Natural Personal Care Products – Great Alternatives to the Toxin-Filled Products We Currently Use

Oral Essentials Mouthwash Review

Disclosure: Some samples were received. So you’re looking to “green” your personal care routine a bit but aren’t ready to make the leap to “no poo”. You want to healthify your life, but prefer to try on “a little crunchy” before taking the plunge to full-on “granola”. Yep, I’m with you on this one.  While… [read more]

Academics’ Choice Winners! Doodle Quest and The SMART Playbook

Doodle Quest game

As we’ve homeschooled this year I’ve been eager to add games to our daily curricula.  While I love games that teach straightforward academic concepts, I always get especially excited when I find a game that teaches more abstract concepts like creativity, perspective taking, and so on. As an Academics’ Choice Advocate and reviewer I was… [read more]

Create “Traintastic” Adventures with Chuggington! – Review

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Disclosure: I received the following products for review purposes. No monetary compensation was received. All opinions expressed are honest and are my own.   With winter in full swing now what better way to play inside on cold winter days than with winter themed toys!  And the makers at TOMY have an awesome new train set… [read more]

Create Memories with these Classic Hasbro Toys! #HolidayGiftGuide

classic hasbro toys

Give the Gift of Memories with Classic Hasbro Toys Thanks to Hasbro for providing the samples for review! All opinions expressed are honest and are my own.    Some things never get old. And these toys are no exception. All your favorite classic hasbro toys have been reimagined for the new generation of children. My Little… [read more]

My 2015 Fitness Goals – TomTom Runner Cardio GPS Watch #GiveAGoal #Giveaway

TomTom Runner Cardio

Disclosure: Thank you to TomTom for sponsoring this conversation, and for helping me get my rear into gear for 2015! I think one of the most difficult things about motherhood is finding a spare moment to take care of myself.  There are days when I forget to have a meal because I’m so busy rescuing my… [read more]

Give the Gift of Comfort – HoMedics Triple Shiatsu Massage Cushion #HolidayGiftGuide

HoMedics Triple Massage cushion

I’m not sure if there are more than a few handfuls of adults in existence who can say that they never experience back and neck tension.  In our age today we often work sedentary, or high-stress–or both–jobs that take their toll on our bodies.  Motherhood is no exception.  Truly, some of the worst back and… [read more]

Royal Fluff Cloth Diapers – #FluffyXmas Spotlight

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Just one more day until our favorite cloth diaper giveaway event of the year–Merry Fluffy Christmas! Today I want to introduce you to an up and coming cloth diaper brand: Royal Fluff Cloth Diapers Royal Fluff cloth diapers is a WAHM  run business.  They carry a variety of fun prints and solid color cloth diapers… [read more]

Family Fun Time With Blue Orange Games #HolidayGiftGuide

Blue Orange Logo

Disclosure: I received the following products for review purposes at no cost to myself. No monetary compensation was provided. All opinions and thoughts are my own. Growing up my family always played games.  We loved family game night so I am not surprised the my kids love it so much too!   That is why I am always… [read more]

Give the Gift of Warmth! Merino Kids Sleep Sack for Toddlers #HolidayGiftGuide

Merino Kids Sleep Sack for Toddlers

Baby it’s cold outside! And it’s just going to keep getting colder…for a few months anyway. Last year I reviewed my all time favorite sleep sack (I’ve tried a LOT of sleep sacks so that’s saying something).  Look at that little guy. I know I’m biased, but he’s pretty darn cute!  In the picture above, Little… [read more]

Rock-a-Bums – A Rockin’ Cloth Diaper with All the Options! – #FluffyXmas Sponsor Spotlight

Rock-a-Bums 5-in-1 Cloth Diaper

  One of the things a lot of parents look for in cloth diapers is versatility.  If your child is in day care, sometimes the providers prefer disposables. If you’re trying to save money you might look for an All-in-Two (AI2) diaper so you can buy just a few covers and stock up on inserts…. [read more]

Disney’s BIG HERO 6 movie – review

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Disclosure: I was provided tickets to an advanced screening at no cost to myself for review purposes.   From Walt Disney Animation Studios, the team behind “Frozen” and “Wreck-It Ralph,” comes “Big Hero 6,” an original action-comedy-adventure about a robotics prodigy and a plus-sized inflatable robot, who develop a special bond on a quest to… [read more]

AT&T GoPhone Review

AT&T Samsung Galaxy Express GoPhone

Thanks to AT&T for sponsoring today’s post! Have you guys heard? AT&T is hopping on the prepaid phone bandwagon! With monthly rate increases and coverage disparities between providers, the ability to have a phone without a contract can be a huge blessing! AT&T recently sent me their Samsung Galaxy Express GoPhone to review.  This AT&T prepaid phone comes… [read more]

See What is New with the NEW FuzziBunz One Size Cloth Diapers

The New FuzziBunz One-Size Cloth Diapers

In the 4 1/2 years I’ve been cloth diapering my boys I’ve tried a lot of different brands and styles of diapers.  But, up until a month ago I had never tried a FuzziBunz diaper.  Last month FuzziBunz sent me a couple of their new one-size diapers to try out. This year FuzziBunz has redesigned… [read more]

Make a Statement with Jord Wood Watches – Review and Giveaway!

Jord wood watch Men's Delmar Blue

Disclosure: Thanks so much to JORD for sending us one of their fabulous watches to review. All opinions are honest and are entirely my own. Sometimes a subtle statement can be the boldest statement.  Take for instance Jord wood watches… Jord (pronounced “Youd”, Swedish for Earth, Soil, or Land) are an unconventional twist on a… [read more]