The Quinny Buzz Xtra Stroller and Maxi-Cosi Mico AP Infant Seat Review!

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Big news: we're expecting our #3!  We're so excited for this next level of excitement and chaos, and I've enjoyed assessing what baby stuff we still own and want to keep.  On the list of things we still needed was a new infant car seat (since I'm sure the last one was well beyond expired), so what a treat to show you an excellent infant seat, and the perfect stroller to go with it!  I'm so excited to show you this excellent duo and hopefully convince any soon-to-be-parents or seasoned caregivers ... ...continue reading

Solve Mealtime Mess with the bibit-all! #Giveaway

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This post provided by Thrifty Nifty Mommy. Thanks to her for sharing this giveaway for the bibit-all, the full coverage baby bibs that will truly protect your child's clothes! Let me paint a picture for you of dinner at our home. We're having spaghetti. Before climbing up to the table, I call Jacob (my two year old) over and take off his shirt. He climbs into his chair and happily chows down on the messy pasta. Within seconds it is all over his face and chest. Thank God I took his shirt off, I ... ...continue reading

Enter to win a BabyHawk Mei Tai Carrier! #Babywearing #Giveaway!

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You know we're big fans of babywearing over here at Viva Veltoro, so I'm thrilled to team up with my friend Kara for an AWESOME babywearing giveaway for you! BabyHawk Mei Tai carriers are Chinese inspired with four long straps and can comfortably carry newborns and toddlers from 8-40 pounds. The three inch wide padded straps and head rest for baby make this carrier super comfortable for parent and child and allow for great back support. I've been eyeing BabyHawk's Mei Tai carrier since ... ...continue reading

Funky Fluff Cloth Diaper #Giveaway!

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Looking to add to your cloth diaper stash? You've come to the right place! Today, we're giving away a Funky Fluff Stay Dry Fusion Cloth Diaper System in the fabulous color combination Blue & Silver!  This is a gorgeous shade of royal blue that I think would look great on a boy or a girl! The Funky Fluff Stay Dry 2.o is a one-size diaper that's designed to fit babies from 7-35+ pounds and can function as a pocket, all-in-one, or all-in-two.  You can use it any way you'd like thanks to it's ... ...continue reading

Extended Rear-Facing until age 4? It’s possible with the Clek Foonf Convertible Car Seat!

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Now that my little guy is turning two, we've got a choice to make.  To turn or not to turn... that is the question.  I'm talking about his convertible car seat of course. In 2011, the American Academy of Pediatrics updated their recommendations for children traveling in car seats to state, "​All infants and toddlers should ride in a Rear-Facing Car Seat until they are at least 2 years of age or until they reach the highest weight or height allowed by their car seat's manufacturer" (source ... ...continue reading

Mamas & Papas Rock N’ Ride Talking Lotty Rocker ($129) #Giveaway!

Mamas & Papas Rock N' Ride Talking Lotty Rocker

Mamas & Papas Rock N' Ride Talking Lotty RockerI'm a big fan of Mamas & Papas!  Their entire line of products, from baby clothing to baby gear, is top quality an so stylish.   I've featured them several times, and I couldn't pass up the chance to partner with my friend Conservamom to bring you this great giveaway for their adorable and plush Rock N' Ride Talking Lotty! Welcome to the ROCK N’ RIDE TALKING LOTTY Giveaway! Sponsored by Mamas & Papas and hosted by Conservamom Give ... ...continue reading

Enter to win a Poncho Baby Organic Nursing Cover!

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Are you a breastfeeding mama?  Are you expecting or do you have an expecting friend?  If so, we've got a great giveaway for you! Poncho Baby is a brand dedicated to offering products for moms and kids that are stylish, multifunctional, compact and eco-friendly.  You'll get ALL of those things in their wonderful Poncho Baby Organic Nursing Cover! Made from sustainable, carefully sourced, 100% cotton fabric, the Organic nursing covers are incredibly soft.  They are available in two soothing, ... ...continue reading

Munchkin Swaddle Angel Blankets #Giveaway!

Munchkin Swaddle Angel

Thrifty Nifty Mommy and I are both fans of super soft and cozy swaddle blankets.  Not only are they great for keeping your baby warm and secure, you can use them for tummy time, nursing covers, car seat covers, and so much more. Have you seen the gorgeous new swaddles from Munchkin?  Their new ultra-soft rayon made from bamboo Swaddle Angel blankets are taking swaddling to a whole new level. One winner will receive 2 stylish and luxurious bamboo swaddle blankets in the prints Morning Floral ... ...continue reading

5 Car Seat Safety Tips That Every Parent Should Read

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Seemingly overnight, my friends and I have grown up.  Most of us are married with kids and my social media feeds are now constantly updating with the latest adorable photo of little ones hitting their milestones or just being cute.  A lot of these photos happen to be taken while the child is in his or her car seat.  While I want to take in all of their baby goodness, I'm usually distracted by the fact that the child is incorrectly harnessed into their seat, or the seat itself is tenuously placed ... ...continue reading

Upcoming Birthday or Anniversary? WIN a $75 Teleflora Giftcard! #TelefloraGiveaway

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My husband (then fiance) proposed just six days before my birthday, so I wasn't expecting anything big or expensive since he'd just dropped a load of his savings on my glorious engagement ring.  However, I was once again swept off my feet with love, awe, admiration, and butterflies when we returned from a birthday dinner and I found a big GORGEOUS bouquet of flowers waiting for me at home!  Good move, lover! Ordering a brilliant birthday or anniversary bouquet of flowers from Teleflora for a ... ...continue reading

Brown Owl Jungle Themed Bibs WINNER!

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Ready to see who won the Brown Owl Kids Jungle Themed Bibs giveaway? Just check below for your name! If you love these giveaways, please help me continue to do them by entering!  Each and every "like", comment, and share helps so much more than you know!   The lucky winner of this giveaway is Chantal Johnson Romanski! Congrats Chantal!  You've won ALL THREE bibs!   Please send me a private message on Facebook within 48 hours to claim your prize. I'll just need your name, ... ...continue reading

Disney PLANES Mobo Cruiser #Giveaway ($149)!

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My little guy loved the first Disney Planes movie, and I'm pretty excited about the release of Planes: Fire and Rescue.  Just in time for the release of the second Planes film, we're giving away a Disney Planes Dusty themed Mobo Cruiser!  Mobo Cruisers makes luxury three wheeled cruisers for toddlers up to adults, and this cruiser is perfect for outdoor playtime this summer! The Disney Planes Mobo Cruiser is an elite, ergonomically-designed cruiser for toddlers ages 2-5. Cruising outdoors on ... ...continue reading

Make your own Book Safe! #DIY

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I have a sweet spot for book safes!  Is that weird?  Above are some excellent examples of some cute ones that you can make your own or find on Etsy.  Below, you'll find a tutorial on how to make your own! A. A ring pillow book safe for the ring bearer.  Source: Etsy. B. A book box for the remote control.  Wouldn't this be a great way to hide coffee table clutter? C. A secret book safe for love letters. D. Intricate book safes from Hollowed Secrets on Etsy. E. Heart shaped book safes from ... ...continue reading

Ultimate Online Baby Shower “RSVP to WIN” Contest WINNERS! #UOBS

Ultimate Online Baby Shower

  The Ultimate Online Baby Shower has come to an end! Thank you all so much for following along with us this week - I hope you were able to snag some great samples and win some fabulous prizes. Speaking of FAB prizes, the TWO winners of the "RSVP to WIN" contest have been chosen! They are: Rachel Jenkins and Jennifer Corum!   Did you enjoy the #UOBS? Any brands you'd like to see participate next time? ... ...continue reading

Enter to win a Blooming Bath!

Blooming Bath

Today, we're bring you a giveaway for one of the most adorable baby products on the market, a Blooming Bath!  Janessa had the opportunity to review the Blooming Bath not too long ago, and so many of you have been asking for another opportunity to win one, so here it is! The Blooming Bath is recommended for babies age 0-6 months and it's the softest and plushest way for you to bathe your little bundle of joy!  It's a great alternative to those hard, plastic tubs.  Aren't they just too ... ...continue reading