DIY Parrot Costume [with Free Templates]

DIY Parrot Costume

My oldest son is pirate crazy. This kid gets up every morning and immediately asks for his "Yo ho" boots (pirate rain boots). He carries around his pirate sword more often than not, and every paper towel roll from the last 3 months is now in his possession as a "spyglass." With that in mind, it wasn't very difficult to decide on his Halloween … [Read More...]

How to Increase Your Facebook Post Reach: Mommy Blogging 101


With the upcoming changes to Facebook's terms of service on November 5th, bloggers will no longer be able to use an incentives like freebies, rewards, or even giveaway entries to entice readers to follow their pages. Getting your posts seen will be even more crucial before - since people won't "like" your page unless they know you exist. The way … [Read More...]

Fin Fun Giveaway: Win a Mermaid Tail!


In 2010, Karen's granddaughter Emily asked her to design a mermaid tail that she could use for swimming. With over 50 years of experience behind her, Karen accepted the challenge and created her very first mermaid tail. The tail was a big hit among Emily and her sister Sarah, and soon all of their friends started asking how they could get a tail of … [Read More...]

#TreatYourself and Your Kiddo to a Step2 Kitchen & Toy Box Grand Prize Giveaway

Treat Yourself GP

We’re just a couple of weeks away from Halloween and there’s one thing that’s on everyone’s mind… treats! Welcome to the Treat Yourself Giveaway Hop, hosted by the Blogging Mamas Network! In this Hop, you’ll find lots of special treats to keep you entering giveaways until it’s time to go out and gather your own - so be sure to hop around to all … [Read More...]

Organic Lemonade Boxes from Leaf & Love

Picnic with Organic Lemonade

My girls love Juice Boxes like they're going out of style.  If we go anywhere and the word "juice box" is uttered, they beg.  BEG.  I'm not sure what it is about those little paper boxes that get them so excited, but they do.  Unfortunately, I'm not a huge fan of the sugar-filled boxes so they don't get them often... until now! Leaf & Love … [Read More...]

VTech Innotab 3S Plus Learning Tablet Giveaway


With the holidays around the corner, parents everywhere are looking for that perfect gift for their kids. But finding that perfect electronic device that combines learning and FUN can be difficult to narrow down. VTech has just released the new Innotab 3S Plus Learning Tablet, perfect for enriching your little one's minds! Recommended for ages 3-9 … [Read More...]

SABRE Women’s Safety Products Giveaway: Pepper Spray, Alarm Kits & More – US


Security Equipment Corporation is a family owned and operated USA manufacturer of SABRE Pepper Spray and SABRE Safety Products. They've been "Making Grown Men Cry Since 1975” by providing the safest and most effective personal safety sprays on the market. SABRE products are so reliable that they're sold to law enforcement agencies around the world. … [Read More...]

Win the BRAND NEW F2 Stroller from Combi & a Yummi Pouch Prize Pack #BabyTravels Grand Prize – US

Travelin GP

Welcome to the [3rd Annual] Travelin’ with Baby Giveaway Hop Event, hosted by the Blogging Mamas Network. We all know that traveling with babies isn't the easiest task in the world so we’ve brought together a fabulous group of bloggers that are offering giveaways for some the best products that make traveling with baby a success - so be sure to … [Read More...]

Finding Great Deals Online Without Wasting Time with BusySaving

Busy Saving Feature

This post about finding great deals and coupons was inspired by a collaboration with  All opinions are my own. We are all busy, right?  Whether you're a Stay at Home Mom, Working Mom, Work from Home Mom, or not even a Mom at all - we're busy.  We all have activities that keep our days filled and most of us think we don't have any … [Read More...]

BayB Brand Bean Bags for Babies Giveaway – US/CAN

BayB Giveaway

Welcome to the "Fall In Love with Giveaways" Giveaway Hop hosted by Heather from Mommy's Favorite Things and Michelle from Mama's Baby Cupcakes. This hop has an open theme, which means anything family friendly is up for grabs! Each blog has a minimum prize package of $25 per winner and after visiting my giveaway, make sure you use the linky … [Read More...]

Best of 2014 Suite of Prizes Giveaway – US


Welcome to the Best of 2014 Giveaway! Hosted by Spit Up is the New Black As a blogger, I am lucky to have the opportunity to review some pretty amazing things. Ashley over at Spit Up is the New Black feels the same way and has hand selected products that left a great impression on her this year for a fun giveaway. I've teamed up with her and … [Read More...]

Celebrate Kohl’s Yes2You Rewards – $250 Kohl’s Gift Card Giveaway – US

Kohl's 250 Giveaway 2

Welcome to the $250 Kohl's Gift Card Giveaway, hosted by Thrifty Nifty Mommy & Viva Veltoro and sponsored by Kohl's! Your favorite store just launched a new rewards program! Kohl’s Yes2You Rewards™ program offers customers the opportunity to add even more value to their shopping experience with Kohl’s by earning points on every purchase – both … [Read More...]

Our Weekend with Julius Jr. at Nick Hotel’s Preschool Celebration

Julius Jr Time Collage

This time just last week my little family of 4 was on an airplane just getting ready to arrive in Orlando, Florida.  I shared a few days before we left the exciting news that we were invited to the Nick Hotel to participate in the Julius Jr weekend - a part of Nickelodeon Suites Resort Preschool Celebration. It was truly a once in a lifetime … [Read More...]