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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...]

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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...]

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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...]


Woombie #Giveaway – Ends 7/26

Winner: Arielle Y. We are all about sleep-training in this household, but unfortunately the rules don't apply to newborns! That means running on much less sleep than I'm used to in the coming months. While newborns can't be expected to adhere to a schedule right away, there are a few things Mom and Dad can do to help baby sleep as well and as … [Read More...]

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Tria Blue Light Acne Treatment Before and After

I've been using my Tria Blue Light Acne Treatment device for over four weeks now and it's time to share the results of my blue light therapy! If you didn't catch my first post, you can find it here. I found that the Tria Blue Light was easy to use and worked it seamlessly into my routine. Usually I'd use it for 5 minutes at night while reading … [Read More...]

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National Ice Cream Month Blue Bunny Giveaway – Ends 7/25

Winner: Corey O. July is National Ice Cream month! With Independence Day and triple digit temperatures, I can't think of a better month to enjoy some Blue Bunny ice cream. Last Sunday we had an ice cream social at church after our traditional 8th 4th of July hot dogs. I wanted to give everyone the opportunity to experience some unique flavors and … [Read More...]

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Glow Bug Cloth Diaper Giveaway – Ends 7/25

Winner: Heather A. Having two children in cloth diapers for a little while is going to be a new challenge for me. I think I'm up for it though and Glow Bug Cloth Diapers is here to help! I had the opportunity to review one of their diapers and am thrilled that both children will be able to wear this one thanks to the newborn through … [Read More...]

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Milan Maternity Giveaway – Ends 7/24

Winner: Nancy P. It's hot here ya'll. Have I mentioned that before? With temps in the 90's everyday a pregnant mama has to get creative to stay cool. While I'm usually happy with just shorts and a tshirt, there are times when a dress is a little more appropriate. Thanks to Milan Maternity's Adelina dress I got to spend Sunday in cool comfort. I … [Read More...]

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“Get Wild” at Your Local Park

July is National Park and Recreation Month, and I want express how grateful I am for the parks in our community. We're blessed to have a park with ball fields, a walking track, a nature trail, and a playground about a mile from our home. With a busy toddler you can be sure we take advantage of it! During the cooler months of both my pregnancies … [Read More...]

Mountain Mama 2012 product shoot. Photos by Susanica Tam

Mountain Mama Maternity Giveaway – Ends 7/23

Winner: Heather L. Both my pregnancies have been smack in the middle of southern summer heat. I have a low tolerance for being outdoors when temps reach the 90's anyway, but add a 6-9 month pregnant belly to that and it's tempting just to stay indoors! Between chasing a busy toddler who would live outside if we'd let her and a thriving garden, … [Read More...]