5 Things to Consider When Buying a Car Seat

Buying a car seat

A few months ago, I shared some important car seat safety tips with you.  I got a lot of great feedback on that post, but I also got a lot of emails and messages about different types and brands of seats.  Let's face it, buying a car seat is a big decision - not to be taken lightly.  If you've ever been in a car accident with your child, you know how extremely scary it can be, and what an important role the car seat plays in keeping your most precious cargo safe.  So, today I wanted to explore 5 ... ...continue reading

Enter to win a Combi Shuttle Infant Car Seat #Giveaway #MyWhy #CPS

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It's Child Passenger Safety Week! We're dedicating this week to bringing you information about car seat safety, PLUS we'll be giving you several chances to win fantastically safe car seats for your precious little ones. Today we are so excited to be partnering with Combi USA for this awesome giveaway! Derived from the word, "combination," Combi refers to the relationship between children and their caretakers. Since its establishment in 1989 as a subsidiary of Combi Corporation in Japan, Combi ... ...continue reading

Win a $100 Amazon Gift Card in the Makobi Scribe Facebook Blast!

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Makobi Scribe is bringing you this Amazon Facebook blast where one lucky reader will win a $100 Amazon gift card. The giveaway is open to everyone and provided by Makobi Scribe. Good Luck! If you are a blogger, you can sign up for this blast here. Entry-Form ... ...continue reading

Clevamama – Unique, Ingenious Products for Babies!

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This is a guest post from Janessa of the blog Thrifty Nifty Mommy. All opinions are her own. As a mom of 3 young children and a product review blogger, at times I feel like I have seen all the baby world has to offer...then a company comes along and surprises me with something new. That's what happened when I was sent 3 new items from Clevamama for review. They sent me their Splash & Wrap Baby Bath Towel, Pacifier Tree, and their ClevaFoam Toddler Pillow. Haven't heard of Clevamama? I ... ...continue reading

Evenflo Platinum Symphony DLX All-in-One Car Seat Giveaway! #MyWhy #CPSweek

Evenflo Symphony DLX Platinum All-in-One Convertible Car Seat

It's Child Passenger Safety Week!  We're dedicating this week to bringing you information about car seat safety, PLUS we'll be giving you several chances to win fantastically safe car seats for your precious little ones.  We're kicking off this week with an awesome giveaway from our friends at Evenflo!  They're offering one lucky person one of their amazing Platinum Series car seats! Here is some information about Evenflo and their Platinum Series car seats: Evenflo believes a peaceful ... ...continue reading

Locally Baked Roman Meal Bread: Review + Giveaway! #client #MC

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“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Roman Meal. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating.” Ever since the kids joined our family, we have been huge bread consumers.  If I don't ration the sandwiches, I'm sure we could go through a loaf a day.  Is that normal for only two kids?  We've tried a variety of brands, mostly for the sake of variety and what is available at the store we're ... ...continue reading

Meet Keurig’s Best and Most Versatile Brewing System – The Keurig 2.0 K550!

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A few weeks ago, I had the most amazing time with the Keurig team in Los Angeles. As a sponsor of the 66th EMMYs, Keurig was able to attend the Red Carpet event and I was able to go with them!  It was fantastic, and if you haven't checked out my EMMYs experience  recap, you must!  It just so happened that while we were there, Keurig unveiled their newest brewing system, the Keurig 2.0. You're probably already familiar with Keurig, the world-wide industry leader in single-cup coffee brewing ... ...continue reading

Booty Goo & a $100 Walgreens Gift Card Giveaway

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Welcome to the Booty Goo Prize Package giveaway, sponsored by Booty Goo and hosted by Thrifty Nifty Mommy and Viva Veltoro. When you have a baby, diaper rash is almost inevitable at some time over the course of their diaper-wearing years. It seems as though some babies are more prone to it than others. If your baby struggles with diaper rash, I've got a diaper rash ointment for you to try out: Booty Goo. According to Booty Goo, there are 3 main types of diaper rash (information sourced from ... ...continue reading

The August SocialBliss Style Box Review!

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Gosh, I love a good surprise!  If I had wealth beyond reason, I would sign up for practically every monthly subscription box out there, merely for the surprise element of waiting in anxious anticipation, dreaming and hoping all month of what could be in the mail!  At no cost to facilitate this review, SocialBliss hooked me up with their August Style Box, and the whole month, I anxiously awaited what the stylists had picked out this month! I was initially drawn to these SocialBliss Style ... ...continue reading

Step2 2-in-1 Ford® F-150 SVT Raptor Giveaway!

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Welcome to the Step2 2-in-1 Ford® F-150 SVT Raptor Giveaway, hosted by Thrifty Nifty Mommy and Viva Veltoro and sponsored by Step2! Little kids love to mimic adults and the new Step2 2-in-1 Ford® F-150 SVT Raptor lets them cruise around in the coolest of trucks! Thrifty Nifty Mommy recently had the opportunity to review the Step2 2-in-1 Ford® F-150 SVT Raptor with her children and they are in love with this truck! Make sure you check out her review to see all the great features of this ... ...continue reading

Get your child interested in music with a Designer Violin from Rozanna’s Violins! Review, plus a discount!

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Has your child expressed an interest in learning to play a musical instrument?  I really wanted to learn to play violin when I was a child, but our school didn't offer any programs at the time.  My husband, however, learned to play violin and piano, then taught himself to play guitar as an adult.  He's so musically inclined, and I just wish I had the opportunity to learn how to play an instrument as a child.  I was really pleased to hear that my nieces would be attending a school with an ... ...continue reading

Halloween Costume Ideas for your Family!

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Sometimes I can be somewhat of a Halloween fanatic, especially when it comes to the COSTUMES!!  Step into the archives of our family Halloween costumes from the last five years, and it will be apparent just how true that statement is.  What do you expect from a girl who grew up with musical theater, worked in a costume shop, and spends her free time with her sewing machine?  Here are just a few Halloween costume ideas, and some tips on how to put them together. 1.  Couples Costume First ... ...continue reading

THE must-have fall accessory – Enter to WIN a Petunia Pickle Bottom Wistful Weekender! #FallFashion

Petunia Pickle Bottom Wistful Weekender

Welcome to the Fall Fashion for All Giveaway Hop, hosted by the Blogging Mamas Network. What better way to celebrate the upcoming Fall season than with a Fall Fashion Giveaway Hop!? A group of your favorite bloggers have come together to offer the best Fall Fashion Giveaways for the entire family - so be sure to hop around to them all below my giveaway. Don't forget about the amazing Grand Prize - a $200 Gift Certification to Mimi and Maggie! Fall is in the air! Well, not exactly here in ... ...continue reading

Win a $100 Amazon Gift Card in the Makobi Scribe Twitter Blast!

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Makobi Scribe is bringing you this Amazon Twitter blast where one lucky reader will win a $100 Amazon gift card. The giveaway is open to everyone and provided by Makobi Scribe. Good Luck! If you are a blogger, you can sign up for this blast here. Entry-Form ... ...continue reading

Win a $45 Gift Certificate to HalloweenCostumes.com! + Review

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It is definitely NOT too early to be thinking about Halloween costumes!  Believe me, you don't want to wait til the week before to scrounge something up when it can be slim pickings out there.  But haven't your kids been telling you for weeks now what they've chosen to be, anyways?  You probably have the "what" all figured out.  Now its the "where".  Where do you find these costumes?  Make it easy on yourself and do all your shopping (this week!) at HalloweenCostumes.com.  They are stocked with ... ...continue reading