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Marvel Universe Live Review from Two Points of View

Marvel Universe Live and Captain America

Feld Entertainment provided me with tickets to the show in exchange for posting about the show. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. Marvel Universe Live was definitely not a let down. I had posted about it weeks ago and my husband and kids were so excited to go see the show, I have to admit...I was, too! After seeing the show I want to share with you my thoughts as a mama who took her little ones and my husband's … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Why You Should Change to Reusable Menstrual Products

Why you should switch to reusable menstrual products

This post was created as part of the SckoonCup Review Campaign in which I am a financially compensated blogger. The opinions are my own and based on my own experience. After being on my mission to make small changes for my family to be more green, up until one year ago I wouldn't even consider reusable menstrual products as a greener option for myself. I was among to majority who had in my mind that it was "gross". Late last spring I made the … [Read more...]

Another Amazing Product in Aden + Anais Skincare

Aden + Anais skincare line

We all know Aden + Anais makes amazing baby products such as Muslin Swaddles and Dream Blankets. They've done it again, more amazing from Aden + Anais with their skincare line! I recently received three of their items for review and it was the first time I had tried their skincare line. Wow. Just wow! With the kids being out of school in the summer, sometimes us mamas work extra hard in trying to keep them busy and keep their brains working! I … [Read more...]

My Pictures are Safe with the Wireless Flash Drive from SanDisk

Wireless Flash Drive

I told my husband for months upon months that I needed some quick and easy way to get all of my pictures off of my iPhone for safe keeping. I literally had over 1500 pictures on my phone. I never really thought I had an easy way to transfer them somewhere else so that they could be safely stored so I kept putting it off. I had pictures on my phone from the past nearly 2 years of my kids. Well, my prayers were answered when I was recently sent a … [Read more...]

Natracare is the Answer for Organic Feminine Products

Organic items have definitely caught my eye over the past few years. I try to remove as many chemicals from our personal products and household items as I can. There are things I struggle with and things I've not changed yet, but I believe every small change matters. There are a few things that I had not changed yet that I recently got the chance to review so I was excited to try our Natracare's organic feminine products. Natracare sent me some … [Read more...]

Get a Better Night’s Sleep with the Sealy Sweet Pea Nursing & Maternity Pillow

Holiday Gift Guide 2013

Welcome to the 2013 Holiday Gift Guide with Mama on a Green Mission! The first item up for suggestion is for those expectant mamas in your life! Or, if you are pregnant be sure to add this to your wish list! I have found the most amazing maternity pillow that will give pregnant mamas a better night's sleep and you'll definitely want to take note! I'm about half way through my 25th week of being pregnant with baby A. I've had lots of "tossing … [Read more...]

Cleaning Made Easy with the Shark Sonic Duo

Shark Duo Hard Floors

This pregnant mama is always looking for products that will make cleaning easier since these days I don't feel up to doing much of it. We used to have one of those "mop" type cleaners that used the pads. You had to keep buying the pads and throw each away after use. I kind of gave up on that one because it wasn't the greenest option and well, I just wasn't all that satisfied with it. When the kind folks at Shark offered to send us the Sonic Duo … [Read more...]

Ditch the Disposables with Glass Straws from Glass Dharma

Decorative Dots with Glass Dharma

You all know that my journey to going green started with my pregnancy and LA four years ago. I am a firm believer in making small changes and together we can all make a big difference. In our home we chose to make small changes, one at a time. We've come a long way since our journey began and one thing we are working on now is ditching disposable items in our home. We are also working on getting rid of all containers that have plastic in them … [Read more...]

Bottle Choices from Dr. Browns Have Us Covered

Wide-Neck and Standard Bottles

There are so many bottles choices on the market today it can be overwhelming making a choice of which brand to go with. Dr. Browns has been a brand I've heard a lot about the past several years. I know a lot of mamas who have chosen to go with Dr. Browns and have been very satisfied. As a nursing mama who works outside of the home we do have a need for bottles in this house. I was thrilled when Dr. Browns sent a variety of their bottles for … [Read more...]

Nursing Mamas! Check Out the Gia Nursing Pillow from Dr. Browns

Gia Nursing Comparison

You all know I am a nursing advocate. I've nursed three babies and I will be nursing our fourth with she arrives in February. There are so many products on the market today to make nursing more comfortable for us mamas, including various breastfeeding pillows. When I was in Chicago for BlogHer I was able to meet with a representative of Dr Browns and I was able to check out their new Gia Breastfeeding Pillow. I also recently received one, along … [Read more...]

Taggies Sweet as a Bug Bedding and Soft ‘n Snug Bouncer Brighten the Nursery

Taggies Logo

When we were expecting LA it was like we were first time parents again. Our oldest, at that time, was 13 and we had long gotten rid of all his baby things. We had a complete nursery to decorate and since we planned on having more after LA we decorated the nursery as gender neutral as possible. Since the moment we found out Addy was a girl I have been telling my husband that I wanted to make the nursery a bit more "girly" for her. I wanted to add … [Read more...]

Noodles that Protect THEIR Noodles

JoovysNoodle

My husband is the bike rider in our family. He invested in a good-quality bike and accessories about 5 years ago and he loves riding in the warmer months. As soon as LA was old enough to go along in the bike trailer he was going along on daddy's rides and he, too, soon fell in love with bike rides. This year, Addy is old enough to go in the bike trailer, too. They both LOVE it and it often seems to be the highlight of their day! Being that my … [Read more...]

Comfort + Warmth Courtesy of the aden + anais Bamboo Dream Blanket

aden + anais bamboo dreams

aden + anais products have been in our house since we were preparing for the arrival of LA three years ago. Their products are top of the line baby products that I recommend to all new parents. I also give aden + anais products at every baby shower I go to. I absolutely love their products and when recently given the opportunity to review their bamboo dream blanket in exchange for my opinion I was thrilled! I've mentioned before that I love … [Read more...]

Table Time Made Fun with Elmo and Kolcraft

Elmo Booster Seat

Our soon-to-be-three year old has a slight obsession with everything Elmo. What toddler doesn't though, right? ;) It's like Elmo was LA's first friend and he just adores him. It's really precious to see his love of this character. He even has an Elmo that he MUST have every night at bedtime. When Kolcraft released their new Elmo Fruits and Fun Booster Seat, I was thrilled at the chance to review it because I knew LA would be elated when he saw … [Read more...]

Our Fifteen Month Old Toddler’s Bedtime Routine

Early Walker SleepSack

Bedtime is one of my favorite times of the day. Well, I have many favorite times of the days that I am with my little ones actually! :) Bedtime though gives Addy and I some one on one time, while LA and Daddy have some one on one time. Our bedtime routine hasn't changed much since LA was born. We like to keep them on a schedule and we like to have consistency in their routine. Here's how we do bedtime in our home. Our Toddler's Bedtime … [Read more...]

Victoria Footwear Has My Feet Covered in Style this Spring

Victoria Shoes Logo

I've been fond of shoes since I was a teen. My mama used to complain about how many shoes I had and today my husband complains about it! haha! I don't even wear most of my shoes that often. I find a few pairs that are most comfortable and I stick to them. But, I still have this need to keep buying shoes. I guess in hopes that they will be "the pair" for the next few months. When I saw the styles that Victoria Footwear offered I was intrigued. … [Read more...]

Mama Time Perfected with Mōksa Organics (Giveaway)

Moksa Organics

Having two little ones under three doesn't allow for much mama time. Although I love being with my children, I also find that 30 minutes here and there throughout the week are very refreshing. For me, a bath is plenty: it's relaxing and pampering and can renew my energy in just 30 minutes! My bath time was recently perfected when I was sent some items for review from Mōksa Organics! I received the Key Lime Vanilla Bath Salts, the Paynes Prairie … [Read more...]

Keeping an Eye on Baby with the Motorola MBP 33 Wireless Video Baby Monitor

Motorola MBP 33 Parent Unit

We have found peace of mind with our new Motorola video baby monitor. After reading about some infant and toddler deaths in the recent months, I am more worried than ever. I want to be able to see Addy and hear every noise she makes and the Motorola MBP 33 Wireless Video Baby Monitor has allowed us just that! The parent unit has a large 2.8" color LCD screen that is perfect for bedside or even carrying with you throughout the home during naps. … [Read more...]

Pumping Made Easy with Lansinoh’s New Affinity Pro Double Electric Breast Pump

Breast pumping made easy!

When you hear "Lansinoh", do you automatically think "breastfeeding products"? I sure do! They are a market leader in breastfeeding accessories and healthy innovations for mamas! In February, they released a new breastpump, the Lansinoh Affinity Pro Double Electric Breast Pump. As a mama who works full time outside of the home, I was thrilled to be lucky enough to test one of these out and tell you all about it! I have been pumping a total of two … [Read more...]

Friday’s Fabulous Fluffy Feature with Moraki Cloth Diapers

Moraki Front View

Moraki Cloth Diapers are new to the cloth diapering world. They opened in the summer of 2012 and released an amazing diaper that can be used as either an AI2 or a pocket diaper. Moraki was born from a desire to protect baby and earth and actually is a Greek word that means "baby".  They offer a 30 day Wash and Wear Guarantee and an 18 month Warranty.  The diapers are made by mamas right here in the USA, in California to be exact. This company is … [Read more...]

Friday’s Fabulous Fluffy Feature with Chelory

Chelory

If you've been a follower for a while, you know that although I've developed a love for most type of cloth diapers, I hold a special place in my heart for hook and loop all-in-one diapers. Hands down, they are my favorite. When I recently heard about Chelory's diapers and then saw them, it was over. I knew I NEEDED to try this diaper! Where might the name Chelory come from? As a romantic at heart, I love this story. You see, the founder of … [Read more...]

Eat and Be Happy with InGenuity’s Chair Top High Chair (Enter to Win!)

InGenuity Logo

When baby Addy started eating, she really wanted to eat. In fact, she was so adamant about wanting "real people" food that I was worried because I thought it was way too soon. I wanted my BABY to eat BABY FOOD!  I have a feeling it was because she saw her big brother eating everything but baby food so she wanted to also. She was six months when I started trying baby foods and she ate them for a few months but she soon decided it was time to eat … [Read more...]