Green Your Wash Routines with Rockin’ Green Soap

Rockin Green eco friendly detergent

As a result of my efforts to live in a way that loves our earth and is human friendly, I discover a wide variety of brands who design their cleaning products to be gentle on our skin and our environment. I first learned about Rockin Green not too long after I started cloth diapering our… [read more]

Mexican Wonderpot Recipe

Mexican Wonderpot Recipe

 Recently a friend recommended a recipe for an Italian Wonderpot and I was instantly hooked. It’s got the brains of slow cooker recipe but much quicker – and you don’t have to remember to put it in hours ahead of dinner time. As I prepared this meal for the umpteenth time, a Mexican version popped… [read more]

Identity Theft Protection Tips – Because Knowing is Half the Battle

Identity theft protection tips

Disclosure: I received a sample to facilitate this article.  All thoughts and opinions are honest and are my own. Identity theft protection is a priority in our family. Almost two years ago our house was broken into and we were robbed…twice.  I was 12 weeks pregnant driving my two boys from San Antonio to Utah… [read more]

The “Everything Pumping” Giveaway for Breastmilk Pumping Moms!

With my first son I had such problems breastfeeding, and no one could seem to figure out what the problem was.  I gave it my all for 10 weeks, when still cracked, bleeding, and blistered, I headed to the store and bought a breast pump.  I knew absolutely nothing about pumping or products for pumping… [read more]

Wordless Wednesday: Hello Spring!

Inside the Joovy CabooseX2

  Winter here in north west Louisiana is relatively mild.  We had just a couple days of light snow flurries.  Generally, it is just cold and gloomy. It is so wonderful to get outside and enjoy the warm, if a bit windy, weather!  When playing outside the other day and the boys both hopped in… [read more]

Evenflo Car Seat Buckle Recall

evenflo maestro

On April 4, 2014 Evenflo issued a recall of 1.3 million car seat buckles! Evenflo Car Seat Buckle Recall Model Information This recall involves the following car seat models manufactured between 2011 and 2014: CHASE, MAESTRO, MAESTRO PERFORMANCE, MOMENTUM 65, SECURE KID, SNUGLI ALL-IN-ONE, SNUGLI BOOSTER, SURERIDE DLX, SYMPHONY, TITAN 65 The affected seats have… [read more]

Toxic Chemicals are Pervading Our Lives. It is Time to Make a Change!

300 Toxins in Umbilical Cord

Disclosure: This post is part of a sponsored conversation in partnership with Seventh Generation.  Regardless, this is a topic I feel very strongly about. Did you know that 85,000 synthetic and potentially toxic chemicals have been introduced into the market since the Toxic Substances Control Act was passed in 1976, the EPA has required testing on… [read more]

Joovy Caboose Stroller Giveaway!

My very first introduction to the Joovy brand was back in 2009.  I was getting ready for the birth of my second child and was on the hunt for a compact sit and stand stroller.  After reading hundreds and perhaps thousands of reviews I finally settled on and purchased the Joovy Caboose Ultralight.  It was… [read more]

A Closer Look at Google Spotlight Stories Buggy Night + Moto X Giveaway!

Motorola Moto X phone

Disclosure: Thanks to Motorola and the Google Spotlight Stories team for sponsoring this post and providing the phone for review. Last week I introduced the cool new Google Spotlight Stories for the Motorola Moto X.  Buggy Night is the second story the Google Spotlight Stories team has put together, and it has absolutely captivated my… [read more]

Allergy Friendly, NutFree Reeses Peanut Butter Eggs #Recipe

Nut free Reeses Peanut Butter Eggs filling

When he was about 15 months old we found out that Big Brother (now almost 7) was allergic to nuts…among other things.  Because we have so many food allergies and sensitivities in our house we are on a never ending quest for delicious foods to substitute for our once favorite sweets, treats, and meals. In… [read more]

Get a First Look at the Newest Google Spotlight Stories Buggy Night on the Moto X

Bugging Out

Disclosure: Thanks to Motorola and the Google Spotlight Stories team for sponsoring this post and providing the phone for review. Technology amazes me. Like my children, I am absolutely captivated with the advances that are being accomplished in the tech world. Sometimes this new technology takes me completely by surprise.  Sometimes I feel a bit… [read more]

Who Doesn’t Love a Huge Boutique Giveaway? $1500 in prizes! Come Enter!

It has been a while since I hosted a giveaway here on Oh So Savvy Mom so I thought it would be fun to team up with some friends to bring you this amazing giveaway Amy’s Bows & Buttons! So, without further ado—- Welcome to Amy’s Buttons & Bows 10K Facebook Fans giveaway! I’ve teamed… [read more]

Chores for Toddlers? Why it is Good to Start Young – Plus, Chore Ideas for Kids and Toddlers

Chores for toddlers and kids, chore ideas for kids and toddlers

Remember those times as a kid listening to your grandpa talk about having to shovel snow from the sidewalks when he was a kid after that crazy blizzard that dumped 4 feet of snow in one night?  Or how about the one he used to tell you about how he woke up at 4 every… [read more]

Our trip to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science!

Perot Museum, travel, Dallas, Texas

Hey all! I’m back!  Ya miss me? The family and I took an impromptu weekend vacation to Dallas, Texas.  I have an aunt there who I hadn’t seen for over a year.  She travels a lot so we packed up the kids and headed over for a little visit while she was in town. She… [read more]