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Cars 2 – Screening and #Giveaway Prize Pack ~ US/Can ~ Closed

We loved the first Cars movie.  I thought it was unique and fun with a great cast.  I’m super excited to have the opportunity to see Cars 2 in 3D for a local screening next week!  I can’t wait!...


Swiggies! Wrist Water Bottles Review ~ #blogbash11

Ahh, summer.  Hot days.  School’s out.  Kids will be outside playing sports, riding bikes, and running around.  When it’s warm out we need to be extra careful to increase our fluid intake.  Dehydration is dangerous for children, pregnant mamas,...


Day Out With Thomas ~ Coming to Green Bay #Wisconsin June 22-26

Thomas the Tank Engine is almost here in Wisconsin!  Next week he’ll be stopping in Green Bay.  We’ve done a great job at keeping this fun trip a secret from my nephews.  They will be pleasantly surprised next weekend! I’ll...


Teeth Finally Incoming?

Teeth Finally Incoming?

A few months ago, I thought Rissa started teething.  Technically, I still think she was, but I think the teeth are finally working on making their appearance. She’s been super drooly, like drooling buckets. Soaking 3+ bibs and 2 shirts...


Mike the Gardner ~ Blog Bash Sponsor Spotlight #blogbash11

Looking for a fun activity with the kids this summer? How about teaching them to garden?  It’s fun and good for them to dig around in the dirt.  Home vegetable gardening is a great way to save money too....


Simply On Board {Toy Strap} Review #blogbash11

Rissa used to lose toys and pacifiers because she didn’t have a strong enough grip.  Now? Now it’s a game.  I know she’s figuring out gravity, but sometimes the dropping gets out of hand.  Then there are other times...


Pampers Prints vs. Cloth Diapers

Ever since this ad about Pampers Limited Edition Prints came into my inbox I’ve been sitting on it… trying to organize my thoughts.  And, let me tell ya, this can be difficult with Rissa around. Math + baby distractions +...


I Love My Daddy Giveaway Blog Hop ~ Ends 6/19 #win4dad – Closed!

** This post will remain at the top until this giveaway event is over.  Please scroll down for other new posts! ** Welcome to I Love My Daddy Giveaway event hosted by Makobi Scribe and co hosted by Jamie’s Precious...


Boon Inc. ~ Blog Bash 2011 Sponsor #blogbash11

Now that it’s getting nice out, there are lots of picnics and cookouts.  Just because baby is outside doesn’t mean you want that plate of food to go flying!  I recently reviewed the edgeless, slip-resistant divided saucer by Boon...


TOYconomy ~ Blog Bash Sponsor Spotlight #blogbash11

I can’t tell you how happy I am to be working with TOYconomy for Blog Bash 2011!  They are sponsoring a gift card which can be used to rent toys.  If you are interested in knowing more about their...


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Blog Bash 2011 Sponsor Spotlights Starting #blogbash11

Can you believe Blog Bash 2011 is almost here? It’s going to be an awesome time with over 100 blogs offering giveaways with prize packages of $100 or more!  Right here at Tales From the Nursery, we will be...



Father’s Day Gift Guide: Cowboy Food {Cookbook Review} #win4dad

Most dads love grillin’ and good, hearty foods. Chili. It’s such a man’s food, right? Definitely was a popular and practical choice for cowboys! Wait… Cowboys? No, I’m not talkin’ football. I’m talkin’ the old west!  And...


Father’s Day Gift Guide: What Haven’t They Told Me? {Book Review} #win4dad

Today I want to share another great gift idea for a new dad.  Well, for new parents, really, but right now we’re focusing on dads!  There are lots of tips books out there, but each have their own take...


Father’s Day Gift Guide: Ancestry.com Membership #win4dad

My husband has been interested in genealogy for years (and blogs about it,too).  He started researching his family tree before we started dating and has continued to work on it for over 10 years total.  I’ve worked on mine...


Summer Fluffin’ Event Round Up #clothdiapers #Giveaway

I’m sad to say that Summer Fluffin’ has come to an end.  It’s been a lot of fun for me and I hope it has been for you too!  I’ve gotten to know my cohosts Mariah and April better...


Mystery Fluff Post #2: The Reveal

It’s time to unveil my stash!  If you submitted a guess on what my stash contains or just like seeing what others have – then you’ll enjoy this post! It’s funny though, my stash has changed quite a bit since...


Mystery Fluff Post #1 – Cloth Diapering Mishaps #clothdiapers #summerfluffin

We decided that the last day of Summer Fluffin’ would be…. a mystery. Today is a free for all on topics. Since many of you seemed to get a kick out of my fluff brain and...


Weekend Winners

Weekend Winners

The following winners have already been emailed and have/had 48 hours to respond! Day Out With Thomas – had 32 entries – Unfortunately, since the prize tickets are only for June 26, the first two winners drawn were unable to...


Father’s Day Round Up 5 Book Set #Giveaway! (2 Winners) – Closed

Does your dad love to read? Then check out these...