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Carter's Just One You Bright Dots Travel Swing

Carter’s Just One You Bright Dots Travel Swing Review

As first-time parents we were a tiny bit clueless about how difficult it can be to keep a newborn happy. Sweet T is a compliant, sweet toddler but was a high-maintenance infant! We quickly realized we had to have a baby swing even if I wasn't jazzed about taking up more space in our small home. This time around I don't care if there's not a clear … [Read More...]

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Beijo Rockin’ Mama Diaper Bag Review

Diaper bags have come a long way over the past decade. Gone are the days of the insulated vinyl sack with illustrated characters and here to stay are suave, sophisticated bags that don't scream "I have spit-up on my shoulder." I will likely have spit-up crusted on my clothing for the next year or so, but thanks to Beijo Bags maybe no one will … [Read More...]

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Charlie Banana Cloth Diaper Giveaway – Ends 8/3

Created out of a love for eco-friendliness, quality, and design, Charlie Banana knows cloth diapering! They carry a plethora of options for fluffy moms including sized and one-sized hybrid diapers, cloth diapering accessories, and even mama cloth. I received a sage (go team green!) one-size diaper for the purpose of this review, and am happy to … [Read More...]

nivea for men

Nivea for Men #Giveaway – Ends 8/2

Kathlyne B. I'm a big fan of Nivea's lip balms and shines as well as their hand cream. This time Hubs got a turn experiencing some Nivea pampering with a couple of products from their men's line. First up: - NIVEA FOR MEN Platinum Protect Deodorizing Body Wash – This deodorizing hair, face and body wash with Smart Deo Technology removes dirt … [Read More...]

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Noodle and Boo Giveaway – Ends 8/2

Winner: Jessica P. Stretch marks: Got 'em? Most of us do. Even Hubs has a few from growing so tall so quickly. Only 3% of women will get through a pregnancy without stretch marks. Some say it's genetics, but I beg to differ. You see, I have plenty of stretch marks on my thighs from puberty so I know I have the "stretch mark gene" if there is … [Read More...]

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Undercover Mama Nursing Tank Giveaway – Ends 8/1

Brandi E. When Sweet T was born, Hubs and I weren't in the best of situations financially. Spending money on a nursing wardrobe was out of the question so I made do with just a nursing cover. My back and stomach were exposed more than I'd like and as a result I tending to nurse in seclusion more often than not.  If only we'd known about the … [Read More...]

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Make it a #SummertoRemember with Coke and Walmart

What will make your summer memorable this year? This is my last summer with only one child and I'm trying to make as many memories with Sweet T as possible before my life revolves around the care of a newborn. She loves to be outdoors and between our garden, chickens, and the local splash pad I'm happy to accommodate her! We spend a lot of time in … [Read More...]

Stoplight Bites - Chocolate M&M Cookies

M&M’s Racing and a Recipe

M&M’S Racing wants to know what makes race day fun for you and your family? Last Saturday was the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona and our race day was made special by the presence of our close friends from Florida. We enjoyed spending the weekend with them and Saturday we enjoyed race day pizza and cookies. Aren't these M&M Stoplight Cookies cute? … [Read More...]

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@AuraWeavers Muslin Swaddle Blanket Giveaway – Ends 7/31

Winner: Cynthia C. If you've ever lived with a newborn, you've probably reached a point of sleep deprivation in which you'd try anything just for some uninterrupted sleep for both you and baby. Thanks to Aura Weavers' muslin swaddle blankets, Hubs and I hopefully won't have to resort to long drives in the car or running the vacuum cleaner for … [Read More...]

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Pork Twitter Party #PlatesofPork

What: I am co-hosting a Twitter party with the National Pork Board and The Motherhood!  We’ll be talking about recipe ideas for pulled pork – a tasty and versatile summer staple for potlucks, picnics and group gatherings – and giving away great prizes. When: Thursday, July 19, 7-8 p.m. ET Where: The party will take place on Twitter, using the … [Read More...]

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Everly Grey Nursing Top Giveaway – Ends 7/30

Winner: Rebecca T. Maternity clothing has come a long way in the last few years thanks to companies like Everly Grey. Created in 2009 out of a deep love and appreciation for fashion, Everly Grey combines feminine and modern prints to make the brand relatable to all women.  Say goodbye frumpy and hello to style and glamour! Everly Grey … [Read More...]

contours optima tandem stroller

Contours Optima Tandem Stroller Review

Going from one child to two presents a few challenges, at least for those of us used to only one! With baby #2 arriving shortly after Sweet T's second birthday, there are a few items she will still be using and therefore unable to pass down to her little brother or sister. A crib, car seat, and stroller are three of those things and the stroller … [Read More...]

closer to nature pump

Tommee Tippee Closer To Nature Double Electric Breast Pump Review

Breastfeeding can be tough. Between latching issues, nipple pain, low supply, and the sleep deprivation that comes with living with a newborn, new moms need all the help they can get! Whether you plan to exclusively pump or breastfeed the traditional way, a good breast pump can provide the help you need. I pumped a little when Sweet T was born … [Read More...]


Béaba Babycook #Giveaway – Ends 7/27

Winner: Brooke T. Moms of picky eaters put your hands up! Sweet T gave us fits when it came to transitioning to solids. There were very few tastes and textures she appreciated and we went through seemingly hundreds of jars of baby food trying to figure out what she liked. Here's hoping baby #2 is a little more of a foodie! However, if the … [Read More...]