The Ten Commandments of Babies

This is also known as Baby Law or the Law of Babies. Anytime my daughter adheres to one of these, I tell my husband it must be Baby Law to do so. The Ten Commandments of Babies Thou shalt not sleep when requested or expected of you. Thou shall sleep when you’re


MiaPia’s Tutu Review & #Giveaway (Closed)

** After three months, the winner still has not received their prize.** What’s one of the most fun parts about having a little girl? Dressing her up like a girly girl!  I used to love dressing up like a princess when I was little and now I get to have some fun


Weekly Winners (7/11-7/17)

Playtex DropIns had 419 entries Congrats to Elizabeth P.!* Envibum had 977 entries Congrats to Jennifer L.!* GFC Social Battle — still awaiting results *confirmed


Reconnected Kids {Book Review}

About this book: Reconnected Kids: Help Your Child Achieve Physical, Mental, and Emotional Health is a guide to help parents reconnect with their children once they be come reconnected themselves. Using the principles of the unique solutions-oriented Brain Balance Program, Reconnected Kids shows parents how to first identify their own role in their child’s behavior,


Women’s Health: Information You Should Know About Heavy Monthly Periods

Ladies, your health is important to me.  We all deserve to have information available to us in order to make decisions regarding our bodies and any treatments that might be beneficial.  I’m reaching out to you today about a fairly sensitive topic.  (Which we know I rarely shy away from!)  Women have


Are You Offended by Being Called a Mom Blogger?

I’m a mom. I’m a mom who blogs. I’m a mom who blogs about being a mom. Is that the definition of a “mom blogger?”. Or is it just moms who blog?


Quiznos Free Sub Coupon Deal

Treat yourself to a lunch date! Quiznos 30th Anniversary Toasty Savings – Print All 4 Coupons! – Free Sub of Equal or less Value with the purchase of Any Sub and 2 Regular fountain drinks – Free Combo with purchase of Sub – 50% off any sub with purchase of a Fountain


Sonsi’s Style Your Way Outfitting Tool & Summer Challenge Sweepstakes

Being a plus sized woman for most of my life means clothes shopping has been met with mixed emotions.  I used to feel like the cute clothes were all too small and the clothes offered in my size were… well, frumpy and ugly.  I already felt self-conscious, I didn’t need my clothes


#Giveaway Gala Link Up (7/17)

Giveaway Gala Hosted by: 3 Princes and a Princess 2, Closer to Lucy, Have Sippy Will Travel, Tales From the Nursery, and The Thrifty Things. Yes, that means if you link up here – your giveaway will be listed on all five of our blogs!


Daddy Talk: Mens Shaving Tips For Going Clean Shaven

When Darcy and I met I had a goatee.  As a wedding gift to her I went clean shaven.  In the 5 years since I have gone back and forth.  It’s a pain to grow it back out because I have to look scruffy for several days before it looks decent to


Tropical Traditions Coconut Peanut Butter Review & #Giveaway (Closed)

You know I love peanut butter, right?  Some of you know this.  I love it so much I ate more than 15lbs of it while pregnant!  Can you believe that?  It’s seriously one food I couldn’t live without.  Previously when I reviewed the coconut oil from Tropical Traditions, I shared the breakfast


Send a Unique Message with SendaFrizbee {Review}

Stop sending boring cards to kids – send them a truly unique gift – a Frizbee Gram! What, you haven’t heard of a frizbee gram? Me neither until recently!  The idea is fun and creative.  You can choose your frizbee color and include a custom message for no extra charge.  They are


Pledge to Snack Simply with Bagel Bites (and #Giveaway) ~ Closed

Do you ever have days where you just feel like grazing?  You know, days where you are content to snack throughout the day without necessarily having three full meals?  We get days like those at our house.  It’s typically in conjunction with a larger gathering like a big football game party or


Ask The Web Guy: Adding Social Sharing Tools #savvyblogging

There have been a few requests on how to add the sharing tools to your blog posts, so I decided to do a post about it. When adding these buttons to your themes, make sure you only add it to the specific blog post page and not the posts on the home


Rafflecopter $20 Amazon GC Referral Giveaway!

Rafflecopter is hosting a giveaway and to show you how awesome this widget is – you can enter THEIR giveaway right HERE on Tales From the Nursery!


Charlie Banana Review & Sandbox Lane GC #Giveaway (Closed)

We love finding great online diaper shops, though Sandbox Lane is more than just that.  They carry other eco-friendly items for mom and baby such as baby clothes and toys, mama cloth, and more!  Sandbox Lane was started earlier this year as part of Linda’s quest to have affordable green baby products located all


MindyWindy ~ Online Card Designs

I’m finding it harder and harder to find greeting cards and stationary that I like in chain stores.  I prefer the wide variety of designs and personalization offered by many online shops such as MindyWindy.  For our birth announcements, we chose to design them online rather than purchase stock type ones to


Nielsen Home Scan Sign Ups Open!

Join Nielsen Home Scan Consumer Panel – Earn valuable points, which are redeemable for electronics, household items, jewelry, toy, gift cards, and more! No landline required with this homescan signup.


Clairol Nice ‘n Easy Color Blend Foam Review

I’ve shared before that I’ve been struggling with what to do with my hair. I started going gray at an early age (yes early. Teens-early 20s is early) which apparently runs in the family. Prior to having my daughter, I went to the salon for my hair color and cutting needs. That


Baby’s First 100 Days {Book Review}

I was a pregnancy book junkie while preggo with Rissa.  I read A LOT.  Some I agreed with, some I didn’t.  Some books I thought were helpful until after I gave birth.  Then.. well, then I thought they weren’t very practical anymore.  I was asked to review Baby’s First 100 Days, which