Monthly Archive:: July 2012


Preparing to Fly With a Toddler

When I decided I wanted to go to BlogHer ’12, I knew I wanted my daughter to come with me.  She is very much a part of this blog – a very important part!  So, to me it made sense that she should come with.  I know that this will present some


5 Features I Love About the Fisher-Price Fastfinder Deluxe Messenger Diaper Bag

If there’s one thing I kind of feel bad about at times, it’s making my husband carry my flowery diaper bag.  Or sending him off to get something out of the bag, but he has no clue where to find it… especially when my directions suck.  I know right where it is


Local Family Friendly August 2012 Activities: #Wisconsin State Fair, County Fairs and more!

Ozaukee County Fair in Cedarburg, WI Dates: August 1-5 Admission: Free! Highlights: It’s one of the last free to attend fairs in the Midwest which makes it budget-friendly for walking around.  Fireworks on August 1st!  While there you will find carnival games, food, various merchants selling items, petting zoo, live music, diesel


Hevea Prize Pack Giveaway (ARV $90) #babyshower (US/Can) 8/24

Looking for baby shower gift ideas?  How about putting together your own cute gift basket with items like these… Prize: Hevea Prize Pack ARV $90 – includes pacifier, teether, bath duck, two paci clips. Eligibility: US and Canada (please check the terms at the bottom of the Rafflecopter form below) Open: July 30-August 24 a


Just for Baby Giveaway: Win a Fisher-Price Fastfinder Deluxe Messenger Diaper Bag! (US) 7/30-8/10

It seems like there is a ton of baby fever going on around, doesn’t it?  I know I have lots of readers who are currently pregnant, trying to conceive or recently gave birth to a new bundle of joy.  I also know several bloggers who are sharing their pregnancy journeys like I


Yoplait Trix Yogurt Adds Healthy Color to Snack Time

I’ve mentioned before how I’ve struggled with my weight and self-image throughout my life.  It’s a shame, but the two really do tie together for me; however, I’m trying to turn that into a positive now.  It’s important to me to help my children establish healthy eating habits.  Doing this requires me


Blogger Giveaway Event Sign Ups: Family Entertainment Extravaganza {Free Giveaway Hop}

Do you have family game nights or board game marathon weekends?  How about movie marathons?  There are a lot of fun things we can do with our family while still enjoying quality time.  So, we wanted to help you and your readers find some new things to try or to help start


Win a $25 GC for SweetPea Maternity (US) Ends 8/11

You can find cute and fashionable maternity clothes that are affordable if you know where to look!  Here are just a couple tops I like from SweetPea Maternity that are under $25:   Prize! One U.S. reader will win a $25 GC to SweetPea Maternity (Check out my review!) Giveaway! (Ends 8/11/12) Log


Pregnancy Journal: 21 weeks and a New Maternity Dress!

I really wish this Wisconsin weather would make up its mind! One day it’s nice, next day there’s a heat advisory, then rinse and repeat.  I do not like the heat advisories while pregnant since I’m already running hotter than everyone around me!  Add in a toddler who likes to snuggle and


On the Road Again Travel Event: $10 Walmart GC & Luggage Scale (US) 7/28-8/11

Welcome to the On the Road Again giveaway event coordinated by Tales From the Nursery and Views From the ‘Ville.  This event starts at 12:01am est on July 28th and will end at 11:59pm est on August 11th.  Each blog is offering a fun travel or vacation related prize valued at $25 or