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Keeping Baby Warm and Safe with Merino Kids Baby Sleep Sack

Baby Sleep Sack

When it comes to winters here in Michigan it can get pretty cold. This winter and last winter have been two of the coldest winters I can remember. With Annie being only 11 months old I still won't put blankets in her crib so I am thankful for Merino Kids Baby Sleep Sacks that we were sent for review to keep her warm and safe! The Merino Kids Baby Sleep Sack is one of the best sleep sacks I've ever come across. The inner is made from … [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...]

Packing a Healthier Lunch with Dave’s Killer Bread

Dave's Killer Bread

Someone close to me had a heart attack at the end of August and within a few days had quadruple by-pass open heart surgery. It was scary to think that one week he was fine and then...this major surgery. It REALLY scared me and reminded me that tomorrow isn't promised to any of us. I need to do what I can to stay as healthy as possible and eating healthier is a new priority of mine. I've been trying to pack healthier lunches on work days and I've … [Read more...]

Quick and Healthy Lunch for Kids with Applegate Half Time (Giveaway)

Quick and Easy Lunch for Kids #LunchingAwesome

This post was created in partnership with Stonyfield. All opinions are my own. We are settling into our fall routine. Daddy is back to teaching, the kids are back to daycare/school, schedules are busy as can be, the days are getting shorter and we need a solution for a quick and healthy lunch for kids. Even quick and healthy snacks are something we constantly look for. Applegate has a new solution for all of us who need a quick and healthy … [Read more...]

Summertime Joy from Moksa Organics

Moksa Organics Soap

Hey, did I mention that I am now an Official Moksa Organics brand enthusiast? That means every month I get to share Moksa Organics' products with you! Ekk! I'm so excited because I've loved this company since the day I first tried them! I can't say enough good things about how amazing their products are. Seriously...they are the best skincare products I've found! Not only that, but I can feel good about using them, too! This summer has been … [Read more...]

It’s Time for a Wienervention – Applegate Hot Dogs to the Rescue!

Applegate Hot Dogs

Although my husband is a big, big hot dog lover in the past I would rarely eat hot dogs. They just seemed so unhealthy and the ingredient list was a definite turn off. Having two toddlers now has forced us into finding a healthier hot dog because as you know toddlers love, love, love hot dogs! We have a very short list of things they will eat and with hot dogs making that list it was definitely time for a wienervention in our home! Healthier hot … [Read more...]

Stonyfield Yogurt Pouches are the Perfect Healthy Toddler Snack

Stonyfiled Yo Kids

I participated in a Blogger Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Stonyfield. I received coupons to facilitate my shopping trip and a promotional item to thank me for participating. Finding healthy snacks for two picky toddlers is hard work. My little ones, like many others I'm sure, never seem to want what's good for them. We did get lucky with a few things though and one of those things is that they love, love, love Stonyfield's … [Read more...]

A Healthier Version of Loaded Cheesy Potato Casserole for the Holidays

Loaded Potato Casserole

It's time for the holiday cooking to begin! I love this time of year: the family, the food, the meaning, and yes...the cooking! We have a ton of recipes in our family that come out around the holidays and Stonyfield recently challenged us YoGetters to create a healthier version of a holiday recipe! How fun is that!? Loaded cheesy potatoes is one thing my mom always makes the weekend of Thanksgiving, if not on Thanksgiving day. It's one of our … [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...]

Are You Ready to Rock the Lunchbox this Fall When Packing for the Kids?

Rockin The Lunch

Across U.S. households, parents suffer from widespread “lunchbox preparation fatigue” yet the majority of kids complain of being bored by the lack of variety in their lunches.  To tackle the challenges and complaints of adults and children,  the four leading natural and organic companies teamed up to create “Rock the Lunch Box”, a free resource that delivers ideas, tips and coupons for natural and organic products just in time for back to school. … [Read more...]

Fruit Yogurt Smoothies with DHA Perfect for Summer Toddler Snacking

Fruit Smoothie with DHA

Have you seen the new Fruit Yogurt Smoothies from Earth's Best that contain 17 mg of Omega-3 DHA fatty acids, which is critical for baby's brain and eye development? Available in three flavors, these fruit yogurt smoothies are sure to please! Apple Apricot, Mango Banana, and Peach Pear are the tasty varieties available to satisfy your toddler's summer snacking needs! These smoothies are available in stage two, meaning they are great for … [Read more...]

Summer Toddler Snacks from Earth’s Best

Earth's Best Puffs

It can be tough to keep toddlers interested in snacks or meals. Sometimes they get set on specific items and only want to eat those things. It can be difficult to find the perfect balance and variety in their daily menu. This summer we are working on introducing new and healthy items, while at the same time keeping some of our toddler's favorite snacks a part of their diets. We are on-the-go a lot more in the warmer months so we always look … [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...]

Make Sensible Choices with Conscious Box (Giveaway and Discount)

Conscious Box Package

Have you heard of Conscious Box? I have to be honest and say I hadn't heard of them until they contacted me recently asking to work together. They want to send me some boxes in exchange for posting a giveaway for my readers! After reading about them and learning that Conscious Box helps us discover the purest, healthiest natural products in the world from the most ethical companies, how could I say no?! Take a look at this information from their … [Read more...]

Check Out the New Earth’s Best Veggie Purees!

Earth's Best's New Veggie Purees

We get so excited about new products from Earth's Best! This month, Earth’s Best introduced new Organic Veggie Purees! These tasty purees offer a healthy meal for your baby, rich in Vitamin A, E, C and Zinc. The new Veggie Purees are available in four delicious flavors including Sweet Potato & Beets, Carrots & Broccoli, Pumpkin & Spinach and Squash & Sweet Peas. Adding to Earth’s Best current line of pouch products including … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day with Earth’s Best Day 3

Welcome to the final edition of Valentine's Day with Earth's Best! I am pledging to make the tradition of giving our little ones HEALTHY treats and hope you'll join me in doing so! Earlier today I featured a great DIY craft to give the little ones for Valentine's Day or to use in classroom parties...with HEALTHY snacks! Today we have another snack that is perfect for giving your little ones this Valentine's Day! It's easier than you think to make … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day with Earth’s Best Day 2

Earth's Best Sunny Days

Welcome to a second edition of Valentine's Day with Earth's Best! I am pledging to make the tradition of giving our little ones HEALTHY treats and hope you'll join me in doing so! Yesterday I featured one amazing Earth's Best Valentine's treat and today we have another that is perfect for giving your little ones this Valentine's Day! It's easier than you think to make Valentine's Day healthy, and your kids won't even miss the sugary goods with … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day with Earth’s Best

Earth's Best Valentine's Banner

Every Valentine's Day there's a ton of candy sold! So many parents buy gifts for their little ones that have sugar/chocolate or other unhealthy snacks. Let's pledge to make this change in tradition and give our little ones HEALTHY treats! Over the next few days I'm going to feature some treats that will be perfect for giving your little ones for Valentine's Day! Children associate Valentine’s Day with one word: candy. Older and wiser, … [Read more...]

Tees for Change – Fall Fashionista Sponsor Spotlight

Practice Kindness

I am a huge believer that words are powerful. I've always told my oldest son that if he believes and says he can do something, he can do it. I believe in creating positive environments for children to thrive and I believe in positive thoughts creating a positive life. That's exactly why when I found Tees for Change I knew I had to share about them on my blog! At Tees for Change they believe in the power of positive intention and they use tee … [Read more...]

Staying Stylish with Yala Designs – Fall Fashionista Sponsor Spotlight

Our first sponsor spotlight for Fall Fashionista is all about Yala Designs. I discovered this company late last year and have been VERY fond of them since. I've gotten many things from them and I am more than pleased with every piece! We have some of their bedding and clothing and I love it all! Yala Designs is sponsoring Fall Fashionista with a $75 gift card!! Yala Designs was started by two exploring English teachers who lived and worked in … [Read more...]

Earth Mama Angel Baby Sponsor Spotlight

One of my favorite companies when it comes to breastfeeding products is Earth Mama Angel Baby. They use the highest-quality, certified-organic or organically grown herbs and oils for their teas, bath herbs, gentle handmade soaps, salves, lotions and massage oils. Their products are 100% toxin-free, cruelty-free, vegan, and free from all artificial preservatives, fragrances and dyes. Earth Mama Angel Baby has a commitment to honor the earth! They … [Read more...]

New Jammies Review and GIVEAWAY!

Many of us realize the importance of pure and natural once we have babies. We want our babies to have the best and we want only pure, natural and safe products to touch their skin. I was thrilled when I discovered New Jammies last year. New Jammies are exactly what I want touching my baby's skin. They are 100% organic cotton pajamas that are pure, natural and soft! I can feel at peace knowing my baby is sleeping in these jammies because I know … [Read more...]