How to wash cloth diapers in an HE top loader washing machine #MaytagMoms

Disclosure: I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Maytag. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. I’ve heard it said that washing cloth diapers is a science.  Well, it is True!    Unfortunately, though it is a science, it is not the same science for every… [read more]

Natracare – All Natural, Toxin Free Feminine Hygiene Products

Disclosure: I was sent product in exchange for a review. I’m what you might call “kinda crunchy”.  I watch what my family eats, trying to avoid most processed foods, and things that masquerade as food.  My babies wear cloth diapers.  My kids use all natural shampoo and body wash.  Etc.  Etc. Why, then, has it… [read more]

100 % Natural Deodorant That Works As Hard As You Do! pHresh – Review and Giveaway

Disclosure: I received the follow products for review purposes at no cost to myself. No monetary compensation was provided.  All opinions and thoughts are my own. Did you know that 60% of what we put on our skin is absorbed into our bodies?  I didn’t and I was actually shocked when I found this out. … [read more]

Getting Girly with Sparkle Hearts Bath and Beauty Products- Review and Giveaway!

Disclosure: I received the follow products for review purposes at no cost to myself. No monetary compensation was provided.  All opinions and thoughts are my own. My daughter is 6 but she is getting to the age where she wants to use everything girly.  She wants to use my body wash, my lotion and she’s… [read more]

Epic is in Theaters Now! Let’s Celebrate with a #Giveaway!

Disclosure: I received promotional items to bring this giveaway to you. No monetary compensation was received. 20th Century Fox, the creators of the new movie, Epic, are teaming up with Ecos to bring you some great games and prizes. EPIC is in theaters now! EPIC has it all – Samurai-like action and warriors, incredible aerial battles, laugh… [read more]

Celebrate #EarthDay with Prêt à Paquet – Reusable Lunch Kits + Giveaway!

Disclosure: I received the following product, at no cost, for review purposes. The opinions expressed are honest and are my own. Happy Earth Day! It seems kind of odd that we dedicate a day to thinking about how we can care for our earth.  Like just 1 day!  If you family is anything like mine you… [read more]

How do you teach your family to care for our Earth? #HormelFamily #EarthDay

Disclosure: This post was made in conjunction with my participation as a Hormel Extended Family Blogger.  As a Hormel blogger I receive samples of Hormel products. No compensation was received. Heads up!  Earth Day is on Monday! Did you know that this will be the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day?  How cool is that! Earth… [read more]

Guest post: Growing your own little ‘Green Thumbs’ ~ How to help your kids love gardening

Depending on how you feel about digging up dirt, gardening can be just “one of those chores” or THE reason to get outside on the weekends. If you’re the former, a great way to turn the chore into a fun family day is to get the kids involved! Gardening with the whole family has so… [read more]

Can you do the 1 wiper diaper change? Review and Giveaway!

I’ve changed a lot of diapers folks.  I’d probably done almost 2,000 diaper changes even before I had children of my own.  That’s some pretty good diaper changing experience, I’d say. Though I can’t say it was my mad diaper changing skillz that made my husband fall in love with me, he certainly was impressed that I… [read more]

Why buy disposable nursing pads when you can wear Bamboobies? #OperationBabyShower Sponsor Spotlight

When my 2nd son was born I made the switch to cloth diapers.  In my search for more information on cloth diapering how to’s I discovered something I’d never heard about before–washable, reusable nursing pads.  I immediately embraced the idea of eliminating one more wasteful thing from our lives. When it actually came down to… [read more]

Happily Homegrown #ClothDiapers shop + Peachy Green AI2 – Review #FluffyXmas

  When looking for a cloth diaper store to purchase from there are a few things I look for. I like smaller, family/mom run stores.  I simply feel like I’m supporting someone who is in a similar position as myself. Variety. Even though I don’t use every type of cloth diaper out there (fitted, pocket,… [read more]

Boys and Girls Clubs and Amway teach youth healthier ways of living with POSITIVE SPROUTS program!

In the consumer world of today, living sustainably is becoming more and more important.  Right in line with the importance of sustainable living is the importance of healthy living and healthy eating. Over the past couple years my family and I have become increasingly aware of the importance of these three things, and, in turn, are… [read more]

The Importance of Removing Toxins from Our Lives *Seventh Generation LiveStream Recap*

Earlier this week I had the opportunity of sitting in on a livestream discussion with Deepak Chopra, Seventh Generation CEO John Replogle, and Breast Cancer Fund CEO Jeanne Rizzo.  The discussion focused on how petroleum-based ingredients found in everyday personal care, household cleaning, laundry and baby care products adversely affect our health. Our family tries to live… [read more]

Pin it to Win it Giveaway! Oransi Ionic Fridge Air Purifier

Have you ever opened up your fridge just to be hit with a wave of gross smells?  All those fruits, veggies, and leftovers you have in there just combining into one big odor.  Now I know that you can put a box of baking soda in there but I never remember to buy an extra… [read more]