Monthly Archive:: August 2011


Going to be Staying at the Hotel Mead

We’ll be going out of town for Labor Day Weekend and visiting Central Wisconsin.  I’m excited that we’ll be staying at the Hotel Mead & Conference Center.  I’ll be posting about our experience there and what they have to offer upon my return.  But, if you are looking for a place to


What’d You Win? August Edition

I like to share each month what I’ve won since I loooove giveaways!  So, I teamed up with Sometimes You Win and Eco Baby Mama Dramato host a new monthly feature called “What’d you Win?” Here’s the deal, every last Wednesday of the month we will be posting about all of our awesome wins for


SoftBums Mad Print Week! {Cloth Diapers}

SoftBums will be unveiling a new print everyday August 31st through September 4th!  I can’t wait to let you all know what I think of their cloth diapers during our event in September.  In the meantime, SoftBums is hosting giveaways to celebrate!  They are giving away an ERGObaby carrier (which you know


Summer Fun with Coca-Cola’s My Coke Rewards ~ Park Kit Giveaway (US/Can) ~ Closed

Summer is almost over and so is the chance to win prizes and have fun with the interactive Treasures of Summer map at My Coke Rewards. The fun map promotion will end on 9/3/11, so you have a few more days to check it out. It offers tips, recipes, prizes and more


HALO Bars {Natural, Organic Snack} Review & Giveaway (Closed) #msm

Many of us strive to eat healthier but our cravings for sweet snacks can thwart our progress. Lucky for you and me, ProBar has developed a new kind of bar. It’s not quite an energy bar nor is it a candy bar, but it is said to be ” the sinfully healthy


Infertility, Impatient, or Both?

Oftentimes the decision to have a baby is the easy part, it’s the conceiving part that can be difficult for many. I haven’t researched the change in statistics, but the number of people I know who have issues conceiving seems high. And boy, what an emotional roller coaster that is. I know,


Cloth Leaves Nothing Behind ~ Cloth Diaper Event

Who’s excited for the start of our month long cloth diaper event?  After the fun we had during our June event, Summer Fluffin’, hosted by us along with Formula Mom and Mama on a Green Mission, we decided to do it again!  So happy fluffy fall to us all! We’ll have topics


High Value Coupons: Paint, Kashi, Shaving, Glasses (Get ’em before they’re gone!)

August is almost over so that means these coupons will only be available to print for a couple more days!  Not sure if you’ll need them? Print ’em any way just in case otherwise they will be go-one! All the coupons listed before will go directly to the one you click on


Two New Goosebumps Adventures DVDs Giveaway (2 winners) ~ Closed

I loved reading R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps books when I was younger.  Fun, yet thrilling!  Just scary enough but not too scary for a kid, y’know?  Well, there are 2 new Goosebumps DVDs coming out and you have a chance to win one of two sets!  


Meet and Greet Monday #5: Coupons Are Great

It’s Monday again!  Time to meet another blogger who is hopefully new to you!  So please welcome Leandrea of Coupons Are Great!


Quick & Easy Dinner: Layered Taco Bake Recipe

Note about this recipe: I adapted this recipe after seeing a taco shell kit for a layered bake.  I glanced over the kit and decided I could make my own for less money.  Of course, when I went to make it I couldn’t remember how they layered it so this is what


Back to School Phones with Straight Talk

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Straight Talk for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. School has started which means kids are checking out all the new cool stuff their friends got as well as the start of events and activities for the school year.  If you


$125 Paypal Cash Giveaway ~ (WW) ~ Closed

I recently won some cash and let me tell you – it’s fun to win! I wish you luck and hope you can win some too. Holidays are coming fast and we all need some extra green, right? Several of us from the BSMB crew decided to get together and pool our


Back to School with NEW Kleenex Travel Packs

We all know that back to school in the fall means cold and flu season is right around the corner. It also means little hands and noses will need to cover coughs and sneezes. Kleenex – practically synonymous with facial tissue – offers a variety of sizes so you (and your kids)


Before Baby I Never Thought…

My life has changed in a lot of ways after having a baby. These are some of the unexpected…. I’d look into someone else’s eyes while they pooped I’d look into someone else’s eyes while I pooped I’d watch someone eat Cheerios while they pooped and look cute I’d hold someone while


YoYo Lipgloss Minis Review & Giveaway (Closed)

I’m a lip balm nut.  This obsession started when I was a tween.  I had Dr. Pepper flavored chapstick and I thought it was the coolest thing ever!  While I don’t have a tween girl (yet – oh my gawd…) I know some of you do!  I do have tween aged nieces


Forty Days of Fabulous Giveaway Event Starts… Now! #40daysfab

Lordy, Lordy, Yankee Texan Mom is turning 40! Not one to go quietly, she’s partnered with some fabulous bloggers to help her celebrate…. including me! It’s her birthday, but we’ve come together to give y’all the presents! Each blogger has donated a giveaway and we will be giving away nearly $1000 in


Breastfeeding Must Have Prize Pack at Mama on a Green Mission

My bloggy friend April of Mama on a Green Mission is participating in the Let Love Nourish breastfeeding awareness event. She has a nice prize pack put together:


Marley & Me: The Puppy Years {Movie Review}

Fall into puppy love with “the world’s worst dog,” who now has a frisky voice and an attitude to match. Join Marley for his mischievous puppy years, as he and his summer pal, Bodie Grogan, wreak havoc on a neighborhood dog contest. Marley outwits Dobermans, Shepherds and Collies, while stealing hearts in his own unique and


Farm Rich {Food} Review & Giveaway ~ (Closed)

Being a busy person, I’m drawn to quick foods.  And snack foods.  I’m a total grazer… I was on the go a lot when I was working so it’s just how I ate.  Now that I’m home I’m still busy, but in a different way.  I still don’t have time for extravagant