...]

Sibu Beauty Helps Men Go Natural with Shaving #HolidayGift

Sibu Shaving Kit

When looking for gifts for my husband and father I wanted to help them learn about healthier, more natural choices. I know one thing they both do regularly is shave and I don't personally care for the products (and ingredients) that are in those shaving creams and moisturizers. I looked to Sibu Beauty for help in this mission and was pleased to see they had just what we needed: a Men's Shaving Kit! Sibu Beauty products are a 100% natural … [Read more...]

Make Babywearing a Family Affair with Boba #HolidayGift

Back View of Boba Mini

Baby wearing is something that I started developing a love for when LA was an infant. Over the past few years my love has grown and grown. I never imagined I would enjoy it so much. Something that really touched my heart was when I saw LA trying to wear his bear with one of my soft structured carriers. He was trying to be like mama! I knew at that moment I had to get him his own carrier! Thank God for Boba, they have just what we needed for … [Read more...]

Kitchen Play Gone Green #HolidayGift (Giveaway)

Green Toys Salad Set

Our toddler recently became interested in kitchen play. We purchased a kitchen set for him and he often plays with it so I knew some accessories were just what he needed for Christmas! Green Toys came to the rescue and provided a Salad Set for his imagination play in his kitchen and it's been a hit! The Holiday Gift Guide here at Mama on a Green Mission had to include Green Toys. With scares of toys being made with unsafe materials in the … [Read more...]

Contours Options 3-Wheeler Stroller (Giveaway) #HolidayGift

Contours Stroller

One company I couldn't leave out of the gift guide is Kolcraft/Contours! We love them and we know you and your baby will, too! I reviewed their Sit and Step Activity Center earlier this year, which baby Addy is now enjoying as a walker! She still loves it and I love that it has grown with her! I haven't personally tried out this particular stroller, but I know many people who have and they absolutely LOVE it! I am thrilled to be working … [Read more...]